Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 395 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275051241074]
Overview A collection of 14 letters from Rubén Darío to Julio Piquet spanning 1894 to 1914. Rubén Darío was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo. Julio Piquet was the director of the Argentine newspaper La Nación beginning in 1886. The collection also contains: a photograph of Darío's son, Rubén Darío Sánchez (1907-1948); a letter written on mourning stationery from Francisca Sánchez...
Dates: 1894 - 1916
Abstract Collection consists of 550 items of sheet music dating from 1924; screenplays and miscellaneous material including budgets, correspondence, contracts and advertising brochures related to films that composer Mack David (1912-1993) had worked on.
Dates: from 1924
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Correspondence, notes, photographs, clippings, biographical material, and other personal papers, 1948-1995, from actor, artist, and raconteur Samson DeBrier. After working as an actor in the 1910s and 1920s, most notably in the film Salome, the eccentric DeBrier remained in Hollywood and literati circles throughout his life and was known for hosting salons with creative locals in his Hollywood home. The bulk of the collection is correspondence sent to DeBrier...
Dates: 1948 - 1995
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...
Overview A collection of screenplay drafts, research notes, subject files, correspondence, photographs, books, audio and video tapes, and one 16mm film compiled by Lorenzo DeStefano for a film about G. Allan Hancock's expeditions to the Galapagos Islands during 1930s. DeStefano never completed his film, but his research for the project--which began in the 1970s--forms a significant collection of documentation on the people and events involved in the Hancock Expeditions.
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
Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Abstract Personal papers, writings, theater production records, publicity material, correspondence, photographs, negatives, slides, and other material, circa 1920-1995, from Ken Dickmann. Materials document Dickmann's life as an Air Force veteran, writer, performer, director, publicist, and gay activist in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Hawaii. The collection includes his published and unpublished articles related to theater and film criticism and issues in the gay community; material from his work in...
Dates: circa 1920-1995; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995
Overview George F. Drake is an American Korean War veteran and activist. This collection comprises primarily DVDs, CDs, and CD-Rs created and collected by Drake and pertaining to orphans during the Korean War. It also contains correspondence, clippings, and documents relating to Korean War Children's Memorial and the Kiddy Car Airlift rescue operation, as well as news clippings, articles and a few books.
Dates: 1950 - 2017
Abstract In 1966, William H. DuBay was suspended from the Los Angeles Archdiocese for opining his criticism of the Roman Catholic church. The collection includes materials related to DuBay's controversial tenure as a Roman Catholic priest and his suspension.
Dates: 1955 - 1974
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Letters received by Dennice DuRay, 1951, and Gladys L. Regan, 1955-1958, both of Downey, CA, from male correspondents. The correspondences appear to have been initiated by DuRay and Ragan in response to advertisements placed in the personals sections of Los Angeles newspapers. Information, both in the letters and circumstantial, suggests that DuRay and Ragan may have been impostors, possibly even the same individual. The letters contain substantial discussion of sex, including homosexual acts,...