Series 01 - Bishop's Memorabilia

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Bishop's Memorabilia

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CA BU MG065-01

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  • 1965-1971 (Creation)
    Sweeny, James

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  • 9 textual items
  • 7 artifacts
  • 1 phonograph record

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James Sweeny received a B.A. from Concordia University in 1975, and an M.A. from Bishop's University in 1994. The subject of his thesis being A History of the Faculty of Divinity, Bishop's University, 1843-1971. He is also the author of Our saints and our stories : a history of the churches in the Greater Parish of St. Francis of Assisi (1996) and A short history of the Diocese of Quebec 1793-1993 (1993). For many years he was the editor of the Quebec Diocesan Gazette. He also worked at Bishop's University Library and served as the Diocesan Archivist for the Diocese of Quebec. He retired in 2019.

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Bishop's memorabilia:

  • Resident student sign-out/in card (J. Copping)
  • Ticket for "Chicago", presented by Bishop's Concert Committee, Sunday, September 21st, 1969
  • Student Identity Card for James Sweeny, 1969-1970
  • Felt letter "B", purple and white
  • Carnival button, Bishop's University 1971
  • Phonograph record: "The Eskimos Who Came in From the Cold, or Great Oopiktations", Book and lyrics by Alex G. Henderson and Douglas H. Tees, Music and orchestrations by John C. Piper. Bishop's University 1965 Revue.
  • Student Directories: 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71
  • Bishop's Athletics All Sports Pass 1993-94
  • Tickets to Sesqui events
  • 2 golf artifacts
  • beer bottle: Golden Lion Brewery
  • BUSA Employee Handbook
  • pin: I Y BU Staff
  • 2 glasses: Champlain Hangar, A Safe Alternative

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James Sweeny


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