- UTA 1696-8
Part of Herbert Ralph Rice fonds
Part of Herbert Ralph Rice fonds
Part of William J. Fowler fonds
In 1968, Dr. Fowler headed up a research team in a joint Canadian Mothercraft Society (CMS) – OISE study to determine the effects of quality child care on disadvantaged children. This two-year joint study formed the basis upon which the Early Childhood Education (ECE) curriculum was written. In particular it involved the development of a model infant day care centre for disadvantaged children from four months to two and one half years of age. It also included a follow up study conducted by Dr. Fowler in 1973-1974.
This series documents this joint study with Mothercraft in general and Dr.Fowler’s role in particular. It includes minutes of meetings of the Board of Mothercraft, and the OISE research staff, correspondence with Mothercraft officials, OISE faculty and staff, municipal, federal and provincial governments, private foundations (like the Atkinson Foundation, Laidlaw Foundation), research proposals, budget and publicity files, papers and progress reports. Also included is the film script for “Joint OISE-Mothercraft Infant Demonstration Program” with text of Dr. Fowler’s commentary (1973).
This series also includes film elements including original negative, sound track and release print to the OISE produced film A Demonstration Program on Infant Care and Education in which Dr. Fowler describes the OISE Infant care and education program and Mothercraft Society with emphasis on learning through play.
Part of William J. Fowler fonds
In 1985 Dr. Fowler incorporated his own consulting and educational not for profit company to “…conduct and disseminate research and information about early childhood education”. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Fowler was president and his daughter Velia as Treasurer. His other daughters, Monique and Josephine, along with his wife, Neva were also involved as directors of the company.
Records in this series consist of administrative files relating to incorporation, correspondence, film scripts, and other files relating to projects conducted in the 1980s and 1990s in particular the production of both the book and videos entitled Talking from infancy. How to nurture & cultivate early language development, and Little Neva learns to talk, other talks and presentations.
Service records and lists (1914-1950); financial records (1915-1965); histories and reports (1914-1964); war diaries (1939-1945); minutes of committees and officers' meetings (1921-1957); order books and manuals (1915- 1948); publications (1901-1937); photographs and one painting.
Correspondence and subject files of President H.J. Cody with and about academic and administrative units of the University ;film relating to convocation entitled "Through These Doors"; annotated map of The World from the National Geographic Society, 1922.
Film and sound elements for the production of the filming of the Installation of President John R. Evans, 28 September 1972.
Part of Hart House fonds
Hart House records: Warden's Office files including committee and club files, the Warden's personal records, staff files, and Vincent Massey records (1919-1973); administrative files of the Comptroller's Office (1929-1955); membership, activity, committee and club files of the Graduate/Undergraduate Office (1955-1973); administrative files of the Reservations Office; architectural drawings; photographs; film and sound recordings.
The University of Toronto Caput hearing on the conduct of Tony Leah and William Schabas in preventing the delivery of an address by urbanologist Edward Banfield at the University on March 12, 1974 on the grounds that he held racist views. The hearings were chaired by Prof. Albert Abel.
Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of articles, interviews, press releases, reports, and press clippings documenting the activities of the University News Bureau, and the Varsity (later the University of Toronto) Graduate. Included are files of the science editor, Leonard Bertin (1971-1974), including news releases and news items (1965-1971); files relating to the 50th anniversary of the discovery of insulin (1971-1972); campus tours (1965-1973); and convocation and other addresses, on film (1959-1967). There are also photoprints of faculty, students, visiting lecturers, distinguished guests, and events associated with the University of Toronto; and images of campus grounds and buildings, including aerial views, and events on campus. Photos of Bob Rae in Box 29, files 31 to 33 (C.U. G. files).
Off-air recording of CFTO Television broadcast of the announcement of James Ham as the new president of the University of Toronto.
Films of Varsity football team playing various University teams
Videos: "Sesquecentennial Celebrations : Presentation of Honorary Degrees, 15 March 1977"; "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" (1976); "University of Toronto Alumni Association" (1973).
Sound recording: "Dr. Evan's Address for Sesquecentennial Dinners", (1977).
Graphic records documenting men's and women's athletic teams including football, water polo, english rugby, squash, boxing, fencing, curling, basketball, volleyball, hockey and gymnastics.
Film: Game or match footage of University of Toronto intercollegiate sports teams including basketball (men and women), fencing, football, hockey and soccer (men only) 1972-1980.
Textual: Game reports for rugger, skiing, soccer, squash, swimming, tennis, track, volleyball and wrestling (1970s)
2 reel to reel - Dr. John Evans on the Betty Kennedy show, one of which is a discussion on China, 1973
1 Video (3/4") - Sesquecentennial Birthday Cake Ceremony: off air recordings from various newscasts in the Toronto Area, 1976
2 slides - Resident Staff, Hospital for Sick Kids, 1936-37
Used in library orientation sessions to introduce library reference and microcatalogue services; includes a brief history of the University Library system.
Includes original of "Varsity Life", ca. 1923, and other films.
Records from the Director's Office including: minutes of meetings of the Department Council, sections and committees; operational files; scrapbooks and two open reel videos, one of which is titled "Russia vs. Blues" (n.d.).
