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Mary Silverthorn fonds

  • UTA 1772
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1910

Exterior views of University College from the south-west. No arrangement.

Silverthorn, Mary

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington fonds

  • UTA 1769
  • Fonds
  • [1903]

Academic hood used by Sir Charles Scott Sherrington on receiving an honorary doctorate (LLD) from the University of Toronto in 1903. Inside label reads "Sherrington".

Sherrington, Charles Scott, Sir

Sherman (John Albert) Family fonds

  • UTA 1768
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1954, 1979

Correspondence and photograph concerning the awarding of the achievement medal of the Alpha Omega Fraternity to Albert Einstein; correspondence and publication regarding Einstein's efforts on behalf of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Sherman, John Albert

John Albert Sherman fonds

  • UTA 1767
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1984

Fonds consists of 3 accessions:

B1984-0031: Material on inventions of dental equipment; the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists; awards, certificates, and honours; etc. Note that official records of Alpha Omega are at Canadian Jewish Congress Archives in Toronto. (10 boxes, 1917-1981)

B1985-0003: Biographical material, correspondence, diaries, photographs and other records documenting John and Etta Sherman's activities with regards to the University of Toronto, professional dentistry associations and Jewish organizations in Canada and Israel. (9 boxes, 1915-1984)

B1986-0005: Correspondence and photograph concerning the awarding of the achievement medal of the Alpha Omega Fraternity to Albert Einstein; correspondence and publication regarding Einstein's efforts on behalf of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (1 box, 1950-1954, 1979)

Sherman, John Albert

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

June Seel fonds

  • UTA 1758
  • Fonds
  • 1973

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.

Seel, June

Catherine Gordon Scroggie fonds

  • UTA 1757
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1989

Memorabilia, correspondence and clippings relating to the University College class of 1924 alumni and reunions. Mrs.Scroggie (née McLeod) was herself a graduate of the class of 1924 and was involved in organizing various reunions. There is also some memorabilia such as "Admit to Lecture" cards from Scroggie's time as a student.

Scroggie, Catherine Gordon

George David Scott fonds

  • UTA 1754
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1960-1984

Manuscript articles, research notes, correspondence and lectures documenting the career of Dr. George Scott of the Physics Department.

Scott, George David

Robert Scollard fonds

  • UTA 1752
  • Fonds
  • 1982, 1987

Consists of 2 accessions

B1986-0101: Portrait of Robert Scollard, Archivist, St. Michael's College. June 1982

B1988-0006: Interview with Father Robert Scollard conducted by Ann Maclean for the Toronto Area Archivist Group newsletter. Topics covered include the establishment of the St. Michael's College Archives, types of holdings in the Archives, Fr. Scollard's contribution's to the history of St. Michael's and his involvement in the Toronto archival community. 7 November 1987.

Scollard, Robert

Frederick Raymond Scandrett fonds

  • UTA 1746
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1985

Certificates, engineering drawings, memorabilia and photographs reflecting Fred Scandrett's undergraduate years and career in civil engineering as well as his interest in rugby football and in the University of Toronto Rifle Association.

Scandrett, Frederick Raymond

Cope W. Schwenger fonds

  • UTA 1745
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1992; predominant 1951-1992

Personal records of Cope Weir Schwenger (M.D. 1948; D.P.H. 1954) documenting his career as a professor in the School of Hygiene (1959-1975) and the Faculty of Medicine (1975-1990). Schwenger had a distinguished career as a specialist in public health, preventitive medicine, and gerontology.

Consists of curriculum vitaes, personal and professional correspondence, research notes on unpublished materials, publications, addresses, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and photographs.

Also includes framed etching, "University of Toronto, 1870"

Schwenger, Cope W.

Samuel Beatty Fund fonds

  • UTA 1742
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1981

Minute Books (Vol. 1 & 2) of the Samuel Beatty Fund, an endowment fund established in 1952 by the graduates of mathematics and physics porgrammes at the University of Toronto.

