Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Paul Christopher collection of Carl W. Knight's photographs consists mainly of photographs, negatives, and slides of portraits and scenic views of Missouri and Southern California. In addition to the images, there are a few textual items that include financial documents, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous ticket stubs and pamphlets that Knight collected, and correspondence (mostly postcards) to or from Carl Knight's sister, Pansy M. Knight. The date span of the collection ranges from 1920...
Dates: 1920 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970
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
Abstract The Clayonian Literary Society was charged with inviting notable persons of the day to speak at its meetings. George Long Hutchings, a banker, was chairman of the Clayonian Society of Newark, New Jersey at least until 1871. Some of the club's speakers included G. W. Curtis, Anna E. Dickinson, Bret Harte, and Frederick Douglass, among many other authors, musicians, actors, abolitionists, and activists. The collection is comprised of "acceptance" as well as "rejection" letters of the...
Dates: 1865 - 1937; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1896
Overview A collection of family papers concerning a Jewish family who fled Austria and sought exile in the United States during the rise of Nazi power. Felix Merori Cleve, his wife Melitta Cleve, their son George Wolfgang Cleve, and Felix's sister Fanny Suhrkamp-Cleve, were Austrian-Jewish emigres who fled to the United States after the Nazi Anschluss of Austria. This collection contains professional and personal correspondence and papers prior to their departure, correspondence and papers related to...
Abstract The John Cork collection contains a wide variety of both produced and unproduced material related to the James Bond phenomenon. Primarily, the collection focuses on the James Bond films from 1962 (Dr. No) until 2002 (Die Another Day), and their impact on worldwide society and culture. Contents of the collection include scripts, call sheets, photographs, periodicals, clipping files, fan magazine content, merchandise, and other collected material. Much of the material comes from Cork's...
Dates: 1960 - 2010
Abstract Collection consists of clippings, scrapbooks, vaudeville photo album, musical arrangements, posters, awards, stills from stage, motion pictures, and television covering the period 1925-1974 from actor Billy De Wolfe (1907-1974).
Dates: 1925 - 1974
Overview George Hurrell began his career as a photographer working for MGM during the Golden Age of Hollywood, during which time he photographed some of the most famous movie stars of the period, and as a result became one of the most famous studio photographers in Hollywood. He became known for his use of light that included spotlights and shadows, and hand-retouching, which produced romantic portraits that became his signature style. He continued to use this style throughout his long career, defining...
Abstract Collection consists of scrapbooks, stills, and property appraisal. 17 stereopticon slides from Fool's Paradise, all related to the work of director Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959). Collection covers years 1920-1952.
Dates: 1920 - 1952
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Ex-Libris in ring binders, boxed, and in envelopes, collected by former USC librarian (Miss) Christian R. Dick (1883-1954); correspondence related to the bookplates; Miss Dick's card index of artists, etc.
Dates: 1930 - 1950