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Aviation clippings scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6034
Abstract The Aviation clippings scrapbook contains clippings, primarily from the the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Examiner, 1924-1929, that document the development of aviation in the United States during that same period, including the aviation industry, aviation and the military, government policies, airplane design, airports, and aviation funding. Clippings from some other newspapers are also included (New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, other California newspapers). The...
Dates: 1924 - 1929

Katherine Sui Fun Cheung scrapbook and videos

Identifier: 6241
Abstract A collection of videos and a scrapbook relating to Katherine Sui Fun Cheung (1904-2003), the first Chinese woman to obtain an international flying license. The scrapbook was created by Cheung and her daughter Dorothy Leschenko and consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, copies of certificates and articles, and programs from air shows and other events documenting the life of Katherine Sui Fun Cheung. Cheung immigrated to the United States from China in 1921. After studying music at...
Dates: 1932 - 2016

Robert J. Clark collection on aeronautical history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7027

This collection consists of a scrapbooks containing photographs, articles, and clippings about aircraft and flying machines from around the world. These materials were collected by aircraft designer Robert J. Clark (1919-2009).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940s-1990s

James P. Henry papers

 Collection — Box: 1-22
Identifier: 0276

James P. Henry long enjoyed an international reputation in aviation medical research. His work included high-altitude research in the late 1940s and the 1950s. He taught at the USC School of Medicine.

Dates: circa 1940s-1950s

Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello collection on the USC College of Aeronautics

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5372
Abstract A collection of yearbooks, photographs, student rosters, and other material collected and/or created by Mary Isabel Hill and John Lawler Costello during their time as students at the University of Southern California College of Aeronautics at Hancock Field in Santa Maria, California. Prior to their time at the College of Aeronautics, both Mary and John served in the United States military during World War II -- Mary in the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve), better known as the...
Dates: 1947 - 1950

John R. Hubbard papers

Identifier: 5009
Abstract John R. Hubbard served as the eighth president of the University of Southern California from 1970 to 1980, during which time the university rose from 33rd to 19th in National Science Foundation rankings for federally sponsored research. During that decade, applications for admission to USC rose from 4,100 in 1970 to more than 11,000 in 1979, and the mean grade point average for admitted freshmen vaulted to 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. Prior to joining USC, Hubbard served as President of Newcomb...
Dates: 1935 - 1988

Arthur Ronnie collection of Los Angeles aviation photographs

Identifier: 7088
Abstract A collection of 264 early Los Angeles aviation photographs, including several of Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and other pioneering pilots at the first National Air Races held in Los Angeles in September of 1928 at Mines Field (now the location of the Los Angeles International Airport). Arthur Ronnie--former Los Angeles Herald Examiner reporter and studio publicist--initially collected and identified the material in this collection. Also included are...
Dates: 1920 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1928 September 8 - 1928 September 16

Theodore F. Schreier photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7049

Photograph album created by Capt. Theodore F. Schreier. Photographs depict aviation training at the Hancock College of Aeronautics in Santa Maria, CA, day to day activities of the soldiers, and views of the training grounds.

Dates: circa 1940s

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

USC Library of Aeronautical History Arthur Beggs collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0051

Aviation memorabilia, photographs, newspaper clippings; first day airmail covers (stamped envelopes). Arthur Beggs (USC graduate) was a pioneer of air transportation on West Coast. He was general sales manager for Western Air 1928-1935. In 1935 he became sales manager for American Airlines.

Dates: 1927 - 1970

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