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Fonds consists of copies of outgoing letters primarily relating to personal matters; includes copies of letters written by others after Rev. Potts’ death, relating to his personal affairs.
Fonds consists of copies of outgoing letters primarily relating to personal matters; includes copies of letters written by others after Rev. Potts’ death, relating to his personal affairs.
The fonds consists of Albert E. Coleman’s records pertaining to his activities as a writer. It includes (annotated) copies of his stories.
Coleman, Albert Evander
Fonds consists of manuscript of address to the alumni, 1861, diploma from Trinity College, Dublin, 1847, undated lecture notes/sermons of John Wilson, Professor of Latin and Greek/Classical Literature/Biblical Criticism and Antiquities/Exegesis and Literature of the New Testament, at Victoria College /University, 1848–1899.
Fonds consists of a file, 1958–1960, containing Victoria College Union Council freshman orientation material, financial records, agenda, correspondence, election material and social calendar.
Fleming, Judy Caldecott
The fonds consists of A.P. Coleman’s records pertaining to his activities as a geologist and to his personal life and includes correspondence, literary files, postcards, maps, paintings and other professional and personal files. The fonds is arranged in seven series. See finding aid for details.
Coleman, Arthur Philemon
Fonds consists of the following material from M.L. Knight: script of speech (with a brief biography) about the design and composition of the Victoria College Collage, 1996; 21 slides of the Collage (17 to accompany the script); labelled and mounted research/background material for the Collage, 1991–1992.
Knight, M.L. (Mary Louise)
The fonds consists of Helena Coleman’s records pertaining to her activities as a poet and writer, and to her personal life. The fonds consists of the following series: 1) Correspondence 2) Literary files 3) Professional files 4) Personal files 5) Material about Helena Coleman 6) Other material 7) Material relating to G.B. Lancaster and 8) Material relating to Elsie Pomeroy.
Coleman, Helena Jane
Fonds consists of records relating to Lectures 1818-1819 on the History of Philosophy, 1983-1985; records relating to Marginalia, [194-?]-1983; and records relating to Shorter Works and Fragments, 1968-1990.
The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The fonds consists of records pertaining to Keith Davey’s political career as a campaign organizer and Senator, in addition to some personal records. Fonds is comprised of the following series: 1) General correspondence 2) Political campaign files 3) Correspondence with Members of Parliament 4) Research and publication files 5) 6 & 5% anti-inflation programme files 6) Special Senate Committee on Mass Media 7) The Trudeau Years correspondence 8) Personal and political files 9) Student files 10) Business files 11) Ontario Liberal Association files 12) National Organizer (Liberal Party of Canada) files 13) Canadian Football League files 14) Senate files 15) Liberal Party publications 16) Personal files 17) Research reports 18) Graphic material
Fonds consists of three notebooks containing work in Latin prose Composition done by student May Lathe (Class of 1932).
Hambly, May Smith Lathe
Fonds consists of clippings, 1926, ephemera and photographs [1934?]–1938, 1963.
Brockie, Mildred Irene Lloyd
This fonds documents Professor Kenneth McNeill's research and publishing activities through professional correspondence (Series 1), drafts and typescript of articles, reviews, addresses, referee reports, research data and notes (Series 2 &3). Series 3, in particular, documents research undertaken in the Steel Room in the Department of Physics. Series 4, 5 and 6 document some of his administrative duties within the University and in particular Electron Linear Accelerator committee, and the Radiation Protection Authority. Lecture notes (Series 7) from courses taught both at the University of Glasgow (1952-1957) and at the University of Toronto (1958-1996) document his teaching responsibilities, while early course notes (Series 9) document his education at Oxford in the 1940s.
Prof. McNeill was also an active consultant outside the University, mainly for government but also for industry. Series 8 contains files relating to this consultancy work and in particular to his work on nuclear preparedness for Emergency Planning Ontario, a department within the Ontario Solicitor General’s office. Series 10 contains the collected material for a study on radon levels in Newfoundland mines that Prof. McNeill did for the Atomic Energy Board of Canada.
