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James Bain fonds

  • UTA 1037
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1897

Consists of notices, programmes, addresses, excursion pamphlets, and other material pertaining to the 1897 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, held in Toronto in August of 1897.

File 1: Circular letter from the Canadian Institute and a program of the Toronto meeting.
May 1896

File 2: Scrapbook containing invitation cards, tickets, letterhead, and guidebooks, forms, information about the Association, guidebooks and excursion pamphlets, and other material relating to the organization of the meeting.

File 3: Bound volume containing address by Sir John Evans, president, and sectional addresses; list of resident and non-resident members and associates; journal of sectional proceedings, no. 1-7, 18-25 August; preliminary programme, 1896; Programme of local arrangements; list of apartments and other lodgings; official list of hosts and guests

File 4: Sulte, Benjamin. “Origin of the French Canadians”. Address read before the British Association, Toronto. August, 1897

Bain, James

William Barber fonds

  • UTA 1034
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1905

Athletic photographs and graduation diploma of William Barber who gradutated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in 1905. Photographs include: Faculty of Applied Science Track Team, 1902; Varsity Assault at Arms Team, 1903-1904; University of Toronto Track Team, Inter University Champions, 1903; and University of Toronto Track Team, 1905.

Barber, William

Erwin and Milton Baker fonds

  • UTA 1029
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1906, ca. 1949

Handbooks, certificates, diplomas, and photographs relating to the education and careers of Erwin (MD, CM, 1899) and Milton (MD, CM, 1894) Baker, graduates of Trinity Medical College.

Baker, Erwin

Ursula Mary Anderson fonds

  • UTA 1028
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1973

Records documenting Professor Ursula Anderson's research project, Toronto Child Health Study, including correspondence, research files, working papers, drafts of the study, and the abbreviated report as accepted by the Department of National Health and Welfare; her submission for a senior scientist award, files on projects reviewed by Dr. Anderson, and an article written by her.

Anderson, Ursula Mary

James W. Bain fonds

  • UTA 1027
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1910

Drawings for the first to third year drawing courses in chemical engineering (diploma programme) taken by J. Watson Bain at the School of Practical Science, 1893-1896; photoprint of the executive of the SPS Engineering Society, 1896-1897; membership certificate from the American Society of Chemical Engineers, 1910.

Bain, James W.

Bailey Family fonds

  • UTA 1025
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1950

Memorabilia, photographs, correspondence, plans, class and prize lists and examination paper kept by Dixon Lloyd Bailey, professor of plant pathology in the Department of Botany and by his daughter, Nancy Illah Jane Bailey, an undergraduate student in English. Includes information on the study of botany at the University of Toronto.

Bailey Family

Erich Eugen Ferdinand Theodor Baer fonds

  • UTA 1024
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1977

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1976-0025: Personal records of Erich Baer documenting his career as chemist and professor in and sometime head of the sub-department of synthetic chemistry in the Banting and Best Department of Medical Research. Included are personal correspondence, diaries, certificates and diplomas, course notes while a student at the University of Basle (1932-1936), research notes, and patents. (4 boxes, 1922-1967)

B1981-0010: Articles by, tributes about, and obituaries of Erich Baer; also doctoral thesis, certificates, medals, plaques, and photoprints documenting his career. Photograph includes obverse and reverse views of award presented to Professor Baer, by the American Society of European Chemists and Pharmacists, 1961. (6 boxes, 1919-1975)

Baer, Erich Eugen Ferdinand Theodor

Frederick Clyde Auld fonds

  • UTA 1022
  • Fonds
  • 1959

Mimeographed copy of lecture notes in commercial law, prepared by Frederick C. Auld, special lecturer in law, for the 1959-1960 academic year.

Auld, Frederick Clyde

William James Ashley fonds

  • UTA 1020
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1928

Papers presented at seminars conducted by Professor Ashley at University College; covering letter from T. Richards, Librarian of the University College of North Wales

Ashley, William James

Eric Ross Arthur fonds

  • UTA 1018
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1974

Autobiographical information, reminiscences, citations, correspondence, articles, designs and proposals concerning Prof. Arthur and projects with which he was associated during the years 1932, 1955, 1962-1974

Arthur, Eric Ross

Harold Grover Armstrong fonds

  • UTA 1017
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1950

Textbooks, reference books, and other annotated medical books used by Harold Grover Armstrong while a medical student at the University of Toronto (1915-1920), while on faculty, and at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto; also some course notes and related material.

