Preliminary Guide to the Alec P. Alexander Papers

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Preliminary Guide to the Alec P. Alexander Papers, 1959-1994

Collection number: Uarch FacPap 1

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    Special Collections staff
    Date Completed:
    20 August 2004
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2004 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alec P. Alexander Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1959-1994
Collection number: Uarch FacPap 1
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical location: Annex 2
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is stored offsite. Advance notice is required for retrieval.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Alec P. Alexander Papers. Uarch FacPap 1. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Alec P. Alexander, 1994.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains materials relating to the career of UCSB Economics professor and administrator Alec P. Alexander, who served as Chair of the Department of Economics (1965-1970), Dean of the College of Letters and Science (1971-1973), Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (1973-1978), and Acting Chancellor (July-Dec. 1977).
The bulk of the collection consists of copies of letters and memos grouped into stages of Alexander's career, each with a handwritten introduction or overview. Most items relate to Alexander's tenure as an administrator during the period when Vernon Cheadle was Chancellor at UCSB. Also included is material relating to the selection and tenure of Robert Huttenback, Cheadle's successor as Chancellor. Alexander resigned as Vice Chancellor shortly after Huttenback's arrival, citing differences in management style. The final item is a tribute to Vernon Cheadle, given on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of UCSB in 1994.
Further biographical information on Alec P. Alexander may be found in the UCSB University Archives, Public Information Office, Biographical Files.

Collection Contents

Box

Materials relating to the career of UCSB Economics professor and administrator Alec P. Alexander, 1959 - 1994