File 1991.197V-2-20 - Correspondence Between Egerton Ryerson and S.S. Nelles.

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Correspondence Between Egerton Ryerson and S.S. Nelles.

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CA ON00357 2038-1-1991.197V-2-20

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  • 1852-1861 (Creation)

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Lectures by Ryerson at Victoria, application by University of Toronto Senate to government for L25,000 to establish provincial library and museum, Senate's discussion of course of study for B.A., Ryerson's efforts to secure more funding for Victoria, grant of L750 to Victoria, dispute among masters at Upper Canada College, Ryerson sides with Nelles in disagreement with S.D. Rice (Moral and Domestic Governor of Victoria), Ryerson criticizes Rice's idea of locating college in rural area, attacks on Ryerson's letters, state of Ryerson's health, Ryerson's response to Nelles' criticism of series of letters written by Ryerson to defend himself against George Brown's attacks, discussion of provincial university, Ryerson writing series of editorials in Christian Guardian on university and college questions (asks Nelles to bring college records), praises Nelles' letters to Globe and Christian Guardian, critical of "Another Daniel"

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