- UTA 1929
Correspondence, reports and financial statements of the Royal Canadian Institute; and correspondence of the Committee on General Entymological Terms.
Walker, Edmund Murton
Correspondence, reports and financial statements of the Royal Canadian Institute; and correspondence of the Committee on General Entymological Terms.
Walker, Edmund Murton
Records document the activities of Selwyn Pieters, an African-Canadian part-time student, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology in 1997. Included are records relating to his academic standing, student papers, lectures given in his final years, invitations, awards, memberships and participation in student groups. He was a student representative on the Academic Board of Governing Council, 1993-1998.
Consists of records documenting the University of Toronto Natural Science Association, including minute books, regulations and rules of order, proceedings, reports and correspondence, papers read before the Association, invitations and programs and addresses,
University of Toronto. Natural Science Association
Diaries of Bessie Mabel Scott Lewis kept during her freshman and sophomore years as student in Faculty of Arts at the University of Toronto 1889-1891; invitation to attend a reception at President Loudon's house, December 13, 1890; her academic gown; article on "College Women" by Bessie Lewis (mss); and copy of article on her and her diaries in "The Chronicle" vol 48 (1975-1976). Bessie Lewis was the first Ottawa woman to attend a Canadian university full-time.
Lewis, Bessie Mabel Scott
Photograph of graduating class from Toronto School of Medicine, 1870/71; also includes diplomas. Red leather unfolding case holding two pair of forceps, needle on an ivory handle, scalpel marked B on a wood handle and another needle in a brass case; labelled "Ingram and Bell Limited Toronto".
Cowan, George Hoyle
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
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
Correspondence, manuscript notes and 2 photographs belonging to David M. Turnbull (1906-1995), former Vice-president, Health Sciences , and Executive Assistant to the Dean of Faculty of Medicine, John Hamilton, during the time of the construction of the Medical Sciences building. Includes one group photo presumed to be of audience watching ceremony re Medical Sciences Building and group photo of D.I Turnbull with Mr. and Mrs. R.R. McLaughlin (1967). Also includes a typescript "History of Woods, Gordon & Co."
Turnbull, David McIntosh
Photographs, diplomas and some sparse correspondence document Harold Caples's education in the Faculty of Medicine (M.D. 1924) as well as his career as an obstetrician and gynecologist. He is reported to have been the 3rd Canadian to have attained this specialist recognition by being admitted as a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The photographs relate mainly to the University of Toronto and include the graduating class for Medicine in 1924, the University of Toronto senior basketball team in 1923-24 as well as a composite of the Nu Sigma Nu fraternity for 1923-24. The correspondence relates to his medical training both at the University of Toronto and in the United Kingdom, as well as his early work in radiology and the use of radium. There are also military documents relating to his service both in World War I and World War II.
The records relate to Isaac Albert Rumble, who graduated from Victoria College in 1902 and taught business in Toronto. The records consist of three items: an unidentified class photograph from 1900; a photograph of the graduating class in Arts from 1902; and a certificate of chartered accounting from 1913.
Rumble, Isaac Albert
Copy of "Erindale College Library, the Early Years", a history of the Library submitted by Mrs. June Seel for the Histories of Libraries course at the Faculty of Library Science. Appendices contain original photographs and examples of publications of Erindale College Library.
The fonds contains 2 accessions of records from LAUT - B2014-0017, and A1988-0034
B2014-0014 has been described at the file leve, and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, surveys and questionnaires, publications, reports, and other organizational records of the Library Association of the University of Toronto(LAUT). LAUT’s primary activities centred around topics such as employment and working conditions, salary matters, strikes, the status of women, the stack access debate, and the academic status of librarians as faculty members.
LAUT interacted with The University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the University of Toronto Staff Association (UTSA), the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), and the Canadian Association of College and University Librarians (CACUL) over the course of its activities.
For a description of A1988-0034, see accession-level description.
Librarians' Association of the University of Toronto (LAUT)
Records of brothers, William Bowie Dunbar and John Gardner Dunbar. A student and instructor in the Faculty of Applied Science, William's records include student class notes, teaching notes and two engineering drawings, 1908-1949 (boxes 1 and 2). John's records consist of class notes, created while a Faculty of Arts student, 1910-1913 (boxes 2 and 3). Also includes 4 photographs of William and John, taken circa. 1912-1917.
Clippings and memorabilia document the Varsity Women's Hockey Team who, in 1925 won both the Ontario Ladies Hockey Championship and the Dominion title. Thora McIlroy played defence on the team.
