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

By Judith Skelton Grant

Opened in 1963, Massey university is a residential collage for graduate scholars on the college of Toronto. the school used to be 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 faculties 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 at the present time 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 gone through its halls. jam-packed with excellent anecdotes in regards to the college’s extraordinary fellows and alumni, this background of Massey collage takes the reader into the center of 1 of Canada’s most crucial highbrow institutions.

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