Contact Us

The Historical Research Center is located on the second floor of the Walter W. Stiern Library. Research inquiries should be submitted via email to The HRC is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm by appointment only. Hours vary during the summer and holiday breaks. For general inquiries or more information, contact us at 661.654.6127 or

Mailing Address:

Historical Research Center
California State University, Bakersfield
Walter W. Stiern Library
Mail Stop: 60 LIB
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, Ca 93311-1022