Malcolm MacKenzie Ross fonds

Title: Malcolm MacKenzie Ross fonds

Date of creation: 2 November 1983

Physical description: 3 reel-to-reel audiotapes and 3 audio cassette tapes (98 mins.)

Biographical Sketch: Professor of English and Acting Provost, Trinity College

Scope and content: Oral history interview with Professor Malcolm Mackenzie Ross, conducted by Valerie Schatzker. Covers the period ca. 1930-1983 from Ross's undergraduate years at University of New Brunswick through his appointment to the Centre for Canadian Studies at Edinburgh University. Compares the teaching, curricula and faculty of English departments at the Universities of New Brunswick, Toronto, Alberta, Queen's, Manitoba, Cornell, and Indiana, the influence of A. S. P. Woodhouse, the development of Canadian literature both in Canada and abroad, the Queen's Quarterly, and the New Canadian Library series. Discusses the role of the federated colleges and student activities at the University of Toronto, the development of faculty associations and their roles at Toronto, Queen's and Dalhousie, and his work at the National Film Board of Canada under John Grierson during World War II.

Finding Aids: None

Access: Open

Accession number: B1986-0083