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Innis Communications Corporation fonds

  • UTA 1411
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1969]-1983

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, financial statements, memoranda, articles, reports, legal documents and manuscripts relating to the project to publish Harold Adams Innis' unfinished manuscript as the "History of Communications".

Innis Communications Corporation

University of Toronto. University College fonds

  • UTA 0213
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1820s - ca. 2000

This fonds contains 19 accessions from University College. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

University of Toronto. University College

University of Toronto. Transitional Year Programme fonds

  • UTA 0251
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1998

This fonds contains 1 accession of records from University of Toronto's Transitional Year Programme. See accession-level for details.

University of Toronto. Transitional Year Programme

Tony Clement fonds

  • UTA 1157
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1993

This accession documents Mr. Clement's student activities as an undergraduate at University College and as a law student at the Faculty of Law. Series 1 to 3 document his involvement with University College student organizations and contain correspondence, minutes of meetings, flyers, draft articles, financial statements, and subject files documenting his role as a student representative and member of various committees and President (1981-1982) of the University College Literary and Athletic Society (the students' administrative council for University College). His post-graduation participation as a member of the executive of the University College Alumni Association is also included.

Series 4 and 5 are closely related to the previous series, in that they document his role on various University of Toronto administrative bodies mainly as a representative from University College and as an alumnus. Included as well are files relating to other campus groups such as U. of T. Progressive Conservatives Association, and Lawyers for Fundamental Freedoms. Series VI contains student course materials from his undergraduate and law degree years such as term papers, course outlines, lecture notes and exams.

Clement, Tony

Waddell family fonds

  • UTA 1928
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1908

Graded essay, publications consisting of conference material relating to the International Federation of University Women, admit to lecture card, issues of "Old Lit"; and photographs of U of T Graduating Class in Arts and the University College Executive.

Waddell family

William George Dean fonds

  • UTA 1209
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1982; (predominant 1961-1973)

Correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, manuscripts, articles, brochures, reviews, photoprints and maps documenting the production of the Economic Atlas of Ontario which appeared in 1969. The project was directed by Professor William Dean of the Department of Geography.

The production of the Economic Atlas of Ontario was undertaken by the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto by a group of staff and graduate students headed by Professor William Dean. The principal financial sponsors were the Ontario Department of Economics and Development and the University of Toronto through the "Varsity Fund".

Its purpose was to provide new insights into the complexity of economic activities in Ontario and their relationship to the physical and behavioural environments. When the Atlas appeared in 1969, it was immediately recognized as a superlative example of its genre, both for the information it provided and for its design. In 1970 it won the world's highest international design award, the gold medal at the International Book Fair in Leipzig. In 1973 it received the Wallace W. Atwood Prize for "the work which is of greatest significance and which has made the greatest contribution to the field of geography in the continent".

Dean, William George

William N. Irving fonds

  • UTA 1421
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1990

This accession holds records relating to Prof. Irving’s university education, manuscripts of some published and unpublished works, correspondence mainly relating to his professional and academic activities both before and during his years at the University of Toronto, and administrative records of the Northern Yukon Research programme during his years as director. Records relating to his work with the National Museum of Man (1964-1968), as well as artifacts, data and research materials etc. relating to the Northern Yukon Research Programme (1975-1980) are held by the Canadian Museum of Civilization Archives in Ottawa.
Other materials not contained in this accession include most of his lecture notes and other teaching materials relating to the courses he taught during his nearly 20 years at the University of Toronto. As well, there is only a sampling of his manuscripts of published and unpublished works. Records relating to his field work for both American and Canadian museums during his thirty year career will not be found here but may have survived, as noted above, with the individual institutions.

Irving, William Nathaniel

Norman Dekin Fox fonds

  • UTA 1284
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1952

Schedules, programmes, and press clippings relating to Fox's activities as a player in Junior B & Senior Hockey at the University of Toronto. Includes a photo depicting the University of Toronto Senior Hockey Team during practice session in academic year 1949/1950.

