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Walter Karabian collection on Norman H. Topping

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5247

Scope and Contents

This small collection contains items on USC president Dr. Norman H. Topping (1908-1997), dating from 1975 to 2013, primarily collected by his friend Walter Karabian. Most of the materials, including correspondence, programs, invitations, photographs, and clippings, relate to the planning of tribute events for Dr. Topping dating from 1975 to 1998.There are also two VHS video tapes labeled as about a Birthday Luncheon (January 14, 1992) and a tribute to Barney Rosenweig (June 5, 1991).

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1975 - 2013

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

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.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Norman H. Topping was the University of Southern California's sixth president, serving from 1958 to 1970.

Extent

0.437 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This small collection contains items on USC president Dr. Norman H. Topping (1908-1997), dating from 1975 to 2013, primarily collected by his friend Walter Karabian. Most of the materials relate to the planning of tribute events for Dr. Topping, dating from 1975 to 1998.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Walter Karabian, 2013.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the Walter Karabian collection on Norman H. Topping
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
Date
2022 January
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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Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States