Our rare book, manuscript, and archival collections have been collected since the early 1900s, primarily to support research and teaching at The Claremont Colleges. They cover a broad range of subjects, and are especially rich in materials relating to the history of California and the West, European and American studies, Asian studies, science, music, theater, books and printing, and higher education. For more information on an individual collection, click on the “more information” link below each collection. Additionally, if an online finding aid or a digital surrogate of the collection is available, these are also listed. For additional information on these named collections and the general rare book collections, consult Blais, The Claremont Colleges’ on-line catalog, the Online Archive of California (OAC), and the staff in each special collections. All collections are located in Special Collections in Honnold/Mudd Library unless otherwise indicated.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

Edward Aborn Collection

Hollis P. Allen Collection

William B. Allen Civil Rights Papers

Arion Press Collection, Andrew Hoyem

Matthew Arnold Collection

Asian Studies Collection

Averell Collection

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B

Aubrey Beardsley Collection (located in Denison)

Bodman Collection

Bolsa Chica Collection

Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning Collection (located in Denison)

Robert Burton Collection

Samuel Butler Collection

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“Globe fait pour être dirigé, c. 1785.” from Ballons by the Ariel Press from the Carruthers Collection.

“Globe fait pour être dirigé, c. 1785.” from Ballons by the Ariel Press from the Carruthers Collection.

C

California College in China Collection

James Carruthers Memorial Aviation Collection

China Missionaries Collections: Grace Rowley papers

China Missionaries Oral History Project

The Claremont Colleges Archives

Claremont Community Players Playbill Collection

Claremontiana

William W. Clary Oxford Collection

Reverend Walton E. Cole Papers

Congregational Church Papers

Corrin Collection

Bernard H. Craven Playbill Collection

Crispin Collection

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D

Kewen Dorsey Collection

Dryden Collection

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E

T.S. Eliot Collection (located in Denison)

Raymond Morgan Elliott Papers

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F

Charles R. and Hanna F. Flack Collection on Bookplates

Frampton Collection

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G

Gomperz Correspondence

Frederic Goudy Collection (located in Denison)

Grabhorn Press (located in both Honnold/Mudd and Denison Libraries)

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H

The frontispieces of Georg Andreas Böckler’s Theatrum Machinarum Novum.

The Frontispieces from Georg Andreas Böckler’s Theatrum Machinarum Novum, from the Hoover Collection.

Alexa Fullerton Hampton Collection (located in Denison)

Phil Townsend Hanna Collection (located in Denison)

Haskett Family Collection

Ernest Hemingway Collection

Hoover Collection

Howard-Miller Collection (located in Denison)

Andrew Hoyem, Arion Press Collection

Rupert Hughes Collection of Material on George Washington

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J

Louise Seymour Jones Collection (located in Denison)

Jordan Photograph Collection

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L

T. E. Lawrence Collection

Francis Haynes Lindley Memorial Collection

Lindley Scrapbooks

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M

Arthur Machen Collection

Ida Rust Macpherson Collection (located in Denison)

George Martin Papers

William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana

Mavor Collection of Russian Economic History

General Jose Maria Maytorena Papers

Photo of Joaquin Miller in 1904.

Joaquin Miller in 1904, from the Joaquin Miller Collection.

Frederick McCormick Korean Collection

Robert Guy McCutchan Collection of Hymnology

William McPherson Collection

Addison M. Metcalf Collection of Gertrude Steiniana (located in Denison)

Mexican Newspapers Collection

Joaquin Miller Collection

Howard Mills Collection

William Morris and the Kelmscott Press (located in Denison)

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N

Napoleonia

Nepal Papers

Nineteenth-Century Political Pamphlets

Nineteenth-Century Religious Pamphlets

Nordic Collections

Charles K. North and Herbert R. Rifkind Collection

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O

Oxford Collection, William W. Clary

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P

Pacific Coast Steamship Companies Papers Collection

Pacifica Collection of Austronesian Languages

Padua Hills Theatre Playbill Collection

Marion Parks Papers

Lee Pattison Papers on the Federal Works Project in Music (located in Denison)

John I. Perkins Collection (located in Denison)

William B. Pettus Papers

Geraldine Womack and Norman D. Philbrick Library of Dramatic Arts and Theatre History

Alexander Pogo Collection on Classical Antiquity (located in Denison)

Printing Ephemera (located in both Honnold/Mudd and Denison Libraries)

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R

Charles K. North and Herbert R. Rifkind Collection

Grace Rowley papers, China Missionaries Collections

Rude-Frankenfield Papers

Second Lt. George T. Rudkin Collection of World War II Letters & Pictures

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S

Early American School Books Collection

Ernestine Schumann-Heink Collection

Scripps College Archives (located in Denison)

Scripps College Press Archive (located in Denison)

Ellen B. Scripps Collection

John Laurence Seymour Collection

William B. Simpson Collection

Upton Sinclair Collection

Brian Stonehill Papers

Kimberly Stuart Papermaking Collection (located in Denison)

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T

Edward John Trelawny Collection

Tschebotarioff Papers

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“Monterey Cypress-Grove”, 1867, from the Vischer Collection.

“Monterey Cypress-Grove”, 1867, from the Vischer Collection.

V

Drawings and Photographs of Edward Vischer

H. Jerry Voorhis Papers

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W

Wagner Collection of Western Americana

Irving Wallace Archive

War Relocation Authority Records

Mrs. Humphry Ward Collection

Water Resources Collection

Wheeler Scrapbook—Book One, Page 1.

Wheeler Scrapbook—Book One, Page 1 (more information).

Wellingtoniana

Western College Association Collection

Wheeler Scrapbooks

Elbert A. Wickes Theatre Arts Collection

Michael G. Wilson Collection

Wing Pamphlets

Woodford Collection

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Y

Max Yavno Photograph Collection

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Z

Zamorano Club Keepsake Collection

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