The Finding Aid of the Pepperdine University Faculty Collection 0097

Finding aid prepared by 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
March 2013

Title: Pepperdine University Faculty collection
Identifier/Call Number: 0097
Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Physical Description: 11.32 linear feet (13 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1930-2011
Abstract: The collection contains materials from 1930 to 2011 related to faculty at George Pepperdine College and George Pepperdine University. Items include subject files on topics such as appreciation dinners and conferences, announcements, committees, individual faculty members, and others; citation lists and faculty publications; faculty handbooks and directories; and audiovisual recordings of events.
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 Faculty collection, Collection no. 0097, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were gathered from University Archives files.

Scope and Content

The collection contains materials related to faculty at George Pepperdine College and George Pepperdine University, with materials dating from 1930 to 2011. Materials include subject files with newspaper clippings, memos, programs, and other printed material on topics such as faculty appreciation dinners, faculty conferences, teaching fellows, announcements, and other topics; publications and lists of citations for publications by faculty members; faculty handbooks and directories; and notes, memos, and other papers from minor faculty committees (including Pepperdine University Los Angeles Faculty Association; Rank, Tenure, and Promotion Committee; Faculty Fine Arts Committee; Seaver Faculty Organization; Sabbatical Leave Committee; and others). Audiovisual materials, such as VHS, DVD, audiocassette, Betamax, U-matic, and CD recordings of faculty conferences and appreciation dinners are included. Also included are files about individual faculty members.


The collection is arranged in the following seven series: Series 1. Subject Files; Series 2. Faculty Publications; Series 3. Faculty Handbooks; Series 4. Faculty/Staff Directories; Series 5: Committees; Series 6. Audiovisual Materials; and Series 7. Faculty Individual Files.

Related Archival Materials

Other collections with files relating to faculty, faculty associations, and activities overseen by faculty include the M. Norvel and Helen Young papers 0014, Howard A. White papers 0010, Pepperdine University Credits Committee records 0089, Pepperdine University Due Process Committee (DPC) Deliberations records 0067, Seaver Academic Council records 0095, Seaver College Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) records 0096, University Academic Council records 0094. Collections of Pepperdine faculty members include the John F. Wilson papers 0012, Ronald W. Batchelder papers 0053, Joel S. Fetzer 0003, B. Lamar Johnson papers 0023, Earl Vivon Pullias papers 0009, and Norman Hughes papers 0032.
Photographs, negatives, and slides related to faculty members (such as in class, at campus events, or at commencements) can also be found in the Pepperdine University Archives Photographs, Negatives, and Slides 0031, or online via the Pepperdine Digital Collections, in the University Archives Photograph Collection ( Files on individual faculty members can also be found in the Pepperdine University Archives Individual Files 0025 and the Pepperdine University Archives Individual Photograph Files 0048.

Processing Information note

The collection was arranged and described by Jamie Henricks in March, 2013.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Pepperdine College.
Pepperdine University.
Administrative records
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Universities and colleges--Faculty

Box 1

Series 1: Subject Files 1940-2011

Box 1-2

Series 2: Faculty Publications 1930-1980s

Box 3-4

Series 3: Faculty Handbooks 1956-2006

Box 4-6

Series 4: Faculty/Staff Directories 1948-2000

Box 6

Series 5: Committees 1970-2004

Conditions Governing Access

Committee files are restricted for 25 years from the date of creation; the entire series will be available to access in 2029.
Box 7-10

Series 6: Audiovisual Materials 1988-2005

Box 11-13

Series 7: Faculty Individual Files circa 1970s