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Los Angeles Public Library
630 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, California 90071
Phone: (213) 228-7355
Fax: (213) 228-7409
Email: rarebook@lapl.org
Collections with online items: 2
Physical collections: 8
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Adams (Ansel) collection

The Ansel Adams Collection is a collection of images (prints & negatives) commissioned by Fortune Magazine around 1939 for a story about the aviation history of Los Angeles. It consists of 217 images portraying businesses, street scenes, aerospace employees, and...

Baker (Bob) collection

The Bob Baker collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, print materials, correspondence, ephemera, scrapbooks, photo albums and audio cassettes that relate to the life and nearly eight decade long career of Los Angeles puppeteer, Bob Baker (1924–2014), co-founder of the Bob...

Kelly-Holiday collection of negatives and photographs, 1954-1971

The Kelly-Holiday aerial photography portion of the collection consists of 3,753 4” x 5” film negatives and six Hollinger boxes of 1,076 photographs by Kelly-Holiday Photography. There is also a small amount of ephemeral material related to the collection, such...

Los Angeles Resistance collection

The Los Angeles Resistance collection is comprised of papers, correspondence, writings, legal records, newsletters, news clippings, datebooks, prints, photographs, digital still and moving images, audiotapes, and ephemera chronicling the non-violent anti-draft activities of the Los Angeles chapter of the Resistance.

Schultheis (Herman J.) collection

The Herman J. Schultheis Collection of International Photographs, 1927-1950 is comprised of original photographic prints documenting Schultheis' various travels to the Mediterranean region, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and the eastern half of the United States.

Stanton (Philip Hugh) collection

A collection of approximately 14,000 slides taken by photographer Philip Hugh Stanton at international cultural festivals in Southern California, landmarks in Greece and China, scenery of clouds, sunsets and the moon, college gymnasts and of models participating in the Los...

Travel poster collection

The Travel Poster Collection consists of nearly 900 travel posters from around the world. The earliest dates to the end of the 19th century and the latest to the end of the 20th century, with the majority falling between 1920...

Yale Puppeteers Turnabout Theater collection

The Yale Puppeteers Turnabout Theater collection, circa 1910s-1990s, consists of several thousand photographs and negatives, hundreds of items of ephemera, many journals and items of correspondence, and several puppets and stage props owned by the Yale Puppeteers: Harry Burnett, Forman...