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Steven B. Sample papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5007

Scope and Contents

The Steven B. Sample papers consists of materials created and collected by Steven Sample during his tenure as the University of Southern California's 10th president.

Dates

  • 1991-2010

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

Steven B. Sample was the 10th President of the University of Southern California, 1991-2010. Under his leadership, USC became world-renowned in the fields of communications and multimedia technologies, developed innovative community partnerships, and improved its status as one of the country's leading research universities--going from #44 in 1999 to #26 in 2010. As a scholar and researcher, Sample received patents for digital applliance controls, particularly those found in microwave ovens. Sample stepped down as President in August 2010, and passed away from complications due to Parkinson's disease on March 29, 2016.

Extent

0.63 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Steven B. Sample was the 10th President of the University of Southern California, 1991-2010. Under his leadership, USC became world-renowned in the fields of communications and multimedia technologies, developed innovative community partnerships, and improved its status as one of the country's leading research universities--going from #44 in 1999 to #26 in 2010. As a scholar and researcher, Sample received patents for digital applliance controls, particularly those found in microwave ovens. Sample stepped down as President in August 2010, and passed away from complications due to Parkinson's disease on March 29, 2016. The Steven B. Sample papers consists of materials created and collected by Steven Sample during his tenure as the University of Southern California's 10th president.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the Steven B. Sample papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2018 July
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

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