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Chava Rosenfarb Papers

  • Manuscript Collection
  • 1940-2014

Includes drafts and proofs of The Tree of Life [Der Boym Fun Lebn]; Bociany [a novel about life in a Polish shtetl] and Of Lodz and Love; Survivors [translated from the Yiddish by Goldie Morgentaler]; address and daybooks; most of the printed manuscript of Briv tsu Abrashn; Bird of the Ghetto; correspondence with family, friends, authors, editors and publishers, including Isaac Bashevis Singer, printer and publisher Israel London, Elaine Kalman Naves, and other material related to the life and work of author Chava Rosenfarb.

Rosenfarb, Chava

Craig Stephenson Papers

  • Manuscript Collection
  • 1979-2016

Manuscripts, proofs, correspondence, writing for academic journals, teaching files and other material related to his life and work as a Jungian analyst and psychotherapist.

Stephenson, Craig E.

Dr. Peter Ernst Collection of Dr. George William Ross papers 1918-1983

  • CA OTUTF MS COLL 00648
  • Manuscript Collection
  • 1918-1983

Includes research, notes and drafts for a biography of Sir Frederick Grant Banting (1891-1941) by Dr. George William Ross (d.1948), friend and colleague of Banting. Ross’ father was the fifth Premier of Ontario from 1899-1905, Sir George William Ross (1841-1914). Dr. G.W. Ross lost both his sons in World War II. The bulk of the material covers the 1920s to 1941, the year of Banting’s death. Banting’s letters to his mother, medical

Ernst, Peter

Michelle Berry Papers

  • CA OTUTF MS COLL 00762 (Downsview Offsite)
  • Manuscript Collection
  • 1970-2014

This first accession of Michelle Berry’s papers contains manuscript drafts of novels and books of short stories; early writing drafts; reviews written by Michelle Berry for the Globe and Mail, as well as reviews of her work; correspondence, and other material related to her life and work.

Contains series:

  1. Manuscripts and other writing
  2. Reviews
  3. Professional files
  4. Correspondence
  5. Personal and miscellaneous files
  6. Early writing
  7. Other files
  8. Restricted files

Berry, Michelle

John W. Holmes fonds

  • CA ON00335 F2260
  • Fonds
  • [187-]-1991, predominant 1930-1991

The fonds consists of textual material and photographs. Much of the material relates to articles, speeches, books, book chapters, radio/television scripts, and book reviews written by JWH in the areas of Canadian foreign policy and international organization. As well, there is material relating to conferences and seminars in which he participated and organizations with which he was involved, files on his teaching at Glendon College, the University of Toronto, and Leeds University and his doctoral students, files of business and personal correspondence, material collected for his two-volume work, The Shaping of Peace, family and professional memorabilia.

Contains series

  1. Articles
  2. Speeches
  3. Books
  4. Book Chapters
  5. Radio & Television
  6. Book Reviews
  7. Conferences, Seminars, Convocations
  8. Glendon College, University of Toronto, Leeds University
  9. PhD Students
  10. Comments on Others’ Papers/Interviews with JWH
  11. CIIA Fellowships
  12. Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto
  13. Other Organizations & Institutions
  14. Miscellaneous Correspondence
  15. Papers Collected for The Shaping of Peace
  16. Personal Correspondence
  17. University Activities
  18. Miscellany
  19. Death/Memorials
  20. Photographs

Holmes, John W.

Douglas Ellory Pett fonds

  • CA ON00389 F12
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1978

Fonds consists of the archival materials received in conjunction with the book collection of Rev. Douglas Ellory Pett (B.A., B.D., Ph.D.) of Truro, Cornwall, England, who wrote a thesis on Newman "The Published and unpublished Anglican sermons of John Henry Newman : Prolegomena to an Edition". Fonds is comprised of the following series: Manuscripts Research and reference notes

Pett, Douglas Ellory

Etienne Gilson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927 - 1978

This fonds contains Etienne Gilson's correspondence, articles, lectures and pocket diaries for the period 1927-1978. It also contains biographical material, copies of articles in journals, articles by others about Gillson, some reviews of his published works, memorabilia, and the notebooks of Abbe Andre Gilson, younger brother of Etienne. In addition there are photographs and audio cassettes.

