The Carl S. Dentzel Collection documents
the work and influences of Carl S. Dentzel throughout his lifetime as a journalist and a
community activist, including the renaming of the city of Northridge, the coverage of
the conflicts abroad between the U.S., Central America, South America, and Europe, and
his work with organizations including the Museum Association, and the Municipal Arts. It
includes correspondence, pamphlets, annual reports, budgets, minutes, newsletters,
reports, maps and photographs.
Carl Schaefer Dentzel was born in 1913, the son of Edward P. Dentzel, a councilman and
mayor of Beverly Hills, and Mrs. Emma P. Dentzel, co-founder of the park system for
Beverly Hills. He attended Beverly Hills High School and continued his education
studying abroad in Berlin, Munich and Mexico City before beginning a career as a
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s)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.
The collection is open for research use.