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Consists of a members book, minute books, ledger books, papers and other records of the University of Toronto Mathematical and Physical Society.
University of Toronto Mathematical and Physical Society
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Consists of a members book, minute books, ledger books, papers and other records of the University of Toronto Mathematical and Physical Society.
University of Toronto Mathematical and Physical Society
Records in this fonds document some of Dr. Spencer's peace activities including her participation in the Canadian Pugwash Group, the Helsinki Citizen's Assembly and Science for Peace as well as her attendance at some conferences and meetings. However, many of her activities, especially relating to the 1980s disarmament movement and her consultative roles are not evident in these records. Also this accession only provides a sampling of her talks and publications. There is however complete drafts and notes for her textbook as well as early versions for works still in progress. Finally, Dr. Spencer's notes and papers as a student of sociology at University of California Berkeley are also preserved in this accession.
These records will be of interest to anyone researching the Canadian and international peace movements and themes such as disarmament, peace advocacy, Canadian international affairs and the role of non-governmental organizations. It also may be of interest to those researching the teaching of these topics within the discipline of sociology. Finally, Prof. Spencer's student notes offer a glimpse of what was being taught at Berkeley in the mid 1960s (then the top department of sociology in the U.S.) . They would be of interest to anyone studying that institution and the history of sociology as an academic discipline.
Collection of fifty-nine letters and postcards from contemporary Canadian, British, and American poets in response to William Blissett's inquiry as to the influence of Edmund Spencer on their work. The letters date from 1953-1984. Some replies are added to Blissett's letter to addressee. The 1984 letters give him permission to publish the earlier letters from sender.
Contains official documents, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs and other biographical material related to the life of Japanese Canadian Hide Shimizu and her family members. Includes material related to Shimizu's awards from the Order of Canada, the Order of the Precious Crown (Government of Japan) and the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC).
Photographs, slides and negatives taken during Japanese Canadian redress campaign rallies in B.C., Ottawa and Washington, plus audio recordings of redress-related radio programs.
Small collection of printed material regarding Japanese Canadian immigrants after WWII .
Fonds consists of correspondence, news clippings, reports, reviews, appointment calendars, and other records relating to Michael R. Marrus’s education, academic career, publishing record and university and community service. In particular, records document Prof. Marrus’s prestigious career as a historian of the Holocaust and an expert on the relationships between Christians and Jews (predominantly in France) during World War Two, and also document his involvement in ongoing concerns in the Jewish community, both pertaining to faith and Zionism. In particular, Prof. Marrus’s extensive publishing record is well-documented in contracts, reviews, and ongoing correspondence with readers and colleagues debating and exploring the assertions made in his work. The fonds also documents Prof. Marrus’s career as a student at Berkeley in the 1960s, and his return to student life with his pursuit of a Master of Studies in Law degree (MSL) from the University of Toronto in 2004. Some records also relate to Prof. Marrus’s teaching duties and appointments at the University of Toronto, as well as his service on the University’s Governing Council. One series documents his service on the International Catholic-Jewish Historical Commission (1999-2001) and with the Friends of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
Personal records of Professor James E. Guillet, documenting his academic and professional career as chemist with Eastman Kodak Company, as a professor of chemistry at the University of Toronto, and as an inventor and promoter of basic research and industrial application in the use and disposal of plastics and synthetic fibres. Includes correspondence, education, administrative and teaching activities; manuscripts of published and unpublished literary works, addresses, associations and conferences, grant applications and research files, laboratory notebooks, research notes and reports of students, post-doctoral fellows and visiting professors, files on consulting and on three high-technology companies he founded, patent files, and photographs.
Guillet, James Edwin
This fonds contains several series of records that document both Coxeter’s professional and personal life. Much of the professional correspondence in Series 2, as well as awards, tributes and obituaries found in Series 1 document his role as a mathematical mentor who influenced and inspired professional and amateur mathematicians alike. The bulk of the correspondence however mainly post dates his official retirement in 1980 and is therefore incomplete in documenting his extensive relationships with many mathematicians around the world throughout his lengthy career.
Four decades of correspondence, (1930s -1980), is not the only gap in the Coxeter fonds. Also missing is the voluminous amount of manuscripts for his articles and books along with research notes and drafts that would accompany such records. Nevertheless, what does exist of the professional correspondence, along with lectures in Series 5, course teaching notes in Series 7 and the few manuscripts and many geometrical drawings in Series 6, give researchers a window into his mathematical genius. There are also a full run of diaries, Series 4, that briefly record Coxeter’s day to day activities and thoughts.
