UC San Diego. Revelle College Publications, 1965-1998 (RSS 1110)

Extent: 0.4 Linear feet (1 archives box)

The publications of Revelle College, the first established college at UCSD, contain published materials produced by the Office of the Provost. The publications, including commencement programs, newsletters, and handbooks were produced as informational and educational brochures for current and/or prospective students, and their parents. Additionally, the records contain miscellaneous photographs.

Revelle College, named after oceanographer and founder Roger Revelle in 1964, was the first college established at UCSD. The first provost of Revelle College was Scripps Institution of Oceanography marine chemist Edward D. Goldberg. The college is known for emphasizing well-rounded general education requirements, ensuring that students graduating from the college experience a wide array of subjects. Revelle College is also known for the annual Watermelon Drop event, started in 1965, which announces and celebrates the end of the Spring Quarter.


The PHOTOGRAPHS series contains images of events including the dedication of the Richard Fleischner sculpture "La Jolla Project" and a Founder's luncheon with Roger Revelle and Clark Kerr.


The PUBLICATIONS, arranged alphabetically, were produced by the Office of the Provost and represent informational brochures for new and current students about topics such as student residence hall conduct and quarterly term calendars. The series also includes commencement programs from 1968-1992.

Container List


Box 1 Folder 15
Miscellaneous photographs of the dedication of the Richard Fleischner sculpture "La Jolla Project" including Roger Revelle and Clark Kerr, 1984


Box 1 Folder 1
The Blurb, 1975
Box 1 Folder 2
Commencement Exercises - Invitations, 1973-1997
Box 1 Folder 3
Commencement Exercises - Programs, 1968-1982
Box 1 Folder 4
Convocations, 1967-1977
Box 1 Folder 5
Dedication, 1965
Box 1 Folder 6
Freshmen Orientation Handbook

Includes issues: 1967-68, 1972-73.

Box 1 Folder 7
Freshmen Summer Orientation Program, 1968-1992
Box 1 Folder 8
Honors Banquet - Programs, 1984-1998
Box 1 Folder 9
Parents Program, 1974-1975
Box 1 Folder 10
Residence Hall - Handbook, 1968-1981
Box 1 Folder 11
Revellations - A Glimpse into Revelle College, UCSD, 1986
Box 1 Folder 12
Revellations - Revelle College Publication - Newsletter, October 1988 - February 1991
Box 1 Folder 13
Revelle College Student Handbook, 1983-1985
Box 1 Folder 14
Revelle Student Handbook & Calendar, 1987-1992