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Donald Dewar MacMillan fonds

  • UTA 1511
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1921

Drawings from D.D. MacMillan's student class projects at Belmont Public School, Belmont, Ontario; programme from his university days; drawings from his year in the Faculty of Education, 1918-1919; and drawings, freshman examinations and notebook of laboratory experiments, from his courses in Dentistry, at the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, 1920-1921.

MacMillan, Donald Dewar

Robert Allen Lailey Gray fonds

  • UTA 1332
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1932

Consists of miscellaneous materials on the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, including programs, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Gray, Robert Allen Lailey

Robert Davies Defries fonds

  • UTA 1211
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1971

Newsletters and other publications relating to the Class of 1911, Faculty of Medicine and an award bestowed on Defries.

Defries, Robert Davies

Gordon Frederick Tracy fonds

  • UTA 1836
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1969

Mostly G.F. Tracy's teaching materials such as teaching notes, graphs, engineering drawings, film, mark books and student references. There are also research notes, created mainly in the 1920's, and subject files. No personal records or administrative records concerning G. F. Tracy's tenure as Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering are contained herein.

Tracy, Gordon Frederick

John Bacon Brodie fonds

  • UTA 1097
  • Fonds
  • 1919, 1922

Two diaries for the years 1919 and 1922 written by John Bacon Brodie, graduate of the University of Toronto (BA, 1918) documenting his day to day life in Toronto working for the "Varsity Magazine" World War I supplement and his courtship of Phoebe Wade.

Brodie, John Bacon

Peter De Beauvoir Brock fonds

  • UTA 1046
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2005

Personal records of Peter De Beauvoir Brock, professor of history at the University of Toronto and a pre-eminent specialist in Polish and East European history. The records include correspondence, certificates and diplomas, lecture notes, memoranda, notes for and drafts of manuscripts, and other material related to his personal and professional activities.

Brock, Peter De Beauvoir

Lloyd Judson Bonham fonds

  • UTA 1073
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1923

Photographs documenting L.J. Bonham, graduate of mining engineering - B.A.Sc. 1923. Included are: a group photograph of Toike Oikestra 1920-1921; two class photographs, one of which contains all the names inscribed on the back; and a graduating class composite for the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering for 1923.

Bonham, Lloyd Judson

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)

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

Canadian Historical Association. Committee on Historical Broadcasting fonds

  • UTA 1113
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1939

Series 1: Correspondence (15 September, 1936 - 2 May, 1939), primarily to and from the chair of the Committee, George de T. Glazebrook, but also including correspondence with George W. Brown, who worked closely with him, and relating to the broadcasting of Canadian local history and "portrait" series on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation stations. Correspondents include archivists D. C. Harvey, W. Kaye Lamb, and M. Seraphin Marion; historians A. S. Morton, Chester New, Fred H. Soward, and Reginald Trotter; and broadcasters include D. W. Buchanan, H. W. Morrison, Murray Gladstone, Allan Plaunt, and Charles Jennings; and Sir Ernest MacMillan.|

Series 2: Administrative files: Membership lists; "stampbook" of broadcasts, 1936-1938; memoranda on the broadcasting of local history; memoranda, rough notes by Glazebrook relating to and scripts for "Yonge Street" in the broadcast series "Historic Roads in Ontario"; lists of broadcasts for the "Canadian portrait" series.

Canadian Historical Association. Committee on Historical Broadcasting

Canadian Society for the Protection of Science and Learning fonds

  • UTA 1117
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1946

Minutes (1939-1941) and account books (1939-1946) of the Canadian Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, established at the University of Toronto to lend aid to scholars and scientists displaced by political events in European countries.

Canadian Society for the Protection of Science and Learning

William John Knox Harkness fonds

  • UTA 1349
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1939

Consists of correspondence and a galley proof of article pertaining to Harkness' research on marine biology.