Fox, Norman Dekin

Clara Cynthia Benson fonds

  • UTA 1052
  • Fonds
  • [186-] - 1964

These personal records consist mainly of records documenting Clara Benson’s non-professional activities such as work with the Women’s Athletic Association of the University of Toronto, the YWCA and her relationship with family members and friends. The personal correspondence in Series 2 provides the most detailed information about her relationship with family, friends and activities. Letters from her parents and siblings provide an insight into her activities and progress at the University of Toronto during her undergraduate years. A few letters, however, will be found from colleagues at the university such as Prof. A.B. Macallum, Prof. Annie Laird and others.

Unfortunately documentation relating to her academic activities is limited to some correspondence and notes found in Series 5 relating to her efforts from 1920s onwards to have the Women’s Athletic Building built. Her early education in Port Hope is documented in the school books, essays and other records in Series 4. Series 4 also contains her framed diplomas for B.A. and Ph.D. No manuscripts of her publications, including her Ph D. thesis appear to have survived. The lecture notes in Series 7 do provide some indication of the content of her courses in food chemistry, and were probably used repeatedly, year after year.

Dr. Benson also recorded her travel and sightseeing activities both abroad and in Canada on film. Series 10 contains 50 rolls of 16mm film documenting her trips to Egypt (1926), England (1937 and late 1940’s and early 1950’s), South America (1939) and the United States (1939, 1948). Some of her leisure time, both while at the University of Toronto and after her retirement, was spent filming events and scenery in Toronto in general, and the University in particular, as well as her family at home in Port Hope.

Benson, Clara Cynthia

Frederick Earl Beamish fonds

  • UTA 1044
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1973

Personal records of Frederick Beamish, an analytical chemist and specialist in gold and platinum and Professor of Chemistry, consisting of general correspondence (1960-1969); his address on receiving an honorary degree from McMaster University (1962); correspondence relating to the publication of the first edition (1966) of his book, "Analytical Chemistry of Noble Metals" (1960-1971); correspondence regarding and reviews of the second edition (1971) of his book, titled "Recent Advances in the Analytical Chemistry of Noble Metals" (1968-1972); his obituary of John Bright Ferguson.

Beamish, Frederick Earl

James B. Conacher fonds

  • UTA 1166
  • Fonds
  • 1843-1993 (predominant 1937-1993)

These are a fairly complete set of records documenting most aspects of Prof. Conacher’s career as a Canadian academic, a scholar of British history, a university administrator, and a teacher. There is a voluminous amount of professional correspondence found not only in Series 1 Professional Correspondence but in most other series. Much of it documents his professional and personal relationships with colleagues and friends. Records in Series 8 Professional Activities also give evidence to these relationships as it pertains to activities on associations. Researchers wishing insight into the network of Canadian historians active in Canada from the 1950s to the 1980s will want to consult these records and in particular Series 1 and Series 8. Conacher’s non-academic life is best documented in Series 2 Family Correspondence and Series 12 Non-Professional Activities but again personal correspondence with family and friends is interfiled in Series 1 and discusses life in general for himself and his family.

While manuscripts of his major published works have not survived, (except for his final work Britain and the Crimea), other documents such as correspondence with publishers, contracts, reviews and corrections to drafts give a good sense of his work on these publications. As a whole, his research, writing and editorial works are well documented in Series 4 Books as well as records in Series 5 Talks, addresses and articles, Series 6 Reviews, and Series 7 Disraeli Project. His editorial role with the Canadian Historical Review is documented in Series 8 Professional Activities, while his editorial files for the Champlain Society have been transferred to the Champlain Society Papers (Ms 50) held by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.

A quick look at Conacher’s c.v. reveals the numerous administrative posts he held in his more than forty years at the University of Toronto. His career covers a period in the University of Toronto that saw unprecedented expansion, changes in University governance, movements by both faculty and students to have a greater say in decision making and the beginning of budgetary constraints on University and external research funding. Within the Department of History, curriculum was rewritten several times, new disciplines were being established and the graduate department further defined. Records found in Series 9 University of Toronto, Series 10 Department of History, and Series 11 University of Toronto Faculty Association document to varying degrees all of these developments. A copy of Conacher’s unpublished memoirs found in Series 5: Talks, addresses and articles lends a very personal voice to these developments.

Conacher’s role as a teacher to his students, as well as a mentor to his graduate students and younger colleagues are reflected in the records found in Series 3 Letters of Recommendation, Series 13 Teaching and Series 14 Ph.D. Student Files. The fact that so many sought his help and advice is evidence of his influence with a whole generation of historical scholars. Much of the correspondence in Series 3 and 14 shows his personal relationships with those he mentored.

