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University Archives, University of Southern California
Doheny Memorial Library, Room 209
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California 90089-0189
Phone: (213) 740-2587
Fax: (213) 740-2343
Email: specol@usc.edu
Collections with online items: 4
Physical collections: 241
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1984 Olympics posters

This collection consists of 15 posters created and printed in 1982 for the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, California.

 
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Alpha Epsilon Delta California Alpha Chapter records

The Alpha Epsilon Delta California Alpha Chapter records, 1936-1993, consist of legal documents (constitution and by-laws), membership lists, correspondence, report, and conference proceedings created and collected by the fraternity. The records document the the history of Kappa Zeta, founding of...

 
Annis (Verle and Elizabeth) papers

The Verle and Elizabeth Annis papers contain photographs, pamphlets, postcards, correspondence, architectural designs, and other material created by Verle and Elizabeth Annis. Verle Lincoln Annis (1897-1983) was a scholar and professor of architecture at the University of Southern California until...

 
Apple (Nick) papers

Ephemera and memorabilia collected by USC alumnus Nick Apple. Included are photographs of Apple and the USC track and field team, copies of student newspapers and newsletters, USC ephemera, a commencement program, programs for USC track and field meets, a...

 
Arbib (Michael A.) papers

Papers of Michael A. Arbib, Fletcher Jones Professor of Computer Science; University Professor; Professor of Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Neuroscience and Psychology; Director, USC Human Brain Project. Prof. Arbib has based his career on the argument that we...

 
Arnold Schoenberg Institute "Pierrot Lunaire" poster reproduction

A 1987 reproduction of a German poster for the first performance of "Pierrot Lunaire" by Austrian composer Arnold Schoenberg on October 16, 1912, in Berlin, Germany.

 
Arroyo (Irene) costume design sketches

21 watercolor sketches by former USC School of Dramatic Arts student Irene Arroyo for a production of "Columbus". Includes 3 set designs and 18 costume designs. Irene Arroyo graduated from USC with an MFA in theater design.

 
Arthur (Allen A.) photographs

Color photographic transparencies and black and white negatives with proof prints by Allen A. Arthur (1920-1999) showing San Francisco and surrounding counties, California wineries, and the University of Southern California, dated 1963 to 1980. Arthur was a veteran, a graduate...

 
Association of Trojan League records

The Association of Trojan League records consists of meeting materials (agendas, reports, etc.), scholarship information, and President's reports, documenting the history and activities of the Association. The Association of Trojan Leagues was the umbrella organization for the seven alumnae Trojan...

 
A.S.U.S.C. Senate Meeting minutes

This collection consists of the minutes for the A.S.U.S.C. Senate meetings.

 
Ayres (Dr. A. Jean) Archive

Papers, tests, and artifacts of A. Jean Ayres, groundbreaking occupational therapist. All items donated by friends, family, and coworkers.

 
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Bayley (Walter Alonzo) papers

Dr. Walter Alonzo Bayley's USC School of Medicine diploma (Class of 1905), California Board of Medical Examiners certificate, and letter and certificate signed by Rufus B. vonKleinsmid acknowledging Dr. Bayley's role in reestablishing the School of Medicine. Bayley (1880-1948) was...

 
Bender (Gerald J.) papers

This collection comprises the papers of Gerald J. Bender, a professor of international relations at USC from 1979 to 2011 and director of the School of International Relations from 1986 to 1991. Bender was a foremost expert on the study...

 
Bennis (Warren) papers

The Warren Bennis papers, 1960s-2012, consist of teaching materials, correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, “yearbooks”, manuscripts of articles and essays (published and unpublished), research materials, photographs, ephemera, and audio visual materials, created and collected by Warren Bennis. These materials document Bennis’ long...

 
Berman (David) papers

David Berman (1917-2014) was a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Cell and Neurobiology at the Keck School of Medicine, where he taught pharmacology for 60 years. The papers contain Dr. Bermans lecture materials, including notes, exams, CDs and DVDs of lectures,...

 
Berry (Richard) USC teaching files

This collection consists of the teaching files and curriculum vitae of USC School of Architecture professor Richard Berry (1927-2000).

 
Blankenchip (John Edward) papers

Papers of John Edward Blankenchip, professor emeritus of the USC School of Theatre. Blankenchip joined USC in 1955, just a decade after the drama department was founded by playwright and director William C. DeMille, and continued to teach classes in...

 
Bogardus (Emory) papers

Papers, correspondence, and manuscripts of monograph of Dr. Emory Stephen Bogardus, the founder of the USC Department of Sociology and the School of Social Work, Dean Emeritus of The Graduate School at the University of Southern California, and world-renowned authority...

 
Bovard Family papers

This collection consists of the papers, scrapbooks, sermons, bibles, and diaries of members of the Bovard Family. Family members' materials present belong to brothers and former USC presidents George Finley Bovard (1856-1932) and Marion McKinley Bovard (1847-1891), and their mother,...

 
Bovard Family wedding dress

This collection consists of the Bovard family wedding dress.

 
Boyle (T. Coraghessan) student papers

Short stories produced by students in T. Coraghessan Boyle's creative writing classes at USC.

 
Bridges (Sandie) scrapbook

Scrapbook created by USC alumna Sandie Bridges. Includes photographs, clippings, programs, notes, and keepsakes documenting Bridges' undergraduate life.

 
Bryant (Margaret) scrapbook

Scrapbook of USC student Margaret Bryant, who attended USC from 1931-1934, earning Bachelor's and Master's degrees in English. The scrapbook, stamped with her name on the cover, contains clippings, programs, invitations, forms, letters, photographs, and miscellaneous other ephemera collected by...

 
Buckingham and Crawford family films

16mm films taken by John Crawford depicting a 1940 USC football game; Los Angeles Union Station and downtown; family outings to the South and San Francisco (including the 1940 Exposition); children and grandchildren iu Cheviot Hills, Los Angeles. The films...

 
Burmeister (Laura) USC student scrapbooks

This collection consists of two scrapbooks belonging to Laura Burmeister, a student at the USC Preparatory School and the University of Southern California.

