Please make an appointment online to view any of the collections below. Please refer to the collection by name, listed below.
Los Angeles Harbor Maps and Charts
Historic, thematic and pilot charts of the channels in Los Angeles Harbor and San Pedro
Bay date from 1943 through the 1980s; also in the collection are nineteenth-century
surveys of the California coast and islands.
Museum Research Library Special collections
Library Special Collections : 1905 – current
An open collection consisting of news clippings, including scrapbooks of the Harbor
Master, and articles of maritime and Los Angeles Harbor interest.
Library Special collections: Pamphlets or Booklets
Subjects range from local to world maritime history. Most pamphlets or booklets were published between 1920s and 1980s.
Annual Reports of the Port of Los Angeles, dated 1912-2000.
Maritime history as written in articles for journals published nationally or internationally. Most are not indexed.
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