Conacher, James Blennerhasset

Rudi Christl fonds

  • UTA 1141
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1983-1984

Consists of 134 slides depicting the University of Toronto campus in the early 1980s. These images were taken by photographer Rudi Christl for use in "University of Toronto: A Souvenir" published by Oxford press in 1984. It also includes images that were taken for the book and not used as well as a series of images of Osgoode Hall.

There are general campus views as well as exterior and interior shots of campus buildings including: University College, Victoria College, Trinity College, St. Michael's College, New College, Wycliff College, Innis College as well as Scarborough and Erindale Colleges; other buildings include Sir Daniel Wilson residence, Flavelle House, Hart House, Sidney Smith Hall, the Athletic Centre, Newman Centre, Botany Greenhouses, Cumberland House, Sandford Fleming, McLennan Laboratories; libraries include: Robarts, Sigmund Samuel and Science and Medicine. This accession also includes several slides of Osgood Hall.

Slides also capture events on campus. For example, there are shots of homecoming floats and parade, student registration, student in study halls, convocation procession, engineering student march, skating and football on the back campus and student theatrical performances - to list only a few.

Christl, Rudi

David M. Nowlan fonds

  • UTA 1620
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1998

This accession consists of the professional records of David M. Nowlan and documents his career as an economist, professor and administrator at the University of Toronto. Most of this accession pertains to Professor Nowlan’s various administrative, teaching and research activities, 1963-1998. Types of records include: professional correspondence, minutes, committee reports, consultants reports, research notes, and manuscripts. No personal or family records are contained herein.

The accession is arranged in the following five series:

Series 1: Professional Correspondence
Series 2: University of Toronto Administration
Series 3: Consulting
Series 4: Publications
Series 5: Addresses and Conferences

Series 1 consists of professional correspondence broadly documenting David Nowlan’s administrative, teaching, and publishing activities. Series 2 contains records pertaining to his various University of Toronto administrative positions such as Director of the Tanzanian Project, 1968-1973, and Vice President of Research, 1981-1988. Series 3 documents Professor Nowlan’s external consulting activities, notably his work on the 1979 Commonwealth Mission to Uganda and the 1995 Central Area Transportation Study. Series 4 contains records dealing with Professor Nowlan’s various publications. Series 5 documents presentations given and conferences attended by Dr. Nowlan.

Nowlan, David M.

Sir William Ralph Meredith fonds

  • UTA 1570
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1906

Files assembled by Sir W.R. Meredith as a member of the Ontario Royal Commission on the University of Toronto consisting primarily of correspondence, statutes, reports on university federation and administrative memoranda.

Meredith, Sir William Ralph

Paul Bator fonds

  • UTA 1043
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1990

Research material used by Paul A. Bator in the writing of "Within Reach of Everyone: A history of the University of Toronto School of Hygiene and the Connaught Laboratories, Volume I: 1927-1955." It consists of biographical data on faculty and graduates of the School of Hygiene (1955-1988), articles on the Rockefeller Foundation and public health in Canada (1942, 1945), and photocopies of material from the Rockefeller Archives Center in Tarrytown, New York (1919-1950).

Bator, Paul Adolphus

George Sidney Brett fonds

  • UTA 1080
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1961; predominant 1919-1946

Consists of lecture notes, articles, addresses, and radio broadcasts on philosophical themes; presentation certificate from students at Government College, Lahore (1908); and biographical sketches and tributes. Includes convocation address "Western University London" n.d.

Brett, George Sidney

Richard Simeon fonds

  • UTA 1774
  • Fonds
  • 1968-2013

Fonds consists of correspondence, subject files, articles, teaching files, research notes and other records documenting the professional life and work of Prof. Richard Simeon. This includes records relating to Prof. Simeon’s PhD thesis and early career, teaching, departmental and curriculum planning at Queen’s University and the University of Toronto, peer reviews, conference attendance, articles and books, and evaluations of student performance.

