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Cartoons on Bissell

This series contains 13 original cartoons chronicling Claude Bissell’s career drawn by Globe and Mail political cartoonist James (Jamie) Reidford. The Reidfords’ were close friends of the Bissells’.

Also included in this series are a few copies of cartoons again depicting Bissell that appeared in the Globe and Mail by other cartoonists.

Cell Biology Series

General files document Zimmerman's time as editor of the Cell Biology Series and contain correspondence, status reports, proposed papers and notes of editorial board meetings. These files are followed by files specific to scientific papers published by the Series which are arranged by the name of the author(s). They contain correspondence, notes, critical comments, proposals, outlines and manuscripts.

Center for Early Learning and Child Care, Inc.

In 1985 Dr. Fowler incorporated his own consulting and educational not for profit company to “…conduct and disseminate research and information about early childhood education”. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Fowler was president and his daughter Velia as Treasurer. His other daughters, Monique and Josephine, along with his wife, Neva were also involved as directors of the company.

Records in this series consist of administrative files relating to incorporation, correspondence, film scripts, and other files relating to projects conducted in the 1980s and 1990s in particular the production of both the book and videos entitled Talking from infancy. How to nurture & cultivate early language development, and Little Neva learns to talk, other talks and presentations.

Centre for Cold Ocean Resources Engineering (C-CORE)

The Centre for Cold Ocean Resources Engineering was established at the Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1975 through funds supplied by the Devonian Foundation of Calgary. Omond Solandt was appointed to its Board of Advisors and David Grenville as administrator.

The correspondence, minutes, reports and related material in this series documents how C-CORE was able to survive and thrive as a small applied research organization at the easternmost tip of Canada.

Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical/International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

The Centro Internactional de Agricultura Tropical was founded by the Rockefeller Institute in 1967 in Cali, Columbia. In 1982 a massive fraud was discovered within the organization, with the result that the World Bank in 1984 retained Omond Solandt to conduct a management review of the Centre.

The files in this series provide a good picture of the conduct of the External Management Review and of its results. Included are the Review Team

Centro Internacional de Majorimiente de Maiz y Trigo/International Maize And Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT)

Dr. Solandt was appointed to the Board of CIMMYT in 1976 and remained for ten years, until April, 1986. One his last official acts was to participate in the selection of a new Director-General. He also sat on the Board of another of the CGIAR centres, ICARDA, and two that were similar but not part of CGIAR, the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology in Nairobi and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh. His experience in CIMMYT was central to all this involvement. After he retired from the Board, he conducted, in April, 1988, a brief management review of the organization as a prelude to a more extensive review by CGIAR later in the year.

This series contains correspondence, agenda books for Board meetings, notes, notices, memo-randa, drafts of reports and reviews, other reports and publications, programs and photoprints that provide detailed coverage of the functions of the organization and Solandt

Ceremonies and obligation lists

This series includes copies of addresses and poems used in homilies during the Ritual, obligation booklets, obligation lists for special ceremonies, statistics on obligated engineers and collected correspondence concerning the preparations for the inaugural ceremonies. Several files also include information on special ceremonies for older candidates and proposed special ceremonies that did not occur.

Material from accession B1995-0040 (1959-1989) also includes a copy of the ceremony book for Camp Wardens, application forms and considerable material concerning the manufacture and distribution of iron rings, as well as preparations made for campus ceremonies. Material from Accession B2009-0029 includes six files (06-11) containing updated ceremony booklets and guidelines, a certificate for the nomination of an Honorary Camp Warden, several speeches and a candidate list. Files are arranged chronologically. White prints, several photographs and two obligation sheets have been removed for separate storage.


Certificates cover his period as a student, as a professional engineer with the City of Toronto and as an alumnus of the University of Toronto. This series also contains high school diploma from Malvern Collegiate Institute in Toronto (1924), Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer (1929), Association of Professional Engineers (1939), U of T Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Spring Reunion certificate (June 1979) and Canadian Institute on Pollution Control recognition for period as President 1953-1964 (1965).


Series contains educational certificates, including certificates for passing entrance exams, grade promotion certificates, graduation certificates, teaching certifications, and grade reports.

Certificates and artifacts

This series contains several certificates and various diplomas earned by MacIntosh during his career. Included in this series is a set of artifacts: an intricate carved album containing news clippings and various ephemera documenting MacIntosh’s life, a vitallium prosthetic for knee replacement surgery and a hand drawn card presented to MacIntosh after a lecture he gave in Japan. See series 1 for more biographical information.

Certificates and diplomas

In addition to her earned academic degrees, Dr. Ostry has received many honours over the years, including (between 1971 and 1987) seventeen honorary degrees.

