Scope and Contents
Title: Revelle College Publications
Identifier/Call Number: RSS 1110
Mandeville Special Collections Library
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California, 92093-0175
Language of Material:
0.4 Linear feet
(1 archives box)
Date (inclusive): 1965 - 1998
The publications of Revelle College, the first established college at UCSD, contain published materials produced by the Office
of the Provost. The publications, including commencement programs, newsletters, and handbooks were produced as informational
and educational brochures for current and/or prospective students, and their parents. Additionally, the records contain miscellaneous
Revelle College, named after oceanographer and founder Roger Revelle in 1964, was the first college established at UCSD. The
first provost of Revelle College was Scripps Institution of Oceanography marine chemist Edward D. Goldberg. The college is
known for emphasizing well-rounded general education requirements, ensuring that students graduating from the college experience
a wide array of subjects. Revelle College is also known for the annual Watermelon Drop event, started in 1965, which announces
and celebrates the end of the Spring Quarter.
Revelle College Publications, RSS 1110. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.
Collection is open for research.
Scope and Contents
SERIES 1: PHOTOGRAPHS
The PHOTOGRAPHS series contains images of events including the dedication of the Richard Fleischner sculpture "La Jolla Project"
and a Founder's luncheon with Roger Revelle and Clark Kerr.
SERIES 2: PUBLICATIONS
The PUBLICATIONS, arranged alphabetically, were produced by the Office of the Provost and represent informational brochures
for new and current students about topics such as student residence hall conduct and quarterly term calendars. The series
also includes commencement programs from 1968-1992.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Revelle College -- Photographs.
University of California, San Diego -- Archives
Advertising -- Student activities
Commencement ceremonies -- Pamphlets