The collection consists of materials collected
and created by Ron Chapman, including photographs, slides, negatives, early and
modern business cards, maps, business invoices and correspondence, and many
different examples of Stockton-related ephemera.
Ronald H. Chapman was born on November 4, 1943. He graduated from Stagg
High School in Stockton, California, and after serving in the U.S. Army, worked
for Johns-Manville. After the plant closed, he began a second career with the
Stockton Police Department as Senior Evidence Technician beginning in 1982; he
worked for the SPD for the next 27 years.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as
the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the
Collection open for research.