Member Directory

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

 

The Orange County Historical Society (OCHS) is a non-profit group which collects, preserves and shares the history of Orange County, California for the benefit of its members and the general public.

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Phone: 
(310) 809 0217

 

Founded in 1956, the Orange Empire Railway Museum preserves the railway history of Los Angeles and Southern California. In addition to its large collection of full size railway cars and locomotives, its archives contains extensive materials on the Los Angeles Railway and Pacific Electric Railway...

Contact: 
John Smatlak
Phone: 
(951) 943-3020

 

Outfest's collection is based on sixteen years of presenting films and videos about the gay and lesbian community. Although much of the collection is not Los Angeles-based, Los Angeles is referenced a great deal. The collection contains approximately five hundred titles.

Contact: 
Mr. Stephen Gutwillig
Phone: 
213.480.7088

 

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...

Contact: 
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...

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

 

The PDHC is focused on collecting, converting, preserving and sharing digital images representing Pasadena's history.

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Phone: 
265857845

 

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

 

Pepperdine University's Special Collections and University Archives maintains several collections of materials related to the history of Los Angeles. The Malibu Historical Collection includes a full run of the Malibu Times newspaper (1946-present), a full run of the the Malibu Surfside News...

Contact: 
Melissa Nykanen
Phone: 
310-506-4434

 

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

Contact: 
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,...

Contact: 
Ms. Jeanne Harris
Phone: 
323-663-2167

 

The personal collection of world-renowned 20th century cellist, Gregor Piatigorsky (1903-1976), who lived and worked in Los Angeles from 1947-1976.

Contact: 
Clarice De Veyra
Phone: 
213-621-1052

 

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...

Contact: 
Ms. Rebecca Nevarez
Phone: 
323-223-2475