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John B. Leonis was the City of Vernon's founding father and led the city through his position as mayor and as president of First National Bank of Vernon. Leonis also owned significant land holdings in the area. The Leonis-Malburg City of Vernon records document John B. Leonis'--along with Leonis' grandson, Leonis Malburg's--businesses and stewardship of Vernon from its founding in 1905 until the turn of the century.
This collection contains publications pertaining to poetry therapy collected by Arthur Lerner, as well as a small amount of his correspondence. Lerner was one of the pioneers of the use of poetry therapy techniques as a form of psychological therapy.
Letters to the Hollywood agency Lichtig & Englander, many addressed directly to Harry Lichtig, from novelists, screenwriters, editors, actors and actresses. Some of the letters have notes inscribed by the firm regarding action taken. The letters describe the routine business activities of Hollywood agents during the period 1920s-1950s, particularly in regard to the buying and selling of scripts.
Draft biography of the Mexican playwright by Lenna Lichty; research notes; letters, 1960-80, from Inclan to Lichty; typescripts of various works by Inclan. Inclan was born in Mexico City, Mexico, in 1910. He studied humanities and electrical engineering at the Aleman Colegio of Mexico City, and in the US at UC Berkeley. He began to write for the theater in 1948.
The Jack London papers consists of correspondence, typescripts and manuscripts, financial records, pamphlets, photographs, and clippings created and collected by American author Jack London. Also included is a bibliographic card file created for a course on bibliography and research at USC in 1942.
Typescripts, manuscripts, galleys, artwork, letters, financial records, and personal material created and collected by writer and artist Stephen Longstreet (1907-2002) over the course of his long career.
Los Amigos de Humanidad records consist of correspondence, membership applications and lists, meeting minutes, and financial information, 1968-1981, that document the founding, development, and activities of this fundraising organization.