Center for Oral and Public History/California State University, Fullerton

Contact Information

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Address
800 N. State Colege, PLS 363 Fullerton, CA 92831
Hours
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact
Natalie Navar
Archivist
(657) 278-3580
coph@fullerton.edu
Website

33.8822013, -117.8893837

Access and Management

Access

Available to the public?
Yes
Available to outside researchers?
Yes
Reservations required?
No
Onsite technology available
No
Catalog System
Database
Repository
Yes
Access procedures

Appointments are encouraged.

Management

Archive / Collection information

Collections include 5,000+ oral histories in 250 projects, representing geographical, ethnic, political, religious, and social communities of selected Orange County, Los Angeles, Southern California, and Western US locales. Topics include community histories, environmental studies, including Sierra Club, Laguna Beach Greenbelt, Bolsa Chica, ethnic studies (African American, Native American, Mexican American, Japanese American, Judaica Studies, Vietnamese Americans), politics and government (Orange County politics, conservative women), society and culture (sulf culture, surf music, women with silicone breast implants, sports and society in Cold War Southern California, theater, baseball, women in long-term marriages, transformation of grocery stores, and new wave in Czechoslovakian film, 1990s UCI fertility clinic scandal, Mormon colonies in Mexico), just to name a few.