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The collections of the Pacific Palisades Historical Society deal with the history of Rancho Boca de Santa Monica; the Chautauqua movement; the Methodist community from 1921 to 1943; the Uplifters Club from 1921 to 1945; the Westside community of German émigrés from 1934 to 1943; Will Rogers; J....

Contact: 
Randy Young
Phone: 
310-454-5037

The Museum of Television & Radio, with locations in New York and Los Angeles, is a non-profit organization founded by William S. Paley to collect and preserve television and radio programs and advertisements and to make them available to the public. Since opening in 1976, the museum has...

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Terry Lynn Ebright
Phone: 
310-786-1000

The Local History Collection for the Palos Verdes Library District focuses on the social and cultural history of the Palos Verdes Peninsula from 1920 to the present. This fairly extensive collection includes rare books, photographs, maps, blueprints, loose-leaf materials, scrapbooks, newspaper...

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Monique Sugimoto
Phone: 
310-377-9584, ext 213

The Research Library and Archives has been collecting material relating to the history of Pasadena since 1924. The archives contains approximately 1 million historic images (including photos, negatives, postcards, stereographs) of Pasadena and surrounding areas. There are 45 cubic feet of maps...

Contact: 
Laura Verlaque
Phone: 
626.577.1660 x13

To further our understanding of archives administration and provide a potential for cross-cultural collaboration.

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Phone: 
323-964-6342

Founded in 1934, the Philosophical Research Society is a nonsectarian center for the study and teaching of the world’s wisdom traditions. The Philosophical Research Society Library’s holdings provide a range of information about various countries and philosophies. The holdings include books,...

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Ms. Jeanne Harris
Phone: 
323-663-2167

The Plaza private arts are a collective of four distinct collections. Each one focused in its own area of interest: The Vincent Price Collection contains twenty two pieces of ceramic, wood, and stone artifacts that are very fine pieces of historical note; The Plaza Hispanic Art Collection is a...

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Ms. Rebecca Nevarez
Phone: 
323-223-2475

Special Collections at the Pomona Public Library maintains extensive pamphlet files of clippings, photographs, brochures, and other ephemera related principally to Pomona Valley and especially to the City of Pomona. Also preserved in Special Collections are papers from businesses, organizations...

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Bruce Guter
Phone: 
909-620-2026

Actively collecting material about early tourism in LA, and the early tour companies -- Balloon Route, Tilton's Trolley, Orange Empire, etc.

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Dr. David Klappholz
Phone: 
908-447-2346