Father Laurence Kennedy Shook fonds

Title: Father Laurence Kennedy Shook fonds

Date of creation: 1982

Physical description: 4 reel-to-reel audiotapes and 4 audio cassettes (332 mins.)

Biographical Sketch: Professor of English. President, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies.

Scope and content: Oral history interview with Professor Laurence Kennedy Shook, conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with family background. Focuses on period 1922-1982 when he was associated with St. Michael's College and the Basilian order, the administrative history of the University of St. Michael's College, the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, finances, the Dept. of English and the Dept. of History, academic faculties and curricula, the role of the federated colleges in University of Toronto, H. Marshall McLuhan and relations with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto.

Finding Aids: None

Access: Open

Accession number: B1986-0061