Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Facilities Design and Construction records, 1942-1999 (RSS 4020)

Restrictions: Original microfilm negatives are restricted. Viewing copies may be available for researchers.

Extent: 4.5 Linear feet (10 archives boxes, 2 card file boxes, 7 oversize folders, and 19 art bin items), + 1.79 GB of digital files

Records of the UC San Diego Office of the Vice Chancellor, Facilities and Design Construction which document the development of the UC San Diego campus from its founding in 1960 though approx. 1999. The collection includes photographs, building plans, and UC Regent meeting minutes and agenda items.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor, Facilities Design and Construction is responsible for implementing the Capital Improvement Program at UC San Diego. Responsibilities include project programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, contract documents, bidding and awards of contracts, inspection of construction-in-progress of buildings and utility systems, and construction administration for all capital improvements. The department's support units include project management, contract administration, fiscal management, construction services, health care design, and administrative services.

Records of the UC San Diego Office of the Vice Chancellor, Facilities and Design Construction which document the development of the UC San Diego campus from its founding in 1960 through approximately 1999. The collection includes photographs, building plans, and UC Regent meeting minutes and agenda items. It is not representative of all development on the entire campus in those years.

Arranged in three series: 1) REGENTS AGENDA ITEMS, 2) PLANS, and 3) PHOTOGRAPHS.

Camp Matthews building photographs. RSS 4025. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

Office of Architects and Engineers records. SAC 60. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

Campus Planning Office records. RSS 4030. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

Container List

REGENTS AGENDAS

Scope and Content of Series

Series 1) REGENTS AGENDA ITEMS: Typescripts of agenda items and meeting minutes outlining the planning, development, and capital improvement programs plans for construction of the UC San Diego campus from 1951 to 1979.

Box 1 Folder 1-7
1951 April - 1964 May
Box 2 Folder 1-6
1964 June - 1967 June
Box 3 Folder 1-7
1967 July - 1970 December
Box 4 Folder 1-6
1971 January - 1972 July
Box 5 Folder 1-5
1973 January - 1974 September
Box 6 Folder 1-7
1974 October - 1977 November
Box 7 Folder 1-7
1978 January - 1979 November

PLANS

Scope and Content of Series

Series 2) PLANS: Maps and plans for the UC San Diego campus, including the School of Science and Engineering and the School of Medicine. The series includes plans for the Camp Elliott rifle range from 1942, and negative microfilm of UC San Diego Architectural Department drawings, maps and plans from 1969 to 1986.

Oversize MC-031-01
Base map of UC San Diego campus, including main campus, east campus, and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1992 August
Oversize MC-031-02
Camp Elliott rifle range plans - Two pencil drafts on tissue, 1942 February 26
Oversize AB-28-A19
School of Medicine - Proposed buildings diagram. Includes the Basic Medical Science, Clinical Science, Campus Hospital, and Veteran's Administration Hospital buildings. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 29 x 38.5"
Oversize FB-383 Folder 01
School of Science and Engineering building plans. 15 drawings and 1 negative. Includes the utilities division plans, 1963
Box 11 Folder 1-14
UC San Diego Architectural Department drawings, maps, and plans - Microfilm negatives, 1969-1986

Includes Revelle College, Building E, San Diego County General Hospital, San Diego Theatre, Matthews Campus business office, Muir College buildings 2D and 2E, water riser drainage, Centro de Salud de San Ysidro, University Hospital of San Diego, Elliott Field Station, Division of Animal Resources, Matthews Campus dormitories, Central University Library, University of California, planting plan, administrative buildings, equipment warehouse, Physiological Research Laboratory, utility overlay, and topographic map.

Restrictions Apply

Box 12 Folder 15-27
UC San Diego Architectural Department drawings, maps, and plans - Microfilm negatives, 1969-1986

Includes central utility building, irrigation, Provost building, laboratory buildings 2 and 3, San Diego County General Hospital, clinical air risers, Gilman Drive, utility tunnel system, baseball field, School of Medicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography parking, and buildings 2B, 2C, A, E5, and F.