Armstrong, Harold Grover

James E. Anderson fonds

  • UTA 1014
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1980, predominant 1955-1972

Personal records of James E. Anderson, professor of anatomy and anthropology at the University of Toronto, McMaster University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo. Fonds consists of two accessions.
-B2003-0024 includes field notes, notes, infracranial and cranial forms, reports, tables, correspondence, manuscripts, articles, photographs and slides relating to archaeological sites in Canada and the United States and associated research and writing. Also contains a file on the death of Professor Lawrence Oschinsky of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto.
-B2004-0009 includes manuscript (original and bound carbon copy) of "The Osteology of the Orchid Site, Fort Erie,Ontario", file on Tuberculosis, correspondence, medical case files of young males (SC4 -SC60); and series of hand drawn diagrams of human anatomy.

Anderson, James E.

Carl G. Amrhein fonds

  • UTA 1011
  • Fonds
  • 1994-2000

Personal records of Prof. Carl G. Amrhein, principal investigator on the Health Data Mapping: a community-university collaboration project funded by the NHRPD (National Health Research and Development Program) and the SETO (South east Toronto) project. Includes correspondence, grant applications, copies of reports.

Amrhein, Carl G.

Elizabeth Josephine Allin fonds

  • UTA 1008
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1990

Correspondence, diaries, course notes, lecture notes, notes, manuscripts, publications, and photographs documenting the activities of Elizabeth Josephine Allin, Annie Theresa Reed and Kathleen May Crossley as students, staff and faculty in the Department of Physics, University of Toronto

Allin, Elizabeth Josephine

John Black Aird fonds

  • UTA 1006
  • Fonds
  • 1986-1991

Records documenting John Black Aird's position as chancellor of the University of Toronto. Includes correspondence, speeches, clippings and memorabilia.

Aird, John Black

John Greer Slater fonds

  • UTA 1780
  • Fonds
  • 1884-2011

This fonds contains records related to the researching and publishing activities of Professor John Greer Slater, philosopher and professor at the University of Toronto. The series documenting both his research on Bertrand Russell, and the publication of his book Minerva’s Aviary, are the two largest. There is also a relatively large amount of material documenting his administrative activities within the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto and his book collecting. Throughout this fonds there are a lot of press clippings, particularly in his personal and autobiographical records, though there are also many in the Bertrand Russell series and the Department of Philosophy Series.

The records include correspondence, notes, drafts, manuscripts, press clippings and photographs.

The bulk of the records are contained in accession B2014-0039. Also included are 2 boxes of correspondence, memoranda, reports, monographs and newspaper clippings accumulated by Professor Slater as a member of the Provost's Committee to Review the Relationships between the University of Toronto and OISE (accession B1985-0026) found in Series 3.

Notably absent from this fonds is any teaching material. In addition, the Addresses series contains mainly flyers about addresses that Professor Slater has either given or attended, but does not contain the text of any of his addresses.

Slater, John Greer

George A. Zarb fonds

  • UTA 1988
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2012

Personal records of George Zarb, Professor Emeritus of and former head of Prosthodontics in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, who introduced dental implantology to North America and who is recognized internationally for his contributions to his field. The records include personal and professional correspondence; files on many of the numerous honours bestowed on him; administrative files; teaching files, course material and lecture notes with accompanying slides, along with slide presentations from student projects and theses; files of correspondence and related material pertaining to professional activities, including selected conferences and editorial work; and drafts of chapters of books, articles, and addresses, with accompanying photographs and slides, and some born-digital material.

Zarb, George A.

Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer. Office of the Camp Wardens fonds

  • UTA 1706
  • Fonds
  • 1919-2014

The fonds originated in Haultain’s office in the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Toronto, in his capacity as one of the Ritual’s proponents and as a key player in its creation. Although he did not attend any obligation ceremony except his own, Haultain served in numerous official capacities: as Secretary of the Seven Wardens (1930-1939); and as a Warden of Camp One (1926-1961), for which he was also the first chairman. He was also co-opted as a Corporate Warden (1939-1961). It is difficult to draw too fine a distinction between the records of the Kipling Ritual as a whole and those pertinent to Camp One as a subsidiary body of the Corporation of the Seven Wardens. In effect, the documents of the fonds are Haultain’s records of the Ritual first and then gradually emerge as the records for Camp One.

