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Pacific Palisades Historical Society

The collections of the Pacific Palisades Historical Society deal with the history of Rancho Boca de Santa Monica; the Chautauqua movement; the Methodist community from 1921 to 1943; the Uplifters Club from 1921 to 1945; the Westside community of German émigrés from 1934 to 1943; Will Rogers; J. Paul Getty and the Parker Ranch; the film industry; beach culture; the now-nonexistent Bernheimer…

Palmdale City Library

The Palmdale City Library's local history collection contains approximately 10,000 items relating to the history of the Antelope Valley and surrounding areas, including maps, photographs, artifacts, and information collected by Fred Strasburg for the City of Palmdale. Topics include agriculture, entertainment and film industry, mining, Southern Pacific Railroad, LA aqueduct, indigenous peoples,…

Palos Verdes Local History Center

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…

Pasadena Digital History Collaboration/Pasadena City College

The PDHC is focused on collecting, converting, preserving and sharing digital images representing Pasadena's history.

Pasadena Museum of History

The Research Library and Archives has been collecting material relating to the history of Pasadena since 1924. The archives contains approximately 1 million historic images (including photos, negatives, postcards, stereographs) of Pasadena and surrounding areas. There are 45 cubic feet of maps and plans of the area, as well as a set of Sanborm fire insurance maps for Pasadena. There is a large…

Pasadena Playhouse Archives/Friends of the Pasadena Playhouse

The Playhouse Archive includes collections of programs and photos going back to 1916, as well as the publicity that the Playhouse and The Alumni of the Playhouse College of Theatre Arts received.

Pasadena Public Library

Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives

Pepperdine University's Special Collections and University Archives maintains several collections of materials related to the history of Los Angeles. The Malibu Historical Collection includes a full run of the Malibu Times newspaper (1946-present), a full run of the the Malibu Surfside News newspaper (1973-present), the John Mazza Collection of Historic Surfboards, historic books related to Malibu…

Petersen Automotive Museum

To further our understanding of archives administration and provide a potential for cross-cultural collaboration.

Philosophical Research Society

Founded in 1934, the Philosophical Research Society is a nonsectarian center for the study and teaching of the world’s wisdom traditions. The Philosophical Research Society Library’s holdings provide a range of information about various countries and philosophies.