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Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Council fonds

  • CA ON00357 2050
  • Fonds
  • 1928-2013

Fonds consists of minutes of Council, 1928-2013; and minutes and reports of various Council Committees, including the Staff Student Liaison Committee, 1966-1967; minutes of the Priorities Committee, 1990; minutes, correspondence and other records of the Committee on Recruitment, Counselling and Student Affairs, 1982-1988; minutes of the Academic Advisory Committee, 1986-2013 (incomplete); minutes of the Striking Committee, 1991-2003; and the Property Advisory Committee, 1989-2002.

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Council

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Alumnae Association fonds

  • CA ON00357 2051
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1971

Fonds consists of the following series: Constitution and minutes, 1905-1969; President’s records, 1955-1971; Program Convener's records, 1959-1964; General correspondence, 1901-1946; Records of committees and subject/correspondence files, 1931-1968; and Scrapbook, 1924-1937.

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Alumnae Association

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Alumni Association fonds

  • CA ON00357 2053
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1970, predominant 1921-1970

Fonds consists of the following series: constitutions, 1963-1964; Minutes, 1865-1970; Records concerning revival of the Alumni Association, 1921-1922; Records of the Secretary Treasurer, 1925-1963; Records concerning the Victoria Emmanuel College Building Fund, 1929-1930; Records concerning World War II students, 1939- [ca. 1946]; Records concerning class reunions, [ca. 1920]-1968; Minutes of the Library Improvement Committee, 1893; Directories of alumni, 1884-1964; Correspondence of World War I alumni, 1915-1918; and Photographs.

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Alumni Association

Alumni of Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). fonds

  • CA ON00357 2054
  • Fonds
  • 1971–2003

Fonds consists of constitution, 1971–1977; minutes 1971–1996; Executive minutes, 1988-1989, 1992-2003; President's book, 1973–1974; General files, 1973–1975; file re reunions for the classes of 1918, 1923, 1930, 1935; Continuing Education Committee minutes, 1976; Programme Committee minutes, 1976; and photographs.

Alumni of Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.)

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Women's Literary Society fonds

  • CA ON00357 2057
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1927

Fonds consists of the records of the Women's Literary Society (Ladies' Literary Society) including constitutions, minutes of meetings, financial records, and song books.

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Women's Literary Society

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Committee of Management Fonds

  • CA ON00357 2058
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1951

Fonds consists of three series: Committee Records, which includes minutes of the Committee, reports of the Dean of Residences/Dean of Women to the Committee, correspondence, by-laws and constitutions, financial reports and other documents related to the management of residences. This fonds also contains the Records of the Women’s Student Union Advisory Committee / Wymilwood Committee series, as well as the Records of the Women's Council series.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Committee of Management

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Dean of Men fonds

  • CA ON00357 2059
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1990

Fonds consists of the following series: General/correspondence files, 1948-1990; Subject files, 1957-1989; Residence Council records, 1937-1990; Students correspondence, 1955-1983; Records concerning orientation, 1962-1988; Personal papers, 1953-1969, 1982-1983; and Records concerning 50th Anniversary of Burwash Hall, 1963.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Dean of Men

Richard Pinch Bowles fonds

  • CA ON00357 2060
  • Fonds
  • 1913–1947

Fonds consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence re family, friends, Victoria University, charities and social and other activities and interests, [n.d.], 1913–1929; addresses for special Victoria University occasions, and on various subjects including theology and the relationship of students to the university, [n.d.], 1919–1928; baccalaureate addresses, 1915, 1916, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1928; address by Bowles and addresses by others at his installation as President, 1913; lecture notes, [n.d.]; manuscripts of theological articles/books, 1946–1947; and a historical account of Dr. Bowles ancestors.

Bowles, Richard Pinch

Harold Morrey Smith fonds

  • CA ON00357 2061
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1920

Fonds contains letters sent by Harold Morrey Smith to his family from military training camps in Ottawa, England and France during the period 29 June 1916 to 22 May 1919. There are some additional items such as a procedure manual for Signal Training (1918), dispersal certificate (1919 May 24), a small encased picture of Jesus Christ, and a student essay written for a Modern History course.

The letters provide an exceptionally clear and vivid picture of both the external and internal worlds of Harold Morrey Smith during the period of his military service. The world outside him is described in great detail: living conditions and social life in the military training camps; training methods and signalling techniques; excursions to towns and cities, and the social life he found outside the camps; religious services attended as well as movies, plays and musicals taken in.

