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Fiske (Kenneth G.) Papers

 Collection — Box: 7
Identifier: H-Mss-0310
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of violinist Kenneth G. Fiske, who joined the Pomona College faculty in 1936. A musical prodigy, Fiske studied at many prestigious music programs and under prominent European and American instructors. At Pomona, Fiske taught the violin and was the conductor of the college's symphony orchestra. Materials include correspondence, sheet music, audio recordings, writings, and teaching materials.
Dates: 1913-1989 and undated

Charles S. Frey Memorial Bicycle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1086
Abstract The Charles S. Frey collection contains materials related to bicycling and bicycle enthusiasts ranging from pamphlets and periodicals to illustrations and comic books. It was created by Ruth Frey Axe in honor of her nephew, an airman who lost his life during World War II. She began collecting in 1956, and acquired diverse and hard to find items, including some of the earliest 19th century pamphlets on bicycling.
Dates: 1871-1984

Matt Garcia Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1096
Abstract The collection consists of research, writing, and teaching materials created by author, educator, and historian Matthew J. Garcia. The materials document Dr. Garcia’s work on topics related to agriculture, labor, food, immigration, ethnicity, and popular culture in California. Primary subjects of interest include the citrus industry and Mexican-American laborers in Southern California, especially the Farm Labor movement under Cesar Chavez. The collection is comprised of research materials, oral...
Dates: 1883-2016 and undated

Ruth George Collection of T.S. Eliot

 Collection
Identifier: D-MSS-0291
Abstract The Ruth George Collection of T.S. Eliot (1888–1965) is comprised of inscribed books, manuscripts, and memorabilia given to Scripps College by Emily Hale, former faculty member at Scripps and life-long friend of T. S. Eliot. A commemorative accumulation of documents having direct or tangential relation to Eliot’s visit was initiated by Emily Hale in 1945, when she indicated her wish to have created, at the Ella Strong Denison library in honor of her friend, Ruth George, a collection devoted to...
Dates: 1888-1965

John H. Gleason Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1087
Abstract This collection contains the papers of John Howe Gleason, Pomona College professor of English History. Gleason led a distinguished teaching career and authored texts on English and British history. He travelled extensively in Europe, studied at Oxford University, and earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. This collection contains book reviews authored by Gleason, reviews by others of his own work, research notes, correspondence, news clippings, navy training manuals, and maps.
Dates: 1940-1992 and undated

Roland Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0435
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and personal papers relating to the academic research, teachings, and career of Roland John Jackson. Jackson was a professor at Claremont Graduate School (CGS) from 1970 to 1994. During the 1980s, Jackson contributed to expanding the graduate music curriculum and organizing three new doctoral programs. In 1988, Jackson founded the scholarly journal Performance Practice Review and was editor until 1997. Jackson was an active...
Dates: 1943 - 2015

Kruska Japanese Internment collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1047
Abstract Dennis G. “Denny” Kruska, a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, Hughes Aircraft physicist, venture capitalist researcher, printing consultant, historical author and bibliographer and collector of Yosemite and Sierra Nevada materials amassed this collection of Japanese American internment items. The collection covers a wide variety of materials, ranging from 1905 to 2013 which are arranged into six series, with like materials being grouped together, including newspapers and...
Dates: 1905-2013

Dr. Walter Lindley scrapbooks

 Item
Identifier: H-Mss-0482
Abstract The Dr. Walter Lindley Scrapbooks document through clippings, correspondence, and ephemeral materials Dr. Lindley’s most notable endeavors, including the formation and management of the California Hospital and nursing program, his candidacy for mayor of Los Angeles, the development of the Whittier State School, time served on the Los Angeles Public Library board and the founding of a tuberculosis sanitarium in Idyllwild.
Dates: 1869-1943 bulk 1875-1921; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1921

Iolene Lund Collection of Pomoniana

 Collection
Identifier: PC-0004
Abstract The collection contains correspondence regarding Iolene Lund's involvement in the Pomona College Alumni Association, photographs of the Pomona College campus, and printed materials from on and off-campus events.
Dates: 1920-1981; Majority of material found within 1920-1929

E. Wilson and Carolyn Bartel Lyon papers

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0493
Abstract The collection consists of the papers of E. (Elijah) Wilson Lyon (1904-1989) and his wife, Carolyn Bartel Lyon (1908-2006). E. Wilson Lyon was appointed the sixth President of Pomona College in Claremont, California, in 1941 and led the college for almost three decades - the longest serving president in the college’s history - retiring in 1969. E. Wilson Lyon’s papers consist of files from his scholarly and administrative work, extensive file material bearing on his scholarly interests in...
Dates: 1824-1991 and undated; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980