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John S. Odell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5331

Content Description

The John S. Odell papers, 1982-2009, consists of correspondence, reports, and memorandums, created and collected by Dr. John Odell as a result of his roles as faculty and administrator at USC's School of International Relations. The papers document Odell's involvement in the administration of the Center for International Studies, the School's Ph.D. programs, internal review of the School, and grants and grant funding, among other topics.


  • 1982-2009


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.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English, Old (ca.450-1100)


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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Odell, August 9, 2018.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed.

Finding aid for the John S. Odell papers
Sue Luftschein
2018 October
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States