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Guide to the Carmen Ramos Chandler Collection, 1987-1996
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  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Carmen Ramos Chandler Collection
    Dates: 1987-1996
    Identification: URB/CAC
    Creator: Chandler, Carmen Ramos
    Physical Description: 3.33 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Urban Archives
    Abstract: The Carmen Ramos Chandler Collection documents Chandler's term as president of the Los Angeles Newspaper Guild (LANG) and her work at California State University, Northridge during her time as a reporter for the Los Angeles Daily News. The material within the collection dates from 1987 to 1996.
    Note:
    This collection was processed with generous support from the Tom W. Reilly estate.

    Biographical Information:

    Carmen Ramos worked as a newspaper reporter for nearly 17 years, most recently with the Los Angeles Daily News, where she covered Los Angeles’ minority communities while also reporting on higher education and serving as a general assignment reporter. She covered the 1992 Los Angeles Riots and the 1994 Northridge earthquake. Chandler is the Director of Media Relations at California State University, Northridge.

    Access Terms

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

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records
    Photographic material

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Omar Cerda, April Feldman, Tanner Gilliand-Swetland, 2013

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    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Series I: Los Angeles Newspaper Guild Files, 1987-1994
    Series II: Reporter’s Notes, 1987-1996

    Scope and Contents

    The Carmen Ramos Chandler Collection documents Chandler's term as president of the Los Angeles Newspaper Guild, and her work at California State University, Northridge during her time as a reporter for the Los Angeles Daily News . The collection dates from 1987 to 1996, and is composed of two series: Series I, Los Angeles Newspaper Guild Files (1987-1994), and Series II, Reporter's Notes (1987-1996).
    Series I, Los Angeles Newspaper Guild Files, documents LANG executive meetings and elections as well as workplace health hazards. It consists of bulletins, correspondence, flyers, minutes, and notes. The series is organized alphabetically.
    Series II, Reporter’s Notes, documents Chandler's research process especially in writing stories about CSUN. It consists of newspaper articles, clippings, and other notes regarding news and events on and around the California State University, Northridge campus. Topics include the ZBT protest, affirmative action and the EOP, University president Blenda Wilson, and the Bradford (David Paul) decision. The series is arranged alphabetically.