The research value of the records is significant regarding the origin of the Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer and the social interaction between the major figures responsible for its implementation and enfranchisement in Canada. The fonds includes substantial documentation about Haultain, Kipling, Fairbairn, Ross, and most of the major figures in the EIC. Also the records offer a fairly comprehensive portrait of the interactions between mining and engineering professionals between 1920 and 1950. The material is primarily of historical value and spans the creation of the Ritual, the development of the Camps and the efforts of the Wardens to control the text and dissemination of the Ritual. The material after the 1950s concerns mainly the day to day administration of the Ritual, the ordering of rings and the preparation of ceremonies in the Camps.

Most of the routine administrative documentation has been arranged in the first four series of the fonds, all of which also include some correspondence. Series 1 contains legal documents pertaining to the copyright and incorporation of the Ritual and the Wardens; Series 2 is for documents related to the drafting of the Book of Authority; Series 3 includes extensive meeting minutes for the Camp Wardens and for the Corporate Wardens; and Series 4 includes detailed financial reports and accounts. The correspondence in Series 5 includes a large number of copies and often conveys both outgoing and incoming mail. Series 6 contains primarily informal lists, ceremonial documents and various forms or texts used in actual ceremonies. Series 7 and 9 include documents that are primarily external to the main operations of Camp One, such as collected publications concerning the Ritual and correspondence with other camps. Series 8 contains the documentary record of the various attempts at historicizing the Kipling Ritual undertaken by the Camp and Corporate Wardens for the information of the obligated engineering community (see Note on arrangement).

Records after 1950 tend to be more related to the activities of Camp One than to the intricacies of the Corporation of Seven Wardens. Newer accessions are also less delineated than those of the first accession B1982-0023. Generally, most files created after 1965 will be found in Series 5. These more recent files often include minutes and other material rightfully belonging to other series, which, however, have been arranged in Series 5 to preserve the original chronological file order of the Camp One records and because there are typically many fewer records in these later accessions. The exception to this trend is in Accession B2009-0029, which includes comprehensive meeting minutes arranged as part of Series 3.

The fonds does not include the original Kipling letters, which were returned to the Kipling estate in 1960 at the request of Kipling’s daughter Elise Bambridge (1896-1976). The letters were added to the Wimpole Archive, which was deposited with the University of Sussex Library in 1978 on behalf of the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (UK). The ancient landmarks are kept by the individual universities affiliated with Camp One, as are the official obligation lists. The Book of Authority for Camp One is in Series 2. All of the ancient landmarks have historical origins. The original anvil for Camp One was donated by Fairbairn, but was lost in a fire in the Sandford Fleming Building at the University of Toronto in 1977. The current anvil used at the ceremonies at the University of Toronto has a cutting attached taken from the hatch coverfrom the sunken Ocean Ranger drilling platform. The 1935 ‘Peter Wright’ anvil used at the Ryerson University ceremonies have a sheared rivel attached taken from the failed Pont de Quebec. At the University of Ontario Institute of Technology the landmarks are a five-decades anvil from Windfields Farm and a chain from the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station.

Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer. Office of the Camp Wardens

G. Peter Richardson fonds

  • UTA 1700
  • Fonds
  • 1955-2008

This finding aid describes the sole accession of personal papers of G. Peter Richardson received to date documenting his academic and professional career as professor of religious studies from his university education to his retirement from the University of Toronto in 2000.

The records are described in fourteen series. Series 1 contains records relating to his education at the University of Toronto and Knox College (affiliated with the University of Toronto) and his graduate studies at Cambridge University, England. Also included are records relating to his employment arrangements at Loyola College and University of Toronto, as well as applications to other institutions, congratulations on his appointment as Principal, University College and other honours. Correspondence with students, faculty and colleagues both inside and outside the University of Toronto are contained in Series 2 and 3. Early, non-academic appointments are documented in Series 4 and relate to his work with Knox College as a campus minister (unordained) and the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Greater detail regarding his academic employment at Loyola College in Montreal, his first academic appointment will be found in Series 5. This series reflects both his administrative activities as well as teaching activities during the 1970s before it became Concordia University.

His University of Toronto career is specifically documented in Series 6 and 7. These two series document his administrative activities within the Department of Religious Studies and the graduate department, Centre of Religious Studies from his appointment in 1974. Also documented is his continuing involvement in the study of architecture as evidenced by files for the Faculty of Architecture.

His teaching responsibilities are well documented in Series 7 relating to various undergraduate and graduate courses taught on all three campuses from the mid 1970s to post-retirement, as well as the Study Abroad courses he organized and led during the summers of 1988, 1991 and 1996.

