San Fernando Valley History
San Fernando Valley History Digital Library (Oviatt Library). Digital images of historically significant documents, manuscripts, photographs and related graphic materials from public and private collections in the San Fernando Valley.
Use the Library Catalog to find books about the San Fernando Valley and its communities. Tip: Search by subject or subject keyword for San Fernando Valley or the name of the specific community/city in which you are interested. Some local information can also be found in books about the City of Los Angeles or Los Angeles County.
Oviatt Library owns all years of the Daily News and the Los Angeles Times newspapers (all but the most recent issues are on microfilm). California State University, Northridge students, faculty, and staff also have access to recent years of the Los Angeles Times and Daily News online via Proquest Newspapers (Oviatt Library subscription). The Ovatt Library also subscribes to ProQuest Historical Newspapers Los Angeles Times for use by California State University, Northridge students, faculty, and staff who need access to historical newspapers online.
Other Library Catalogs links to the online catalogs of other local libraries.
CSUN Geography Department's Map Library has several historical collections including:
CSUN Geography Department Master's Theses By Region / San Fernando Valley The CSUN Geography Department Map Library, as well as the Oviatt Library, owns copies of these Master's Theses. (Search Oviatt Library's Library Catalog by author or title for details about a specific title).
Online Archive of California brings together historical materials from a variety of California institutions, including museums, historical societies, and archives. Some materials are online; many are simply identified in terms of which institution (and which of their collections) has relevant manuscript and other archival materials.