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Walter Alonzo Bayley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5309
Abstract

Dr. Walter Alonzo Bayley's USC School of Medicine diploma (Class of 1905), California Board of Medical Examiners certificate, and letter and certificate signed by Rufus B. vonKleinsmid acknowledging Dr. Bayley's role in reestablishing the School of Medicine. Bayley (1880-1948) was identified in 2003 by Los Angeles Times reporter Larry Harnisch as a possible suspect in the infamous Black Dahlia case.

Dates: 1905, 1928

Marion Frances Chevalier papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5059
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised chiefly of mementos from Chevalier's early years, particularly high school and college. One scrapbook contains photos, clippings, programs, etc. of her life at Pomona College where Chevalier participated in both the Italian and French clubs and from which she graduated in 1924 before continuing her education at USC. A small photo album consists of baby pictures of Chevalier from birth to two years, month by month. Other materials in the collecction include...
Dates: 1900-1980; Majority of material found in 1920s

James C. Owens, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5032
Abstract James C. Owens, Jr. was born in Batavia, New York but moved to California as a child. He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1929 and received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California in 1934. He then went into the Navy and completed flight training in Pensacola, Florida and then served on board Lexington (CV-2); in 1941 he joined Torpedo Squadron 8 on board Hornet (CV-8). Appointed Lieutenant in 1942, Owens was the squadron...
Dates: 1928-1943

John Thompson Rankin and Caroline Wisdom Rankin USC School of Medicine diplomas

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5308
Abstract

USC School of Medicine diplomas for husband and wife graduates Caroline Wisdom and John Thompson Rankin, Class of 1903.

Dates: 1903

Helen Walker Truesdell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5038
Abstract Helen Walker Truesdell was a poet and literary scholar, as well as an alumnus of USC. Born in 1897, she attended Los Angeles Polytechnic High where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the school's quarterly literary magazine. After graduation in 1914, she began her studies at USC from which she obtained her B.A. (magna cum laude) in 1918. She then obtained her high school teaching credential and a master's degree (also from USC), later also earning an additional teaching diploma in 1929 for...
Dates: 1900-1938; Majority of material found in 1920-1930

Carl B. Wirsching papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5318
Abstract

This small collection consists of a photograph album that documents Carl B. Wirsching's life at USC, with a focus on athletics; Wirsching's two diplomas; a Skull and Dagger plaque; an honorary society key fob; a tag identifying him as a "Three Year Varsity Man"; a pole vault pin, and his Alumni Association president's ring. Wirsching graduated from USC in 1909, and earned his graduate degree in civil engineering from USC in 1919.

Dates: 1906-1919