This series contains diplomas for academic degrees received, citations, convocation addresses, and diplomas for honorary degrees received and photographs of many of the occasions, and letters of congratulation on Dr. Ostry's installation as chancellor of the University of Waterloo.

Her PhD diploma (1954), many of the diplomas relating to her honorary degrees, and some of the citations are oversized and are in a separate folder [B1994-0016 /001(33)].

Chancellor, University of Toronto

Twenty-nine years after Omond Solandt left the University of Toronto with a gold medal in medicine, he returned as Chancellor, taking up his three-year appointment on 1 July, 1965. It was renewed for a further three years in 1968.

The contents of this series includes correspondence, addresses, minutes, programs, reports and photoprints relating to his ceremonial duties and other activities associated with the office. Included are files on awarding of honorary degrees, the Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Dr. Solandt, for the successor to Claude Bissell, and the new (1971) University of Toronto Act. Included is an audiotape of the proceedings of his installation as chancellor.

Chemical Engineering Research Consultants Limited

Records in this series document the activities of this consultant group, of which Williams was a director, through minutes of meetings, agendae, annual reports, financial statements and some correspondence. Also included in this series is an alphabetical index of the companies presumably for which William did consultancy work. Some of the entries summarize what type of work was done and what resulted. Dispersed throughout this index are photographs included for supportive documentation.

Chemical files

This series comprises a collection of files that were mostly likely used by Dr. Mastromatteo as reference files, although it is possible these files were assembled by the scientists and occupational physicians who originally arranged the material. Each file is a collection of relevant material related to a certain chemical and can include fact sheets, research papers, research notes and manuscripts, reports, or correspondence and memoranda.

Chimpanzee Performance

Material in this series consists of black and white and colour postcards of chimpanzees from the St. Louis Zoo and newspapers containing ads and information about training the chimpanzees at the zoo.

Christian Youth Groups

As a young adult, Jim Lemon was a member of various Christian youth groups and records in this series document these early activities. The groups include the Christian World Friendship Fund, the International Christian Youth Fellowship as well as the Canadian and Ontario Youth Fellowship. He was also member of the All Canada Committee of the Ontario Young Peoples Fellowship.

Christian-Jewish Relations: Le Chambon-sur-Lignon and The Vatican Commission

Series consists of records pertaining to Prof. Marrus’s research and investigation into matters relating to Christian-Jewish relations during the Holocaust. In particular, the files relate to two groups: Le Chambon and the Vatican Commission.

Series includes files relating to Prof. Marrus’s service on the Board of Directors of the Friends of Le Chambon (later named the Chambon Foundation). The organization, founded in 1982, is dedicated to telling the story of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a mountain village in France, where 5000 Christians sheltered 5000 Jews during the Holocaust. The foundation was founded by filmmaker Pierre Sauvage, who made the documentary Weapons of the Spirit. In 2004, then French President Chirac visited the site, which brought it increased attention. Records relating to Le Chambon include correspondence, newsletters, news clippings, and other records in both French and English.

Series also contains files relating to Prof. Marrus’s membership on the Vatican International Catholic Jewish Historical Commission, which was tasked with examining the role of the Vatican during the Holocaust. The group was formed in 1999, issued a report in 2000, and disbanded in 2001 after failing to gain access to records in the Vatican archives. Records relating to the Vatican Commission include significant correspondence, reports, clippings and taped interviews with Father Peter Gumpel, a Jesuit priest whose family had to escape Germany due to their views against the National Socialists. Then, during the WWII, Gumpel helped Jews to escape in the Netherlands.

Chronological Correspondence Files

Outgoing correspondence documenting many of Yates' professional activities including research, teaching and administration. Does not contain any incoming correspondence and some pieces may be duplicate of copies in other series.

Chronological files (correspondence)

Series consists of material organized in chronological files, primarily comprised of incoming and outgoing correspondence. Material documents both the personal and professional life of Prof. Venkatacharya. A substantial portion of the material relates to Venkatacharya’s publishing activity as well as the transfer of texts for his research from various publishers, distributors, and libraries in India, particularly The Adyar Library and Research Centre. Additionally, documentation of his academic activity is covered through correspondence with colleagues.
Material also includes received correspondence from family members overseas and provides documentation of Venkatacharya’s various positions in India, Italy, and at the University of Toronto. Series also includes some coverage of his participation with various Toronto South Asian community groups, such as the Hindu Institute of Learning.

Chronology files (keynotes, lectures, talks)

Series consists of what Dr. Franklin referred to as her ‘chronology files’: files kept on various events she attended – most of which she spoke at. Events include academic conferences, guest lectures, government meetings and hearings, public talks to community and religious groups, memorials, press conferences and panels.

