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1970s students awaiting their degrees

Archive Dive: Graduation – remember when? Take a trip down Chapman's memory lane with images from commencement past!

Congratulations graduates – you’ve made it to this special weekend and will join the ranks of Chapman University Alumni! As you look toward your future, here’s a peek back at those who have gone before you. Take a dive through the Leatherby Libraries’s Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives and see nearly 130 years of graduation history and tradition.

Don’t miss this earliest Chapman “SnapChat” circa — we think — around 1931 and featuring Charles C. Chapman and Cecil Cheverton (best viewed with Windows Media Player):


Brittany Hanson

Brittany Hanson

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