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University of Toronto Communications fonds

  • UTA 0252
  • Fonds
  • 1895-2005

This fonds contains 52 accessions for the University of Toronto Communications, and its predecessors. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

University of Toronto. Strategic Communications and Marketing

Bill Hicks fonds

  • UTA 1379
  • Fonds
  • 1980

Slides of Philosopher's Walk which Bill Hicks took for a student project while he was a student in the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

Hicks, Bill

Thomas H. Hogg fonds

  • UTA 1384
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1903-1907]

Fonds consists of student notebooks, the Kipling Ritual handbook, engineering journals, Hydro reports and photographs related to Hogg's studies in Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto.

Hogg, Thomas Henry

Marianne Rose Holder fonds

  • UTA 1385
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1983

Consists of correspondence, reports, minutes relating to women's participation in politics. Subjects include Ontario New Democratic Party Women's Committee, abortion, daycare, economic equality and family law reform.

Holder, Marianne Rose

Dora Isabel Ridout Hood fonds

  • UTA 1388
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1965

B1965-0006: Records created and collected by Dora Hood while preparing her biography of Davidson Black, published in 1964. Consists of correspondence of Hood with various people regarding Dr. Black and her biography (1958-1965); photocopies of correspondence of Dr. Black (1915-1934); manuscript of biography, ca 1964. Publications used in research and obituaries of Dr. Black are also included (1931-1959) (3 boxes, 1931-1965)

B1967-0005: Consists of copy of lecture and press release regarding The Croonian Lecture: "On the discovery, morphology and environment of Sinanthropus Pekinensis"delivered by Davidson Black before the Royal Society of London in 1932. Also contains a menu. (1 box, 1932)

Hood, Dora Isabel Ridout

William Houston fonds

  • UTA 1393
  • Fonds
  • 1883-2000

Included in this accession are the personal bound letter books belonging to educator, journalist and graduate of the University of Toronto William Houston. The two bound volumes date from Dec. 31 1883 to June 13 1891 and from July 6 1891 to Nov. 8 1895. The correspondence covers the period that Houston was a member of the University of Toronto Senate and Legislative Librarian. Also included are notes on Houston family history compiled by Mrs. Eila Hopper-Ross, grand niece of William Houston (ca. 1980s - 2000).

Fonds also includes 2 photographs: a portrait of William Houston ca. 1923 and a photograph of John Houston standing in front of the family home in Waterdorwn, 1937.

Also includes one piece of correspondence from John Houston to "cousin" Theresa McAfee (1935).

Houston, William

William J. Houston fonds

  • UTA 1396
  • Fonds
  • 1913, 1915

Fonds consists of 2 accessions:

B2008-0018: Two photographs documenting William J. Houston, student in the Faculty of Education in 1913 and later a graduate of Arts (B.A. 1924). The two group portraits include the Faculty of Education Literary Executive , Fall term 1913 and an unidentified Faculty of Education sports team (possibly soccer).

B2013-0028: Portraits of William J. Houston, student in the Faculty of Education in 1913 and later a graduate of Arts (B.A. 1924) in World War I uniform. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the 170th Canadian Infantry Battalion and subsequently in active service in France in 1918.

Houston, William J.

Edward Beane Hubbard fonds

  • UTA 1397
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1924

Consists of a newspaper clipping on student athletics boxing match, three U of T sports logos, three sports medals, photograph of U of T Boxing, Wrestling and Fencing Club Intercollegiate Champions, 1923-1924, taken by Peake Whittingham, Toronto.

Hubbard, Edward Beane

Maurice Hutton fonds

  • UTA 1406
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1895

Consists of programmes, correspondence and scrapbook with photographs relating to a production of Sophocles' Antigone at University College (1882), as well as a watercolour by Lucius O'Brien, entitled "University College in 1876", and a scrapbook with clippings (1893-1895).

Hutton, Maurice

Univerisity of Toronto. International Student Centre fonds

  • UTA 1893
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1970

This fonds contains 2 accessions from the Univerisity of Toronto's International Student Centre. See accession-level description for details.

Univerisity of Toronto. International Student Centre

Shirley Hill and James Warner Eakins fonds

  • UTA 1374
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1996

Memorabilia including programmes, snapshots, group portraits, clippings documenting two graduates of the class of 1941 who later married: Shirley Hill, UC (Law) and James Warner Eakins, BASc (Civil). Of interest are a set of napkins embroidered for Shirley Hill by her mother Gladys Legge (B.A. 1914) for her graduation and several graduation snapshots of her and her classmates, all law students. There is a few documents on class reunions, 1941 programs for U.C. Follies and Skule Nite, as well as a May 1939 Presentation of Colours program.

