- UTA 0121
- 1894 -1974
This fonds contains 4 accessions from the Hart House Theatre. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
Hart House Theatre
This fonds contains 4 accessions from the Hart House Theatre. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
Hart House Theatre
Personal records of Mary Mamie O'Brien (1926-1998), philosopher and feminist scholar, Professor Emerita in the Department of Sociology in Education at OISE. Includes files on: her education; professional correspondence; extensive drafts and manuscripts of her research, writings, and addresses; artistic works (poetry, short stories and a play); and photographs of Mary O'Brien with colleagues and friends.
Records documenting C. P. Stacey’s personal life, education, research, teaching, and administrative activities as professor of history and with the Directorate of History, Department of National Defence. Includes: manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, addresses and lectures, publications, subject and research files, student papers, memorabilia, reports, reviews, notes, and clippings.
See accession-level descriptions for further details. The largest accession is B1990-0020 (12.37 m; 72 boxes).
Fonds consists of two accessions of records documenting the career of Francis Norman Hughes as Professor and Dean of the Ontario College of Pharmacists and the Faculty of Pharmacy.
B1987-0010: Lecture, thesis, and course notes relating to the Ontario College of Pharmacists, the Faculty of Pharmacy, Ontario College of Pharmacy University Extension Course, notes and minutes on the President's Committee on Household Science, addresses, articles, minutes of the Canadian Medical Association Committee on Pharmacy, World Health Organization lists and pamphlets, minutes, correspondence, reviews and publications relating to the Compendium of Pharmaceuticals. (8 boxes, 1928-1980)
B1994-0028: Correspondence, addresses, a report authored by Hughes regarding pharmaceutical education in Newfoundland and copies of a column he wrote regarding student life at the Ontario College of Pharmacist in "Drug Merchandising" (1928). Also includes several scrap books containing correspondence, awards, photographs, press clippings, programs and other memorabilia documenting Dr. Hughes' achievements. (4 boxes, 1929-1993)
Hughes, Francis Norman
Personal records of Edna W. Park, graduate and Professor in the Faculty of Household Science. Includes personal correspondence, diplomas, certificates and photoprints relating to early education and family; lecture notes and teaching materials relating to Household science at the University of Toronto, copies of papers by other authors from conferences attended; reports and other materials relating to the U. of T. review of the Faculty of Food Sciences (1971-1973). Also includes records on the Household Science Alumnae Association and other materials such as scrapbook documenting the history of household science studies in general and at the University of Toronto. Additional material includes correspondence and other papers of Annie L. Laird. Some material of Ruth Park, sister of Edna Park.
Park, Edna Wilhelmine
This fonds contains 8 accessions of records from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
Consists of records documenting the life and career of George S. N. Luckyj as a professor in and chair of the Department of Slavic Studies at the University of Toronto and as a scholar of Ukrainian literature.
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Luckyj, George S.N.
Fonds consists of 2 accessions. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Office of the Chief Accountant
This fonds contains 3 accessions from the Department of Health Administration. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Health Administration
This fonds contains 15 accessions of records from the Department of Alumni Affairs. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Alumni Affairs
This fonds contains 1 accession from the Department of Alumni and Community Relations. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Alumni and Community Relations
This fonds contains 3 small accessions from the University of Toronto Schools. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto Schools
This fonds from the School of Continuing Studies contains 6 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. School of Continuing Studies
This fonds contains 2 accessions of records from the Centre for Russian and East European Studies. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Centre for Russian and East European Studies
The fonds consists of illustrations by Jane Champagne for the 1952 publication Trinity 1852-1952 published by the Trinity University Review, a student publication of Trinity College, Toronto. The fonds includes some printer’s proofs of the above.
Jane Carson Champagne
The fonds contains the scholarly output of Conacher’s career, including research notes, lectures, offprints of his own and others’ work, personal and professional correspondence, and administrative records.
Desmond J. Conacher
The fond consists of a scrapbook containing photographs with interspersed textual material that documents the early lives of Mary Hore Disher, her family, her husband and his family, as well as the history of Trinity College and its students during the time of her attendance from 1933 to 1935.
