Special Collections and College Archives

Special Collections & College Archives holds rare and unique items such as early printed books, manuscripts, historical artifacts, ephemera, contemporary fine press and artist’s books, and materials related to the College’s history.
Our staff brings expertise and creates a welcoming atmosphere that encourages curiosity, critical inquiry, and lifelong learning through instruction and collaboration. We provide the broadest possible access to our resources while being guided by professional best practices, standards and ethics. We are committed to sharing knowledge, amplifying new voices, and sparking creativity.
Archives and Archival Research LibGuide
Archival Research LibGuide
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We invite instructors to schedule an instruction session with our team. We can collaborate to design sessions that fit your class' learning objectives. 
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Need help with your research? Our team offers a diverse range of expertise across disciplines, time periods, and geographies.
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Our Profession

Our team provides an introduction to careers in rare books, special collections, archives, and cultural heritage.
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The Reading Room is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
We are located on the third floor of the Library.

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Our Team

Helena de Lemos
Special Collections Librarian

Jocelyn Webb Pedersen
Coordinator, Book Arts Program

Sarah Parramore
Interim Director

Alanna Quan


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Mary Norton Clapp Library
1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90041