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Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Stanislaus County Welfare Commission and Welfare Department records

Identifier: 0455
Abstract The Stansilaus County Welfare Commission and Welfare Department records consists of materials created by these two entities (subsequently renamed the Stanislaus County Department of Social Services, and now the Community Services Agency). The collection's material is all textual and ranges from ledgers to photocopies of legal agreements; chronologically the material spans the period 1919-1986.
Dates: 1919 - 1986

Gregg Strom papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2012-161
Abstract The collection consists of business and legal documents pertaining to Greg Strom's gay erotica company Bryx International, as well as legal and tax documents relating to Strom's personal affairs, 1981-1993. Strom was a bodybuilder and model for gay erotica, most notably for his own company Bryx International.
Dates: 1981-1993

Union Pacific Railroad Tidelands records

Identifier: 0243
Abstract When the Union Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Railroad merged in 1997 and the former did a housecleaning of its inventory, many of the Union Pacific's archival materials were saved. The records that were donated to USC were chiefly those that were generated in the 1940s and 50s as part of the Tidelands controversies, concerning the Los Angeles / Long Beach / Wilmington harbor areas, and documenting channels, wetlands, islands, elevations, and shoreline. In addition to many maps,...
Dates: 1940s-1950s

USC Library of Aeronautical History Gilbert L. Givven collection on aviation

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0061
Abstract Gilbert Givvin was the secretary of Harris Hanshue, President of Western Air Express (TWA Inc.). This collection contains material pertaining to the investigation of Air Mail and Ocean Mail Contracts, by a Special Committee of the US Senate (1934). MacCracken (attorney for a number of large airlines, Commerce Dept. Aeronautics Chief under Hoover Admininstration), Brittin, Hanshue and Givvin were held on charges of contempt in the Mail Inquiry, for the destruction of papers, files, memorandum...
Dates: circa 1934

USC Thornton School of Music records

Identifier: 0283
Abstract The University of Southern California's music school was officially established in 1884, and conferred its first degrees in 1885. The records document many of the activities of the School from the late 19th to the early 21st centuries. Included are the papers (generally incomplete) of some of the School's notable personnel, including Max Swarthout, Raymond Kendall, Ellis Kohs, Pauline Alderman, and Walter F. Skeele; records of academic activities; records of student and alumni...
Dates: 1897 - 2017; Modified: 2017-2019, 2021

Victorian manuscripts teaching collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6162
Content Description This small collection consists of a letter from Mrs. Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton to Mrs. Ford; an engraving of Margaret Caroline Rudd; an engraving of William Dewell; and an indenture on vellum, the settlement of the marriage of Sir William Blizard with Miss Blizard.
Dates: 1740-1877

Western Center on Law and Poverty records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7061
Overview Letters and print materials from the WCLP. "Western Center was formed in 1967 by a passionate group of attorneys and legal scholars from USC, UCLA and Loyola law schools who sought to create a unique organization, driven by the belief that low-income Californians deserve the finest possible legal representation before every institution that shapes their lives." [WCLP website,]
Dates: 1971-1985

George Harrison Whitney papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7005
Overview This collection cosists primarily of information on the Van Nuys and Lankershim families, pioneers in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, and the development of the Valley. George Harrison Whitney was President of the Van Nuys Foundation.
Dates: 1897-1963, undated