 
Burrill (Frank) papers

Frank Burrill was an alumnus of the University of Southern California (class of 1929) who documented his life and and the times he lived in in a two-volume manuscript titled "The Ups and Downs of an Immigrant Lad's Life". The...

 
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California Research Institute on Communist Strategy and Propaganda records

This collection contains the production and research files associated with the California Research Institute on Communist Strategy and Propaganda's television program (1962).

 
Castells (Manuel) papers

The papers of Manuel Castells, University Professor and the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society at the University of Southern California (USC). Castells is Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and holds joint...

 
Center for Feminist Research records

The Center for Feminist Research works with the Gender Studies Program at USC to create research opportunities for the study of women, gender, and feminism. The USC Center for Feminist Research records consists of office files, ephemera, reports, grant applications,...

 
Chaffey College scrapbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook related to Chaffey College and the University of Southern California. It includes programs, photographs, clippings, and ephemera.

 
Chen (Theodore Hsi-en) papers

The Theodore Hsi-en Chen papers consist of administrative and faculty papers from Dr. Chen's chairing of the East Asian Studies Center and its predecessors from 1960 to 1971. The collection also includes material from the 1940s and 1950s, a scrapbook...

 
Christol (Carl Quimby) papers

Carl Quimby Christol, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science in USC's Dornsife College (on faculty from 1949-1987) was a pioneer in the field of international space law. The papers consist of materials documenting his time at the University of Chicago,...

 
Civic Affairs magazine collection

This collection contains various issues of "Civic Affairs," a newsletter published by the Civic Affairs Council of the University of Southern California School of Government and Department of Political Science.

 
Conti (Lee and Carla-Lee) USC Alumni realia and ephemera

USC memorabilia from the estate of Lee Conti (Journalism 1927) and his daughter Carla-Lee Conti (Class of 1956).

 
Cronemiller (Flora May) USC Alumna scrapbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by USC alumna Flora May Cronemiller during her attendance from 1904 to 1908.

 
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Dahl (Ingolf) papers

The Ingolf Dahl papers contain the manuscripts, scores, and professional and personal papers of American composer and USC School of Music faculty member Ingolf Dahl (1912-1970). Dahl, one of USC's most distinguished faculty members, had a long and successful career...

 
Daily Trojan SoCal magazine collection

This small collection contains eight issues of SoCal, a monthly magazine of the Daily Trojan student newspaper of the University of Southern California, dating from 1977 to 1981. The lifestyle magazine features articles about Los Angeles and Southern California people,...

 
Del Zoppo-Simmons Productions architectural drawings

This collection consists of rolled architectural drawings and drafts of architect Annette Del Zoppo of the Del Zoppo-Simmons Productions company.

 
Desmond's Department Store megaphone

This collection is made up of one megaphone.

 
Doheny family papers

The collection consists of clippings, photographs and photograph albums, legal documents and correspondence, created by and about various members of the Doheny family, including Lucy Estelle Doheny and her husband, Van Cott Niven; and legal documents, including copies of Lucy...

 
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Eddy (Arnold) collection of 1932 Olympics ephemera

This collection consists of Arnold Eddy's photographs and a souvenir book from the 1932 Olympics. Eddy was the Los Angeles Coliseum's manager for the 1932 Olympics.

 
Eddy (Arnold) papers

This collection contains the papers of University of Southern California alumni, General Alumni Association executive director, and hockey coach, Arnold Eddy.

 
Eddy (Dale Rae) scrapbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook belonging to Dale Rae Eddy, an alumni of University of Southern California.

 
Edmondson (Hugh A.) papers

The Hugh A. Edmondson papers contains documents regarding Dr. Edmondson's impact on the USC School of Medicine and the advancements he made in the medical field, particularly in pathology. This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, notes, budgets, programs, medical documents,...

Edward H. Fickett, FAIA, records

The Edward H. Fickett, FAIA, records primarily contain the archives of the architectural office of noted Los Angeles architect Edward H. Fickett, FAIA. In addition, the collection contains a small set group of Fickett's personal papers.

 
El Rodeo yearbook records

This collection consists of records for the Universitiy of Southern California student yearbook "El Rodeo."

 
Engineering, Science, and Management War Training records

This collection consists of USC's final course proposals for the United States Office of Education's Engineering, Science, and Management War Training program.

 
English (Ada) papers

Miss English was USC President Rufus B. von KleinSmid's long time secretary. This collection contains a photograph of a young Miss English, a 1941 booklet commemorating her 20th anniversary as secretary, letters congratulating her upon her retirement in 1964, and...

 
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Fagg (Fred D.) Inauguration ephemera

Fred D. Fagg served as the sixth president of the University of Southern California (1947-1957). During his tenure, the University underwent a great deal of post-war growth; in April 1948, USC dedicated some 29 buildings-- most of them former U.S....

 
Family Preservation Archives records

The Family Preservation Archives, headed by Dr. Barbara Solomon, is a collection of data gathered from community-based family preservation networks (CFPNs) in Los Angeles County. As of 2008, the Family Preservation Archives documented over 4000 families or "cases." From 2002...

 
Fertig (Ralph) papers

Ralph Fertig, former Associate Professor in the USC School of Social Work, has worked toward social justice as a civil rights lawyer, social worker, federal administrative judge, and activist. His papers consist of his authored essays and personal narratives, collected...

 
Finch family papers

This collection consists of letters, articles, photographs, and memorabilia of the extended Finch family in New York, New Haven, Ohio, Wisconsin, from 1823-1954.

 
Fisher Gallery records

The Fisher Gallery records document the functions and activities of the Fisher Gallery at the University of Southern California, consisting of the papers of Gallery Directors; records, publications, and media of exhibits; documents of loans; records pertaining to the USC...

 
Forthmann House relocation photographs

Photographs taken by James Child documenting the November 23, 1988 move of the historic Forthmann House from 629 W. 18th St. to 1101 W. 28th St. (now 2801 S. Hoover St.). The collection also includes an essay by Jim Childs...

 
Frank (Gelya) papers

This collection consists of the papers of Gelya Frank (born 1948), an American author and anthropology professor at the University of Southern California.

