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History Methods (HST 300)
Introduction to Graduate Research (ENG 500)

Archives Practicum (ARC 499)


Selected Links on Archives and Special Collections


Deeds of Gift: What Donors Should Know
(Society of American Archivists)
Guide to Donating Your Organizational Records to a Repository
(Society of American Archivists)
Guide to Donating Your Personal or Family Papers to a Repository
(Society of American Archivists)
Ready, 'Net, Go! Archival Internet Resources (list maintained by Tulane University)
Repositories of Primary Sources (list maintained by the University of Idaho)


- "a world of primary sources and more"
Free public gateway to over 150,000 digitized primary source materials held by the University of California campuses. Especially organized for use by K-12 classrooms. Includes information and lesson plans for teachers.
Online Archive of California
(part of the California Digital Library) Contains thousands of finding aids to primary source materials located in many California libraries, archives, historical societies and museums. Also includes the California Heritage Collection with digital images of over 30,000 photographs illustrating California history from the collections at the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley.
USC Digital Archive - digitized collections relating to the Southern California region (site maintained by the University of Southern California)
LA as Subject - directory of collections related to the Los Angeles region

United States

American Memory - Historical Collections for the National Digital Library [from the Library of Congress]
History Matters - designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. history courses
NARA - United States National Archives and Records Administration
Collaborative Digitization Projects in the United States


Other Collections and Exhibits on Campus

College of Agriculture

Agriscapes Visitor Center  -  an education and demonstration center devoted to food, agriculture and the urban environment.
Raymond Burr Orchid Collection - a teaching and research collection of over 50,000 specimens of orchids, primarily Cattleya, housed in the Horticulture Dept nursery facilities. Contact the Dept. at 909-869-2214
W K Kellogg Arabian Horse Library - comprehensive collection of books, periodicals and other materials about the Arabian horse. Also includes the W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Ranch Papers - the Library's collections are presently not available while moving into new quarters here in the University Library.


College of Environmental Design

ENV Visual Resources Library
- 35mm slides, videos, CD-ROMs and reference books supporting the arts curricula.
ENV Archives Special Collections - Archival Collections of architects Craig Elwood, Richard Neutra, Raphael Soriano, and Donald Wexler  - contact Dr. Lauren Bricker at 909-869-6837 or e-mail envspeccoll@cpp.edu
ENV Art Special Collections - (Raymond Burr, Col. James Jones, Channing Gilson, Ink & Clay Exhibit, etc.) - Contact: the ENV Dean's Office, Building 7, Room 107 (909-869-2666).
ENV College Archive - The Archive is an organized physical accounting of the curriculum and history of the College, as well as documentation of the evolution of trends in Southern California architecture. Projects by students, faculty, and outside professions in the environmental design disciplines are stored at two on-campus locations. Items include models, books, plans, papers, and computer diskettes.
ENV Resource Center - books, periodicals, technical reports, product information, samples, organizational newsletters, CDs and online access to a variety of informational service groups.
W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery - The W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery presents visual art exhibitions of significance to three specific communities:

  • The Cal Poly Pomona University campus community.
  • The local communities surrounding Pomona.
  • The greater Los Angeles area art communities.

ENV Gallery - The ENV Gallery is located in Bldg. 7 on the Ground Floor. Reservations are required for faculty and staff to access proprietary ENV space used for exhibits, student work, meeting or critique space.

Biological Sciences Department

Biodiversity Collections - teaching and research collections of amphibians, reptiles, birds, fishes, fungi, insects, lichens, mammals, and vascular plants.
- Rainbird Rain Forest, Ethnobotany Learning Center, and Aquatic Learning Center.

Other Campus Collections

African American Student Center Library

Document Resource Center - Facilities Planning & Management
Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education - Hilda L. Solis Library - Chicano/Latino resources - call 909-869-5035

Faculty Center for Professional Development Resource Library

Native American Student Center - Native American Resource Library
Call 909-869-6877

Pride Center Film Collection


University Library Special Collections
Bldg 15 room N432 •  909-869-2087 • kaerickson@cpp.edu