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Chapman University Freshman Flag Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2010-037-a-r

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 44 handmade, freshman flags from various graduating classes of Chapman College. Dates range from 1923 to 1967.

Of particular interest are the flags from 1927, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1943, 1951, 1965, 1966 and 1967. These are signed by members of that years graduating class. Five (5) cloth flags form years 1929 to 1933 are fraying and fragile to handle.

Also included in this collection are three (5) school pennants from unknown years.


  • 1923 - 1967

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.


1.67 Linear Feet (1 box)

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This collection contains 45 handmade freshman flags from Chapman University and 3 school pennants.


This collection is arranged by material type.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a gift of Chapman University Alumni Relations.

Physical Description

Flags for the years of 1929 to 1933 are fraying due to age. These five flags are fragile and delicate to handle.
Finding aid for the Chapman University Freshman Flag Collection
In Progress
Norm Lee '06
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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