- UTA 1913
This fonds contains 2 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. University Arts Women's Club
This fonds contains 2 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. University Arts Women's Club
Minute book of the Women's Hockey Association.
University of Toronto. Women's Hockey Association
Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B1968-0002 (1939-1948): Records of the University of Toronto Women's War Service Committee, consisting of files of its Central Committee and the Committee for British Overseas Children. Included is correspondence, minutes, financial records and reports. Some restrictions apply to this accession.
B1972-0004 (1939-1951): Records of the University of Toronto Women's War Service Committee, including its Central Committee and sub-committees, including the Committee for British Overseas Children. Included is correspondence, constitution, reports, and press coverage.
University of Toronto. Women's War Service Committee
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B2000-0028: The records document the Women's Auxiliary of the University Settlement. The Women's Auxiliary was established in 1920, ten years after the creation of the University Settlement. The records in this accession consists of histories of the Women's auxiliary, its constitution, lists of members, correspondence and minutes from their committee meetings. Files also document the University Settlement Board meetings, the Camp Boulderwood initiative, and literature distributed by the University Settlement itself. Also includes a photograph of Marilyn MacDonald, president of the Women's Auxiliary University Settlement accepting the Annual Commnunity Leadership Award on behald of the auxiliary.
B2001-0010: The records document the Women's Auxiliary of the University Settlement. They consist of: copies of its constitutions; reports of officers and committees including President (1939-54), Secretary (1932-1950), Treasurer (1931-1983) House and Buying Committee (1933-1969), Public Relations (1945-74), Tea Conveanor (1963-1986) and Fashion Show (1980-1886); original minute books from 1920-1983; misc. correspondence (1940-1987); membership and supporters lists; one file relating to the writing of the history of the Women's Auxiliary. Also included are University Settlement Board of Directors minutes and reports, 1976-1984 as well as some miscellaneous publications, 1980-1986. Also includes 3 photographs and 33 negatives documenting a fashion show sponsored by the Women's Auxiliary of the University Settlement.
University Settlement. Women's Auxiliary
Personal records of Muriel Uprichard, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing (1955-1965), with correspondence, student essays, publications and photographs. Includes files on the history of nursing education in Canada and abroad, the International Council of Nurses (1932-1951), the St. John Ambulance and other national organizations.
Personal records of Frederic Urban, artist and lecturer in architecture, documenting his education, teaching and professional activities, particularly from his entering the Nova Scotia School of Art and Design in 1975 through his teaching at the University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto. Includes correspondence, notes, teaching materials, files on research in Italy and on exhibitions and performance. Also includes files on visiting lectureships, especially at the Nanjing Institute of Technology/South East University in Nanjing, China (1987-1988), architectural drawings, photographs, slides, posters, publications, film and video.
Photographs and cloth letters document the Medical Athletic Association. Included are 5 letters and the composite photographs for the Medical Athletic Executive for the years 1943-44, 1944-45 and 1945-46. Also included is one group shot of the University of Toronto Athletic Association, Intramural Sports Committee for 1945-46.
Unversity of Toronto. Medical Athletic Association
Reels of 16 mm film, approx. 3000 ft in total, documenting Canadian and University of Toronto track teams competing at meets. Vaar took the film as a freelance cameraman. Much of the footage was sold to the CBC for news items.
Minute books, constitution, some correspondence and notices documenting the Faculty Wives Associations (1932-1959) and its precursor the Ladies Auxiliary (1900-1923). There is also one file documenting the establishment of the University Women's War Services Committee established in 1939.
University of Toronto Faculty Wives Association
Papers of William Van Der Smissen, Professor of German, University of Toronto, consisting of photographs of trips to Europe and various family events; also, an annotated copy for further editions of Professor Van der Smissen's translation of Faust and an album of press reviews; and, a scrapbook of cartoons by du Maurier.
van der Smissen Family
Fonds consists of 3 accessions
B1965-0031: Translation of Goethe's "Faust".
B1991-0001: Publications relating to William Hodgson Ellis, who was head of Applied Chemistry in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, 1920.
B1981-0013: 61 files of photographs and sketches of the Van der Smissen family, the Royal Military College and WWI.
Van der Smissen, William Henry
Consists of records documenting Blanche van Ginkel's career as a professor of architecture in the Faculty/School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, mainly from 1977 to 1990.
van Ginkel, Blanche
Files created by Mr. Vaughan during his service as Chairman of the Property Committee and later of the Board of Governors documenting his involvement in the university's major physical expansion programme; and photographs showing exterior and interior views of house at Maplehearn (1895-1898).
