File B1976-0008 - Levesconte, Helen Primrose (oral history)

Helen Primrose Levesconte (oral history) [audio]

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UTA 5001-B1976-0008


Levesconte, Helen Primrose (oral history)


  • 25 Nov 1975 (Creation)

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4 sound tape reels (243 mins.)

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Senior Lecturer, Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Toronto.

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Oral history interview conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers family history through retirement, ca. 1914-1967. Gives an account of her first encounters with Occupational Therapy during World War I, Professors Bott and Haultain and their therapeutic use of handcraft with veterans, the Division of University Extension and the establishment of a diploma course in Occupational Therapy. The faculty, students, curricula and quarters of Rehabilitation Medicine are discussed, together with the development of the combined course in Physical and Occupational Therapy and transfer to the Faculty of Medicine.

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