- CA ON00335 F2022
- 1835 - 1866
The collection consists primarily of correspondence between John Strachan and Bethune. Also included are published inserts, memoranda, sermons and copies of letters.
Bethune, Alexander Neil
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The collection consists primarily of correspondence between John Strachan and Bethune. Also included are published inserts, memoranda, sermons and copies of letters.
Bethune, Alexander Neil
Fonds consists of personal records, lecture notes, and material relating to academic publishing, including drafts, correspondence, and offprints. Also contains glass lantern slides and negatives, and an incomplete, unpublished book manuscript.
Beare, Francis Wright
The fonds consists of writings, including memoirs, plays, and academic papers; materials relating to Trinity College and the University of Toronto; correspondence; printed materials; financial records; the records of the executor; and photographs of friends, family and travels.
Ashley, Charles Allan
The fonds consists of an illuminated testimonial from Trinity College, and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about Allan, Trinity College, and the taking of York. It includes papers associated with Allan's duties as Chancellor of Trinity College and some personal papers.
Allan, George William
The collection consists of material related to Young’s academic interest in the Anglican Church in Canada and its related people, records related to Young’s time as an administrator of Trinity College, and some material from his personal life. The fonds contains original and copied research material accumulated by Young from various sources, written by John Strachan, his family and contemporaries. Other research interests included Bishop Mountain, the Stewart family, and Trinity College. Published and unpublished manuscripts, Young’s correspondence relating to the administration of Trinity College, and personal artefacts and photographs, are included.
Young, Archibald Hope
Personal records of Peter De Beauvoir Brock, professor of history at the University of Toronto and a pre-eminent specialist in Polish and East European history. The records include correspondence, certificates and diplomas, lecture notes, memoranda, notes for and drafts of manuscripts, and other material related to his personal and professional activities.
Brock, Peter De Beauvoir
Tau Sigma Phi fraternity records including constitution, minutes of meetings, manual of procedures, pledge sheets of members, and membership lists. This fraternity later became a chapter of the international Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity. It ended with the establishment of the Alpha Beta Chapter.
Tau Sigma Phi Fraternity (University of Toronto)
Minutes, reports, correspondence and legal documents relating to the observatory .
Toronto Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory
A set of printed recipe and cookery pages from the Lillian Massey School of Household Science, used and annotated by Constance Hamilton Townsend.
Townsend, Constance Hamilton
Mostly G.F. Tracy's teaching materials such as teaching notes, graphs, engineering drawings, film, mark books and student references. There are also research notes, created mainly in the 1920's, and subject files. No personal records or administrative records concerning G. F. Tracy's tenure as Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering are contained herein.
Tracy, Gordon Frederick
Personal records of Judith A. Teichman, professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto, and a specialist in poverty and inequality in Latin America, documenting her studies as a student, her academic career at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), and the University of Waterloo and Toronto, and her research and writings. Includes files on: her education; course notes; teaching and lecture notes; files on administrative work and research and writing of four books and numerous articles on Latin American politics; personal and professional correspondence; interviews; drafts and manuscripts; reviews.
Teichman, Judith A.
Minutes, membership lists, and financial statements of the University College Women's Club (known as University College Faculty Wives from 1932 to 1934), 1932-1941, 1945-1949, and 1952-1967.
University College (Toronto, Ont.). Women's Club
Records of the Committee on Homophobia consisting of the constitution, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, articles, notices, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, press clippings and posters.
University of Toronto. Committee on Homophobia
Records documenting various aspects of the University of Toronto Law Review including production, advertising, editing, distribution and finances. Includes financial records, correspondence, applications and papers submitted for review, account lists, distribution lists, memos and notes.
University of Toronto. Faculty of Law Review
This fonds consists of 14 accessions from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Information (iSchool) and its precursors. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Faculty of Information (iSchool)
Records of the Faculty of Information Alumni Association including minutes, correspondence, financial records, publications, publicity files, etc. documenting the activities of the association.
University of Toronto. Faculty of Information Alumni Association
University of Toronto. Faculty of Arts. Class of 1892
Consists of a members book, minute books, ledger books, papers and other records of the University of Toronto Mathematical and Physical Society.
