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Wesson, Al


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

USC Songs and Yells collection

Identifier: 5339

A collection of various songs, including USC's alma mater, created by and for the University of Southern California. Included are fight songs, popular songs, music performed in theatrical productions, as well as some clippings, correspondence and ephemera about the composer and the composition of the alma mater.

Dates: 1902-1986

Alfred Wesson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5035
Abstract Alfred "Al" Wesson is best known as the composer, while a student at USC, of "All Hail"-- USC's current alma mater song-- for a student fundraiser called "Campus Frolics of 1923". The other song he wrote for the opening of Frolics was "Cardinal and Gold" which also became a perennial favorite, played at Trojan football games and countless other university events. In addition to Wesson's musical ability, he served as the University's first...
Dates: 1924-1974

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Alma maters (Songs) -- Archival resources 1
Letters 1
Printed ephemera 1
Souvenir programs 1
Students' songs -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1