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William James Callahan fonds

  • UTA 1107
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2015

Personal records of William James Callahan, Professor Emeritus of History, consisting of term papers and related material associated with his undergraduate and graduate education at Boston College and at Harvard University; personal and professional correspondence, including letters from two Spanish friends who were keen commentators on the end of the Franco regime in Spain and its successor governments, and from Jock Galloway; teaching files including lecture notes and grading books; material relating to his being principal of Victoria College and chairman of its religious studies department, and to the removal of the United Church Archives from Victoria; research notes, drafts of articles and addresses; book reviews of his own publications and book reviews written.

Callahan, William James

Frederick William Baker fonds

  • UTA 1030
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1997

This fonds consists of one accession documenting Dr. Fred Baker’s association with the University of Toronto mainly during his period as Director of the Sioux Lookout Program (SLP). The accession is arranged into seven series. Series 1 summarizes his career in curriculum vitae, and his appointment to the University and the Sioux Lookout Program. Series 2 to Series 4 contain Dr. Baker’s personal files relating to his role as director of SLP and includes some lectures and workshop files, as well as correspondence relating to native health care. Series 5 documents primarily his committee activities with the Canadian Paediatric Society and the Council of Faculties of Medicine of Ontario. Series 6 contains Dr. Baker’s copies of two reports relating to native health.

Series 7 contains computer files of both personal files and official administrative files.

Baker, Frederick William

Harvey Moldofsky fonds

  • UTA 1588
  • Fonds
  • 1952-2016

Personal records of Harvey Moldofsky, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, former Director of the Centre for Sleep and Chronobiology at Toronto Western Hospital, and a world renowned specialist in sleep disorders. The records consist of correspondence, notes, raw data, addresses, publications, photographs, slides, posters, floppy disks, CDs, videos and artifacts documenting his research and other activities. Most of the files relate to his research work on sleep problems over many years, in particular those associated with the astronauts and cosmonauts on the NASA shuttle/Mir space station in the 1990’s, as part of the Microgravity, Sleep and Immune Functions in Humans (SWIF) project. Also included is the first working model of a sleep apnea machine (ca. 1983).

Moldofsky, Harvey

David Lloyd MacIntosh fonds

  • UTA 1501
  • Fonds
  • 1926-2013

This fonds mainly consists of records covering MacIntosh’s professional life from the beginning of his studies as a doctor during and just post-World War II up to and beyond his retirement in 1984. Very little of MacIntosh’s private life is documented in these records. The fonds has been split into the following series; 1. Biographical Information, 2. Notes and Research, 3. Lectures and Reports, 4. Conference and Symposia Involvement, 5. Professional Organizations, 6. Articles and Papers, 7. Correspondence, 8. Hospital Employment, 9. Medical Practice Administration, 10. Patient Files, 11. Certificates and Artifacts, 12. Photographs and Media.

MacIntosh, David Lloyd

David A. Wolfe fonds

  • UTA 2006
  • Fonds
  • 1968-2000

This fonds contains records related to the professional activities of Professor David Wolfe, including his early academic career, his time as Executive Coordinator for Economic and Labour Policy in the Government of Ontario, and his academic publications and activities in the following years.

Wolfe, David A.

Black (Davidson) Family fonds

  • UTA 1084
  • Fonds
  • 1871-2011

This description is under review
Personal records of the Davidson Black family, covering three generations, with particular reference to Davidson Black, the discoverer of Peking Man. Included are his diaries, extensive family correspondence and a few professional letters; files on his education, his employment, including his service in World War I but especially at Peking Union Medical College, his life in China generally, along with a few on his writings, and some artifacts. There is an extensive and well documented photo collection that helps tie the whole together. There are also a number of films made by Davidson Black between the late 1920s and 1932.

Black (Davidson) Family

Stephen Clarkson fonds

  • UTA 1148
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2018, predominant 1959-2015

Personal records of Professor Stephen Clarkson, documenting his career as a political scientist, writer, teacher, and his early political career in municipal politics and with the Liberal Party of Canada and Ontario. Records in this fonds document the entirety of Clarkson's life and career. Records include biographical information (CV's, activity reports, honours), personal and professional correspondence, and files related to his early education and the writing of his Ph.D. thesis.

Series 3 to 13 consist of records documenting Clarkson's several books and his extensive research and writings over the course of his career. Joint projects and research with Christina McCall including original records by her can be found in some these series as well, specifically the research and writing of Trudeau and Our Times (Series 2) and research on Canadian Federal politics (Series 13).

