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  • Rights Statement for Archival Description
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Desmond's Department Store megaphone
    Creator: Desmond's. (Department Store)
    Identifier/Call Number: 5078
    Physical Description: 0.65 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): c. 1970s
    Abstract: This collection is made up of one megaphone.
    Language of Material: English.
    Container: 1

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of one megaphone with "Desmond's" printed on the outside in USC colors.

    Biographical / Historical

    Desmond's was a Los Angeles-based department store which began as a hat shop in 1862 and expanded into multiple locations. The department store went out of business in 1981.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Rights Statement for Archival Description

    Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Desmond's Department Store megaphone, Collection no. 5078, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Collection is fully processed.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Universities and colleges
    Department stores
    Desmond's. (Department Store) -- Archives
    University of Southern California