History of Inland Southern California Collections

Located in: Tomás Rivera Library, Special Collections & University Archives

The UCR Library houses an extensive collection of print and archival material that documents the rich cultural heritage of the communities that comprise Inland Southern California. The collection includes books, diaries, photographs, personal and family papers, organizational records, and other documentary evidence that chronicles the lives and activities of the people from this region.

Nearly all local history material is discoverable in the Scotty Catalog (UCR). Many collections also have extensive finding aids available on the Online Archive of California and select digital collections can be accessed through Calisphere.