Kleinsmid, Rufus Bernhard von, 1875-1964
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This artificial collection was created by former USC librarians. It contains letters and related ephemeral material created by a wide variety of primarily American men and women of letters. Many of these are addressed to various University librarians--including Lloyd Arvidsen, Lewis Steig, Charlotte Brown and Christian Dick--and former USC President Rufus von KleinSmid. In addition to this set of letters, which make up the bulk of the collection and were seemingly saved for their autograph...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Letters, ephemera, notes, and pamphlets created and collected by USC Professor of Botany and Zoology Alfred B. Ulrey, and his wife, USC alumna Florence Speicher Ulrey, documenting aspects of the history of USC and Ulrey's teaching and scientific research interests.
Dates: 1891-1959, undated
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract The University of Southern California began as a mustard field in what was then "West" Los Angeles with a class of 53 students and 12 teachers. Its first president was Marion Bovard who served the university from 1880 to 1891. As of 2017, there have been ten more Presidents after Bovard, with Rufus B. von KleinSmid (1921-1947) serving the longest. This small collection consists of invitations, programs, lists of attendees, and other ephemera pertaining to the...
Dates: 1922 - 1981