Hill, Shirley

William H. T. Baillie fonds

  • UTA 1026
  • Fonds
  • 1898, 1907-1965

Correspondence, certificates, diaries, course and lecture notes, notes, manuscripts and articles, documenting Harold Baillie as a student in biology and as a professor of mammalian anatomy and instructor of medical students in the Department of Zoology; printing blocks for floor plan of the Biological Building; glass- plate negatives and photographs of students in dentistry (1938-1939), medicine (1930-1944), graduating classes in Arts and Household Science (1911), Medicine (1915), and of portraits of Daniel Wilson, Ramsay Wright, and William Bateson.

Baillie, William H. T.

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. (5 boxes, 1981-1986)

Rinella, Agostino Cosimo

Gerald Edward Blake fonds

  • UTA 1068
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1921

Fonds consists of 3 accessions

B2003-0023 (7 boxes, 1892-1921): This accession documents the short life of Gerald Edward Blake from his birth in 1892, his education at Ridley College and the University of Toronto, to his death on the battlefields of France during World War I in 1916. Series 1 and 3 contain his diaries and correspondence to family members in which he describes his experiences at school, his trips to Britain and France in 1913 and most significantly, his 13 months of service during World War I. The majority of his letters are to his mother during his months overseas, but there are also letters to his sisters, Margaret (1893-1963), Constance (1896-1979) and his brother, Verschoyle (1899-1971). Some of these letters are attached to typescript copies, prepared by his brother Verschoyle prior to 1971. Capt. Blake also sent postcards annotated by him which provide a photographic record of British army life in camp, as well as official coloured war service postcards of the British army in action. Other postcards of street scenes in France and Britain helped to illustrate the places he had been including the town of Pozières near which he was killed in 1916 (Series 5). Other war records include his military orders and notes while at the front, and his copy of active service bible. Correspondence and photographs also document his close friendship with his cousins Hume Wrong (1894 – 1954; BA 1915) and Harold Wrong (b.1891; BA 1913), who was also killed in action in July 1916. After Gerald’s death, Hume Wrong assisted Mrs. Blake in making arrangements for her son’s grave site in France and sent home photographs of the cemetery which he visited in 1920-1921 (Series 5). In addition, Mrs. Blake received other remembrances of her son’s service such as a commemorative medal from the British Army, a copy of the history of his battalion’s service in the War and a copy of Volume II of the British Roll of Honour (Series 4).

B2004-0028 (2 files, 1902-1914): Original diploma of Gerald Blake awarded for Bachelor of Arts degree, University of Toronto, 1914; photocopies of letters from Gerald Blake's father, Edward Francis Blake, to administrators at schools (St. Andrews College, and Ridley College) attended by Gerald Blake, 1902-1904. (Photocopies are from original letterbook of E.F. Blake to be given to the Archives of Ontario).

B2006-0025 (1 file, 1915): Four letters written by Gerald Blake to his sister, Constance and his mother in 1915 while serving in W.W. I. Also includes typescript of "Dedicatory Prayer" on death of Gerald Blake.

Blake, Gerald Edward

Irvine Israel Glass fonds

  • UTA 1313
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1994

Fonds consists of records documenting the career of Irvine Glass as a specialist in shock waves, a professor and administrator at the Institute for Aerospace Studies and his personal interest in the Jewish peoples through his involvement, in particular, with Canadian Professors for Peace in the Middle East, the Committee of Concerned Scientists, and the Sino-Judaic Institute.

See accession-level descriptions and finding aids for further details.

Glass, Irvine Israel

Helen Sawyer Hogg fonds

  • UTA 1383
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-2004, predominant 1926-1993

This fonds contains the personal and professional papers of Dr. Helen Sawyer Hogg documenting her contribution to professional astronomy, her high regard as a popular educator as well as her responsibilities as a parent, daughter, wife and friend. The records have been arranged into series either by type of record or to reflect a certain type of activity. Records documenting various aspects of her career are filed first, followed by papers reflecting her personal life.

Included is both professional and personal correspondence; records relating to her activities on associations, boards and organizations; records such as draft manuscripts, correspondence and outlines and data relating to her publishing activities and research; papers relating to her education and her teaching responsibilities; as well as diaries and family papers series.

Because Dr. Hogg's career spanned nearly seven decades during a time astronomy as a discipline was still developing both nationally and internationally, these records are not only useful to those researching Dr. Hogg's achievements but will be insightful to those researchers studying the development of astronomy as a science and profession. Moreover, Dr. Hogg was a woman in a field of science, which is still dominated by men. Those studying women's history may find Dr. Hogg's personal records a useful case study in one woman's success in a largely male dominated profession.