Series 8 to 11 document both scholarly literary works as well as informal lectures and talks to church and community groups. The earliest works are files (as early as 1958) containing sermons delivered as campus minister (and later as religious scholar) to many church and religious groups. His scholarly papers were presented at academic conferences and symposia and frequently became the basis of published articles and books. Other literary works include published reviews in Series 12. Only a few files documenting his application for grants and some research files have been preserved in Series 13.

Prof. Richardson’s scholarly expertise in religious studies especially Christianity and Judaism as well as architecture put him in high demand by other organizations and educational institutions. Series 14 documents a number of these external activities including his work with the Society for New
Testament Studies [1], his role as site architect for archaeological excavations in Israel, the Ontario Heritage Foundation, and Visual Bible International, Inc.

NOTES

[1] His editorial work for Studies in Religion , his activities with the Society of Biblical Literature and others are preserved in other archival institutions. See details in Series 14

Richardson, G. Peter

Douglas H. Pimlott fonds

  • UTA 1664
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1987

Fonds consists of 3 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for details.

Pimlott, Douglas H.

Harold I. Nelson fonds

  • UTA 1612
  • Fonds
  • 1938-2004

This fonds documents Prof. Nelson’s career as a historian, teacher and scholar. While he was not a prolific writer, records in this fond indicate he was a detailed and meticulous researcher who sought to integrate his research into his course teachings. Series 3 Journals, Series 6 Research Notes and Series 7 Lecture Notes, give evidence to this amalgamation between research and classroom. As well, much of his correspondence found in Series 1 Professional Correspondence, and Series 2 Letters of Reference and Recommendations document his relationship with students both while he was their professor and later as these students graduated and applied for employment positions, grants, and/or admission to graduate school. Moreover, the extensive comments and evaluations of student work, documented again in Series 2 Letters of Reference and Recommendations as well as in Sub-Series 8.1 Marks and Comments on Student Work, show the care he took in evaluating and imparting his knowledge to students. The fact that many of his administrative positions and roles on committees tended to focus on curriculum and student experience, indicates how important Prof. Nelson considered his role as educator. These are documented in Series 9 University of Toronto Administration and Series 10 Associations and Committees.

It is important to note the records that were not kept as a result of processing this fonds. Research notes on both primary and secondary sources were only kept when the notes themselves showed some analysis of content. Since most of Prof. Nelson’s research was done before computers and much of it before photocopiers were widely available, most of his research notes were transcriptions or summarized notes from sources. These were often typed up as well and/or written onto index cards and organized into topic. Most of these types of research notes were culled from the fonds.

Records that relate to his role as editor of the International Journal were not found among his papers and so are absent from this fonds. Removed from this fonds were his files as Chair of the International Studies Program. These were accessioned as University Records see - A2009-0006.

Nelson, Harold I.

Kenneth G. McNeill fonds

  • UTA 1562
  • Fonds
  • 1944-2002

This fonds documents Professor Kenneth McNeill's research and publishing activities through professional correspondence (Series 1), drafts and typescript of articles, reviews, addresses, referee reports, research data and notes (Series 2 &3). Series 3, in particular, documents research undertaken in the Steel Room in the Department of Physics. Series 4, 5 and 6 document some of his administrative duties within the University and in particular Electron Linear Accelerator committee, and the Radiation Protection Authority. Lecture notes (Series 7) from courses taught both at the University of Glasgow (1952-1957) and at the University of Toronto (1958-1996) document his teaching responsibilities, while early course notes (Series 9) document his education at Oxford in the 1940s.

Prof. McNeill was also an active consultant outside the University, mainly for government but also for industry. Series 8 contains files relating to this consultancy work and in particular to his work on nuclear preparedness for Emergency Planning Ontario, a department within the Ontario Solicitor General’s office. Series 10 contains the collected material for a study on radon levels in Newfoundland mines that Prof. McNeill did for the Atomic Energy Board of Canada.

Accessions: B1994-0004, B2005-0004

McNeill, Kenneth G.

