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William C. Chapman Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1438-sc

Scope and Contents

A diary kept by William Chapman from January-May, 1926, while a student at the University of Maine. In it he details his daily activities both as a student and as a member of Alpha Tau Omega. There are frequent references to Ruth Hastings, a student at Bates College who later became his wife.


  • Creation: 1926


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Biographical Note

William C. Chapman was born in Portland, Maine, on April 3, 1907, the son of Granville and Jessie Sproat Chapman. He was a member of the class of 1929 at the University of Maine and a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was married to Ruth Hastings Chapman and resided in Bethel, Maine, where he was a breeder of shorthorn cattle. William Chapman died on Oct. 26, 1974.


1 volume

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Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States