University Archives: General Resources
University: The History of the University of California, Irvine, 1957-93
A history of UCI, written by UCI faculty member Samuel Clyde McCulloch and
published in 1996.
UCI student newspaper. There is no index available.
- UCI, the
First 25 Years
Published by the UC Regents in 1992.
- UCI General
An annual publication describing the UCI campus and its services, academic
departments and their requirements, course offerings, university policies, and
a wealth of other information.
- Yearbooks and directories
Yearbooks and directories are good sources for documentation of students,
faculty, staff, and programs at UCI.
Archival and manuscript collections are described
in detail in searchable finding aids in the Online Archive of California.
Follow the links below to view the complete finding aids.
College of Medicine records
Documents CCM from the establishment of its first predecessor, the Pacific
College of Osteopathy, in 1896 to 1967 when CCM was incorporated into UCI.
Records Unit Records (AS-004)
Documents UCI’s administration in its first three decades. Includes
correspondence, departmental memoranda, meeting minutes, financial statements,
statistical analyses, reports, program development plans, and building
development plans from UCI offices.
- Chancellors' Files
University business papers of UCI's first four chancellors: Daniel G. Aldrich
(1962-1984), Jack W. Peltason (1984-1992), Laurel L. Wilkening
(1993-1998), and Ralph J. Cicerone (1998-2005). These collections
have not yet been organized; please contact
us for more information.
and organizations publications
Documents the activities of UCI campus groups serving students, faculty, and
Cultural Center Records
Documents the activities of the Cross Cultural Center at UCI.
Campus Photograph Albums
372 photographs in seven volumes documenting UCI's first decade, 1959-1969.
Documents the activities of the Greek Life office and Greek letter societies at
Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA) Records
Documents the UCI chapter of MEChA, a student organization that promotes higher
education and Chicano culture. Contains basic organizational documents, yearly
files maintained by elected officers, and subject files.
Revised and superseded documents from UCI's online "Administrative
Policies and Procedures" and its predecessor, the Irvine Campus Policy
and Procedures Manual.
Newspaper and magazine clippings that feature the University of California,
Irvine (UCI) or relate to its origins, faculty, staff, or students from 1954 to
- University Communications
More than 34,000 photographs depicting campus events, places, services, and
people. These include campus buildings, campus scenes showing student
activities, athletic teams, and student groups. This collection has not
yet been organized; please contact
us for more information.
Publications issued by the University Communications office at the University
of California, Irvine, including newsletters, fact sheets, media guides, and
Student Association records
Publications and records of the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) at the
University of California, Irvine (UCI) dating from 1979 onward.