Course notes in gynaecology, obstetrics and pathology taken by Leslie Lloyd Murray while a student in the fifth and sixth years of the six-year programme in medicine at the University of Toronto. His teachers included: for gynaecology, W. A. Scott (associate); for obstetrics, W. B. Hendry (professor) and H. B. VanWyck (junior demonstrator); and for pathology, D. E. Robertson (associate), H. W. Wookey (junior demonstrator), 'Nuts', and Duncan Graham (professor).
Murray, Leslie Lloyd
Tau Sigma Phi fraternity records including constitution, minutes of meetings, manual of procedures, pledge sheets of members, and membership lists. This fraternity later became a chapter of the international Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity. It ended with the establishment of the Alpha Beta Chapter.
Tau Sigma Phi Fraternity (University of Toronto)
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings presumably collected by Rev. Charles Dade (b1803-d1872) former Mathematical Master at Upper Canada College (ca1829). Inside cover inscribed "C. Dade Toronto U. Canada 1835". Obituaries at front of volume. Clippings relate to events in Upper Canada, including U.C. College and education.
Dade, Charles, Reverend
Fonds consists of 3 accessions:
B1979-0035 and B1979-0036: Sound recordings: Research material relating to Greenlee's biography of Sir Robert Falconer
B1987-0047: Research notes and photocopies of correspondence gathered for the writing of biography of Sir Robert Alexander Falconer (1 box, 1980-1987).
Greenlee, James Grant Christopher
Course notes for first year course in interior design, Faculty of Household Science, illustrated; mimeographed examples of furniture design, and the April, 1929 final examination questions for the course.
Cartwright, Berdee Elizabeth
Minutes of the University of Toronto Political Science Club, 1902-1908.
University of Toronto. Political Science Club
Minutes and constitutions of the Nursing Undergraduate Society and the Faculty of Nursing Student Council as well as related reports from various sub-committees.
University of Toronto. Nursing Undergraduate Society
Letter, dated 24 February, 1842, from Henry Boys, Bursar of King's College, to Richard Birdsall of Belleville, surveyor to the Canada Company and surveyor of the land on which King's College was built, requesting him not to seize the timber on Lot No. 18 in the 14th concession of Seymour Township, which the College had sold to E.D.S. Wilkins.
Research data and laboratory reports for studies of immune proteins, carried out by students under Dr. George Connell's supervision between 1967 and 1977, with later data appended.
Connell, George Edward
Course notebooks of Sidney Jabez Cook (B.A. 1914).
Cook, Sidney Jabez
Copy of the Final Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Affairs of King's College University and Upper Canada College (Quebec, 1852) with a tipped-in letter to Boyle from Joseph Workman, 4 March 1891; affixed to the report is the bookplate of the Baldwins of Spadina.
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
Consists of files containing correspondence, reports, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, newsletters and periodicals, dealing with university discipline, the library crisis, Berkeley student protests, the 1971 University of Toronto Act, women's liberation, daycare, SAC, Glendon Forum, unemployment, student aid, Canadian Union of Students, drugs, and other student and education-related topics.
Addresses, notes, certificates, music notebooks and lessons, and programmes etc relating to May B. Kirby Kelly as a student and teacher of music at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Some papers also of her husband, John Kirby.
Kirby, May B. Kelly
Manuscripts of speeches and articles prepared by Prof. William E. Beckel as student in Botany (1953) and later professor of Zoology and Dean of Science Scarborough College. Also includes speeches given as Dean of Scarborough College and also after leaving University of Toronto. Includes copy of CV updated to 1998.
Beckel, William E.
"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.
Fonds consists of 4 accessions:
B1981-0038: Course notes and notes on readings taken by Herbert A. Clark in the undergraduate Arts programme for third year honours courses on English law given by William Proudfoot and French literature given by John Squair.
-"No. 8: History of English Law" with notes from various texts, including Blackstone, Pollock, adn Reeve
-"No. 10: History of English Law, 17 Lectures by (Professor Wililam) Proudfoot in Michaelmas Term, '93, from Oct. 16 to Nov. 9"
-"No. 17: Lectures on History of French Literature by Professor (John) Squair", January-April, 1894.
B1982-0005: Course notes and notes on readings taken by Herbert A. Clark for fourth year honours Arts courses in political philosophy and constitutional law. The latter course was given by David Mills.
