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Irvine Students Housing, Inc. Co-op Records (University of California, Irvine)
AS.143  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Historical Background
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Processing Note

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Title: University of California, Irvine, Irvine Students Housing, Inc. Co-op records
    Creator: Irvine Students Housing, Inc.
    Identifier/Call Number: AS.143
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1967-2007
    Date (bulk): 1975-1979
    Abstract: The collection comprises the records of Irvine Students Housing, Inc. (ISHI), an organization at the University of California, Irvine, that established and operated a housing cooperative, the ISHI Co-op, on campus. Materials include the constitution and by-laws, articles of incorporation, research materials on cooperative philosophy and housing, correspondence, agreements, reports, federal grant applications, meeting minutes, financial records, and co-op management materials.
    Language of Material: English .

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Irvine Students Housing, Inc. Co-op Records, University of California, Irvine. AS-143. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired, 2009.

    Processing History

    Processed by Dawn Schmitz, 2009.

    Historical Background

    Irvine Students Housing, Inc. (ISHI) was officially incorporated in 1975. It was formed by students at the University of California, Irvine, in an effort to establish cooperative housing as a low cost alternative to existing on-campus housing. Residents conducted their own management, cooking, cleaning and maintenance. The ISHI Co-op, by agreement with the UCI Student Housing office, was housed in a building with ten apartments at the Verano Place housing community on campus. In 2007 ISHI disbanded, the Co-op ceased to operate, and the apartments were made available for standard graduate student housing.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The collection comprises the records of Irvine Students Housing, Inc. (ISHI), an organization at the University of California, Irvine, that established and operated a housing cooperative, the ISHI Co-op, on campus. Materials include the constitution and by-laws, articles of incorporation, research materials on cooperative philosophy and housing, correspondence, agreements, reports, federal grant applications, meeting minutes, financial records, and co-op management materials.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged in the order in which it arrived at the University Archives.

    Processing Note

    The collection has been minimally processed. Dates are approximate and folders may consist of materials additional to those described in the titles.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Housing, Cooperative
    University of California, Irvine -- Archives