File B1986-0049 - Harris, William Bowles (oral history)

William Bowles Harris (oral history) [audio]

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UTA 5001-B1986-0049


Harris, William Bowles (oral history)


  • 25 Apr 1983 (Creation)

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2 reel-to-reel and 2 cassette tapes (57 mins.)

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Acting Chairman, Board of Governors; Vice-Chairman, Governing Council, University of Toronto.

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Oral history interview with William Bowles Harris conducted by Paul Bator; includes summary. Covers his arrival at the University of Toronto as an undergraduate through his selection as first Vice-Chairman of Governing Council, 1946-1972. Topics discussed include faculty, curricula, Hart House and student activities, the Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, Board of Governors, the Senate, the Commission on University Government, the University-Wide Committee, the sale of the Connaught Medical Research Fund, the Presidential Search Committe for a replacement for Claude Bissell. Other subjects include John Evans, Claude Bissell, Malim Harding, and Trent University.

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