Guide to the Edward Dean Lyman Papers

Finding created by Russell Michalak
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium 2008
Libraries of The Claremont Colleges
800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 607-3977
Fax: (909) 621-8681
© 2008
Claremont University Consortium. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edward Dean Lyman Papers
creator: Lyman, Edward Dean
Dates: 1815-1955
Extent: 3 feet (3 boxes)
Repository: Claremont Colleges. Honnold/Mudd Library.
800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
Claremont University Consortium
Claremont, California 91711
Collection Number: h376_lymaned.ead.xml
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Physical Location: Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. Claremont University Consortium.

Information for Researchers

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Special Collections Library staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edward Dean Lyman Papers. Special Collections, Honnold Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

Acquisition Information

Gift from Edward Lyman.

Processing Information

Arranged and Processed by Russell Michalak in 2008.


No additions to the collection is anticipated.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection consists of Edward Lyman's diaries, his financial documents and typed manuscripts. His personal documents include travel diary about their trips to Yosemite, Mexico, and Hawaii, genealogy, correspondence between family members, theatre playbills, and pamphlets.

Series Arrangement

Series 1 Diaries, 1929-1939
Series 2 Financial documents and manuscripts, 1906-1955
Series 3 Personal documents, 1815-1902

Subject Headings

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection
Lyman, Edward
Western Americana, 1890-1980
theatre playbills
travel diaries

Detailed Description of the Collection


Series 1 Diaries, 1929-1939

box 1, folder 1

National Diary, 1929

box 1, folder 2

National Diary, 1929

box 1, folder 2

House Plans (Blueprints),

box 2, folder 12

Travel Diary Mexico and Hawaii, 1931

box 2, folder 14

Blackstone Reminder (Diary 1939), 1939


Series 2 Financial Documents and manuscripts 1906-1955

box 2, folder 1

Household Bills and Receipts, 1929

box 2, folder 2

Household Bills and Receipts, 1924-1928

box 2, folder 3

Household Bills and Receipts, 1929

box 2, folder 4

Household Bills and Receipts, 1929

box 2, folder 5

Death Valley -- Manuscript, 1929

box 2, folder 6

Three Speeches by J. E. Hobson, 1954-1955

box 2, folder 7

Security First National Bank News Bulletin no. IV No. 3, 1932

box 2, folder 8

"What is Happening to the Constitution" typed manuscript,

box 2, folder 9

Louis B. Wright speech "Impression of the Research Program of the Huntington Library" typed manuscript, 1932

box 2, folder 10

Industry Publication,

box 2, folder 11

Capital Research and Management Company (E.D.L. Board-Brochure member),

box 2, folder 13

Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland, 1929

box 2, folder 15

Daily Reminder, 1906

box 2, folder 16

Lyman's Account Book,


Series 3 Personal Documents, 1815-1902

box 3, folder 1

Marion W Lyman's personal notebooks,

box 3, folder 2

Marion Lyman's Stanford Senior Week Program, 1902

box 3, folder 3

Correspondence between Edward Lyman and Marion Lyman,

box 3, folder 4

Lyman Family History,

box 3, folder 5

Lymans at Yosemite (photo print),

box 3, folder 6

Reading/Book notes,

box 3, folder 7

SS President Wilson "Morning Workshop" typed pamphlet,

box 3, folder 8

Printing Ephemera,

box 3, folder 9

Clippings about Max Beerbohm,

box 3, folder 10

Information about William Wendt,

box 3, folder 11

Museum Postcards,

box 3, folder 12

Theater Playbills,

box 3, folder 13

Actors from Operas - portraits printed,

box 3, folder 14

Actors from 1910 Oberammergau - Photo postcards,

box 3, folder 15

Times of London facsimile, 1815

box 3, folder 16


box 3, folder 17

Save the Redwood Tree League Pamphlet,

box 3, folder 18

St. Mary's in the Mountains, Virginia City, Nevada-clippings,

box 3, folder 19

Photoprint of Henry Cushing,

box 3, folder 20

Two leather book covers with Edward Lyman's bookplates,

box 3, folder 21

Obituaries: Henry O. Wheeler, Caroline Spurgeon, and Carl F. Braun,

box 3, folder 22

Los Angeles Garden Club,