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University of Toronto. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Class of 5T3.

Constists of minutes of the SKULE Lunch and Learn and the 3T5/5T3 Lunch and Learn meetings 2002-2013, one hat with a SKULE 5T3 25th Reunion crest stitched on on the front, one encased brick from the School of Practical Science 1878-1966, one panoramic photograph of the first year class of the School of Practical Science 1949, and one bound album of mounted photographs titled The University of Toronto 1909-1910.

Fenwick, David

Ham 2019 accession

Family photo album documenting James Ham's childhood into early adulthood including his time working for Ontario Hydro as a student and his time in the Navy during World War II. There is also one family trip diary describing a car trip he took with his wife Mary and their two children to the Northwest Territories in 1971. There are selected slides documenting his trip to the USSR in 1960. There is also a selection of colour slides taken during trips to Asia including an official Uof T trip to China in 1980 as well as a 2nd trip to China and Korea with Mary in 1982. Finally there are photos of the plaque unveiling to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of Ajax Campus, 1994

Bissell 2017 accession

This accession contains slides taken by Claude or Christine Bissell of many colleagues including Marshall McLuhan, Jack Sword, Robin Harris, Don Forster, Donald Ivey, as well as canadian writer Robertson Davies, poet Robert Finch, and artist Barker Fairley. There are many more images of friends and colleague, some identified, some not. Also included are some portraits including a colour transparency of Bissell's Installation photograph, photographs of official events and Bissell's 80th Birthday Party.

Friedland 2014 accession

Further personal records of Professor Emeritus Martin L. Friedland, consisting of files documenting personal and family activities and achievements and honours bestowed; correspondence; Faculty of Law and other University of Toronto activities; research and publications, and addresses; files on the first and second editions of his "The University of Toronto: a history (2002 and 2013), and of "The Campus guide - University of Toronto"; and files on committee work and other professional activities.

Ham 2012 accession

Family correspondence relating to trips Prof Ham took including his 1960 trip to Moscow for the 1st International Congress of the International Federation Automatic Control, a trip to the United Kingdom in 1966 and the Balkans in 1971 for a meeting of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. There is also family correspondence for trips he took together with his wife Mary to Scotland and Banff, Vancouver however most of the family correspondence documents the sabbatical year the family took to Cambridge in 1960 - 1961.

Also included in this accession is one photo taken at the IFAC meeting in Moscow.

Farquharson 2012 accession

Records belonging to Dr. Ray Farquharson (1897-1965) document professional trips, meetings and awards. Included is correspondence, notes, agenda and memorabilia. Also included in this donation are records relating to Dr. Ray Farquharson collected by colleagues James Dauphinee and Bob Kerr and passed to the Farquharson family. Finally, there are a set of early letters belonging to Dr. Farquharson’s uncle, University of Toronto alumnus, Dr. Edgar Nesbitt Coutts (M.B. 1900). The letters mainly cover his time as part of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force during the First World War and afterwards in a Swiss sanatorium recovering from tuberculosis. Includes correspondence with Farquharson.

Skilling 2012 accession

The material consists of the personal records of Professor Skilling and focuses primarily of Skilling’s academic work, and includes research notes and drafts of his doctoral thesis, The German-Czech National Conflict in Bohemia, 1779-1873, as well as notes and drafts supporting the revision of this thesis, which Skilling worked on for several years. There is also some correspondence with other scholars in the field of Eastern European studies, as well as publishers and editors.

The accession also contains some of Professor Skilling’s personal belongings and awards, such as medals, honorary degrees, and photographs and slides of his personal and professional life.