McCarthy Family fonds

  • UTA 1536
  • Fonds
  • 1877-2005 (predominant 1954-1970)

This fonds consists of one accession documenting three generations of the McCarthy family of Toronto. The majority of records document two graduates of the University of Toronto, Douglas Findlay McCarthy (B.A.Sc, 1929) and his son, Douglas Dale McCarthy (M.D. 1955). Sous fonds 1 consists of personal records of Douglas Findlay McCarthy documenting primarily his years as an engineering student during the mid 1920s at the University of Toronto. Personal diaries cover his education not only for these four years (1924-1929) but also some of his high school years at Malvern Collegiate. Also included are photographs of his team sports in water polo and basketball as well as graduation, and sports artifacts such as two trophies for bowling and rugby. Among the materials in Series 1 are the only documents relating to his father: two engineer’s booklets signed “Geo. A. McCarthy, Moncton, N.B.” and dated 1893.
Sous fonds 2 contains records relating to his son, Dale McCarthy during his time as a medical student in medicine in 1955 and relating to his medical career in the 1960s. However among these materials are some medical prescriptions believed to belong to his maternal grandfather, A.W. Moffatt for the 19th century as well as a Marey Sphygmograph used for measuring blood pressure during the same time period. Unfortunately, there is no documentation regarding his years with the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, or his involvement with the Ontario March of Dimes in Northern Ontario.

McCarthy, George Arnold

James T. Lemon fonds

  • UTA 1474
  • Fonds
  • 1862-2005 (predominant 1964-2005)

The James T. Lemon fonds documents most aspects of Prof. Lemon’s life, in terms of both private and professional experiences. Records in Series 1 (Biographical), Series 14 (Christian Youth Groups) and Series 15 (Family Paper) give some overview of Prof. Lemon’s early life and family background. Records in Series 15 may be helpful to genealogical researchers interested in families who settled around West Lorne in south western Ontario.

Biographical profiles, correspondence, papers, addresses, manuscripts, reviews and grant files in Series 1 through Series 6 document most aspects as his career as a urban historical geographer. In addition, Series 12, documents much of his involvement with professional associations as well as community groups. His activities in the political arena as an active New Democrat are also documented in Series 13.

Course lectures and outlines, student papers, references, and correspondence found in Series 7 through Series 10 document his role as a teacher. Series 10 and 11 also give some evidence to his various administrative roles within the University. Of particular note are the early accessions of student term papers found in Series 7, Teaching. These cover a range of historical topics relating mainly to Toronto and, as secondary source material, may be of interest to those researching the urban history of Toronto.

Lemon, James Thomas

Audrey Maureen Cowling fonds

  • UTA 1182
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1938

Programmes, invitations, memorabilia, clippings, a photograph, a certificate, and artifacts documenting Miss Cowling's one-year course in Dental Nursing (1936-1937). Included are the following items: a photograph of the Dental Nurses graduating class of 1937 and two class pins; and ribbons and programmes for the Ontario Dental Nurses and Assistants Association (1937, 1938).

Cowling, Audrey Maureen

Arthur Whitely Davison fonds

  • UTA 1204
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1929

Records from Arthur Davison, student in the School of Architecture from 1926-1929 consisting of several photographs of architectural clubs and the Engineering Society. Also includes two essays by Davison and his 1926 award for architectural design for which he received a scholarship from Ontario Association of Architects.

Davison, Arthur Whitely

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 Maria

Arthur Fry fonds

  • UTA 1299
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1945

Personal papers of Arthur Fry and his cousin, Harold. Includes U of T Student Handbooks, 1906-1910 maintained by Arthur Fry (BA 1910) as an undergraduate student in University College, diary for 1914-1915 written while in his early working career and 3 pocket notebooks with addresses, notes and expenses for 1907, 1909 and 1911. Includes one diary for Harold Fry kept during 1906-1907 describing his first job at age 16.

2 group photographs of Fry and Company executives with Harold Fry.

Fry, Arthur

Arthur Joseph Kelly fonds

  • UTA 1441
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1970; predominant 1946, 1970

Certificate of appreciation, with covering correspondence, re: Kelly's tenure on the Board of Governors, 1945-70; biographical information; photo of Class of 2T2 (Dentistry) reunion dinner, 1943; monographs/serials (Print Room).

