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Groundbreaking for the future library, Chapman College, Orange, California, December 1, 1965. Left to right are President John L. Davis; Librarian Alice F. Flint; Chairman of the Board Edward H. Hashinger; and Dr. Raymond F. McLain, Chancellor of the American University in Cairo and speaker for the event. The first building constructed under the Chapman College Master Plan, this 32,000 square-foot concrete block building was dedicated March 5, 1967. Designed by architects Powell, Morgridge, Richards & Coghlan of Los Angeles and constructed by the Beatty Brothers Corporation of Tustin. March 27, 1972, the library was named in honor of Judge Thurmond Clark, Chief U. S. District Judge of the Central California District, for his lifelong commitment to education.