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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

USC Library of Aeronautical History A. F. Miller collection on aviation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0066
Abstract The A.F. Miller collection on aviation is one of several such collections acquired for USC Special Collections’ Library of Aeronautical History beginning in the 1960s. At that time, several airline officials and retired pioneers of the airline industry donated historical materials on the subject of air transportation in the West. The collection consists of several scrapbooks of clippings, plus loose clippings, related to airplanes and aviation-- chiefly from the 1940s-- in addition to over...
Dates: 1920 - 1950

USC Library of Aeronautical History Arthur Beggs collection on aviation

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0051
Abstract Aviation memorabilia, photographs, newspaper clippings; first day airmail covers (stamped envelopes). Arthur Beggs (USC graduate) was a pioneer of air transportation on West Coast. He was general sales manager for Western Air 1928-1935. In 1935 he became sales manager for American Airlines.
Dates: 1927 - 1970

USC Library of Aeronautical History C. S. James collection on aviation

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0056
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, ephemera pertaining to the history of Western Air Lines (Western Air Express). Charles N. James (a.k.a. James James, Jimmy James) flew the first Air mail run with Fred Kelly from Salt Lake to LA in seven hours, in 1926. He was a pilot for Western Air Express and later Vice-President in charge of operations at Western Airlines (1938-1950). He then became Security Manager with Bendix West Coast Division.
Dates: 1918 - 1957

USC Library of Aeronautical History Edward J. McDermott collection on aviation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0063
Abstract Extensive collection of air cargo labels, mounted in albums and loose.
Dates: 0000

USC Library of Aeronautical History George T. Cussen collection on aviation

Identifier: 0053
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Cussen's personal scrapbook pages, books and photographs pertaining to the commercial aeronautic industry from the 1930s to the 1950s, and a collection of World War I & II war effort posters and maps.
Dates: circa 1918-1963

USC Library of Aeronautical History Julian Sykes collection on aviation

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0057
Abstract Clippings and scrapbooks. Julian S(k)ykes was a World War aviator and employee of Air Mail service. Later he became Fenger High School Aviation Director.
Dates: 0000

USC vintage pins collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5335
Scope and Contents A collection of pins from the 1950s to the 1980s with various USC slogans.
Dates: 1950s-1980s

Vintage advertising labels collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7060
Overview Collection of 186 advertising labels from primarily Los Angeles and Los Angeles-area companies. The labels were created for products as diverse as perfume bottles, toiletries and other personal care items; candies and food items; equipment; trading posts; pesticides; film; hotels; liquor; art supplies; and banks and insurance companies.
Dates: mid-20th century

Robert E. Vivian plaques and awards

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0287
Abstract Plaques and certificates awarded Dr. Robert Vivian, 1942-1983. Dr. Vivan was the Dean of the USC School of Engineering.
Dates: 1942 - 1983