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Lorenzo DeStefano collection on the Hancock Pacific Expeditions

Identifier: 6215

A collection of screenplay drafts, research notes, subject files, correspondence, photographs, books, audio and video tapes, and one 16mm film compiled by Lorenzo DeStefano for a film about G. Allan Hancock's expeditions to the Galapagos Islands during 1930s. DeStefano never completed his film, but his research for the project--which began in the 1970s--forms a significant collection of documentation on the people and events involved in the Hancock Expeditions.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

Documentary stills collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2619

This collection consists of documentary film stills from the 20th century organized in alphabetical order. Some of these documentary films include "The Cry of Jazz" (1959), "Holding Ground: The Rebirth of Dudley Street" (1996), "The City That Stopped Hitler: Heroic Stalingrad" (1943), and "Appointment in Tokyo" (1945).

Dates: Majority of material found within c. 20th century

Homefront records

Identifier: 0247
Abstract The collection contains research materials, administrative files, audiotape interviews, and film reels from a project by the USC Department of History for a book and PBS television special entitled The Homefront : America during World War II, compiled by Mark Jonathan Harris, Franklin D. Mitchell, and Steven J. Schechter. The book was published in 1984, and the show was broadcast in 1985. The project was a collection of first-person accounts of ordinary citizens describing their experiences...
Dates: 1980s

Arthur Knight collection

Identifier: 2319

This collection contains the papers and tapes of film critic and historian Arthur Knight (1916-1991).

Dates: 1957 - 1966

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Hancock, Allan, 1875- 1
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Harris, Mark Jonathan, 1941- 1