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Box 1-27, 62

Series 1: Pepperdine University 1958-2012

Scope and Content

The series contains materials generated by William S. Banowsky during and related to his time at Pepperdine University, with items dating between 1958 and 2006. This includes files of correspondence (chronological and alphabetical); subject and correspondence files about various topics and individuals; articles, newspaper clippings, promotional material, and other items about Pepperdine University (called "publicity"); files generated by the Board of Trustees and Board of Regents (including minutes, memos, reports, and other items); and Banowsky's rolodex contact cards.

Arrangement

The series is arranged in six sub-series:
  • Sub-series 1.1: Chronological Correspondence and Memos
  • Sub-series 1.2: Pepperdine Correspondence
  • Sub-series 1.3: Subject and Correspondence Files
  • Sub-series 1.4: Pepperdine Publicity
  • Sub-series 1.5: Board of Trustees and Board of Regents Files
  • Sub-series 1.6: Rolodex Cards
Box 1-2

Sub-series 1.1: Chronological Correspondence and Memos 1972-1976

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains Pepperdine University correspondence and interoffice memos collected from William S. Banowsky's office from 1972 to 1974. Some files also contain logs of telephone calls from 1975 and 1976.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 1

Chronological Correspondence and Memos 1972 January-1974 March

Box 2

Chronological Correspondence and Memos 1974 April-June

Box 2

Telephone Call Log 1975 May 7-1976 March 17

Box 2-4, 62

Sub-series 1.2: Pepperdine Correspondence 1958-2012

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains materials relating to Pepperdine University, including materials created during William S. Banowsky's career and presidency, as well as items related to his continued relationship with Pepperdine after his departure in 1978. Included are correspondence, articles, minutes, memorandums, reports, informational brochures and materials, programs, invitations, membership information, remarks, and notes.
Also included are a few files containing materials created around the time Banowsky was a minister at the Broadway Church of Christ in Lubbock, Texas, just prior to his move back to Pepperdine University. Materials include general correspondence; correspondence with the Biblical Research Press regarding publications; inquiries about post-graduate study opportunities; correspondence, notes and photos on the 1967 Playboy debate; notes and correspondence about returning to Pepperdine University; correspondence, agreements and invoices from Revell publishing house regarding the book It's a Playboy World; and correspondence and informational materials concerning Litton Industries.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 2

Ministries 1958-1968

Box 2

Funeral Correspondence 1964-1968

Box 2

Biblical Research Press 1965-1968

Box 2

Lubbock Broadway Church of Christ 1963-1968

Box 2

Correspondence about Post-graduate Studies 1967

Box 2

Related to the Playboy Debate 1966-1968

Box 2

Lubbock/Pepperdine Correspondence 1968

Box 2

Correspondence with Revell about It's a Playboy's World 1968-1973

Box 2

Litton Correspondence 1963-1978

Box 2

Pepperdine Correspondence 1968

Box 2

Banowsky/Pike Debate 1968-1969

Box 2

Banowsky/Marcuse Debate 1969-1970

Box 2

Pepperdine Correspondence 1970

Box 2

Banowsky's Inauguration as Pepperdine Chancellor and the Dedication of the Malibu Campus 1970

Box 2

The Bohemian Club 1971-1974

Box 2

Pepperdine Correspondence 1971

Box 2

Pepperdine Correspondence 1972

Box 2

"Invest in America" 1971-1976

Box 2

Young Presidents Organization (YPO) 1972

Box 2

Pepperdine Correspondence 1973

Box 2

Correspondence with Jerry Hudson 1973-1975

Box 62

Pepperdine Correspondence 1973-1978

Box 2

Pepperdine Correspondence 1974

Box 62

Private Correspondence and Memos with M. Norvel Young 1974-1977

Physical Description: (3 folders)
Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1975

Box 3

M. Norvel Young's Car Accident 1975

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1976

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1977

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1978

Box 3

Home Magazine Article about the Banowskys 1978

Box 3

Correspondence with Mrs. Blanche Seaver 1971-1994

Box 3

Correspondence with Pepperdine President Howard White About Pepperdine Benefit 1978

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1973-1983

Box 3

Correspondence with President David Davenport 1985-1988

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1985

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1986

Box 3

Correspondence Concerning the Banowsky Chair of Philosophy 1986

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1987-1989

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1990

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1991

Box 3

Correspondence Concerning Banowsky Boulevard 1991

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1992

Box 3

Correspondence Concerning the Center for the Study of Soul 1993

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1993

Box 3

Pepperdine Correspondence 1994

Box 4

Correspondence from Travis Reed Concerning Founder's Day 2001 and the Regents Scholarship Program 2002

Box 4

The Banowsky Chair 1995-1996

Box 4

Pepperdine Correspondence 1995-2003

Box 4

Board of Regents 1970-1999

Box 4

Correspondence with Pepperdine Faculty 1993-2003

Box 4

Banowsky's Presidential Reports 1971-1977

Box 4

Publications Related to Pepperdine 1993-1999

Box 4

President Benton's Inauguration 2000

Box 4

About Banowsky's Planned Book on "The Malibu Miracle" 1970-2003

Box 4

Correspondence with James Smythe 2005-2006

Box 62

Correspondence with Jerry Rushford 2012

Box 4-23, 62

Sub-series 1.3: Subject and Correspondence Files 1959-1978

Scope and Content

The sub-series has files on various subjects and people that contain primarily correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, notes, and other paper materials collected in the office of William S. Banowsky during his time at Pepperdine University in the capacity of Executive Vice President, Chancellor, and President. The files contain documentation of university policies and procedures, material generated from administrative work and activities at Pepperdine, and information related to interests that would improve the Pepperdine community, including the process of moving the campus from Los Angeles to Malibu.
Major topics include energy and the environment; enrollment; employment; faculty and staff; the graduate school; graduations; relationships with people in Malibu and construction of the Malibu campus; and campus professional schools (including the School of Law, School of Business and Management, and others).

Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically.
Box 4

A 1972-1977

Box 4

AACRAO

Box 4

Abernathy, Bob

Box 4

Acklin, H.E.

Box 4

Acorn Article

Box 4

Action

Box 4

Administrative Committee

Box 4

Admissions

Box 4

Affirmative Action

Box 4

Agnew Article

Box 4

Agnew, Spiro (Vice President of the United States)

Box 4

Allhands, J.L.

Box 4

Ambassadors' Club

Box 4-5

American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAPICU) 1972-1975

Box 5

American Conservative Union

Box 5

American Educational League

Box 5

Anbar Institute

Box 5

Anbar Proposal

Box 5

Anderson, Cliff

Box 5

Antonovich, Mike

Box 5

Apollo Flight

Box 5

Armstrong, Anne

Box 5

Ash, Tony

Box 5

Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU)

Box 5

Athletics

Box 5

Atlantis

Box 5

Automobile Club 1975

Box 5-6

B 1970-1977

Box 6

Balitzer, Fred

Box 62

Banowsky Speech Tournament 1973-1978

Box 6

Bean, Mable

Box 6

Bibles for all Humanity

Box 6

Bicentennial 1976

Box 6

Bills, Jack R. 1969-1972

Box 6

Bohemian Camp

Box 6

Bohemian Club 1973-1976

Box 6

Bohemian Grove 1976

Box 6

Boarman, Pat

Box 6

Broadway Church of Christ 1969-1977

Box 6

Brock, Margaret Martin (George) 1970-1974

Box 6

Busch (Joe) Campaign

Box 6

Business Industry Education Seminar 1974, May 9

Box 6-7

C 1970-1977

Box 7

Cadenhead, Van A.

Box 7

California Institute of the Arts 1971

Box 7

California Museum Membership

Box 7

Career Expo '75

Box 7

Carlson, Joann

Box 7

Carter, Ed

Box 7-8

Center for International Business 1973-1976

Box 8

Century City, Inc.

Box 8

Chace, Burton

Box 8

Chicano Students

Box 8

Chilton, Shirley R.

Box 8

Chrysler Property

Box 8

Church in Malibu

Box 8

Click, Dale

Box 8

Coca-Cola Bottling Company 1974-1977

Box 8

Coffman, Dale

Box 8

College Rater

Box 8

Colson, Gary

Box 8

Columbia Christian College

Box 8

Communication Arts 1972-1973

Box 8

Communication Satellites

Box 8

Conference on Foreign Policy

Box 8

Constitutional Rights Foundation

Box 8

Contending for the Faith

Box 8

Continuing Education

Box 8

Cossman Seminar

Box 8

Cousteau Project

Box 8

Craft, Larry

Box 9

Credits Committee Meeting 1969-1974

Box 9

Crocker, Roy

Box 9

Crossley, Randolph

Box 9

D 1970-1977

Box 9

Dacus, Pence

Box 9

Dancing

Box 9

Davis, Carl

Box 9

Davis, Paul H.

Box 9

December 10 Nixon Luncheon 1971

Box 9

Doctorate of Ministry

Box 9

Diners Club

Box 9

Diving Pool

Box 9

Dumke, Dr. Glenn S.

