The collection includes of brochures, flyers, newsletters, directories, reports, papers, newspapers, and newsclippings related
to the communities of Carson, Davidson City, Gardena, Hawthorne, Lakewood, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Lynwood, Manhattan
Beach, Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, San Pedro, Terminal Island, Torrance, Wilmington, and Los Angeles. Subjects include historic
preservation, municipal records, tourism, commerce, and transportation.
The South Bay History Collection is an artificial collection created by the archives to house materials relating to the history
of the South Bay. Materials in this collection were donated by local historians, the University Library, and archival staff.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives
and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical
materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.