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Finding aid for the George E. Outland USC Trojans football scrapbook

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein, 2013 September

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
Outland, George E., (George Elmer), 1906-1981
Title
George E. Outland USC Trojans football scrapbook
Collection no.
5276
Date
1931 November-December
Extent
2.5 Linear feet, 1 box
Language
English
Scrapbooks [Box]
1
Abstract
Scrapbook of clippings created by George E. Outland documenting the 1931 USC-Notre Dame football game. Clippings come from newspapers from all over the United States. Also included is a section on the 1931 Stanford-Dartmouth football game. Outland was born in Santa Paula, Ventura County, California, on October 8, 1906. He attended public schools and Whittier College in California, received his M.A. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from Yale University. He also attended the University of Southern California. Outland was a social worker in Boston from 1928- 1933, then moved back to Los Angeles to work for social agencies in that city. He was elected to Congress in 1942 and served two terms. He died in 1981.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], George E. Outland USC Trojans football scrapbook, Collection no. 5276, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Biographical note

George E. Outland was born in Santa Paula, Ventura County, California, on October 8, 1906. He attended public schools and Whittier College in California, where he received an A.B., in 1928. He received his M.A. from Harvard University in 1929, and his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1937. He also attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Outland served as assistant director of boys' work, Hale House, Boston, Massachusetts, from 1928-1930; director of boys' work, Denison House, Boston, Mass., from 1929-1933; Neighborhood House, Los Angeles, California, from 1933-1934; supervisor of boys' welfare for Federal Transient Service of Southern California in 1934 and 1935; and director of New Haven Community College in 1935 and 1936. He was an instructor at Yale University 1935-1937, and served on the faculty of Santa Barbara State College, from 1937-1942. Outland was a delegate to the California State Democratic Conventions from 1942–1950, and was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth and Seventy-ninth Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1947). Outland was also a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions, 1944 and 1948; and was chairman of the Democratic State policy committee from 1948 to 1950. After losing reelection in 1946, Outland taught at San Francisco State College from 1947-1972. He died in Anacortes, Washington, on March 2, 1981.

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Scope and contents

Scrapbook of clippings created by George E. Outland documenting the 1931 USC-Notre Dame football game, including pre-game build-up, game day details, and post-game commentary. Clippings come from newspapers from all over the United States. Also included is a section on the 1931 Stanford-Dartmouth football game.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2013 September
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

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

Donated by John Outland, July 3, 2006.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Southern California. -- Football
  • University of Southern California. -- History

Genre(s)

  • Clippings
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks

Personal Name(s)

  • Outland, George E., (George Elmer), 1906-1981 -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Football teams--California--20th century--Archival resources
  • Football--History--Archival resources

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