This extensive oral history includes interviews from 79 scholars who discuss the founding of the Graduate Theological Union
and issues in theological education before, after and during the 1960s. The interviews were conducted in 1993-94 by Ray F.
Kibler III, a Lutheran minister and archivist, who obtained funding from the Lilly Endowment to conduct the project.
Ray F. Kibler III conducted a series of interviews in 1993 and 1994 to examine theological education, primarily at the Graduate
Theological Union, in the 1960s. The project was sponsored by Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (PLTS), for the GTU, and
funded by the Lilly Endowment Inc.
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
84 transcripts, 84 sets of casettes and some images
Copyright 2012 by Graduate Theological Union. These transcripts are provided for individual Research Purposes Only. For all
other uses, including publication, reproduction and quotation beyond fair use, permission must be obtained in writing from:
Graduate Theological Union Archives, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA 94709 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Collection is open for research. Some restrictions are in place. In nearly all cases, the edited transcript can be accessed.
In roughly half the interviews, the unedited audio is also available. Five of the 84 interviews are currently unavailable
due to restrictions: Keith R. Bridston, Victor R. Gold, Edward C. Hobbs, William E. Lesher and Herman C. Waetjen.