Contained within the Helen S. Hogg personal records are three sous-fonds: Frank S. Hogg [1922-1952], her first husband and also an astronomer at the David Dunlap Observatory; Prof. Ruth Northcott [1932-1969], close personal friend and professional colleague of Helen Hogg, also on staff at the D.D.O.; Dr. C.A. Chant [193- - 194-], director emeritus of the D.D.O and head of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Toronto from 1904-1935. These sous-fonds are individually described and have been filed after the Helen Hogg personal records.

Hogg, Helen Battles Sawyer

Claude Bissell fonds

  • UTA 1060
  • Fonds
  • 1920-2002

Extensive records documenting the life and career of University of Toronto President Claude Bissell. Bissell served as President from 1958 to 1971.

Fonds consists of 15 accessions - see accession-level descriptions for further details.

Bissell, Claude Thomas

Innis Family fonds

  • UTA 1412
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1987

Includes records of the following sous-fonds: Innis Family, Harold A. Innis, Mary Quayle Innis, and Donald Innis. Innis Family sous-fonds includes manuscripts for publications released after H. A. Innis's death including "Empire and communications", "The idea file of Harold A. Innis" and others, paintings, photographs, memorabilia. Harold A. Innis sous-fonds includes manuscripts, speeches, addresses, education and teaching materials, correspondence, personal files, photographs, slides and artifacts. Mary Quayle Innis sous-fonds includes subject files, personal files and memorabilia, personal diaries. Donald Innis sous-fonds includes subject files, and correspondence.

Innis, Harold Adams

Harold Innis fonds

  • UTA 1413
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1970

Fonds consists of biographical and personal records, family and professional correspondence, tributes, field notes, interviews, research notes, subject notes, unpublished and published manuscripts including versions of "History of Communication" manuscript. Correspondence, briefs, reports and other material relating to the Nova Scotia Royal Commission on Provincial Economic Inquiry, 1934, and assembled by Harold Adams Innis who was a member of the Commission. The mimeographed copies of the hearings and the final report are in Government Publications, Robarts Library. Also includes records relating to administrative activities at the for the Department of Political Economy and School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto, Arctic research, Canadian Radio-Television Commission, the Royal Society of Canada, Workers' Educational Association, Canadian Social Science Research Council, professional correspondence, photographs, maps and other records on and by Harold Innis. Records of Mary Quayle Innis relating to Innis' career including bibliography card file.

Photonegatives, photoprints and slides taken during Harold Innis' research trips to Fort Prince of Wales; Repulse Bay; Churchill, Manitoba; Newfoundland; Northern Bay; Saint John, New Brunswick. Innis family photoprints and negatives; military photoprints of Harold Innis during World War I; graduation portraits of Innis from McMaster University; photoprints taken while Innis was on holiday on the MacKenzie River, in Churchill, Manitoba, and in Russia; group photoprint of the staff of the Dept. of Political Economy; passport photos of Harold Innis; various unidentified photoprints. Artifacts include academic gown and cap worn for conferring of doctorate in 1920.

Innis, Harold Adams

Fritz M. Heichelheim fonds

  • UTA 1364
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1922-1968

This fonds contains the personal papers of Prof. Fritz Moritz Heichelheim, mainly while professor of classics at the University of Toronto (1948-1968) and in academic positions at Universities in Britain such as Cambridge and Nottingham University.

The largest series (Series 1) contains correspondence spanning 46 years received from friends, family and colleagues living in North America as well as Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Correspondence is in mostly English and German depending on the language of the writer. Some of Prof. Heichelheim’s outgoing replies will be found scrawled on the back of the incoming letter or as a separate documents. The completeness of this series documents Prof. Heichelheim’s wide interest in classical studies, numismatics and papyri translation. Other series document some of his teaching and research activities, mainly at universities in England as well as his literary works on Roman and Greek history also in both English and German. No manuscripts for his major books such as his published thesis in the 1930’s or his collaborative works such as A history of the Roman people (1962) with C. A. Yeo have been found.

His extensive work in numismatics however will be found in Series 5. This series contains the manuscript and photographs for his catalogue Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Vol. IV of the General and Leake Collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge produced mainly during the late 1930’s to the 1950s. Records in this series provide some documentation on the joint project of University of Toronto and Heichelheim’s previous employer, the University of Giessen in Germany. This project directed by Prof. Heichelheim during the 1950s dealt with the translation and publication of the Giessen papyrus and ostraka (handwriting on pottery).