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.
Correspondence, reports and financial statements of the Royal Canadian Institute; and correspondence of the Committee on General Entymological Terms.
Walker, Edmund Murton
This accession consists of the personal records of Marion Dorothy Walker. The records document Ms. Walker’s activities as a production assistant for Hart House Theatre, as a professor in the University of Toronto Department of Fine Art and as a creative writer. Types of records include: personal correspondence, manuscripts, theatre programmes, playbills, lecture notes, research notes, scrapbooks, costume designs, stage designs, photographs and slides. This accession is arranged in the following 5 series:
Series 1: Early Biographical Information
Series 2: Personal Correspondence
Series 3: Hart House Theatre
Series 4: Department of Fine Art
Series 5: Fiction
Walker, Marion Dorothy
Three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and nine picture books about the Dionne Quintuplets.
Walker, Norma Ford
Correspondence, diaries, course and lecture notes, addresses, notes, manuscripts and publications, subject files and photographs documenting the careers of Professors Alexander Brady and Malcolm Wallace.
This accession consists of two distinct sous-fonds. The first contains files from the personal records of Alexander Brady, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, that Professor Wallace, a colleague and executor of his estate, had retained in her possession following his death. She has added some of her files about Professor Brady and many of the annotations throughout are hers.
The second contains the surviving personal records of her father, Malcolm Wallace, Professor of English at the University of Toronto, 1904-1944, and Principal of University College, 1928-1944.
Wallace, Mary Elisabeth
Fonds consists of material documenting the professional and personal life of Prof. Tuppil Venkatacharya. Records cover his collection and research of Sanskrit literature through correspondence, typescripts, annotated texts, translations and transliterations, and recordings of some of his academic presentations. Also included in the material is documentation of the community Sanskrit classes taught by the scholar (Series 10) as well as his and his wife’s, Vijaya Venkatacharya’s, involvement in Toronto’s South Asian community. Fonds also includes family correspondence and some biographical material regarding Venkatacharya’s education and positions held at the University of Toronto and other institutions. Please see series descriptions for additional details.
Photographs of Charles Totton and classmates of the biological and physical sciences course. Included are informal views of students in laboratories including one during a dissection. There is also a formal group photograph of the Biological and Physical Sciences Class of 1907 as well as Totton's graduation portrait and diplomas. Also included is the programme of the University College Ninth Annual Dinner complete with signatures of classmates, professors as well as the guest of honour Sir Wilfred Laurier.
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1965-0037: Correspondence, invitations, programmes, press clipping, and publications with a typescript of an ode by Percy James Robinson, relating to the centenary celebrations of the University of Toronto in 1927 (2 boxes)
B1988-0011: 1 black and white photograph. Photo of W.S. Wallace taken by Ashley & Crippen.
Wallace, William Stewart
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1979-0014: Portraits of children, possibly related to Professor Walter. Many photoprints are undated. Taken by Unique Art Studio; Len Hillyard, Saskatoon. Other photographers unknown. 1937-1940
B1995-0025: Course notes from a Spanish course taken by Professor Walter in 1970-71; notes and lecture notes in German and English. 1970-1973
Walter, Arnold Maria
Records of the Walter Frisby Fellowship, formerly known as the Public Speaking Association and now changed name to Dr. Zoltan Mester Fellowship. Include correspondence, minutes of meetings, notices, financial statements, reminiscences and a gavel.
Walter Frisby Fellowship
Two letters from J. Burgon Bickersteth, second Warden of Hart House, to Frederick A. Wansbrough, then Secretary of Hart House (1928-1930).
Wansbrough, Frederick Arthur
Material on Canadian Committee for Relief of Biafran Refugees and the Canadian Union for the Rights of Biafrans consisting of minutes of meetings of Canairelief Executive Committee, correspondence, and press clippings.
Records in this fonds document several aspects of Professor Warkentin’s career in the Department of English. There is extensive correspondence with colleagues and Canadian writers including James Reaney, Jay MacPherson, David Staines, William Blissett, Margaret Stobie, George Woodcock to list only a few (Series 1 and 6). There are also records relating to her teaching including lectures, course outlines and research files on Canadian authors – see series 4, 6 and 7. Her research interests and editing activities are documented in records found in series 1, 5 and 6 including correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, bibliographies, reviews and grant applications.
Also includes material relating to 1966-67 Survey On Married Women with Children in Graduate Studies and the Canadian Federation of University Women. Includes correspondence, clippings, reports and notes.
