File B1977-0037 - Wightman, Keith John Roy "Cator" (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1977-0037


Wightman, Keith John Roy "Cator" (oral history)


  • Jan and Mar 1977 (Creation)

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2 sound tape reels

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Professor of Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

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Oral history interview conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Commences with a discussion of his family background and early education. Focusses on the period of 1930-1977, the administrative history of the Faculty of Medicine, its teaching staff and curriculum changes and developments, specifically in the Dept. of Therapeutics. Also discusses the Toronto General Hospital, provincial aide to higher education in medicine, the Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation and Gairdner Foundation.

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Partial transcript available

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

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