Heichelheim, Fritz M. (Fritz Morris)

Hart House fonds

  • UTA 0120
  • Fonds
  • 1870s - 2018

This fonds contains 72 accessions of records from Hart House, including the records of various clubs and groups. See accession-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. Hart House

Allan Irving fonds

  • UTA 1420
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1965, 1976-1999, [reproduced in 2001]

Fonds documents Allan Irving’s activities from 1976 to 1998 as a doctoral candidate at the University of Toronto Faculty of Social Work; as lecturer and/or professor at King’s College (University of Western Ontario), at the Faculty of Social Work (University of Toronto), at the Nipissing College (Laurentian University) and Wilfrid Laurier University. It also partially documents his other professional and scholarly activities, publications and writings, lectures and addresses from 1978 to 1999.

Irving, Allan

Milton Israel fonds

  • UTA 1423
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2005

Records document Milton Israel’s graduate studies at University of Michigan, and his publishing, teaching and research activities as Professor of South Asian Studies in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. The records relating to his graduate studies consist of research notes and some footnote drafts for his doctoral thesis “The Anglo-Indian in defense of authority, 1905-1910”.

A significant portion of the B2002-0009 accession documents his research and teaching activities relating to South Asian settlement and migration during the 1990s and includes course materials for HIST 394, a course he developed on this topic. In addition there is correspondence and reports relating to the Sikh Studies program in the Department for the Study of Religion developed at the time he was Director for the Centre for South Asian Studies.

The B2011-0004 accession contributes significantly to his research and teaching activities, including course materials and lecture notes for HIS 101, HUM 101, HIS 232, HIS 282, HIS 364 and HIS 394, relating to British colonialism, the history of India and particularly modern India, and South Asian civilization and migration. Also included are several popular lectures and seminars that Professor Israel gave over the course of his career.

Records documenting his publication activities in Series 4 focus on primarily three projects: his book In the future soil: a social history of the Indo-Canadians in Ontario (1994), his work on Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples (1999) while he was Chair of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario and “Safe Haven. The refugee experience of five families”, a book and exhibition produced in cooperation with the Royal Ontario Museum. Accession B2011-0004 also includes notes and correspondence regarding several published reviews and articles by Professor Israel, as well as reviews of these key publications.

An earlier accession (B1995-0052) is represented in Series 6, and includes correspondence, research material, notes and card files relating to, with drafts of, Milton Israel's book, "Communications and Power: propaganda and the press in the Indian Nationalist Struggle, 1920-1947" (1994).

Israel, Milton

Janes Surgical Society fonds

  • UTA 1427
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2008

Fonds consists of 3 accessions

B2000-0017: Correspondence and programs of annual meetings of the Janes Surgical Society. This surgical fellowship was established in 1954 by surgeons who were residents under the tenure of Robert Meredith Janes, Chairman of the Department of Surgery from 1947-1957. There is also a brief history of the society as well as photos of Dr. and Mrs Janes and a group photo of the Gallie - Janes Course, 1950-51. (1 box, 1950-[199-])

B2001-0009: Three binders of biographies of members of the Janes Surgical Society. Each card includes photographs of the member and his (her) spouse, personal information and a list of professional appointments and accomplishments. Cards are arranged alphabetically within each binder. A copy of "The Janes Surgical Society. An Illustrated History", by Alan Carrie, Stephen E. O'Brien and Charles R. Palmer has been transferred to the printroom collection. (1 box, [196-]-2001)

B2009-0012: Correspondence, programs, minutes and other records concerning the Annual meetings of the members of the Society. Members of the Society included medical practicioners who were former students of Dr. Robert Meredith Janes, professor in the Faculty of Medicine's postgraduate surgical training course. Photos include portraits of Dr. Janes, group photo of members on trip to Britain, 1964, and group photo ca 2008 (1955-2008). (1 box, 1955-2008)

Janes Surgical Society

Kenneth B. Jackson fonds

  • UTA 1430
  • Fonds
  • 1918 - [195-], [predominantly 1918-1940]

Approximately 3500 to 4000, 3.25 x 4.25 inch glass plate negatives and roll film negatives taken by K.B. Jackson, Chairman of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science from 1942 to 1963. Subjects include: the W.W.I. military from Canada (Petawawa) and Europe; France, Germany, England and Scotland (1923); and Jackson family photos. Many of the photographs concern the University of Toronto: exteriors and interiors of professors’ houses (1920-1939); portraits of university professors (1920-1939); Hart House theatricals and Camera Club; and the first snowmobile prototype. There are also photographic land survey experiments, photographic aerial survey experiments, and physics lab experiments.

Jackson, Kenneth B.

Geoffrey Lorrimer Keighley fonds

  • UTA 1439
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1926

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1990-0036: 8 photographs of Hart House Theatre productions, apparently in which Mr. Keighley (Class of '06) was involved. 1922-1926

B1991-0014: Sketches by Percy Allan Deacon, designs for stage sets for Hart House Theatre productions: 1) Caesar and Cleopatra I. III (1925) 2) Unidentified (1926).1925-1926

Keighley, Geoffrey Lorrimer

William Edward Gallie fonds

  • UTA 1307
  • Fonds
  • [189-?] - 1963

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

Gordon Anderson Bates fonds

  • UTA 1042
  • Fonds
  • 1905-[191-?]