The fonds also includes significant coverage of Prof. Simeon’s research projects and advisory work, including work for the Forum of Federations, as the research coordinator for the Macdonald Report on Canada’s future, as adviser to Ontario Premiers, and as participant in the Renewal of Canada conferences. Research files cover issues of ethnicity and democratic governance, Canada-U.S. relations, and bilingualism in voluntary associations. Records also document Prof. Simeon’s work relating to constitutional development in post-apartheid South Africa.

Fonds also contains a significant number of electronic files, some transferred directly from Prof. Simeon’s computer, and some on disks. These files relate the range of activities documented throughout the paper records. Files from his computer have been organized into the same 9 series as the paper files. Disks have been kept in their own series (Series 10).

Simeon, Richard

University of Toronto. Graduate Students' Union fonds

  • UTA 1887
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1979

Budget, constitution, minutes of meetings, and memoranda relating to the Graduate Students' Union; by-laws and minutes of meetings of Graduate Students' Union Club; and notices of meeting of the University of Toronto Coalition Against Cutbacks.

University of Toronto. Graduate Students' Union

University of Toronto. Department of Pathology and Bacteriology fonds

  • UTA 0070
  • Fonds
  • 1849-1945

This fonds contains 1 accession.

A1989-0005: Contains introductory remarks to Dr. James Bovell's first lecture in Pathology at King's College, 1849.
Photographs include staff composites, ca. 1928-1936; portraits of William Brebner, William Hendry and Ronald Saddington who were University of Toronto graduates who died of a virus contracted while conducting research; the gathering of the American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists at the Royal York, 1934; portraits of staff members including William Lipsett Robinson and William Lindlow Holman.

University of Toronto. Department of Pathology and Bacteriology

University of Toronto. Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics fonds

  • UTA 0031
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1884] - 1992

This fonds contains 6 accessions.

A1974-0027: Contains administrative files, particularly those of Clarence Augustus Chant (ca. 1905-1953); personal records of Chant (ca. 1884-1950) including the manuscript of his autobiography; records on the opening and specifications of the David Dunlap Observatory, and correspondence and reports relating to the Observatory (ca. 1906-1936); includes photographs, primarily of the observatory.

A1981-0061: Contains files of the Director (Donald MacRae) relating to the events celebrating the 500th anniversary of the birth of Copernicus including the visit of Dr. Wilhelmina Iwanowska of the Nicholaus Copernicus Observatory, University of Torum Polond.

A1982-0004: Contains files of the Director relating to activities on two committees of the National Research Council: Algonquin Radio Observatory Long Range Planning Committee (1968) and Dr. Currie's Committee "Astronomy and the Universities (1966). Also correspondence with the Faculty of Arts Dean's Office (1966-1972).

A1993-0010: Contains a video copy of the "Dedication of the Helen Sawyer-Hogg Telescope" and accompanying Scrapbook.

A2004-0023: Contains correspondence, work diaries, nightly observing summaries, Time Application Committee files, and project files for the Las Campanas Observatory, the Canadian Telescope in Chile. Also included are two drawings of the Las Campanas buildings - one of the dome and the other of Casa Canadiense, the residence.

A2005-0011: Contains scanned copies of photographs document the department of Astronomy and in particular the David Dunlap Observatory and Las Campanas telescope in Chili. Includes early views of the David Dunlap Observatory and grounds, memorabilia such as clippings regarding its opening, as well as photographs of telescopes and related instruments. There are also photographs of the University of Toronto Telescope in Chili and early photographs of DDO staff. (Files are jpg format, colour and black and white with a resolution of 200 ppi, print size approx. 3”x4”).

Also included in this accession are three electronic copies of the Index to the David Dunlap Doings, the departmental newsletter

University of Toronto. Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Donald Walter Clarke fonds

  • UTA 1153
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1973

Correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, minutes and addresses relating to Donald Clarke's involvement with the Banting and Best Department of Medical Research. Included are files on the opening of the Best Institute, and the following activities linked to the impending construction of the Medical Sciences Building: a review of the BBDMR, renovations to the Banting Institute (including a blueprint), and meetings Faculty of Medicine Advisory Committee on Audio-Visual Resources. Included is a photograph of Clarke and Charles H. Best (1970), and of a frigate and corvette on which Clarke served as a group radar officer during World War II (1944-1945).

