Dobson, William Arthur Charles Harvey (oral history)

Dobson, William Arthur Charles Harvey (oral history)


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Oral history interview with Professor W.A.C. Dobson, formerly Professor of Chinese and Head of the Department of East Asiatic Studies at the University of Toronto, conducted by Paul A. Bator. Discusses arrival in Canada in 1952 to establish a Dept. of East Asian Studies at University of Toronto, its development, faculty, and students. Comments on relations with Presidents Smith and Bissell, Deans of Arts, especially Vincent Bladen, Massey College, the Dept. of External Affairs and development of curricula in Asian Studies.

Date: 25 Oct 1978

Citation: University of Toronto Archives. Library Oral History Programme collection. B1978-0023

Duration 01:27:57

File Size 120.79MB

Keywords oral history