File B1986-0081 - Robinson, Edward Arthur "Peter" (oral history)

Edward Arthur "Peter" Robinson (oral history) [audio]

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UTA 5001-B1986-0081


Robinson, Edward Arthur "Peter" (oral history)


  • 8 May 1984 (Creation)

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5 reel-to-reel tapes and 5 cassettes (129 mins.)

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Professor of Chemistry; Principal of Erindale

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Oral history interview with Professor Edward Arthur Robinson conducted by Paul A. Bator. Commences with a brief autobiographical sketch of immigration to Canada and pre-University of Toronto career. Focusses on the administrative history of Erindale College, its architecture and construction, budgeting and finances, buildings and grounds, and curricula both at Erindale and in the Dept. of Chemistry, ca. 1962-1984. Also discussed are appointments, promotions and tenure policy at Erindale College, Principal John Tuzo Wilson, and relations with the St. George campus, and the office of the president during the incumbencies of John Robert Evans and James Milton Ham.

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