Clarke, Donald Walter

Carl G. Amrhein fonds

  • UTA 1011
  • Fonds
  • 1994-2000

Personal records of Prof. Carl G. Amrhein, principal investigator on the Health Data Mapping: a community-university collaboration project funded by the NHRPD (National Health Research and Development Program) and the SETO (South east Toronto) project. Includes correspondence, grant applications, copies of reports.

Amrhein, Carl G.

Constance Hamilton Townsend fonds

  • UTA 1835
  • Fonds
  • [190-] [before 1909]

A set of printed recipe and cookery pages from the Lillian Massey School of Household Science, used and annotated by Constance Hamilton Townsend.

Townsend, Constance Hamilton

Henry J. Sissons fonds

  • UTA 1777
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1941

Correspondence of Henry J. Sissons while Secretary of Hart House to J. Burgon Bickersteth, Warden of Hart House, and who was stationed overseas during WWII. Includes one letter from J.B. Bickersteth dated July 10, 1941.

Sissons, Henry J.

Victor George Smith fonds

  • UTA 1789
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1967

Mostly teaching materials, such as lecture notes, graphs, and engineering drawings, of Victor George Smith, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering from 1927 to 1967. In addition, there is also some correspondence, created mostly in the 1960s, concerning the AIEE, grants, research, and references. No personal records are contained herein.

Smith, Victor George

Carl Morey fonds

  • UTA 1592
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1993

Correspondence, notes, memoranda, minutes of meetings and reports documenting the activities of Professor Carl Morey in the Faculty of Music, including the Faculty's Curriculum Review Task Force, 1974-1975; the discontent in the Department of History and Literature (Musicology), 1974-1976; the campaign to remove Paul Peterson from the deanship of the Faculty of Music, 1990-1992; and the Provostial Committee on the Governance of the Faculty of Music, 1992-1993. With covering notes by Carl Morey.

Morey, Carl

Mulock Trust Fund fonds

  • UTA 1600
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1900

Records of Mulock Trust Fund established in 1898 by Sir William Mulock on the failure and winding up of The Farmers' Loan and Savings Company. Includes minute book, financial statements, correspondence with applicants for funding; receipts for donations to Fund.

Mulock Trust Fund

Park Family fonds

  • UTA 1641
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1882 ; 1913-1915

Course notebooks (9 volumes) from undergraduate programme in Arts, created by Henry George Park (BA 1883, Victoria College) and Camilla Harrison Park (BA 1915, University College).

Park Family

William J. Deadman fonds

  • UTA 1207
  • Fonds
  • ca.1950-1965

Scrapbook on forensic pathology compiled by Dr. William Deadman, city Pathologist for Hamilton from 1919 to 1956 and graduate of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, 1913. Scrapbook includes, notes and reports on topics such as suicide, criminal abortion, infanticide, rape, poisoning and many others.

Deadman, William J.

Hanly Family fonds

  • UTA 1345
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1893

Consists of technical drawings, course assignments of J. Bruce and Samuel Cyrus Hanly, students in the mechanical and electrical engineering programme of the School of Practical Science.

Hanly Family

John Gerald FitzGerald fonds

  • UTA 1272
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1943

Personal records of John Gerald FitzGerald, Professor of Hygiene and Preventative Medicine at the University of Toronto and Director of the School of Hygiene and Connaught Laboratories. Records mainly consist of general correspondence with professional colleagues, 1909-1943. Correspondents include: H.J. Cody, Robert Falconer, Ernest Jones, Adolf Meyer, William Osler, and William H. Welch. Records also include congratulatory letters upon Dr. FitzGerald's appointment as University of Toronto Dean of Medicine, 1932. There is also correspondence from the Rockefeller Foundation concerning Dr. FitzGerald's involvement with the International Health Board, 1918-1938.

FitzGerald, John Gerald

University of Toronto. Medical Society fonds

  • UTA 1896
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1996

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1995-0001: Records of the medical society including minute books from 1931 to 1948, as well as correspondence and reports. Also included are records of the medical society At Home Committee filed by its various sub-committees. Files contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes and some memorabilia. There is also one minute book dated 1923-30.

B1997-0002: Minutes 1942-1947 and 1972-1990; Daffydil Programs and Posters 1972-1996; Medical Open House Programs and Posters 1987-95; Constitution and revisions 1986-1989. Orientation handbooks have been transferred to the print room - see M009.006.

