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Guide to the Office of Physical Planning Subject Files, University of California, Irvine
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Researchers
  • Organizational History
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Office of Physical Planning subject files, University of California, Irvine
    Date: 1960-1989
    Collection Number: AS-021
    Creator: University of California, Irvine. Office of Physical Planning.
    Extent: 13.3 linear feet (13 boxes and 2 oversized folders)
    Languages: The collection is in English.
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Physical Location: The collection is stored offsite at SRLF. Advanced notice is required for access.
    Abstract: The records comprise the subject files of the Office of Physical Planning, University of California, Irvine, and document a variety of issues relating to land development, environmental management, transportation planning, and city and campus planning in California, Orange County, the City of Irvine, and the University of California, Irvine campus. Records include correspondence, proposals, plans, reports, meeting minutes, agreements, environmental impact statements, background information files, and other materials.

    Important Information for Researchers

    Access

    This collection is open for research. University Archives policy places access restrictions on material with privacy issues for a specific time period from its date of creation. This collection contains restricted material in boxes 2, 3 and 6. The date on which this material will be accessible for research is indicated following the description of the restricted file or item in this Guide.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    Office of Physical Planning Subject Files, University of California, Irvine. AS-021. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred from the Office of Design and Construction in 1990.

    Processing History

    Processed by J. E. Moore in 1990. Finding aid revised by Jennifer Jacobs in 2002.

    Organizational History

    The University of California, Irvine, Office of Physical Planning and Construction began in 1965. In 1980, the name was shortened to Office of Physical Planning, reporting to the Director of the Office of Budget and Planning, under the Executive Vice Chancellor. Between 1987 and 1990, the office decentralized into discrete units, eventually reporting to separate points in the campus administration. The Office of Campus and Environmental Planning reports to the Vice Chancellor, Administrative and Business Services. The Office of Capital Planning reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Resource Management and Analysis. The remaining core of what was the Office of Physical Planning became Design and Construction Services and also reports to the Vice Chancellor, Administrative and Business Services.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The records comprise the subject files of the University of California, Irvine, Office of Physical Planning and document a variety of issues relating to land development, environmental management, transportation planning, and city and campus planning in California, Orange County, the City of Irvine, and the University of California, Irvine campus. Records include correspondence, proposals, plans, reports, meeting minutes, agreements, environmental impact statements, background information files, and other materials.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged in 8 series.
    • Series 1. State of California, 1970-1989. 1.2 linear feet
    • Series 2. University of California (Systemwide), 1972-1988. 0.5 linear feet
    • Series 3. County of Orange, 1941-1988. 0.7 linear feet
    • Series 4. Regional, 1961-1988. 1.7 linear feet
    • Series 5. City of Irvine, 1968-1989. 2.8 linear feet
    • Series 6. Irvine Company, 1960-1988. 2.4 linear feet
    • Series 7. Community, 1972-1985. 0.1 linear feet
    • Series 8. Inclusion Area, 1963-1989. 4.6 linear feet

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    University of California, Irvine. Office of Physical Planning -- Archives.
    University of California, Irvine -- Planning -- Archives.
    University of California, Irvine -- Archives.
    Campus planning -- California -- History -- Sources.
    City planning -- California -- Orange County -- History -- Sources.
    City planning -- California -- Irvine -- History -- Sources.
    Community and college -- California -- Irvine -- History -- Sources.
    Land use -- California -- Orange County -- History -- Sources.
    Land use -- California -- Irvine -- History -- Sources.
    Regional planning -- California -- History -- Sources.
    University and colleges -- California -- Planning -- History -- Sources.

    Genres and Formats of Materials

    Agreements -- California -- Orange County -- Irvine -- 20th century.
    Letters -- California -- Orange County -- Irvine -- 20th century.
    Minutes -- California -- Orange County -- Irvine -- 20th century.
    Proposals -- California -- Orange County -- Irvine -- 20th century.
    Reports -- California -- Orange County -- Irvine -- 20th century.
    Environmental impact statements -- California -- Orange County -- Irvine -- 20th century.