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By Judith Skelton Grant

Opened in 1963, Massey collage is a residential university for graduate scholars on the collage of Toronto. the school was once 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 customary 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 prospers this day lower than the mastership of Hugh Segal.

Written by means 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. jam-packed with amazing anecdotes concerning the college’s impressive fellows and alumni, this historical past of Massey university takes the reader into the guts of 1 of Canada’s most vital highbrow institutions.

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