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Boeckmann Center Iberian and Latin American map collection

Identifier: 0526

This collection contains 203 printed maps and small atlases, from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries, relating to the geographic areas of Latin America, including the Caribbean, and Spain and Portugal. Most are not widely held by other libraries, and some are unique to USC.

Dates: 1559 - 2013; Majority of material found in 1800s-1990s

Victor Coudron papers

Identifier: 6000

Poems, plays, novels by French author Victor Coudron. The majority are manuscripts. Also includes notes made by the author, correspondence with an editor, and clippings.

Dates: 1890-1971, undated

Vahakn Dadrian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6213
Abstract Vahakn Dadrian (1926-2019) was an Armenian-American sociologist and historian and one of the early scholars of the academic study of genocide. Dadrian was especially recognized as a leading expert on the Armenian Genocide. The Vahakn Dadrian papers contain Dadrian's research files on the Armenian Genocide. The collection includes copies of published legal papers with Dadrian's notes, maps of Turkey and Armenia, newspaper clippings, literature relating to Armenian Studies, copies of records...
Dates: 1843 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1990

European fashion postcards collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6176

A collection of 98 postcards depicting primarily women's fashions, created from 1900 to 1924. The majority of these postcards are written in French and addressed to individuals in Brussels, Belgium. A few of the postcard images feature men and/or children. Some of the images are in color while others are black and white.

Dates: 1900 - 1924

European prints collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6158
Abstract This small collection consists of mostly 18th and 19th century European prints. Artists represented include Pierre Numa Basaget, Anne Claude de Caylus, George Follitt, Francois Jacques Dequevauviller, Edouard Hocquart, Gabriel Huquier, James Gabriel Huquier, Jean Francois Daumont, Georg Balthasar Probst, Giovanni Paolo Panini, Robert Laurie, Jacques Francois Chereau, and Andre Basset. Of particular note are the optical prints, which were meant to be seen through "optical machines" or...
Dates: 18th-19th centuries

"J'ai Toujours Ma Boule" throwing game set

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6186
Abstract "J'ai Toujours Ma Boule." Nouveau Tue-Boches. An unusual game, dating to the First World War, in which the aim is to launch a ball at five chromolithographed wooden heads representing the "Boche" (or Germans) and the leaders of the other Central Powers, consisting of Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire, with the goal of knocking the heads over to reveal the word "Kamerad!" printed to the base of each figure. The game was produced by Perplexité in Paris, circa 1916. This...
Dates: circa 1916

Collection of posters on Joseph II and Louis Phélypeaux

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6243
Abstract A collection of three posters portraying Joseph II (1741-1791) and Louis Phelypeaux (1705-1777). All of the posters incorporate reproductions of earlier paintings and engravings with French or Latin text describing the subject matter of the images. Two of the posters relate to Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor and use visual works by Pompeo Batoni (1708-1787) and Theodorus Vallery. One poster portrays Louis Phelypeaux, comte de Saint Florentin--who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs in...
Dates: circa 1764-1970

Space Race tabletop game

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6187
Abstract The Space Race tabletop game is a midcentury educational game based on the Space Race of the 1950s and 1960s between the Soviet Union and the United States, housed inside of a hinged wooden box illustrated with planets and Soviet and U.S. rockets. Players are intended to use the game's revolving spring-loaded wooden launcher to launch small plastic rockets into target cups representing various planets and rockets. The Space Race officially began on August 2, 1955, when the Soviet Union...
Dates: circa 1960s

Voltaire correspondence

Identifier: 6006
Abstract A collection of correspondence to and from Voltaire, as well as three pages of poetry written by Voltaire. Many letters in the collection are either to or from Frederick the Great, who was the King of Prussia from 1740-1786. The correspondence between Voltaire and Frederick, as well as all the other correspondence in the collection covers such topics as freedom of expression in 18th Century France and wars which were going on in Europe at the time. Voltaire was sick and apparently bed-ridden...
Dates: 1741 - 1777

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