File B1980-0017 - Tatham, George Sidford (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1980-0017

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Tatham, George Sidford (oral history)

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  • 1980 (Creation)

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2 sound tape reels (100 mins.)

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Professor of Geography, University of Toronto

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Oral history interview conducted by Allan Irving. Covers his choice of academic field and his arrival in Canada to teach at the University of Toronto (1939-40) through to his departure in 1960. Discusses the establishment of the honors course in geography and its curricula, the administrative history of the Dept. of Geography, prominent personalities in the Dept., including Griffiths Taylor, Donald Putnam and Kenneth Hare, Harold Innis and Sidney Smith and his involvement with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association during and after World War II.

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Open

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Tape summary available

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

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B1980-0017

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