-#11: Political Philosophy, 4th year, 1894-95: Notes on Sidgwick's "Elements of Politics"; Notes on Pollock's "History of the Science of Politics"; Notes on Green's "Essays on Political Organization"; Notes on Ritchie's "Principles of State Interference"
-#11: Political Philosophy, 4th year, 1894-95: (insert) Notes on Bluntschli(?)
-#11: Political Philosophy, 4th year, 1894-95: (insert) Notes on Hobbes' "Leviathan"
-#12: Constitutional Law -- Federal, 4th year, 1894-95: Notes on 2nd half of Todd's "Party Government in the Colonies"; 13 lectures by Hon. David Mills, Professor of Constitutional and International Law, 4 Dec 1894-14 Jan 1895.
B1985-0014: Course notes taken by Herbert A. Clark for 3rd year honour political economy programme in the Faculty of Arts, University of Toronto; also term papers. Included are courses in law.
B1998-0009: Correspondence and memorabilia belonging to H.A. Clark (B.A. 1895) including a letter he wrote to the editor of the Toronto Telegram discussing the role of W.L.M. King in the student strike of 1895. There is also correspondence relating to a fund raising drive by the Class of 1895 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Class. Memorabilia includes programs for various dinners including the University Centenary Dinner in 1927.
Clark, Herbert Abraham
This fonds contains 2 accessions.
A1986-0042: Contains administrative files of successive chairmen of the department
A2017-0034: Contains PhD student files for the years 1998-2006
University of Toronto. Department of Political Science
Fonds consists of 3 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for details.
Pimlott, Douglas H.
Deeds for land at Bloor and Spadina between George Dickson and the University of Toronto (July 1907) and for land at Bloor and Huron Street between W. G. Gooderham and Trustees and Governors of the University of Toronto (27 June 1907). Copy of an indenture, Jan. 20, 1836 between King's College and Ezra Annes, Township of Whitney for lot 28 in first concession of that Township containing 100 acres: "Enterest Kings College Registry page 101".
Cassels Brock and Blackwell
The William Edward Gallie fonds consists of 6 series based largely on his work as a surgeon at the Hospital for Sick Children and the Toronto General Hospital, as well as his role at the University of Toronto as Dean and Professor at the Faculty of Medicine. The majority of the records relate to Gallie’s publications, lectures, public addresses, and research. The fonds also includes a small amount of personal ephemera such as event invitations and newspaper clippings. The W. E. Gallie fonds consists of the following series: 1) Writings & Publication Drafts, 2) Lectures and Public Addresses, 3) Research, 4) Correspondence, 5) Personal Ephemera, and 6) Photographs & Graphic Materials.
Gallie, William Edward
Professional records of Dr. William Stewart McCullough, professor of Near Eastern Studies. Records include correspondence concerning publications, faculty appointments, and teaching. Also included are manuscripts for Dr. McCullough's various article publications. There are also University publications such as convocation programmes, invitations, menus, and calendars. Records also include photographs of Dr. McCullough and other individuals.
McCullough, William Stewart
The material consists mainly of correspondence between members of the extended MacKinnon and Wrong families, back and forth between Canada and Scotland. They regularly related news and updates about the health and situation of family and friends. There are also a few pieces of correspondence for George M. Wrong.
Additionally, this accession includes poetry written by George M. Wrong’s father, Gilbert Wrong, as well as a few other documents from the family.
This accession was acquired by UTARMS in October 1991 from Prof. Edward L. Shorter. Arranged in four series, the accession consists primarily of correspondence bracketing the years 1966-1988. Series 1 is made up of three files devoted to Shorter's curriculum vitae, University of Toronto appointments and research grants and proposals. Series 2, the major portion of the accession, consists of professional and private correspondence. Series 3 is comprised of a single annotated book edited by Shorter. Series 4 is five strips of photo negatives of Edward L. Shorter dating from about the mid-1970's.
This collection consists of biographical information, certificates and diplomas, correspondence relating to Dr. Welsh’s employment as Chairman of the Department of Physics, with officials of the Order of Canada, his retirement, the H.L. Welsh Lectureship, and other honors. The collection also includes notes and outlines from four interviews done for the U of T Oral History Programme. The collection includes four photographs, several degrees, awards, certificates, and posters. This collection has been divided into three series based on the form and content of the records; 1) Correspondence and Biographical Material, 2) Degrees, Awards, and Certificates, and 3) Photographs.
Welsh, Harry Lambert
Fonds consists of 3 accessions
B1980-0023: Correspondence, greeting cards, pamphlets, book reviews, photographs, and postcards belonging to Beatrice Corrigan, Professor in the Department of Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. (1 box, 1946-1975)
B1981-0007: Postcards (some annotated) of France and Italy (6 boxes, 1906-1970).
