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Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

Adam C. Derkum papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0025
Abstract Civil service documents of the teaching career of a Welsh-born American (b.1874) in various Philippine Islands schools, ca. 1900-1925.In 1903 a young couple, Adam and Agnes Derkum, left Los Angeles to work as teachers in the Philippine Islands. A quarter of a century later, having held a number of different assignments in various provincial schools, the Derkums returned to this city with the four children they had raised overseas. Adam Derkum, who had studied at USC, later gave a...
Dates: circa 1900-1925

James Main Dixon papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5126
Abstract James Main Dixon was a Scottish teacher and author, and an important scholar of the Scots language. In addition to teaching at his alma mater, St. Andrews University, Dixon spent almost 12 years in Japan from 1880 to 1992 where he was a professor of English and a translator of Hojoki; he also taught Hidesaburo Saito, one of the first Japanese writers of English grammar. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1885. Between 1892 and 1901 Dixon taught English...
Dates: 1912-1926

Doheny family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5370
Overview 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 Estelle Doheny's birth certificate (box 1). Also included are color photographs of the Doheny chapel in Camarillo; photographs of various members of the Doheny family, including Ned Doheny; a copy of the New York Herald...
Dates: 1892-2005

Dr. Fagg's copies of commencement ceremony programs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5057
Abstract Fred D. Fagg, Jr. (1896-1981) was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to California to attend the San Diego Army and Navy Academy in Pacific Beach, California. He then entered the University Redlands but left during his sophomore year to enlist in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He completed flight training and was soon assigned to the 92nd Aero Squadron, U.S.A.E.F, and in 1918 was flying night patrols across the English Channel. When the war was over, Fagg...
Dates: 1948-1955

Arnold Eddy scrapbooks on the University of Southern California Ice Hockey Team

Identifier: 0380
Abstract One scrapbook and pages from a second covering the University of Southern California hockey team, 1930-1938 and 1938-1940. Also included is a photocopy of a "Ice Hockey Trip" covering events from December 9, 1938, to January 2, 1939 . These scrapbooks were created by Arnold Eddy, USC alumnus and staff member.
Dates: 1930 - 1940

Harry Engelman papers

Identifier: 0424
Abstract The collection consists mostly of correspondence, ephemera, and materials such as newspaper clippings related to Engleman's career in social work and to his personal life.
Dates: 1936 - 2000

Ada English papers

 Collection — Box: N107
Identifier: 0343
Abstract 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 other correspondence.
Dates: 1921 - 1967

Epsilon Phi records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5043
Abstract USC's English Honorary Society, Epsilon Phi, was organized in 1929 in response to a need on the part of the English department faculty and students for a society to promote mutual interest and appreciation in literature. The society remained very active during the 1930s, bringing many noted people to the University for lectures. However, the society was inactive during the first half of the 1940s due to World War II, and re-activated in 1947 with an ongoing agenda of panel discusssions,...
Dates: 1929-1950

Fred D. Fagg Inauguration ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5006
Abstract 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. Army barracks. Fagg also initiated the construction of much-needed new buildings, including a cafeteria and residence halls as well as classroom and research facilities. As the University grew in significance nationally and internationally, Fagg...
Dates: 1948

Frances Lomas Feldman papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0269
Abstract Papers of Frances Lomas Feldman (1912- ), faculty member of the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California since 1954. Feldman's teaching areas were social welfare history, policy, and administration. Feldman's research and writing center on the psychological, social, and economic meanings of money and work in American families.Her writings on the meanings of money still constitute the seminal work in this field and have received continued national...
Dates: 1954-