The Barrymores: Hollywood’s First Family Exhibition Coming to USC

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 03/20

tg_500b_barrymore_lionelsm_100The exhibition--featuring rare family photographs, diaries, film clips, and colorful vintage theatre and film posters--will be displayed in the David L. Wolper Center on the ground floor of Doheny Library March 27-July 31 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

MaryAnn Bonino on the Doheny Family’s Love of Books

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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 Doheny family's passion for education and collecting rare books.

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Find New Destinations in Oral History

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 03/19

rf-machinima1_100Innovative oral historians speak about their craft at the SOHA conference in downtown L.A. and USC next week from March 26-29. The conference features tours of the Shoah Foundation Institute, Leimert Park, and the California African American Museum and panel discussions in Doheny Library about digital concepts in oral history, Latino oral histories, military stories, and many other topics.

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

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 03/16

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.