 
Friends of the USC Libraries digital recordings and news clippings

Formed in 1953, Friends of the USC Libraries is an organization of people who support USC Libraries, whether it be by way of monetary donations or their commitment through work at the libraries. One of the aims of this organization...

 
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Gage (Merrell) sculpture and clipping

The collection consists of Merrell Gage's sculpture of Saint Francis and a clipping of an article that appeared in the Los Angeles Times on January 16, 1949 on the artist Glen Lukens in which the sculpture, owned by Lukens, was...

 
Garrett (Alton B.) papers

This collection consists of the memorabilia of Alton B. Garrett, Bachelor of Science in the USC School of Business, Class of 1933, covering his activities as a member of the track team, Trojan Knights, Trojan Squires. Skull & Dagger, Blue...

 
Guidotti (Tee L.) writings and publications

Tee L. Guidotti (1949-) is an alumnus of the University of Southern California's Department of Biological Sciences and has worked in a variety of roles relating to occupational and environmental health and medicine, including as a physician, consultant, professor, and...

 
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Hammer (Armand) celebration books

Armand Hammer (1898-1990) was an American petroleum executive, entrepreneur, and art collector. He ran Occidental Petroleum from 1957 until his death, though he was well-known for his art collection, his philanthropy, and for his close ties to the Soviet Union....

 
Harman (Sidney) papers

Framed letters, diplomas, and plaques; miscellaneous papers from Harman's tenure at USC.

 
Harris (June) travel diary

Travel diary of USC student and Alpha Chi Omega sorority sister June Harris documenting her trip from Los Angeles to and across Europe in the summer of 1921. The diary contains entries for virtually every day of the trip. Also...

 
Hazan (S. Jay) papers

Copy of first issue of "The Rare Bird," yearbook of the School of Medicine (1955); copy of Dr. Hazan's memoir "Looking Back at My America" (2006). Hazan was the business manager for the yearbook.

 
Hill (Mary Isabel) and John Lawler Costello collection on the USC College of Aeronautics

A collection of yearbooks, photographs, student rosters, and other material collected and/or created by Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello during their time as students at the University of Southern California College of Aeronautics at Hancock Field in Santa...

 
Hoagland (Bessie M.) papers

The Bessie M. Hoagland papers consists of photographs, souvenir programs, report cards, copies of Alumni Review, and ephemera collected and created by Bessie Hoagland Bianchi, USC Class of 1916.

 
Hogue (William M.) scrapbook

Scrapbook and photo album, created by William M. Hogue, 1924-1929, 1953, documenting the musical, theatrical, academic, and professional careers of Hogue, an engineering student and trombonist, and his friend, Harold Roberts, a band leader, while studying at the University of...

 
Holmes (Robert) USC campus photographic slides

A collection of 2740 photographic slides taken of the University of Southern California (USC) campus in 1987 on commission for the publication of (1987) by Robert Holmes, published by Harmony House in Louisville, Kentucky (call number: LD5101 .U58 1987). Most...

 
Holo (Selma) papers

The Selma Holo papers consists of publications, reports, photographs, and research notes created and collected by Selma Holo. Included are the original typescript of Dr. Holo's dissertation; typescripts of two of her publications, "Beyond the Prado" and "Managing Memory"; research...

 
Hubbard (John R.) papers

John R. Hubbard served as the eighth president of the University of Southern California from 1970 to 1980, during which time the university rose from 33rd to 19th in National Science Foundation rankings for federally sponsored research. During that decade,...

 
Hunt (Rockwell D.) papers

The Rockwell D. Hunt papers, 1898-1966, contain an assortment of files partially documenting the career of Hunt at the University of Southern California (1908-1945). During his tenure at USC, Hunt was a professor of economics, the first Dean of the...

 
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Jacobs (Horace) papers

The files in this collection consist of typed and handwritten materials resulting in the publication of Horace Jacob's dissertation, "Rene Schickele as a mediator in Franco-German relations"....

 
Johnson (Arlien) papers

This collection consists of the papers, photographs, and personal materials of American social work educator and researcher Arlien Johnson (1894-1988).

 
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Kanitz (Ernest) papers

Correspondence, scores, recordings, and ephemeracorrespondence of Austrian emigre composer and teacher Ernest Kanitz (1894-1978). Kanitz continuously devoted himself to the systematic study of piano, theory and composition. In 1930 he founded the Vienna Women's Chorus, with which he brought new...

 
Karabian (Walter) collection on Norman H. Topping

This small collection contains items on USC president Dr. Norman H. Topping (1908-1997), dating from 1975 to 2013, primarily collected by his friend Walter Karabian. Most of the materials relate to the planning of tribute events for Dr. Topping, dating...

 
Keck School of Medicine Trials and Transformations oral histories

This collection includes interview transcripts for the Trials and Transformations book project on the history of the Keck School of Medicine.

 
Kitchin family USC memorabilia

Cap worn by Harry Kitchin, School of Pharmacy, 1920s; baseball cap worn by Philip Kitchin, circa 1947-1951; NROTC sailor cap, circa 1951; George Tirebiter t-shirt, 1989; and USS Bausell memento.

Klein (Herbert G.) papers

The Herbert G. Klein papers contain detailed records of the day to day activities of Herbert G. Klein, University of Southern California alumnus and trustee, journalist, editor and first White House Director of Communications. Included are records from all phases...

 
Kline (Lee B.) papers

Papers of architect Lee Kline, 1923-1974, consisting of scrapbooks of clippings, a student notebook from one of Kline's courses at USC, microfilms of many of Kline's projects, some photographs of USC students and faculty, Kline's office stamp, and a gavel...

 
KUSC records

This collection includes the administrative records and audio recordings related to the listener supported classical music radio station, KUSC.

 
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Lazar (Moshe) papers

Moshe Lazar (1928-2012) was a professor in many subjects at the University of Southern California from the late 1970s until a year before his death. In addition to the many topics he taught at the University, he actively and avidly...

 
Leo F. Buscaglia Archives

The Leo F. Buscaglia Archives contains material pertaining to his personal life as well as to his professional career.

