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College Archives: FAQs

An overview of the Rio Hondo College Archives

The College Archives

Definition of the Rio Hondo College Archives?

  • A collection of historical materials that are produced by or relate to Rio Hondo College
  • The historical materials include documents, reports, photographs, slides, etc.

Location of the Rio Hondo College Archives?

  • LR 217, in the Library.  The Library is on the second floor of the Learning Resource Center
  • Contact the Reference librarian at x3484 to make arrangements to visit the Rio Hondo College Archives

When can I visit the Rio Hondo College Archives?

  • By appointment
  • Contact the reference librarian at x3484 or 562.908.3484

What types of materials are held in the College Archives?

  • College historical materials such as:  photographs, slides, college catalogs, college schedules, faculty handbooks, reports, etc.
  • Local history materials.  These materials relate to the communities that the College serves.

Can I locate archive material using the Library Catalog?

  • Important College documents and publications have been cataloged and can be located via the Library Catalog
  • Use the Power Search option and limit your search to the location: 'archives'

Are any of the College Archival Photos digitized?

What's next for the College Archives?

  • Grant Proposal to fund a digitizing project
  • Identification of people, places, and years of the hundreds of photographs and slides

How can I help?

  • Volunteer to help identify the people, places, and years in the photographs and slides
  • Contact Claudia at x3378 or a reference librarian at x3484