- UTA 0251
This fonds contains 1 accession from the University of Toronto's Media Relations office. See accession-level description for more details.
University of Toronto. Media Relations
This fonds contains 1 accession from the University of Toronto's Media Relations office. See accession-level description for more details.
University of Toronto. Media Relations
This fonds contains 3 accessions from the Preservation Services Department. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto Libraries. Preservation Services Department
This fonds contains 1 accession of records from the Earth Sciences Library (Noranda). See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto Libraries. Earth Science Library (Noranda)
This fonds contains 2 accessions from the University of Toronto's McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology
This fonds from the Students' Administrative Council consists of 8
accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Students' Administrative Council
This fonds from the University of Toronto's Engineering and Computer Science Library contains 2 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto Libraries. Engineering and Computer Science Library
This fonds contains 3 accessions from the Department of Anthropology. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of Anthropology
This fonds contains 1 accession from the University of Toronto Quarterly. See accession-level description for more details.
University of Toronto Quarterly
This fonds contains 2 accessions from the Health Science Information Consortium of Toronto. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
Health Science Information Consortium of Toronto
Course and laboratory notes relating to Margaret Cranston Parsons' undergraduate and graduate training in the United States and research files assembled largely while a special lecturer in the Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. Includes drawings made for articles published in journals (Boxes 005 and 006).
Parsons, Margaret Cranston
Fonds consists of a portfolio of technical drawings, maps and charts prepared by William Campbell Murdie while a student of engineering at the University of Toronto, 1913-1914, and 2 photographs.
Murdie, William Campbell
This finding aid describes the sole accession of personal papers of G. Peter Richardson received to date documenting his academic and professional career as professor of religious studies from his university education to his retirement from the University of Toronto in 2000.
The records are described in fourteen series. Series 1 contains records relating to his education at the University of Toronto and Knox College (affiliated with the University of Toronto) and his graduate studies at Cambridge University, England. Also included are records relating to his employment arrangements at Loyola College and University of Toronto, as well as applications to other institutions, congratulations on his appointment as Principal, University College and other honours. Correspondence with students, faculty and colleagues both inside and outside the University of Toronto are contained in Series 2 and 3. Early, non-academic appointments are documented in Series 4 and relate to his work with Knox College as a campus minister (unordained) and the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Greater detail regarding his academic employment at Loyola College in Montreal, his first academic appointment will be found in Series 5. This series reflects both his administrative activities as well as teaching activities during the 1970s before it became Concordia University.
His University of Toronto career is specifically documented in Series 6 and 7. These two series document his administrative activities within the Department of Religious Studies and the graduate department, Centre of Religious Studies from his appointment in 1974. Also documented is his continuing involvement in the study of architecture as evidenced by files for the Faculty of Architecture.
His teaching responsibilities are well documented in Series 7 relating to various undergraduate and graduate courses taught on all three campuses from the mid 1970s to post-retirement, as well as the Study Abroad courses he organized and led during the summers of 1988, 1991 and 1996.
Series 8 to 11 document both scholarly literary works as well as informal lectures and talks to church and community groups. The earliest works are files (as early as 1958) containing sermons delivered as campus minister (and later as religious scholar) to many church and religious groups. His scholarly papers were presented at academic conferences and symposia and frequently became the basis of published articles and books. Other literary works include published reviews in Series 12. Only a few files documenting his application for grants and some research files have been preserved in Series 13.
Prof. Richardson’s scholarly expertise in religious studies especially Christianity and Judaism as well as architecture put him in high demand by other organizations and educational institutions. Series 14 documents a number of these external activities including his work with the Society for New
Testament Studies , his role as site architect for archaeological excavations in Israel, the Ontario Heritage Foundation, and Visual Bible International, Inc.
