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Song Sheets distributed at the Varsity vs McGill football games on October 23, 1920, October, 1927 and December, 1930.
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Song Sheets distributed at the Varsity vs McGill football games on October 23, 1920, October, 1927 and December, 1930.
Four chronologically ordered volumes relating to research carried out by Professor George F Wright on Second World War defence projects for the federal government of Canada through the National Research Council of Canada.
The first volume is Defence Project CE-12 and encompassses the dates December, 1939 to June, 1942. It contains a series of chemical research reports related to wartime defence initiatives. The following three volumes consists of reports to ACE (Associate Commitee on Explosives) covering the dates August 1944 to June 1945. They contain reports, previously marked 'secret' relating to wartime research and experimentation on the explosive properties of compounds. Some of the reports contain photographs tipped in; there is also a file of loose photographs and correspondence.
Wright, George F
Personal records of Frederic Urban, artist and lecturer in architecture, documenting his education, teaching and professional activities, particularly from his entering the Nova Scotia School of Art and Design in 1975 through his teaching at the University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto. Includes correspondence, notes, teaching materials, files on research in Italy and on exhibitions and performance. Also includes files on visiting lectureships, especially at the Nanjing Institute of Technology/South East University in Nanjing, China (1987-1988), architectural drawings, photographs, slides, posters, publications, film and video.
Records documenting the activities of two generations of the Clark family who attended the University of Toronto between 1892 and 1937, as well as Osgoode Hall Law School: Herbert Abraham and his children: William Herbert David, E. Ritchie, Harriet A.L. and Martha (Mattie) Isabel.
See accession-level descriptions for further details.
Clark, Herbert Abraham
Consists of 6 accessions which include correspondence, notes, notebooks, sketchbooks, sketches, designs for stage sets, costume designs, photoprints and photonegatives, scrapbooks documenting the artistic lives of Frederick Coates and his wife, Louise Brown. The photographs include images of Frederick's family, his military service in World War I, dance, and his work in the reconstruction of the faces of maimed soldiers, his studio and their house, and models of buildings. Also includes Guest Book for "Sherwood House", with invitations to dramatic productions held therein; three letters between members of the Hoitt family (1867, 1885). Also included are water colours of costume designs, 5 Art Deco works of art, consisting of Coates' three stage sets for 'Danse Fronds' (ca. 1929), 'Fashions' (ca. 1928), and 'The Storm Centre' (1927); a theatre design featuring a clown; and a still life entitled 'The Blue Plate' (1922). Artifacts include medals, printing blocks, pottery, 20 modelling tools and a sculpture documenting their careers and artistic work.
Fonds consists of 4 accessions of records documenting Professor Drummond's academic career, from his years as a doctoral student at Yale to his final years as professor of economics at the University of Toronto. Personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts of both published and unpublished works including books, articles, papers and presentations, research materials and teaching materials document his contribution to the study of economic history relating to Canada and other commonwealth countries as well as Europe. Also includes some records relating to his administrative activities at the University of Toronto, which will be found in Series 5, 15, 16 and in correspondence contained in Series 2 and 3 of accessions B1995-0013 & B1996-0026.
See accession-level descriptions for further details.
Drummond, Ian Macdonald
The collection contains materials related to the Railway Car Schools which operated in remote parts of Ontario between 1926 and 1967. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, articles and newspaper clippings, museum and exhibit materials, and photographs. The collection has been arranged into 9 series.
Railway Car Schools Collection
Consists of records documenting the founding and early activities of the Madawaska Club of Go Home Bay, Ontario. See finding aid and/or accession-level description for further details.
Correspondence, legal documents, minutes of meetings, memoranda, reports and addresses associated with William J. Little's position as president of the Alumni Federation of the University of Toronto, 1940-1941, and as chairman of the Editorial and Advertising Committee, 1947-1948.
Little, William Jackman
Papers of John Logothetopoulos, Prof. of Physiology in the Banting and Best Dept. of Medical Research, consisting of notes, notebooks, literature from pharmaceutical companies and articles relating to the study of diabetes and acrylamide gel electrophoresis. Includes photographs of studies of cells relating to research on diabetes and acrylamide gel eltrophoresis (1953-1954).
