Pomona College Poster Collection
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The Pomona College Poster Collection is an artificial collection of college advertisements, event and exhibition posters, student proclamations and broadsides, campus signage, College awards and certificates, student diplomas, and artwork. Spanning from 1888-2020, the collection contents primarily originate from Pomona College and its students and include multiple items related to specific class years and college events. Aside from Pomona College or student-created materials, the collection also features assorted items such as propaganda posters and lobby cards for films shot on campus or starring Pomona College alumni. The collection is current and is still accruing materials. New materials will be added as acquired.
Language of Materials
Languages represented in collection: English.
Collection open for research.
All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to the Archives.
28.3 Linear Feet (9 map drawers)
The collection includes college advertisements, event and exhibition posters, student proclamations and broadsides, campus signage, College awards and certificates, student diplomas, and artwork primarily originating from Pomona College and its students from 1888-2020.
Organization and Arrangement
The collection is organized into the following nine series:
Series 1: Advertisments, 1900-1903 and undated Series 2: Awards and certificates, 1908-2016 Series 3: Events and performances, 1888-2017 and undated Series 4: Exhibitions, 1987-2015 and undated Series 5: Signage, 2020 and undated Series 6: Student posters and broadsides, 1905-1937 and undated Series 7: Artwork, 1966 and undated Series 8: Miscellaneous, 1945-1962 and undated Series 9: Oversize materials, 1987
Please consult repository.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Items acquired through various donations and transfers.
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/1147
- Pomona College Poster Collection
- Sean Stanley
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