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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement
  • Processing Information note

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
    Title: Pepperdine University Performing and Fine Arts Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: 0081
    Physical Description: 7.53 Linear Feet (12 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1937-2015
    Abstract: The Pepperdine University Performing and Fine Arts collection contains materials related to music, theater, and art events and activities held on Pepperdine campuses. Items in the collection include brochures, programs, event invitations, photographs, and audiovisual recordings ranging from 1937 to 2014.

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Pepperdine University Performing and Fine Arts Collection, Collection no. 0081, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Materials were collected from the University Archives files.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists mainly of programs, brochures, posters and invitations to performing and fine arts events, exhibits, and student group events held or organized at various Pepperdine campuses from 1937 to 2014. Also included in the collection are photographs, audiocassettes, CDs, vinyl records, and VHS recordings of specific events and student groups. Some student group events and activities represented include Dance in Flight, Pepperdine's radio station, Songfest, the Singing Travelers, and Won by One.


    The collection is organized into the following series:
    1. Fine Arts Division; 2. Sponsored Events; and 3. Student Groups and Activities.

    Processing Information note

    The collection was arranged and described by Jessica Geiser and Jamie Henricks in February, 2013. The finding aid was updated by Katie Richardson and Kelsey Knox in June, 2015.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Plays -- Production and direction
    Theater -- California -- Malibu -- History
    College theater -- United States -- History
    College musicals
    Long-playing records
    Compact discs
    Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art
    Pepperdine University. Fine Arts Divison
    Smothers Theatre
    Pepperdine University
    Pepperdine College