University of Toronto Mathematical and Physical Society
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1995-0001: Records of the medical society including minute books from 1931 to 1948, as well as correspondence and reports. Also included are records of the medical society At Home Committee filed by its various sub-committees. Files contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes and some memorabilia. There is also one minute book dated 1923-30.
B1997-0002: Minutes 1942-1947 and 1972-1990; Daffydil Programs and Posters 1972-1996; Medical Open House Programs and Posters 1987-95; Constitution and revisions 1986-1989. Orientation handbooks have been transferred to the print room - see M009.006.
University of Toronto. Medical Society
Consists of records documenting the University of Toronto Natural Science Association, including minute books, regulations and rules of order, proceedings, reports and correspondence, papers read before the Association, invitations and programs and addresses,
University of Toronto. Natural Science Association
Minutes and constitutions of the Nursing Undergraduate Society and the Faculty of Nursing Student Council as well as related reports from various sub-committees.
University of Toronto. Nursing Undergraduate Society
Minutes of the University of Toronto Political Science Club, 1902-1908.
University of Toronto. Political Science Club
During his thirty-seven years as a teacher and administrator at Victoria College, Samuel Nelles made an indelible imprint on both the ministry of the Wesleyan Methodist Church and the system of higher education in Ontario. Consequently, his papers possess significant research value for religious, intellectual, and educational historians. The collection held by the Archives is a fairly representative sampling of Nelles' correspondence, essays, articles, sermons, speeches, addresses, lectures, and notes. The earliest material dates from his student days in the early 1840's, and the last records were written only days before his death in 1887.
Fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence, 1856–1962; Diaries and journals, 1846–1887; Essays and articles, 1842–1896; Sermons, 1848–1888; Speeches and addresses, 1842–1887; Lectures, 1854–1887; Notebooks of sermons, addresses, lectures, essays and notes, 1847–1887; Writing and memorabilia, 1846–1902; and Material relating to Victoria College, 1851–1884.
Nelles, Samuel Sobieski
Oral history recordings undertaken by Dr. Paul Bator for the production of a history of the School of Hygiene. Interviewees include Frederick Burns Roth, Andrew J. Rhodes and George Beaton.
University of Toronto. School of Hygiene History Project
Constitution, correspondence and minutes of meetings.
University of Toronto. Social Service Alumni
Budget (1971-1976), correspondence (1977) and statistics (1966-1969); listing of clubs, programs, course schedules, descriptions and registration (1974-1976/77); notices of competitions (1975) and dance films show (1976/77).
University of Toronto. Women's Athletic Association
Minute book of the Women's Hockey Association.
University of Toronto. Women's Hockey Association
Personal records of Muriel Uprichard, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing (1955-1965), with correspondence, student essays, publications and photographs. Includes files on the history of nursing education in Canada and abroad, the International Council of Nurses (1932-1951), the St. John Ambulance and other national organizations.
Photographs and cloth letters document the Medical Athletic Association. Included are 5 letters and the composite photographs for the Medical Athletic Executive for the years 1943-44, 1944-45 and 1945-46. Also included is one group shot of the University of Toronto Athletic Association, Intramural Sports Committee for 1945-46.
Unversity of Toronto. Medical Athletic Association
Minute books, constitution, some correspondence and notices documenting the Faculty Wives Associations (1932-1959) and its precursor the Ladies Auxiliary (1900-1923). There is also one file documenting the establishment of the University Women's War Services Committee established in 1939.
University of Toronto Faculty Wives Association
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B2000-0028: The records document the Women's Auxiliary of the University Settlement. The Women's Auxiliary was established in 1920, ten years after the creation of the University Settlement. The records in this accession consists of histories of the Women's auxiliary, its constitution, lists of members, correspondence and minutes from their committee meetings. Files also document the University Settlement Board meetings, the Camp Boulderwood initiative, and literature distributed by the University Settlement itself. Also includes a photograph of Marilyn MacDonald, president of the Women's Auxiliary University Settlement accepting the Annual Commnunity Leadership Award on behald of the auxiliary.
