Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This small collection of postcards came to USC chiefly through the California Historical Society. Many of them appear to have originated with the same few families, based on notes and addresses on them. The images are of geographic subjects especially California, but there are also many European scenes and some non-geographical postcards.
Dates: circa 1900-1979
Collection — Folder 1
Overview The Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards consists of 33 historic postcards of Southern California sites and neighborhoods, including the San Gabriel Mission, Santa Catalina Island, and Mount Lowe Railway. Edwin and Louise Griffiths collected the postcards during their travels to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The Griffiths' travels began from their home in Philadelphia and crossed the country to California and other western...
Dates: 1900 - 1915
Abstract The William C. Herbert papers was brought to USC during the 1990s via Associate Dean for Development and Law School Historian John (Tom) Tomlinson whose expertise includes the history of USC. Though the collection's focus is the correspondence between Herbert and his mother during World War II when he was overseas, at some point later, Herbert studied and graduated from USC with a B.S. in Social Studies. His graduation photo is in the 1957 edition of USC's El Rodeo
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)
Overview A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets, magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between 1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.
Dates: 1899 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970
Overview The Travel and tourism ephemera collection consists of materials both informational and commemorative in nature, dating from the years 1896 to 2013. The contents of the collection are varied in both format and geographic location. The majority of the material focuses on points of interest in California, with a significant number of items dealing with Los Angeles and the surrounding areas including information about tourist sites and souvenir booklets and items such as postcards. Additionally,...
Dates: 1896 - 2013