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California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, California 90032-8300
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Collections with online items: 1
Physical collections: 39
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Anderson (Edna) Collection of Poems and Papers

Edna Anderson began her teaching career after high school in 1911. Anderson taught at country schools in Montana from 1911-1914, saving her salary to attend college. During this time there was no government aid. Nevertheless, Anderson worked hard and attended...

 
Arellanes (Gloria) Papers

The East Los Angeles Archives (ELAA) is comprised of collections which document the lives and events of a historical community central to the social, political, and cultural history of the Chicano/Latino community in the United States. The ELAA is a...

 
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Bookplate Collection

Bookplates, or ex libris, are labels with a printed design intended to show ownership, usually pasted inside the front cover of a book. Sizes of bookplates vary from folio to very small. They are printed on white or colored paper,...

 
Boyle Heights Archive

Boyle Heights is a historic neighborhood of Los Angeles,California which was diversely populated by Jewish, Latino, Russian, and Japanese Americans in the mid-Twentieth century. It was once home to the largest Jewish community in the Western United States, however many...

 
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Central American Solidarity L.A. Network Collection

This collection was created during the semester of spring 2017, through the Cal State LA Special Collections & Archives internship of Gladys Garcia. The collection was created based on publications and materials related to Central American Solidarity Networks in Los...

 
Cobb Plummer (Jewel) Collection

Jewel Plummer Cobb (1924- ), a distinguished African American biologist and academic administrator, is widely credited for her contributions to the scientific community, both through her cancer research and her commitment to equal access to educational and professional opportunities for...

 
Comic Book Collection

Perceived to be a staple of literature entertainment, comic books introduced readers to superheroes and fictional stories. One of the most iconic characters to emerge from the comic era was Tarzan “King of the Apes.” The story of a man...

Compton Communicative Arts Academy Collection

The Compton Communicative Arts Academy (CCAA) Archive is a multi-year project to preserve and provide access to a collection of images of national significance that document African American art and culture, community-based art making, and art-based community making in Los...

 
Compton Communicative Arts Academy Collection

The Compton Communicative Arts Academy (CCAA) archive, preserves and documents a rare and visual narrative of postwar Black communities continuing efforts of representation in the greater Los Angeles through1968-1985. The archive’s focal point is the Black Arts Movement and the...

 
Cury (Ivan N.) Collection

The majority of the collection includes television scripts, stage maps. The scripts include popular television series All My Children, The Young and the Restless, and The Dukes of Hazzard. The maps include stage drawings of The Doctors, Nashville Remembers Elvis...

 
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East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU)

The East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU) is dedicated to the development of Los Angeles County. Founded in 1968, TELACU is a non-profit community development corporation with a mission to create greater opportunities, services, and affordable housing in undeserved communities....

 
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Federal Employees’ Distributing Company (FEDCO) Collection

The Federal Employees’ Distributing Company (FEDCO), was a non-profit organization department store which provided customers with a one stop shop experience. Based in Santa Fe Springs and opened in 1948, Fedco was considered to be one of the most successful...

 
Figueroa (Jose R.) Collection

The East Los Angeles Archives (ELAA) is comprised of collections which document the lives and events of a historical community central to the social, political, and cultural history of the Chicano/Latino community in the United States. The ELAA is a...

 
Flores (Maria) Poster Collection

The East Los Angeles Archives (ELAA) is comprised of collections which document the lives and events of a historical community central to the social, political, and cultural history of the Chicano/Latino community in the United States. The ELAA is a...

 
Furman (Norman) Papers

Dr. Norman Fruman (1923-2012) is a noted literary scholar best known for his 1971 book Coleridge, The Damaged Archangel (1971). He was born in the Bronx, New York and attended school in New York City, earning his Master’s Degree from...

 
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Hubbell (Charles) Aviation Print Collection

Charles Herman Hubbell was an American commercial aviation artist. Born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1899 he became interested in aviation at an early age by building model airplanes. He enlisted in the United States Navy during World War I and...

 
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Jordan (Glenn) Collection of Light Opera Scores and Scripts

Glenn Jordan was the executive director of the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera from 1971 until his death in 1976. He directed and/or produced as many as 250 productions throughout his long career in theatre. After receiving degrees from the...

 
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Klemperer (Otto) Collection of Musical Scores

Otto Klemperer was a German conductor and composer born in Breslau, Germany on May 14th, 1885. After studying at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt and the Stern Conservatory in Berlin until 1918, he became one of the leading German conductors...

 
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Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Collection

Los Angeles County High School of the Arts, also known as LACHSA is a Visual and Performing Arts high school established in 1985 by Caroline Leonetti Ahmanson. Ahmanson was an American fashion consultant, businesswoman and philanthropist. LACHSA is a model...

