- UTA 1074
Correspondence and press clippings relating to the closure of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning; course outlines and handbooks.
Botar, Oliver A.I.
Correspondence and press clippings relating to the closure of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning; course outlines and handbooks.
Botar, Oliver A.I.
Papers of Dr. Oliver Bowles, graduate of the University of Toronto (B.A. 1907, MA 1908) including a personal recollection of his education both formal and informal. This essay entitled "Recollections of an Uphill Road to Learning" describes life as a student at the University during the early years of this century. Also included is a few pieces of correspondence and a publication list.
Copy of the Final Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Affairs of King's College University and Upper Canada College (Quebec, 1852) with a tipped-in letter to Boyle from Joseph Workman, 4 March 1891; affixed to the report is the bookplate of the Baldwins of Spadina.
Slides of postcards of events, buildings, and grounds at the University of Toronto and in the City of Toronto.
This fonds documents the administrative and teaching duties of Robert Spencer, as a Professor Emeritus of History and a specialist in European history, especially German history in the 19th and 20th centuries. They also document his education and his participation in World War II; his extensive international research, publications and speaking engagements; as well as his involvement with professional associations and organizations such as the University of Toronto Contingent, Canadian Officers Training Corps (COTC), the International Studies Programme and the Graduate Centre for International Studies, Altantik-Brücke, and the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE). Included is personal correspondence, correspondence with international organizations, government departments, embassies and consulates; lecture notes; manuscripts and addresses.
Also present are two sous-fonds. The first is the personal papers of his wife, Ruth Margaret Church Spencer, who served with the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (WRENS) during World War II as a base librarian and afterwards as the first professional librarian at Canada House in London. The second consists of files compiled by Ralph Flenley, a specialist in German history and sometime chair of the Department of History: examination questions, student mark books, and drafts of an unpublished manuscript on Anglo-German relations.
Spencer, Robert Allan
Three photographs documenting Wilbert P. Brian experiences as a member of Devonshire Residence East House. Included is a view of the 1934 freshmen bed race in which Brian took part. Accompanying these photographs are two pages from a scrapbook with clippings about the freshmen bed races and other related events.
Brian, Wilbert P.
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1987-0045: Photo of 1924 meeting of the Association; the University of Toronto professors represented are Charles Ryle Fay and Robert Morrison MacIver.
B2009-0026: Bound volume of printed programmes, tickets, blank forms, published notices etc. re activities at the Toronto meeting of the Association in August 1897.
British Association for the Advancement of Science
Snapshots depicting student life on campus during Brooks' time in the Faculty of Medicine. Includes images of the centenary parade in 1927, activities at Hart House, Devonshire House, Varsity Arena, and the Medical Building. Four duplicate negatives can be found in box 002P.
Brooks, Lewis Horton
This fonds contains 4 accessions from the Hart House Theatre. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
Hart House Theatre
This accession consists of the personal records of Marion Dorothy Walker. The records document Ms. Walker’s activities as a production assistant for Hart House Theatre, as a professor in the University of Toronto Department of Fine Art and as a creative writer. Types of records include: personal correspondence, manuscripts, theatre programmes, playbills, lecture notes, research notes, scrapbooks, costume designs, stage designs, photographs and slides. This accession is arranged in the following 5 series:
Series 1: Early Biographical Information
Series 2: Personal Correspondence
Series 3: Hart House Theatre
Series 4: Department of Fine Art
Series 5: Fiction
Walker, Marion Dorothy
This accession of records from Dr. Kenneth W. Allen covers a brief period in his career when he was working in the Physics Division of Atomic Energy of Canada in Chalk River, as a Lecturer at Liverpool University, England, and as a researcher for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority at Aldermaston, England. The accession contains lab notes, diagrams, and correspondence with administration at Chalk River and various atomic organizations.
