Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the San Fernando Valley Oral History Project Collection, 1976-2003
URB/SFVOH  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (82.78 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Overview of the Collection
  • Historical Note:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Arrangement of Materials:
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: San Fernando Valley Oral History Project Collection
    Dates: 1976-2003
    Bulk Dates: 1976-1995
    Identification: URB/SFVOH
    Creator: Delmar T. Oviatt Library
    Physical Description: 2.54 linear feet
    Alternate Extent Statement: 557 MB Digital Audio
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Urban Archives
    Abstract: The San Fernando Valley Oral History Project is an effort to capture the history and character of the San Fernando Valley as it has evolved socially, politically, economically, and culturally over the course of its history. Selected topics include agriculture, aviation, banks and banking, chambers of commerce, education, historical sites and buildings, housing and architecture, journalism, law enforcement, livestock, libraries, natural history, parks, pioneer life, transportation, the moving picture industry, ranching, religion, and water issues.

    Historical Note:

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

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Audio recordings
    Paper records

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Jessica Geiser, 2014

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Electronic Format:

    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 http://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.

    Related Materials:

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Series I: Audio Recordings, 1976-2003
        Subseries A: Digital Audio, 1977-1987
        Subseries B: Audiocassettes, 1976-2003
    Series II: Transcripts, 1985-2003

    Scope and Contents

    The San Fernando Valley Oral History Project is an effort to capture the history and character of the San Fernando Valley as it has evolved socially, politically, economically, and culturally over the course of its history. Selected topics include agriculture, aviation, banks and banking, chambers of commerce, education, historical sites and buildings, housing and architecture, journalism, law enforcement, livestock, libraries, natural history, parks, pioneer life, transportation, the moving picture industry, ranching, religion, and water issues.
    The collection is divided into two series, Audio Recordings (1976-2003) and Transcripts (1985-2003). Series I, Audio Recordings, is further divided into two subseries: Digital Audio (1977-1987) and Audiocassettes(1976-2003).