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Charles Higham collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2165
Abstract This collection consists of Charles Higham's (1931-2012) research and papers for his biographies and investigative journalism. Higham was an English journalist and biographer who moved to the United States in 1969. He wrote biographies of celebrities as well as books about Nazis in the United States. This collection includes research he did for his books, including: "Trading with the Enemy: The Nazi American Money Plot 1933-1949" (1983), "Errol Flynn: The Untold Story" (1980), "Orson Welles:...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s

Charles Higham collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2165-2
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of Charles Higham (1931-2012). Materials include research and papers for his biographies and investigative journalism, including newspaper clippings, interviews, and videotapes. This collection includes research he did for his books, including: "Trading with the Enemy: The Nazi American Money Plot 1933-1949" (1983), "Errol Flynn: The Untold Story" (1980), "Orson Welles: The Rise and Fall of An American Genius" (1985), "Princess Merle: The Romantic Life...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970s-2000s

Hollywood Museum collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2212
Abstract

This collection consists of papers collected for the never-built Hollywood Museum from film and television producer, director, and actor Hal Roach (1892-1992); film producer Sol Lesser (1890-1980); actor William Farnum (1876-1953); and editor and author Pete Martin (1901-1980). Items include scripts, manuscripts, production information, and more.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900s-1970s

Homefront records

 Collection
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

Boris Leven papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2364
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of art director and production designer Boris Leven (1908-1986). There are approximately 150 art director’s sketches from films and other productions worked on by Leven; theater music and dance programs; production design sketches from motion pictures. Additional materials include set and location stills, sketches, scripts, notes from other Leven films, and cassettes of interviews with Leven.

Dates: 1933 - 1975

Los Angeles Webster Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 0244
Abstract On April 29, 1992, the city of Los Angeles erupted into riots after four LAPD officers accused of beating motorist Rodney King were acquitted of all criminal charges. The effects were catastrophic; in total, the chaos persisted for six days and resulted in 58 deaths, 2,383 injuries, and nearly a billion dollars in property damage. The extent of the human and material losses incurred from the riots, coupled with intense public scrutiny of the LAPD, led the Los Angeles Board of Police...
Dates: 1931 - 1992; Majority of material found within

Anne Sperber papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2346
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of writer Anne Sperber (1935-1994), including her research for the biographies she wrote, including "Bogart," as well as legal research.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960s-1980s

Gregory Freeman Stone collection on the Robert F. Kennedy assassination

 Collection
Identifier: 0241
Abstract

The collection includes files accumulated by Gregory Freemen Stone during his investigation into the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.

Dates: 1944 - 1992

Wayne Warga papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0188
Dates: circa 1965-1994

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