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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Elizabeth Jane McCormack
RLIN number: NXCP88-A141
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life; education at Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart; experience as a nun, 1944-73; Mistress General, Greenwich School, 1954-57; presidential assistant, academic dean, President, Manhattanville College, 1958-73; departure from Society of Sacred Heart, 1973; educational philosophy, consequences of Vatican II, perceptions of Roman Catholic leadership.
Extent: Transcript: 85 leaves, Tape: 3 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: McCormack, Elizabeth Jane, 1922-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1922
Speaker occupation: Educator; Roman Catholic leader
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Tanner, Estelle N.
Organizations discussed: Catholic Church
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Catholic Church; Catholic Church--Education; Education; Nuns
Topics discussed - Other terms: Catholic universities and colleges; Ex-nuns; McCormack, Elizabeth Jane, 1922-; Monasticism and religious orders--Education
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019250-14693