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Scope and Contents The Matthew Arnold Collection represents the writings of Matthew Arnold 1822-1888 with 437 volumes of his works, among these all but two first editions of his writings; four autographed letters; biographical and critical items pertaining to this author; and other letters of literary interest. Contributions to journals by and about Arnold are part of the collection. Originally purchased in 1942, the collection has been augmented over the years.
Dates: 1822 - 1888
Dates: 2009 - 2009
Collection — Box: 16a
Abstract: Dr. Frank Parkhurst Brackett was born in Provincetown, Mass. in 1865. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1887. Immediately after he graduated he moved to California. In 1887, he taught at the McPherron Academy for boys in Los Angeles. In 1889 he married Lucretia Burdick in Pomona, California. He taught astronomy, mathematics, and Latin at Pomona College from 1892 to 1932. In 1912, he took a sabbatical to travel to Algeria to conduct experiments on government funded research project. During...
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Pomona College Classics professor Harry J. Carroll Jr. Carroll taught at Pomona from 1949 until 1983, and was a key actor in the development of Pomona's art history program. He taught classes on ancient Greek and Roman art and lectured both at Pomona and Claremont Graduate University for the Fine Arts program. Materials in the collection include lectures, notes, articles, photographs, correspondence, and scrapbooks created by himself and his wife Olive...
Dates: 1891-1992 and undated
Abstract Arthur Macdonald Dole graduated from Pomona College in 1896. Throughout his life he was invested in the college as well as numerous other community organizations. This collection includes his family, civic, and business papers. There is correspondence relating to the history of Pomona College, a Civil War era diary by William B. Dole, and artwork by Arthur's wife, Fanny. There are also records and correspondence relating to the financial interests of the Dole family, including a furniture...
Abstract A collection of 33 original photographs from the Japanese internment camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. The black and white images depict the people of the camp, their living quarters, and daily life.The Heart Mountain War Relocation Center opened in June 1942 and closed on November 10, 1945. It was one of ten concentration camps used for the internment of Japanese Americans evicted from the West Coast Exclusion Zone during World War II.The photographs were taken by...
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
Overview Correspondence, diaries, photographs, account books and journals, land and tax records, manuscripts, scrapbooks, notes, transcripts, reports, newspapers, clippings, promotional materials, and ephemera, relating to the family, life, career, and intellectual pursuits of Orange County, California, avocado rancher and historian William McPherson (1885-1964). Family papers document the McPhersons' settlement in Orange County in the 1870s, and their involvement in local agriculture, first in the...
Dates: 1664/65-1970.; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1945
Collection — Multiple Containers
Dates: 2009 - 2009
Abstract Collection consists of newspaper clippings, government publications, reports, a map, and other documents related to the Los Angeles Aqueduct and conflict with Owens Valley residents. Papers represent the voices of Los Angeles County government officials, disgruntled Owens Valley residents, engineers, and individuals writing about the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Materials detail the water battle between Owens Valley residents and Los Angeles officials through newspapers, propaganda, and other...
Dates: 1907-1981; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1933
- Barnes, R. G. (Richard G.) 1
- Calavo Growers of California 1
- California Avocado Society 1
- Carnegie, Andrew 1
- Carr, Harry 1
- Carroll, Harry J. 1
- Carroll, Olive 1
- Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) 1
- Crane, Lydia 1
- Dole, Arthur M. 1
- Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
- Housman, Laurence 1
- Iwanaga, George S. (Shinichi) 1
- Johnson, Albert 1
- Lyon, Carolyn Bartel 1
- Lyon, E. Wilson (Elijah Wilson) 1
- McPherson Brothers 1
- McPherson family 1
- McPherson, Stephen 1
- McPherson, William 1
- Meadows, Don 1
- Mix, Katherine Lyon 1
- Nash, Jonathan, Captain 1
- Prendergast, Jeffry Joseph 1
- Reed, Ethel M. 1
- Reed, Nancy E. 1
- Scudder, Eric (G. E.) 1
- Scudder, Marie Kaplan Lazarus 1
- Wilcox, Alfred Henry 1 ∧ less