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C. Stanley Chapman Papers

Identifier: 2011-117-r
This collection consists of the personal papers and artifacts of Charles Stanley Chapman, son of C.C. Chapman. The majority of the material deals with his involvement with the Shriners and the Scottish Rite masonic organizations, as well as correspondence and records from his time in the army during the First World War.


  • 1911 - 1956

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 except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.


5 Linear Feet (4 cartons)


This collection pertains to C. Stanley Chapman, son of CC Chapman, and includes personal correspondence from his time deployed in World War One, and his involvement with various masonic orders.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Stanley Chapman (1889-1984) was the son of C.C. Chapman, the first mayor of Fullerton and the namesake of Chapman University. C. Stanley Chapman enlisted in the army during World War One. He trained at the Presidio Training Camp before being sent to France in 1917 as a first lieutenant with Battery B of the 5th Field Artillery assigned to the 1st Infantry Division of the American Expeditionary Force. He was discharged in 1919 after participating in the battles at Aisne-Marne, Cantigny, Meuse-Argonne, Montdidier-Noyon, Saizerais, Soissons, and St. Mihiel. C. Stanley Chapman was also a prolific member of local masonic orders, including the Shriners and the Scottish Rite.

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries
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Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange 92866 USA US