Personal correspondence in Series 3, early family photographs in Series 9, early creative works in Series 10, diaries in Series 4 and Ph.D. records in Series 8 shed light onto various aspects of Coxeter’s life before arriving at the University of Toronto in 1936. These documents give researchers glimpses of his early childhood and upbringing, his early mastering of music, as well as, his research at Cambridge. His role as a father and husband as well as the relationships within the extended Coxeter family are best documented in a substantial part of the personal correspondence found in Series 3 as well in the daily diaries in Series 4.
The Coxeter fonds also includes some original items from other important mathematicians. There is a scrapbook of geometric drawings that belonged to fellow mathematician Alicia Boole Stott. This item dated 1899 makes up the entire Series 11. Also Coxeter acquired some of the papers belonging to 19th century British mathematician W.W. Rouse Ball presumably when he was producing further editions of one of Ball’s publications. This has been placed in Series 12.
Fonds also includes copies of Professor Coxeter's publications on mathematical problems that have been translated into other languages, and copies of Canadian and American counter-memorials and annexes to the International Court of Justice's "Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Gulf of Maine Area, with covering correspondence (Coxeter was an adviser to the Canadian government).
Coxeter, Harold Scott Macdonald
Correspondence, course notes, lecture notes, reports, research notes, consultant's files, patents, publications, photographs and slides documenting Paul Biringer's career as a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto and as a professional engineer.
Biringer, Paul P.
Six scrapbooks compiled by Milton Blackstone relating to the Hart House String Quartet, and containing announcements, programmes, press clippings, and photographs.
Student course notes, exercises, laboratory reports, examinations, and other records relating to Dr. Smith's undergraduate and graduate courses as a student in physiology, biochemistry, physics, etc at the University of Toronto.
Smith, Lorraine C.
Course notes, minutes of meetings, reports, correspondence,
press clippings, and memorabilia documenting David Kimmel's academic and extra-curricular activities while a student at University College. Included are files on the teaching assistants' strike (1989), the Committee on Homophobia, University College Residence Council, and University College Literary and Athletic Society. There is also an essay sent to him from Henry Noyes and a letter discussing Barker Fairley.
Kimmel, David Edward
Includes professional correspondence, lectures, manuscript of articles and addresses, research notes relating to her research on government immigration policy and practices. Also included are the records of the Advisory Board on Adjustments of Immigrants (1969-77) of which she was a member. Dr. Hawkins taught in the Political Science Department from 1966-1985 and served as an immigration consultant for several government bodies.
This fonds consists of one accession received in 2009. The fonds is arranged and described in ten series documenting Jack Chambers’ 35 year career as professor of linguistics, primarily at the University of Toronto, and his external activities as a forensic linguist, consultant and his passion for jazz. Series 1 contains personal records relating to his appointment, salary, and annual activity reports as a member of the faculty of the University of Toronto’s Centre (and later Department) of Linguistic Studies. Series 2 relates to his administrative activities in the Department and the University. Correspondence will be found in Series 3 and 4. Series 3 contains letters of reference and evaluation for students and colleagues. Series 4 contains more general correspondence with colleagues within and outside the University in the field of linguistics, with some correspondence predating his arrival at the University of Toronto. Series 5 Jazz contains files of correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, evaluations and other records documenting his special interest in this subject. Series 6 documents his teaching activities and contains course files, examination questions and tests as well as student evaluations for some of the courses he has taught. Series 7 Consulting contains files relating to his activities as a forensic linguistic and consultant in criminal and civil court cases, as well as written testimony for Trade Mark cases. Records relating to his publication activities will be found in Series 8 and 9. The majority of the files of articles (published and unpublished) relate to academic writings in the field of linguistics. Series 9 Books contain manuscripts and correspondence documenting his books on two jazz musicians (Miles Davis and Richard Twardzik), and one unpublished novel. There are no manuscripts for his eight books written or co-written on the field of linguistics. The final series, Series 10, documents a 10 year research project on Dialect Topography on various Canadian regions.
Chambers, John Kenneth (Jack)
Includes Boultbee's writings and correspondence relating to the posthumous publication of his work.
Boultbee, Horatio C.
The collection consists of correspondence from Charles L. Dodgson, photographs (including an 1865 photograph taken by Carroll), memorabilia, and Brabant's notes and correspondence about the collection.
Brabant, Joseph A. (Joseph Anthony)
Legal correspondence and documents chiefly on behalf of mining and transport companies.
Bristol, Bayly and Armour
Includes materials relating to Lennox Robinson, collected by Quentin Brown such as the journals of Lady Gregory which were edited by Robinson; a stage manager’s copy of “Drama at Irish,” received from Robinson by Brown; a programme of a performance of “Drama at Irish;” photographs of Robinson; and newspaper clippings.
Personal records of Dr. Hennessey documenting his academic activities as professor in Dept. of Political Economy, especially with Extension and Professional Association education. Includes correspondence (1949-1985), lecture notes and course outlines (1933-1983); student assignments, student marks, essays and examinations (printed) (1924-1983); subject files; photographs.
