William Harold "Bill" Nelson fonds

Title: William Harold "Bill" Nelson fonds

Date of creation: 1 February 1983

Physical description: 3 reel-to-reel audiotapes and 3 audio cassettes (64 mins.)

Biographical Sketch: Professor of History

Scope and content: Oral history interview with Professor William Harold Nelson conducted by Paul A. Bator. Covers his graduate work and arrival at the University of Toronto in 1952 through the passing of the University Act of 1971 and its implementation. Focusses on the period 1962-1972 and changing practices in appointments, promotions and tenure and curricula, particularly in the Dept. of History. The University of Toronto Faculty Association, the Commission on University Government, circumstances surrounding the passing of the 1971 Act and the operations of Governing Council are also discussed.

Finding Aids: Tape summary available

Access: Open

Accession number: B1986-0082