Subseries 3 - Massey Lectures: The Real World of Technology

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UTA 1287-9-3


Massey Lectures: The Real World of Technology


  • 1974-2002 (Creation)

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0.28 m of textual records
1 folder of oversized records (poster)

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Series consists of records relating to Dr. Franklin’s 1989 CBC Massey Lectures, The Real World of Technology, which was published by Anansi Press in 1992 (2nd edition, 1999). The bulk of the series documents Dr. Franklin’s preparation for the lectures, including notes and drafts. Records also include subject files and general resources on technology, promotional material for the lectures (including a poster), records relating to rights, lecture transcripts, proofs, and correspondence from individuals responding to the lectures.

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Files are arranged in loose chronological order.

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See also: Tapes of the lectures can be found in Series 18 (Sound recordings), at B1996-0004/040S-/045S and B2015-0005/008S, /020S-023S

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