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Shumway, Eric B.



  • Existence: 1939

Biographical History

Eric B. Shumway (born 1939) is an academic administrator, ecclesiastical leader, and English professor in Hawaii.

His Intensive course in Tongan, c1988: CIP t.p. (Eric B. Shumway) data sheet (b. 1939)

LC data base, 6-20-88 (hdg.: Shumway, Eric B.)

U.S. copyright file, Apr. 28, 2005 (Shumway, Eric B., 1939- )

Wikipedia, website viewed January 22, 2015 (Eric B. Shumway; born 1939 in Holbrook, Arizona; president of Brigham Young University--Hawaii from 1994 to 2007; president of the Nuku'alofa Tonga Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; mission for the LDS Chruch in Tonga, 1960-1962; BA and MA, English, Brigham Young University; PhD, English, University of Virginia, 1973; began working as an instuctor in the English Department at BYU-Hawaii in 1966; served on the Board of Directors of the Polynesian Cultural Center)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Curtis Fawson video tapes of Tongan culture

Identifier: MSS 2939
Scope and Contents

Eighteen video tapes (numbered 1-12, 14-19) on Tongan culture. Filmed by Curtis Fawson, with Eric Shumway serving as interpreter. Includes footage of a centennial celebration, a royal wedding, and of the King's visit to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1990-2000