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“The Bard on Campus” A new display highlighting Othello folios loaned to the library from Professor Tom Bradac

February 2, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Bard on Campus is a new display in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives that commemorates the long history of Shakespeare on the Chapman University campus. On display are photographs and programs highlighting the work of Henry Kemp-Blair, who started the Henry Kemp-Blair Shakespeare Festival in the 1960s and Tom

Reading Revamp Exhibition at the Leatherby Libraries By Chapman University Graphic Design Students

December 19, 2017 by | Exhibits and Displays

We’re often told that we “cannot judge a book by its cover”, but that’s not always true. Especially not when it comes to the elaborate book jackets created by Professor Rachelle W. Chuang’s graphic design students. These students participated in a rigorous process to research, redesign, and physically produce two conceptually different book jackets for

Celebrating Fiesta Mendez California's Gold "Manzanar" episode screening and discussion

October 16, 2017 by | Events

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Orange County celebrated Fiesta Mendez, a day-long celebration of equality and freedom. Among a number of events, Fiesta Mendez hosted a screening of the episode “Manzanar” from Huell Howser’s television show, California’s Gold. The screening was followed by a discussion about the relationship between Japanese American incarceration and the landmark Orange

Library Contributes to PST: LA/LA Exhibition Special Collections loans materials used in Argyros Forum displays!

September 22, 2017 by | Exhibits and Displays

Last week, Chapman University celebrated the opening of “My Barrio: Emigdio Vasquez and Chicana/o Identity in Orange County,” an exhibition that is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. An initiative of The Getty, PST: LA/LA is a far-reaching and ambitious project in which over 70 Southern California institutions explore Latin American and Latino art in

Special Collections Produces Four New Exhibitions Masonic treasures, miniature books, and more!

September 15, 2017 by | Exhibits and Displays

Chapman University’s Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives is proud to host four new exhibitions! Located on the fourth floor of Leatherby Libraries, these exhibitions cover a range of topics, from silent films to miniature books: Chapman and Freemasonry: Masonic Treasures from the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives

Student Book Collection Contest Returns Enter to win a cash prize by writing about your book collection

March 14, 2017 by | Community

Do your bookshelves at home have a theme? Whether it’s about scholarly monographs or sci-fi novels, collections of poetry or collections of comics, any book collection is welcome in the Leatherby Libraries’ annual Book Collection Contest. The John and Margaret Class Student Book Collection Contest was established by Margaret Class in memory of her husband, John, to inspire students to