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Wilbur Rounding Franks fonds

  • UTA 1288
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1956, 1995

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

Mackenzie McMurray fonds

  • UTA 1526
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1979

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.

McMurray, Mackenzie

Gwynneth Heaton fonds

  • UTA 1362
  • Fonds
  • 1989-1997

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accession consists of correspondence, questionnaires, raw survey data, research notes and manuscripts of published and unpublished articles resulting from Ms.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.

Heaton, Gwynneth

Vivian M. Rakoff fonds

  • UTA 1682
  • Fonds
  • 1945-2012

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.

See series descriptions for more information.

Rakoff, Vivian M.

Samuel Beatty Fund fonds

  • UTA 1742
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1981

Minute Books (Vol. 1 & 2) of the Samuel Beatty Fund, an endowment fund established in 1952 by the graduates of mathematics and physics porgrammes at the University of Toronto.

Samuel Beatty Fund

James Nairn Patterson Hume fonds

  • UTA 1403
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1997

Records in this fonds document to varying degrees the dual aspects of Prof. Hume’s career – as a computer scientist and as a teacher of physics. This fonds does not, in any substantial way, document his many administrative roles within the University of Toronto or within professional associations.

For a good overview of his career, researchers should consult Series 1 Biographical for summary information on his achievements and career highlights. Series 3 Professional Correspondence also gives a good overview of what Prof. Hume was working on at a given period of time because it is varied in content and is arranged chronologically. Additional correspondence documenting these activities specifically can be found in Series 4 Publishing, Series 6 Professional Activities and Series 7 Broadcasting and Film. His research in computer science and the many ways he disseminated that knowledge through articles, talks, published works and teaching is documented in Series 4 Publishing, Series 5 Talks and Addresses and Series 6 Teaching. Researchers should note however that manuscripts do not exist for any of the computer science textbooks for which he was so well known nor are there extensive notes, memos or correspondence that discuss writing projects except some correspondence with publishers. There is, however, a good representation of his talks and lectures as well a manuscript and typescript of his textbook Physics in Two Volumes, co-authored with Donald Ivey.

His work in educational television and film is very well documented and is contained in Series 7 Broadcasting and Film. Records in this series will be of interest to researchers studying early Canadian broadcasting, educational television, and the teaching of science – in particular physics for general consumption. Several reports found in this series discuss the themes and goals of many of the programmes.

Finally, a lighter side of Prof. Hume can be found in Series 8 Arts and Letters Club, as it relates to his involvement in the Spring Review. Records in this series would be of interest to anyone researching amateur musical theatre and arts clubs generally.

Hume, James Nairn Patterson

George Jones Fothergill fonds

  • UTA 1281
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1907

Student notebooks, textbooks and files on student activities and organizations kept by George Jones Fothergill, a first year Arts undergraduate. Notebooks include sketches.

Fothergill, George Jones

Arthur Fry fonds

  • UTA 1299
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1945

Personal papers of Arthur Fry and his cousin, Harold. Includes U of T Student Handbooks, 1906-1910 maintained by Arthur Fry (BA 1910) as an undergraduate student in University College, diary for 1914-1915 written while in his early working career and 3 pocket notebooks with addresses, notes and expenses for 1907, 1909 and 1911. Includes one diary for Harold Fry kept during 1906-1907 describing his first job at age 16.

2 group photographs of Fry and Company executives with Harold Fry.

Fry, Arthur

James Paton Isaac fonds

  • UTA 1422
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1924

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

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) fonds

  • UTA 1417
  • Fonds
  • 1978

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)

Tory Hoff fonds

  • UTA 1381
  • Fonds
  • 1980

Consists of copy of Hoff's MA thesis (Carleton University, May 1980) entitled "The Controversial Appointment of James Mark Baldwin to the University of Toronto in 1889".

Hoff, Tory

Stanley Bernard Chandler fonds

  • UTA 1131
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1999

Records of Stanley Bernard Chandler, professor and later Head of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto (1957-1986). The records primarily document his research into Italian literature and include: research notes relating to Verga, Manzoni and other authors; offprints of his articles; lectures on various topics; correspondence; reviews of his works; articles relating to Chandler; and index cards containing bibliographical references. This accession also contains bibliographical information relating to Chandler, teaching mark books; and photographs.

