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Ron Baecker fonds

  • UTA 2003
  • Fonds
  • 1968-2008

Records in this fonds consist mainly of film and video documenting many of the projects developed within the DPG by Prof. Ron Baecker as well as with colleagues and graduate students. Included are film reels collected and exhibited for the 20th anniversary and incorporated into the video Dynamic Image. These document very early projects such as Baecker’s Genesys: Computer Animation System (MIT, 1969), Leslie Mezei’s Art of Computers (1971), George Olshevski‘s Regular 4D Polytopes (ca. 1971). A poster from this event is also included. Videos demonstrate many of the technologically advance graphic works done by the DPG lab under Baecker’s directorship including, to list a few, CaveCat, Telepresence Ontario, MAD (Movie Authoring Design) and Apple Design Competition 1993 (Globall).

There is also one box of textual records documenting to limited degree other areas of Baecker’s career including TAGlab, Knowledge Media Design Institute and NECTAR – network for Effective Collaboration Technologies through Advanced Research. There is also a series of portraits done of Baecker in 1987 as well as an album documenting the work of the Telepresence Ontario Project.

Baecker, Ron

Lindsay Family fonds

  • UTA 2002
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1906-1976

Included in this small fonds is biographical data, citations, passports, clippings and other memorabilia. Also included are two notebooks compiled by Alice Lindsay. These are interleaved with correspondence and notes on the Chinese way of life. One note book is mainly Chinese sayings.

This accession also includes a two part photo album/scrapbook of the Lindsay’s trip through South East Asia and Europe to Canada in 1927. There are also photographs documenting their family, friends and colleagues.

Finally this accession includes an embroidered and weaved Chinese wall hanging as well as two sets of dinner place card holders showing Chinese life scenes. One set is made of Chinese paper cut work and a second set are pop up cards.

Lindsay, Ashley

Duncan Graham fonds

  • UTA 2001
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1943

World War II memoribilia preserved from a WWII scrapbook that most likely belonged to Duncan Graham of the Faculty of Medicine and that documented mainly the 15th Canadian General Hospital. Included are a few Christmas cards, photographs, typed memos, postage labels and the May 1941 Ontario Medical Association Bulletin.
This accession includes a group portrait of the 15th Canandian General Hospital taken in Toronto in Janauary 1940 with identification of many in the portait. There is also two small photos of officers and the ambulance corp at Niagara Camp, 1940.

Graham, Duncan

Lidia Lagodich Fonds

  • UTA 2000
  • Fonds
  • 1946-197-

Photographs, diplomas and artifacts document the student life of U.C. graduate Lidia Lagodich who received her B.A. in 1950 and went on to get a Bachelor of Library Science in 1951. Included are snapshots of Lidia with her friends on campus and at convocation as well as a photo album.
There are also photographs of engineering graduate Shams-Ul Huda, a foreign student from India with whom Lagodich was friends. Some of the snapshots were sent to Lidia from Shams-Ul. Their friendship is also documented in correspondence that Shams-Ul sent to Lidia over several decades.
Formal group portraits include University College Graduating Class 1950, Falconer House 1948-49, and Mulock House, Whitney Hall, 1946, Cody House, Whitney Hall 1949-50, Grad House 146 St. George, 1947-48 and 1950-51.

Lagodich, Lidia

Hillock and Addison Family Fonds

  • UTA 1999
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1898

Photographs and memorabilia documenting Julia Sim Hillock (B.A. 1892) and Janie Sanderson Hillock (B.A. 1895) including: University College, Officers of Class of 1892 ; 1892, 1893 and 1894-95 U.C. Women’s Literary Society; Julia Hillock 1892 Diploma.
Photographs and memorabilia documenting William Lockwood Addison (M.B. 1895, M.D.1898) including: Officers of the class of 1895 and 2 unidentified group portraits and a unique Toronto General Hospital Midwifery Program certificate 1895.

Hillock, Julia Sim

Sherwin Desser Fonds

  • UTA 1998
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2010

Correspondence, notices of lectures, letters of reference, memorabilia, committee files and photographs document the career of Professor Sherwin Desser, a parasitologist in the Department of Zoology and Chairman of that department from 1990-1999. Desser also served as Chair of the Hart House Art Committee and there is one file documenting this role. Finally, there is also two painted portraits by Prof. Desser, one self-portrait and one of Kenneth C. Fisher.

