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Architecture & Urban Design: Los Angeles and Southern California

This Library Research Guide is intended as a starting place for UCLA researchers, pointing to resources and strategies for finding information related to architecture in Los Angeles and Southern California.

Archival Research

Search the following databases to locate archival collections:

UCLA Special Collections

The Special Collection Department in the Young Research Library houses several important architectural archives, including the collections of:

Consult the following links for additional collection information:

UCLA University Archives

The UCLA Archives houses records related to the history of the UCLA campus, including records related to campus planning and building projects.  Consult the following links for additional collection information: 

Other UCLA Special Collections

Southern California Special Collections and Archives

Selected sources for images of Southern California architecture, including repositories of architectural archives.