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Carl B. Wirsching papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5318

Scope and Contents

This small collection consists of a photograph album that documents Wirsching's life at USC, with a focus on athletics; Wirsching's two diplomas; a Skull and Dagger plaque; an honorary society key fob; a tag identifying him as a "Three Year Varsity Man"; a pole vault pin, and his Alumni Association president's ring.

Dates

  • 1906-1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

Carl B. Wirsching received his undergraduate degree from USC in 1910, and his graduate degree in Civil Engineering in 1919. As an undergraduate, he participated in USC athletics in track and field events. He was elected to Skull and Dagger in 1931, and also served as President of the Alumni Association.

Extent

1.04 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This small collection consists of a photograph album that documents Carl B. Wirsching's life at USC, with a focus on athletics; Wirsching's two diplomas; a Skull and Dagger plaque; an honorary society key fob; a tag identifying him as a "Three Year Varsity Man"; a pole vault pin, and his Alumni Association president's ring. Wirsching graduated from USC in 1909, and earned his graduate degree in civil engineering from USC in 1919.
Title
Finding aid for the Carl B. Wirsching papers
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2017 June
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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