File B1986-0041 - Conacher, James Blennerhasset (oral history)

James Blennerhasset Conacher (oral history) [audio part 1] James Blennerhasset Conacher (oral history) [audio part 2] James Blennerhasset Conacher (oral history) [audio part 3] James Blennerhasset Conacher (oral history) [audio part 4] James Blennerhasset Conacher (oral history) [audio part 5] James Blennerhasset Conacher (oral history) [audio part 6] James Blennerhasset Conacher (oral history) [audio part 7]

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UTA 5001-B1986-0041


Conacher, James Blennerhasset (oral history)


  • 1982-1984 (Creation)

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25 reel-to-reel tapes, 25 cassettes (718 mins.)

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Oral history interview with Professor James B. Conacher conducted by Paul A. Bator. Covers his World War II service through to 1984. Focuses on University of Toronto years, 1946-1984, discussing the Dept. of History, the Graduate Dept. of History, faculty, curricula (with particular reference to the honours course), students, student activities, buildings occupied by the departments, appointments, promotions and tenure, salaries and allowances, the University of Toronto Faculty Association, the Canadian Association of University Teachers, the Board of Governors, the Senate, developments within the university leading to the creation of Governing Counciland its operations, and relations with the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

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