Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection

Address: 
444 North Rexford Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
United States
Contact: 
Karen Buth
Phone: 
310.288.2285
Website: 
http://www.bhpl.org

Archives and Collections

Description of Collection: 

Our mission is to identify, collect, preserve, exhibit and make available to the public information that documents the history of the City of Beverly Hills. The time frame of our collection is from the 1840s to the present. Included in our collection are photographs, correspondence, newspapers, telephone directories, biographies, maps, posters, government and political documents, architectural plans, data on public works, texts and ephemera. Key collections are: Pierce Edson Benedict, Surveyor Field Books (1920s - 1960), Greystone (Doheny Mansion), Beverly Hills City Directories (1926 - present), Wright MacMahon Secretarial School, Cartography: Maps & Plans, Beverly Hills High School Yearbooks, newspapers and other material relating to the City. The Beverly Hills Citizen is digitized from 1923 through 1958.

Regions covered: 
Beverly Hills
Languages: 

Management

Repository: 
Yes
Loans to Outside?: 
No
Exhibited?: 
Yes