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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

José Guadalupe Posada prints

 Collection
Identifier: 0517
Abstract The collection contains a total of 506 items printed by Antonio Vanegas Arroyo's press. Among the items are half-sheet and full-sheet broadsides, chapbooks, and games. A majority of the prints were by José Guadalupe Posada, and possibly a few by Manuel Alfonso Manilla, his precursor and mentor. Themes in the collection include: Mexican popular culture, Calaveras, local disasters, supernatural acts, crimes, suicides, moral lessons, social critique, political caricatures, corridos, religious...
Dates: circa 1890-1915; 1943; 1953

Ruth Weisberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0360
Abstract Ruth Weisberg, former Dean of the USC Roski School of Fine Arts and long time USC School of Fine Arts faculty member, is a renowned and respected artist and educator. Her work explores issues surrounding women artists and Judaism, and she is especially interested in the techniques of printmaking. Her papers consist primarily of correspondence, both personal and professional, and also contain notebooks, memorandums, reports, photographs, slides, audio visual materials, ephemera and realia,...
Dates: 1963 - 2014

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Printed ephemera 2
Prints 2
Agriculture -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
All Souls' Day -- Mexico -- Archival resources 1
Alternative comics 1
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Art -- Study and teaching -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Art criticism -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Art, American -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Art, Mexican -- Archival resources 1
Artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Broadsides (notices) 1
Chapbooks 1
Citrus crate labels -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Clippings 1
Comic books 1
Correspondence 1
Crate labels 1
Death in art -- Archival resources 1
Ephemera 1
Feminism -- Study and teaching -- California -- Archival resources 1
Feminism and art -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Feminists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Fruit crate labels -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Graphic artists -- Mexico -- Archival resources 1
Graphic arts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Jewish artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Jewish arts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Jewish women artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Magazines (periodicals) 1
Memorabilia 1
Memorandums 1
Mexican wit and humor, Pictorial -- Archival resources 1
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Pictorial works 1
Mexico -- Religious life and customs -- Pictorial works 1
Mexico -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works 1
Notebooks 1
Notes 1
Pamphlets 1
Photographic postcards 1
Photographs 1
Political satire, Mexican -- Archival resources 1
Postcards 1
Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Pasadena -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Prints -- Technique -- Archival resources 1
Prints, Mexican -- Archival resources 1
Realia 1
Reports 1
Slides (photographs) 1
Women artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Women printmakers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
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Language
English 2
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
College Art Association (U.S.) 1
Hirsch, Gilah Yelin 1
Jack Rutberg Fine Arts (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Manilla, Manuel 1
Merritt, John F., 1942-2016 1