Arthur P. Monahan fonds

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Arthur P. Monahan fonds

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  • 1956-1988, predominant 1964-1988 (Creation)
    Monahan, Arthur P. fl. 1960-1993

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2.52 m of textual records (6 boxes)

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(fl. 1960-)

Biographical history

Arthur P. Monahan earned a B.A., M.A. and a PhD from the University of Toronto. He also earned a L.M.S. at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. He spent most of his career at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, N.S. where he was Professor of Philosophy (1960-1993); Chair of the Philosophy Department (1965-1967, 1976-1980, acting 1985-1986), and Professor Emeritus (1993-). He also served with a number of SMU organizations: Senate (1970-1981), Board of Governors (1970-1981), was involved with the Faculty Association (1970-1978), and Arts Faculty Council (1975-1980, 1985-1988). Monahan retired from SMU in 1993.

Custodial history

Records were held in Dr. Monahan's office until 1993 before being donated to the Archives.

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Fonds consists of: Series - Art Faculty Council records, Series - Board of Governors records, Series - Philosophy Department records, Series - Senate records, Series - Faculty Association records, Series - Publications records

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Records were received in no apparent order. Arrangement was imposed by the archivist.

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Box list: box A, Senate 1963-1977, box B, Senate 1977-1981, box C, Board of Governors (1970-1979), box D, Board of Governors (1979-1981), Facutly Association (1970-1978), Arts Faculty Council (1975-1980, 1985-1988), box E, Philosophy Department (1956-1977), box F, Philosophy Department (1978-1986).

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Related records can be found in the Summer Research Interviews fonds. Monahan was one of the interviewees. Monahan's publications are listed on the Faculty Database, available in the Saint Mary's University Archives.

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