Monday, April 14, 2008

Steel framing begins!

Well there was a little concern over the weekend when a construction crane delivered to the site for assembly was thought to be listing. The crane is now completed and is underway helping to lift the heavy metal for installation of the Hannon Library steel framing.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Save the date!

It's official! The LA As Subject Forum's 3rd annual Archives Bazaar is set for October 25 at the Davidson Center at USC. The Huntington Library had generously played host for the initial bazaars but due to heavy crowds this year we will be moving to a much larger venue.

The Bazaar features exhibits from local historical collections, museums, and archives. Attendees may browse collections, schedule research visits, and consult with experts from the Autry Museum, All the Saints of the City, Braun Research Library, Beverly Hills Public Library, Bison Archives, California African American Museum, California Council for the Humanities, California State Universities, Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Chinese Historical Society of Southern California, County of Los Angeles Resource Centers, Eighth & Wall Inc., Fairchild Photos, Filipino American Library, GAZIN Photo Archive, Getty Center, Huntington Library, Historical Society of Long Beach, Los Angeles Public Library History Department, Workman and Temple Homestead Museum, Japanese American National Museum, La Senora Research Institute, LA84 Foundation, Libraries of the Claremont Colleges, Lightcatcher, Loyola Marymount University, Mayme A. Clayton Library, Occidental College, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Pico Rivera Heritage Society, Santa Monica Library, Seaver Center and Natural History Museum, Shildler Collection of Southern California Ephemera, Society of California Archivists, Southern California Genealogical Society, Southern California Library for Social Research, St. Vincent's Medical Center, UCLA Film & Television Archive and USC Special Collections. Planning is now underway for educational programmed presentations to explore the latest issues in the world of Los Angeles archives and collections.