Gilson, Etienne

Zola Research Programs fonds

  • CA ON00389 F17
  • Fonds
  • 1873-2008

Fonds consists of documents relating to the Zola Research Program and the publication of the 10 volume "Émile Zola Correspondance" series, including project files, inventories, reference materials, photocopies of Émile Zola’s correspondence and other documents related to the project. The project files contained in this fonds document the development and activities of the Zola Research Program. Project files records include inventories of various letters, funding information, budgetary forms, donor agreements, publicity documents and summaries of the project written both by external entities (newspapers) and internal figures (members of the Program staff). Also included are supplementary documents that were collected to create a broader contextual framework. Each letter is be supported with annotations and background information on the correspondents, events or people discussed in the letters as well as the social and political state of France during the 19th century. While the collection of letters by Zola was the primary mandate of the project, along the way the Program collected a vast number of reference materials to broaden the perspective. This fonds contains the off-prints, various documents (both collected by Zola and collected by the Zola Research Program about various 19th century figures) and bibliographies. Books collected by the Program are now the basis of the Émile Zola Collection in the Rare Book Collection of Kelly Library.

The correspondence is composed mostly of photocopies of handwritten letters, post cards, cartes de visites, telegrams and typed transcriptions of letters. The correspondence is a mixture of professional and personal letters that discuss various matters from the publication of Zola’s main works to the birth of his children. It is clear from the various handwritings and documentation styles that multiple figures were involved in the processing of the letters. However, as a Research Associate and long-term member of the team, Dorothy Speirs was the primary figure creating, processing and cross-referencing the letters. This can be seen through the presence of her initials on most of the documents. Additionally, as Project Archivist Hélène Issayevitch organized the letters and maintained the record-keeping practices throughout. It is important to note that after the dissolution of the Zola Research Program in 1995, Speirs continued collecting reference materials and adding them to the collection. As a result, there are a number of documents contained within that extend outside the dates of the Program. The result of this continued research is an additional publication completed in 2008, in association with Owen Morgan.

This collection remains the largest repository of Émile Zola’s letters available in North America. In recent years, the descendants of Zola have divided the estate, including the letters, resulting in a dispersal of the documents. This collection represents the largest single collection of Zola’s letters that is accessible and open to the public. Additionally, this fonds contains a fountain of information on key figures in the Naturalist Movement of the 19th century, as well as other well-known artists, scholars, intellectuals and political and social figures, including J.K. Huysmans, Edmond de Goncourt, Gustave Flaubert, Édouard Manet, Alfred Bruneau, Paul Alexis, Henry Céard, Léon Hennique, and Guy de Maupassant - all of which can be found either through personal discussions in the letters or supplementary documentation. The hidden value in this fonds lies in the plethora of reference resources that are available. The fonds also houses a vast number of off-prints that explore various aspects of Zola’s life as well as the broader Naturalist community of the 19th century. Some other significant pieces include original 19th century illustrated theatrical pamphlets from the Théâtre Libre, various original newspaper clippings and original letters by Émile Zola, Alexandrine Zola, Paul Alexis and Jules Claretie.

Fonds is arranged into 6 series:

1) Project Files series: consists of a variety of records that document the development of the project over the years, including funding information, publicity and marketing documents, donor agreements, budgetary forms and some correspondence amongst various scholars.

2) Letters by Zola series: consists of photocopies of letters written by Zola between 1856 and 1902. This series also contains an original letter by Émile Zola, dated June 22, 1890 (File #107).

3) Letters to Zola series: contains photocopies of letters written to Zola between 1858 and 1902. This series also contains an original letter by Alexandrine Zola to Émile Zola, dated May 27, 1890 (File #248).

4) Letters by Contemporaries series: consists of photocopies of letters sent between Zola’s family and contemporaries. This series contains an original letter from Paul Alexis to Léon Hennique, dated September 19, 1887 (File #420).

5) Collected and Reference Material series: contains photocopies of documents about the project and the various correspondents in the fonds (documents written by or about Émile Zola, documents about his family and correspondents, off-prints of works written about Émile Zola and naturalism, project inventories of letters and bibliographies). Series contains a variety of original documents including newspapers and theatrical pamphlets.

6) Alphabetical Index Forms series: consists of biographical and contextual information on correspondents of Émile Zola, figures mentioned in the letters, or the main journals for which he wrote.