Course notes and laboratory reports prepared by Mieczyslaw (Mike) Warmski for second, third, and fourth year courses in mechanical engineering at the University of Toronto. Also included are: reports prepared during summer employment; materials relating to his BASc thesis; and some student memorabilia.
Warmski, Mieczyslaw (Mike) S.
Includes material relating to Heyworth Committee set up in February 1972 to look into the issue of stack access to Robarts Library, minutes of Library Council meetings and meetings of the Committee on Stack access to Robarts Library, reports, signed petitions, memoranda and a file on a proposed expanded UC library service.
Consists of minutes of organizing committees, programmes, invitations, correspondence, and financial statements relating to the 92nd meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science held in Toronto in 1924.
Lecture notes, reading notes, term essays and exams for courses in Economics and Political Science as an undergraduate and graduate student at University of Toronto (1949-1953); personal lecture notes of Andrew Watson for his course on European Economic History (1960-1966). Dept. of Economics Review of graduate programme - correspondence (1988-89).
Watson, Andrew M.
Personal records of Malcolm William Wallace, professor of English in and Principal of University College, consisting of personal and biographical material, drafts and copies of his writings and addresses, and material on the history and functioning of the University of Toronto and University College, from the opening of King’s College in 1843. Included is the University of Toronto Overseas Training Company’s “Record of Service” book, with a number of loose items, that Wallace compiled while second-in-command of the Company during World War I; his study for the Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences (Massey Commission); and the Alexander Lectures for 1950-1951.
Wallace, Malcolm William
Personal records of John H. L. Watson, relating to his education at McMaster University and the University of Toronto, with particular reference to the development at the latter of the electron microscope (1939-1943) and the subsequent evolution of electron microscopy as a discipline. Includes correspondence, term papers, programmes, awards, photographs and numerous publications by Watson.
Watson, John Henry Love
This collection consists of biographical information, certificates and diplomas, correspondence relating to Dr. Welsh’s employment as Chairman of the Department of Physics, with officials of the Order of Canada, his retirement, the H.L. Welsh Lectureship, and other honors. The collection also includes notes and outlines from four interviews done for the U of T Oral History Programme. The collection includes four photographs, several degrees, awards, certificates, and posters. This collection has been divided into three series based on the form and content of the records; 1) Correspondence and Biographical Material, 2) Degrees, Awards, and Certificates, and 3) Photographs.
Welsh, Harry Lambert
Items documenting George Westman's athletic achievements in rugby football and hockey while an undergraduate at the University of Toronto, including playing on the winning Grey Cup (1920) and Allan Cup (1921) teams. The items include his T-holder sweater (1922); the football (with lacing) used in the Grey Cup game, 4 December 1920; the commemorative 'puck' presented to the participants in the Allan Cup game and the menu for the victory luncheon in the Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, 22 March 1921; and the U of T Athletic Association's 'colour' (T-holder) certificate awarded to Westman, n.d.
Westman, George Edmund
University of Toronto silver medal in Classics presented to 1877 University College graduate, James E. Wetherell.
Wetherell, J. E. (James Elgin)
Fifty-five glass lantern slides document helium experiments that took place in Department of Physics in the 1920s. They originally belonged to Prof. Joseph O. Wilhelm, lecturer and co-author with J.C. McLennan of various articles. The slides were used to illustrate these articles and may also have been used for teaching. Includes original spectrographic data for the Raman Effect, views of scientific laboratory equipment, mostly likely the helium laboratory, as well as line drawings of the Helium Liquefier and the Oxygen Apparatus.
Wilhelm, Joseph Oscar
Contains one photograph of an ice hockey team in which H. H. Wilkinson played in 1905 (see top left hand). It also contains one pastel coloured photograph of H. H. Wilkinson and his wife, presumably taken in 1900s or 1910s.
Wilkinson, H. H.
The records in this fonds consist of a single accession and appear to be all that have survived documenting the academic life of Prof. Joseph Stanley Will. Originally received by the Rare Book Department (MS Collection No. 33) of the University of Toronto Library after Prof. Will’s death in 1964, they were transferred to the University Archives in 2004. They appear to have been part of a larger purchase of Prof. Will’s collection of 16th century books mainly on France. The papers consist of some correspondence and a few manuscripts and other personal papers. By far the bulk of the Fonds consist of card files compiled during the many years he researched Protestantism in France in particular and French literature in general. Unfortunately, the original arrangement of these card files was disturbed and some cards are not in any apparent order. Apart from the manuscript for what appears to be the first four chapters of the unpublished Volume I, no other manuscripts for Prof. Will’s other works are contained within this accession.