Sherwin Desser

Archie B. McCallum fonds

  • UTA 1995
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1914

A small notebook which contains a course syllabus and handwritten lecture notes for a course on obstetrics from 1914-1914. The item belonged to Archie B. McCallum who attended the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine.

McCallum, Archie B.

Kenneth William Allen fonds

  • UTA 1994
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1987

This accession of records from Dr. Kenneth W. Allen covers a brief period in his career when he was working in the Physics Division of Atomic Energy of Canada in Chalk River, as a Lecturer at Liverpool University, England, and as a researcher for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority at Aldermaston, England. The accession contains lab notes, diagrams, and correspondence with administration at Chalk River and various atomic organizations.

Allen, Kenneth William

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

Gary Yee fonds

  • UTA 1980
  • Fonds
  • 1978 - 1981

Material includes issues of the PECU (Political Economy Course Union) Review, pamphlets for multiple SAC leadership slates, correspondence between SAC’s Anti-Racism Committee and the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and a statement from the University of Toronto Status of Women Committee on offensive content of the Toike Oike.

Yee, Gary

Marjorie Wright fonds

  • UTA 1977
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1935-1988

22 photographs document Ontario College of Pharmacy student Marjorie Wright, later Marjorie Downs. Included is her graduation portrait (1938), a photo album of snapshots showing her graduation, residence, working in a lab as well as King George IV and Queen Elizabeth's visit to Toronto in 1939. Also documenting her student days is a composite portrait of the Senior Executive Class of 1938, Ontario College of Pharmacy of which Marjorie Wright was a member. Finally, there is one portrait of Mrs. Downs later in life as well as an award marking the 50th anniversary of her graduation from the Ontario College of Pharmacy.

Wright, Marjorie

Cecil A. Wright fonds

  • UTA 1976
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1967

Fonds consists of records belonging to Cecil A. Wright, law professor and Dean of the Faculty of Law. Includes: correspondence with eminent individuals, politicians,and prime ministers ; notes taken while a student at Harvard Law school; speeches and addresses; reprints of articles; drafts of case studies; labour arbitration cases; and administrative files while he was with Osgoode Hall and the Faculty of Law.

Wright, Cecil Augustus

Adam Henry Wright fonds

  • UTA 1975
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1930

Illuminated addresses on retirement of Dr. Adam H. Wright as Dean of Obstetrics, University of Toronto (1912-1913) and memorial address of Council of Faculty of Medicine on his death in 1930. Includes offprint of Banquet address from "The Canadian Practition and Review" (1913). One photograph by Ashley and Crippen of the portrait of Dr. Adam Wright (n.d.).

Wright, Adam Henry

Gerald Alfred Wrenshall fonds

  • UTA 1974
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1970

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1979-0017: Experiments on insulin assay, insulin extractions and other plan experiments; minutes of meetings within the university including external organization such as the International Diabetes Foundation; administrative files relating to grant and supplies; correspondence, galley proof, index to content or outline of publications relating to publishing proceedings or articles. (43 boxes, 1943-1970)

B1980-0007: Further papers of Gerald A. Wrenshall, Professor in the Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, contain plans for experiments conducted by Prof. Wrenshall or with another individual, papers reviewed by Prof. Wrenshall as a member of the Editorial Board of "Diabetes", The Journal of the American Diabetes Association, reprints of articles, copies of Bulletin, correspondence requesting copies of reprints/publications. (18 boxes, 1940-1968)

Wrenshall, Gerald Alfred

Charles R. Worsley fonds

  • UTA 1973
  • Fonds
  • 1944

Thesis report and drawings by Charles Worsley, student in the Department of Architecture through the early 1940s entitled "Proposals for the future development of the town of Weston and its surrounding area".

Worsley, Charles R.

Robert James Wood fonds

  • UTA 1968
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1886

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

David James Gibb Wishart fonds

  • UTA 1966
  • Fonds
  • 1919

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

Fred Forster Wilson Jr. fonds

  • UTA 1959
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1978

Offprints of articles written by F.F. Wilson, Associate Professor of Philosophy.

