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Anonymous Hungarian Jew diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6071
Abstract Diary written by an unidentified Hungarian Jew. 66 entries from March 19, 1944 to January 17, 1945, describe the diarist's experiences while working for the Jewish Council in Budapest, as a prisoner of the Nyilas, working as a trench digger in the Labor Service, and his attempts to escape with a Swiss passport. Also included are photographs of the diarist's wife, Ilona, and son, Robi, who disappeared on December 17, 1944. The last entry in the diary is about Robi. Some significant...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Laura Burmeister USC student scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5169
Abstract

This collection consists of two scrapbooks belonging to Laura Burmeister, a student at the USC Preparatory School and the University of Southern California.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900s-1910s

Paul Courtright papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 3330
Abstract The Paul Courtright papers contain photograph albums, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, maps, reports, books, correspondence, journals, and other material collected and/or created by Paul Courtright, a former Peace Corps volunteer who was stationed in the Jeonnam Province of South Korea from 1979 to 1981. While working with leprosy patients in rural South Korea, Courtright witnessed the 1980 Gwangju Uprising. Courtright later published a book, Witnessing Gwangju: A...
Dates: 1905 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1985

Zoraya Filema Foley journal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6076
Abstract A 30 page journal written between April 14 and June 1, 1907 by Zoraya Filema Foley. Foley was 14 years old when she wrote the journal. The entries describe her activities as a young lady of some means in early 20th century Los Angeles. She was the daughter of W.I. Foley (1856-1921), an attorney who was the law partner of Henry Tifft Gage, who served as governor of California from 1899-1902. Her mother was Sara Dolores Sepulveda (1866-1906), a member of the Sepulveda and Lugo families,...
Dates: 1907 April-June

Hamlin Garland papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0200
Abstract The Hamlin Garland papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, photographs, and memorabilia, by and about the American realist writer. Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who once held the title of "Dean of American Letters" and counted many of the prominent literary figures of his time as friends. This collection holds close to 10,000 of Garland's letters, which are now digitized and available via the USC Digital Library. Garland's literary notebooks...
Dates: 1850 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1940

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 1920s-1990s

Bessie Frances Pierce diaries and journals

 Collection
Identifier: 6190
Abstract

The Bessie Frances Pierce diaries and journals consist of nine diaries and journals and one commonplace book of notes from religious classes spanning 1900 to 1931. Pierce authored every item in the collection except for one of the diaries, which belonged to her friend H. M. Johnson. However, Johnson's diary frequently references Pierce. The diaries document over 25 years of daily life and travels in the Eastern United States.

Dates: 1900 - 1931

University of Southern California Master of Liberal Arts Program records

 Collection
Identifier: 5178
Abstract

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

Louis Wann journals

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5045
Abstract Louis Wann was an American writer as well as a long-time professor of English language and literature at the University of Southern California. He began his long and geographically-diverse career after graduating from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana in 1908. He then began a three-year professorship at Robert College in Constantinople, Turkey. During that same period, Wann conducted graduate study at the University of Marburg in Germany, as well as at the University of...
Dates: 1908-1911

Harriet Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3327
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Harriet Wood (1917-2001), a devout American Christian who worked in South Korea from 1966 to 1978. Materials include journals kept by Wood in Korea, photographs and slides, correspondence, writings, and Bible and devotional material.

Dates: 1935 - 1990

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