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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Biographical Note
  • Series Arrangement
  • Subject Headings

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cyrus Grandison Baldwin Papers
    creator: Baldwin (Cyrus Grandison) Papers
    Dates: 1890-1899
    Abstract: The Cyrus Grandison Baldwin papers consist of 11 folders on the early history of Pomona College. There is correspondence, and bank notes, invoices relating to financial aspects of Pomona College from 1890 to 1899.
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Honnold/Mudd Library.
    800 N. Dartmouth Avenue
    Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
    Claremont University Consortium
    Claremont, California 91711
    Collection Number: h2009.15
    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], Cyrus Grandison Baldwin Papers. Special Collections, Honnold Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased by Carrie Marsh, 2009.

    Processing Information

    Arranged and Processed by Rusty Michalak, 2009.


    No additions to the collection is anticipated.

    Biographical Note

    In 1890, Reverend Cyrus Grandison Baldwin, of the Congregational Church, was the first official president of Pomona College. Baldwin graduated from Oberlin College in 1873 and completed his seminary degree from Andover Theological Seminary to study for the ministry. After completing his seminary work he was hired at Ripon College as a professor of Latin until he was elected president of Pomona College in 1890.

    Series Arrangement

    Series 1 Early history of Pomona College

    Subject Headings

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection
    Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison
    Pomona College
    Western Americana -- 1890-1950