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USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5369

Scope and Contents

A collection of reports, publications, notes, and correspondence from the USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness (also known as the USC Homelessness Initiative) documenting the issue of homelessness in Southern California. The collection documents the USC Homelessness Initiative along with related projects and organizational efforts to respond to homelessness. The collection also includes the Initiative's digital archive comprising over 1200 digital files, including text, images, presentations, audio and video recordings, and other material. All digital file and folder names are listed under this finding aid's "Digital files" series. The USC Homelessness Initiative was launched in the spring of 2016 to define the university's contributions to efforts addressing homelessness in coordination with government, non-profit, and business organizations across the Southern California region. The Initiative is led by Brenda Wiewel, DSW, LCSW, LMFT along with a steering committee of twelve USC deans, who conduct research and provide leadership on behalf of regional homelessness.

Dates

  • 2016 - 2021

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access. The materials described under the series titled "Digital files" consist of digital computer files preserved in the USC Digital Repository. The files 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 Department of Special Collections at specol@usc.edu. 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.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 box)

5 Gigabytes (96 computer folders and 1206 computer files)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A collection of reports, publications, notes, and correspondence from the USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness (also known as the USC Homelessness Initiative) documenting the issue of homelessness in Southern California. The collection documents the USC Homelessness Initiative along with related projects and organizational efforts to respond to homelessness. The collection also includes the Initiative's digital archive comprising over 1200 digital files, including text, images, presentations, audio and video recordings, and other material. All digital file and folder names are listed under this finding aid's "Digital files" series. The USC Homelessness Initiative was launched in the spring of 2016 to define the university's contributions to efforts addressing homelessness in coordination with government, non-profit, and business organizations across the Southern California region. The Initiative is led by Brenda Wiewel, DSW, LCSW, LMFT along with a steering committee of twelve USC deans, who conduct research and provide leadership on behalf of regional homelessness.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Brenda Wiewel, June 17, 2021.

Title
Finding aid for the USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness records
Status
Minimally Processed
Author
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
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Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States