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Series 5, Personal mementos, 1930s-1990s

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-02

Scope and Contents

The Personal Mementos series contains awards and plaques from Chapman University's President's Circle and the Charles C. Chapman Memorial Foundation, an Ernie Chapman Spirit Day award from the Chapman University Alumni Association, a Bert C. Williams Lifetime Service award, two Chapman College felt flags [in RG 6.8], a Chapman College license plate holder, a color photo of International students with the Director, Vicky Koerner and two footballs from the 1994 return of football to Chapman University (footballs now attached to RG 09, Athletics). This also contains a photo album of a trip taken by President James L. Doti, Trustee George Argyros, Trustee Harmon Wilkinson, and Trustee Irvin C. "Ernie" Chapman to Fayetteville, Arkansas, to investigate the architecture of chapels designed by Architect Fay Jones.

This also consists of items belonging to Irvin C. "Ernie" Chapman during his college years at California Christian College in Los Angeles, and donated by his daughter, Cherie Harrison. One pair of grey wool shorts with the letters "CCC" and one grey sleeveless pullover belonging to Irvin C. "Ernie" Chapman, '33, during his enrollment at California Christian College, from 1929-1833. One black mortarboard, with tassel--Ernie's college graduation mortarboard One medal, with the name Irvin Chapman on the pin, and the medal says California Christian College Anniversary Banquet, Founders' Day, May 10, 1929, and "Christian Education is the Training for Complete Living"


  • 1930s-1990s

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Series: 11.26 Linear Feet (20 boxes)

Language of Materials


Separated Materials

The two Chapman College felt flags are filed with RG 6.8.

Container Summary

(3 boxes)

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange CA 92866 USA US