Thursday, July 28, 2011

Marshall McLuhan's Return Party, 1968.09.28


Marshall McLuhan's Return Party, 1968-09-28
Photographer's No. 681157
110 negatives : b&w ; 35 mm
Photographs taken during the University of Toronto's "welcome home" reception given in honour of Professor Marshall McLuhan's return from Fordham University in 1968. The party was held at the President's residence, 93 Highland and was hosted by President and Mrs. Bissell. Decorations were the works of Professor Peter Prangnell and his team from the Faculty of Architecture. The "God-bless-you-Marshall-McLuhan" buttons were worn by all the guests. Some of the guests in attendance were: Robert F. Chisholm and Sydney Hermant of the Board of Governors; Donald Ivey, Principal of New College; Peter Pragnell of the Faculty of Architecture; Frank Shuster and Johnny Wayne; Wynne Plumptre, Principal of Scarborough College; Justice Bora Laskin; Rev. J. M. Kelly, President of St. Michael's College; Dr. Robertson Davies, Master of Massey College; Ernest Sirluck, Morley Callaghan and W.A.C.H. Dobson; Dr. D. Carlton Williams, President of University of Western Ontario; Dr. Floyd Chalmers, Chancellor of York University.

Source : University of Toronto Graduate, December 1968, pp. 61-64.

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