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Skilling 2001 accession

Records documenting the history of the family of Harold Gordon Skilling, including his father, William Watt Skilling; his uncle, Ernest John Skilling; his brothers, William John, Andrew Douglas and Edward Donald; and his wife, Sara (Sally) Bright Skilling.

Sous-fonds I: Skilling family. The emphasis is on William Watt, a shoemaker who emigrated from England to Canada in 1907; on Ernest, who was a very active member of the Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine; on Donald, who was killed in action during World War I, and on his brother, William, who was wounded but survived.

Sous-fonds II: Sara (Sally) Bright Skilling. The records focus on Sally’s education in the United States, her travels with Gordon in Eastern Europe in the 1960s, and on her love of entertaining. They document the crucial support, intellectual and otherwise, that she provided to Gordon as he pursued his career.

Sous-fonds III: Harold Gordon Skilling. The documentation here is primarily on Gordon’s education and early career and his later years as an expert on Russian and East European politics and on Czechoslovakia, in particular. An extensive combination of correspondence, journals, lectures, writings and photographs reveal much about Skilling’s ideas and his relationships with the principal figures in recent Czech history.

Skilling 1988 accession

Records documenting Skilling's expertise relating to East European studies with particular emphasis on Czechoslovakia and his role in the the Centre for Russian and East European Studies. Contains addresses and speeches; manuscripts and publications including related correspondence and reviews (books included are "Czechoslovakia's Interruped Revolution", "Charter 77 and Human Rights in Czechoslovakia", and "The Czech Renaissance in the Nineteenth Century"); lecture notes; subject files, mainly of associations; sound recording, video and photographs; University of Toronto administrative files including the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, the Department of Polical Economy, Committee on International Studies as well as the Centre for International Studies.

Pimlott 1995 accession

This accession documents primarily the research and writing activities of Prof. Pimlott during his academic career as a student, environmentalist and teacher of zoology and forestry at the University of Toronto. Documentation of his participation in various national and inter-national organizations is found among professional correspondence (Series I) and subject files (Series IV). Drafts and offprints of his writings as a student (including his doctoral thesis), government employee, and professor of zoology at the University of Toronto are contained in Series VI and VII. Much of the early data he collected on moose for both his theses and government reports and later, on wolves are to be found in the research materials and field notebooks in Series VIII and Series IX. Additional correspondence following his death on July 31, 1978 has been preserved in Series III and contains tributes, and summaries of his contributions and accomplishments to wildlife management and the environment.

Patterson 1995 accession

Correspondence, certificates, contracts, addresses, drafts of articles and books (including audiotapes), and photoprints documenting the activities of Gordon Neil Patterson, founder and first director of the Institute for Aerospace Studies at the University of Toronto.

Madawaska Club 2nd 1977 accession

Three sound recordings from the Madawaska Club:
-"Remembering the Past" [Go Home] (19 August 1973);
-"Remembrances" (19 August 1973) and
-"Grant Robertson" (27 August 1973)

One sound recording from George Ross Lord:
-"Plans for the future" (August 1973)

Macpherson 2013 accession

Accession consists of a letter to 'The Times' re "rights of man" (1939), and a file on the proposed Canadian Bill of Rights (1947), and 11 audio-cassette tapes of lectures delivered by Professor Macpherson to his Political Science 200 course, 'Political Theory', in 1977-1978.

Macpherson 1987 accession

Accession consists of files transferred from his home, including lecture notes, trip arrangements, requests to speak, write and translate, c.v.'s and publicity materials, correspondence regarding publications and reviews for various journals, current writing projects (1970-80's), correspondence, lectures relating to "Life and times of Liberal Democracy", mss and correspondence of publications "Real World of Democracy", Possessive Individualism", "Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval"; papers on the university; private journals (photocopies) 1933-1935; M.A. thesis; CBC Massey lectures "The Real World of Democracy" 1965 (audio tapes). Office files: correspondence, conference files, graduate student files, letters of recommendation, research and teaching files. Publications (journal articles, book reviews) on or about C.B. Macpherson, 1937-1984.

Luckyj 2000 accession

This accession consists of personal and family correspondence; letters of Ostop Lutsky from the Golog; correspondence and reviews relating to his publications, including publication projects with Kiev; course notes and MA thesis; notebooks; family photographs (1900-1994); photographs taken in Kosiv (1931-1936) and of the British Army in Germany (1945-1947); photographs for Professor Luckyj's memoirs; postcard designed by him; and three audio cassette tapes of Luckyj 'end of year reflections' (1980, 1983) and one tape discussing the making of the 'Ukrainian Encyclopedia'.