Box 9

E 1972-1977

Box 9

Edmonds, Marian (Lois)

Box 9

Eilert, William T.

Box 9

Eino

Box 9

El Toro

Box 9

Employment

Box 9

Employment Information

Box 9

Energy Conference

Box 9

Energy Crisis

Box 9

Energy (Geothermal)

Box 9

Energy/Oil

Box 9

Engeman

Box 10

Enrollment Statistics 1969-1976

Box 10

Environment

Box 10

Environmental Conference

Box 10

Equal Rights Amendment

Box 10

Executive Health

Box 10

F 1971-1977

Box 10

Fact Finders

Box 10

Faculty and Staff Dinner 1975

Box 10

Faculty/Staff Women Luncheon 1974

Box 10

Faculty Handbooks 1970-1974

Box 10

Faculty Profiles 1971-1972

Box 10

Fair Trade Laws

Box 10

Fan Letters

Box 10

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Box 10

Federal Energy News (FEA)

Box 10

Federation of Republican Women

Box 11

Fero, Robert W.

Box 11

Ferraro, John

Box 11

Ferraro, Rosemary

Box 11

Fifield, Dr. James W. Jr.

Box 11

Finance File

Box 11

Financial Perspectives

Box 11

Finch, Robert

Box 11

Firestone Fieldhouse Dedication

Box 11

Fisher, Joel

Box 11

Five-Year Plan

Box 11

Flags

Box 11

Founders

Box 11

G 1970-1977

Box 11

Gannett (Frank E.) Newspaper Foundation

Box 11

Glass, Walter

Box 11

Graduate School

Box 11-12

Graduation 1971-1976

Box 12

Graphic

Box 12

Gray, L. Patrick III

Box 12

Great Issues 1972-1975

Box 13

H 1971-1977

Box 13

Harman, Avraham (Honorary Degree) 1975

Box 13

Heart Association 1977

Box 13

Higher Education Bill 1974-1977

Box 13

Howlett, Mark

Box 13

Hudson, Dr. Jerry

Box 13

Hughes, Bill

Box 13

Hughes, Dr. Richard

Box 13

Hullinger, Max

Box 13-14

I 1972-1977

Box 14

International Exposition '81 1975

Box 14

ICSC 1972-1977

Box 14

J 1970-1977

Box 14

Jaffa, Harry

Box 14

Joint Center of Community Studies of Board of Trustees

Box 14

Journalism

Box 14

K 1973-1977

Box 14-15

KCET 1975-1977

Box 15

Knight, Vick

Box 15

Knowles, Dr. Lyle

Box 15

L 1972-1977

Box 15-16

Law School 0197-1973

Box 16

Law School Luncheons

Box 16

Lectureship 1973-1976

Box 16

Lectureship Dinner 1976

Box 16

Lincoln Club of Los Angeles

Box 16

Litton Industries

Box 16

Loeb Awards

Box 16

Los Angeles Club

Box 16

Los Angeles Country Club

Box 16

Los Angeles Publicity - Campus 1973

Box 16

M 1976-1977

Box 16

MacCormack, Malcolm

Box 16

MacCormick, Ronald

Box 16

Malibu Chamber of Commerce

Box 16

Malibu Church of Christ

Box 17

Malibu Construction

Box 18

Malibu Personnel

Box 18

Malibu Township Council

Box 18

Mapp, Jerry

Box 18

Martin, Mrs. Tom (Jean)

Box 18

Masters of Public Administration (MPA)

Box 18

McCarty, John

Box 18

McHargue, Steve

Box 18

Mayer, Jim

Box 18

Media Contacts

Box 18

Merchants & Manufacturers (M&M)

Box 18

Milliron, Gregory Allan

Box 18

Mission

Box 18

Mitchell

Box 18

Mohorn, Edgar 1972-1973

Box 18

Monohan, Timothy

Box 18

Moomaw, Rev. Donn

Box 18

Murphy, George

Box 18

N 1976-1977

Box 18

National Organization for Women (NOW)

Box 18

Newcomen Society

Box 18

Newspaper Clippings 1972-1975

Box 18

Nickell, Thomas

Box 18

O 1976-1977

Box 18

One Hundred Club of Los Angeles

Box 18

Oxnard Air Force Base

Box 18

Oxnard Meeting 1979

Box 18

P 1976-1977

Box 18

Pacific 21 Council

Box 18

Patrons of Pepperdine

Box 18

Pepperdine University - Malibu Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 62

Pepperdine University -- Memorandums to Faculty and Staff 1972-1978

Box 18

Peters, Fred

Box 18

Peterson, Ralph

Box 18

Plourd, David M.

Box 18

President's Commission on Personnel Interchange

Box 18

President's Report 1975-1976

Box 19

Prospective Students 1972-1974

Box 19

Q 1975-1977

Box 19

R 1970-1977

Box 19

Reagan, David

Box 19

Requisitions 1973-1974

Box 19

Reid, Carol

Box 19

Republican Convention 1976

Box 19

Russell, Ms. Sandra

Box 19-20

S 1970-1977

Box 20

St. Johns, Adela Rogers

Box 20

Sallaberry, Arnold

Box 20

Santa Monica Bank (Aubrey Austin)

Box 20

Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce - Board of Directors

Box 20

Satterfield, Bill

Box 20

Schacht, Frank C.

Box 20

School of Business 1972-1974

Box 20

School of Business - MBA Research Papers

Box 20

School of Education - Early Childhood Education Credential 1975

Box 20

Shattuck, Clarence P.

Box 21

Sierra Club 1972-1974

Box 21

Sigma Phi Epsilon

Box 21

Sons of St. Patrick

Box 21

Special Events 1977

Box 21

Steinberg, Arnie (Arnold)

Box 21

Stonington, Connecticut Property 1974

Box 21

Summer Counselor Proposal

Box 21

Summer Programs 1976

Box 21

Swain (Doyle) Speeches

Box 21

Systems Seminar

Box 21

T 1970-1977

Box 21

Task Force - Los Angeles Campus

Box 21

Task Sheets 1974

Box 21

Teacher Education Program - Los Angeles Campus

Box 21

Telco

Box 62

"The Case for Malibu"

Box 21

Thrifty Building

Box 21

Treece, T. Gerald

Box 21

Tyler Dedication 1971-1974

Box 21

Tyler Ecology Award 1974-1976

Box 21-22

U 1970-1977

Box 22

USA Sports Day 1972

Box 22

University Board Prospects 1971-1972

Box 22

University Computer Systems Company 1974

Box 22

University Coordinating Council

Box 22

University Graduate Bulletins

Box 22

Urban Task Force

Box 22

V 1970-1972

Box 22

Visiting Professors Brochure

Box 22

W 1971-1977

Box 22

Watson, John

Box 22

Welbourn, Robert A.

Box 22-23

White, Dr. Howard A. 1972-1976

Box 23

Whitmore, James

Box 23

Womack, Dr. Morris

Box 23

World Mission Workshop

Box 23

X 1975-1977

Box 23

Y 1970-1977

Box 23

Year in Europe (YIE)

Box 23

Young, M. Norvel -- Car Accident

Box 62

Young, M. Norvel -- "Banowsky Named Director of Malibu Campus" speech [1968 or 1969]

Box 23

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Metropolitan Los Angeles

Box 23, 62

Young Presidents' Organization 1975/1976

Box 23

Z 1975-1976

Box 23

Zucker, Cary

Box 23

Mixed Correspondence, Newspaper Clippings, and Ephemera 1970s

Box 24-25, 62

Sub-series 1.4: Pepperdine Publicity 1960-1982

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains publicity materials about or mentioning William S. Banowsky and his work at Pepperdine University. Materials include newspaper and magazine clippings, event programs, informational booklets, correspondence, promotional calendars, invitations, press releases, photographs, brochures, bulletins, advertisements, and other items from 1960 to 1978.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 62

Pepperdine Publicity 1960s-1970s

Box 24

Pepperdine Publicity 1960-1964

Box 24

Pepperdine Publicity 1965-1967

Box 24

Pepperdine Publicity 1968

Box 62

Pepperdine Publicity 1968-1969

Box 24

Banowsky/Fletcher Debate 1969

Box 24, 62

Banowsky/Pike Debate 1969

Box 24

Larry Kimmons' Shooting 1969

Box 24

Pepperdine Publicity 1969

Box 62

Pepperdine Publicity 1970s

Box 24

Pepperdine Publicity 1970

Box 24, 62

Pepperdine Publicity 1971

Box 62

Presidential Inauguration 1971 March

Box 24

Pepperdine Publicity 1972

Box 24

Pepperdine Publicity 1973

Box 62

Pepperdine Publicity 1973-1982

Box 24

Pepperdine Publicity 1974

Box 24-25

Pepperdine Publicity 1975

Box 25

Pepperdine Publicity 1976

Box 25

Pepperdine Publicity 1977

Box 25

Pepperdine Publicity 1978

Box 25-27

Sub-series 1.5: Board of Trustees and Board of Regents Files 1971-1976

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains materials from the Pepperdine Board of Trustees and Board of Regents, including meeting minutes, memorandums, amendments to the bylaws and articles of incorporation. Between 1975 and 1976, the governing board was expanded and the name was changed from the Board of Trustees to the Board of Regents, while the members of the former Board of Trustees became the Religious Standards Committee.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials in this sub-series are restricted for 50 years after their date of creation; the entire series will be open in 2026.
Box 25

Board of Trustees and Board of Regents Files 1971-1975 April

Box 26

Board of Trustees and Board of Regents Files 1975 April-1976 March

Box 27

Board of Trustees and Board of Regents Files 1976 May-December

Box 27

Sub-series 1.6: Rolodex Cards

Scope and Content

These cards were moved from the Howard A. White papers, and contain addresses and phone numbers saved from William Banowsky's office.

