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University of California, Davis (580)

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The University of California, Davis campus, originally known as the University Farm, was established by an act of the State Legislature in 1905. A committee appointed by the Regents purchased land near Davisville in 1906. The Regents officially took control of the property in September 1906 and constructed four buildings in 1907. By 1930, the campus had grown to 1,000 acres and by 1951, it had become 3,000 acres. In 2007, the campus has expanded to 5,300 acres, making it the largest UC campus...

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University of California (1868-1952) (837)

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Administrative History During the mid-twentieth century, the American Labor Movement reached a pinnacle of power and influence within society. The Second World War required that labor be managed as a strategic resource; the high productivity of workers during the war carried over in the peace time economy, which experienced a sustained economic "boom." Unlike European labor relations, where unions play an "official" role in government, the...

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University of California, Los Angeles (433)

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Biography Cox was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Fresno, CA; BA, political science, Stanford, 1949; associate for Bill P. Wreden, antiquarian book dealer, San Francisco; MLS, UC Berkeley, 1954; began working at the UCLA library in 1954, serving in gifts and exchange, as head of the Geology Library, and head of circulation (1960-77); compiled and donated Albright library bibliography; Acting Assoc. University Librarian for Public Services, UCLA, 1977...

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University of California, Davis. Library (328)

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Mostly 19th and early 20th century programs, including a large group of souvenir programs. Material was collected by the Department of Special Collections as part of the African American History Collection. William Grant Still (May 11, 1895-December 3, 1978) was a ground-breaking African-American classical composer. He was the first African-American to conduct a major American orchestra (the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, 1936) and the first to...

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University of California, San Diego (255)

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Administrative History The Chancellor acts as head of administration and has general authority over the campus. He is responsible for setting up the administrative structure and insuring that the various units function properly. He has specific delegated authority to sign employment contracts of faculty and staff and to represent the University in public forums. Herbert F. York was appointed first Chancellor of the University o...

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University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Governmental Studies (603)

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Thomas Truax served as assistant to executive director of ABAG (Association of Bay Area Governments). In 1968, was convicted of grand theft; diverted some $511,000 from ABAG funds.

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University of California (76)

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Administrative History The White Mountain Research Station (WMRS), a multi-disciplinary and Multicampus Research Unit (MRU) within the University of California, is located in the vicinity of Bishop, California. WMRS was established in 1950 to provide high-altitude laboratory facilities to scientific researchers in the areas of astronomy, ecology, and physiology who needed a high-altitude site and to serve as a teaching facility for field c...

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University of Southern California. Library (119)

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Biography/History Saida Gerrard: b. April 9, 1923, Toronto, Canada. d. May 4, 2005, Los Angeles, California. Saida Gerrard was a performer, choreographer, student and teacher of modern dance. She grew up in Toronto, Canada in a family of Russian Jewish immigrants. Her parents were amateur musicians who exposed her to music and dance at an early age. As a child, she studied music and dance at the Hambourg Conservatory of Music i...

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University of California (System) (71)

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University of California, Irvine (69)

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The University of California, Irvine (UCI or UC Irvine)is a public research university located in Irvine, California. It is one of the 10 campuses in the University of California (UC) system. UC Irvine offers 87 undergraduate degrees and 129 graduate and professional degrees. The university is classified as a Research I university and in 2017 had $361 million in research and development expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. UC Irvine became a member of the Association of...

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