University promotional films including: History of Ajax (1946), University Campaign (1958), Pursuit of Wisdom (1958), Graduates for Tomorrow (1959) and Light for the Mind (1965)
Video copy of "Varsity Life": profile of university life centered on Hart House; original film is A88-0038:001.
Consists of one video cassette, VHS format, of the Installation of President Robert Prichard, Oct. 12, 1990. Video was sponsored by the Installation Committee of the Office of the President.
Recorded lectures by: Edward Heath, Lester Brown, Maurice Strong, Peter Ustinov, Helen Caldicott, John Aird, Hans King, Fred Hoyle, John Polanyi; the installation of James Ham; radio program "Inside the U. of T"; concert by Faculty of music called "Sharing Through Music"; various promotional videos and campus tours; off air recording of CITY TV Production "Universities in Trouble".Other subjects covered: Hart House and the Group of Seven; the use of animals in research; university funding; the Extern program; the University College ghost.
Convocation files, including addresses, media releases and photographs (1975-1985); files relating to sesquicentennial celebrations, Bovey Commission, Art Walk 1984, establishment of the Women's Studies scholarship. Apart from department files, there are also miscellaneous items collected by the Department i.e., New Songs of the U. of T.; invitations, programs and dance cards (1911-1915); class of 1915 directory.
Football films produced for Dept. of Athletics and Recreation by Chetwynd Film Ltd. Contains: 10 video tapes, 3 8mm films, 76 16mm films.
Video cassettes (3/4" format) used by the Human Resources Department to orient new staff. Included are : "Campus Tour" 1977, "Welcome to New Staff" from variou Presidents, "This is the University of Toronto" 1980. There are also a number of videos that show role playing during various workshops including "Developing Supervisory Skills" and "The Media and You".
Records from the Registrar's Office including correspondence and memos with the Dean's Office; committee files such as the Admissions Committee and Committee on Future Directions; collected statistics and statistical reports on admissions, enrollment and graduate employment. There are also photographs and videos documenting the Faculty's history including a video entitled 'We are the Faculty of Education'.
Two videos documenting the success of the Varsity Blues Football team in winning the Vanier Cup. The first is a taped broadcast of the entire game (Nov. 20, 1993). The second, put together by Friends of the Varsity Blues Football, depicts the trials and triumphs of this championship year. It is entitled "From the Cut to the Cup" (11 min.). (VHS)
Sound recordings, film and slides documenting fundraising drives at the University of Toronto, 1966-1976. Audio lift from program "Universities Tomorrow" part of the "Where To From Here" series produced by the Media Centre and Global Television (see Media Centre Collection A96-0008 tape V-7113-C). Photographs of students from various departments - each is identified. Photos were possibly taken for a publicity brochure.
Consists of subject files on programme administration, Faculty of Medicine departments, organizations, foundations, committees, studies, task forces, external reviews, resident's programme, mental health programmes, etc. Also includes minutes of the Executive Committee, including documentation, agreements and communications with Sick Kids Hospital and Health Canada.
Administrative files including budgets, correspondence, flyers, student lists; curriculum publications, lessons materials (1963), film and photoprints; architectural plans for industrial arts shop classroom.
VHS copy of promotional tape "Great Minds for a Great Future" produced for fund raising purposes in 1997. Includes clipped interviews with well known academics and alumni including John Polanyi, Janice Stein, Tak Mak, Norman Jewison as well as President Robert Prichard. [Narrated by Donald Sutherland].
Part of Hart House fonds
Exhibition files contain applications, lists of applicants (1993-1999), exhibitions at the Justina Barnicke Gallery , selections from the Hart House Permanent Collection (1993-1998), committee and club exhibits and competitions organized by the Hart House Art Committee and the Camera Club including presentations for the education series (1997-1998). Includes exhibition catalogues, photographs, slides and a video.
VHS copy of promotional tape "Great Minds for a Great Future" produced for fund raising purposes in 1997 and revised in 2000. Includes clipped interviews with well known academics and alumni including John Polanyi, Janice Stein, Tak Mak, Norman Jewison as well as President Robert Birgeneau[Narrated by Donald Sutherland].
Sound cassettes and videos collected by the Department of Public Affairs in the course of their promotion of the University. Both sound and video tapes document speeches, convocations, special events, fundraising and research. There are also video productions promoting the University of Toronto in particular as well as specific areas of higher education. Such is the case in Discovering Science produced by Media Centre to encourage young women to enter the fields of science and engineering and which features many prominent University of Toronto scientists. There is a promotional tape for the Division of Occupational Therapy and one promoting research in the fields of the humanities and social sciences.
VHS and CD copies of two promotions produced to celebrate the 175th anniversary. "175th Anniversary" and "Alumni Video 2003" feature clipped interviews with well known academics and alumni including architect Raymond Moriyama, activist Craig Keilburger, medical scientist Lap-Chee Tsui, filmaker David Cronenberg, politician Paul Martin, ballet dancer Karen Kain, judge Roseli Abella, artist Doris McCarthy, activist Zana Acanda and many more. The "175th Anniversary" was probably used during a gala and has an introduction by Lorne Michaels, producer of Saturday Night Live.
