Welcome to the website for the ONE Archives Foundation, Inc., the independent community partner that supports the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the University of Southern California (USC) Libraries, the largest repository of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) materials in the world. Founded in 1952 as ONE Inc., the publisher of ONE Magazine, the ONE Archives Foundation, Inc. is the oldest active LGBTQ organization in the United States. In 2010, the ONE Archives Foundation, Inc., deposited its vast collection of LGBTQ historical materials with the USC Libraries. Today, the organization is dedicated to promoting this important resource through diverse activities including educational initiatives, fundraising, and range of public programs.

Find information related to ONE Archives’ collections, as well as exhibitions and additional programs, here.


Mission Statement

The ONE Archives Foundation, Inc. collects, preserves, and protects LGBTQ history, art, and culture in collaboration with ONE Archives at the USC Libraries. To provide access to the ONE collection, the Foundation presents and supports projects, programs, exhibitions, and education to share the LGBTQ experience with diverse communities worldwide.

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The ONE Archives Foundation, Inc. is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

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