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University of Southern California

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James C. Owens, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5032
Abstract James C. Owens, Jr. was born in Batavia, New York but moved to California as a child. He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1929 and received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California in 1934. He then went into the Navy and completed flight training in Pensacola, Florida and then served on board Lexington (CV-2); in 1941 he joined Torpedo Squadron 8 on board Hornet (CV-8). Appointed Lieutenant in 1942, Owens was the squadron Executive...
Dates: 1928-1943

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

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