The California Historical Society collects materials of enduring historical and cultural value in support of its mission to inspire and empower Californians to make the past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives. In our North Baker Research Library, we hold some fifty thousand books and pamphlets, four thousand manuscript collections, half a million photographs, as well as ephemera,…
678 Mission Street San Francisco, CA94105 United States
The archaeological site material in the museum’s collections dates from approximately 8,000 thousand years ago to the early 1800s. This material includes artifacts from the indigenous people known as the Tongva who were living on Catalina Island - which they called Pimu - when the Spanish arrived in 1542. Also in the collections are approximately two thousand items dating from the 1880s to the…
Materials about the history of Eagle Rock.
Our historical society objectives are:
To preserve, clarify through research and to perpetuate the history of Eagle Rock Valley
To make this history available to students, researchers, libraries and all interested persons
To preserve and protect our local landmarks, especially the Eagle Rock
2225 Colorado Blvd. Los Angeles, CA90041 United States
Friends of Greystone's archive mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit material that documents the history of the Doheny Greystone Estate and the Doheny family. Materials in our collection consist of a rich and expanding historic photo archive of the property, family and The Knoll, the subsequent home of Lucy Doheny Battson. The archive collection also includes family portraits, magazine…
501 Doheny Road Beverly Hills, CA90209 United States
Located on the Getty Center campus in Brentwood, the Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology from prehistory to the contemporary period. Presently, the collections are strongest in the history of western European art and culture in Europe and North America; however, in recent years, they have expanded to include other areas,…
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100 Los Angeles, CA90049 United States
The Historical Society of Long Beach (HSLB) was formed in 1962 with the mission to collect, preserve, and present the city’s history. Throughout the years the HSLB has occupied many locations around the city, settling at its current location in Bixby Knolls in 2007. Operations are sustained at the HSLB by grant funding, membership dues, and community fundraising through programs and events.
4260 Atlantic Avenue Long Beach, CA90807 United States