Herman Northrop Frye fonds

Title: Herman Northrop Frye fonds

Dates of creation: 1947-1982, predominant 1982

Physical description: 0.50 metres of sound recordings and textual material

Biographical Sketch: Chancellor of Victoria University, University Professor Emeritus of English

Scope and content: Oral history interview with Chancellor H Northrop Frye conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Begins with his family background and early education continuing through to his perception of educational trends in the 1980s. Focusses on the period 1930-1980, and comments on the curricula, faculty and student activities in Victoria University. The Dept. of English at Victoria University and at University College, the Graduate Dept. of English, Emmanuel College and the federated colleges are also discussed, in addition to the Student Christian Movement, Merton College, Oxford University and fascism and education. Also includes articles, published lecture, and awards presentation booklet.

One article is in French.

Finding Aids: Tape summary for oral history interview (B1986-0046) available

Access: Open

Accession number:  B1978-1120, B1978-1121, B1978-1362, B1982-1006, B1984-1080, B1986-0046