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Kelly, Father John Michael (oral history)

Oral history interview with Father John Michael Kelly, conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with family background and early education. Focusses on the period 1927-1982, the University of St. Michael's College, Basilians, the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto Graduate School of Theological Studies, Transitional Year Program, Division of University Extension, the Dept. of Philosophy, its faculty and curricula, the curricula in the Faculty of Arts and Science, finances, theological education and seminaries, and concludes with his view of the future for the university.

Kelly, Father John Michael

Kelly, Arthur Joseph (oral history)

Oral history interview with Mr. Justice Arthur Kelly, conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers the association of the Kelly family with the University of Toronto from his father's arrival at St. Michael's College in 1872 through 1983. Focuses on the period ca. 1920-1970, St. Michael's College, its faculty, curricula and student activities, the financial problems faced by the College with respect to federal and provincial aid to education, the establishment and faculty of the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, the Board of Governors, its relations with the Connaught Medical Research Laboratories, the Property Committee, his departure from the Board, the transition to unicameralism, the Faculty of Medicine and the creation of the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry.

Kelly, Arthur Joseph

Ignatieff, George (oral history)

Oral history interview with Dr. George Ignatieff, conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with his birth, life in and escape from Russia and ends with his Chancellorship of the University of Toronto. Focusses on his association with the University of Toronto and discusses entrance requirements, A.B. Fennell, curricula, student activities, Oxford University, service with Canadian Dept. of External Affairs, Trinity College while Provost, 1972-1978, student-administrator relations, Hart House, Nicholas Ignatieff and the Office of the Chancellor.

Ignatieff, George

Ignatieff, Alison Grant (oral history)

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.

Ignatieff, Alison Grant

Spelt, Jacob (oral history)

Oral history interview with Professor Jacob Spelt conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers his life in the Netherlands and the effects of World War I through to 1987. Focusses on the Dept. of Geography, its curricula, and faculty. Discusses the Faculty of Arts and Science, particularly during his tenure as Associate Dean. Subjects discussed include admission, curricula, budgeting, appointments, promotions and tenure, salaries and allowances. Also discusses the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture while Dean, 1982-1984, its faculty, curricula, and student-faculty relations.

Spelt, Jacob

Turney, Omar (oral history)

Oral history interview conducted by Robert H. Blackburn. Discusses the curricula of the joint United Farmers of Ontario/Dept. of University Extension short courses given in the 1920s for young farmers, their impact on agriculture and on his own life.

Turney, Omar

Helleiner, Karl Ferdinand Maria (oral history)

Oral history interview with Karl Helleiner conducted by Robert H. Blackburn. Discusses early childhood background, academic and archival career in Austria, Anschluss and family departure from Austria prior to World War II, the role of the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, transit to and arrival in Toronto, assistance of W.S. Wallace, Dept. of Political Economy with reference to Vincent Bladen and H.A. Innis, and comparison between education in Austria and Toronto.

Helleiner, Karl Ferdinand Maria

Friedland, Martin Lawrence (oral history)

Oral history interview with Professor Martin Lawrence Friedland, conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers the arrival of the Friedland family in Canada ca. 1920 through Professor Friedland's current teaching and research activities in 1986. Focusses on Friedland's involvement with aspects of the University of Toronto, 1951-1986, and includes comment on curricula, particularly with respect to the Faculty of Arts, the course in Commerce and Finance in the Dept. of Political Economy, the School, and Faculty of Law, and Osgoode Hall Law School, student activities, Hart House, Caput, University of Toronto Press, with emphasis on the Manuscript Committee, faculty members including Cecil Augustus "Caesar" Wright and Bora Laskin, the University-Wide Committee, and the move toward unicameralism. Also discusses graduate education in law at Cambridge University, his participation in various federal and Ontario Royal Commissions, the Law Reform Commission, the University Settlement, his books and legal research.

Friedland, Martin Lawrence

Falle, George Gray (oral history)

Oral history interview conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers family background and education through to retirement. Primary focus is his association with the University of Toronto (1954-1980) and covers the Dept. of English and the Graduate Dept. of English, curricula, students and faculty, Trinity College, the role of the Provosts, the Senate, appointments, promotions and tenure, and the Memorandum of Agreement between the Federated Colleges and the University of Toronto. Other subjects discussed include his undergraduate and graduate studies at McGill University, the possibility of a career in music, his service in World War II doctoral work at Wisconsin and teaching at th University of New Hampshire.