MARY HORE DISHER
Fonds consists of textual material and photographs relating to the Hicks family. Some material relates to the university career of RKH and includes research notes, articles, translations, book reviews, and poetry in the field of French literature. The majority of the material includes draft copies of RKH’s memoirs as well as diaries that he kept in the years leading up to his retirement in 1953 until his death in 1964. Some of the material relates to RKH’s personal life, including family correspondence, Christmas poems, and records pertaining to the life and amateur pursuits of Marjorie Ogilvy Edgar Hicks, including a scrapbook and two drafts of various chapters of an incomplete historical novel. Some material relates to the education and career of RKH’s son, John Edgar Hicks, including family correspondence and financial documents.
Rivers Keith Hicks
This fonds from the University of Toronto's Athletic Association contains 2 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Athletic Association
This fonds contains 1 accession of records from the Department of Athletics and Physical Education (Women). See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Athletics and Physical Education (Women)
Personal records of Francess Halpenny, documenting her activities as a student, with the RCAF during World War II, with amateur theatre groups, as a professor of library science, as an editor with the U of T Press and the Dictionary of Canadian Biography, and with numerous academic and professional groups, including the Royal Society of Canada, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the National Library. Included are some drafts of her books, articles, addresses, and reports; her honorary degrees and other awards (including photos and a video), other photos, and a (RSC) medal.
Halpenny, Francess Georgina
This fonds contains 9 accessions. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
This fonds consists of Professor Wrong's academic and professional papers as well as family records relating to George M. Wrong's family as well as those of his in-laws, the Edward Blake family. Among Prof Wrong's professional correspondence with fellow historians, and with politicians of the day such as Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Robert Borden, MacKenzie King; and others. Also included are the manuscripts of some of G. M. Wrong's essays and books, concerning Canadian and Commonwealth history. It also contains records relating to the Armstrong and Wrong families including postcards collected during trips overseas to Europe, England, China and Japan, photographs and family histories by G. M.Wrong ca 1938-1948 and by Dr. Norman Wrong in the 1970’s and donated in 1975.
Family records document three generations of the Wrong family predominantly, but also including Margaret Blake (wife of Edward Blake), her daughter, Sophia and wife of George Wrong, their children Margaret (Marga), Murray, Hume, Harold and Agnes, and their cousin, Gerald Edward Blake. Margaret Wrong was a leader in the student Christian movement and missionary educator in Africa. Murray Wrong was Commonwealth historian at Oxford University. Hume Wrong was lecturer in history at the University of Toronto and later diplomat and specialist in Canadian-American relations. Harold Wrong and, his cousin, Gerald Blake were students at the University of Toronto who died in World War I. Agnes Wrong Armstrong was a leader of the Junior League movement in Canada and the United States.
The records include diaries, certificates, correspondence, student papers, articles and poems, press clippings, photographs, and medals. Letters to and from the Wrong family members predominate, especially between George and Sophia and between them and their children. They document a wide range of family matters and the careers, activities, and ideas of the correspondents, along with letters of condolence and tributes on the deaths of some of them. Margaret Wrong’s files include the reports and letters she wrote while with the World Students’ Christian Federation and the International Committee of Christian Literature for Africa.
Wrong, George MacKinnon
Personal records of Archibald Gowanlock Huntsman, documenting his life career as a professor of Marine Biology at the Univesity of Toronto and an expert on the behaviour of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).
Huntsman, Archibald Gowanlock
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.
Macpherson, C. B.
Fonds consists of files transferred from his home, including lecture notes, trip arrangements, requests to speak, write and translate, c.v.'s and publicity materials, correspondence regarding publications and reviews for various journals, current writing projects (1970-80's), correspondence, lectures relating to "Life and times of Liberal Democracy", mss and correspondence of publications "Real World of Democracy", Possessive Individualism", "Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval"; papers on the university; private journals (photocopies) 1933-1935; M.A. thesis; CBC Massey lectures "The Real World of Democracy" 1965 (audio tapes). Office files: correspondence, conference files, graduate student files, letters of recommendation, research and teaching files. Publications (journal articles, book reviews) on or about C.B. Macpherson, 1937-1984.
Also includes a letter to 'The Times' re "rights of man" (1939), and a file on the proposed Canadian Bill of Rights (1947), and 11 audio-cassette tapes of lectures delivered by Professor Macpherson to his Political Science 200 course, 'Political Theory', in 1977-1978.
