Cold Iron and Lady Godiva: Engineering Education at Toronto 1920-1972

Edited by Robin S. Harris and Ian Monagnes

© 1973

The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto is celebrating its 100th anniversary. This informal volume concentrates on the last half century. It examines the development of the Faculty and of its undergraduate and alumni organizations; the changing undergraduate scene since 1920, through a depression, the return of soldiers to university after two world wars, and the tempestuous sixties; the impact that the teaching staff and graduates of this one engineering school have had on their community and their nation through research and practice (including pioneer work in energy, transportation, construction, and  industry); and ends with a look into the future of engineering education by the retiring dean of the Faculty, James M. Ham.
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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 216 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
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The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto is celebrating its 100th anniversary. This informal volume examines the development of the Faculty, its changes over the last half century, the impact of this school on the community and nation, and a look into the future of engineering education.

Cold Iron and Lady Godiva: Engineering Education at Toronto 1920-1972

Edited by Robin S. Harris and Ian Monagnes

© 1973

The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto is celebrating its 100th anniversary. This informal volume concentrates on the last half century. It examines the development of the Faculty and of its undergraduate and alumni organizations; the changing undergraduate scene since 1920, through a depression, the return of soldiers to university after two world wars, and the tempestuous sixties; the impact that the teaching staff and graduates of this one engineering school have had on their community and their nation through research and practice (including pioneer work in energy, transportation, construction, and  industry); and ends with a look into the future of engineering education by the retiring dean of the Faculty, James M. Ham.
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Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 216 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Robin S. Harris (1919-2000) was a professor emeritus of higher education and English at University College, University of Toronto, and served as the founding Principal of Innis College and University Historian.



    Ian Montagnes was formerly Editor-in-Chief of University of Toronto Press.

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