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Pepperdine University Campus Dedications Collection
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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement
  • Related Archival Materials
  • Processing Information note

  • Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
    Title: Pepperdine University Campus Dedications Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: 0075
    Physical Description: 10.8 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1937-2013
    Abstract: The Pepperdine University Campus Dedications collection consists of materials related to ceremonies celebrating the groundbreaking, dedication and opening of new buildings and other areas on Pepperdine campuses. Materials in the collection range from 1937 to 2013, and include programs, invitations, speeches, newspaper clippings, photographs, and audiovisual recordings.
    Language of Material: English .

    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 Campus Dedications Collection, Collection no. 0075, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains print and audiovisual materials related to various dedication, groundbreaking, and open house ceremonies given on Pepperdine campuses. Materials include invitations, programs, transcripts of speeches, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Also included are audiocassette, magnetic tape reel, VHS, DVcam, and DVD recordings of some ceremonies. Items in the collection range from 1937 to 2013.


    The collection is arranged into the following series: Series 1: Print and Photographic Materials and Series 2: Audiovisual Materials. Within each series, items are arranged alphabetically.

    Related Archival Materials

    M. Norvel and Helen Young Papers, Collection no. 0014, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

    Processing Information note

    The collection level record was created by Jessica Geiser and Jamie Henricks in January, 2013. The finding aid was updated and the collection was further described by Lindsey Gant, Monica Case, Kelsey Knox, and Katie Richardson in May, 2015.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ground breaking ceremonies
    Invitation cards
    Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- United States
    Universities and colleges -- History