The collection comprises materials from
University of California, Irvine commencement ceremonies, including printed copies and sound
recordings of commencement addresses, video recordings and photographs of ceremonies,
handbooks, informational brochures, and flags. The handbooks include scripts of welcome
speeches and introductions, diagrams of the seating arrangements on stage, and instructions
for persons officiating and speaking at the ceremonies.
10.6 Linear Feet
(17 boxes) and 1.2 unprocessed linear feet
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are generally retained
by the creators of the records and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher
to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for
permission to publish where the UC Regents do not hold the copyright. For information on
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The collection is open for research. Access to origional audio tapes, and video recordings
are restricted; researchers may request listening or viewing copies. Please contact the
Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.