File B1981-0019 - Priestley, Francis Ethelbert Louis "Felp" (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1981-0019


Priestley, Francis Ethelbert Louis "Felp" (oral history)


  • Nov 1980 to Mar 1981 (Creation)

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14 sound tape reels (638 mins.)

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University Professor, Dept. of English, University of Toronto.

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Oral history interview conducted by Valerie Schatzker. covers family background, his emigration to Canada, his experiences in the Canadian educational system from student to University Professor. Focusses on curricula in English at the Universities of Alberta, British Columbia and Toronto and the history of the Dept. of English, its faculty and students. Comments on the tenure of Presidents Smith and Bissell.

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Partial 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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