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“Game Changers” book launch and signing, October 6 @ USC Doheny Library

Posted by Liza Posas on Oct 3, 2015

Final Archives Bazaar pre-program. Game Changers: Twelve Elections that Transformed California book launch and signing.


CSU Fullerton—University Archives & Special Collections

Posted by Liza Posas on Sep 30, 2015

Created in 1967, the CSUF University Archives and Special Collections (UA&SC) section preserves and provides access to sixty-six special collections, including the institutional history of California State University, Fullerton. These special materials form a very important augmentation to the… Read more »


Archives Bazaar 10 days away!

Posted by Liza Posas on Sep 28, 2015

Visit the California State University Channel Islands archives library at the 10th Annual Archives Bazaar.

The 1990s saw a small publishing revolution in the form of zines: independently- or self-published magazines that sought to give voice to underrepresented people or groups.  These zines… Read more »


Whittier Public Library History Room

Posted by Liza Posas on Sep 22, 2015

 The Whittier Local History Collection includes Whittier College yearbooks, local high school yearbooks, Whittier City Directories, local telephone books, Haines Directories, and titles by local authors. The entire book collection is cataloged and searchable through the online catalog.

There… Read more »


Archives Bazaar 19 days away!

Posted by Liza Posas on Sep 22, 2015

Visit the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive at the 10th Annual Archives Bazaar.

Established in 1961, the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is a world-renowned research archive dedicated to the study of musical traditions from around the globe.  The Archive has a substantial collection of audiovisual… Read more »


Archives Bazaar 25 days away!

Posted by Liza Posas on Sep 17, 2015

On October 17 over 70 exhibitors will fill the halls of the USC Doheny Library to celebrate and showcase the artifacts, images, and primary sources that tell the history of Los Angeles.

Click here to learn more about the 10th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar.

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Welcome aboard new LAAS Executive Committee members!

Posted by Liza Posas on Jun 30, 2015

The 2015-2017 Executive Committee members were voted in and announced to those who attended the general membership meeting last June.  The incoming Executive Committee members will start at the August 11 General Membershp meeting and include the following:

David Boulé (who is continuing on for… Read more »


LA as Subject Residency Program - now hiring

Posted by Liza Posas on Jun 3, 2015

The Autry National Center Libraries and Archives, the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Libraries, and the USC Libraries will each host and mentor a Resident Archivist for an initial three-month supervised archival project, followed by three, three-month rotations at L.A. as Subject… Read more »


Event with 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Biography

Posted by Liza Posas on May 15, 2015

Join the Allendale Branch Library as it hosts “An Afternoon with Megan Marshall” on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.  A graduate of Pasadena’s Allendale Elementary and Blair High School (1971), Marshall returns to her hometown for a discussion, reading, and book signing at the Allendale… Read more »


Institute for Baseball Studies now open to the public

Posted by Liza Posas on Feb 18, 2015

The Institute for Baseball Studies, the first humanities-based research center of its kind associated with a college or university in the United States, has announced its public hours for the 2015 spring semester at Whittier College.  Effective immediately through May 1, the Institute will be… Read more »