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Office of the President records

Identifier: UA-002

Scope and Contents

This record group contains the records and papers of the men who have served as President of the University. They are: Arthur Braden, Cecil F. Cheverton, George Reeves, J.E. Wilkinson, John L. Davis, Donald C. Kleckner, Davis Chamberlin, G.T. Smith, Allen Koenig, James Doti, and Daniele Struppa. Series 2 is a collection of Realia which consists of Christmas ornaments commemorating various buildings on campus. They are: Argyros Forum, Dodge College, Knott Studios, Leatherby Libraries, Memorial Hall, Reeves Hall, Roosevelt Hall, Schmidt Gate, Wilkinson Hall, Fish Interfaith Center & Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Lastinger Athletics Complex, Beckman Hall, Kennedy Hall, Sandhu Residence Center, and the Keck Center.


  • 1922-2018

Language of Materials

The materials in this collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.


6.125 Linear Feet (12 containers total and 3 items: 10 document boxes, 1 carton, 1 specimen box, 3 items)


Collected here are the materials from the various people who have served as President of Chapman University. These consist of correspondence, reports, sermons, articles or clippings, photographs, inaugurations, etc., of the presidents. Also included here are materials coming from the Office of the President.


These materials are arranged by record groups and series.

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These materials were collected by various means, including having been transferred from other University units associated in working with the Office of the President.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections & Archives staff, including, but not limited to: Rand Boyd, Andy Harman, Annie Tang, John Encarnacion, and Wendy Gonaver. Major processing conducted in 2015. Last updated in February 2020.
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Office of the President
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Andrew Harman
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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