Kelly, Arthur Joseph

Alexander Brady fonds

  • UTA 1079
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1884-1985

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1986-0018: Personal records of Alexander Brady, consisting of addresses, correspondence and diaries; course and lecture and research notes; administrative files (Department of Political Economy) and subject files; maps, monographs, and photographs, relating primarily to the application of political theory to the evolution of the British and Commonwealth political systems. (253 boxes, ca. 1884-1985)

B1988-0008: Correspondence, notes, pamphlets, press clippings, reports, lecture notes, addresses and manuscripts documenting Alexander Brady's interest in Canadian economic, industrial and constitutional development, modern political thought, and Commonwealth relations. (14 boxes, 1911-1979)

Brady, Alexander

Angus Lynn Sutherland fonds

  • UTA 1815
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1918

Engineering drawings for the undergraduate programme in electrical and mechanical engineering (1907-1910); photographs documenting Sutherland's education including the graduating class in Engineering, 1911 and a souvenir poster of the University of Toronto football team, 1909 (the 1st Grey Cup Champions).

Sutherland, Angus Lynn

Angus Alexander Campbell fonds

  • UTA 1100
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1955

Copy of 1906 "Torontonensis", annotated with death dates of Campbell's classmates from the class of 1906 (Medicine). Included are some death notices and obituaries.

Campbell, Angus Alexander

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.

Andrew James Rhodes fonds

  • UTA 1695
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1993; predominant 1970-1992

Fonds consists of eleven series documenting in varying degrees the personal, professional and academic activities of Dr. Andrew James Rhodes, professor of microbiology and former Director, University of Toronto School of Hygiene. While there is some documentation relating to his life prior to and during his appointment as Director, University of Toronto School of Hygiene, the bulk of the records in this accession document his activities and employment after 1970. Series 6 and 9 document his employment with the Ontario provincial government, first as Medical Director, Laboratory Services Branch, Ministry of Health ( 1970-1977) and then as Chairman of the Rabies Advisory Committee, Ministry of Natural Resources (1979-1988). While he was employed outside the University of Toronto for nearly twenty years, he continued his teaching responsibilities and occasionally undertook special projects such as the University Teaching Hospitals survey (Series 8) and the U. of T. Biosafety Committee (Series 7).

While Dr. Rhodes was well known for his scholarly publications on bacteriology and virology, manuscripts of these publications are not contained in this accession [2]. However, Series 11 does contain records for Within Reach of Everyone. A history of the University of Toronto School of Hygiene and the Connaught Laboratories which he co-authored with Dr. Paul Bator. Two volumes of this history were published in 1990 and 1995 respectively. Correspondence, research materials, and page proofs for Volume 1 predominate, within only a few files regarding plans for Volume 2.

[2] In 1940 Dr. Rhodes, with Dr. C.E. van Rooyen published Virus Diseases of Man. In 1949, they again collaborated on Textbook of virology for students and practicioners of medicine and other health sciences. This book which was produced in 5 editions over the next few years established the University of Toronto School of Hygiene as the centre for medical virology in the world.

Rhodes, Andrew James

Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. University Lodge fonds

  • UTA 1012
  • Fonds
  • 1923, 1998

Hand-lettered and illustrated volume presented to Grand Master William Nesbitt Ponton on the occasion of his visit to the University Lodge No.496, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Toronto, March 4, 1923; with covering letter of March, 1998 and a photo-copy of the volume (user copy).

Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. University Lodge

Alexander McLeod fonds

  • UTA 1555
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1944; predominant 1871-1872

Notebook containing course notes for thirty lectures in animal husbandry and other notes, taken by Alexander McLeod at the Ontario Veterinary College, Toronto; obituary of Alexander McLeod, 1944.

McLeod, Alexander

Alexander MacLean fonds

  • UTA 1506
  • Fonds
  • ca.1930

"Introductory lectures in geology and mining affairs", prepared by Alexander MacLean, Professor of Geology, for business and professional men taking courses through the Department of University Extension and Publicity.

MacLean, Alexander

Alexander Clark Gray fonds

  • UTA 1328
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1934

Personal records of Alexander Clark Gray, student in metallurgy at the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, 1930-1934. Includes handwritten course notes for all four years, as well as third and fourth year laboratory reports in electrical engineering and hydraulics.

Gray, Alexander Clark

Albert Murray Fallis fonds

  • UTA 1256
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1984

Offprints of publications by Prof. Fallis, professor emeritus of Parisitology in the Department of Microbiology; typed copy of student notebook belonging to Richard Stanbury, MD 1865 with covering correspondence. Dr. Stanbury attended Dr. Rolfe's medical school (Faculty of Medicine, Victoria College).

Fallis, Albert Murray

Albert Edward Johnson fonds

  • UTA 1429
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1935

Three student notebooks compiled by A.E. Johnson, an occasional student registered in the Faculty of Arts between 1933 and 1935. Notebooks are for classes relating to Optometry, i.e. Physics (1933-1934) and Optics (1934-1935)

Johnson, Albert Edward

Adelaide Mary Plumptre fonds

  • UTA 1666
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1924

Notes on lectures given in an Extension Course in Journalism at University of Toronto during the winter session, 1923-1924.

