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Special Collections

Established in the early 1960's, Imperial Valley College has actively acquired historically significant materials that document fields related to the history and activities of Imperial Valley and its surrounding areas. This Collection serves as an historical and educational resource and is available for supervised in-house use.  Included in this unique collection are materials related to Student Organizations, College Catalogs from 1922 to the present, Yearbooks 1923 to 1966, IVC's Scrap Books, the Leo Hetzel Collection, The Salton Sea, Geothermal Activity, and the History of Imperial Valley's Agriculture and Farming Community.

The collection includes:

  • History of Imperial Valley College
  • School newspapers – 1968 – 2005
  • Yearbooks 1923 – 1966
  • College Catalogs 1922-present
  • Scrap Books 1955 - 1994
  • Microfilm
  • Leo Hetzel Collection
  • Imperial Valley Press
  • New York Times
  • History of Imperial Valley
  • Agriculture / Irrigation - IID
  • Salton Sea
  • Geothermal Activity
  • Famous Local Authors



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