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Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
One University Drive
Orange, California 92866
Phone: (714) 532-7756
Fax: (714) 532-7743
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Collections with online items: 3
Physical collections: 99
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Ada, Alma Flor (Paulo Freire Collection)

This collection consists of materials pertaining to Alma Flor Ada and her methods of teaching. Included are selected lesson plans, teaching materials, written works by Alma Flor Ada, a selection of papers by three of her students, photographs, misc. ephemera...

Adams, Noel (World War Two correspondence)

This collection consists of letters written by Noel Adams to his wife, November 1945.

Advertising (California Die-cut collection)

A collection of specimens of California die-cut printing.

American-Italian (Orange County Italian Heritage Archive)

This archive is a collection of the records of the Orange County American-Italian Renaissance Foundation Lodge (OCAIRF) and other related material.

Arellanes, Audrey (bookplate collection)

This collection contains a large number of bookplates and publications dealing with the study and collection of bookplates compiled by Audrey Arellanes.

Austin, H. (American Civil War letters)

This collection contains 10 holograph letters ranging from April to October 1864 written by H. Austin to his wife Susan Austin during the American Civil War.

Bell, Jack P. (World War Two Correspondence)

This collection contains 600 correspondence between Jack P. Bell and Evabel Bell during World War Two. Jack P. Bell was a private with the 78th Signal Company, 78th Infantry Division of the United States Army, drafted in late 1942 and...

Benedict, Allen (World War One correspondence)

Correspondence and photographs of Sergeant Allen Benedict of his time serving in the 47th Regiment T.C. in the U.S. Army during World War One.

Berger, Harry A. (World War Two correspondence)

This collection consists of letters written to Harry A. Berger, by friends and family, from 1938 to 1947. Also included in this collection is one a small photograph of Harry A. Berger, some miscellaneous ephemera and one copy of Yank...

Boadway, Walter and Betty (World War One correspondence)

Letters written by both Betty and Walter Boadway while Lieutenant Walter Boadway was stationed abroad at the 8th Aviation Instruction Center in Italy, and later in Paris, France during World War One.

Boisjoly, Roger and Roberta (NASA Challenger Disaster Collection)

The Boisjoly collection covers Roger Boisjoly's involvement in the NASA Challenger accident. Besides copies of his congressional testimony there are copies of testimony from other participants as well as the complete report made by the committee. Along with this material...

Booth, Louise (personal papers)

This collection the research materials and notes of Louise Booth, a local Orange County historian.

Briese, Raymond Joseph (World War Two correspondence)

Two letters, one v-mail, and one postcard written by Raymond Joseph Briese. All documents are originals.

Brink, Earl (travelogue materials)

This collection consists of materials related to Earl Brink’s travelogue productions, including his travel notes, still photographs from his travel movies, brochures and ephemera, his letters, contracts, and agreements.

Burch, Angelus T. (World War One correspondence)

Letters and documents pertaining to Angelus T. Burch, an Officer with the U.S. Army during WWI.

Caldart, Roger John (World War Two poetry)

Photocopies of three World War Two-inspired poems written by Roger John Caldart.

California Academic and Research Libraries (CARL) Archives

This archive contains the operating records of the California Academic and Research Libraries Association (CARL) .

California's Gold collection

Huell Howser was a broadcast journalist and television host most widely known for his television series, , which ran on various California public television stations from 1991 through 2012. Originally from Tennessee, Howser arrived in Los Angeles in 1981, began...

California's Gold memorial archive

Memorial items created to honor the passing of Huell Howser.

Citrus industry, Southern California (ephemera)

A collection of ephemera related to tourism, farming, and the citrus industry in early 20th century California.

Copeland, John (Babylon 5 collection)

This collection contains a various assortment of action figures, books, set-related ephemera, awards won by the show, glassware, concept art, production stills, pictures, photos, statues, trading cards, two video games, all related to Babylon 5, including the entire series on...

Culbert, Elmo (World War One correspondence)

This collection contains multiple letters from Elmo Culbert writing to his wife in Salt Lake City, Utah, during World War One. A large majority of the letters were of Culbert expressing his feelings for his wife and how much he...

de Benedetti, Sergio ("Memoirs of an Antifascist" manuscript)

This collection consists of Sergio de Benedetti’s typed manuscript of “Memoirs of an Antifascist”, as well as various documents related to publication.

Delp, Paul S. (academic papers)

This is a small collection of Chapman University faculty member Paul Delp's writings along with a copy of the program from his memorial service.

Doti, James (mountaineering equipment collection)

This collection contains mountaineering equipment donated by President James L. Doti.

