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 and provide us with details about your collection, such as subject matter, type(s) of formats, and amount of material (e.g. number of items/boxes).
Can I hold an event at ONE?
Do I need an appointment to do research?
How do I view film and/or video from ONE’s collections?
Most of our audiovisual items are stored off-site or require special handling to view the materials. Advance notice of at least 2-4 weeks is required. Please contact the archives at 213.821.2771 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss availability.
Can I view unprocessed archival collections?
What happens when I arrive to do research?
Researchers must present a valid student ID, passport, or government-issued identification card 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. For more information regarding the terms and conditions for accessing ONE's collection, click here.
Does ONE loan materials for exhibitions?
Can I check a book out from ONE’s library?
No, 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.