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Cal Poly Pomona Special Collections and Archives

Special Collections and Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available Cal Poly Pomona’s rare books and archival collections. The collections center around themes relevant to the mission of the university and consist of rare and unique books and documents that are available for use by students, faculty, staff, alumni, and scholars. These historic materials support research and teaching…

California State Library

The California State Library, comprising sections including California History, Information Services, Government Publications, and the Witkin Law Library in Sacramento and the Sutro Library in San Francisco, holds a wide variety of materials relating to the history of Los Angeles, including manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs and other visual resources, ephemera, vertical files, and more. …

Genealogical Society of Hispanic America - Southern California

The Genealogical Society of Hispanic America – Southern California Chapter (GSHA-SC) book collection specializes in Hispanic family research. Subjects include California, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. There are Mexican genealogy and history titles in Spanish about the various Mexican states. GSHA-SC also publishes a quarterly journal. The collection is located at the Southern…

Kappe Library at SCI-Arc

The SCI-Arc Media Archive is a continuously-expanding online showcase with over 1000 hours of video, featuring the world’s most significant architects, designers, and theorists—including 11 Pritzker Prize winners—from 1972 to now, offered to the public unedited, for students, scholars and anybody with an interest in architecture, Los Angeles and experimental design.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Mr. and Mrs. Allan C. Balch Art Research Library

In keeping with LACMA's commitment to research and education, the Mr. and Mrs. Allan C. Balch Art Research Library serves the Museum's staff, scholars, students, and the public by collecting, preserving, and ensuring access to information about art. The Balch Art Research Library is also the repository of LACMA's institutional archive of records related to the museum's past exhibitions and…

Occidental College Library Special Collections & College Archives

Collection Description: Occidental College is a part of LA history since 1887!  Occidental has a commitment to document the history of our local communities. Through our partnerships with community organizations in Eagle Rock, Highland Park, and Boyle Heights, we are discovering ways to get residents and Oxy students to explore history, what it means to be a community, and why being part of one is…

ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

Founded in 1952, the ONE Archives at the University of Southern California Libraries in Los Angeles is the oldest continuously-operating LGBTQ organization in the United States and the largest archive in the world dedicated to collecting and preserving LGBTQ materials. Our collection comprises over 33,000 volumes of books and monographs; over 13,000 titles of LGBTQ periodicals; 700 manuscript and…

Santa Barbara Historical Museum – Gledhill Library

The Gledhill Library is a research, non-circulating collection open to the public. Our materials are available to students, history buffs and anyone seeking a better understanding of Santa Barbara's rich history. Collections focus on the history of Santa Barbara County with additional materials on the history of California and the American West. The Gledhill Library online resources and finding…

South Pasadena Public Library Local History Collection

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

Writers Guild Foundation, Shavelson-Webb Library and Archives

As the only collecting institution focused solely on the art, craft, and history of Hollywood writers and their labor union, the Writers Guild Foundation Library & Archive are vividlly relevant to the creative and business communities of Los Angeles. The holdings document a rich facet of Los Angeles culture in relation to the role of writers in the entertainment industry.