 
Library School of the Los Angeles Public Library records

The Library School of the Los Angeles Public Library was established in 1891 as a training class of the Los Angeles Public Library; from 1914 to 1934 it was conducted as a library school with a full curriculum involving between...

 
Ligar (George) USC alumnus papers

This collection consists of a scrapbook, publications, drafting papers, blueprints, sketches, and design files of architect and USC graduate George Ligar (1918-1995).

 
Linn (Robert) papers

The Robert Linn papers contains drafts and final copies of music compositions by Robert Linn, along with a few programs for concerts and other events. Linn joined the faculty of the USC School of Music in 1957 and served as...

 
Living Library tapes

This collection consists of 36 2'' quad magnetic tapes of recorded interviews and oral histories with members of the USC community as a part of the Living Library program.

 
Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities digital recordings

The Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities (LAIH) was founded in 1998 to stimulate a cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas through events both on the USC campus and off-campus for Institute Fellows and their guests. LAIH hosts bimonthly lunches for fellows...

 
Los Angeles Olympics realia and ephemera collection

This collection consists of realia and ephemera from the 1932 and 1984 Olympic Games, both having taken place in Los Angeles, California.

 
Los Angeles Riots collection

This collection documents the University of Southern California's responses and cleanup involvement in the Los Angeles Riots.

 
Los Angeles University of International Relations records

This collection consists of the articles of incorporation, by-laws, and minutes for the creation of the Los Angeles University of International Relations.

 
Los Angeles World's Fair scrapbook

Scrapbook containing photographic reproductions of clippings about the proposed Los Angeles World's Fair. The clippings came from many different local newspapers.

 
Lukens (Glen), collection on

The collection on Glen Lukens consists of correspondence, course syllabi, and a gallery pamphlet relating to ceramicist, glassmaker, and jewelry designer Glen Lukens (1887-1967). The collection includes three letters and a packet of notes concerning technical glaze formulae written by...

 
Lyons (Charles) papers

Papers of Charles Lyons, USC alumnus. Lyons graduated with a degree in commerce in 1950, and from the School of Law in 1953. The papers consist of three years worth of notebooks from Lyons' law school classes, containing Lyons' class...

 
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Mangold (George B.) papers

Articles and publications by and about Dr. George B. Mangold (1876-1962), who was Professor of Sociology and Social Work at USC from 1928 to 1946.

 
Martin (Mary) scrapbook

Scrapbook created by USC alumna Mary Martin that documents her years at USC, her marriage to fellow USC alumnus Bernard Gipson, and their life after marriage. The scrapbook documents Mary's life as a student at USC. Mary's twin sister Myra...

 
"Max Reinhardt in Action" portfolio

This portfolio/scrapbook of clippings and photographs was created by Catherine E. Sibley for completion of Drama 590B at the University of Southern California. It also includes her research paper discussing the staging of Max Reinhardt's production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer...

 
McIlvaine (Lillian) USC alumna scrapbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook for enrollment cards, exam schedules, pamphlets, clippings, and other ephemera belonging to USC alumna Lilliam McIlvaine.

 
Methodist Episcopal Church Southern California Conference records

USC's founding is tied to the Methodist Church; it's first president, Marion M. Bovard, was the Secretary of the United Methodist Church Southern California Conference. The two boxes of records contain the Minutes (later called the Journal) of the annual...

 
Morrison (Harold S.) papers

Photographs, ephemera, commencement programs, and the law school thesis of USC alumnus Harold S. Morrison.

 
Morrison (James) USC Alumnus symphony score

This collection consists of (1941), composed by USC alumnus James Morrison.

 
Motivate & Empower USC records

The Motivate & Empower USC records consists of a T-shirt, letters from appreciative grade school students in the neighborhood, reports, flyers, meeting agendas, and copies of the Daily Trojan reporting on the group's activities. Motivate & Empower USC was founded...

 
Muske-Dukes (Carol) papers

The Carol Muske-Dukes papers consist of the literary works, academic files, and personal papers, photographs, and correspondence of Carol Muske-Dukes, California poet laureate and USC professor of creative writing. The materials cover the period from the early 1957 to 2015.

 
Myerhoff (Barbara G.) papers

Papers of Barbara G. Myerhoff, a University of Southern California professor and noted anthropologist, consist of manuscripts, notes, printed material, publications, audiotapes, correspondence, and photographic material related to her teaching, field research, and publishing activities.

 
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Newell (Harold) USC Student Athlete scrapbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook of photographs, clippings, and ephemera belonging to USC student athlete Harold Newell.

 
Nordin (Richard M.) papers

The Richard M. Nordin papers consist of correspondence, reports, realia, ephemera, and photographs, created and collected by Mr. Nordin during his tenure as Director of Annual Giving at USC. In addition to general fundraising records, the papers also include materials...

 
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Odell (John S.) papers

Institutional papers of John Odell, Ph.D. in political science in 1976, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a member of Harvard University's faculty from 1976 through 1982. Since 1982, Odell has taught and written at the University of Southern California, where...

 
Ogden (Bernice) USC Alumna diary

This collection consists of the original diary of USC Alumna Bernice Ogden.

 
Osuna (Rafael) realia and ephemera

This collection consists of realia and ephemera related to Rafael Osuna, the Mexican tennis player and Olympian.

 
Outland (George E.) USC Trojans football scrapbook

Scrapbook of clippings created by George E. Outland documenting the 1931 USC-Notre Dame football game. Clippings come from newspapers from all over the United States. Also included is a section on the 1931 Stanford-Dartmouth football game. Outland was born in...

 
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Parker (John W.) USC Edmondson Faculty Center files

This collection includes the planning files, correspondence, and committee records for the development of the Edmondson Faculty Center at the USC School of Medicine.

 
Penn (Donald) papers

Donald R. Penn received his bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering and electrophysics from the University of Southern California (1963, 1968). He spent most of his career with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, but also...

 
Peterson (James A.) papers

James A. Peterson (1913-1992) taught sociology at USC from 1951 until 1979. Peterson served as chairman of USC's sociology department from 1960 to 1963, founder and director of the Marriage and Family Counseling Training Program, founder of the Cortese Institute,...

