World War, 1939-1945
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
The Dorothy W. Baruch Collection includes typed and handwritten manuscripts, articles, editing notes, diplomas, correspondence, a calendar, and other materials documenting Baruch's life as a teacher, child psychologist, and author of books for parents and children.
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.
The collection includes video recordings of oral history interviews and panel discussions that took place during the World War II Symposium, “Focus on a Generation: Pomona College and the WWII Years” over Alumni Weekend on April 27th and 28th, 2001. The collected video recordings feature Pomona College alumni discussing civilian life, including life on campus, as well as military and other experiences during the war years.
A collection of approximately 70 letters with several accompanying photographs, occasional handwritten illustrations, and postcards from Sergeant Wilfred D. Carnes, an Au Sable Forks, New York native to his family while serving in World War II from 1943 until 1945. The collection also contains correspondence received by Carnes and an application for National Service life insurance.
The focus of this collection is the acquisition of visual materials that support the curriculum of the Claremont Colleges. Currently materials included materials relating to California history and locations, as well as historical WWII photographs. Growth is anticipated for this collection.