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Archival Supplies

Gaylord Archival

Hollinger Metal Edge


California State Archives

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Associations, Education and Professional Development

American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)

Association of Moving Image Archivists

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, ACRL, American Library Association
RBMS strives to represent and promote the interests of librarians who work with rare books, manuscripts, and other types of special collections.

Society of American Archivists

Society of California Archivists

Catalogs—Search for repository location of collections
Hint:  Add the word “papers” to your search

Gateway to Library Catalogs

Library of Congress Online Catalog

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections—NUCMC, 1959-Present
A catalog to manuscript collections held by eligible repositories located throughout the United States and its territories.

Conservation Resources

Association for Recorded Sound Collections

Cool--Conservation OnLine
A project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources, is a full text library of conservation information

National Film Preservation Foundation

Northeast Document Conservation Center
A non-profit center specializing in the preservation of paper based materials

Digital Collections

California Digital Library
Search Calisphere
and the Online Archive of California (OAC)
for primary documents and photos

California Newspaper Project

Early California Population Project (ECPP)
The Early California Population Project (ECPP), a database developed by the Huntington Library, provides public access to all the information contained in the California mission registers from 1769 - 1850.  Search the database to access the baptism, marriage, and burial records of each of the California missions.

Library of Congress Digital Collections
The Library of Congress has made digitized versions of collection materials available online since 1994, concentrating on its most rare collections and those unavailable anywhere else.

Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
The Los Angeles Public Library's History and Genealogy Department's Photo Collection emphasizes the history of Los Angeles, Southern California, and California.  Click on: Photo Collection in the left hand frame.

Orange Public Library and History Center Photo Database
Search the photo database for photos of the City of Orange.

Rare Book FAQ’s

RBMS “Your Old Books”

Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America

Rare Book Sellers


Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America