Fonds consists of 4 accessions

B1982-0020 (1905-1908): Course notes (four volumes) for second and fourth year medicine, belonging to Gordon Anderson Bates, MB 1907; photograph of the operating room, Hamilton City Hospital, 1908.

B1984-0049 (1910s?): Early manuscript of paper, written about 1914, on the antitoxin laboratories, School of Hygiene, and titled "The humility of a University"; course notes on hygiene, n.d.; draft of minutes of section of State Medicine, 25 March, 1915; notes from a lecture on infectious diseases, n.d.

B1987-0039 (1905 and ca 1907): Photographs: executive of the University of Toronto Student Parliament, 1905/06; representatives of the University of Toronto Medical Society to "sister institutions", ca. 1907.

B1987-0068 (1914): Appears to be typescript of the paper on antitoxins, the manuscript for which is in B1984-0049.

Bates, Gordon Anderson

Herbert Horace Roberts fonds

  • UTA 1708
  • Fonds
  • 1928-[194-]

Photoprints of the Architectural Club and Engineering Society, as well as photos of architectural students at Gull Lake.

Roberts, Herbert Horace

George M. Wrong Family fonds

  • UTA 1310
  • Fonds
  • 1762-1995, predominant 1898-1950

This fonds consists of Professor Wrong's academic and professional papers as well as family records relating to George M. Wrong's family as well as those of his in-laws, the Edward Blake family. Among Prof Wrong's professional correspondence with fellow historians, and with politicians of the day such as Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Robert Borden, MacKenzie King; and others. Also included are the manuscripts of some of G. M. Wrong's essays and books, concerning Canadian and Commonwealth history. It also contains records relating to the Armstrong and Wrong families including postcards collected during trips overseas to Europe, England, China and Japan, photographs and family histories by G. M.Wrong ca 1938-1948 and by Dr. Norman Wrong in the 1970’s and donated in 1975.

Family records document three generations of the Wrong family predominantly, but also including Margaret Blake (wife of Edward Blake), her daughter, Sophia and wife of George Wrong, their children Margaret (Marga), Murray, Hume, Harold and Agnes, and their cousin, Gerald Edward Blake. Margaret Wrong was a leader in the student Christian movement and missionary educator in Africa. Murray Wrong was Commonwealth historian at Oxford University. Hume Wrong was lecturer in history at the University of Toronto and later diplomat and specialist in Canadian-American relations. Harold Wrong and, his cousin, Gerald Blake were students at the University of Toronto who died in World War I. Agnes Wrong Armstrong was a leader of the Junior League movement in Canada and the United States.

The records include diaries, certificates, correspondence, student papers, articles and poems, press clippings, photographs, and medals. Letters to and from the Wrong family members predominate, especially between George and Sophia and between them and their children. They document a wide range of family matters and the careers, activities, and ideas of the correspondents, along with letters of condolence and tributes on the deaths of some of them. Margaret Wrong’s files include the reports and letters she wrote while with the World Students’ Christian Federation and the International Committee of Christian Literature for Africa.

Wrong, George MacKinnon

Sir Edward Albert Kemp fonds

  • UTA 1446
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1906

Handbook of the British Medical Association's Toronto meeting, 1906; Menus for the annual dinner of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 1893 and 1900; photograph of University College, South elevation, pre 1900.

Kemp, Sir Edward Albert

R. Brian Land fonds

  • UTA 1462
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1993

Consists of records documenting the career of Brian Land as a student; professor of and administrator in library science at the University of Toronto; and as a librarian. Includes 4 accessions:

B1978-0012: Minutes, reports and correspondence from Prof. Land's tenure as chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Instructional Media and as a member of the Advisory Committee on Instructional Media. (3 boxes, 1970-1974)

B1993-0026: Correspondence, diaries, addresses, notes, minutes, reports, manuscripts, photographs, a watercolour, a sketch and an architectural drawing documenting Dr. Land's career as a professor of and administrator in library science at the University of Toronto and as provincial librarian of Ontario. (10 boxes, 1928-1993)

B1997-0024: These records document the activities of Brian Land as an undergraduate at the University of Toronto and as a librarian; as executive assistant (1963-1964) to Walter Gordon when, as Minister of Finance, he presented his first budget in the House of Commons in 1963; as a member of the executive of the Davenport-Dovercourt Liberal Association (Gordon’s constituency), and as advisor to and partial author of Gordon’s incomplete memoir, Pursuit of an ideal – Canadian independence. They also cover his involvement in the 1962 federal election (the subject of his MA thesis) that was published in 1965 as Eglinton: the election study of a federal constituency. (15 boxes, 1942-1969)

