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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; 1953

Travel and tourism ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7105
Abstract The Travel and tourism ephemera collection consists of materials both informational and commemorative in nature, dating from the years 1896 to 2013. The contents of the collection are varied in both format and geographic location. The majority of the material focuses on points of interest in California, with a significant number of items dealing with Los Angeles and the surrounding areas including information about tourist sites and souvenir booklets and items such as postcards....
Dates: 1896 - 2013

USC Library of Aeronautical History Leach Corporation aviation prints

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6221
Scope and Contents

The USC Library of Aeronautical History Leach Corporation aviation prints consists of prints of historical aircraft distributed by the Leach Corporation as part of their series "Heritage of the Air". Also included is a letter from the president of the company describing this series, and a poster describing the performance capabilities of various types of aircraft.

Dates: 1948, 1962

Victorian manuscripts teaching collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6162
Content Description

This small collection consists of a letter from Mrs. Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton to Mrs. Ford; an engraving of Margaret Caroline Rudd; an engraving of William Dewell; and an indenture on vellum, the settlement of the marriage of Sir William Blizard with Miss Blizard.

Dates: 1740-1877

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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Prints 10
Engravings (prints) 3
Notebooks 2
Pamphlets 2
Photographic postcards 2
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Photographs 2
Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 2
Postcards -- California -- Pasadena -- Archival resources 2
Postcards -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Printed ephemera 2
Actors -- England -- Archival resources 1
Actresses -- England -- Archival resources 1
Advertisements 1
Agriculture -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Aircraft -- Archival resources 1
All Souls' Day -- Mexico -- Archival resources 1
Alternative comics 1
Ambrotypes (photographs) 1
Art -- History -- Archival resources 1
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, Asian -- Archival resources 1
Art, Mexican -- Archival resources 1
Artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Beaches -- California 1
Broadsides (notices) 1
Brochures 1
Cabinet photographs 1
California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Canada -- Description and Travel 1
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 1
Cased photographs 1
Chapbooks 1
Citrus crate labels -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Clippings 1
Comic books 1
Correspondence 1
Cosmology in art -- Exhibitions -- Archival resources 1
Cosmos -- Pictorial works 1
Crate labels 1
Daguerreotypes (photographs) 1
Dams -- Design and construction -- Archival resources 1
Death in art -- Archival resources 1
Digital prints 1
England -- Description and Travel 1
England -- Social life and customs -- Archival resources 1
Engraving (printing process) 1
Ephemera 1
Etching (printing process) 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
Fliers (printed matter) 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
Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) -- 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
Legal documents 1
Letters 1
Long Beach (Calif.) -- Postcards 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Description and travel -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- 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
Notes 1
Outdoor Recreation -- California -- Yosemite National Park 1
Picture postcards 1
Political satire, Mexican -- Archival resources 1
Portraits -- United States -- 19th century -- Photographs 1
Postcards 1
Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Orange County -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Riverside County -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Posters 1
Prints -- Technique -- Archival resources 1
Prints, Mexican -- Archival resources 1
Realia 1
Reports 1
San Diego County (Calif.) -- Postcards 1
San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Slides (photographs) 1
Soldiers -- United States -- 19th century -- Photographs 1
Souvenir programs 1
Theater -- England -- London -- Archival resources 1
Tintypes (prints) 1
Tourism 1
Tourist maps 1
Travel 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Military life -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
United States -- Description and travel -- Archival resources 1
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Language
English 14
French 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Arms, John Taylor 1
Chicago Society of Etchers 1
College Art Association (U.S.) 1
Costigan, John E. 1
Dalstrom, Gustaf O. (Gustaf Oscar) 1