Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 381 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The El Nido Services and Lodges records cover the practical details of El Nido's operations, 1930-1980, documenting its real estate management, zoning battles, tax questions, insurance and "disaster preparedness" provisions, and occasional personnel problems of this social service agency. Originally a project of the Los Angeles Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, the Section established a Children's Bureau in Los Angeles in 1925, and three years later built a camp for...
Dates: 1932-1986 (bulk 1970s-1980s)
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Clyde E. Elliott was a film director, producer, and writer, who was best known for directing the 1932 film, Bring 'Em Back Alive, starring Frank Buck. Clyde Elliott's papers include story treatments, news articles, correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Dates: 1930 - 1960
Collection — Box N107
Abstract Miss English was USC President Rufus B. von KleinSmid's long time secretary. This collection contains a photograph of a young Miss English, a 1941 booklet commemorating her 20th anniversary as secretary, letters congratulating her upon her retirement in 1964, and other correspondence.
Dates: 1921 - 1967
Collection — Box 1
Abstract USC's English Honorary Society, Epsilon Phi, was organized in 1929 in response to a need on the part of the English department faculty and students for a society to promote mutual interest and appreciation in literature. The society remained very active during the 1930s, bringing many noted people to the University for lectures. However, the society was inactive during the first half of the 1940s due to World War II, and re-activated in 1947 with an ongoing agenda of panel discusssions,...
Abstract Legal papers, correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, pamphlets, publicity material, photographs, clippings, research material, financial records, manuscripts, handwritten notes, card catalogs, audiotape, ephemera and other material from philanthropist and (female-to-male) transgender/transsexual activist, Reed Erickson (1912-1992). Having built his wealth through oil investments and other entrepreneurial endeavors, Erickson founded the Erickson Educational Foundation (EEF) in 1964, a...
Dates: 1916-1994; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1994
Overview Papers of Erna (Sascha) Marcuse, nee Reich (1905-1967). They consist predominantly of her correspondence with a boyfriend, Emil Kuehne, during the early 1920s, but also include other miscellaneous personal effects from her years in Los Angeles. Erna Reich was a native Berliner who resided there throughout her early life until her marriage in 1928 to Ludwig Marcuse. In 1933, the couple moved to France; in 1939 they relocated to Los Angeles where Marcuse took up a teaching position at the...
Dates: 1885 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1925
Abstract This collection of scrapbooks originated with Family Service of Los Angeles Area and the Welfare Planning Council. The albums contain clippings regarding adoption; materials on the activities and functions of the Southeast Advisory Council of Family Service; the Welfare Planning Council; and the Neighborhood Youth Association of the Episcopalian Church. Also included is an album celebrating Evelyn Davis' nomination and reception of the Koshland Award. The dates of the scrapbooks' material...
Abstract The Family Service of Los Angeles records document the activities of this social service organziation from its beginnings during the early years of the Depression, to its end in a merger with the Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center. Included in the collection are complete runs of the minutes of the agency's board of directors, its district advisory boards, and all its principal committees, including executive, nominating, casework and finance, together with the records and reports of...
Dates: 1925 - 1998
Abstract Ralph Fertig, former Associate Professor in the USC School of Social Work, has worked toward social justice as a civil rights lawyer, social worker, federal administrative judge, and activist. His papers consist of his authored essays and personal narratives, collected clippings, correspondence and institutional records from political organizations and initiatives that he led (includeing Southern California Americans for Democratic Action, Humanitarian Law Project, and University Synagogue),...
Dates: 1929 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1948 - 2009