B2008-0015: This accession documents Prof. Land’s professional activities with the Canadian Library Association, the Ontario Library Association and the Institute of Professional Librarians prior to his appointment as Director of the School of Library Science in 1964. There is only one file related to talks on the University of Toronto Library to classes such as Paul Fox’s political science class. (5 boxes, 1957-1963)

Land, Reginald Brian

Langton (John) Family fonds

  • UTA 1464
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1953

Correspondence, diaries, and writings of members of the Langton family, especially John (1808-1894) and Hugh Hornby (1862-1953), Librarian at the U. of Toronto, 1892-1923; photoprints. Includes material on a variety of subjects, including the administration of University College. Also includes copy of sections from the diary of Sir Daniel Wilson relating to the University of Toronto.

Langton, John

Barry Glenn Levine fonds

  • UTA 1477
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1989

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1985-0028: Research notes and files assembled for and drafts of portions of Barry Levine's book, A Century of Skill and Vigour, a history of the Toronto Engineering Society. (1 box, 1984-1985)

B2000-0014: Photographs document the activities of the University of Toronto Engineering Society which were used in publications such as the Skule Calendar, 1980-81 and 1982-83, as well as original photographs and layouts used in the book authored by Levine "A Century of Skill and Vigour". One copy of a special Toike publication called Rodent Track, a parady of the car magazine Road and Track, is also included. (2 boxes and 1 item, 1977-1989)

Levine, Barry Glenn

Richard Hilton Lloyd fonds

  • UTA 1481
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1915

Consists of 2 accessions:

B1987-0070: Files on student activities, course and laboratory notes and drafting exercises (engineering drawings) for the undergraduate program in electrical engineering; photoprint of Applied Science YMCA executive, 1911-1912. (4 boxes, 1911-1915)

B1988-0065: Course notes and examination for the undergraduate programme in mechanical engineering. (3 boxes, 1911-1915)

Lloyd, Richard Hilton

Harold Amos Logan fonds

  • UTA 1482
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1979

Consists of 2 accessions

B1981-0003 (photographs): Professor Logan with seminar students and with Dept. of Political Economy colleagues at academic functions. Copy prints and copy negatives produced from original photoprints. Originals in the possession of the Logan family. 1933-1965

B1982-0022: Certificates re W.W.I military service, letter (incomplete) from Dirk Cumming to H. A. Logan, Christmas, 1916. Correspondence and notes re "Trade Unions in Canada" (1948); copy of family history publication "The Logans of Amherst" by H.A.Logan (n.d.). 1916-1979

Logan, Harold Amos

John Logothetopoulos fonds

  • UTA 1483
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1969

Papers of John Logothetopoulos, Prof. of Physiology in the Banting and Best Dept. of Medical Research, consisting of notes, notebooks, literature from pharmaceutical companies and articles relating to the study of diabetes and acrylamide gel electrophoresis. Includes photographs of studies of cells relating to research on diabetes and acrylamide gel eltrophoresis (1953-1954).

Logothetopoulos, John

Madawaska Club fonds

  • UTA 1514
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1983

Consists of records documenting the founding and early activities of the Madawaska Club of Go Home Bay, Ontario. See finding aid and/or accession-level description for further details.

Madawaska Club

Ian Macdonald Drummond fonds

  • UTA 1223
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1992 (predominant 1960-1992)

Fonds consists of 4 accessions of records documenting Professor Drummond's academic career, from his years as a doctoral student at Yale to his final years as professor of economics at the University of Toronto. Personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts of both published and unpublished works including books, articles, papers and presentations, research materials and teaching materials document his contribution to the study of economic history relating to Canada and other commonwealth countries as well as Europe. Also includes some records relating to his administrative activities at the University of Toronto, which will be found in Series 5, 15, 16 and in correspondence contained in Series 2 and 3 of accessions B1995-0013 & B1996-0026.

See accession-level descriptions for further details.

Drummond, Ian Macdonald

Frederick Coates fonds

  • UTA 1160
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1975

Consists of 6 accessions which include correspondence, notes, notebooks, sketchbooks, sketches, designs for stage sets, costume designs, photoprints and photonegatives, scrapbooks documenting the artistic lives of Frederick Coates and his wife, Louise Brown. The photographs include images of Frederick's family, his military service in World War I, dance, and his work in the reconstruction of the faces of maimed soldiers, his studio and their house, and models of buildings. Also includes Guest Book for "Sherwood House", with invitations to dramatic productions held therein; three letters between members of the Hoitt family (1867, 1885). Also included are water colours of costume designs, 5 Art Deco works of art, consisting of Coates' three stage sets for 'Danse Fronds' (ca. 1929), 'Fashions' (ca. 1928), and 'The Storm Centre' (1927); a theatre design featuring a clown; and a still life entitled 'The Blue Plate' (1922). Artifacts include medals, printing blocks, pottery, 20 modelling tools and a sculpture documenting their careers and artistic work.

