Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 396 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Abstract Correspondence, screenplays, drafts, clippings, photographs, health records and other personal documents relating to gay screenwriter William J. Capobianco (1947-1992), who co-wrote Tenebrae (date unknown) and Medea (1978). The collection includes other screenplays and short story drafts, as well as correspondence with Joe Callahan and David Sherlock. Photographs document the retail store LA Leathers in Los Angeles.
Dates: 1947 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1992
Collection — Box 1
Overview 6 letters written by Lieutenant Harold C. Carey, United States Navy, to his mother Thelma and his brothers Pat and Cortez who were living in Inglewood, California, 1942-1943. Letters are primarily concerned with personal and family matters. Such letters give us an insight of Carey's daily life in the a Navy during the Second World War.
Dates: 1942 - 1948
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Letters, itineraries, receipts and clippings from Colonel Gerald P. "Jerry" Carr's 1976 trip to France, Hungary, Sweden, East Germany, and Washington, D.C. on behalf of NASA and the State Department. Carr is an engineer, retired Colonel in the United States Marine Corps, and former NASA astronaut. He was commander of Skylab 4 (third and final manned visit to the Skylab Orbital Workshop, November 1973-February 1974).
Overview The Center for Feminist Research works with the Gender Studies Program at USC to create research opportunities for the study of women, gender, and feminism. The USC Center for Feminist Research records consists of office files, ephemera, reports, grant applications, and corresponence, 1987-2010, documenting the activities of the Center and its predecessor, the Institute for the Study of Women and Men. Included is information about specific fellowship programs and prizes, newsletters, various...
Abstract Century Freeway, officially named the I-105 Glenn M. Anderson (Century) Freeway Transitway, extends for 17.3 miles in a west-east direction, from Sepulveda Blvd near the Los Angeles International Airport to the I-605 Freeway. The freeway traverses nine cities in the County of Los Angles and interchanges with four freeways: Interstate Routes 405, 110, 710, and 605. Planning for the Century Freeway began in 1958 and it took 35 years to build. The freeway opened to the public in 1993. The...
Dates: 1966 - 1993
Overview The China Society of Southern California was founded in 1935 as a non-profit cultural organization and is the oldest Sino-American organization of its kind in the United States. The records of the China Society consist primarily of correspondence, board meeting minutes, the Bulletin of the China Society, and financial records. There are also materials surrounding events held by both the China Society and neighboring organizations, foundation documents, articles and clippings, as well as...
Dates: 1935 - 2015
Overview Carl Quimby Christol, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science in USC's Dornsife College (on faculty from 1949-1987) was a pioneer in the field of international space law. The papers consist of materials documenting his time at the University of Chicago, personal activities, and items collected by Christolduring his time in the Army during World War II. The bulk of the collection documents Christol's tenure on the faculty at USC, and covers topics related to his area of...
Dates: 1931-2004, undated
Abstract The Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park was founded in 1965 to organize public and official awareness and to raise support to preserve the park land as public open space, and to develop it for recreational activities. The mission and efforts of this vibrant "grass roots" organization are ongoing, and the Committee will continue to add materials which document its activities. The collection consists of fifteen boxes of records dating back to the Committee's early history in the 1960s. It...
Dates: 1965 - 2019
Abstract The Clayonian Literary Society was charged with inviting notable persons of the day to speak at its meetings. George Long Hutchings, a banker, was chairman of the Clayonian Society of Newark, New Jersey at least until 1871. Some of the club's speakers included G. W. Curtis, Anna E. Dickinson, Bret Harte, and Frederick Douglass, among many other authors, musicians, actors, abolitionists, and activists. The collection is comprised of "acceptance" as well as "rejection" letters of the...
Dates: 1865 - 1937; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1896
Overview A collection of family papers concerning a Jewish family who fled Austria and sought exile in the United States during the rise of Nazi power. Felix Merori Cleve, his wife Melitta Cleve, their son George Wolfgang Cleve, and Felix's sister Fanny Suhrkamp-Cleve, were Austrian-Jewish emigres who fled to the United States after the Nazi Anschluss of Austria. This collection contains professional and personal correspondence and papers prior to their departure, correspondence and papers related to...