Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection contains 203 printed maps and small atlases, from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries, relating to the geographic areas of Latin America, including the Caribbean, and Spain and Portugal. Most are not widely held by other libraries, and some are unique to USC.
Dates: 1559 - 2013; Majority of material found in 1800s-1990s
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers: California State Assembly, U.S. Congress, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, and California Attorney General campaign
Abstract The Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers contain the records of the political activities of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, University of Southern California Gould Law School alumna, state and federal legislator, and county official. Included are records from Burke's tenure in the California Assembly (1966-1972), U.S. Congress (1973-1978), and the Los Angeles Angeles County Board of Supervisor (1979-1980). Records also include her campaign for California State Attorney General (1978).
Dates: 1959 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1980
Abstract The Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park was founded in 1965 to organize public and official awareness and to raise support to preserve the park land as public open space, and to develop it for recreational activities. The mission and efforts of this vibrant "grass roots" organization are ongoing, and the Committee will continue to add materials which document its activities. The collection consists of fifteen boxes of records dating back to the Committee's early history in the 1960s. It...
Dates: 1965 - 2019
Collection — Folder 1
Overview Printed ephemera collected by the donor's aunt on a trip to Germany in 1936. Includes a guidebook for Hamburg, 2 postcards and a brochure for the Berlin Central-Hotel, events calendar for the week of July 7-13, 1936 for Berlin, a menu for Das Haus der deutschen Heimat restaurant, a magazine of the Berlin Tourist Association for the week of July 7-13, 1936, and two radio news bulletins from aboard the M.S. Batory dated July 4th and July 6th, 1936.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Vahakn Dadrian (1926-2019) was an Armenian-American sociologist and historian and one of the early scholars of the academic study of genocide. Dadrian was especially recognized as a leading expert on the Armenian Genocide. The Vahakn Dadrian papers contain Dadrian's research files on the Armenian Genocide. The collection includes copies of published legal papers with Dadrian's notes, maps of Turkey and Armenia, newspaper clippings, literature relating to Armenian Studies, copies of records from...
Dates: 1843 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1990
Abstract The El Nido Services and Lodges records cover the practical details of El Nido's operations, 1930-1980, documenting its real estate management, zoning battles, tax questions, insurance and "disaster preparedness" provisions, and occasional personnel problems of this social service agency. Originally a project of the Los Angeles Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, the Section established a Children's Bureau in Los Angeles in 1925, and three years later built a camp for...
Dates: 1932-1986 (bulk 1970s-1980s)
Abstract This finding aid is for the subject files of the Los Angeles Examiner photograph and clippings morgue.
Dates: 1903 - 1961; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1959
Overview The city of Los Angeles became the epicenter of a public relations scandal on March 3, 1991, when an amateur cameraman captured on video four uniformed LAPD officers beating motorist Rodney G. King. In addition to generating public outrage, the incident cast a dark shadow over the LAPD and called into question the integrity of the nation's third largest municipal police force. Subsequently, the ten member Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department was formed to conduct a full...
Abstract Background reports, court documents, photographs, maps from the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, May 1946 through February 1947, at the War Ministry Building in Tokyo.
Dates: 1946 - 1947
Abstract The Herbert G. Klein papers contain detailed records of the day to day activities of Herbert G. Klein, University of Southern California alumnus and trustee, journalist, editor and first White House Director of Communications. Included are records from all phases of Klein's long career: his early career as a journalist with Copley Newspapers in Alhambra and San Diego; his work with Richard Nixon, beginning with the Vice Presidential campaign of 1956; and his subsequent career as a media...
Dates: 15th-17th centuries, 1932-2009 (bulk 1960-1973)