Plumptre, Adelaide Mary

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

Phyllis E. Jones fonds

  • UTA 1433
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2007

This fonds consists of one accession of personal papers of Prof. Phyllis E. Jones. It contains primarily records relating to her career with the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto and manuscripts of her published and unpublished works relating to community health and nursing education. Among the records relating to her personal life and education (Series 1) will be found certificates, photographs and a scrapbook maintained during her years as a student in the General Nursing and Public Health Nursing, Part 1 diploma programme between 1944 and 1946. Series 2 documents her activities as a faculty member including copies of early planning reports relating to the School of Nursing prepared by former directors such as Helen Carpenter and Florence Emory, as well as records generated during her tenure as Dean of the Faculty.

Copies of some of her published and numerous unpublished papers and presentations are contained in Series 3.

This fonds unfortunately does not contain any of her lectures or teaching materials or research notes. There is little information relating to her professional activities with the Victorian Order of Nurses, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, the Metropolitan Toronto District Health Council or Toronto area teaching hospitals.

Jones, Phyllis E.

University of Toronto. Graduate Students' Union fonds

  • UTA 1887
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1979

Budget, constitution, minutes of meetings, and memoranda relating to the Graduate Students' Union; by-laws and minutes of meetings of Graduate Students' Union Club; and notices of meeting of the University of Toronto Coalition Against Cutbacks.

University of Toronto. Graduate Students' Union

Peter Yates fonds

  • UTA 1984
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1992

This accession includes records from the following series documenting Dr. Peter Yates, an organic chemist first appointed to the Department of Chemistry from Harvard University in 1960.

Yates, Peter

Barry French fonds

  • UTA 1293
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1999

To varying degrees, records in this fonds document key components of Prof. French’s career both within UTIAS and as an outside consultant. His education in the newly developing field of aerospace science is documented in his course notes found in Series 10. These notes were kept specifically to document the early teaching of this subject since Prof. French took courses from Professors Ben Etkin and Irvine Glass whose papers are also held by the University Archives. General correspondence files in Series 1, talks and papers found in Series 2 and 3 as well as course lectures found in Series 7 document his broad role as a university professor including his publishing activities, his relationship with other professionals and his role as an academic advisor and teacher. His role as an administrator both at the University and on the boards of professional associations are only marginally documented in two small series of records: University of Toronto, Series 6 and Professional Associations Series 8.

While Series 5 Research is by far the largest series in this fonds, it is mainly confined to the latter part of his career relating to research supporting SCIEX. Except for a few files, early research files are absent from this accession and researchers interested in research in the 1960s leading to Prof. French’s participation in the Viking project will have to make due with records found in Series 2 and 3 and possibly some correspondence in Series 1. The strength of this fonds is how well it documents the research at SCIEX, one of Canada’s most successful companies to evolve from a university research facility. Most records in Series 5, as well administrative files in Series 6 SCIEX, give a good picture of SCIEX’s evolution including the research undertaken, the funding sources available at the time, the business strategies that let to its success and specifically the instrumental role Prof. French played in this commercial enterprise. These records will be of interest to anyone researching the commercialization and marketing of technology in the Canadian setting. SCIEX is also a successful example of cooperation between industry and a university with the support of government agencies.

French, Barry

Bernard Etkin fonds

  • UTA 1247
  • Fonds
  • 1938-2004

Fonds consists of 2 accessions.

Accession B1984-0008 is 1 box of speeches and writings, 1938-1979, which are described in Series 3.

The remainder of the fonds is in accession B2004-0017. These records document much of the research, consultant and teaching activities performed by Professor Etkin over his lengthy career from the mid 1940s to the present with the greatest emphasize being on the 1950s to 1980s time period. Series 1, (Correspondence and Committees) gives a good overview of his professional activities and relationships. It also documents his teaching and mentoring of graduate students who often went on to other University or agencies. Series 8 (Teaching) also documents Etkin’s role as a teacher but is limited to lecture notes on his various courses.

