Member Directory

UCSB professor David Gebhard (1927-1996) founded the Architecture and Design Collection in 1963. Today it is one of the largest architectural archives in North America with more than 1,000,000 drawings, as well as papers, photographs, scrapbooks, models, decorative objects, and furniture. The...

Contact: 
Phone: 
805-893-2724

 

The Boeckmann Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies was founded in 1985 with a donation of an 80,000 volume book collection related mainly to the study of Spain, Portugal and Latin America. However, this first donation also included books and pamphlets related to Alta and Baja California...

Contact: 
Barbara Robinson
Phone: 
213 821-2261

 

The Digital Library of the University of Southern California (formerly known as the Digital Archive, formerly known as ISLA) is an ongoing project that is building a virtual library of digitized multidisciplinary materials much of which has a focus on the Los Angeles region. Its search and...

Contact: 
Matt Gainer
Phone: 
213- 740-8832

 

The materials of the Regional History Collection document 100 years of Southern California history in various formats. The collection was founded in the mid-1970s as a repository for the papers of Southern Californian political figures, among them Governor Jerry Brown Jr., Congresswoman Yvonne...

Contact: 
Suzanne Noruschat
Phone: 
213-821-2366

 

The Feuchtwanger Memorial Library and Archive was donated to the University of Southern California by Marta Feuchtwanger, the widow of the German Jewish émigré writer Lion Feuchtwanger (1884–1958). Lion Feuchtwanger fled Europe during World War II and lived in Los Angeles from 1941 until his...

Contact: 
Michaela Ullmann
Phone: 
213-740-8185

 

The Fisher Gallery is the accredited art museum of the University of Southern California. Founded in 1939 by Elizabeth Holmes Fisher, the gallery has twenty-two hundred objects in its permanent collections. Included in these collections are eighteenth-century British portraits, seventeenth-...

Contact: 
Jennifer Jaskowiak
Phone: 
213-740-4561

 

The California Social Welfare Archives (CSWA) was organized in 1979 to collect materials that portray the development of social welfare in Southern California. Our goal is to ensure that pertinent knowledge, information and documents of historical significance are acquired, preserved, and made...

Contact: 
Mr. Claude Zachary
Phone: 
213-740-2587

 

Rare Books & Manuscripts oversees rare books, manuscripts, and historic photographs for the University of Southern California. In addition to its book holdings, Rare Books & Manuscripts maintains approximately two hundred collections of manuscripts, correspondence, archives, and...

Contact: 
Ms. Melinda Hayes
Phone: 
213-740-5946

 

Our Library has several archival collections relating to Southern California, including the Korean American Digital Archive, the China Society of Southern California, Japanese American Incarceration Images, and the Taiwanese American Archives. We also have several individual collections under...

Contact: 
Phone: 
213.740.1772

 

The mission of USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education is to develop empathy, understanding and respect through the use...

Contact: 
Phone: 
213-740-6001

 

The University of Southern California (USC) University Archives is the repository for the records of enduring value officially made or received by the University of Southern California, and for other materials of historical value related to the functions of the University. The University...

Contact: 
Mr. Claude Zachary
Phone: 
213-740-2587

 

Donated to USC by Warner Communications in 1977, the USC Warner Bros. Archives [WBA] is the largest and possibly the richest single studio collection of paper documents in the world. The centerpiece of the collection is records from Warner Bros. Burbank-based film and television studio dating...

Contact: 
Brett Service
Phone: 
213 821 3900

 

Archives consist of unique historical artifacts and memorabilia that are specific to Venice of America history.

Contact: 
Phone: 
310-869-4733

 

Collection Description: Virginia Robinson Gardens, built in 1911, was the first estate in Beverly Hills. Today, it is listed on the national registry of historic sites. Social doyenne, art collector and philanthropist Mrs. Virginia Robinson resided in the house for thirty years and, before her...

Contact: 
Ms. Yasmine Mohseni
Phone: 
310.276.5367

 

Based in the Little Tokyo area of Downtown Los Angeles, VC was founded in 1970 by a group of pioneering independent filmmakers to record, collect, and preserve a visual record of Asian Pacific American cultural heritage. VC originally worked as a film collective, concentrating on honestly...

Contact: 
Abraham Ferrer
Phone: 
(213) 680-4462