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Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- 20th century -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alphonzo Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0215
Abstract

Alphonzo Bell, Jr. (1914-2004) was a United States Congressman who represented the 27th and 28th Congressional Districts - which encompassed the communities of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Bel Air, and West Los Angeles - between 1961 and 1977. Materials within the collection date from the 1930s to the 1980s and document Bell's political career.

Dates: 1933-1987

William H. DuBay papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0391
Abstract

In 1966, William H. DuBay was suspended from the Los Angeles Archdiocese for opining his criticism of the Roman Catholic church. The collection includes materials related to DuBay's controversial tenure as a Roman Catholic priest and his suspension.

Dates: 1955 - 1974

Friends of the USC Libraries digital recordings and news clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 5367
Abstract Formed in 1953, Friends of the USC Libraries is an organization of people who support USC Libraries, whether it be by way of monetary donations or their commitment through work at the libraries. One of the aims of this organization is to enrich the cultural climate of the Southern California community at large. University Archivist, Claude Zachary, digitized the recordings from June to August 2020 with the exception of the Mae West recordings, done in May 2019, and the Art Buchwald...
Dates: 1965 - 2021; Publication: 1965 - 1984; Modified: 2013; Modified: 2019 - 2021

John R. Hubbard papers

 Collection
Identifier: 5009
Abstract John R. Hubbard served as the eighth president of the University of Southern California from 1970 to 1980, during which time the university rose from 33rd to 19th in National Science Foundation rankings for federally sponsored research. During that decade, applications for admission to USC rose from 4,100 in 1970 to more than 11,000 in 1979, and the mean grade point average for admitted freshmen vaulted to 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. Prior to joining USC, Hubbard served as President of Newcomb...
Dates: 1935-1988

Rockwell D. Hunt papers

 Collection
Identifier: 5127
Abstract

The Rockwell D. Hunt papers, 1898-1966, contain an assortment of files partially documenting the career of Hunt at the University of Southern California (1908-1945). During his tenure at USC, Hunt was a professor of economics, the first Dean of the College of Commerce and Business Administration, and the first Dean of the Graduate School.

Dates: 1898 - 1966

Thomas Kilgore, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0381
Abstract

The collection consists of manuscripts, drafts of sermons, church and personal correspondence and photographs of Dr. Thomas Kilgore, Jr., pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Los Angeles from 1963-1985 and a noted civil rights and civic leader. A subsequent accrual to the original collection includes a large number of plaques and awards, as well as audiovisual materials and ephemera.

Dates: 1935 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1998

Frank Lanterman papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0222
Abstract

The Frank Lanterman papers, 1955-1978 (bulk 1965-1978), represent a part of the legislative career of Frank Lanterman, who served in the California State Assembly from 1951 to 1978. Lanterman, who was responsible for almost 400 bills during his 28-year career, was known as California's "Father of Mental Health," a tribute to his long service as champion for the state's mentally ill community.

Dates: 1955 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1978

Shirley Adelson Siegel papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0303
Abstract Between 1947 and 1950, attorney and housing rights advocate Shirley Adelson Siegel lived in Los Angeles and became deeply involved with pro bono committee work related to the promotion of civil rights and affordable housing. Although she lived in Los Angeles for less than four years, her work helped shape legislation that was later developed at both the local and state levels. The collection consists of publications, press releases, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, and...
Dates: 1947-1950

Admiral William H. Standley papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0005
Abstract

These papers document both the personal and professional life of Admiral William H. Standley (1872-1963), naval officer, United States government official and diplomat, and California civic leader.

Dates: 1892 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1958