Harkness, William John Knox

Paul Wesley Fox fonds

  • UTA 1285
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1992

Includes the following series of records:

  1. General professional correspondence
  2. Publications and manuscripts
  3. Addresses
  4. Radio and television
  5. Professional activities
  6. Lecture notes
  7. Teaching files
  8. Biographical materials

Fox, Paul Wesley

William Stewart Wallace fonds

  • UTA 1934
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1952 (predominant 1925-1927)

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

Gene E. Likens fonds

  • UTA 1479
  • Fonds
  • 1979

Announcement of and tape recording with transcript of a lecture "The Impact of Acid Precipitation on Ecosystems in Eastern North America" by Prof. G.E. Likens of Cornell University, and delivered on 26.11.1979. It is the first of a series sponsored by the U. of T. School of Graduate Studies Alumni Association during the 1979-1980 sessions. Included is an announcement of a NATO conference series of publications on ecology published by Plenum Publishing Corporation and making reference to Prof. Likens work.

Likens, Gene E.

Colin Cameron Lucas fonds

  • UTA 1490
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1960

Personal records of Dr. Colin Cameron Lucas, Banting and Best Department of Medical Research: personal and biographical material, papers, research notes and notebooks, correspondence; reprints and other material relating to "Fat Metabolism"; print material; photographic material and prototypes of the Gillespie Drinking Foundation and intubation device.

Lucas, Colin Cameron

Leonard Ernest Woodbury fonds

  • UTA 1969
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1985

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1984-0023: Drafts, notes and reprints of published articles.

B1985-0021: Notes, newspaper clippings and memos selected in preparation of an essay entitled "Gentleman-Scholar: A Memoir of Gilbert Bagnani".

Woodbury, Leonard Ernest

Dale (William) Family fonds

  • UTA 1193
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1986

Fonds consists of 2 accessions:

B1975-0013 (2 boxes, 1850-1921): Journal and notes by William Dale relating to his stay in Quebec and science subjects, such as, biology, geology, and math. Included are Dale's correspondence protesting against university hiring and pay. Also, contains press clippings and incoming correspondence to William Dale's daughter, Frances Dale, who researched on her father's past as a student and his role in the student protest of 1895.

B2002-0017 (12 boxes, 1868-1986) : This accession documents the life and times of William Dale, professor of classics and Roman history, his wife and his children, primarily Margaret and Frances Dale. This family’s papers consist of three sous-fonds: the papers of Prof. William Dale, the papers of his wife, Frederika (Frieda) Ryckman Dale, and the papers of their daughter, Fredericka Frances Dale. The records in this accession provide an important historical resource on academic life at the University of Toronto as seen through the eyes of a controversial faculty member in the 19th century, and by two students in the early 20th century.

The William Dale sous-fonds documents through diaries, essays, speeches, teaching and lecture notes the academic achievements and contributions of this 19th century former professor of classics and Roman history at the University of Toronto and two other universities. William Dale’s contribution to the development of the curriculum of study in Classics has been described by Robert Wilhelm: “Together, Maurice Hutton and William Dale were responsible for transforming the miscellaneous Classical Curriculum of University College into a course of study that exhibited greater rigor and careful selection of the readings. Dale appeared to have been the guiding force and influence behind the changes in the classics curriculum; his journals showed him working out the details of the courses and the readings and making comparisons between the curriculum at Toronto and the course of study at Oxford.”

His diaries record not only his daily academic and personal activities, but also his impressions, observations and opinions on local and national events, religion, politics, books, and education. They are fairly complete from his student days prior to entering the University of Toronto, through his undergraduate and graduate years (1873), his first teaching experiences, particular at the English High School in Quebec City to 8 of his 11 years as Lecturer and Associate Professor in the Department of Classics (1884-1892). They are especially rich in documenting the operation of the University in general and the Dept. of Classics in particular. Dale wrote essays, lectures and speeches that went largely unpublished. Many of these manuscripts are contained in this sous-fonds, often heavily annotated by his daughter Frances as she organized his papers.

