White (Janet McCoy) '31 scrapbook Edit


Finding Aid Author
Sue Luftschein
Finding Aid Date
2014 May
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard


  • 1927 – 1936 (Creation)


  • 1 box (Whole)
    1 large scrapbook

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  • 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], Janet McCoy White '31 scrapbook, Collection no. 5288, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

  • Scope and Content

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

  • Abstract

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

  • Biographical / Historical

    Janet McCoy was a very prominent member of the USC student body. She was Vice-President of the USC Student Body 1930-31, was affiliated with the Pi Beta Phi Sorority, and was a member of the Junior Auxiliary of the Town and Gown Club. She belonged to one of the old pioneer families of Southern California, her maternal grandparents being Judge and Mrs. Victor E. Shaw. She was the daughter of Dr. James D. McCoy, USC '06, a prominent orthodontist and faculty member of the USC School of Dentistry, and a president of the USC General Alumni Association.

    Ms. McCoy married Mulvey White, who served USC in the admissions office and as director of the employment bureau before the War, and returned to USC in 1961 as vice president in charge of student and alumni affairs, in 1934. She passed away in October 1987.


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