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All Nations Church and Foundation records

Identifier: 0403

The records contain correspondence; program plans and proposals; medical records and statistics; budgets and other financial records; staff rosters; miscellaneous religious publications; newspaper clippings; brochures, and other publications describing the work of All Nations; annual reports; committee reports, agendas, and minutes; and staff reports on activities. This collection encompasses the years 1925-1978, with the bulk of the material dating frmo the decade of the 1930s.

Dates: 1925-1978 (bulk 1930s)

American advertising ephemera collection

Identifier: 6067

A collection of advertising fliers, brochures, booklets and catalogs for household appliances and products, all aimed specifically at women, dating from the 1860s to the 1930s. The collection includes trade catalogs for heating sources, stoves, porcelain sinks, vacuums, "wear-ever" cookware, carpet sweepers, irons, wringers, and "ready to eat" food products; fliers for labor-saving laundry soap, and a dryer that dries without a wringer; a commercial laundry price list; and brochures.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers: California State Assembly, U.S. Congress, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, and California Attorney General campaign

Identifier: 0218-1

The Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers contain the records of the political activities of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, University of Southern California Gould Law School alumna, state and federal legislator, and county official. Included are records from Burke's tenure in the California Assembly (1966-1972), U.S. Congress (1973-1978), and the Los Angeles Angeles County Board of Supervisor (1979-1980). Records also include her campaign for California State Attorney General (1978).

Dates: 1959 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1980

California clippings collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7001

This collection of primarily California-related materials was the provenance of Mrs. Walter K. Towers, with some materials from Berenice Towers. Over the span of more than forty years, they saved clippings, magazines, small publications, maps, and other ephemera chiefly on California with an emphasis on Southern California.

Dates: 1945s-1980s; Majority of material found in 1950s-1960s

Thesa Jolly family papers

Identifier: 3314

Thesa Jolly was an American volunteer of the Peace Corps in Korea from July 1972-1974. Her father, Donald Jolly, was a Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. This small collection comprises primarily correspondence, clippings, brochures, guides, memos, and articles relating both personally and professionally to Thesa and Donald Jolly. The collection also includes various forms of ephemera, photos, slides, and a few books.

Dates: 1951 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1974

Herbert G. Klein papers

Identifier: 0345
Abstract The Herbert G. Klein papers contain detailed records of the day to day activities of Herbert G. Klein, University of Southern California alumnus and trustee, journalist, editor and first White House Director of Communications. Included are records from all phases of Klein's long career: his early career as a journalist with Copley Newspapers in Alhambra and San Diego; his work with Richard Nixon, beginning with the Vice Presidential campaign of 1956; and his subsequent career as a media...
Dates: 15th-17th centuries, 1932-2009 (bulk 1960-1973)

Bernice B. Mercer collection of Christopher Morley material

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 6210
Abstract 16 items relating to the author Christopher Morley (1890-1957) collected by Bernice B. Mercer (identified in the collection as Mrs. Theodore Mercer). Items in the collection include Alfred P. Lee's Christmas folder [circa 1930] containing Andrew McGill's Idea of Happiness by Christopher Morley; an announcement of an exhibition of first editions of the works of Christopher Morley at Sessler's Bookshop, Philadephia, 1931; a program of Author's Night, sponsored...
Dates: 1931 - 1939

University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0274
Abstract The USC Davis School of Gerontology records chronicle the development of Genrontology at USC, 1964-1987. Erected as a tribute to Ethel Percy Andrus, the Andrus Gerontology Center is committed to understanding aging and preparing professionals to work in an aging society. Founded in 1975, the Davis School is the nation's first professional School of Gerontology. With its own faculty representing various disciplines, the School is able to offer students a wide range of scientific and...
Dates: 1964 - 1987

University of Southern California Master of Liberal Arts Program records

Identifier: 5178

This collection consists of the records for the Master of Liberal Arts program at the University of Southern California. This program was active from 1969 to 1989.

Dates: 1969 - 1989

Women At Work records

Identifier: 0417
Abstract The Women at Work records, 1978-2014, document the founding, and programmatic and fundraising activities of this social service non-profit agency. Women at Work was founded in 1979 as the Women's Public Policy Research Center (WPRCC) to study issues surrounding women in the labor force. In 1980, the name was changed to "Women at Work". The founding members, Barbara Burke, Marge Leighton, and Betty Ann Jansson, served as co-executive directors of the organization, which is headquartered in...
Dates: 1978-2014

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