Allen, Kenneth William
Most of the records in this fonds document Harris' research in the history of Higher Education, a subject on which he published widely and gave numerous addresses. Some limited documentation provides researchers with some information on his contributions to several administrative posts. There are also early lecture files on English literature which document his early teaching career and some files relating to the researching and writing of the university history although most of those records are in the records of the University Historian. Finally there are original university records collected by Harris regarding the University of Toronto Faculty Association and its predecessors.
Also includes lecture slides on the history of SGS.
Harris, Robin Sutton
These accessions of personal records provide a fairly complete representation of Samuel Hollander’s professional life as an academic. The accessions cover his entire career from his student days at the London School of Economics to his retirement from the University of Toronto in 1998 and his appointment at Ben-Gurion University in Beer-Sheva, Israel in 2000. Correspondence, found in the various series gives a rich commentary on his professional endeavours and gives a good overview of the debates surrounding Hollander’s work. Lecture notes and taped lectures document how his ideas were taught in the classroom and his Ph.D. files found in Series 5 show his dedication to the teaching and mentor roles for which he is so highly regarded.
Correspondence, articles, and photographs relating to the activities of John Price Brown (MB 1868, MD 1869), and members of his family, including his son, Newton Harcourt Brown, and grandson, Newton Price Harcourt Brown; also the script of a play by Louis Alexander MacKay, one of several produced in Hart House Theatre.
Also includes a framed charcoal portrait of Dr. John Price Brown drawn by his son Newton Harcourt Brown. (B2006-0019)
Brown, John Price
Personal records of George Brown, including personal and professional correspondence, course notes (?), lecture notes in Canadian and American history, including mimeographed ones prepared for the Prisoner of War camps in Canada during World War II (1943-1944); research notes, drafts of articles and offprints; bibliography cards; glass-plate negatives and card index to photographs.
Brown, George Williams
This fonds consists of a mix of documents and records pertaining to Easterbrook’s various professional roles, including those of teacher, researcher, and administrator. Of the three accessions that make up the fonds, B1975-0030 consists of correspondence with Harold Innis as well as assorted notes, including those taken from discussions with Innis during his final months; B1979-0039 consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, and manuscripts documenting Easterbrook’s roles as professor and head of the Department of Political Economy; while B1985-0011 consists of textual and graphic records documenting Easterbrook’s teaching activities and term as Chairman of the Department of Political Economy. There is thus considerable overlap between the aforementioned accessions. The organization of the fonds into series consequently reflects this overlap such that several accessions often appear in a single series.
Easterbrook, William Thomas James
The fonds consists of the personal papers of Gilbert Edward Jackson, a former professor of economics at the University of Toronto. Compiled from inventories of three accessions, the fonds documents Mr. Jackson’s career, participation and achievements as an economist, consultant and professor in Canada and England, during the early 1920s to late 1950s, with the greatest emphasis being on the mid 1930s to early 1950s. Arranged chronologically by function, the fond is divided into ten series. They include: Personal material, related to various activities, accomplishments and events that occurred in Mr. Jackson’s private life; Teaching activities; Manuscripts written by Mr. Jackson; the Canadian Tariff Board; the National War Labour Board; the National Selective Service Advisory Board; Other Federal Government research and reports; the Bank of England; his consulting firm, Gilbert Jackson & Associates; and Photographs.
Within the fonds, a cross over among these series exists as the research Mr. Jackson completed for himself was also utilized for assignments produced for other consulting economists and firms. For instance, the research that was completed to write submissions to the Canadian Tariff Board (Series 4) was also utilized to publish articles located in Series 3 (Manuscripts) and Series 9 (Gilbert Jackson & Associates). Related topics can also be found in Series 5 (National War Labour Board) through Series 7 (Other Federal Government research and reports, as they document the extensiveness of Mr. Jackson’s involvement and research completed for the Federal Government of Canada between the late 1920s to 1950s. Although the material within the series are for different Boards, this cross over among the series documents Mr. Jackson’s involvement and active role within the world of Canadian economics during the mid twentieth century.