Arrangement

Cards are arranged alphabetically.
Box 27-32, 62

Series 2: University of Oklahoma (OU) 1971-2002

Scope and Content

The series contains correspondence, reports, various articles (collectively called "publicity"), programs, and other items related to William S. Banowsky's position as President of the University of Oklahoma from 1978 to 1985, and in the years following (through 2002).

Arrangement

The series is arranged in two sub-series:
  • Sub-series 2.1: University of Oklahoma Correspondence and Activities
  • Sub-series 2.2: University of Oklahoma Publicity
Box 27-29

Sub-series 2.1: University of Oklahoma Correspondence and Activities 1971-1994

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains materials related to William S. Banowsky's involvement at the University of Oklahoma, both during and after his tenure as President there from 1978 to 1985, including correspondence and other items.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically, with correspondence filed before activity files.
Box 27

Interview for OU Presidency 1978

Box 27

OU Correspondence 1978

Box 27

OU Correspondence 1979

Box 27

Controversy Over Speaking to Denominations 1978-1982

Box 27

OU Correspondence 1980

Box 27

The Banowsky Dinner and Reception 1980

Box 27

OU Correspondence 1981

Box 28

The Kissinger Luncheon 1981

Box 28

Correspondence with George Robinson 1981

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1982

Box 28

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Correspondence 1982

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1983

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1984

Box 28

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Correspondence 1983-1984

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1984-1985

Box 28

Correspondence with Ted Turner 1985

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1986

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1987

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1988

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1989

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1990

Box 28

Distinguished Service Citation 1990

Box 28

100th Anniversary Celebration Dinner 1990

Box 28

OU Correspondence 1991-1994

Box 28

First Board of Regents Meeting 1978 September 6

Box 28

Faculty Salaries and Budget Meeting 1978 September 27

Box 28

Banowsky's Presidential Inauguration 1978

Box 29

Inaugural Certificates of Congratulation 1978

Box 29

Housekeeping of the Presidential Home 1978-1982

Box 29

Review of Banowsky's Presidency 1978-1981

Box 29

Upkeep of the President's Home 1978-1981

Box 29

Security Clearance Application 1978-1982

Conditions Governing Access

This file is restricted.
Box 29

Banowsky's Reports 1978-1983

Box 29

OU Insurance 1979

Box 29

Sensitive Materials Related to OU 1979-1984

Box 29

Travel Expenses 1979-1980

Box 29

Board of Regents 1980-1983

Box 29

Schedule of Telephone Calls 1979-1984

Box 29

OU/USC Football Game 1981 September 25

Box 29

Travel Reimbursements 1979-1981

Box 29

Banowsky's Schedules 1982

Box 29

President's Secretaries 1982-1983

Box 29

OU Expenses 1982-1984

Box 29

Banowsky's Schedules 1983

Box 29

OU Budget 1984

Box 29-32, 62

Sub-series 2.2: University of Oklahoma Publicity 1978-2002

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains publicity materials about or mentioning William S. Banowsky and his work at the University of Oklahoma. Materials include newspaper and magazine clippings, event programs, informational booklets, correspondence, promotional calendars, invitations, press releases, photographs, brochures, bulletins, advertisements, and other items from 1978 to 2002.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 29

OU Publicity undated

Box 29

OU Publicity 1978 January-September

Box 29

OU Publicity 1978 October-December

Box 29-30

OU Publicity 1979 January-April

Box 30

OU Publicity 1979 May-August

Box 30

OU Publicity 1979 September-December

Box 30

Library Construction 1979-1982

Box 30

OU Publicity 1980 January

Box 30

OU Publicity 1980 February

Box 31

OU Publicity 1980 March-June

Box 31

OU Publicity 1980 July-December

Box 31

OU Publicity 1981 January-June

Box 31

OU Publicity 1981 July-December

Box 31, 62

OU Publicity 1982 January-June

Box 31

OU Publicity 1982 July-December

Box 31-32

OU Publicity 1983

Box 32

OU Publicity 1984

Box 32

OU Publicity 1985-2002

Box 32-34, 62

Series 3: Correspondence and Subject Files 1972-2000

Scope and Content

The series contains personal and professional correspondence from throughout William S. Banowsky's career, as well as materials related to specific topics and events, including notes, articles, meeting minutes, memorandums, reports, informational materials, programs, invitations, schedules, and photographs.

Arrangement

The series is arranged in four sub-series:
  • Sub-series 3.1: Gaylord Broadcasting Company Files
  • Sub-series 3.2: Texas Superconducting Super Collider Authority Files
  • Sub-series 3.3: National Medical Enterprises (NME) Files
  • Sub-series 3.4: Miscellaneous Files
Box 32-33, 62

Sub-series 3.1: Gaylord Broadcasting Company Files 1981-1987

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains materials related to William S. Banowsky's relationship with the Gaylord Broadcasting Company (later called Gaylord Entertainment Company, referred to here as "Gaylord"), first as a member of the Board of Directors and later as president of the company from 1985 to 1988. This includes correspondence, board meeting minutes, company accounts, articles, notes, speeches, reports, invitations, memorandums, programs, flight schedules, informational material, bills, press releases, and budgets.
The subjects covered in the materials include general files, as well as specific files regarding Pat Boone television productions, Gaylord personnel, Gaylord stock ownership, the Nashville Network, Banowsky's 50th birthday party, the Texas Rangers, the Saxon Company, and Banowsky's membership in the Masons.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 32

Correspondence about the Gaylord Job 1982-1985

Box 32

Correspondence about the Ted Turner CNN Job Decision 1971-1984

Box 32

The Gaylord Job Decision 1984

Box 32

Most Admired People 1980-1984

Box 32

Gaylord Business Meetings 1983-1984

Box 32

Confidential Gaylord File 1984-1987

Box 32

Gaylord Correspondence 1985 January-June

Box 32

Gaylord Correspondence 1985 July-December

Box 32

Correspondence with Pat Boone 1985-1986

Box 32

Flight Schedules 1985-1986

Box 32

Gaylord Personnel 1985-1986

Box 32

Gaylord Corporation Board 1981-1986

Box 32

Gaylord Broadcasting and Station Breaks 1985

Box 32

Nashville Network 1985-1986

Box 32

Gaylord Correspondence 1986 March

Box 32-33

Gaylord Correspondence 1986 April-June

Box 33

Gaylord Correspondence 1986 July-September

Box 33

Gaylord Correspondence 1986 October-December

Box 33

Banowsky's 50th Birthday Party 1986 March 4

Box 33

The Texas Rangers 1985

Box 33, 62

The Texas Rangers 1986

Box 33

The Texas Rangers 1987

Box 33

Gaylord Correspondence 1987 January-March

Box 33

Gaylord Correspondence 1987 April-December

Box 33

Correspondence with the Saxon Company 1987

Box 33

The Mason Correspondence 1983-1987

Box 33-34

Sub-series 3.2: Texas Superconducting Super Collider Authority Files 1987-1988

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains correspondence from William S. Banowsky's time as President of the Texas Superconducting Super Collider Authority, from 1987 to 1988 (while also working at Gaylord).
Referred to here as "Super Collider", the organization was first known as the Dallas/Fort Worth Superconducting Super Collider Authority (SSC Authority); later the Texas Superconducting Super Collider Authority; and was disbanded and re-formed later as the Superconducting Super Collider Development Authority for Dallas, Tarrant, and Ellis Counties.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
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Super Collider Correspondence undated

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Super Collider Correspondence 1987

Box 33

Super Collider Correspondence 1988

Box 34

Texas Foundation for Higher Education 1988

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Sub-series 3.3: National Medical Enterprises (NME) Files 1985-1992

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains correspondence from William S. Banowsky's time as Executive Vice President of National Medical Enterprises, from 1988 to 1995.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
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Welcome Back Luncheon undated

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NME Correspondence 1989

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Correspondence with the University of New Mexico 1988

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NME Correspondence 1990

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NME Correspondence 1992

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The Los Angeles Marathon 1985-1992

Box 34

Unity School of Religious Studies 1990-1991

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Banowsky's Racing Records 1989-1991

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Sub-series 3.4: Miscellaneous Files 1972-2000

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains miscellaneous correspondence to and from William S. Banowsky between 1972 and 2000. Correspondence relates to Abilene Christian University; Banowsky's views on homosexuality; David Lipscomb University; Highland Oaks Institute of Practical Ministry and Highland Oaks Church of Christ; various magazine articles; David Elkins; the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; the Texas Rangers; and others. One folder also includes correspondence to and from United States presidents, men who eventually were elected president, or men who ran for president.

