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Abstract Fred D. Fagg served as the sixth president of the University of Southern California (1947-1957). During his tenure, the University underwent a great deal of post-war growth; in April 1948, USC dedicated some 29 buildings-- most of them former U.S. Army barracks. Fagg also initiated the construction of much-needed new buildings, including a cafeteria and residence halls as well as classroom and research facilities. As the University grew in significance nationally and internationally, Fagg...
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...
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Abstract The University of Southern California began as a mustard field in what was then "West" Los Angeles with a class of 53 students and 12 teachers. Its first president was Marion Bovard who served the university from 1880 to 1891. As of 2017, there have been ten more Presidents after Bovard, with Rufus B. von KleinSmid (1921-1947) serving the longest. This small collection consists of invitations, programs, lists of attendees, and other ephemera pertaining to the...
Dates: 1922 - 1981
- Aeronautics, Military -- Archival resources 1
- Correspondence 1
- Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
- Universities and colleges -- History -- Archival resources 1
- Fagg, Fred D. (Fred Dow), 1896-1981 1
- Hubbard, John R. (John Randolph), 1918-2011 1
- Kleinsmid, Rufus Bernhard von, 1875-1964 1
- Newcomb College 1
- Topping, Norman, 1908-1997 1