Kenneth Morgan Slide Collection

Sean Stanley
Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library
800 North Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 607-3977
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Kenneth Morgan Slide Collection
Dates: 1969-1974
Collection number: PC.0049
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 half-size document box)
Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library. Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont, CA 91711.
Abstract: The Kenneth Morgan Slide Collection features an assortment of 35mm slides related to the Pomona College Class of 1919 and its reunion activities, as well as images of campus buildings, student activities, and the early City of Claremont.
Physical Location: Please consult repository.
Language of Material: Languages represented in collection: English.

Administrative Information


Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to the Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Kenneth Morgan Slide Collection (PC-0049). Pomona College Archives, Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont, California.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Valerie Morgan Trumbull, 2016.


Additions to the collection are not anticipated.

Biography / Administrative History

Kenneth Francis Morgan graduated from Pomona College with the Class of 1919. Nicknamed "Pop," Morgan captained the Pomona College football team and was heavily involved in clubs and organizations on campus including the Varsity Society, Lyceum, and Sigma Tau fraternity. He also served on the 1919 Metate Board, as president of the Senior Men's Organization, and as captain of the Company B of the Student Army Training Corps.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection includes an assortment of 35mm slides used in presentations given by Kenneth Morgan at the Class of 1919's 50th and 55th alumni reunions in 1969 and 1974. The slides appear to be a mixture of original photographs and photoduplicates of photographs and documents. The slides include an assortment of images of Pomona College students, student activities, campus buildings, members of the Pomona College faculty and administration, and scenes of early Claremont. The collection also features images of reunion events and attendees.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library’s online public access catalog.

Subject Terms

Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.) -- Administration
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.) -- Faculty
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.) -- History
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.) -- Presidents
Alumni and alumnae
Claremont (Calif.)
Class reunions
College buildings
College students
Commercial buildings
Student activities
Student newspapers and periodicals

Genre and Form of Materials

Slides (Photography)

Box 1, Folder 1

Class of 1919 Alumni Reunion 1969

Box 1, Folder 2

Class of 1919 Alumni Reunion 1974

Box 1, Folder 3

Class of 1919 miscellaneous 1971-1972