We invite CSUDH students, faculty, staff, visiting researchers, and community members to explore primary sources in the Gerth Archives & Special Collections!
We are now accommodating in-person visitors Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 4:30pm.
LIB South 5039, 5th floor
John Ahouse-Upton Sinclair Collection, (1895-2014). This collection consists of materials by and about American writer and political figure Upton Sinclair collected by bibliographer John Ahouse, author of Upton Sinclair, A Descriptive Annotated Bibliography. The collection comprises several types of materials, including:
The books of the John Ahouse - Upton Sinclair Collection include all the fiction and nonfiction books Sinclair wrote in his long career. Most of these were collected by John Ahouse while he was compiling Upton Sinclair, A Descriptive Annotated Bibliography. These books have been removed from the rest of the collection and placed in the Special Collections Rare Book Room while they are being cataloged. They include:
Archives & Special Collections is continuing Ahouse's work by searching for and adding editions of Sinclair's books that were previously not recorded or could not be located. The 360-plus books of the collection currently cataloged are searchable in the University Library Online Catalog, using John Ahouse / Upton Sinclair Collection as the search term.