Topics covered include science policy, technology, materials science, archaeometry, museums, women in engineering and science, the state of higher learning, the commercialization of universities, education, peace and violence, military research, human rights, feminism, faith, the nature of research, energy policy and the environment, and opposition to nuclear technology.

Records include correspondence, paper abstracts, notes, programs, brochures, posters, proceedings news coverage, transparencies, and contracts. Dr. Franklin typically spoke from handwritten notes, rather than a typed script. Where a transcript exists, the file title includes the word ‘[transcript]’. Occasionally, ‘transcript’ denotes the original text/paper created before the talk (ex: for the presentation of academic papers), but for the most case, these are transcripts sent to her after-the-fact by event organizers. Where Dr. Franklin’s speaking notes are typed and more coherent/complete, the file title will include the term ‘[typed notes’].

Series also includes files kept on declined speaking events, conferences, symposia, seminars, councils and focus groups.

Church of St. Leonard, Toronto

Dr. Rhodes was Vestry Clerk for Church of St. Leonard (Anglican Church of Canada) for ten years (1980 to 1990). His wife, Harriet, was a member of the Outreach Committee. The series consists of annual reports, budgets, minutes of meetings and some correspondence with the Reverend J. Taylor Pryce.

Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy

Series consists of material documenting Prof. Russell’s activity within the Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy. From 2001 to 2003, Russell served as Chair of the organization and in 2017, he continues his participation on the Board of Directors. Material documents a range of executive functions, surveys of members, event planning, and the activities of the Statue Committee. Records include meeting minutes, correspondence, planning documentation and reports.

Classical Scores

Series contains various classical scores and parts, many of which were arranged and/or composed by Doug Riley. Includes the following files: Prince Edward Island Suite: Orchestra Parts and Score; Prince Edward Island Suite: Woodwind, Percussion and Soloist Parts (Originals); Prince Edward Island Suite: Rhythm and Solo Saxophone; Prince Edward Island Suite: 1st Movement Parts; Prince Edward Island Suite: Movements 1-4; Jeux En Blanc et Noir (Score); Jeux En Blanc et Noir (Parts); Jeux en Blanc et Noir (Onion Skin Parts); Motown Charts, Doug Mallory (Symphony Nova Scotia); Bach Rock Medley; Elvis Presley Medley; Motown Magic; Walk on the Wild Side; 3 Piano Rag; Dr. Hakenbush; Concerto for String Quartet and Woodwind Doubler; Cat and Mouse (A Polytonal Rag); Rollright; String Trio and Lowdown Blues; Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Score; Octet; String Quartet - 1966; Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Parts; Baroque Suite (Piano Quartet Arrangement)

Co-operative Housing Case Study: activities diaries

These files contain the instruments, schedules and the revised coding manual as well as the working notes on the design, execution and instruction for the in-depth activities diaries. In addition, this series contains the raw data from the sample interviews conducted within the co-op and within the non-co-operative housing environment used for comparison purposes. It also contains personnel files for this phase of the research, records of payments to participants and a draft progress report. The actual interviews were conducted in June of 1983. The rest of the time was spent developing the instruments, scheduling and coding the interview responses.

Co-operative Housing Case Study: administration & correspondence

This series includes drafts and notes on the initial research proposal, including notes on their research strategy, possible funding, research team meetings and administrative working notes, as well as correspondence and notes regarding the review and evaluation of the research project by the Ministry of Urban Affairs. In addition, this series includes information about contract negotiations as well as a signed copy of the agreement among the Ministry of Urban Affairs, the principal researchers and the Governing Council of the university. The correspondence files include correspondence with the housing cooperative, the Centre for Urban and Community Development, and the Review Committee, Office of the Finally this series includes administrative files detailing personnel and budget and financial management of the research project.

Co-operative Housing Case Study: background materials & research

In addition to the attendance at meetings of CHAT and ASC board, staff and member meetings, and interviews and surveys of users and non-users, the researchers also collected background material on the Ashworth Square Housing Co-operative, and the United Church of Canada Board of Evangelism and Social Service National Housing Committee as one of its main funding bodies.

The background materials on the Ashworth Square Housing Co-operative itself include architectural drawings of the suite plans, a copy of the original proposal for its development, a copy of the occupancy agreement and by-laws, as well as general publicity for the co-op and information regarding the initial election of members to the Board of Directors. There are also seven b/w photographs of co-op members and children. The background materials on the United Church of Canada Board of Evangelism and Social Service National Housing Committee includes minutes of meetings of both the housing committee and the Technical Subcommittee, correspondence, reports, a brief on housing to Hon Paul Hellyer (Minister of Transport).

