Guide to the 25th Anniversary, California State University Dominguez Hills, 1983-1986

Processed by Susan K. Hikida; supplementary encoding and revision supplied by Xiuzhi Zhou.
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California State University, Dominguez Hills
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California State University, Dominguez Hills. All rights reserved.

Guide to the 25th Anniversary, California State University Dominguez Hills, 1983-1986

Collection number: Series 09.4

Archives and Special Collections, University Library



Carson, California

Contact Information:

  • Department of Archives and Special Collections
  • University Library
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • 1000 E. Victoria Street
  • Carson, California 90747
  • Phone: (310) 243-3895
  • Fax: (310) 516-4219
  • URL: http://archives.csudh.edu
Processed by:
Susan K. Hikida
Date Completed:
?
© 2001 California State University, Dominguez Hills. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: 25th Anniversary, California State University Dominguez Hills,
Date (inclusive): 1983-1986
Collection number: Series 09.4
Creator: California State University Dominguez Hills
Extent: 358 items
Repository: Department of Archives and Special Collections.

University Library.

California State Library, Dominguez Hills.
Carson, California 90747
Language: English.

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[Identification of item], 25th Anniversary, California State University Dominguez Hills, Series 09.4, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Background

The 25th Anniversary Celebration was organized to observe the 25th anniversary of the 1960 California State Legislature's authorization for the establishment of a college in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. This campus was later named the California State University Dominguez Hills. The Anniversary was celebrated during the academic year of 1985/86 with a number of continuing events including lecture series, concerts, school showcase weeks. The year was climaxed in April 1986 with the Silver Salue Dinner.
A Steering Committee was established in January 1984 to coordinate the development and implementation of a program of events for the celebration. The 1984 members included the following people:

prominently mentioned in these papers

  • Dr. Hansonia Caldwell, Chair of the Committee
  • Dr. Margaret Blue, alumna
  • John Briner, staff
  • Dr. Richard Butwell, CSUDH President, honorary
  • Dr. Donald Gerth, honorary
  • Dr. Judson Grenier, faculty
  • Vera Bilbrew, alumna
  • Dr. Leo Cain, honorary
  • Dr. Lois Chi, emeritus
  • Honorable Ralph Dills, Legislator
  • Dr. Peter Ellis, faculty
  • Dr. Lyle E. Gibson, honorary
  • Dr. Marvin Laser, emeritus
  • Dr. Donald MacPhee, Administration
  • Blair McDonald, student
  • Gilbert Smith, Univ. Advisory Board
After September 1985, additional committee members included:

prominently mentioned

  • Robert Beverly, State Senator
  • Katy Geissert, Univ. Advisory Board
  • Dr. Harold Charnofsky, faculty
  • Ellen Gerry, Univ. Academic Senate
  • John Hollaway, student
  • Dr. David Karber, Administration
  • Dennis McCarbery, alumnus
  • Dr. Milo Milfs, emeritus
  • Lisa Stevens, student
  • Dr. Kosaku Yoshida, fauculty
A Task Force was created by the Committee in October 1984 to coordinate the planning of the anniversary celebration. The original members inluded:

prominently mentioned

  • Dr. Hansonia Caldwell, Chair of Task Force
  • Dr. Sharon Bassett, Administrative Fellow
  • Dr. Joe Braun, Assc. Dean of Extended Education
  • Margaret Coda-Messerle, Adminstration
  • Larry Gray, Student Development
  • Arnold Haskin, faculty
  • Nancy Lichina, Alumni Affairs/University Relations
  • Fran Pullera, University Relations
  • Sue Carberry, faculty
  • Dr. James Cooper, faculty
  • Raul Aceves, University Relations

Later additions to the Task Force included:

  • Margaret Blue
  • Victoria Hwang
  • Larry McClelland
  • R. Bruce Parham, University Archivist
  • Cindy Q. Young, Director of Development

Names also prominantly mentioned in these papers are:

  • Louis D. Armand, President, Associated Students
  • Dr. Joan Fenton, Dean, Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Kenneth W. Finley, Asst, V.P. University Relations
  • Pamela Hammand, Director of Public Affairs and Publications
  • Robert Jones, University Relations
  • Douglas W. Spangler, Assc. V.P., University Relations.

Processing info

Processing of this collection was by Susan K. Hikida as part of the course requirements of History 596, Internship in Public History/Historic Preservation, C.S.U. Dominguez Hills, Fall 1986 semester. Supervising archivist, Jacquelyn Sundstrand, University Archivist, C.S.U. Dominguez Hills.