Consists of 2 accessions
B1981-0003 (photographs): Professor Logan with seminar students and with Dept. of Political Economy colleagues at academic functions. Copy prints and copy negatives produced from original photoprints. Originals in the possession of the Logan family. 1933-1965
B1982-0022: Certificates re W.W.I military service, letter (incomplete) from Dirk Cumming to H. A. Logan, Christmas, 1916. Correspondence and notes re "Trade Unions in Canada" (1948); copy of family history publication "The Logans of Amherst" by H.A.Logan (n.d.). 1916-1979
Logan, Harold Amos
Consists of 2 accessions:
B1987-0070: Files on student activities, course and laboratory notes and drafting exercises (engineering drawings) for the undergraduate program in electrical engineering; photoprint of Applied Science YMCA executive, 1911-1912. (4 boxes, 1911-1915)
B1988-0065: Course notes and examination for the undergraduate programme in mechanical engineering. (3 boxes, 1911-1915)
Lloyd, Richard Hilton
Announcement of and tape recording with transcript of a lecture "The Impact of Acid Precipitation on Ecosystems in Eastern North America" by Prof. G.E. Likens of Cornell University, and delivered on 26.11.1979. It is the first of a series sponsored by the U. of T. School of Graduate Studies Alumni Association during the 1979-1980 sessions. Included is an announcement of a NATO conference series of publications on ecology published by Plenum Publishing Corporation and making reference to Prof. Likens work.
Likens, Gene E.
Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B1972-0021: Personal records of Fulton Anderson, professor in (1926-1966) and sometime head (1945-1963) of the Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto and (1966-1968) Laurentian University. They consist partially of the material assembled for a proposed book on John Locke, and for books on Francis Bacon, Plato, and Coleridge; also correspondence, lecture notes, students' term papers, administrative files. There are also records belonging to George Sidney Brett. (44 boxes, 1920-1967)
B1973-0033: This accession contains only offprints; it should be checked against the other Fulton Anderson accession [B72-0021] to determine whether any need be kept. (1 box, 1942-1964)
Anderson, Fulton Henry
Diaries of Bessie Mabel Scott Lewis kept during her freshman and sophomore years as student in Faculty of Arts at the University of Toronto 1889-1891; invitation to attend a reception at President Loudon's house, December 13, 1890; her academic gown; article on "College Women" by Bessie Lewis (mss); and copy of article on her and her diaries in "The Chronicle" vol 48 (1975-1976). Bessie Lewis was the first Ottawa woman to attend a Canadian university full-time.
Lewis, Bessie Mabel Scott
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1985-0028: Research notes and files assembled for and drafts of portions of Barry Levine's book, A Century of Skill and Vigour, a history of the Toronto Engineering Society. (1 box, 1984-1985)
B2000-0014: Photographs document the activities of the University of Toronto Engineering Society which were used in publications such as the Skule Calendar, 1980-81 and 1982-83, as well as original photographs and layouts used in the book authored by Levine "A Century of Skill and Vigour". One copy of a special Toike publication called Rodent Track, a parady of the car magazine Road and Track, is also included. (2 boxes and 1 item, 1977-1989)
Levine, Barry Glenn
Consists of correspondence, minutes, notes, memoranda, hand bills, flyers, reports, handbooks and calendars documenting Charles Levi's activities as a member of student organizations at the University of Toronto such as the Students' Administrative Council, University College Literary and Athletic Society, the Coalition to Reduce Parking and the Hart House Music Committee and as a student representative on the Academic Board of Governing Council.
Also includes term papers for undergraduate history courses conducted by Professor Ian Radforth on the history of the Students' Administrative Council, University of Toronto, 1930-1950; this project was known as the SAC Historical Project.
Levi, Charles Morden
Material belonging to Donovan A.S. Lee, BASc (Chemical Engineering), 1925, including a diary (1918?) and notebook; student handbooks (1921-1924) annotated with information about courses and social activities; and memorabilia (1923-25) of social activities and the Canadian Officers Training Corps.
Lee, Donovan Alfred Samuel
Correspondence, diaries, and writings of members of the Langton family, especially John (1808-1894) and Hugh Hornby (1862-1953), Librarian at the U. of Toronto, 1892-1923; photoprints. Includes material on a variety of subjects, including the administration of University College. Also includes copy of sections from the diary of Sir Daniel Wilson relating to the University of Toronto.
