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Guide to the Charles Edward Chapman Papers: Additions, 1910-1941
BANC MSS 83/153 c  
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Box 1

Letters written by Chapman, 1923-1941.

Scope and Content Note

Carbon copies, mainly written to his son, Seville Dudley.
 

Misc. incoming letters, A-Z.

Additional Note

For Partial List of Correspondents, see end of report.
 

Manuscripts of articles and books, as follows:

 

Adventures of a Professorial Scout

 

A Second-Rate Scout

 

Two Boys and an Answer

 

What's in a Name

 

Leaves from a Chilean Diary, 1923

Scope and Content Note

Re his experiences traveling and living in Chile as U.S. exchange professor in 1920, including information on politics, the German colony there, social and economic conditions, U.S. ties with Chile, etc.
 

Reminiscences, Dictated, 1923-1925

Scope and Content Note

Childhood in New Hampshire, education (Princeton, Tufts, Harvard), work in San Francisco, 1906, and graduate work UC Berkeley under Henry Morse Stephens, comments on Bolton, Teggart, Priestley, and others; the Bancroft Library; appointment as Native Sons Fellow to Spain, 1912-1914; travels in the U.S., Japan, Europe, especially in Spain and in South American and Hawaii; interest in athletics as a spectator and performer, especially baseball and football.
 

Outlines for talks

 

Clippings re Chapman

 

Clippings re sports

 

Miscellaneous

Box 2, volume v. 1:

Diary, 1920-1928

Scope and Content Note

Recording experiences in Chile; work as a professor of history, University of California at Berkeley; departmental politics; travels to Central America, especially Nicaragua; the Berkeley fire of 1923; trip to Cuba; building of new home in Berkeley.
volume v. 2:

Diary, 1924-1933.

Scope and Content Note

Describing travels in Cuba which furnished background material for his book, History of Cuba; trip to Haiti and the Dominican Republic; travels in the U.S. and in Panama.
volume v. 3:

Diary, 1934-1941

Scope and Content Note

Re automobile trip across the U.S.; first air plane ride, etc.
volume v. 4:

"Book of Gems."

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes on the history of the French Revolution given by Professor Bacon, 1910, and quotes from papers by his students, 1918-1939.
volume v. 5:

Athletic diary, 1923-1940

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings and notes re scores and games, especially baseball, football, billiards and golf.
Box 3, volume v. 6:

Athletic diary, 1932-1941

Scope and Content Note

Contain clippings and notes re scores and games, especially baseball, football, billiards and golf.
oversize Oversize, oversize v. 7:

Mainly letters, clippings and transcripts of review of his History of Cuba, 1927

Scope and Content Note

A few later materials also pasted in. Loose letters have been removed and added to the correspondence files.
Letters in this volume have been listed in the partial list of correspondents at the end of the report.

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Aiton, Arthur Scott, 1894-

 

Letter, Sept. 8, 1933.

See also Letter, April 3, 1927 in v. 7, p. 1.

 

Altamira y Crevea, Rafael, 1866-1951

 

Letter, Dec. 7, 1933.

See also Letter, Dec. 29, 1927 in v. 7, p. 1.

 

American Academy of Political and Social Science

 

Letter, Apr. 15, 1925, by Clyde L. King.

 

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

 

Letter, February 16, 1931, in v. 7, p. 29.

 

Bruce, Harold Lawton, 1887-1934

See University of California, Berkeley. Summer Session.

 

Channing, Edward, 1856

 

Letter, April 23, 1927, in v. 7, p. 3.

 

Chapman, Seville Dudley, 1912-

 

22 letters, 1939-1941.

Additional Note

(son of Charles Edward Chapman)
 

Clemens, Cyril, 1902-

 

Letter, Jan. 9, 1928, in v. 7, p. 4.

 

Croft, Frederick Sharer, 1883-

 

Letter, March 28, 1927, in v. 7, p. 3.

 

Cunningham, Charles Henry, 1885-

 

Letter, June 11, 1927, in v. 7, p. 3.

 

Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940

 

Letter, Apr. 26, 1927, in v. 7, p. 5.

 

Fitzgibbon, Russell Humke, 1902-

 

Letter, Nov. 24, 1928.

 

Fox, Austen George, 1849-

 

Letter, Apr. 5, 1927, in v. 7, p. 5.

 

Hardy, Osgood, 1889-

 

Letter, Sept. 1, 1933.

 

Hart, Walter Morris, 1872-1964

 

Letter, Apr. 27, 1927, in v. 7, p. 8.

