"Two of my favorite things combined…film and book cover design." - Found in the Special Collections vault by Taz Morgan, Media Archivist

JFK & Jackie, Elvis, and Marilyn! Talk about American icons! 

Student Alvaro Gonzalez ‘16 found these photos while assisting our Manuscripts Curator with processing the Arthur O’Connell Collection.

O’Connell was a film and TV actor. Among his screen appearances were Picnic (1955), Anatomy of a Murder (1959), and The Hiding Place (1975)In 1962, O’Connell portrayed the father of Elvis Presley’s character in the movie Follow That Dream.

Of special note: Marilyn Monroe autographed her photo with a personal message to O’Connell!

So…one of the biggest movies of this summer has been Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Did you know that our Arthur P. Jacobs Collection holds production files from the original series of Planet of the Apes films? 

(Found and captured by Rachel Deras ‘14)

Found in the Popular Reading Collection by librarian Alexander Justice: on p. 250, an appearance by Fr. Malone and “Loyola College.” But why? Find the book here.

Found in the Popular Reading Collection by librarian Alexander Justice: on p. 250, an appearance by Fr. Malone and “Loyola College.” But why? Find the book here.

Found today by Media Archivist Taz Morgan:
Video cassettes from the KCET-TV Collection of “Life and Times.”
Show #4040 “Maya Angelou” (1993-11-02) & Show # 7P06 “Maya Angelou/George Evans” (1997-03-13)

Found today by Media Archivist Taz Morgan:

Video cassettes from the KCET-TV Collection of “Life and Times.”

Show #4040 “Maya Angelou” (1993-11-02) & Show # 7P06 “Maya Angelou/George Evans” (1997-03-13)

Book of Common Prayer found by Alex Perroots 17, student assistant in Archives & Special Collections.
"This book is the Book of Common Prayer for the Protestant Episcopal Church from 1856, it contains the Sacraments and other rights and ceremonies of the church. The book is covered in a beautiful reddish maroon velvet and is adorned with intricate detailing on the front and a latch on the side."

Book of Common Prayer found by Alex Perroots 17, student assistant in Archives & Special Collections.

"This book is the Book of Common Prayer for the Protestant Episcopal Church from 1856, it contains the Sacraments and other rights and ceremonies of the church. The book is covered in a beautiful reddish maroon velvet and is adorned with intricate detailing on the front and a latch on the side."

Tiny book found by Archives & Special Collections student assistant Alex Perroots ‘17. 



 



Alex writes, “This small book, measuring just over 3 inches in length contains the poem Crossing the Bar by Lord Alfred Tennyson. Crossing the Bar is a poem Tennyson wrote regarding death, comparing it to sailing on a ship, a great journey, one that he does not wish to be associated with sorrow or mourning.” 

Tiny book found by Archives & Special Collections student assistant Alex Perroots ‘17. 

Alex writes, “This small book, measuring just over 3 inches in length contains the poem Crossing the Bar by Lord Alfred Tennyson. Crossing the Bar is a poem Tennyson wrote regarding death, comparing it to sailing on a ship, a great journey, one that he does not wish to be associated with sorrow or mourning.” 

#found on the library staircase. #studyhard (at William H. Hannon Library)

#found on the library staircase. #studyhard (at William H. Hannon Library)

Found lying around behind the scenes in the library, by Outreach & Communications Librarian Jamie Hazlitt. If you have a record player at your disposal, this could be your lucky day. #LP #vintage #thinker #lmu #library #getrichkids

Found lying around behind the scenes in the library, by Outreach & Communications Librarian Jamie Hazlitt. If you have a record player at your disposal, this could be your lucky day. #LP #vintage #thinker #lmu #library #getrichkids

Found by student worker Julia Guanzon ‘17, while sorting postcards for her job in Archives & Special Collections. 
Julia was struck by the remarkable architecture in this vintage postcard of the Mission Inn in Riverside, CA, and thought it worthy of a submission to Found. We agree! 

Found by student worker Julia Guanzon ‘17, while sorting postcards for her job in Archives & Special Collections.

Julia was struck by the remarkable architecture in this vintage postcard of the Mission Inn in Riverside, CA, and thought it worthy of a submission to Found. We agree!