B2001-0010: The records document the Women's Auxiliary of the University Settlement. They consist of: copies of its constitutions; reports of officers and committees including President (1939-54), Secretary (1932-1950), Treasurer (1931-1983) House and Buying Committee (1933-1969), Public Relations (1945-74), Tea Conveanor (1963-1986) and Fashion Show (1980-1886); original minute books from 1920-1983; misc. correspondence (1940-1987); membership and supporters lists; one file relating to the writing of the history of the Women's Auxiliary. Also included are University Settlement Board of Directors minutes and reports, 1976-1984 as well as some miscellaneous publications, 1980-1986. Also includes 3 photographs and 33 negatives documenting a fashion show sponsored by the Women's Auxiliary of the University Settlement.
University Settlement. Women's Auxiliary
Papers of William Van Der Smissen, Professor of German, University of Toronto, consisting of photographs of trips to Europe and various family events; also, an annotated copy for further editions of Professor Van der Smissen's translation of Faust and an album of press reviews; and, a scrapbook of cartoons by du Maurier.
van der Smissen Family
Graded essay, publications consisting of conference material relating to the International Federation of University Women, admit to lecture card, issues of "Old Lit"; and photographs of U of T Graduating Class in Arts and the University College Executive.
Consists of examination questions and correspondence, 1954-1959; records of the Council on Graduate Studies in Religion, 1950-1964; general correspondence, 1952-1981; inquiries, requests for calendars, 1958-1967; and subject correspondence files, 1964-1979.
Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Director of Graduate Studies
Fonds consists of minutes of the Production Committee, financial records, constitutions, review clippings from Acta Victoriana, and proposal and script.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Drama Club
This fonds contains 4 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Fonds contains letters sent by Harold Morrey Smith to his family from military training camps in Ottawa, England and France during the period 29 June 1916 to 22 May 1919. There are some additional items such as a procedure manual for Signal Training (1918), dispersal certificate (1919 May 24), a small encased picture of Jesus Christ, and a student essay written for a Modern History course.
The letters provide an exceptionally clear and vivid picture of both the external and internal worlds of Harold Morrey Smith during the period of his military service. The world outside him is described in great detail: living conditions and social life in the military training camps; training methods and signalling techniques; excursions to towns and cities, and the social life he found outside the camps; religious services attended as well as movies, plays and musicals taken in.
The internal world of Harold Morrey Smith is pictured in as much detail. It is a world shaped both by the moral and religious outlook of Canadian Methodism, and by a broad education in the liberal arts. The mind of a future lawyer is suggested in descriptive passages that are precise and analytical in approach. Other passages, in which the writer's emotions are more visible, express moral and aesthetic opinions. In some instances it appears that the writer seeks to reassure his parents that their distant son is not falling prey to the common vices of military life. Nevertheless, the letters do explore in a frank and insightful way some of his feelings about his routinized existence and the moral complexity of the war he is training to fight. Other subjects discussed in the letters are his attitudes toward his promotion to higher rank, his desire to see "action", his unwillingness to commit himself to a romantic relationship during this period, as well his thoughts about religion, art, writing, and other more abstract topics. Throughout, his closeness to his family and his fondness for the Victoria College community as remembered in Toronto and experienced abroad are evident.
The letters are written in an unusually lucid and vigorous style, which makes their reading generally quite effortless in spite of all the descriptive detail. It is evident that Smith had definite ideas about composition and style, and that he invested a good deal of time in keeping up his correspondence and diaries (the existence of other letters and the diaries are not presently known). Researchers interested in the subjects addressed in the letters to his family are the ultimate beneficiaries of this substantial investment.
Smith, Harold Morrey
This fonds contains 8 accessions of records from the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, also known as the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto Libraries. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections (Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library)
In his capacities as a minister, teacher and administrator, Nathanael Burwash exerted tremendous influence on both the course of the Methodist Church in Canada and the development of the educational system in Ontario for over half a century. In view of this dual role, Burwash's papers are of cardinal interest to religious and educational historians; nevertheless, they also contain valuable insights into the political, social and economic conditions in Canada between 1860 and the end of the First World War. The collection held by the Archives includes a large selection of Burwash's correspondence, diaries, sermons, addresses, essays, lectures, manuscripts, and biographical material.
