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UCSC Commencements Collection
UA.32  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Organization history
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Title: UCSC Commencements collection
    creator: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Identifier/Call Number: UA.32
    Physical Description: 6.5 Linear Feet 11 half cartons
    Date (inclusive): 1966-
    Abstract: This collection contains various commencement programs, invitations, speeches, certificates, and some related correspondence.

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright for this collection resides with the Regents of the University of California. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. UCSC Special Collections and Archives can grant permission to publish materials to which it holds the copyright. For permission to reproduce or publish the material, or to order a reproduction, please visit guides.library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/reproduction-publication.

    Preferred Citation

    UCSC Commencements collection. UA 32. University Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Original collection transferred from Alumni Office in 1998. Additional yearly accurals from each of the colleges.
    Individual gifts were received from David Strachan, Terry Simmons, Scott Crask, James Davis, Doreen Schack, and Patricia Bowitz.

    Accruals

    Yearly additions are expected.

    Organization history

    UCSC Colleges

    1. Cowell College, founded 1965
    2. Adlai E. Stevenson College, founded 1966
    3. Crown College, founded 1967
    4. Merrill College, founded 1968
    5. Benjamin F. Porter College, founded in 1969 as "College Five" and formally dedicated as "Benjamin F. Porter College" in 1981.
    6. Kresge College, founded 1971
    7. Oakes College, founded 1972
    8. College Eight, founded 1972
    9. College Nine, founded 2000
    10. College Ten, founded 2002

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains an ongoing selection of commencement programs from the ten individual colleges, the School of Engineering, and various student groups, as well as the early "Official Programs" for the campus as a whole. Also included are miscellaneous invitations, speeches, certificates, and a small amount of correspondence concerning various college graduation events.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Commencement ceremonies -- California -- Santa Cruz
    Oakes College (University of California, Santa Cruz) -- History
    Merrill College (University of California, Santa Cruz) -- History
    Cowell College (University of California, Santa Cruz) -- History
    Porter College (University of California, Santa Cruz) -- History
    Kresge College (University of California, Santa Cruz) -- History
    Adlai E. Stevenson College -- History
    University of California, Santa Cruz
    University of California, Santa Cruz. Rachel Carson College -- History
    University of California, Santa Cruz
    University of California, Santa Cruz. College V -- History
    Cowell College (University of California, Santa Cruz) -- History
    University of California, Santa Cruz. College Nine -- History
    University of California, Santa Cruz. College Ten -- History
    Crown College (University of California, Santa Cruz)