Series 14 to 18, document Clarkson's teaching activities and his career within the University of Toronto's Department of Political Science.

Series 19 to 22 document his political roles within the Liberal party, his run for Toronto Mayor in 1969 and as well as his social activism.

This fonds also includes Liberal Party of Canada policy documents (1966-1976) belonging to Allen Linden that were given to Clarkson either because he took over as chair of the policy committee or collected as a primary resource for his research on the Liberal Party.

Accession B2019-0003 was an accrual acquired from his spouse Nora Clarkson following his death, and consists of files from his home office and laptop computer.

Clarkson, Stephen

Hershell Ezrin fonds

  • UTA 1232
  • Fonds
  • 1947- 2017

Fonds consists of material related to the professional life of Hershell Ezrin, in particular his career in provincial and federal government. Records document his transition between roles as Canadian Consul, Executive Director of the Canadian Unity Information Office, and later, Principal Secretary to Ontario Premier, David Peterson. Extensive correspondence and press clippings reflect professional moves as well as the large network of individuals surrounding Ezrin in his positions in both the public and corporate sectors. The fonds also consists of addresses given by Ezrin following his time at Queen’s Park, personal and family correspondence and photographs, as well as images and publicity material related to the negotiations and patriation of the Constitution Act. Additionally, the fonds consists of Mr. Ezrin’s collection of editorial cartoons and bibliographic material. See series descriptions for additional details.

Ezrin, Hershell

Innis Family fonds

  • UTA 1412
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1987

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

Innis, Harold Adams

University of Toronto. Woodsworth College fonds

  • UTA 0223
  • Fonds
  • 1937- 2019

This fonds contains 6 accessions of records from Woodsworth College (formerly part of the Division of University Extension). See accession-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. Woodsworth College

David Morgan Grenville fonds

  • UTA 1326
  • Fonds
  • 1942-2009

Records assembled by David Grenville relating to two projects on Omond McKillop Solandt: a proposed biography of him (never completed) and a symposium in his honour (1994) that was published as Perspectives in science and technology: the legacy of Omond Solandt. The files for the biography include original documents, research notes, correspondence, notes, manuscripts and addresses by Solandt (1957-1980) and 66 audio cassette tapes (with tape summaries by Jason Ridler) of interviews Grenville did with Solandt and his colleagues. The files on the symposium contain correspondence, minutes of meetings, notes, financial records, and partial drafts and copies of the book. There are also a number of accompanying photographs.

Grenville, David Morgan

Ian Hacking fonds

  • UTA 1339
  • Fonds
  • 1854-2015 [predominant 1980-2010]

Fonds consists of records documenting the professional and personal life of analytic philosopher and professor, Dr. Ian Hacking. Records primarily focus on the academic and publishing activity of Dr. Hacking from the early 1980’s to 2010. The material reflects the broad and diverse interests of Dr. Hacking in his work, as well as his exchange with scholars in diverse fields. Records include correspondence, manuscripts and drafts of written works, reprints, lecture notes, and extensive subject files. Additionally, correspondence, press clippings, and photographs chronicle Dr. Hacking’s professional and academic achievements.

Fonds also documents aspects of Dr. Hacking’s personal and family life. These include diaries and notebooks of Dr. Hacking, birth and marriage certificates, drawings by his children, family snapshots, as well as correspondence, photographs and copies of records from the Hacking and MacDougall families.

See series and sub-series descriptions for additional information.

Hacking, Ian

Richard Simeon fonds

  • UTA 1774
  • Fonds
  • 1968-2013

Fonds consists of correspondence, subject files, articles, teaching files, research notes and other records documenting the professional life and work of Prof. Richard Simeon. This includes records relating to Prof. Simeon’s PhD thesis and early career, teaching, departmental and curriculum planning at Queen’s University and the University of Toronto, peer reviews, conference attendance, articles and books, and evaluations of student performance.

The fonds also includes significant coverage of Prof. Simeon’s research projects and advisory work, including work for the Forum of Federations, as the research coordinator for the Macdonald Report on Canada’s future, as adviser to Ontario Premiers, and as participant in the Renewal of Canada conferences. Research files cover issues of ethnicity and democratic governance, Canada-U.S. relations, and bilingualism in voluntary associations. Records also document Prof. Simeon’s work relating to constitutional development in post-apartheid South Africa.

Fonds also contains a significant number of electronic files, some transferred directly from Prof. Simeon’s computer, and some on disks. These files relate the range of activities documented throughout the paper records. Files from his computer have been organized into the same 9 series as the paper files. Disks have been kept in their own series (Series 10).

