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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:

Robinson family papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6130
Overview Letters, documents, and postcards addressed primarily to Louis, Abraham and Harold Robinson, U.S. residents who were attempting to aid Jewish relatives in Poland to flee persecution under the Germans in Europe. The collection includes documents describing and explaining the American immigration visa process for Jews attempting to leave Poland immediately preceding and during the German invasion; letters of introduction vouching for character; a passport; and some printed ephemera (business and...
Dates: 1936-1941

Flora Elise Robinson scrapbook and photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 5337
Overview The Flora Elise Robinson scrapbook and photograph album consists of a scrapbook covering the years 1906-1910 and a photograph album covering the years 1907-1910, and miscellaneous USC-related printed ephemera, dating from the 1890s. The materials document Mr. Robinson's years as a student at USC.
Dates: 1893-1910

Ralph Rodgers and Percy Turner Circus collection

Identifier: 0388
Abstract The Ralph Rodgers and Percy Turner Circus Collection documents the collective interests of a circus model builder/ miniature circus owner and a real circus owner who became friends and whose circus memorabilia ended up with a mutual friend who donated them to USC. The collection contains ephemera, correspondence, photographs, books, records, costumes, and a large amount of circus model plans and drawings kept by Ralph Rodgers. A portion of the collection represents the history of the Percy...
Dates: 1930s-1980s

Joseph Roos papers

Identifier: 0313
Abstract This collection contains papers documenting the activities of Joseph Roos (1905-1999) from his retirement from the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation Council in 1969 until his death in 1999. These papers include correspondence, research files, memoranda and publications. Some documentation of Roos's earlier activities investigating the activities of the German Bund in Los Angeles in the 1930s is also present.
Dates: 1921 - 1999

David Rose papers

Identifier: 0347
Summary David Rose (1910-2006) was a well-known courtroom sketch artist whose work documented some of the most notorious trials of the last half of the twentieth century: Klaus Barbie, Patty Hearst, Sirhan Sirhan, members of the Manson family, John Z. De Lorean, Timothy McVeigh, as well as crimes and criminals which were more well-known by their nicknames: The Hillside Strangler, The Night Stalker, the Bob's Big Boy Murders, etc. During his life, Rose also worked for the Hollywood studios as an...
Dates: 1970s-1990s

Jack Rugh papers

Identifier: 0604
Abstract Jack Rugh was a labor relations representative in California's Department of Employment from 1940 until his retirement in 1971. In addition to his work in labor relations, Rugh was a regional coordinator for services to the handicapped. In 1967 Rugh was appointed by Governor Reagan to the Governor's Committee for Employment of the Handicapped. He continued to speak and publish on labor relations, the employment of the handicapped, and the employment of ex-offenders after his retirement. This...
Dates: 1937 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1985

Paul Salamunovich papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5311
Overview A collection of scores used by Maestro Salamunovich as he conducted the St. Charles Borromeo Church Choir of North Hollywood, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, and other smaller ensembles. The collection also includes smaller amounts of Salamunovich's recordings, photographs, correspondence, awards, ephemera, and a few score manuscripts. Salamunovich taught at the USC Thornton School of Music as an adjunct professor of choral music and served as director of the USC Thornton Chamber Choir from...
Dates: 1950 - 2014

Janet Samuelian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0325
Abstract Papers of the Armenian-American journalist, covering the years 1986-2005 when Ms. Samuelian wrote interviews and reportage for The Armenian Observer and The Armenian Reporter International weekly newspapers and for Armenian International Magazine. Her research files for her book "Kero Antoyan: His Life and Art" (1988) are also included.
Dates: 1986 - 2005

John A. Sanborn papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0027
Abstract This collection contains the diaries kept by John A. Sanborn (1850-1942) between 1909 and 1942. Sanborn was a farmer who lived in Covina and Compton, California.
Dates: 1909 - 1942

Schnurmann family papers

Identifier: 6036
Abstract Alfred Schnurmann (born 1905 in Mulhouse, Alsace-Lorraine) was the son of a prosperous Jewish wool merchant. In 1940, Alfred and his daughter Marion were able to obtain visas to the United States as part of the "French" quota, and traveled to the U.S. via Japan and settled in San Francisco. Alfred worked at the Richelieu Hotel and then for Levi Strauss before getting a job in 1945 with the Southern Pacific Railroad. He worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad until his retirement in 1983. In...
Dates: 1898-1970s; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1955