Consists of records documenting the career of Brian Land as a student; professor of and administrator in library science at the University of Toronto; and as a librarian. Includes 4 accessions:
B1978-0012: Minutes, reports and correspondence from Prof. Land's tenure as chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Instructional Media and as a member of the Advisory Committee on Instructional Media. (3 boxes, 1970-1974)
B1993-0026: Correspondence, diaries, addresses, notes, minutes, reports, manuscripts, photographs, a watercolour, a sketch and an architectural drawing documenting Dr. Land's career as a professor of and administrator in library science at the University of Toronto and as provincial librarian of Ontario. (10 boxes, 1928-1993)
B1997-0024: These records document the activities of Brian Land as an undergraduate at the University of Toronto and as a librarian; as executive assistant (1963-1964) to Walter Gordon when, as Minister of Finance, he presented his first budget in the House of Commons in 1963; as a member of the executive of the Davenport-Dovercourt Liberal Association (Gordon’s constituency), and as advisor to and partial author of Gordon’s incomplete memoir, Pursuit of an ideal – Canadian independence. They also cover his involvement in the 1962 federal election (the subject of his MA thesis) that was published in 1965 as Eglinton: the election study of a federal constituency. (15 boxes, 1942-1969)
B2008-0015: This accession documents Prof. Land’s professional activities with the Canadian Library Association, the Ontario Library Association and the Institute of Professional Librarians prior to his appointment as Director of the School of Library Science in 1964. There is only one file related to talks on the University of Toronto Library to classes such as Paul Fox’s political science class. (5 boxes, 1957-1963)
Land, Reginald Brian
Fonds consists of the records of various student clubs and organizations including the Y.W.C.A., the Women's Athletic Association, the Cricket Club, the Varsity Christian Fellowship, Liberal Arts Club, Le Club Française, Literacy and Mutual Improvement Society, the Football Club, Bible Study Committee, the Social Caput, Orchestra, Classic Club, Chaplain's Council, Victoria Church Students Union, Contemporary Club and the Barefoot Club.
Records include constitutions, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership lists, newsletters, etc.
Student Organization Records Collection
Correspondence relating to mathematics, lectures and trips that was received by Cecilia Krieger, lecturer in Mathematics and Physics. Krieger was the first woman to receive her Doctorate in Mathematics from the University of Toronto in 1930. Much of the correspondence is in polish and is from Waclaw Sierpinski, the Polish mathematician whose work she translated for her doctorate.
Addresses, notes, certificates, music notebooks and lessons, and programmes etc relating to May B. Kirby Kelly as a student and teacher of music at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Some papers also of her husband, John Kirby.
Kirby, May B. Kelly
Correspondence re McLaughlan Foundation (1966-1972), Toronto Hospital (Weston) (1972-1974); subject files as Associate Dean of Medicine relating to staff at Sunnybrook Hospital (1960's). Minutes of meetings, history notes, correspondence of the Gallie Club (Dr. Kergin was founding member of this club which was named in honour of Dr. W.E. Gallie, Prof. of Surgery at University of Toronto) (1937-1971).
Kergin, Frederick Gordon
Handbook of the British Medical Association's Toronto meeting, 1906; Menus for the annual dinner of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 1893 and 1900; photograph of University College, South elevation, pre 1900.
Kemp, Sir Edward Albert
Five notebooks of Charles Chester Kemp, Beamsville, Ontario who went to the University of Toronto in fall 1878. Cover period from his high school days (1877) to university days and include notes on lectures and examinations.
Kemp, Charles Chester
This fonds contains 11 accessions.
A1974-0022: Contains correspondence files of William John Knox Harkness (ca. 1922-1944) and Frederick Ernest John Fry (1939-1945); subject files mostly relating to fisheries (ca. 1924-1956); correspondence, subject and financial files (1928-1969), and photographs.
A1990-0030: Contains approximately 400 lantern slides from the Department of Biology, assembled primarily by Professors Benjamin Arthur Bensley and Archibald Gowanlock Huntsman. The images are of zoological specimens, scientists, and places, including the Atlantic Biological Station in St. Andrew's, New Brunswick.
A1991-0010: Contains 1 photoprint.
A1993-0012: Contains charcoal drawings and photographs prepared by Dr. B. A. Bensley, chair of the Dept. of Zoology from 1912-1934, for his unpublished work on comparative dental anatomy. Although the whereabouts of the manuscript which would accompany these illustrations is unknown, captions for the images have survived and are filed at the beginning of the graphic records.
