W. L. (William Lees) Judson papers
Civil war diaries, letters, teaching materials, publications by Judson and pamphlets on early Los Angeles history.
The WPA Federal art project : its contribution to the American people / by Fanny Bowles Vanderkooi
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, May 1940, concerning the effect of the Federal Art Project on the American people.
Glen Lukens letters to Roy Walker
Glen Luken letters to Roy Walker measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1930- 1945. Included are approximately 150 letters from ceramic artist Glen Lukens to Roy Walker. The letters were written during the time that Lukens became head of the art department at University of Southern California in 1936. They also document Lukens …
Dan S. Lutz papers
A resume; letters from the artists Arthur Miller and Paul Sample, the Dalzell Hatfield Galleries and others; ca. 140 sketches and 43 sketchbooks, 1930's-1960's; 2 scrapbooks of clippings; exhibition catalogs; art books; photographs of Lutz, his paintings, his family and friends.
Peter Plagens papers
The papers of art critic and painter Peter Plagens measure 4.9 linear feet and date from 1941-1985. Included are personal and professional correspondence; diaries; an interview of Plagens conducted by Mike Lloyd, 1977 (80 p.); photographs of Plagens, his family, studio, and art work; files on lectures, grants, fellowships, exhibitions, and a petition against …
C. Willard Geer Scrapbooks
Two notebooks (scrapbooks) of clippings, correspondence, original United States patents, briefs on hearings of patent interference suits, drawings of color television tubes, photographs of Geer and his model of the receiving tube, licensing agreement proposal on the sale of patent rights to the (Bob) Hope Enterprises, and biographical information.
E. Yale Dawson Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women’s Committee.
Oral history interview with Gerald Nordland
Larsen, Susan C.
An interview of Gerald Nordland conducted 2004 May 25-26, by Susan C. Larsen, for the Archives of American Art, in Chicago, Ill.
Glen Lukens papers
The papers of ceramicist Glen Lukens measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1983. The bulk of the papers consist of letters from Lukens to family members, and other correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues. Notably, letters describe Lukens' time working in Haiti to establish a ceramic industry, his views on United States involvement in World War II, and the Watts Riots in Los Angeles in 1965. Also found are biographical materials, scattered writings and notes on ceramics and other subjects, printed materials, and photographs.
Jules Langsner papers
The papers of southern California contemporary art curator, critic, and historian Jules Langsner measure 4.4 linear feet and date from circa 1910s-1998, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950-1967. Found within the papers are biographical material; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings normal="1941"> travel, and works of art; and audio recordings of Langsner's lectures and eulogies given at his funeral.