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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

Kids of the Black Hole: The First Two Decades of Punk in Orange County New exhibit in Special Collections draws crowds

August 20, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

A somewhat unusual audience crowded the fourth floor lobby of the Leatherby Libraries Saturday evening, chatting, enjoying refreshments on the terrace, and, most importantly, taking turns making their way through the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives. The crowd, made up mostly of current and former “scenesters” (people associated with a particular

Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing Archival material from the space race, the Challenger disaster, and more

August 5, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

Just over two weeks ago, on July 20th, 2019, the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s landing on the moon. From re-airings of the original live television broadcast of the landing to special events at the Smithsonian Institute National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., this exceptional achievement in the history of

Pinoy Panthers: The History of Filipino and Filipina Students at Chapman University A new display curated by John Carlo Encarnacion and Annie Tang

June 27, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

The displays near the elevators in the Leatherby Libraries tend to be filled with books, and it’s no surprise – we are a library, after all! But the latest display to take that spot is a little bit different, and showcases some of the remarkable treasure trove housed in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of

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