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Pomona College Architectural Plans

 Collection
Identifier: PC-0040

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Pomona College Architectural Plans is a collection of architectural drawings, blueprints, sketches, renderings, building plans, and documentation relating to Pomona College buildings and other projects at the Claremont Colleges. While the collection primarily includes building materials for current or former buildings, the collection also includes plans and sketches of proposed campus building which were never constructed. The collection features work by notable architects and architectural firms such as Ralph Cornell, Marston and Maybury, Allison and Rible, Criley and McDowell, Jamieson and Spearl, Wallace Neff, and Robert A.M. Stern.

Dates

  • 1922-2006

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.

Biography / Administrative History

Pomona College Architectural Plans is an artificial collection of architectural materials related to Pomona College buildings. The collection is comprised of items donated to the Archives primarily by faculty members and academic departments. This is a growing collection and new materials will be added as acquired.

Extent

11.5 Linear Feet (8 roll storage boxes, 1 telescoping box, 1 flat storage box, 1 map drawer)

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is organized into the following 10 series:

Series 1: Academic Buildings, 1923-2006 and undated Series 2: Administration Buildings, 1937-1999 and undated Series 3: Art and Performance Venues, 1957-2005 and undated Series 4: Athletic Facilities, undated Series 5: Dining Halls, 1980-1991 Series 6: Grounds, 1922-1994 Series 7: Off-Campus Buildings, 1977 Series 8: Residence Halls, 1932-1992 Series 9: The Claremont Colleges, 1960-1982 Series 10: Miscellaneous Architectural Drawings and Plans, 1993 and undated

Items are organized into sub-series by building or project name within each series and arranged alphabetically. Items are arranged chronologically by date within each sub-series.

Physical Location

Please consult repository.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Transfer from Physics Department, Pomona College, 2013; Transfer from Dean of Faculty's Office, Pomona College, 2016.

Accruals

Additions to the collection are anticipated.
Title
Pomona College Architectural Plans
Status
In Progress
Author
Sean Stanley
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