Series 2 through 6 document the breadth of Etkin's research and publishing activities. Often there is a cross over among these series where files for a specific topic can be found in several places. This reflects the tangential nature of his research. A research topic, for example, may have begun as a consultant project but ultimately led to further study resulting in a professional paper being presented at a symposium or published in a journal. Etkin often continued to research into areas of interest even after the grant funded research was complete. So while Series 2 (Lectures, Talks and Seminars) and Series 4 (Research Files) represent the bulk of the research he did on his own, most often there are related topics found in either Series 6 (Grants) or Series 7 (Consulting Files). As a general rule, research conducted for a government agency was usually done as part of a granting structure and is documented in Series 6, while research undertaken for industry was done on a consultancy basis and is documented in Series 7. Series 4 (Book Files) only contains documents related to his books on Flight Dynamics. Records relating to research that Etkin undertook toward the improvement and development of a new particle separator have been placed at the end of the fonds in Series 10 (Infrasizer Ltd.).

While Professor Etkin held several minor and two significant administrative posts at the University of Toronto, only a small amount of records exist in this fonds that document these roles. They can be found in Series 8 (University of Toronto).

This fonds will be of great interest to researchers interested in the early development of the Canadian aerospace industry, especially in the early years of the Cold War. The University of Toronto Institute of Aerospace Studies received much of its outside funding from U.S and Canadian government agencies during this period. Work being done by Etkin and other IAS colleagues documents the link between industry and government in the field of aerospace research. Naturally, this fonds would also be of interest to anyone wishing to study the history of IAS and the early teaching and research of aerodynamic engineering in Canada.

Etkin, Bernard

James Nairn Patterson Hume fonds

  • UTA 1403
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1997

Records in this fonds document to varying degrees the dual aspects of Prof. Hume’s career – as a computer scientist and as a teacher of physics. This fonds does not, in any substantial way, document his many administrative roles within the University of Toronto or within professional associations.

For a good overview of his career, researchers should consult Series 1 Biographical for summary information on his achievements and career highlights. Series 3 Professional Correspondence also gives a good overview of what Prof. Hume was working on at a given period of time because it is varied in content and is arranged chronologically. Additional correspondence documenting these activities specifically can be found in Series 4 Publishing, Series 6 Professional Activities and Series 7 Broadcasting and Film. His research in computer science and the many ways he disseminated that knowledge through articles, talks, published works and teaching is documented in Series 4 Publishing, Series 5 Talks and Addresses and Series 6 Teaching. Researchers should note however that manuscripts do not exist for any of the computer science textbooks for which he was so well known nor are there extensive notes, memos or correspondence that discuss writing projects except some correspondence with publishers. There is, however, a good representation of his talks and lectures as well a manuscript and typescript of his textbook Physics in Two Volumes, co-authored with Donald Ivey.

His work in educational television and film is very well documented and is contained in Series 7 Broadcasting and Film. Records in this series will be of interest to researchers studying early Canadian broadcasting, educational television, and the teaching of science – in particular physics for general consumption. Several reports found in this series discuss the themes and goals of many of the programmes.

Finally, a lighter side of Prof. Hume can be found in Series 8 Arts and Letters Club, as it relates to his involvement in the Spring Review. Records in this series would be of interest to anyone researching amateur musical theatre and arts clubs generally.

Hume, James Nairn Patterson

Cody Family fonds

  • UTA 1163
  • Fonds
  • [ca, 1851-]-1977

Personal records of Dr. Henry J. Cody, former President of the University (1932-1944), members of the Cody family including his son Maurice, and his second wife, Barbara Blackstock Cody. Consists of 12 accessions of records.

Henry John Cody records document his activities with external organizations including his role on the Royal on University Finances. Also includes sermons, clippings, photographs, pamphlets, programmes, diplomas, certificates for honors, etc. Other records document Barbara Blackstock Cody and her activities mainly relating to architectural conservancy and the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship (1977). Photographs document Henry John Cody's activities at the University of Toronto and other organizations.

Cody, Henry John

James Loudon fonds

  • UTA 1486
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1916

Records documenting James Loudon's career as professor and president of the University of Toronto (1892-1906). Arranged into 15 series:

  1. Office of the President, Administrative files;
  2. General correspondence;
  3. & 4. Correspondence files;
  4. Office of the President. Applications, Recommendation and Appointments;
  5. Scholarships;
  6. Addresses;
  7. Lecture notes, papers and manuscripts;
  8. Orders-in-council/Govt. legislation;
    10.Personal correspondence;
  9. Appointment books;
  10. Diplomas;
  11. Miscellaneous;
  12. File index;
  13. Artifacts.

Loudon, James

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