A1995-0023: Contains a photoprint of a group of students on the steps of the University Biological museum.
A2004-0005: Contains records consist of administrative correspondence, personnel files, biographical files, and student departmental brochures. Also included is information on the openings of the Biological Department in 1889, the Ramsay Wright Zoological Laboratories in 1965, and the Huntsman Library in 1978.
A2005-0022: Contains personnel files of Department of Zoology faculty members, E.J. Crossman, C.K. Govind, J.E.I. Lai-Fook, and W.E. Swinton. Files also contain seconday biographical information such as obituaries, curriculum vitaes, and notices.
A2007-0019: Contains original teaching charts for the Department of Zoology, painted by in-house artists including Irene Nosyk and James Bray. Some are hand painted reproductions of published charts while others are original renderings.
Also includes eighty digital images documenting the Special Presentation to Irene Nosyk at the former Zoology Charts Room, Sept. 6 2007 (Norm Hatton, photographer).
A2008-0016: This accession consists of photographs and videos documenting the faculty, staff and several events held at the Department of Zoology. Sound recordings consist mainly of recorded lectures from BIO 110. There are also four boxes of administrative files documenting mainly external reviews, planning committees and various reports.
A2014-0012: Consists of records related to the Department of Zoology's Landscape Committee, specifically their project called "Zoo Woods", which was a green space project situated between the Sidney Smith building and the Ramsey Wright Laboratories. The records in this accession come from one large 3-ring binder and contain correspondence regarding the Zoo Woods project, clippings from 'Zoonews' and print-outs on related landscaping projects, site inventories, and research materials on plant-life to be used in the project. The accession also contains slides documenting the project.
A2015-0004: This accession primarily consists of Zoology departmental newsletter drafts and related correspondence. The administrative records, such as department reports, program management and staffing plans, are also included in this accession.
University of Toronto. Department of Zoology
This fonds consists of Professor Wrong's academic and professional papers as well as family records relating to George M. Wrong's family as well as those of his in-laws, the Edward Blake family. Among Prof Wrong's professional correspondence with fellow historians, and with politicians of the day such as Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Robert Borden, MacKenzie King; and others. Also included are the manuscripts of some of G. M. Wrong's essays and books, concerning Canadian and Commonwealth history. It also contains records relating to the Armstrong and Wrong families including postcards collected during trips overseas to Europe, England, China and Japan, photographs and family histories by G. M.Wrong ca 1938-1948 and by Dr. Norman Wrong in the 1970’s and donated in 1975.
Family records document three generations of the Wrong family predominantly, but also including Margaret Blake (wife of Edward Blake), her daughter, Sophia and wife of George Wrong, their children Margaret (Marga), Murray, Hume, Harold and Agnes, and their cousin, Gerald Edward Blake. Margaret Wrong was a leader in the student Christian movement and missionary educator in Africa. Murray Wrong was Commonwealth historian at Oxford University. Hume Wrong was lecturer in history at the University of Toronto and later diplomat and specialist in Canadian-American relations. Harold Wrong and, his cousin, Gerald Blake were students at the University of Toronto who died in World War I. Agnes Wrong Armstrong was a leader of the Junior League movement in Canada and the United States.
The records include diaries, certificates, correspondence, student papers, articles and poems, press clippings, photographs, and medals. Letters to and from the Wrong family members predominate, especially between George and Sophia and between them and their children. They document a wide range of family matters and the careers, activities, and ideas of the correspondents, along with letters of condolence and tributes on the deaths of some of them. Margaret Wrong’s files include the reports and letters she wrote while with the World Students’ Christian Federation and the International Committee of Christian Literature for Africa.
Wrong, George MacKinnon
Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B1996-0029: Appointment books of Dr. Raymond O. Heimbecker for the years 1955-58, 1961, 1962, 1967 and 1981, with particular references to advances in cardiovascular surgery; greeting cards with two of his watercolour paintings. [1 box]
B1984-0035: Consists of a bound publication, "The Surgical Papers of Raymond O. Heimbecker, 1949-1982" (1982) [1 box]
Heimbecker, Raymond Oliver
This fonds contains 1 accession.
A1984-0009: Contains mainly research notes and some related correspondence. Sound discs relating to hearing tests.
