Finding Aid for the Wickett Family Collection 2007.032.r

Finding aid prepared by Emily Freyer '10
Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA, 92866
(714) 532 - 7711

Title: Wickett Family Papers
Identifier/Call Number: 2007.032.r
Contributing Institution: Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries
Language of Material: English
Container: 1, 3, 4
Container: 2
Container: 5
Container: 1 - 31
Physical Description: 22.0 Linear feet (31 boxes, Flat File Drawer, Garment Rack)
Date: Early 20th century
Location note: Leatherby Libraries
Language of Materials note: The majority of material in this collection is in English with a few items in Japanese, Chinese and Arabic.

Scope and Contents note

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 mm films, and photos. The collection is drawn from three donations (accession numbers 2007-32, 2008-09, and 2009-4) from Geof Wickett.
1 Realia, dolls (Ethel Wickett's) ca. 1885
2 Realia, misc. (domestic) 20th c.
3 Realia, punch bowl and glasses 20th c.
4 Textiles, assorted 19th and 20th c.
5 Textiles, assorted 20th c.
6 Textiles, assorted 20th c.
7 Textiles, assorted (incl. some ethnic costumes) 20th c.
8 Books, religious and travel 19th and 20th c.
9 Costumes, ethnic 20th c.
10 Textiles, assorted (domestic and foreign) 20th c.
11 Textiles, assorted (domestic and foreign) 20th c.
12 Hats, dress and cowboy 20th c.
13 Coins 20th c.
14 Books - guest, photo, and testimonial 20th c
15 Ephemera, domestic and foreign 20th c.
16 Ephemera, music and songbooks 20th c.
17 Ephemera, music and songbooks 20th c.
18 Realia - smock, check writer, and cushion 20th c.
19 Ephemera, assorted papers, trustee and university info 20th c.
20 Ephemera, printed music 20th c.
21 Ephemera, oversize printed music 20th c.
22 Realia, travel 20th c.
23 Realia, film 20th c.
24 Realia, travel 20th c.
25 Realia, travel 20th c.
26 Realia, travel 20th c.
27 Walking sticks, architectural plans ca. 1938
28 Film, travel ca. 1940
29 Film, travel ca. 1940
30 Textile, wedding accessories 1884
31 Textile, ethnic costume, kimono 20th c.
Chair, chamber pot early 20th c.
Textile, wedding dress 1884
Flat File
Drawings, Chapman family tree
Drawings, Orange Union High School, plans for Memorial Hall ca. 1949
Drawings, Orange Union High School, plans for campus expansion ca. 1949

Biographical/Historical note

Geof Wickett is the great-grandson of C. C. Chapman through his paternal grandmother, Ethel Chapman Wickett, who was the daughter of C. C. Chapman with his wife Lizzie Pearson Chapman.

Preferred Citation note

[identify item], Wickett Family Collection (2007.32.r), Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Chapman University, CA.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Geof Wickett.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.

Arrangement note

This collection is organized by material type.

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Chapman family.
Chapman, Charles C., (Clarke), 1853-1944
Chapman, Elizabeth Pearson, (Lizzie), 1861-1894
Clarke, David, 1799-1884
Heppenstall, Nancy Wallace Pearson, 1834-1916
Wickett , William H., Dr., 1886-1963
Wickett family
Wickett, Ethel Chapman, 1886-1963
Chapman family.
Wickett family