Hennessey, Stuart Grenville
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
Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B1977-0032: Copy of the papers of the CSBS, consisting primarily of the minutes of the CSBS and the Candian Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, mimeographed communications to members, lists of members, other secretarial correspondence and a stripped file of correspondence between the SBL and its Canadian section. (2 reels, 1933-1977)
B1980-0040: Copy of issues 1 to 36 of the Bulletin of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies. (2 reels, 1936-1976)
Canadian Society of Biblical Studies
Fonds consists of 4 accessions:
A1968-0003: Service records and lists (1914-1950); financial records (1915-1965); histories and reports (1914-1964); war diaries (1939-1945); minutes of committees and officers' meetings (1921-1957); order books and manuals (1915- 1948); publications (1901-1937); photographs and one painting. (16 boxes, 1901-1965)
A1998-0005: Group photograph of the C.O.T.C. (1 photograph, ca. 1914-1917)
B1981-0044: Bronze lapel pin inscribed "University of Toronto Canada Overseas Training Company" and " COTC". Pin is shaped like maple leaf. (1 item, 1914-1918)
B2004-0005: Military portrait ot the University of Toronto Contingent, Reinforcement Draft, 1st Tank Battalion taken October 19 1918.
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Officers Training Corps. University of Toronto Contingent
Typescript, rough notes, postcard reproductions relating to "The Medical Saints of Christendom"; two scrapbooks containing correspondence, clippings, book reviews, programmes, certificates, exam papers relating to McMurrich (1884-1932). Reproduction of portrait of Kenneth Forbes.
McMurrich, James Playfair
This fonds contains the records of the Principal of St. Michael's College. Records include course planning and scheduling documents, correspondence, documentation of student activities at the College, staffing and staff activities, College administration documents, and other materials.
University of St. Michael's College. Principal's Office
Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B2003-0010: Mechanical engineering student drawings by Chester B. Hamilton, student in the Ontario School of Practical Science. Produced as requirement for Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Also includes Practice Sheet dated April 1905, 3 lettering charts and "Bill of Materials for Marine Boiler, Jan. 1906. All drawings are pen and ink with some watercolour. Size: 56 cm X 38 cm. (1 box, 1903-1920)
B2003-0015: Three photographs originally belonging to engineering graduate Chester B. Hamilton Jr. documenting engineering students at the University of Toronto. Hamilton received a Diploma in 1906, a B.A.Sc in 1908 and an M.E. in 1920. Included are group portraits of students in the mechanical and drafting rooms (1906) as well as a composite portrait of the Mechanical Club 1937-38 of which Hamilton was Honorary Chairman.
Hamilton, Chester Brown
This fonds consists of publications created by the students of St. Michael's College. This includes yearbooks (for St. Michael's College, the University of St. Michael's College, and some of the books from St. Michael's College School), the Mike (student newspaper), and literary collections featuring students and faculty of USMC.
Fonds consists of 3 series: Yearbooks, Student Journals, and The Mike.
University of St. Michael's College
Fonds consists of 3 accessions:
B1984-0031: Material on inventions of dental equipment; the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists; awards, certificates, and honours; etc. Note that official records of Alpha Omega are at Canadian Jewish Congress Archives in Toronto. (10 boxes, 1917-1981)
B1985-0003: Biographical material, correspondence, diaries, photographs and other records documenting John and Etta Sherman's activities with regards to the University of Toronto, professional dentistry associations and Jewish organizations in Canada and Israel. (9 boxes, 1915-1984)
B1986-0005: Correspondence and photograph concerning the awarding of the achievement medal of the Alpha Omega Fraternity to Albert Einstein; correspondence and publication regarding Einstein's efforts on behalf of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (1 box, 1950-1954, 1979)
Sherman, John Albert
A research paper entitled "The March on Ottawa: A Study of the Committee for an Independent Canada," compiled and written by Robert George Clarke while a final year student in the Department of History; also research files consisting of a brief, with background articles and press clippings, submitted on 23 June, 1973 by the Committee for an Independent Canada to the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs regarding Bill C-132, which became the Foreign Investment Review Act.