 His editorial work for Studies in Religion , his activities with the Society of Biblical Literature and others are preserved in other archival institutions. See details in Series 14
Richardson, G. Peter
First Mathematical Prize medal awarded to George Templeman Kingston, Christmas, 1830 by the Royal Naval College, London. Obverse: Profile of George III; inscription: "Georgius III D.G. Britanniarum Rex 1820". Reverse: Inscription: "First Mathematical Prize, Royal Naval College, London: awarded to George Templeman Kingston, Christmas, 1830".
Kingston, George Templeman
Fonds consists of records documenting Professor L. Terrell Gardner’s work related to peace and disarmament. Material especially reflects his involvement with the United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War (UCAM), but also his involvement with Science for Peace and in the establishment of a program in Peace Studies at University College, University of Toronto. Records include correspondence, minutes, memoranda, notes, flyers, newsletters and reports.
Gardner, L. Terrell
Course and laboratory notes in mechanical engineering taken by Stefan Saganski while an undergraduate at the University of Toronto; copy of his BASc thesis.
Correspondence, notes, memoranda, and drafts of reports, primarily by and to Edward Blake in his capacity as a member of the Senate of the University of Toronto and Chancellor, relating to University matters, including the hiring of James Loudon as professor of Natural Philosophy in 1875 and the introduction of the science curriculum, the rebuilding of University College following the fire of 1890, and the writing of the report of the joint Senate/Board of Trustees Committee on Revenues and Requirements (1891). Also included are related acts, statutes, orders-in-council, financial reports and testimonials.
Text and drawings related to Snaith's undergraduate thesis in Civil Engineering entitled "The Construction Plant, Equipment and Structures of the Niagara Power Development Scheme of the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario", 1920, as well as a copy of his graduate thesis in Mechanical Engineering, "The Productive Capacity of Woodworking Machines", 1923. Additional records from Snaith are held by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Department.
B1998-0024: 27 photoprints of a party celebrating Moffat Woodside's return to teaching on 13 May, 1968. The party was hosted by John H. Sword, Acting President, at 93 Highland Avenue. Photos taken by Jack Marshall and Co. Ltd. 13 May 1968
B1999-0002: 1 photograph of the Commmonwealth delegates associated with the University of Ife taken at the Palace of His Highness in Nigeria, 1971; included in the photo are John Sword, D. Carlton Williams and Mrs. Williams. 1 aerial photograph of the University of Toronto campus taken ca. 1970-1971.
B2001-0012: Personal records of John H. Sword, university administrator and acting University President 1971-72 documenting events and his activities. Included is one file of miscellaneous correspondence and another of awards and recognitions for Sword . University related files include one on the Library Oral History Project which he administered, one on the tributes to Harold Innis, and others on recognitions for Frances Ireland, F.C. A. Jeanneret and Sidney Hermant. There is also a copy of Sword's paper entitled "Democratization of Universities, 1960-1974: some Commonwealth comparisons" and a copy of a paper given to him "The History of CUSO" [Canadian University Students Overseas]. Also included are photographs documenting Sword at various University events from 1967 to 1978, mainly photographed by Robert Lansdale. Also a photo album on the retirement party for Sarah McCausland.
Sword, John H.
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
Correspondence, administrative files for Department of Psychology, research materials on Fatal Accident Survey, behavioral studies files, imprinting, invasion of privacy study. Includes papers relating to the history of the department.
B1975-0020: Copies of photographs of James Mavor's home in Kings' College Circle, where he lived from the 1890's until his death in 1925: 1 exterior view, 3 interiors.
B1986-0094: Autographed photo of James Mavor, taken by Sidney Carter.
Letter to Murray McCulloch (BASC 1946) from H.E. Haultain discussing a lecture given by the latter in 1944. A copy of Haultain's lecture as well as newsletter written by Haultain was also included with the correspondence
McCulloch, Murray D.
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.
Personal and professional correspondence, lecture notes, course notes, clippings, manuscripts of articles, addresses, publications, photographs, sketches, documenting Prof. Milnes' early education and career as professor of German, and Chairman of the Dept. of German at the University of Toronto and as University Archivist for University College.