 
Los Angeles Poets Collection

The Los Angeles Poets Collection was established and developed to make available representative and significant poetry produced in Los Angeles for the benefit of students and scholars, present, past, and future.

 
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McGrath Sacred Music Collection

Geraldine Biggs McGrath was born in October 8th, 1929 to Richard Keys Biggs, a prominent organist and composer, and Lucinne Gourdon Biggs. Her parents were pioneers in bringing traditional Roman Catholic Church music to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. They...

 
McHugh (Jimmy) Musical Scores Collection

The Jimmy McHugh Collection of Sheet Music consists of over 550 songs from the late 19th century to the early 1970s.

 
Mexican-American Baseball in Los Angeles Exhibit Collection

Mexican-American Baseball in Los Angeles: From the Barrios to the Big Leagues was a collaborative event developed by the Baseball Reliquary, a Pasadena based nonprofit organization, and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library. The project focused on the historic role...

 
Montes (Carlos) Papers

The East Los Angeles Archives (ELAA) is comprised of collections which document the lives and events of a historical community central to the social, political, and cultural history of the Chicano/Latino community in the United States. The ELAA is a...

 
Motion Picture and Television Script Collection

This collection was donated by the Theater Arts Department of the California State University, Los Angeles in the late 1970s. Titles include; "Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies," a 1971 screenplay by Claudia Salter from an original screen story...

 
Motion Picture Photograph Collection

The materials in this collection were compiled from 1948-1995. The bulk of the collection includes Photographs and Ephemera, most of which were collected and maintained by Zelda Gale who was an avid donor to the California State University Los Angeles...

 
Munitz Chess Collection

The Munitz Chess Collection, donated to the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library by Dr. Barry Munitz in 2006, is comprised of over 400 volumes of rare chess books and serials. The collection also includes over 50 chess sets which exhibit...

 
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Northwest Coast Art Collection

Mary Gormly was the former librarian and archivist at John F. Kennedy Memorial Library at California State University, Los Angeles from 1962-1983. Gormly’s Northwest Coast artwork impacted the campus with her diverse collection and dedication to educate on Native American...

 
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Peace and Freedom Papers

The Peace and Freedom Party was founded on June 23, 1967 during the 1960’s civil rights and anti-Vietnam War movements. By 1968 the group gained national recognition and dedicated their efforts towards achieving their platforms of a socialist, democratic, feminist,...

 
Pictures of Our Past

2 In the 1850s, the Batz family acquired Rancho Rosa Castilla, the land that would eventually be home to California State University, Los Angeles. Los Angeles State College was opened in 1947 on the Vermont Avenue campus of Los Angeles...

 
Political Newspaper Comic Collection

This collection was originally obtained by Frank Wylie, Public Affairs Director at California State University, Los Angeles, during 1982-1983. Correspondence letters were utilized to verify object history and accession dates. Further information regarding the circumstances for collection acquisition remain unknown.

 
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Quinn (Anthony) Collection of Scripts

Anthony Quinn (1915-2001) is best known as an actor, starring in such films as Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Zorba the Greek (1964), and La Strada (1954), but he was also a writer and visual artist. He was born in Chihuahua,...

 
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Sandoval (David) Papers

The East Los Angeles Archives (ELAA) is comprised of collections which document the lives and events of a historical community central to the social, political, and cultural history of the Chicano/Latino community in the United States. The ELAA is a...

 
Schwartz (Benita Francis) Papers

Benita Francis Schwartz attended California State University, Los Angeles (then known as Los Angeles State College) and majored in Home Economics. She was awarded a number of honors including “LASC Outstanding Women, S’57.”

 
Shroyer (Frederick B.) Manuscripts

Frederick B. Shroyer (October 28, 1916 – August 26, 1983) was a CSULA Department of English faculty member for over 25 years. He also was an editor for the Los Angeles Examiner, author, literary critic, and television moderator. He authored...

 
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Television and Film Press Collection

The movie press kits in this collection were distributed by Universal Pictures. A few of these press kits were addressed to Arenas Entertainment, a marketing agency that promotes entertainment products including film, television and brand launches to Spanish-speaking audiences in...

 
Terri (Salli) Choral Music Collection

Salli C. Terri (September 3, 1922 - May 5, 1996) was a singer, arranger, recording artist, and song writer. She earned a B.A. in Music from Wayne State University, and an M.A. in Music from the University of Southern California....

 
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Véa (Alredo Jr.) Manuscripts

Alfredo Véa, Jr. (b. June 28, 1950), a lawyer of Mexican, Yaqui, and Filipino heritage, draws on this legacy along with his life experiences for the subjects of his novels.

 
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World War II Posters

The provenance of this collection is unknown.