Samuel Beatty Fund

Robert Alan Sampson fonds

  • UTA 1741
  • Fonds
  • 1917

Five letters, an address, and a poem sent to Robert Alan Sampson, editor of the Varsity, by Malcolm Wallace, George Sidney Brett, J. Gibson Hume and W. J. Alexander; also a signature by J. Gibson Hume. Most are dated for late November, 1917.

Sampson, Robert Alan

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

Edith Kathleen Russell fonds

  • UTA 1735
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1886-1964

Fonds consists of 3 accessions
-B1984-0041: Papers of E. Kathleen Russell, former head of the School of Nursing, including correspondence, press clippings and publications, as well as files relating to the Florence Nightingale International Fund (2 boxes, ca. 1886-1960)
-B1987-0058: Correspondence, articles, lecture notes, addresses, photographs and certificates documenting Russell's career in nursing education (3 boxes, 1903-1964)
-B1989-0034: Medals and pin (1 box, 1933-1949)

Russell, Edith Kathleen

Isaac Albert Rumble fonds

  • UTA 1734
  • Fonds
  • 1902

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

Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Harry R. Abbott Memorial Library fonds

  • UTA 1730
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1934; (predominant, 1868-1906)

Manuscript material from the Harry R. Abbott Memorial Library of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, including RCDS letterbook (1868-1872); course notes, diary, and expense book of Jeremiah Shunk (1877-1889); minute book of the Royal Dental Society (1896-1906); Typescript of "Eminent dentists I have met" by T. C. Trigger (1934); and ledger of Toronto dentist, N. Pearson (1894-1898).

Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Harry R. Abbott Memorial Library

Royal Canadian Military Institute fonds

  • UTA 1729
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1918

Photographs borrowed and copied from the Royal Military Institute. Includes exterior views of the Engineering Building and Hart House; No. 4 School of Aeronautics, instruction in operating the Curtiss plane; patching, drawing, sail making, sand targeting, map sqauring, artillery observation and bomb dropping devices; mosaic map of the City of Toronto; aerodrome and hangers at Camp Borden; R.A. F. training school plane

Royal Canadian Military Institute

Joyce Katharine Rous fonds

  • UTA 1728
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1950

Correspondence, clippings and memorabilia relating to the social activities of Rous while in 4th year general course in Arts at Trinity College.

Rous, Joyce Katharine

Rouillard Family fonds

  • UTA 1726
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1996 [predominant 1928-1996]

Letters of condolence on death of Kay Riddell Rouillard's husband, Dana (1991); Dana Rouillard's diaries (1928-1968, 1970-1982) and appointment books (1990-91), diplomas; curriculum vitae, correspondence with colleagues and friends, including Robert Finch; material re unpublished ms of book, and offprints. Also includes photographs of Dana Rouillard and a photo album containing albumen prints and tintypes dated 1885.

Rouillard, Clarence Dana

Ross Family fonds

  • UTA 1722
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1900-1929

Personal records belonging to various members of the Ross and Lowrey families, but primarily William Wrighton Eustace Ross and Mary Evelyn Lowrey (Ross), documenting their education at the University of Toronto, including certificates, student handbooks, research papers, and diaries. Also includes some related family photographs.

Ross Family

Robert A. Rosevear fonds

  • UTA 1721
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1978

Records relating to Professor Rosevear's years with the Faculty of Music including correspondence, faculty committee minutes and agenda including the Faculty Council, announcements, programs, newsletters. Most of the records are arranged chronologically in the following series: Faculty (general) and Faculty Council; Band and concerts, Royal Conservatory and University of Toronto; Buildings; Miscellaneous committees.

Included is documentation on the Faculty of Music, general administration, the University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the University of Toronto Concert Band, and a scrapbook on the Royal Conservatory Opera.

Rosevear, Robert A.

