University of California, Irvine Libraries Special Collections and Archives

Langson Library 5th floor
PO Box 19557
Irvine, CA 92623-9557
United States
(949) 824-3947


Archives and Collections

Special Collections and Archives (SCA) houses the university’s collections of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, ephemera, born-digital files, and other unique materials. Our holdings include university archives, critical theory, performing arts, political literature, and a growing collection of artists’ books. The Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive (OC&SEAA) Center provides a collaborative learning and event space, consultation and research support, and community-centered archives partnerships for UC Irvine, the Orange County California region, and the diasporic communities of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.