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University of Toronto. Department of Information

"Science Waiting" files of Leonard Bertin, science editor of the University News Bureau, including background files. The records include correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, biographical information, drafts of addresses and articles, radio talks; notes for U of T film, "Light for the Mind"; news releases, press clippings, and photoprints.

University of Toronto. Department of Information

Typescript draft of article written by Ian Montagnes (ca. 1963) on past Varsity Editors for an unidentified university publication. Article includes short biography on each subject. Also includes related correspondence and contemporary photographs and contact prints taken of The Varsity alumni, many by Jack Marshall.
Accession also includes 1 file on the Southam Newspaper Fellowship and a photograph of the Southam Fellows that appears in the Dec. 1963 issue of the "Varsity Graduate".

University of Toronto. Department of Information Services

Addresses by administrative officials, including Presidents Sidney Smith and Claude Bissell, at official events, including the installation of principals and chancellors and the openings of buildings; programmes for and papers delivered at the National Conference of Universities held at the University of Toronto, 1955; report of the President's Advisory Committee on Student Awards, 1958; and material relating to the Sesquicentennial celebrations of the University of Toronto in 1977: pamphlets, announcements, the official scrapbook, posters (some mounted), and mounted photoprints used in an electron microscope display at the Eaton Centre.

University of Toronto. Department of Information Services

Photoprints and negatives of student organizations and activities published in issues of Torontonensis, which began publishing in 1898 (1890-1954); transparencies and proofs of images of University of Toronto officials, including Claude Bissell, Marshall McLuhan and Warren Stevens, used on covers of the Varsity Graduate and the University of Toronto Graduate (1959-1972); transparencies and prints of student activities, campus buildings and dignitaries (1970-1972).

University of Toronto. Department of Information Services

Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles, interviews, press releases, reports, and press clippings documenting the activities of the University News Bureau, and the Varsity (later the University of Toronto) Graduate. Included are files of the science editor, Leonard Bertin (1971-1974), including news releases and news items (1965-1971); files relating to the 50th anniversary of the discovery of insulin (1971-1972); campus tours (1965-1973); and convocation and other addresses, on film (1959-1967). There are also photoprints of faculty, students, visiting lecturers, distinguished guests, and events associated with the University of Toronto; and images of campus grounds and buildings, including aerial views, and events on campus. Photos of Bob Rae in Box 29, files 31 to 33 (C.U. G. files).

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Three photographs: 1) Students from the class of 1895 standing amid torn out benches in a classroom of the Toronto school of Medicine, Sackville St.; 2) photographs of architectural model of St. George campus ca. 1966 showing proposed Medical Sciences Bldg. [photographer: Ken Bell], 3) " Firts medical School in Upper Canada Medical Department, Kings College erected 1844 "(photo taken from publication).

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Sound recordings, film and slides documenting fundraising drives at the University of Toronto, 1966-1976. Audio lift from program "Universities Tomorrow" part of the "Where To From Here" series produced by the Media Centre and Global Television (see Media Centre Collection A96-0008 tape V-7113-C). Photographs of students from various departments - each is identified. Photos were possibly taken for a publicity brochure.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Photographs and transparencies collected by the Department of Publicity for use in publications such as The Varsity Graduate, The Bulletin, and U of T Magazine. Images are mainly of new University students during orientation, homecoming and frosh activities in September. Also includes colour transparencies of images shot for the cover of the Varsity Graduate, summer 1961 showing President Claude Bissell and Vincent Massey looking over a model of Massey College. Also included in this accession is a slide presentation on the University possibly used as a presentation in recruiting high school students. Includes views of colleges, residences, student activities, sports, and general campus views.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Approximately 3300 colour slides document the University of Toronto during the 1970s and 1980s. These are publicity shots used by the Department of Public Affairs for promotional purposes, slide shows and publications. They are arranged alphabetically by subject and include several files of campus views, buildings, alumni, campus tours, convocation, Hart House, laboratories and students. Specific events documented include Homecoming, the Botany Flower Show, Varsity Fund Telethon, President Ham's Installation, author Ann Hebert's lecture at University College, U of T Day and an event called "University Game".

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

One video documents President Prichard's address at Spring Reunion on June 3, 2000. A CD containing photographs and a web presentation document the dedication of the Roy Oglesby Room at 21 King's College Circle. Two CDs document the University of Toronto 175th Banners. They contain portraits (Tif files) as well as images of each banner (PDF files). There are 136 people, mainly famous or accomplished alumni and faculty.
Three paper bags to commemorte President Prichard's farwell with cartoon on the side.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Press kit for the announcement of David Naylor as University of Toronto President contained on a CD. Includes press release, backgrounder, list of past presidents and photographs of the following: Bahen Centre, Convocation Hall, Soldiers's Tower University College, Student Centre at Uof T Mississauga and the main building at Scarborough College.