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Trussell, Margaret Edith slide collection Edit


MSS 329
Finding Aid Author
Pamela Nett Kruger
Finding Aid Date
12 March 2012
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  • 1972 – 1974 (Creation)


  • 1.54 Linear Feet (Whole)

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  • Arrangement

    Series 1: Mining, Cherokee Canal research Series 2: Flight and Ground trips, removed from binder, original order Series 3: Fortran printouts. Codes and description may refer to slide collection. The first number may be roll number, second number year, and third number slide number. Series 4: Slides appear to be grouped with a group number and year.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Margaret Edith Trussell was born January 21, 1928. She received a teaching credential Bachelors and Masters Degrees from UC Berkeley, a Masters in education from Long Beach State College and a PhD from University of Oregon. She was a faculty member of the Geography department at Chico State from 1966-1986. She authored six books, her research interests focused on cultural geography and land use. She was active with the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers serving as Vice President in 1984. She retired to her home in Bodega Bay, California in 1986 and died December 7, 1988.

  • Access Restrictions

    Collection is open for research without restriction.

  • Usage Restrictions

    No restrictions.

  • Custodial History


  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Jacquelyn Chase, Geography and Planning Department, California State University, Chico

  • Language of Materials


  • Preferred Citation

    Margaret Edith Trussell slide collection, MSS 329, Special Collections, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection consists mostly of slide which Trussell used for classroom use and as part of a simulated field trip. The rest of the collection is consists of flyovers of the northern Sacramento Valley, Fortran database print outs and a folder of mining research.

  • Publication Rights

    The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.

  • Related Collections

    Chico to the western foothills [video recording]: a simulated field trip / by Margaret Trussell, Jerry Williams. Call Number: GB126 C25

  • Separated Materials

    No material cataloged separately.