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Alfred & Bernice Ligon Aquarian Collection


This collection contains materials related to Alfred and Bernice Ligon as the proprietors and founders of The Aquarian Bookshop and Aquarian Spiritual Center in Los Angeles, CA; their interests in African American history and culture and studies and teaching of metaphysics, occultism and black gnostic studies.


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Holt Library Library Collection

This collection documents the history of American radical thought, action and activism focusing on various socialist and leftist movements. Large poster collection also included.


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Sacred Music Collection

The collection documents the history of African American church music in Los Angeles and elsewhere.