Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Gladys A. papers contain diaries of Gladys A., a young woman who participated in sex work in and around Downtown Los Angeles. The diaries span from the day she arrived in LA in January of 1949 through 1953, detailing the daily experiences of her first five years in the city. The collection also includes photographs of Gladys with unidentified individuals, correspondence from her family in Michigan, memorabilia from her Catholic high school, and other miscellaneous personal items.
Dates: 1944-06-09 - 1979
Overview The George and Elenora Adams diaries, letters, and other material contain 39 diaries, four letters, and various personal documents and ephemera kept by George E. Adams and his wife Elenora Martin Learned Adams. Throughout the course of their lives--as documented in their journals--George and Elenora worked as farmers, teachers, and store owners in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine before moving to Duarte near East Los Angeles in 1887. In California, George and Elenora tried their luck as...
Dates: 1856 - 1909
Abstract The Allan Hancock Foundation Archive contains records of the Foundation set up at the University of Southern California by G. Allan Hancock for the purpose of furthering oceanographic studies. These records also include those materials from the library and museum that were associated with the Foundation, as well some personal mementos of Captain Hancock's and the Hancock family. Also included are extensive records of the research ship Velero IV, as well as sound recordings, photographs and...
Content Description Books by and about Budd Wilson Schulberg and his milieu; film posters, recordings of his work, photographs; correspondence between Beck and Schulberg's extended family; archival documents by and about Budd's father, studio executive B.P. Schulberg.
Dates: 1913 - 2016
Abstract Literary archive of the German emigre author and playwright Julius Berstl (1883-1975). The collection includes typescripts, manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, personal and biographical documents, theater memorabilia, and a small number of literary journals, both in English and in German. Julius Berstl was born on August 6, 1883 in Bernburg, Germany to a theatrical family. Upon graduation from university, he became the dramaturg, or literary advisor, of the renowned...
Dates: 1858 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1975
Abstract Dr. Benjamin Bennett Briggs was a horticulturist and medical doctor who originally came to California from Ohio during the Gold Rush but returned to Ohio where he married and established a medical practice. He later returned to California to continue with horticultural pursuits and was one of the founders of La Crescenta, where he hoped to establish a health resort. Though he died before he could accomplish all his dreams, today's Crescenta-Canada valley was home to many sanitariums and...
Dates: 1842 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1920
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Morley Drury (1903-1989) was an all-America running back at the University of Southern California in 1927, becoming the first Trojan to rush for 1000 yards in a season earning him the nickname of "The Noblest Trojan of Them All." The first Trojan inducted into the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame in 1954, Drury also played basketball, water polo, and ice hockey at SC. After his last year at USC in 1927, Drury became the manager of USC's intercollegiate baseball...
Dates: 1928 May-August
Collection — Box 1
Overview Travel diary of USC student and Alpha Chi Omega sorority sister June Harris documenting her trip from Los Angeles to and across Europe in the summer of 1921. The diary contains entries for virtually every day of the trip. Also included are a few loose pieces of ephemera (tickets) and some stamps that have been affixed to a few pages.
Dates: 1921 June 18-September 18
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Antonio Heras, who was a professor of Spanish and Spanish Literature at USC from 1925-1950. Heras’s papers include manuscripts and typescripts of his articles and stories, research notes, clippings, correspondence and diaries.
Dates: 1923 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1965