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Clara Cynthia Benson fonds
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Diaries

This series contains 24 appointment book diaries from 1894 to 1962. Most detail events attended but sometimes contain personal observations. Also includes one note book and several loose pages written in pencil in which Clara Benson discusses vi...

Film

Over several decades, Clara Benson took numerous rolls of 16 mm film documenting her family, her trips, as well as life in Toronto especially during World War II, the University of Toronto and various events. Her collection includes some unique f...

Clara Cynthia Benson fonds

  • UTA 1052
  • Fonds
  • [186-] - 1964

These personal records consist mainly of records documenting Clara Benson’s non-professional activities such as work with the Women’s Athletic Association of the University of Toronto, the YWCA and her relationship with family members and friends....

Benson, Clara Cynthia

Personal correspondence

This series contains mainly correspondence received by Clara Benson from family and friends. Two files contain correspondence that is undated, but seems to be predominantly created prior to her retirement in 1945. Correspondents include, among o...

Personal financial records

This series contains one file of correspondence relating to personal financial matters (1911-1956) and a collection of personal bank books (ca 1910-1939).

Education and miscellaneous notes

This series includes school books, essays, assignments and report cards produced while in public school and high school in Port Hope, her diplomas for Bachelor of Arts (1899) and Ph D. (1903) from the University of Toronto, and certificate as Fell...

University of Toronto

This series contains predominantly records documenting her academic activities at the University of Toronto. There is correspondence, reports, notes and plans documenting Benson's efforts, along with others, to have a women's athletic ...

Other activities

In 1921, Dr. Benson was elected the first president of the Women’s Athletic Association of University of Toronto and was involved from the beginning in the campaign to build an athletic building for women. Among the records relating to this activ...

Teaching and research

This series consists of lecture notes and course outlines for courses in household science, mainly food chemistry. Received in some disarray, they have been arranged roughly by topic including baking powder and leavening agents, collaids, cereals,...

Benson Family

This series contains assorted files relating to the Benson family in general and Dr. Benson’s parents in particular. Included are records relating to the family property in Port Hope, estate papers for her father Judge Thomas Benson, corresponden...

Photographs

This series contains a small number of loose photos, some of which would have been collected, others taken by Dr. Benson. Early snapshots relate to Benson’s summer at Muskoka, the Blake summer residence, La Maison Rouge and La Caprice and her tri...

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