Chandler, Stanley Bernard

Janes Surgical Society fonds

  • UTA 1427
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2008

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

James Kenneth Wallace Ferguson fonds

  • UTA 1266
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1989

Fonds consists of 2 accessions:

B1983-0043: Photocopies of articles, press coverage, and correspondence relating to the discovery of insulin in general and the career of Peter Joseph Moloney in particular. (1 box, 1895-1982)

B1994-0010: Background reports, and briefs (1917-1961) and correspondence, memoranda, briefs, reports and press covverage of proposed changes in the relationship between the Connaught Medical Research Laboratories and the University of Toronto (1968-1972) and on the controversy over a proposal to sell CMRL land for residential development (1977); address by and article about J.K.W. Ferguson. (1 box, 1917-1989)

Ferguson, James Kenneth Wallace

William Zimmerman fonds

  • UTA 1990
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1930

Song Sheets distributed at the Varsity vs McGill football games on October 23, 1920, October, 1927 and December, 1930.

Zimmerman, William

James Barron fonds

  • UTA 1062
  • Fonds
  • [193-]-1975

Personal records of James Barron, student of Forestry at the University of Toronto in the 1930s. Includes notes and exercise books from his student days, as well as some employment records and evidence of work done for the Ontario Department of Lands and Forests and Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Also includes some photographs of forestry work and study, depictions of Killala Lake, Abitibi camps, Owakonze, Lake Temagami, Great Lakes Lumber, Long Lake, Marathon Paper Mills, and Manitou Falls.

Barron, James

Dorothea Douglas Tod fonds

  • UTA 1828
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1935-1955

Contains correspondence, source files on almanacs and publications by Ms. Tod and others in her field.

Tod, Dorothea Douglas

John Robert Evans fonds

  • UTA 1249
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2012

Personal records of John R. Evans, president of the University of Toronto (1972-1978), consisting of correspondence, addresses, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, and photographs relating to his activities (primarily after he stepped down as president of the University of Toronto) as chair, member of boards of directors, or adviser to government and private agencies in health, educational and informational fields, including the government of Ontario, Allelix Pharmaceuticals, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, McMaster University, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Medical and Related Science Research District (MaRS), the World Bank/Rockefeller Orphan Drug and Vaccine Project, the Pew Global Stewardship Initiative, and governance generally. Also includes accounts of trips to China and Japan, and files on several conferences.

Evans, John Robert

Clark (Harold) Family fonds

  • UTA 1145
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1959

Records relating to members of the Clark family.

Includes: handwritten memoir by Harold Clark, "Dr. A. S. Vogt and his Mendelssohn Choir of Toronto", n.d., 13 p.; correspondence and tributes on the death of Ralph Mallory Clark (1942); correspondence, notes, examinations, and military orders relating to Ernest Moogk's involvement with the Royal Canadian Engineers, the University of Toronto Contingent Canadian Officers Training Corps, and the Department of Military Studies (1937-1941); Virginia Moogk's course notes and exams for the Teachers Course in the Faculty of Arts, partly given through the Division of University Extension (1926-1927, 1930-1931, 1957-1959), and an address by her on public school education (193-).

Accompanying these textual records are photographs of the Clark's on tour in Europe with the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; of Dr. Augustus Stephen Vogt; of members of the post-graduate course, Royal College of Dental Surgeons (1918), and of Ralph Mallory Clark (BASc 1926, instructor in Engineering Drawing, 1930-1942).

Clark, Harold

Antonio Franceschetti fonds

  • UTA 1286
  • Fonds
  • 1963-2008

Personal records of Antonio Franceschetti, Professor Emeritus of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto, consisting of correspondence, certificates; administrative and teaching files, including files on graduate students; files on organizations including the Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Italiana (AISLLI), the Canadian Federation of the Humanities, the Canadian Society for Italian Studies (CSIS), and the Dante Society of Toronto; grant applications, manuscripts of articles, books (including a volume on Petrarch that was never published), and addresses, and posters.

Franceschetti, Antonio

Clark family fonds

  • UTA 1143
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1888]-1994

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

Henry Harrison Madill fonds

  • UTA 1515
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1970

Fonds consists of records documenting the career of architect and educator H. H. Madill:

  • B1977-0029: Newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets about the Canadian Officers Training Corps (COTC); personal correspondence, early education diplomas; World War I service papers as Lt-Col in Canadian Army. Also includes photoprints of Queen's Own Rifles at Aldershot, England, 1910; Canadian Officers' Training Corp officers at Niagara Camp, 1915 and 1940; medal presentations and formal dinners; steeple chases; series of photos dealing with the 'Polish Army in Canada' during World War I.

  • B1979-0046: Correspondence, scrapbook of newspaper clippings, publications relating to Prof. Madill's career at the School of Architecture from his appointment in 1934; records about the firm of Craig & Madill, Architects. Also includes file of notes, correspondence, and report to the Civic Advisory Council, City of Toronto, regarding the use of City Hall as a Court House building (1950-1952).