Arrangement

Materials are mainly arranged chronologically.
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ACU Correspondence 1985-1992

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Correspondence on Homosexuality 1993

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Correspondence with David Lipscomb University 1991-1994

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Highland Oaks Institute of Practical Ministry 1985-1988

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Life Magazine Article 1992

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Correspondence with David Elkins 1992-1994

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Correspondence with Highland Oaks Church of Christ 1987-1996

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Miscellaneous Correspondence 1990-2000

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Correspondence with United States Presidents or Men Who Ran For or Became President 1972-1985

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Series 4: Publicity Files 1968-2003

Scope and Content

The series contains publicity materials about or mentioning William S. Banowsky in his later career positions. Materials include newspaper and magazine clippings, event programs, informational booklets, correspondence, promotional calendars, invitations, press releases, photographs, brochures, bulletins, advertisements, and biographical information on Edward Gaylord.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 34

Edward L. Gaylord 1968-2003

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Decision to Join Gaylord 1984

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Gaylord Publicity 1985

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Gaylord Publicity 1986

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Gaylord Publicity 1987

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Super Collider Publicity 1987-1991

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NME Publicity 1988-1992

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Miscellaneous Publicity 1980s, 1998-2002

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Series 5: Political Files Bulk, 1970-1980 1948-1990

Scope and Content

The series contains files on William S. Banowsky's political activities. Files include correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, and other items related to political events and issues, individuals in public office, Banowsky's consideration for various public offices, and other topics. Items date from 1948 to 1990, but the bulk of the material ranges from 1970 to 1980.

Arrangement

The series is arranged in two sub-series:
  • Sub-series 5.1: Political Activities
  • Sub-series 5.2: Political Subject Files
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Sub-series 5.1: Political Activities 1948-1990

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains files on William S. Banowsky's political activities in California, Oklahoma, and Texas. Files contain correspondence, notes, and newspaper clippings about events attended, political issues, individuals, and Banowsky's decisions to run for public office.

Arrangement

Files are grouped by state (California, Oklahoma, and Texas), and then arranged by topic. California files are arranged roughly in alphabetical order.
Box 35-37

California Political Activities 1948-1980

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William F. Buckley 1971-1975

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Equal Rights Amendment 1971-1975

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Presidential Appointment 1972-1974

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Banowsky's Announcement That He Will Not Run For Senate 1975

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Attorney General's Investigation of Pepperdine's Top Officials 1975

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Consideration for President Ford's Undersecretary of the Interior 1975

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University Coordinating Council 1974

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Coors Article 1975

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Keith Coplan 1970-1971

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James D. Corman (Congressman) 1975

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Corporation for Public Broadcasting 1967-1974

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County Government 1976

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Alan Cranston 1969-1976

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Crime 1972-1975

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Mike Curb 1975

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Carl Curtis (Senator) 1975

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Ralph P. Davidson 1977

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Michael Deaver 1969-1975

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George Deukmejian 1971-1975

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Discussion Decision Letter Senate Run 1975

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Discussion Decision Letter

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Discussion Decision Letter Republican National Committee 1975

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Defense 1975

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Dinner Programs 1975

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Direct Mail File 1975 December

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Decision Making Information (DMI) 1979 September 11

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Michael Donaldson 1970-1976

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Warren Dorn 1971-1973

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Bob Dornan 1973-1976

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Bailey Dotson

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John Dotson 1975

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Drugs 1975

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Banowsky's NBC Commentary on the Economy

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United States Economy 1974-1975

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Education 1967-1976

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Elderly 1974-1975

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Elections 1975

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Election Reform 1975

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Election Year Politics 1976

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George Elkins 1948-1973

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Barry M. Goldwater, Sr. 1960-1975

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Barry Goldwater, Jr. 1969-1975

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Governmental Regulations 1974-1975

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Billy Graham 1972-1975

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Greater Los Angeles Chapter National Security Council 1972

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Greater Los Angeles Chapter Press Club 1974-1975

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Katherine Graham (publisher of the Washington Post) 1977 October 17

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Bill Green (State Senator) 1979 June 16

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Gubernatorial Contest 1973

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Paul Haerle 1973-1975

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H.R. Haldeman 1972

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Kenneth Hahn (Los Angeles County Supervisor) 1972-1975

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John L. Harmer 1969-1974

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Vance Hartke (Senator) 1980 January 17

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Robert Hartman 1974-1976

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Robert Hatch 1972-1975

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Stanley Hathaway (Secretary of the Interior) 1975

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Samuel I. Hayakawa 1972-1976

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Tom Hayden 1975

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Jim Hayes Campaign 1972-1974

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Mrs. George Hearst 1975

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Oklahoma Political Activities 1978-1990

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Gay Rights Issue at Oklahoma University 1978-1979

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Banowsky's Senate Run 1980

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Decision Not To Run For Senate 1980

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Political Activities in Oklahoma 1978-1980

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Political Activities in Oklahoma 1980-1984

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President Ronald Reagan's Inauguration 1981 January 17-20

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Recommendation to be President Reagan's Secretary of Education 1984

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Texas Political Activities 1983-1990

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Council of National Policy 1983-1987

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Political Activities in Texas 1984-1985

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Financial Chair of the Republican Party of Texas 1985-1986

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Texas Political Activities - Carol Reed 1985

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Political Activities in Texas 1986

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Jack Kemp Dinner 1990 January 18

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Pat Robertson Dinner 1990 March 7

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Political Activities in Texas 1986-1988

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Sub-series 5.2: Political Subject Files 1970-1976

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains files on William S. Banowsky's political activities in general. Files contain correspondence, notes, and newspaper clippings about events attended, political issues, individuals, interviews for television and radio, media relations, and other topics. A full box of material is related to President Gerald Ford's visit to the Pepperdine University campus for the Firestone Fieldhouse dedication.

Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically.
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Arno, Wally

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Ash, Roy L.

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Austin, Aubrey

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Auto Industry

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Baker, Senator Howard

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Basketball TV Package

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Balsiger, Dave

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Bannai, Paul

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Banowsky (About)

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Banowsky Survey

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Banowsky (Uncategorized)

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Banowsky Won't Seek Senate

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Banowsky, Gay

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BART

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Bel-Air Federation of Republican Women - Dorothy Battersea

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Bell, Honorable Alphonso

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Benson, Dr. George S.

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Bentson, Lloyd (Texas Democrat)

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Bergholz, Richard (L.A. Times political writer)

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Beth, Bill

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Beverly, Assemblyman Bob

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Bicentennial

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Black Republicans

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Blacks

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Bond, Governor Christopher

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Bowles, Billie

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Bradley, General Omar

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Bradley, Tom

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Brandstater, Allen E.

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Brian, Earl

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Brown, Governor Edmund G. Jr.

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Bureau of the Census

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Burns, Arthur F.

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Busby, Horace W. Jr.

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Bush, George

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Business and Finance

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Bussing

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Butler, Patrick

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Buckley, Senator James L.

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Bureaucracy

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Butz, Honorable Earl

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Butz, Earl - Luncheon

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CAB

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CBS Contacts

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California Court Structures

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California Facts

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California Legislation

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California Republican League

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Call, Mr. Asa V.

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Campbell, Trumen F.

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Campaign Finance Law

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Campus Media Contacts

Box 38

Campus Publications

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Carey, Hugh

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Carpenter, Dennis

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Carter, Jimmy

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Chavanette

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CIA

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Cheney, Richard

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China Trip

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Christian Science Monitor Article

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Citizens Committee for Schools

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Colson, Charles

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Communism

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Computer Information

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Congress

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Conlan, John

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Connally, John

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Conservative Caucus

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Conservative Problems

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Conservatives

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Correspondence - Dorothy Battersea

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Flournoy, Houston

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Food Crisis

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Frank, Steve

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Fullbright, Senator J.W.

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Future Contacts

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Gibson, John (L.A. City Councilman)

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Givens, C. Eugene

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Helms, Senator Jesse

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Hicks, Marie

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Hills, Carla

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Hoffenblum, Allan (Campaign Memo)

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Hoover, Herbert

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Hornbaker

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Humor

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Hudson, Dr. Jerry

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Impeachment

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Inaugural File

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Independent Candidate Info

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Inflation

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Initiative Committee for National Economic Planning

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Inquiry - Gen.

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Interior Department Appointment

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Iran

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IRS

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IRS Show

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International Relations

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Jackson, Jerry

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Jewish Questions

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Johnston, William J.

