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University of Southern California


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

John R. Hubbard papers

Identifier: 5009
Abstract 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, applications for admission to USC rose from 4,100 in 1970 to more than 11,000 in 1979, and the mean grade point average for admitted freshmen vaulted to 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. Prior to joining USC, Hubbard served as President of Newcomb...
Dates: 1935 - 1988

Living Library tapes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5140

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.

Dates: 1970; 1975

Steven B. Sample papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5007
Abstract 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 country's leading research universities--going from #44 in 1999 to #26 in 2010. As a scholar and researcher, Sample received patents for digital applliance controls, particularly those found in microwave ovens....
Dates: 1991-2010

University of Southern California Campus Statistics records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275058523706]
Identifier: 5093

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.

Dates: 1934-1966; 1952 - 1966

University of Southern California ephemera and realia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5153

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

Dates: Majority of material found within 1919-2014

University of Southern California historical subject files

Identifier: 5231

This artificial collection contains subject files related to the history and activities of the University of Southern California. The files are arranged alphabetically by subject or organization name and may include a variety of document types such as ephemera, clippings, reports, publications, and programs.

Dates: Majority of material found in 20th century

University of Southern California Insurance and Title reports

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049001622]
Identifier: 5197

This collection consists of an insurance survey on the University of Southern California from 1934 as well as a title report from 1940.

Dates: 1934; 1940

University of Southern California Department of Nursing records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5097

This collection includes lecture notes, scrapbook of clippings and ephemera, photographs, and reports and resources developed by the University of Southern California Department of Nursing.

Dates: 1982 - 2003

USCaleidoscope records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 5039
Abstract 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 event that took place in the Spring, the ambitious program ceased before the 1978 season due to budget constraints. This one-box collection of records is comprised of campus memos, flyers, press announcements,...
Dates: 1971-1978

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