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John R. Hubbard papers

 Collection
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

USC Library of Aeronautical History Arthur Beggs collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0051
Abstract

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

USC Library of Aeronautical History C. S. James collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0056
Abstract

Photographs, correspondence, ephemera pertaining to the history of Western Air Lines (Western Air Express). Charles N. James (a.k.a. James James, Jimmy James) flew the first Air mail run with Fred Kelly from Salt Lake to LA in seven hours, in 1926. He was a pilot for Western Air Express and later Vice-President in charge of operations at Western Airlines (1938-1950). He then became Security Manager with Bendix West Coast Division.

Dates: 1918 - 1957

USC Library of Aeronautical History Edward J. McDermott collection on aviation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0063
Abstract

Extensive collection of air cargo labels, mounted in albums and loose.

Dates: 0000

USC Library of Aeronautical History Everett Drinkwater collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0060
Abstract

Flying manuals.

Dates: 1918 - 1956

USC Library of Aeronautical History George T. Cussen collection on aviation

 Collection
Identifier: 0053
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Cussen's personal scrapbook pages, books and photographs pertaining to the commercial aeronautic industry from the 1930s to the 1950s, and a collection of World War I & II war effort posters and maps.

Dates: circa 1918-1963

USC Library of Aeronautical History Julian Sykes collection on aviation

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0057
Abstract

Clippings and scrapbooks. Julian S(k)ykes was a World War aviator and employee of Air Mail service. Later he became Fenger High School Aviation Director.

Dates: 0000