Fonds P156 - Howard Shubert fonds

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Howard Shubert fonds

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  • Sound recording

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  • 1991 (Creation)
    Shubert, Howard

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0.01 m of textual records
1 audio reel (ca. 3 hrs.) ; ¼ inch

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Howard Shubert is an architectural historian who taught Canadian architecture in 1990-1991 in the Art History Department of Concordia University’s Faculty of Fine Arts. He has a BComm in Economics (1977) and a BA in History from McGill University (1979) and also holds a MA in Art History (1980) and a MPhil in Architectural History from the University of Toronto (1983).

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The fonds includes a sound recording and a transcript of an interview with John Bland, professor emeritus of the McGill University School of Architecture. It was done in 1991 as an oral history project by graduate students in a course entitled “Modern Architecture in Canada”, given by Howard Shubert at Concordia University in 1991. An edited selection from the interview was published as “An Interview with Professor John Bland” in John Bland at Eighty: A Tribute, ed by I. Murray and N. Schoenauer (Montreal: McGill University, 1991), p. 4-17.

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The materials were given to Records Management and Archives by Howard Shubert in 2000.


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  • English

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Access copies available on compact cassettes.

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