Clarke, Robert George
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1980-0024: Correspondence, report, minutes of executive meetings, agreement, press clippings relating to the establishment of Alumnae Research Foundation and the phasing out of Household Science, Lillian Massey Treble will, and various publications. Alumni members at convocations and meetings; photographs of painted portraits of Lillian Massey Treble, and formal portraits of faculty, including Clara Benson and Annie Laird. Two hand weights used for exercises. Includes calendars of the victor School of Household Science, the Lillian Massey Norman Training School of Household Science and the Lillian Massey School of Household Science and Art (9 boxes 1901-1979)
B1988-0036: Photos of 80th Anniversary Celebration of the Association (1982)
University of Toronto. Household Science Alumnae Association
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
Fonds consists of 3 accessions
B1987-0074: 19 photos of false ceiling at Robarts Library, 1983. (1 folder, 1983)
B1989-0036: Personal records of Robert H. Blackburn, University Librarian, consisting of personal correspondence (1955-1981); RCAF flying log books (1942-1945); correspondence files arranged by author, A-W (1981-1986); files relating to his Carnegie tour (1950-1952), his being an editorial advisor to Collier's (1953-1988), and chair of the board of the Streetsville Public Library (1964-1965); addresses, with covering correspondence (1961-1987) and notes, research documents relating to and a typescript of his history of the University of Toronto library system, "Evolution of the Heart". (5 boxes, 1942-1989)
B2014-0008: Contains correspondence and several drafts of Robert H. Blackburn's memoir "From Barley Field to Academe". Much of the correspondence is between Karen Turko, the Director, Donor Relations and Development of the U of T Libraries, Chief Librarian's Office, and numerous proof readers and several publishing companies including the U of T Press. Also includes a copy of Blackburn's speech for the book launch. (1 box, 2004-2014)
Blackburn, Robert H.
Correspondence, articles, and photographs relating to the activities of John Price Brown (MB 1868, MD 1869), and members of his family, including his son, Newton Harcourt Brown, and grandson, Newton Price Harcourt Brown; also the script of a play by Louis Alexander MacKay, one of several produced in Hart House Theatre.
Also includes a framed charcoal portrait of Dr. John Price Brown drawn by his son Newton Harcourt Brown. (B2006-0019)
Brown, John Price
Fonds consists of the following records of the Victoria University Chancellor's Council: minutes, 1983-1988, 1994-2002 (incomplete); Executive Committee minutes and other records, 1993-2001; Nominating Committee minutes and other records, 1983-2004; background file, 1982-1983; general files, 1983-1984, 1988; and correspondence of the President with individuals, 1983-1989.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Chancellor's Council
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
Fonds consists of minutes of Faculty meetings, 1847–1917 (gap July 1851–May 1853); includes student marks, 1847–1850.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Faculty
Fonds consists of Victoria College French Department files concerning individuals who have taught French courses at the College. The files include class evaluations, resumes, letters of recommendation, applications for sabbaticals and funding, and other correspondence, 1970-1998.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). French Department fonds
Fonds consists of the records of Emmanuel College committees made up of faculty. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Minutes and correspondence, 1968–1990; Minutes of the Graduate Studies Committee, 1948–1975; Minutes of the Advanced Degree Committee, 1985–1994; Correspondence of the Basic Degree Committee, 1985–1987; Records of the Worship Committee, 1981-1983; and Records relating to Music program, 2002-2009.
Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Faculty Committees
Fonds consists of minutes, 1903-1915.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Alma Mater Society
Fonds consists of minutes (including constitution).
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1899
Fonds consists of minutes, 1900–1904.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1904
Fonds consists of minutes, 1896–1914, and report to Union Literary Society, 1914.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Conversazione Committee
Fonds consists of the following series: Constitution, 1939-1994; Minutes, 1927-1999; Records of the President, 1954-1981; Financial records, 1932-1955; Various records, 1963-1999; Records of the Association of United Church Theological Student Communities, 1975-1977; Records of the Athletic Society, 1947-1965; Records of the Clerical Collar, 1968-1971; Records of the Cousland Lectures Committee, 1961-1978; Records of the Missionary Society, 1947-1965; Records of the Theological Society, 1955-1963; and Records of the Worship Committee, 1955-1963, 1983-1997.
Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Student Society
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
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
Fonds consists of minutes 1888-1902, 1903-1919; constitution, 1900; and minutes of the Board of Management, 1894-1903.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Missionary Society
Fonds consists of minutes, 1878–1882.
Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Natural Science Association
Fonds consists of constitution, 1990; minutes, 1940-1982; Board of Stewards minutes and other records, 1941-1979, 1991-1998, 2001-2009; financial record books, 1941-1965, 1990-1991, recipe and menu records, 2004-2005; and one series of photographs.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Stephenson House
Fonds consists of the records of various student clubs and organizations including the Y.W.C.A., the Women's Athletic Association, the Cricket Club, the Varsity Christian Fellowship, Liberal Arts Club, Le Club Française, Literacy and Mutual Improvement Society, the Football Club, Bible Study Committee, the Social Caput, Orchestra, Classic Club, Chaplain's Council, Victoria Church Students Union, Contemporary Club and the Barefoot Club.
Records include constitutions, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership lists, newsletters, etc.
Student Organization Records Collection
Fonds consists of copies of outgoing letters primarily relating to personal matters; includes copies of letters written by others after Rev. Potts’ death, relating to his personal affairs.