Professors Breslauer and Andrews also conducted research into housing issues, and co-op housing alternatives across Canada, the US and abroad. These files include information on the Co-op Housing Foundation, and the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation papers on co-op housing and in particular, on the Ashworth Square Housing Co-op. They also include information on co-op housing conferences, other housing co-operatives and organizations, and general housing issues and research published during this time period. Included in this series is a CBC radio special on housing cooperatives which includes a piece on the ASC.

Co-operative Housing Case Study: interim and final reports

This series includes five bound interim reports to the Ministry of Urban Affairs on the progress of this research study, as well as notes for the sixth interim report. It also includes correspondence, working notes and drafts of the four-volume, eight-chapter final report published in 1975 by the Centre for Urban & Community Studies for the Ministry of Urban Affairs.

Co-operative Housing Case Study: meeting minutes & transcripts

This series consists of meeting minutes, agendas, notices and notes by both Breslauer and Andrews for meetings of the Co-op Habitat Association of Toronto (CHAT) Board of Directors and staff, as well as the Ashworth Square Co-operative Board of Directors, staff and general membership covering the period from 5 October 1971 to 2 January 1974. It also consists of paper transcripts of meetings from 12 January 1972 CHAT staff meeting to the 18 September 1973 ASC Board of Directors meeting.

Co-operative Housing Case Study: non-user interviews

Interviews were conducted with several staff and board members involved in the design, construction and administration of the Ashworth Square Housing Co-operative. Included in this series are the interview transcripts and tapes, as well as some interview notes. These interviews were conducted over two years from 25 May 1972 to 13 May 1974.

Co-operative Housing Case Study: user interviews

These files contain the instruments, schedules and coding manuals for the first wave of user interviews of Ashworth Square Co-operative housing residents as well as the follow-up surveys with residents and interviews with prior residents. The files contain raw data collected as well as write-ups and notes on Professors Breslauer’s and Andrews’ findings. The first interviews were conducted in May 1973 and the follow-up surveys and interviews with prior residents were conducted.


Prof. Heichelheim also became well known as a numismatist. After leaving Germany in 1933, he worked for the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge cataloguing the General and Leake coin collections and preparing a series of catalogues for publication over the next two decades (ca 1937-1950). This series contains drafts of these catalogues (Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum IV (Parts 1-5), photographs of the coins reproduced in the catalogues, correspondence, notes, as well as a report on the Department of Coins and Medals at the Fitzwilliam Museum (ca 1942). There are also two files on the Giessen coin collection and two files which may contain drafts of articles (in German).

Collaborations, Award Show Music, and Scripts

Material consists of files relating to Doug Riley's collaborations with various singer. Also includes scripts for various projects and award show compositions. Files include Juba Script; Let the River Run (Jerusalem); Sids Ahead, Stratford Stomp, and Other Pieces; Teddy Bear Affair; Teddy Bear Affair Openings; Teddy Bear Affair: Children's Aid Foundation Gala 1995; Classical Music; Rhythm Parts; Guitar and Rhythm Parts; Walk on the Wild Side Band Parts; Astronaut Song, Place in the Universe, and Other String Scores; Ian Tyson Session; Lifebeat '97; Blue Monday; Movie Themes; Beatles; Rock and Roll Heaven; Crescendo: The Journal of the Toronto Musicians Association; As it Happens; C.C.T.A Awards; Dora's Place and Move On Up A Little Higher Scripts; Fats Waddler; Socan Awards; One Mother's Child and Other Pieces; Bass Parts; Sax and Woodwind Parts; Trumpet Parts; Keys Parts; Doug and Dianne [Brooks] Collaboration; Sax-Dianne [Brooks]; Dianne Brooks Piano; Dianne Brooks; Trudy Desmond- When You Wish Upon...; Anne Murray Pieces; Elvis Stjoiko T.V. Special CBC; Pete and Dianne [Rollin Releases]; Loreena McKennit [The Highwayman]

Collected Articles and Manuscripts

Series consists of published articles collected by T. F. McIlwraith, however not authored by him. These articles include a review of his book Bella Coola Indians by Andre Gschaedler. For the articles that are not listed by title, see Appendix B.

Collected Memorabilia and artifacts

This series contains several items collected by Thierry over his years attending and documenting swimming events. The series includes media event passes issued to Thierry for a variety of swim meets including the Summer Olympics, World Championships and Commonwealth Games. The series also includes a collection of vintage and contemporary postcards commemorating the Olympic Games, as well as postcards of various swimmers. Some of the postcards have been autographed, including ones by Alexander Popov and Michael Phelps. Finally, the series contains 2 binders which held swimmer’s information for members of the media during the XI Commonwealth Games and the 1976 Summer Olympics.

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