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Leuzinger High School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2013-002

Scope and Contents

The Leuzinger High School Collection consists of various school related materials beginning from its establishment in 1930 until 2010. Contents include Olympian Reference Books and Newspapers (1948-1950, 1956-1972, 1975-1977), and Pylon Yearbooks (1930’s-1970’s, 1985, 1999, 2010). The collection also includes miscellaneous (1930’s-1970’s, Late 1990’s, Early 2000’s, 2009-2010, undated) materials such as class photographs, sports programs, musical and theater programs, The Alumnus newspaper, commencement programs, aerial views and layouts of the LHS campus and facilities, album records of musicals, scrapbook photos, and scrapbooks. All series are arranged in chronological order.

Dates

  • 1960-2012

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Availability

This collection is unprocessed. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections department in advance to request access.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Leuzinger High School History

Leuzinger High School (LHS) is one of three comprehensive high schools in the Centinela Valley Union High School District (CVUHSD) located in the city of Lawndale, approximately 20 miles southwest of the city of Los Angeles. Leuzinger High School opened on January 27th, 1930 in Lawndale, with 275 students and 13 faculty members. The school was named after Adolph Leuzinger (1859-1931) in recognition of his 25 years of service on the Board of Trustees of the Inglewood Union High School District. The first LHS senior class graduated during the time of the 1932 Summer Olympics that were currently being held in Los Angeles, in recognition of this the LHS mascot was named the “Olympians” and the symbol stands as the same Olympic rings.

Extent

9 boxes (9 boxes and 1 map folder unprocessed )

6.55 Linear Feet

Overview

The Leuzinger High School Collection consists of various school related materials beginning from its establishment in 1930 until 2010. Contents include: Olympian Reference Books and Newspapers, Pylon Yearbooks, miscellaneous materials such as class photographs, sports programs, musical and theater programs, The Alumnus newspaper, commencement programs, aerial views and layouts of the LHS campus and facilities, album records of musicals, scrapbook photos, and scrapbooks.

Arrangement

Arranged in three series:
  1. Series I: Olympian Reference Books and Newspapers (1948-1950, 1956-1972, 1975-1977)
  2. Series II: Pylon Yearbooks (1930’s-1970’s, 1985, 1999, 2010)
  3. Series III: Miscellaneous (1930’s-1970’s, Late 1990’s, Early 2000’s, 2009-2010, undated)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials in this collection were transferred by the Leuzinger High School and collected by archives staff.

Processing Information

Processed in 2014
Title
Inventory of the Leuzinger High School Collection
Status
Partial
Author
Madeline Morehouse
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University Library South -5039 (Fifth Floor)
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson CA 90747
310-243-3895