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Boeckmann Center Iberian and Latin American map collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0526
Abstract This collection contains 203 printed maps and small atlases, from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries, relating to the geographic areas of Latin America, including the Caribbean, and Spain and Portugal. Most are not widely held by other libraries, and some are unique to USC.
Dates: 1559 - 2013; Majority of material found in 1800s-1990s

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers: California State Assembly, U.S. Congress, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, and California Attorney General campaign

 Collection
Identifier: 0218-1
Abstract The Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers contain the records of the political activities of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, University of Southern California Gould Law School alumna, state and federal legislator, and county official. Included are records from Burke's tenure in the California Assembly (1966-1972), U.S. Congress (1973-1978), and the Los Angeles Angeles County Board of Supervisor (1979-1980). Records also include her campaign for California State Attorney General (1978).
Dates: 1959 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1980

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 the California Department of Natural Resources' Los Angeles County Master Shoreline Plan records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0245-3
Abstract In 1947 a property appraisal was conducted along Santa Monica Bay for the purpose of estimating the fair market value of various shoreline parcels selected by the Regional Planning Commission of Los Angeles County for purchase by the State of California. The report, accompanied by tract maps and photographs, recommended the purchase of the selected parcels of land to the California State Park Commission. The records in this collection consist of a detailed appraisal report, a set of parcel...
Dates: 1946-1947

Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park records

 Collection
Identifier: 0320
Abstract The Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park was founded in 1965 to organize public and official awareness and to raise support to preserve the park land as public open space, and to develop it for recreational activities. The mission and efforts of this vibrant "grass roots" organization are ongoing, and the Committee will continue to add materials which document its activities. The collection consists of fifteen boxes of records dating back to the Committee's early history in the 1960s. It...
Dates: 1965 - 2019

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

Vahakn Dadrian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6213
Overview Vahakn Dadrian (1926-2019) was an Armenian-American sociologist and historian and one of the early scholars of the academic study of genocide. Dadrian was especially recognized as a leading expert on the Armenian Genocide. The Vahakn Dadrian papers contain Dadrian's research files on the Armenian Genocide. The collection includes copies of published legal papers with Dadrian's notes, maps of Turkey and Armenia, newspaper clippings, literature relating to Armenian Studies, copies of records from...
Dates: 1843 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1990

El Nido Services and Lodges records

 Collection
Identifier: 0409
Abstract The El Nido Services and Lodges records cover the practical details of El Nido's operations, 1930-1980, documenting its real estate management, zoning battles, tax questions, insurance and "disaster preparedness" provisions, and occasional personnel problems of this social service agency. Originally a project of the Los Angeles Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, the Section established a Children's Bureau in Los Angeles in 1925, and three years later built a camp for...
Dates: 1932-1986 (bulk 1970s-1980s)

Hearst Corporation Los Angeles Examiner photographs, negatives and clippings--subject photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 7000-2
Abstract This finding aid is for the subject files of the Los Angeles Examiner photograph and clippings morgue.
Dates: 1903 - 1961; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1959

Household Survey records

 Collection
Identifier: 0231
Abstract In 1939, the Works Progress Administration provided funding for a comprehensive household survey of the Los Angeles area. Over the course of the project, about 400,000 documents, mostly census cards, were generated.
Dates: 1939

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