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Inventory of the Office of The President and Dean. John Dillenberger Papers, 1963-71
GTU 89-7-1  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Agency History

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Office of The President And Dean. John Dillenberger Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1963-71
    Accession number: GTU 89-7-1
    Shelf location: 3/A/3-B/1; Record Group: RG 2
    Creator: Dillenberger, John
    Size: 19 boxes, 11 ft.
    Repository: The Graduate Theological Union.
    Berkeley, California
    Introduction: John Dillenberger became assistant dean of the GTU in 1963 and served as dean from June 1, 1963 to July 1971. He held the additional title of GTU President from 1967 until he left these administrative posts in 1971. The records of his years at the GTU include chronological files, files relating to the GTU library, and Dr. Dillenberger's day books. Minutes of Board and Executive Committee meetings are found in Record Group 1. The GTU History files, Box 13, contain pre-GTU planning materials beginning 1959.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Source and Date

    3/1996

    Restrictions

    • 1) 1 ff, Dillenberger resignation. This file is restricted. Please see Archivist if need further information.
    • 2) The Archivist reserves the right to restrict access to records pertaining to individual student performance, and any other material pertaining to an individual deemed private and/or confidential. Please see Archivist if need further information.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Graduate Theological Union as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Office Of The President And Dean. John Dillenberger Papers, GTU 89-7-1, The Graduate Theological Union Archives, Berkeley, CA.

    Access Points

    Graduate Theological Union -- Administration
    Graduate Theological Union -- History -- Sources
    Graduate Theological Union -- Presidents
    Graduate Theological Union -- Curricula
    Graduate Theological Union -- Faculty
    Graduate Theolgoical Union -- Bibliographical Center
    Graduate Theolgoical Union -- Library
    Theological Seminaries -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources
    Theology -- Study and teaching (graduate) -- California -- Berkeley
    Berkeley (Calif.) -- Religion - History

    Agency History

    Although negotiations for cooperation among Bay Area seminaries had begun at least as early as 1958, articles incorporating the Graduate Theological Union were signed in September of 1962. The GTU administers academic doctoral programs for the member seminaries. The records in this accession date from 1959 to 1971, preceeding and during the administration of dean and president John Dillenberger. In these formative years, the six Protestant and three Roman Catholic schools that comprise the GTU became members; the Common Library came into existence; relationships with UCB were established; and several centers, such as those for Judaic Studies and Urban-Black Studies were founded and attached to the GTU.