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The Feuchtwanger Memorial Library and Archive was donated to the University of Southern California by Marta Feuchtwanger, the widow of the German Jewish émigré writer Lion Feuchtwanger (1884–1958). Lion Feuchtwanger fled Europe during World War II and lived in Los Angeles from 1941 until his...

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Michaela Ullmann
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213-740-8185

 

The materials of the Regional History Collection document 100 years of Southern California history in various formats. The collection was founded in the mid-1970s as a repository for the papers of Southern Californian political figures, among them Governor Jerry Brown Jr., Congresswoman Yvonne...

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Dace Taube
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213-821-2366

 

The Fisher Gallery is the accredited art museum of the University of Southern California. Founded in 1939 by Elizabeth Holmes Fisher, the gallery has twenty-two hundred objects in its permanent collections. Included in these collections are eighteenth-century British portraits, seventeenth-...

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Jennifer Jaskowiak
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213-740-4561

 

Images of Los Angeles from 1980's to present. Images have been reproduced in books, magazines and are in museum collections. Urban Noir/ LA includes quotes taken from mystery fiction using the city as character to caption my night urban landscapes in Los Angeles. Presented in 2009 as the 7th...

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Helen K. Garber
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310-344-7883

 

The California Social Welfare Archives (CSWA) was organized in 1979 to collect materials that portray the development of social welfare in Southern California. Our goal is to ensure that pertinent knowledge, information and documents of historical significance are acquired, preserved, and made...

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Mr. Claude Zachary
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213-740-2587

 

Rare Books & Manuscripts oversees rare books, manuscripts, and historic photographs for the University of Southern California. In addition to its book holdings, Rare Books & Manuscripts maintains approximately two hundred collections of manuscripts, correspondence, archives, and...

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Ms. Melinda Hayes
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213-740-5946

 

The mission of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education is to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry-and the suffering they cause-through the educational use of its visual history testimonies. The Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive contains nearly 52,000...

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213-740-6001

 

The University of Southern California (USC) University Archives is the repository for the records of enduring value officially made or received by the University of Southern California, and for other materials of historical value related to the functions of the University. The University...

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Mr. Claude Zachary
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213-740-2587

 

Donated to USC by Warner Communications in 1977, the USC Warner Bros. Archives [WBA] is the largest and possibly the richest single studio collection of paper documents in the world. The centerpiece of the collection is records from Warner Bros. Burbank-based film and television studio dating...

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Brett Service
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213 821 3900

 

Archives consist of unique historical artifacts and memorabilia that are specific to Venice of America history.

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310-869-4733

 

16 b/w photographic diptychs marrying images from the Venice Historic Society to modern images of Helen K. Garber. ©2012 Prints and digital files. Published as the 2013 Venice Community Calendar and exhibited at Universal Gallery, Venice, CA 2012, Photo LA, 2013

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Helen K. Garber
Phone: 
3103447883

 

Collection Description: Virginia Robinson Gardens, built in 1911, was the first estate in Beverly Hills. Today, it is listed on the national registry of historic sites. Social doyenne, art collector and philanthropist Mrs. Virginia Robinson resided in the house for thirty years and, before her...

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Ms. Yasmine Mohseni
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310.276.5367

 

Based in the Little Tokyo area of Downtown Los Angeles, VC was founded in 1970 by a group of pioneering independent filmmakers to record, collect, and preserve a visual record of Asian Pacific American cultural heritage. VC originally worked as a film collective, concentrating on honestly...

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Abraham Ferrer
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(213) 680-4462

 

One of the world’s largest public collections of Arabian horse materials, the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Library collection consists of materials in print and non-print format. The collection is intended to be used as a research facility by the University community as well as all who are...

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Katherine E. Staab
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909-869-3775

 

The Wally G. Shidler Historical Collection is a collection of pamphlets, folders, maps, books, and electric railway time tables from the Los Angeles City, County and adjacent areas. The collection is heavy in Pacific Electric and Los Angeles Railway materials as well as Theatre Programs from...

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323-581-2367