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Primary Sources for Student Research

Collections of Materials at CSULB and Local Universities
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Other Local Resources

Getty Research Institute: open to serious undergraduates (a 499 student worked on its  collection of parlor music, 1820-1920, “Music Collection”, last year).  See Special Collections at www.getty.org.

Claremont College: Honnald Library

  • The Poyanthos (1805-1814)
  • Littell’s Living Age (1884-1896) from the Forthnightly

Review

Claremont College: Scripts Library Special Collections

  • Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine
  • Le Bon Ton, 3 March 1869

Scripps Library: It holds is an extensive collection of women’s magazines from various countries.  They are held in their special collections that can be view by appointment only.  To view these collections, students need to fill out a paper that states name, institution, area of study, purpose…. Then they speak to Kelly Bachli, or email her at Bachli@libraries.claremont.edu, and she will put anything aside.  Students are allowed to use a digital camera to photograph these special collections.

USC – Local History: Archives

“LA as SUBJECT” website housed at USC: http://www.usc.edu/isd/archives/arc/lasubject/
Lists less visible organizations that archive primary sources related to Los Angeles & Southern California, and provides links to individual websites.

Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research: http://www.socallib.org/
Archives from a wide range of 20th century Los Angeles area political, cultural, and ethnic movements and organizations (for example garment workers union, black-listed teachers, California Eagle [African-American newspaper], Nicaragua Task Force, South Central Documentation project, Women’s Building Collection). Many (but not all) collections housed at the library , in south-central LA, are identified on website. The library provides a link to the USC local history website:

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    DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
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    Mon-Thur: 8-noon, 1-5
    Friday: 8-noon, 1-4

    Contact Information:
    Phone: 562-985-4431
    Office: FO2-106

    Mailing Address:
    1250 Bellflower Blvd
    Long Beach, CA 90840-1601

    Summer2015 History Advising Schedule

    Department Chair Dr. David Shafer, FO2-102, David.Shafer@csulb.edu
    Most Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout summer

    Undergraduate*
    Dr. Ali Igmen, FO2-116, ali.igmen@csulb.edu
    Tuesday, August 4, 9:00-11:00
    Tuesday, August 11, 9:00-11:00
    Tuesday, August 18, 9:00-11:00
    Tuesday, August 25, 9:00-11:00

    Dr. Caitlin Murdock, FO2-203, C.Murdock@csulb.edu
    Tuesday, July 7, 9:00-11:00
    Tuesday, July 14, 9:00-11:00
    Tuesday, July 21, 9:00-11:00
    Tuesday, July 28, 9:00-11:00

    Graduate
    Dr. Houri Berberian, FO2-215, houri.berberian@csulb.edu
    No on-campus hours Summer 2015, please contact via email

    Credential
    Dr. Tim Keirn, FO2-117, tim.keirn@csulb.edu
    Friday, June 19, noon-2:00
    Tuesday, July 14th, 3:00-5:00
    Monday, August 3, 4:00-6:00

    *Department undergraduate advisors will also be available at SOAR Workshops July 20-24, 2015

    The above hours are on a walk-in basis. Additional hours may be available by appointment. If you would like to schedule an appointment with an advisor, e-mail the advisor directly. Please give them the courtesy of at least 24 hours to respond to your e-mail request.

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