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KABC-TV Dan Lennox

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Kapitonoff, Nancy

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Karabian, Walter

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Kaufman, Rose

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Kennedy, Ted

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Kief, Garry

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Kirk, Russell

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Kissinger, Henry

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KCET - Program Committee

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KFWB Editorials

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KNBC - Editorial

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KNBC - General

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KNXT Debates (Wilburn)

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KNXT - Editorials

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Kristol, Irving

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LA Chamber of Commerce

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LA County Board of Supervisors

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LA Times Article

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LA Times Article by Banowsky

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LA Times Article - Response

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League of Women Voters

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Legal File

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Lennox, Joan

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Lewis, Jerry (Assemblyman)

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Libertarianism

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Limousine Service

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Lindsay, Gilbert

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Lists Misc. File

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Los Angeles County - Vital Statistics

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Luce, Clare Boothe

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Luce, Gordon C.

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Luce, Phillip

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Lugar, Dick

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MacGruder, Mr. Jeb

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Mahon, George

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Mailings

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Malek, Fred

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Marijuana

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Market Opinion Research

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Marlowe, Harold C.

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Martin, Rose

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Mattox, Mrs. Tilden

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Mayer, James

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McCarty, John T.

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McLennan, Robert M.

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McBirnie, Stewart

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Media

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Media Contacts

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Media Report

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Medicine

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Middle East

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Miller, Howard

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Montgomery, Mike

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Morton, Rogers C.B.

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Mount, Pat

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Moynihan, Daniel P.

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Muggeridge

Box 40

Murphy, George - Campaign Material

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Nader, Ralph

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National Alliance for Family Life

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National Defense

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National Health

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Newspaper Clippings

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Newsweek

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Newsweek Article

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Newsweek Responses

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Operation Sunup

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President Gerald Ford Materials 1974-1975

Scope and Content

Materials in these folders are related to President Gerald Ford's visit to the Pepperdine Campus on September 20th, 1975, for the dedication of the Leonard K. Firestone Fieldhouse.
Box 42-45, 62

Series 6: Writings 1958-2009

Scope and Content

The series contains items William S. Banowsky wrote between 1958 and 2009. Most of the materials are articles for various newspapers and church publications, including the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Broadway Church of Christ in Lubbock, Action, Christian Chronicle, and others. Other folders include topics such as Banowsky's debates, a number of poems Banowsky wrote over the years (arranged alphabetically by title), planned books, commentaries, personal reflections, and others. A large volume of material at the end of the series includes notes, research, pictures, drafts of chapters, and chapter mockups for Banowsky's book The Malibu Miracle (2010), which describes the change from 1968 to 1978 of Pepperdine College in Los Angeles to Pepperdine University in Malibu.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically, except for files related to The Malibu Miracle book which are located at the end of the series.
Box 42

Writings 1958-1967

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Lubbock Broadway Church of Christ Bulletins 1963-1967

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Writings 1967-1969

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The Mirror of a Movement 1963-1967

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Writings ca. 1970-1979

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Great Preachers of Today 1967

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Banowsky/Mount Debate on the Playboy Philosophy 1967-1969

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Banowsky/Pike Debate (held 1969 January 3) 1969 March

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Banowsky/Pike Debate -- "Sex and Morality: A Confrontation" typed transcript

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Banowsky/Fletcher Debate (held 1969 April 21) 1969 July

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Banowsky/Marcuse Debate 1974 April 6

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It's a Playboy's World 1968-1971

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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Articles 1972

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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Articles 1973

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Typescript for Tribune Review 1973

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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Articles 1974

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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Articles 1975

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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Articles 1976-1977

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Action Articles 1966-1976

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Published Articles 1975

Box 43

Christian Chronicle Articles 1975, 1979

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Banowsky's Mission Magazine article and Ken Water's article critical of Pepperdine 1976-1977

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Writings 1980-1981

Box 43

Unseen Things (planned book) 1981

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Writings 1982-1984

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Writings 1985-1986

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Planned Book Co-authored with Nancy Myers (Banowsky's sister) 1985-1986

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Gaylord Commentaries (prepared by Nancy Myers) 1986

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Gaylord Commentaries 1986

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Gaylord Commentaries (prepared by Bob Phillips) 1986

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Gaylord Commentaries 1985-1986

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Undated Publications

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Poems (A-F) 1993-1996

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Poems (G-M) 1993-1997

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Poems (N-Y) 1989-1998

Box 43

Memories 1992-1995

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Writings 1996-1999

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Articles on David Boren (President of the University of Oklahoma) 1997-1998

Box 43-45

Notes, Research, Drafts, and Chapter Mockups for The Malibu Miracle Book ca. 2000-2009

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Series 7: Speeches and Speech Clippings Bulk, 1950-2000 1692-2006

Scope and Content

The series contains files with material related to speeches given by William S. Banowsky, speech clippings on various topics, and quotes saved on index cards.

Arrangement

The series is arranged with files about speeches first (arranged chronologically by date of speech or event), speech clippings second (arranged alphabetically by topic, such as "adversity" or "freedom"), and quote cards last (arranged alphabetically by topic or individual).
Box 45

Class for Preachers 1958

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Wedding Ceremonies 1958-1993

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Sermons ca. 1960-1969

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Sermons on Worship

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Sermons [ca. 1960-1969]

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Sermons [ca. 1960-1969]

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Sermons on Christmas

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Sermons on Faith [ca. 1960-1969]

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Sermons for Youths [ca. 1960-1969]

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Sermons on Proposed Budget, Southgate Church of Christ 1960-1962

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Miscellaneous Speeches 1960s-1970s

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Sermons on Teaching 1964-1981

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Inspirational Sermons 1964-1993

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Broadway Church of Christ Sermons (Lubbock, Texas) 1963

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Broadway Church of Christ Sermons (Lubbock, Texas) 1964

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Broadway Church of Christ Sermons (Lubbock, Texas) 1965

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Broadway Church of Christ Sermons (Lubbock, Texas) - "They Have Been With Jesus (The Twelve Apostles)" 1965

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Broadway Church of Christ Sermons (Lubbock, Texas) [ca. 1960-1969]

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Broadway Church of Christ Sermons (Lubbock, Texas) 1966

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Broadway Church of Christ Sermons (Lubbock, Texas) 1967

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Banowsky/Mount Playboy Debate 1967

Box 46

Speeches on Freedom 1967-1968

Box 46

Speeches 1968-1969

Box 62

Debates and Speeches 1969

Box 46

Speeches on Situation Ethics 1969-1970

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Speeches [ca. 1970-1979]

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Speech: "A Spirit of Place" 1974 May 24

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Speeches on Persistence 1971

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Scripts for Sunday Show on KNBC 1971-1972

Box 46

Miscellaneous Speeches and Speech Notes 1971-1993

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Banowsky's Spirituality Class 1974

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Pepperdine Speeches 1974-1978

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Speech: "A Spirit of Purpose" 1979 April 21

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Speeches on the American Dream 1976

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Early Pepperdine Speeches ca. 1969-1975

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Speeches on Private Enterprise 1972-1978

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Speeches on Solzhenitsyn's Indictment of America 1982 August 5

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Speeches on Freedom 1968-1978

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Oklahoma Speeches 1978-1979

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Parables of Jesus class at Alameda Church of Christ and the University Church of Christ 1979

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Speeches 1980

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Speeches on the Value of History ca. 1980-1989

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Speeches to Oklahoma University Classes 1980-1984

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Speeches 1981

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Speeches 1982

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Sermons ca. 1980-1989

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Speeches 1983

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Speeches 1984-1989

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Speeches [ca. 1980-1989]

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Abilene Christian University Speeches c.a 1980-1989

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Sermons on the Mind of Christ 1985-1995

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Studies on the Mind of Christ at the Highland Oaks Church of Christ 1990

Box 47

Oklahoma Radio Commentaries 1979-1985

Box 47

Speech on Health Care 1994 April 21

Box 47

Sermons 1990-1999

Box 47

Lessons on the Fruit of the Spirit at the Highland Oaks Church of Christ 1995

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Sermons: "The Existential Christ" (and others) ca. 1990-1999

Box 47, 62

Speeches: "1967 to 1977 - The Decade of Change (Pepperdine 65th Anniversary)" and "The Seaver Announcement" 1996-1997

Box 47

Abilene Christian University Lecture: "The Christ-Centered Church" 1980 February 22

Box 47

Lecture to Seaver College Faculty: "Count Your Blessings" 2003 August 24

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Speech at the Fund-Seekers Retreat 2003 September 10

Box 48

Bible Class: "What's Right About the Church of Christ?" 1999 October-December

Box 48

Southern Methodist University and Pepperdine University: "Religious Unity in a Divided World" 2000

Box 48

Miscellaneous Speeches 1999-2000

Box 48

Speeches on the 25th Anniversary of the Pepperdine Associates 2005 January 4

Box 48

Sermons 2001

Box 48

Speech at the Robert H. Dedman Award for Ethics and Law Dinner 2006 November 22

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Speech: "An Idea Whose Time Has Come" 2006 May 2

Box 48

Undated Sermons

Box 48

National Policy Council Speech 2003 August 18

Box 48

Adversity

Box 48

Aging 1988

Box 48

Ambitions and Enthusiasm

Box 48

Anxiety, Anger, Fear, Hatred 1956-1994

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The American Dream 1975

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Apostles 1955

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Big Business 1973-1977

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The Human Brain 1978 January 15

