Series F-31-3 - Shrum and SFU interviews

Gordon Shrum interviewed by Liisa Fagerlund, session 1 Gordon Shrum interviewed by Liisa Fagerlund, session 2 Shrum, Gordon interview - notes and correspondence Shrum, Gordon interview - unedited (*) part 1 Shrum, Gordon interview - edited (*) part 1 Shrum, Gordon interview - unedited (*) part 2 Shrum, Gordon interview - edited (*) part 2 Shrum, Gordon interview - edited (*) part 2

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Shrum and SFU interviews

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  • 1973 - 1989 (Creation)

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7 cm of textual records
5 moving image documents
3 sound recordings

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Series deals with the relationship between Gordon Shrum and Simon Fraser University. Interviews and supporting materials emphasize Shrum's work at SFU in contrast to biographical materials that describe Shrum's entire life. Series contains unedited and edited transcripts and audio recordings of an interview of Gordon Shrum conducted in 1974 by Liisa Fagerlund, a librarian and University Archivist. The interview was part of an SFU oral history program.

Series also includes recordings of several television shows in which Shrum is interviewed. There are two appearances on the Vancouver show, one broadcast in 1977 and another in 1985 which includes a presentation by Iona Campagnolo of a Lifetime Achievement Award to Gordon Shrum. There are also two episodes of the Jack Webster show: the September 9, 1980 show, in which host Jack Webster interviewed Shrum and SFU President George Pedersen; and another from November 15, 1983 which commemorates the life of Gordon Shrum upon the establishment of the Shrum Science Chair at Simon Fraser University.

Series also contains textual material, and audio and video recordings of the dinner held in honour of Shrum to establish the "Gordon M. Shrum Chair in Science" November 19, 1983.

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Access to the original moving images and sound recordings is restricted due to the fragility of the physical storage media. However, some digitized access copies area available for specific recordings. Consult the reference archivist for information about access.

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Physical description: series includes 8 audio reels, 5 audio cassettes, 7 3/4" videocassettes (Umatic tapes), 2 VHS videocassettes, and 1 optical disk.

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