Coates, Frederick

Clark family fonds

  • UTA 1143
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1888]-1994

Records documenting the activities of two generations of the Clark family who attended the University of Toronto between 1892 and 1937, as well as Osgoode Hall Law School: Herbert Abraham and his children: William Herbert David, E. Ritchie, Harriet A.L. and Martha (Mattie) Isabel.

See accession-level descriptions for further details.

Clark, Herbert Abraham

Frederic Urban fonds

  • UTA 1918
  • Fonds
  • 1962-2007

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.

Urban, Frederic

George F Wright fonds

  • UTA 1978
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1945

Four chronologically ordered volumes relating to research carried out by Professor George F Wright on Second World War defence projects for the federal government of Canada through the National Research Council of Canada.

The first volume is Defence Project CE-12 and encompassses the dates December, 1939 to June, 1942. It contains a series of chemical research reports related to wartime defence initiatives. The following three volumes consists of reports to ACE (Associate Commitee on Explosives) covering the dates August 1944 to June 1945. They contain reports, previously marked 'secret' relating to wartime research and experimentation on the explosive properties of compounds. Some of the reports contain photographs tipped in; there is also a file of loose photographs and correspondence.

Wright, George F

Sir Daniel Wilson Family Photographic Collection

  • UTA 1965
  • Collection
  • [1855?]-1930

This collection consists of 430 stereographs. They were assembled primarily by Sir Daniel Wilson and likely his daughter Sybil after his death. They document his interests in photography, especially of antiquarian Scotland and ethnology, and include many images of places he visited in Canada and the United States such as the White Mountains in New Hampshire where, on holidays, he painted many watercolours. Also included here are images of Toronto, the University of Toronto, the Toronto Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory, and two of the American Civil War.

Note on Sir Daniel Wilson

Sir Daniel Wilson was an accomplished amateur artist and much interested in the new medium of photography. He collected photographs, primarily in the stereographic medium, wherever he travelled and asked his friends to send images to him. He travelled widely following his arrival in Canada in 1853. In his first decade “he went as far south as Virginia and Kentucky, as far east as Prout’s Neck, Maine, as far west as the St. Louis River, and as far north as Lake Nipigon” [1]. He travelled many times along the St. Lawrence River and the Saguenay in that decade and later, made two trips to the upper Great Lakes (1855 and 1866), was introduced to the Green Mountains in New Hampshire and the Adirondacks and historic sites in New York, and in 1862 visited Washington and Civil War battle sites in Virginia. In 1863 he returned to Britain and Europe for the first time (he would go to again in 1878, 1880, 1885 and 1891). In the 1870s, his travels to him along the Muskoka and Severn Rivers (1870), and to Native sites in Kentucky and Ohio (1874).

After Wilson became President of University College in 1880, he sought escape from the heat of Toronto summers in New Hampshire and the eastern seaboard of the United States. In August of 1881 he first visited the White Mountains in New Hampshire where he was inspired to take up painting again, and to which he returned in 1882, 1883, 1886, and from 1887 to 1890. There, with his wife Margaret until her death in 1885, and his daughter Sybil, he sought out sites “with indelibly North American names, in which he clearly revelled” – Black Mountain, Cascade Brook, Mount Osceola, Mount Tecumseth, the Mad River, and Scar Ridge [2]. In 1883 he vacationed along the Atlantic coast of Maine and in 1884 he went to the Adirondacks around Lake Placid.

NOTES

  1. Marinell Ash and colleagues, Thinking with both hands: Sir Daniel Wilson in the Old World and the New, ed. Elizabeth Hulse. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999, 246

  2. Ibid, 252, 271

Wilson, Daniel, Sir

Harry Lambert Welsh fonds

  • UTA 1948
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1987

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

Milton H. Brown fonds

  • UTA 1088
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1971, predominant 1926-1971

Records documenting the activites of Milton Brown as professor in the Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine and head (1956-1967) of the Department of Public Health. There are extensive files on administrative matters and courses; on courses given at the Canadian Civil Defence College; on research relating to tuberculosis, other communicable diseases, and the development of vaccines; and on committees, especially those that Brown chaired, such as the Panel on Infection and Immunity of the Defence Research Board and the Committee on Accident Prevention of the Canadian Public Health Association. Some of Dr. Brown's files incorporate material produced by Donald Fraser, and there are also some of the latter's files.

