File B1974-0044 - Ashley, Charles Allan (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1974-0044


Ashley, Charles Allan (oral history)


  • 4 May 1974 (Creation)

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2 sound tape reels (122 mins.)

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Interview with Allan Ashley, professor of Political Economy, by Robin Harris. Discusses early family and educational background, World War I service and his first Canadian appointment to Queen's University. Describes the development of the Commerce and Finance Course in the Dept. of Political Economy at the University of Toronto, his relations with members of the Dept., successive presidents of the University, and residential life in Trinity College, 1934-1974, including comments on the Provosts, the role of Gerald Larkin and student acitivities.

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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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