 

Hill, Lawrence Francis, 1888-

 

Letter, Mar. 14, 1927, in v. 7, p. 8.

 

Hill, Roscow R., 1880

 

Letter, June 13, 1927, in v. 7, p. 8.

 

Hispanic American Historical Review

 

Letter, Oct. 13, 1927, by James Alexander Robertson.

See also Letter, Aug. 30, 1927, in v. 7, p. 19.

 

Jameson, John Franklin, 1859-1937

 

Letter, Mar. 30, 1927, in v. 7, p. 10.

 

Kent, Ira Rich, 1876-

 

Letter, Sept. 14, 1927, in v. 7, p. 11.

 

Keppel, Frederick Paul, 1875-1943

 

Letter, Mar. 15, 1927, in v. 7, p. 11.

 

King, Clyde Lydon, 1879-1937

See American Academy of Political and Social Science

 

Krey, August Charles, 1887-

 

2 letters, 1927, in v. 7, p. 11.

 

Lehmer, Derrick Norman, 1867-1938

 

Letter, Jan. 24, 1931, in v. 7, p. 30.

 

Lipman, Charles Bernard, 1883-1944

 

Letter, Mar. 28, 1927, in v. 7, p. 12.

 

Lockey, Joseph Byrne, 1877-

 

2 letters, 1927, in v. 7, p. 12.

 

Marshall, Thomas Maitland, 1876-

 

Letter, Apr. 9, 1927, in v. 7, p. 13.

 

Meany, Edmond Stephen, 1862-1935

 

Letter, Nov. 3, 1933.

 

Mecham, John Lloyd, 1893-

 

Letter, Apr. 16, 1927, in v. 7, p. 13.

 

Merriam, Roger Bigelow, 1876-1945

 

Letter, Mar. 14, 1927, in v. 7, p. 13.

 

Moore, John Bassett, 1860-1947

 

Letter, Aug. 24, 1927, in v. 7, p. 13.

 

Munro, Dana Carleton, 1866-1933

 

Letter, June 8, 1925.

 

Ortiz Fernandez, Fernando, 1881-

 

3 letters, 1926-1927.

 

Pershing, John Joseph, 1860-1948

 

Letters, June 18, 1927, in v. 7, p. 17.

 

Pierson, William Whatley, 1890-

 

Letter, July 16, 1927, in v. 7, p. 17.

 

Pritchett, Henry Smith, 1857-1939

 

Letter, Apr. 26, 1927, in v. 7, p. 18.

 

Rickey, Branch, 1881-

 

Letter, May 19, 1927, in v. 7, p. 21.

 

Rippy, James Fred

 

Letter, Apr. 5, 1927, in v. 7, p. 18.

 

Robertson, James Alexander, 1873-1939

See Hispanic American Historical Review

 

Root, Elihu, 1845-1937

 

Letter, Mar. 24, 1927, in v. 7, p. 19.

 

Russell, John Henry, 1872-

 

Letter, Oct. 4, 1927, in v. 7, p. 19.

 

Royal Historical Society

 

Letter, Jan. 8, 1925.

Scope and Content Note

Printed form filled in.
 

Shepherd, William R., 1871-1934

 

Letter, Mar. 14, 1927, in v. 7, p. 22.

 

Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944

 

Letter, Oct. 12, 1936.

 

Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975

See University of California, Berkeley. President

 

Trelles y Govin, Carlos Manuel, 1866-1951

 

2 letters, 1927, in v. 7, p. 24.

 

University of California, Berkeley. President

 

3 letters, 1933-1941, by Robert Gordon Sproul.

See also Letter, Jan. 22, 1931, in v. 7, p. 30.

 

University of California, Berkeley. Summer Session

 

Letter, Aug. 7, 1924, by Harold L. Bruce.

 

United States. Dept. of State

 

2 letters, 1931-1941.

Scope and Content Note

1931 letter by Francis White.
 

Van Tyne, Claude Halstead, 1869-

 

Letter, May 27, n.y.

See also Letter, Nov. 24, [1927], in v. 7, p. 25.

 

Wheeler, Amey Webb, d. 1935 (Mrs. Benjamin Ide Wheeler)

 

Letter, June 3, 1927, re death of her husband.

 

White, Francis, 1892-

See United States. Dept. of State

 

Williams, Mary Wilhelmine, 1878-

 

Letter, Oct. 5, 1927 in v. 7, p. 26.

 

Wood, Leonard

 

Letter, Apr. 27, 1927, in v. 7, p. 26.