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Business 1971 July

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Character 1955-1994

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Christ 1935-1968

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Christian or Church-Related Educational Institutions 1971-2003

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Christmas 1964

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College Students 1963-1970

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Communism and Socialism 1962-1969

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Courage and Convictions 1962-1964

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Crime and Lawlessness 1965-1972

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Criticism 1955-1966

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Death 1967-1968

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Decisions and Choices 1955

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Drinking 1958-1971

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Education 1972-1996

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Efficiency 1967

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Egalitarianism 1973

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Envy 1985

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Envy 1976-1977

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Evil 1971

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Faith and Doubt 1940-1995

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Family Values 1991

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Freedom 1796-1976

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The Search for Freedom 1920-1968

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Funerals 1977

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Happiness and Contentment 1949-1970

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Health 1965-1967

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Heaven and the Second Coming

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Heredity

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The Holy Spirit 1974-1975

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Humanitarianism 1963-1970

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Humility

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Humanities: On Being Human 1978-1980

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Humor 1975

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Immorality 1955-1968

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Individualism 1953-1966

Box 49

Integrity 1979-1986

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Jokes

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Leadership 1954-1977

Box 49

Leisure

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Liberalism 1962-1965

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Abraham Lincoln

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Logic 1970

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Love 1957-1968

Box 49

Management and Executive Planning 1960-1977

Box 49

Marriage 1958-1995

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Materialism 1966

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Miscellaneous Clippings 1692-1996

Box 49

Narcotics 1960-1971

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New Morality - Situation Ethics 1961-1969

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New Year's Resolutions 1956-1959

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Peace of Mind, Inner Peace

Box 49

Philanthropy 1981

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Poetry 1989-1994

Box 49

Population 1964-1976

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Pornography and Censorship 1964-1971

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Poverty 1845-1969

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Prayer 1954-1988

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Preacher and Preaching 1960-1967

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Current Psychology 1994-1996

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Relative Morality 1953-1967

Box 49

Religion and America 1973-1996

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Repentance 1957-1965

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Resilience

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Retirement, Growing Old 1963-1967

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Science and Nature 1963-1967

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Situation Ethics 1949-1969

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Solzhenitsyn 1973-1981

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Sports

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Success 1988-1991

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Teaching 1969-1992

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Teenagers 1950-1968

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Thanksgiving 1967-1985

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Time 1956-1973

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Tolerance 1930-1970

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Trifles 1956-1966

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Truth 1961-1965

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Twentieth Century 1965

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Values, Ideas, and Thoughts

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War 1864-1962

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Woman 1972

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Words 1956-1964

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World Food Crisis 1974-1975

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Worship 1953-1967

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Writers and Writing

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Speech Notes on File Folder Exteriors

Box 50

Quote Cards

Scope and Content

There are small notecards containing quotes on various topics. The cards are filed alphabetically.
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Series 8: Service on Corporate Boards 1971-2002

Scope and Content

The series contains materials related to William S. Banowsky's time spent serving as a board member of various companies, including Thrifty Drug Company, Vetco Offshore Industries, the Emett and Chandler Company, Lomas and Nettleton, Oklahoma Gas and Electric, and National Medical Enterprises. Items range from 1971 to 2002 and include correspondence, minutes of board meetings, reports, and other papers.

Arrangement

Files are arranged according to company name, with items arranged chronologically within each individual company.
Box 50

Thrifty Drug Company 1976-1977

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Thrifty Drug Company 1978

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Thrifty Drug Company 1980

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Thrifty Drug Company 1981

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Thrifty Drug Company 1982

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Thrifty Drug Company 1983

Box 50

Thrifty Drug Company 1984

Box 50

Thrifty Drug Company - Minutes 1985

Box 50

Thrifty Drug Company - Printed Reports 1985

Box 50

Thrifty Drug Company - Memoranda 1985-1986

Box 50

Vetco Offshore Industries 1971-1978

Box 50

The Emett and Chandler Companies 1985-1986

Box 50

Lomas and Nettleton 1988

Box 50

Oklahoma Gas and Electric 1985

Box 50

National Medical Enterprises 1987-2002

Box 51-53, 62

Series 9: Saved Publications 1940-2001

Scope and Content

The series contains magazines, brochures, copies of sermons, and other printed material saved by William S. Banowsky between 1940 and 2001. A large number of saved items are from Banowsky's time at the University of Oklahoma, including programs from football games, Priority, and The Sooner Magazine. Other publications include various mainstream and Christian titles, such as Life, The Saturday Evening Post, the Lipscomb News, Los Angeles Times, Christian Chronicle, and others. Some publications are full issues of various titles, while other items are individual articles or poems. Many of the sermons saved were given by Batsell Barrett Baxter.

Arrangement

Files are arranged by topic, then chronologically within each topic. Pepperdine University and Oklahoma University publications are listed first, followed by sermons and miscellaneous publications.

Separated Materials

Issues of Pepperdine University periodicals (including the Oasis, Alumni Voice, and Pepperdine People) were separated and included with other Pepperdine University periodicals in the University Archives. Please ask for assistance in locating these items.
 

Pepperdine's Oasis 1968-1987

Separated Materials

The issues of this periodical were separated and included with other Pepperdine University periodicals in the University Archives. Please ask for assistance in locating these items.
 

Pepperdine's Alumni Voice 1969-1970

Separated Materials

The issues of this periodical were separated and included with other Pepperdine University periodicals in the University Archives. Please ask for assistance in locating these items.
 

Pepperdine People 1977-1992

Separated Materials

The issues of this periodical were separated and included with other Pepperdine University periodicals in the University Archives. Please ask for assistance in locating these items.
Box 51

Miscellaneous Pepperdine Publications 1970-2001

Box 51

The Sooner Magazine 1978-1999

Box 51

Football Programs 1978-1979

Box 51

Football Programs 1981-1984

Box 51

Priority 1979-1983

Box 51

Miscellaneous Oklahoma University Publications 1978-1984

Box 51

Saturday Evening Post and Life 1963-1972

Box 51

Miscellaneous Publications 1973-1981

Box 52

Miscellaneous Publications 1982-2000

Box 52

Miscellaneous Publications 1940-1969

Box 52, 62

Undated Miscellaneous Publications

Box 52

Miscellaneous Publications 1970-1978

Box 52

Miscellaneous Publications 1978-1979

Box 52

Sermons Preached by Batsell Barrett Baxter and Others at the Hillsboro Church of Christ (Nashville, TN) 1963-1964

Box 52

Sermons Preached by Batsell Barrett Baxter and Others at the Hillsboro Church of Christ (Nashville, TN) 1965-1966

Box 52

Miscellaneous Publications 1980-1983

Box 52

Miscellaneous Publications 1984-1996

Box 53

Miscellaneous Publications 1986-2001

Box 53-54

Series 10: Travels 1966-1988

Scope and Content

The series contains files related to trips taken by William S. Banowsky between 1966 and 1988. Many of the trips were for speeches or meetings, primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, for companies or causes Banowsky was involved in (such as National Medical Enterprises, and the Republican party). A few trips were personal in nature.

Arrangement

Files are arranged chronologically by date of trip.
Box 53

USAI Africa Trip 1972

Box 53

USAI Africa Trip 1973

Box 53

Hawaii Trip 1971 December-1972 January

Box 53

Vetco European Trip 1976

Box 53

Passport Application 1984

Conditions Governing Access

This folder is restricted.
Box 53

Leadership Network Summit Conference with Peter Drucker 1986

Box 53

College Presidents Israel Trip 1976

Box 53

White House Conference on Aging 1971 November 28

Box 53

Meadows School of Arts 1985-1988

Box 53

Speech at the University of Houston School of Insurance Marketing 1986 January 15

Box 53

NATPE Convention (Houston, Texas) 1986 January 19-20

Box 53

National Medical Enterprises Meeting 1986 January 21-22

Box 53

Reception for David Davenport (Dallas, Texas) 1986 January 27

Box 53

Tulsa Trip 1986 January 23-24

Box 53

Republican Party Meeting (Austin, Texas) 1986 January 29

Box 53

Tulsa Trip 1986 January 29

Box 53

Speech in Sugarland, Texas 1986 February 8

Box 53

OPUBCO Meeting (Phoenix, Arizona) 1986 February 9-10

Box 53

Businessmen's Luncheon (Houston, Texas) 1986 February 13

Box 53

Republican Party Dinner for Secretary James Baker (Houston, Texas) 1986 February 15