One video documents President Prichard's address at Spring Reunion on June 3, 2000. A CD containing photographs and a web presentation document the dedication of the Roy Oglesby Room at 21 King's College Circle. Two CDs document the University of Toronto 175th Banners. They contain portraits (Tif files) as well as images of each banner (PDF files). There are 136 people, mainly famous or accomplished alumni and faculty.
Three paper bags to commemorte President Prichard's farwell with cartoon on the side.
A2004-0020 represents a large accession of material from the Faculty of Physical Education and Health. The vast majority of the records in this accession are from co-curricular activities carried out by the Faculty. While not physically arranged according to function or subject, the records have been intellectually arranged according to their function as a curricular or co-curricular process, identified further by the specific activity they represent. The first series, entitled Faculty Administration, contains curricular materials which include admission files, records on faculty positions and Faculty Council/SPHE materials. Co-curricular series include; Intramurals, which contains both men’s and women’s intramural records; Intercollegiate Athletics, which holds records from all men’s and women’s Varsity sports teams; Facilities, Events and Athletics and Recreation Programs, which includes records for the management of the University’s sports stadiums, fields, and arenas; and a series for Alumni, which contains a large amount of records on fundraising and awards. Finally, the Graphic Material series contains photographs and negatives of students, student identification cards and faculty and sporting events. Finally, there are approximately 250 videos of football games (1981-2000).
The records document the Undergraduate Program in Women’s Studies, the Graduate Collaborative Program in Women’s Studies, and the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies. There are also some records from the Women Studies Student Union (W.S.S.U.) . Records include Curriculum Committee, Program Committee, Core Committee, and Executive Committee agenda and minutes. There are also reports as well as internal program review, special events, and project files. The records also consist of posters, videos, and audio tapes documenting various IWSGS events, conferences, lectures, and workshops.
Eighteen binders of slides, photographs, contact sheets document men's and women's intramural and intercollegiate sports from 1979-1986. Approx. 50 team portraits document the Varsity Hockey and Football teams through the 1950s and early 1960s. Also included are a few portraits of early Varsity teams from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s.
Also includes three films that were used as teaching tools in the Faculty as well as a copy the NFB film Runner, a documentary on Canadian runner Bruce Kidd.
Predominantly consists of records from the Faculty of Education (FEUT) and OISE created prior to the merger in 1996. FEUT records include the records of various FEUT committees such as the Executive Committee (1986-1992), Advisory Board (1968-1995), Faculty Council (1973-1999), Program Development Subcommittee (1974-1995), and the FEUT/OISE Joint Council on Education (1982-1989). Also included are records pertaining to the Institute of Child Study (1979-2000) and to various FEUT centres. OISE records predominantly consist of those of the OISE Board of Governors and Executive Committee (1991-1996). There are also FEUT/OISE merger records for various committees and task forces. Also included are records pertaining to University of Toronto Schools as well as 7 videos.
Event media package documenting the Convocation Hall Tribute Ceremony on May 31 2007. Included: programme; DVD copies of the ceremony, the Tribute Video and Media Coverage; copies of advertisement for the event; a list of media
This accession consists of photographs and videos documenting the faculty, staff and several events held at the Department of Zoology. Sound recordings consist mainly of recorded lectures from BIO 110. There are also four boxes of administrative files documenting mainly external reviews, planning committees and various reports.
Part of Hart House fonds
Promotional DVD produced for Hart House, 2009 Hancock Lecture featuring Nick Bontis of McMaster University entitled : Calibrating Your Future: A Balancing Act Between Social and Technological Pressures. This DVD contains an interview with Dr. Nick Bontis in Hart House on Jan 12 2009. It also contains an early Bontis lecture, edited and produced most likely for promotional purposes. The DVD does not contain the Hancock Lecture that was given at Convocation Hall on Februrary 4 2009.
Consists of Advisory Board Committee minutes and agendas, course planning files, administrative correspondence, event planning and information, photographs and recordings of lectures and events, working papers, newsletters and Institute publications/handouts.
These records document the activities of the Office of the Vice-President, University Relations. The records include various committee agendas and minutes, and correspondence with various external companies regarding projects that the U of T had various interests in. The records contain a large amount number of files from past VPs Carolyn Tuohy and Sheldon Levy.
NOTE - THESE BOXES WERE DEACCESSIONED 2017/02/27
This accession contains press releases, media clippings, and video recordings regarding the Lionel Gelber Prize, an international award for distinguished writing in the field of foreign affairs. The accession also contains records dealing with the selection process, including members of the selection committee, and various submissions for the award.
Photographs (jpg images) document lectures and displays at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. There is also one DVD of a lecture.
Contains records reviewed from the Department of Cell & Systems Biology, formerly known as the Department of Zoology. Contains Undergraduate Affairs Committee records, annual department reports, copies of Zoonews, event files (UofT Day, ZooWoods material), curriculum development material and several photographs and films from departmental gatherings.
University of Toronto. Department of Zoology