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Guide to the Orange Public Library Local History Collection
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Description
The Collection consists of the Florence Flippen Smiley Memorial Archives, on permanent loan from the Orange Community Historical Society, as well as numerous items acquired by the Library through purchase or donation. Covering the period 1871 to the present, this rich and diverse collection includes books, periodicals, photographs, manuscripts, maps, pamphlets, ephemera and artifacts. A variety of subject areas are represented, with particular emphasis on the citrus industry, old businesses, civic and religious organizations, and city agencies.
Extent
4,500 (photographs, postcards, maps, pamphlets, ephemera) 1,414 online items
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the Orange Public Library. For permission to publish or to reproduce, please contact the Local History Department.
Availability
Collection is open for research.