Edward Arthur "Peter" Robinson fonds

Title: Edward Arthur "Peter" Robinson fonds

Date of creation: 8 May 1984

Physical description: 5 reel-to-reel audiotapes and 5 audio cassettes (129 mins.)

Biographical Sketch: Professor of chemistry and principal of Erindale College

Scope and content: Oral history interview with Professor Edward Arthur Robinson conducted by Paul A. Bator. Commences with a brief autobiographical sketch of immigration to Canada and pre-University of Toronto career. Focusses on the administrative history of Erindale College, its architecture and construction, budgeting and finances, buildings and grounds, and curricula both at Erindale and in the Dept. of Chemistry, ca. 1962-1984. Also discussed are appointments, promotions and tenure policy at Erindale College, Principal John Tuzo Wilson, and relations with the St. George campus, and the office of the president during the incumbencies of John Robert Evans and James Milton Ham.

Finding Aids: Tape summary available

Access: Open

Accession number: B1986-0081