The Finding Aid of the Pepperdine University Speeches Collection 0040

Finding aid prepared by Jessica Geiser and Jamie Henricks
The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA, 90263-4786
(310) 506-4434
specialcollections@pepperdine.edu
January 2013


Title: Pepperdine University Speeches collection
Identifier/Call Number: 0040
Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Physical Description: 1.04 linear feet (3 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1937-2005
Abstract: The collection contains printed transcripts of various speeches and addresses given at Pepperdine University, as well as some draft materials and recordings of speeches. The types of speeches include commencement addresses, presidential inaugural speeches, talks given for Pepperdine's Great Issues series, speeches given to Pepperdine Associates, faculty retreat talks, and works written by students that won speech contests. Materials in the collection range from 1937 to 2005.
Location note: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Pepperdine University Speeches collection, Collection no. 0040, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were collected from the University Archives files.

Scope and Content

The collection consists mainly of printed transcripts of speeches and addresses given at Pepperdine University. Also included are draft copies and research materials gathered during the writing process, as well as some VHS and DVD recordings of particular speeches. The types of speeches in the collection include commencement addresses, presidential inaugural speeches, talks given for Pepperdine's Great Issues series, speeches given to Pepperdine Associates, faculty retreat talks, and works written by students that won speech contests. Materials in the collection range from 1937 to 2005.

Arrangement

Materials in the collection are arranged alphabetically by speaker.

Related Archival Materials

Contextual information and additional copies of speeches may be found in other collections related to specific events at Pepperdine, including the Pepperdine University Commencement records, Pepperdine University Inaugurations and Convocations collection, Pepperdine University Faculty records and Pepperdine University Great Issues records. Many speakers also have collections that may contain related materials, including the Rindge and Adamson Family papers, the William S. Banowksy papers, the Andrew Benton papers, the David Davenport papers, the George Pepperdine family papers, the Blanche Ebert and Frank R. Seaver papers, the Howard A. White papers and the M. Norvel and Helen Young papers.

Processing Information note

The collection was arranged and described by Jessica Geiser and Jamie Henricks in January, 2013.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Adamson, Merritt, Jr., 1926-1986
Banowsky, William Slater
Benton, Andrew K.
Davenport, David, 1950-
Denney, Corwin (Corwin D.), 1921-
Hammer, Armand, 1898-1990
Pepperdine, George, 1886-1962
Seaver, Blanche Ebert, b. 1891
White, Howard A. (Howard Ashley), 1913-
Wilson, James Q.
Young, Helen, 1918-
Young, M. Norvel (Matt Norvel), 1915-
Christian universities and colleges--United States--History
Commencement ceremonies
Speeches, addresses, etc., American--20th century
Speeches, addresses, etc., American--United States
Universities and colleges--California--Malibu--History

Box 1

Adamson, Merritt - A Quid Pro Quo 1981 December 12

Box 1

Adamson, Merritt - Press Conference for Malibu Land Gift 1968 October 7

Scope and Content

Included with this speech given by Merritt Adamson upon the Adamson Family's donation of 138 acres of Malibu Land to Pepperdine College are remarks given at the same press conference by M. Norvel Young, background information on both men, Pepperdine College and Rancho Malibu, as well as a news digest of the press conference.
Box 1

Appley, Lawrence A. - The Decline of Excellence: A Militant Call to Managers 1974 June 2

Box 1

Banowsky, William S. - The Abuse of Freedom 1969

Box 1

Banowsky, William S. - Count Your Blessings 1999 August 23

Box 1

Banowsky, William S. - The Grace of Gratitude

Box 1

Banowsky, William S. - The Now Value of History 1970

Box 1

Banowsky, William S. - A Spirit of Place 1970 May 23

Box 1

Banowsky, William S. - A Spirit of Purpose 1975 April 20

Box 1

Barbakov, Jeffrey C. - Balancing Career and Family 1994 April 16

Box 1

Barnett, Frank R. - Conflict Chess in a Global Mode 1980 January 15

Box 1

Beckman, Arnold O. - Democracy and Morality: A Future's Challenge 1977 August 6

Box 1

Benton, Andrew K. - Commencement Address 2004

Scope and Content

Included with this speech are some notes on commencement procedures.
Box 1

Benton, Andrew K. - Envisioning a Bold Future [Draft] 2001 January 11

Box 1

Benton, Andrew K. - In Search of a Teacher 2002 June 25

Scope and Content

Included with this speech are research materials and correspondence related to its writing.
Box 1

Benton, Andrew K. - A Leveraged Life 2001, 2005

Scope and Content

Included with this speech are drafts, research materials, and correspondence related to its writing.
Box 1

Benton, Andrew K. - A Newcomen Address 2005 November 2

Box 1

Benton, Andrew K. - Promises to Keep: Reaching Deep, Reaching Far 2000 September 23

Scope and Content

Included with this speech are additional drafts and outlines as well as a VHS recording.
Box 1

Blackmun, Harry A. - Bicentennial Challenge to Law Graduates 1976 May 22

Box 1

Boulware, Lemuel R. - The Profit Peril: Threat to Private Property and Personal Freedom 1973 July 24

