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Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection
Mission :  <ul><li>To identify, collect, preserve, exhibit and make available to the public information that documents the...
Beverly Hills Public Library  Historical Collection:  <ul><li>Collection spans the 1840s to the present
Photographs, correspondence, newspapers, telephone directories, biographies, maps, posters, government and political docum...
Open to the public by appointment
Reproductive service available </li></ul>
Beverly Hills Public Library  Historical Collection:  <ul>Key collections: </ul><ul><li>Pierce Edson Benedict
Greystone (Doheny Mansion)
Will Rogers
Beverly Hills City Directories (1926-present)
Wright MacMahon Secretarial School
Cartography: Maps & Plans
Surveyor Field Books (1920s-1960s)
Beverly Hills High School yearbooks, newspapers and other city materials  </li></ul>
The Historical Collection: uncover the fascinating early history of Beverly Hills... Rancho Rodeo de las Aguas, The first ...
Photgraphs courtesy of the Beverly Hills Historical Collection
The History of the Beverly Hills Public Library in the Historical Collection:  Bessie Yancey, the first librarian of Bever...
Courtesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection
Courtesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection
Coutesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection c. 1963
Then... Now... Library building, opened 1965
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  1. 1. Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection
  2. 2. Mission : <ul><li>To identify, collect, preserve, exhibit and make available to the public information that documents the history of the City of Beverly Hills. </li></ul>Gail Stein, Archivist, Eeverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection, at the L.A. as Subject Archives Bazaar
  3. 3. Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection: <ul><li>Collection spans the 1840s to the present
  4. 4. Photographs, correspondence, newspapers, telephone directories, biographies, maps, posters, government and political documents, architectural plans, data on public works, texts and ephemera.
  5. 5. Open to the public by appointment
  6. 6. Reproductive service available </li></ul>
  7. 7. Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection: <ul>Key collections: </ul><ul><li>Pierce Edson Benedict
  8. 8. Greystone (Doheny Mansion)
  9. 9. Will Rogers
  10. 10. Beverly Hills City Directories (1926-present)
  11. 11. Wright MacMahon Secretarial School
  12. 12. Cartography: Maps & Plans
  13. 13. Surveyor Field Books (1920s-1960s)
  14. 14. Beverly Hills High School yearbooks, newspapers and other city materials </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Historical Collection: uncover the fascinating early history of Beverly Hills... Rancho Rodeo de las Aguas, The first property in Beverly Hills, Photographs coutesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection Bean fields on Hammel and Denker Ranch, 1880s ,
  16. 16. Photgraphs courtesy of the Beverly Hills Historical Collection
  17. 17. The History of the Beverly Hills Public Library in the Historical Collection: Bessie Yancey, the first librarian of Beverly Hills Photographs courtesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection Coldwater Canyon School, site of the first library
  18. 18. Courtesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection
  19. 19. Courtesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection
  20. 20. Coutesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection c. 1963
  21. 21. Then... Now... Library building, opened 1965
  22. 22. FBI Exhibit “ Dining out in Beverly Hills” exhibit Photographs Courtesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection Recent Exhibits
  23. 23. Fine Arts Collection <ul><li>The Friends made possible the founding of the original Art Research Library from a huge sale of hundreds of paintings in 1966... </li></ul>Coutesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection
  24. 24. Courtesy of the Beverly Hills Public Library Historical Collection
  25. 25. There are over 167 works of art around the library...
  26. 26. Fine Arts Collection
  27. 27. Fine Arts Collection <ul><li>Dorathi Bock Pierre Dance Archives
  28. 28. Databases including... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AFI Catalog
  29. 29. Art Bibliographies Modern
  30. 30. Art Sales Index </li></ul></ul><ul>As of Fall 2006, the Arts Collection included... over 22, 822 reference volumes, over 200 artist's books, 507 catalogues raisson é s, 683 special collections volumes, 1541 scores, 26, 518 circulating items <li>great selection of auction catalogs and salex indexes </li></ul>
  31. 31. Additional Library Special Collections <ul><li>California history collections
  32. 32. Enchanted Woods children's collection
  33. 33. of rare books created by
  34. 34. Friend of the Library Rita Lipkis </li></ul>
  35. 35. Enchanted Woods Collection
  36. 36. Enchanted Woods Collection
  37. 37. <ul><li>And don't forget the library's unique general circulating collections... For example, the circulating collection contains approximately 2000 Persian books </li></ul>
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