Macpherson, C. B.
The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge fonds consists primarily of textual records that document the developmental phases and operation of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, and the administrative activities of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company and the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company Joint Board of Directors. As these records document the lifespan of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge from conception to destruction, they also show the operational progress and administrative history of the conjoined bridge company and Board of Directors. Included is a large collection of handwritten letters and early telegram correspondance authored by and addressed to various members of the Joint Board of Directors, engineers, attorneys, and representatives from the Great Western Railroad Company and the New York, Lake Erie, and Western Railroad Company. Of note is the glut of professional correspondance between William Hamilton Merritt, Charles Brydges, William Swan, and various engineers involved with the concept, construction, and renewals of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, including Charles Ellet, Jr., Samuel Keefer, John Augustus Roebling, and Leffert Lefferts Buck.The fonds also includes textual records that document financial and business transactions between the conjoined bridge company, engineers, and merchants. Many of the latter bear historical company letterheads and insignia, including those of the Detroit Bridge and Ironworks Co., the Hamilton Bridge and Tool Company, the First National Bank of Albion (NY), and the Grand Trunk and Great Western Railroads. Further records document the internal administration of the conjoined bridge company and the interactions of the Board of Directors and executives, including internal financial records, engineering drafts, and executive meeting reports. In the interest of provenance, a small amount of ephemeral material, including photographs, postcards, stamps, and miscellaneous correspondance addressed to Glenn C. Way of 1631 Niagara Avenue, Niagara Falls, New York (1902 -1917), Charles H. Stringer (Clifton Hotel Accountant) of 1259 Heywood Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario, and c/o the Clifton Hotel (1902 -1931) is also maintained within the fonds.
Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company
Includes several drafts of published and unpublished poems, lyrics, short stories and novels from the author’s youth to 2010; mockups and original artwork for books; correspondence (in particular, letters exchanged between RP and members of The League of Canadian Poets, 1980-1999); pamphlets and magazines by other poets and writers; promotional material for poetry and music events held in the greater Toronto area, 1970-2010.
Fonds consists of records documenting the life and work of Dr. Peter H. Brieger, including his early career in Germany and his later research on medieval manuscripts and the Bible. Records include correspondence, notebooks, lectures, articles, research notes and manuscripts. One series also documents the activities of the Fine Art Club at the University of Toronto. Photographs consists of those taken of illuminated manuscripts, for research purposes.
Personal records of Professor Peter W. Nesselroth, documenting his career as a professor of French literature for the Centre of Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto and his published academic work on subjects covering French literature, Isidore Ducasse, Surrealism, literary theory, semiotics and psychoanalytics. The emphasis is on his academic writing from the 1970s through to the 2010s, with Isidore Ducasse (Lautréamont) and Jacques Derrida figuring prominently as subjects. Academic honours and teaching material for graduate courses at the University of Toronto and professional correspondence are also included.
Included are Professor Nesselroth’s MA and PhD theses, correspondence, course readings lists and syllabi, drafts and off-prints of academic articles, drafts of addresses, conference programs and photographs.
Nesselroth, Peter W.
Fonds consists of 4 accessions of records. See accession-level descriptions for further detail.
This fonds contains 10 accessions from the Division of University Extension (formerly knows as the Department of University Extension). See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Division of University Extension
This fonds contains 6 accessions from the University's Centre for International Studies. See accession-level descriptions for details
University of Toronto. Centre for International Studies
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.
This fonds contains 2 accessions from the University of Toronto's Health Service. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Health Service
Personal records of Sidney Earle Smith, President of the University from 1945 to 1957. Consists of two accessions, the bulk of which are in accession B1972-0001. Includes speeches, addresses, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings and files created while Minister of External Affairs, 1957-1959. Also includes photos of various events and ceremonies on campus while Smith was President.
Accession B2004-0030 consists of correspondence and attachments from Gilbert E. Jackson, head of Gilbert E. Jackson & Associates to Sidney Earle Smith relating to the work of the Canadian Council for Economic Studies.