Box 1

Butcher, Willard C. - No Nation is an Island: A Call for Internationalism 1984 August 4

Box 1

Campbell, Dora - Address to Postal Forum West 1985 April 29 and 30

Box 1

Chan, Robin Y.H. - Asia in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Challenges For Us 1995 December 16

Box 1

Cook, John Brown - The Joy Ahead

Box 1

Davenport, David - Coming of Age 1994 September 17

Box 1

Davenport, David - Generic Speech 1989

Box 1

Davenport, David - The God of the Information Age

Box 1

Davenport, David - A Light is Shining 1989 May 25

Box 1

Davenport, David - Lighting the Way 1985 October 21

Box 1

Davenport, David - Miscellaneous Motivational Speeches 1990

Box 1

Davenport, David - Navigating the Future 1996 May 23

Box 2

Davenport, David - What is a Christian University?

Box 2

Denney, Corwin D. - The Free World's Energy Crisis 1980 August 19

Box 2

Erteszek, Jan J. - A New Style of Corporate Life: Christian Values and the Free Enterprise System 1978 August 5

Box 2

Ford, Gerald - Academic Enterprise and National Competitiveness 1986

Box 2

Ford, Gerald - The Case for Independent Colleges and Universities 1975 Septemer 20

Box 2

Forstmann, Theodore J. - Reconnecting America to the American Dream 1993 December 11

Box 2

Friedman, Milton - The Future of Capitalism 1977 February 9

Box 2

Green, John - Truth: Fact or Fiction? 1981 April 18

Box 2

Hammer, Armand - Things to Aim At 1978 April 15

Box 2

Hanson, L. Thaxton - More Responsive to the People 1974 June 8

Box 2

Hartley, Fred L. - Your World - and What You are Going to Do About It 1976 April 17

Box 2

Hotchkis, Preston - Leadership of the Free World Demands Leaders 1955 June 5

Box 2

Hughes, Richard T. - The Idea of a Christian University 2000 September 19

Box 2

Judd, Walter H. - The Christian College and Free Society 1962 April 26

Box 2

Kaplan, Joseph - Science and Your Future 1958 June 8

Box 2

Kemp, Thomas P. - The Best Time in History 1992 August 1

Box 2

MacDonald, Arthur D. - Uniqueness of Our System... And of the Individual 1976 December 18

Box 2

Magnin, Edgar F. - Graduation Address 1973 August 2

Box 2

Muggeridge, Malcom - Albion Agonistes 1975 October 30

Box 2

Nizer, Louis - Life University 1980 May 17

Box 2

O'Green, Fred W. - America's Free Enterprise Environment is Yours to Preserve 1977 April 16

Box 2

Pardee, George M. Jr. - The Beneficiaries of Capitalism 1977 April 16

Box 2

Parkinson, C. Northcote - A British Look at the U.S.A. 1972 October 20

Box 2

Pepperdine, George - Dedicatory Address 1937 September 21

Box 2

Pepperdine, George - A Vision and a Challenge 1957 June 9

Box 2

Pereira, William L. - Toward a Better World 1974 August 4

Box 2

Rensch, Joseph R. - Education: A Lifelong Experience 1976 April 16

Box 2

Seaver, Blanche - Founder's Message 1978 August 5

Box 2

Sherriffs, Alex C. - When Good Men do Nothing 1974 December 13

Box 2

Simon, William E. - Great Issues Address 1975 October 22

Box 2

Simon, William E. - My Faith and I 1999 March 12

Scope and Content

Included with the transcript is a VHS recording of the speech.
Box 3

Simpson, Raymond - Verboten 1939 February

Box 3

Spitzer, Arthur - Economics: The Solution for the 80$

Box 3

Swindoll, Charles R. - What I Wish They Had Told Me When I Graduated 1990 April 20

Box 3

Symonds, Gardiner - Today's Challenge to Young Leaders 1970 December 18

Box 3

Temple, Arthur - Business and the Media: A Cooperative Responsibility 1982 April 17

Box 3

Thomas, James W. - The Ethic of the Pepperdine University Classroom 1990 March 9

Box 3

Thomas, William F. - A Sense of Context 1973 December 13

Box 3

Trousdale, Paul W. - Commencement Address 1975 April 13

Box 3

White, Howard A. - Inaugural Address 1978 September 13

Box 3

Will, George F. - A New Spirit of Realism 1986 April 10

Box 3

Wilson, James Q. - The History and Future of Democracy 1999 November 15

Box 3

Young, Helen - Commencement Address 1999 December 17

Box 3

Young, Helen - Personal Reflections on Marriage 2005 May

Box 3

Young, M. Norvel - I Would Dare to Dream 1987 December 10

Scope and Content

Includes draft copy.
Box 3

Young, M. Norvel - Inaugural Address 1958 November 21

Box 3

Young, M. Norvel - Pepperdine University: A Place, A People, A Purpose 1981 November 2

Box 3

Young, M. Norvel - Pepperdine University is a School of Destiny 1983 March 28