Fonds Fonds 78 - M Taft fonds

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M Taft fonds

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Fonds 78

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  • 1984. (Creation)

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80 cm of textual records and sound recordings

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Michael Taft was born in New York City on 27 September 1947. He received his BA from State University of New York at Stony Brook (1968), MA from York University (1971), and PhD from Memorial University (1977). A folklorist, Dr. Taft taught at the University of Saskatchewan for the 1978-1979 academic year, and returned to campus in 1983-1984 to research and write an anecdotal history of the university.

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This collection contains material used to write the anecdotal history of the University of Saskatchewan, "Inside These Greystone Walls." Included are research notes, manuscripts, and audio cassettes of interviews with faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the University of Saskatchewan. Interviews on cassette are with Pat and Ed. Abramson, Murray Adaskin, Thomas Arnason, Lloyd Barber, T.D.R. Caldwell, Bill Cameron, Paul and Marjory Carpenter, Brenda Clark, Frank Coburn, Alfred F. Deverell, Edwin Docking, John Farrell, Edith Fowke, Nicholas Gyenes, Emmett M Hall, R.N.H. Haslam, Hope Hunt, Aina Kagis, Leon Katz, Henry P. Kent, Don and Mildred Kerr, James Kirkpatrick, Herb and Lil Larson, W.E. and Jean Lovell, Jean McConnell and Edna Littlejohn, George Millar, James B. O'Neil, M Gail Osachoff, Mildred and Lorne Paul, William Staples, Edith Rowles-Simpson, J.W.T. Spinks, John Pringle, Russell E. Potter, Arthur Stilborn, Hilary Stewardson, Oliver Symes, Edna Warrington, Ernest Walker and Gordon Wyant.

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