MaryAnn Bonino on Edward Doheny and Chaplin, Einstein, and .... Earl Grey

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bonino_100February Literary Luncheon speaker MaryAnn Bonino discussed her recent book, The Doheny Mansion: A Biography of a Home. In this clip, she describes Edward Doheny's social circle--which included Charlie Chaplin, Albert Einsten, Earl Grey, and Thomas Lipton--and brushes with history.

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Edward Doheny’s Childhood and Adventures in the Wild West

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bonino_100February Literary Luncheon speaker MaryAnn Bonino discussed her recent book, The Doheny Mansion: A Biography of a Home. In this clip, she describes Edward Doheny's childhood in Wisconsin and experiences as a silver miner in the Wild West.

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Oil Discovered in Echo Park

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bonino_100February Literary Luncheon speaker MaryAnn Bonino discussed her recent book, The Doheny Mansion: A Biography of a Home. In this clip, she paints a vivid picture of how Edward Doheny discovered oil close to L.A.'s Echo Park.

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Leavey Loans 1965 Issue of Time Magazine for USC Fisher’s Andy Warhol Exhibition

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warhol_100The USC Fisher Gallery's Looking Into Andy Warhol's Photographic Practice exhibition includes a January 29, 1965 issue of Time magazine from Leavey Library. The cover features one of Andy Warhol's silk-screened photobooth pieces.

 

Step Inside the Pompeian Room of the Doheny Mansion

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bonino_100February Literary Luncheon speaker MaryAnn Bonino discussed her recent book, The Doheny Mansion: A Biography of a Home. In this clip, she describes the lavish art and ornament of the Doheny Mansion's famed Pompeian Room.

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Spring Break Hours at USC Libraries

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USC Libraries locations will operate according to a Spring Break schedule during the week of March 16-22. Normal operating hours will resume on Monday, March 23. See the USC Libraries hours Web page for details.

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Spanish-Language Newspapers from El Misisipí to El Clamor Público

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el_misisipi_100USC students and faculty can now access Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 online. The resource allows you to explore the 200-year history of Spanish-language media in the United States, starting with El Misisipí—published in New Orleans from 1808 to 1810.

Deadline Fast Approaching for USC Libraries Wonderland Award

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rabbit_100Wonderland V entries are due April 1, so don't put off your project until after spring break. The USC Libraries Wonderland Award is an annual contest devoted to the life and work of Lewis Carroll. Top prize is $2,000, and second prize is $1,500.

Rare Books in Science Exhibition at the Hancock Museum

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science_100The USC Libraries will display rare volumes by Bacon, Darwin, Diderot, Newton, and other influential scientific writers in the Hancock Museum across from Doheny Library from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 12. The exhibition is presented in conjunction with the Heather Ewing Literary Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Online Video of Scripter 21 Ceremony

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scripter_chabon_100Relive highlights from Scripter 21 or watch the ceremony for the first time. The Scripter Webcast features memorable remarks by emcee Jamie Lee Curtis, Scripter winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire), author Michael Chabon, Naomi Foner, Steven Zaillian, Dean Catherine Quinlan, and Glenn Sonnenberg.

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