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University of Central Florida -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

History of the Center for Research and Education in Optics and Laser (CREOL) Records

Identifier: UA18G

A collection of letters, memoranda, reports and news releases, which documents the establishment of CREOL.

Dates: Created: 1984-1991

History of the University of Central Florida Seal Collection

Identifier: UA00A
Abstract The seal of the University of Central Florida was one of the first items created for Florida Technological University. In 1966, a local citizen wrote a letter to the Florida Governor asking to take into consideration some thoughts he had as to what the new seal should look like. Within a few months, the staff at the newly formed Florida Technological University, with the help of the Board of Regents, began to collect information and designer input as to what the new seal should be. In a...
Dates: Created: 1966-1968

Michael Berman Negatives and Contact Sheets

Identifier: UA23B

In the 1970s, Michael Berman was taking photographs for the Theatre Department of the Florida Technological University (now, University of Central Florida) and the campus newspaper, the Central Florida Future. Taken while attending and then working at the university, the collection contains black and white and color negatives that depict moments of the everyday life at the university, theatrical acts, various events both on and outside of campus, portraits, as well as nature scenes.

Dates: Created: circa 1970s

University of Central Florida Assistant Director of Maintenance Records

Identifier: UA04A

The Assistant Director of Maintenance Records contain information concerning the growth of UCF since its inception. Among the documents in the collection are building blueprints, memos, work orders, photographs, letters, and official correspondence that detail UCF's physical growth.

Dates: Created: 1964-2000

University of Central Florida Brevard Branch Campus History

Identifier: UA19A

A history of the Brevard campus from 1966 to 1983 with an appendix consisting of photocopies of correspondence, memoranda, news clippings, news releases and pamphlets which documents the establishment of the Brevard campus and the 2+2 program as well as the career of Anthony P. Tesori.

Dates: Created: 1966-1995

University of Central Florida Brevard Regional Campuses Collection

Identifier: UA19B

The vision of the UCF Regional Campuses is to create an innovative approach to provide access and opportunity in the lives of students, faculty, and staff through the university's expanding partnerships to maintain a commitment to excellence. This collection of records contains documents, photographs, and media relating to UCF's partnership with Brevard Community College and the university's campus locations, including Cocoa and Palm Bay both of which are in Brevard County.

Dates: Created: 1991-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 2002-2009

University of Central Florida Equal Opportunity Office Records

Identifier: UA09B
Abstract The face of the American workforce changed when the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed. Thus, when Florida Technological University opened in 1968, the university employed J. Phillip Goree, Vice President for Administration and Finance as the Equal Opportunity Officer. From its beginning, the Equal Opportunity Office has facilitated campus policies and programs for students, faculty, staff, applicants, visitors, and community members in accordance with statutes and guidelines. The...
Dates: Created: 1969-1988

University of Central Florida News and Information Collection

Identifier: UA07A

Contains materials regarding the University of Central Florida press releases and other University news related information. The collection is an alphabetical subject file containing the collected materials of the News and Information Office. Topics include information on UCF departments, organizations, events and building projects. Folders primarily contain information used for research to develop press releases and contacts with the media.

Dates: Created: 1968-2003

University of Central Florida Office of Research and Graduate Studies Records

Identifier: UA15B

Files of the Division of Sponsored Research in the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

Dates: Created: 1980-1987; Other: Majority of material found in 1985-1987

University of Central Florida Office of the President: H. Trevor Colbourn Presidential Papers

Identifier: UA02C
Abstract H. Trevor Colbourn was the second president of Florida Technological University and the first president of the University of Central Florida because he was responsible for the name change. Dr. Colbourn served from 1978 to 1989, and during that time, he established the football program, honors program, Institute of Simulation and Training, and Central Florida Research Park. The collection of correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs and pamphlets not only covers the period of his...
Dates: Created: 1948-2006

University of Central Florida Office of the Vice President for Research Records

Identifier: UA15A

This collection encompasses the file archives of the Office of the Vice President for Research for the University of Central Florida, Michael Bass. It includes read files, or a description of University events in a given month, correspondence files, information regarding partnerships with outside institutions, collaboration with University institutions and general administrative files.

Dates: Created: 1989-1993

University of Central Florida Patrick Cucci Wrestling Collection

Identifier: UA23D

Patrick Cucci, was a UCF wrestling coach in the 1980s. His collection of memorabilia, news clippings, and correspondence documents the team's history during that period.

Dates: Created: 1983-1986

University of Central Florida Scrapbook Collection

Identifier: UA27G

These materials were collected by various unknown individuals as a way to chronicle the history of the University of Central Florida since its creation as Florida Technological University. The collection is divided into four series to delineate between general University history and organizational history. The vast majority of this collection is made up of news articles cut from local newspapers, however there are other materials such as office notes, pictures, brochures, and pamphlets.

Dates: Created: 1960-2009

University of Central Florida Small Business Development Center Records

Identifier: UA24B

The UCF Small Business Development Center was founded in 1980-81 to foster the growth of small businesses throughout the Central Florida area. The following are documents encompassing the four branches (Main, Brevard, Daytona, and Seminole) of the SBDC. The collection contains quarterly reports and training course records from the years 1998-2002.

Dates: Created: 1998-2002

University of Central Florida Student Development and Enrollment Services Records

Identifier: UA16A
Abstract The division of Student Development and Enrollment Services began as the Office of Student Affairs when Florida Technological University opened to students in 1968. Since that time the division has overseen the work of various offices and departments on campus dedicated to enhancing the quality of the university as a whole and the quality of the student experience. This collection contains materials about the activities of many of the offices, departments, and programs contained within...
Dates: Created: 1968-2008

University of Central Florida Village Center Activities Board: Michael Crumpton Records

Identifier: UA23C

This collection includes documents pertaining to Michael Crumpton's involvement with Florida Technological University's Village Center, with the Association of College Unions International, and with proposing a new student union for FTU. The collection contains a phone survey used to research the university's name change from FTU to UCF, a proposal for a new student union, and a proposal for the Village Center's first minority committee.

Dates: Created: 1974-1979