Helen Primrose Levesconte fonds

Title: Helen Primrose Levesconte fonds

Date of creation: 25 November 1975

Physical description: 4 sound tape reels (243 mins.)

Biographical Sketch: Senior Lecturer, Rehabilitation Medicine.

Scope and content: Oral history interview conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers family history through retirement, ca. 1914-1967. Gives an account of her first encounters with Occupational Therapy during World War I, Professors Bott and Haultain and their therapeutic use of handcraft with veterans, the Division of University Extension and the establishment of a diploma course in Occupational Therapy. The faculty, students, curricula and quarters of Rehabilitation Medicine are discussed, together with the development of the combined course in Physical and Occupational Therapy and transfer to the Faculty of Medicine.

Finding Aids: Transcript available

Access: Open

Accession number: B1976-0008