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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Michael A. Arbib papers

 Collection
Identifier: 5315
Abstract Papers of Michael A. Arbib, Fletcher Jones Professor of Computer Science; University Professor; Professor of Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Neuroscience and Psychology; Director, USC Human Brain Project. Prof. Arbib has based his career on the argument that we can learn much about machines from studying brains, and much about brains from studying machines. He has thus always worked for an interdisciplinary environment in which computer scientists and...
Dates: 1970-2016

Manuel Castells papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5306
Abstract The papers of Manuel Castells, University Professor and the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society at the University of Southern California (USC). Castells is Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and holds joint appointments in the Department of Sociology; the Sol Price School of Public Policy; and the School of International Relations. The collection consist of 17 boxes of manuscripts, books, recordings, dissertations,...
Dates: 1980 - 2015

Century Freeway records

 Collection
Identifier: 0228
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

Theodore Hsi-en Chen papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3266
Abstract The Theodore Hsi-en Chen papers consist of administrative and faculty papers from Dr. Chen's chairing of the East Asian Studies Center and its predecessors from 1960 to 1971. The collection also includes material from the 1940s and 1950s, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings on Dr. Chen's career, photographic slides showing Theodore Chen and Wen Hui Chen's tour of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia in 1962, research reports and theses, and a photocopied biography of Theodore Chen. Lastly, the...
Dates: circa 1940s-1971

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles records

 Collection
Identifier: 0474
Abstract

This small collection documents some of the activities and history of the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles. Included are minutes from meetings of the Committee on Aging during the 1960s, when the Freda Mohr Center for the elderly was opened; a notebook describing the history, activities, programs, and administrative functions of the agency; and a dissertation from USC's School of Social Work that examines the history of the agency.

Dates: 1962 - 1980