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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
Email: speccoll@chapman.edu
Collections with online items: 33
Physical collections: 238
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Austin (Hiram) Civil War Correspondence

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.

 
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Bee (Laun) First World War Correspondence

This collection consists of letters written by Laun Bee to his family, August 1918.

Bell (Jack P.) Second World War 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...

 
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Culbert (Elmo) First World War 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...

 
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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.

DeVault (Franz) Second World War Correspondence

This collection contains correspondence written by Franz DeVault to his family during the Second World War.

Diedrich (Wesley F.) First World War Correspondence

This collection contains the correspondence and ephemera of Wesley F. Diedrich, American Expeditionary Force, from the First World War.

Douglas (Nathaniel E.) Civil War Correspondence

This collection contains one letter written by Union serviceman (rank unknown) Nathaniel E. Douglas to his wife, Mariah E. Douglas, during the Civil War.

 
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Earley (Charles W.) First World War 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) First World War 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.

 
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Fee (Dwight) First World War Correspondence

This collection contains correspondence between Sergeant Dwight Fee, United States Army and wife Lucille Fee, during his service with the United States Army, during World War One.

Franklin (Mack E.) First World War Correspondence

This collection consists of letters by United States Army Private Mack E. Franklin written to Lora Stanley, his friend's cousin's wife, during the First World War. Of particular note are letters pertaining to racial tensions.

 
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Glickman (Harold J.) Second World War Correspondence

This collection contains correspondence written by Second Lieutenant Harold J. Glickman to his sister, Frances Glickman Schweitzer, and mother, Leah Glickman, from the South Pacific during the Second World War. Also included are two photographs of Lt. Glickman and his...

 
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Haller (Roger W.) Iraq War Correspondence

This collection contains one letter written by Roger W. Haller to his mother during the Iraq War.

Hornberger (Dorothy) First World War Correspondence

This collection contains correspondence from multiple soldiers to Dorothy Hornberger during the First World War.

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.

 
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Lathrap (Philip A.) Second World War Correspondence

This collection consists of 1 letter by Philip A. Lathrap.

Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence

The collection contains the correspondence of Varnie and Robert Lindstadt, US Army, during the First World War.

 
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Miller (Mathias N.) First World War Correspondence

This collection contains one letter from Mathias N. Miller, US Army, to his niece Mary Rita. Miller served in France in the First World War. The collection also contains three photographs and one pressed flower.

Misiur (Mathew J.) Second World War Letter

This collection contains 1 letter written by Mathew J. Misiur, during the Second World War.

Moraitis (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).

 
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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.

 
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Parsons (Albert) First World War correspondence

This collection contains the correspondence of Albert Parsons to his family member Laura Staney. Parsons served in the American Expeditionary Force in during the First World War.

Propaganda, Japanese (Manchukuo Posters Collection)

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

 
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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" Hammond, USN, during the Vietnam War.

 
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Safford (James Broderick) 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.

Smith (Walter Edward) Korean War Correspondence

4 page hand written letter written by Walter Edward Smith to his wife, Shirley Boone Smith, while aboard the USS Platte A.O. 24.

 
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Telling (Jack E.) Vietnam War Correspondence

This collection contains one letter written by Jack E. Telling to Mary S. Brookes while he was serving in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War....

Tompkins (Alan) Vietnam War Correspondence

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

 
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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.

 
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Vasos (William) Second World War Correspondence

This collection contains correspondence written both to and from United States Navy Yeoman Third Class William Vasos and his wife Irene during the Second World War. Also included are newspaper clippings and various wartime and service ephemera.

 
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Whiteley (Gary) Korean War Correspondence

This collection contains letters received by Gary Whiteley from Sgt. Robert J. Gendaszek of the 2nd squad of Fox company, first platoon, 5th Regimental Combat Team, and from Pfc. John Horner of Headquarters company, second battalion, 5th Regimental Combat Team....

Wilkinson (Joseph B.) First World War Correspondence

This collection contains three postcards and the dog tags of Joseph B. Wilkinson, American Expeditionary Forces, during the First World War.