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Universities and colleges -- History -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Ross Berkes papers

Identifier: 0377

This collection includes the syllabi, records, publications, photographs, and grade books of Ross Berkes, professor of International Relations at USC from 1941-1991.

Dates: 1940-1980s

Chaffey College scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049000582]
Identifier: 5181

This collection consists of a scrapbook related to Chaffey College and the University of Southern California. It includes programs, photographs, clippings, and ephemera.

Dates: 1891 - 1906

Cora Dyer scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049000590]
Identifier: 5182

Collection consists of a scrapbook from USC student Cora Dyer documenting student life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1902 - 1911

John R. Hubbard papers

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

Living Library tapes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5140

This collection consists of 36 2’’ quad magnetic tapes of recorded interviews and oral histories with members of the USC community as a part of the Living Library program.

Dates: 1970; 1975

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 Campus Statistics records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275058523706]
Identifier: 5093

This collection consists of 6 volumes of annual employee salaries, as well as one volume of library statistics, and a Self Survey book where various departments reported their annual activities.

Dates: 1934-1966; 1952 - 1966

University of Southern California ephemera and realia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5153

This collection consists of various pieces of USC realia and ephemera from the history of the university.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1919-2014

University of Southern California historical subject files

Identifier: 5231

This artificial collection contains subject files related to the history and activities of the University of Southern California. The files are arranged alphabetically by subject or organization name and may include a variety of document types such as ephemera, clippings, reports, publications, and programs.

Dates: Majority of material found in 20th century