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Pomona College Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PC-0025

  • Staff Only

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.

Dates

  • 1888-2020

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

28.3 Linear Feet (9 map drawers)

Abstract

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

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/1147
Title
Pomona College Poster Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Sean Stanley
Date
2022
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