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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: 14
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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...

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 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...

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.

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.

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.

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 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 Oceanographic Society Collection

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

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) - Palos Verdes Peninsula Branch

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.