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Scrapbooks, 1905 - 1944


Scope and Contents

Ten scrapbooks, mostly of newspaper clippings clipped and filed by Charles C. Chapman. They are arranged by subjects and then subseries of subjects. Subjects covered are Citrus, Editorials, Memorials, Miscellaneous, Personal, Politics, Religion. The 10th scrapbook contains newspaper obituaries of C. C. Chapman's death on April 6, 1944. In some cases, there are also documents pertaining to that subject tucked inside the scrapbooks. Major topics are Chapman College, Y.M.C.A., Los Angeles, Fullerton, Southern California, Chapman family, and citrus.


  • Creation: 1905 - 1944


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


10 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

Language of Materials



Personal scrapbooks of Charles C. Chapman of mostly newspaper clippings on topics of interest to him--politics, religion, family, Chapman College and the citrus industry and cover Southern California cities such as Los Angeles and Fullerton where he resided. The 10th and final scrapbook was assembled following his death on April 6, 1944 and consists of obituaries and condolences.


The arrangement of these ten boxes if scrapbooks adheres to Charles C. Chapman's original arrangement by topic. The following is a transcription of the list inside front cover of each scrapbook.

Small Scrapbooks

1. Citrus a. Personal b. General 2. Editorials-- No. 1 a. Liquor b. Religion c. California d. Agriculture e. Labor f. Economics g. Taxes h. Harry Carr's i. Los Angeles j. In Society 3. Editorials--No. 2 a. Foreign and International Affairs b. Politics c. Youth of Today d. Miscellaneous 4. Memorials a. Family and Friends b. Prominent Figures c. Memorial Day d. Famous Battles 5. Miscellaneous a. Transportation b. Europe c. World War d. Southern California e. Los Angeles f. Snow, flood, earthquakes g. Miscellaneous 6. Personal a. Socials, Clubs, Weddings b. Letters and Communications--Misc. (Stan) c. Reminiscences d. Editorials e. Knights Templar f. School--education g. Business h. Chapman well i. Miscellaneous 7. Politics--General a. Speeches b. Miscellaneous 8. Politics--Personal 9. Religion a. Personal b. General c. Chapman College d. Y.M.C.A. 10. Scrapbook commemorating the death of C. C. Chapman, April 6, 1944

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