California State University Archives Oral History Project Collection, 1987-2001


California State University Archives Oral History Project Collection, 1987-2001

Transcripts and cassette tapes of oral history interviews with various individuals involved in the formation of the California State University system.

25 boxes; 13.5 linear ft



SNAC Resource ID: 6650688

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Alfred Ernest Alquist was born August 2, 1908, in Memphis, Tennessee. He began his political career in 1960, when he ran for California's 28th District Assembly seat but lost to incumbent Clark Bradley in the general election, after having won the highly contested primary. In 1962, he won a State Assembly seat in the 24th District, which included Saratoga, Campbell, and northern San José. As an Assemblyman, Alquist focused his platform on stopping pollution. After serving two terms, he ran for ...

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Joyal, Arnold Edward, 1902- (person)

Educator; President of Fresno State College (now California State University, Fresno), 1948-1964. From the description of Papers of Arnold Joyal, 1940-1995. (California State University, Fresno). WorldCat record id: 39448869 ...

Stiern, Walter W., 1914-1988 (person)

Born of parents whose families settled in Bakersfield, Water Stiern became a veterinarian and established practice there. He served in the Veterinary Corps of the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1947. In 1958, he was elected to the State Senate and remained in office until 1986, when, as "Dean of the Senate," he retired. Throughout his tenure he served on the Agriculture and Education Committees. He chaired the Public Health and Safety Committee (1963-1966) and the Revenue and Taxation Committe...

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Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (person)

Governor of California, 1959-1967. From the description of Press conference recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553823 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (1905-1996), born in San Francisco, Calif., was the thirty-second governor of California from 1959 to 1967. From the description of Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569285 Biographical Note ...

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Heilbron, Louis H. (person)

Mr. Heilbron has had a long career as a lawyer and in government and community service. In the 1930s he worked with the California State Department of Welfare, and in the 1960s he played crucial roles in the state'shigher education system. From the description of Oral History interview with Louis H. Heilbron, 1991-1992. Transcript. / by Carole Hicke, Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley, for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archi...

Lee, Hector, 1908-1992 (person)

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Administrative History The California State University originated from the Donahoe Act (SB33, Chapter 49, Statues of 1960) authored by State Senator George Miller, which enacted certain suggestions from the California Master Plan for Higher Education: 1960-1975 (Master Plan). The act united the State Colleges into the California State Colleges as a public trust, created the California State Colleges Board of Trustees, and moved authority over...

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Biography Dr. Leo F. Cain was the founding President of California State University, Dominguez Hills. Previously he was a Vice President of San Francisco State College. He graduated from Chico State College and Stanford University after having earned both his M.A. and Ph.D. He holds a school psychologists' credential, an administrative credential, and a California Life Diploma granted on general secondary and general elementary credentials. H...

California State University Historical Archives (corporateBody)

History The California State University System, formally established in 1960 by the Donahoe Higher Education Act. It is the nation’s largest university system, with 23 campuses and seven off-campus centers, more than 400,000 students and 42,000 faculty and staff. The CSU is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California (the others are the University of California and the California Community College System). Since 19...

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Dumke, Glenn S. (person)

History/Biography Glenn Dumke was born May 5, 1917 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. At age five, his family moved to Glendale, California where his father, William Frederick Dumke, became a buying agent for a major Los Angeles grocery business. Originally, his mother, Marjorie Schroeder Dumke, was the home maker, largely responsible for raising Glenn and his sister. After William died, she went to work as a title searcher in the Land and Titles Offic...

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Grenier, Judson (person)

Judson A. Grenier was born in Indiana in 1930. He received his bachelor degree from the University of Minnesota in 1951 and his masters a year later from the University of California. In 1956 he began teaching at El Camino College in Torrance, California, while pursuing his doctorate in history at UCLA. After receiving his PhD, Dr. Grenier joined the original faculty of CSC Dominguez Hills in 1966 during its inception period. At Dominguez Hills, he served as first chairman of the history departm...