Accessions: B1994-0004, B2005-0004
McNeill, Kenneth G.
This fonds documents Thomas Morley’s activities as editor for the Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine’s Canadian medical lives project as well as his authorship of the biography Kenneth G. McKenzie 1892-1964: the Founding of Neurosurgery in Canada (2004). It also partially documents his activities at the Toronto General Hospital, and its affiliate, the University of Toronto, Department of Surgery including his research, teaching and publications. Finally this fonds also documents Dr. Morley’s interest and writings in the history of Canadian neurosurgery.
This fonds will be of interest to researchers of Canadian medical history especially as it pertains to neurosurgery, the Toronto General Hospital and the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine.
Morley, Thomas Patterson
This fonds documents Prof. Nelson’s career as a historian, teacher and scholar. While he was not a prolific writer, records in this fond indicate he was a detailed and meticulous researcher who sought to integrate his research into his course teachings. Series 3 Journals, Series 6 Research Notes and Series 7 Lecture Notes, give evidence to this amalgamation between research and classroom. As well, much of his correspondence found in Series 1 Professional Correspondence, and Series 2 Letters of Reference and Recommendations document his relationship with students both while he was their professor and later as these students graduated and applied for employment positions, grants, and/or admission to graduate school. Moreover, the extensive comments and evaluations of student work, documented again in Series 2 Letters of Reference and Recommendations as well as in Sub-Series 8.1 Marks and Comments on Student Work, show the care he took in evaluating and imparting his knowledge to students. The fact that many of his administrative positions and roles on committees tended to focus on curriculum and student experience, indicates how important Prof. Nelson considered his role as educator. These are documented in Series 9 University of Toronto Administration and Series 10 Associations and Committees.
It is important to note the records that were not kept as a result of processing this fonds. Research notes on both primary and secondary sources were only kept when the notes themselves showed some analysis of content. Since most of Prof. Nelson’s research was done before computers and much of it before photocopiers were widely available, most of his research notes were transcriptions or summarized notes from sources. These were often typed up as well and/or written onto index cards and organized into topic. Most of these types of research notes were culled from the fonds.
Records that relate to his role as editor of the International Journal were not found among his papers and so are absent from this fonds. Removed from this fonds were his files as Chair of the International Studies Program. These were accessioned as University Records see - A2009-0006.
Nelson, Harold I.
This accession consists of 13 works of art depicting various zoological specimens. A series of 7 works of art are oil on canvas and framed. They are for the most part untitled works, depicting the origin of life, algae, and caterpillars, among others, and were originally produced for an exhibition in the late 1960s. An unframed series of 6 oil on canvas paintings were produced by the artist for the University’s new Zoology building which opened in 1965. They were not acquired by the Department and never exhibited in the building.
Nosyk, Irene Romana
Correspondence, addresses, certificates and diplomas, diaries, appointment books, course and lecture notes, notes, memoranda, reports, manuscripts, publications, press clippings, photographs, slides, posters, and artifacts documenting Dr. Sylvia Ostry's career as a student; as a professor at McGill University, Université de Montréal, and the University of Toronto; and as a career civil servant with the Federal Government of Canada, especially in relation to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade negotiations of the late 1980s.
Fonds consists of 3 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for details.
Pimlott, Douglas H.
Records in this fonds document Prof. Prentice’s career from his early years as a graduate student up until his retirement in 1995 with special emphasis on the 1960s to the mid 1980s. The bulk of the records (Series 1, 4, 5 and 6) focus on his pioneering research in physics and the various scientific collaborations in which he took part. These records, that include correspondence, notes, minutes of meetings and agenda of associations, papers and addresses not only document Prof. Prentice’s career but reveal much about the international co-operation among scientist in the world of experimental particle physics. They also document the various associations, committees and groups that facilitated this co-operation. Series 2, 3, 9 document his role as a teacher and faculty member of the Department of Physics. Records relating to his own education can be found in Series 7 while his activities as a social activist are documented in Series 8.
Prentice, James D.