Earley, Charles W. (World War One correspondence)

Correspondence of Charles W. Earley sent during WWI to Mary A. Clancy during his time in the U.S. Army in France. The correspondence are originals.

Eggeling, Charles (World War One correspondence)

Correspondence to and from Private Charles Eggeling, 111th Machine Gun Batallion, during his service in France as part of the American Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919. Also included in this collection are military documents, photographs, and ephemera from his time in France.

Eoff, Clyde D. (World War One correspondence collection)

This collection consists of letters written by Sgt. Clyde D. Eoff to his mother, sisters, and father, from 1917 to 1942. Also included in this collection are photographs, postcards, and miscellaneous ephemera.

Farnham, Edward (Frank Mt. Pleasant Collection)

One tape of Edward Farnham's niece saying a blessing and one picture frame containing Frank Mt. Pleasant for the dedication of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives.

Freire, Paulo and Nita (records for the international critical pedagogy project)

This collection contains a few of the records concerning the operation of the archives of The Paulo and Nita Freire Project.

Freire, Paulo (papers)

To be continued...

Friedman, Milton (collection)

The Milton Friedman Collection consists of awards and certificates, honorary degrees, and doctoral hoods. A handwritten manuscript by Friedman is housed. Also included are obituraries of both Milton and his wife, Rose Friedman.

The German Army in the Field, March 1915 (correspondence related to publication)

Six letters written by various authors pertaining to the publication of the book "The German Army in the Field, March 1915" which was compiled by the General Staff of the War Office, London 1915(?).

Gilliam, E. (World War One correspondence)

One letter written and signed "E.G." from Flogny, France, Friday February 22, 1919.

Golino, Loretta (World War Two correspondence)

Two Letters and one memo of Loretta Golino, who worked at Norris Stamping and Maunfacturing in Los Angeles during World War Two.

Hall, William (Chorale Collection)

This collection consists of digital and analog recordings of performances by the William Hall Master Chorale of Orange County, 1956-2002. Along with the recordings there are also a number of scrapbooks documenting the performances.

Hassinger, Paula (coin collection)

This collection consists of some coins, national and commemorative, including a Union Pacific "Lucky Piece", and adocument granting land to refugees of Canada and Nova Scotia signed by Thomas Jefferson and granting 366 acres to John Paskell in the "Chilicotha"...

Heinton, Elmer E. (World War One correspondence)

Correspondence and records relating to Elmer and Carl Heinton, dated 1909-1919. Elmer E. Heinton served with the U.S. Army during WWI.

Hendlin, Steven J. (Personal Papers collection)

This collection consists of books, articles, papers and doctoral dissertation of psychologist, Steven J. Hendlin, PhD.

Horn, Ken (foreign bank note collection)

This collection contains early 20th century foreign bank notes.

Houck, Lawrence Emanuel (Vietnam War correspondence)

This collection contains one letter, written by 1st Lieutenant Lawrence Emanuel Houck II. Houck was a marine on tour in Vietnam from February 27, 1968 to February 4, 1969, when he was killed in a helicopter crash.

Hutchinson and Woolsey (American Civil War collection)

A collection of letters and personal realia from 2nd Lieutenant Alfred Bergen Hutchinson (1840-1921) and his brother-in-law, Captain Henry Harrison Woolsey (1836-1864), who both served in Company E of the New Jersey 5th Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil...

Immel, Wilder V. (nuclear bomb protest scrapbook)

A scrapbook documenting the protest of the dropping of the nuclear weapons on Japan during World War II by a San Francisco preacher during the war.

Kakis, Frederic J. (academic papers)

The collection consists of Chapman University Professor Emeritus Frederic J. Kakis' pubished articles, regalia and some material related to his career at Chapman University.

Katy [no last name] (World War Two correspondence)

This collection contains one correspondence, written by a young girl named Katy and sent to her uncle in boot camp [the donor suspects that this was during World War Two].

Kincheloe, Joe (papers)

This collection contains the academic papers of pedagogy theorist Joe Lyons Kincheloe, (December 14, 1950 – December 19, 2008).

Kotok, Jack B. (World War Two correspondence)

This collection contains three correspondence by Sgt. Jack B. Kotok.

Levine (Frances Fay Brunstein) Papers, 1937-1968

The Frances Fay Brunstein Papers consist of personal papers of Frances Fay Brunstein Levine who traveled extensively as an economist for the United States government in the 1950's. The papers include Frances' own writings and correspondence, travel brochures from her...

Los Angeles Law Library (Mendez et. al v. Westminster et. al collection)

This collection consists of material donated by the Los Angeles Law Library from their "Mendez to Brown" celebration from 2004.

