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Guide to the University of California, Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science Records
UArch 66  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: University of California, Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science Records
    Dates: 1940-2000
    Bulk Dates: 1948-1961
    Collection number: UArch 66
    Creator: University of California, Santa Barbara. College of Letters and Science
    Collection Size: 7.6 linear feet (19 document boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The College of Letters and Science records contain minutes, memos, correspondence, reports, etc. by committees formed by Letters and Science and the Division of Applied Arts, and subject files covering issues such as accreditation, budget, departments, majors, programs, requirements and policies, etc.
    Physical location: Del Sur, University Archives.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    University of California, Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science Records. UArch 66. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Undetermined.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    From the College of Letters and Science website, http://www.ltsc.ucsb.edu/about :
    "The College of Letters and Science is an innovative and diverse academic unit that offers some 80 majors and 38 minors to more than 17,000 undergraduates and some 2000 graduate students. Building on the great strength of its traditional disciplines, the college's departments and programs provide exciting opportunities for faculty and students at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary inquiry.
    "As the largest center of teaching, learning, and research on the UCSB campus, the College fosters an environment of stimulating intellectual exchanges among senior faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates. The undergraduate curriculum encourages exploration and intellectual breadth through the completion of the General Education Program, and provides depth through the acquisition of the analytical skills and methods of a specific academic discipline. The College Honors Program provides enrichment opportunities for highly motivated students.
    "The College's Division of Undergraduate Education, headed by the Dean of Undergraduate Education, offers academic advising and direction and is the home of the Honors Program. Faculty members from diverse disciplines serve as assistant deans and are available for consultation on a variety of academic matters. An experienced team of peer and college advisors assist students in individual consultations and in small group meetings and workshops.
    "Academic departments and programs form the core of the College of Letters and Science and are grouped into three academic divisions: the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts; the Division of Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences; and the Division of Social Sciences. These divisions collectively hold close to 50 departments and programs, as well as numerous interdisciplinary centers and research units, in which some 700 faculty teach and conduct original research. Faculty collaborate with colleagues in the College of Engineering, the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, and other units.
    "One of the greatest strengths of UC Santa Barbara is the interdisciplinary nature of the university. Interdisciplinary study is characterized by a crossing of academic borders and boundaries. Building on the traditional strengths of a liberal arts education, rigorous scholarship, and inspiring teaching, our innovative programs engage students in a variety of interdisciplinary approaches and methodologies. Students can choose a course of study from across the College's divisions, drawing on classes in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Many students have double majors and minors. As part of their undergraduate education, students may choose to study abroad in one of 34 countries through the Education Abroad Program, or at the University of California centers in in Washington D.C. or Sacramento."
    For more information, see their website, http://www.ltsc.ucsb.edu 

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged in the following series:
    Series I, Committee files, contains minutes, memos, correspondence, reports, etc. by committees formed by Letters and Science and the Division of Applied Arts, arranged alphabetically by committee name.
    Series II, Subject files, contains files on accreditation, budget, departments, majors, programs, requirements and policies, and other related subjects. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

    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 Barbara. College of Letters and Science

    Related Material

    Some of the departments of Letters and Science that appear in this collection have their own collections in the University Archives. See also:
    • Department of Art collection, UArch 70
    • Department of Home Economics collection, UArch 34
    • Department of Music collection, UArch 83
    • Department of Women's Physical Education scrapbooks, UArch 95
    • Department of Biological Sciences collection, UArch SC 9
    • Department of Education collection, UArch SC 27
    • Department of English collection, UArch SC 29
    • Department of Ergonomics and Physical Education collection, UArch SC 31
    • Department of Industrial Education collection, UArch SC 44
    • Department of Military Science collection, UArch SC 58
    • Department of Speech collection, UArch SC 77
    The UCSB Broadsides and Posters collection, UArch 32, contains posters from many of the departments in the Letters and Science records.
    Departmental serials have been separated from the collections and can be searched in Pegasus, the library's online catalog.
    Other UCSB colleges and graduate schools:
    • Bren School of Environmental Science and Management collection, UArch 24
    • College of Creative Studies records, UArch 28
    • Gevirtz Graduate School of Education collection, UArch 37
    • College of Engineering collection, UArch 38
    University Archives also holds a collection on the student protests of the 1960s and 1970s created by the College of Letters and Science: the College of Letters and Science Isla Vista Riots collection, UArch 39.
    Other related collections:
    • Academic Senate records, UArch 13 – Files on Letters and Science degree programs, educational policy, etc.
    • Associated Students subject files, UArch 21 – Files on Committee on Educational Policy, grading, enrollment, etc.
    • Campus Planning Committee records, UArch 33 – Files on Committee on Educational Policy, enrollment, etc.
    • History and Antecedents collection, UArch 100 – Files on accreditation, early departments, etc.
    • Office of Public Information subject files, UArch 12 – Files on the college and select departments.