The Claremont Colleges Special Collections Visual Materials Collection
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The focus of this collection is the acquisition of visual materials that support the curriculum of the Claremont Colleges. Currently materials included materials relating to California history and locations, as well as historical WWII photographs. Growth is anticipated for this collection.
- 1864-2017 and undated
Language of Materials
Languages represented in the collection: English, Spanish.
Collection open for research.
All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.
Biography / Administrative History
This is an artificial collection created by Special Collections of The Claremont Colleges Library to contain various singular visual materials. The collection includes photographs, posters, artist prints, and historic political cartoons.
10.1 Linear Feet (3 oversize flat boxes, 1 document box, 1 oversize document box, 1 map drawer folder)
This is an artificial collection created by Special Collections staff to contain the various visual materials purchased or donated that do not fit into other collections. Currently, the collection contains photographs, artist screenprints and photos, posters, and historical broadsides. This is a growing collection and new materials will be added as they are acquired.
Organization and Arrangement
The collection is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Photographs Series 2: Posters Series 3: Prints
Materials are described at the item level.
Please consult repository.
Provenance / Immediate Source of Acquisition
Items acquired through various gifts and purchases.
Additions to the collection are anticipated.
Collection is processed at the item level. Materials were placed in folders, with images and photographs sleeved in mylar.
- The Claremont Colleges Special Collections Visual Materials Collection
- Sara Chetney, MA
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Part of the 01 - Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library Repository
800 North Dartmouth Ave
Claremont CA 91711 United States