Special Collections

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The Special Collections area of the Pomona Public Library contains thousands of items relating to California, Pomona, and local area history, and more. Special Collections Staff regularly answer inquiries from all over the United States and the world. Some of the more significant materials housed in Special Collections include:


The Special Collections room is located on the lower level of the Pomona Public Library and is currently available by appointment only. You can request an appointment, by calling 909-620-2043 and speaking to a reference Librarian.

Special Collections materials do not circulate and must be examined in the Special Collections room. Photographic reproductions of negatives and prints contained in the collection may be obtained for a fee.