Madill, Henry Harrison

University of Toronto. Human Resources and Equity fonds

  • UTA 0124
  • Fonds
  • 1900-2011

This fonds contains 9 accessions from the University of Toronto's Human Resources and Equity office and predecessor, the Personnel Department. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

University of Toronto. Human Resources and Equity

Samuel Delbert Clark fonds

  • UTA 1149
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1990

Fonds consists of the personal records of S. D. Clark, the first chair of Sociology at the University of Toronto, and selected personal records of his friend and colleague, Professor Oswald Hall, that Professor Clark had retained.

Clark, Samuel Delbert

Frederick Coates fonds

  • UTA 1160
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1975

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.

Coates, Frederick

Karl Ferdinand Maria Helleiner fonds

  • UTA 1367
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1979

This fonds consists of the personal records of Karl Ferdinand Maria Helleiner, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Toronto (1942-1973), consisting of publications and manuscripts, addresses, research and lecture notes, examinations, and correspondence. The records are organized in 7 series documenting his career as city archivist of St. Pölten, Austria (1927-1938) and as a professor for over thirty years in the Department of Political Economy at the U of T, where he specialized in European economic history. Many of the records relate to his activities as a historian researching and writing various lectures and addresses, his major books "The Imperial Loans: A Study in Financial and Diplomatic History" and "Free Trade and Frustration: Anglo-Austrian Negotiations 1860-70", as well as the numerous articles and book reviews he published in peer-reviewed journals over the span of his career.

Helleiner, Karl Ferdinand Maria

University of Toronto. Department of English fonds

  • UTA 0047
  • Fonds
  • 1914-2012

This fonds contains 7 accessions from the Department of English. See accession-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. Department of English

Fulton Anderson fonds

  • UTA 1013
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1967

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

Alan Thomas fonds

  • UTA 1810
  • Fonds
  • 1944-2009

Fonds consists of research notes, draft articles, published articles, reports, budgets and correspondence created and accumulated by Alan Thomas in the course of his activities as a student, scholar and professor of adult education and an advocate for adult education. He was a contributing editor to foundational textbooks on adult education, including “Learning for Life,” and has held executive and board positions with the Canadian Association for Adult Education and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. Dr. Thomas is perhaps best known for his role in developing Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) in the community college system – whereby individuals can have life experience and non-institutional learning acknowledged and accredited within formal educational settings.

Thomas, Alan

Boris Peter Stoicheff fonds

  • UTA 1795
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2008

This fonds is a very complete documentation of all aspects of Prof. Stoicheff career. His relationship with colleagues at the University, nationally and internationally is evident throughout but especially in the Series 1 Correspondence, Series 8 Professional Association and Activities, and Series 9 University of Toronto. Series 1 Correspondence also documents his mentoring role and his role as a referee and evaluator of peer and student work. This is also documented in Series 11 Teaching, Series 12 Correspondence with Students and Series 8 Professional Associations and Activities. His research activities are extensively documented not only in Series 6 Research but in Series 10 Ontario Laser and Lightwave Research Centre and in Series 3 Publications. Finally, his published academic contributions as well as his less formal contributions are documented in Series 3 Publications, Series 4 Books and Series 7 Talks, Addresses. Articles and Remarks.

Stoicheff, Boris Peter

Bill Hicks fonds

  • UTA 1379
  • Fonds
  • 1980

Slides of Philosopher's Walk which Bill Hicks took for a student project while he was a student in the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

Hicks, Bill

Henry Walter Mickle fonds

  • UTA 1573
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1932

Records assembled by Henry W. Mickle relating to the attempt in 1897 to form a University Battalion, and of subsequent attempts, through the President's Committee on Military Training, to form an Officers' Training Corps; file on 50th anniversary reunions of the Class of 8T2, University College. Included is correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, petitions, and background reports and regulations.

Mickle, Henry Walter

Ernest Armstrong McCulloch fonds

  • UTA 1541
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2005

This finding aid has been compiled from inventories of the four accessions prepared by Harold Averill and Garron Wells. The fonds describes the personal records of Dr. Ernest McCulloch documenting his career as professor of medicine and administrator at the University of Toronto, and as medical researcher and author of over 200 articles mainly relating to his work on leukaemia and other blood related disorders. Arranged in 17 series, this fonds contains professional and personal correspondence, files relating to administrative activities at the University of Toronto and the Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital, subject files on external activities with various professional and academic organizations, editorial boards, etc., teaching materials including lecture notes and extensive research materials documenting experiments relating to cell growth in mice conducted during the 1960's . Also included are graphic materials documenting activities such as meetings and awards as well as illustrations for presentations and publications.