University of Toronto. Medical Society

Sir William Mortimer Clark fonds

  • UTA 1151
  • Fonds
  • 1905

Sir William Mortimer Clark's personal copy of the proclamation of the Province of Ontario establishing the Commission of Inquiry into the management and government of the University of Toronto, issued in his capacity as Lieutenant-Governor on 3 October, 1905.

Clark, Sir William Mortimer

Albert John Coleman fonds

  • UTA 1164
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2001

Material assembled by John Coleman relating to Leopold Infeld, whose PhD student he had been at the University of Toronto in 1943. The files contain a covering letter to the accession; correspondence between Coleman and Infeld in 1950, with covering letter of explanation, 1985; reviews of Infeld's book, 'Why I left Canada', 1978-1979; the programme for the Infeld Centennial meeting in Warsaw, June 22-23, 1998, which Coleman attended; and correspondence with Howard Stern of the Ottawa Citizen, who wrote articles (included) for the paper on Infeld in 1998 and 1999, with earlier letters and press clippings (1968-1999).

Coleman, Albert John

Oliver Bowles fonds

  • UTA 1076
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1955

Papers of Dr. Oliver Bowles, graduate of the University of Toronto (B.A. 1907, MA 1908) including a personal recollection of his education both formal and informal. This essay entitled "Recollections of an Uphill Road to Learning" describes life as a student at the University during the early years of this century. Also included is a few pieces of correspondence and a publication list.

Bowles, Oliver

John Home Cameron fonds

  • UTA 1099
  • Fonds
  • 1885, 1896

B.A. (1885) and M.A. (1896) diplomas and 2 prize books awarded with the silver medal in Modern Languages (1885).

Cameron, John Home

Mary A. Campbell fonds

  • UTA 1102
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1966

Notes, minutes, memoranda, correspondence, notices, and reports relating to Ontario College of Education training courses, curriculum studies, and the activities of the Ontario Secondary Teachers Federation.

Campbell, Mary A

Albert Murray Fallis fonds

  • UTA 1256
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1984

Offprints of publications by Prof. Fallis, professor emeritus of Parisitology in the Department of Microbiology; typed copy of student notebook belonging to Richard Stanbury, MD 1865 with covering correspondence. Dr. Stanbury attended Dr. Rolfe's medical school (Faculty of Medicine, Victoria College).

Fallis, Albert Murray

Frederick Gordon Kergin fonds

  • UTA 1449
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1972

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

Charles Chester Kemp fonds

  • UTA 1444
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1879

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

Eric Ross Arthur fonds

  • UTA 1018
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1974

Autobiographical information, reminiscences, citations, correspondence, articles, designs and proposals concerning Prof. Arthur and projects with which he was associated during the years 1932, 1955, 1962-1974

Arthur, Eric Ross

John Joseph Mackenzie fonds

  • UTA 1504
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1936

Address (18 pages) on hospital administration based on experiences in Toronto and at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, given at Mt Sinai Hospital, New York City, 27 February 1919 by Dr. Mackenzie. Includes explanatory letter from Emmanuel Libman, 19 June 1936.

Mackenzie, John Joseph

Richard Noble Starr fonds

  • UTA 1806
  • Fonds
  • 1833-1951; predominant 1838-1843

Diary, indenture of bargain and sale, newspaper clippings, notes relating to Dr. Richard Noble Starr (1791-1843), donor of the Starr Medal in Medicine; copy of Dr. Starr's will (1843); material re Phillips and Carruthers families. The Starr medal originated from a bequest on 4 August 1843 by Richard Noble Starr, M.D.

Starr, Richard Noble

Velyien Ewart Henderson fonds

  • UTA 1369
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1902-1918, 1927-1928

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1985-0002: Henderson family photo album containing family photographs, early images of campus buildings including University College, University gates, Medical Building, Victoria College, Biology building. There are also images of the 198th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, showing parades, ceremonies, military exercises and athletic activities such as baseball, possibly at Aldershot. (ca. 1902-1918, 1 photo-album)

B1987-0024: Correspondence amongst members of the Henderson family including Velyien Ewart Henderson and his wife concerning family and university matters. In particular the letters relate to matters in the Departments of Pharmacology and Physiology, as well as the Faculty of Medicine, Hart House and campus societies. There are also correspondence discussing the departure of J.J.R. Macleod. (1927-1928, 1 box)

