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USC Dames papers
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  • Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: USC Dames records
    creator: University of Southern California. Dames
    Identifier/Call Number: 5041
    Identifier/Call Number: 1313
    Physical Description: 0.42 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1962
    Abstract: The University of Southern California Dames is a chapter of The National Association of University Dames. The USC chapter was formed for the wives of graduate students in 1934 with the help of Dr. Mary Sinclair Crawford, then the Dean of Women. Included in this small collection is a copy of the USC chapter's Constitution and By-Laws, information about the history of the Dames, and an official Executive Board gavel inscribed 1961-'62.
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    Historical note

    The University of Southern California Dames is a chapter of The National Association of University Dames. The first Dames were the wives of Harvard University in 1896. It was a Harvard Dame, Mrs. C.B. Davenport, who carried the idea to the University of Chicago and in 1921 the National Association of University Dames was officially founded with the University of Chicago serving as the Mother Chapter. The USC chapter was formed for the wives of graduate students in 1934 with the help of Dr. Mary Sinclair Crawford, then the Dean of Women.

    Scope and Contents

    The USC Dames records consists of is a copy of the USC chapter's Constitution and By-Laws, a series of index cards with handwritten notes regarding the history of the Dames, and an official Executive Board gavel inscribed 1961-'62.

    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], USC Dames papers, Collection no. 5041, University Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Universities and colleges -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Universities and colleges -- Students -- Archival resources
    Bylaws (administrative records)
    Realia
    University of Southern California. Dames -- Archives
    National Association of University Dames -- Archives