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Overview The Ballet Folklorico Mexicapan Papers contain the history of the Ballet Folkorico Mexicapan company, which existed for ten years from 1973 to 1983. Led by Benjamin Hernandez and Patricia Barrigan, the company aimed to preserve and display the rich traditions of Mexican folklore through dance, leading workshops and events. The collection contains flyers and programs for these events from throughout these years, as well as photographs of the dancers and company paperwork.
Dates: 1972 January 21 - 1995 April 22
Abstract This collection contains materials related to orange and citrus cultivation in California in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Items include advertisements, vendor guides, labor documents, photographs, artifacts relating to production and packing, and a sizable collection of souvenirs and products offered to tourists and consumers. Developed by author, researcher, and avid collector David Boulé, this collection contains many valuable resources relating to the California citrus industry,...
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...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Junior High, Pomona High School, and Pomona College academic work and activities. Pomona College 1919
Dates: 1910 - 1919
Abstract The Charles S. Frey collection contains materials related to bicycling and bicycle enthusiasts ranging from pamphlets and periodicals to illustrations and comic books. It was created by Ruth Frey Axe in honor of her nephew, an airman who lost his life during World War II. She began collecting in 1956, and acquired diverse and hard to find items, including some of the earliest 19th century pamphlets on bicycling.
Abstract Dennis G. “Denny” Kruska, a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, Hughes Aircraft physicist, venture capitalist researcher, printing consultant, historical author and bibliographer and collector of Yosemite and Sierra Nevada materials amassed this collection of Japanese American internment items. The collection covers a wide variety of materials, ranging from 1905 to 2013 which are arranged into six series, with like materials being grouped together, including newspapers and...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 5 boxes of maps and travel brochures assembled by Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections from local history files and the G. William MacPherson collection. The collection is primarily made up of California state, regional, and street maps; as well as guides and brochures to California events and travel destinations, including museums, fairs, resorts, and areas of natural beauty. Also included in the collection are maps of the United States as well as other...
Dates: 1892-2007; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1955
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
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to the Pomona College chapter of the National Mortar Board Society. Incorporated as the 46th chapter on March 28, 1903, the women's society for college seniors who exemplify the principles of leadership, scholarship, and service. The collection contains materials produced by the society related to its administration and the various events, conferences, and presentations put on by the Mortar Board.
Dates: 1929-1976 and undated