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Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Professor of Music at Pomona College, 1912-1952, collection includes scrapbooks, photo albums, correspondence, financial records, personal papers, music and course materials, Beloit College scrapbooks
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 Professor Ch'en Shou-yi (Chinese: 陳受頤, 1899-1978) was a Chinese scholar known for his groundbreaking contribution to the comparative cultural studies of modern China and the historical studies of Sino- western cultural exchange. He was born into a prestigious literati family in Panyu, Canton (Guangdong). Ch'en Shou-yi graduated from the Canton Christian College (later Lingnan University) in 1920. In 1929 he received a Ph.D. degree in comparative literature from the University of Chicago. He...
Dates: 1900 - 1978
Abstract The Commission for Relief in Belgium began in 1914 after World War I began. United States President Herbert Hoover supported the Commission. After the War the Belgian American Educational Foundation took over the Commission for Belgian Relief in 1920. This collection comprises serials from the Belgian American Educational Foundation from 1919-1928.
Collection — Box: 7
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Visiting scholar in chemistry. Correspondence, articles, and books in chemistry.
Dates: 1924 - 1989
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
Abstract This collection contains documents relating to Edwin Clarence Norton, the first Dean of Pomona college. Norton served as Dean from 1893 until his retirement in 1926, but was active at the college since 1888. These papers contain autobiographical materials, speeches, correspondence, and other materials relating to Norton's life and especially his time at Pomona College and in the Claremont area.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890-1940