Papers of Thompson Webb, 1798-1974 (bulk post-1905).


Papers of Thompson Webb, 1798-1974 (bulk post-1905).

The collection consists of the personal, professional and business papers of educator Thompson Webb (1887-1975) and his wife, Vivian Louise Howell Webb. The letters, manuscripts and documents in the collection concern education (especially the Webb School in Claremont, Calif.), agriculture in the Coachella Valley and Riverside, the town of Claremont, Calif., and religious organizations. There are also materials about the other Webb Schools in Bell Buckle and Knoxville, Tenn., and about Scripps College, The Claremont Colleges, and Pilgrim Place in Claremont, Calif.

Approx. 22,000 pieces.65 boxes (includes minimally processed addenda of 10 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7088318

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Richard Thompson Webb (1887-1975), who legally changed his name to Thompson Webb, was a California educator and founder of the Webb School in Claremont. The son of educator and U.S. Senator Sawney Webb (1842-1926), Thompson Webb taught at the Webb School in Tennessee founded by his father before he moved with his family to California in 1922. He served as headmaster of the Webb School in Claremont until his retirement in 1962 and was active in community and educational affairs and retained an in...

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