Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 226 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Overview The Women at Work records, 1978-2014, document the founding, and programmatic and fundraising activities of this social service non-profit agency. Women at Work was founded in 1979 as the Women's Public Policy Research Center (WPRCC) to study issues surrounding women in the labor force. In 1980, the name was changed to "Women at Work". The founding members, Barbara Burke, Marge Leighton, and Betty Ann Jansson, served as co-executive directors of the organization, which is headquartered in...
Collection — Box 1
Abstract This small collection contains letters, essays, broadsides, clippings, and photographs, created by and for Elbert Hubbard, an American writer, publisher, and philosopher, and founder of the Arts and Crafts community of Roycroft. The materials were collected by J.E. Woodhead in the course of his book collecting activities. In addition to publications produced by Hubbard's Arts and Crafts community, Roycroft, and by the Roycrofters, it also contains letters from the Hubbards to the J.E. Woodhead...
Dates: 1896 - 1915
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The professional speech fraternity known as Zeta Phi Eta was founded in 1893 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The USC chapter was founded by Irene Phillips Kuhl in 1921. (The fraternity was officially named the National Professional Speech Arts and Speech Sciences Fraternity for Women; now it is known as the National Professional Fraternity in Communication Arts and Sciences, the oldest national group of its kind. The seven boxes in this collection contain the...
Abstract Zhang Ailing (Chang Ailing, Eileen Chang) was a Chinese author whose well-known literary texts include The Rogue of the North, The Golden Cangue, and The Rice Sprout Song. Her works, considered to be among the best Chinese literature of the 1940s, examined the themes of marriage, family, love, and relationships in the social context of 1930s and 1940s Shanghai. Zhang’s writing depicted paradoxical human natures, powerlessness, and sorrowful truths in everyday life without the political subtext...
Overview The Zobelein family collection consists of photographs, maps, clippings, ephemera, and realia that documents the history of the Zobelein family and the brewing industry in Los Angeles in the late 19th and 20th centuries. The collection includes images of the Zobelein family house and descriptions of the real estate tracts owned by the Zobeleins; publications, photographs and ephemera documenting the Zobelein family business, the Los Angeles Brewing Company; and recollections and reports about...