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Walker (Dorothy Lillis) papers
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition
  • Related Materials
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Dorothy Lillis Walker papers
    creator: Walker, Dorothy Lillis
    Identifier/Call Number: 0379
    Identifier/Call Number: 1056
    Physical Description: 1 linear foot. 1 bankers box
    Date (inclusive): 1920s-1930s
    Abstract: Collection consists of photographs, correspondence, student materials, and books of poetry created and collected by Dorothy Lillis Walker. Dorothy Lillis Walker was a graduate of the University of Southern California, and taught English at Boyle Heights Junior High School.
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    Biographical / Historical

    Dorothy Lillis Walker was a graduate of the University of Southern California, and taught English at Boyle Heights Junior High School.

    Scope and Contents

    Collection consists of photographs of Dorothy Lillis Walker and her sister Helen Walker; negatives of young Clifford Truesdell; correspondence between Dorothy Walker and "Lois" throughout the 1920s; correspondence between Helen Walker Truesdell and "Lois" early 1930s; typed inventory of objects donated to USC by Clifford Ambrose Truesdell III of Johns Hopkins University; Dorothy Walker's illustrated notebook for a botany class; hardback book "The Poets of the Future" (1918) (which includes one of Walker's poems and several from other USC students); another hardback book "University of Southern California Poems" (1930) (which includes several poems by both Dorothy Walker and Helen Walker Truesdell; and a negative album plus several envelopes of negatives.

    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# or item name], Dorothy Lillis Walker papers, Collection no. 379, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Acquisition

    The Dorothy Lillis Walker Papers were donated to USC by her nephew, Clifford Truesdell in 1992.

    Related Materials

    Helen Walker Truesdell papers, Collection no. 5038, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Processing Information

    The collection is unprocessed.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    American poetry -- 20th century -- Archival resources
    Books
    Correspondence
    Photographs
    Walker, Dorothy Lillis -- Archives
    Truesdell, Helen Walker, 1898-1987 -- Archives
    Truesdell, C. (Clifford), 1919-2000 -- Archives
    University of Southern California -- Students