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Charles H. Graves Image Collection
MSS 0303  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Publication Rights
  • Acquisition Information
  • Digital Content
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles H. Graves Image Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 0303
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive
    La Jolla, California, 92093-0175
    Languages: English
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet (2 archives boxes)
    Date: 1963-1967
    Abstract: A 35mm color slide show and 16mm color film documentary of the early history (1963-1967) of the University of California, San Diego, created by Charles Graves. The two formats were photographed nearly simultaneously and include the construction and dedication of Revelle College, social and political activities of the first undergraduate class, the first Watermelon Drop, and the inauguration of John Galbraith, UC San Diego's second chancellor. The images also document the natatorium construction, Camp Matthews and the dedication of Bonner Hall. The film version has been reformatted to VHS videotape and digitized.

    Publication Rights

    Publication rights are held by the Regents of the University of California.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired 1990.

    Digital Content

    All materials from the collection have been digitized and can be viewed through links in the container list, or by clicking the link below.

    Preferred Citation

    Charles H. Graves Image Collection. MSS 303. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

    Biography

    Charles Graves, a physician from La Jolla, California, photographed the early development of UC San Diego.

    Scope and Content

    A 35mm color slide show and 16mm color film documentary by Charles Graves entitled University of California, San Diego: The Beginning, showing the early history (1963-1967) of UC San Diego. The two formats were photographed nearly simultaneously and include the construction and dedication of Revelle College, social and political activities of the first undergraduate class, the first Watermelon Drop, and the inauguration of John Galbraith, UC San Diego's second chancellor. The images also document the natatorium construction, Camp Matthews and the dedication of Bonner Hall. The film version has been reformatted to VHS videotape and digitized.
    Arranged in two series: 1) SLIDES and 2) FILM.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Galbraith, John S. -- Inauguration
    Revelle College. -- Buildings -- Pictorial works
    University of California, San Diego. Office of the Chancellor. -- Inauguration
    University of California, San Diego. -- Buildings -- Pictorial works
    University of California, San Diego. -- History -- Pictorial works
    University of California, San Diego. -- Students -- Pictorial works
    University of California, San Diego. -- Students -- Political activity