Falle, George Gray

Evans, John Robert (oral history)

Oral history interview with Dr. John R. Evans, former President of the University, 1972-1978, and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Office, Allelix Corp., conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with a discussion of Dr. Evans' early education at the University of Toronto Schools and proceeds to a comparison between Governing Council and the bicameral system of university governance. Focussing on the period ca. 1946-1980, he discusses medical education with particular reference to the curricula of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, its faculty and teaching hospitals, the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, Oxford University and China, his administration as President, the effect of the Haist rules, university finances and government aid to higher education.

Evans, John Robert

Easterbrook, William Thomas James (oral history)

Oral history interview conducted by Paul A. Bator. Covers family background and early education through post- retirement activities, ca. 1934-1978. Focusses on his graduate work and career at Brandon College, University of California (Berkley), Harvard University and the University of Toronto's Dept. of Political Economy, its faculty, students and curricula, the effects of the Great Depression and World War II, information theory and the move to unicameralism at the University of Toronto.

Easterbrook, William Thomas James

Dryer, Douglas Poole; Goudge, Thomas A.; Macrae, R. F.; Savan, David (oral history)

Group oral history interview of members of staff of the Philosophy Department: Professors Dryer, Goudge, Macrae & Savan; conducted by Valerie Schatzker. The interview commences with brief autobiographical sketches of the four interviewees, covering their respective appointments to the University of Toronto in the 1930s through to 1986. Subjects discussed include the administrative history of the Dept. of Philosophy, faculty members, curricula, appointments, promotions and tenure, degrees, and student demonstrations.

Dryer, Douglas Poole

Diamond, Abel Joseph "Jack" (oral history)

Oral history interview with A.J. Diamond conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers his family background, life and education in South Africa and ends with a discussion of his membership on the Advisory Board to Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto 1987. Focusses on the period 1962-1987, discussing his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, the administrative history of the Faculty of Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture, its curricula, faculty and his teaching vocation and private architectural practice.

Diamond, Abel Joseph "Jack"

Coxeter, Harold Scott MacDonald (oral history)

Oral history interview with Professor Harold S.M. Coxeter conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with his family background, early education and choice of career and ends with a discussion of his activities in retirement. Focusses on period 1935-1986 and the Dept. of Mathematics, appointments, promotions and tenure, curricula and geometry, research and teaching.

Coxeter, Harold Scott Macdonald

Conacher, James Blennerhasset (oral history)

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.

Boeschenstein, Hermann (oral history)

Oral history interview conducted by Humphrey N. Milnes. Covers Boeschenstein's career, ca. 1924-1970, both in the German Dept. and in the media and other occupations. Focuses on the Dept. of German, on the effects of the World War II on the University of Toronto, his war service as Director of War Prisoners Aid for the Y.M.C.A., student political activities, student-administrator relations, Presidents Cody, Smith and Bissell, and the issue of academic freedom.

Boeschenstein, Hermann

Blackburn, Robert Harold (oral history)

Oral history interview with Dr. Robert Harold Blackburn conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers the period 1919-1986, focussing on the years 1947-1981. Topics covered include family background, primary and secondary education, studies at the University of Alberta, library education at the University of Toronto and Columbia University, the University of Toronto Library, administration, architecture and buildings, planning, acquisitions, co-operation with other research libraries, staff and the development of automated systems, the Senate, Board of Governors, the Library Oral History Project, William Stewart Wallace, and Sigmund Samuel.

Blackburn, Robert H.

Urquhart, Frederick Albert "Fred" (oral history)

Oral history interview conducted by Paul A. Bator. Covers early childhood interest in natural history through post-retirement research ca. 1930-1978. Focusses on his undergraduate and graduate work in the Dept. of Biology, curricula, academic staff, the Royal Ontario Museum and its relations with University of Toronto and his ongoing research on the Monarch butterfly.

Urquhart, Frederick A.

Watson, Gordon Alfred Brabant (oral history)

Oral history interview with Professor Gordon Alfred Brabant Watson conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers family history through to time of interview, focussing on the period 1945-1984. Discusses his undergraduate work on Philosophy at McGill University, his developing interest in forensic psychiatry, Trinity College, the development of the compulsory course in Religious Knowledge into a Centre for Religious Studies, the administrative history of the Centre for Criminology, student-administrator relations during his Associate Deanship of the Faculty of Arts and Science and his participation in the Ethics Committee of the Addiction Research Foundation and the Human Subjects Review Committee in 1977.

