Citrus College Archive Collection


Descriptive Summary

Title: Citrus College Archive Collection
Dates: 1890-1990
Collection Number: 979.493
Creator/Collector: Citrus College
Extent: 183 linear ft.
Online items available
Repository: Citrus College, Hayden Memorial Library
Abstract: The Hayden Memorial Library at Citrus College archive Collection contains photographs, yearbooks (1899-1965), scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, school newspapers, books, ephemera and information that document the history of Citrus College, and depicting people, buildings and events of the City of Azusa and the surrounding San Gabriel Valley. The collection covers the years 1890s to 1990.
Language of Material: English


Collection open for research during library hours.

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Preferred Citation

Citrus College Archive Collection. Citrus College, Hayden Memorial Library

Biography/Administrative History

Citrus Union High School District bears the honor of being the first union high school district to be organized in the State of California. The election for organization took place on July 14, 1891. At that time the Union included the school districts of Glendora, Azusa City, and Azusa, the latter district extending below the present city of Covina. At a regular meeting on June 5, 1915, the Trustees of Citrus Union High School voted to establish the Junior College.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains over 300 photographs that document the history of Citrus College including the City of Azusa covering the years 1890s to 1990.

Indexing Terms

Citrus College -- Buildings -- History.
Citrus College -- Special days.
Citrus College -- Students.
Citrus Union High School -- Sports.
Azusa (Calif.) -- Aerial views.