Item Aud. 234 - Oral History: John Sutherland (TWU Faculty) - April 20

aud234a.mp3 aud234b.mp3 aud234-transcript.pdf

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Oral History: John Sutherland (TWU Faculty) - April 20

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CA TWU Coll. 02-01-Aud. 234

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  • 1983 (Creation)

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  • 1 audio cassette
  • 2 sound recordings (mp3)
  • audio 234a 20.3 MB (30 minutes)
  • audio 234b 14.9 MB (22 minutes)

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(1982 -)

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Audio 234a consists of the following recording:
Title: John Sutherland – “Oral History Interview”
Library staff member Lynn Wilkinson interviews John Sutherland, a faculty member of Trinity Western University, on April 20, 1983. He discusses all aspects of his life, beginning with where he was born, his early education, his higher education, and his eventual involvement with business. He then discusses how he always wanted to be a teacher, but his eventual role in business was far from his original intent. He mentions his goal to obtain a Ph.D. in organizational behaviour based upon a Christian standard. Mr. Sutherland then reflects on his parents and their Christianity, the lives of his brothers and sisters, his wife's great influence upon his formation of Christian principles, and his own Christian position. Mr. Sutherland speaks quite strongly about Christian business ethics, his view of the economy, and his distaste for an unchecked free enterprise system. In his master's study of usury in the Old Testament, he developed his own Christian view of social concerns, along with a growing wonder at the lack of charity in an increasingly affluent North America.
Audio 234b consists of the following recording:
Title: John Sutherland – “Oral History Interview”
This is a continuation of the interview on Aud. 234a. Sutherland stresses his desire to write quality books with a Christian perspective on business. He describes his possible involvement with Robert Thompson in a project in Korea as a way of integrating his love of business and his passion for biblical teaching. He comments on the goal of a professor at Trinity Western. Finally, he concludes by describing his own children, as well as his and his wife's goals in raising them.
[Abstract and transcript provided by Amy Hutchins, Public History student, 2001]

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2 copies of original audio cassette; Sutherland's Curriculum Vitae and notes of audiocassette stored in envelope in Box 09

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Digitization Note: All files recorded from a Califone 2455AV, captured by ScenalyzerLive 4.0 and edited with Audacity 1.2.6. Recorded at 44.1kHz @ 16-bit resolution via Canopus ADVC110, in .wav format by Aaron Martens, TWU AV Asst, between May 2007 and June 2009.

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AV Assistant's digitization notes: Aud 234a: 30 seconds leading silence cut; Aud 234b: 8 minutes trailing silence cut

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Student Assistant's note: Converted from .wav to .mp3 and/or amplified using Dexster v3.2 Copyright Softdiv Software Sdn Bhd; attributes MP3 CBR; 48kHz 320 Kbps; Channel: stereo - between September 2010 and April 2011

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In June 2012 librarian DD resized all audio files using the program Amadeus Pro; he ran a batch conversion of the files, changing them from MP3 files at a bit rate of 320kbps to MP3 files at a bit rate of 96kbps at 24kHz

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This copy is to be used solely for the purpose of research or private study; any use of the copy for a purpose other than research or private study may require the authorization of the copyright owner of the work in question

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April 07, 2005<br/>October 25, 2012<br/>Thursday, October 18, 2012 4:09:18 PM by SylviaS<br/>Saturday, May 12, 2012 4:46:26 PM by SylviaS<br/>Wednesday, January 11, 2012 10:43:48 AM by Elizabeth.Kreiter<br/>Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:11:36 PM by SylviaS<br/>Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:04:24 PM by SylviaS<br/>Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:02:52 PM by SylviaS<br/>Wednesday, February 27, 2008 6:59:01 PM by Keharn.Yawnghwe<br/>Friday, March 17, 2006 3:24:22 PM by SylviaS<br/>Saturday, November 19, 2005 3:23:29 PM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, November 18, 2005 4:10:01 PM by SylviaS<br/>Thursday, April 07, 2005 10:00:10 AM by M. Kelly<br/>2005 M. Kelly

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