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Inventory of the UCSC Commencements Collection
UA 32  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Organization history
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: UCSC Commencements collection
    Dates: 1966-
    Collection number: UA 32
    Collector: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Collection Size: 11 half cartons
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. University Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: This collection contains various commencement programs, invitations, speeches, certificates, and some related correspondence.
    Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    UCSC Commencements collection. UA 32. University Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Original collection transferred from Alumni Office in 1998. Additional yearly accurals from each of the colleges.
    Individual gifts were received from David Strachan, Terry Simmons, Scott Crask, James Davis, Doreen Schack, and Patricia Bowitz.

    Accruals

    Yearly additions are expected.

    Organization history

    UCSC Colleges

    • Cowell College, founded 1965
    • Adlai E. Stevenson College, founded 1966
    • Crown College, founded 1967
    • Merrill College, founded 1968
    • Benjamin F. Porter College, founded in 1969 as "College Five" and formally dedicated as "Benjamin F. Porter College" in 1981.
    • Kresge College, founded 1971
    • Oakes College, founded 1972
    • College Eight, founded 1972
    • College Nine, founded 2000
    • College Ten, founded 2002

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains an ongoing selection of commencement programs from the ten individual colleges, the School of Engineering, and various student groups, as well as the early "Official Programs" for the campus as a whole. Also included are miscellaneous invitations, speeches, certificates, and a small amount of correspondence concerning various college graduation events.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    University of California, Santa Cruz--Archives
    Commencement programs
    University of Califoria, Santa Cruz
    Cowell College (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    Adlai E. Stevenson College (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    Crown College (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    Merrill College (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    College V (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    Porter College (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    Kresge College (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    Oakes College (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    College Eight (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    College Nine (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History
    College Ten (University of California, Santa Cruz)--History