File B1974-0025 - Arthur, Eric Ross (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1974-0025

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Arthur, Eric Ross (oral history)

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  • 1974 (Creation)

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2 sound tape reels (101 mins.)

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Professor Emeritus of Architecture

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Oral History Interview by Elizabeth Wilson. Discusses family background and his education in New Zealand through post-retirement work in architectural restoration and conservation. Focusses on Toronto years, 1923-1973, including his architectural education and apprenticeship, and appointment to the School of Architecture. The faculty, curricula, and students are discussed as well as Sidney Earle Smith. Other subjects covered include the effects of the depression on the architectural profession, work on the Planning Board of the City of Toronto and on the architectural design competition for Toronto's City Hall.

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Open

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Transcript available in Reading Room

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Oral history has been digitized. Contact Archives to download mp3 files.

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B1974-0025

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