Digital Collections Copyright

All materials in these digitized collections are publicly accessible and intended for educational and research use, and may be used as such with appropriate attribution. However, organizations and individuals seeking to use digital materials for publication must contact Pepperdine Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Such parties furthermore assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on using copyrighted materials, click here.


Pepperdine University has exhaustively researched the contents of these digital collections to ascertain any possible legal rights embodied in the materials. In cases where copyright holders could not be reached or identified, the materials are provided here under an assertion of fair use (17 U.S.C. 107). We are eager to hear from any copyright owners who are not properly identified so that the appropriate information may be provided in the future. Upon request, we will remove material from public view while we address a rights issue.