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Scope and Contents CGS/CUC President
Dates: 2009 - 2009
Scope and Contents Pomona College president and founder of the Claremont Colleges
Dates: 2009 - 2009
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Pitzer College's third president, Dr. Frank L. Ellsworth. A graducate of University of Chicago, Dr. Ellsworth's career has included both teaching and administrative roles at colleges across the country. Materials include speeches, addresses, comments and administrative notes from his time at Pitzer.
Dates: 1979-1991 and undated
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
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports, speeches, memoranda, and resolutions. Information on the construction of the San Jacinto Tunnel; construction of the Coachella Valley Road and Berdoo Canyon Road; construction of Valverde and Bernasconi Tunnels; construction of Coachella Tunnels; construction of Iron Mountain, Coxcomb, and Cottonwood Tunnels; and construction of the Hollywood Tunnel. As well as information on the West Basin Feeder, California Aqueduct, and transmission lines in the Mecca Pass to the Colorado...
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
Collection — Box: 1
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
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Elden Smith, a prominent Los Angeles banker and community leader in the City of Riverside. Smith emphasized leadership, mentorship, and good citizenship, and gained great respect from his colleagues and community. Elden's wife Harriet donated his papers, which include his speeches, administrative papers, notes, and correspondence, to provide students of business and banking access to his business philosophy.
Dates: 1927-1967 and undated