Complementing the William Dale sous-fonds are the papers of his wife, the former Frederika (Frieda) Ryckman whom he met while teaching at Queen’s University following his dismissal from the University of Toronto in 1895. This sous-fonds consists almost entirely of correspondence from William both before and after their marriage in 1901, and from her children and other family members following his death in 1921. The courtship letters from William Dale document not only his love and their relationship, but also his academic and farming activities. Following their marriage, the correspondence describes his activities while on trips to Toronto to teach at McMaster, the local activities in St. Marys and the surrounding farming community when he attended to their farm. The letters are also filled with his discussions of their relationship, family members and the birth of their children. Following Dale’s death in 1921, the correspondence is almost entirely from her two eldest daughters, Margaret and Frances. Records relating to the other children, William Douglas and Emmaline, are sparse, consisting mainly of a few letters from Margaret and Frances and press clippings on birth and marriage. The letters from Margaret and Frances are a rich resource of information on the day to day activities of two female university students living in Toronto in the 1920s. The daughters kept their mother regularly informed on social activities, the weather, lectures and impressions of professors, and their friends. Following this series of correspondence are files of personal documents relating more generally to the Dale and Ryckman families. Included are Mrs. Dale’s diary of her trip with her daughter Frances to Europe in 1934, her marriage certificate, educational diplomas and a file of correspondence between the Dale children during the 1920’s.

The final sous-fonds consists of the papers of Frances Dale. The first three series of diaries, correspondence and University of Toronto materials complement the sous-fonds of her parents. The diaries especially complement the correspondence in sous-fonds 2 since they provide the day to day record of her experience at the University of Toronto, her early career as a high school teacher and her enduring interest in physical education for women. The trip diaries of 1934 and 1936 are filled with her impressions of shipboard travel, the places and people she saw and met and provide a glimpse of life in pre war Europe. Unfortunately there is no diary of her trip of 1939 to Europe immediate prior to World War II. The bulk of the correspondence concerns her research on her father William Dale begun in the 1950’s and which continued into the late 1980’s. This research prompted her to undertake the typing of transcripts of her father’s unpublished essays and these will be found in Series 4. During the 1970’s several academics contacted her regarding her father’s life, especially the event of his dismissal in 1895. Series 5 contains the draft manuscript of the play by James Reaney entitled “The Dismissal” which was undertaken during the University of Toronto’s sesquicentennial celebrations. Robert Wilhelm, a former student of Frances Dale, used the Dale papers to write a number of papers on Prof. Dale, one of which was published?… Manuscripts of these works are also found in this sous-fond.

Frances Dale was also an avid amateur photographer documenting her European trips, family and friends. Individual prints and negatives, as well as a scrapbook provide a unique insight into travelling during the 1930’s. She also collected pictures of her university days, and members of her family as she conducted her research.

Dale, William

Ernest Waldemar Banting fonds

  • UTA 1031
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1882

Survey of grounds in the vicinity of the School of Practical Science, 1881-1882.

Banting, Ernest Waldemar

Harold Waldron Walker Fleming fonds

  • UTA 1274
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1942

Course notes taken by Harold Waldron Walker Fleming as a first class honours undergraduate in geology and mineralogy.

Fleming, Harold Waldron Walker

W. G. Stepler fonds

  • UTA 1807
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1921

Course notes of W. Gordon Stepler while a student in the Faculty of Arts and Pharmacy including: laboratory notebook for 1st year science, 1915-1916; course notes for two courses in pharmacy; notes for organic chemistry and materia medica and pharmacognosy (1920-21). Also includes one photograph of South House residence, 1915-1916.

Stepler, W. G.

Ross Oliff Stewart fonds

  • UTA 1809
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1912

Engineering drawings related to mechanical engineering course work.

Stewart, Ross Oliff

John Squair fonds

  • UTA 1798
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1928

Journal and memoir notes of John Squair, professor of French.

Squair, John

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

Wilbert P. Brian fonds

  • UTA 1081
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1934

Three photographs documenting Wilbert P. Brian experiences as a member of Devonshire Residence East House. Included is a view of the 1934 freshmen bed race in which Brian took part. Accompanying these photographs are two pages from a scrapbook with clippings about the freshmen bed races and other related events.

