Edmond O’Brien – Voorhis Viking Collection UA2012.1

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
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Pomona, CA, 91768
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Title: Edmond O’Brien – Voorhis Viking Collection
Identifier/Call Number: UA2012.1
Contributing Institution: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet 1 Container
Date (inclusive): 1935-1984
Shelf Location: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, University Library, Special Collections, Room 4426, Shelf E – 3

Biography of Edmond O'Brien

Edmond O’Brien was one of four brothers who went to the Voorhis School for Boys. He was student at the Voorhis Junior High and graduated from the school in 1933.O’Brein enlisted in the United States Army in 1946. This collection was donated by his widow Muriel (sp?) O’Brien.

Scope and Content

Most of the materials pertain to O’Brien’s adolescence and young adult life. The collection contains year books and graduation diplomas and a picture of O’Brien in his army uniform. Also the collection contains materials relating to the Voorhis Vikings.
For more information of the Voorhis Vikings see the Voorhis Viking Alumni Collection (UA 2011.1)

Related Materials

Voorhis Viking Alumni Collection (UA 2011.1)
Oral History Interview with Ben and Earl O’Brien – Call # - Arch. LD729.6 P5 O27 2003

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Voorhis, Jerry, 1901-1984 -- History
California State Polytechnic College, Kellogg-Voorhis -- History
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Voorhis School for Boys

 

Box 1 UA2012.1 1935-1984

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet 1) Address List of Former Voorhis Vikings – Undated 2) Voorhis Viking – June 1984 3) Article on Voorhis School - 1980(?) 4) Letter to Governor Ronald Reagan from Jerry Voorhis – January 25, 1971 5) Edmond O’Brien in WWII Military Uniform Photo 6) Edmond O’Brien – Pomona City Junior College Degree – 1939 7) Voorhis Viking – Vol. VII, No.13 – June 14, 1936 8) Edmond O’Brien – Bonita Union High School Degree – 1936 9) Bonita Echoes – Bonita Union High School Yearbook – 1936 10) Bonita Echoes – Bonita Union High School Yearbook – 1935 11) Edmond O’Brien – Voorhis Junior High School – Program, 1933