Will, J.S. (Joseph Stanley)
Records documenting the career of Dr. H. Leverne Williams as a chemical engineer and distinguished polymer scientist. Includes papers, articles, addresses, reviews, correspondence, manuscripts, association files, lectures, reports, certificates and photographs. Records cover both his research at Polymer Corporation (Sarnia, Ont.) 1946-1967 and his work as a faculty member of the Department of Chemical Engineering 1967-82, as well as Professor Emeritus from 1982 until his death in 1994.
This accession contains the following series of records. See series description for further details:
Series 1: Professional correspondence
Series 2: Manuscripts, addresses and reports
Series 3: Reviews
Series 4: Association files
Series 5: Chemical Engineering Research Consultants Limited
Series 6: Laboratory notebooks
Series 7: Graphic records
Series 8: Diplomas and honours
Williams, Harry Leverne
Fonds consists of 6 accessions:
B1973-0043: 19 paintings - Views of Toronto locations, including Yorkville Creek, and scenes in Northern Ontario, Quebec, the United States, England and Scotland painted by Daniel Wilson (19 paintings, 1855-1881).
B1974-0033: Microfilm copy of Wilson's diary (1974)
B1993-0022: Copies of correspondence from Daniel Wilson (later Sir Daniel Wilson, former President of U. of T.) to individuals in Edinburgh and to institutions such as American Philosophic Society and Smithsonian Institution (1 box, 1846-1890).
B2001-0048: 1 painting - "Brown Square" [Edinburgh] by Daniel Wilson. Watercolour and graphite on paper. Framed size 32.4 X 43.9 cm, ca. 1840-1850
B2004-0015: 2 paintings: Watercolour paintings by Daniel Wilson: "Mounds, Murray Bay July 22, 1865" and "Cap Blanc July 25, 1865".
B2010-0004: Illuminated "In Memoriam" volume produced by the City of Toronto containing the "Resolution of Condolence" dated 10 October 1892 relating to the death of Sir Daniel Wilson.
Wilson, Daniel, Sir
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
Offprints of articles written by F.F. Wilson, Associate Professor of Philosophy.
Wilson, Fred Forster Jr.
Fonds consists of material documenting the careers of both Prof. Frederick Winter and Joan Winter, particularly related to their archaeological research. Material in the fonds represents both of their individual work and education, as well as research conducted and presentations given together. The records of Prof. Frederick Winter’s cover his publishing activity, research across Europe, particularly within Greece, teaching, and some aspects of his doctoral work.
Joan Winter’s records make up a larger portion of the fonds’ material with considerable documentation of her undergraduate education at the University of Alberta as well as her time at the University of Toronto. Records also include Joan Winter’s teaching material as well as the tutorials she led for some of Prof. Winter’s courses.
The Winters’ joint research is documented through travel diaries, articles, research, and presentation notes. Some of the presentations are accompanied by photographs and the fonds includes additional graphic material related to their research.
Winter, Frederick E.
Most of the fonds can be fond in B1993-0050: Correspondence, addresses, manuscripts, diaries, minutes, reports, publications, film scripts, posters, certificates, photographs, artifacts, and film documenting Dr. Wilson's activities as a geophysicist, especially in relation to his research work and writings on continental drift, as Director-General of the Ontario Science Centre, and as a member of many commissions, committees and professional associations, often at the highest levels.
Accession B2002-0007 (1 box; 1989-1993) consists of personal papers of Prof. J. Tuzo Wilson including correspondence, manuscripts of articles and unpublished works such as draft autobiography. Also includes records created after his death and maintained by his secretary Moira Arnot. This accession is not further described in the series.
Accession B2014-0025 is filed in Series 19 (Graphic material): Photographs document a meeting of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XI Assembly that took place at the University of Toronto, September 3 – 14 1957. Tuzo Wilson was vice president of the IUGG and chairman of the arrangements committee. In addition, this accession includes an early hand drawn rendering depicting the movement of tectonic plates, drawn by Wilson sometime in the early 1960s.
Wilson, John Tuzo
Fonds consists of records documenting the academic and professional career of Prof. Wilson from his early research, teaching and publication activities at Harvard University through his more than forty years at the University of Toronto. Series 1 to 3 contain correspondence and professional files documenting his activities at Harvard University and the University of Toronto. Series 3 provides documentation on the operation of the Institute for Policy Analysis for much of the past thirty years and the segregation of the Department of Political Economy in 1982. Details relating to the development of courses and programmes of study in the developing fields of social and economic policy will be found in the correspondence and other documents.