McCulloch, Ernest Armstrong

Herbert Edward Terrick Haultain fonds

  • UTA 1356
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1966

Fonds consists of 5 accessions

B1972-0005: Consists of correspondence, memoranda, proposed agreements, comments and notes regarding research projects, amongst which the infrasizer. Also includes press clippings, obituaries, invitation cards, Engineering Society Lecture Committee files, lecture and lab notes, articles, patents, as well as publications (11 boxes, 1911-1966)

B1977-0011: Film and photographs related to milling and refining methods of minerals used more than likely for course instruction in Mining Engineering. (1 box of photos, 20 reels of film, 1922-1949)

B1982-0021: Consists of correspondence, press clippings, memoranda and list of graduates of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, as well as addresses, articles and poems (2 boxes, 1910-1958)

B1983-0033: Consists of clippings on, and articles by Haultain. Also includes a publication and photographs (3 boxes, 1932-1978).

B1993-0031: Two photographs of Prof. Haultain at work, from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (2 items, 193-?).

Haultain, Herbert Edward Terrick

University of Toronto Poster Collection

  • UTA 5004
  • Collection
  • 1955-1972

Collection consists of various posters for lectures, meetings, performances, elections, and other events on campus. Posters vary in type and style. Posters may be professionally printed, screen-printed, handwritten, or printed from a computer.

University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services

Llewellyn Edward Jones fonds

  • UTA 1432
  • Fonds
  • [189-]-1998

This accession contains both personal and professional records created and collected by Dr. L.E. Jones, professor of engineering. Although a small percentage of this fonds documents his personal life, the vast majority of material was created after his retirement in 1972, which he created in his capacity as Faculty Archivist and Professor Emeritus. The paucity of information from the earlier years can be attributed to the loss of many of his records during the Sir Sandford Fleming building fire in 1977.

The records have been arranged into series to reflect either the type of record or the activity involved. Records documenting Jones’ personal life are filed first, followed by papers documenting both the personal, professional and academic projects and activities that he worked on during his life. There are also special series dedicated to the archival information and records that he collected as Engineering Archivist. Photographs have been placed at the end in Series XI.

Some of the records that are included in this fonds include Professor Jones personal documents such as: his student workbooks and thesis, his letters to the editor, correspondence, and activities with his church and the Hart House Glee Club. Most of the records pertain to his professional activities and consist of documents such as: correspondence, publications, lectures and student marks. There are also a significant number of files that document his involvement in Faculty activities such as the Iron Ring Ceremony, the Hall of Distinction and the Centennial and Sesquicentennial celebrations. The work that he undertook for the Faculty providing calligraphy for the inscriptions on the awards and medals that were granted by the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering are also documented in many of the files. Finally, two series are dedicated to the articles that he collected documenting the history of the Faculty as well as the archival items that he acquired as Engineering Archivist.

Despite the fact that most of the records in this fonds document Professor Jones’ personal and professional activities after his retirement, they provide an interesting glimpse into his life while assuming the role of Engineering Archivist and Professor Emeritus. As the Engineering Archivist, Jones collected a variety of rich and interesting documents pertaining to some of the early pioneers within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. In addition to collecting material, Jones also documented the Faculty by photographing notable individuals and events. This fonds would therefore be useful to those individuals interested in examining the life of Professor Jones, as well as researchers who wish to delve into the history of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.

Jones, Llewellyn Edward

Bernard Etkin fonds

  • UTA 1247
  • Fonds
  • 1938-2004

Fonds consists of 2 accessions.

Accession B1984-0008 is 1 box of speeches and writings, 1938-1979, which are described in Series 3.

The remainder of the fonds is in accession B2004-0017. These records document much of the research, consultant and teaching activities performed by Professor Etkin over his lengthy career from the mid 1940s to the present with the greatest emphasize being on the 1950s to 1980s time period. Series 1, (Correspondence and Committees) gives a good overview of his professional activities and relationships. It also documents his teaching and mentoring of graduate students who often went on to other University or agencies. Series 8 (Teaching) also documents Etkin’s role as a teacher but is limited to lecture notes on his various courses.