Watson, Gordon Alfred Brabant

Welsh, Harry Lambert (oral history)

Oral history interview conducted by Paul A. Bator. Covers Welsh's career and the history of the Dept. of Physics, its faculty and students. Focuses on his undergraduate days and decision to choose Science, the influence of Sir John McLennan, graduate student observations of Germany in the 1930s, effects of World War II on the Dept., including the radar training school and post-war expansion of the department and advances in fields of astronomy, geophysics, and computer science.

Welsh, Harry Lambert

Winnett, Frederick Victor (oral history)

Oral history interview conducted by Allan Irving. Covers family background and early education through to retirement as head of Dept. of Near Eastern Studies in 1967. Discusses the development of curricula in Oriental languages and Near Eastern studies and related fields, faculty members associated with these subjects and the influence of field archaeology in the development of these academic fields.

Winnett, Frederick Victor

Wright, William James Turnbull (oral history)

Oral history interview conducted by Paul A. Bator. Covers the history of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering from the involvement of his father though to his own retirement in 1959. Focuses on Faculty Deans, especially C.H. Mitchell and C.R. Young, Presidents Falconer and Cody, student activities, his courses in engineering drawing and English and both World Wars and their effects on the University of Toronto.

Wright, William James Turnbull

Wright, Peter Murrell (oral history)

Oral history interview with former Dean Peter Wright conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers his family background and education through his tenure as Acting Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Focusses on the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, its Deans and curricula, 1968-1987, and the administrative history of the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, 1970-1987.

Wright, Peter Murrell

Barnstead, Winifred Glen (oral history)

Oral history interview by Barbara Byers. Covers her education through to her retirement. Focusses on the years of her active career in librarianship 1907-1951. She discusses the evolution of library education first at the Ontario College of Education and later at the University of Toronto. Subjects discussed include faculty, curricula, degrees, accreditation, the influence of Presidents Falconer, Cody and Smith, prominent librarians in Canada, the McGill Library School, and the early history of the Canadian Library Association.

Barnstead, Winifred Glen

Baird, George Philip (oral history)

Oral history interview with George Philip Baird, conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with his decision to become a professional architect, and focusses on the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, its curricula, faculty and administration. Also discusses his student years and position on the faculty, 1967-1987, architectural practice, research, and writing and other Schools of Architecture.

Baird, George Philip

Beckwith, John (oral history)

Oral history interview with Professor John Beckwith conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with Beckwith's early education and ends with thoughts on the future of the Institute for Canadian Music. Focusses on the period 1945-1986 and covers his undergraduate studies, the curricula, faculty and students of the Toronto Conservatory and the later Royal Conservatory of Music and the Faculty of Music, their administrative histories, with particular references to his term as Dean of the Faculty, relations with other divisions within the University, notably the Faculty of Arts and the Office of the President, his post-graduate musical education in Europe, economic aspects of a musician's life, musical composition in Canada and the role of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Edward Johnson Building, its library, finances, and his personal philosophy of music.

Olnick, Harvey J. (oral history)

Oral history interview with Professor Harvey J. Olnick, conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with his early education at the Juilliard School of Music and ends with a statement of his plans for the Music library. Focusses on Toronto period, 1954-1986, and discusses his appointment, musicology, the curricula, faculty, and students of the Faculty of Music and the Royal Conservatory of Music. Other subjects considered include the architecture and construction of the Edward Johnson building, finances, and the development of the Music Library Collection.

Olnick, Harvey J.

Slater, John Greer (oral history)

Oral history interview with Professor John G. Slater conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with an account of his family background and continues with a discussion of his undergraduate and graduate work in the United States. Focusses in the period 1964 to 1986, and the Dept. of Philosophy, providing an account of its administrative history, relations with the Faculty of Arts and Science and the philosophers teaching in the Colleges, with particular reference to St. Michael's College. Also discusses graduate and undergraduate curricula and student-faculty relations.