Milnes, Humphrey Newton
Deed of Land of J. Neill et ux to E. Crombie for sale of property located on the east side of St. George St. (Park Lots 13 and 14) north of Willcocks St. Dated November 3, 1877.
Cook, Sylvia Ann
Photograph of graduating class in Arts, 1913.
Cornell, Margaret Grant Wilson
Papers of E.G. Moogk, BASc (1928) and assistant in the Office of the Superintendent of Grounds relating to his activities in the U. of T. contingent of the Canadian Officers Training Corp. 1936-1940. Includes correspondence, minutes, instructional materials, test results, notes. There are photographs of COTC, University of Toronto contingent, drills and exercises at Niagara Camp, and a photo album of an exhibition in the gymnasium of Hart House consisting of images depicting aspects of the horrors created by Nazism and World War II.
Moogk, Ernest George
The records comprising this fonds consist of two accessions: B2002-0011 and B2003-0007. The majority of the records document his tenure as Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and include mainly correspondence, some typescripts of speeches and articles, clippings, awards, and photographs. There are no administrative records and no teaching or research materials relating to his chief area of interest, organic chemistry.
McLaughlin, Roland Rusk
Two collections of photoprints and accompanying negatives relating to student activities in the School of Practical Science: I) "Good Old School Days at S.P.S." - views of electrical engineering study room and laboratory, sports trophies won by School of Practical Science athletic teams, Edward B. Philip with schoolmates, School of Practical Science professors; II) "Initiation Potpourri" - exterior view of the School of Practical Science Building; scenes of freshman initiations; junior engineering rugby team; World War I. Compiled by Edward B. Philip.
Philip, Edward B.
Notebook containing course notes for thirty lectures in animal husbandry and other notes, taken by Alexander McLeod at the Ontario Veterinary College, Toronto; obituary of Alexander McLeod, 1944.
Records accumulated by Ruth Northcott, largely in her capacity as a member of the executive committee of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and as editor of its Journal. Included are minutes of meetings, correspondence, notes, research data, drafts of articles and addresses, announcements, press clippings, and photographs.
Northcott, Ruth Josephine
Fonds consists of 2 accessions. The first is much larger than the second.
B1997-0031 (1909-1997, 9 boxes and 2 items): This accession contains correspondence, manuscripts of published and unpublished articles, books and papers, offprints, notes, lectures and works of art organized into nine series. Series I provides some documentation of his early student life as well as a comprehensive curriculum vitae, prepared in 1991. Series II to V are predominantly correspondence, both received and sent, documenting his personal and professional life from his student days at the University of Toronto through his career as University professor in Winnipeg and Toronto. The most comprehensive evidence of his range of writing and social activist activities will be found among Series II General correspondence which spans some thirty-seven years. Articles and correspondence regarding his involvement in the “Harry Crowe Case” will be found in Series III. Series IV and V supplement Series II with correspondence, reports and notes relating to specific activities at the University of Toronto such as the supervision of graduate students and participation in campus groups such as the Faculty Committee on Vietnam and the University League for Social Reform. Some additional teaching materials for courses in history will be found in Series VIII.
Series 6 and 7 relate to scholarly writing and contain predominantly copies of articles and correspondence relating to books published. Unfortunately, few manuscripts for these publications have survived.
The two watercolours in Series 9 provide another dimension that has been overlooked in biographies produced to date – that of amateur artist. The bulk of his original artwork remains with his family as a lasting testament to a multi-faceted and talented scholar.
B1999-0006 (1997, 1 box): Manuscript of chapters 1-14 of personal memoirs of Kenneth McNaught. Handwritten pages. Manuscript was basis for book of his memoirs to be published by UofT Press in Spring 1999.
McNaught, Kenneth W.
Consists of 2 accessions
B1986-0101: Portrait of Robert Scollard, Archivist, St. Michael's College. June 1982
B1988-0006: Interview with Father Robert Scollard conducted by Ann Maclean for the Toronto Area Archivist Group newsletter. Topics covered include the establishment of the St. Michael's College Archives, types of holdings in the Archives, Fr. Scollard's contribution's to the history of St. Michael's and his involvement in the Toronto archival community. 7 November 1987.
