Guide to the Joyce Linden San Fernando Valley History Collection, 1950-1960

Special Collections & Archives

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California State University, Northridge
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Northridge, CA 91330
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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Joyce Linden San Fernando Valley History Collection
Dates: 1950-1960
Identification: SC/JLSFV
Creator: Linden, Joyce
Physical Description: 1.52 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: Joyce Linden lived with her family on a 15 acre ranch in Northridge, California in the late 1940s and 1950s. The collection consists of items collected by Linden related to the history of the San Fernando Valley and her family’s ranch in Northridge, including a Northridge land brochure, a label for the brochure written in 1960 which gives the history of the Linden’s Northridge ranch, and ribbons won at the San Fernando Valley Fair in the 1950s by Vivien Linden.

Biographical Information:

Joyce Linden lived in Northridge, California, on a ranch with her family. Her father, Irving Linden, purchased a 12 acre lot in Northridge in 1942, and in 1945 purchased the neighboring 3 acres which included a home where he moved his family. The property was later sold by the family to a developer.

Access Terms

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

Genre/Form of Material:

Ephemera

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Joyce Linden San Fernando Valley History Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

The Joyce Linden San Fernando Valley History Collection consists of items collected by Linden related to the history of the San Fernando Valley and her family’s ranch in Northridge, including a Northridge land brochure, a label for the brochure written in 1960 which gives the history of the Linden’s Northridge ranch, and ribbons won at the San Fernando Valley Fair in the 1950s by Vivien Linden.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Item 1

Northridge Real Estate Brochure

Box 1, Item 2

Label for the Brochure Detailing the Linden's History in Northridge, December 1960

Box 1, Item 3

Award Ribbons from the San Fernando Valley Fair, 1950-1957