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Southern California Journalism Oral History Project Collection
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Southern California Journalism Oral History Project Collection
    Creator: California State University, Northridge. University Library
    Identifier/Call Number: URB.SCJOH
    Extent: 1.55 linear feet
    Extent: 57.9 Gigabytes
    Date (inclusive): 1949-2011
    Date (bulk): 1978-1986
    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.
    Language of Material: English

    Historical Note:

    The library created this collection of materials for study and research.

    Scope and Contents

    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).

    Arrangement of Materials:

    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

    Electronic Format:

    Digital reproductions of selected items in this collection are available electronically as a part of the San Fernando Valley History Digital Library  .

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    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.

    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

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Documents
    Audiovisual materials