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President Marion L. Shane Papers

Identifier: UA-258

Scope and Contents

A major portion of this collection contains preparations for and the actual evaluations of Mercyhurst College by The Middle States Association from 1955-1977. There are also publications of Mercyhurst College such as course schedules, brochures, handbooks, and catalogues. Documented is the work of the faculty Blueprint and administration committees. There is a collection of 40 cassette tapes recording conferences, faculty-administration meetings and interviews by Dr. Shane. The last two cassettes record the dedication by Dr. David Palmer of the Graduate Seminar Room in the Mercyhurst Library in memory of Dr. Shane, February 8, 1984. There is a Middle States Case Study of the Continuum of Lifelong Learning at Mercyhurst. The collection contains a number of publications about academic freedom and tenure.


  • 1947-1984


39 Cassettes

12 Reels

6 Linear Feet (10 archival boxes, 1 oversize folder.)

84 Photographic Slides

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Repository Details

Part of the Sister Mary Lawrence Franklin Archival Center Repository

Mercyhurst University
501 East 38th Street
Hammermill Library
Erie Pennsylvania 16546 United States