Guide to the Cyrus Grandison Baldwin Papers

Finding aid created by Russell Michalak, 2009
Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium 2009
Libraries of The Claremont Colleges
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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


Series 1 Early History of Pomona College,

box 1, folder 1

Letters to Mr. Shorebridge of the Congregational Church Society from Cyrus Grandison, 1896, 1895-1896

box 1, folder 2

Invoices for supplies from stores in the Pomona, Claremont and Los Angeles area, 1895-1896

box 1, folder 3

Invoices to Pomona College, 1895-1896

box 1, folder 4

Invoices to Pomona College, 1895-1896

box 1, folder 5

Pomona College Business Subscribers re: Pomona College business and correspondence to Professor Brackett, 1895-1896

box 1, folder 6

Pomona College Business Subscribers, 1895-1896

box 1, folder 7

Blanchard Letters, 1896

box 1, folder 8

Pomona College Business, 1896

box 1, folder 9

Students re: tuition, 1890s

box 1, folder 10

Students re: tuition, 1890s

box 1, folder 11

Banks, 1895-1896