Box 53

Emett and Chandler Board Meeting 1986 February 19

Box 53

Speech at Highland Lakes Women's Lincoln Day Dinner 1986 February 22

Box 53

Fleming Companies Board Meeting 1986 February 24-25

Box 53

Salvation Army Annual Meeting (Dallas, Texas) 1986 February 25

Box 53

Emett and Chandler Board Meeting (Los Angeles, California) 1986 March 13

Box 53

Republican Party of Texas Meeting (Houston, Texas) 1986 March 21

Box 53

Young Presidents Organization Meeting (Los Angeles, California) 1986 March 24

Box 53

Speech for Church Leaders (Houston, Texas) 1986

Box 53

Speech to National Golf Club (Augusta, Georgia) 1986 April 10

Box 53

Speech for Republican Women's Club (Austin, Texas) 1986 April 19

Box 53

Speech at Oklahoma Christian College 1986 April 18

Box 53

Speech for the Western Association of Food Chains 1986 April 8

Box 53

Salvation Army Advisory Board Meeting 1986 June 12

Box 53

Greater Beaver Open 1986 August 6

Box 53

Fleming Companies Board Meeting 1986 April 29

Box 53

Spain Trip 1986 May-June

Box 53

Rotary District Conference 1986 May 2

Box 53

Baylor Medical Center Speech 1986 May 15

Box 53

Boy Scouts of America 1986

Box 53

Luncheon to Honor David Davenport (Houston, Texas) 1986 April 28

Box 53

Nashville Trip 1986 June 7-11

Box 53

Oklahoma City Trip 1986 June 11

Box 53

Speech at the Conference of Northern and Eastern Texas County Judges and Commissioners 1986 June 17

Box 53

National Medical Enterprises Directors Meeting 1986 June 23

Box 53

Fleming Directors Meeting 1986 June 24

Box 53

Speech for the Nomads Ladies Night (Amarillo, Texas) 1986 July 9

Box 53

San Antonio and Houston Speeches 1986 July 14-16

Box 53

Bohemian Grove Encampment (San Francisco, California) 1986 July 18-20

Box 53

Tampa Trip 1986 July 24-25

Box 53

National Medical Enterprises Directors Meeting 1986 July 29

Box 53

Thrifty Board Meeting (Vail, Colorado, and Los Angeles, California) 1986 August 4

Box 53

Jerry Ford Invitational (Vail, Colorado) 1986 August 15-19

Box 53

Republican Party of Texas Trip (Austin, Texas) 1986 August 22-23

Box 53

Speech for the Young Republicans of Taylor County (Abilene, Texas) 1986 August 28

Box 54

Fleming Companies Board Meeting 1096 August 26

Box 54

Speech to the Society of Industrial Realtors (Austin, Texas) 1986 September 12

Box 54

Los Angeles Trip 1986 September 13

Box 54

Speech to the Medical Radiology Incorporated 1986 September 15

Box 54

Speech at the East Texas Baptist University 1986 September 19

Box 54

Speech to the Washington Speech Bureau (Nashville, Tennessee) 1986 September 23

Box 54

Speech to the American Home Lighting Institute (San Francisco, California) 1986 September 29

Box 54

Speech to Youth at the Westbury Church of Christ (Houston, Texas) 1986 October 5

Box 54

Christian Child Care Conference (Lubbock, Texas) 1986 October 14

Box 54

Fleming Companies Board Meeting 1986 October 15

Box 54

Boy Scouts of America (Dallas, Texas) and Austin Association of Life Underwriters 1986 October 15-16

Box 54

Speech at National Higher Education Week (Texarkana, Texas) 1986 October 23

Box 54

Speech to Church of Christ Leaders (Houston, Texas) 1986 October 17

Box 54

Speech for the Christian Heritage School (San Antonio, Texas) 1986 October 19

Box 54

National Medical Enterprises Board Meeting 1986 [October] 29

Box 54

Speech to the Rotary Club (Houston, Texas) 1986 October 30

Box 54

Pepperdine Regents Retreat (Santa Barbara, California) 1986 July 29

Box 54

Young Presidents Organization 1986 November

Box 54

Speech to the Downtown Rotary (Dallas, Texas) 1986 November 5

Box 54

Rotary Fundraiser Speech (Houston, Texas) 1986 November 7

Box 54

Young Presidents Organization (Mexico City, Mexico) 1986 November 8

Box 54

Speech at the Cassady High School (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) 1986 November 11

Box 54

TV Managers Conference (Miami, Florida) 1986 November 13-15

Box 54

National Medical Enterprises Board Meeting 1986 November 30-December 3

Box 54

Family Cruise 1986 December 25-29

Box 54

Miscellaneous Trips 1986

Box 54-60, 62

Series 11: Personal and Family Files 1947-2009

Scope and Content

The series contains files related to William S. Banowsky's personal and family life. This includes information about family members and family history, personal biographical material, Banowsky's academic career over multiple decades, files on organizational memberships, personal address cards, financial files, and medical records.

Arrangement

The series is arranged in eight sub-series:
  • Sub-series 11.1: Biographical Information
  • Sub-series 11.2: Banowsky Family
  • Sub-series 11.3: Academic Career
  • Sub-series 11.4: Memberships
  • Sub-series 11.5: Personal Files
  • Sub-series 11.6: Address Cards
  • Sub-series 11.7: Financial Files
  • Sub-series 11.8: Medical Records

Conditions Governing Access

Sub-series 11.7 and 11.8 (Financial Files and Medical Records) are restricted.
Box 54, 62

Sub-series 11.1: Biographical Information 1964-2002

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains biographical material about William S. Banowsky. Some material collected was written by others, but other files contain personal reflections on topics such as existentialism and spiritual issues written by Banowsky himself.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 54

Biographical Material 1964-1970

Box 54

Biographical Material 1970-1979

Box 54

Biographical Material 1980-1989

Box 54

William S. Banowsky Succeeds Sharp, by George Lynn Cross

Box 54

Biographical Material 1992-2002

Box 62

Biographical Material

Box 54

Self-Analysis 1993-1996

Box 54

Banowsky and His Parents 1994

Box 54

Personality and Psychological Tests 1994

Box 54

Struggle with Alcoholism 1993-1995

Box 54

Poetical Self-Analysis

Box 54

Thoughts on Existentialism 1993-1994

Box 54

Career Decisions 1994

Box 54

On Leaving National Medical Enterprises 1994

Box 54

On Spiritual Issues 1994-1996

Box 54

Outlines for Speeches

Box 54

Psychological Notes 1993

Box 54

Notes on Miscellaneous Subjects 1992

Box 54-56, 62

Sub-series 11.2: Banowsky Family 1947-2001

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains files on Banowsky family members (including parents, grandparents, children, in-laws, grandchildren, and others), family weddings, and Banowsky family history.

Arrangement

Materials are grouped by family member, generally going from oldest generation (William S. Banowsky's grandfathers) to youngest generation (William S. Banowsky's grandchildren).
Box 54

Background of the Banowsky Family 1979-1987

Box 54

R.H. Banowsky (Grandfather) 1962-1974

Box 54

Will Slater (Grandfather) and other Slaters 1947-2001

Box 54

Sermons of Wade L. Banowsky (Father)

Box 54

Wade L. and Thelma Banowsky (Parents) 1958-1994

Box 55

Items related to the death of Thelma Banowsky (Mother) 1989

Box 55

Gay Barnes Banowsky (Wife) 1957-1987

Box 55

David Wade Banowsky (Eldest Son) 1963-1987

Box 55

Wedding of David and Ana Banowsky 1985

Box 55

Letters about and to David Banowsky 1986-1987

Box 55

Britton Barnes Banowsky (Second Son) 1963-1987

Box 55

Wedding of Britton and Cindy Banowsky 1982

Box 55

William Slater Banowsky, Jr. (Third Son) 1966-1990

Box 55

Wedding of Bill Jr. and Thelma Banowsky 1987

Box 55

Baxter Ward Banowsky (Fourth Son) 1965-1989

Box 55

Richard L. Banowsky (Brother) 1983-1986

Box 55

Nancy Banowsky Myers and Tom Myers (Sister and Brother-in-Law) 1969-1974

Box 55

Martha Banowsky Reeves Sherman (Sister) 1980-1986

Box 55

Jay and Cindy Banowsky (Grandchildren) 1991

Box 55

Family Medical Information

Conditions Governing Access

This folder is restricted.
Box 55

Father's Day Cards from Sons 1971 June

Box 56

Extended Family 1966-1988

Box 56

R.D. Barnes (Gay's Father) 1983-1984

Box 62

Family Newspaper Clippings 1970s

Box 56

Sub-series 11.3: Academic Career 1951-1995

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains files related to William S. Banowsky's academic career, ranging from his time in high school to courses taken at the University of Southern California and Pepperdine University in philosophy and psychology. Many of the files include research papers, or relate to his MA in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine. (The degree sometimes is referred to as an MA in Counseling, on some files.)

