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Southern California Journalism Oral History Project Collection

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Audio Recordings

Transcripts

Photographs



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Collection Overview

Title: Southern California Journalism Oral History Project Collection, 1949-2011Save to your list.

Predominant Dates:1978-1986

ID: URB/SCJOH

Primary Creator: Delmar T. Oviatt Library

Extent: 1.55 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement:

Series I: Audio Recordings, 1978-1986

    Subseries A: Digital Files, 1978-1986

    Subseries B: Audiocassettes

Series II: Transcripts, 2011

Series III: Photographs, 1949-1977

    Subseries A: Ralph Samuels, 1960-ca.1969

    Subseries B: David F. Smith, 1949-1977

Forms of Material: Audio recordings, Paper records

Languages: English

Abstract

The Southern California Journalism Oral History Collection began in the mid-1970s at CSUN as an effort to obtain and preserve the day-to-day experiences of working journalists, particularly people who were not likely to write books about, or maintain extensive diaries or other records of their careers.

Biographical Note

The Oviatt Library created this collection of materials for study and research.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Southern California Journalism Oral History Project Collection began in the mid-1970s at CSUN as an effort to obtain and preserve the day-to-day experiences of working journalists, particularly people who were not likely to write books about, or maintain extensive diaries or other records of their careers.

The collection is divided into three series: Audio Recordings (1978-1986), Transcripts (2011), and Photographs (1949-1977).

Series I, Audio Recordings, is divided into two subseries: Digital Files (1978-1986), and Audiocassettes.

Series II, Transcripts, consists of typed transcripts of every interview, with some folders containing related news articles as well.

Series III, Photographs, consists of photographs taken by two interviewees, and is divided by photographer into two subseries, Ralph Samuels (1960-circa 1969) and David F. Smith (1949-1977).

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 57.9 GB Digital Audio

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Original/Copies Note: Digital reproductions of selected items in this collection are available electronically as a part of the San Fernando Valley History Digital Library. For more information please see https://digital-library.csun.edu/.

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Jessica Geiser, 2014


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[Series I: Audio Recordings, 1978-1986]
[Series II: Transcripts, 2011]
[Series III: Photographs, 1949-1977],
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Series III: Photographs, 1949-1977Save to your list.
Subseries A: Ralph Samuels, 1960-ca. 1969Save to your list.
Box 6Save to your list.
Folder 1: Alaska - Earthquake, 1964Save to your list.
Folder 2: Democratic National Convention, 1960Save to your list.
Folder 3: EducationSave to your list.
Folder 4: Los Angeles Zoo Opening, 1966Save to your list.
Folder 5: Presidential Campaign, 1960Save to your list.
Folder 6: Victory Boulevard - SandblastingSave to your list.
Folder 7: Vietnam ProtestSave to your list.
Subseries B: David F. Smith, 1949-1977Save to your list.
Box 6Save to your list.
Folder 8: Atomic Bomb Testing, 1953Save to your list.
Folder 9: Celebrities, 1949-1977Save to your list.
Folder 10: F49 Lockheed Starfire Test Alert Flight, ca. 1950-ca. 1959Save to your list.
Folder 11: Jayne Mansfield and Family, 1957-ca. 1962Save to your list.
Folder 12: Movie Sets, 1959-1966Save to your list.
Folder 13: Political Figures, 1968-1976Save to your list.
Folder 14: Space Shuttle Enterprise - Testing, 1977Save to your list.
Folder 15: Sports, 1975Save to your list.

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