The Finding Aid of the Southern California Youth Citizenship Seminar Records 0102

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
specialcollections@pepperdine.edu
March 2013


Title: Southern California Youth Citizenship Seminar records
Identifier/Call Number: 0102
Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Physical Description: 6.8 linear feet (10 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1983-2005
Abstract: The collection contains audiocassettes and printed material from the Southern California Youth Citizenship Seminar held at Pepperdine University. Audiocassettes range in date from 1986 to 2005 (except 2002), and are recordings of speeches given at the seminars. Printed material includes speaker lists from 1990 to 2001, advertising brochures from various years, an application, and a participation certificate.
Location note: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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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], Southern California Youth Citizenship Seminar records, Collection no. 0102, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were gathered from University Archives files.

Historical note

The Southern California Youth Leadership Seminar (YCS) is a five-day seminar for high school juniors, hosted at Pepperdine University. The program was founded in 1977 by Pepperdine’s Chancellor Emeritus Charles B. Runnels, and the seminar inspires students to make a personal contribution to America’s future. The first program was held in 1978. Approximately 250 students are selected to receive scholarships to attend the program. The tuition and on-campus expenses are funded by The Pilgrim Foundation, the YCS Committee of Endorsement, business leaders, and foundations. Students hear speeches and interact with leaders of society to explore national and world topics.

Scope and Content

The collection contains audiocassettes and printed material from the Southern California Youth Citizenship Seminar held at Pepperdine University. Audiocassettes range in date from 1986 to 2005 (except 2002), and are recordings of speeches given at the seminars. Printed material includes speaker lists from 1990 to 2001, advertising brochures from various years, an application, and a participation certificate.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in the following two series: Series 1. Audiocassettes and Series 2. Printed Material.

Related Archival Materials

Photographs, negatives, and slides related to the Southern California Youth Citizenship Seminar 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 (http://pepperdine.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/). One file about the seminar can be found in the M. Norvel and Helen Young papers 0014.

Processing Information note

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

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Pepperdine University.
Southern California Youth Citizenship Seminar.
Audiocassettes
Christian education
Fliers (Printed matter)
Leadership--Study and teaching--Activity programs--United States
Programs
Universities and colleges--History

Box 1-9

Series 1: Audiocassettes 1986-2005

Box 1

Audiocassettes 1986-1988

Box 2

Audiocassettes 1989-1991

Box 3

Audiocassettes 1991-1994

Box 4

Audiocassettes 1994-1996

Box 5

Audiocassettes 1996-1998

Box 6

Audiocassettes 1998-2000

Box 7

Audiocassettes 2000-2001, 2003-2004

Box 8

Audiocassettes 2004

Box 9

Audiocassettes 2005

Box 10

Series 2: Printed Material 1983-2002