George Franklin Rogers fonds

  • UTA 1718
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1945

Fonds consists of 3 accessions

B1978-0035: 6 certificates and diplomas and 2 medals awarded to George Franklin Rogers (3 boxes, 1888-1934)

B1987-0025: Addresses made by George F. Rogers, an educator and Ontario Deputy Minister of Education from 1940 until his death in 1945. There are also some press clippings about his career as well as photographic portraits of Rogers. (1 box and 5 photographs, 1940-1945)

B1989-0022: An examination paper, ca. 1892. (1 folder)

Rogers, George Franklin

Thomas Rutherford Robinson fonds

  • UTA 1716
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1890

Hand coloured lantern slides illustrating a talk on tour of Central and South America, western United States, Canada and Alaska. It is believed that these originally belonged to philosophy Professor T.R. Robinson.

Robinson, Thomas Rutherford

Gilbert de Beauregard Robinson fonds

  • UTA 1714
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1977

Fonds consists of 3 accessions

B1979-0047: Papers of Gilbert de Beauregard Robinson primarily concerning mathematicians, mathematical congresses and reports compiled by him while holding the office of Vice-President (Research Administration) (1 box, 1949-1977)

B1992-0038: Minutes of meetings and correspondence of the Editorial Board of the "Mathematical Exposition" Series (1 file, 1940-1963)

B1997-0003: Administrative records including minutes, memoranda, correspondence and reports documenting Robinson's adminstrative responsibilities as a member of: The Plateau Committee, 1956-57, Presidential Advisory Committee on Policy and Planning 1959-1962, the Advisory Committee on Scientific Research , 1962-69 as well as his duties as Vice-President, Research Administration (1960-1969). (1 box, 1945-1969)

Robinson, Gilbert de Beauregard

Hugh Shaw Robertson fonds

  • UTA 1710
  • Fonds
  • [188-] - [192-]

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1973-0026: Photograph of 50th anniversary re-union dinner, class of 1889, University College.

B1982-0006: Clippings scrapbook part of which relates to Robertson's time at University College; University of Toronto Songbook (Suckling and Sons, Toronto Publisher). Photograph of the Hart House War Memorial and a 1912-13 group shot of staff and students of the Stratford Normal School. [188-]-[192-]

Robertson, Hugh Shaw

Wayne Roberts fonds

  • UTA 1709
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1971

Charles Street Tenants Association files on rent strike and action by students.

Roberts, Wayne

Agostino Cosimo Rinella fonds

  • UTA 1705
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1986

Fonds consists of 2 accessions:

B1985-0015: Certificates, awards, and other honours collected by Gus Rinella (BASc, 1985) as a student at De La Salle Catholic School, Toronto, and as an undergraduate in engineering at the University of Toronto; files on scientific experiments on aerodynamics, including the Science Fair project, "Hypertrike", and, later, the "Skulecycle"; files on his activities as chair of the Centennial Committee of the University of Toronto Engineering Society, including correspondence, minutes, notes, press clippings and photoprints. (7 boxes, 1976-1985)

B1989-0018: Undergraduate and graduate course notes in metallurgical engineering. (6 boxes, 1981-1986)

Rinella, Agostino Cosimo

Jessie Hamilton Ridout fonds

  • UTA 1703
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1964

Diplomas of her university education; programs to official social and university events; conference proceedings; press clippings on medical matters; publications; and photograph.

Ridout, Jessie Hamilton

Raymond Reiter fonds

  • UTA 1701
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2001

Personal records of Raymond Reiter (b1939-d2002), professor of computer science. Includes correspondence, manuscripts of talks and articles, notes, course materials, etc relating to the study of computer science and his area of specialty, artificial intelligence.

Reiter, Raymond

Stephen Harold Riggins fonds

  • CA ON00399 50
  • Fonds
  • 1926-2023

Fonds consists of the following series:

Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Art and records of Khoa Pham
Series 3: Writings
Series 4: Personal records and ephemera
Series 5: Professional and teaching records

Riggins, Stephen Harold

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office fonds

  • CA ON00357 2001
  • Fonds
  • 1831-2023

Fonds consists of the records from the Upper Canada Academy and the period when Victoria University (formerly College) was situated in Cobourg. It includes records of the Academy Treasurer, John Beatty and of the Bursars/Treasurers, John Potts and George Cox.

