THE THOMAS AND DOROTHY LEAVEY CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LOS ANGELES RESEARCH COLLECTION
The Research Collection is a program of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles. The Research Collection holds papers of Los Angeles public officials; Los Angeles real estate and industrial developers; reformers and reform movements, principally in late twentieth-century Los Angeles; and prominent Roman Catholic families in Los Angeles; and has other collections related to Los Angeles history and politics. The Department of Archives and Special Collections of Loyola Marymount University's library administers the Research Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the collections are open by appointment to researchers. Inquiries about the Research Collection should be directed to Clay Stalls, 310-338-5357, email@example.com, or email Special.Collections@lmu.edu.
The following holdings are part of the Leavey CSLA Research Collection:
PUBLIC OFFICIALS back to top Bob Beverly Papers, 1962-1996 (CSLA-7) Mayor Richard J. Riordan Administrative Papers, 1980-2001 (CSLA-17) David A. Roberti Papers (CSLA-1) Mike Roos Papers, 1977-1991 (CSLA-3) Joel Wachs Papers, 1951-2002 (CSLA-29)LOS ANGELES DEVELOPERS back to top Fritz Burns Papers (2 collections: CSLA-2, CSLA-4) Daniel Freeman Family Papers, 1849-1957 (CSLA-21) Documents for the History of the Daniel Freeman Family and the Rancho Centinela, 1873-1995 (CSLA-33) James Keane Collection of Fritz Burns Biographical Materials, 1923-2001 (CSLA-24) Charles Luckman Papers, 1908-2000 (CSLA-34) Jack and Bonita Granville Wrather Papers, 1890-1990 (CSLA-23) Wrather Investment Corporation Incorporation Records, 1961 (CSLA-28)REFORMERS and REFORM MOVEMENTS back to top Catholic Human Relations Council Collection, 1958-1992 (CSLA-27)
Catholic Labor Institute, 1944-2003 (CSLA-41) Thomas A. Gaudette Papers, 1938-1996 (CSLA-18)
LAAMP Collection, 1984-2001 (CSLA-16) LEARN Collection, 1974-1999 (CSLA-14)
William F. Masterson Papers, 1960-2001 (CSLA-19)
Rebuild LA Collection, 1992-1997 (CSLA-6)ROMAN CATHOLIC FAMILIES back to top Dockweiler Family Collections (2 collections: CSLA-12, CSLA-13) Documents for the History of the Machado Family and the Rancho La Ballona (CSLA-32) Joseph Scott Collection, 1909-1951 (CSLA-10) Stephen Mallory White Papers, 1871-1936 (CSLA-8) Workman Family Papers, 1881-1997 (CSLA-9) Mary Julia Workman Research Materials Collection, 1921-2004 (CSLA-35)OTHER COLLECTIONS back to top Big Pine Citizen Newspaper Collection, 1922, 1924-1928 (CSLA-30) J. D. Black Papers, 1876-1999 (CSLA-15) The Citizen and Cheviot Chatter, 1927-1960 (CSLA-5) Documents for the History of Nineteenth-Century Los Angeles, 1846-1908 (CSLA-22) “LA 2000" Records of the 2000 Democratic National Convention, 1992-2001 (CSLA-31)
Pardee Dam Construction Photograph Album (CSLA-42) Carroll and Lorrin Morrison Photographic Collection, 1889-1964 (CSLA-26)
Rancho La Ballona Map, 1876 (CSLA-11) Which Way, LA? Collection, 1992-2000 (CSLA-20) WPA Transcriptions of Los Angeles City Archives Records, 1825-1850 (CSLA-25)
Loyola Marymount University established the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles Research Collection in February 1996. The Research Collection was made possible by a generous grant from the E. L. Wiegand Foundation of Reno, Nevada.
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