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University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections A.F.W. Plumptre fonds File
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Cards

File includes three cards: a thank-you note from Frank and Lilian Harbutt (1968), a retirement card from the Physical Services Department, and a retirement card from "Catherine (alias Christine)".

Invitations

File includes four invitations: formal opening of Scarborough College (4 October 1966); reception for opening of exhibition of sculpture by Sorel Etrog (6 October, no year); retirement of A.F.W. Plumptre (25 April 1972); reception for graduating class (9 May 1972).

University records

File includes several documents produced by or for Plumptre during his tenure as principal: Scarborough College Council opening meeting speech, thank-you letter from V.W. Bladen, finance and policy report for 1965-1966, formal opening of Scarborough College speech, seating plan for formal opening dinner, seating plan for board of governors dinner, 1969 progress report to the Senate, and certificate of honorary college membership. Also includes two copies of registration guidelines (n.d., c. 1970).

Clippings

File includes clippings regarding the opening of the college, its architecture, Plumptre's appointment and retirement, as well as articles written by Plumptre.

Appointment to Principal

File includes a letter from University of Toronto President Claude Bissell to Plumptre indicating that the board of governors has voted in favour of his nomination, a telegram from Plumptre to his wife stating that the board has approved his election, and several clippings regarding the election.