Bissell 2011 accession

Records document Claude Bissell’s personal and professional life. Unlike previous accessions, B2011-0018 contains extensive personal correspondence with family members especially while he was posted overseas during the 2nd World War as well as with his wife Christine (Series 4). There are also several series that document Bissell’s personal life rather than his professional life including his creativity through music, drama and poetry (Series 12) and his relationship with his brother Keith (Series 15). Nonetheless, most of the other records in this accession complete series of records found in earlier accessions and include many of his lectures (series 8 and 9), writings (Series 5 and 6) as well as his post-retirement diaries which completes an earlier run in B1988-0091 (Series 11). «

Stacey Family 2010 accession

Further records documenting members of the Stacey family, including Charles Edward Stacey, his wife Pearl (and her estate), his children, Charles Perry (C.P) Stacey and Dorothy (Stacey) Brown and brother-in-law, Harcourt Brown, as well as C. P.

Clark/Moogk Family 2009 accession

Personal records of Ernest George Moogk; his wife, Virginia Marguerite Clark Moogk; and his daughter, Marguerite Emma Moogk Hunt.

Ernie Moogk : paper, “The Germans in Canada” (ca 1930), photographs he took a University of Toronto Settlement camp that he organized (15 April 1956), list of 'professional engineering affiliates of The Company' (nd.), and list of support staff (?) at U of T (195-?).

Virginia Moogk : a list (post-1961) of names of 1929 graduates in Household Science and Household Economics, and a draft of the seating plan for a dinner (unidentified) with a list of speakers, including George Sidney Brett, W. J. Dunlop, and Virginia Moogk.

Marguerite Hunt : preliminary notes by A. S. P. Woodhouse for 'English 4K: Nineteenth century thought' (1955) and a letter (1925-12-18) from him to Maurice [unknown].

Friedland 2008 accession

Further personal records of Martin Friedland, Professor Emeritus of Law, consisting of correspondence, certificates, appointment books, notes, teaching material and lecture notes, research notes, publications, minutes of meeting, photographs, and other material relating to personal and family activities, Faculty of Law and other University of Toronto activities; the promotion of his "University of Toronto: a history", the writing of an unpublished manuscript, his memoirs and a number of articles; his work as a consultant to government organizations and inquiries; and other professional activities, including the University of Toronto Press and the Osgoode Society.

Stacey 2008 accession

Consists of photographs of C. P. Stacey taken in the 1930s; scrapbook documenting the reviews of, public reaction to, and addresses delivered by C.P. Stacey in relation to his book, 'A very double life: The private world of Mackenzie King'; certificate of appreciation, letter to, obituary, and letter of condolence to his widow.

Brown 2008 accession

Three black-and-white photographs:
-Modern Language Club of University College, 1920-1921, including Harcourt Brown and his future wife, Dorothy Stacey;
-The Varsity staff, 1921-1922 (Brown was 'dramatic editor, spring [term]');
-The Corning Conference at the Corning Glass Center, Corning, New York, 17-19 May 1951.

All photos are fully captioned.

Personal and professional records of J. W. Michael Bliss, Professor in the Department of History.

Personal records of Michael Bliss, professor of history, consisting of correspondence, consulting and editorial work, manuscripts and publications, lecture notes and associated teaching files, addresses, references; 1,216 slides illustrating a wide variety of subjects in Canadian history; 93 slides illustrating the Montreal smallpox epidemic of 1885; photographs relating to themes in Canadian business and general history.

University of Toronto. Engineering Alumni Association

This accession contains one small copy print of the Engineering Society Executive from 1898-99; video tape recordings of the Engineering Alumni and Awards Ceremonies for the years 1989, 1993, 1995-1997; one tape of engineering student production, Skule Nite, for the year 1996. There is also 1 film clip (34 secs) promoting the Engineering Open House, dated in the late 1970s.

Hart House

Postcard showing Hart House and Soldiers tower, view from south east.

Huntsman 2005 accession

This accession consists of diaries, diplomas, research files (including fish scales), memoranda, minutes, notes, reports, photographs and, especially, correspondence, manuscripts and publications documenting Dr. Huntsman’s career as a marine biologist and an expert on the behaviour of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). The correspondence is primarily professional, centres on officials at the Biological (later Fisheries Research) Board of Canada, and colleagues (especially Thomas Goudge) at the University of Toronto and elsewhere, including Ralph W. Burhoe of the Institute on Religion in the Age of Science. There are files on numerous conferences, organizations such as the Ontario advisory committees on Lake Erie and Lake Huron fisheries, the Wood’s Hole Oceanographic Institution, the Royal Society of Canada and the Royal Lunch Club at the University of Toronto. Dr. Huntsman’s writings are primarily from his post-retirement years and centre on issues relating to fisheries research, especially the movement of salmon, and critiques of evolution.