B1981-0030: Personal files of Beatrice Corrigan, Professor of Italian, including elementary school reports, photographs, a scrapbook, and certificates for honours and degrees conferred; professional correspondence, lecture notes; notes for and drafts of articles; notes, correspondence and programmes relating to conferences and symposia; correspondence regarding and drafts of festschrift From Petrarch to Pirandello; research notes; offprints (14 boxes, 1903-1977).
Corrigan, Beatrice Marion
The records cover Dr. Eichler’s professional work: speeches, publications, and correspondence; legal work; important documentation regarding the Coalition for the Establishment of a Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies, as well as follow up material related to the Commission. Eichler served as part of the committee that established five new Women’s Studies chairs at Canadian institutions and that work and process is documented here. Finally, there is a limited amount of research and papers not already documented in the other series, including Eichler’s days as a student. There is a small collection of media, primarily audio recordings, as well as some photographs, and the DVD Eichler produced Household Work: More than it Seems.
Consists of correspondence, diary, personal files, administrative records; personal and administrative papers, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and panoramic photographs of North House, Burwash Hall, Victoria College (1932-1933); Varsity staff, 1927; photographs of Greece; C.O.T.C.; wedding portraits and other unidentified photos.
Woodside, Moffat St. Andrew
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.
Personal records of Frederic Urban, artist and lecturer in architecture, documenting his education, teaching and professional activities, particularly from his entering the Nova Scotia School of Art and Design in 1975 through his teaching at the University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto. Includes correspondence, notes, teaching materials, files on research in Italy and on exhibitions and performance. Also includes files on visiting lectureships, especially at the Nanjing Institute of Technology/South East University in Nanjing, China (1987-1988), architectural drawings, photographs, slides, posters, publications, film and video.
Files created by Mr. Vaughan during his service as Chairman of the Property Committee and later of the Board of Governors documenting his involvement in the university's major physical expansion programme; and photographs showing exterior and interior views of house at Maplehearn (1895-1898).
Fonds consists of 6 accessions:
B1973-0043: 19 paintings - Views of Toronto locations, including Yorkville Creek, and scenes in Northern Ontario, Quebec, the United States, England and Scotland painted by Daniel Wilson (19 paintings, 1855-1881).
B1974-0033: Microfilm copy of Wilson's diary (1974)
B1993-0022: Copies of correspondence from Daniel Wilson (later Sir Daniel Wilson, former President of U. of T.) to individuals in Edinburgh and to institutions such as American Philosophic Society and Smithsonian Institution (1 box, 1846-1890).
B2001-0048: 1 painting - "Brown Square" [Edinburgh] by Daniel Wilson. Watercolour and graphite on paper. Framed size 32.4 X 43.9 cm, ca. 1840-1850
B2004-0015: 2 paintings: Watercolour paintings by Daniel Wilson: "Mounds, Murray Bay July 22, 1865" and "Cap Blanc July 25, 1865".
B2010-0004: Illuminated "In Memoriam" volume produced by the City of Toronto containing the "Resolution of Condolence" dated 10 October 1892 relating to the death of Sir Daniel Wilson.
Wilson, Daniel, Sir
Fonds consists of 5 accessions:
B1989-0032: Addresses, articles, correspondence, manuscripts, notes, press clippings and reports documenting Professor Safarian's career as an economist and professor at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Toronto. Included are files on federal, provincial and University committees, task forces, and royal commissions. Subject areas include foreign ownership and control, constitutional change, and higher education (18 boxes, 1955-1980).
B1994-0019: Correspondence, course and lecture notes, memoranda, reports, manuscripts of publications, addresses, reports, briefs, certificates and diplomas, press clippings and photoprints documenting Edward Safarian's career as an economist specialising on foreign investment and as a professor and administrator at the Universities of Saskatchewan and Toronto (41 boxes, 1922-1993).
B1996-0034: Course and lecture notes, correspondence, addresses, research notes, manuscripts and publications documenting Edward Safarian as a student, economist specializing in international trade, and an administrator (6 boxes, 1943-1993).
B2000-0008: Professional correspondence, lecture notes, addresses, and student notes documenting Dr. A. Edward Safarian's career as a student, economist of international trade and administrator at the University of Toronto. Records predominantly consist of professional correspondence concerning publications, student references, teaching, the Encyclopedia Brittanica and consultancy work. In addition, there are also teaching materials, course notes and student essays. No personal records are contained herein (4 boxes, 1945-1997).
