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David Boulé interview with Wally G. Shidler

 Collection
Identifier: 7120

Scope and Contents

A collection of material relating to a series of interviews with Wally Shidler, conducted by David Boulé. Wally G. Shidler is a former motion picture engineer and collector of Southern California ephemera. David Boulé is an author, researcher, and collector of items and information relating to the California citrus industry. The interview sessions combined last approximately six hours and focus on Shidler's life and activities as a collector of materials on Los Angeles history, particularly materials relating to transportation and entertainment in Southern California. The collection consists of a USB flash drive containing the audio recordings of the interview sessions, which spanned 2016 to 2017. The collection also includes two folders of printed materials, including transcriptions of the interview sessions, a folder of Wally Shidler's business cards, a short biography of Shidler, outlines and planned questions for the interviews, and a synopsis about the interview project (titled Wally's World: Los Angeles through Time & Space). The USB flash drive also contains text and image files relating to the project. All digital file and folder names from the flash drive are listed in this finding aid under the record titled "Interview audio recordings and other digital files on USB flash drive."

Dates

  • 2016 - 2019

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access. The materials described under the record titled "Interview audio recordings and other digital files on USB flash drive" 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

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

1.95 Gigabytes (19 computer folders and 530 computer files)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A collection of material relating to a series of interviews with Wally Shidler, conducted by David Boulé. Wally G. Shidler is a former motion picture engineer and collector of Southern California ephemera. David Boulé is an author, researcher, and collector of items and information relating to the California citrus industry. The interview sessions combined last approximately six hours and focus on Shidler's life and activities as a collector of materials on Los Angeles history, particularly materials relating to transportation and entertainment in Southern California. The collection consists of a USB flash drive containing the audio recordings of the interview sessions, which spanned 2016 to 2017. The collection also includes two folders of printed materials, including transcriptions of the interview sessions, a folder of Wally Shidler's business cards, a short biography of Shidler, outlines and planned questions for the interviews, and a synopsis about the interview project (titled Wally's World: Los Angeles through Time & Space). The USB flash drive also contains text and image files relating to the project. All digital file and folder names from the flash drive are listed in this finding aid under the record titled "Interview audio recordings and other digital files on USB flash drive."

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David Boulé, June 1, 2021.

Title
Finding aid for the David Boulé interview with Wally G. Shidler
Status
Completed
Author
Bo Doub
Date
2021 August
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