Wilson, Fred Forster Jr.

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

H. H. Wilkinson fonds

  • UTA 1953
  • Fonds
  • [1905], [190-] or [191-]

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.

Joseph Oscar Wilhelm fonds

  • UTA 1952
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1927-1930

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

James Elgin Wetherell fonds

  • UTA 1950
  • Fonds
  • 1877

University of Toronto silver medal in Classics presented to 1877 University College graduate, James E. Wetherell.

Wetherell, J. E. (James Elgin)

George Edmund Westman fonds

  • UTA 1949
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1922

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

John Henry Love Watson fonds

  • UTA 1945
  • Fonds
  • 1938-2000

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

Andrew M. Watson fonds

  • UTA 1943
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1989

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.

Hardolph Wasteneys fonds

  • UTA 1942
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1924

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.

Wasteneys, Hardolph

David Warren fonds

  • UTA 1941
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1972

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.

Warren, David

Mieczyslaw S. Warmski fonds

  • UTA 1940
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1951

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.

Grant Wantzel fonds

  • UTA 1938
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1970

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.

Wantzel, Grant

Frederick Arthur Wansbrough fonds

  • UTA 1937
  • Fonds
  • 1929

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

Walter Frisby Fellowship fonds

  • UTA 1936
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1983

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

Arnold Maria Walter fonds

  • UTA 1935
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1940, 1970-1973

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

Tuppil Venkatacharya fonds

  • UTA 1933
  • Fonds
  • [1922?] – 2006

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.

Venkatacharya, Tuppil

Charles Totton fonds

  • UTA 1934
  • Fonds
  • ca.1905-1906

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.

Totton, Charles

Edmund Murton Walker fonds

  • UTA 1929
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1937
  • Correspondence, reports and financial statements of the Royal Canadian Institute; and correspondence of the Committee on General Entomological Terms;
  • Cartoon of the Department of Biology staff members drawn by E.M. Walker, 1933.

Walker, Edmund Murton

Van der Smissen Family fonds

  • UTA 1922
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1987

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

University of Toronto Faculty Wives Association fonds

  • UTA 1921
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1959

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

Edgar Vaar fonds

  • UTA 1920
  • Fonds
  • [196-]

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.

Vaar, Edgar

University of Toronto. Medical Athletic Association fonds

  • UTA 1919
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1948

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

Muriel Uprichard fonds

  • UTA 1917
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1965

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.

Uprichard, Muriel

University Settlement. Women's Auxiliary fonds

  • UTA 1916
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1987

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

University of Toronto. Women's War Service Committee fonds

  • UTA 1915
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1951

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

University of Toronto. Women's Athletic Association fonds

  • UTA 1911
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1977

Budget (1971-1976), correspondence (1977) and statistics (1966-1969); listing of clubs, programs, course schedules, descriptions and registration (1974-1976/77); notices of competitions (1975) and dance films show (1976/77).

University of Toronto. Women's Athletic Association

University of Toronto. School of Hygiene History Project fonds

  • UTA 1906
  • Fonds
  • 1985

Oral history recordings undertaken by Dr. Paul Bator for the production of a history of the School of Hygiene. Interviewees include Frederick Burns Roth, Andrew J. Rhodes and George Beaton.

University of Toronto. School of Hygiene History Project

University of Toronto. Nursing Undergraduate Society fonds

  • UTA 1900
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1996

Minutes and constitutions of the Nursing Undergraduate Society and the Faculty of Nursing Student Council as well as related reports from various sub-committees.

University of Toronto. Nursing Undergraduate Society

University of Toronto Students' History Collective fonds

  • UTA 1897
  • Fonds
  • 2016-2019

Fonds consists of promotional materials, budgets, planning files, grant applications, and draft website content for the University of Toronto Students' History Collective (UTSHC), documenting the activities of this undergraduate-led club. Also included are raw and edited video files of an on-camera oral history interview of Margaret MacMillan and an HTML file of the group chat amongst members from Facebook Messenger.

University of Toronto Students' History Collective

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