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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

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

Tape-recorded interviews and transcripts of interviews conducted by Elizabeth Wilson, Director of Information Services, with persons active in the University of Toronto Faculty Association, the Governing Council, and the Update Campaign; also a tape-recording and transcript of Professor Kenneth Hare's lecture in the Sesquecentennial Series.

University of Toronto. Department of Information Services

Tape-recordings of an interview with Alan Hill, Assistant Director of Admissions conducted by Elizabeth Wilson, Director of Information Services 3 February 1978; the proceedings of the Council of the Faculty of Arts and Science, 6 March 1978 at which admission policy was subject of discussion; and the proceedings of the Academic Affairs Committee of Governing Council 6 March 1978 at which admission standards were discussed.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Convocation files, including addresses, media releases and photographs (1975-1985); files relating to sesquicentennial celebrations, Bovey Commission, Art Walk 1984, establishment of the Women's Studies scholarship. Apart from department files, there are also miscellaneous items collected by the Department i.e., New Songs of the U. of T.; invitations, programs and dance cards (1911-1915); class of 1915 directory.

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

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.

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

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

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

Banners (5) produced by the University to commemorate the 175th Anniversary. Banners were displayed on street polls along high traffic areas of the Greater Toronto Area. Each banner contains image of an individual graduate: Margaret Atwood, Peter Gzowski, J. Robert Prichard, Vaira Vike-Freiberga and Deborah McGregor. Also includes accompanying brochure with biographies of alumni.
Banners designed by James Ireland Design and the marketing company Advocacy in Toronto.

University of Toronto. Department of Information Services

Subject files of press clippings on matters of University interest (1979-1980), including acid rain, radioactive waste, computer theft, dental gold, the Mississauga train derailment, affiliation of Ontario Institute for Studies in Education with the University of Toronto, perpetual motion machine, exploding pop bottles, Chair of Ukranian Studies, patrols on Philosopher's Walk, and X-ray overdoses.

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

Sound cassettes and videos collected by the Department of Public Affairs in the course of their promotion of the University. Both sound and video tapes document speeches, convocations, special events, fundraising and research. There are also video productions promoting the University of Toronto in particular as well as specific areas of higher education. Such is the case in Discovering Science produced by Media Centre to encourage young women to enter the fields of science and engineering and which features many prominent University of Toronto scientists. There is a promotional tape for the Division of Occupational Therapy and one promoting research in the fields of the humanities and social sciences.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

VHS and CD copies of two promotions produced to celebrate the 175th anniversary. "175th Anniversary" and "Alumni Video 2003" feature clipped interviews with well known academics and alumni including architect Raymond Moriyama, activist Craig Keilburger, medical scientist Lap-Chee Tsui, filmaker David Cronenberg, politician Paul Martin, ballet dancer Karen Kain, judge Roseli Abella, artist Doris McCarthy, activist Zana Acanda and many more. The "175th Anniversary" was probably used during a gala and has an introduction by Lorne Michaels, producer of Saturday Night Live.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs. Community Relations Office

Records predominantly consist of Campus Tour scrapbooks, 1975 - 1983. The scrapbooks are arranged according to year and contain correspondence, memoranda, programs, and reports concerning campus tours. Also, included are Campus Tour Information for Guides which provide a history of various University buildings and monuments. There are also reports, correspondence, media coverage, as well as photographs pertaining to U. of T. Day in 1987, 1991-1993, and 1995-1997. Also included are records pertaining to the United Way Staff/Faculty Campaigns and final reports 1987-1988. Finally, there are annual divisional planning documents, 1995-1996.

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 Services

Recordings of: installation of Pauline McGibbon as Chancellor; lecture by Dr. G.E. Wodehouse entitle "Health After Retirement"; lecture by Sr. St. Michael entitled "Creative Retirement"; 1971 dinner in honour of the Committee of 1000; lecture by Northrop Frye at York University, 1971; Lady Jackson (Barbara Ward) delivering Falconer Lecture, 1963; and news material for radio news, September 20, 1970.

University of Toronto. Department of Information Services

Press clippings, magazine articles, curriculum vitae, addresses, notes and programmes documenting the careers of individuals employed by or graduated from the University of Toronto. There are extensive files on Charles H. Best (1934-1971), John Robert Evans (1972-1976), Marshall McLuhan (1952-1981), Pauline McGibbon (1971-1973), and Omond Solandt (1965-1971).

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Recorded lectures by: Edward Heath, Lester Brown, Maurice Strong, Peter Ustinov, Helen Caldicott, John Aird, Hans King, Fred Hoyle, John Polanyi; the installation of James Ham; radio program "Inside the U. of T"; concert by Faculty of music called "Sharing Through Music"; various promotional videos and campus tours; off air recording of CITY TV Production "Universities in Trouble".Other subjects covered: Hart House and the Group of Seven; the use of animals in research; university funding; the Extern program; the University College ghost.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Consists of records of the Office of Community Relations, concerning the U. of T.'s outreach program towards ethnic communities and the establishment of ethnic Chairs and fellowships at the U. of T. (1979-1990). Also includes records pertaining to the office's newsletter, Ethnocultural Notes and Comments, such as correspondence, drafts, notes and sample newsletters (1985-1992).

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

VHS copy of promotional tape "Great Minds for a Great Future" produced for fund raising purposes in 1997 and revised in 2000. Includes clipped interviews with well known academics and alumni including John Polanyi, Janice Stein, Tak Mak, Norman Jewison as well as President Robert Birgeneau[Narrated by Donald Sutherland].

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.

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