Manuscript Collections

Chapman Papers

Papers of Frederick Spencer CHAPMAN (1907-1971), explorer and mountaineer

  • one box of material
  • the material includes correspondence, diaries, notes and several hand-lists of Chapman’s photographs

Related Resources

Collections of objects, photographs, etc.: Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Chapman, Frederick Spencer (1907-1971), explorer and mountaineer Link to article (external site)

 

Full Listing

1

Manuscript diary of Frederick Spencer Chapman, relating to a trip to West Greenland, 25 to 28 May 1934; and a trip to France (including Chamonix) and Italy, 10 August to 7 September 1935.

2

Manuscript diary of Frederick Spencer Chapman, relating to wartime military service in Malaya, 13 April to 14 June 1944.

3

Manuscript diary of Frederick Spencer Chapman, relating to wartime military service in Malaya, 15 June to 21 August 1944.

4

Manuscript diary of Frederick Spencer Chapman, relating to wartime military service in Malaya, 22 August to 6 December 1944.

5

Manuscript diary of Frederick Spencer Chapman, relating to wartime military service in Malaya, 15 March to 7 June 1945.

6–57

Manuscript notes, correspondence and miscellaneous items, relating especially to the preparation of talks and lectures by Frederick Spencer Chapman, 1954–1962.

58–95 

Manuscript and typescript notes and drafts for talks and lectures given by Frederick Spencer Chapman.

96–130

Manuscript notes, typescripts and miscellaneous items, relating especially to the teaching career of Frederick Spencer Chapman.

130–142 

Manuscript and typescript notes relating to unidentified film reels.

143 

Sheaf of manuscript hand-lists of photographs taken in Tibet by Frederick Spencer Chapman.  These photographs can be viewed online on The Tibet Album website (http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk)

144

Typescript listing of photographs by Frederick Spencer Chapman, titled ‘TIBET FIGURES BY F. SPENCER CHAPMAN’, book 1: ‘From Gangtok to the Natu La, August 1936’.

145

Typescript listing of photographs by Frederick Spencer Chapman, titled ‘TIBET FIGURES BY F. SPENCER CHAPMAN’, book 2.

146

Typescript listing of photographs by Frederick Spencer Chapman, titled ‘TIBET FIGURES BY F. SPENCER CHAPMAN’, book 3.

147

Typescript listing of photographs by Frederick Spencer Chapman, titled ‘TIBET FIGURES BY F. SPENCER CHAPMAN’, book 4.

          

 

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