New PDF release: A Meeting of Minds: The Massey College Story

By Judith Skelton Grant

ISBN-10: 1442650206

ISBN-13: 9781442650206

Opened in 1963, Massey university is a residential university for graduate scholars on the collage of Toronto. the varsity was once the brainchild of Vincent Massey, Canada’s first native-born Governor basic, who desired to create an intellectually stimulating milieu just like the one he linked to the customary schools of Oxford and Cambridge. Massey College’s first grasp used to be the mythical Canadian novelist, playwright, and editor, Robertson Davies. Davies and his successors – Patterson Hume, Ann Saddlemyer, and John Fraser – fostered a dynamic group of scholars, students, and public intellectuals that prospers this present day less than the mastership of Hugh Segal.

Written through Judith Skelton supply, A assembly of Minds is the definitive account of the college’s first fifty years, its many traditions, and the masses of men who've undergone its halls. packed with terrific anecdotes in regards to the college’s striking fellows and alumni, this background of Massey university takes the reader into the center of 1 of Canada’s most vital highbrow institutions.

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