Hand coloured lantern slides illustrating a talk on tour of Central and South America, western United States, Canada and Alaska. It is believed that these originally belonged to philosophy Professor T.R. Robinson.
Robinson, Thomas Rutherford
Correspondence of William Rankin; biographical files, certificates, correspondence, diaries, course notes and photographs of his sons, Garnet and Roy William, students respectively in engineering and medicine. Also includes 8 photographic portraits of Rankin family members.
Minutes, membership lists, and financial statements of the University College Women's Club (known as University College Faculty Wives from 1932 to 1934), 1932-1941, 1945-1949, and 1952-1967.
University College (Toronto, Ont.). Women's Club
Interviews with individuals associated with the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, including the following individuals:
Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine
Most of the records in this fonds document Harris' research in the history of Higher Education, a subject on which he published widely and gave numerous addresses. Some limited documentation provides researchers with some information on his contributions to several administrative posts. There are also early lecture files on English literature which document his early teaching career and some files relating to the researching and writing of the university history although most of those records are in the records of the University Historian. Finally there are original university records collected by Harris regarding the University of Toronto Faculty Association and its predecessors.
Also includes lecture slides on the history of SGS.
Harris, Robin Sutton
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1976-0043 (Series 1): Correspondence, reports and brochures relating to the University of Toronto Faculty Pension Fund. Includes correspondence of Prof. M.A. Mackenzie, Dept. of Mathematics as well as Prof. Sheppard. (1 box, 1922-1954)
B1981-0001 (Series 2-4): Records relating to Prof. N.E. Sheppard's career as an actuary and professor in Dept. of Mathematics, including notebooks on actuarial science, U. of T. Athletic Association, Hart House activities, Dept. of Mathematics correspondence, questions for exams in actuarial science, 1950, 1952, 1960. (1 box and 1 folder, 1923-1972)
Sheppard, Norris Edward
Photographs of cases that appeared before Crawford, 1929-1930, showing traffic accidents and victims of violent deaths, created for use by City Coroner Malcolm McLachlan, who was also Associate Professor of Medical Jurisprudence at the University of Toronto.
Crawford, Malcolm McLachlan
Interviews conducted by Elspeth Chisholm of various individuals for the CBC programme "Innis of Canada: A Study of a Scholar" (1972).
Personal records of Howard D. Chapman, architect and former University of Toronto student, consisting of course notes in architecture (1934-1938) and a course of lectures in architecture (1944); professional files relating to plannnig and construction at the University of Toronto, including the Master Plan Framework for the University of Toronto Campus (1967), photographs of the construction of the Superintendent's Building (1959), sketches and a feasibility study for the Men's Athletic Facilities (1969), a feasibility study for the Faculty Club (1969), a report on the Koffler Student Services Centre, with fees and invoices (1983-1985). Also included: a report and site plan for Innis College by Massey and Flanders Architects (1967-1968), and a site plan for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Library (1968), the Architectural Alumni newsletter and a booklet on Knox College.
Chapman, Howard D.
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)
Photo album and photograph documenting Minnie Barry's involvement with the Varsity Ladies' Hockey Team while an undergraduate in arts at University College. The ice rink was located immediately east of Annesley Hall and was known (later?) as the Little Vic Rink.