Although Mr. Jackson taught at the University of Toronto for roughly 15 years, only a small amount of records exist in the fonds that document his teaching career. The records that do exist in Series 2, (Teaching activities) provide a brief overview of the themes covered and issues addressed during his lectures delivered in the 1950’s. However, additional documents related to Mr. Jackson’s academic career at the University of Toronto can be found in Series 3 (Manuscripts), the correspondence in Series 8 (Bank of England), and Series 9 (Gilbert Jackson & Associates) as the records within the files highlight his relationships, activities, teaching and mentoring of graduate students who attended the University of Toronto.
This fonds will be of great interest to researchers studying the financial condition of Canada and England during the Great Depression and First and Second World Wars. An individual who sharpened the minds of the youth at the time, Gilbert Jackson’s fonds documents the ideologies that shaped the economic world of today, as “it has been said that half the leading economists in Canada today studied under him” 
Jackson, Gilbert Edward
Fonds consists primarily of the academic and professional records of Robert William McKay and
is divided into five series:
Apart from materials from McKay’s time as a student at the University of Toronto, the fonds is
mostly devoid of personal records.
McKay, Robert William
Fonds consists of records documenting the academic and professional career of Prof. Wilson from his early research, teaching and publication activities at Harvard University through his more than forty years at the University of Toronto. Series 1 to 3 contain correspondence and professional files documenting his activities at Harvard University and the University of Toronto. Series 3 provides documentation on the operation of the Institute for Policy Analysis for much of the past thirty years and the segregation of the Department of Political Economy in 1982. Details relating to the development of courses and programmes of study in the developing fields of social and economic policy will be found in the correspondence and other documents.
Series 4 consists of records relating to Prof. Wilson’s own undergraduate education
at the University of British Columbia and graduate education at Harvard University.
The majority of the records in the first accession (B2001-0038) concern the research and writing of various studies, working papers and policy papers undertaken by Prof. Wilson as a member of the Institute for Policy Analysis. A major study on the Appliance industry commissioned by the federal Department of Industry in 1968 was one of the first undertaken by the new Institute. The records for this study found in Series 9 consist of correspondence, data, research files and transcripts of interviews with major manufacturing companies in Canada. Records relating to other studies, such as those conducted for the Anti-Inflation Board, will be found in Series 8.
Series 8 documents Prof. Wilson’s teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate level. One of his major achievements concerned the development of courses and programmes in Industrial Organization developed for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Series 10 documents the consulting work of Prof. Wilson, primarily under the umbrella of Wilson Research Economics, for various corporations and government agencies.
Wilson, Thomas Arthur
Rules for compiling and copy of a logging report (with photographs), "Logging Operation of J.R. Booth Co. Ltd.," by Charles P. Howard and Robert M. Bullock, carried out for the Faculty of Forestry in 1931; "Notes on logging dam construction" by J. A. Gilles, Upper Ottawa Improvement Co., 1931; table of wages for logging and sawmill industry, 1913-1931; sketch maps, a sketch of equipment, and publications relating to the forest products industry in Ontario.
Bullock, Robert McCallum
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1974-0018: General correspondence, including letters from C.R. Fay and E.J. Urwick; writings, consisting of articles contributed to learned journals and letters to editors; and published accounts of Ashley's career as a professor of commerce and head of the Department of Political Economy, accomplishments, and honours bestowed on him; two photoprints of Professor Ashley. (1 box, 1930-1973)
B1980-0006: Offprints of articles, largely presentation copies, belonging to Charles Allan Ashley, Professor of Commerce and sometime head, Department of Political Economy; includes seven offprints of Professor Ashley's articles. (2 boxes, 1931-1968)
Ashley, Charles Allan
Correspondence, addresses, lectures, memorabilia and photoprints documenting the career of Winifred Barnstead as founder and first director of the Library School, University of Toronto.