Simeon, Richard

Irene Romana Nosyk fonds

  • UTA 1613
  • Fonds
  • ca 1957-1969

This fonds consists of 13 works of art depicting various zoological specimens. A series of 7 works of art are oil on canvas and framed. They are for the most part untitled works, depicting the origin of life, algae, and caterpillars, among others, and were originally produced for an exhibition in the late 1960s. An unframed series of 6 oil on canvas paintings were produced by the artist for the University’s new Zoology building which opened in 1965. They were not acquired by the Department and never exhibited in the building.
This accession also contains 14 digital photographs showing Irene Nosyk painting charts for the Department of Zoology as well as 43 digital scans of an original scrapbook documenting Nosyk's work at the University of Toronto.

Nosyk, Irene Romana

Macpherson Family fonds

  • UTA 1513
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1992

Correspondence, diaries, greeting cards, photographs, lists of contents of library, obituaries, letters of condolence, and other material documenting the lives of Crawford Brough (C.B.) and Kathleen (Kay) Macpherson and the professional activities of C.B. Macpherson as professor of political science at the University of Toronto. B2019-0044 includes correspondence (1943-1954) documenting their courtship and the early years of their marriage.

Macpherson, C. B.

University of Toronto. International Student Centre fonds

  • UTA 1893
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1970

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

Univerisity of Toronto. International Student Centre

James E. Till fonds

  • UTA 1827
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2009

Personal records of James E. Till, consisting primarily of correspondence, honours and awards, teaching materials, research and administrative files, manuscripts and addresses (including slides), interviews, and photographs, documenting Dr. Till's career as a professor of medical biophysics at the University of Toronto and as a cancer specialist. Includes files on the Centre (later Joint Centre) for Bioethics and the Department of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto, the Canadian Cancer Society and the Ontario Cancer Institute /Princess Margaret Hospital.

Till, James E.

University of Toronto. Department of Molecular Genetics fonds

  • UTA 0063
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1976

This fonds contains 4 accessions of records from the Department of Molecular Genetics and its predecessors. See accession-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. Department of Molecular Genetics

Royal Conservatory of Music fonds

  • UTA 0185
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1984

This fonds contains 9 accessions of records from the Royal Conservatory of Music. See accession-level descriptions for details.

Royal Conservatory of Music

David Dunlap Observatory fonds

  • UTA 0023
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1996

This fonds contains 2 accessions from the David Dunlap Observatory. See accession-level descriptions for details.

David Dunlap Observatory

International Forum Foundation fonds

  • UTA 1415
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1972

Fonds consists of material related to Teach-in's organized by the International Forum Foundation and held at the University of Toronto.
1965 – Revolution and Response
1966 – China: Coexistence or Containment
1967 – Religion and International Affairs
1968 – Exploding Humanity: Crisis in Numbers

Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, memoranda, notes, financial records, programs, publicity and press coverage, audiotapes of pre-Teach-in lectures (1967), speeches, a colour film of Secretary General U Thant's address to the Third International Teach-in (1967), photographs and publications.

International Forum Foundation

Upper Canada College fonds

  • UTA 0220
  • Fonds
  • 1824-1961

This fonds from Upper Canada College contains 2 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

Upper Canada College

University of Toronto. Biblical Club fonds

  • UTA 0226
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1917

This fonds contains 1 accession;

A1992-0013: Includes one bound volume of minutes of the Biblical Club from 1908 to 1917 as well as an undated members list.

University of Toronto. Biblical Club

University of Toronto. Board of Governors. Women's Building Committee fonds

  • UTA 0227
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1965

Fonds contains 1 accession.

A1983-0047: Minutes and correspondence for the Women's Building Advisory Committee (1921-1965); the Falconer Hall Advisory Committee (1952-1959), Benson Building Advisory Committee (1958-1959) and building plans (1937-1956); photoprints (colour and b&w) and colour slides of construction of Women's Athletic Building (1958-1959); colour slides of informal views and portraits of women faculty. Thesis by Zerada Slack (1934) on "The development of physical education for women at McGill University" (mfm).

University of Toronto. Board of Governors. Women's Building Committee

University of Toronto. Centre for Large Scale Computation fonds

  • UTA 0012
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1986

This fonds consists of 1 accession.

A1986-0038: Consists of correspondence, reports, submissions and evaluations, and minutes of meetings relating to the acquisition of a supercomputer.

