South Pasadena Public Library, South Pasadena Historical Archives

Address: 
1100 Oxley Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030
United States
Contact: 
Chelsea Nassif
Phone: 
626-403-7352

Archives and Collections

Description of Collection: 

The City of South Pasadena Historical Archives contain primarily material pertaining to the history of the South Pasadena area, with some of the material dating to before the city’s incorporation. Included are files on city buildings listed in the National Registry of Historical Landmarks, biographies of prominent government officials, city telephone directories dating back to 1885, and an extensive collection of photographs. The business, residential, and city documents in the archives range from chamber of commerce publications to records related to the history of the city’s school system.

Regions covered: 
South Pasadena

Management

Catalog System: 
Cataloged records are arranged by chronological order and name indexes.
Repository: 
Yes
Loans to Outside?: 
No
Exhibited?: 
No