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Fonds consists of the records of the Board of Regents and its committees
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Board of Regents
Fonds consists of the records of the Board of Regents and its committees
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Board of Regents
Fonds consists of the records from the Upper Canada Academy and the period when Victoria University (formerly College) was situated in Cobourg. It includes records of the Academy Treasurer, John Beatty and of the Bursars/Treasurers, John Potts and George Cox.
Subsequent records are from the Bursars of Victoria University:
W.J. Little (1932-1951)
W.C. James (1951-1963)
F.C. Stokes (1963-1985)
Larry Kurtz, (1985-2003)
David Keeling (2004-2009)
Ray deSouza (Present)
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office
Fonds includes photographs and consists of ten series: Constitution, 1970–1998; Minutes and reports, 1970–2011; Directories, 1981–1993; Financial records, 1970–1987; Correspondence of the President, 1971–1995; Records relating to member organizations, commissions and committees, 1970–2009; Records relating to orientation, 1977–2004; Records relating to elections, 1976–1998; Records relating to land and property issues, 1973–1989; and Subject files, 1969–2007.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Students' Administrative Council
Fonds consists of corporate records (minutes, a subpoena, correspondence, constitution, petition, reports, questionnaires - 1894-1981); Articles and reviews (1895-1981); Music, scripts, programs, posters, and other ephemera (ca. 1894-1997); Audio tapes and records (1954-1963).
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bob Revue
Fonds consists of various versions of the constitution, 1930-1968; minutes, which may include annual reports and correspondence, 1959-1970; financial accounts, 1948-1970; reports, 1962-1968; records re orientation, 1960-1969; membership lists, calendars and other records, 1958-1960; minutes of the Union Activities Committee, 1952-1955 and Wymilwood House Committee, 1955-1970.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Union Council
Fonds consists of constitution, 1857; minutes, 1857-1893; correspondence (letterbooks), 1870-1882; treasurer's books, 1857-1892; and library record book, 1885-1891.
Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Literary Association
Fonds consists of constitution, 1893; minutes, 1893-1911, (including rough, 1893-1900), 1896, 1911-1919, 1919-1922; correspondence, 1907, 1922; song books; and correspondence file concerning repayment of a loan made by the Board of Regents to the Union Literary Society for the purchase of Indian relics, 1903-1913.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Union Literary Society
Fonds consists of constitution, 1924; minutes, 1924–1929; and cashbooks (including records of Union Literary Society), 1893–1930.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Students' Parliament
Fonds consists of constitution, 1886, n.d. (1991.139); minutes, 1886–1893 (1987.245); treasurer’s books, 1888–1894 (1991.139); and ephemera.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Jackson Literary Society
Fonds consists of the following series: Constitution, 1939-1994; Minutes, 1927-1999; Records of the President, 1954-1981; Financial records, 1932-1955; Various records, 1963-1999; Records of the Association of United Church Theological Student Communities, 1975-1977; Records of the Athletic Society, 1947-1965; Records of the Clerical Collar, 1968-1971; Records of the Cousland Lectures Committee, 1961-1978; Records of the Missionary Society, 1947-1965; Records of the Theological Society, 1955-1963; and Records of the Worship Committee, 1955-1963, 1983-1997.
Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Student Society
Fonds consists of constitution, 1963-[1972?]; minutes, 1962-1972; correspondence and other records, 1931-1977; journal record of "The Pajama Game", 1962-1963; scripts, 1962, 1975; song sheets, financial record books, 1930-1963; clippings, 1934-1975; and scrapbook, 1936-1942.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Music Club
Fonds consists of minutes of the Production Committee, financial records, constitutions, review clippings from Acta Victoriana, and proposal and script.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Drama Club
Fonds consists of administrative records and correspondence.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Acta Victoriana
Fonds consists of financial record and list of users of the Rink Committee; constitutions and minutes, 1931-1938, 1965; minutes of the Field Day Committee, 1909-1918; petition re playing field, [ca.1902]; and financial records, 1895-1916, 1951-1972.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Athletic Union
Fonds consists of the records of various student clubs and organizations including the Y.W.C.A., the Women's Athletic Association, the Cricket Club, the Varsity Christian Fellowship, Liberal Arts Club, Le Club Française, Literacy and Mutual Improvement Society, the Football Club, Bible Study Committee, the Social Caput, Orchestra, Classic Club, Chaplain's Council, Victoria Church Students Union, Contemporary Club and the Barefoot Club.
