Guide to the University of California, Irvine, Communications Photographs

1952-2002 (bulk 1972-1988)


Descriptive Summary

Title: Guide to the University of California, Irvine, Communications Photographs
Dates: 1952-2002 (bulk 1972-1988)
Collection Number: AS-061
Creator/Collector: University of California, Irvine. University Communications.
Extent: 84.49 Linear feet (173 boxes)
Repository: University Archives
Abstract: The University Communications photographs were created by staff photographers employed by the University of California, Irvine, University Communications. With over 273,000 images, the photographs visually document the history of the UC Irvine campus. Images depict students, staff, faculty, campus events, graduations, inaugurations, buildings, landscapes, festivals, and the surrounding area in Orange County.
Language of Material: English

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyright ownership varies, as some photographers retained their copyrights. For permissions to reproduce or to publish images, please contact the University Archivist.

Preferred Citation

Guide to the University of California, Irvine, Communications Photographs. University Archives

Acquisition Information

Transferred from University Communications in 1987, 2000, 2006, and 2007.

Scope and Content of Collection

The University Communications photographs were created by staff photographers employed by the University of California, Irvine, University Communications. With over 273,000 images, the photographs visually document the history of the UC Irvine campus. Images depict students, staff, faculty, campus events, buildings, landscapes, festivals, and the surrounding area in Orange County. Formats include photographic prints, contact sheets, slides, and negatives. Many images document the early campus area before and during construction are included. Notable events pictured include graduation ceremonies, Wayzgoose/Celebrate UCI events, the site dedication, and inaugurations of chancellors. The photographs also provide evidence of the changing landscape of UCI, which started as a large ranch area with cattle, fields, and a wide open space, and evolved into a major research university with over 17,000 students.

Indexing Terms

University of California, Irvine -- Students -- Photographs
University of California, Irvine -- Photographs
University of California, Irvine -- Faculty -- Photographs
University of California, Irvine -- Buildings -- Photographs
University of California, Irvine -- Archives.
University of California, Irvine -- Aerial views

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