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Donald Frederick Forster fonds

  • UTA 1278
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1983

Fonds consists of records documenting the career and activities of Donald Forster, Professor in the Department of Political Economy, VIce-President and Provost, and President-elect at the the time of his death in 1983.

-B1983-0040: Correspondence, personal papers, lecture notes and essays, examinations and subject files. (44 boxes, 1949-1975)
-B1984-0019: Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings of the Governing Council and selected committees, President's Executive and President's Planning Groups. (3 boxes, 1980-1983)
-B2006-0005: Two photographs: Dr. Forster with President Bissell as well as a group shot showing Forster with Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, Mrs Pearson, Prof. Jeanneret, Hon. Jack Pickersgill and Mrs Pickergill. (2 items, [196-])

Forster, Donald Frederick

Charles Eric Hendry fonds

  • UTA 1370
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1975

Fonds consists of correspondence, research notes, articles, and subject files on various organizations, conferences, committees, and corporations, as well as the School of Social Work, for which Hendry was Director from 1951-1969.

Hendry, Charles Eric

Eric Horwood oral history

  • UTA 1391
  • Collection
  • 9 Feb. 1984

Consists of a sound recording of an interview between architect E. C. Horwood and University Archivist David Rudkin.

University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services

University of Toronto Scarborough Library fonds

  • UTA 0295
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2008

This fonds contains 1 accession of records from the University of Toronto Scarborough Library. See accession-level description for details.

University of Toronto Scarborough Library

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

McLennan/Parks family fonds

  • UTA 1554
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1990

This accession contains mainly correspondence, photographs, memorabilia and diplomas from all three members of the family. Of particular note are the diaries of Sir J.C. McLennan for the last two years of his life as well as well as geological field notebooks and expense books.

For further details, see attached file list in the finding aid.

McLennan/Parks Family

Research Society for Victorian Periodicals fonds

  • UTA 1693
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1985

Records of the journal "Victorian Periodicals Review" including editors files, correspondence, minutes, agenda, production files, book reviews, conference files, subscription files and financial records. The "Victorian Periodicals Review" was published at the University of Toronto from 1973-2011. Records are arranged into series by Editor.

Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Tuppil Venkatacharya fonds

  • UTA 1933
  • Fonds
  • [1922?] – 2006

Fonds consists of material documenting the professional and personal life of Prof. Tuppil Venkatacharya. Records cover his collection and research of Sanskrit literature through correspondence, typescripts, annotated texts, translations and transliterations, and recordings of some of his academic presentations. Also included in the material is documentation of the community Sanskrit classes taught by the scholar (Series 10) as well as his and his wife’s, Vijaya Venkatacharya’s, involvement in Toronto’s South Asian community. Fonds also includes family correspondence and some biographical material regarding Venkatacharya’s education and positions held at the University of Toronto and other institutions. Please see series descriptions for additional details.

Venkatacharya, Tuppil

Massey Family fonds

  • UTA 1528
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1880-1969; predominant 1920-1959

The Massey Family records consist primarily of official and personal documents created by Vincent Massey. They reflect his distinguished diplomatic career, including his terms as Canadian ambassador to the United States during the 1920s and as High Commissioner to London during the 1930s and 1940s, along with his lengthy affiliation with the Liberal Party of Canada. Also represented are his years as Governor-General of Canada and as the leader of the Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Sciences and Letters. The moral and financial support given by Vincent and Alice Massey to cultural development in Canada, both individually and through the Massey Foundation, is evident in a wealth of documents relating to the fields of education, music, drama and fine arts (including such institutions and organizations as the National Council of Education, Hart House Quartet, Hart House Theatre, the Dominion Drama Festival, and the National Art Gallery). Their support of the University of Toronto is also well documented. In addition to the records of Vincent Massey, some papers of Alice Massey and correspondence of many members of the Grant, Massey and Parkin families are present.

The bulk of the records are found in B1987-0082. There are two other related accessions:

  • B1998-0008: Correspondence between Vincent Massey and Sir Henry Newbolt, including a copy of memo on the Constitutional Crisis in 1926.
  • B1998-0032: Files of the Board of Syndics (G.F. McFarland, Honorary Treasurer) relating to Hart House Theatre (1929-1945), and Hart House String Quartet (1931-1942); one file on Hart House 50th anniversary (1968-1969).