Records include constitutions, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership lists, newsletters, etc.
Student Organization Records Collection
Fonds consists of minutes, 1878–1882.
Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Natural Science Association
Fonds consists of constitution, and minutes, 1879–1882, 1895.
Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Science Association
Fonds consists of minutes, 1896–1914, and report to Union Literary Society, 1914.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Conversazione Committee
Fonds consists of minutes, 1915–1918; and report of reunion, 1922.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1918
Fonds consists of minutes of the Students' Council, 1913-1914; minutes of the Men's Council, 1914-1916; minutes of the Women's Students Council, 1914-1920; and agreement between the Faculty of Victoria College and Men Students of the College (as represented by the Students' Council) re student government, 1914.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Students' Council
Fonds consists of manuscripts, notes, outlines, bibliographies, research material and other records for Emmanuel College course regarding missions, 1932-1941 (Box 1); and manuscript of "The expansion of Christianity: a history of missions," [193-?] (Box 2).
Wallace, Edward Wilson
Fonds includes records from the terms of:
Nathanael Burwash (1887-1913), Richard P. Bowles (1913-1930), Edward Wilson Wallace (1930-1941), Walter Theodore Brown (1941–1949), Harold Bennett (1949-1950), A. B. B. Moore (1950-1970), John Edwin Hodgetts (1970-1973), Goldwin S. French (1973-1987), Eva Kushner (1987-1994), Roseann Runte (1994-2001), and Paul Gooch (2001-2015).
It consists of the following series:
General correspondence, 1907-2005; General subject files, 1897-1970; Records relating to the Board of Regents, 1912-2008; Records relating to the Senate, 1954-2008; Records relating to the Victoria College Council, 1928-2008; Records relating to the academic administration, 1915-2013; Records relating to the financial administration, 1905-2000; Records relating to awards, 1918-2005; Records relating to student assistance, 1916-1976; Records relating to students, 1915-2007; Records relating to alumni, 1928-2008; Records relating to functions, 1913-2010; Records relating to the University of Toronto, 1929-2011; Records relating to the United Church of Canada, 1928-2001; Records relating to gifts, 1897-1973; Records relating to the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, 1981-2006; Records relating to fund raising, 1974-2008; Records relating to Emmanuel College, 1968-2008; Records relating to Victoria College, 1975-2012; Records relating to Victoria University, 1968-2008; Records related to the Chancellor and Chancellor's Council of Victoria University; and Records relating to Senior Administrative Meetings (SAM), 2001-2007.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). President's Office
Fonds consists of three series: Minutes and other records, 1868–1928; Records of the Dean of Theology, 1910–1928; and Records of students, 1871–1928.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Faculty of Theology
Fonds consists of lecture notes.
Potter, William Arthur
Fonds consists of correspondence (including records as Principal of Emmanuel College, 1932–1943; notebooks; notebooks, quotations and background material; sermons; prayers and essays; essays and essay notes; essays and addresses; orders of service, worship; Book of Praise material; Book of Common Order material; and lecture notes. Also included is a series of his son's personal letters (John Craig Davidson).
Fonds consists of minutes.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Faculty of Theology Class of 1905
Fonds consists of correspondence (including correspondence of the Principal of Emmanuel College), 1893–1932; manuscripts of addresses and articles, 1908–1932; sermons, reports and notes, 1881–1931; diaries, 1881, 1882, 1927; published sermons, articles and pamphlets, n.d., 1905; clippings; memorial booklet, 1934; notebooks on theological subjects, n.d.; and papers from Mrs. Jean Gandier including correspondence from Alfred and biographical notes about him, 1900–[ca. 1950].
Consists of examination questions and correspondence, 1954-1959; records of the Council on Graduate Studies in Religion, 1950-1964; general correspondence, 1952-1981; inquiries, requests for calendars, 1958-1967; and subject correspondence files, 1964-1979.
Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Director of Graduate Studies
Fonds consists of the following series: minutes of the Union Theological Alumni Association, 1927–1933; minutes and reports, 1928–1935, 1968–1992, 1995-2014; records of the Secretary/Treasurer, 1928–1973; correspondence, 1930–1934, and Records of events, 1978-2011
Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Alumni/ae Association
Fonds consists of minutes, 1902–1905.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Student Volunteer Band
Fonds consists of minutes, 1893 (1992.057); 1894–1902 (1987.199); and song sheets and reports, 1899–1942 (1991.174).
