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California clippings collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7001
Abstract



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

Paul Christopher collection of Carl W. Knight photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 0321
Abstract The Paul Christopher collection of Carl W. Knight's photographs consists mainly of photographs, negatives, and slides of portraits and scenic views of Missouri and Southern California. In addition to the images, there are a few textual items that include financial documents, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous ticket stubs and pamphlets that Knight collected, and correspondence (mostly postcards) to or from Carl Knight's sister, Pansy M. Knight. The date span of the collection ranges from...
Dates: 1920 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Charles William Crowl collection of German travel ephemera

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 6146
Abstract

Printed ephemera collected by the donor's aunt on a trip to Germany in 1936. Includes a guidebook for Hamburg, 2 postcards and a brochure for the Berlin Central-Hotel, events calendar for the week of July 7-13, 1936 for Berlin, a menu for Das Haus der deutschen Heimat restaurant, a magazine of the Berlin Tourist Association for the week of July 7-13, 1936, and two radio news bulletins from aboard the M.S. Batory dated July 4th and July 6th, 1936.

Dates: 1936

Johnny Tolbert letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6089
Abstract The Johnny Tolbert letters is a collection of 151 letters and four Western Union telgrams sent from United States Army soldier Johnny Tolbert (1924-1989), also known as Johnnie Clifton or J.C., to Ruth Mae Clennell (1925-2000) from San Pedro, California between 1943-1946. Tolbert met Clennell on September 2, 1943, the night before his deployment to the South Pacific. Tolbert's love and affection for Clennell and his feelings of homesickness are the main themes of the letters,...
Dates: 1943-1946

Thesa Jolly family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3314
Abstract

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

 Collection
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)

Arthur Mansback papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0040
Abstract

The Arthur Mansback papers consists of letters, postcards, telegrams, photographs, training materials, and printed ephemera created and collected by Private Arthur Mansback during his tour of duty in the United States Army Expeditionary Forces in France during the second half of 1918. The letters, in conjunction with Mansback's training materials and the postcards he collected, provide a broad overview of the daily life of an American foot soldier during the last months of World War I.

Dates: 1918, 1940s (bulk 1918)

John F. Merritt Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7103
Abstract

A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets, magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between 1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.

Dates: 1899 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

Midnight Mission and Tom and Mary Liddecoat papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0413
Abstract The papers of the Midnight Mission and of Tom and Mary Liddecoat consist of material that documents the personal and business history of the Liddecoat family, the Midnight Mission, and various other charities and individuals associated with the Liddecoat family; specifically, the collection documents two generations of the Liddecoat family and their involvement in charitable organizations such as the Midnight Mission, the Gospel Foundation of America, and charitable organizations on the...
Dates: 1899 - 2005

L.A. Murillo papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0501
Abstract The L.A. Murillo papers document the life of Louis Andrew Murillo (1922- ), including his service in the Air Force during World War II, his tenure as a professor of Spanish literature and Cervantes scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and his service as a bilingual volunteer for the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles Police Department. Also included in this collection are the Spanish, English and bilingual pamphlets and flyers which document Spanish language usage...
Dates: 1932 - 2012