Luckyj 1996 accession

Records documenting the activities of George Luckyj as a professor in and chair of Slavic Studies. Subjects covered include assimilation and the Ukrainian diaspora; the Encyclopedia of Ukraine; and (on audiotape) the Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Toronto (1980). Correspondents include Nikolai Tolstoy and Jewhen Swerstjuk. Much of the remaining correspondence relates to Professor Luckyj's publications, for which there are also notes, research files, manuscripts, and reviews.

Hartle 1989 accession

Correspondence, manuscripts, and publications, audio tapes and transcripts, briefs, addresses and speeches, notes, research files, press clippings and course material relating to Douglas Hartle's career as a professor of economics at the University of Toronto; as Deputy Secretary to the Treasury Board Secretariat in Ottawa, and as an advisor to federal and provincial governments.

Ham 2002 accession

Records in this accession relate to several series established in B1997-0010, and include personal correspondence, clippings, memorabilia, notebooks and scrapbooks. Also includes many diplomas and honours, artifacts, slides and photographs. Of particular note is documentation relating to J.M. Ham's trip to India as a representative to the World University Services in 1953 as well as personal correspondence with family while a student at MIT in 1946-47.

Ham 2001 accession

Records consist of few pieces of personal correspondence mainly to Mary Ham related to the death of James Ham, mementos and one sound recording of the commemoration service for E.J. Pratt. Also includes to files on donations to scholarship funds made in Ham's
memory.

Glass 1994 accession

Biographical files, correspondence, course notes, lecture notes, research files, addresses, manuscripts and publications, photographs and slides, audio tapes and film documenting the career of Irvine Glass as a specialist in shock waves and a professor and administrator at the Institute for Aerospace Studies. There are extensive files on his research interests (including the American space program), professional associations and conferences, sabbatical leaves and trips, and on his personal involvement in Jewish issues through the Canada-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Canadian Professors for Peace in the Middle East, and the Committee of Concerned Scientists.

Anyone researching Dr. Glass' career will find the several versions of his curriculum vitae in box 001, file 01 useful in gaining an overall view of his career and in determining what he regarded as significant at various stages in it.

Friedland 1st 2002 accession

Records compiled by Professor Martin Friedland in the researching and writing of his University of Toronto: A history (University of Toronto Press, 2002). Included are correspondence files, files on the structure of the project, research notes and material, drafts of the manuscript, correspondence relating to publication matters, addresses, photographs, audiotapes, books, pamphlets and other publications.

The records document how the project was conceived and carried out, including the evolution of the manuscript and discussions over the shaping of the book. One consequence was putting the footnotes on line, a first for the University of Toronto Press, and also issuing them in a separate hardcopy volume. The records document the major issues at the University and, by extension, in higher education in Ontario over more than 175 years. The research reports, correspondence from academics, university administrators and graduates from across North America, original material forwarded by individuals, and the commentaries by some sixty people who read the whole manuscript, together provide extra breadth and depth to this historical record of the University.

Friedland 1998 accession

Records documenting the life of Martin L. Friedland, as a student, professor of law and administrator at the University of Toronto; as an expert on legal matters and a contributor to the formation of public policy at the provincial and federal levels; and as an author of sixteen books and numerous articles. Also personal records of William Paul McClure Kennedy, professor of law.

Included in this accession is correspondence, certificates and diplomas, diaries, course and lecture notes, memoranda, minutes of meetings, notes, research material, manuscripts, transcripts of oral history interviews, audiotapes, radio scripts, book reviews, books, pamphlets, reports, press clippings, photographs and maps.

Drummond 1983 accession (2)

Consists of records relating to the following: Trinity College and funding, Temple Centenary Conference (1964-1981); Department of Political Economy administrative records relating to graduate programme, etc (1963-1974); Publications: manuscript for "Canada's Trade with Communist Countries", "Diefenbabble", "Tripartite Conversations and the Management of the Exchanges..."; Research materials on South Africa; Colloquia: papers presented at the Colloquium on Financial crises and the Lender of Last resort, 1979; Donald C. McGregor papers on H.A. Innis' Economic geography course, 1924-1925 with maps and notes by D.C. McGregor; Tape recording of Drummond manuscript re Edwin Banfield Affair, 1974.

University of Toronto Scarborough Library

This accession contains records from the University of Toronto Scarborough Library. Includes correspondence between the College Librarian (Robert Ball) and various administration, annual reports (1980-1984), miscellaneous project and event files, and some bulletins and reports (1981-1986).

University of Toronto. Devonshire House

Records of Devonshire House including: general administrative subject files which contain correspondence, memos, minutes, notices, residence lists, committee files, financial records, etc. 1955-1986; General Correspondence 1987-1997; Subject files 1987-97, Awards and Scholarships 1987-97; Committee files 1986-97; Resident Council Minutes 1954-86; records of East House 1973-1997; photographs 1910-1997, Student Applications to Residence 1958-1997.

