Society of California Archivists

Repository Tours

Thursday, April 27

Pasadena Heritage, Pasadena Civic Center Walking Tour

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017--1:00pm to 2:30pm

Where: Pasadena Civic Center location; meet in Westin lobby
Cost: $15 (a minimum of 10 participants is needed for the tour to take place; limited to 40 people)

This 1 to 1 ½ hour tour covers Pasadena’s Civic Center area, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Included in the tour are the Italian Renaissance Revival City Hall and its famous garden, and the newly restored Central Library designed by Myron Hunt.  This tour will not be fast-paced, but please note it will be at least a full hour of walking and standing.  

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
When: Thursday, April 27, 2017—1:30-3:30pm
Where: Huntington Library
Cost: Free

A behind-the-scenes tour of the library by Huntington curators. Transportation will be provided from the conference hotel to the Huntington (bus will depart at 1pm).  Limited to 30 participants.

California Institute of Technology Archives & Special Collections
When: Thursday, April 27, 2017--1:30pm to 4:00pm
Where: CalTech Archives & Special Collections, Beckman Institute (Bldg #74), Pasadena CA 91125
Cost: Free

A tour of the archives for a maximum of 20 people, plus an architectural tour of the Caltech campus.  Transportation will be provided from the conference hotel to Caltech (bus will depart at 1pm).

The Gamble House
When: Thursday, April 27, 2017--3:00pm to 4:30pm
Where: The Gamble House, 4 Westmoreland Pl, Pasadena CA 91103
Cost: $15 (a minimum of 10 participants is needed for the tour to take place; limited to 30 people)

Prepare for Thursday night’s Gamble House documentary screening with a docent-led tour of the historic Greene & Greene-designed home. Transportation will be provided between the conference hotel and the Gamble House (bus will depart at 2:30pm)


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