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Guide to the University of California, Santa Barbara, Office of Public Information Biographical Files
UArch 11  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: University of California, Santa Barbara, Office of Public Information Biographical Files
    Dates: 1931-2011
    Bulk Dates: 1950s-1970s
    Collection number: UArch 11
    Creator: University of California, Santa Barbara. Office of Public Information
    Collection Size: 21.8 linear feet (54.5 document boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The UCSB Office of Public Information biographical files contain clippings, press releases, photographs, some correspondence and other materials relating to UCSB faculty, staff, administrators, and other prominent individuals associated with the university.
    Physical location: Del Sur, University Archives, 27B (Series I); 28B (Series II).
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    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

    University of California, Santa Barbara, Office of Public Information Biographical Files. UArch 11. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Transfer from the UCSB Office of Public Affairs, various dates to ca. 1998. Materials added by Special Collections in 2011.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The biographical files contain clippings, press releases, photographs, some correspondence and other materials relating to UCSB faculty, staff, administrators, and other prominent individuals associated with UCSB, as collected by the UCSB Office of Public Information, now known as the Office of Public Affairs. Most files are for earlier – rather than current – faculty, staff, and administrators. The collection is arranged alphabetically by last name. Some later clippings have been added by Special Collections to enhance the bio files.

    Arrangement

    Series I, Biographical files, contains biographical materials compiled and collected by the Office of Public Information on individuals associated with the university.
    Series II, Photographs, contains photos and/or negatives of many of the individuals in the biographical files. This series is shelved separately in the University Archives Photographs section.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    University of California, Santa Barbara. Office of Public Information
    University of California, Santa Barbara. Office of Public Affairs

    Related Material

    93106, publication of the Office of Public Affairs for UCSB faculty and staff in University Archives, Serials.
    UC Santa Barbara Today, publication of the Office of Public Affairs in University Archives, Serials.
    In Memoriam, publication of the Academic Senate, for biographical information of deceased faculty, staff, and administrators. Also available online at http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/senate/memoriam/welcome.html  (2002-current) and http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/uchistory/archives_exhibits/in_memoriam/index4.html  (1928-2001).
    PIO Subject files, UArch 12, for subject materials relating to the university collected by the Office of Public Information in University Archives, Departments.
    University Archives Faculty Papers, for more in-depth materials on various university faculty members, including Herbert P. Broida (physics), George I. Brown (confluent education), Vernon Cheadle (UCSB Chancellor), Preston Cloud (geology, ecosystems, and natural resources), Donald C. Davidson (University Librarian), Katherine Esau (biology), Richard Exner (German literature), Robert Freeman (musicology), Garrett Hardin (biology, population, and ecology), Wilbur R. Jacobs (frontier and western history), Walter Kohn (Nobel Prize winner, Chemistry, 1998), Robert Kelley (history, public policy), Kenneth Pai (Chinese literature), Philip W. Powell (15th and 16th century Spanish and Mexican history), and Lawrence Willson (English, Thoreau scholar). For more information on these see the Special Collections website, http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/ 
    The Office of Public Affairs maintains a website at the following address: http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/pa/index.shtml