Slater, John Greer

Recording of Faith and Sharing retreat in Kansas City, Missouri

11 audio cassettes recorded at a retreat in Kansas City, Missouri. The cassettes contain the following talks given by Jean Vanier:

SR2004 03 143: Good news to the poor
SR2004 03 144: Our meeting with Jesus
SR2004 03 145: Jesus meets the samaritan woman
SR2004 03 146: To bear spirit, to be compassionate
SR2004 03 147: Jesus' incredible love for us
SR2004 03 148: Brighter than a thousand suns
SR2004 03 149: The mystery of body and of community
SR2004 03 150: The littleness of community
SR2004 03 151: My mystery of being and of growth...
SR2004 03 152: Jesus in the present and St Joseph
SR2004 03 153: One hundredfold/Persecution/Resurrection

Recording of Faith and Sharing retreat in Guelph, Ontario

6 audio cassettes recorded at a retreat in Guelph, Ontario. The cassettes contain the following talks given by Jean Vanier and other Faith and Sharing members including Bill Clark, Maggie Conrad, Bishop Fernand Lacroix, Cathleen Corbett, Sue Mosteller, Gilles Beauchemin, Pierre Desroches, Marc Rioux and Claire Leblanc:

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SR2004 03 166: The Grace of Faith and Sharing/La Grace de Foi et Partage (Jean Vanier, Maggie Conrad and Bill Clarke) - English
SR2004 03 167: The Eucharist/L'Eucharistie (Cathleen Corbett and Bishop Lacroix) - English
SR2004 03 168: Closing Eucharist (Bill Clarke and Sue Mosteller) - English
SR2004 03 169: La Parole/The Word (Gilles Beauchemin, Pierre Desroches) – French/Traduction de La première conférence de Jean Vanier

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SR2004 03 170: Les équipes/The Small Groups (Marc Rioux and Claire Leblanc)
SR2004 03 171: La dernière conférence/The Last Conference (Jean Vanier)

Recording of Faith and Sharing retreat in Toronto, Ontario

6 audio cassettes recorded at a retreat in Toronto, Ontario, containing talks given by Jean Vanier. The audio cassettes contain the following speeches:

SR2004 03 172: Le cri du pauvre nous invite à grandir/La communauté dans la diversité est possible
SR2004 03 173: La communauté dans la diversité est possible (suite)/Ne crains pas, le paraclet est avec nous
SR2004 03 174: Ne crains pas, le paraclet est avec nous (suite)/Le pauvre, quelqu'un qui appelle quelqu'un
SR2004 03 175: Le pauvre, quelqu'un qui appelle quelqu'un (suite)/L'Arbre Foi & Partage une semence qui grandit
SR2004 03 176: L'Arbre Foi & Partage une semence qui grandit (suite)/La croissance, un Jésus qui dérange
SR2004 03 177: La croissance, un Jésus qui dérange (suite)/Le bon samaritain

Recording of Faith and Sharing retreat in Detroit, Michigan

12 audio cassettes recorded at a retreat in Detroit, Michigan. The cassettes contain the following talks, some introduced by an unidentifed man, given by Jean Vanier:

SR2004 03 178: 1A - Come to me...and I will give you rest/Accepting suffering
SR2004 03 179: 1B - Mary/Accepting suffering
SR2004 03 180: 2A - Wounds of childhood/The wolf inside us
SR2004 03 181: 2B - The wolf inside us
SR2004 03 182: 3A - Paternity
SR2004 03 183: 3B - The fear of everydayness
SR2004 03 184: 4A - St Joseph/Double messages
SR2004 03 185: 4B - Double messages
SR2004 03 186: 5A - Be centered in faith/Growth and the need for nourishment
SR2004 03 187: 5B - Growth and the need for nourishment
SR2004 03 188: 6A - Community/covenant relationships/Returning with compassion to a broken world
SR2004 03 189: 6B - Returning with compassion to a broken world

Recording of Faith and Sharing retreat in Maritimes

12 audio cassettes recorded at a retreat in the Maritimes. The cassettes contain the following talks given by Jean Vanier:

SR2004 03 154: 1. The division of our world
SR2004 03 155: 2. Concern for our brother
SR2004 03 156: 3. Our weakness and God's love
SR2004 03 157: 4. The Living WORD- Listening
SR2004 03 158: 5. Peter and John
SR2004 03 159: 6. The gentleness of God
SR2004 03 160: 7. Community
SR2004 03 161: 8. The call of the spirit
SR2004 03 162: 9. Love
SR2004 03 163: 10. Suffering
SR2004 03 164: 11. Come, follow me
SR2004 03 165: 12. Our commitment to become like Jesus

Recording of Faith and Sharing retreat in Matane, Quebec

14 audio cassettes recorded at a retreat in Matane, Quebec, containing talks given by Jean Vanier. Audio cassettes contain the following speeches:

