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Series 1: Correspondence 1937-1959 (bulk) 1937-2006 (inclusive)

Scope and Content

The series contains correspondence to and from library staff between 1937 and 2006, with the bulk of the material from 1937 to 1959. Letters are primarily concerned with library affairs, such as buying books, library policies, and other topics. Correspondents include Batsell Baxter (the first president at George Pepperdine College), Marian Wright, David Otis Kelley, M.P. Hinckley, Marian Pedigo, Pearl Ward, Robert Broadus, Dorothy W. Moore, Terry Leung, Robert Sanders, Harold Holland, Herbert Gore, and James Smythe.

Arrangement

Files are arranged chronologically.
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Correspondence -- to/from Batsell Baxter (College President) and Marian Wright (Librarian) 1937 August-September

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Correspondence -- to/from David Otis Kelley (Librarian) 1938-1939

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Correspondence -- to/from David Otis Kelley (Librarian) 1939-1940

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Correspondence -- to/from David Otis Kelley (Librarian) 1940-1941

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Correspondence -- to/from David Otis Kelley (Librarian) 1941-1942

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Correspondence -- from M.P. Hinckley (Cataloger) to authors regarding proper forms for name authority files 1941-1942

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Correspondence -- to/from David Otis Kelley (Librarian) 1942-1943

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Correspondence -- to/from David Otis Kelley (Librarian) 1943-1944

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Correspondence -- to/from David Otis Kelley (Librarian) 1944 May-1945 June

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Correspondence -- to/from Marian Pedigo (Acting Librarian), Pearl Ward (Order Librarian), and other staff 1945 August-1946 August

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Correspondence -- to/from Pearl Ward (Librarian) and Robert Broadus (Librarian) 1946 June-1947 July

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Correspondence -- to/from Robert Broadus (Librarian) 1947 July-December

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Correspondence -- to/from Robert Broadus (Librarian) 1948 January-July

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Correspondence -- to/from Robert Broadus (Librarian) 1948 August-December

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Correspondence -- to/from Robert Broadus (Librarian) 1949 January-August

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Correspondence -- to/from Robert Broadus (Librarian) 1949 August-December

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Correspondence -- to/from Robert Broadus (Librarian) 1950 January-March

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Correspondence -- to/from Robert Broadus (Librarian) 1950 April-September

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Correspondence -- to/from Pearl Ward (Librarian) 1953 June-October

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Correspondence, memos, and notices -- to/from Harold Holland (Librarian) 1959

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Correspondence -- to/from Dorothy W. Moore (Librarian) 1967-1972

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Correspondence -- to Terry Leung (Librarian) 1979-1988

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Correspondence -- to/from Robert (Bob) Sanders (University Archivist) 1983-1985

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Correspondence -- to/from Robert (Bob) Sanders (University Archivist) 1983-1987

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Correspondence and notes -- to/from Robert (Bob) Sanders (University Archivist) 1987

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Correspondence -- to/from Harold Holland (Special Collections Librarian and Archivist) 1990,1991

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Correspondence and notes -- to/from Herbert (Herb) Gore (Archivist) 1996-2000

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Correspondence -- to James Smythe (Archivist) from Leonard Strauss 1997 September 24

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Email Correspondence -- to/from James Smythe (Archivist) 2004-2006

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Series 2: Subject Files circa 1937-2006

Scope and Content

The series contains subject files on various topics related to Pepperdine libraries, primarily the George Pepperdine College Library on the Los Angeles campus, and Payson Library on the Malibu campus. Subjects include articles about archives and archival request forms, book order information and budgets, files related to donations to the library, the Friends of the Library group, library book plates, manuals and information about the library for faculty and students, accreditation and committee meetings, library staff, a memoir written by Robert Broadus, reports and studies, a visitor log for the rare books room, records management suggestions, books recording library fines, and other topics. Materials range in date from approximately 1937 to 2006.

Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically.
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Archive Request Forms 1990s-2006

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Archives - Retention Schedule codes and abbreviations explanation 1986

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Archives Searching - "Two-Part Archives Thesaural Information Retrieval Program" undated

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Articles about archives and records management -- about or by Robert (Bob) Sanders 1984-1987

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Audio-Visual Library Film-Records Lists 1949 August, 1950 February

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Book order information and list of publishers circa 1937

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Budgets 1940-1957

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Budgets 1975-1989

Physical Description: (2 folders)
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Budgets -- Library Accessions 1961-1969

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Donation Files -- Miscellaneous Collections 1971-1972

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Donation Files -- Harvey Bacal Music Collection 1982

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Donation Files -- Claude Carlisle Collection 1981-1982

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Donation Files -- Jack and Ione Douglas Collection 1979-1981

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Donation Files -- Joan and Irvin Eisenberg Collection (on Asian art and architecture) 1960-1965

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Donation Files -- Harnish Collection 1977

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Donation Files -- Edwards H. Metcalf Collection of T.E. Lawrence materials and 1816 Magna Carta 1986-1988