Scope and Content

These files consists mainly of correspondence, memorandum, lists, calendars, flyer and circulars, invitations, minutes and agendas, budgets, programs, and scripts relating to the planning and implemetation of the 25th Ammiversary of the California State University Dominguez Hills. Topics covered include research and plannig, lectures and conferences, arts events, concerts, memorbilia, campus history, and the Silver Salute dinner.
These papers originated from the files of Dr. Hansonia Caldwell, chair of the 25th Anniversary Steering Committee and the Anniversary Task Force. Additional papers were added from the files of R. Bruce Parham, University Archivist at C.S.U. Dominguez hills to 1985.
These papers were originally received in an unorganized state within several unlabeled folders, a notebook, and several unfiled pieces. They have been organized according to major themes: Commission and Task Force, calendar of events, events, and the Silver Salute dinner. Items discarded from the collection include samples of ammiversary invitaitons, programs, and handouts from other campuses; draft budgets and calendar of events; personal notes of meetings; and campus and systemwide newsletter and newpapers.
Papers within these folders are arranged chronologically.
Additional anniversary information can be located within 1985/86 editions of the Dominguez Weekly, Dominguez Hills Magazine, CSU Stateline, and This Month At Dominguez Hills

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

25th Anniversary Steering Committee, correspondence, 1984-1985,

Physical Description: 7 items.
 

3 minutes

 

2 agenda

 

1 corresp.

 

1 report (copy), October 1985?

Folder 2

25th Anniversary Steering Committee, memorandum, 1984-1986,

Physical Description: 24 items.
 

24 memorandum

Folder 3

25th Annv. Task Force, minutes and agendas, 1984-1985 and 1986,

Physical Description: 17 items.
 

11 minutes

 

3 agenda

 

2 notes from meeting, 10 Oct. 1984

 

1 outgoing corresp. about the Silver Salute dinner, 25 Mar. 1986.

Folder 4

25th Annv. Task Force, memorandum, 1984-1985,

Physical Description: 18 items.
 

18 memorandum

Folder 5

Survey of Anniversary Celebration Materials, 7 Aug. 1984,

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1 survey

Folder 6

Budgents, 1985?,

Physical Description: 5 items.
 

1 budget request, Univ. Art Gallery (n.d.)

 

1 budget, Intellectual Life Comm. (n.d.)

 

1 proposed budget, with funding sources (n.d.)

 

2 budgets, draft (n.d.)

Folder 7

Public Relations, corresp., 1984-1985,

Physical Description: 18 items.
 

11 corresp., sponsors

 

1 corresp., gueat speakers, not accepted, 12 Dec. 1984

 

1 proposal, Effective School Conference, 5 Dec. 1984

 

3 corresp., general

 

1 memorandum, on public relations, 2 Aug. 1985

 

1 Quick Facts About Dominguez Hills, n.d.

Folder 8

The Community Awardm criteria and biographical sketch, n.d.

 

1 criteria

 

1 biographical sketch, Dr. Claudia Hampton

Folder 9

Calendar, poster of school year 1985/86,

Physical Description: 2 items.
 

2 calendar of events posters

Folder 10

Calendar of Events, 1985/86,

Physical Description: 5 items.
 

2 calendar, genl. events, working copies, 1985/86

 

2 lists of events by date, with time and location

 

1 list of events, music dept.

Folder 11

Calendar, memorandum on events, 1985,

Physical Description: 9 items.
 

9 memorandum (calendar of events and schedules also contained in memo of 8/28/85)

Folder 12

Events, corresp. and newletters, 1984 and 1985-1986,

Physical Description: 9 items.
 

6 corresp.

 

2 newletters

 

1 memorandum, 1984?

Folder 13

Events, circulars and flyers, 1985-1986,

Physical Description: 29 items.
 

27 circulars and flyers

 

1 invitation, violin recital, 4 Nov. 1985

 

1 program, concert, 5 Mar. 1986

Folder 14

Lectures, correspondence and handouts, 1985-1986,

Physical Description: 14 items.
 

2 corresp.

 

1 contract (copy), Patricia A. Russell

 

1 memorandum on Bob E. Leach

 

1 newspaper articles on Alex Haley

 

3 invitations

 

6 handouts

Folder 15

Visions of God Lecture Series, Oct./Nov. 1985,

Physical Description: 2 items.
 

1 list of events, by date, with time and location

 

1 schedule of events

Folder 16

Showcase Weeks: Humanities and Fine Arts, 1984 and 1985,

Physical Description: 23 items.
 

10 memorandum

 

7 corresp.

 

1 News Relaease, Dr. Grant Venerable, 28 Oct. 1985

 

4 scheduale of events

 

1 program, American Society of University Composers

Folder 17

Showcase Weeks: University College, Education, and Educational Resources, 1985,

Physical Description: 6 items.
 

4 memorandum

 

1 News Release, Univ. Showcase

 

1 Cyber Mail, Lib. Showcase

Folder 18

Showcase Week: Social and Behavioral Arts and Science, Mathematics, and Technology, 1985 and 1986,

Physical Description: 4 items.
 

3 memorandum

 

1 News Release, SBS Showcase

Folder 19

Student Film Festival, memorandum and announcements, Oct.-Nov. 1985,

Physical Description: 3 items.
 

