South Pasadena Public Library Local History Collection

Contact Information

Address
1100 Oxley Street South Pasadena, CA 91030
Hours
Monday & Friday 10-6; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 11-9; Saturday 10-5; Sunday 1-5
Contact
Olivia Radbill
Local History Librarian
localhistory@southpasadenaca.gov
Alternate Contact
Website

South Pasadena Public Library Local History Collection

South Pasadena Public Library Local History Collection
1100 Oxley Street
South Pasadena, CA. 91030

Access and Management

Access

Available to the public?
Yes
Available to outside researchers?
Yes
Reservations required?
No
Onsite technology available
No
Scholar Fee Amount
Photograph reproduction fees may apply.
Catalog System
Collection items are processed using DCMI-standard metadata and organized by accession number and/or catalog number.
Repository
Yes
Access procedures

Available when library is open.

Management

Archive / Collection information

The South Pasadena Public Library (SPPL) was founded on September 10, 1895 and is governed by the City Council-appointed Board of Trustees.

The Local History Collection at SPPL collects and preserves our community’s memory for current and future generations. The collection consists of a variety of materials relating to many aspects of South Pasadena history. Some major categories include: Historic Photographs, South Pasadena Newspapers and Quarterly, Local Yearbooks, City Records and Directories, Biographical Files, Home Research, Obituaries, City Landmarks, and early Library History. 

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