Guide to the Lawrence Hall of Science records, 1959-1970

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Guide to the Lawrence Hall of Science Records, 1959-1970

Collection number: CU-49

University Archives, The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Lawrence Hall of Science records,
Date (inclusive): 1959-1970
Collection Number: CU-49
Creator: Lawrence Hall of Science
Extent: 3 cartons (3.75 linear ft.)
Repository: The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Primarily materials relating to initial plans, advisory committees, architectural competition, early programs and sponsors.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lawrence Hall of Science records, CU-49, University Archives, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Container List

Carton 1

LHS - Early History


Announcement of Memorial, 1958


L. O. Viales file, Oct. 1958-July 1960


Objectives and Program, March 11, 1959


Proposed Program, Oct. 8, 1959


Sites - Contour Maps Fog Bluff, Chaparral Hill


Meetings of Memorial Committee, 1959-60


Meeting, Chancellor Seaborg, March 8, 1960


Meeting with Regents, March 16, 1960


Revised Plan, May 1960


Progress Reports, Feb. 12, 1960-April 23, 1962


Program, May 1960


Program Plans to be pro´posed for adoption June 1960 by Regents


Advisory Committee meeting, Dec. 15, 1961


Advisory Committee meeting, Feb. 16, 1962


Regents Meeting, April 19, 1963


Progress Report to Donors, July 15, 1963


Progress Report to Regents, July 15, 1963


Regents meeting, Sep. 20, 1963


Joint Staff-Advisory meeting, Sep. 30, 1963


Fifteen Year Plan, 1964-1969


Progress Reports 1963/64, 1964/65


Ground Breaking 1965


Report to Chancellor 1961-1966


Budgets for 1967


Regents meeting and visit to site, July 12, 13, 14, 1967


Committee on Buildings and Campus Development, LHS Subcommittee, 1960-68


Chancellor's Special Committee on Coordination of Programs in Science Education, 1964-68


Advisory Committee meetings, 1963-64


LHS Committee, 1962-63


Architecture, General Information


Architectural Competitions, 1959-65


Architecture and Site


Architectural correspondence, 1962-67


Architectural competition, publicity on

Carton 2

Budget Information, 1961-70


Public relations, 1959-68


Crank letters, 1965-66


Berkeley campus, 1967


Other UC campuses, 1967


Dedication - speeches, catering, lists for invitations, press releases 1968


Seattle World's Fair correspondence, 1961-65


Projects for LHS, 1961-63


Entrance Foyer, facsimiles of original works, lists of great men


Education, 1959-63


Visiting Teachers Program, 1968


CHEM Study Group, 1965-67


Continental Classroom, 1962-67


UC Committee on Educational Television, 1961-67


Suggestions of High School teachers, 1959


Fund contacts, summaries, 1967


Brochure for LHS, 1959

Carton 3

Ampex Corporation, 1968


Bay Region Instructional Television for Education (BRITE), 1966


Bucklin, Winona, 1964


California Museum of Science and Industry, 1965-69


Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1966-68


Corning Glass Works, 1968


Cohu Electronics, 1968


Colortran Industries, 1968


Columbia Broadcasting System, 1968


Conrac Corporation, 1968


Dow Chemical, 1966-67


Dynair Electronics, 1968


Ford Foundation, 1965-69


General Electric Corporation, 1965-68


Hewlett-Packard Company, 1963-68


Hill Family Foundation, 1965-67


Kaiser Industries, 1968


Keuffel & Esser, 1968


Landor (Walter) & Associates, 1965-66


LaPine Scientific Company, 1968-69


Minnesota Ming and Manufacturing Company, 1965-66


Miratel, 1968


Radio Corporation of America, 1968


Seaborg (Glenn T), 1968


Sloan Foundation, 1967


Union Carbide, 1965-66


U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, 1965-68


Val Loben Sels Trust, 1968


Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, 1968


Evolutionary Variation


Population Growth