The internal world of Harold Morrey Smith is pictured in as much detail. It is a world shaped both by the moral and religious outlook of Canadian Methodism, and by a broad education in the liberal arts. The mind of a future lawyer is suggested in descriptive passages that are precise and analytical in approach. Other passages, in which the writer's emotions are more visible, express moral and aesthetic opinions. In some instances it appears that the writer seeks to reassure his parents that their distant son is not falling prey to the common vices of military life. Nevertheless, the letters do explore in a frank and insightful way some of his feelings about his routinized existence and the moral complexity of the war he is training to fight. Other subjects discussed in the letters are his attitudes toward his promotion to higher rank, his desire to see "action", his unwillingness to commit himself to a romantic relationship during this period, as well his thoughts about religion, art, writing, and other more abstract topics. Throughout, his closeness to his family and his fondness for the Victoria College community as remembered in Toronto and experienced abroad are evident.

The letters are written in an unusually lucid and vigorous style, which makes their reading generally quite effortless in spite of all the descriptive detail. It is evident that Smith had definite ideas about composition and style, and that he invested a good deal of time in keeping up his correspondence and diaries (the existence of other letters and the diaries are not presently known). Researchers interested in the subjects addressed in the letters to his family are the ultimate beneficiaries of this substantial investment.

Smith, Harold Morrey

Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Principal's Office fonds

  • CA ON00357 2062
  • Fonds
  • 1929-2016, predominant 1945-2001

Fonds consists of 12 series containing the records of the former Principals and the Principal's Office: Subject files ; Correspondence ; Records relating to the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada ; Records relating to the Emmanuel College Financial Campaign ; Records relating to teaching staff ; Records related to committees and task forces ; Records related to inter-institutional agreements and cooperation ; Records related to honorary degrees ; Records related to programs and degrees ; Records related to Lectures, Conferences and events ; Records related to bursaries, scholarships and funds ; Records related to grants and endowments

Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Principal’s Office

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Principal's Office fonds

  • CA ON00357 2063
  • Fonds
  • 1932-2013

Fonds consists of correspondence/subject files and general files that are primarily related to faculty, other academic staff and courses. Also consists of records related to the Victoria College Council and its committees as well as U of T committees upon which the Principal sat. There are gaps in the records for the brief periods when the Principal's Office was served by the incumbent President: 1928-1932, 1941-1944, and 1966-1967. For records of the Principal's activities during these periods, consult the President's Office fonds (Fonds 2021).

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Principal's Office

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies Fonds

  • CA ON00357 2064
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2018

Fonds consists of nine series: Annual reports, announcements of activities, programmes, projects, bulletins, 1965-2007; Committee records, 1964-2001; Correspondence/subject files, 1964-2001; Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies, 1974-2018; Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium, 1967-1999; Renaissance and Reformation, 1964-2000; Records relating to infrastructure, 1976-2005; Records relating to programs, 1971-2010; and Records relating to library collections, 1977-2005

Victoria University (Toronto Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Library fonds

  • CA ON00357 2065
  • Fonds
  • 1877-2013

Fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence, 1886-2013; Subject/correspondence files of the Librarian, 1877-2008; Acquisition records, 1877-2007; Records concerning building Birge Carnegie Library, 1907-1911; Records of Victoria University bodies, 1896-2005; Exhibitions records, 1938-2012; Annual reports and other records, 1878-2008; Records relating to the CRRS; Records of Friends of the Library, 1983-2011; Library Personnel Files, 1945-2004; Photographs, ca. 1909-2013.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Library

Annesley Student Government Association fonds

  • CA ON00357 2066
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1991

Fonds consists of minutes, constitutions and regulations, reports, correspondence and other records of the Annesley Student Government Association and its successor the Annesley Addison Student Government Association.

Annesley Student Government Association

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Dean of Women fonds

  • CA ON00357 2067
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1990

Fonds consists of seven series: Correspondence, 1894-1939; Subject/correspondence files, 1887-1990; Minutes and other records of committees and associations, 1903-1988; Records concerning students and dons, 1884-1989; Records concerning the anniversary of Annesley Hall, 1974-1979; Records relating to Annesley Hall and women's Residences, 1902-1969; and Records of the Annesley Student Government Association, 1903-1963.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Dean of Women

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Chaplain’s Office fonds

  • CA ON00357 2070
  • Fonds
  • 1897-2002

Fonds consists of the following: marriage registers of Victoria College Chapel which include entries from Emmanuel College (predominantly prior to 1958), 1897-1915, 1922-1983 [accession 1989.118V]; marriage registers of Victoria College Chapel, 1983-1992 [accession 1995.079V], 1997-2002 [accession 2003.126V] and Chaplain's Report from 1993 .

