Contact Us

Archives Phone: (714) 532-7780
Archives Email: or


Andrew Harman, Archivist
(714) 532-7716

John Carlo Encarnacion, Archives Technician
(714) 532-7780

Please note: Chapman University and the Huell Howser Archives DO NOT produce, sell, or distribute physical and digital copies of the Huell Howser Video Archives. To view an episode, please visit the online video archives.

Plan Your Visit

Currently we are not accepting any tour or research appointments for the Huell Howser Archives as our exhibit space is undergoing renovations. We do not have an exact date when we will reopen, so please check back with us mid-August to see if our exhibit has finished renovations. Our staff is still available to answer any questions via phone and email.
Hours: Closed (temporary)
Archives Phone: (714) 532-7780
Archives Email: or

Please visit CU Safely Back to stay up-to-date with Chapman University’s most current COVID-19 guidelines.

Exhibit and Archives Parking

For important information on parking, please visit Chapman University’s Visitor Parking. The following are campus parking locations. with varying availability throughout the day:

  • Anderson Parking Structure (previously Lastinger Parking Structure) – 300 E. Walnut Avenue — Limited Availability All Day
  • Barrera Parking Structure – 200 W. Sycamore Avenue — Limited Availability All Day
  • Cypress Lot – 400 N. Cypress — Available All Day
  • Marion Knott Studios Lot – 283 N. Cypress Street — Available All Day

The Event Parking Map indicates parking locations in reference to the main campus grounds. The California’s Gold Exhibit and Huell Howser Archives are located in the Leatherby Libraries, south of the Anderson Parking Structure (marked “AN”).

As for street parking, streets adjacent to the campus are reserved for Orange resident-only permit parking. Chapman University parking permits do not allow street parking privileges. The city permitted blocks are marked with red and white signs. Curb-side parking is only allowed if the curb borders a university-owned building and it is not street-sweeping day.

For further information, please call Parking Services at (714) 997-6560, (714) 997-6543, or email If it is after hours or the weekend, please contact Public Safety Dispatch for assistance at (714) 997-6763.