Guide to the Merwin Eugene "Gene" Soyster Photograph Album, Circa 1956-1958

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Merwin Eugene "Gene" Soyster Photograph Album
Dates: circa 1956-1958
Identification: URB/MES
Creator: Soyster, Merwin Eugene
Physical Description: 0.08 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Urban Archives
Abstract: The Merwin Eugene "Gene" Soyster Photograph Album was compiled and photographs likely taken by Mr. Soyster, coordinator of the San Fernando Valley Campus of Los Angeles State College (and later San Fernando Valley State College) Audio Visual Department. Soyster taught audio visual methods courses in the credential program. The album was donated to Special Collections and Archives by his son John in October 2018. The twenty-two black and white photographs with captions are representative of the colleges' first two years. Gene Soyster passed away in 2011.

Access Terms

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

Genre/Form of Material:

Photographic material

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

April Feldman, 2018

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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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

Preferred Citation:

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