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Chaplain's Office

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Philosophy Department fonds

  • CA ON00357 2071
  • Fonds
  • 1948–1962

Fonds consists of the records of Professor John A. Irving: correspondence files, including material dealing with Office, Faculty and Senate matters, 1948–1962, exams, 1949–1962.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Philosophy Department

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1921 fonds

  • CA ON00357 2072
  • Fonds
  • 1917–1976

Fonds consists of minutes, 1917–1921; scrapbook consisting of programs, correspondence and class lists, 1941–1971; and Class Secretary Rev. C. Heber Dickinson’s records containing correspondence, newsletters, ephemera and photographs relating to the activities, including reunions, of the Victoria College Class of 1921.

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1921

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Gate House fonds

  • CA ON00357 2073
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1978

Fonds consists of constitutions, minutes, reports, correspondence and other material, 1966-1978; and farcical letter, 1940, relating to Gate House.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Gate House

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Alumni Affairs and University Advancement Department fonds

  • CA ON00357 2074
  • Fonds
  • 1904-2016, predominant 1976–2016

Fonds consists of the records of Larry Davies, the Director of the External Relations and Development Department, primarily outgoing correspondence as well as records documenting the relationship between the Department, alumni, and alumni groups such as the Alumni of Victoria College (AVC) and the Emmanuel College Alumni/ae Association. Records also document fundraising and development activities as well as the planning and hosting of events such as reunions and milestone celebrations.

Fonds contains lists of Permanent Class Executives of Victoria College, guest book and transcripts of addresses given at the Memorial Service held for Victoria University President A.B.B. Moore, promotional material, questionnaires, notes, lists, correspondence, research material, reports, financial records and annual reports.

The fonds is made up of six series: Series 1: Special Events and Celebrations; Series 2: Campaigns and Fundraising; Series 3: Records of the Director; Series 4: Records related to Victoria College Alumni; Series 5: Publications and Newsletters; and Series 6: Records related to Emmanuel College Alumni.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Alumni Affairs and University Advancement Department

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Senior Common Room Committee fonds

  • CA ON00357 2076
  • Fonds
  • 1919–1968

Fonds consists of minutes, 1921–1939 (1987.198V), 1951–1968 (1990.056V); financial records, 1924–1958 (1987.198V); lists of members, 1919–1921, 1924–1958 (1987.198V), of the Senior Common Room Committee.

Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Senior Common Room Committee

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Men's Residence Council fonds

  • CA ON00357 2077
  • Fonds
  • 1938–1981

Fonds consists of records, including constitutions, n.d., 1969; minutes, 1947–1954, 1978–1981; minutes of the Ad Hoc Committee on Residence Life, 1975; reports and other records, 1968–1976; correspondence, memoranda and other records, 1974–1976, Chairman’s correspondence and other records, 1979–1980, financial records, 1950–1970; and visitor’s registration books for men’s residences, 1938–1971.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Men's Residence Council

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). North House fonds

  • CA ON00357 2080
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912]–1977

Fonds consists of minutes, 1955–1976; financial record book, 1966–1972; and other material relating to North House and an invitation to a party and song sheets [between 1912 and 1916].

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). North House

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Middle House fonds

  • CA ON00357 2081
  • Fonds
  • 1954–2000

Fonds consists of financial record book of Middle House, 1954–1975; a minute book, 1952–1960; a collection of reminiscences by a resident from 1952–1954, an address to the members, 1996; and miscellaneous records from the 2000s.

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Middle House

Victoria University (Cobourg, Ont.). Department of Medicine fonds

  • CA ON00357 2083
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1892

Fonds consists of register of students in the Department of Medicine, 1858-1875; register of students examined by the Medical Board of Examiners, 1880-1892, including Uzziel Ogden's account with Victoria University; announcements (calendars), 1857-1883 (incomplete, and includes Montreal, 1878-1879 to 1881-1882); correspondence, reports and other records, 1855-1881 (includes Montreal 1878-1881); examinations, 1857; and medical diploma for James Edward Forfar, 1889.

Victoria University (Cobourg, Ont.). Department of Medicine

Upper Canada Academy fonds

  • CA ON00357 2084
  • Fonds
  • 1831-1849

Fonds consists of records related to the founding of Upper Canada Academy, which later became Victoria College. Records includes the Royal Charter, constitutions, financial records, register of students and notebooks of Reverend John Beatty and Matthew Richey. Also included are one series of minutes: Minutes of the Upper Canada Academy Building Committee, 1831-1836; Minutes of the Upper Canada Academy and Victoria College Managing Committee, 1836-1843; and minutes of the Victoria College Financial Committee, 1843-1849.

Upper Canada Academy

Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Board fonds

  • CA ON00357 2086
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1889

Fonds consists of minutes (including extracts), notes and drafts, reports and other records of the Victoria College Board. Also includes minutes of the annual meetings of ministers of the Wesleyan Methodist Church to elect Board and Officers of the College, 1862-1866. Fonds also consists of records of committees of the Victoria College Board, including the Building Committee.

Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Board

Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Philalethic Society fonds

  • CA ON00357 2088
  • Fonds
  • [1839?]–1842

Fonds consists of minutes of the Upper Canada Academy Philalethic Society, [1939?]–1841 (1988.084V), and photocopy of manuscript of student periodical “The Philomath”, 1842 (1987.249V).

Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Philalethic Society

Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Literary Societies fonds

  • CA ON00357 2089
  • Fonds
  • 1846–1852

Fonds consists of constitutions, by-laws and minutes of the following societies: Calliopean Association, 1846; Fraternitas, 1847–1849; Polyhymnia, 1849–1850; and Philo–Rhetorician, 1850–1852.

Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Literary Societies

Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). President's Office fonds

  • CA ON00357 2090
  • Fonds
  • 1849

Fonds consists of a notebook from 1849 belonging to Egerton Ryerson with notes about approaches for the University of Victoria College and about the value of his books left in Cobourg. Additionally present is a letter from the Canada Government Building addressed to Rev. Lachlin Tayor, 1876. Fonds also contains memoranda of daily appointments and reminders of President S.S. Nelles, 1875-1879 and finally, a record of theological students and their marks, 1875-1877.

Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). President's Office

Ministers of the Wesleyan Methodist Church fonds

  • CA ON00357 2092
  • Fonds
  • 1837–1888

Fonds consists of minutes of annual meetings of the Ministers of the Wesleyan Methodist Church, 1837-1856, 1860-1861 as well as minutes of the Faculty of Theology and Board of Examiners.

Ministers of the Wesleyan Methodist Church

Albert College (Belleville, Ont.). fonds

  • CA ON00357 2094
  • Fonds
  • 1857–1891

Fonds consists of records of students registered, examinations, student marks, orders of proceedings, 1857–1884; financial records, 1861–1891. Some records were kept by Albert Carman in his capacity as Professor and later Principal.

Albert College (Belleville, Ont.)

Victoria Women's Association fonds

  • CA ON00357 2095
  • Fonds
  • 1898-2002

Fonds consists of minutes, 1900-1987; reports, 1900-1993; correspondence, 1902-1993; constitutions, 1988-1966; financial and fund raising records, 1898-2002; membership records, [before 1906]-1999; records of events, 1909-1995; addresses and reminiscences, 1903-1967; historical notes and other material, 1923-1991; photographs; and audio cassette, of Victoria Women's Association.

Victoria Women's Association

Alma E. Wales fonds

  • CA ON00357 2096
  • Fonds
  • 1924–1928

Fonds consists of a scrapbook titled “Some of my College activities and interests,” which includes photographs, ephemera, correspondence and clippings showing activities and events from Alma E. Wales’ years as a student at Victoria University, 1924–1928.

Wales, Alma E.

Margaret Eleanor Theodora Addison fonds

  • CA ON00357 2097
  • Fonds
  • 1875–1941

Fonds consists of diaries, 1900–1912, family correspondence, 1875–1931, notes, clippings, publications, biographical material, 1941, scrapbook, a portrait and a monogrammed handkerchief.

Addison, Margaret Eleanor Theodora

E. Dawson Roberts fonds

  • CA ON00357 2098
  • Fonds
  • 1986

Fonds consists of typescript of reminiscences of events, activities and conditions of life in Middle House students residence, 1943–1947.

Roberts, E. Dawson

Mildred Brockie fonds

  • CA ON00357 2099
  • Fonds
  • 1926–1963

Fonds consists of clippings, 1926, ephemera and photographs [1934?]–1938, 1963.

Brockie, Mildred Irene Lloyd

Richard Seymour Kelly fonds

  • CA ON00357 2100
  • Fonds
  • 1849-1851

Fonds consists of photocopy of a certificate re R.S. Kelly's teaching performance at Victoria College from President Rev. A. McNab, 1849: photocopy of manuscript titled "A Course of lectures on astronomy", 1851 (O/S).

Kelly, Richard Seymour

Thain Wendell MacDowell fonds

  • CA ON00357 2101
  • Fonds
  • 1917

Fonds consists of photcopies of military dispatches sent by MacDowell to report on his activities on the battlefront of Europe.

MacDowell, Thain Wendell

John James Maclaren fonds

  • CA ON00357 2102
  • Fonds
  • 1884–1890

Fonds consists of correspondence of Justice John James Maclaren concerning University of Toronto federation, 1884–1890.

Maclaren, John James

Alida Martin fonds

  • CA ON00357 2103
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1829]–1949

Fonds consists of addresses and lectures notes by Samuel Nelles; clippings, eulogy and biographical information regarding Samuel Nelles and his family; photographs.

Martin, Alida

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