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Inventory of the University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology records

2010

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center. Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. -- Archives
Title
University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology records
Collection no.
0274
Date [inclusive]
1964-1987
Extent
6.0 boxes
Language
English
Textual materials [Box]
8
Textual materials [Box]
7
Abstract
The USC Davis School of Gerontology records chronicle the development of Genrontology at USC, 1964-1987. Erected as a tribute to Ethel Percy Andrus, the Andrus Gerontology Center is committed to understanding aging and preparing professionals to work in an aging society. Founded in 1975, the Davis School is the nation's first professional School of Gerontology. With its own faculty representing various disciplines, the School is able to offer students a wide range of scientific and professional Gerontology courses.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology records, Collection no. 0274, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

The USC Davis School of Gerontology records consist of reports, contracts, guidelines, plans, grant applications, publicity, and publications, 1964-1987, that chronicle the development of Genrontology at USC . Erected as a tribute to Ethel Percy Andrus, the Andrus Gerontology Center is commited to understanding aging and preparing professionals to work in an aging society. Founded in 1975, the Leonard Davis School is the nation's first professional School of Gerontology. With its own faculty representing various disciplines, the School is able to offer students a wide range of scientific and professional Gerontology courses.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2010
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Revision Description

 Finding aid updated, edited and encoded by Sue Luftschein, October 2010

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

Boxes 1-5 received December 14, 1987; box received July 8, 1988.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Brochures
  • Legal instruments
  • Printed ephemera
  • Publications
  • Reports

Subject(s)

  • Gerontology--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Gerontology--Study and teaching--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Box

 Institute for the Study Retirement and Aging, (Ross Cortese) 1964-1968 

Scope and Contents note

Contracts, guidelines, plans, grant applications, publicity, etc.

1

 USC Gerontology Center, 1969-1971 

Scope and Contents note

Contracts, guidelines, plans, grant applications, publicity, etc.

1

 Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center, 1972- 

Scope and Contents note

Contracts, guidelines, plans, grant applications, publicity, etc.

1

 Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, 1976- 

Scope and Contents note

Contracts, guidelines, plans, grant applications, publicity, etc.

1

 Architectural Drawings of [Gerontology] Center undated 

1

 Time Capsule Information undated 

1

 Gerontology Center Report, 1965-1968 

1

 Gerontology Center Report, 1969-1971 

1

 First Fifteen Years of Progress, 1980 

1

 Andrus Center Priorities--Long-Range Plans undated 

1

 Faculty Recruited/Supported AGC, 1965-1980 

1

 "Boilerplate," 1972-1982 

1

 AGC Accreditation Reports undated 

1

 Academic Planning Reports undated 

1

 History of Organizational Structure/Logo undated 

1

 Scientific Meetings at Which Faculty/Students Made Presentations undated 

1

 Record of Grants Received, 1972-1982 

Scope and Contents note

See also Business Office Reports.

1

 Miscellaneous Brochures, Flyers, Newsletters, 1965-1985 

1

 Statements of Faculty/Students for Congressional Hearings, 1973 

1

 Andrus Gerontology Center, Administration Annual Reports 

Box

 Director's Report, 1965-1986 

2

 Computer, 1977-1981 

2

 Development Office (AA, BIA, BOC), 1974-1986 

2

 Library, 1974-1983 

2

 Publications/Public Relations, 1972-1980 

2

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Box

 Leonard Davis School Annual Reports, 1976-1983 

2

 Leonard Davis School Student Directories undated 

2

 Division of Educational Development Annual Reports 

Box

 Summer Institute, 1967-1980 

2

 Continuing Education, 1967-1980 

2

 Graduate Training, 1967-1974 

2

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 Institute for Policy and Program Development, 1976-1983 

Box

 Community Programs, 1968-1974 

3

 Volunteers, 1973- 

3

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Box

 Research Institute, 1974-1983 

3

 Andrew Norman Institute for Advanced Study, 1980- 

3

 NATO Symposium undated 

3

 Golden Achievement Award (Armand Hammer)/International Fellowship undated 

3

 Graduates with Expertise in Gerontology, Ph.D.'s & Masters in Related Disciplines (abstracts of dissertations) 1968-1986 

3

 Kesten Lecture Series, 1973-1987 

3

 Visiting Scholars Program, Sabbatical Visitors, etc., 1965-1985 

3

 NRTA-AARP Scholarship Awardees, 1971-1987 

3

 James E. Birren Retirement Dinner and Convocation, 1986 

3

 Stever Courtyard Dedication, 1986 

3

 Madeline Kaiser Will, 1983 

3

 Successful Aging Conference, 1987 

3

 Visitors Committee Report, 1983 

4

 Minutes of Executive Committee, 1977-1985 

4

 News clippings (some photographs), 1964-1985 

5

 Annual Reports: Andrus Gerontology Center undated 

6

 Leonard Davis School of Gerontology undated 

6

 Institute For Policy and Program undated 

6

 Development undated 

6

 Gerontology Center publications undated 

6

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