Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Abstract This collection contains ephemera, correspondence, and clippings documenting the career of stage and film actress Lillian Bronson (1902-1955). Bronson appeared in more than eighty films and was Fonzi’s grandmother on the television show Happy Days.
Dates: 1940 - 1950
Abstract This collection contains the music scores, manuscripts and books of American composer, organist and teacher, and USC alumnus Rayner Brown (1912-1999). American organist, composer, and teacher Rayner Brown was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1912, and died in Los Angeles, California in 1999. He earned his BM and MM at USC, and served as the principle organist for the Wilshire Presbyterian Church from 1941 to 1977.
Dates: circa 1940s-
Abstract The collection includes Charles Bukowski's (1920-1994) original poetry and short stories, along with drafts of Women, Factotum, Ham on Rye, Post Office, and Barfly; screenplays based on Bukowski's fiction; periodical appearances; tape recordings; and ephemera.
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
Collection — Box 1
Overview The Burning Man collection consists of approximately 75 pieces of ephemera, original art work, site newspapers, event maps and directories, press and media materials, and photographs from the Burning Man festival, circa 1998-2015. The Burning Man festival is an annual event held at Black Rock City, Nevada, a temporary city erected in the Black Rock Desert in northwest Nevada, approximately 100 miles froom Reno, and is described as "an experiment in community and art" [Wikipedia,...
Dates: circa 1998-2015
Abstract The records of the California office of Hands Across America include correspondence, memoranda, promotional materials, newspaper clippings, and ephemera. Held on May 25, 1986, Hands Across America was a benefit event staged to raise money to fight hunger and homelessness.
Dates: 1986 - 1986
Overview The collection consists of the archives of the Carpe Diem Press, consisting of maquettes for books, ephemeral items, notes, art works, test prints and proofs, textile samples, and cover samples. Also included are posters and information about James HD Brown's work, and materials on the Linotipografica Quintas, the printing company with which Carpe Diem Press works regularly. Carpe Diem Press is owned and operated by artist James HD Brown and Alexandra Brown. Based in Oaxaca, Mexico, the press...
Dates: 2000 - 2018
Abstract The G. Edward Cassady, M.D. and Margaret Elizabeth Cassady, R.N. Lewis Carroll collection of ephemera is that part of the Cassady collection which is not catalogued separately as the books and other Carroll artifacts are. The ephemera consists chiefly of articles and miscellaneous publications saved by George and Linda Cassady, a collection to which is added regularly.
Overview The China Society of Southern California was founded in 1935 as a non-profit cultural organization and is the oldest Sino-American organization of its kind in the United States. The records of the China Society consist primarily of correspondence, board meeting minutes, the Bulletin of the China Society, and financial records. There are also materials surrounding events held by both the China Society and neighboring organizations, foundation documents, articles and clippings, as well as...
Dates: 1935 - 2015
Overview Carl Quimby Christol, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science in USC's Dornsife College (on faculty from 1949-1987) was a pioneer in the field of international space law. The papers consist of materials documenting his time at the University of Chicago, personal activities, and items collected by Christolduring his time in the Army during World War II. The bulk of the collection documents Christol's tenure on the faculty at USC, and covers topics related to his area of...
Dates: 1931-2004, undated