Can I take a tour of the archives?
ONE staff offers group tours of the archives by appointment only. The tours are free of charge, but we encourage donations to the archives in support of our services. Please contact ONE at 213.821.2771 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
What is ONE’s relationship with USC?
How do I donate materials to ONE?
We preserve and provide access to a wide range of LGBTQ materials. Please contact the archives at 213.821.2771 or email@example.com to discuss adding your materials to the largest LGBTQ archive in the world.
Can I hold an event at ONE?
Do I need an appointment to do research?
Researchers are encouraged to schedule an appointment. Public hours for visitors and researchers are as follows: Tuesday–Friday: 10am-6pm; Saturday: 10am-5pm; Closed Sunday & Monday. A research account is required to use materials or order reproductions from the ONE Archives. To register and request items before your visit, please log on here. To schedule an appointment or to discuss scheduling research outside of our regular hours, please contact us at 213.821.2771 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I view film and/or video from ONE’s collections?
Can I view unprocessed archival collections?
What happens when I arrive to do research?
Researchers must present a valid state identification card or passport to the desk attendant on duty. The attendant will have you create a research account in order to access materials or order reproductions from ONE Archives. To register and request items before your visit, please log on here. After registering as a researcher, the attendant will then retrieve the requested materials and bring them to your reference table, one box at a time. Please contact at 213.821.2771 or email@example.com to discuss options.
What are the guidelines for viewing ONE materials?
No food or drinks are allowed inside ONE Archives. No pens are allowed while handling archival materials, but pencils and paper can be provided upon request. Laptops, cell phones, and cameras are allowed, but personal scanners are prohibited. Find more information on conducting research at ONE Archives here.
Does ONE loan materials for exhibitions?
Can I check a book out from ONE’s library?
ONE Archives is a non-circulating library. All materials are viewable only in our reading room. Please refer to the Reproduction Guidelines for information regarding making copies of materials.