Subsequent records are from the Bursars of Victoria University:
W.J. Little (1932-1951)
W.C. James (1951-1963)
F.C. Stokes (1963-1985)
Larry Kurtz (1985-2003)
David Keeling (2004-2009)
Ray deSouza (2009-2023)
Kenneth Chan (2023-Present)

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office

Blissymbolics Communication Institute - Canada

  • CA OTUED 8
  • Collection
  • 1952 - 2023

This collection contains a variety of materials relating to the development, dissemination, use, and study of Blissymbols by Blissymbolics Communication Institute - Canada, and by affiliate organizations, scholars, educators, and users of augmentative communication around the world. The collection additionally includes administrative records, promotional material, and memorabilia of the BCIC.

Blissymbolics Communication Institute Canada

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Artifacts Collection

  • CA ON00357 2188
  • Collection
  • 1832 - 2011

The Artifacts Collection consists of artifacts related to Victoria University and the Vic community. Categories of artifacts are: athletics, pins and medals, awards, jewelry, clothing, buildings, and miscellaneous items.

Daniel Graisberry Revell fonds

  • UTA 1694
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1904

Course and laboratory notes taken by Daniel G. Revell while a student in Arts (1892-1894) Medicine (1898-1900), and as a Fellow in Anatomy at the University of Toronto. Also included are notes taken at this time and later when he was an instructor (1901-1907) at the University of Chicago.

Revell, Daniel Graisberry

Research Society for Victorian Periodicals fonds

  • UTA 1693
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1985

Records of the journal "Victorian Periodicals Review" including editors files, correspondence, minutes, agenda, production files, book reviews, conference files, subscription files and financial records. The "Victorian Periodicals Review" was published at the University of Toronto from 1973-2011. Records are arranged into series by Editor.

Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

John Reid fonds

  • UTA 1692
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1964

Copies of material on T. F. McIlwraith, professor of Anthropology, including his memorial volume. Also copies of some original correspondence and addresses of McIwraith.

Reid, John

Henry Abraham Regier fonds

  • UTA 1691
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1979

Files relating largely to the World Population Year and the World Population Conference held in Budapest, 1974; other files on population studies in general and Canadian population and immigration studies in particular; and a little material on later environmental concerns. Professor Regier was a special adviser to the official Canadian delegation at the 1974 conference.

Regier, Henry A.

Wayne Ray fonds

  • UTA 1687
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1985

Nine-two coloured slides document the grounds and landscaping at 93 Highland, the official residence of the University of Toronto President. They were taken while Ray was a grounds keeper in the Physical Plant Department and include views of a retaining wall construction, a slope reconstruction, the rock garden, the greenhouse potting shed and the conservatory. In addition there is one landscape drawing of the rock garden done by Ray. Also included are 75 b&w and colour photographs showing the University of Toronto Bookstore move to the Koefler Centre in 1985 as well as various images of physical plant staff members at work.

Ray, Wayne

Henry (Harry) Pullan fonds

  • UTA 1677
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1965

Personal records of Henry (Harry) Pullan, graduate in architecture in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (BASc 1911). The majority of records document reunions of the Class of 1911 (1930-1965 including minutes (1930-1960),correspondence of the Secretary-Treasurer, lists of class alumni, casualty lists of deceased class members, drafts of submissions to the newsletter "Ruminations" , and correspondence with the Engineering Alumni Association.

Photographs and negatives document 2nd year class of 1911, including several images of the Trienial Class reunions from 1957-1963. There is also a unique group photograph of the 2nd year class of 1911 taken in the drafting room. This was reproduced in Ruminations and includes a name key.

Pullan, Henry (Harry)

Ralph Presgrave fonds

  • UTA 1676
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1918

24 black-and-white photographs documenting the activities of the Overseas Training Company of the Canadian Officers Training Company, University of Toronto, during World War I. Includes images of the OTC tents in the quad outside Burwash Hall and a final photograph before it was disbanded, trenches in Forest Hill, and a photoprint of Philosopher's Walk, looking north towards Bloor Street.

