Download e-book for kindle: A Meeting of Minds: The Massey College Story by Judith Skelton Grant

By Judith Skelton Grant

ISBN-10: 1442650206

ISBN-13: 9781442650206

Opened in 1963, Massey collage is a residential collage 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 original faculties of Oxford and Cambridge. Massey College’s first grasp was once the mythical Canadian novelist, playwright, and editor, Robertson Davies. Davies and his successors – Patterson Hume, Ann Saddlemyer, and John Fraser – fostered a dynamic neighborhood of scholars, students, and public intellectuals that prospers this present day below the mastership of Hugh Segal.

Written by way of 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. filled with superb anecdotes in regards to the college’s outstanding fellows and alumni, this historical past of Massey university takes the reader into the center of 1 of Canada’s most crucial highbrow institutions.

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