Guide to the Stella Mae Ford Collection

Finding aid created by Jamie Weber
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library 2009
Claremont University Consortium
Libraries of The Claremont Colleges
800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 607-3977
Fax: (909) 621-8681
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Claremont University Consortium. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stella Mae Ford Collection
Creator: Ford, Mrs. Stoddard
Dates: 1892-1969
Quantity: .25 feet (1 box)
Repository: Libraries of the Claremont Colleges. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library.
800 N. Dartmouth Ave.
Claremont University Consortium
Libraries of the Claremont Colleges
Claremont, California 91711
Collection Number: h2009.5
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Physical location: Special Collections. Honnold/Mudd Library.

Information for Researchers

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights resides with Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] Stella Mae Ford Collection. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

Acquisition Information

Gift from Kenneth G. Fiske in 2009.

Processing Information

Arranged and processed by Jamie Weber in 2009.


No additions to the collection are anticipated.

Biography of Stella Mae Ford

Stella Mae Ford (1872-1923) was the first person to receive the diploma from Pomona College School of Music in 1892. A pianist and composer, she performed frequently at college concerts and events and later published several of her compositions.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection contains manuscripts, sheet music, concert programs, and materials relating to the Pomona College School of Music.


Series 1 Stella Mae Ford

Index Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection
Ford, Stella Mae, 1872-1923.
Composers-United States
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)

Detailed Description of the Collection


Series 1  Stella Mae Ford, 1890 - 1969

Box 1, folder 1

Copyright Certificates, 1910-1916

Box 1, folder 1

Correspondence from Helen Sullivan, 1969

Box 1, folder 1

Pomona College Music Programs, 1890-1892

Box 1, folder 1

Pomona College Pamphlet, 1893-1894

Box 1, folder 1

Reference Materials,

Box 1, folder 1

Reference Materials

Box 1, folder 1

Stella Mae Ford Photograph, Undated

Box 1, folder 1

Student Life, 1895

Box 1, folder 1

Music Manuscripts, 1916

Box 1, folder 1

Sheet Music, 1907-1910