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Hawkins Family Collection of Pomoniana
PC.0026  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hawkins Family Collection of Pomoniana
    Dates: 1905-1942
    Collection number: PC.0026
    Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet (1 flat storage box, 1 lidded storage box, 1 document box)
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library. Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont, CA 91711.
    Abstract: The Hawkins Family Collection of Pomoniana includes an assortment of Pomona College and high school materials belonging to Pomona College alumni Vera Hawkins ('09), Georgia Hawkins ('12), Joseph Hawkins (x'19), and JoAnn (Hawkins) Hayward ('42).
    Physical Location: Please consult repository.
    Language of Material: Languages represented in collection: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    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], Hawkins Family Collection of Pomoniana (PC-0026). Pomona College Archives, Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont, California.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Sue Hayward Lindquist, 2011 and 2016.

    Accruals

    Additions to the collection are not anticipated.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Vera Hawkins grew up in Pomona, California where she graduated from Pomona High School before entering Pomona College in September 1905. A graduate with the Class of 1909, Vera excelled at public speaking and was involved in drama and the performing arts as a student. Georgia Hawkins, like her older sister, also graduated from Pomona High School before attending Pomona College. A graduate with the Class of 1912, Georgia served as president of the YWCA from 1911 to 1912 and was a member of the Pomona College Literary Society. Vera and Georgia's younger brother Joseph Hawkins also attended Pomona College for a period. Vera's daughter, JoAnn (Hawkins) Hayward graduated from Pomona College in 1942.

    Scope and Contents of the Collection

    The Hawkins Family Collection of Pomoniana includes materials belonging to Vera Hawkins ('09), Georgia Hawkins ('12), Joseph Hawkins (x'19), and JoAnn Hawkins Hayward ('42) from 1905 to 1942. The majority of the materials relate to Pomona College and student life, including event brochures and programs, student publications, commencement materials, correspondence, receipts, membership cards, and photographs. Pomona College memorabilia and jewelry items are also featured, including a class patch, pin, luggage tag, bracelet, watchband, and key chain. A scrapbook belonging to JoAnn Hawkins compiles photographs, event programs, playbills, and college ephemera for the years 1937 to 1941. In addition to Pomona College materials, the Hawkins Family Collection also features materials related to Vera, Georgia, and Joseph's high school careers at Pomona High School and the Belmont School for Boys (Belmont, CA), respectively. Items include commencement materials, report cards, event programs, diplomas, yearbooks, and student publications.

    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.)
    Alumni and alumnae
    College students
    Pomona High School

    Genre and Form of Materials

    Correspondence
    Ephemera
    Jewelry
    Photographs
    Scrapbooks
    Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
    Student newspapers and periodicals