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University of Toronto. Advisory Committee on Faculty Housing Assistance

Final report of N. Barry Lyon Consultants Limited on "University of Toronto. Faculty Housing Assistance Study" dated November 1988. The study was commissioned by Alex Pathy, Vice-President, Business Affairs as part of the work of the Advisory Committee on Faculty Housing. The copy of this final report was owned by Prof. M. Trebilock, Faculty of Law and a member of the Advisory Committee.

Brown 2008 accession

Three black-and-white photographs:
-Modern Language Club of University College, 1920-1921, including Harcourt Brown and his future wife, Dorothy Stacey;
-The Varsity staff, 1921-1922 (Brown was 'dramatic editor, spring [term]');
-The Corning Conference at the Corning Glass Center, Corning, New York, 17-19 May 1951.

All photos are fully captioned.

University of Toronto. Division of University Extension

Includes minutes of the Division (1907-1963) and Staff Committees (1955-1968); correspondence and subject files (1947-1973); printed material, notably lists of Extension Lectures (1914-1946), calendars and circulars; and two sound recordings of the Senate Committee on Extension (1971). Annual reports (1955-56, 1967-68)

Bliss Carman Papers

Collection of printed works with extensive manuscript revisions, partly in author's hand, and 48 photos of actresses in costume as characters from Daughters of Dawn; miscellaneous photos of Bliss Carman and others.

Carman, William Bliss

University of Toronto. Office of the Registrar

General files include those relating to entrance requirements, conferences, convocations, celebrations, curricula, military education, and service (ca. 1875-1964); files relating to the work of the Senate and its boards and committees particularly concerning curricula and student records (ca. 1895- 1960); and files relating to the work of the faculties and faculty councils concerning curricula and student records (ca. 1892-1950).

University of Toronto. Office of the Registrar

Files relating to Commission on University Government (CUG), President's Committee to examine the whole university structure, Material on year-round operation, Presidential Advisory Committee on Student Housing, student activities, Matriculation Board files, President's Research Committee, Parts I to Part XVI; Subcommittee on Research and Planning, Parts I to XI; University-wide Committee proceedings and transcripts; Budget committee files (1966-1970); Administration of office of Vice-president and Registrar (1954-1970); Presidential Advisory Committee on Erindale and Scarborough (1966-1970); Presidential Advisory Committee on the status and future of Scarborough College; Presidential Advisory Search Committee to find headmaster for UTS.

Chava Rosenfarb Papers

Includes drafts and proofs of The Tree of Life [Der Boym Fun Lebn]; Bociany [a novel about life in a Polish shtetl] and Of Lodz and Love; Survivors [translated from the Yiddish by Goldie Morgentaler]; address and daybooks; most of the printed manuscript of Briv tsu Abrashn; Bird of the Ghetto; correspondence with family, friends, authors, editors and publishers, including Isaac Bashevis Singer, printer and publisher Israel London, Elaine Kalman Naves, and other material related to the life and work of author Chava Rosenfarb.

Rosenfarb, Chava

Craig Stephenson Papers

This first accession of Craig Stephenson’s papers includes manuscripts, proofs, correspondence, writing for academic journals, teaching files and other material related to his life and work.
Contains series:

  1. Manuscripts
  2. Writing Files
  3. Journals
  4. Educational Programs and Certifications
  5. Festivals, Lectures and Seminars
  6. Teaching Files
  7. Correspondence + Non-Craig Stephenson works
  8. Professional Associations
  9. Other
  10. Book Reviews
  11. Research
  12. Audio-visual Materials
  13. Magazine and Journal Publications

Stephenson, Craig E.

University of Toronto. Students' Administrative Council

Includes administrative records in the form of correspondence, financial documents, minutes of committees, policies and reports documenting many of the activities of the Students' Administrative Council.
Early records to the 1960s are mainly financial and include trial balances, audit reports, budgets, financial statements and reports. There is extensive correspondence from the General Secretary Treasurer, Mr. E.A. MacDonald from 1934-1949 except a brief interlude during the war period when Ms. A.E.M. Parkes took on this acting role. There is correspondence for her tenure for the year 1943-44 only.
Financial records, reports, studies, policies and event files document the period from the mid 1960s to the mid 1980s. There are also files on broader student governing bodies such as the National Federation of Canadian University Students, the Canadian Union of Students and the Ontario Federation of Students.

George Elliott Clarke Papers

Includes extensive drafts, notes, research for his many projects; personal and professional correspondence; appearances; teaching; early material from the 1980s; Whylah Falls; One Heart Broken Into Song; The Motorcyclist; Illicit Sonnets; Red; Saltwater Spirituals and Deeper Blues; prose; poem drafts; essays; articles; reviews; columns; B.A. and M.A. course work University of Waterloo, Queen’s; typescript poems by John Thompson for Stilt Jack and other material related to the life and work of George Elliott Clarke.