Brian, Wilbert P.

Eric Hehner fonds

  • UTA 1363
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1934

Includes Bachelor of Commerce thesis (1934) and memorabilia of Eric Hehner, commerce student who graduated from Commerce and Finance in 1934. Also included are photographs of Victoria College's "Bob" performance in 1906, specifically of Frank Sternberg, uncle of Eric Hehner and graduate of Victoria College (1906).

Hehner, Eric

Edward Marion Chadwick fonds

  • CA ON00335 F2351
  • Fonds
  • 1858 - 1921

Fonds consist of six bound and four unbound handwritten diaries dating from 1858 to 1921. The diaries also include newspaper clippings, letter seals, cards, correspondence, photographs, playbills, menus, militia directives, and illustrations of friends, outings, and women’s fashion.

Edward Marion Chadwick

Keith MacMillan Fonds

  • F2346
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2004

Fonds consists mainly of records related to the production of the musical comedy/operetta Saints Alive! (1949) for which Ronald Bryden (later a theatre critic and academic) wrote the libretto and Keith MacMillan wrote the music during their time at Trinity College. Included are copies of the script, libretto, and score; MacMillan’s scrapbook about the show, with his annotations on the script; lists of cast members; programs and reviews. As well, there is a script and parts of the handwritten music manuscript for another collaboration by MacMillan and Bryden: the one-act musical comedy What – No Crumpets! (1947). The fonds includes other creative writing by MacMillan from his Trinity days.

Keith MacMillan

Frederick Parker Fonds

  • CA ON00335 F2328
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1900

Consists of records relating to the life and practice of Dr. Fred Parker of Stratford, Ontario.

Frederick Parker

T.A Reed Fonds

  • CA ON00335 F2173
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1958

Fonds consists primarily of research notes and typescript drafts of biographies and histories that Reed was either engaged in writing or was annotating. Fonds also contains photographs and printing plates with photographs and illustrations used in his book A History of Trinity College 1852-1952.

T.A Reed

A. Rosamond Lloyd Robinson Fonds

  • F2343
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1960

Fonds consists of records and personal ephemera collected by Lloyd during her years at Trinity College and after graduation. Materials include scrapbooks with pasted-in materials, a diploma and class composite, programmes and informational booklets, photographs, felt crests, hats, and a St Hilda’s blazer.
Contains series:

  1. Personal ephemera
  2. Photographs
  3. Artefacts

Alice Rosamond Lloyd

Senior Common Room Collection

  • CA ON00335 F2244
  • Fonds
  • 1945-2010

Fonds consists of administrative records of the Senior Common Room including agendas and minutes from general and committee meetings, communications from various secretaries to members, membership lists, newsletters, financial documents, and event information. Fonds also includes various versions of the SCR constitution and by-laws.

Senior Common Room

Mathers & Haldenby fonds

  • UTA 1530
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1990

Architectural drawings relating to buildings designed by Mathers & Haldenby, Architects for the University of Toronto including 21 King's College Circle (Bookshop), Archives Building (Canadiana Gallery), Botany Building (Tanz Neuroscience), Connaught Labs (1 Spadina Crescent and Dufferin Divisions), David Dunlap Observatory, Forestry building, Hygiene and Public Health Building (Fitzgerald), Sir Daniel Wilson Residence, Power House Building, Rosebrugh Building, Robarts Library, Sigmund Samuel Library, Simcoe Hall, South Borden Building, Thermodynamics building, University College, and Whitney Hall.

Also includes drawings for 2 private residences.

Mathers & Haldenby, Architects

Harry Morris Cassidy fonds

  • UTA 1128
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1952

Personal records of Harry M. Cassidy, documenting his academic and professional activities as well as family records relating to his wife, Beatrice Pearce and children. The bulk of the records are found in accession B1972-0022 and consists of biographical files and articles; personal and professional correspondence; diaries (1917-1924) and a scrapbook; certificates and diplomas; papers, examinations, research notes and supporting pamphlets and articles; lecture notes and related teaching material; drafts of articles and books, with accompanying correspondence and research material and notes; book reviews; articles and addresses; photoprints; administrative files relating primarily to the teaching of social work at the University of Toronto, to committee work, and to special projects; course outlines, student assignments and grades; poems and stories written by Harry Cassidy and others; files relating to the Harry Cassidy Memorial Research Fund; artifacts consisting of World War I memorabilia and an academic hood.

