The Finding Aid of the Harold E. Holland Papers 0035

Finding aid prepared by Katie Richardson and Catie Golitzin
The processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA, 90263-4786
(310) 506-4434
January 2012

Title: Harold E. Holland Papers
Identifier/Call Number: 0035
Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.92 linear feet (3 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1948-1991
Abstract: The collection includes Harold E. Holland's files from the time he served as Director of Libraries at Pepperdine University from 1981 to 1989.
Location note: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Creator: Holland, Harold E., 1924-

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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], Harold E. Holland Papers, Collection no. 0035, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The files were transferred to Special Collections and University Archives upon Holland's retirement.

Biographical note

Harold Edward Holland served as Director of Libraries at Pepperdine University from 1981 to 1989. While at Pepperdine, Holland was involved with several major projects and improvements that included consolidating various collections, implementing the computerized Virginia Tech Library System, expanding the University Archives, participating in the USC electronic library consortium, and developing the Pepperdine Plaza and other center libraries. In addition to these activities, Holland was instrumental in the planning and renovation of Payson Library. Holland retired from the position of Library Director in 1989 but remained working at Pepperdine University in Special Collections and University Archives for several years.
Before his appointment at Pepperdine, Holland served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Library Science at the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 1976, Holland received his D.L.S. from the University of Missouri-Columbia and subsequently his dissertation Religious Periodicals in Development of Nashville, Tennessee as a Regional Publishing Center, 1830-1880 was published.
Holland also taught at Pahlavic University (Shiraz, Iran), Appalachian Teachers College, the University of Oklahoma, and Ibaraki Christian College (Japan). In addition to his teaching duties, he served as a minister of the Churches of Christ in Tennessee.
Holland was very active in the library community writing articles for various publications and serving in many organizations including the ALA (American Library Association), EDUCOM, CAL/PALS (California Private Academic Libraries), and the AICCU (Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities).

Scope and Content

The bulk of the collection documents Holland's time as Library Director at Pepperdine University from 1981 to 1989. Included are articles written by Holland both before and during his time at Pepperdine; notes, meeting minutes, and programs from conferences Holland attended; correspondence between Holland and other administrators both inside and outside of the University; plans for Payson Library's renovation; files documenting the librarians' efforts to achieve faculty status at Pepperdine University; memos, notes and photographs regarding a flood in Payson library which damaged a large amount of library books; and notes, photographs and other materials used to plan library exhibits.


The collection is organized alphabetically by folder title.

Processing Information note

The collection was arranged and described by Katie Richardson and Catie Golitzin in January 2012.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

American Library Association. Conference.
Davenport, David, 1950-
Holland, Harold E., 1924-
Leighton, Philip D.
Pepperdine University. Library Affairs.
Pepperdine University.
Phillips, William B.
White, Howard A. (Howard Ashley), 1913-
Academic libraries--California--Malibu--History
Academic library directors
Education, Higher--California--Malibu
Library administration--California--History
Library exhibits--United States
Library science--California--History
Malibu (Calif.)--History--20th century

Box 1, Folder 1

Abilene Christian University 1987-1988

Box 1, Folder 2

ALA Committee on Accreditation 1982-1990

Box 1, Folder 3

ALA Conference- Dallas 1984

Box 1, Folder 4

ALA Conference- Chicago 1985

Box 1, Folder 5

ALA Conference- New Orleans 1988

Box 1, Folder 6

Alumni Association of Pepperdine 1977

Box 1, Folder 7

Art in Payson 1988-1989

Box 1, Folder 8-9

Articles: Academic Libraries and the History of Science 1963-1968

Box 1, Folder 10

Articles: Academic Librarianship in Three Educ. Journals 1965-1967

Box 1, Folder 11

Articles: After One Year (World Vision) 1951

Box 1, Folder 12

Articles: As Others See Us 1965-1967

Box 1, Folder 13

Articles: Dixie Flyer Loses 'Big'un' and 'Little'un,' Too (L&N Magazine) 1963-1967

Box 1, Folder 14

Articles: Fiction Titles from the Bible (OK Librarian) 1964-1966

Box 1, Folder 15

Articles: Hymnody of the Churches of Christ (The Hymn) 1979

Box 1, Folder 16

Articles: Religious Periodicals in the Development of Nashville, Tennessee as a Regional Publishing Center, 1830-1880 (Library Science) 1976

Box 1, Folder 17

Articles: Review of Hazel Page's Book Early Library Development in Missouri 1938-1943 1981-1982

