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Register of the John Muir College Publications RSS 1120
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Preferred Citation note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Muir College Publications
    Identifier/Call Number: RSS 1120
    Contributing Institution: Mandeville Special Collections Library
    9500 Gilman Drive
    La Jolla, California, 92093-0175
    Languages: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet 1 archives box
    Date: 1967-2001
    Abstract: The John Muir College publications include academic and residential handbooks, and newsletters. The publications provided policy and education information for current and/or prospective students, and their parents.


    This collection is open for research.

    Historical note

    John Muir College was the second college to be founded at UCSD and admitted its first students in 1967. The college, named after environmentalist and founder of the Sierra Club, has a humanitarian emphasis on its general education requirements and a loosely structured curriculum around "sequences" and individual study. The founding provost of Muir College was John Lincoln Stewart; writer, musician, and educator who taught the Muir course "The Wilderness and Human Values."

    Scope and Contents note

    The PUBLICATIONS, arranged alphabetically, include information brochures about policies and procedures within Muir College academics and residential systems, newsletters, and program evaluations. The materials are dated from 1967-2001.

    Preferred Citation note

    Cite as: John Muir College Publications, RSS 1120. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    John Muir College. -- Archives
    John Muir College. -- Curricula--Catalogs
    John Muir College. -- Pamphlets
    University of California, San Diego. -- Archives