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Pomona College Scrapbook and Photograph Album Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PC-0002

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Pomona College Scrapbook and Photograph Album Collection is an artificial collection of scrapbooks and albums belonging to Pomona College students and alumni, as well as those for which the creator and/or origin is unknown. Spanning from 1897 to 1986, the scrapbooks and photo albums were created contain clippings, photographs, programs, invitations, illustrations, correspondence, and ephemera related to Pomona College people and events as well as off campus activities in Claremont and the southern California area. In some cases, people and places in the photographs are unidentified. Also included are “Class Year” scrapbooks, which were created by an elected class historian and document four years of activities and events at the College. The collection is current and is still accruing materials. New materials will be added as acquired.

Dates

  • 1897-1986

Language of Materials

Languages represented in collection: English.

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to the Archives.

Extent

37 Linear Feet (30 flat storage boxes, 1 hinged storage box)

Abstract

The collection includes scrapbooks belonging to Pomona College students and alumni, as well as those for which the creator and/or origin is unknown. The scrapbooks and photo albums contain clippings, photographs, programs, invitations, illustrations, correspondence, and ephemera related to Pomona College people and events from 1887 to 1986.

Physical Location

Please consult repository.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Items acquired through various donations and transfers.

Accruals

Additions to the collection are anticipated and this finding aid will be updated periodically. Please visit our ArchivesSpace page for a more frequently updated container list: https://claremont.as.atlas-sys.com/repositories/9/resources/1114

Processing Information

Arranged and processed by Jamie Weber in 2011.
Title
Pomona College Scrapbook and Photograph Album Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Jamie K. Weber and Sean Stanley
Date
April 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the 06 - Pomona College Archives Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library
800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont CA 91711