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Guide to the John Broseamle Suddenly A Giant: A History of CSUN Collection, 1956-1993
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Description
John Broesamle was a distinguished Professor of History at California State University Northridge (CSUN) for over three decades, beginning his career at San Fernando Valley State College in 1968 and retiring from CSUN in 1998. At that time, CSUN commissioned Dr. Broesamle to write the history of the university, the first to appear in published form. The collection consists predominantly of articles, correspondence, and newspaper clippings from the Daily Sundial and other related campus publications used in researching and writing, Suddenly A Giant: A History of CSUN.
Background
John Broesamle was a distinguished Professor of History at California State University Northridge for over three decades, from 1968 until his retirement in 1998. Dr. Broesamle received his B.A. degree in 1964 from University of the Pacific, his M.A. and PhD from New York’s Columbia University. Dr. Broesamle specialized in United States 20th Century political history, and published several books, including William Gibbs McAdoo: A Passion for Change, 1863-1917, Reform and Reaction in Twentieth Century American Politics, as well as writing a crime novel, Exile to Murder, published under the pseudonym Jack Donovan.
Extent
12.19 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.