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Primary Source Research and Discovery

An introduction to primary source research

Welcome to the Gerth Archives & Special Collections Department

Primary Source Research and Discovery at the Gerth Archives & Special Collections Department

This research guide will introduce you to primary source research at CSUDH and how to identify, analyze, and locate primary sources. Please contact us with any questions about this research guide or primary source research in general.  

The archival materials at CSUDH relate to the history of South Bay Los Angeles and its communities, as well as the history of the CSU Dominguez Hills, the CSU System, and higher education in California. 

Contact the Archives

Researchers are welcome to drop in during our regular business hours.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: University Library, 5039
Email:archives@csudh.edu
Phone:(310) 243-3895