Zola Research Program

William N. Irving fonds

  • UTA 1421
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1990

This accession holds records relating to Prof. Irving’s university education, manuscripts of some published and unpublished works, correspondence mainly relating to his professional and academic activities both before and during his years at the University of Toronto, and administrative records of the Northern Yukon Research programme during his years as director. Records relating to his work with the National Museum of Man (1964-1968), as well as artifacts, data and research materials etc. relating to the Northern Yukon Research Programme (1975-1980) are held by the Canadian Museum of Civilization Archives in Ottawa.
Other materials not contained in this accession include most of his lecture notes and other teaching materials relating to the courses he taught during his nearly 20 years at the University of Toronto. As well, there is only a sampling of his manuscripts of published and unpublished works. Records relating to his field work for both American and Canadian museums during his thirty year career will not be found here but may have survived, as noted above, with the individual institutions.

Irving, William Nathaniel

Norman Dekin Fox fonds

  • UTA 1284
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1952

Schedules, programmes, and press clippings relating to Fox's activities as a player in Junior B & Senior Hockey at the University of Toronto. Includes a photo depicting the University of Toronto Senior Hockey Team during practice session in academic year 1949/1950.

Fox, Norman Dekin

William George Dean fonds

  • UTA 1209
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1982; (predominant 1961-1973)

Correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, manuscripts, articles, brochures, reviews, photoprints and maps documenting the production of the Economic Atlas of Ontario which appeared in 1969. The project was directed by Professor William Dean of the Department of Geography.

The production of the Economic Atlas of Ontario was undertaken by the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto by a group of staff and graduate students headed by Professor William Dean. The principal financial sponsors were the Ontario Department of Economics and Development and the University of Toronto through the "Varsity Fund".

Its purpose was to provide new insights into the complexity of economic activities in Ontario and their relationship to the physical and behavioural environments. When the Atlas appeared in 1969, it was immediately recognized as a superlative example of its genre, both for the information it provided and for its design. In 1970 it won the world's highest international design award, the gold medal at the International Book Fair in Leipzig. In 1973 it received the Wallace W. Atwood Prize for "the work which is of greatest significance and which has made the greatest contribution to the field of geography in the continent".

Dean, William George

Glen MacDonald fonds

  • UTA 1500
  • Fonds
  • ca 1950-1975

Correspondence, administrative files for Department of Psychology, research materials on Fatal Accident Survey, behavioral studies files, imprinting, invasion of privacy study. Includes papers relating to the history of the department.

MacDonald, Glen

Langton (John) Family fonds

  • UTA 1464
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1953

Correspondence, diaries, and writings of members of the Langton family, especially John (1808-1894) and Hugh Hornby (1862-1953), Librarian at the U. of Toronto, 1892-1923; photoprints. Includes material on a variety of subjects, including the administration of University College. Also includes copy of sections from the diary of Sir Daniel Wilson relating to the University of Toronto.

Langton, John

Humphrey Newton Milnes fonds

  • UTA 1579
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1980

Personal and professional correspondence, lecture notes, course notes, clippings, manuscripts of articles, addresses, publications, photographs, sketches, documenting Prof. Milnes' early education and career as professor of German, and Chairman of the Dept. of German at the University of Toronto and as University Archivist for University College.

Milnes, Humphrey Newton

Kenneth W. McNaught fonds

  • UTA 1561
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1997

Fonds consists of 2 accessions. The first is much larger than the second.

B1997-0031 (1909-1997, 9 boxes and 2 items): This accession contains correspondence, manuscripts of published and unpublished articles, books and papers, offprints, notes, lectures and works of art organized into nine series. Series I provides some documentation of his early student life as well as a comprehensive curriculum vitae, prepared in 1991. Series II to V are predominantly correspondence, both received and sent, documenting his personal and professional life from his student days at the University of Toronto through his career as University professor in Winnipeg and Toronto. The most comprehensive evidence of his range of writing and social activist activities will be found among Series II General correspondence which spans some thirty-seven years. Articles and correspondence regarding his involvement in the “Harry Crowe Case” will be found in Series III. Series IV and V supplement Series II with correspondence, reports and notes relating to specific activities at the University of Toronto such as the supervision of graduate students and participation in campus groups such as the Faculty Committee on Vietnam and the University League for Social Reform. Some additional teaching materials for courses in history will be found in Series VIII.

