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California, Southern -- History, Local -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

David Boulé interview with Wally G. Shidler

 Collection
Identifier: 7120
Abstract A collection of material relating to a series of interviews with Wally Shidler, conducted by David Boulé. Wally G. Shidler is a former motion picture engineer and collector of Southern California ephemera. David Boulé is an author, researcher, and collector of items and information relating to the California citrus industry. The interview sessions combined last approximately six hours and focus on Shidler's life and activities as a collector of materials on Los Angeles history, particularly...
Dates: 2016 - 2019

California clippings collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7001
Abstract



This collection of primarily California-related materials was the provenance of Mrs. Walter K. Towers, with some materials from Berenice Towers. Over the span of more than forty years, they saved clippings, magazines, small publications, maps, and other ephemera chiefly on California with an emphasis on Southern California.

Dates: 1945s-1980s; Majority of material found in 1950s-1960s

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

Southern California manuscripts teaching collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7108
Abstract

This collection contains archival resources relating to Southern California history from various sources, assembled under one collection for ease of access and use in USC Libraries Special Collections instruction. Collection items include a 1927 illustrated letter authored by Lee Stephen Remington (1869-1952), a factory manager from St. Paul, Minnesota, to a friend named Mr. Dow during a visit to Los Angeles.

Dates: 1927-12-15