Included is correspondence, memoranda and notes, financial records, grant applications, lecture notes, minutes, reports, addresses, manuscripts, publications and photoprints.

Brown, Milton Herbert

James Arnold Dauphinee fonds

  • UTA 1199
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1983

The papers of James Arnold Dauphinee are a particularly fine representation of their type. Highly intelligent and inventive, Dr. Dauphinee had an international reputation in his field, pathological chemistry. He maintained a broad range of other interest, from music to philately, and was known to play the occasional game of golf. He was something of a packrat but, fortunately, also a meticulous record keeper. His papers are of value to the reader from a number of perspectives. A history of the Department of Pathological Chemistry could not be written without reference to them. Dr. Dauphinee's files cover the years 1934-1972 and he also preserved some of the papers of his predecessor as head, Andrew Hunter. The Department is not well represented elsewhere in the holdings in the University Archives.

Dr. Dauphinee was very interested in new developments in research. After his return from military service during World War II, he became deeply involved in the study of the effects of radiation on the human body. His papers are a rich resource for this pioneering work, as they are for the work he began as a medical student on arginase and the functioning of the liver and carried on throughout the rest of his life. Dr. Dauphinee wrote numerous scientific papers, many of which were published. Some very interesting ones exist in draft form only, but contain his evolving ideas on problems being studied. He also believed in the wider dissemination of information, and was much in demand as a speaker. His papers contain many of his addresses and document his enthusiastic support of organizations such as the Royal Canadian. Institute.

He was also keenly interested in professional development and the maintenance of high standards in his discipline. He belonged to a large number of professional associations and devoted much energy to some of them, including the I College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The qualities evident here and in his research were also reflected in his relationship with his patients. His concern for their well-being is evident in his extensive patient files and in the records he kept while on active service during World War II.

Dauphinee, James Arnold

Cockburn Family fonds

  • UTA 1162
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1958

Personal records documenting the careers of Alexander Peter Cockburn and his children, Jean Elizabeth Munro, Harriet Macmillan Cockburn, James Roy Cockburn, Cecilia Catherine Cockburn, and Mary Barnfield. The records include diaries, certificates, legal documents, course notes and term papers, lecture notes, notes, medical case books, addresses, publications, blueprints, design drawings, photographs, lantern slides, sketches, trench and other military maps (First World War), press clippings and medals. The most extensive series record the activities of Alexander Peter Cockburn as president of the Muskoka and Nipissing Navigation Company; Harriet Cockburn as a medical doctor, especially relating to her service in Serbia during the First World War; Jean Munro's career as an artist in France; and Roy Cockburn's career as professor of engineering drawing in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, and his military service in the First World War with the Royal Engineers in France and with the Egyptian Expeditionary Force under General Allenby in Palestine.

Photographs include Cockburn family members at and near Muskoka and at Moose Factory, Ontario; James Roy Cockburn with the Canadian Officers Training Corps, University of Toronto Contingent, and on his First World War military service in the Middle East. Taken by Charles W. Willey; Farmer Bros.; Park Bros.; Topley Photography; Notman & Fraser; F.W. Micklethwaite; Swaine Photography; C. Raad, Jerusalem.

Cockburn Family

Hermann Boeschenstein fonds

  • UTA 1072
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1997, predominant 1924-1997

Personal papers of Hermann Boeschenstein, professor of German at the University of Toronto, documenting his academic activities, family and outside activities, especially those within the German-Canadian community. Includes: correspondence; notes; manuscripts of books; addresses; radio talks; and other published and unpublished literary works, photographs and publications. His external activities are documented in records relating to his involvement with the War Prisoners' Aid of the Young Men's Christian Association (during the Second World War); German Prisoner-of-War associations; the Canadian Society for German Relief; the German-Canadian Club; and the Trans-Canada Alliance of German Canadians.

See accession-level description for further details.

Boeschenstein, Hermann

John Galbraith fonds

  • UTA 1305
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1961

Fonds consists of records documenting the career of John Galbraith as a Dominion land surveyor and as Director and Dean of the School of Practical Science / Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Includes: letterbooks; correspondence; diaries; notebooks relating to trips to Georgian and Hudson Bays; records regarding bridge construction, as well as photographs; addresses; certificates; lecture notes; research notes; reports; prize books; biographical articles, tributes, and genealogical records.

Also includes an annotated map of the route taken by John Galbraith from Rupert's House to Lake Mistassini, July - August, 1881; and ca. 250 glass plate negatives and lantern slides depicting the investigation headed by Galbraith into the 1907 Quebec Bridge disaster.

Galbraith, John

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