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Donation Files -- Jerome Lawrence Collection of Plays 1981-1982

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Donation Files -- Elton Mosher funds to benefit Payson Library 1983-1984

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Donation Files -- Stanley Slotkin 1987-1991

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Donation Files -- William Harvey Taylor, Jr. 1979

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Donation Files -- John Edward Weems 1982-1988

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Donation Files -- James Womack Memorial Collection 1985

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Faculty Retention Report (generated by the archives) 1984 April

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Flow Chart -- Time Study of Acquisitions and Processing 1970-1971

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Friends of the Library 1977-1982

Physical Description: (3 folders)
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Friends of the Library -- events and photographs 1970s

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Friends of the Library -- member list and notes 1972-1997

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Friends of the Library -- Norman Cousins reception 1982 Januaray 16

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George Pepperdine College Library Bookplate Designs undated

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George Pepperdine College Library Manual (for students) 1958 February

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George Pepperdine College Library (building) Newspaper Photograph Printing Block undated

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George Pepperdine College Library Photographs circa 1940s-1950s

Physical Description: (2 folders)
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George Pepperdine College Library Supplemental Information and Library Rules circa 1940s

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Gifts 1972-1974

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Graduate School of Education and Psychology -- correspondence and book acquisitions 1982-1989

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Hours Open and Holiday Schedules 1961-1986

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Inner View articles about Pepperdine Libraries news 1974-1976

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Inventory -- missing books 1968-1973

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Japan Foundation Grant 1989

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Kovar (David) -- portrait of Adela Rogers St. Johns 1981

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Libraries Poster and Plastic Library Signage (memorabilia) undated

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Library Accreditation 1957-1961

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Library Announcements 1984, 1987

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Library Announcements in Chapel Bulletins 1959-1961

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Library Annual Plan and Meeting 2005,2006

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Library Annual Reports -- Non-Pepperdine examples 1970-1982

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Library Audiocassette Tour -- narration notes 1970s

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Library Clippings 1970s-1980s

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Library Committee and Staff Reports 1939-1955

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Library Committee -- suggestions for quiet spaces for faculty research 1957 October 30

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Library Committee - meetings, memos, and minutes 1958-1960

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Library Equipment and Machines -- instruction manuals 1960s-1980s

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Library Event Flyers and Brochures 1960s-1970s

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Library Fine Books 1964-1968

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Library Memos and Announcements 2005-2006

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Library Miscellany 1970s-1990s

Physical Description: (2 folders)
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Library Orientation -- Faculty Instructions circa 1960s-1970s

Physical Description: (2 folders)
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Library Orientation -- Student Instructions and Tests 1950s-1980s

Physical Description: (3 folders)
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Library Professional Staff Members Guidelines 1956 September

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Library Publications featuring George Pepperdine College Library 1941, 1947

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Library Seal Metal Embossing Stamp

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Library Staff Meeting and Budget Report 1971

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Library Staff and Committee Meetings 1987

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Librarians' Meetings and Fiscal Year 2003 Accomplishments 2003

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Library Statistical Report for Institutions of Higher Education (yearly, about George Pepperdine College, sent to the American Library Association) 1938-1952

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Memoir of Robert Broadus (Pepperdine student, and librarian from 1947 to 1953) -- Some Things I Remember 1999

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Memorial Book Fund -- Donations from Morris and Gladys Pendleton 1957 February-1961 October

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Monthly Reports -- book statistics and budgets broken down by campus department 1958-1971

Physical Description: (2 folders)
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National Archives Workshop -- held at Payson Library 1973 December 14

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Newsbank advertisement 1972

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Newspaper article from The Graphic -- Fritz Huntsinger's donation of a wooden eagle 1972 October 6

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Newspaper clippings circa 1968-1970

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Payson Art Exhibit -- Expressions from Maine 1976

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Payson Family 1963-1985

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Payson Library Brochures, Programs, and Pamphlets 1970s-1980s

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Payson Library -- Churches of Christ Heritage Center announcement flyer circa 2010

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Payson Library Dedication 1987 April 26

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Payson Library Photographs

Physical Description: (4 folders)
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Payson Library Policies and Services 1982 Fall

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Payson Library Renovation 1987

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Pepperdine University Libraries: A Five Year Review (1981-1986) and a Five Year Plan (1986-1991) 1986 December

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Proposal for a Pepperdine University Archives/Records Management Program by Robert (Bob) Sanders 1983 May 31

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Records Management -- Retention Schedules and Microfilming Proposal 1985-1987

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Report on the University Archives to the Librarians 1984 February 27

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School of Business and Management -- statistics and memos 1973-1987

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Security and Safety (in the library) 1976-1980

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Sentronic (electronic book-theft detection system) -- correspondence, bills, and advertising material 1969-1984

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Shelving 1971

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Statistics 1959-1987

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The Library in our College report to faculty by Harold Holland 1959 November

