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  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Scope and Content
  • Acquisition

  • Title: University of Southern California oral histories
    Collection number: 0180
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1970
    Abstract: Tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by librarian Dr. Robert Knutson on behalf of the University between 1960-70.
    creator: University of Southern California. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], University of Southern California oral histories, Collection no. 0180, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Scope and Content

    Tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted primarily by librarian Dr. Robert Knutson on behalf of the University between 1960-70. Included are interviews with literary notables such as Christopher Isherwood, William Inge, John Ciardi, Aldous Huxley, Will and Ariel Durant, and Aldous Huxley, USC president Rufus B. von KleinSmid, USC dental professor Dr. John Somerville, Los Angeles Olympics organizer Paul Ziffren, aeronautics professionals Harold Crary and Everett Drinkwater, and musician Dr. Carl Dometsch.

    Acquisition

    Created for the University of Southern California libraries by Robert Knutson.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ciardi, John, 1916-1986 -- Archives
    Durant, Ariel -- Archives
    Durant, Will, 1885-1981 -- Archives
    Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 -- Archives
    Inge, William -- Archives
    Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986 -- Archives
    Kleinsmid, Rufus Bernhard von, 1875-1964 -- Archives
    Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 -- Archives
    University of Southern California. -- Archives
    University of Southern California. -- History
    Audiotapes
    Authors--Interviews
    Historians--Interviews
    Los Angeles (Calif.)--History--Archival resources
    Oral histories (document genres)
    Transcripts