Madrid, Michael (Mendez Pamphlet Collection)

This collection contains of material donated by Professor Mike Madrid, Ph.D., Education Director at Chapman University, and consists of material that is related to the Mendez et al. v. Westminster et al. civil rights trial.

Maier, Mark (NASA Challenger Disaster Collection)

This collection consists of a number of videotapes and some text material collected by Professor Mark Maier that deals with the NASA Challenger disaster and its aftermath.

McIntyre, William M. (World War Two correspondence)

This collection contains photocopied letters from William M. McIntyre (USAAF), June 1944 through December 1944.

Moriaitis, George (Gulf War correspondence)

This collection contains letters written by George Moraitis (USAF) to Stephanie and Catherine Palazzo, during the first Gulf War (1990-91).

Myers, Steve (letters)

This collection contains (3) three letters form "Henry" an unknown member of the British Legation, from Sept. 1946 - Feb. 1947.

Nelson, Carole (Vietnam War correspondence)

Letters written by Larry Waggoner (3rd Force Recon) and Paul Sweet (sailor, USS Canopus (AS-34)) to Carol Nelson from key combat areas during the Vietnam War, 1968-1969.

[no last name], Bob (World War Two correspondence)

This collection consists of 1 carbon copy letter from Bob [no last name] (USMM) to his family, during World War II.

O'Connor, Donald (orchestration arrangements collection)

A collection of musical arrangements owned and used by entertainer Donald O'Connor for the production of television shows including "The Donald O'Connor Show" (two separate variety and concert shows of the same name that ran in both the 1950s and...

O'Connor (John J.) scrapbooks, 1931-2008

This collection consist of five scrapbooks chronicling the career of Congressman John J. O’Connor (D) of New York. Also included is biographic information on Basil O’Connor, who worked with President Roosevelt in the fight against polio.

O'Neil, Robert (World War II cartoon drawing)

One hand-drawn cartoon, WW II era by Robert "Snuffy" O'Neil.

Opera Pacific Records

These papers contain extensive material relating to the productions and operation of the Opera Pacific theater group that operated in Orange County from 1962 until 2008

Ovieda/Murphy (Ayala) (Mendez et. al v. Westminster et. al papers)

The Ovieda/Murphy Papers consist of some personal correspondence and documents of Cora Ovieda, photographs of her parents, class photos and of her sister Isabel Ayala who was a witness in the Mendez trial.

Peter McLaren (papers collection)

The academic papers of Professor Peter McLaren (b. 1948) with a concentration on his publications.

Post, Roy G. (papers)

This is a small collection of papers from Roy G. Post that covers his work in the atomic energy industry.

Price, David (Film Poster Collection)

A collection of film posters from multiple genres, spanning the latter half of the 20th century.

Propaganda, Japanese (Manchukuo Posters Collection)

22 Japanese propaganda posters from the 1930s and the Japanese occupation of Manchuria.

Raynor, Jesse and Carrie Schonheit (Papers), 1907-1925

This collection contains four manuscripts, including a dictionary and ethnography of the Kikuyu, hundreds of images and slides, East African missionary pamphlets and various papers relating to the life of Jesse and Carrie Raynor who were missionaries in Kenya with...

Reece, Maria (World War One correspondence)

Letters written to Maria Reece during WWI by Pvt. Clarence [last name] of the 145th Infantry. The letters are originals.

Ricapito, Carolyn (war postcards collection)

This collection contains two postcards; one from Frank Kitchen, circa 1919, to his mother notifying her of his return home with simply "On the way, Frank" and a second postcard from Frank Ricapito making the same statement to his mother...

Robinson, Alfred (World War One correspondence)

26 letters written by Alfred Robinson to his mother and family in Tennessee while he was stationed in France during WWI. The letters are originals. The collection includes letters written in 1924 from Los Angeles.

Rowe, Patrice (Vietnam War correspondence)

This collection contains personal correspondence written to Patrice Rowe, from Corporal W.S. “Stan” Temple, USMC, and Photographer's Mate Second Class, Michael “Mike” Hammon, USN, during the Vietnam War.

Safford, James Broderick (American Civil War correspondence)

This collection contains letters written by Captain James Broderick Safford (1842-1930) to his father James M. Safford, during the American Civil War. The bulk of these letters cover Safford's time in the 54th Indiana Infantry regiment, from 1863 untill 1864.

Saffores, Louis J. (World War Two correspondence)

This collection contains 19 letters written to Captain Louis Saffores and his wife Marge, from enlisted men who had served under his command, during World War two. This collection also contains two photographs, a small Japanese flag and various postcards...

Sammarco, Joseph Williams (Korean War correspondence)

53 Letters, 14 photos, and a newspaper article pertaining to Cpl. Joseph W. Sammarco during his tour of duty in the Korean War 1950-1951. Sammarco was a member of the 37th Field Artillery battery of the U.S. Army. All materials...

