Pacific Clinics records (0433) The Pacific Clinics records consists of annual reports, financial statements, correspondence, program and grant proposals, administrative and organizational records, 1942-1997 (bulk 1960s-1990s), documenting the growth of the clinic's services.
Paik (Irvin) papers (3035) The Irvin Paik papers include correspondence, article typescripts, subject files, scripts, photographs, news clippings, slides, and audiotapes created by television and film editor Irvin Paik during a period (early 1970s) when he was actively involved in several organizations (East-West Players, Brotherhood of Artists, Japanese American Citizens League, Asian Americans for Fair Media) centered around the effort to more fairly and accurately represent Asians in the media, to expand the opportunities open to them in the movie and television industries. Paik also conducted research for several related projects.
Perez (Rudy) archive (0309) The Rudy Perez archive consists of the papers, clippings, programs, books, videos, costumes and photographs from the work of modern dance choreographer Rudy Perez (1929- ), currently based in Los Angeles.
Phonograph Cylinders Collection (1008) The collection is comprised of seventy-five phonograph cylinders produced by several Edison companies as well as the Columbia Phonograph Company. The phonograph companies represented include Edison Amberol Record, Edison Blue Amberol Record, Edison Standard Record, Edison Records, Edison Records: Echo All Over the World, Edison Gold Moulded Records: Echo All Over the World, Edison Gold Moulded Records, and Columbia Phonograph Company.
Piano Rolls collection (1010) Piano rolls are spools of perforated paper (or thin film) programmed with music and designed to be played on a mechanically-operated piano, more commonly called a player piano. Player pianos as popular entertainment reached their heyday in the 1920s, although both player pianos and piano rolls can be found today-- and at least one company, QRS Music, continues to manufacture music rolls. The two music rolls in this small collection were both manufactured by Play-Rite Music Rolls, Inc. in the late 1970s and early 1980s, although the songs themselves date back to the 1930s.
Poe Society records (0020) Reports of meetings, correspondence, articles by members of the Poe Society of Baltimore, ca. 1924-1928.
Poets Garden records (0110) The Poets Garden records contains publications, letters, diaries, and memorabilia of the literary group created by Los Angeles poet Ruth Le Prade. The collection also contains materials relating to the poet Edwin Markham (1852-1940) and the labor and socialist activist Eugene Debs.
Political pamphlets collection (6033) The Political pamphlets collection contains published documents from various sources that discuss conflicts and related politics from the mid-twentieth century, with the majority of the documents dated from the 1930s to the 1970s. The documents primarily concern the politics before, during, and after World War II. Depending on the location of publication and the desired audience, the pamphlets are in English, Spanish, or French.
Postel (Jonathan B.) papers (0292) The archives of the office of Dr. Postel. Dr. Postel (1943-1998) was director of the Computer Networks division at the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) of the University of Southern California, and director of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority.
Presidential campaign ephemera (0107) Fliers, speeches, buttons, etc. primarily from the 1960 party conventions and the presidential campaigns of Kennedy and Nixon; also contains George C. Wallace campaign materials from 1968. Miscellaneous World War I-era political buttons, including buttons for Herbert Hoover and Charles E. Hughes.
Private Schools & Colleges, Southern California, brochures and pamphlets (6024) A bound volume of pamphlets and brochures advertising private schools and colleges in the Los Angeles area for the academic years 1897-1898 and 1898-1899. Included are brochures for St. Agatha's Boarding and Day School for Girls; Classical School for Boys; the Marlborough School; Girls' Collegiate School; University of Southern California; Los Angeles Academy (Military); Throop Polytechnic Institute; St. Vincent's College; and Convent of Immaculate Heart of Mary. Also included is "The Antiseptic-Germicidal Inhalation Treatment for Consumption, Bronchitis, Asthma and Hay Fever," published by the San Gabriel Sanatorium.