Special Collections

The Shannon Library highlights the following collections:

Moreana: Materials by and about St. Thomas More, including the Utopia manuscript, 1518, 2nd. ed. 

Catholic Scholarship:  Cardinal John Henry Newman, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, Bonaventure, Recussant Literature, Fathers of the Church.

Catholic Fiction: G. K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien, Graham Greene, Micahael O'Brien, Muriel Spark, C.S. Lewis

Anglin Collection:  Materials relating to Catholic Church History, primarily of Western Canada.

Nin Literary Collection:  Anaïs Nin, D.H. Lawrence, Dr. Evelyn Hinz and Dr. John Teunissen.

St. Thomas More Music: From St. Thomas More performers.

Collection Strengths

Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies:  Including material from the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies: Studies and Texts Series, Sources in Translation Series, Papers in Mediaeval Studies Series.

Ukrainian Studies

Social Justice and the Common Good

Community Service Learning

Judaic Studies