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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office fonds
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Records related to buildings and grounds

The Bursar's responsibilities with regard to property were initially the insurance of buildings and their contents. However, as the need for regular income became more urgent and evident, and as the University expanded and required more buildings, the Bursar's work likewise increased. The Bursar became responsible for the legal negotiations and accounting over purchases, sales and leases; and the supervision and funding of alterations and renovations and the construction of new buildings. Along with this, the Bursar dealt with property tax as the University was only exempt from this in respect to its property used for academic purposes.

Series consists of correspondence, studies, reports, appraisals, financial administration, agreements, plans, specifications and other records relating to the planning, expansion, renovating, maintenance, repair and construction work on campus buildings and grounds, as well as the establishment and funding of Victoria Theatre, the Isabel Bader Theatre, and the Vic Tennis Club.

The architectural drawings and plans are available in sub-series 1
The records related to the Vic Tennis Club are available in sub-series 2.

Records relating to art holdings and artifacts

Series consists of lists of works of art owned by Victoria, with valuations; correspondence relating to insurance coverage and claims, arrangements for the loan of paintings for exhibition; correspondence with artists concerning exhibitions and commissions; and records relating to the Picture Loan Society and Portraits Committee. Series also consists of correspondence and lists relating to donations and loans of artefacts, including the machine gun of Thain W. MacDowell and records relating to the removal of the iron-creek meteorite from the Royal Ontario Museum to the Alberta Provincial Museum. Series also contains correspondence and other records relating to the commissioning of the design of the Prince Philip Medal in 1963.

Records relating to archives

Series consists of correspondence, reports, draft agreements, discussion papers relating to the location of the Archives; budget and staffing proposals, and records relating to construction, maintenance and renovations, 1953-1986; and correspondence, reports, financial records, minutes, notes, statistics and other records relating to the termination of the United Church archives from the University, 2004-2009

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