Moore-Fowler Collection of Pomoniana

Sean Stanley
Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library
800 North Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
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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

Box 1, Folder 1

Football programs 1924

Box 1, Folder 2

Fraternity Day program 1924

Box 1, Folder 3

Party ephemera 1924

Box 1, Folder 4

Dance cards 1924, undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Off campus events 1924, undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Theatre programs 1924-1925, undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Concert programs 1925

Box 1, Folder 8

Commencement card undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Claremont Inn Traditions undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Student photographs undated

Box 1, Folder 11

Campus postcards undated

Box 1, Folder 12

Class of 1950 meeting minutes 1946-1950

Box 1, Folder 13

Class of 1950 newsletter 1950


"Perils of the Pericleans, Class of 1950," The New Sagehen (Spring Issue 1950, Vol. II, No. 3) - photocopy
Box 2, Folder 1

Class of 1950 reunion 1990

Box 2, Folder 2

Class of 1950 reunion photographs 1990

Box 2, Folder 3

Class of 1950 reunion 1995

Box 2, Folder 4

Class of 1950 reunion 2000

Box 2, Folder 5

Class of 1952 reunion 2002