The Finding Aid of the Crest Associates Records 0042

Finding aid prepared by Katie Richardson and Catie Golitzin
Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA, 90263-4786
(310) 506-4434
specialcollections@pepperdine.edu
Feburary 2012


Title: Crest Associates records
Identifier/Call Number: 0042
Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Date: 1997-2003
Abstract: The collection includes 8 videocassettes and 2 betatapes from past Crest Lecture Series at Pepperdine University. The tapes date from 1997 to 2003.
Location note: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Creator: Pepperdine University. Crest Associates.

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Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Crest Associates Records, Collection no. 0042, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to Pepperdine University Libraries in 2007 by the Crest Associates Office.

Historical note

The Crest Associates is a Pepperdine University support group comprised of community friends and donors. The group supports the University and its mission by bringing the local community and the university closer through community outreach projects, academic programs, scholarships, faculty support, and events.

Scope and Content

The Crest Associates support the Crest Lecture Series, which are free lectures given by Pepperdine professors and open to the public. The collection includes 8 videocassettes and 2 betatapes from past Crest Lecture Series dating from 1997 to 2003.

Processing Information note

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

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Benton, Andrew K.
Davis, Stephen D.
Kats, Lee B.
Martin, Karen
Nance, C. (Christopher)
Pepperdine University. Crest Associates.
Pepperdine University.
Starr, Kevin
Wilson, James Q.
Zakian , Michael, 1957-
Lectures and lecturing--California, Southern
Speeches, addresses, etc., American--United States
Videocassettes

Box 1

El Niño and the Malibu Ecology 1997 November 18

Physical Description: (2 copies)

Scope and Content

In the video, Christopher Nance, Steve Davis, Lee Kats, and Karen Martin examine the effects that El Niño might have on the flora and fauna of Malibu and the Santa Monica Mountains.
Box 1

Heritage of Faith 2003 April 15

Scope and Content

In the video, Andrew K. Benton and Pepperdine students discuss various topics, including international programs and the Drescher campus.
Box 1

Legacy of the Chumash 1998 March 10

Physical Description: (2 copies)

Scope and Content

The lecture, given by Holly Love, discusses the prehistory of the Chumash Indians and how they adapted to their environment with major inventions like the planked canoe and the shell fishhook. She also discusses their rich spiritual life, which developed from their life as fisherman and the abundance of their food supply.
Box 1

Rodin's Search 2001 March 22

Scope and Content

Michael Zakian, leads a tour of the exhibition Rodin's Obsession: The Gates of Hell which was on display at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art. He discusses why the artist is considered to be the greatest sculptor since Michelangelo.
Box 1

Values of University Life: From the University of Paris to Pepperdine University 1998 April 16

Scope and Content

In the lecture, Kevin Starr compares and contrasts international education systems with those in the United States.
Box 1

Why Is Islam Different? 2003 April 14

Physical Description: (2 copies)

Scope and Content

In the lecture, James Q. Wilson analyzes Islam, which was once the greatest civilization in the world and is now just a shadow of its former self. Wilson credits many reasons for the change, but most of them begin with deciding what relationship religion plays in politics.