Restrictions Apply

PHOTOGRAPHS

Scope and Content of Series

Series 3) PHOTOGRAPHS: Black-and-white and color photographs of the UC San Diego campus and surrounding areas, many of which were taken by professional photographers. Formats include prints, slides, negatives, transparencies, digital files, and oversized mounted prints. Arranged in three subseries: A) La Jolla and San Diego County, B) UC San Diego Campus, and C) UC San Diego Medical Center, Hillcrest.

A) La Jolla and San Diego County: Oversized aerial photographs of the La Jolla region, including UC San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Camp Matthews, Camp Elliott, La Jolla Farms, University City, and Clairemont.

B) UC San Diego Campus: Photographs of the UC San Diego campus and its buildings taken from 1958 to 1999. Includes many aerial views and photographs of building models and plans. Arranged alphabetically by building name or topic.

C) UC San Diego Medical Center, Hillcrest: Photographs of the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest and its buildings taken from 1975 to 1995. Includes many aerial views of the Medical Center and the surrounding neighborhood in Hillcrest.

La Jolla and San Diego County

Oversize AB-28-A01
La Jolla - Aerial view between Interstate 5 and State Route 52. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 46 x 46", 1973 December 24
Oversize MC-031-01
La Jolla - Aerial view. Includes Clairemont, University Town Center, Scripps Institution of Oceanography pier, and the UC San Diego campus. Black-and-white, 1980 April 9
Oversize FB-383 Folder 02
La Jolla - Aerial views. 4 black-and-white prints, 1960-1961 and undated

Includes aerial views looking north and south along coast, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Scripps Hospital, Torrey Pines Road and Genesee Avenue.

Oversize AB-28-A05
La Jolla - Aerial view of Interstate 805 completion. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 44 x 45", 1972 November 21
Oversize AB-28-A03
La Jolla - Aerial view of proposed development sites. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 45 x 45", 1980
Oversize AB-28-A04
La Jolla - Aerial view of State Route 52 completion. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 44 x 44", 1971 October 29
Oversize AB-28-A02
La Jolla - Aerial view of the greater La Jolla community between Interstate 5 and Genesee Avenue. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 40.5 x 48", 1968
Oversize AB-28-A14
La Jolla Farms - Aerial view of proposed construction site, looking east. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 20 x 30"
Oversize AB-28-A15
La Jolla Farms - Aerial view of proposed construction site, looking north. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 20 x 30"
Oversize FB-383 Folder 03
San Diego County - Aerial views including Camp Matthews, Camp Elliott, Torrey Pines City Beach, and Salk Institute. 2 black-and-white prints, 1957-1967

UC San Diego Campus

Box 8 Folder 1-2
Aerial views of UC San Diego campus, 1966-1967, 1992-1994
Box 8 Folder 3
Artwork, ca. 1989
Box 8 Folder 4
Basic Science Building (Biomedical Sciences Building) - Plans and photographs, 1965-1972

Includes elevations, renderings, and construction views.

Box 8 Folder 5
Birch Aquarium, 1988-1994
Box 8 Folder 6
Camp Matthews buildings, 1964-1967

Black-and-white prints documenting Camp Matthews buildings when the base was transferred to UC San Diego. Many of the prints are annotated with the locations of the buildings and their uses by both the Marine Corps and by UC San Diego.

Box 8 Folder 7
Campus maps
Box 8 Folder 8
Classroom Building 1
Box 8 Folder 9
Early Childhood Education Center, 1992-1994
Oversize AB-28-A18
Elliott Field Station and animal farm facility - Aerial view. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 24.5 x 37.5"
Box 8 Folder 10
Geisel Library, 1987-1994
Oversize AB-28-A11
Geisel Library - Aerial view of proposed University Library site, including Camp Callan. Sepia, framed and mounted on board, 37 x 37", 1966
Box 8 Folder 11
Graphics and Reproduction Services
Box 8 Folder 12
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP), 1994
Box 8 Folder 13
Instruction and Research Facility (High Bay Physics), 1986
Box 8 Folder 14
International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), 1987-1991
Box 8 Folder 15
Jacobs Hall (Engineering Building Units I and II), 1990
Box 8 Folder 16
Library Walk, 1995-1996
Box 8 Folder 17
Mandell Weiss Forum and Theatre, 1991
Oversize AB-28-A06
Mandell Weiss Theatre and Canyonview Aquatic Center completion aerial view. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 45 x 45", 1983
Oversize FB-383 Folder 04
Mandeville Center for the Arts building model, ca. 1970
Box 8 Folder 18-19
Molecular Biology Research Facility and Cellular and Molecular Medicine East, 1986-1995
Box 9 Folder 1
Muir College - Plans and photographs, 1964-1965
Box 9 Folder 2
Powell Laboratory and Center for Memory and Recording Research (CMRR), 1994
Box 9 Folder 3
Price Center, 1986-1994
Oversize AB-28-A13
Revelle College - Aerial view looking north. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 29 x 39.5", 1965 November 28
Oversize FB-383 Folder 04
Revelle College and Camp Matthews - Aerial views. 2 black-and-white prints

