File B1980-0016 - Winnett, Frederick Victor (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1980-0016


Winnett, Frederick Victor (oral history)


  • 1 May 1980 (Creation)

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2 sound tape reels (103 mins.)

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Chair, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of Toronto.

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Oral history interview conducted by Allan Irving. Covers family background and early education through to retirement as head of Dept. of Near Eastern Studies in 1967. Discusses the development of curricula in Oriental languages and Near Eastern studies and related fields, faculty members associated with these subjects and the influence of field archaeology in the development of these academic fields.

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No transcript

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

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