Box 1, Folder 18

Articles: A Ringside Seat at the Revolution 1979-1980

Box 1, Folder 19

Articles: Teaching Dictionary Use (RQ) 1966

Box 1, Folder 20

Articles: Think on These Things (Harding Bison) 1955

Box 1, Folder 21

Articles: 2037 A.D. Predictions: Pepperdine University (Oasis University) 1987

Box 1, Folder 22

Articles: Power for Today 1958-1963

Box 1, Folder 23

Articles: Religion in Life (Nashville Tennessean) 1948-1951

Box 1, Folder 24

Articles: 20th Century Christian 1951-1959

Box 1, Folder 25

Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) 1988

Box 1, Folder 26

Business: Phillips, Dr. William B. President of Academic Affairs 1983-1987

Box 1, Folder 27

Calendars and Events 1980-1981

Box 1, Folder 28

California Private Academic Librarians (CAL/PALS) Meetings, Etc. 1986-1989

Box 1, Folder 29

Correspondence: Chuck Bagby and Holland 1984

Box 1, Folder 30

Correspondence: George Roos Ridge to Holland 1989

Box 1, Folder 31

Donation: Donald V. Miller 1990

Box 1, Folder 32


Box 1, Folder 33

Exhibits 1980s

Box 1, Folder 34

Exhibits: Chinese Year of the Horse 1990

Box 1, Folder 35

Exhibits: Great Illustrators 1991-1992

Box 1, Folder 36

Exhibits: Howard Chandler Christy 1990

Box 1, Folder 37

Exhibits: Middle East 1991

Box 1, Folder 38

Exhibits: My Fair Lady circa 1990

Box 1, Folder 39

Exhibits: Oliver Twist and Oliver 1990

Box 1, Folder 40

Exhibits: 1991 Anniversaries

Box 1, Folder 41

Exhibits: C. D. Gibson

Box 1, Folder 42

Fellowship of Christian Librarians and Information Specialists 1987-1991

Box 1, Folder 43

Fine Arts Building 1974

Box 1, Folder 44

Five-Year Review and Five-Year Plan for Pepperdine Libraries 1986

Box 1, Folder 45

Flood- Payson Library 1986-1989

Box 1, Folder 46

Hahn, Kenneth 1986

Box 1, Folder 47

Holland Resume

Box 1, Folder 48

Informant 1988-1989

Box 1, Folder 49

Inventory of Appleby 237 1987 June 3

Box 2, Folder 1-3

Leighton, Philip 1984-1986

Box 2, Folder 4

Leighton Proposals 1985

Box 2, Folder 5

Leung, Terry: Meetings and Librarian Study 1988-1989

Box 2, Folder 6

Leung, Terry: Perceptions of Actual and Expected Roles for Pepperdine University Academic Librarians Among Faculty and Graduate Students 1988

Box 2, Folder 7

Library Bibliographies 1974-1979

Box 2, Folder 8

Library Renovation: Conference Papers 1986

Box 2, Folder 9

Library Renovation: Disposition of Art Work 1982

Box 2, Folder 10

Library Renovation: Floor Plans 1987

Box 2, Folder 11

Library Renovation: Gentle, Burt C. (Shelving and Furniture) 1986

Box 2, Folder 12

Library Renovation: Grants 1985-1986

Box 2, Folder 13

Library Renovation: Graphic Clippings 1984-1987

Box 2, Folder 14

Library Renovation: Inter-Office Communication 1986

Box 2, Folder 15

Library Renovation: Lighting and Wiring 1982-1984

Box 2, Folder 16

Library Renovation: Mandrell, Ed 1985-1986

Box 2, Folder 17

Library Renovation: Moves, Spaces, Etc. 1986

Box 2, Folder 18

Library Renovation: Meetings with Architect and Jones Construction Co. 1986

Box 2, Folder 19

Library Renovation: Meetings with Dr. William B. Phillips 1984-1986

Box 2, Folder 20

Library Renovation: Orders for New Furniture and Shelving (Gentle, Burt C.) 1986-1987

Box 2, Folder 21

Library Renovation: Plans- Educational Media 1986

Box 2, Folder 22

Library Renovation: Plans- Library Expansion (HAC) 1984-1985

Box 2, Folder 23

Library Renovation: Relocation Schedules 1984-1986

Box 2, Folder 24

Library Renovation: Space Needs Assessment by Committee Members: Gore, Randolph etc. 1984-1985

Box 2, Folder 25

Library Renovation: Space Planning 1978

Box 2, Folder 26

Library Renovation: Storage (Lawhorn Hall -- L.A. Inventory, Etc.), Crenshaw Christian Center 1981-1984

Box 2, Folder 27

Missouri University 1982-1988

Box 2, Folder 28-29

Online Systems: Request for Proposal and Response 1982-1984

Box 2, Folder 30

Pepperdine University Librarian Meetings 1982-1986

Box 2, Folder 31

Pepperdine University Policy of Nondiscrimination and Program of Affirmative Action- Calvin Bowers

Box 2, Folder 32

Preachers, Correspondence, Preaching 1982-1986

Box 2, Folder 33

Provost's Cabinet, Adrian 1987-1988

Box 2, Folder 34

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Academic Freedom and Tenure 1974

Box 2, Folder 35-36

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Committee 1975-1988

Box 2, Folder 37

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Committee Handbook 1981

Box 2, Folder 38

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Committee Handbook 1982

Box 2, Folder 39

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Committee Handbook 1984

Box 3, Folder 1

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Committee Handbook 1985

Box 3, Folder 2

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Dean's Council 1983

Box 3, Folder 3

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Faculty Status 1977

Box 3, Folder 4

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Librarians' Tenure Articles 1975-1986

Box 3, Folder 5

Rank, Tenure, Promotion: Vacation 1984-1986

Box 3, Folder 6

Retirement and Recruiting 1985-1989

Box 3, Folder 7

Strategic Planning 1985-1988

Box 3, Folder 8

Tennessee State Library and Archives 1988

Box 3, Folder 9

Virginia Tech Library System (VTLS) Contracts, Etc. 1984-1987

Box 3, Folder 10

White, Howard (Emeritus) 1979-1988

Box 3, Folder 11

Word Fun 1976-1988