This collection comprises over 400
audio and video cassettes collected by the University of California, Irvine, Office of
University Communications that document university events that received local and national
attention, including the opening of the Reeve-Irvine Research Center, campus awards,
significant faculty accomplishments, and the UC Irvine Medical Center fertility study.
Additionally, the collection documents staff training, event footage, and press conferences.
The Office of University Communications serves as the public affairs office for the
University of California, Irvine. According to the university's Administrative Policies and
Procedures, the Office of University Communications "leads efforts to promote UC Irvine's
mission, priorities, and values; raise awareness of its achievements, accomplishments, and
cultural events; and increase the involvement and support of its internal and external
communities through regular communications to target audiences. Through partnerships with
campus units designed to maximize University resources, University Communications manages an
integrated strategic communications effort [.]"
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Property rights and some copyrights reside with the University of California. For
permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and
The collection is open for research. Access to archival originals is restricted; users must
use viewing copies. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in
advance to request access.