This finding aid describes the sole accession of personal papers of G. Peter Richardson received to date documenting his academic and professional career as professor of religious studies from his university education to his retirement from the University of Toronto in 2000.
The records are described in fourteen series. Series 1 contains records relating to his education at the University of Toronto and Knox College (affiliated with the University of Toronto) and his graduate studies at Cambridge University, England. Also included are records relating to his employment arrangements at Loyola College and University of Toronto, as well as applications to other institutions, congratulations on his appointment as Principal, University College and other honours. Correspondence with students, faculty and colleagues both inside and outside the University of Toronto are contained in Series 2 and 3. Early, non-academic appointments are documented in Series 4 and relate to his work with Knox College as a campus minister (unordained) and the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Greater detail regarding his academic employment at Loyola College in Montreal, his first academic appointment will be found in Series 5. This series reflects both his administrative activities as well as teaching activities during the 1970s before it became Concordia University.
His University of Toronto career is specifically documented in Series 6 and 7. These two series document his administrative activities within the Department of Religious Studies and the graduate department, Centre of Religious Studies from his appointment in 1974. Also documented is his continuing involvement in the study of architecture as evidenced by files for the Faculty of Architecture.
His teaching responsibilities are well documented in Series 7 relating to various undergraduate and graduate courses taught on all three campuses from the mid 1970s to post-retirement, as well as the Study Abroad courses he organized and led during the summers of 1988, 1991 and 1996.
Series 8 to 11 document both scholarly literary works as well as informal lectures and talks to church and community groups. The earliest works are files (as early as 1958) containing sermons delivered as campus minister (and later as religious scholar) to many church and religious groups. His scholarly papers were presented at academic conferences and symposia and frequently became the basis of published articles and books. Other literary works include published reviews in Series 12. Only a few files documenting his application for grants and some research files have been preserved in Series 13.
Prof. Richardson’s scholarly expertise in religious studies especially Christianity and Judaism as well as architecture put him in high demand by other organizations and educational institutions. Series 14 documents a number of these external activities including his work with the Society for New
Testament Studies , his role as site architect for archaeological excavations in Israel, the Ontario Heritage Foundation, and Visual Bible International, Inc.
 His editorial work for Studies in Religion , his activities with the Society of Biblical Literature and others are preserved in other archival institutions. See details in Series 14
Richardson, G. Peter
Personal records of Joseph W. Shaw, documenting, in the form of correspondence, diaries, notes, manuscripts, photographs, slides, sketches, lecture notes and addresses, his life as an archaeologist, primarily with the Kommos excavations project in Crete, but also including other excavations. There are extensive lecture notes and supporting material from his teaching Activities in the Department of Fine Art at the University of Toronto, and on his writings.
Shaw, Joseph W.
The fonds originated in Haultain’s office in the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Toronto, in his capacity as one of the Ritual’s proponents and as a key player in its creation. Although he did not attend any obligation ceremony except his own, Haultain served in numerous official capacities: as Secretary of the Seven Wardens (1930-1939); and as a Warden of Camp One (1926-1961), for which he was also the first chairman. He was also co-opted as a Corporate Warden (1939-1961). It is difficult to draw too fine a distinction between the records of the Kipling Ritual as a whole and those pertinent to Camp One as a subsidiary body of the Corporation of the Seven Wardens. In effect, the documents of the fonds are Haultain’s records of the Ritual first and then gradually emerge as the records for Camp One.
The research value of the records is significant regarding the origin of the Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer and the social interaction between the major figures responsible for its implementation and enfranchisement in Canada. The fonds includes substantial documentation about Haultain, Kipling, Fairbairn, Ross, and most of the major figures in the EIC. Also the records offer a fairly comprehensive portrait of the interactions between mining and engineering professionals between 1920 and 1950. The material is primarily of historical value and spans the creation of the Ritual, the development of the Camps and the efforts of the Wardens to control the text and dissemination of the Ritual. The material after the 1950s concerns mainly the day to day administration of the Ritual, the ordering of rings and the preparation of ceremonies in the Camps.
