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Chapman College -- History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

"A Job To Do" - Chapman College Filmstrip digital audio file

 Digital Collection
Identifier: 1976_A_Job_To_Do_Audio-2020.006.a

Autobiography Notes, 1853 - 1944


This subseries contains the notes and drafts related to the writing of Charles C. Chapman's autobiography, Chares C. Chapman: The Career of a Creative California 1853-1944, which was edited by Donald H. Pflueger, published by Anderson, Ritchie, and Simon, Los Angeles, 1976. Divisions pertain to the thematic chapters of his book.

Dates: 1853 - 1944

Blueprint of History exhibit digital images

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 2019-09-18_Blueprint_History_exhibit-2019.088.a
Identifier: 2019-088-a

Challenge '70 Dinner, John Wayne tribute, Sept. 18, 1970

Identifier: RG. 12.2
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs and articles from the Challenge '70 dinner fundraiser for Chapman College where actor John Wayne was given tribute.

Dates: Sept. 18, 1970

Chapman College, 1919 - 1943


1 box of papers relating to Charles C. Chapman's affiliation with California Christian College and Chapman College.

Dates: 1919 - 1943

Chapman College/University - Orange Campus History and Symbols, 1954- collection

Identifier: UA-024
Scope and Contents

Contains files on the history of the University on the Orange campus beginning in 1954 and including information on campus symbols, flags, the Chapman Hymn and songs, the Heritage Committee Report of 2001, the Chapman mace and the unique heritage in Orange, and the cornerstone relaying. Includes a folder called, Year in Review, that covers highlights from 1997-2002.

Dates: 1954-present

Chapman University "50 Years in Orange" slideshow digital file

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 2004-10-15_50_Years_in_Orange-2004.018.a
Identifier: 2004-018-a

Chapman University 150th Anniversary slideshow digital video files

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 2011_150th_anniversary_slideshow-2011.208.a
Identifier: 2011-208-a

Chapman University reel-to-reel audio tape collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-031

This collection consists of reel-to-reel audio tapes of events captured throughout Chapman University's history. Digital surrogates of the audio reels are also included as part of the collection.

Dates: 1952 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1978

Charles Clarke Chapman Papers, 1844-1972

 Series — Box 1

The papers of Charles C. Chapman include files he personally kept and organized and a few items such as his academic robe, some photographs and some citrus fruit labels that his family deposited at a later date. Charles C. Chapman's papers include his files pertaining to his long association with Chapman College, speeches he gave on over 400 occasions, copius notes by topic for his autobiography, pamphlets and news articles of interest to him, and personal and business papers.

Dates: 1844-1972

Dialogue with Jim Doti audio video collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2007-016-r

This collection contains 77 episodes of Dialogue with Jim Doti, produced by Panther Productions, Chapman University.

Dates: 1995 - 2006

Ernest B. and Ruth G. Hosking Family Photographs

 Digital Record

Ernest B. and Ruth G. Hosking Family Photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2009-002-s-r
Scope and Contents

The Ernest and Ruth G. Hosking Family Photo collection spans the period of the mid 1800's to about 1920, and contains photographs of Ernest and Ruth at different ages. In addition, there is a Hosking family album compiled by Carrie J. (Hostlander) Hosking.

Dates: 19th/20th century

Events Cultural, Calendars--Arts, Music, Lectures, 1960-

 Sub-Group — Document-box 24
Identifier: RG 15.2
Scope and Contents

Cultural Events calendars of arts and music events and lectures held at Chapman University from 1960 to the present.

This Record Group also contains programs for the Holiday Wassail

Dates: 1960-

Great Films Guild, 1962-1981

 Sub-Group — Document-box 25
Identifier: RG 15.2
Scope and Contents

Flyers and programs from the Great Films Guild series that ran from 1958 through the 1980's.

Dates: 1962-1981

Hall of Sponsors

Identifier: RG. 12.6
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographs, mostly from the 1960's, of Hall of Sponsors' donors who gave over $25,000 to endow named student scholarships. These named scholarships are listed in the Chapman catalogs every year.

Dates: n.d.

Hesperian college digital images

 Digital Collection
Identifier: 1861-1951_Hesperian_College_UA021

Lloyd Lewan Semester at Sea event digital images

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 2003-04-06_Lloyd_Lewan_Semester_at_Sea-2003.025.a
Identifier: 2003-025-a

Photographs, 1864-1972, bulk: 1891-1928

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers

Photographs of the Charles Clarke Chapman family and formal portraits of Charles Chapman.

Dates: 1864-1972; Majority of material found within 1891-1928

Real Estate, Buildings and Grounds Committee, 1960's-1980's

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2003-02
Scope and Contents

The Real Estate, Buildings, and Grounds Committee series contains reports and documents relating to the Fryman Estate (Briarcliff) property in Los Angeles, the West Plaza Shopping Center in Phoenix, Arizona, Texas Insurance Loans, deeds for the Orange campus from the Orange School District, and reports and documents regarding Orange campus buildings, Planning Council meetings, and rehabilitation and engineering reports.

Dates: 1960's-1980's

Reports, Self Study, Deans, 1940s-1970s

 Sub-Series — Box 6
Identifier: 2003-02
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The Board of Trustees series papers relating to Irvin C. "Ernie" Chapman's various roles on the Board, including minutes, correspondence and reports, that span from the 1930's to the 1990's.

Dates: 1940s-1970s

Ronald L. Scott, Ph.D. Retirement Party DVD

 Collection — Drawer 1
Identifier: 2015-121-r

This collection consists of one DVD pertaining to Psychology Prof. Ronald L. Scott, Ph.D.'s retirement from Chapman University.

Dates: May 11, 2010

Scrapbooks, 1905 - 1944


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.

Dates: 1905 - 1944

Series 1. Records, 1825 - 1990

 Series — Document-box 1: Series RG. 21.1
Identifier: RG. 21.1
Scope and Contents

This series consists of sixteen folders pertaining to Hesperian College Records, which includes presidential correspondences, ephemera, photographs and a ledger.

Dates: 1825 - 1990

Series 2. Chapman 100, 1980s

 Series — Document-box 3
Identifier: RG. 12.2
Scope and Contents

Photo album of "Chapman 100", a fundraising group of Chapman College.

Dates: 1980s