Schwartz, Lenore (World War Two correspondence)

This collection contains 11 pieces of correspondence, authored by three different soldiers, writing to Lenore Schwartz during World War Two.

Schweitzer (Albert) Ehlers letters, 1928-1988

This is a collection of 34 letters from Albert Schweitzer to his friend, Alice Ehlers from 1928 to 1965. The letters discuss the mutual interest of Schweitzer and Ehlers in music, specifically the harpsichord and the organ.

Scudder, Laura (papers)

The Laura Scudder Papers consists of personal and business material relating to businesswoman Laura Scudder and her company.

Seabrook, Therese Walling (papers)

A small archive of letters, ephemera, speeches, newspaper articles and personal documents from Therese Walling Seabrook. Seabrook was very active in the women's suffrage movement in the late 19th and early 20th century as well as the temperance movement, being...

Seifert, Adeline S. (World War Two correspondence)

This collection contains a series of photocopied letters written by Adeline "Sue" Seifert to her husband Glen D. McClure.

Sigler, Lowell (World War Two Service Records collection )

This collection contains papers and realia of Lowell R. Sigler (1915-1998), who served with the 380th MP Battalion, during World War II.

Smith, Vernon L. (Nobel Prize ceremony papers)

The Vernon L. Smith Papers consist of books from Vernon Smith's personal library (located in the Vernon L. Smith Reading Alcove, 2nd floor Leatherby Libraries), a number of honorary degrees, plaques, and awards given to Smith by various institutions as...

Sparks, Gladys (papers), 1939-1969

This is a small collection of Glady's Eileen Sparks' papers related to her two years in the United States Coast Guard (Women's) Reserve from 1944-1946 and her college career before that at the University of Illinois. This collection primarilty includes...

Stallworth, William L. (Lunar Images Collection)

This collection contains images of the moon's surface, as well as information dealing with the NASA lunar landings. Of interest is one clay impression of a Sumerian cylinder seal.

Stockton, Bob (Film Poster Collection)

A collection of film posters spanning the latter half of the 20th century and featuring multiple genres.

Sweigert, Cloyd (political cartoon)

A political cartoon by artist Cloyd Sweigert.

Temianka, Henri (sheet music and book Collection)

This collection contains sheet music, mini scores and books from the personal collection of violinist and conductor Henri Temianka.

Tomlinson, Ralph L. (toy collection)

Finding Aid for The Ralph L. Tomlinson Toy Collection.

Tompkins, Alan (Vietnam War correspondence)

This collection consists of one letter from Alan Tompkins, USN, to his family, dated May 21, 1967.

Tompkins, Alan (Vietnam War correspondence)

This collection consists of one letter from Alan Tompkins, USN, to his family, dated May 21, 1967.

Tracy, Myrtle (World War Two Correspondence)

This collection contains correspondence from three soldiers, writing to a woman named Myrtle Tracy, during World War Two.

United Press International (photograph collection, 1930-1978)

Photographs from the United Press International Los Angeles stock photo office. Coverage is approximately 1930-1978 with the bulk of the photographs 1969-1977.

Walker, Hal Worth (World War One correspondence)

One photocopy of a correspondence written by Lieutenant Hal Worth Walker. The letter is written to Harriette and appears to be about the birth of his son, which he missed.

Ward, Cletus O. (World War Two correspondence)

This collection contains 256 correspondence from Cletus O. Ward written during his WWII tour in the U.S. Army from 1941-1945. There are also three CDs containing scans of his letters and photographs.

Weber, Francis J. (pamphlet collection)

This collection consists of 39 pamphlets, two mission programs, three books, 15 bookplates, 12 blanks forms of corresponence, and two newspaper article clippings written or printed by Rev. Francis J. Weber.

Wickett Family Collection

The Wickett Family Collection contains Chapman and Wickett family memorabilia, realia, and ephemera from the early 20th century onward. It includes, among other things, items acquired from the family's international travels, including musical items, artistic items, textiles, 8mm and 16...

Wilhelmsen, Finn (Mardi Gras Indian A/V collection)

This collection contains video recordings of the Mardi Gras Indians recorded by Finn Wilhelmsen. Topics include the Mardi Gras Indian's history, society and practices. Filmed by Finn Wilhelmsen beginning in 1986 and ending in 2004.

Winiarczyk, Andrew (Battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen collection)

This collection consists of photocopied articles, correspondance and ephemera related to the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen, and a hard-bound book titled "La Bataille De Hatten Rittershoffen."

Zephyr Books (bookplate collection)

Two loose bookplates from the 18th century.