Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 395 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Gladys A. papers contain diaries of Gladys A., a young woman who participated in sex work in and around Downtown Los Angeles. The diaries span from the day she arrived in LA in January of 1949 through 1953, detailing the daily experiences of her first five years in the city. The collection also includes photographs of Gladys with unidentified individuals, correspondence from her family in Michigan, memorabilia from her Catholic high school, and other miscellaneous personal items.
Dates: 1944-06-09 - 1979
Abstract This collection contains the records of the group formed by John B. Elliott to abolish the practice of cross-filing in California (Abolish Cross-Filing in California). Cross-filing is a practice that permits candidates for political office to register in multiple parties for primary elections. If a candidate then wins nominations from multiple parties, they run with less (or no) competition in the fall election. The records present in this collection include filing vouchers, correspondence,...
Dates: 1941 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1953
Abstract The Academy of Certified Social Workers Competence Certification Board records consist of meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, and reports, that document the activities of this body during the early 1980s. Included is information about the establishment and oversight of certification standards for social workers, and the design of the certification examination administered by the Educational Testing Service. The records also provide some information about general activities carried...
Dates: 1979 - 1982
Overview The George and Elenora Adams diaries, letters, and other material contain 39 diaries, four letters, and various personal documents and ephemera kept by George E. Adams and his wife Elenora Martin Learned Adams. Throughout the course of their lives--as documented in their journals--George and Elenora worked as farmers, teachers, and store owners in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine before moving to Duarte near East Los Angeles in 1887. In California, George and Elenora tried their luck as...
Dates: 1856 - 1909
Abstract The papers include material collected by Chauncey Alexander over a long and active life in social work and radical politics. Included are personal papers, school papers, and materials relating to Alexander's leadership of such organizations as the National Association of Social Workers, the International Federation of Social Workers, the First Amendment Foundation, and other organizations. Considerable materials are preserved from Alexander's service as an adjunct professor of Social Work at...
Dates: 1917 - 2004
Abstract The records contain correspondence; program plans and proposals; medical records and statistics; budgets and other financial records; staff rosters; miscellaneous religious publications; newspaper clippings; brochures, and other publications describing the work of All Nations; annual reports; committee reports, agendas, and minutes; and staff reports on activities. This collection encompasses the years 1925-1978, with the bulk of the material dating frmo the decade of the 1930s.
Dates: 1925-1978 (bulk 1930s)
Abstract The Allan Hancock Foundation Archive contains records of the Foundation set up at the University of Southern California by G. Allan Hancock for the purpose of furthering oceanographic studies. These records also include those materials from the library and museum that were associated with the Foundation, as well some personal mementos of Captain Hancock's and the Hancock family. Also included are extensive records of the research ship Velero IV, as well as sound recordings, photographs and...
Overview The Alpha Epsilon Delta California Alpha Chapter records, 1936-1993, consist of legal documents (constitution and by-laws), membership lists, correspondence, report, and conference proceedings created and collected by the fraternity. The records document the the history of Kappa Zeta, founding of the chapter at USC, the reestablishment of the chapter in the early 1950s, the planning of activities undertaken by the chapter, and the finances of the chapter. The USC Alpha Chapter of Alpha Epsilon...
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Abstract Alpha Kappa Delta is the International Sociology Honor Society founded in 1920 at the University of Southern California by sociology professor Dr. Emory S. Bogardus. He gathered a group of fourteen faculty and graduate students for the purpose of discussing research methods and findings, and to discuss research projects pertaining to sociology. The following year, Bogardus contacted a group of universities around the country, inviting them to form similar organizations. By 1924, three...
Abstract Established in 1908, the Southern California Chapter of the American Guild of Organists is a local chapter of the national professional association serving the organ and choral music fields. This collection contains the records of the Los Angeles and Pasadena chapters of the American Guild of Organists, including administrative files, publications, and annual scrapbooks.
Dates: 1908 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2000