William James Turnbull Wright fonds

Title: William James Turnbull Wright fonds

Date of creation: 16 May 1978

Physical description: 2 sound tape reels (66 mins.)

Biographical Sketch: Professor in Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

Scope and content: Oral history interview conducted by Paul A. Bator. Covers the history of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering from the involvement of Wright's father though to his own retirement in 1959. Focuses on faculty deans, especially C.H. Mitchell and C.R. Young, Presidents Falconer and Cody, student activities, Wright's courses in engineering drawing and English and both World Wars and their effects on the University of Toronto.

Finding Aids: None

Access: Open

Accession number: B1978-0005