Presgrave, Ralph

Frederic John Poynton fonds

  • UTA 1672
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1933

Volume entitled "Research on Rheumatism" and related glass plate negatives document research done by Dr. F.J. Poynton of University College Hospital London. Correspondence, clippings and a citation document the gift of this material to the Faculty of Medicine. The research was undertaken by Poynton with Dr. Alexander Pain from 1897-1913.

Poynton, Frederic John

Pollution Probe at the University of Toronto fonds

  • UTA 1668
  • Fonds
  • 1970

List of the materials placed in the gazebo time capsules directly south of the Robarts Library building. These two rolls of film are duplicates of the two rolls that were placed at the bottom of the crypt underneath the gazebo.

Pollution Probe at the University of Toronto

Poculi Ludique Societas fonds

  • UTA 1667
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1985

Posters advertising the following theatrical productions: "Comedy of Errors", "The Coventry Christmas Play", "Man's desire and fleeting beauty", "Dr. Faustus". Accompanying material: theatre programmes for these plays and for "The death of Herod".

Poculi Ludique Societas

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

Selwyn Pieters fonds

  • UTA 1663
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1998

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.

Pieters, Selwyn

Peterkin Williamson Family fonds

  • UTA 1661
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1989

Fonds consists of 3 accessions

B2013-0020: 1910-1918: Documents, photographs and artifacts document three generations of the Peterkin - Williamson family. Most of the items relate to Marie Peterkin (B.A. 1919) including a photo album with family photos, photos of fellow students, house parties in Bala and the Toronto Island, convocation,, fellow female workers on break at the munitions factory during World War I. There are also a few items for Ruby Peterkin, aunt to Marie Peterkin, who served in Salinika as nurse in the No. 4 Canadian General Hospital. There are a few photos including two from Salonika as well as an engraved letter opener from her time overseas. Marie Peterkin married John Williamson (B.A. 1910) and their daughter is the donor of this accession Mary Williamson (B.A. 1955). This accession includes the graduating portrait for each as well as two UT letters earned by Mary.

B2014-0013: Photo album originally belonged to John D. Williamson (B.A. 1910) and documents various members and activities of the Williamson family members. Photos show campus views of grounds and students ca. 1906 – 1917 as well as a trip to western Canada 1912, and to Temagami 1916 and 1917. There are also two portraits of J.Peter Williamson, son of John D. Williamson.

B2017-0015: Includes 60th Anniversary Distinguished Graduate Award medal, won by Mary Williamson, alumnus of the Faculty of Library and Information Science. Includes accompanying photograph and letter. One photograph of Marie Peterkin (Williamson) taken ca. 1950 with former U.C. classamate Vida Peene (U.C. 1919). Finally there are a series of photographer proof portraits of J.Peter Williamson in military uniform, 1951.

B2019-0026: Consists of Two binders of collected documents on Marie Peterkin (B.A. 1919) and John Williamson (B.A. 1910) including memoriabilia, legal documents, photographs, diaires, correspondence and some family histories. This accession also has a photo album documenting the couple's trips to Bermuda and Florida in the 1950s and 1960s. There are two oversized certificates for John Williamson.

Peterkin Williamson Family

Donald and Rhena Robson Fonds

  • CA ON00357 2191
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1976

Contains correspondence, postcards and travel and academic photographs, travel diaries, family research, as well as scholarly research and lectures.

Robson, Donald Oakley

Edward B. Philip fonds

  • UTA 1659
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1923

Two collections of photoprints and accompanying negatives relating to student activities in the School of Practical Science: I) "Good Old School Days at S.P.S." - views of electrical engineering study room and laboratory, sports trophies won by School of Practical Science athletic teams, Edward B. Philip with schoolmates, School of Practical Science professors; II) "Initiation Potpourri" - exterior view of the School of Practical Science Building; scenes of freshman initiations; junior engineering rugby team; World War I. Compiled by Edward B. Philip.

Philip, Edward B.

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