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Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

Maximilian E. Obermayer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0090
Abstract Travel journals (Mexico, South America, Siberia) by a former professor of dermatology at USC; scrolls and citations. Obermayer (b.1896) immigrated to the U.S. from Austria at the beginning of his medical career.
Dates: 0000

John S. Odell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5331
Overview Institutional papers of John Odell, Ph.D. in political science in 1976, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a member of Harvard University's faculty from 1976 through 1982. Since 1982, Odell has taught and written at the University of Southern California, where he is Professor of International Relations Emeritus today. From 2009 to 2012 he was Director of the School of International Relations. From 1989 to 1992, he directed USC's Center for International Studies.
Dates: 1982-2009

George E. Outland USC Trojans football scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5276
Abstract Scrapbook of clippings created by George E. Outland documenting the 1931 USC-Notre Dame football game. Clippings come from newspapers from all over the United States. Also included is a section on the 1931 Stanford-Dartmouth football game. Outland was born in Santa Paula, Ventura County, California, on October 8, 1906. He attended public schools and Whittier College in California, received his M.A. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from Yale University. He also attended the University...
Dates: 1931 November-December

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

Donald Penn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5316
Abstract Donald R. Penn received his bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering and electrophysics from the University of Southern California (1963, 1968). He spent most of his career with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, but also taught part-time at UCLA, Loyola Marymount University, Georgia Tech, Louisiana State University, and the University of Florida. He also continued his affiliation with USC by developing educational programs with regional...
Dates: 1960s-2000

Jonathan B. Postel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0292
Abstract The archives of the office of Dr. Postel. Dr. Postel (1943-1998) was director of the Computer Networks division at the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) of the University of Southern California, and director of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority.
Dates: 1943 - 1988

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

Mary Sawyer Reed photographs and ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 0339
Abstract Collection mainly consisting of photographs of USC alumna Mary Sawyer Reed (nee Mary Estella Sawyer), Class of 1892, and of her husband Dr. Elgar Reed. Also are included a play program, print of the Cincinnati College of Medicine and Surgery, and Webster dictionary presented to Miss Sawyer as the "The K. H. Wing Prize ...For Highest Scholarship Freshman Year 1889".
Dates: circa 1880s-1890s

Flora Elise Robinson scrapbook and photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5337
Overview The Flora Elise Robinson scrapbook and photograph album consists of a scrapbook covering the years 1906-1910 and a photograph album covering the years 1907-1910, and miscellaneous USC-related printed ephemera, dating from the 1890s. The materials document Mr. Robinson's years as a student at USC.
Dates: 1893-1910

Steven B. Sample papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5007
Overview 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