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Inventory of the Remembering Theological Education at the Graduate Theological Union in the 1960s Oral History
GTU 98-5-01  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
2 linear feet (4 boxes) 84 transcripts, 84 sets of casettes and some images
Restrictions
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 (archives@gtu.edu).
Availability
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.