Azusa Pacific University, Special Collections

Contact Information

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Address
Hours
Contact
Website

34.1318535, -117.8867599

Access and Management

Access

Available to the public?
Yes
Available to outside researchers?
Yes
Reservations required?
No
Onsite technology available
Yes
Scholar Fee Amount
$20.00 per year
Catalog System
Records follow LC Cataloging system. Uncatalogued holdings are stored and unavailable.
Repository
No
Access procedures

Application form with 1 reference required--preferably local, academic.

Management

Archive / Collection information

The institution has Special Collections including: 1) Local history; 2) American religious history; and 3) history of the American west. Under Local History, the Azusa-Foothill Citrus Collection consists of manuscripts, legal and business papers, financial journals and ledgers, photographs and maps dating back to 1844. The Sayre MacNeil Collection contains family papers and correspondences, and the Roger Dalton Collection also contains personal papers. The Oral History Collection is comprised of 17 personal histories of East San Gabriel residents who witnessed the early growth and subsequent decline of Southern California’s citrus industry. Under American religious history, institution has Monsignor Francis J. Weber Collection on American Catholic Church History which consists of books and other printed materials by Msgr. Weber who served as Archivist to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in 1962. Under History of the American West, the George Fullerton Collection of Western Americana and California has significant collections on the early exploration of the American West, books of the California Gold Rush, county and city histories, and biographies.