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Universities and colleges -- History -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Private Schools & Colleges, Southern California, brochures and pamphlets

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6024
Abstract A bound volume of pamphlets and brochures advertising private schools and colleges in the Los Angeles area for the academic years 1897-1898 and 1898-1899. Included are brochures for St. Agatha's Boarding and Day School for Girls; Classical School for Boys; the Marlborough School; Girls' Collegiate School; University of Southern California; Los Angeles Academy (Military); Throop Polytechnic Institute; St. Vincent's College; and Convent of Immaculate Heart of Mary. Also included is "The...
Dates: 1897 - 1899

Steven B. Sample papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5007
Abstract Steven B. Sample was the 10th President of the University of Southern California, 1991-2010. Under his leadership, USC became world-renowned in the fields of communications and multimedia technologies, developed innovative community partnerships, and improved its status as one of the country's leading research universities--going from #44 in 1999 to #26 in 2010. As a scholar and researcher, Sample received patents for digital applliance controls, particularly those found in microwave ovens....
Dates: 1991-2010

University of Southern California Interfraternity Mothers Council records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5027
Abstract The Interfraternity Mothers' Council of the University of Southern California states as its purpose to "stimulate scholarship, to lend financial assistance, to promote character development, and to promote cooperation between the home, the fraternity, and the university." The records in this small collection consist of meeting correspondence, membership directories, and annual reports for the years 1973 through 1974. Janet Tonkovich, the organization's president in...
Dates: 1973-1994

USCaleidoscope records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 5039
Abstract USCaleidoscope was an annual all-university open house begun in 1969 and consisted of tours, demonstrations, exhibits, lectures, performances, luncheons, and award ceremonies throught USC's schools and including both the University Park campus as well as the Medical School. An annual event that took place in the Spring, the ambitious program ceased before the 1978 season due to budget constraints. This one-box collection of records is comprised of campus memos, flyers, press announcements,...
Dates: 1971-1978