Hesperian College; Chapman University
Hesperian College building, constructed in 1860-61, with students and faculty, Woodland, California, ca. 1862. [Chapman University was founded by members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) as Hesperian College in Woodland, Calif., on March 4, 1861. In 1920, the assets of Hesperian College were absorbed by California Christian College, which held classes in downtown Los Angeles. In 1934, the school was renamed after the chairman of its board of trustees (and primary benefactor), C.C. Chapman.]
BW photograph; 9.5" x 7"