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Victoria University Archives Victoria Historical Collection Series
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Committees

Series consists of records relating to committees, 1890–1904, inluding the Board of Regents, committee on the Jubilee, and the Executive Committee meeting

Correspondence

Series consists of various correspondence, 1836–1935, including an autographed letter from John A. Macdonald to Dr. Potts, correspondence on the McKenzie Rebellion, and various unidentified letters.

Collections management

Series consists of records relating to library and art/object collections at Victoria University, and information on personnel files, 1844–1943.

Legislation

Series consists predominantly of acts, petitions and other documents relating to legislation pertaining to Victoria University, 1841-1981. The series also contains some correspondence and a list of acts relating to Victoria.

General historical material

Series consists of records, 1829-1941, including addresses, correspondence and published material, of a general nature, relating to the history of Victoria College/University.

The ‘University Question’ and federation

Series consists of records and published material relating to the ‘University Question’ debate, 1847–1863, and debates around university federation, 1884–1927. Includes pamphlets, news clippings, correspondence and published material.

University administration

Series consists of records relating to the general administration of the university, 1836–1923, including correspondence, reports, and the original draft of the Charter of Upper Canada Academy.