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A Student’s Perspective: What It Was Like Working In Special Collections

Catie Golitzin, a freshman at Pepperdine, has worked in Special Collections and University Archives as a Student Assistant since last fall. Over the past 7 months, Catie has played an important role in our department. She paged materials for researchers, scanned images, and worked on many special projects including creating finding aids for the Webster […]

NHPRC Project Is Underway As Graduate Student Assistant Processes Two Collections

Jessica Geiser, hired as the graduate student assistant to work on the NHPRC project, recently processed two of our archival collections.  The B. Lamar Johnson and the James C. Moore papers are now open and available for research. A brief description about each of the collections is below. B. Lamar Johnson was a highly distinguished […]

Graduate Student Begins Work On NHPRC Project

The University Libraries is in the midst of processing 1,225 linear feet of archival material thanks to the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). In November 2011, Jessica Geiser, a UCLA graduate student, was hired to assist Project Archivist, Jamie Henricks. Here’s what Geiser had to say about the project: […]

Intern Completes Special Collections Project

Alexandra Mogan was one of two Pepperdine students to intern in Special Collections and University Archives during the fall semester.  Mogan was responsible for organizing, describing, and creating a finding aid for the Charles Marowitz collection of the Malibu Stage Company.  Marowitz, a well-known writer, director, and entrepreneur, is also the co-founder of the Malibu […]

New Archivist Begins on NHPRC Project

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) recently awarded $110,143 to the Pepperdine University Libraries’ department of Special Collections and University Archives. “Preserving the Past, Preparing for the Future: Building Sustainable Archival Collections,” will focus on the organization and description of Pepperdine University’s archival collections. The University Libraries have started surveying the materials to […]