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University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections Robert Allan Spencer fonds
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Africa

The subseries includes menus from countries part of the African continent including Kenya, Morocco and South Africa. Delivery and take away options are a feature of many restaurants. Menus are from various cities include Pretoria, Marrakech and Nairobi. Menus feature Thai, French, Moroccan, Italian, Japanese, and Chinese cuisine.

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.

Menus from Denmark

File contains menus from Denmark. Menus feature Chinese and Italian cuisine. Menus are from Copenhagen. The file also contains 4 photographs from 1998 of Chinese restaurants and facades.

Menus from England

File contains trifold and sheet menus from England. Menus are from London, Merseyside (Liverpool) and Devon. Menus feature Chinese (Jiangan, Peking and Cantonese), Thai and Japanese cuisine. File also contains a menu from the Angel Hotel and the Royal Trafalgar Thistle Hotel in London. Menus in this file are stained.

Menus from Russia

File consists of three menus from Russia. Menus feature Chinese dishes. A larger menu contains a photocopy of hand written dishes and wines. Another menu contains paper sheets bound in a hardcover. The sheets have suffered water damage. Inside the menu is a note regarding Russian Rubles to US dollar conversion and a subway map of Moscow from 1993. Prices in the menu have been changed by hand using blue ink.

Menus from Spain

File contains menus from across Spain. Menus are from Navarra, Los Cristianos, Tenerife, Valle Gran Rey, Puerto, Mallorca, Menorca, Barcelona and Madrid. Menus feature Chinese and Japanese cuisine. File also contains hotel menus from the Meridien in Barcelona.

Dan Bender Zoo collection

  • CA UTSC 008
  • Collection
  • [193-]-1966

The collection consists of movie posters, ads, trading cards, postcards, books, magazines and journals, related to Frank Buck (Frank Howard Buck (1884-1950), a renowned American hunter, animal collector, film director, actor author and producer. The collection also consists of material related to zoo displays and architecture, catalogues and books related to zoo and animal collecting, photographs off various zoo related animals found in different parts of America and a board game. The material is divided into five series:

  1. Frank Buck
  2. Chimpanzee performance
  3. Zoo Architecture and display
  4. Miscellaneous printed materials.
  5. Zoo photographs

Bender, Daniel E.

Chimpanzee Performance

Material in this series consists of black and white and colour postcards of chimpanzees from the St. Louis Zoo and newspapers containing ads and information about training the chimpanzees at the zoo.

Misc. Printed Materials

Material in this series consists of printed material about animals, including elephants and rhinos, the story "Shirley Visits the Zoo," and several magazines.

A.F.W. Plumptre fonds

  • CA UTSC 009
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1974

The fonds serves as a representative sample of the activities carried out, and the relationships engendered, during A.F.W. Plumptre's tenure as principal of Scarborough College from 1965 to 1972. Both official papers and personal documents are included. Official documents include: reports, correspondence, transcripts of speeches, and seating plans. Personal documents include: invitations, cards, photograph albums, clippings, publications, books, and artifacts.

Plumptre, A. F. W. (Arthur FitzWalter Wynne)

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)".

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.

Frederick A. Urquhart fonds

  • CA UTSC 011
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1983

The fonds contains a small number of personal items belonging to Frederick A. Urquhart. Personal items include a letter and two books.

Urquhart, Frederick A.

Sai Woo

Menu contains 10 pages. Sheets were housed in a clear menu folder with red edges but pages have been removed for preservation.

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