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Guide to the University of California, Irvine, Chancellor Daniel G. Aldrich Correspondence and Other Materials AS.002
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Description
The collection conisists mainly of correspondence sent from the office of Daniel G. Aldrich during his tenure as chancellor of the University of California, Irvine (1962-1984). It also includes correspondence congratulating Aldrich on his appointment as chancellor (1962-1963), desk calendar pages (1972-1973), daily appointment files (1967-1973) and other material.
Background
Daniel G. Aldrich was the founding chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, serving from 1962 until 1984. Aldrich's background in agriculture and his connection with the land-grant system at the University of Rhode Island influenced his decision to design a campus in which environmental planning and community service would be crucial. After accepting the appointment of chancellor he set out to create a university faithful to the land-grant tradition, yet appropriate to the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.
Extent
11.1 Linear feet (29 boxes and 1 OS folder)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish material from the collection, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.
Availability
Series 1, subseries 2 (outgoing correspondence) contains restricted personnel records interfiled throughout the subseries. Unrestricted materials in this subseries can be made available with sufficient advance notice. Other materials in the collection are open for research.