Contains series:
Series 1: The Motorcyclist Boxes 1-5
Series 2: Writing/Manuscripts Boxes 6-25
Series 3: Correspondence, 1980s – 2014, Boxes 26-81
Series 4: Ideas, Boxes 82-86
Series 5: Africana, Boxes 87-88
Series 6: Other material, including publicity and work by others, Boxes 89-108
Series 7: Stilt Jack John Thompson typescript poems, Box 109
Series 8: George Hamilton/family/personal, Box 110

Note: extensive correspondence includes family/friends/personal, as well as M. Nourbese Philip, Althea Prince, Paul Zemokhol, Joe Sealy, Fil Fraser and a wide variety of Canadian and international writers, artists, musicians, politicians, and others

Clarke, George Elliott

Mary Burns Papers

Includes drafts and notes for The Reason for Time; You Again; Casting the Angel; The Last Resort; and Presto!; as well as writing-related and personal correspondence; Mary Burns’ blog; columns from The Yukon News, including ‘Soapbox’, 1970s.

Burns, Mary

J. Edward Chamberlin Papers

Includes correspondence with various poets in his capacity as Saturday Night poetry editor, some with submissions, and copies of replies, as well as correspondence with other writers and drafts of their work, including Rachel Manley, Lorna Goodison, Derek Walcott (along with the nomination for Walcott to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992), Anne Michaels and Bruce St. John. It also includes books, pamphlets,print and ephemera pertaining to West Indian and Caribbean Literature, history and culture.

Chamberlin, J. Edward

J. Edward Chamberlin Papers

Includes Lorna Goodison material such as drafts, proofs and notes for From Harvey River; early drafts of ‘Supplying Salt and Light/Oracabessa’; Travelling Mercies; By Love Possessed; drafts for unpublished ‘The Book of Amber’; Controlling the Silver; personal and professional correspondence, including Rex Nettleford, Derek Walcott and others; ink doodles and drawings within texts; appearances; photographs; “Run of poetry by Canadian Poets (each illustrated) in Saturday Night, January 1989 – January 1995. Poetry editor J. Edward Chamberlin”; and various other material related to the lives and work of Lorna Goodison and J. Edward Chamberlin

Chamberlin, J. Edward

Patterson 1993 accession

Manuscripts, publications, notes, and correspondence relating to the activities of Professor Patterson in his capacity as an aeronautical engineer in England, Australia and as Director of the Institute for Aeronautical Studies at the University of Toronto.

Patterson 1995 accession

Correspondence, certificates, contracts, addresses, drafts of articles and books (including audiotapes), and photoprints documenting the activities of Gordon Neil Patterson, founder and first director of the Institute for Aerospace Studies at the University of Toronto.

Sidney Smith Personal Papers

Personal records of Sidney Earle Smith, President of the University from 1945 to 1957. Includes speeches, addresses, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings and files created while Minister of External Affairs, 1957-1959. Also includes photos of various events and ceremonies on campus while Smith was President.

Cody Family 1974 accession

Personal copies of books belonging to Dr. Henry John Cody:

  • Hardie, Martin and Warner Allen. "Our Italian Front", with the following material tipped in: a letter from Charles Hamilton Mitchell, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, who was associated with the authors in Italy with British military intelligence during World War I, with a black and white photoprint of himself.

  • Pepper, George Wharton. "Philadephia Lawyer: an autobiography", with scattered paragraphs marked for special attention and the following material tipped in: Convocation programme for the conferring by the U of T of the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) on Senator Pepper, and a press clipping reviewing a similar autobiography, "Confessions of an Un-common Attorney", by Reginald L. Hines.

Cody Family 1st 1979 accession

Correspondence, programmes, brochures, greeting cards, pamphlets, and sermons documenting the activities of Barbara Cody (Barbara Blackstock) and her husband, Rev. Henry John Cody.

Cody Family 1980 accession

Badges and medals awarded to Henry John Cody (1918, 1937, 1945); medals awarded to his wife, Barbara Blackstock Cody, with accompanying correspondence, certificates, press clippings.

Cody Family 1986 accession

Copies of "The Jubilee Volume of Wycliffe College" (1927) and the 1937 edition of same, with the following material tipped or laid in: correspondence, photoprints, press clippings, articles, photographs, programmes and Grip cartoons from the 1870s featuring individuals associated with Wycliffe College, including Daniel Wilson; presentation copies of the 1939 and 1943 Falconer Lectures given by Earl Baldwin of Bewdley and Lord Hailey.

Cody Family 1998 accession

Correspondence and report of Toronto Survey of Family and Children's Services (1950-51). Mrs. Barbara Blackstock Cody was Chair of the Toronto Survey Committee, Welfare Council of Canada. Minutes, correspondence, notes relating to her work in the Toronto Social Work Historical Committee (1962-1963) and the work of Mary Jennison (Dip. Social Services UofT 1928) on the History of Settlement in Canada.

Madawaska Club 1974 accession

Consists of annual meetings and reports, charter and bylaws, shares and finances, land and titles records, transportation and maintenance, committee records; historical notes and club history, 1948. Photoprints and negatives of club activities at Go Home Bay; negatives showing maps of Go Home Bay and surrounding areas contained in albums. Photoalbums were compiled and maintained by Professors C.A. Chant, G.R. Anderson and Grant Robertson.

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