Eleanor Roosevelt College. Office of the Dean historical files, 1982-1995 (RSS 1151)

Extent: 0.4 Linear feet (1 archives box, 2 oversize folders, and 1 map case folder)

The Eleanor Roosevelt College Office of the Dean historical files include documents regarding the naming of Fifth College to Eleanor Roosevelt in 1995, subject files, photographs, and publications.

Founded in 1988 as UCSD's fifth college, Eleanor Roosevelt College (ERC) was named in 1995 for the former First Lady, delegate to the United Nations and a member of the first Peace Corps Advisory Council. The renaming dedication of the college included a first annual international symposium and the keynote address given by the former First Lady Hillary Clinton. In March 1987, James Lyon was appointed as Founding Provost of Fifth College. The curriculum of the College is shaped by students' involvement in extra-curricular program within the college and campus, the major requirements, and studying or working abroad.

The Eleanor Roosevelt College Office of the Dean historical files include documents regarding the naming of Fifth College to Eleanor Roosevelt in 1995, ceremony and event materials, photographs, handbooks, and newsletters.

Arranged in two series: 1) SUBJECT FILES and 2) PUBLICATIONS.

Container List

SUBJECT FILES

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 1) SUBJECT FILES: The majority of the materials in the SUBJECT FILES are memorabilia consisting of the newspaper clippings and publicity materials surrounding the dedication ceremony of the college. The series also contains non-administrative Fifth College materials documenting the naming of the ERC. Notable items include plans for the Pepper Canyon Bridge and landscape designed by George Trakas. Arranged alphabetically.

Box 1 Folder 1
Administrative staff - Photograph, 1988-1989
Box 1 Folder 2
Clippings, 1987-1994
Box 1 Folder 3
Commencement, 1991-1993
Box 1 Folder 4-6
Dedication ceremony - Clippings, memorabilia, and press kit, 1994-1995
Oversize FB-349 Folder 3
Dedication ceremony - Poster, 1995
Box 1 Folder 7
Inaugural reception, 1988
Box 1 Folder 8
Miscellaneous - Other program ceremonies, 1993-1995
Box 1 Folder 9
Naming, 1994
Box 1 Folder 10
Naming - Certification document, 1994 May
Box 1 Folder 11
Parent's Day - Photographs, 1994
Box 1 Folder 12
Photographs for "Directions", 1992-1993
Box 1 Folder 13
Planning, 1982-1990
Box 1 Folder 14
Publicity materials, 1992-1994
Oversize FB-349 Folder 2
Pepper Canyon Bridge Annual Report, 1989

Includes elevations, plans, and variations.

Oversize MC-149-09
Pepper Canyon - Environmental landscape plan, 1989

Blue line copy rendered by George Trakas.

Box 1 Folder 15
Welcome letter
Box 1 Folder 16
Welcome week - Photographs, 1992

PUBLICATIONS

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 2) PUBLICATIONS: Includes handbooks and newsletters produced by the Office of the Provost outlining new student orientation and policies. Arranged alphabetically.

Box 1 Folder 17
Directions, 1988-89, 1991-92, 1992-93
Box 1 Folder 18
Fifth Dimension, 1991-1994
Box 1 Folder 19
Freshman Summer Orientation Program, 1988, 1990-1991
Box 1 Folder 20
Parent's Newsletter, 1991-1992
Box 1 Folder 21
Student Handbook Calendar, 1988-89, 1989-90