Wrong Family 2004 accession

Records of three generations of the Blake/Wrong families, including Margaret Blake (wife of Edward Blake), her daughter and son-in-law, Sophia and George Wrong, their children [Margaret (Marga), Murray, Hume, Harold and Agnes] and Gerald Edward Blake. George Wrong was professor of history at the University of Toronto; Margaret Wrong, a leader in the student Christian movement and missionary educator in Africa; Murray Wrong, Commonwealth historian at Oxford University; Hume Wrong, lecturer in history at the University of Toronto and later diplomat and specialist in Canadian-American relations; Harold Wrong and Gerald Blake, students who were killed in World War I; and Agnes Wrong Armstrong, 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.

Anderson 2004 accession

Personal records of James E. Anderson, professor of anatomy and anthropology at the University of Toronto, McMaster University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo. Includes: manuscript (original and bound carbon copy) of "The Osteology of the Orchid Site, Fort Erie,Ontario", file on Tuberculosis, correspondence, medical case files of young males (SC4 -SC60); and series of hand drawn diagrams of human anatomy.

Anderson 2003 accession

Personal records of James E. Anderson, professor of anatomy and anthropology at the University of Toronto, McMaster University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo. Includes field notes, notes, infracranial and cranial forms, reports, tables, correspondence, manuscripts, articles, photographs and slides relating to archaeological sites in Canada and the United States and associated research and writing. Also contains a file on the death of Professor Lawrence Oschinsky of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto.

Bissell 2003 accession

Personal papers of Claude Thomas Bissell documenting his life as a student, professor in Canadian and English literature, university administrator and president of the Unversity of Toronto, and his activities after he stepped down as president. Includes personal correspondence; notes, essays and course material relating to his academic studies at the U of T and Cornell University; correspondence, memoranda and reports on university administration and structure; lecture notes; research materials, including index cards; files on professional activities; manuscripts of articles, addresses, and a photograph.

Wrong Family 2003 accession

This accession consists of Professor 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. 19th century documents relating to the Nairne family and collected by Wrong during his writing of "A Canadian manor and its seigneurs" were donated to the University Library in 1938 and bear the Library’s stamp.

This accession also contains some 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 correspondence is limited to primarily the photocopied letters of Prof. Wrong to his son, Murray from 1908 to 1924.

Luckyj 2003 accession

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts of published and unpublished works, notes and research materials on family history, and photoprints.

Friedland 2nd 2002 accession

Personal records of Martin L. Friedland, Professor and former Dean of Law, consisting of personal and professional correspondence, certificates, memoranda, notes, briefs, reports, and drafts of publications relating to his administrative and other activities in the Faculty of Law and other divisions at the University of Toronto, various legal organizations, his work as a consultant, and his writings.

The publications documented in depth are a comparison of jury selection in Canada and the United States, judicial independence in Canada, and the eighth edition of his casebook on criminal law. Dr. Friedland’s work as a consultant includes studies for the federal Somalia enquiry, the Criminal Justice Review Committee and the Office of the Attorney General of Ontario, and projects for other provincial and territorial governments. Other files document his activities as a member of the Board and Manuscript Review Committee of the University of Toronto Press, and a number of other organizations including the Canada-China Senior Judges Training program, the Osgoode Society, the Royal Society of Canada. Included are photographs and a video.

Friedland 1st 2002 accession

Records compiled by Professor Martin Friedland in the researching and writing of his University of Toronto: A history (University of Toronto Press, 2002). Included are correspondence files, files on the structure of the project, research notes and material, drafts of the manuscript, correspondence relating to publication matters, addresses, photographs, audiotapes, books, pamphlets and other publications.

