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University of Southern California

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

William T. Bates papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5046
Abstract This small collection appears to have been the class notes of USC alumnus William T. ("Terry") Bates who attended the university between 1974 and 1977. Seven three-ring binders contain his handwritten notes, exam "blue books, and class syllabi for courses in English and American literature, drama, theatre, social psychology, and mathematics. Course instructors include Nina Foch, Richard Toscan, and R.S. Ross, among others.
Dates: 1974-1977

Bessie M. Hoagland papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5336
Overview 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.
Dates: 1914-1938

Mary Martin scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5317
Overview 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 also attended USC and she also features in the scrapbook. Mary Martin and her twin sister Myra were pharmaceutical majors at USC in the mid-1920s. Mary was the President of the Lambda Kappa Sigma sorority. Her future husband, Bernard Gipson, was an...
Dates: 1924-1941

Howard Ralston papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5069
Abstract Howard Ralston was an alumnus of the University of Southern California (class of 1930) and part of a family acting troupe as a child. Born in Bar Harbor, Maine in 1904, Ralston's family traveled around the country before eventually settling in Hollywood, California, where young Ralston became a featured player for five years. (One of his early film roles (1919) was opposite Mary Pickford in Polyanna.) Ralston graduated from University High School in...
Dates: 1917-1988; Majority of material found in 1920s

Helen Walker Truesdell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5038
Abstract 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, she began her studies at USC from which she obtained her B.A. (magna cum laude) in 1918. She then obtained her high school teaching credential and a master's degree (also from USC), later also earning an additional teaching diploma in 1929 for...
Dates: 1900-1938; Majority of material found in 1920-1930

USC Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5319
Scope and Contents 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 the Center.
Dates: 2000s

Carl B. Wirsching papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5318
Overview 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 "Three Year Varsity Man"; a pole vault pin, and his Alumni Association president's ring. Wirsching graduated from USC in 1909, and earned his graduate degree in civil engineering from USC in 1919.
Dates: 1906-1919