For an identification of the players see photo in The Varsity, 11 March 1910
Barry, Minnie Louise
Fonds consists of 3 accessions:
B1984-0007: Lecture and other notes by Ray F. Farquharson, Head of the Department of Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine. (1 box, 1935-1950)
B1991-0003: Personal files, correspondence, addresses, publications, lecture notes, patient files and photographs documenting Dr. Farquharson's career in the Faculty of Medicine and as a member of the National Research Council and the Toronto Regional Subcommittee on Shock and Blood Substitutes (1942-1944). (9 boxes, 1924-1989)
B2012-0008: Records belonging to Dr. Ray Farquharson (1897-1965) document professional trips, meetings and awards. Included is correspondence, notes, agenda and memorabilia. Also included in this donation are records relating to Dr. Ray Farquharson collected by colleagues James Dauphinee and Bob Kerr and passed to the Farquharson family. Finally, there are a set of early letters belonging to Dr. Farquharson’s uncle, University of Toronto alumnus, Dr. Edgar Nesbitt Coutts (M.B. 1900). The letters mainly cover his time as part of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force during the First World War and afterwards in a Swiss sanatorium recovering from tuberculosis. Includes correspondence with Farquharson. (10 boxes, 1897-2012)
Farquharson, Ray Fletcher
Fonds consists of 3 accessions:
B1998-0069: Consists of correspondence, lecture notes, minutes, reports, conference and editorial files, as well as subject files relating Professor Gotlieb's involvement in FERUT, UTEC, Computation Centre, Department of Computer Science, Institute of Computer Science, Library automation, University, national and international committees and organizations, early computer courses, and computer journals. (23 boxes, 1947-1987)
B1994-0022: Correspondence, surveys, drafts of reports, reports, minutes, notices and addresses relating, in particular, to computer committees at the University of Toronto focussing on large-scale computation; to Professor Gotlieb's activities as colloquium coordinator in the Department of Computer Science (ca.1984-1994); and to the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology. (2 boxes, ca. 1984-1994)
B2002-0003: Records in this accession document various aspects of Prof. Gotlieb’s career as a leading computer scientist. Most notably early correspondence, association files, publication files and research files document Gotlieb’s early work and contributions. These along with records relating to his role as a teacher shed light on the early development of computer technology in Canada, the emergence of computer scientists as a profession and their subject expertise as a discipline of academic study. This accession also contains records relating to Gotlieb’s wider social advocacy demonstrated in his involvement in Science for Peace and several Jewish groups. Finally, this accession has several photographs of early computer installations at the University depicting technology that was unique to the world at that time. Included are images of the experimental computer UTEC as well at the FERUT (Ferranti Electronic computer) - the first electronic computer to be purchased anywhere (1952). (23 boxes, 1942-2001)
Gotlieb, C. C.
Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B1975-0031: Handwritten notebooks of students and Dr. Franks used for recording experiments including index, summary notes and numbered laboratory slides. One oversize folder containing plan of Banting Institute dated 1933 and plans of apparatus and tanks. (111 Boxes plus 1 oversize folder., 1935-1956)
B1995-0042: Two colour photoprints of the Franks Flying Suit on display at Camp Borden, Ontario. (1995)
Franks, Wilbur Rounding
Clippings, diplomas, awards and photographs document 1939 B.A.Sc graduate Mackenzie McMurray. McMurray, who also graduated with an Masters in Commerce in 1954 became president of Dominion Bridge Company. Included in this accession are thirteen photographs taken by McMurray while a part of the Hart House Camera Club in the late 1930s. These photographs, some of which won awards, were exhibited as part of the Annual Camera Club Exhibition at Hart House 1935 - 1940. There is also a graduating composite for the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, 1939.
Fonds documents research undertaken by Gwynneth Heaton in 1993 and 1994 to investigate the provision of reference services in medical school libraries. The investigation examined factors that may affect reference service such sa the proximity of other desks providing information; the type of staff providing the service; the variety of services provided; the provision of research assistance by appointment; the physical proximity of a hospital; and the use of problem based learning in the medical school curriculum. The project involved a mail survey and follow up visits to selected medical libraries in Canada and the United States. The results of this research were published in various academic library journals.
The accession consists of correspondence, questionnaires, raw survey data, research notes and manuscripts of published and unpublished articles resulting from Ms. Heaton's research project.
Fonds consists of records documenting the professional, personal and creative life of Dr. Vivian Rakoff, psychiatrist, administrator and professor. Records include correspondence, certificates, articles, research and background material, creative writing, sketches, and records relating to Dr. Rakoff’s many appearances on CBC programs, including tapes of the shows.
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Rakoff, Vivian M.