University of Toronto. Department of Otolarynogology
Photoprints of the Architectural Club and Engineering Society, as well as photos of architectural students at Gull Lake.
Roberts, Herbert Horace
Fonds consists of 4 accessions
B1982-0020 (1905-1908): Course notes (four volumes) for second and fourth year medicine, belonging to Gordon Anderson Bates, MB 1907; photograph of the operating room, Hamilton City Hospital, 1908.
B1984-0049 (1910s?): Early manuscript of paper, written about 1914, on the antitoxin laboratories, School of Hygiene, and titled "The humility of a University"; course notes on hygiene, n.d.; draft of minutes of section of State Medicine, 25 March, 1915; notes from a lecture on infectious diseases, n.d.
B1987-0039 (1905 and ca 1907): Photographs: executive of the University of Toronto Student Parliament, 1905/06; representatives of the University of Toronto Medical Society to "sister institutions", ca. 1907.
B1987-0068 (1914): Appears to be typescript of the paper on antitoxins, the manuscript for which is in B1984-0049.
Bates, Gordon Anderson
The William Edward Gallie fonds consists of 6 series based largely on his work as a surgeon at the Hospital for Sick Children and the Toronto General Hospital, as well as his role at the University of Toronto as Dean and Professor at the Faculty of Medicine. The majority of the records relate to Gallie’s publications, lectures, public addresses, and research. The fonds also includes a small amount of personal ephemera such as event invitations and newspaper clippings. The W. E. Gallie fonds consists of the following series: 1) Writings & Publication Drafts, 2) Lectures and Public Addresses, 3) Research, 4) Correspondence, 5) Personal Ephemera, and 6) Photographs & Graphic Materials.
Gallie, William Edward
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1990-0036: 8 photographs of Hart House Theatre productions, apparently in which Mr. Keighley (Class of '06) was involved. 1922-1926
B1991-0014: Sketches by Percy Allan Deacon, designs for stage sets for Hart House Theatre productions: 1) Caesar and Cleopatra I. III (1925) 2) Unidentified (1926).1925-1926
Keighley, Geoffrey Lorrimer
Approximately 3500 to 4000, 3.25 x 4.25 inch glass plate negatives and roll film negatives taken by K.B. Jackson, Chairman of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science from 1942 to 1963. Subjects include: the W.W.I. military from Canada (Petawawa) and Europe; France, Germany, England and Scotland (1923); and Jackson family photos. Many of the photographs concern the University of Toronto: exteriors and interiors of professors’ houses (1920-1939); portraits of university professors (1920-1939); Hart House theatricals and Camera Club; and the first snowmobile prototype. There are also photographic land survey experiments, photographic aerial survey experiments, and physics lab experiments.
Jackson, Kenneth B.
Correspondence files accumulated by Professor Jeanneret in his capacity as chairman of the Department of French, University College.
Jeanneret, F. C. A.
Fonds consists of 3 accessions
B2000-0017: Correspondence and programs of annual meetings of the Janes Surgical Society. This surgical fellowship was established in 1954 by surgeons who were residents under the tenure of Robert Meredith Janes, Chairman of the Department of Surgery from 1947-1957. There is also a brief history of the society as well as photos of Dr. and Mrs Janes and a group photo of the Gallie - Janes Course, 1950-51. (1 box, 1950-[199-])
B2001-0009: Three binders of biographies of members of the Janes Surgical Society. Each card includes photographs of the member and his (her) spouse, personal information and a list of professional appointments and accomplishments. Cards are arranged alphabetically within each binder. A copy of "The Janes Surgical Society. An Illustrated History", by Alan Carrie, Stephen E. O'Brien and Charles R. Palmer has been transferred to the printroom collection. (1 box, [196-]-2001)
B2009-0012: Correspondence, programs, minutes and other records concerning the Annual meetings of the members of the Society. Members of the Society included medical practicioners who were former students of Dr. Robert Meredith Janes, professor in the Faculty of Medicine's postgraduate surgical training course. Photos include portraits of Dr. Janes, group photo of members on trip to Britain, 1964, and group photo ca 2008 (1955-2008). (1 box, 1955-2008)
Janes Surgical Society
Offprints of articles published by Professor Janes. Arranged in chronological order
Janes, Robert Meredith
Records document Milton Israel’s graduate studies at University of Michigan, and his publishing, teaching and research activities as Professor of South Asian Studies in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. The records relating to his graduate studies consist of research notes and some footnote drafts for his doctoral thesis “The Anglo-Indian in defense of authority, 1905-1910”.