Series 6 and 7 relate to scholarly writing and contain predominantly copies of articles and correspondence relating to books published. Unfortunately, few manuscripts for these publications have survived.

The two watercolours in Series 9 provide another dimension that has been overlooked in biographies produced to date – that of amateur artist. The bulk of his original artwork remains with his family as a lasting testament to a multi-faceted and talented scholar.

B1999-0006 (1997, 1 box): Manuscript of chapters 1-14 of personal memoirs of Kenneth McNaught. Handwritten pages. Manuscript was basis for book of his memoirs to be published by UofT Press in Spring 1999.

McNaught, Kenneth W.

Stefan Saganski fonds

  • UTA 1739
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1956

Course and laboratory notes in mechanical engineering taken by Stefan Saganski while an undergraduate at the University of Toronto; copy of his BASc thesis.

Saganski, Stefan

Edward Blake fonds

  • UTA 1067
  • Fonds
  • 1856-1908

Correspondence, notes, memoranda, and drafts of reports, primarily by and to Edward Blake in his capacity as a member of the Senate of the University of Toronto and Chancellor, relating to University matters, including the hiring of James Loudon as professor of Natural Philosophy in 1875 and the introduction of the science curriculum, the rebuilding of University College following the fire of 1890, and the writing of the report of the joint Senate/Board of Trustees Committee on Revenues and Requirements (1891). Also included are related acts, statutes, orders-in-council, financial reports and testimonials.

Blake, Edward

William Snaith fonds

  • UTA 1790
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1923

Text and drawings related to Snaith's undergraduate thesis in Civil Engineering entitled "The Construction Plant, Equipment and Structures of the Niagara Power Development Scheme of the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario", 1920, as well as a copy of his graduate thesis in Mechanical Engineering, "The Productive Capacity of Woodworking Machines", 1923. Additional records from Snaith are held by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Department.

Snaith, William

John H. Sword fonds

  • UTA 1816
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1985

B1998-0024: 27 photoprints of a party celebrating Moffat Woodside's return to teaching on 13 May, 1968. The party was hosted by John H. Sword, Acting President, at 93 Highland Avenue. Photos taken by Jack Marshall and Co. Ltd. 13 May 1968

B1999-0002: 1 photograph of the Commmonwealth delegates associated with the University of Ife taken at the Palace of His Highness in Nigeria, 1971; included in the photo are John Sword, D. Carlton Williams and Mrs. Williams. 1 aerial photograph of the University of Toronto campus taken ca. 1970-1971.

B2001-0012: Personal records of John H. Sword, university administrator and acting University President 1971-72 documenting events and his activities. Included is one file of miscellaneous correspondence and another of awards and recognitions for Sword . University related files include one on the Library Oral History Project which he administered, one on the tributes to Harold Innis, and others on recognitions for Frances Ireland, F.C. A. Jeanneret and Sidney Hermant. There is also a copy of Sword's paper entitled "Democratization of Universities, 1960-1974: some Commonwealth comparisons" and a copy of a paper given to him "The History of CUSO" [Canadian University Students Overseas]. Also included are photographs documenting Sword at various University events from 1967 to 1978, mainly photographed by Robert Lansdale. Also a photo album on the retirement party for Sarah McCausland.

Sword, John H.

Sylvia Ann Cook fonds

  • UTA 1170
  • Fonds
  • 1877

Deed of Land of J. Neill et ux to E. Crombie for sale of property located on the east side of St. George St. (Park Lots 13 and 14) north of Willcocks St. Dated November 3, 1877.

Cook, Sylvia Ann

Ernest George Moogk fonds

  • UTA 1589
  • Fonds
  • 1936 - [194-]

Papers of E.G. Moogk, BASc (1928) and assistant in the Office of the Superintendent of Grounds relating to his activities in the U. of T. contingent of the Canadian Officers Training Corp. 1936-1940. Includes correspondence, minutes, instructional materials, test results, notes. There are photographs of COTC, University of Toronto contingent, drills and exercises at Niagara Camp, and a photo album of an exhibition in the gymnasium of Hart House consisting of images depicting aspects of the horrors created by Nazism and World War II.

Moogk, Ernest George

Ruth Josephine Northcott fonds

  • UTA 1617
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1968

Records accumulated by Ruth Northcott, largely in her capacity as a member of the executive committee of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and as editor of its Journal. Included are minutes of meetings, correspondence, notes, research data, drafts of articles and addresses, announcements, press clippings, and photographs.