Burwash's correspondence has been organized chronologically and thematically. The bulk of the material has been classified as general correspondence, but, where the volume or importance of correspondence on a particular subject warranted, a separate file was created. When ever possible, Burwash's replies were placed with the letters in response to which they were written. The major portion of the correspondence relates to the administration of Victoria College: included are letters from students seeking advice, requests for academic recommendations and honourary degrees, applications for staff openings and salary increases, questions concerning curriculum and examinations and debates over the relationship between the university and the government. The close ties between Victoria and other Methodist institutions such as Albert College, Columbian Methodist College and Wesley College in Winnipeg are clearly illustrated. Information concerning the university's financial arrangements and endowments has largely been segregated, but the researcher should also scan the general correspondence and the Massey family correspondence for a more complete picture. The family correspondence provides insights into Burwash's private opinions and reflects many values of Canadian family life. Although there are occasional questions regarding spiritual matters, the problems of training young men for the ministry or mission work, there are not as many as might be expected from the nature of Burwash's involvements. The bulk of the religious correspondence deals with the issue of Higher Criticism (particularly the Workman and Jackson controversies). Because Burwash was generally perceived to be a moderate liberal in theological matters, he received solicitations for support from both conservatives and radicals within the Methodist Church.
Although a number of the diaries are little more than listings of appointments and meetings, others are detailed accounts of Burwash's daily activities as a young preacher and professor and outline the nature of his spiritual concerns. The division of the remainder of the material into sermons, addresses, lectures, articles, essays, and manuscripts was often difficult and, of necessity, occasionally arbitrary. Within each category, the material was arranged chronologically. Generally, any piece containing a text (unless a title indicated otherwise) was classified as a sermon; pieces addressed to an audience (usually without a text) were labelled as addresses or lectures. The lecture notes contain examples of Burwash's work both as a student and as a teacher. Compositions which seem to have been written strictly for publication rather than for an audience were considered to be essays, articles, or manuscripts. The collection includes the complete manuscript for A Manual of Christian Theology in the Inductive Method and the manuscript and several drafts of The History of Victoria College.
Burwash's writings reflect an emphasis on the inner spiritual life of the individual and the importance of such Wesleyan traditions as Christian perfection. His work was an interesting example of a nineteenth century struggle to reconcile spiritual and scientific truths, although like most Methodists he was confident that all modes of truth were ultimately harmonious. Burwash's articulation of Wesleyan doctrine was designed to separate superficial and fundamental concepts in order to prepare a doctrinal basis for church union. The biographical and autobiographical material,initially prepared by Burwash and subsequently by his eldest son Edward,is incomplete in that it deals only with the period of Burwash's life prior to the 1890's. However, it contains interesting information on the nature of the educational system in Ontario, the lifestyle of a young preacher in both rural and urban stations, and the problems facing Victoria College immediately prior to federation.
The fonds is arranged in five series: Correspondence, 1965-1925; Diaries and journal, 1859-1914; Writing, 1860-1917; Notes and manuscripts, 1862-1923; and Records, 1863-1927.
The collection consists of manuscripts of many published works, illustrations from Chesterton's time at the Slade School of Art and later, correspondence with family and friends, and albums of press clippings. There are also microfiche copies of the papers of Chesterton's wife Frances (1875-1938), including her plays and poems. Additionally, the collection contains material added by Dorothy Collins after Chesterton's death.
In addition to the Chesterton papers on microfiche the G.K. Chesterton Archival Collection contains 10 original illustrations as well as one of Chesterton's sketchbooks. Most of the sketches date from his period at the Slade School of Art, but there are several from earlier.
The Papers of Monsignor John O'Connor (1870-1952) are also a part of the G.K. Chesterton Archival Collection. Monsignor O'Connor was the Catholic priest who became the model for Chesterton's character "Father Brown". In February 1903 O'Connor wrote to Chesterton, and the following year they formed an immediate bond of friendship which was to last more than thirty years. In 1921 O'Connor was present at Chesterton's reception into the Catholic Church. The papers of Monsignor O'Connor include a number of manuscripts of his poems and essays, Christmas greetings from the Chesterton's, personal letters, and newspaper clippings by and about Chesterton.
Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith)
Consists of records documenting Blanche van Ginkel's career as a professor of architecture in the Faculty/School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, mainly from 1977 to 1990.
van Ginkel, Blanche
Files created by Mr. Vaughan during his service as Chairman of the Property Committee and later of the Board of Governors documenting his involvement in the university's major physical expansion programme; and photographs showing exterior and interior views of house at Maplehearn (1895-1898).
Feeley collected monographs, copies of articles and newspaper clippings for the project and corresponded with McLuhan to verify facts and locate material. Fonds consists of three series:
Bibliography working files, 1962-2006
Letters to Feeley from Marshall McLuhan, 1964-1965, 1977
Administrative and working files as Explorations Administrator, 1966-1970
Fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts and transcripts of archival material and accumulated by Fred T. Flahiff, professor of English at the University of St. Michael's College. Includes research materials and manuscripts related to Flahiff's biography of author Sheila Watson, "Always Someone to Kill the Doves: A Life of Sheila Watson", and his role as executor of her estate and custodian of her personal papers.
Includes five series:
Flahiff, F. T. (Frederick Thomas)
The collection consists of: papers from director André Antoine; letters from Antoine; letters to Antoine from various playwrights, whose plays he staged; photographs of actors and actresses; letters from various members of Antoine's family; 40 autograph letters from Emile Zola; letters from and to journalist Léon Deffoux; letters from and to Maurice LeBlond, Emile Zola's son-in-law; letters from and to playwright Georges Ancey and his wife; several first editions of Zola's novels, some with bound autograph letters. Throughout are photocopied documents, collected by Sanders, as contexual material about the era and referenced events or articles within the correspondence. Also included are original letters sent to Sanders from the friends and relatives of those whose letters appear in the 19th century correspondence.
Sanders, James B.
Collection consists of hand-written and typed manuscripts, correspondence, poems, translations and radio transcripts created by Monsignor John O'Connor. The records were purchases and accumulated by Father Kevin Scannell as part of his G.K. Chesterton research.
Fonds has been arranged into one series:
The fonds consists of administrative, organizational, summary and financial records relating to the Faith and Sharing Federation. The records range in date from 1968 to 2012. The fonds is composed of eight series:
The majority of the records are textual however, as indicated, the fonds includes almost 200 recordings of retreats, including many talks by founder Jean Vanier.
Faith and Sharing Federation
Fonds consists of the archival materials received in conjunction with the book collection of Rev. Douglas Ellory Pett (B.A., B.D., Ph.D.) of Truro, Cornwall, England, who wrote a thesis on Newman "The Published and unpublished Anglican sermons of John Henry Newman : Prolegomena to an Edition". Fonds is comprised of the following series: Manuscripts Research and reference notes
Pett, Douglas Ellory
Fonds consists of minutes, reports, proposals, and other materials prepared for meetings of committees and groups within Catholic New Times from 1976-2006. Fonds also includes incoming and outgoing correspondence from 1975-1983; documents relating to the incorporation of the Catholic New Times in 1976 and subsequent changes in directors; materials documenting the mission and structure of the corporation and processes and procedures for producing the newspaper; subject files containing clippings and reports from organizations of interest to Catholic New Times members and staff; and audio-visual materials created by and for the Catholic New Times. Fonds is comprised of the following series:
-Legal documents and administrative records
-Meeting minutes and reports
Catholic New Times
Fonds consists of correspondence, reports (including photographs), notes, addresses, printed material and other records re Margaret Ray’s investigation of the Germans from Sudetenland (Czechoslovakia) settlements at St. Walburg, Saskatchewan and Tupper Creek, British Columbia, on behalf of the Sub-Committee on Refugees of the University of Toronto Women's War Service Committee and her own research interest in refugees and immigration, [ca. 1940]-1952; correspondence, reports, photographs and other material re "rehabilitation" of Indians in British Columbia, particularly the Okanagan Society for Revival of Indian Arts and Crafts, [ca. 1940]-1948; typescript of play written by Margaret Ray relating to Victoria University, [n.d.]; personal records, 1942-1965, including correspondence, typescripts of plays, poems, reviews of "A Book of Canadian Humour" (edited by Ray and J.D. Robins), and material relating to the Okanagan Society.
Ray, Margaret V.