1 memorandum

 

1 news release, draft

 

1 program

Folder 20

An Ecumenical Afternoon, handouts and annoucements, Nov. 1985,

Physical Description: 2 items.
 

1 handout

 

1 annoucement, draft

Folder 21

Communication Dept.'s Winner Circle, announcements, 27 Nov.1985,

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1 announcement

Folder 22

Black History Month, handouts and memorandums, Aug. 1985 and Feb. 1986,

Physical Description: 5 items.
 

1 calendar, Feb. 1986

 

1 memorandum

 

1 memo

 

2 handouts

Folder 23

Charter Day, memorandum and correspondence, 1985-1986,

Physical Description: 12 items.
 

9 memorandum

 

1 corresp.

 

1 invitation

 

1 speech (copy) by Allan W. Ostar, 29 Apr 1986

Folder 24

Women and Scholarship Conference, announcements, May 1986,

Physical Description: 2 items.
 

1 mailer

 

1 announcement

Folder 25

Library Program, memorandum, 1985 and 1986,

Physical Description: 6 items.
 

4 memorandum

 

1 flyer, Lounge LIzards

 

1 invitation

Folder 26

Alumni Activities, 1985 and 1986,

Physical Description: 5 items.
 

3 memorandum

 

1 list of panelists, 19 Nov. 1985

 

1 remarks, copy, on annv. planning

Folder 27

25th Annv. Proclamations, 1986,

Physical Description: 9 items.
 

1 congradulatory letter, Silver Salute (original), 19 Apr. 1986

 

6 copies of letters and proclamations

 

1 corresp. on proclaimation format

 

1 desk memo, congradulations

Scope and Content Note

(At the time of this typing, the original proclamations and other related items can be found in the President's and Vice Presidents's offices on the fifth floor of the ERC Building.)
Folder 28

Campus Hisotry and Traditions, memoradum, 1984, 1985, and 1986,

Physical Description: 8 items.
 

8 memorandum (1/16/85 contains a list of campus traditions)

Folder 29

25th Annv. Logos and Memorbilia, memorandum and correspondence, 1983-1985,

Physical Description: 11 items.
 

1 logo, n.d.

 

4 corresp.

 

6 memorandum

Folder 30

25th Annv. Dinner Planning Comm., agendas and minutes, 1986,

Physical Description: 8 items
 

6 minutes and agendas

 

1 report, Annv. Dinner Program Comm.

 

1 report, final results, 3 June 1986

Folder 31

Dinner Planning Comm., memorandum, 1986,

Physical Description: 15 items.
 

14 memorandums

 

1 list of comm. members, draft

Folder 32

Dinner Planning Comm., corresp., 1984, 1985, and 1986,

Physical Description: 27 items.
 

1 list of CSUDH events, Milestones

 

15 corresp.

 

4 corresp., drafts

 

1 telegram

 

1 budget, 27 Mar. 1986

 

1 list of tickets sold, 8 Apr 1986

 

1 list of hosts and hostesses, ca. 6 Apr 1986

 

1 list of comm. members, n.d.

 

1 list of trustees, n.d.

 

1 list of chairmen and mayors, n.d.

Folder 33

Carson Community Center, corresp., 1985,

Physical Description: 6 items.
 

3 corresp.

 

1 Sales Quick Call Information (copy), 23 Apr. 1985

 

1 Permit To Use Community Center Facilities, 28 June 1985

 

1 floor diagram, ca. April 1985

Folder 34

Silver Salute Program. 19 Apr. 1986.

Physical Description: 2 items.
 

2 programs

Folder 35

Silver Salute invitations, 1986,

Physical Description: 3 items.
 

2 dinner invitations, (with envelopes and reservation card)

 

1 invitation, preveiw of videotape of Silver Salute

Folder 36

Silver Salute, dinner script,

Physical Description: 2 items.
 

1 script

 

1 The Rainbow Connections

Folder 37

Silver Salute, speakers remarks,

Physical Description: 3 items.
 

1 Chancellor W. Ann Reynolds

 

1 Roy Brophy

 

1 Dr. Donald Gerth

Folder 38

Silver Salute, thank you correspondence, 1986,

Physical Description: 18 items.
 

10 notes from Dr. Hansonia Caldwell, Apr. 1986

 

8 letters from Pres. Richard Butwell

Folder 39

Silver Salute, newspaper articles, 1986,

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

1 memorandum with articles

Folder 40

Newspaper Articles, 1985-1986,

Physical Description: 13 items.
 

13 copies of articles

Folder 41

Miscellaneous items.

 

1 memorandum, 1984/85 annual report, 10 July 1985

 

1 memorandum, enrollment enhancement, 31 July 1985

 

1 memorandum, Young, Gifted & Black project, 10 Sept. 1985

 

1 report [?], HFA 1984-1985, 30 July 1985

 

1 minutes, Board of Directors Meeting, 6 Aug. 1985

 

1 Dominguez Theatre News, Nov. 1985