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Dorothy Lillis Walker papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0379

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of photographs of Dorothy Lillis Walker and her sister Helen Walker; negatives of young Clifford Truesdell; correspondence between Dorothy Walker and "Lois" throughout the 1920s; correspondence between Helen Walker Truesdell and "Lois" early 1930s; typed inventory of objects donated to USC by Clifford Ambrose Truesdell III of Johns Hopkins University; Dorothy Walker's illustrated notebook for a botany class; hardback book "The Poets of the Future" (1918) (which includes one of Walker's poems and several from other USC students); another hardback book "University of Southern California Poems" (1930) (which includes several poems by both Dorothy Walker and Helen Walker Truesdell; and a negative album plus several envelopes of negatives.

Dates

  • 1920s-1930s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: 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 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.

Biographical / Historical

Dorothy Lillis Walker was a graduate of the University of Southern California, and taught English at Boyle Heights Junior High School.

Extent

1 linear foot. (1 bankers box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection consists of photographs, correspondence, student materials, and books of poetry created and collected by Dorothy Lillis Walker. Dorothy Lillis Walker was a graduate of the University of Southern California, and taught English at Boyle Heights Junior High School.

Acquisition

The Dorothy Lillis Walker Papers were donated to USC by her nephew, Clifford Truesdell in 1992.

Related Materials

Helen Walker Truesdell papers, Collection no. 5038, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid of the Dorothy Lillis Walker papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Jacqueline Morin and Sue Luftschein
Date
2018 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