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University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections File
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Menus from Kenya

File includes menus from Nairobi, Kenya. Material consists of lunch menus, bound menus, take away menus, and laminated menus. Menus feature Chinese cuisine. The Dragon Pearl Chinese Restaurant Limited features handwritten prices for dishes and a note from Harley about the restaurant. The file also features an unsigned letter from a friend of Harley's. Many menus are photocopies. The photographs in the file depict the facades and some interior of several Chinese restaurants. The restaurants in the photographs include the Kowloon Garden Chinese Restaurant with the inscription, "The cutest couple made us drink tea while they coupled papers + hand wrote name in Chinese," the Dragon Pearl Restaurant, the Five Star Chinese Restaurant, (the back of the photograph reads "Took me 5 minutes to 'spain [sic] what I wanted they did not have full menu and would not give me original. Oh Well but they let me use the bathroom"), the Hong Kong Restaurant with the inscription "Gorgeous restaurant. Owner thought I was sort of insane but amusing," and the Panda Chinese Restaurant. The corresponding menus to the photographs can be found in the file. Menus are found in booklet style and as single or multiple pages. File also contains a menu from a hotel in Nairobi.

Correspondence

File includes copies of ten responses to letters sent by Tomorrow to various dignitaries and persons of import, including Jacqueline Kennedy and the President of the United States as well as various magazine editors.

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.

[Correspondence]

File includes correspondence from the early/mid-1970s, 1992, and 2002; also includes a guest list for a Governing Council dinner that was held at Scarborough College in 1969.

[Correspondence]

File includes correspondence from the early/mid-1970s, 1992, and 2002; also includes a guest list for a Governing Council dinner that was held at Scarborough College in 1969.

Letter

File includes a letter from Nell Williams, wife of English entomologist and ecologist C.B. Williams, to Norah Urquhart, wife of Frederick Urquhart, written on 2 March 1983 from Strathdee, Kirkcudbright, Scotland. The letter discusses their husbands' shared research interest in butterfly migration, their involvement with the Hope Entomological Collection at Oxford University, and refers to the Urquhart's discovery about monarch butterfly migration.

Menus from Hong Kong (1)

File contains trifold, single sheet and booklet style menus. Menus feature Chinese, Italian, American, Japanese, Russian and seafood cuisine. File also contains a banquet menus for Mr. L. Everett and Captain A Seeder and officers of the S.S. Siberia.

Clippings

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

Menus from India

File contains booklet and small sheet menus featuring European and Chinese cuisine. Menus are from Mumbai (formally Bombay).

Principal G. R. Williams - Correspondence [2/2]

File includes correspondence of Principal G. R. Williams. Topics include equipment allocation, review of academic support services, the Renewal 1987 project, library renovations, and the Report of the Provostial Review Committee of Scarborough College.

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