John Mercel Robson fonds

Title: John Mercel Robson fonds

Dates of creation: May-December 1982

Physical description: 15 reel-to-reel audiotapes and 15 audio cassette tapes (355 mins.)

Biographical Sketch: Professor of English

Scope and content: Oral history interview with Professor John M. Robson conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers early education and family background through to 1982. Focusses on his own undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, curricula, faculty, fellow students and student activities, his years at Victoria University, the influence of the United Church of Canada, the Commission on University Government, the University-Wide Committee, Governing Council and administrative history of the Faculty of Arts and Science and changes in its curricula, the Dept. of English and the University of Toronto Press.

Finding Aids: None

Access: Open

Accession number: B1986-0058