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Collections by Subject
Rancho San Pedro Collections
South Bay/Local History Collections
Glenn M. Anderson Collection
Asian Pacific Collections

Collections by Title
(linked to finding aids on the Online Archive of California)
1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet Research Collection, 1909-1999
1932 Olympics Exhibit Collection, 1932, 1984
Blaisdell (Donald C.) Collection
Kenneth Cloke Collection
Compton Herald-American and other Compton Newspapers (bound), 1895-1960s
Compton History Collection, 1869-1998
Congressman Glenn Anderson Papers, 1930-1992
Count Carlo Zanardi Landi Collection, 1907-1929
Del Amo Estate Company Collection, 1869-1998
Del Amo Foundation Collection, 1927-1984
Del Amo Nurseries Collection, 1922-1976
Dominguez Land Corporation Collection, 1911-1950
Dominguez Water Corporation Collection, 1910-1986
Gillingham (Robert C.) Working Papers, 1932-1983
Grenier (Judson) Photograph Collection, 1870-1980
The Gripsholm Exchanges (Manuscript), 1941-2007
Heritage House Collection, 1847-1989
Krushkov (Abraam) Collection, 1933-1987
Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection, 1840-1971
Millender-McDonald (Juanita) Collection
Mochizuki Collection, 1942-1998
Political Newspapers Collection, 1953-1994
Political Posters
Price (Vivian) Collection, 1970s-2009
Rancho San Pedro Collection
Rancho San Pedro Reference Collection, 1905-2004
Roy Pearson, Records of the IUMSWA and War Manpower Commission Collection, 1938-1950
Shaw (Lynn) Collection (Tradeswomen Collection)
Sirak (Joseph) Collection
South Bay History Collection, 1923-2005
South Bay Photograph Collection, circa 1880-1967
Title Insurance and Trust Company
Watson Company Records

Collections by Major (some suggestions, but not a comprehensive list)

Asian-Pacific Studies
Asian-Pacific Collections
Rancho San Pedro Collection (includes documents on Chinese and Japanese farmers)

Chicana/Chicano Studies
Rancho San Pedro Collections (specifically Rancho San Pedro Collection)
Political Posters and Newspapers Collection (including issues of "La Raza")

Local newspapers from 1895-1960s

Rare Book Collections:
Glen Schwendeman Collection (items relevant to ENG 306)
Newbery Honors Collection (items relevant to ENG 308)
Buckner Collection (items relevant to ENG 341)

South Bay Photograph Collection (including aerial photographs of the South Bay)

HIS 340, 341 and 342:
Rancho San Pedro Collections
South Bay/Local History Collections
Asian-Pacific Collections (including items on the Japanese experience in WWII)

HIS 345 and 346:
Rancho San Pedro Collections

HIS 379 and 380:
Rancho San Pedro Collections (items documenting the Dominguez family and the roles of the six Dominguez sisters)

Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Program
Kenneth Cloke Collection

Philosophy and Religious Studies
Glen Schwendeman Rare Book Collection

Political Science
Glenn M. Anderson Collection
Political Poster and Newspaper Collection (items relevant to POL 370)

Women's Studies
Buckner Collection of Rare Books (topical and background materials)