Massey Family

Albert Salisbury Abel fonds

  • UTA 1001
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1978

Consists of correspondence, minutes, course and lecture notes, examinations, law notes, court cases, reports, manuscripts, articles, and other material documenting the career of Albert Abel as a professor of law at the University of West Virginia and (from 1955) at University of Toronto, and as a specialist in constitutional law and and on environmental issues such as pollution. Representative of his activities are files on examinations (both universities) and, at the University of Toronto, the Law Journal and committees in the Faculty of Law, the Commission on University Government, several Senate committees, the Caput, and the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Institute of Business Administration. He was also active in other bodies such as the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, the Association of Canadian Law Teachers, and, in 1942, as a consultant to the Office of Price Administration in Washington, DC.

Abel, Albert Salisbury

Joseph Cooper Evans fonds

  • UTA 1250
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1976

This fonds consists of two accessions:

  • B1978-0002: Correspondence, memoranda on administrative functions, programmes and invitations, and press clippings on university affairs relating to Evans' duties as Registrar of the University (1948-1958) and later, Director of Alumni Affairs (1958-1970). [1 box, 1944-1976]
  • B1987-0049: Correspondence, articles, maps, and plates relating to his position as Director of Alumni Affairs and of the U of T Athletic Association. [2 boxes, 1930-1948]

Evans, Joseph Cooper

University of Toronto Libraries. Collection Development Department fonds

  • UTA 0241
  • Fonds
  • 1955-2004

This fonds contains 11 accessions from the University of Toronto Libraries' Collection Development Department and its predecessor, the Books Selection Department. See accession-level description for details.

University of Toronto Libraries. Collection Development Department

Geza De Kresz fonds

  • UTA 1206
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1933

Microfilm copy of 5 scrapbooks relating to the concerts of Geza de Kresz and his wife, Norah Drewett in Canada during 1923-1928, and concerts of the Hart House String Quartet, 1924-1933. Also includes "Thoughts on violin teaching" by de Kresz. Geza de Kresz was first violinist and a founding member of the HH String Quartet. Positive copy of microfilm only available for research.

De Kresz, Geza

University of Toronto Libraries fonds

  • UTA 1894
  • Fonds
  • 1835-2015

This fonds for the University of Toronto Libraries contains 71 accessions of material originating from no discernible office within the University of Toronto Libraries system, or from defunct offices, and previous committees and task forces. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

University of Toronto Libraries

University of Toronto. Institute for Life Course and Aging fonds

  • UTA 0253
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2015

This fonds contains 1 accession of records from University of Toronto's Institute for Life Course and Aging. See accession-level description for more details.

University of Toronto. Institute for Life Course and Aging

Betty I. Roots fonds

  • UTA 1719
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2015

This fonds contains records related to the teaching, researching and publishing activities of Dr. Betty I. Roots, biologist and professor at the University of Toronto. The series documenting Dr. Roots’ research is by far the largest, with smaller series documenting her involvement with professional associations and committees, her roles as a peer editor and reviewer, as well as a supervisor of her graduate students, her addresses, the courses she taught, her correspondence and her early education. There is also a relatively large amount of material documenting her administrative activities within the University of Toronto.

Records include correspondence, notebooks, research data, manuscripts, lecture notes, prints, and reports.

The material covers almost exclusively her professional roles with very little personal material of any kind. Of this material, most of it documents her researching and publishing pursuits.

Roots, Betty I.

University of Toronto. Faculty of Forestry fonds

  • UTA 0099
  • Fonds
  • 1887-2000

This fonds contains 23 accessions of records from the University of Toronto Faculty of Forestry, including the Dean's office. See accession-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. Faculty of Forestry

University of Toronto. Faculty of Information (iSchool) fonds

  • UTA 0102
  • Fonds
  • 1905-2008

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)

Robert Alexander Falconer fonds

  • UTA 1253
  • Fonds
  • 1776-1940

Fonds consists of 3 accessions:

B1965-0015: Addresses, speeches, articles, reports and memoranda relating to Sir Robert Falconer in his capacity as President of the University of Toronto and the affairs of the University. (1 box, 1905-1940)

