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Personal correspondence

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Vicki Baum correspondence and film typescript

 Collection — Pamphlet-binder 1: [Barcode: 31275058596728]
Identifier: 6267
Abstract The Vicki Baum correspondence and film typescript consists of four typed letters signed "Vicki" on "Vicki Baum" letterhead, along with an unpublished draft for a film titled "Conspiracy (Working Title for Sands O' Life)." The correspondence is addressed to Baum's publisher Malcolm Johnsohn and his wife Mathilde Whitridge Johnson. Baum wrote the first three letters in 1943 and the fourth letter in 1946. The draft of the script for "Conspiracy (Working Title for Sands O' Life)"--authored by...
Dates: 1943 - 1946

Eduard Frank correspondence with Joseph Brod

Identifier: 6246
Abstract The Eduard Frank correspondence with Joseph Brod consists of a collection of letters written between Eduard Frank and Joseph Brod from 1953 to 1981. Eduard Frank was born in historical Sudetenland, now part of the Czech Republic. After settling in Germany following World War II, Frank authored one book, Gustav Meyrink, Werk und Wirkung (1957) and served as editor on another book, Das Haus zur Letzten Latern: Nachgelassenes und...
Dates: 1953 - 1981

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

Walter Karabian collection on Norman H. Topping

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 95049040877]
Identifier: 5247

This small collection contains items on USC president Dr. Norman H. Topping (1908-1997), dating from 1975 to 2013, primarily collected by his friend Walter Karabian. Most of the materials relate to the planning of tribute events for Dr. Topping, dating from 1975 to 1998.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1975 - 2013

McElmurry and Larrinaga family papers

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

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

Identifier: 7108

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

Wagner and Hubner families correspondence with the Wenger family

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275058596496]
Identifier: 6261
Abstract The Wagner and Hubner families correspondence with the Wenger family consist of 49 letters sent to Clayton P. Wenger and Suie S. Wenger, a Mennonite couple in Pennsylvania involved in charitable work among displaced and impoverished families in Austria during the years following World War II. The collection includes ten letters from Mr. and Mrs. Karl Wagner, a displaced couple living in Linz, Austria, and 36 letters from the Hubner family, a large and destitute family in Vienna. The Wengers...
Dates: 1947 - 1951

William L. Pereira & Associates records

Identifier: 0326
Abstract The William L. Pereira & Associates records consist of architectural plans, materials for presentations to clients, site studies, project workbooks, and interim reports documenting the majority of the firm's projects from 1960 to 1989. William Leonard Pereira, who had already been working as an architect in Chicago and Los Angeles since the early 1930s, founded the company in 1958. William L. Pereira & Associates designed over 300 buildings, including the Transamerica Pyramid in San...
Dates: 1939 - 2022; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980