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USC Libraries Special Collections 13
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Subject
Postcards 13
Printed ephemera 10
Correspondence 9
Photographs 9
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Clippings 7
Pamphlets 4
Brochures 3
Financial records 3
Magazines (periodicals) 3
Maps 3
Photographic postcards 3
Slides (photographs) 3
Telegrams 3
Agriculture -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 2
Audiotapes 2
Certificates 2
Death Valley National Park (Calif. and Nev.) -- Archival resources 2
Missions -- California -- Archival resources 2
Negatives (photographic) 2
Phonograph records 2
Popular culture -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Postcards -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Posters 2
Publications 2
Realia 2
Soldiers -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Military life -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Videotapes 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Archival resources 2
African American business enterprises -- California -- San Diego -- Archival resources 1
Alternative comics 1
American poetry -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Amusements -- California -- History -- Archival resources 1
Appointment books 1
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Art -- Private collections -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Audiocassettes 1
Books 1
CD-ROMs 1
California -- History -- Periodicals 1
California -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- History -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- History -- Maps 1
California, Southern -- History, Local -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- Photographs 1
Caricatures 1
Charities -- California -- Archival resources 1
Checkbooks 1
Checks 1
Circus -- California -- La Jolla -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Circus -- California -- Lakeside -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Circus -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Circus -- Florida -- Sarasota -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Circus wagons -- Archival resources 1
Citrus crate labels -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Clowns -- Archival resources 1
Comic books 1
Commemorative medals 1
Costumes (character dress) 1
Crate labels 1
Disneyland (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Drawings 1
Elections -- California -- Archival resources 1
Elections -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Food service equipment industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Fruit crate labels -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Galley proofs 1
Germany -- Description and travel -- Archival resources 1
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Governors -- California -- Election -- Archival resources 1
Graphic arts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Hispanic Americans -- California -- Archival resources 1
Invitations 1
Invoices 1
Itineraries 1
Japanese -- Attitudes -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Jewish refugees -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Journalism -- Political aspects -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Journalism and public relations -- California -- San Diego -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Journalism and public relations -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Journalists -- California -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Journalists -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Korean American families -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Korean American men -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Naval operations -- Archival resources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives -- Archival resources 1
La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Ledgers (account books) 1
Legal instruments 1
License plates 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Directories 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Genealogy 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Newspapers -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Photographs 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- Photographs 1
Manuals (instructional materials) 1
Memorabilia 1
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Language
English 14
German 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Agnew, Spiro T. 1
Allen, William C. 1
Atkins, Oliver F. 1
Bachrach, Fabian 1
Big Apple Circus 1
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Bonnay, Charles 1
Borges, Jorge Luis 1
Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph) 1
California. Dept. of the California Highway Patrol 1
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de 1
Chagall, Marc 1
Circus Model Builders International 1
Circus World Museum (Baraboo, Wis.) 1
Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus 1
Cole Bros. Circus 1
Colson, Charles W. 1
Copley Press, inc. 1
Copley, James S. (James Strohn) 1
Ehrlichman, John 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) 1
Evans, Merle 1
Finch, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson) 1
Fisk, Walter W. 1
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris) 1
Gospel Foundation of California 1
Haberman, Irving 1
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1
Haldeman, H. R. (Harry R.) 1
Harris & Ewing 1
Hawkins, J. Allen 1
Hayden, Robert, Dr. 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 1
Jacobs , Lou 1
Jarvis, Roy 1
Johnson, Albert M. 1
Jolly, Donald 1
Jolly, Thesa 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Kennedy, Robert F. 1
Kissinger, Henry 1
Klein, Herbert G. (Herbert George) 1
Knight, Carl W. 1
Kreischer, Lou 1
Lew, Mervyn 1
Liddecoat Packing Co. 1
Liddecoat family 1
Liddecoat, Mary 1
Liddecoat, Tom 1
Litton Industries 1
Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department 1
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office 1
Los Angeles Railway 1
MacDougall, Robert 1
Mansback, Arthur E. 1
Mattox, Warren 1
Merritt, John F., 1942-2016 1
Metromedia, Inc 1
Midnight Mission 1
Murillo, L.A. (Louis Andrew) 1
Nixon, Pat 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) 1
O'Neill, Dev 1
Pacific Electric Railway Company 1
Paik, Edward, 1917- 1
Paik, Irvin, 1940- 1
Paik, Katherine 1
Parker, Buffy 1
Parker, Jim 1
Peace Corps/Korea 1
Pinkus, Gerhard 1
Pinkus, Marianne 1
Posey, Jake 1
Republican National Convention (29th : 1968 : Miami Beach, Fla.) 1
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows 1
Robinson, W. W. (William Wilcox), 1891-1972 1
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich) 1
Rodgers, Ralph 1
Romney, George W. 1
Rothschild Photo 1
Safire, William 1
Scott, Walter E. 1
Scotty's Castle (Calif.) 1
Sells-Floto Circus 1
Shidler, Wally G. 1
Smith, Merrett T. 1
Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi 1
Stocker, Clara Baldwin 1
Strong, John 1
Sullivan, Ed 1
Tolbert, Johnny 1
Tomlinson, Corrine 1
Tomlinson, John G., Jr. 1
Towers, Berenice 1
Towers, Walter K. (Mrs.) 1
Turner, Percy 1
United States. Air Force 1
United States. Marine Corps. Marine Regiment, 5th. Battalion, 1st 1
United States. Navy 1
United States. Navy. Chaplain Corps 1
University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese 1
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