Dr. Thomas W. Reilly was a faculty
member at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) from 1969-2001. Before coming to
CSUN Reilly worked as a journalist with the
Van Nuys News (now
Daily News.) He also spent time as the public information
officer for Los Angeles City Schools. The collection consists of research materials,
articles, and book drafts written by Reilly. These materials include Mexican War-era
newspaper and correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photocopies of Villard and
Garrison family correspondence, and several secondary sources relating to Reilly's other
areas of interest.
Dr. Thomas W. Reilly was a faculty member at California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
from 1969-2001. He made numerous contributions to the growth and development of the
University as the chairperson of the Journalism Department, founding editor of Journalism History, Acting Director of Public Affairs, and as
Director of the Urban Archive Center, 1987-1990.
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of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.