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The oldest high school in Los Angeles is establishing a formal archives to document local Roman Catholic high school education.

Contact: 
Neil Bethke
Phone: 
424-789-0117

 

The collection consists of records and artifacts pertaining to the history of The Jonathan Club, a social club founded in Los Angeles in 1896 and currently serving 4,000 members. Included are thousands of photographs of members and member events, a full run of the Jonathan Magazine (1931-present...

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Phone: 
213-624-0881, ext. 1020

 

A digitized, JPEG, DOC, PDF, MP3 collection of photo albums, oral history tapes and text from the personal albums and interviews of engine builders and auto-racing notables active in the Los Angeles Basin 1880s-1984. Family immigration from England, France, Germany and Canada is noted along with...

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Ken Berg
Phone: 
(949) 830 6888

 

The Robert S. Birchard collection holds a great deal of visual and written material related to the early motion picture industry.

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Phone: 
(818) 248-2569

 

The Salvation Army Museum of the West houses materials of the Western Territory of the Salvation Army. The Southern California Division is headquartered in Los Angeles proper but services all of Southern California, including Salvation Army churches, Adult Rehabilitation Centers, shelters, and...

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Phone: 
(310)544-6475

 

The collection is currently being evaluated to determine content and needs for curation and as such is not yet available to the public. Included are: Personal papers of Theodore Payne dating from 1893 to 1963; Payne's business records dating from 1903 including sales ledgers, catalogues of...

Contact: 
Frances Schneider Liau
Phone: 
818-768-1802

 

The collection documents the life and times of Thomas E. Leavey who was born in 1897 near Ferndale in Humboldt County, California. He served briefly in the Army during World War I, attended Santa Clara University, graduated from Georgetown University, and arrived in Los Angeles in 1925. He was a...

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Extensive collection of photos and archival material predating the incorporation of the City of Thousand Oaks and specific sites of regional interest --...

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Heather Cousin
Phone: 
805-381-7300

 

The Tom & Ethel Bradley Center (formerly known as the Institute for Arts & Media) archives contain over one million images from Los Angeles based freelance and independent photographers between the 1930s to the present. Approximately 80% of the collection is comprised of African American...

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Dr. R. Kent Kirkton
Phone: 
818-677-3037

 

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(310) 455-2031

 

The Travel Town Museum preserves and celebrates the railroad heritage of the western United States—its history and its artifacts. Particular emphasis is placed on the role that railroads played in the development of Southern California and the Los Angeles region. The museum’s railroad equipment...

Contact: 
Ms. Linda Barth
Phone: 
213- 485-5520

 

Though the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive has traditionally focused on collecting musics outside of Los Angeles, in recent years the Archive has developed a significant collection of LA-based materials. These materials include the following: AFAMILA - Archiving Filipino American Music in Los...

Contact: 
Maureen Russell
Phone: 
(310) 825-1695

 

The collection of the UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts comprises more than 45,000 prints, drawings, photographs, and artists' books dating from the Renaissance to the present. Established in 1956 with a substantial gift from Fred Grunwald, the collection has been steadily enriched...

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Ms. Susan Chin
Phone: 
310-443-7078

 

Library Special Collections is the largest of the special collections units administered by the university and encompasses the following divisions: Rare Books; Manuscripts, Prints, Photographs, and Maps; Oral History; and University Archives. It acquires, organizes, preserves, and provides...

Contact: 
Annie Watanabe-Rocco
Phone: 
310-825-2422

 

The Map and Imagery Laboratory promotes interdisciplinary use of spatial data and provides technologies for integrating analog and digital materials. Its holdings include a wide range of images in photographic and digital formats, a dynamic archive of maps, and digital data from various sources...

Contact: 
Jon Jablonski
Phone: 
805-893-2779