Henderson, Velyien Ewart

Byron Alexander Griffith fonds

  • UTA 1335
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1966

B2004-0008: This accession is largely made up of notebooks and loose notes taken by Byron A. Griffith while a student of Math and Physics and a lecturer in Applied Mathematics. Griffith went on to get a PhD. in Mathematics in 1936 and taught Applied Mathematics at the University of Toronto for over two decades. More notably, he played an early role in establishing the University of Toronto Computation Centre. Also included is Griffith's Ph.D. Thesis (1936), some correspondence including a letter from Josef Katz and a memoir entitled : "My Early Days in Toronto" which discusses, among other things, the early days of computers at the University of Toronto. Parts of this was published in the IEEE Annals of History of Computing, (Vol 16, no. 2 p.55-64). (1 box, 1928-1966)

B2007-0005: This accession is made up of course notebooks belonging to Byron A. Griffith, while a student of Math and Physics. Included are notes on 1st and 3rd year Physics and 3rd year Properties of Matter courses. Griffith went on to get a PhD. in Mathematics in 1936 and taught Applied Mathematics at the University of Toronto for over two decades. More notably, he played an early role in establishing the University of Toronto Computation Centre. (1 box, 1926-1930)

Griffith, Byron Alexander

Marjorie Wright fonds

  • UTA 1977
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1935-1988

22 photographs document Ontario College of Pharmacy student Marjorie Wright, later Marjorie Downs. Included is her graduation portrait (1938), a photo album of snapshots showing her graduation, residence, working in a lab as well as King George IV and Queen Elizabeth's visit to Toronto in 1939. Also documenting her student days is a composite portrait of the Senior Executive Class of 1938, Ontario College of Pharmacy of which Marjorie Wright was a member. Finally, there is one portrait of Mrs. Downs later in life as well as an award marking the 50th anniversary of her graduation from the Ontario College of Pharmacy.

Wright, Marjorie

Adam Henry Wright fonds

  • UTA 1975
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1930

Illuminated addresses on retirement of Dr. Adam H. Wright as Dean of Obstetrics, University of Toronto (1912-1913) and memorial address of Council of Faculty of Medicine on his death in 1930. Includes offprint of Banquet address from "The Canadian Practition and Review" (1913). One photograph by Ashley and Crippen of the portrait of Dr. Adam Wright (n.d.).

Wright, Adam Henry

Charles R. Worsley fonds

  • UTA 1973
  • Fonds
  • 1944

Thesis report and drawings by Charles Worsley, student in the Department of Architecture through the early 1940s entitled "Proposals for the future development of the town of Weston and its surrounding area".

Worsley, Charles R.

Robert Forest Harney fonds

  • UTA 1348
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1994

This fonds consists of one accession received in 2010 containing records created and collected by Prof. Robert F. Harney during his academic career. The records document to some extent his activities as a graduate student at the University of California (Berkeley), but mostly relate to his activities over 26 years in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. The fonds is organized into eight series and includes documentation relating to his doctoral education in the United States, correspondence with colleagues and students both at the University of Toronto and other academic and scholarly institutions and organizations, drafts of articles, papers, proposed books and research materials on Italians in Canada. Much of the correspondence from the mid 1970s on is signed in his capacity as President and /or Academic Director of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario, an organization he helped to establish in 1976.

Series 5 and 6 provide only a sampling of the original scholarly work that he produced during his relatively short academic career. Series 6 does not contain any manuscripts for the six published books he authored or coauthored between 1975 and 1985. In Series 5 only a small percentage of his articles and papers listed on his curriculum vitae will be found. However, as a result of his untimely death, researchers will find the manuscript for From the shores of hunger consisting of a collection of previously published essays brought together by his son and published posthumously in 1990. No complete manuscript for Prof. Harney’s intended work on Italians in Canada has been preserved.

These records are important for their documentation of the development of one of the first programmes in ethnic, immigration and pluralism studies at the University of Toronto. Prof. Harney’s shift from a specialist in European and Italian history, to immigration and ethnic studies is well documented in the correspondence files and in the sampling of manuscript articles and papers in this fonds.

Harney, Robert Forest

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