A significant portion of the B2002-0009 accession documents his research and teaching activities relating to South Asian settlement and migration during the 1990s and includes course materials for HIST 394, a course he developed on this topic. In addition there is correspondence and reports relating to the Sikh Studies program in the Department for the Study of Religion developed at the time he was Director for the Centre for South Asian Studies.
The B2011-0004 accession contributes significantly to his research and teaching activities, including course materials and lecture notes for HIS 101, HUM 101, HIS 232, HIS 282, HIS 364 and HIS 394, relating to British colonialism, the history of India and particularly modern India, and South Asian civilization and migration. Also included are several popular lectures and seminars that Professor Israel gave over the course of his career.
Records documenting his publication activities in Series 4 focus on primarily three projects: his book In the future soil: a social history of the Indo-Canadians in Ontario (1994), his work on Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples (1999) while he was Chair of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario and “Safe Haven. The refugee experience of five families”, a book and exhibition produced in cooperation with the Royal Ontario Museum. Accession B2011-0004 also includes notes and correspondence regarding several published reviews and articles by Professor Israel, as well as reviews of these key publications.
An earlier accession (B1995-0052) is represented in Series 6, and includes correspondence, research material, notes and card files relating to, with drafts of, Milton Israel's book, "Communications and Power: propaganda and the press in the Indian Nationalist Struggle, 1920-1947" (1994).
Collection consists of typescripts, with editorial revisions and instructions to the printer in the manuscript, for Paton's book Factors in the Ruin of Antiquity: A Criticism of Ancient Civilization.
Isaac, James Paton
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1985-0020: The records consist of: a marriage certificate of James Isaac's maternal grandmother (1855); Isaac's certificates in religious instruction and public education; graduation diplomas (BA 1917 (University College) and MA (University of Toronto) and AM and PhD (Harvard); and membership in the Masons (1923).
B1992-0004: Included are: James Paton Isaac's copy of his graduating class in Arts photograph, 1917; photograph of Canadian Officers Training Corps military training in front of University College, 1918; and one copy of Torontonensis 1917.
Isaac, James Paton
Fonds documents Allan Irving’s activities from 1976 to 1998 as a doctoral candidate at the University of Toronto Faculty of Social Work; as lecturer and/or professor at King’s College (University of Western Ontario), at the Faculty of Social Work (University of Toronto), at the Nipissing College (Laurentian University) and Wilfrid Laurier University. It also partially documents his other professional and scholarly activities, publications and writings, lectures and addresses from 1978 to 1999.
Tape of Prof. Douglas Pimlott's remarks concerning wolf group studies at the time he turned the chairmanship of the Wolf Specialist Group of the Survival Service Commission, a branch of the International Union of Conservation of Nature.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Fonds consists of the records of Prof. Eleanor Cook, including files relating to her early education, teaching, research and correspondence. Records include report cards, employment records, lecture notes, course syllabi and assignments, grants, addresses and talks, publication records, and personal and professional correspondence, including that with Northrop Frye and Alastair Fowler, Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh.
Cook, Margaret Eleanor Glen
This fonds contains 72 accessions of records from Hart House, including the records of various clubs and groups. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Hart House
This fonds contains the personal papers of Prof. Fritz Moritz Heichelheim, mainly while professor of classics at the University of Toronto (1948-1968) and in academic positions at Universities in Britain such as Cambridge and Nottingham University.
The largest series (Series 1) contains correspondence spanning 46 years received from friends, family and colleagues living in North America as well as Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Correspondence is in mostly English and German depending on the language of the writer. Some of Prof. Heichelheim’s outgoing replies will be found scrawled on the back of the incoming letter or as a separate documents. The completeness of this series documents Prof. Heichelheim’s wide interest in classical studies, numismatics and papyri translation. Other series document some of his teaching and research activities, mainly at universities in England as well as his literary works on Roman and Greek history also in both English and German. No manuscripts for his major books such as his published thesis in the 1930’s or his collaborative works such as A history of the Roman people (1962) with C. A. Yeo have been found.