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The Mlynarski Collection: Nineteenth Century Paris -- A Bibliography 1980

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Thesis and Dissertations -- instructions for typing, filing, and submitting papers 1980

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To-Do Notes undated

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Treasure Room visitor log (Special Collections reading room visitor log) 1974-1981

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John Tyler Energy Education Resource Center Scrapbook 1979

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University Library Support Network (Interlibrary Loan) undated

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University Archives -- Policies and Procedures, and Oral Histories circa 1987

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VTLS Users Meeting 1987 February 28

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VTLS Appreciation Plaque undated

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Irving Wallace (author) visit 1982 May 19

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WASC Accreditation -- the library sections 1978

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Series 3: Bulletins and Newsletters 1958-1978 (bulk) 1945-2013 (inclusive)

Scope and Content

The series contains newsletters and bulletins created by George Pepperdine College Library, Payson Library, and the School of Law library. The George Pepperdine College Library Bulletin later became Views and Previews From Your Pepperdine Library, and changed again to Views and Previews From Your Pepperdine Libraries (also included is blank letterhead from Views and Previews and notes and ideas for future article topics). Other newsletters include Library Update; Reader's Guide; The Informant: A Newsletter of the Pepperdine University Libraries, Educational Media Center and Academic Computing; The Book and Beyond, and The Bibliography (from the School of Law). The items range in date from 1945 to 2013, but most items date from 1958 to 1978.

Arrangement

Files are arranged chronologically.
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George Pepperdine College Library Bulletin 1945 February-1961 July

Physical Description: (6 folders)
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Views and Previews From Your Pepperdine Library 1961 September-1978 May/June

Physical Description: (12 folders)

General note

The name of the newsletter changes from Views and Previews From Your Pepperdine Library to Views and Previews From Your Pepperdine Libraries in volume 35, number 5 (April/May 1973).
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Blank letterhead for Views and Previews From Your Pepperdine Library

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Views and Previews article ideas and inspiration 1970-1975

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The Bibliography 1970 June-August

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Library Update 1978 September, 1995-1996

Physical Description: (2 folders)
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Reader's Guide 1978-1982

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The Informant: A Newsletter of the Pepperdine University Libraries, Educational Media Center and Academic Computing 1990 Winter

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The Book and Beyond 2013

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Series 4: Annual Reports 1943-1987

Scope and Content

The series contains annual reports created by the library staff at the end of a school year to highlight events during that year, library statistics (such as numbers of books checked out, bought, or weeded), budgets, and other information. Some folders may also include materials collected from that school year and placed with the annual reports in binders kept by the librarians, including staff and student photographs, newspaper clippings, or flyers. The first library annual report is more of a library historical description, and was never completed. One annual report from the archives is also included.

Arrangement

Files are arranged chronologically.
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Library Annual Report (never completed; originally dated July, 1943, with more information added later) 1943 July-1944

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Library Annual Report 1949/1950

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Library Annual Report 1950/1951

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Library Annual Report 1952/1953

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Library Annual Report 1953/1954

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Library Annual Report 1954/1955

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Library Annual Report 1955/1956

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Library Annual Report 1956/1957

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Library Annual Report 1957/1958

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Library Annual Report 1958/1959

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Library Annual Report 1959/1960

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Library Annual Report 1960/1961

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Library Annual Report 1961/1962

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Library Annual Report 1962/1963

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Library Annual Report 1963/1964

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Library Annual Report 1964/1965

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Library Annual Report 1965/1966

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Library Annual Report 1966/1967

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Library Annual Report 1967/1968

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Library Annual Report 1968/1969

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Photographs of library staff 1968/1969

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Library Annual Report 1969/1970

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Photographs -- 100,000th book, and staff dinner 1969/1970

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Library Annual Report 1970/1971

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Photographs and newspaper clippings -- staff and earthquake damage 1970/1971

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Budgets 1971

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Library Annual Report 1971/1972

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Library Annual Report 1972/1973

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Photographs of staff; California Library Association (CLA) annual meeting papers; and bits of window from the Rare Books Room in Payson Library 1972/1973

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Library Annual Report 1973/1974

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Photographs and ephemera 1973/1974

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Library Annual Report 1974/1975

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Photographs and ephemera 1974/1975

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Library Annual Report (biennial) 1975/1977

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Memos and paper ephemera 1975/1976

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Photographs, memos, and paper ephemera 1976/1977

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Library Annual Report 1977/1978

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Photographs and paper ephemera 1977/1978

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Library Annual Report 1978/1979

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Pepperdine Library System Self Study for Accreditation Report 1979 January

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Library Annual Report 1981/1982

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Library Annual Report 1982/1983

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Pepperdine University Archives Annual Reports 1986/1987, 1987/1988

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Series 5: Audiocassettes 1983-1988

Physical Description: (16 audiocassettes)

Scope and Content

The series contains audiocassette recordings of librarians' meetings from 1983 to 1988.

Arrangement

Items are arranged in chronological order.