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    • Wheeler scrapbook 1, page 13b

    • Pamphlets; Programs; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); College buildings; Libraries; Municipal incorporation
    • Material related to Claremont's incorporation and events held at Pomona College. A photograph of the college library is also included.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 1, page 15

    • School buildings; Photographs; Landscape photography; Landscape and garden; Residential real estate; Scrapbook journaling; Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Sumner, Charles Burt; Norton, Edwin Clarence; Spalding, Phebe Estelle; Glee clubs; College...
    • Page contains a commemorative page from "The College Letter," various photos from campus and the college community, a photograph of the town of Claremont and a booklet of town regulations.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 1, page 42

    • Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Windmills; Maps; Photographs; Trees; Orange growers; Farmhouses; Reprints; California-History; Spain; Mexico; Land grants-California; Agriculture; Farming; Irrigation; Water; Citrus;...
    • Map of land tracts donated for the use of Pomona College. Page includes photographs, a newspaper clipping, and a short history of the surrounding land.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 110b

    • Abernethy, Martin; Banks and banking; Boards of trade; Bonds; Business enterprises; Citrus fruit industry; Cree, Ira J.; Founding; Land settlement; Photographs; Portraits; Postmasters; Printed ephemera; Retirement communities; Savings and loan...
    • Portraits and list of accomplishments of Ira J. Cree and Martin Abernathy, two founding businessmen of Claremont.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 357

    • Accidents; Agriculture; Artesian wells; Automobiles; Cattle; Citrus; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Pacific Electric Railway Company; Ranches; Real property; Real...
    • Clippings include articles on Pacific Electric Railway accidents, the history of the Chino Land and Water Company, and the importance of irrigation to life in Southern California.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 317

    • Actions and defenses; Aqueducts; Artesian wells; Auditors; Auditor's reports; Bonds; Boulder Canyon Project (U.S.); Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Currier, Alvan Tyler; Dams; Dikes (Geology); Droughts; Engineers; Financial statements;...
    • Newspaper article and balance sheet detail the activities of the Pomona Valley Protective Association and its work in irrigation and water conservation in Pomona and Southern California.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 328

    • Adams Express Company; Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America; Apprenticeship programs; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bible. O.T.; Bixby, Llewellyn; Bridges;...
    • Page contains articles relating to Frank Wheeler's activities and historical speeches. Also includes his obituaries. Last clipping shows image of Ontario's first, mule-driven street car.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 301

    • Adams, Frank E.; Artesian wells; Bartlett, William Henry; Bowler, William Wilson; Camp, John Bradford; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Crawford, Henry M.; Currier, Alvan Tyler; Elliot, Joseph; Engineers; Fruit growers;...
    • A meticulous article on wells in Southern California, the clipping lists owners, placement, and amount of water produced from specific wells in various neighboring cities in the general Pomona Valley area. Article lists several notable citrus...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 302

    • Adams, John S.; Advertising, Newspaper; Artesian wells; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bartlett, William Henry; Basins (Geology); Camp, John Bradford; Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ); Citrus fruit industry; Clippings...
    • A collection of articles which focus on water use and reuse in the Pomona Valley area. Most articles focus on water well use in particular cities, specifically usage by water companies, ranchers, and citrus growers. Last article relates a...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 318

    • Advertising, Newspaper; American Tree Association; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Beet sugar industry; California; Church services; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Daughters of the American Revolution; Franciscans; Frontier...
    • Various articles relate a wedding in the Palomares and Soto family, the historical significance of a Pomona live oak tree, and a notable railroad accident in San Dimas.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 355

    • Agricultural pests; Agricultural workers; Agriculture; Arizona; Automobiles; Citrus; Citrus fruit industry; Coolidge Dam (Ariz. : Dam); Grapefruit industry; Mediterranean fruit-fly; Newspapers; Orange growers; Orange industry; Oranges; Texas;...
    • Article from The California Citrograph excerpts a travel article written by Stuart Wheeler, son of Frank Wheeler and a California citrus grower. Article stems from a talk given by Stuart Wheeler to the Claremont Pomological Club about his...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 343, loose materials

    • Agriculture; Ament, William Sheffield; Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867-1957; California Fruit Growers Exchange; Citrus fruit industry; Claremont Colleges; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College administrators; College presidents;...
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 343 consist of newspaper clippings relating to Claremont Colleges presidents, an article announcing a new president of the Pomona College Board of Trustees, several Wheeler letters inquiring about...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 348

    • Agriculture; Alfalfa; Cauliflower; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Citrus; Citrus fruit industry; Fig industry; Fruit growers; Grapes; Land settlement; Obituaries; Olives; Orange growers; Orange industry; Oranges; Palms; Prune industry;...
    • Three newspaper clippings tell stories of early settlers and fruit-growers in the Pomona Valley.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 123

    • Airplanes; Architecture, Domestic; Archives; Beekeepers; Botany; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Dwellings; El Alisal (Claremont, Calif.); Flood damage; Flood damage prevention;...
    • Articles cover William T. Martin, Claremont's first American settler, as well as the early history of Claremont floods and flood damage. Other pieces describe the unique history of specific areas in early Claremont including Palmer Canyon, El...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 130

    • Airplanes; Architecture, Domestic; Automobiles; Banks and banking; Bells; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Business enterprises; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; College teachers; Duvall, Oliver Harvey; Dwellings; Eastman Kodak Company; Electrical...
    • Articles recount tales by older members of Claremont community who were active in the founding and modernizing of the city. Focuses on college faculty, the general neighborhood, the first Claremont store, and establishment of the city's water...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 314

    • Albert I, King of the Belgians, 1875-1934; Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920); Bible. O.T.; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Political cartoons; Providence and government of God; Treaty of Versailles (1919); Triple Alliance, 1882; World...
    • Two newspaper clippings announce the ending of the first World War and discuss Germany's defeat.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 300

    • Alcoholic beverages; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa fe Railroad Company; Business enterprises; California; Canyons; Census; Clerks; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College publications; Cree, Ira J.; Diamond mines and mining; Duvall, Oliver...
    • A various collection of newspaper articles and records on land valuations, average rainfall, and historical happenings in Claremont. Its records include neighboring city records in order for comparison. Also contains an article on California...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 315

    • Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920); American Legion of California; American Relief Administration; Armistice Day; Below, Otto von, 1857-1944; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Byng, Julian Hedworth George Byng, Viscount, 1862-1935; Diaz,...
    • Two articles on World War One. The first article presents portraits of major military leaders as well as detailed descriptions of battles and the context surrounding the war. The second article is a speech by Frank Parkhurst Brackett on the topics...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 333, verso

    • Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882; Architecture, Domestic; Carrion, Saturino; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Dams; Famines; Fruit growers; Irrigation; Land grants-California; Mortgages; Obituaries; Palomares, Ignacio; Photographs; Ranchers;...
    • Reverse page contains an obituary, photograph, and short histories on the Carrions and the land grant they received from Ignacio Palomares and Ricardo Vejar.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 218

    • Advertising; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915; Capital stock; Corporate treasurers; Dole, James Albert; Electric insulators and insulation-Oils; Electric transformers; Electrical...
    • A series of letters, pamphlets, and photographs on the Westinghouse Company's power plant in Pomona. Notes its importance and advancements in electrical engineering, particularly insulation of transformers and long distance transmission of power.

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