 
Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records

This collection contains evidence of the Phi Alpha Theta, USC Xi Chapter's activities from its founding in 1932 through 2000.

 
Phi Kappa Phi records

Phi Kappa Phi is an academic honor society that recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engages the community of scholars in service to others. This small group of records consists of bylaws, correspondence, rosters,...

 
Praxis magazine collection

This collection contains issues of "Praxis," a student publication initially printed by Students for a Democratic Society at the University of Southern California. The issues, dating from February 1968 to 1970, include original essays, poetry, and articles.

 
President's Advisory Council on Intercollegiate Athletics records

This collection consists of records for the President's Advisory Council on Intercollegiate Athletics.

 
Pryor (Larry) papers

Larry Pryor assembled this collection of material on the creation of online journalism and new media during his work at the Times Mirror Company and the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Most of the material dating between 1982...

 
Public Administration, University of Southern California School of

The collection contains records of the USC School of Public Administration from its inception as the USC Institute of Government through 1985. Records include correspondence and other administrative documents, records of Institutes and other joint projects, contracts, faculty papers, and...

 
Pyke (Don) papers

This collection consists of administrative papers for the University of Southern California in the 1970s.

 
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Random Access newsletter collection

This collection includes various issues of the "Random Access" newsletter published by the Microcomputer User Group sponsored by University Computing Services of the University of Southern California.

 
Rankin (John Thompson) and Caroline Wisdom Rankin USC School of Medicine diplomas

USC School of Medicine diplomas for husband and wife graduates Caroline Wisdom and John Thompson Rankin, Class of 1903.

 
Reed (Mary Sawyer) photographs and ephemera

Collection mainly consisting of photographs of USC alumna Mary Sawyer Reed (nee Mary Estella Sawyer), Class of 1892, and of her husband Dr. Elgar Reed. Also are included a play program, print of the Cincinnati College of Medicine and Surgery,...

 
Richardson (Grant) Student Athlete scrapbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook from USC student athlete Grant Richardson.

 
Robinson (Flora Elise) scrapbook and photograph album

The Flora Elise Robinson scrapbook and photograph album consists of a scrapbook covering the years 1906-1910 and a photograph album covering the years 1907-1910, and miscellaneous USC-related printed ephemera, dating from the 1890s. The materials document Mr. Robinson's years as...

 
Rood (Margaret) papers

The Margaret Rood papers consist of photographs, letters, clippings, ephemera and realia, created and collected by Margaret Rood, and which document her achievements as an occupational therapist. Margaret Rood (1909-1984) was born in Marinette, Wisconsin. She received her Bachelor's Degree...

 
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Salamunovich (Paul) papers

A collection of scores used by Maestro Salamunovich as he conducted the St. Charles Borromeo Church Choir of North Hollywood, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, and other smaller ensembles. The collection also includes smaller amounts of Salamunovich's recordings, photographs, correspondence,...

 
Sample (Steven B.) papers

Steven B. Sample was the 10th President of the University of Southern California, 1991-2010. Under his leadership, USC became world-renowned in the fields of communications and multimedia technologies, developed innovative community partnerships, and improved its status as one of the...

 
Second Baptist Church Centennial Dinner records

This collection includes the program, event schedule, and realia associated with the Second Baptist Church Centennial dinner in 1985.

 
Shaffer (Max E.) papers

Exams and instructional material, maps, and navigation equipment collected and created by Max E. Shaffer during the early 1940s. Shaffer studied at USC's Naval Preparatory School, the Naval Air Reserve educational center in New Orleans, and later at the Naval...

 
Silberberg (Mendel B.) papers

Mendel B. Silberberg was a Jewish communal leader and a prominent attorney in the motion picture industry. As a former president of the Los Angeles Jewish Community Council, Silberberg was active in the work of the United Jewish Appeal, the...

 
Smith (John Allan) papers

Papers of John Allan Smith, Ed.D. Dr. Smith received his doctorate from USC in 1948. In addition to serving as Dean of Chapman College's Ship of the World Campus Afloat, and in many positions within the Los Angeles City schools,...

 
St. John (David) papers

The David St. John papers consist of notes, drafts, and publication materials for all of St. John's collections of poetry, as well as for prose works, individual and unpublished poems, and collaborative works. The collection also contains drafts of introductions...

 
Stewart (James) USC Student Athlete scrapbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook of photographs, clippings, and ephemera of USC student athlete James Stewart.

 
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Tepper (Sheila) collection of arts interviews

Collection of reel-to-reel KUSC concert and interview tapes from the 1980s and 90s, featuring such guests as Pierre Boulez, John Adams, Gerard Mortier, Robert Fitzpatrick, Alan Rich (who was the host), Marcel Marceau, Agnes de Mille, Nicholas Slonimsky, John Cage,...

 
Thiry (Christopher J.J.) collection of sports collecting cards

373 sports cards of professional football players who attended USC.

 
Timme (Robert H.) interviews

Digital videocassettes and CDs of interviews with artists and architects, and USC architecture and arts student projects. Robert Timme was the Dean of the School Architecture at USC from 1996-2005....

 
Toulmin (Stephen E.) papers

Papers, correspondence, manuscripts of the prolific, cross-disciplinary scholar, philosopher, historian of science, and USC University Professor, Stephen E. Toulmin.

 
Town and Gown records

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...

 
Tranquada (Robert E.) papers

Professional files of Dr. Robert E. Tranquada during his tenure as Dean of USC School of Medicine (1986-1991).

 
Trojan Class magazine collection

This collection contains various issues of Trojan Class Magazine dating from 1985 to 1987. The magazine was published for the Greek fraternity and sorority community of the University of Southern California by Matt Hanover Communications. Includes some duplicate issues.

 
Trojan Football clock

This collection consists of a clock showing a University of Southern California Trojan football game scoreboard.

 
Trojan Junior Auxiliary records

This collection includes binders of meeting minutes, newsletters, notices of events, organization membership files, and monthly reports created by the Trojan Junior Auxiliary from 1987-2000.

 
Trojan Knights card stunts collection

This collection consists of card stunts organized by the University of Southern California group Trojan Knights. These card stunts were done for Pac 10 games, sports games with UCLA, for shows, and for events.

