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Town and Gown records
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Description
This collection contains the records of Town and Gown of the University of Southern California, a non-profit organization begun in 1904 as the Women's Club of USC, which raises money for scholarships, campus projects, and cultural programs. Much of the collection centers on the planning and work needed produce Town and Gown benefit events, most notably the annual luncheon and fashion show.
Background
Town and Gown of the University of Southern California is a non-profit that raises money for scholarships, campus projects, and cultural programs. Town and Gown began in 1904 as the Women's Club of USC, and the name was changed to Town & Gown by Elisabeth Von KleinSmid, who served as president from 1922 to 1947. In 1982, the group was incorporated as a non-profit corporation.
Extent
32.77 Linear Feet 39 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of Special Collections at specol@usc.edu. 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.
Availability
Advance notice required for access.