Northcott, Ruth Josephine

Harold Amos Logan fonds

  • UTA 1482
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1979

Consists of 2 accessions

B1981-0003 (photographs): Professor Logan with seminar students and with Dept. of Political Economy colleagues at academic functions. Copy prints and copy negatives produced from original photoprints. Originals in the possession of the Logan family. 1933-1965

B1982-0022: Certificates re W.W.I military service, letter (incomplete) from Dirk Cumming to H. A. Logan, Christmas, 1916. Correspondence and notes re "Trade Unions in Canada" (1948); copy of family history publication "The Logans of Amherst" by H.A.Logan (n.d.). 1916-1979

Logan, Harold Amos

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

Janes Surgical Society fonds

  • UTA 1427
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2008

Fonds consists of 3 accessions

B2000-0017: Correspondence and programs of annual meetings of the Janes Surgical Society. This surgical fellowship was established in 1954 by surgeons who were residents under the tenure of Robert Meredith Janes, Chairman of the Department of Surgery from 1947-1957. There is also a brief history of the society as well as photos of Dr. and Mrs Janes and a group photo of the Gallie - Janes Course, 1950-51. (1 box, 1950-[199-])

B2001-0009: Three binders of biographies of members of the Janes Surgical Society. Each card includes photographs of the member and his (her) spouse, personal information and a list of professional appointments and accomplishments. Cards are arranged alphabetically within each binder. A copy of "The Janes Surgical Society. An Illustrated History", by Alan Carrie, Stephen E. O'Brien and Charles R. Palmer has been transferred to the printroom collection. (1 box, [196-]-2001)

B2009-0012: Correspondence, programs, minutes and other records concerning the Annual meetings of the members of the Society. Members of the Society included medical practicioners who were former students of Dr. Robert Meredith Janes, professor in the Faculty of Medicine's postgraduate surgical training course. Photos include portraits of Dr. Janes, group photo of members on trip to Britain, 1964, and group photo ca 2008 (1955-2008). (1 box, 1955-2008)

Janes Surgical Society

James Kenneth Wallace Ferguson fonds

  • UTA 1266
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1989

Fonds consists of 2 accessions:

B1983-0043: Photocopies of articles, press coverage, and correspondence relating to the discovery of insulin in general and the career of Peter Joseph Moloney in particular. (1 box, 1895-1982)

B1994-0010: Background reports, and briefs (1917-1961) and correspondence, memoranda, briefs, reports and press covverage of proposed changes in the relationship between the Connaught Medical Research Laboratories and the University of Toronto (1968-1972) and on the controversy over a proposal to sell CMRL land for residential development (1977); address by and article about J.K.W. Ferguson. (1 box, 1917-1989)

Ferguson, James Kenneth Wallace

Harold J. Nahabedian fonds

  • UTA 1606
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1988

Records assembled by the Reverend Harold J. Nahabadian while a member of the Campus Chaplains' Association between 1981 and 1988. Included are minutes, correspondence, address lists, financial records, surveys, brochures and press clippings.

Nahabedian, Harold J.

Etta Taube Sherman fonds

  • UTA 1766
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1989; (predominant 1967-1989)

Consists of 2 accessions

B1988-0041: Addresses, correspondence, certificates, medals and photoprints relating to Etta Sherman's work with the the Women's Auxiliary of the Alpha Omega Fraternity and Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University.

B1989-0005: Correspondence, programmes, invitations and newsletters relating to the Alpha Omega Fraternity and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Sherman, Etta Taube

Thomas Kennard Thomson fonds

  • UTA 1826
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1952

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1986-0025: Manuscripts and published copies of address and proposal by T. Kennard Thomson, consulting engineer, relating to hydroelectric development including map, plan and photograph of the Peace Bridge and other projects. (1 box, 1917-1920)

B1993-0027: Correspondence, certificates, reports, programmes, articles, photoprints, glass negatives, lantern, slides and architectural drawings documenting Kennard Thomson's career as a consulting engineer in New York and elsewhere and his relationship with the University of Toronto Engineering Society which he founded. (6 boxes and numerous oversize folders, 1871-1952)

Thomson, Thomas Kennard

Dicimus Club fonds

  • UTA 1216
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1993; (predominant 1946-1953)

