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Frances Worthen papers
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Frances Worthen papers
    creator: Worthen, Frances Smith, 1899-1982
    Identifier/Call Number: 7084
    Physical Description: 0.21 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1952-1957
    Abstract: The Frances Worthen papers contain technical and engineering drawings for industrial parts and creative drawings for poems, invitations, and birthday greetings -- all created by Frances Worthen (1899-1982), an industrial designer and interior decorator/designer based in Glendale, California.

    Biographical / Historical

    Frances Smith Worthen (1899-1982) was an industrial detail designer and interior decorator/designer based in Glendale, California. Frances married Kenneth Betcher Worthen in 1920 and they had three sons and one daughter.

    Content Description

    The Frances Worthen papers contain technical and engineering drawings for industrial parts and creative drawings for poems, invitations, and birthday greetings -- all created by Frances Worthen.

    Conditions Governing Access

    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], Frances Worthen papers, Collection no. 7084, Regional History Collection, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased from Sherry Sonnett, February 19, 2019.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Women designers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Women industrial engineers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Drawings (visual works)
    Technical drawings
    Worthen, Frances Smith, 1899-1982 -- Archives