B2006-0030: Personal records of Edward Safarian, Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto consisting of personal correspondence, including files on the Table Ronde d'Economistes France-Canada (7th : 1991 : Paris) and the granting of an honorary degree by the University of Toronto to Arthur E. Child (1994); research files, including interviews, for Safarian's writings on foreign ownership and multinational enterprise; and files on his professional association woth the Canadian-American Committee, including notes on its confidential meetings (1972-1992), and on confidential meetings of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (1991-1997), espeically its Economic Growth and Policy Program. The files for the last include confidential minutes, notes on discussions and correspondence with offiers of the CIAR and the directors and members of the Growth program, presentations by Safarian to the CIAR and addresses to outside bodies on behalf of the CIAR (8 boxes, 1956-2004).
Safarian, A. Edward
This accession documents Professor Bay’s personal and professional life. A little over half of the material consists of correspondence to and from Bay of a professional and personal nature. Some of the personal letters include frank opinions of situations in his professional life. Approximately half of the correspondence includes carbon copies and originals written by Bay. The principal years covered are the 1960s to the 1980s. There is also a great deal of material on the Norwegian resistance movement.
The addresses, publications and manuscripts form the second and third largest grouping of material. The latter consists of final copies, drafts, and correspondence related to tributes, letters to the editor, book reviews, as well as books, book chapters, and articles written by Bay from 1949 to 1987.
The remainder of the material consists of personal and biographical documents ( his “personal collections” include ‘illegal’ papers of the Norwegian resistance during World War II); annotated books and offprints sent to Bay; some of his teaching material at the following universities: Michigan State, the University of California Berkley, Stanford, Alberta, and Toronto; material related to his activities in professional associations such as the American Political Science Association and the Caucus for a New Political Science; photographs; and special media which mainly includes recordings of addresses.
This fonds also includes a small sous-fonds on the personal and professional life of his wife, Juanita Bay.
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
Personal records of Gordon Skilling, Professor of Political Science and a specialist in East European (especially Czechoslovak) studies. Fonds consists of 18 accessions:
B1983-0013: Records of conferences and meetings attended; drafts of and correspondence regarding articles written; correspondence relating to the writing of "Communism, National and International" and "Governments of Communist East Europe"; personal files (1961-1979) and correspondence (1974-1983); lecture notes as visiting professor, Columbia University, 1952 (9 boxes, 1952-1983).
B1984-0044: Lecture notes on international politics and international organization, University of Wisconsin and Dartmouth College (1941-1959); files for courses on Soviet politics at Dartmouth College and the University of Toronto; lecture notes for courses on Eastern Europe and comparative communism at the University of Toronto; lecture notes by Hazard at Columbia University (1949-1950). (20 boxes, 1941-1984).
B1985-0029: Addresses, radio scripts, correspondence, lecture notes; files on the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (1980-1981); files relating to the publication of "Interest Groups in Soviet Politics" (1971). (6 boxes, 1937-1982).
B1987-0064: Correspondence, articles, reports, and related material on East European studies at the University of Toronto and elsewhere, including a study of the U.S. Helsinki Watch project prepared by the Ford Foundation (4 boxes, 1977-1986)
B1987-0083: Addresses; correspondence with students, 1970-1986, and on the Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Toronto, 1980; course outlines in political science, 1960-1980 (2 boxes, 1958-1986).
B1988-0007: Records documenting Skilling's expertise relating to East European studies with particular emphasis on Czechoslovakia and his role in the the Centre for Russian and East European Studies. Contains addresses and speeches; manuscripts and publications including related correspondence and reviews (books included are "Czechoslovakia's Interruped Revolution", "Charter 77 and Human Rights in Czechoslovakia", and "The Czech Renaissance in the Nineteenth Century"); lecture notes; subject files, mainly of associations; sound recording, video and photographs; University of Toronto administrative files including the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, the Department of Polical Economy, Committee on International Studies as well as the Centre for International Studies (3 boxes, 1945-1986)
B1989-0030: Addresses, articles, correspondence, minutes of meetings and financial files documenting Gordon Skilling's activities as a specialist in East European studies, with particular emphasis on Czechoslovakia (4 boxes, 1965-1989).
