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Los Angeles Unified School District, Art & Artifact Collection/Archive and Museum

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) Art & Artifact Collection/Archive and Museum has amassed objects since the opening of the first district school in 1855. Artifacts and artworks are located at both schools and administrative sites.

Marlborough School

Marlborough School is the oldest independent girls' school in southern California. Founded in 1889 in Pasadena by Mary S. Caswell, the School was located near U.S.C. (University Park, Chester Place) from 1890 to 1916 when it moved to its present location in Hancock Park. Created in 2001, the Archives fulfills its ambassadorial role by collecting, preserving and exhibiting historic items and…

Piatigorsky Archives

Gregor Piatigorsky, the great master cellist of the 20th century, left a legacy of great music through his concerts, recordings, and films, and through his students. He also left a personal collection of approximately 19,000 items including photographs, music manuscripts, correspondence, concert programs, clippings, test pressings, commercial recordings, books, and ephemera. After his death in…

Polytechnic School Archives

The Polytechnic School Archives document a microcosm of a private school's activities for the past 100+ years relating, for instance, school life during WWI and WWII, the Cold War, etc., and the 1918 flu pandemic. The collection includes 60 file drawers, 30 shelves, and 50+ boxes of records. In many ways the collections relate to historical LA and Southern California.  

The High School Archives of Loyola

The oldest high school in Los Angeles is establishing a formal archives to document local Roman Catholic high school education.