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1991-0028: Constitution, membership lists, minutes, correspondence, and addresses documenting the activities of the the Dicimus Club [1946-1953]; memorandum on Varsity editorial policy (n.d); copy of"The roots of the Nazi Ties" (1939). (1 box)

B1995-0006: Constitution, minutes, membership lists, reports, programmes, and golf scores documenting the activities of members of the Dicimus Club, assembled by E. Ritchie Clark, an early member. (1 box, 1940-1993)

Dicimus Club

Harry Chandler Elliott fonds

  • UTA 1240
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1971

Correspondence, literary manuscripts, clippings, estate papers, books of H.C. Elliott, former student (BA 1930; MB 1935) at the University of Toronto.

Elliott, Harry Chandler

John Albert Corson fonds

  • UTA 1175
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1941

Personal records of J.A. Corson. Includes 1937 issue of EPISTAXIS, student journal of the Faculty of Medicine; 5th year Faculty of Medicine registration card; lecture notes from Carson’s fourth year in Medicine; and University of Toronto student handbooks for the academic years of 1935/36, 1936/37, 1938/39, 1939/1940, and 1940/41.

Corson, John Albert

Robert Bell fonds

  • UTA 1050
  • Fonds
  • 1889

Four letters from Sir Daniel Wilson to Robert Bell concerning archaeology, his manuscript for the Royal Society of Canada, and the meeting in Toronto of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Bell, Robert

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

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

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

Stanley Bernard Chandler fonds

  • UTA 1131
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1999

Records of Stanley Bernard Chandler, professor and later Head of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto (1957-1986). The records primarily document his research into Italian literature and include: research notes relating to Verga, Manzoni and other authors; offprints of his articles; lectures on various topics; correspondence; reviews of his works; articles relating to Chandler; and index cards containing bibliographical references. This accession also contains bibliographical information relating to Chandler, teaching mark books; and photographs.

Chandler, Stanley Bernard

David M. Nowlan fonds

  • UTA 1620
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1998

This accession consists of the professional records of David M. Nowlan and documents his career as an economist, professor and administrator at the University of Toronto. Most of this accession pertains to Professor Nowlan’s various administrative, teaching and research activities, 1963-1998. Types of records include: professional correspondence, minutes, committee reports, consultants reports, research notes, and manuscripts. No personal or family records are contained herein.

The accession is arranged in the following five series:

Series 1: Professional Correspondence
Series 2: University of Toronto Administration
Series 3: Consulting
Series 4: Publications
Series 5: Addresses and Conferences

Series 1 consists of professional correspondence broadly documenting David Nowlan’s administrative, teaching, and publishing activities. Series 2 contains records pertaining to his various University of Toronto administrative positions such as Director of the Tanzanian Project, 1968-1973, and Vice President of Research, 1981-1988. Series 3 documents Professor Nowlan’s external consulting activities, notably his work on the 1979 Commonwealth Mission to Uganda and the 1995 Central Area Transportation Study. Series 4 contains records dealing with Professor Nowlan’s various publications. Series 5 documents presentations given and conferences attended by Dr. Nowlan.

Nowlan, David M.

Sir William Ralph Meredith fonds

  • UTA 1570
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1906

Files assembled by Sir W.R. Meredith as a member of the Ontario Royal Commission on the University of Toronto consisting primarily of correspondence, statutes, reports on university federation and administrative memoranda.

Meredith, Sir William Ralph

Paul Bator fonds

  • UTA 1043
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1990

Research material used by Paul A. Bator in the writing of "Within Reach of Everyone: A history of the University of Toronto School of Hygiene and the Connaught Laboratories, Volume I: 1927-1955." It consists of biographical data on faculty and graduates of the School of Hygiene (1955-1988), articles on the Rockefeller Foundation and public health in Canada (1942, 1945), and photocopies of material from the Rockefeller Archives Center in Tarrytown, New York (1919-1950).

Bator, Paul Adolphus

George Sidney Brett fonds

  • UTA 1080
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1961; predominant 1919-1946

Consists of lecture notes, articles, addresses, and radio broadcasts on philosophical themes; presentation certificate from students at Government College, Lahore (1908); and biographical sketches and tributes. Includes convocation address "Western University London" n.d.

Brett, George Sidney

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

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

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