The records document how the project was conceived and carried out, including the evolution of the manuscript and discussions over the shaping of the book. One consequence was putting the footnotes on line, a first for the University of Toronto Press, and also issuing them in a separate hardcopy volume. The records document the major issues at the University and, by extension, in higher education in Ontario over more than 175 years. The research reports, correspondence from academics, university administrators and graduates from across North America, original material forwarded by individuals, and the commentaries by some sixty people who read the whole manuscript, together provide extra breadth and depth to this historical record of the University.

Cinader 2002 accession

Records document the career of renown immunologist Bernhard Cinader of the Department of Immunology in the Faculty of Medicine.Series include biographical files and honours, correspondence, conference files, lectures and addresses, association files and photo albums.

Ham 2002 accession

Records in this accession relate to several series established in B1997-0010, and include personal correspondence, clippings, memorabilia, notebooks and scrapbooks. Also includes many diplomas and honours, artifacts, slides and photographs. Of particular note is documentation relating to J.M. Ham's trip to India as a representative to the World University Services in 1953 as well as personal correspondence with family while a student at MIT in 1946-47.

Boeschenstein 2001 accession

Accession consists of personal and professional correspondence, addresses, manuscripts of unpublished play and novel, records of the Swiss Club of Toronto, condolence cards, reviews of Prof. Boeschenstein’s publications in German language newspapers, memorabilia and photographs.

Cinader 2001 accession

Records documenting the career of renown immunologist Bernhard Cinader of the Immunology Department of the Faculty of Medicine.Includes biographical files including correspondence relating to entries in various Who's Who publications, miscellaneous correspondence, reports relating the Department of Immunology, lecture and addresses as well as files relating to Cinader's participation at various international conferences on immunology.These latter files contain correspondence, itineraries, agenda, programs, as well as notes on meetings and sessions.

This accession also includes photo albums documenting Cinader's various trips to symposiums and conferences specifically in Thailand, China, India, Kenya,and Australia. Images show Cinader with colleagues at such meetings. Some are related to his work within the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) while another group of images document the Immunology Group at Toronto.

Skilling 2001 accession

Records documenting the history of the family of Harold Gordon Skilling, including his father, William Watt Skilling; his uncle, Ernest John Skilling; his brothers, William John, Andrew Douglas and Edward Donald; and his wife, Sara (Sally) Bright Skilling.

Sous-fonds I: Skilling family. The emphasis is on William Watt, a shoemaker who emigrated from England to Canada in 1907; on Ernest, who was a very active member of the Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine; on Donald, who was killed in action during World War I, and on his brother, William, who was wounded but survived.

Sous-fonds II: Sara (Sally) Bright Skilling. The records focus on Sally’s education in the United States, her travels with Gordon in Eastern Europe in the 1960s, and on her love of entertaining. They document the crucial support, intellectual and otherwise, that she provided to Gordon as he pursued his career.

Sous-fonds III: Harold Gordon Skilling. The documentation here is primarily on Gordon’s education and early career and his later years as an expert on Russian and East European politics and on Czechoslovakia, in particular. An extensive combination of correspondence, journals, lectures, writings and photographs reveal much about Skilling’s ideas and his relationships with the principal figures in recent Czech history.

Halpenny 2000 accession

This accession documents Francess Halpenny’s activities as a student ; with the Women’s Division of the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II ; with amateur theatre groups ; as editor of the University of Toronto Press and the Dictionary of Canadian Biography ; as dean of the University of Toronto Faculty of Library and Information Science ; and as member of numerous academic and professional groups. It also documents Dr. Halpenny’s involvement in promoting social sciences and humanities generally and Canadian Studies in particular ; the honours and awards received throughout her career.

The accession includes 12 series:
I) Education and personal activities ;
II) Theatre ;
III) Honours and Awards ;
IV) University of Toronto Press ;
V) Royal Canadian Air Force. Women’s Division ;
VI) Dictionary of Canadian Biography ;
VII) University of Toronto ;
VIII) Royal Society of Canada ;
IX) National Library of Canada ;
XI) Other professional activities ;
XI) Research and Publications ;
XII) Talks and Conferences.

