Ronald W. Batchelder is a Professor of Economics at Pepperdine University, as well as an involved member of Pepperdine faculty organizations. The collection spans from 1986 to 2009 and consists of correspondence, minutes, notes, memorandums, reports, handbooks and calendars related to the University Faculty Council, Seaver Faculty Association, and the Social Sciences Division within Seaver College.
The collection contains grade books maintained by Fred L. Casmir for his classes in the Department of Speech at George Pepperdine College and the Division of Communications at Pepperdine University. Casmir taught a range of speech classes as well as German language classes. Grade books range in date from 1956 to 1982.
The collection contains publications written by Hubert G. Derrick about his faith and personal history, and a scrapbook gifted to him by Pepperdine College international students in 1953. Materials date from 1953, 1986, and 1994; some materials are undated.
The collection includes research materials that Joel Fetzer used to write three of his books: Muslims and the State in Britain, France and Germany (2004), Luxembourg as an Immigration Success Story: The Grand Duchy in Pan-European Perspective (2011), and Confucianism, Democratization, and Human Rights in Taiwan (2013). Items include interview notes, audiocassettes and compact discs of interviews, correspondence, and printed reference materials.
The collection contains materials collected in the office of Larry D. Hornbaker during his time as an administrator at Pepperdine University. Files primarily relate to development (fundraising, donors, and donations), planning and construction of buildings and infrastructure on the Malibu campus, and materials generated from administrative work and activities at Pepperdine. Materials date from 1950 to 2001.
The collection consists of subject files created by Norman Hughes during his time at Pepperdine as a professor of biology and Academic Dean of Seaver College. The collection consists of memorandums, correspondence, reports, and notes on subjects including councils and committees, faculty, student issues, course schedules, and departments within Seaver College. Materials in the collection span from 1972 to 1981.
B. Lamar Johnson was a highly distinguished educator known as the father of the community college due to his extensive contributions to the study and development of community college education. The collection contains correspondence, reports, speeches, administrative papers and publications from Johnson's tenure at Stephens College, UCLA, and Pepperdine University, as well as other educational organizations and activities with which Johnson was involved.
James L. Lovell was a prominent member of the Churches of Christ, prolific author and editor of religious publications, and a member of Pepperdine University's Board of Trustees for 35 years. The papers contain correspondence, articles, minutes, notes, reports, photographs, and slides documenting Lovell's relationship with Pepperdine and its administrators, his involvement in the Churches of Christ and individual churches, and his personal life including his career in the construction industry. Also included in the collection are copies of publications produced by Lovell throughout his life, most notably West Coast Christian and California Christian. Materials in the collection span from 1932 to 1999.
The collection contains correspondence to and from C. Richard MacNair between 1973 and 1978 during his time as University Director of Teacher Education Programs and Associate Dean of the School of Education at Pepperdine University. The correspondence covers topics including degree programs offered by the School of Education, teacher education, and School of Education administrative duties.
Edwards H. Metcalf was a collector was a Pepperdine University Board member and a T.E. Lawrence enthusiast and collector. He chaired the T.E. Lawrence Symposium in 1988 at Pepperdine University, which gave scholars the chance to discuss the life and words of T.E. Lawrence. The collection contains planning materials and documents from the symposium, as well as book collection records belonging to Metcalf.
The materials in this collection are photocopies of original correspondence, reports, and other items collected by Donald V. Miller, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Pepperdine College, related to administrative changes at Pepperdine in 1957 and 1958.
James C. (J.C.) Moore was an administrator for a number of colleges, serving most notably as controller and vice president for Pepperdine University. The papers contain correspondence, subject files, memorandums, articles, photographs, news clippings and programs related to Moore's career in education as well as his personal life.
The collection includes files accumulated by Nicks and document his career in academia with a particular focus on his time at Pepperdine. Nicks held many roles at Pepperdine including professor, dean of the Pepperdine School of Business, vice president of academic affairs, and the vice president of development. Materials found within the collection include correspondence and administrative files, among others.
The collection includes files collected from James I. Penrod's office between 1970 and 1985 during his time as Vice President for Systems and Planning at Pepperdine University. Materials include correspondence; organization charts; a systems and planning orientation manual; Pepperdine management conference papers; memos; committee meeting minutes and correspondence; an article by Penrod; and other items.
The George Pepperdine family papers are comprised of paper materials (such as correspondence, writings, and newspaper clippings), photographs, films, and memorabilia, dating from 1907 to 2002. Individuals represented in the collection include George Pepperdine, Lena Rose Pepperdine, Helen Louise Pepperdine, George B. Pepperdine, Florence May Pepperdine Crossley, Esther Louise Pepperdine Thurston, Marilyn Pepperdine, George Pepperdine II, and Wendell Pepperdine.
Earl Vivon Pullias was a professor, administrator and scholar of higher education. The collection includes materials that document his positions at Pepperdine College and the University of Southern California, his academic career and research on higher education, and his personal and family life. Materials in the collection range from the 1910s to the early 2000s.
The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Frank R. and Blanche Seaver, philanthropists who greatly contributed to the evolution and success of Pepperdine University. The materials range from 1882 to 1996 and document Blanche's involvement with Pepperdine; Frank's business, the Hydril Company; Blanche's former career as a composer and musician; and their personal lives.
The collection contains materials created by or about Loyd C. Sigmon from 1945 to 2008. Items relate to his interest in radio broadcasting, the creation of SigAlert (a traffic and emergency alert system), and his inventions. Books, plaques, articles, newspaper clippings, biographical materials, blueprints, and notebooks, are found within the collection.
The collection contains materials related to Hugh M. Tiner, first dean and second president of George Pepperdine College and member of Rotary International. Items include subject and correspondence files (biographical materials, certificates of appreciation, ephemera and photographs, speeches and publications, radio program transcripts, and travel ephemera); newspaper clippings; plaques; and memorabilia.
The collection contains materials created by, collected by, and about conductor and composer Joseph Wagner. Materials include music scores; symphony orchestra sheet music; loose music manuscripts; vinyl records; audio and video recordings; subject and correspondence files; photographs; Wagner’s publications; and colorful sheet music covers. Items range in date from approximately the 1910s to the 1970s.
The collection contains photographs and negatives taken by Hanson A. Williams, Jr. between 1938 and 1963. Images are primarily of the George Pepperdine College campus, Pepperdine students and faculty, campus events, sororities and fraternities, and other topics. One box of material includes digitized images taken while Williams was a private in the US Army during the Korean War, between 1951 and 1952.
John F. Wilson is a field archaeologist, writer and lecturer on archaeology in the Middle East, and Professor of Religion, Emeritus at Pepperdine University. The collection consists of printed materials related to Wilson's career, including correspondence, date books, and publications authored by Wilson.