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Pomona Valley Historical Collection

Information about the resources available in Cal Poly Pomona's Pomona Valley Historical Collection and guidelines for using the collections.

Books, Publications & Resources

Postcard picture of the Pomona Valley, CA Mt. Baldy view northThe Pomona Valley is located in the Greater Los Angeles Area, between the San Gabriel Valley and, San Bernardino Valley in Southern California. The area was originally occupied by the Tongva Native Americans Indigenous peoples of the Americas - Wikipedia 

The city is named after Pomona, the ancient Roman goddess of fruit.  Pomona | Riordan Wiki | Fandom  Pomona, or Pompona, is the Roman goddess of Plenty, particularly of fruit trees, gardens, and orchards. She is considered as a minor deity, and her attribute was the pruning knife. In some accounts, she was a wood nymph instead of a goddess.

City of Pomona "Goddess of Pomona" Label

Here, you will find material that will enrich, enlighten and inspire the greater Pomona Valley researcher.  On each page, find a brief description of that city, lists of books and related material with links to those items via our online library catalog, as well as links to digital material that you can read online.


Pomona Valley View looking southwest towards Elephant Hill