Barnstead, Winifred Glen
Fonds consists of 3 accessions
B1987-0074: 19 photos of false ceiling at Robarts Library, 1983. (1 folder, 1983)
B1989-0036: Personal records of Robert H. Blackburn, University Librarian, consisting of personal correspondence (1955-1981); RCAF flying log books (1942-1945); correspondence files arranged by author, A-W (1981-1986); files relating to his Carnegie tour (1950-1952), his being an editorial advisor to Collier's (1953-1988), and chair of the board of the Streetsville Public Library (1964-1965); addresses, with covering correspondence (1961-1987) and notes, research documents relating to and a typescript of his history of the University of Toronto library system, "Evolution of the Heart". (5 boxes, 1942-1989)
B2014-0008: Contains correspondence and several drafts of Robert H. Blackburn's memoir "From Barley Field to Academe". Much of the correspondence is between Karen Turko, the Director, Donor Relations and Development of the U of T Libraries, Chief Librarian's Office, and numerous proof readers and several publishing companies including the U of T Press. Also includes a copy of Blackburn's speech for the book launch. (1 box, 2004-2014)
Blackburn, Robert H.
Contains notebooks, assignments and a textbook of Lachlan Taylor Burwash, who studied Mining Engineering at the School of Practical Science from 1893-1897. Included are Applied Chemistry (1893); Applied Chemistry II (1894?); Physics (1894); Dynamics and Kinematics (1894); Constructive Design and Surveying (1895). Also three general notebooks (1889, 1894, 1895) and assignments and a textbook from Book-keeping (1891).
Burwash, Lachlan Taylor
Personal records of Helen J. Breslauer, consisting primarily of a study of which she was a principal investigator along with Professor Howard Andrews, “Co-operative housing: a case study of decision-making in design and user satisfaction” (1968-1975). This fonds also includes files relating broadly to the development of an urban studies programme at Erindale College, with particular emphasis on course CGR/SOC 340E: “Concepts, methods, and values in urban studies” (1972-1976).
Seven of the eight series in this fonds deal with the Co-operative housing case study and are arranged according to the areas of research mapped out in the interim reports [see Series 7]. In addition there is an administrative series and a reports series which provide an overview of the research methodology, findings and administration of the research project.
Breslauer, Helen J.
Fonds consists of correspondence, news clippings, reports, reviews, appointment calendars, and other records relating to Michael R. Marrus’s education, academic career, publishing record and university and community service. In particular, records document Prof. Marrus’s prestigious career as a historian of the Holocaust and an expert on the relationships between Christians and Jews (predominantly in France) during World War Two, and also document his involvement in ongoing concerns in the Jewish community, both pertaining to faith and Zionism. In particular, Prof. Marrus’s extensive publishing record is well-documented in contracts, reviews, and ongoing correspondence with readers and colleagues debating and exploring the assertions made in his work. The fonds also documents Prof. Marrus’s career as a student at Berkeley in the 1960s, and his return to student life with his pursuit of a Master of Studies in Law degree (MSL) from the University of Toronto in 2004. Some records also relate to Prof. Marrus’s teaching duties and appointments at the University of Toronto, as well as his service on the University’s Governing Council. One series documents his service on the International Catholic-Jewish Historical Commission (1999-2001) and with the Friends of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
This fonds contains 2 accessions of records from the University of Toronto's Chair of Ukrainian Studies. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Chair of Ukrainian Studies
This fonds from the University of Toronto Associates contains 3 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for details.
The Associates of the University of Toronto, Inc
This fonds consists of 1 accession.
A1986-0046: Files of the Chair consist of a log, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports and press clippings; contains also files relating to the J. George Collection and Art Walk '84.
University of Toronto. Art Committee
This fonds contains 21 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Board of Governors
Two diaries for the years 1919 and 1922 written by John Bacon Brodie, graduate of the University of Toronto (BA, 1918) documenting his day to day life in Toronto working for the "Varsity Magazine" World War I supplement and his courtship of Phoebe Wade.