B1979-0065: Portrait of Lady Sophia Falconer, wife of Sir Robert Falconer. Microfilm copy of a stamp scrapbook belonging to Robert Falconer. Contains correspondence on several postcards. (1 photo and 2 reels of microfilm)

B2009-0023: Film entitled "Undergradutes Presentation and Farewell to Sir Robert Falconer". This is a black and white silent film showing the presentation of a gift book to President Falconer in Convocation Hall. (1 film, March 1932)

Falconer, Sir Robert Alexander

Ricardo da Silveira Lobo Sternberg fonds

  • UTA 1786
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2014 (predominant 1995-2014)

Personal records of Professor Ricardo Sternberg, documenting his career as a professor of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Toronto and his published work on subjects in Portuguese and Brazilian literature. The contents of the fonds primarily cover courses taught between the mid-1990s and 2014, and articles published in the 1980s to the early 2000s. The fonds provides a significant record of Portuguese literary themes, figures and works taught and written about by Ricardo Sternberg.

These records include course lecture notes, annotated Portuguese and Brazilian literary works, course packs, course syllabi and assignments, pamphlets for lectures given, and his published articles.

Sternberg, Ricardo da Silveira Lobo

Elisabeth Marani fonds

  • UTA 1523
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1955, 2010

Records document Elisabeth Marani’s contribution to the production of “Miss Julie” by the U.C. Players Guild in October 1954 and “Brigadoon” by University College and St. Michael’s College in 1955. Records relating to “Miss Julie” include original costume sketches, preliminary designs for sets and props as well as a one page recollection written by Elisabeth Bacque (nee Marani). Records relating to “Brigadoon” include researched sketches for costumes, a program and clippings. Finally this donation also includes sketched designs for a U.C. Follies production.

Marani, Elisabeth

Paul Aram Kolers fonds

  • UTA 1457
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1986

Correspondence, grant applications, subject files, lecture notes, manuscripts for publications;slides, photos and sound recordings relating to his career as a psychologist.

Kolers, Paul Aram

Kiril Karl Georgieff fonds

  • UTA 1309
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1969

Contents include one b/w photograph of the 1944 (4T4) graduating class of University of Toronto Chemical Engineering; signed au verso by class members; a certificate of degree; an offprint of an article co-authored with A. Dupre, published in Canadian Journal of Chemistry (1960), and a 25 year alumni certificate. Georgieff is thought to be one of the first Macedonians in Canada to graduate from university.

Georgieff, Kiril Karl

H. H. Wilkinson fonds

  • UTA 1953
  • Fonds
  • [1905], [190-] or [191-]

Contains one photograph of an ice hockey team in which H. H. Wilkinson played in 1905 (see top left hand). It also contains one pastel coloured photograph of H. H. Wilkinson and his wife, presumably taken in 1900s or 1910s.

Wilkinson, H. H.

University of Toronto. Women's Athletic Association fonds

  • UTA 1911
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1977

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

John Tuzo Wilson fonds

  • UTA 1961
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1993

Most of the fonds can be fond in B1993-0050: Correspondence, addresses, manuscripts, diaries, minutes, reports, publications, film scripts, posters, certificates, photographs, artifacts, and film documenting Dr. Wilson's activities as a geophysicist, especially in relation to his research work and writings on continental drift, as Director-General of the Ontario Science Centre, and as a member of many commissions, committees and professional associations, often at the highest levels.

Accession B2002-0007 (1 box; 1989-1993) consists of personal papers of Prof. J. Tuzo Wilson including correspondence, manuscripts of articles and unpublished works such as draft autobiography. Also includes records created after his death and maintained by his secretary Moira Arnot. This accession is not further described in the series.

Accession B2014-0025 is filed in Series 19 (Graphic material): Photographs document a meeting of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XI Assembly that took place at the University of Toronto, September 3 – 14 1957. Tuzo Wilson was vice president of the IUGG and chairman of the arrangements committee. In addition, this accession includes an early hand drawn rendering depicting the movement of tectonic plates, drawn by Wilson sometime in the early 1960s.

Wilson, John Tuzo

William Jackman Little fonds

  • UTA 1484
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1948

Correspondence, legal documents, minutes of meetings, memoranda, reports and addresses associated with William J. Little's position as president of the Alumni Federation of the University of Toronto, 1940-1941, and as chairman of the Editorial and Advertising Committee, 1947-1948.