Series 4 consists of records relating to Prof. Wilson’s own undergraduate education
at the University of British Columbia and graduate education at Harvard University.
The majority of the records in the first accession (B2001-0038) concern the research and writing of various studies, working papers and policy papers undertaken by Prof. Wilson as a member of the Institute for Policy Analysis. A major study on the Appliance industry commissioned by the federal Department of Industry in 1968 was one of the first undertaken by the new Institute. The records for this study found in Series 9 consist of correspondence, data, research files and transcripts of interviews with major manufacturing companies in Canada. Records relating to other studies, such as those conducted for the Anti-Inflation Board, will be found in Series 8.
Series 8 documents Prof. Wilson’s teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate level. One of his major achievements concerned the development of courses and programmes in Industrial Organization developed for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Series 10 documents the consulting work of Prof. Wilson, primarily under the umbrella of Wilson Research Economics, for various corporations and government agencies.
Wilson, Thomas Arthur
Records of Joan Winearls, map librarian at the University of Toronto, consisting of correspondence, course and lecture notes, addresses, diaries, articles, research files for and drafts of the manuscript of "Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867", and photographs. There are also conference files, relating in particular to the Canadian Cartographic Association, the International Cartographic Association, and the Conference on Editorial Problems 1993 conference in Toronto, ‘Editing Early and Historical Atlases’. There are also exhibition files associated with this conference and with ‘Mapping Toronto’s first century’, a 1984 exhibition mounted as part of the 200th anniversary celebrations of the City of Toronto.
This collection consists of 430 stereographs. They were assembled primarily by Sir Daniel Wilson and likely his daughter Sybil after his death. They document his interests in photography, especially of antiquarian Scotland and ethnology, and include many images of places he visited in Canada and the United States such as the White Mountains in New Hampshire where, on holidays, he painted many watercolours. Also included here are images of Toronto, the University of Toronto, the Toronto Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory, and two of the American Civil War.
Note on Sir Daniel Wilson
Sir Daniel Wilson was an accomplished amateur artist and much interested in the new medium of photography. He collected photographs, primarily in the stereographic medium, wherever he travelled and asked his friends to send images to him. He travelled widely following his arrival in Canada in 1853. In his first decade “he went as far south as Virginia and Kentucky, as far east as Prout’s Neck, Maine, as far west as the St. Louis River, and as far north as Lake Nipigon” . He travelled many times along the St. Lawrence River and the Saguenay in that decade and later, made two trips to the upper Great Lakes (1855 and 1866), was introduced to the Green Mountains in New Hampshire and the Adirondacks and historic sites in New York, and in 1862 visited Washington and Civil War battle sites in Virginia. In 1863 he returned to Britain and Europe for the first time (he would go to again in 1878, 1880, 1885 and 1891). In the 1870s, his travels to him along the Muskoka and Severn Rivers (1870), and to Native sites in Kentucky and Ohio (1874).
After Wilson became President of University College in 1880, he sought escape from the heat of Toronto summers in New Hampshire and the eastern seaboard of the United States. In August of 1881 he first visited the White Mountains in New Hampshire where he was inspired to take up painting again, and to which he returned in 1882, 1883, 1886, and from 1887 to 1890. There, with his wife Margaret until her death in 1885, and his daughter Sybil, he sought out sites “with indelibly North American names, in which he clearly revelled” – Black Mountain, Cascade Brook, Mount Osceola, Mount Tecumseth, the Mad River, and Scar Ridge . In 1883 he vacationed along the Atlantic coast of Maine and in 1884 he went to the Adirondacks around Lake Placid.
Marinell Ash and colleagues, Thinking with both hands: Sir Daniel Wilson in the Old World and the New, ed. Elizabeth Hulse. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999, 246
Ibid, 252, 271
Wilson, Daniel, Sir
Two notes from Wishart to Dr. C .K. Clarke and to President Falconer concerning conference expenses and use of Toronto General Hospital by the military at the end of World War I.
Wishart, David James Gibb
Women in Medicine Oral History Project
Signed admission tickets to classes in the Toronto School of Medicine, 1882-1886; announcement for examinations for license from the King and Queen's College of Physicians in Ireland, 1886; cartoon of the "Quack Doctor", n.d.
Wood, Robert James