Accession B1983-0007 (1 box) consists of membership files for associations and organizations in his field; biographical files; correspondence relating primarily to his employment as a professor of social work at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Toronto; articles, a brief to the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations (1938), and notes for an address.

Cassidy, Harry Morris

Kenneth Ramsay Wilson fonds

  • CA ON00399 87
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1989, 2000

Fonds consists of speeches and addresses given by Kenneth R. Wilson at events and symposiums including the Citizen's Forum, World Trade Forum and the National Forum (broadcast on CBC), and to groups including the Rotary Club, the Canadian Club of Toronto, the Empire Club of Canada, and the Victoria College Reunion, etc. Also contains articles written by and about him, and reports on assignments that he was on.

Fonds also includes letters of condolence to his wife Ruth after Kenneth's death in 1952 and letters of condolence addressed to Floyd S. Chalmers, the Executive Vice-President of Maclean Hunter Publishing Company, who was the boss of Kenneth R. Wilson. Contains obituaries, published tributes and the tribute given at his memorial service. Also includes records related to his estate.

Fonds contains several photographs of Kenneth R. Wilson, including a formal portrait by Yousuf Karsh. There is also a short documentary film about Wilson's life and a scrapbook assembled by him that covers his early school days until his work in England on the Canadian War effort (http://pratt116.vicu.utoronto.ca/RS/?r=10061).

The fonds also contains a scrapbook assembled by Kenneth R. Wilson's daughter, Nora Ruth Wilson. This scrapbook mainly consists of images cut out of magazines and newspapers as well as articles related to the end of the war (WWII).

Wilson, Kenneth Ramsay

Margaret S. Gairns fonds

  • CA ON00399 CA ON00399 86
  • Fonds
  • 1929-2005

Fonds consists of four small travel journals belonging to Margaret Gairns that describe several of her trips to Britain in the summers of 1936, 1938 and 1954. The fonds also contains a copy of her MA thesis from Victoria College on Mary Wollstonecraft, which she completed in the mid 1930s. The three photographs show Margaret Gairns with her lifelong friend Marjorie Mann (nee Diehl) VIC3T1, and Marjorie's daughter Susan, whom Margaret considered like her own child.

Gairns, Margaret Susie

Frank Wayne Peers fonds

  • UTA 1673
  • Fonds
  • 1932-2016

Personal records of Frank Peers, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science. Records relate to his personal life, education and to his activities as a donor to and alumnus of the University of Toronto and University of Alberta. Included are biographical materials; personal correspondence; photographs; yearbooks; diplomas; his MA and PhD dissertations; and files relating to his donations to the University of Alberta and the Univesity of Toronto.

Peers, Frank

University of Toronto. Chair of Ukrainian Studies fonds

  • UTA 0266
  • Fonds
  • 1952-2002

This fonds contains 2 accessions of records from the University of Toronto's Chair of Ukrainian Studies. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

University of Toronto. Chair of Ukrainian Studies

University of Toronto. Department of Psychiatry fonds

  • UTA 0077
  • Fonds
  • 1926 - 2001

This fonds from the University of Toronto's Department of Psychiatry contains 6 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

University of Toronto. Department of Psychiatry

University of Toronto. SLOWPOKE Reactor Facility fonds

  • UTA 0202
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2001

This fonds contains 2 accessions of records form the SLOWPOKE Reactor Facility. See accession-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. SLOWPOKE Reactor Facility

University of Toronto. Steam Plant fonds

  • UTA 0204
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1935

This fonds contains 1 accession of records from the Steam Plant. See accession-level description for details.

University of Toronto. Steam Plant

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