File B1986-0053 - Ignatieff, Alison Grant (oral history)

Alison Grant Ignatieff (oral history) [audio]

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UTA 5001-B1986-0053


Ignatieff, Alison Grant (oral history)


  • 27 Jan 1983 (Creation)

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2 reel-to-reel tapes and 2 cassette tapes (61 mins.)

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Wife of George Ignatieff, Provost of Trinity College, 1972-1978.

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Oral history interview with Mrs. George Ignatieff (Alison) conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers birth and childhood in England through residence in the Provost's Lodge, Trinity College, 1916-1983. Focusses on life at Upper Canada College (as daughter of the Headmaster) ca. 1918-1935, itinerant life as wife of a member of Canada's Diplomatic and Consular service, appointment of her husband, George Ignatieff, as Provost of Trinity College and life in residence there. Also discusses athletics, student activities and faculty and administrative staff at Upper Canada College and the University of Toronto.

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