Comings and Goings: University Students in Canadian Society, 1854-1973

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Feb 18, 2003 - Education - 172 pages
Looking at almost 120 years of Canadian history, Charles Levi examines the origins, activities, and careers of 1,876 members of the executive of the University College Literary and Athletic Society of the University of Toronto from the inception of the College until 1973. Using an intricate quantitative analysis of data from student records and genealogical sources, Levi charts the history of student activities at University College, filling a gap in the historiography of higher education in Canada. In an era when all forms of education are being scrutinized to determine if they are fulfilling their functions, Comings and Goings shows that the Canadian university has continually adapted to the needs of society as a whole and that Canadian university students have used their educational experiences in innovative ways.
 

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Contents

A Short History of the Literary and Athletic Society
3
Professional Gentlemen 185490
15
The University College Lit
31
Women 18911921
54
The Lit 192258
71
The Womens Undergraduate
87
Lit Officers 195973
96
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Charles Morden Levi was senior researcher at the University of Toronto History Project.

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