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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Our Profession

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Curious about careers in archives, special collections, and cultural heritage organizations?

The Reading Room is open Monday-Friday*, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

*July 7 - August 11, 2023, Friday hours are 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
We are located on the third floor of the Library.

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Our Team

Helena de Lemos
Instruction & Research Librarian

Alanna Quan

Jocelyn Webb Pedersen
Coordinator, Book Arts Program

Julie K. Tanaka


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