Member Directory

World's largest independently held collection of African American history and culture; consisting of rare and out-of-print books, documents, films, music, photographs and memorabilia.

Contact: 
Mr. Larry Earl
Phone: 
(310) 202-1647

 

Longtime Verdugo Hills resident John Steven McGroarty was a playwright, columnist, lawyer, congressman, and poet of California. He lived for many years at Rancho Chupa Rosa, a small hacienda near Tujunga that the City of Los Angeles bought in 1953 and now uses to host culture and craft classes....

Contact: 
Monica Hicks
Phone: 
818-352-5285

 

Collection includes materials related southern California tourism, the Mission Revival movement, peace movement (1st half 20th century, citrus industry, and materials related to specific collections,including fine art, statuary, bells, crosses, dolls, aviation, Native American basketry, and...

Contact: 
Danielle Trynoski
Phone: 
951-788-9556

 

The Mojave Desert Archives preserves the history of transcontinental travel to the Los Angeles region through the Mojave Desert of eastern California. Route 66, National Old Trails Road, the Mojave Wagon Road, the Santa Fe Railway (now BNSF), Union Pacific Railroad, and Interstate highways were...

Contact: 
Hugh Brown
Phone: 
760-733-4482

 

Mount Saint Mary's University was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1925 as the first Catholic women's college west of the Mississippi. It comprises two historic sites, the Chalon Campus high above Brentwood (1930), and the Doheny Campus, which occupies the former estate of...

Contact: 
Victoria McCargar
Phone: 
(310) 954-4377

 

Contact: 
Scott Sterling
Phone: 
818-347-9665

 

We are a unit of the National Archives and Records Administration. Our holdings consist of the historically significant materials created by Federal agencies in southern California, Arizona and the greater Las Vegas, Nevada area. Agencies represented include the U.S. District Courts, the U.S....

Contact: 
Gwen E. Granados
Phone: 
951-956-2000

 

The National Archives at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library contains the federal records generated during the Reagan administration from 1981-1989. We contain textual, audio/visual, and curatorial collections from the Reagan Administration. In addition, we house records from Reagan's...

Contact: 
Gina Risetter
Phone: 
8055774046

 

The Museum Archives documents the history of the Los Angeles County Museum from its founding in 1910 to the present. The collection includes photographs, departmental papers, research papers, ephemera, publication, architectural plans, newspaper clippings and original artwork.

Contact: 
Yolanda Bustos
Phone: 
213-763-3389

 

The Seaver Center for Western History Research collects, preserves, and makes available to the general public and to scholars historic records pertaining to the history and the exploration of the trans-Mississippi American West, with particular emphasis on Southern California and Los Angeles....

Contact: 
John Cahoon
Phone: 
213-763-3359

 

The Norton Simon Museum’s collection spans two thousand years of Western and Asian art. It contains European and American art from before the Renaissance through the twentieth century, including works by Raphael, Rembrandt, Tiepolo, Goya, Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Klee, Wassily...

Contact: 
Ms. Carol Togneri
Phone: 
626-449-6840

 

Los Angeles was the western terminal of the trail, which served commerce and immigration between Santa Fe, NM, and Los Angeles. Much archival data about the OST resides at the Huntington Library, the Autry National Museum and other So Cal institutions.

Contact: 
Alexander King
Phone: 
310-424-9500

 

Founded in 1952, the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives in Los Angeles is the oldest continuously-operating GLBT organization in the United States and the largest archive in the world dedicated to collecting and preserving GLBT humanities materials. Our collection comprises over 30,000...

Contact: 
Ms. Loni Shibuyama
Phone: 
(213) 821-2771

 

Collection dates prior to separation from Los Angeles County (1889)to present. Bulk of collection dates from 1889 to 1953 and is Orange County specific.

Contact: 
Susan Berumen
Phone: 
714-834-2536