Series 2 through 6 document the breadth of Etkin's research and publishing activities. Often there is a cross over among these series where files for a specific topic can be found in several places. This reflects the tangential nature of his research. A research topic, for example, may have begun as a consultant project but ultimately led to further study resulting in a professional paper being presented at a symposium or published in a journal. Etkin often continued to research into areas of interest even after the grant funded research was complete. So while Series 2 (Lectures, Talks and Seminars) and Series 4 (Research Files) represent the bulk of the research he did on his own, most often there are related topics found in either Series 6 (Grants) or Series 7 (Consulting Files). As a general rule, research conducted for a government agency was usually done as part of a granting structure and is documented in Series 6, while research undertaken for industry was done on a consultancy basis and is documented in Series 7. Series 4 (Book Files) only contains documents related to his books on Flight Dynamics. Records relating to research that Etkin undertook toward the improvement and development of a new particle separator have been placed at the end of the fonds in Series 10 (Infrasizer Ltd.).

While Professor Etkin held several minor and two significant administrative posts at the University of Toronto, only a small amount of records exist in this fonds that document these roles. They can be found in Series 8 (University of Toronto).

This fonds will be of great interest to researchers interested in the early development of the Canadian aerospace industry, especially in the early years of the Cold War. The University of Toronto Institute of Aerospace Studies received much of its outside funding from U.S and Canadian government agencies during this period. Work being done by Etkin and other IAS colleagues documents the link between industry and government in the field of aerospace research. Naturally, this fonds would also be of interest to anyone wishing to study the history of IAS and the early teaching and research of aerodynamic engineering in Canada.

Etkin, Bernard

Milton Israel fonds

  • UTA 1423
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2005

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).

Israel, Milton

Charles Allan Ashley fonds

  • UTA 1019
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1973

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1974-0018: General correspondence, including letters from C.R. Fay and E.J. Urwick; writings, consisting of articles contributed to learned journals and letters to editors; and published accounts of Ashley's career as a professor of commerce and head of the Department of Political Economy, accomplishments, and honours bestowed on him; two photoprints of Professor Ashley. (1 box, 1930-1973)

B1980-0006: Offprints of articles, largely presentation copies, belonging to Charles Allan Ashley, Professor of Commerce and sometime head, Department of Political Economy; includes seven offprints of Professor Ashley's articles. (2 boxes, 1931-1968)

Ashley, Charles Allan

Christopher Bradley fonds

  • UTA 1078
  • Fonds
  • 1899-ca.1924

Slides of postcards of events, buildings, and grounds at the University of Toronto and in the City of Toronto.

Bradley, Christopher

Archibald Byron Macallum fonds

  • UTA 1496
  • Fonds
  • ca 1879-1969

Fonds consists of 3 accessions

B1966-0005: Correspondence, notebooks, and illuminated addresses presented to Prof. Macallum in 1906 by undergraduates in the Faculty of medicine on the occasion of his election to the Royal Society of Canada documenting his contributions to the study of biochemistry. Includes correspondence with William Osler and Ramsay Wright. Photoprints include several images of Professor Macallum and one of Taddle Creek and McCaul's Pond, c. 1879. (Described in all 4 series)

B1969-0001: Updated documentary scrapbook on Dr. A.B. MacAllum, professor of biochemistry prepared by Dr. A. D. MacAllum. Consists of copies of articles, biographies, writings, photoprints relating to the life of Prof. A.B. MacAllum pasted into a scrapbook. (described in Series 2)

B2003-0022: Correspondence to A.B. Macallum who was professor of Physiology starting in 1901 and later professor of Biochemistry from 1908-1917. Some of the correspondence relates to his role in helping to organize the Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science at the University of Toronto in 1897. (described in Series 1)

MacAllum, Archibald Byron

James M. Ham fonds

  • UTA 1341
  • Fonds
  • 1921-2006

Records in these eight accessions document mainly Ham’s work as a student, a teacher and his professional activities as an engineer. There is also correspondence and memorabilia that document his personal relationships with family members. Although some series do touch upon his administrative posts at the University of Toronto and his advisory roles on government bodies, most of Ham’s activities in this regard can be found in the official archives of that body or office.

Ham, James M.

Royal Canadian Military Institute fonds

  • UTA 1729
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1918

Photographs borrowed and copied from the Royal Military Institute. Includes exterior views of the Engineering Building and Hart House; No. 4 School of Aeronautics, instruction in operating the Curtiss plane; patching, drawing, sail making, sand targeting, map sqauring, artillery observation and bomb dropping devices; mosaic map of the City of Toronto; aerodrome and hangers at Camp Borden; R.A. F. training school plane

Royal Canadian Military Institute

Wilson (John Tuzo) Family fonds

  • UTA 1958
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1985

Correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes, notes, minutes, addresses, diaries, certificates, scrapbooks, photographs and maps documenting the career of Professor J. Tuzo Wilson as geophysicist and administrator. Included are files that belonged to his parents, Henrietta Loetitia Tuzo Wilson and John Armistead Wilson.

Wilson (John Tuzo) family

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