UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library


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Short Introduction

The UCLA Library system, ranked among the top ten research libraries in North America, is a campus-wide network of libraries serving programs of study and research in many fields. Its collections encompass more than nine million volumes, as well as archives, audiovisual materials, corporate reports, government publications, microforms, technical reports, and other scholarly resources. Nearly forty thousand serial titles are received regularly.

The UCLA Library also provides access to a growing collection of digital resources, including reference works, electronic journals, and other full-text titles and images.

UCLA Library Special Collections collect, preserve, and make accessible rare and unique materials in engineering, humanities, life and physical sciences, medicine, performing and visual arts, social sciences, and university history. Collections encompass audio and video recordings; corporate records; correspondence; drawings, paintings, prints, and posters; manuscripts, including musical scores and plays, radio, and film scripts; maps and atlases; medical artifacts; oral history recordings and transcripts; personal papers; photographs; rare books; sheet music; and ephemeral materials in a variety of other formats.

The uncatalogued Muybridge collection here consists of 51 mammoth prints of Yosemite 751/2 x 9 prints of Central America and 5 Stereoscopic views.

Catalogued Muybridge items include an 11 plate Panorama of San Francisco from California Street Hill, 14 mounted Yosemite photographs, 81 leaves of plates from the Attitudes of Animals in Motion, and a folded photomechanical 1877 panorama in a booklet.

Publications include 6 books written by Muybridge in his time, 36 books about Muybridge and 108+ articles.

Rights & Reproduction Information

Special Collections Reference Information.

Reference queries, offsite paging requests, photoduplication requests, permission to quote or publish materials from the collection.

310.825.4988, Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm

Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu

Online Presence

Online Archive of California

UCLA Library Catalogue

Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Prints: Various


Books by Muybridge: 6

Books concerning Muybridge: 36

Unpublished paper & documents

Research notes: Various

Correspondence: Various

Letters: Various

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Charles E. Young Research Library Building,
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575, USA

Phone: +1 310.825.4732

Website: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/libraries/researchlibrary/index.cfm

Email: Online form at http://www.library.ucla.edu/questions/1690.cfm

Lead Contact:
Special Collections Reference Team.(speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu.)

Open Hours:
For opening hours please see the following link http://www2.library.ucla.edu/about/873.cfm

Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
It seems the library is primarily for UCLA students and graduates. Please see http://www.library.ucla.edu/service/6362.cfm or contact the library for more information.