Our Archive is searchable online via PastPerfect museum software. Please see our How to Access and Save Images in the Archive PDF for additional tips. The catalog contains photos, newspapers, books, maps, oral histories, and other media. You can search the catalog below or you can access it directly by clicking here. Please remember to place your search terms in quotation marks to improve search-ability. You can save the media by right clicking an image to save it to your computer. Our Balboa Island House Photos Project are listed with catalog number prefix 2014.39. All 1500 houses were photoed in 2013 and can be viewed online. Please use the following format to locate a specific house:  “Street Name Avenue, House Number”

We have a books on reserve which can be keyword searched with this link. We also have an array of DVD available for viewing on site which can be searched with this link.

If you would like to access the archive material in person, please call or e-mail us to arrange an appointment with the Archivist. Our material is open to public and researchers. Please let us know if you would like to donate material to our collection. We will complete our Temporary Custory Form together to review the item(s) to be considered for accession into the Archive.