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Garrettson Family Collection of Pomoniana

 Collection
Identifier: PC-0046

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Garrettson Family Collection of Pomoniana includes an assortment of jewelry, textiles, and clothing items belonging to Grace Loa Ingham, George W. Garrettson, Jr., and Dona Lee Blakely from 1924 to 1958. Included in this collection are class sweaters, banners, scarves, a freshman dink, and Pomona College and Greek-letter organization pins.

Dates

  • 1924-1958

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

Grace Loa (Ingham) Garrettson graduated from Pomona College in 1924 with a major in science. During her time as a student, Ingham served as Science Club manager and was a member of the Program Committee and the French Circle. Her son, George W. Garrettson, Jr. (’52) and daughter-in-law, Dona Lee (Blakely) Garrettson (’53) also graduated from Pomona College with majors in physics and sociology, respectively.

Extent

4.9 Linear Feet (3 textile boxes, 1 textile roll storage box)

Abstract

The Garrettson Family Collection of Pomoniana includes an assortment of textiles, jewelry, and clothing items belonging to Pomona College alumni Grace Loa (Ingham) Garrettson ('24), George W. Garrettson, Jr ('52), and Dona Lee (Blakely) Garrettson ('53).

Physical Location

Please consult repository.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of George and Lorne Garrettson, 2014-2015.

Accruals

Additions to the collection are not anticipated.
Title
Garrettson Family Collection of Pomoniana
Status
Completed
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