Azusa Pacific University, Special Collections

Contact Information

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901 East Alosta Avenue Azusa, CA 91702
Ken Otto
Special Collections Librarian
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Azusa Pacific University, Special Collections

Azusa Pacific University, Special Collections
901 East Alosta Avenue
Azusa, CA. 91702

Access and Management


Available to the public?
Available to outside researchers?
Reservations required?
Onsite technology available
Scholar Fee Amount
$20.00 per year
Catalog System
Records follow LC Cataloging system. Uncatalogued holdings are stored and unavailable.
Access procedures

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


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.