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The Finding Aid of the Larry D. Hornbaker Papers 0091
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement
  • Related Archival Materials
  • Processing Information note

  • Title: Larry D. Hornbaker papers
    Identifier/Call Number: 0091
    Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
    Physical Description: 25.42 linear feet (21 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1950-2001
    Abstract: The collection contains materials collected in the office of Larry D. Hornbaker during his time as an administrator at Pepperdine University. Files primarily relate to development (fundraising, donors, and donations), planning and construction of buildings and infrastructure on the Malibu campus, and materials generated from administrative work and activities at Pepperdine. Materials date from 1950 to 2001.
    Location note: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Creator: Hornbaker, Larry D. (Lawrence D.)

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
    Some materials were damaged in a fire at a former storage location, and are fragile. Extra care should be taken when handling brittle paper.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Larry D. Hornbaker papers, Collection no. 0091, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Materials were collected from University Archives files.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Larry D. Hornbaker was hired in 1969 as the Vice President for Development. His goal was to raise money for the construction of the Malibu campus, and he and the Development team raised $24.6 million to move the campus from 79th and Vermont in Los Angeles to Malibu in just over two years. Hornbaker eventually took on other duties and job titles, including the Vice President for Administration, Acting Vice President for Finance, Senior Vice President, Executive Vice Chancellor, and Vice Chancellor. One of his major involvements aside from fundraising was supervising construction projects on the Malibu campus, including faculty and staff housing, the Lovernich and George Page Apartments, the Pendleton Computer Science Center, the Field Heritage Hall, and Smothers Theatre. After working at Pepperdine for 33 and a half years, he retired in December, 2002.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains materials collected in the office of Larry D. Hornbaker during his time at Pepperdine University in the capacity as Vice President for Development, Vice President for Administration, Acting Vice President for Finance, Senior Vice President, Executive Vice Chancellor, and Vice Chancellor. Files primarily relate to donors and donations, planning and construction of buildings and infrastructure on the Malibu campus, and materials generated from administrative work and activities at Pepperdine. Though Hornbaker started work at Pepperdine in 1969, materials date from 1950 to 2001 because of files inherited from his predecessors.

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged in the following four series: Donor Files; Campus Construction Files; Subject/Correspondence Files; and Prospect Files.

    Related Archival Materials

    Other collections that include materials about fundraising and campus construction projects are the papers of university administrators, including the following: the M. Norvel and Helen Young papers 0014, the Howard A. White papers 0010, the William S. Banowsky papers 0002, and the David Davenport papers 0020. Other collections contain materials related to donors or attracting donations, including the Pepperdine University Campaigns and Fundraising collection 0090, the Pepperdine Associates records 0058, and the Pepperdine University Alumni Association records 0056.
    Photographs, negatives, and slides of campus buildings, events, or other topics 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/). Publications related to campaigns and fundraising can be found in the Pepperdine University Archives Publications 0064.

    Processing Information note

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

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hornbaker, Larry D. (Lawrence D.)
    Administrative records
    Articles
    College administrators--United States--History
    College buildings--Design and construction--California
    Correspondence
    Fund raising
    Los Angeles (Calif.)--History
    Malibu (Calif.)--History--20th century
    Memorandums
    Reports
    Universities and colleges--Administration
    Universities and colleges--Planning