Includes Galbraith, Urey, Bonner, and Mayer Halls.

Box 9 Folder 4
Revelle College, including Urey, Bonner, Mayer, and Pacific Halls, 1968-1994
Box 9 Folder 5
RIMAC (Recreational, Intramural, and Athletic Complex), 1994-1995
Oversize AB-28-A07
School of Medicine Teaching Facilities completion aerial view. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 45 x 45", 1978 January 7
Oversize AB-28-A08
School of Medicine Teaching Facilities completion aerial view. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 45 x 45" - Copy 2, 1978 January 7
Box 9 Folder 6
Science and Engineering Research Facility (SERF), 1994-1999
Oversize AB-28-A16
Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Aerial view looking northeast. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 29 x 39.5", 1965 November 28
Box 9 Folder 7
Shiley Eye Center, 1988-1994
Box 9 Folder 8
Social Sciences Building
Box 9 Folder 9
Stein Clinical Research Building (Clinical Sciences Building), 1992-1995
Box 9 Folder 10-11
Thornton Hospital (Thornton Pavilion), 1988-1994
Box 9 Folder 12
Thurgood Marshall College (Third College), 1978
Oversize AB-28-A17
Thurgood Marshall College (Third College) - Aerial view of proposed site, looking northwest. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 39.5 x 29.5", 1974
Oversize AB-28-A09
Thurgood Marshall College (Third College) dormitories completion aerial view. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 45 x 45", 1975 November 1
Oversize AB-28-A10
Thurgood Marshall College (Third College) dormitories completion aerial view. Black-and-white, mounted on board, 45 x 45" - Copy 2, 1975 November 1
Box 9 Folder 13
UC San Diego black-and-white images - Prints, 1969-1973

Black-and-white prints of various buildings, architects, and construction on the UC San Diego campus. Many of the prints are annotated with the name or location of the building, the photographer's name, and date.

Digital file 1
UC San Diego black-and-white images - Scans, 1969-1973

Digital photographs of various buildings, architects, and construction on the UC San Diego campus.

Box 9 Folder 14
UC San Diego main campus and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1958-1975
Oversize AB-28-A12
UC San Diego main campus and Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Aerial view including University Library and Veteran's Administration Hospital construction, Camp Matthews, and Muir and Revelle Colleges. Black-and-white, mounted on wood, 48 x 48", 1969 November 18
Box 10 Folder 1
UC San Diego survey, 1994 January 17

Color photographs of many campus buildings, including Jacobs Hall, Galbraith Hall, Molecular Biology Research Facility, Geisel Library, Visual Arts Facility, Price Center, RIMAC, Pepper Canyon student housing, and Birch Aquarium.

Box 10 Folder 2
University Center neighborhood, 1994-1998

Includes color photographs of Classroom Building One, Library Walk, Geisel Library, Cellular and Molecular Medicine East, Snake Path, Warren Mall and Engineering Unit Building II.

Box 10 Folder 3
Visual Arts Facility, 1994 and undated
Box 10 Folder 4
Warren College, 1991-1993
Box 10 Folder 5
Miscellaneous photographs, 1991-1997

UC San Diego Medical Center, Hillcrest

Oversize MC-031-01
Hillcrest - Aerial view of residential and commercial areas. Black-and-white, 1975 November 11
Oversize FB-383 Folder 05
Hillcrest - Aerial views of residential and commercial areas. 3 black-and-white prints, 1981-1986
Box 10 Folder 6
UC San Diego Medical Center, Hillcrest and Bannister Family House, 1991-1995