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Lillian I. Allard collection of California postcards

 Collection
Identifier: 0318
Abstract The Lillian I. Allard collection of California postcards consists of 782 vintage postcards. The postcards are arranged geographically and cover such places as Los Angeles County, Orange County, the California Missions, Riverside County, the Mission Inn of Riverside, San Diego County, Imperial County, San Bernardino, mining towns, and other miscellaneous views and shots of people and places in and around California.
Dates: 1890s-1956

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

California Historical Society collection of historic postcards

 Collection
Identifier: 0399
Abstract This small collection of postcards came to USC chiefly through the California Historical Society. Many of them appear to have originated with the same few families, based on notes and addresses on them. The images are of geographic subjects especially California, but there are also many European scenes and some non-geographical postcards.
Dates: circa 1900-1979

Milton Carlson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7110
Overview A collection of scrapbooks, notebooks, photographs, photograph albums, ledgers, postcards, and court transcripts and testimonies from Milton Carlson. Carlson was a criminologist and handwriting expert.
Dates: 1896 - 1918

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 1920...
Dates: 1920 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Connie Conaway letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7014
Abstract Letters and postcards from Corporal Art Harm to Connie (Vernacaleen) Conaway (Haught). Although primarily love letters, the letters and postcards also contain details about Corporal Harm's basic training at Fort Murphy, Florida. The letters begin in May 1943 and end in September 1943. Also included is a photograph of Corporal Harm, inscribed to Connie and dated June 22, 1943; a telegram; and a letter from Cyrus Lounsbury. Connie was born in Oklahoma, but was living in Los Angeles by 1943. ...
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Charles William Crowl collection of German travel ephemera

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 6146
Overview 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

William H. DuBay papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0391
Abstract In 1966, William H. DuBay was suspended from the Los Angeles Archdiocese for opining his criticism of the Roman Catholic church. The collection includes materials related to DuBay's controversial tenure as a Roman Catholic priest and his suspension.
Dates: 1955 - 1974

European fashion postcards collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6176
Overview A collection of 98 postcards depicting primarily women's fashions, created from 1900 to 1924. The majority of these postcards are written in French and addressed to individuals in Brussels, Belgium. A few of the postcard images feature men and/or children. Some of the images are in color while others are black and white.
Dates: 1900 - 1924

General Music Manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6005
Abstract This small, artifical collection consists of materials relating to 19th and 20th century musicians--sheet music, a photograph, a letter, clippings, programs, and a postcard.
Dates: 1866-1955, undated

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USC Libraries Special Collections 36
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Subject
Postcards 32
Correspondence 18
Photographs 17
Clippings 11
Printed ephemera 10
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Ephemera 8
Pamphlets 7
Photographic postcards 7
Picture postcards 5
Telegrams 5
Brochures 4
Postcards -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 4
Soldiers -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 4
Financial records 3
Magazines (periodicals) 3
Maps 3
Missions -- California -- Postcards 3
Notes 3
Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 3
Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Archival resources 3
Postcards -- California -- Orange County -- Archival resources 3
Postcards -- California -- Pasadena -- Archival resources 3
Postcards -- California -- Riverside County -- Archival resources 3
Publications 3
Realia 3
Slides (photographs) 3
Agriculture -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 2
Audiotapes 2
California, Southern -- History -- Archival resources 2
Certificates 2
Death Valley National Park (Calif. and Nev.) -- Archival resources 2
Ledgers (account books) 2
Legal documents 2
Long Beach (Calif.) -- Postcards 2
Mission Inn -- Postcards 2
Missions -- California -- Archival resources 2
Musicians -- History -- Archival resources 2
Negatives (photographic) 2
Phonograph records 2
Photograph albums 2
Popular culture -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Posters 2
Press releases 2
Prints 2
Programs (documents) 2
San Diego County (Calif.) -- Postcards 2
Scrapbooks 2
Sheet music 2
Textiles 2
Theater programs 2
Transcripts 2
Typescripts 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Military life -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Postcards 2
Videotapes 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Archival resources 2
Actresses -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Actresses -- England -- Archival resources 1
Advertisements 1
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
Antisemitism -- Caricatures and cartoons -- 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
Beaches -- California 1
Books 1
CD-ROMs 1
California -- History -- Periodicals 1
California -- Photographs 1
California -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- History -- Maps 1
California, Southern -- History, Local -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- Photographs 1
Canada -- Description and Travel 1
Caricatures 1
Catholic ex-priests -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Catholic labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Catholic press -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Catholics -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Charities -- California -- Archival resources 1
Charts (graphic documents) 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
Civil rights -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Clergy -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Clothing 1
Clowns -- Archival resources 1
Comic books 1
Commemorative card 1
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Language
English 34
German 3
Spanish; Castilian 2
French 1
Polish 1
 
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United States. Army 2
University of Southern California 2
Agnew, Spiro T. 1
Allard, Lillian I. 1
Allen, William C. 1
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American Federation of Priests 1
Atkins, Oliver F. 1
Bachrach, Fabian 1
Beebe, Charles L. 1
Big Apple Circus 1
Bliss, Arthur 1
Bonnay, Charles 1
Borges, Jorge Luis 1
Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph) 1
California Historical Society 1
California. Dept. of the California Highway Patrol 1
Carlson, Milton 1
Catholic Church--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century--Archival resources 1
Catholic Church--United States--History--20th century--Archival resources 1
Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Calif.) 1
Catholic Human Relations Council (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Catholics United for Racial Equality 1
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de 1
Chagall, Marc 1
Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich 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
Cook, A. T. 1
Copley Press, inc. 1
Copley, James S. (James Strohn) 1
Darvas, Lilli, 1902-1974 1
Drake, Zachary L. 1
DuBay, William H. 1
Edward H. Mitchell (Publisher) 1
Ehrlichman, John 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) 1
Eltinge, Julian 1
Evans, Merle 1
Finch, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson) 1
Fisk, Walter W. 1
Frank, Liesl 1
Gessner, George J. (George John) 1
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris) 1
Gospel Foundation of California 1
Griffiths, Edwin 1
Griffiths, Louise 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
Herbert, Ernest C. 1
Herbert, Ernestine Q. 1
Herbert, John A. 1
Herbert, William C. 1
Hill, Richard A. 1
Hulbert, J. O. 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 1
Jacobs , Lou 1
Jaeger, Ernst 1
Jarvis, Roy 1
Johnson, Adolf 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
Krause, Lucjan, 1928- 1
Kreischer, Lou 1
Krueger, June 1
Lew, Mervyn 1
Liddecoat Packing Co. 1
Liddecoat family 1
Liddecoat, Mary 1
Liddecoat, Tom 1
Liszt, Franz 1
Litton Industries 1
Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department 1
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office 1
Los Angeles Railway 1
MacDougall, Robert 1
MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908 1
Mansback, Arthur E. 1
Massary, Fritzi 1
Mattox, Warren 1
McIntyre, J. Francis A. (James Francis Aloysius) 1
Merritt, John F., 1942-2016 1
Metromedia, Inc 1
Midnight Mission 1
Murillo, L.A. (Louis Andrew) 1
National Catholic Reporter Publishing Co 1
Neumark, Zenon 1
Nixon, Pat 1
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