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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Scope and Contents of the Collection
  • Oragnization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Moore-Fowler Collection of Pomoniana
    Dates: 1924-2002
    Collection number: PC.0048
    Extent: 0.6 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 half-size document box)
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library. Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont, CA 91711.
    Abstract: This collection contains materials belonging to Edith E. Moore ('26) and C. Raymond Fowler ('50) primarily relating to student life at Pomona College. Materials include event programs and ephemera, photographs, postcards, class officer meeting minutes, and reunion materials for the Pomona College Class of 1950.
    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], Moore-Fowler Collection of Pomoniana (PC-0048). Pomona College Archives, Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont, California.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Michael G. O'Malley '78 and Lauren (Fowler) O'Malley '79, 2016.


    Additions to the collection are not anticipated.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Edith E. Moore graduated from Pomona College in 1926 with a major in social economics. Her son C. Raymond Fowler also attended Pomona College, graduating in 1950. Fowler would go on to earn his master's degree in theology and served for a time as assistant minister of the Claremont Church, now Claremont United Church of Christ. He married fellow Pomona College alumna Barbara Blakely ('52).

    Scope and Contents of the Collection

    The Moore-Fowler Collection of Pomoniana contains materials belonging to Edith E. Moore ('26) and her son C. Raymond Fowler ('50). Materials belonging to Edith Moore include programs for college events such as football games, Fraternity Day, theater and concert events on campus, and other assorted event ephemera. A collection of student portrait photographs and campus postcards are included along with programs and other items related to off-campus trips to Grauman's Egyptian Theater, The Playhouse at the Friday Morning Club Building, and Morosco Theatre in Los Angeles, as well as the Mission Inn in Riverside. Materials belonging to C. Raymond Fowler include meeting minutes of the class officers of the Pericleans Class of 1950 from 1946-1950 and a Class of 1950 newsletter. Also included in the collection are materials and photographs related to the Class of 1950 reunions in 1990, 1995, and 2000, along with materials related to the Class of 1952's 50th reunion event.

    Oragnization and Arrangement

    Folders are arranged chronologically by date.

    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.)
    College students
    Class reunions

    Genre and Form of Materials

    Concert programs
    Theater programs