By Judith Skelton Grant
Opened in 1963, Massey university is a residential university 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 normal 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 group of scholars, students, and public intellectuals that flourishes this present day below the mastership of Hugh Segal.
Written through Judith Skelton furnish, A assembly of Minds is the definitive account of the college’s first fifty years, its many traditions, and the loads of men who've gone through its halls. choked with very good anecdotes concerning the college’s extraordinary fellows and alumni, this historical past of Massey university takes the reader into the center of 1 of Canada’s most vital highbrow institutions.
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A Meeting of Minds: The Massey College Story by Judith Skelton Grant