Finding Aid of the La Escuela Argentina de Los Angeles records 0510

Finding aid prepared by Rebecca Hirsch
Collection processing and creation of the finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.
First Edition
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
June 2010

Title: La Escuela Argentina de Los Angeles records
Collection number: 0510
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Language of Material: Spanish
Container: 1
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet 1 box
Date (inclusive): 1985-1998
Language of Materials: Materials present in this collection are in Spanish and English.

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

The collection contains published materials; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed by publishers on reusing their articles and parts of books. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials belongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], La Escuela Argentina de Los Angeles records, Collection no.0510, Boeckmann Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

Scope and Content

Collection contains minutes of board meetings, copies of the school's room reservations with USC, newspaper clippings about the school, ephemera, and chronological files of documents from the years 1990-1995. The chronological files include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the school's business matters, meeting minutes, financial records, and press releases.


The La Escuela Argentina de Los Angeles Records were donated by Dr. Samuel Mark, USC's Assistant Vice President of Civic and Community Relations.

Historical Note

The La Escuela Argentina de Los Angeles is a non-profit organization established in March 1983. In 1986, it moved its classes to USC at the invitation of Dr. Samuel Mark, one of the University's Assistant Vice Presidents. The school offers Saturday classes for children grades K-12 on the Castilian language, the history and geography of Latin America, and Spanish and Latin American literature.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

La Escuela Argentina de Los Angeles. -- Archives
Samuel, Mark
Education, Bilingual--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
Language and languages--Study and teaching--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
Press releases
Spanish language--California--Archival resources