Smith, Sidney Earle
This fonds documents the administrative and teaching duties of Robert Spencer, as a Professor Emeritus of History and a specialist in European history, especially German history in the 19th and 20th centuries. They also document his education and his participation in World War II; his extensive international research, publications and speaking engagements; as well as his involvement with professional associations and organizations such as the University of Toronto Contingent, Canadian Officers Training Corps (COTC), the International Studies Programme and the Graduate Centre for International Studies, Altantik-Brücke, and the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE). Included is personal correspondence, correspondence with international organizations, government departments, embassies and consulates; lecture notes; manuscripts and addresses.
Also present are two sous-fonds. The first is the personal papers of his wife, Ruth Margaret Church Spencer, who served with the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (WRENS) during World War II as a base librarian and afterwards as the first professional librarian at Canada House in London. The second consists of files compiled by Ralph Flenley, a specialist in German history and sometime chair of the Department of History: examination questions, student mark books, and drafts of an unpublished manuscript on Anglo-German relations.
Spencer, Robert Allan
Consists of records documenting the founding and early activities of the Madawaska Club of Go Home Bay, Ontario. See finding aid and/or accession-level description for further details.
This accession contains manuscripts, drafts, proofs, correspondence, reviews and other material related to Pedlar Press and the life and work of Beth Follett.
This fonds contains 19 accessions from University College. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. University College
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)
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:
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
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
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1987-0046: Course notes taken by Robert McCauley and examination questions for a course in first year geology ('elementary geology'), 1946-1947; laboratory notebook for first year course in physics, 1946-1947 (taught by John Satterley); 3 photographs of the Biology Building and interior view of Anatomy laboratory (1955).
B1991-0022: Laboratory notes, with exercises, for second year undergraduate course in physics (electricity), taken by Robert W. McCauley, a second year student in Biology 1947.
McCauley, Robert William
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B2013-0020: 1910-1918: Documents, photographs and artifacts document three generations of the Peterkin - Williamson family. Most of the items relate to Marie Peterkin (B.A. 1919) including a photo album with family photos, photos of fellow students, house parties in Bala and the Toronto Island, convocation,, fellow female workers on break at the munitions factory during World War I. There are also a few items for Ruby Peterkin, aunt to Marie Peterkin, who served in Salinika as nurse in the No. 4 Canadian General Hospital. There are a few photos including two from Salonika as well as an engraved letter opener from her time overseas. Marie Peterkin married John Williamson (B.A. 1910) and their daughter is the donor of this accession Mary Williamson (B.A. 1955). This accession includes the graduating portrait for each as well as two UT letters earned by Mary.
B2014-0013: Photo album originally belonged to John D. Williamson (B.A. 1910) and documents various members and activities of the Williamson family members. Photos show campus views of grounds and students ca. 1906 – 1917 as well as a trip to western Canada 1912, and to Temagami 1916 and 1917. There are also two portraits of J.Peter Williamson, son of John D. Williamson.
Peterkin Williamson Family
Fonds consists of 3 accessions
-B1984-0041: Papers of E. Kathleen Russell, former head of the School of Nursing, including correspondence, press clippings and publications, as well as files relating to the Florence Nightingale International Fund (2 boxes, ca. 1886-1960)
-B1987-0058: Correspondence, articles, lecture notes, addresses, photographs and certificates documenting Russell's career in nursing education (3 boxes, 1903-1964)
-B1989-0034: Medals and pin (1 box, 1933-1949)
Russell, Edith Kathleen
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1973-0026: Photograph of 50th anniversary re-union dinner, class of 1889, University College.
B1982-0006: Clippings scrapbook part of which relates to Robertson's time at University College; University of Toronto Songbook (Suckling and Sons, Toronto Publisher). Photograph of the Hart House War Memorial and a 1912-13 group shot of staff and students of the Stratford Normal School. [188-]-[192-]
Robertson, Hugh Shaw
Course notes taken by Professor James Playfair McMurrich of lectures in geology and mineralogy given by Professor Edward John Chapman (1876-1877); travel journals kept by his daughter, Kathleen Isabel McMurrich (West Indies, 1915-1916; Italy, 1922; United Kingdom, 1935; and northern USA and Canada, 1939), and her notebooks on neuro-anatomy and physiology (1943-1949).
Photographs and postcards document Kathleen McMurrich's travels to the West Indies and McMurrich family travels across the United States and Canada (1915-1946, predominantly 1938-1939).
McMurrich (James Playfair) Family