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A history of Victoria University

Author: C B Sissons
Publisher: Toronto [Ontario] : University of Toronto Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [1952] 2019. ©1952
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first step towards the founding of Victoria University was taken in 1829 at the Conference of the Episcopal Methodist Church of Canada. It is here proposed in telling the story of the growth from small beginnings to depict the actors against the background of the social and political institutions of Canada.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 53039230
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C B Sissons
ISBN: 9781487574284 1487574282
OCLC Number: 1090915853
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 346 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: I. Pioneering in Education, 1829-1836 --
II. The Embryo Stage, 1836-1842 --
III. Ryerson's Principalship, 1842-1844 --
IV. On a Razor's Edge, 1844-1850 --
V. Salvage Operations, 1850-1859 --
VI. Of Principalities and Powers, 1860-1867 --
VII. Left out to Die, 1867-1880 --
VIII. The Forging of Federation, 1873-1892 --
IX. "The Good Life" at Cobourg, 1881-1892 --
X. Pioneering Again, 1892-1913 --
XI. The Divide, 1913 --
XII. A Straight Furrow, 1913-1930 --
XIII. The Second Century, 1930-1952 --
APPENDIX, The Fallen, 1914-1918; The Fallen, 1939-1945.
Responsibility: by C.B. Sissons.
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The first step towards the founding of Victoria University was taken in 1829 at the Conference of the Episcopal Methodist Church of Canada. It is here proposed in telling the story of the growth from small beginnings to depict the actors against the background of the social and political institutions of Canada.

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