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Friends of the USC Libraries digital recordings and news clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 5367

Scope and Contents

Formed in 1953, Friends of the USC Libraries is an organization of people who support USC Libraries, whether it be by way of monetary donations or their commitment through work at the libraries. One of the aims of this organization is to enrich the cultural climate of the Southern California community at large.

University Archivist, Claude Zachary, digitized the recordings from June to August 2020 with the exception of the Mae West recordings, done in May 2019, and the Art Buchwald recordings, done in August 2013. The news clippings were downloaded from the Digital Library and the ProQuest LA Times Historic Newspaper collection.

Friends of the USC Libraries digital recordings and news clippings holds audio recordings of events, one still image of Candy Frances and Chris Bergen at a Friends of the USC Libraries event, and PDF files and Word documents of news clippings from the Los Angeles Times and Daily Trojan. This is an ongoing collection

Dates

  • 1965 - 2021
  • Publication: 1965 - 1984
  • Modified: 2013
  • Modified: 2019 - 2021

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials described in this finding aid are digital computer files. The files are saved in the USC Digital Repository and are not publicly accessible online. Researchers wishing to request access should email specol@usc.edu.

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.

Extent

18.8 Gigabytes (66 computer files)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Formed in 1953, Friends of the USC Libraries is an organization of people who support USC Libraries, whether it be by way of monetary donations or their commitment through work at the libraries. One of the aims of this organization is to enrich the cultural climate of the Southern California community at large.

University Archivist, Claude Zachary, digitized the recordings from June to August 2020 with the exception of the Mae West recordings, done in May 2019, and the Art Buchwald recordings, done in August 2013. The news clippings were downloaded from the Digital Library and the ProQuest LA Times Historic Newspaper collection.

Friends of the USC Libraries digital recordings and news clippings holds audio recordings of events, one still image of Candy Frances and Chris Bergen at a Friends of the USC Libraries event, and PDF files and Word documents of news clippings from the Los Angeles Times and Daily Trojan. This is an ongoing collection

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The original audio tapes of the recordings in this collection were digitized during the summer of 2020. Claude Zachary, University Archivist, helped collect the related news clippings included in the collection from the USC Digital Library and the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Times database. Description of the collection in ArchivesSpace began in 2021.

Title
Finding aid for the Friends of the USC Libraries digital recordings and news clippings
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Lindsay Anderson and Bo Doub
Date
2021 May
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:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States