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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

William McPherson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0524
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

Katherine Mix Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0548
Dates: 2009 - 2009

Owens Valley collection, Water Resources Collection

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0595
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

Panama Canal Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: H-Mss-0600
Abstract This collection contains newspaper clippings from 1910 to 1913 relating to the Panama Canal.
Dates: 1850-1913; Majority of material found within 1910-1913

Ethel M. and Nancy E. Reed Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-0705
Abstract This collection is comprised of the writings, artwork, and memorabilia of Ethel M. Reed and her adopted daughter, Nancy E. Reed. These two women lived in Claremont, California for most of the twentieth century. Ethel was a homemaker and Nancy worked as a chemist. In addition, Ethel wrote diaries for most of her life and wrote an unpublished account of her childhood in Claremont, and Nancy drew, painted, wrote and illustrated short picture books, and created scrapbooks. Nancy's scrapbooks...
Dates: 1811-1975

Scudder Travel Archive,

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1070
Abstract The archive, comprised of journals and films, documents the world travels of Los Angeles attorney Eric G. E. Scudder (1887-1975) and his wife, Marie Kaplan Lazarus (1890-1973) between the years of 1906 and 1967. Unlike many travelers of the era who went on typical “European Tours”, the Scudders journeyed to lesser-traveled destinations including Manchuria, Hong Kong, Turkey, the Balkans, Russia and parts of Latin America.The collection contains 19 travel journals and 160 reels of...
Dates: 1906-1967

Frederick Sontag Papers

 Collection
Identifier: PC-0005
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Frederick Sontag, Pomona College professor of philosophy, author, and minister in the United Church of Christ. Over his five-decade career at Pomona College, Sontag served as Philosophy Department Chair and as a visiting professor for a number of theological institutions. He authored numerous publications and articles, his most well-known being “Sun Myung Moon and the Unification Church” (1977). The collection includes correspondence, articles, book...
Dates: 1944-2008

Joseph Story Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H-Mss-0881
Dates: circa 1807-1843

Suzanne Macpherson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D-Mss-0029
Overview The Suzanne Macpherson Papers include correspondence, photographs, periodicals, journals, notebooks, manuscripts, and artifacts documenting Macpherson's experience as an American Red Cross Clubmobile girl during World War II from 1941-1945, and her subsequent travels and career as an author.
Dates: 1915-1970, and undated