Series 20 - Chancellor, University of Toronto

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UTA 1791-20

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Chancellor, University of Toronto

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  • 1963-1971 (Creation)

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0.30 m of textual and graphic records, publications, and sound recordings

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(1909-1993)

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Twenty-nine years after Omond Solandt left the University of Toronto with a gold medal in medicine, he returned as Chancellor, taking up his three-year appointment on 1 July, 1965. It was renewed for a further three years in 1968.

The contents of this series includes correspondence, addresses, minutes, programs, reports and photoprints relating to his ceremonial duties and other activities associated with the office. Included are files on awarding of honorary degrees, the Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Dr. Solandt, for the successor to Claude Bissell, and the new (1971) University of Toronto Act. Included is an audiotape of the proceedings of his installation as chancellor.

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For a detailed listing of this series, see Appendix 20 in Finding Aid Inventory.

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