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Series 1. American Celebration, 1981-present

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG. 12.11

Scope and Contents

Carton 1: Ephemera 1981-2005, Music #-A Carton 2: Music A-D Carton 3: Music D-I Carton 4: Music I-N Carton 5: Music O-R Carton 6: Music R-S Carton 7: Music T-Y Carton 8: Conductor Scores #-B Carton 9: Conductor Scores C-L Carton 10: Conductor Scores M-Y doc box 7: Photographs, 1981- doc box 8: Ephemera, American Celebration, 1981-1999 doc box 9: Ephemera, 2000- Carton 11: Awards, Photos Award: Sponsorship (Norma Lineberger) 1999-2003 Photos, includes a photo album from Marion Knott dated November 14, 1981 and given to President James L. Doti, and photographs (glossies) of professional singers, celebrities and personalities, such as Natalie Cole, Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse, etc.

Folder 1: 1981-1989 Folder 2: 1990-1999 Folder 3: 2000-2009 Folder 4: 2010-

*Oversize Conductor Scores (originally labeled Box 11)- M.I.A.


  • 1981-present

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


1.73 Linear Feet (3 Document Boxes 11 Cartons 1 Oversized Box (M.I.A.) )

Language of Materials



Ephemera, scripts, photographs, sheet music, and conductor scores from Chapman's annual American Celebration fundraiser, established in 1981 as a performing arts showcase for the university. In 2016, the name of the fundraiser changed to Chapman Celebrates.

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