File 100 - Interview with Lon D. Whitman

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CA ON00389 C3-1-100


Interview with Lon D. Whitman


  • September 17, 2004 (Creation)

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0.6 cm of textual records. - 1 computer disk. - 2 audio cassettes (ca. 3hrs). - 1 micro videocassette (ca. 3hrs). - 1 videocassette (ca. 3hrs).

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File consists of an interview with Lon D. Whitman interviewed by Joe Vorstermans at L'Arche Daybreak (Richmond Hill, ON). Whitman is a community leader living and working in L'Arche Erie (Erie, PA). Whitman first met Nouwen at a retreat in Denver, CO and subsequently visited him at L'Arche Daybreak and became his friend in the L'Arche community. Whitman recalls Nouwen in group and personal settings and his interest in the Flying Rodleighs. Themes present in Whitman's interview include migration, L'Arche Trosly (France), South America, L'Arche Harbour House (Jacksonville, FL), corporate life and Madame Vanier. The interview is transcribed and available electronically or in hard copy.

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Title based on contents of the file.
One videocassette digitized on 2011.
The audiovisual material has been removed from the file and rehoused in audio cassettes box 11, micro videocassetes box 15 and VHS box 14. Reference copies of the audio cassettes are available (located with originals).

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2007 67

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V2007 67 100 28 v1-v2 ; SR2007 67 100 87


Box 6 File 100

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