 
Trojan League of Los Angeles records

This collection includes the administrative records of the Trojan League of Los Angeles.

 
Trojan League of Orange County records

18 scrapbooks documenting the Trojan League of Orange County's activities from 1961-2013; 6 boxes of Presidential notebooks and related organizational records, 2008-2017.....

 
Trojan Marching Band realia and scrapbooks

The Trojan Marching Band realia and scrapbooks consist of a variety of material created and/or assembled by the USC Trojan Marching Band from 1925 to 2004. The collection includes helmets and uniforms dating back to the 1940s, photographs, artifacts, sheet...

 
Truesdell (Helen Walker) papers

Helen Walker Truesdell was a poet and literary scholar, as well as an alumnus of USC. Born in 1897, she attended Los Angeles Polytechnic High where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the school's quarterly literary magazine. After graduation in 1914,...

 
Tubbesing (Dorothy and Eugene) USC football memorabilia collection

A collection of USC football memorabilia and keepsakes, along with two photograph albums, assembled by Dorothy and Eugene Tubbesing. Items in the collection include a football signed by the USC 1989 team at the Rose Bowl, USC/Notre Dame "Fight is...

 
Turner (Suzanne) papers

Suzanne Turner (nee Brown) was an alumnus of the University of Southern California who graduated from the (then) College of Architecture and Fine Arts in 1935. This small collection of her papers is comprised of her Bachelor of Fine Arts...

 
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Ulrey (Albert B. and Florence Speicher) papers

Letters, ephemera, notes, and pamphlets created and collected by USC Professor of Botany and Zoology Alfred B. Ulrey, and his wife, USC alumna Florence Speicher Ulrey, documenting aspects of the history of USC and Ulrey's teaching and scientific research interests.

 
University of Southern California Athletics resolutions and certificates

This collection consists of awards and resolutions commending University of Southern California sports teams during the 1960s.

 
University of Southern California Board of Trustees records

This collection contains administrative records from USC's Board of Trustees meetings.

 
University of Southern California Campus Statistics records

This collection consists of 6 volumes of annual employee salaries, as well as one volume of library statistics, and a Self Survey book where various departments reported their annual activities.

 
University of Southern California Centennial records

This collection consists of the planning records for the University of Southern California Centennial celebration in 1980.

 
University of Southern California Center for Excellence in Teaching records

The Center for Excellence in Teaching at USC is an innovative initiative envisioned by faculty for faculty. The purpose of the Center is to treat teaching as serious intellectual work that merits sustained focus at a research university. By providing...

 
University of Southern California College of Law bulletins

This collection consists of school catalog of the University of Southern California College of Law. These bulletins are small booklets containing school information including lists of instructors and students, the academic calendar, and courses.

 
University of Southern California College of Oratory records

This collection contains student records kept by the University of Southern California's College of Oratory from 1903 to 1918. Content consists of ten volumes with handwritten listings of students' courses taken, work done, and tuition.

 
University of Southern California commencement address collection

This collection contains various printed and typescript University of Southern California commencement addresses and related articles from 1920-2009, as well as a list of commencement addresses and speakers for 1884-1985.

 
University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology records

The USC Davis School of Gerontology records chronicle the development of Genrontology at USC, 1964-1987. Erected as a tribute to Ethel Percy Andrus, the Andrus Gerontology Center is committed to understanding aging and preparing professionals to work in an aging...

 
University of Southern California Dedication programs

This collection consists of dedication programs for centers, buildings, and other locations at the University of Southern California.

 
University of Southern California Delinquency Control Institute reports

This collection consists on reports related to the Delinquency Control Institute at the University of Southern California.

 
University of Southern California Department Research Programs reports

This collection includes various research reports in the form of USC departmental memoranda.

 
University of Southern California Diamond Jubilee Anniversary collection

This collection consists of proclamations and clippings related to the University of Southern California's Diamond Jubilee anniversary in 1955.

 
University of Southern California duplicate catalogs

This collection contains duplicate course catalogs for the University of Southern California, dating from 1883 to 1902. Contents within each issue include admission requirements, course of study, students, alumni, faculty, and calendars of each college within the university.

 
University of Southern California ephemera and realia

This collection consists of various pieces of USC realia and ephemera from the history of the university.

 
University of Southern California Events calendars

This collection consists of events calendars for the University of Southern California from 1930 to 1990.

 
University of Southern California Faculty Wives and Women's Club records

This collection consists of the records and scrapbooks of the University of Southern California's Faculty Wives and Women's Club.

 
University of Southern California Fundraising publications

This collection consists of fundraising publications for the University of Southern California, including invitations, newspapers, pamphlets, programs, correspondence, financial records, and realia.

 
University of Southern California General Alumni Association records

This collection consists of the general Alumni Association at the University of Southern California records, including directories, reports, newsletters, photographs, and newspapers.

 
University of Southern California Graduate Council minutes and Appoliad Committee records

Collection includes binders of USC's Graduate Council meeting minutes from 1916-1947 and scrapbooks of the creative arts Appoliad Committee's activities from 1927-1945.

 
University of Southern California History Media Institute records

This collection includes interview transcripts and reports related to the USC History Media Institute.

 
University of Southern California Institute of Government records

This collection consists of correspondence, planning records, and program schedules related to the annual Institute of Government conference.

 
University of Southern California Institute of World Affairs records

This collection includes the correspondence, proceedings, meeting agendas, event programs, scrapbook, and clippings from the early days of the University of Southern California Institute of World Affairs.

 
University of Southern California International Relations Program records

This collection consists of the daybooks of the functions of USC's International Relations Programs.

 
University of Southern California Master of Liberal Arts Program records

This collection consists of the records for the Master of Liberal Arts program at the University of Southern California. This program was active from 1969 to 1989.

 
University of Southern California Men's Faculty Club and Faculty Center records

This collection consists of the Men's Faculty Club and Faculty Center of the University of Southern California records. This includes luncheon announcements, invitations to gatherings, meeting minutes, correspondences, bylaws, surveys, and a book on the history of the club including...

 
University of Southern California Norris Auxiliary records

This collection includes the administrative records of the University of Southern California Norris Auxiliary.

