- 1856-1908 (Creation)
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0.39 m of textual records (3 boxes)
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Born Bear Creek (now Mount Hope), County of Middlesex, Upper Canada, 13 October, 1833. Blake served as member of the Senate (186?-1876) and Chancellor of the University (1876-1900). Died 1912.
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Correspondence, notes, memoranda, and drafts of reports, primarily by and to Edward Blake in his capacity as a member of the Senate of the University of Toronto and Chancellor, relating to University matters, including the hiring of James Loudon as professor of Natural Philosophy in 1875 and the introduction of the science curriculum, the rebuilding of University College following the fire of 1890, and the writing of the report of the joint Senate/Board of Trustees Committee on Revenues and Requirements (1891). Also included are related acts, statutes, orders-in-council, financial reports and testimonials.
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