Brodie, John Bacon
B.A. (1885) and M.A. (1896) diplomas and 2 prize books awarded with the silver medal in Modern Languages (1885).
Cameron, John Home
Notes, minutes, memoranda, correspondence, notices, and reports relating to Ontario College of Education training courses, curriculum studies, and the activities of the Ontario Secondary Teachers Federation.
Campbell, Mary A
Fonds consists of 5 accession:
B1976-0006: The records relate to the first and second drafts of the Battery. (5 items, 1916)
B1984-0001: The records consist of account books, financial statements, registers, scrapbooks, publications, press clippings and photographs. (5 boxes, 1915-1982)
B1984-0010: The records consist of: draft lists, minutes of meetings, publications, photographs and related material (6 boxes, 1916-1983).
B1988-0033: Correspondence, manuscript, programs and photographs (1 box, 1933-1982)
B1995-0043: Postcard of the 67th Varsity Battery. (1 item, ca. 1916)
Canada. Canadian Army. 67th (Varsity) Battery Association
Administrative records of the Canadian Council of Library Schools (1969-1983) and of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (1972-1977, 1982-1983).
Canadian Council of Library Schools
Series 1: Correspondence (15 September, 1936 - 2 May, 1939), primarily to and from the chair of the Committee, George de T. Glazebrook, but also including correspondence with George W. Brown, who worked closely with him, and relating to the broadcasting of Canadian local history and "portrait" series on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation stations. Correspondents include archivists D. C. Harvey, W. Kaye Lamb, and M. Seraphin Marion; historians A. S. Morton, Chester New, Fred H. Soward, and Reginald Trotter; and broadcasters include D. W. Buchanan, H. W. Morrison, Murray Gladstone, Allan Plaunt, and Charles Jennings; and Sir Ernest MacMillan.|
Series 2: Administrative files: Membership lists; "stampbook" of broadcasts, 1936-1938; memoranda on the broadcasting of local history; memoranda, rough notes by Glazebrook relating to and scripts for "Yonge Street" in the broadcast series "Historic Roads in Ontario"; lists of broadcasts for the "Canadian portrait" series.
Canadian Historical Association. Committee on Historical Broadcasting
A series of lectures sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Urkranian Studies.
Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies
Minutes (1939-1941) and account books (1939-1946) of the Canadian Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, established at the University of Toronto to lend aid to scholars and scientists displaced by political events in European countries.
Canadian Society for the Protection of Science and Learning
Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B1977-0032: Copy of the papers of the CSBS, consisting primarily of the minutes of the CSBS and the Candian Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, mimeographed communications to members, lists of members, other secretarial correspondence and a stripped file of correspondence between the SBL and its Canadian section. (2 reels, 1933-1977)
B1980-0040: Copy of issues 1 to 36 of the Bulletin of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies. (2 reels, 1936-1976)
Canadian Society of Biblical Studies
Certificates, dance cards, class and prize lists, and annotated copy of the calendar of the Toronto School of Music (1890-1891), and photocopy of music composition that won the Governor-General's Award in 1895, all documenting the activities of Genevieve Caniff while a student in music at University College and the Toronto College of Music (Mus.B 1899); photograph of Genevieve Caniff, aged 17. There are also catalogues of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir (1923-1931) that record the participation of members of the Gray (her married name) family.
Caniff, Genevieve Elaine
Photographs, diplomas and some sparse correspondence document Harold Caples's education in the Faculty of Medicine (M.D. 1924) as well as his career as an obstetrician and gynecologist. He is reported to have been the 3rd Canadian to have attained this specialist recognition by being admitted as a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The photographs relate mainly to the University of Toronto and include the graduating class for Medicine in 1924, the University of Toronto senior basketball team in 1923-24 as well as a composite of the Nu Sigma Nu fraternity for 1923-24. The correspondence relates to his medical training both at the University of Toronto and in the United Kingdom, as well as his early work in radiology and the use of radium. There are also military documents relating to his service both in World War I and World War II.
Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B1998-0034: This accession consists of the professional records of James Maurice Stockford Careless and documents his career as a student, teacher, writer, and historian at the University of Toronto. Unfortunately, many of Professor Careless’ early records were destroyed or damaged in a flood at Sidney Smith Hall in 1958. As a result, this accession mainly documents Dr. Career’s later career. Most of this accession pertains to his research and writing, most notably, his work on Brown of the Globe. However, Professor Careless’ student, teaching, administrative, and professional activities are also documented. Types of records include student notes, professional correspondence, research notes, and draft manuscripts. No personal family records are contained herein. (15 boxes, 1852-1997)
B2001-0020: Typescripts for various publications written by J.M.S. Careless including 'Canadian Heritage', 'Ontario Frontier and Metropolis', 'Toronto to 1918', and 'Brown of the Globe'. [Found in series 6: Writings and research] (3 boxes, 1959-1989)
Careless, J.M.S (James Maurice Stockford)
Fonds consists of 3 accessions
B1983-0002: Research files, including correspondence, notes, articles, periodicals, pamphlets and photographs used by Professor Helen Carpenter in the writing of her book, "A Divine Discontent -- Edith Kathleen Russell: Reforming Educator." (2 boxes, 1915-1982)
B1991-0006: Button removed from Blazer showing University of Toronto crest without the tree or motto. (1 item, ca. 1929-1933)
B1997-0017: Records documenting the career of Dr. Helen M. Carpenter, Director of the School of Nursing from 1962-1972, including correspondence, articles, addresses and papers; correspondence and reports relating to consultant work done for the World Health Organization; biographical files on past directors of the School/ Faculty of Nursing including Edith Dick, Nettie Fidler, Florence Emory and Kathleen Russell (1 box, 1955-1984).
Carpenter, Helen Maude
Deeds for land at Bloor and Spadina between George Dickson and the University of Toronto (July 1907) and for land at Bloor and Huron Street between W. G. Gooderham and Trustees and Governors of the University of Toronto (27 June 1907). Copy of an indenture, Jan. 20, 1836 between King's College and Ezra Annes, Township of Whitney for lot 28 in first concession of that Township containing 100 acres: "Enterest Kings College Registry page 101".
Cassels Brock and Blackwell
Photographs documenting two members of the Cavell family at the University of Toronto: J. H. Cavell (BA, 1909) and H.W. Cavell (BA, 1916). Images include: University of Toronto graduating class in Arts, 1909; University College graduating class in Arts, 1916; University College Executive of 1915 in 1912-13; Varsity staff, 1916-17; executive of the Class of 1909 in 1908-09.
Correspondence and research notes, memoranda, newsletters, and press clippings assembled by R.A. Rosevear for his uncompleted history of the Faculty of Music, with additions by Professor Chandler.
Chandler, Ronald E.
Records of Stanley Bernard Chandler, professor and later Head of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto (1957-1986). The records primarily document his research into Italian literature and include: research notes relating to Verga, Manzoni and other authors; offprints of his articles; lectures on various topics; correspondence; reviews of his works; articles relating to Chandler; and index cards containing bibliographical references. This accession also contains bibliographical information relating to Chandler, teaching mark books; and photographs.
Chandler, Stanley Bernard
"One hundred astronomical lantern slides", prepared by C.A. Chant. Includes slides and accompanying handbook.
Chant, Clarence Augustus
This fonds contains 56 accessions of records from the Office of the Vice-President and Provost and its various vice-provostial and vice-presidential offices, including defunct or dissolved offices, as well as the Office of the Vice-President, University Operations. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Office of the Vice-President and Provost
Mimeographed notes, in six parts, prepared by Professor Chapelon for "Elementary Course on the Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions." They were designed to accompany a second year mathematics and physics course he gave from 1925 until he returned to France in 1934 (he resigned from the Department the following year).