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By Judith Skelton Grant

ISBN-10: 1442650206

ISBN-13: 9781442650206

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 common, who desired to create an intellectually stimulating milieu just like the one he linked to the original schools 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 flourishes this present day less than the mastership of Hugh Segal.

Written via 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. jam-packed with great anecdotes in regards to the college’s remarkable fellows and alumni, this background of Massey collage takes the reader into the guts of 1 of Canada’s most vital highbrow institutions.

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