 
University of Southern California Office of Institutional Studies records

This collection contains the research reports, newsletters, and conference materials of the University of Southern California Office of Institutional Studies.

 
University of Southern California Office of the Provost records

The records, audiotapes and video tapes, photographs, ephemera, and artifacts of the University of Southern California Office of the Provost. As the second ranking official and the chief academic officer, the Office of the Provost provides academic leadership to the...

 
University of Southern California Phi Beta Kappa records

This collection consists of the administrative records from the early years of the University of Southern California's Phi Beta Kappa chapter, Epsilon of California.

 
University of Southern California Scholarship Committee minutes

This collection consists of the minutes for the Scholarship Committee for the University of Southern California from 1912 to 1953.

 
University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts Film Series records

This collection contains financial documents, programing schedules, and attendance records related to the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts' Film Series from 1956-1980.

 
University of Southern California School of Dentistry scrapbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook about the University of Southern California School of Dentistry.

 
University of Southern California School of Divinity record book

This collection consists of the University of Southern California's School of Divinity's record book from 1926 to 1932.

 
University of Southern California School of Education records

This collection consists of the University of Southern California School of Education records, including agendas, reports, and documentation of the process of becoming an accredited program.

 
University of Southern California School of Library Science records

Records of the University of Southern California School of Library Science (1936-1986), including those of Martha Boaz, Dean of the School from 1955-1978. Consists of correspondence, notes, minutes, manuscripts, scrapbooks, publications, and ephemera related to the School's educational and administrative...

 
University of Southern California School of Pharmacy records

This collection consists of records from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California from the 1970s to the 1990s.

 
University of Southern California School of Philosophy records

The University of Southern California School of Philosophy was established in 1929 by the USC Board of Trustees, replacing the Department of Philosophy. The first director of the School was Ralph Tyler Flewelling, who previously served as chair of the...

 
University of Southern California School of Public Administration records

The collection contains records of the USC School of Public Administration from its inception as the USC Institute of Government through 1985. Records include correspondence and other administrative documents, records of Institutes and other joint projects, contracts, faculty papers, and...

 
University of Southern California School of Religion newsletters

This collection contains issues of USC School of Religion's newsletter "Religious Challenger" and a newsletter in collaboration with the College of Continuing Education "Changes: Institute for Changing Ministries".

 
University of Southern California Semi-Centennial records

This collection includes the event programs, awards, clippings, preparation files, and expense ledger for the University of Southern California Semi-Centennial in 1930.

 
University of Southern California Student Activities records

This collection consists of records for University of Southern California student groups, clubs, and Greek life.

 
University of Southern California student handbooks

This collection consists of pocket-sized student handbooks for the University of Southern California, issued for academic years from 1892 to 1949.

 
University of Southern California Student photo album

This collection consists of a photo album of USC students from circa 1908-1910.

 
University of Southern California Student Senate records

This collection consists of the University of Southern California Student Senate records, including agendas, photographs, board member lists, minutes, election information, outreach efforts, legislature, and travel information.

 
University of Southern California Student Theses records

This collection consists of various student theses originating from the University of Southern California Libraries.

 
University of Southern California Student Thesis papers

This collection consists of theses written by USC students from 1910 through the 1930s within the Economics department and the newly founded Sociology Department.

 
University of Southern California Thesis and Dissertation signature sheets

This collection consists of student theses and dissertations from 1926-1968 and signed dissertation sheets from 2006-2009.

 
University of Southern California Undergraduate Student Government records

This collection consists of the University of Southern California's undergraduate student government records.

 
University of Southern California University Bookstore booklists

This collection contains various booklist catalogs for the University of Southern California dating from 1955 to 1979, printed by the University Bookstore for students each semester.

 
University of Southern California Urban and Regional Planning Program records

This collection consists of the planning records for USC's Urban and Regional Planning Program, formerly the Institute of Urban Ecology.

 
USC Black Alumni Association records

USC's Black Alumni Association was begun in 1976 by Dr. Thomas Kilgore, although in its early years it was known as the Ebonics Support Group. In addition to having a voice for the Black community at USC, the original mission...

 
USC Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs records

The USC Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs records consists of photographic collages created for display on the walls of the Center in Student Union room 415. They include photographs Photos of USC faculty, students and events hosted by...

 
USC Dames papers

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...

 
USC embroidered graduation banner

A wearable banner with embroidered text and an image of a young woman in academic regalia. The embroidered figure is waving a USC flag with surrounding cardinal red text: "Here's to the college whose colors we wear." The banner has...

 
USC Faculty papers

This collection contains the papers of USC head of the Department of Classical Languages, Dr. Ruth Brown, and head of the Department of English Language and Literature, Dr. Alison Gaw.

 
USC Fine Arts Press publications

Various posters, publications, cards, and certificates designed and printed by the USC Fine Arts Press.

 
USC founding documents and Board of Trustee minutes

The USC founding documents and Board of Trustee minutes consist of a ledger containing the by-laws of the University, adopted September 3, 1880, and minutes of the Board of Trustees meetings beginning on that date through November of 1885 (Box...

 
USC Helenes scrapbooks and realia

This collection includes scrapbooks and realia, a 2006 time capsule, and branded clothing from the USC Helenes service organization.

 
USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness records

A collection of reports, publications, notes, and correspondence from the USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness (also known as the USC Homelessness Initiative) documenting the issue of homelessness in Southern California. The collection documents the USC Homelessness Initiative along with related...

 
USC Interfraternity Mothers' Council records

The Interfraternity Mothers' Council of the University of Southern California states as its purpose to "stimulate scholarship, to lend financial assistance, to promote character development, and to promote cooperation between the home, the fraternity, and the university." The records in...

 
USC Office of Religious Life Building photographic slides

Five 35mm photographic slides documenting the early construction of the USC Office of Religious Life Building, 835 W 34th St, Los Angeles, CA 90089. The slides are dated January and March 1965. Pictured is a sign for the excavation company...