University of Toronto. Centre for Large Scale Computation

University of Toronto. Division of Community Health fonds

  • UTA 0041
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1969

This fonds contains 1 accession.

A1978-0064: Contains lecture notes on epidemiology (some by Harding Le Riche), mostly for second year students, with material from other universities relating to second year courses in preventive medicine and public health

University of Toronto. Division of Community Health

University of Toronto. Department of German fonds

  • UTA 0052
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1972

This fonds contains 2 accessions.

A1973-0042: Contains six bound and one looseleaf volumes of minutes of meetings of the combined Departments of German (1916-1959, 1966-1972), with some correspondence relating thereto.

A1974-0025: Contains memoranda and correspondence relating to curriculum and petitions (1958-1972); minutes of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (1961-1963, 1967-03-22); term text translations (1960-1964) and examination results (1965-1966).

University of Toronto. Department of German

University of Toronto. Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology fonds

  • UTA 0235
  • Fonds
  • 1958-2004

This fonds contains 1 accession.

A2011-0019: Contains records of the Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology including newsletters (1986-2007), Chair's files, committee minutes, program review files, personnel files (1958-2004) and doctoral student files (1984-2001).

University of Toronto. Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology

University of Toronto. Department of Philosophy fonds

  • UTA 0071
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1970

This fonds contains 3 accessions.

A1969-0003: The materials in this accession, transferred from the University of Toronto’s Department of Philosophy, consist mostly of the papers of Fulton H. Anderson, who was chairman of the Department of Philosophy from 1946 to 1962. Also included are some of the papers of George S. brett, who was Chariman of the same department prior to Anderson. The covering dates of the whole accession are 1912-1958.

This material has been divided into four general categories:

I. Chairmanship Papers -- Anderson’s and Brett’s correspondence in their capacity as Chairman of the Department of Philosophy.

II. Professional Papers -- Correspondence, class notes, and other material relating to Anderson’s and Brett’s roles as Professors of Philosophy.

III. Philosophy Papers -- Manuscripts, book reviews, drafts of articles and correspondence reflecting Anderson’s vocation as a professional philosopher.

IV. Personal Papers -- Anderson’s tax returns, insurance claims, and some personal correspondence.

The folders of material in the seven boxes have been numbered consecutively from 1-377 for easy reference. The following pages of this finding aid outline in greater detail the scope and content of material in each of the above-mentioned four general divisions

A1974-0010: Contains correspondence, subject and financial files of the Graduate and Undergraduate Departments; records relating to appointments and committees; correspondence with Dept. of Ethics, Division of University Extension, Library, colleges and other universities during the chairmanship of Thomas Anderson Goudge.

A1979-0026: Contains records relating to the publishing of "Symposia: A Student's Journal of Philosophy".

University of Toronto. Department of Philosophy

University of Toronto. Department of Physiology fonds

  • UTA 0074
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1976

This fonds contains 1 accession.

A1986-0031: Contains lecture notes, course and lab outlines, committee reports, and applications for grants in aid.

University of Toronto. Department of Physiology

University of Toronto. Department of Physical Therapy fonds

  • UTA 0239
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1983

This fonds contains 2 accessions
A2015-0011: This accession contains student files for the graduating classes of the Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program from 1974 - 1983. The accession also contains Student Staff Communications Committee minites (1967), appointments and payment records (1951-1958), salary information (1951-1969) and other miscellaneous records from the Department of Physical Therapy
A2015-0017: Contains students transcripts for Physical Therapy

University of Toronto. Department of Physical Therapy

University of Toronto. Office of the Chancellor fonds

  • UTA 0160
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2004

This fonds contains 3 accessions of records for the Office of the Chancellor. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

University of Toronto. Office of the Chancellor

University of Toronto. Innis College fonds

  • UTA 0126
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1980

This fonds contains 3 accessions of records from Innis College. See accession-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. Innis College

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)

University of Toronto. Centre for Research in Librarianship fonds

  • UTA 0228
  • Fonds
  • 1971–1983

This fonds consists of 1 accession.

A2008-0007: Consists of project proposals, project files, final reports, and correspondence of the Centre for Research in Librarianship in the Faculty of Library Science.

University of Toronto. Centre for Research in Librarianship

University of Toronto. Faculty of Medicine fonds

  • UTA 0105
  • Fonds
  • 1880-2016

This fonds consists of 57 accessions from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine. Many of the accessions are from the Office of the Dean, while others are from other administrative units and programs. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

University of Toronto. Faculty of Medicine

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