Palos Verdes Local History Center

Address: 
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
United States
Contact: 
Monique Sugimoto
Phone: 
310-377-9584, ext 291
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Archives and Collections

Description of Collection: 

The Local History Center of the Palos Verdes Library District focuses on the social and cultural history of the Palos Verdes Peninsula from the early 1900s to the present. This fairly extensive collection includes rare books, photographs, maps, blueprints, loose-leaf materials, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, telephone books, and oral history interviews—all relating to the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  

Regions covered: 
Four Peninsula cities: Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling HIlls Estates, Rolling Hills, Rancho Palos Verdes
Languages: 

Management

Institution Type: 
Catalog System: 
ArcchivesSpace for accessioning and creating finding aids. Accession lists and preliminary inventories available for unprocessed collections. Collection level records and books cataloged in PVLD's library management system software and available through the online public access catalog. Cataloged items arranged by the Dewey Decimal System. Uncataloged records can be access through the card catalog in the Local History Center. Finding aids available on the Online Archive of California.
Digital Formats: 
Digitized collection available through digital repository, www.palosverdeshistory.org
Repository: 
Yes
Loans to Outside?: 
No
Exhibited?: 
No