University of Southern California
Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
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...
Collection — Volume: 1
Abstract This portfolio/scrapbook of clippings and photographs was created by Catherine E. Sibley for completion of Drama 590B at the University of Southern California. It also includes her research paper discussing the staging of Max Reinhardt's production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Hollywood Bowl, the San Francisco Opera House, and UC Berkeley's Faculty Glade-Greek Theater during the 1934-1935 season.
Dates: 1954 March
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview USC's founding is tied to the Methodist Church; it's first president, Marion M. Bovard, was the Secretary of the United Methodist Church Southern California Conference. The two boxes of records contain the Minutes (later called the Journal) of the annual Southern California Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in published form. Box 1 covers the period from 1879 through 1917; Box 2 covers 1918 through 1938. By 1915, the publications were referred to as journals rather than minutes....
Abstract Correspondence, ephemera, and photographs related to Russell Meriwether Hughes ("La Meri")-- ethnic dance icon, instructor, friend (and one-time lover) of Charles Miller who saved the materials which comprise this collection. The collection also includes Miller's own research material and dissertation on Edward Gordon Craig, published in 1957.
Dates: 1945 - 1989
Abstract The Annette Moore papers consist of research materials used to write “The University of Southern California: 1880-2005,” the 125th Anniversary history book of USC, which covers the years 1880-2005. The collection consists of emails, clippings, photocopies, bound copies, drafts, notes, and correspondence. Annette Moore served as co-writer of “The University of Southern California: 1880-2005,” and as Director of Web, Special, and Communications Projects at USC University Communications from...
Dates: circa 2005
Collection — Box: 1
Collection — Box: 1
Overview The Motivate & Empower USC records consists of a T-shirt, letters from appreciative grade school students in the neighborhood, reports, flyers, meeting agendas, and copies of the Daily Trojan reporting on the group's activities. Motivate & Empower USC was founded in 2013 to serve as a catalyst and support network for students from all walks of life to effect positive change.
Overview The Carol Muske-Dukes papers consist of the literary works, academic files, and personal papers, photographs, and correspondence of Carol Muske-Dukes, California poet laureate and USC professor of creative writing. The materials cover the period from the early 1957 to 2015.
Dates: 1957 - 2020
Abstract Collection consists of manuscript scores, manuscript sheet music, recordings, correspondence, personal collection of books, scores, and recordings of Frederic Myrow. Fred Myrow was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1939, moving to Hollywood at age six where his father, film composer Joseph Myrow wrote the Frank Sinatra hit, "You Make Me Feel So Young," among many other songs. His grandfather, Irving Mills, had launched the publishing house, Mills Music, served as the musical director at the Cotton...
Collection — Box: 1-2
Abstract The Richard M. Nordin papers consist of correspondence, reports, realia, ephemera, and photographs, created and collected by Mr. Nordin during his tenure as Director of Annual Giving at USC. In addition to general fundraising records, the papers also include materials documenting fundraising efforts for the Trojan Marching Band.
Dates: 1976 - 1988