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Palos Verdes Library District
701 Silver Spur Road
Rolling Hills Estates, California 90274
Phone: (310) 377-9584
Email: None
Collections with online items: 4
Physical collections: 19
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American Association of University Women (AAUW) - Palos Verdes Peninsula Branch Records

Collection of member directories, newsletters, project materials, and photographs created by the American Association of University Women–Palos Verdes Peninsula Branch from its establishment in 1957 through 2016.

 
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Barnett (Joseph) Real Estate Brochure Collection

Collection includes real estate brochures and plot plans for housing developments throughout the Palos Verdes Peninsula, compiled by long time Palos Verdes Estates resident and real estate broker Joseph Barnett. The collection documents a signficant period in the development of...

 
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California State College at Palos Verdes Collection

Collection includes a yearbook, clippings, two booklets on master planning criteria and on a study of site selection factors related to California State College at Palos Verdes.

Collection of Materials Related to Marineland

Collection of photos, brochures and clippings related to Marineland of the Pacific (Marineland), built on 65 acres of prime oceanfront property known as Long Point on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

 
Collection of Materials Related to the Peninsula Interfaith Committee on Fair Housing

The California Fair Housing initiative, or Proposition 14, was the focal point of racial discrimination and the civil rights movement in California. The collection includes program files of Jeannette Mucha who was in charge of public relations for the Peninsula...

 
Collection of Materials Relating to Public Education on the Palos Verdes Peninsula

Collection of materials relating to public education on the Peninsula from its beginnings in 1925 through the early 1980s. The bulk of the collection documents the period 1955-1965 and covers the unification of the school district on the Peninsula and...

 
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Daily Breeze Publications Collection

Collection includes once yearly tabloid supplements and special editions to the South Bay Daily Breeze newspaper.

 
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Edward Gardner Lewis Papers

Collection of documents regarding the work of Edward Gardner Lewis, who optioned to purchase 16,000 acres of land on the Palos Verdes peninsula from Frank Vanderlip, Sr. and drew plans for the first Palos Verdes Project.

 
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Fairchild Aerial Photo Collection

Collection of approximately 140 black and white aerial photographs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula taken between 1927-1956 by the Fairchild Aerial Survey company.

 
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Malaga Cove Star Collection

Collection includes issues of an entirely self-published and edited weekly newspaper created by 13 year old James "Jimmy" Damon, and three other local youths. The newspaper ran from approximately 1938 to 1942 and reported on both local and international issues....

 
Materials Related to the Proposed Southwest Site of the University of California Southern Branch

Includes maps and correspondence related to the proposed site on the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the Southern Branch of the University of California, now known as University of California, Los Angeles.

 
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Palos Verdes College Collection

Collection of scrapbooks, photographs and administrative records of the Palos Verdes College.

 
Palos Verdes Golf Club Collection

Collection of newsletters, yearbooks, plans and redesigns for the golf course and hole #4, correspondence, and sales reports.

 
Palos Verdes Library District Collection

Collection of correspondence, reports, legal contracts, photographs, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, reading lists, and programming files of the Palos Verdes Library District from its founding in 1926 through the 1990s.

Palos Verdes Library District Local History Collection

Palos Verdes Library District's photograph collection includes images of historical interest to the Palos Verdes Peninsula and surrounding Los Angeles County area. Images document schools, churches, lighthouses, residential, and public buildings. Famous locations include Wayfarer's Chapel, La Venta Inn, Marine...

 
Palos Verdes Peninsula and South Bay Area Realty Board Publications

Includes multiple listing services books and reports for properties on the Palos Verdes Peninsula and select areas of the South Bay area.

 
Palos Verdes Peninsula Coordinating Council Records

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Coordinating Council collection documents the activities of the Palos Verdes Coordinating Committee, later renamed the Palos Verdes Peninsula Coordinating Council. The organization is made up of representatives from area organizations, agencies and interested citizens. The materials...

 
Palos Verdes Peninsula News Publications

Collection includes once yearly tabloid supplements and special editions published by the Palos Verdes Peninsula News.

 
Palos Verdes Peninsula Oceanographic Society Collection

Collection includes subject files and publications of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Oceanographic Society.