Luckyj 2000 accession

This accession consists of personal and family correspondence; letters of Ostop Lutsky from the Golog; correspondence and reviews relating to his publications, including publication projects with Kiev; course notes and MA thesis; notebooks; family photographs (1900-1994); photographs taken in Kosiv (1931-1936) and of the British Army in Germany (1945-1947); photographs for Professor Luckyj's memoirs; postcard designed by him; and three audio cassette tapes of Luckyj 'end of year reflections' (1980, 1983) and one tape discussing the making of the 'Ukrainian Encyclopedia'.

Coates 2000 accession

Five Art Deco works of art by Frederick Coates, consisting of three stage sets for 'Danse Fronds' (ca. 1929), 'Fashions' (ca. 1928), and 'The Storm Centre' (1927); a theatre design featuring a clown; and a still life entitled 'The Blue Plate' (1922).

Friedland 1998 accession

Records documenting the life of Martin L. Friedland, as a student, professor of law and administrator at the University of Toronto; as an expert on legal matters and a contributor to the formation of public policy at the provincial and federal levels; and as an author of sixteen books and numerous articles. Also personal records of William Paul McClure Kennedy, professor of law.

Included in this accession is correspondence, certificates and diplomas, diaries, course and lecture notes, memoranda, minutes of meetings, notes, research material, manuscripts, transcripts of oral history interviews, audiotapes, radio scripts, book reviews, books, pamphlets, reports, press clippings, photographs and maps.

Ontario College of Pharmacy

Lecture notes of Dr. John Taylor Fotheringham who taught at the Ontario College of Pharmacy from 1891-1921; student course notes ca.1901-1920; minutes of the senior class executive 1948-51. Also photographs of graduating class, athletic teams and two early certificates issued by the College.

Clark family 1997 accession

Consists of photographs of: Officers of the Class of 1895, University of Toronto, 1893-94; University of Toronto, Graduating Class in Arts, 1895.

Coates 2nd 1997 accession

Notes, correspondence, memorial books and a will about Frederick and Louise Coates; photoprints, photo album, slides, scrapbook, sketchbook, greeting cards, 1 oil painting, medals, printing blocks, pottery, and a sculpture documenting their careers and artistic work.

Fraser Family 1997 accession

Records documenting various members of the Fraser family including:

  • Zahn Family Chronicle and other family history items;
  • William H. Fraser's lecture notes in Spanish 1892-1905;
  • some family correspondence mainly belonging to either Donald T. Fraser and Frieda Fraser including Frieda Fraser's correspondence with her aunt and cousin in Germany;
  • sketches and paintings by Frieda Fraser;
  • family photographs.

Land 1997 accession

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.

Coates 1st 1997 accession

Photographs and art work documenting the work of Frederick Coates and his wife, Louise Brown, including photos of Coates sculpting, the building of their home "Sherwood", and scenes of Hart House theatre plays including 2 taken by Allan Sangster. Also included are water colours of costume designs.

Clark family 1996 accession

This accession contains student course materials for two generations of the Clark Family who attended the University of Toronto between 1892 and 1937 and Osgoode Hall Law School. It is arranged into four sous fonds: Sous Fonds 1: Herbert A. Clark, Sous fonds 2: William H. D. Clark, Sous Fonds 3: Martha Maud Isabel (Mattie) Clark, and Sous Fonds 4: Harriet Anna Laura Clark.

The Herbert A. Clark sous fonds contains course notes for undergraduate studies in history, law and political science, as well as for law courses taken at Osgoode Hall Law School and for studies at the law firm of Mulock, Miller, Crowther and Montgomery for the late nineteenth century. The sous fonds of three of his four children document their varied academic interests: William H. D. Clark studied engineering, Mattie Clark studied English and history, and Harriet studied home economics and later, followed in her father

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