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SR2004 03 67: A - 1 - L'accueil de Jésus
SR2004 03 68: B - 2 - La samaritaine I
SR2004 03 69: C - 3 - La samaritaine II (suite)
SR2004 03 70: D - 4 - La paternité
SR2004 03 71: E - 5 - Le berger
SR2004 03 72: F - 6 - La souffrance
SR2004 03 73: G - 7 - Perdre
SR2004 03 74: H - 8 - Le pardon

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SR2004 03 75: I - 9 - Grandir
SR2004 03 76: J - 10 - La Commuante
SR2004 03 77: K - 11 - Marie et Joseph
SR2004 03 78: L - 12 - La priére
SR2004 03 79: M - 13 - L'alliance
SR2004 03 80: N - 14 - Emmaus

Recording of Faith and Sharing retreat in Sherbrooke, Quebec

14 audio cassettes recorded at a retreat in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The cassettes contain the following talks given by Jean Vanier:

SR2004 03 81: #1 - Jésus, espérance de notre monde brisé
SR2004 03 82: #2 - Donne-moi à boire
SR2004 03 83: #3 - Ne vis plus dans l'illusion
SR2004 03 84: #4 - Le pauvre, source de vie
SR2004 03 85: #5 - Le désarroi de Pierre et la compassion de Marie
SR2004 03 86: #6 - Vivre dans la petitesse
SR2004 03 87: #7 - La Prière: Crie, repos et offrande
SR2004 03 88: #8 - La croissance dans l'Esprit: devenir une icone
SR2004 03 89: #10 - Le pardon dans la communauté
SR2004 03 90: #12 - Jésus nous lave
SR2004 03 91: #13 - Célébrons notre alliance
SR2004 03 92: #14 - Joseph, époux de Marie
SR2004 03 93: #15 - Être bon pasteur
SR2004 03 94: #16 - Marcher avec Jésus vers la libération

The archive contains a journal documenting the retreat at Sherbrooke in August 1985. The journal contains letters written by attendees at the retreat concerning their thoughts on the retreat and Jean Vanier. The journal, compiled by Rachel & Janvier Caron, can be found at the end of the series 'secondary sources'.

Recording of Faith and Sharing retreat in Trois-Rivières

11 audio cassettes recorded at a retreat in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. The cassettes contain the following talks given by Jean Vanier, including one at the Basilique Notre-Dame du Cap:

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SR2004 03 132: #1 - Une retraite, temps de joie et de souffrance
SR2004 03 133: #2 - Jésus annonce sa Vision nouvelle: le pauvre au cœur de la société
SR2004 03 134: #4 - Ne crains, pas je t'aime
SR2004 03 135: #6 - La vie communautaire

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SR2004 03 136: #7 - Le pardon
SR2004 03 137: #8 - Se nourri pur Grandir
SR2004 03 138: #11 - La compassion de la croix de Jésus
SR2004 03 139: #12 - Moi non plus, je ne te condamne pas
SR2004 03 140: #13 – [Untitled – Retraite Foi et Partage conférence du jeudi soir Basilique Notre-Dame du Cap]
SR2004 03 141: #14 - Joseph époux de Marie, père de Jésus
SR2004 03 142: #16 - Être humain

Recording of Faith and Sharing retreat in Rouyn, Quebec

16 audio cassettes recorded at a retreat in Rouyn, Quebec. The cassettes contain the following talks given by Jean Vanier:

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SR2004 03 51: #1 - Fragilité
SR2004 03 52: #2 - Notre fragilité
SR2004 03 53: #3 - Notre besoin
SR2004 03 54: #4 - Le loup en nous
SR2004 03 55: #5 - Miséricorde

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SR2004 03 56: #6 - Nous sommes adultères
SR2004 03 57: #7 - Appel à l'amour (en double)
SR2004 03 58: #8 - L'amour vécu quotidiennement
SR2004 03 59: #9 - Poursuivre l'enseignement sur la vie quotidienne dans l'amour
SR2004 03 60: #10 - L'abandon à Dieu
SR2004 03 61: #11 - Croissance dans l'amour
SR2004 03 62: #12 - Un dieu qui se fait petit pour les petits
SR2004 03 63: #13 - Notre vulnerabilité (en double)
SR2004 03 64: #14 - Mystère de la paternité
SR2004 03 65: #15 - La Communauté
SR2004 03 66: #16 - Le Mystère de la souffrance

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