File B1986-0082 - Nelson, William Harold "Bill" (oral history)

William Harold "Bill" Nelson (oral history) [audio]

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UTA 5001-B1986-0082


Nelson, William Harold "Bill" (oral history)


  • 1 Feb 1983 (Creation)

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3 reel-to-reel tapes and 3 cassettes (64 mins.)

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Professor of History, University of Toronto

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Oral history interview with Professor William Harold Nelson conducted by Paul A. Bator. Covers his graduate work and arrival at the University of Toronto in 1952 through the passing of the University Act of 1971 and its implementation. Focusses on the period 1962-1972 and changing practices in appointments, promotions and tenure and curricula, particularly in the Dept. of History. The University of Toronto Faculty Association, the Commission on University Government, circumstances surrounding the passing of the 1971 Act and the operations of Governing Council are also discussed.

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