Albert Rose fonds

Title: Albert Rose fonds

Dates of creation: 20-21 July 1978

Physical description: 5 sound tape reels (272 mins.)

Biographical Sketch: Professor, Faculty of Social Work.

Scope and content: Oral history interview with Professor Albert Rose of the School of Social Work, conducted by Allan Irving. Covers family background and situation in the 1920s through the period as Dean of the Faculty of Social Work (1972-1976) and immediately thereafter.  Discusses undergraduate work in the Dept. of Political Economy (BA 1939), graduate work at the University of Illinois (1939-1942), service in World War II (1939-1945), return to Toronto as Research Director of the Welfare Council of Toronto (1946-1948), arrival on staff of the School of Social Work, influence of Harry Cassidy, curricula, student-administrator relations, transition to the Faculty of Social Work 1972, and research and policy development in Canadian urban housing.

Finding Aids: Outline of topics for interview. See case file.

Access: Open

Accession number: B1978-0011