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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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

Collection Contents

 

Series I: Los Angeles Newspaper Guild Files, 1987-1994

 

Box 1

Folder 1

Back Pay, 1990

Folder 2

Between the Lines Newsletter, 1991

Folder 3

Concerned Guild Members, 1992 January 14

Folder 4

Daily News Correspondence, 1989

Folder 5

Daily News Contract, 1988-1991

Folder 6

Election Material, 1988-1989

Folder 7

Employee Lists, 1991

Folder 8

Executive Board Meeting, 1994

Folder 9

Executive Board Meeting, 1994

Folder 10

Executive Board Meeting, 1994

Folder 11

Executive Board, 1994

Folder 12

Financial Information

Folder 13

Grievances, Daily News, 1989

 

Box 2

Folder 1

Grievances, Swearinger, Richard

Folder 2

Grievances, Swertlow, Frank, 1987, 1989-1990

Folder 3

Grievances, Swill, Warren, 1991

Folder 4

Guild Information, 1990-1993

Folder 5

Health Hazards

Folder 6

Members List, 1994

Folder 7

Information, 1989

Folder 8

Newspaper Clippings, 1989-1990

Folder 9

Reading Material, 1989-1990

Folder 10

Repetitive Strain Injury, 1990-1991

Folder 11

Repetitive Strain Injury, 1990-1991

Folder 12

Stewards Information, 1988-1991

Folder 13

Video Display Terminal, 1989-1990

 

Box 3

Folder 1

Video Display Terminal, 1989-1990

Folder 2

Women's Issues, 1989

 

Box 6

Folder 1

Newspaper Clippings, 1989-1990

Folder 2

Reading Material, 1989-1990

 

Series II: Reporter’s Notes, 1987-1996

 

Box 3

Folder 3

Athletics Racist Charges, 1993

Folder 4

Black Student Union, 1992

Folder 5

Bradford Decision CSU/UC, 1991-1992

Folder 6

Bradford Decision CSU/UC, 1991-1992

Folder 7

California State University, Northridge, 1989-1990

Folder 8

California State University Northridge, CSUN, 1989-1990

Folder 9

CSU Affirmative Action, 1993

 

Box 4

Folder 1

CSUN President's House, 1992

Folder 2

CSUN Restructuring Trustees

Folder 3

Daily News, Chandler, Carmen, 1990

Folder 4

Daily News, Chandler, Carmen, 1990

Folder 5

Daily News of Los Angeles, Jobs, 1989

Folder 6

Daily News of Los Angeles, 1989

Folder 7

Daily News Memoranda, 1990

Folder 8

Education Opportunity Program (EOP) Controversy, 1994

Folder 9

EOP Controversy, 1994

Folder 10

Executive Pay Increase, 1993-1994

 

Box 5

Folder 1

Fundraising CSU, 1994

Folder 2

General, 1993

Folder 3

General Information, 1987-1994

Folder 4

General Information, 1991-1992

Folder 5

Historical Information, 1991-1193

Folder 6

CSUN Lambda Chi Alpha, 1993

Folder 7

Lupe, Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT), 1993

Folder 8

President Selection, 1992

Folder 9

Wilson, Blenda, 1992-1993

Folder 10

Wilson, Blenda Biographies, 1993

Folder 11

Zeta Beta Tau, ZBT, MEChA Press, 1992-1994

Folder 12

ZBT MEChA Press, 1992-1994

 

Box 7

Item 1

California State University, Northridge (CSUN), 1989-1990