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Senior Dinner Committee
Fonds consists of minutes 1888-1902, 1903-1919; constitution, 1900; and minutes of the Board of Management, 1894-1903.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Missionary Society
Fonds consists of minutes (including constitution).
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1899
Fonds consists of minutes, 1900–1904.
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.). Class of 1904
Series consists of meeting minutes of the Society.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Theological Students Society
Fonds consists of the following series: Subject files, 1932-2003; Records relating to students, 1913-2003; Correspondence of the Registrar, 1928-1975; Records related to courses and programmes, 1893-2003; and Emmanuel College Chapel records, 1945-1960; Records related to orientation and convocations; and Records related to recruitment.
Series 4 - Records related to courses and programmes - contains records of Union Theological College, the antecedent of Emmanuel College.
Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Registrar’s Office
Fonds consists of early papers, 1909-1929; sermons, 1925-1966; prayers, [n.d.]; lecture notes [n.d.]; papers relating to choirs and music, 1947-1963; papers relating continuing education and the training of ministers, 1923-1963; papers relating to events at Emmanuel College, 1941-1965; papers relating to United Church history and archives, 1932-1965; papers relating to Cousland's book on the founding of Emmanuel College; resume; a book of hymns by R.B.Y. Scott, [ca. 1987]; and correspondence relating to students taught by Cousland, and essays examined by him.
Cousland, Kenneth Harrington
Fonds consists of student lecture notes from Emmanuel College.
Davidson, Richard Henry Northwood
During his thirty-seven years as a teacher and administrator at Victoria College, Samuel Nelles made an indelible imprint on both the ministry of the Wesleyan Methodist Church and the system of higher education in Ontario. Consequently, his papers possess significant research value for religious, intellectual, and educational historians. The collection held by the Archives is a fairly representative sampling of Nelles' correspondence, essays, articles, sermons, speeches, addresses, lectures, and notes. The earliest material dates from his student days in the early 1840's, and the last records were written only days before his death in 1887.
Fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence, 1856–1962; Diaries and journals, 1846–1887; Essays and articles, 1842–1896; Sermons, 1848–1888; Speeches and addresses, 1842–1887; Lectures, 1854–1887; Notebooks of sermons, addresses, lectures, essays and notes, 1847–1887; Writing and memorabilia, 1846–1902; and Material relating to Victoria College, 1851–1884.
Nelles, Samuel Sobieski
Fonds consists of four series: Minutes, 1928–2011; Minutes of the Curriculum Committee, 1976–1989; Minutes of the Planning Advisory Committee, 1989–1990; and Self-study, 1967, 1990.
Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Council
Fonds consists of papers which are primarily undated: sermons, papers, journal articles, papers, commentaries, and notes and rough drafts.
Michael, John Hugh
Fonds consists of manuscripts, notes and other material relating to Sissons' biography of Egerton Ryerson [193-], as well as articles [1931-1949], notes regarding Victoria University history [ca. 1950], and reminiscences [ca. 1961].
Sissons, Charles Bruce
In his capacities as a minister, teacher and administrator, Nathanael Burwash exerted tremendous influence on both the course of the Methodist Church in Canada and the development of the educational system in Ontario for over half a century. In view of this dual role, Burwash's papers are of cardinal interest to religious and educational historians; nevertheless, they also contain valuable insights into the political, social and economic conditions in Canada between 1860 and the end of the First World War. The collection held by the Archives includes a large selection of Burwash's correspondence, diaries, sermons, addresses, essays, lectures, manuscripts, and biographical material.