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 56

Academic Activities 1951-1963

Box 56

Philosophy Courses at the University of Southern California (USC) 1974-1975

Box 56

"Introduction to Philosophy" class at Seaver College 1976-1977

Box 56

British Public Address paper from USC

Box 56

Bowen Family System Theory 1993

Box 56

Psychology Research Papers 1994

Box 56

Written Assignments for Clinical Management of Psychopathology (Psychology 600) 1994

Box 56

Psychology Research Papers 1994

Box 56

Miscellaneous Material Related to M.A. in Counseling 1994-1995

Box 56

Banowsky's Commencement Address when Receiving M.A. in Counseling 1995 May 20

Box 57

Sub-series 11.4: Memberships 1971-1990

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains files on groups that William S. Banowsky was a member of between 1971 and 1990, and also includes a file on membership resignations during that period.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 57

Memberships 1971-1977

Box 57

Memberships 1978-1979

Box 57

Memberships 1980

Box 57

Intergovernmental Educational Advisory Council 1981-1982

Box 57

Intergovernmental Educational Advisory Council 1983-1984

Box 57

Texas Foundation for Higher Education 1987-1988

Box 57

Memberships 1987-1990

Box 57

Resignation from Memberships 1982-1987

Oversize Framed Object 1-3, Box 57, 62

Sub-series 11.5: Personal Files 1969-2009

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains files related to William S. Banowsky's personal life, including Christmas cards, honors received, Little League baseball, and other topics.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged by topic.
Box 62

Broadway Church of Christ Membership Directory 1975

Box 57

Honors Received 1969-1999

Box 57

Preparation of Christmas Cards 1972-1984

Box 57, 62

Christmas Cards Sent 1968-1983

Box 57

Christmas Cards Received 1964-1982

Box 57

Christmas Cards Received 1983-1985

Box 57

Miscellaneous Material about Christmas Cards 1983

Box 57

Marriage and Godparents 1979-1984

Box 57

Religious Heritage of America 1970-1974

Box 57

Baseball Little League 1976-1977

Box 57

Malibu Baseball Little League All Star 1977-1978

Box 57

Banowskys' 25th Anniversary 1981

Box 57

Job Search 1987-1988

Box 57

Controversy with the Houston Church of Christ 1986

Box 57

Marathon Race 1992

Box 57

The Jack Eiden Report 2009 September 30

Oversize Frame 1

Framed Mock Family Tree of the Church of Christ Establishment by David Edwin Harrell, Jr. 1970

Oversize Frame 2

Framed Cartoons by Steve Hill 1982

Oversize Frame 3

Framed Letter of Support 1983 May 2

Box 58

Sub-series 11.6: Address Cards 1980

Scope and Content

The sub-series contains address cards for contacts as well as contact information used for Christmas cards collected by William S. Banowsky for individuals in Texas and California.

Arrangement

Cards are arranged alphabetically by individual's last name.
Box 58

Texas General File of Addresses and Telephone Cards (A-I)

Box 58

Texas General File of Addresses and Telephone Cards (J-Z)

Box 58

Address Cards for Christmas Cards for Texas and Other States

Box 58

File of California Addresses 1980

Box 58-59

Sub-series 11.7: Financial Files 1972-1994

Conditions Governing Access

This sub-series is restricted.
Box 59-60

Sub-series 11.8: Medical Records 1954-2003

Conditions Governing Access

This sub-series is restricted.
Box 60-62

Series 12: Photographs 1926-1999

Scope and Content

The series contains photographs, slides, and negatives ranging from 1926 to 1999, with the bulk of the material concentrated in the 1970s. Items include photographs of friends and family, professional headshots of William S. Banowsky, pictures from graduations and Pepperdine events, photos of construction of the Malibu campus, pictures taken at events where Banowsky spoke, and others. Also of note is a large photograph of the first Board of Regents meeting.

Arrangement

Where possible, items have been arranged chronologically. Otherwise, photographs are arranged by topic.
Box 60

Photographs 1937-1969

Box 60

Banowsky/Mount Playboy Debate 1967

Box 60

Photographs of Mrs. Seaver 1926-1978

Box 60

Photographs ca. 1970-1979

Box 60

Photographs ca. 1980-1989

Box 60

Photographs ca. 1990-1999

Box 60

Personal/Family Photos

Box 60

Banowsky Headshots - Publicity Mats

Box 60

Banowsky Headshots

Box 60

Banowsky Speaking

Box 60

Miscellaneous Speaking Engagements 1970s

Box 60

Banowsky TV

Box 60

Digging in Malibu & Generic Posed Pictures 1968

Box 60

District 160A Rotary Club Meeting 1969 July

Box 60

Proof Sheets circa 1970 - 1975

Box 60

Omar Bradley 1970 April 20

Box 60

Shrine Presentation 1971 February 19

Box 60

California Club Luncheon 1971 December 8

Box 60

Pepperdine Events 1972-1974

Box 60

Unknown Event 1972 January 27

Box 60

Check Presentation from Mr. Toomer for Atlantic Richfield 1972 September 12

Box 60

Eddy D. Field Baseball Stadium Dedication 1973

Box 60

Miscellaneous Pepperdine Photos circa 1973

Box 61

First Board of Regents Meeting

Box 61

Slides - Graduation 1973 August 2

Box 61

From Marguerite & John Envelope circa 1974

Box 61

Americanism Educational League Dinner with Senator Jesse Helms 1975 February 3

Box 61

Seaver College Dedication 1975 April 20

Box 61

Los Angeles Campus circa 1975

Box 61

Foster Grandparents Luncheon with Betty Ford 1975 August 7

Box 61

Signed Picture - Betty Ford at Foster Grandparents Event 1975 August 7

Box 61

President Gerald Ford Visit 1975 September 20

Box 61

Graduation 1975 December 14

Box 61

Odell McConnell Signing - Law School 1976

Box 61

School of Education Graduation circa 1976

Box 61

Graduation 1976 April

Box 61

School of Business and Management Graduation 1976 April 17

Box 61

Law School Graduation 1976 May 22

Box 61

Avila Adobe Restoration Party Album 1976 October

Box 61

Graduation 1976 December

Box 61

LA Campus Graduation 1976 December 17

Box 61

Graduation Reception - Brock House 1976 December 18

Box 61

School of Business Graduation 1976 December 18

Box 61

Seaver College Graduation 1976 December 18

Box 61

Tyler Ecology Award Reception 1977

Box 61

Tyler Ecology Award - White House Presentation from President Carter 1977

Box 61

Graduation - Speaker Jesse Jackson 1977 April 16

Box 61

Los Angeles Campus Graduation 1977 August

Box 61

Negatives and Slides - T.S. Lin Honorary Degree 1977 September 16

Box 61

Graduation 1977 December

Box 61

Hornbaker/McCarty Dinner 1977 December

Box 61

Brock House

Box 61

Check Presenting

Box 61

Faculty and Staff Dinner

Box 61

Huntsinger, Fritz

Box 61

May, Lisa and Cliff Luncheon

Box 61-62

Miscellaneous Dedication Ceremonies

Box 62

Miscellaneous Pepperdine Events - large format

Box 62

Negatives

Box 62

Pepperdine Events

Box 62

Scaife, Richard M.

Box 62

Slides - Graduation

Box 62

Slides - Malibu Campus Construction

Box 62

Target Range Event

Box 62

Tyler, John & Alice

Box 62

Young, Dr. and Mrs. M. Norvel

Box 62

Banowsky Portraits

Box 62

Family Pictures

Box 62

Miscellaneous Pepperdine Ceremonies

Box 62

Picture CDs

Box 62

Political Events

Box 62

Pepperdine Events

Box 63-72

Series 13: Audiovisual Materials 1956-1996

Physical Description: The series contains 182 magnetic recording tapes, 48 VHS tapes, 102 cassette tapes, and 203 CD recordings.

Scope and Content

The series contains primarily speeches, sermons and oral histories conducted and collected by William S. Banowsky. Most of the speeches and sermons were given by Banowsky. The materials are in multiple formats: DVD, CD, VHS, betamax, audio reel, and audiocassette tape. Most audio reels and audiocassette tapes have been digitized.
Speeches, sermons, and other recorded audio date between 1956 and 1994. Topics are primarily church sermons (some given in series), speeches to religious or business groups, and others. Highlights include the commencement of construction of Pepperdine in Malibu, Banowsky's wedding in 1956, and the Playboy debate.
Oral histories were conducted between 1964 and 1996, with or about the following individuals or topics: Helen Pepperdine; T.W. Phillips and Hugh Tiner; T.W. Phillips; a history of Los Angeles property owned by Pepperdine; Lola Tiner; James (Jimmie) L. Lovell and Donald Miller; William Stivers, Hubert Derrick, and R. Dowell; Russel Squire; Earl V. Pullias; Eugene White; Norvel and Helen Young; "This Is Your Life" with Helen Young; J.P. Sanders; Malcolm Hinckley; Paul Tucker; Alice West; Edward Anderson; Olaf Tegner; Kenneth Hahn; Leland Derrick; Logan Fox; Grace Willoughby; Herman Wilson; Louise Ashby; Howard White; James Hedstrom; Robert Holland; Evelyn Clark; William S. Banowsky; Jerry Hudson; Ralph Beck; Terry and Marty O'Rear; Terry and Susan Giboney; John Wilson on "The Value of a Liberal Arts Education"; and David Davenport on "The Mission of Seaver College".

Related Archival Materials

Some individuals interviewed for oral histories have their own collections in the University Archives. Related to the audio history of Pepperdine-owned property in Los Angeles, there is a collection concerning the sale of Pepperdine real estate held in the University Archives (the Pepperdine University Real Estate records).