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Abstract This collection contains correspondence, reports, maps, plans, photographs, realia, and ephemera relating to the life and career of William L. Honnold (1866-1950), a pioneering American mining engineer in South Africa, who later became a major benefactor to the Claremont Colleges, and his wife, Caroline Burton (1868-1954). The collection documents in particular Honnold’s early career in the coal fields of Minnesota and gold fields of California; his activities in furthering the technique of...
Dates: 1842-1955.; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1950
Overview The Claremont Colleges Special Collections Autograph and Manuscript Collection collection was formed by Special Collections of the Claremont Colleges Library to house its various singular manuscript materials created by authors, politicians, and scientists, and other notable figures. The collection includes handwritten letters, typescripts, certificates, photographs, and ephemera. The materials within this collection range widely in creation date and subject, from an illuminated manuscript...
Dates: 1501-1993 and undated; Majority of material found within 1811-1972