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  • Vale (Eugene) manuscript (0146)
    Drafts of the screenwriter's (b.1916, Zurich, Switzerland) novel The Thirteenth Apostle (Scribner, 1959).
  • Van Arsdol (Don) collection of maps (0099)
    Collection consists of approximately 300 maps from USC's Population Research Laboratory, donated by Professor Maurice D. Van Arsdol in 1998. The maps include much of the work done by Emory Bogardus and his students, as well as that of Van Arsdol and his students, and range from 1935 to 1980.
  • Van Ness Recovery House Records (Coll2011.096)
    Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, press releases, notes, facility reports, grant proposals, permitting documents, rehabilitation facility regulations, questionnaire, contractual agreements, clippings, organization charts, financial documents, meeting minutes, board of directors bylaws, tax documents, and other materials documenting the establishment and operation of Van Ness Recovery House, "a temporary home for gay men and lesbians engaged in recovery from alcohol and drug abuse," 1972-1984.
  • Van Nuys (Claude Cornelius) papers (0081)
    Notebooks on topics in mathematics and physics, correspondence, research reports by an authority on the separation of gaseous and liquid mixtures.
  • Van Wyck (William) papers (0150)
    Two scrapbooks, typed poems, correspondence, memoirs, and drafts of published works by William Van Wyck.
  • Vaughan (Rachel) Crenshaw Women's Center Photographs (Coll2012.100)
    Rachel Vaughan photographs of the Crenshaw Women's Center in Los Angeles, 1971.
  • Vessup (Johannes) Papers (Coll2012.028)
    Flyers, event program, correspondence, pamphlets, questionnaire, court documents and other items documenting Johann Vessup's involvement with the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC), 1974-1977.
  • Viterbi (Andrew J. and Erna) Family Archives (0335)
    The Andrew J. and Erna Viterbi Family Archives documents the career and professional activities of Dr. Andrew Viterbi, noted researcher, scholar, innovator, and businessman, as well as provide information about the Viterbi and Finci families.
  • Vivian (Robert E.) plaques and awards (0287)
    Plaques and certificates awarded Dr. Robert Vivian, 1942-1983. Dr. Vivan was the Dean of the USC School of Engineering.
  • Volk (Don) Papers (Coll2011.097)
    Correspondence, article manuscripts, periodical list, handwritten book reviews, research bibliography, and clipping from gay journalist, Don Volk, 1976-1987. Volk was a news editor for the Los Angeles gay newsmagazine Frontiers in the mid 1980s. He also served as president of the Gay and Lesbian Press Association, circa 1987.
  • Voltaire correspondence (6006)
    A collection of correspondence to and from Voltaire, as well as three pages of poetry written by Voltaire. Many letters in the collection are either to or from Frederick the Great, who was the King of Prussia from 1740-1786. The correspondence between Voltaire and Frederick, as well as all the other correspondence in the collection covers such topics as freedom of expression in 18th Century France and wars which were going on in Europe at the time. Voltaire was sick and apparently bed-ridden while he wrote some of the later letters. Voltaire incorporated some poetry directly into his letters, but in this collection there are also three pages of poetry dedicated to various people.
  • Volunteer Center of Los Angeles records (0458)
    The Volunteer Center of Los Angeles records consist of reports, minutes, pamphlets, surveys, correspondence, newsletters, and clippings, 1981-1986, that describe the day to day activities of this organization. Included are minutes of board and annual meetings, annual reports, and surveys of board member activities.
  • Von Hofe (Harold) papers (0390)
    The collection comprises materials related to von Hofe's tenure as a librarian at USC as well as manuscripts, research notes, articles, and correspondence. Most materials are related to Lion and Marta Feuchtwanger as well as other German-speaking exiles.
  • Von Schnorrer zum geheimen Commerzienrath [Jewish caricatures] postcards (6065)
    8 postcards in original folder, depicting anti-Semitic Jewish caricatures. The front of the folder is stamped "Aus dem judenreinen Gasthof Wutachthal Oberlauchringen, Baden" (from the Jew-free hotel Wutachthal..."). The hotel's name is also stamped on the side margin of each postcard. All postcards are unused.
  • VonKleinsmid (Rufus B.) papers (0251)
    Memorabilia and Papers of Rufus B. VonKleinsmid (1875-1964), the former President of USC (1921-1947).