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Finding aid for the Ersey O'Brien scrapbooks

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein, 2014 March

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
O'Brien, Ersey
Title
Ersey O'Brien scrapbooks
Collection no.
7008
Date
1950s-1980s
Extent
2.0 Linear feet, 1 box
Language
English
Scrapbooks [Box]
1
Abstract
The Ersey O'Brien scrapbooks consists of two ledger format spiral binders containing green bar computer paper that has been repurposed as scrapbook pages. The scrapbooks, one entitled "My friends" and the other "High School Memories," contain clippings and printed ephemera that document the activities of Jefferson High School alumni in Los Angeles from the 1950s through the 1980s.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Ersey O'Brien scrapbooks, Collection no. 7008, Regional History Collection, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

The Ersey O'Brien scrapbooks consists of two ledger format spiral binders containing green bar computer paper that has been repurposed as scrapbook pages. The scrapbooks, one entitled "My friends" and the other "High School Memories," contain clippings and printed ephemera that document the activities of Jefferson High School alumni in Los Angeles from the 1950s through the 1980s.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2014 March
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Jefferson High School (Los Angeles, Calif.). -- Alumni and alumnae

Genre(s)

  • Scrapbooks

Geographic Name(s)

  • Los Angeles (Calif.)--History--20th century--Archival resources
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)--Social life and customs--20th century--Archival resources

Personal Name(s)

  • O'Brien, Ersey -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • African Americans--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century--Archival resources

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