Burwash's correspondence has been organized chronologically and thematically. The bulk of the material has been classified as general correspondence, but, where the volume or importance of correspondence on a particular subject warranted, a separate file was created. When ever possible, Burwash's replies were placed with the letters in response to which they were written. The major portion of the correspondence relates to the administration of Victoria College: included are letters from students seeking advice, requests for academic recommendations and honourary degrees, applications for staff openings and salary increases, questions concerning curriculum and examinations and debates over the relationship between the university and the government. The close ties between Victoria and other Methodist institutions such as Albert College, Columbian Methodist College and Wesley College in Winnipeg are clearly illustrated. Information concerning the university's financial arrangements and endowments has largely been segregated, but the researcher should also scan the general correspondence and the Massey family correspondence for a more complete picture. The family correspondence provides insights into Burwash's private opinions and reflects many values of Canadian family life. Although there are occasional questions regarding spiritual matters, the problems of training young men for the ministry or mission work, there are not as many as might be expected from the nature of Burwash's involvements. The bulk of the religious correspondence deals with the issue of Higher Criticism (particularly the Workman and Jackson controversies). Because Burwash was generally perceived to be a moderate liberal in theological matters, he received solicitations for support from both conservatives and radicals within the Methodist Church.
Although a number of the diaries are little more than listings of appointments and meetings, others are detailed accounts of Burwash's daily activities as a young preacher and professor and outline the nature of his spiritual concerns. The division of the remainder of the material into sermons, addresses, lectures, articles, essays, and manuscripts was often difficult and, of necessity, occasionally arbitrary. Within each category, the material was arranged chronologically. Generally, any piece containing a text (unless a title indicated otherwise) was classified as a sermon; pieces addressed to an audience (usually without a text) were labelled as addresses or lectures. The lecture notes contain examples of Burwash's work both as a student and as a teacher. Compositions which seem to have been written strictly for publication rather than for an audience were considered to be essays, articles, or manuscripts. The collection includes the complete manuscript for A Manual of Christian Theology in the Inductive Method and the manuscript and several drafts of The History of Victoria College.
Burwash's writings reflect an emphasis on the inner spiritual life of the individual and the importance of such Wesleyan traditions as Christian perfection. His work was an interesting example of a nineteenth century struggle to reconcile spiritual and scientific truths, although like most Methodists he was confident that all modes of truth were ultimately harmonious. Burwash's articulation of Wesleyan doctrine was designed to separate superficial and fundamental concepts in order to prepare a doctrinal basis for church union. The biographical and autobiographical material,initially prepared by Burwash and subsequently by his eldest son Edward,is incomplete in that it deals only with the period of Burwash's life prior to the 1890's. However, it contains interesting information on the nature of the educational system in Ontario, the lifestyle of a young preacher in both rural and urban stations, and the problems facing Victoria College immediately prior to federation.
The fonds is arranged in five series: Correspondence, 1965-1925; Diaries and journal, 1859-1914; Writing, 1860-1917; Notes and manuscripts, 1862-1923; and Records, 1863-1927.
Fonds consists of personal correspondence, 1878-1933; correspondence re death, 1933-1934; correspondence re biography; diaries, 1876-1892; addresses, prayers, sermons, notes, and articles; clippings; and drafts of biography by Roberta Irwin.
McLaughlin, John Fletcher
Fonds consists of notes, drafts and final version of biography of John Fletcher McLaughlin, [ca. 1972]; record of McLaughlin family; correspondence re McLaughlin scholarship, 1969–1970; family correspondence, 1913–1976; and photographs.
Fonds consists of correspondence, primarily incoming and family (includes some correspondence to Nathanael Burwash), 1867–1922; and correspondence, minutes and reports regarding Annesley Hall, 1900–1913.
Fonds consists of lecture notes; addresses, 1931, 1955; and published articles.
Fonds consists of general files containing minutes, correspondence, memoranda, lists of residents and other records, 1959–1961, 1966–1967, 1970–1981; minutes, 1981–1987; minutes, 1990–1991, and minutes and other records, 1991–1992; and photographs.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Ryerson House
Fonds consists of five series: Minutes, 1855-2009; Records of the Scholarship Committee, 1934-1988; Records of various Committees, 1892-2001; Correspondence, reports and other records, 1860-1908, 1961, 2002-2010; and Records of the Nominating Committee, 1961-1994.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Senate
Fonds consists of the records of the Registrar and Associate Registrar, primarily relating to Victoria College students and student records as well as awards, prizes and scholarships, convocations, registration procedures, baccalaureate services, receptions, counselling, etc. Fonds also consists of material related to the Registrar's work with the Senate. Records include correspondence, annual reports, as well as ephemera and photographs.
Fonds consists of three series: Correspondence/subject files, 1893–2013; Student records, 1837–2008; Photographs.
Victoria College (Toronto. Ont.). Registrar's Office