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USC presidents digital recordings

 Collection
Identifier: 5368

Scope and Contents

The USC presidents digital recordings holds 40.2 gigabytes of audio and video recordings that contain announcements, State of the University addresses, inauguration speeches, special messages to students, addresses to faculty and staff, Instagram videos, tributes, and lectures by former presidents Steven Sample (1991-2010), C.L. Max Nikias (2010-2018), interim president, Wanda M. Austin (2018-2019), and current president Dr. Carol L. Folt (2019-present).

University Archivist, Claude Zachary, began collecting the audio and video files in 2004. This is an ongoing collection.

Dates

  • 2004-2021
  • Majority of material found within 2010-2015

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

40.2 Gigabytes (184 computer files)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The USC presidents digital recordings holds 40.2 gigabytes of audio and video recordings that contain announcements, State of the University addresses, inauguration speeches, special messages to students, addresses to faculty and staff, Instagram videos, tributes, and lectures by former presidents Steven Sample (1991-2010), C.L. Max Nikias (2010-2018), interim president, Wanda M. Austin (2018-2019), and current president Dr. Carol L. Folt (2019-present).

University Archivist, Claude Zachary, began collecting the audio and video files in 2004. This is an ongoing collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Claude Zachary, University Archivist, began preserving the files in this collection in 2004. Description of the collection in ArchivesSpace began in 2021.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed

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