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Personal correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Elisabeth Kalt correspondence

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049036693]
Identifier: 6228
Abstract A collection of 16 letters between Dr. Elisabeth Kalt (1903-1961) and her husband Bertram Kalt ranging from July 23, 1940 to January 20, 1943. Dr. Kalt was a female psychiatrist who began her career in 1933, as the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) was gaining power in Germany. During the war, Dr. Kalt was separated from her newlywed husband -- who was stationed across the country in Munich -- and kept in touch with him by...
Dates: 1940 - 1943

McElmurry and Larrinaga family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7122
Abstract A collection of family papers documenting two generations of the McElmurry and Larrinaga family. Mario Larrinaga immigrated from Mexico to Los Angeles and--in collaboration with his brother Juan Larrinaga--worked as a designer, art director, and painter of set backgrounds in Hollywood, working at RKO Pictures, Universal, and other major film studios. Larrinaga is most recognized for painting the set backgrounds for the original King Kong (1933) film. After...
Dates: 1920 - 2005

Cecile R. Parker letter and liberated woman die-cut

 Collection
Identifier: 6183
Abstract The Cecile R. Parker letter and liberated woman die-cut consists of two items relating to women's history during the American Victorian and Edwardian eras. The first item is an 1874 letter from Cecile R. Parker to Mrs. Evaline Price regarding Parker's marriage, divorce, and her new life after leaving her former husband. The second item is a two-part advertising embossed die-cut portraying a woman wearing bloomers and riding a bicycle. The die-cut was created circa 1900 and includes an...
Dates: 1874, circa 1900

Marta Ransohoff correspondence with Greta Rosenthal

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049036685]
Identifier: 6223
Abstract The Marta Ransohoff correspondence with Greta Rosenthal contains approximately 195 letters sent from Marta Ransohoff to her daughter Greta Rosenthal between 1940 and 1941. Also included is an immigration document titled "Wichtige Anmerkungen über die zur Einwanderung am praktischsten Beweismittel" and photocopies of two family trees: "Nieheimer Linie" and "Peckelsheimer Linie." Marta Ransohoff (née Steinberg), born on February 13, 1880, spent part of...
Dates: 1940 - 1941

Southern California manuscripts teaching collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7108
Abstract

This collection contains archival resources relating to Southern California history from various sources, assembled under one collection for ease of access and use in USC Libraries Special Collections instruction. Collection items include a 1927 illustrated letter authored by Lee Stephen Remington (1869-1952), a factory manager from St. Paul, Minnesota, to a friend named Mr. Dow during a visit to Los Angeles.

Dates: 1927-12-15