Most of the routine administrative documentation has been arranged in the first four series of the fonds, all of which also include some correspondence. Series 1 contains legal documents pertaining to the copyright and incorporation of the Ritual and the Wardens; Series 2 is for documents related to the drafting of the Book of Authority; Series 3 includes extensive meeting minutes for the Camp Wardens and for the Corporate Wardens; and Series 4 includes detailed financial reports and accounts. The correspondence in Series 5 includes a large number of copies and often conveys both outgoing and incoming mail. Series 6 contains primarily informal lists, ceremonial documents and various forms or texts used in actual ceremonies. Series 7 and 9 include documents that are primarily external to the main operations of Camp One, such as collected publications concerning the Ritual and correspondence with other camps. Series 8 contains the documentary record of the various attempts at historicizing the Kipling Ritual undertaken by the Camp and Corporate Wardens for the information of the obligated engineering community (see Note on arrangement).
Records after 1950 tend to be more related to the activities of Camp One than to the intricacies of the Corporation of Seven Wardens. Newer accessions are also less delineated than those of the first accession B1982-0023. Generally, most files created after 1965 will be found in Series 5. These more recent files often include minutes and other material rightfully belonging to other series, which, however, have been arranged in Series 5 to preserve the original chronological file order of the Camp One records and because there are typically many fewer records in these later accessions. The exception to this trend is in Accession B2009-0029, which includes comprehensive meeting minutes arranged as part of Series 3.
The fonds does not include the original Kipling letters, which were returned to the Kipling estate in 1960 at the request of Kipling’s daughter Elise Bambridge (1896-1976). The letters were added to the Wimpole Archive, which was deposited with the University of Sussex Library in 1978 on behalf of the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (UK). The ancient landmarks are kept by the individual universities affiliated with Camp One, as are the official obligation lists. The Book of Authority for Camp One is in Series 2. All of the ancient landmarks have historical origins. The original anvil for Camp One was donated by Fairbairn, but was lost in a fire in the Sandford Fleming Building at the University of Toronto in 1977. The current anvil used at the ceremonies at the University of Toronto has a cutting attached taken from the hatch coverfrom the sunken Ocean Ranger drilling platform. The 1935 ‘Peter Wright’ anvil used at the Ryerson University ceremonies have a sheared rivel attached taken from the failed Pont de Quebec. At the University of Ontario Institute of Technology the landmarks are a five-decades anvil from Windfields Farm and a chain from the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station.
Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer. Office of the Camp Wardens
Personal records of George Zarb, Professor Emeritus of and former head of Prosthodontics in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, who introduced dental implantology to North America and who is recognized internationally for his contributions to his field. The records include personal and professional correspondence; files on many of the numerous honours bestowed on him; administrative files; teaching files, course material and lecture notes with accompanying slides, along with slide presentations from student projects and theses; files of correspondence and related material pertaining to professional activities, including selected conferences and editorial work; and drafts of chapters of books, articles, and addresses, with accompanying photographs and slides, and some born-digital material.
Zarb, George A.
Fonds consists of minutes (including constitution).
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1899
Fonds consists of minutes, 1900–1904.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1904
Fonds consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, residence lists and other material relating to Nelles House.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Nelles House
The series consists of minutes of meetings from 1899.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Club
Fonds consists of minutes of Faculty meetings, 1847–1917 (gap July 1851–May 1853); includes student marks, 1847–1850.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Faculty
Fonds consists of minutes.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Faculty of Theology Class of 1905
Fonds consists of notes, drafts and final version of biography of John Fletcher McLaughlin, [ca. 1972]; record of McLaughlin family; correspondence re McLaughlin scholarship, 1969–1970; family correspondence, 1913–1976; and photographs.
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
Fonds consists of constitutions, by-laws and minutes of the following societies: Calliopean Association, 1846; Fraternitas, 1847–1849; Polyhymnia, 1849–1850; and Philo–Rhetorician, 1850–1852.
Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Literary Societies
Fonds consists of minutes, 1878–1882.
Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Natural Science Association
Fonds consists of minutes of the Upper Canada Academy Philalethic Society, [1939?]–1841 (1988.084V), and photocopy of manuscript of student periodical “The Philomath”, 1842 (1987.249V).
Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Philalethic Society
Fonds consists of photocopies of manuscripts of a Phoenix Club periodical titled “The Oasis.”
Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Phoenix Club
Records documenting John Black Aird's position as chancellor of the University of Toronto. Includes correspondence, speeches, clippings and memorabilia.
Aird, John Black
Correspondence, diaries, course notes, lecture notes, notes, manuscripts, publications, and photographs documenting the activities of Elizabeth Josephine Allin, Annie Theresa Reed and Kathleen May Crossley as students, staff and faculty in the Department of Physics, University of Toronto
Allin, Elizabeth Josephine
Fonds consists of constitution, and minutes, 1879–1882, 1895.
Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Science Association
The John Douglas fonds documents his career as a radio drama producer for the CBC and as a writer of scripts for stage and radio plays. It consists of scripts, including drafts and plot outlines of radio and stage productions; correspondence, programme proposals, planning notes and other records relating to professional work; and personal correspondence and related records.
Personal records of Prof. Carl G. Amrhein, principal investigator on the Health Data Mapping: a community-university collaboration project funded by the NHRPD (National Health Research and Development Program) and the SETO (South east Toronto) project. Includes correspondence, grant applications, copies of reports.
Amrhein, Carl G.
Based on the existing arrangement of the material, the fonds consists of the following series: 1) Material relating to Pelham Edgar; 2) Material relating to J. D. Edgar and Matilda Ridout Edgar; 3) Material relating to Audrey Alexandra Brown; 4) Material relating to Charles G. D. Roberts; and, 5) Material relating to Duncan Campbell Scott.
Edgar, Oscar Pelham
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.
Textbooks, reference books, and other annotated medical books used by Harold Grover Armstrong while a medical student at the University of Toronto (1915-1920), while on faculty, and at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto; also some course notes and related material.
Armstrong, Harold Grover
Autobiographical information, reminiscences, citations, correspondence, articles, designs and proposals concerning Prof. Arthur and projects with which he was associated during the years 1932, 1955, 1962-1974
Arthur, Eric Ross
Papers presented at seminars conducted by Professor Ashley at University College; covering letter from T. Richards, Librarian of the University College of North Wales
Ashley, William James
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
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1976-0025: Personal records of Erich Baer documenting his career as chemist and professor in and sometime head of the sub-department of synthetic chemistry in the Banting and Best Department of Medical Research. Included are personal correspondence, diaries, certificates and diplomas, course notes while a student at the University of Basle (1932-1936), research notes, and patents. (4 boxes, 1922-1967)
B1981-0010: Articles by, tributes about, and obituaries of Erich Baer; also doctoral thesis, certificates, medals, plaques, and photoprints documenting his career. Photograph includes obverse and reverse views of award presented to Professor Baer, by the American Society of European Chemists and Pharmacists, 1961. (6 boxes, 1919-1975)
Baer, Erich Eugen Ferdinand Theodor
Memorabilia, photographs, correspondence, plans, class and prize lists and examination paper kept by Dixon Lloyd Bailey, professor of plant pathology in the Department of Botany and by his daughter, Nancy Illah Jane Bailey, an undergraduate student in English. Includes information on the study of botany at the University of Toronto.
Drawings for the first to third year drawing courses in chemical engineering (diploma programme) taken by J. Watson Bain at the School of Practical Science, 1893-1896; photoprint of the executive of the SPS Engineering Society, 1896-1897; membership certificate from the American Society of Chemical Engineers, 1910.
Bain, James W.
Records documenting Professor Ursula Anderson's research project, Toronto Child Health Study, including correspondence, research files, working papers, drafts of the study, and the abbreviated report as accepted by the Department of National Health and Welfare; her submission for a senior scientist award, files on projects reviewed by Dr. Anderson, and an article written by her.
Anderson, Ursula Mary
Handbooks, certificates, diplomas, and photographs relating to the education and careers of Erwin (MD, CM, 1899) and Milton (MD, CM, 1894) Baker, graduates of Trinity Medical College.