LA84 Foundation - Sports Library

Contact Information

Address
2141 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90018
Hours
Monday-Friday 10:00-5:00 (closed holiday weekends); closed Sundays
Contact
Ms. Shirley Ito
Librarian and Website Manager
323-730-4644
sito@la84.org
Website

34.0331377, -118.3130898

Access and Management

Access

Available to the public?
Yes
Available to outside researchers?
Yes
Reservations required?
No
Onsite technology available
Yes
Catalog System
EOS
Repository
No
Access procedures

http://www.la84.org/library-appointments/

Management

Archive / Collection information

The Sports Library houses one of the world's most comprehensive collections on sports information. The collection highlights include more than 8,000 volumes archiving the Olympic Games; photograph and slide collection of 90,000 images; 5,500 instructional and historical sport videos; current subscriptions to over 500 periodical titles covering all areas of sport. The AAF Sports Library acquired both the National Track and Field Research Collection and The Ralph Miller Golf Library. The library administers a growing digital archive of Olympic Games Official Reports, scholarly sport journals and popular magazines. LA84 Foundation Sports Library's Los Angeles material: -The library's special collection on the Olympic Games includes an extensive archive documenting the 1932 and 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. Documents include the Official Reports, programs, photographic images and video recordings. -High school sports awards including the Helms Athletic Foundation's Los Angeles City and Southern Section award selections. -Coliseum Relays programs and video footage (1941-1965). -Oral histories of Southern California Olympians. -Programs, photographs and video recordings of other Los Angeles and Southern California sports events, meets and competitions. -Printed materials and videorecordings of the 1994 World Cup and 1999 Women’s World Cup.

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