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Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello collection on the USC College of Aeronautics

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5372

Scope and Contents

A collection of yearbooks, photographs, student rosters, and other material collected and/or created by Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello during their time as students at the University of Southern California College of Aeronautics at Hancock Field in Santa Maria, California. Prior to their time at the College of Aeronautics, both Mary and John served in the United States military during World War II -- Mary in the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve), better known as the WAVES (for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and John in the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). John and Mary Isabel met each other during their enrollment at the College of Aeronautics and married in 1947, living in married student housing for the rest of their studies. Aside from the yearbooks, photographs, and student rosters, the collection also contains a USC College of Aeronautics sticker, report cards, course completion certificates, graduation certificates, and John Costello's USC Bachelor of Engineering diploma.

Dates

  • 1947 - 1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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 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)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A collection of yearbooks, photographs, student rosters, and other material collected and/or created by Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello during their time as students at the University of Southern California College of Aeronautics at Hancock Field in Santa Maria, California. Prior to their time at the College of Aeronautics, both Mary and John served in the United States military during World War II -- Mary in the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve), better known as the WAVES (for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and John in the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). John and Mary Isabel met each other during their enrollment at the College of Aeronautics and married in 1947, living in married student housing for the rest of their studies. Aside from the yearbooks, photographs, and student rosters, the collection also contains a USC College of Aeronautics sticker, report cards, course completion certificates, graduation certificates, and John Costello's USC Bachelor of Engineering diploma.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Kathleen Costello, September 7, 2021.

Title
Finding aid for the Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello collection on the USC College of Aeronautics
Status
Completed
Date
2021 October
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:
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