Paula Hassinger Collection

Summary Information

Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Paula Hassinger collection
0.25 Linear feet (1 folder, 1 box)
Language of Materials note
English with some Spanish and Chinese on the coins.

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Biographical/Historical note

Paula Hassinger '43 donated her estate to Chapman to establish the Jack H. and Paula Hassinger Endowed Chair in Education. She and her husband were educators and traveled the world working in schools run by the government. Her expertise was ESL. She also taught in the Los Angeles school district. Her husband, Jack, was a school superintendant in Los Angeles.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of a small beige coin purse containing misc. coins and a historical document.

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Arrangement note

Box 1. 26 misc. coins and exposition coins.

Folder 1. Land grant to John Haskell or John Paskell signed by President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison, March 4, 1802.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

The collection is open for research use.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- History
  • Hassinger, Paula, '43, 1922-2005
  • Madison, James, 1751-1836 -- History


  • Madison, James, 1751-1836
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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