B1989-0045: Bibliography on communism in Czechoslovakia and the history of the Czech Communist Party, 1918-1958; files pertaining to Gordon Skilling's publications, "Charter 77 Documents", "Socialist Opposition in Czechoslovakia" (proposed), and "Samidzat and Independent Society in Central and Eastern Europe" (1988), including correspondence with Jan Kavan (5 boxes, ca. 1958-1988).
B1991-0037: Manuscripts, correspondence, addresses, lectures, conference files, subject files, greeting cards and index cards documenting Gordon Skilling's teaching and research interests in East European affairs, with particular reference to events in Czechoslovakia (6 boxes, 1949-1991).
B1993-0028: Diaries, notebooks, personal and research correspondence, manuscripts, articles, press clippings and photoprints relating to Dr. Skillings trips to Eastern Europe, his personal life and his research and writings. Included is research material for: "Samizdat and Independent Society in Central and Eastern Europe" (20 boxes, 1934-1988).
B1994-0011: Correspondence, addresses, lecture notes, minutes of meetings, memoranda, reports, manuscripts, publications, notes and press clippings documenting Professor Skilling's interest in Eastern Europe, particularly Czechoslovakia, and his association with the Commission on Security and Co-operation in Europe and the Royal Society of Canada. Also includes consultant files, foreign language clippings and collected papers on Czechoslovak history and politics (7 boxes, 1927-1993).
B1999-0017: Personal records of Gordon Skilling, relating primarily to the Czech Republic, including professional and private correspondence with colleagues and friends, including Vilem Precan (1969-1996); drafts of his "Memoirs of a Canadian" and articles, with covering correspondence; addresses; conference papers, photographs (13 boxes, 1969-1997).
B2000-0027: Personal records of H.G. Skilling, relating primarily to his interest in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. Includes early correspondence with his wife Sally, correspondence with friends and associates in Czechoslovakia, grant applications, itineraries, subject files relating to human rights groups, publishers and the medal that he received from the Royal Society. The records also include a printout of Skilling's autobiography entitled "The Education of a Canadian: My Life as a Scholar and Activist" (5 boxes, 1936-1999).
B2001-0017: Records documenting the history of the family of Harold Gordon Skilling, including his wife, Sara (Sally) and his own life and career. Sous-fonds I: Skilling family. Documents Gordon's father, William Watt, his uncle, Ernest (a Shriner), and his brothers Donald and William, who fought in World War I (Donald was killed in action). Sous-fonds II: Sara (Sally) Bright Skilling. Her education in the United States, her travels with Gordon in eastern Europe in the 1960s and her skill in entertaining. Sous-fonds III: Harold Gordon Skilling. Focuses on his research and writing of books on T. G. Masaryk and Alice Masaryk, on his travels, especially in Eastern Europe, and on the seminars he held in his residence during the last years of his life. These records consist primarily of correpondence (personal and professional, including with Vilem Precan (1993-2000) and Vaclav Havel), diaries, drafts of books and articles, reviews, addresses, index cards, scrap books, and photo albums (64 boxes, 1828-2001).
B2002-0020: Bibliographic references and research notes on index cards, with some accompanying notes, compiled by Professor Gordon Skilling for his book, 'Czecholslovakia's Interrupted Revolution', along with three boxes of other notes and references relating to Samizdat and dissent, Charter '77, Czechoslovak history and Czech-German relations (14 boxes, n.d. - ca. 1985)
B2002-0024: Personal records of H. Gordon Skilling, consisting of: Masaryk medal awarded by the Czechoslovak Association of Canada, 1985; certificate, case and medallion relating to honorary degree awarded by Charles University, Prague, 1990; Komensky medal awarded by Komensky University, Bratislava, 1990; certificate and medal for the Order of the White Lion, Third Class, Czechoslovakia's highest honour for non-citizens, awarded by President Vaclav Havel on Professor Skilling's 80th birthday, 28 February 1992 (3 boxes and 1 folder, 1985-1992).
B2009-0032: Correspondence, research notes, manuscripts etc. of Prof. Gordon Skillling relating to his career as professor of political science. Includes files for Josef Pekar, Czech politics, etc. (1 box, 1985-1987).
B2012-0005: Further personal records of Gordon Skilling, Professor of Political Science and a specialist in East European (especially Czechoslovak) studies, consisting of research notes for and drafts of his doctoral thesis, 'The German-Czech national conflict in Bohemia, 1779-1873', with subsequent revisions; correspondence with scholars in East European studies, publishers, and editors. Also address books, 88th birthday greetings, slides and photographs, and medals. (12 boxes and medals, 1917-1997).
Skilling, H. Gordon (Harold Gordon)