Scope and Content
Title: Papers of the California State University Historical Archives Advisory Committee
Collection number: 42A, 38, 7
Extent: 2 linear feet
California State University Archives
California State University, Dominguez Hills
From the files of the CSU system wide archivist.
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[Identification of item], Papers of the California State University Historical Archives
Advisory Committee, 42A, 38, 7, Courtesy of the California State University Archives. California State University, Dominguez
In 1979, the California State University and College Board of Trustees, with an eye on
the up coming 20th anniversary of CSU system, established the California State University
and Colleges Historical Archives Project. The project, which became the California State
University Historical Archives, is housed at CSU Dominguez Hills. The archive was
established to include selected materials related to the origins and development
(approximately 1958-present) of the CSU system as a whole and deemed of historical
The advisory board was established also in 1979 to assist in identifying materials for
the collection and to provide advice on the over all support and development of the
archives. Membership on the Advisory Committee consists of 15 persons drawn from present
and past trustees, retired presidents, faculty leaders, CSU historians, and members of
the general public. The Chancellor and the President of CSUDH serve as
ex-officio members. The committee meets at least annually with
additional meeting possible by a call from the chairman.
Scope and Content
The records contained in the Collection of the CSU Historical Archives Advisory Committee
date from 1960 to the present. They measure two linear feet and are currently growing.
These records provide insight into the concerns and activities of CSU Archives Advisory
Committee, which was developed to support and advise the CSU Historical Archives.
Additionally, the records document the growth and ongoing development of CSU's system