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Guide to the Frank Cancian Photographs for Main Street UCI AS.154
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Digital photographs Series 1. 2009-2011

Physical Description: 3084.0 images. (3084 digital photographs)

Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of 3083 digital photographs taken over seventy-five sessions, documenting the people, events, and spaces at the Ring Mall on the UC Irvine campus, compiled by Cancian into a project and exhibit called "Main Street UCI." Main Street UCI illustrates campus life at UC Irvine, featuring images of protests and demonstrations, vendor activities, religious activities, food sales, dance and other performances, campus scenes, and organizations.

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These files can be searched and accessed through UCIspace @ the Libraries .

Ephemera and field notes Series 2. 2009-2011

Physical Description: 0.8 Linear feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content Summary

This file consists primarily of clippings, business cards, postcards, and other ephemera collected by Cancian as he walked around the Ring Mall on campus at the University of California, Irvine as part of the "Main Street UCI" project. Most of the ephemera includes handwritten notations by Cancian and one folder includes field notes written by Cancian.


Folders are organized according to a date scheme created by Cancian which correspond to the digital photographs taken during the project.