File B1986-0083 - Ross, Malcolm MacKenzie (oral history)

Malcolm MacKenzie Ross (oral history) [audio]

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UTA 5001-B1986-0083


Ross, Malcolm MacKenzie (oral history)


  • 2 Nov 1983 (Creation)

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3 reel-to-reel tapes and 3 cassette tapes (98 mins.)

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Former Professor of English and Acting Provost, Trinity College

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Oral history interview with Professor Malcolm Mackenzie Ross, conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers the period ca. 1930-1983 from Ross's undergraduate years at University of New Brunswick through his appointment to the Centre for Canadian Studies at Edinborough University. Compares the teaching, curricula and faculty of English Dept.'s at the Universities of New Brunswick, Toronto, ALberta, Queens, Manitoba, Cornell, and Indiana, the influence of A.S.P. Woodhouse, the development of Canadian literature both in Canada and abroad, the Queen's Quarterly, and the New Canadian Library series. Discusses the role of the federated colleges and student activities at the University of Toronto, the development of faculty associations and their roles at Toronto, Queens and Dalhousie, and his work at the National Film Board of Canada under John Grierson during World War II.

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