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Guide to the News Chronicle Photograph Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Project Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: News Chronicle photograph collection
    Dates: 1966 to 2000
    Collection number: Consult Library
    Creator: Thousand Oaks News Chronicle Newspaper
    Collection Size: Over 10,000 photographs Online items available
    Repository: Thousand Oaks Library
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
    Abstract: The News Chronicle Collection is the image file of Thousand Oaks' local newspaper. The collection was donated by the Ventura County Star to the Thousand Oaks Library in 2001. There are over 100,000 images of local personalities, everyday life, and special events in the Conejo Valley.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection open for research during Reading Room open hours, or by appointment.

    Publication Rights

    The News Chronicle images are copyrighted; the Star and the library hold joint access to the copyright of these images. All rights are reserved. No image may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior permission of the Ventura County Star and/or the Thousand Oaks Library.

    Preferred Citation

    Local history photograph collection. Thousand Oaks Library, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

    Acquisition Information

    Collected by Thousand Oaks Library staff, Patricia A. Allen, and others, 1967 to the present.

    Project Information

    These materials were assembled and digitized as part of the California Local History Digital Resources Project, supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), administered in California by the State Librarian.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The News Chronicle Collection contains more 100,000 images of local personalities, everyday life, and special events in the Conejo Valley. The bulk of photos date from 1967 to 1994, with negatives continuing up to 2000. These images were primarily taken by staff photographers for the newspaper, and include negatives, slides, contact sheets and prints. Wherever possible, we have included the original caption for the photograph. The collection is in the process of being indexed in a database available in the Special Collections Reading Room.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

    Names and Places

    Conejo Valley (Calif.)
    Thousand Oaks (Calif.)
    Newbury Park (Calif.)
    Westlake Village (Calif.)
    Hidden Valley (Calif.)
    Lake Sherwood (Calif.)


    Motion picture locations
    Political campaigns

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Aerial photographs