Jacob Spelt fonds

Title: Jacob Spelt fonds

Dates of creation: December 1986-January 1987

Physical description: 17 reel to reel audiotapes (417 mins.)

Biographical Sketch: Professor, Dept. of Geography. Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science. Dean, Faculty of Architecture.

Scope and content: Oral history interview with Professor Jacob Spelt conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers his life in the Netherlands and the effects of World War I through to 1987. Focusses on the Dept. of Geography, its curricula, and faculty. Discusses the Faculty of Arts and Science, particularly during his tenure as Associate Dean. Subjects discussed include admission, curricula, budgeting, appointments, promotions and tenure, salaries and allowances. Also discusses the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture while Dean, 1982-1984, its faculty, curricula, and student-faculty relations.

Finding Aids: None

Access: Open

Accession number: B1987-0013