File B1986-0085 - Watson, Gordon Alfred Brabant (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1986-0085


Watson, Gordon Alfred Brabant (oral history)


  • 1984 (Creation)

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23 reel-to-reel tapes (671 mins.)

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Oral history interview with Professor Gordon Alfred Brabant Watson conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers family history through to time of interview, focussing on the period 1945-1984. Discusses his undergraduate work on Philosophy at McGill University, his developing interest in forensic psychiatry, Trinity College, the development of the compulsory course in Religious Knowledge into a Centre for Religious Studies, the administrative history of the Centre for Criminology, student-administrator relations during his Associate Deanship of the Faculty of Arts and Science and his participation in the Ethics Committee of the Addiction Research Foundation and the Human Subjects Review Committee in 1977.

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

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