Daniel G. Aldrich was the founding Chancellor of the University of California, Irvine. The records in this collection document
many of the professional activities he engaged in while serving as chancellor, his speeches and involvement with community
organizations, and records from his world travels. Also included are realia like a T-shirt, insignia patch, audiovisual recordings,
yearbooks, photograph and memento books, and the first UCI Medal and pin awarded by the Chancellor in 1984.
Daniel G. Aldrich , who became the founding chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, was born in Northwood, New
Hampshire July 12, 1918. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Agriculture at the University of Rhode
Island in 1939. He earned his Master's of Science degree at the University of Arizona in 1941 and married the former Jean
Hamilton. He went on to get his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin in 1943.
31 linear feet
(36 boxes and 1 XOS folder)
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The collection is open for research.