 
USC Opera Theatre photograph album

Album of black-and-white and color photographs of USC Opera Theatre productions, 1966-1968, created by the technical staff for the Opera's director (and founder) Walter Ducloux. Depicted are scenes from Paul Hindemith's Mathis der Maler (1966); Sergei Prokofiev's The Love for...

 
USC Presidential Inauguration ephemera

The University of Southern California began as a mustard field in what was then "West" Los Angeles with a class of 53 students and 12 teachers. Its first president was Marion Bovard who served the university from 1880 to 1891....

 
USC presidents digital recordings

The USC presidents digital recordings holds 40.2 gigabytes of audio and video recordings that contain announcements, State of the University addresses, inauguration speeches, special messages to students, addresses to faculty and staff, Instagram videos, tributes, and lectures by former presidents...

 
USC Research Newsletter collection

This collection contains issues of the USC Research Newsletter, published from July 1972 to June 1981. These newsletters contain research-related articles, news, laws, research awards at USC, and lists of grant and fellowship opportunities. The newsletter was published by the...

 
USC School of Dramatic Arts records

The University of Southern California's School of Dramatic Arts began as the Department of Drama within the School of Speech in 1945. It was part of several other departments before it became an independent school in 1990. The records in...

 
USC Songs and Yells collection

A collection of various songs, including USC's alma mater, created by and for the University of Southern California. Included are fight songs, popular songs, music performed in theatrical productions, as well as some clippings, correspondence and ephemera about the composer...

 
USC Sunday Morning Worship programs

Two spiral bound notebooks containing the programs for Sunday Morning worship held at Bovard Auditorium.

USC Thornton School of Music records

The University of Southern California's music school was officially established in 1884, and conferred its first degrees in 1885. The records document many of the activities of the School from the late 19th to the early 21st centuries. Included are...

 
USC vintage pins collection

A collection of pins from the 1950s to the 1980s with various USC slogans....

 
USCaleidoscope records

USCaleidoscope was an annual all-university open house begun in 1969 and consisted of tours, demonstrations, exhibits, lectures, performances, luncheons, and award ceremonies throught USC's schools and including both the University Park campus as well as the Medical School. An annual...

 
USC-Sea Grant Harbor Project photographs and realia

This small collections consists of color snapshots of students taking samples on the beach at Fisherman's Cove, Santa Catalina Island, near the USC Marine Biological Laboratory Facility. Also included is a commemorative t shirt, and a scroll identifying the members...

 
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Van Alstyne (Richard) lecture transcripts

This collection consists of the transcripts of the Commonwealth Fund lecture series, An American Empire, at University College London in 1956 given by USC professor of history, Richard Van Alstyne (1900-1983).

 
Vietnam Moratorium Committee collection

This collection consists of ephemera and records from the Vietnam Moratorium Committee.

 
Vincent (Art) photograph album

Photographs of the Southern California, the 1932 Olympics, Rose Parade, etc. taken and compiled by Art Vincent, Class of 1938.

Viterbi (Andrew J. and Erna) Family Archives

The Andrew J. and Erna Viterbi Family Archives documents the career and professional activities of Dr. Andrew Viterbi, noted researcher, scholar, innovator, and businessman, as well as provide information about the Viterbi and Finci families. The professional papers consist of...

 
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Walker (Dorothy Lillis) papers

Collection consists of photographs, correspondence, student materials, and books of poetry created and collected by Dorothy Lillis Walker. Dorothy Lillis Walker was a graduate of the University of Southern California, and taught English at Boyle Heights Junior High School.

 
Wallbank (T. Walter) papers

This collection consists of written papers and manuscripts, index card notes, journals, and books from American historian, Thomas Walter Wallbank (1901-1992).

 
Weisberg (Ruth) papers

Ruth Weisberg, former Dean of the USC Roski School of Fine Arts and long time USC School of Fine Arts faculty member, is a renowned and respected artist and educator. Her work explores issues surrounding women artists and Judaism, and...

 
Wesson (Alfred) papers

Alfred "Al" Wesson is best known as the composer, while a student at USC, of "All Hail"-- USC's current alma mater song-- for a student fundraiser called "Campus Frolics of 1923". The other song he wrote for the opening of...

 
What Matters to Me and Why digital recordings

"What Matters to Me and Why" is a monthly talk and discussion series featuring USC faculty and administrators. The series encourages reflection about values, beliefs, and motivation in the lives of those who help shape our university. Presenters are encouraged...

 
White (Janet McCoy) '31 scrapbook

Large scrapbook created by Janet McCoy White, Class of 1931, documenting her student life at USC.

 
Widney Alumni House horseshoe

"Cob shoe" type horseshoe found near Widney Alumni House on the University Park campus, 2012.

 
Widney (J.P.) papers and ephemera

This collection includes the cape/cloak, Stetson hat, a hymn book, and a book of unpublished poems belonging to J.P. Widney (1841-1938).

 
Widney (Robert Maclay) correspondence

This collection consists of two letters written by American lawyer, judge, and founding member of the University of Southern California Robert Maclay Widney to Rev. John Dickenson in 1886.

 
William L. Pereira & Associates records

The William L. Pereira & Associates records consist of architectural plans, materials for presentations to clients, site studies, project workbooks, and interim reports documenting the majority of the firm's projects from 1960 to 1989. William Leonard Pereira, who had already...

 
Winn (Carol Mass) papers

One copy of "Los Angeles Cookery" (1881), with clippings enclosed; copy of an article from the Los Angeles Times (1980) on the cookbook; copies of "Wampus", magazine published the USC Associated Students....

 
Winsett (Eva L.) collection

This collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, and publications from Eva L. Winsett (1896-1991), an alumna of the University of Southern California.

 
Wirsching (Carl B.) papers

This small collection consists of a photograph album that documents Carl B. Wirsching's life at USC, with a focus on athletics; Wirsching's two diplomas; a Skull and Dagger plaque; an honorary society key fob; a tag identifying him as a...

 
Wolpe (Dr. Joseph) papers

The papers, book manuscripts, articles, notes, and audiotapes and video tapes of Dr. Joseph Wolpe, the important South African-born American psychiatrist who helped usher in behavior therapy. Wolpe is probably best known for urging his colleagues to view psychotherapy as...