A collection had been given to the GTU Library ca. 1976-77, but there was no documentation on the original gift. Efforts to
contact the leadership of the Pacific Region to confirm the gift of the collection were unsuccessful until 1997 when William
Adix, Chair of the History Committee, contacted the GTU Archives. Subsequently the Pacific Region gift was confirmed in 1998
resulting in a collection of materials compiled according to the "Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Guidelines for
Although official formation of the Pacific Region occurred in 1967, its roots are found in clinical ministry education initiatives
of the 1920's by pioneers William Keller in Cincinnati, Richard C. Cabot in Boston, and Anton T. Boisen in Worcester, Massachusetts.
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.
Collection is open for research.