Using the Collection

This collection includes both digitized and physical items. Digitized items can be accessed through the UCLA Library Digital Collections platform. Physical items are available for research and are located in our off-site storage facility (Southern Regional Library Facility). Request physical items using the "Special Collections Request" links in the UC Library Search catalog record. View our video tutorial or contact Library Special Collections for more help on how to request items.

The finding aid with full collection details can be viewed in the Online Archive of California (OAC).

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About the Collection

This digital collection is comprised of selected digitized photographic negatives from the analog photographic archive. Digitization and description of this collection is ongoing. The analog collection consists of photo negatives documenting events and people in Southern California and photographic prints documenting events and people in Southern California, the U.S. and the world. The material originates from the Los Angeles Times newspaper and includes glass negatives (ca. 1918-1932), nitrate negatives (ca. 1925-45) and safety negatives (ca. 1935-1990). This collection also includes prints and negatives from the Los Angeles Times Orange County and San Diego bureaus.

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