His extensive work in numismatics however will be found in Series 5. This series contains the manuscript and photographs for his catalogue Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Vol. IV of the General and Leake Collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge produced mainly during the late 1930’s to the 1950s. Records in this series provide some documentation on the joint project of University of Toronto and Heichelheim’s previous employer, the University of Giessen in Germany. This project directed by Prof. Heichelheim during the 1950s dealt with the translation and publication of the Giessen papyrus and ostraka (handwriting on pottery).
Heichelheim, Fritz M. (Fritz Morris)
Fonds consists of biographical and personal records, family and professional correspondence, tributes, field notes, interviews, research notes, subject notes, unpublished and published manuscripts including versions of "History of Communication" manuscript. Correspondence, briefs, reports and other material relating to the Nova Scotia Royal Commission on Provincial Economic Inquiry, 1934, and assembled by Harold Adams Innis who was a member of the Commission. The mimeographed copies of the hearings and the final report are in Government Publications, Robarts Library. Also includes records relating to administrative activities at the for the Department of Political Economy and School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto, Arctic research, Canadian Radio-Television Commission, the Royal Society of Canada, Workers' Educational Association, Canadian Social Science Research Council, professional correspondence, photographs, maps and other records on and by Harold Innis. Records of Mary Quayle Innis relating to Innis' career including bibliography card file.
Photonegatives, photoprints and slides taken during Harold Innis' research trips to Fort Prince of Wales; Repulse Bay; Churchill, Manitoba; Newfoundland; Northern Bay; Saint John, New Brunswick. Innis family photoprints and negatives; military photoprints of Harold Innis during World War I; graduation portraits of Innis from McMaster University; photoprints taken while Innis was on holiday on the MacKenzie River, in Churchill, Manitoba, and in Russia; group photoprint of the staff of the Dept. of Political Economy; passport photos of Harold Innis; various unidentified photoprints. Artifacts include academic gown and cap worn for conferring of doctorate in 1920.
Innis, Harold Adams
Includes records of the following sous-fonds: Innis Family, Harold A. Innis, Mary Quayle Innis, and Donald Innis. Innis Family sous-fonds includes manuscripts for publications released after H. A. Innis's death including "Empire and communications", "The idea file of Harold A. Innis" and others, paintings, photographs, memorabilia. Harold A. Innis sous-fonds includes manuscripts, speeches, addresses, education and teaching materials, correspondence, personal files, photographs, slides and artifacts. Mary Quayle Innis sous-fonds includes subject files, personal files and memorabilia, personal diaries. Donald Innis sous-fonds includes subject files, and correspondence.
Innis, Harold Adams
Extensive records documenting the life and career of University of Toronto President Claude Bissell. Bissell served as President from 1958 to 1971.
Fonds consists of 15 accessions - see accession-level descriptions for further details.
Bissell, Claude Thomas
This fonds contains the personal and professional papers of Dr. Helen Sawyer Hogg documenting her contribution to professional astronomy, her high regard as a popular educator as well as her responsibilities as a parent, daughter, wife and friend. The records have been arranged into series either by type of record or to reflect a certain type of activity. Records documenting various aspects of her career are filed first, followed by papers reflecting her personal life.
Included is both professional and personal correspondence; records relating to her activities on associations, boards and organizations; records such as draft manuscripts, correspondence and outlines and data relating to her publishing activities and research; papers relating to her education and her teaching responsibilities; as well as diaries and family papers series.
Because Dr. Hogg's career spanned nearly seven decades during a time astronomy as a discipline was still developing both nationally and internationally, these records are not only useful to those researching Dr. Hogg's achievements but will be insightful to those researchers studying the development of astronomy as a science and profession. Moreover, Dr. Hogg was a woman in a field of science, which is still dominated by men. Those studying women's history may find Dr. Hogg's personal records a useful case study in one woman's success in a largely male dominated profession.
Contained within the Helen S. Hogg personal records are three sous-fonds: Frank S. Hogg [1922-1952], her first husband and also an astronomer at the David Dunlap Observatory; Prof. Ruth Northcott [1932-1969], close personal friend and professional colleague of Helen Hogg, also on staff at the D.D.O.; Dr. C.A. Chant [193- - 194-], director emeritus of the D.D.O and head of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Toronto from 1904-1935. These sous-fonds are individually described and have been filed after the Helen Hogg personal records.
Hogg, Helen Battles Sawyer