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Leatherby Libraries from Home Keep up with us on social media

April 9, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries has moved online for the duration of the current crisis. Inspired by the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University, we are now presenting “Leatherby Libraries from Home,” posting on our Facebook and Instagram pages one interesting item or collection per day, with a quick-read story about the item or collection.

Exploring the Library: Temianka Collection and Study Room

December 6, 2019 by | Special Collections & Archives

Henri Temianka was a world renowned violinist, educator, conductor, and writer whose career spanned over 3,000 concerts worldwide and comprised over 100 published articles and books. Temianka founded the Paganini Quartet and the California Chamber Symphony, the first chamber orchestra in Los Angeles. Throughout his successful career, Temianka performed and trained with many of the

Librarian Interviews: Wendy Gonaver

November 4, 2019 by | Special Collections & Archives

At the Leatherby Libraries, we have an interview series highlighting the work our amazing librarians/archivists accomplish each day. These interviews help inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Wendy Gonaver, our Special Collections & Archives Assistant, was kind enough to answer some questions for us!

The 19th Amendment: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote in the United States Display in Leatherby Libraries lobby August 18 - December 18, 2019

October 10, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

On August 18, 1920, Congress ratified the Nineteenth Amendment, which guaranteed women’s constitutional right to vote. This display, in the hallway leading from the lobby to the Lewis Family Lounge on the first floor of the Leatherby Libraries, chronicles the struggle for voting rights and first sixty years of the women’s movement in the United

Blueprints of History: Chapman College’s Move from Los Angeles to Orange New Exhibit on the first floor of the Leatherby Libraries

September 19, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, on the first floor of the library, has a brand-new exhibit up showcasing an interesting part of Chapman’s history – the architecture. Read exhibit curators Annie Tang and John Encarnacion’s write-up of the exhibit below, and come on by to check it out! Allison & Allison – Architectural Firm

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