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Moore-Fowler Collection of Pomoniana

 Collection
Identifier: PC-0048

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Moore-Fowler Collection of Pomoniana contains materials belonging to Edith E. Moore (’26) and her son C. Raymond Fowler (’50). Materials belonging to Edith Moore include programs for college events such as football games, Fraternity Day, theater and concert events on campus, and other assorted event ephemera. A collection of student portrait photographs and campus postcards are included along with programs and other items related to off-campus trips to Grauman’s Egyptian Theater, The Playhouse at the Friday Morning Club Building, and Morosco Theatre in Los Angeles, as well as the Mission Inn in Riverside. Materials belonging to C. Raymond Fowler include meeting minutes of the class officers of the Pericleans Class of 1950 from 1946-1950 and a Class of 1950 newsletter. Also included in the collection are materials and photographs related to the Class of 1950 reunions in 1990, 1995, and 2000, along with materials related to the Class of 1952’s 50th reunion event.

Dates

  • 1924-2002

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

Edith E. Moore graduated from Pomona College in 1926 with a major in social economics. Her son C. Raymond Fowler also attended Pomona College, graduating in 1950. Fowler would go on to earn his master’s degree in theology and served for a time as assistant minister of the Claremont Church, now Claremont United Church of Christ. He married fellow Pomona College alumna Barbara Blakely (’52).

Extent

0.6 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 half-size document box)

Abstract

This collection contains materials belonging to Edith E. Moore (’26) and C. Raymond Fowler (’50) primarily relating to student life at Pomona College. Materials include event programs and ephemera, photographs, postcards, class officer meeting minutes, and reunion materials for the Pomona College Class of 1950.

Oragnization and Arrangement

Folders are arranged chronologically by date.

Physical Location

Please consult repository.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Michael G. O'Malley '78 and Lauren (Fowler) O'Malley '79, 2016.

Accruals

Additions to the collection are not anticipated.
Title
Moore-Fowler Collection of Pomoniana
Status
Completed
Author
Sean Stanley
Date
2021
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