Little, William Jackman

University of Toronto. School of Hygiene History Project fonds

  • UTA 1906
  • Fonds
  • 1985

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

Larry S. Bourne fonds

  • UTA 1195
  • Fonds
  • [196-] – [200-] (predominant 1970s)

Fonds consists of the contents of course binders for early courses in urban studies at the University of Toronto - primarily lecture notes, but also including some reading lists, syllabi and exams. The date ranges vary greatly, as the binders seem to have been used throughout the course of Prof. Bourne’s teaching career. Courses include GGR 124 (Urbanization, Contemporary Cities and Urban Development: An Introduction to Urban Geography), GGR 459/359 (Urban Form, Structure and Growth), Geography 270/370 (Statistical Methods/Research Methods) and Geography 1501 (Urban Spatial Structure, Concepts of Urban Form, Organization and Change.

Bourne, Larry S.

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

Arthur Michell fonds

  • UTA 1572
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1974

Fonds consists of 3 accessions:

B1978-0030: Personal and professional correspondence, lecture notes, course notes, research materials, manuscripts of publications, diaries, photoprints, maps, posters of Prof. Arthur Michell, as a student in the Faculty of Forestry in the late 1930's, and as a professor in the Faculty at the University of Toronto. Includes material relating to his work as a consultant to the pulp and paper industry. (68 boxes, 1936-1974)

B1988-0057: Course and lecture notes relating to Prof. A. S. Michell's teaching in the Faculty of Forestry. Includes subject files. Photoprint of members, Survey School of Military Engineering, Ripon, Yorkshire, Dec. 1, 1945 (2 boxes, 1926-1970; predominant 1936-1952)

B1989-0042: Course and lecture notes, publications, consultant's files, reflecting Prof. Michell's career in forestry. Lecture notes by James Herbert White. Photoprints of views of logging and aspects of forest management, ca 1940-1968. (3 boxes, 1933-1968; predominant 1933-1940)

Michell, Arthur Stephen

William Barber fonds

  • UTA 1034
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1905

Athletic photographs and graduation diploma of William Barber who gradutated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in 1905. Photographs include: Faculty of Applied Science Track Team, 1902; Varsity Assault at Arms Team, 1903-1904; University of Toronto Track Team, Inter University Champions, 1903; and University of Toronto Track Team, 1905.

Barber, William

Elisabeth Steel Livingston Govan fonds

  • UTA 1321
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1979

Series consists of 2 accessions:

B1979-0027: Consists of correspondence, personal papers (diary notes, financial), filing cards, Faculty of Social Work course materials, student research reports, files on voluntary and aid organizations, associations, committees, as well as photoprints, negatives and slides, watercolours and etchings. (23 boxes, 1925-1979)

B1980-0003: Consists of lecture notes, poems, notes, correspondence, subject files on Social Work education, projects, welfare, committees, associations and organizations, and on field work in the Third World. (2 boxes, 1926-1973 (predominant 1950-1973))

Govan, Elisabeth Steel Livingston

E. Marjorie Hill fonds

  • UTA 1377
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1986

Photographs and negatives documenting the life of Marjorie Hill, (BASC 1920) including family pictures, graduation photographs and portraits. Also includes images of buildings she designed throughout her architectural career, sketches, miscellaneous newspaper clippings, correspondence, Hill's 1920 thesis, diplomas, certificates, cards, poems.

Hill, E. Marjorie

Raymond Reiter fonds

  • UTA 1701
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2001

Personal records of Raymond Reiter (b1939-d2002), professor of computer science. Includes correspondence, manuscripts of talks and articles, notes, course materials, etc relating to the study of computer science and his area of specialty, artificial intelligence.

Reiter, Raymond

Jarrett William Smith fonds

  • UTA 1784
  • Fonds
  • 1841

Damaged, annotated copy of the Elements of Algebra by John Hind, used by Jarrett Smith while a freshman at King's College in 1843.

Smith, Jarrett William

Jessie Hamilton Ridout fonds

  • UTA 1703
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1964

Diplomas of her university education; programs to official social and university events; conference proceedings; press clippings on medical matters; publications; and photograph.

Ridout, Jessie Hamilton

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

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