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College presidents -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Fagg's copies of commencement ceremony programs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 5057
Abstract Fred D. Fagg, Jr. (1896-1981) was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to California to attend the San Diego Army and Navy Academy in Pacific Beach, California. He then entered the University Redlands but left during his sophomore year to enlist in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He completed flight training and was soon assigned to the 92nd Aero Squadron, U.S.A.E.F, and in 1918 was flying night patrols across the English Channel. When the war was over,...
Dates: 1948-1955

Fred D. Fagg Inauguration ephemera

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 5006
Abstract Fred D. Fagg served as the sixth president of the University of Southern California (1947-1957). During his tenure, the University underwent a great deal of post-war growth; in April 1948, USC dedicated some 29 buildings-- most of them former U.S. Army barracks. Fagg also initiated the construction of much-needed new buildings, including a cafeteria and residence halls as well as classroom and research facilities. As the University grew in significance nationally and internationally, Fagg...
Dates: 1948

John R. Hubbard papers

 Collection
Identifier: 5009
Abstract John R. Hubbard served as the eighth president of the University of Southern California from 1970 to 1980, during which time the university rose from 33rd to 19th in National Science Foundation rankings for federally sponsored research. During that decade, applications for admission to USC rose from 4,100 in 1970 to more than 11,000 in 1979, and the mean grade point average for admitted freshmen vaulted to 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. Prior to joining USC, Hubbard served as President of Newcomb...
Dates: 1935-1988

University of Southern California Office of the Provost records

 Collection
Identifier: 0384
Abstract The records, audiotapes and video tapes, photographs, ephemera, and artifacts of the University of Southern California Office of the Provost. As the second ranking official and the chief academic officer, the Office of the Provost provides academic leadership to the University of Southern California (USC). In addition, materials document the administration of the international Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, which is considered the premier award for environmental science,...
Dates: 1923 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1973 - 2007

USC Presidential Inauguration ephemera

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 5008
Abstract The University of Southern California began as a mustard field in what was then "West" Los Angeles with a class of 53 students and 12 teachers. Its first president was Marion Bovard who served the university from 1880 to 1891. As of 2017, there have been ten more Presidents after Bovard, with Rufus B. von KleinSmid (1921-1947) serving the longest. This small collection consists of invitations, programs, lists of attendees, and other ephemera pertaining to the...
Dates: 1922 - 1981

USC presidents digital recordings

 Collection
Identifier: 5368
Abstract The USC presidents digital recordings holds 40.2 gigabytes of audio and video recordings that contain announcements, State of the University addresses, inauguration speeches, special messages to students, addresses to faculty and staff, Instagram videos, tributes, and lectures by former presidents Steven Sample (1991-2010), C.L. Max Nikias (2010-2018), interim president, Wanda M. Austin (2018-2019), and current president Dr. Carol L. Folt (2019-present).University Archivist, Claude...
Dates: 2004-2021; Majority of material found within 2010-2015