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David Allan Hubbard was President of Fuller Theological Seminary from 1963 to 1993. This collection of the President’s papers as gathered, stored and preserved by his assistants at the Seminary in Pasadena, complements Collection 18: Papers of David Allan Hubbard, which are of a more personal nature, having been stored at his home in Santa Barbara and given by his widow in 1999. This collection of the Presidential papers includes Fuller Seminary Administrative documents including minutes, faculty and personnel files, campus organization files, campus property documents, Trustee files, Annual reports to the Board; a file of issues Hubbard dealt with as President of Fuller, the development of the "Mission Beyond the Mission" statement, basic biographical material, personal and institutional correspondence, scripts for the Joyful Sound radio programs, a small collection of his writings, his retirement and emeritus correspondence, and documents concerning his sudden death, including condolences and programs for memorial services at Fuller and at Montecito Covenant Church, Santa Barbara.
Background
David Allan Hubbard (B.A., B.D., Th.M., Ph.D., D.D., L.H.D., Lit.D.) (1928 -1993), an ordained minister of the American Baptist Church, was a member of the third entering class of Fuller Theological Seminary, a 1952 graduate. He began his career as a professor of biblical studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara; he served Fuller Theological Seminary as professor of Old Testament and then as president from 1963-1993. During these years he led the school to become one of the world's largest interdenominational seminaries, adding in 1965 a School of Psychology and a School of World Mission (now School of Intercultural Studies) to complement the School of Theology. An Old Testament scholar, Hubbard wrote four commentaries on the Old Testament and served as a general editor of the Word Biblical Commentary until his death. He published 36 books in all. He was widely acknowledged as a leader in the evangelical community, in theological scholarship and in higher education and was in constant demand as a speaker and lecturer. He also played a key role in bringing together previously separate segments of the evangelical community in new coalitions and in encouraging women to develop their gifts through the Office of Women's Concerns and the mandatory use of inclusive language at Fuller Theological Seminary.
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164 Boxes, 80 linear feet
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Supervised use only. Scholarly use within parameters of copyright law.