By Judith Skelton Grant
Opened in 1963, Massey collage is a residential university for graduate scholars on the college of Toronto. the school 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 common 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 flourishes this 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. filled with significant anecdotes in regards to the college’s extraordinary fellows and alumni, this background of Massey collage takes the reader into the guts of 1 of Canada’s most crucial highbrow institutions.
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