File B1986-0080 - Parker, Jack Horace (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1986-0080


Parker, Jack Horace (oral history)


  • 3 Nov 1983 (Creation)

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3 reel-to-reel tapes and 3 cassette tapes (73 mins.)

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Professor of Spanish; former Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto.

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Oral history interview with Professor Jack Horace Parker conducted by Paul A. Bator; includes summary. Covers arrival at the University of Toronto in 1931 through 1973 and his tenure as Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. Focusses on his career as a graduate student and professor, the administrative history of the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, its faculty, curricula and the various reorganizations which led to the separation of the Dept. of French and Italian. Discusses the School of Graduate Studies and Dean Ernest Sirluck, the Senate, Office of the President, and the University of Toronto Faculty Association.

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Tape summary available in Reading Room.

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Oral history has been digitized. Contact Archives to download mp3 files.

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