Member Directory

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

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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...

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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

 

The archives and collections of the Rancho Los Alamitos Foundation are site-specific and relate to the history of the locale. In the archives are approximately three thousand photographs, two hundred maps and drawings, various account books and business records, oral interviews, and films....

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Ms. Pamela Young Lee
Phone: 
562-431-3541

 

Rancho Los Cerritos is an historic home and gardens located in Long Beach, California. While the history of the land dates back many centuries, the house itself was built to be the headquarters of a 27,000 acre cattle ranch in 1844 by Los Angeles resident John Temple. The ranch evolved during...

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Phone: 
562.206.2054

 

Photo archive (many obtained from LA Public Library Collection, plus others from misc. sources)., Historical Document archive (many also obtained from LA Public Library collection, but many others as well). All items of particular interest to those interested in Northeast Los Angeles, especially...

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Mr. Robert Mendel
Phone: 
213.591.0510

 

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Phone: 
909-890-1713

 

To share and make known the organization's significant archive and collections of San Fernando Valley history. SFVHS serves as caretaker of the Andres Pico Adobe historic site in Mission Hills as well as the Pioneer Cemetery in Sylmar.

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Phyllis Hansen
Phone: 
818/365-7810

 

As a museum the San Gabriel Historical Association holds archival materials related to the history of San Gabriel and the surrounding areas.

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Phone: 
626-282-0632

 

We are a creating an archive of costumes, photos, newspaper articles, letters, and other ephemera to document the history of the Mission Play from 1911 to present, and the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse from 1927 - present. The archive will serve an important role in early California/Los Angeles...

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Kelly Salloum
Phone: 
626-308-2865 x223

 

The SPBHS Archives are located at 638 S. Beacon Street, 6th Fl., San Pedro, CA 90731. Note: Mail is not delievered here.

The collections of the San Pedro Bay Historical Society comprise documents, large and small photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, slides, books, ephemera,...

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Archives at 310-548-3208
Phone: 
310-548-3208

 

Looking to connect with Orange and Los Angeles County history institutions for a greater understanding of regional Southland history.

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Phone: 
714-585-5523

 

The City of Santa Monica’s Cultural Affairs Division has a portable visual art collection produced by contemporary artists, including works by seventy-five Southern Californians. It also maintains a permanent collection of public art sculpture and urban design murals. These collections are...

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Ms. Jessica Cusick
Phone: 
310-458-8350