Collection C0057 - Tom Kennedy's Panarctic Oils collection

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Tom Kennedy's Panarctic Oils collection


  • 1986-1988 (Creation)

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50 cm of textual records. -- 54 audio cassettes

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Tom Kennedy, 1939-2005, was born in Hungary, and was raised and educated in England. He came to Canada in 1967 and worked as a journalist and broadcaster, primarily in the energy industry. He wrote for numerous newspapers and magazines and won a National Journalism Award in 1977. He was commissioned to write a history of Panarctic Oils Ltd. and it was published as Quest : Canada's Search for Arctic Oil / by Tom Kennedy. - Edmonton : Reidmore Books, 1988.


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Gift of Tom Kennedy, 1988.

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The collection consists of research notes and recorded interviews for Quest.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018




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