University of Toronto. New College

These are taped lectures from a lecture series sponsored by New College entitled: "The Fine Art of Choosing: Theory and Practice" that discuss various approaches and theories on decision making. Speakers included University of Toronto professors Robert Lockhart, Douglas Creelman, Michael Dixon, John Sender, Anatol Rapoport and Andrew Cunningham as well as James Radford of the University of Waterloo, Malcom Taylor of York University, Ward Edwards of the University of Southern California and David Gustavsen of the University of Wisconsin.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Sound cassettes and videos collected by the Department of Public Affairs in the course of their promotion of the University. Both sound and video tapes document speeches, convocations, special events, fundraising and research. There are also video productions promoting the University of Toronto in particular as well as specific areas of higher education. Such is the case in Discovering Science produced by Media Centre to encourage young women to enter the fields of science and engineering and which features many prominent University of Toronto scientists. There is a promotional tape for the Division of Occupational Therapy and one promoting research in the fields of the humanities and social sciences.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Sound recordings, film and slides documenting fundraising drives at the University of Toronto, 1966-1976. Audio lift from program "Universities Tomorrow" part of the "Where To From Here" series produced by the Media Centre and Global Television (see Media Centre Collection A96-0008 tape V-7113-C). Photographs of students from various departments - each is identified. Photos were possibly taken for a publicity brochure.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Convocation files, including addresses, media releases and photographs (1975-1985); files relating to sesquicentennial celebrations, Bovey Commission, Art Walk 1984, establishment of the Women's Studies scholarship. Apart from department files, there are also miscellaneous items collected by the Department i.e., New Songs of the U. of T.; invitations, programs and dance cards (1911-1915); class of 1915 directory.

University of Toronto. Department of Public Affairs

Recorded lectures by: Edward Heath, Lester Brown, Maurice Strong, Peter Ustinov, Helen Caldicott, John Aird, Hans King, Fred Hoyle, John Polanyi; the installation of James Ham; radio program "Inside the U. of T"; concert by Faculty of music called "Sharing Through Music"; various promotional videos and campus tours; off air recording of CITY TV Production "Universities in Trouble".Other subjects covered: Hart House and the Group of Seven; the use of animals in research; university funding; the Extern program; the University College ghost.

University of Toronto. Department of Information Services

Tape-recorded interviews and transcripts of interviews conducted by Elizabeth Wilson, Director of Information Services, with persons active in the University of Toronto Faculty Association, the Governing Council, and the Update Campaign; also a tape-recording and transcript of Professor Kenneth Hare's lecture in the Sesquecentennial Series.

University of Toronto. Department of Information Services

Tape-recordings of an interview with Alan Hill, Assistant Director of Admissions conducted by Elizabeth Wilson, Director of Information Services 3 February 1978; the proceedings of the Council of the Faculty of Arts and Science, 6 March 1978 at which admission policy was subject of discussion; and the proceedings of the Academic Affairs Committee of Governing Council 6 March 1978 at which admission standards were discussed.

University of Toronto. Department of Information Services

Recordings of: installation of Pauline McGibbon as Chancellor; lecture by Dr. G.E. Wodehouse entitle "Health After Retirement"; lecture by Sr. St. Michael entitled "Creative Retirement"; 1971 dinner in honour of the Committee of 1000; lecture by Northrop Frye at York University, 1971; Lady Jackson (Barbara Ward) delivering Falconer Lecture, 1963; and news material for radio news, September 20, 1970.

University of Toronto. University College Archives

This accession contains material collected by the University College Archives. Most of the records have been collected and donated over the course of the College's existence, and range from personal records of prominent faculty members (Barker Fairley, George Needler, John McCaul), and various University College departments and committees, to more ephemeral and biographical reference material generally relating to the College. The accession also contains a large amount of photographs and sounds and moving images, as well as artifacts from the College.

University of Toronto. School of Continuing Studies

35 reel-to-reel audiotapes of addresses by members of the University Lunch and Learn Club, a joint project of the School of Continuing Studies and Innis College from October, 1976 to 1979. Included are texts of the addresses and all of the audiotapes for the first series, 'A new economic order in Canada?'; three lectures of 'Genetics and Man', and audiotapes of all of the lectures for 'Deprogramming: Documenting the issues'. There are also four audiotapes for the series, 'Women at noon'.

University of Toronto. Office of the President

Consists of administrative files of J.H. Sword, Special Assistant to the President (Institutional Relations) and administrative files of the Office of the President including correspondence, minutes, reports and accounts relating to university organization and administration, centres, colleges, faculties, institutes, programs, educational associations, governments and Ontario universities.

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