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