Finding aid for the Steven B. Sample papers 5007

Sue Luftschein
USC Libraries Special Collections
2018 July
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California 90089-0189
specol@usc.edu


Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Title: Steven B. Sample papers
creator: Sample, Steven B., 1940-2016
Identifier/Call Number: 5007
Identifier/Call Number: 1193
Physical Description: 0.63 Linear Feet 3 boxes
Date (inclusive): 1991-2010
Abstract: Steven B. Sample was the 10th President of the University of Southern California, 1991-2010. Under his leadership, USC became world-renowned in the fields of communications and multimedia technologies, developed innovative community partnerships, and improved its status as one of the country's leading research universities--going from #44 in 1999 to #26 in 2010. As a scholar and researcher, Sample received patents for digital applliance controls, particularly those found in microwave ovens. Sample stepped down as President in August 2010, and passed away from complications due to Parkinson's disease on March 29, 2016. The Steven B. Sample papers consists of materials created and collected by Steven Sample during his tenure as the University of Southern California's 10th president.
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Biographical / Historical

Steven B. Sample was the 10th President of the University of Southern California, 1991-2010. Under his leadership, USC became world-renowned in the fields of communications and multimedia technologies, developed innovative community partnerships, and improved its status as one of the country's leading research universities--going from #44 in 1999 to #26 in 2010. As a scholar and researcher, Sample received patents for digital applliance controls, particularly those found in microwave ovens. Sample stepped down as President in August 2010, and passed away from complications due to Parkinson's disease on March 29, 2016.

Scope and Contents

The Steven B. Sample papers consists of materials created and collected by Steven Sample during his tenure as the University of Southern California's 10th president.

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder no. or item name], Steven B. Sample papers, Collection no. 5007, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Universities and colleges -- History -- Archival resources
Sample, Steven B., 1940-2016 -- Archives
University of Southern California -- Archives