- UTA 0237
This fonds contains 1 accession of records. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Cinema Studies Institute
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This fonds contains 1 accession of records. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Cinema Studies Institute
This fonds contains 2 accessions from the Department of Mathematics. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of Mathematics
This fonds contains 1 accession. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Engineering Drawing
This fonds contains 4 accessions from the Department of French. See accession-level for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of French
This fonds contains 2 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Geology
This fonds contains 1 accession.
A1989-0005: Contains introductory remarks to Dr. James Bovell's first lecture in Pathology at King's College, 1849.
Photographs include staff composites, ca. 1928-1936; portraits of William Brebner, William Hendry and Ronald Saddington who were University of Toronto graduates who died of a virus contracted while conducting research; the gathering of the American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists at the Royal York, 1934; portraits of staff members including William Lipsett Robinson and William Lindlow Holman.
University of Toronto. Department of Pathology and Bacteriology
This fonds contains 3 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of Italian Studies
This fonds contains 5 accessions of records from the University of Toronto's Department of Physics. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of Physics
This fonds contains 1 accession.
A1993-0009: Contains files created in the Chairman's office and the General Office, include correspondence of the Chair of the department; departmental records relating to programmes, societies, women, research, university, graduate, undergraduate and faculty.
University of Toronto. Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
This fonds contains 4 accessions of records. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of Art as Applied to Medicine
This fonds contains 2 accessions from the Department of Anesthesia. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of Anesthesia
This fonds contains 3 accessions of records from the Department of Surgery. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of Surgery
This fonds from the Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering contains 6 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering
The Donald Forbes fonds consists of two accessions: B2007-0009 and B2010-0010.
The first accrual of Prof. Forbes personal records (B2007-0020) covers mainly the period of his career prior to 1990 while the second accrual (B2010-0010) covers his entire career and completes many of the gaps in documentation in the previous accession.
Correspondence (Series 1) is not voluminous but is rich in content. It documents Prof. Forbes’ varied roles as researcher, educator, author and mentor. All of his four books are well documented (Series 2) as well as many of his talks, addresses, papers and reviews (Series 3) that span the breadth of his career. There is fairly extensive original unpublished research on the Canadian electorate that Prof. Forbes worked on in the early 1990s (Series 4) and which also resulted in a few papers. Finally his role as an educator and mentor is documented in extensive course files and graduate student files (Series 5).
Forbes, H. Donald
Correspondence, course and lecture notes, addresses and speeches, manuscripts of articles and books, and maps documenting Professor Dales' career as an economist.
Dales, John Harkness
This fonds contains 8 accessions of records. See accession-level descriptions for more details
University of Toronto. Senate
Diaries of the activities of the George Dean Maxwell, an Assistant Superintendent for Construction at the U. of T. The diary for 1958, if one was kept, is missing.
Maxwell, George Dean
This accession contains both personal and professional records created and collected by Dr. L.E. Jones, professor of engineering. Although a small percentage of this fonds documents his personal life, the vast majority of material was created after his retirement in 1972, which he created in his capacity as Faculty Archivist and Professor Emeritus. The paucity of information from the earlier years can be attributed to the loss of many of his records during the Sir Sandford Fleming building fire in 1977.
The records have been arranged into series to reflect either the type of record or the activity involved. Records documenting Jones’ personal life are filed first, followed by papers documenting both the personal, professional and academic projects and activities that he worked on during his life. There are also special series dedicated to the archival information and records that he collected as Engineering Archivist. Photographs have been placed at the end in Series XI.
Some of the records that are included in this fonds include Professor Jones personal documents such as: his student workbooks and thesis, his letters to the editor, correspondence, and activities with his church and the Hart House Glee Club. Most of the records pertain to his professional activities and consist of documents such as: correspondence, publications, lectures and student marks. There are also a significant number of files that document his involvement in Faculty activities such as the Iron Ring Ceremony, the Hall of Distinction and the Centennial and Sesquicentennial celebrations. The work that he undertook for the Faculty providing calligraphy for the inscriptions on the awards and medals that were granted by the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering are also documented in many of the files. Finally, two series are dedicated to the articles that he collected documenting the history of the Faculty as well as the archival items that he acquired as Engineering Archivist.
Despite the fact that most of the records in this fonds document Professor Jones’ personal and professional activities after his retirement, they provide an interesting glimpse into his life while assuming the role of Engineering Archivist and Professor Emeritus. As the Engineering Archivist, Jones collected a variety of rich and interesting documents pertaining to some of the early pioneers within the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. In addition to collecting material, Jones also documented the Faculty by photographing notable individuals and events. This fonds would therefore be useful to those individuals interested in examining the life of Professor Jones, as well as researchers who wish to delve into the history of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering.
Jones, Llewellyn Edward
Consists of course notes and text books relating to modern languages and history, as well as programmes and notices.
Hough, Edythe Elmira
Personal records of Dr. Hennessey documenting his academic activities as professor in Dept. of Political Economy, especially with Extension and Professional Association education. Includes correspondence (1949-1985), lecture notes and course outlines (1933-1983); student assignments, student marks, essays and examinations (printed) (1924-1983); subject files; photographs.
Hennessey, Stuart Grenville
Consists of correspondence, diary, personal files, administrative records; personal and administrative papers, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and panoramic photographs of North House, Burwash Hall, Victoria College (1932-1933); Varsity staff, 1927; photographs of Greece; C.O.T.C.; wedding portraits and other unidentified photos.
Woodside, Moffat St. Andrew
Correspondence, course and lecture notes relating to his early education at University of Toronto Schools, Upper Canada College and as undergraduate and medical student at the University of Toronto; diaries, addresses, and publications documenting Arthur Parks' education, his military service in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps during World War II, and his subsequent career in the insurance business. Also includes course notes of Park's aunt, Mary Louise McLennan, in Education, 1914-1915. Photograph of Camp Borden.
Parks, Arthur Ewart
Correspondence, notes, memoranda, and drafts of reports, primarily by and to Edward Blake in his capacity as a member of the Senate of the University of Toronto and Chancellor, relating to University matters, including the hiring of James Loudon as professor of Natural Philosophy in 1875 and the introduction of the science curriculum, the rebuilding of University College following the fire of 1890, and the writing of the report of the joint Senate/Board of Trustees Committee on Revenues and Requirements (1891). Also included are related acts, statutes, orders-in-council, financial reports and testimonials.
Course and laboratory notes relating to Margaret Cranston Parsons' undergraduate and graduate training in the United States and research files assembled largely while a special lecturer in the Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. Includes drawings made for articles published in journals (Boxes 005 and 006).
Parsons, Margaret Cranston
Consists of lecture notes, articles, addresses, and radio broadcasts on philosophical themes; presentation certificate from students at Government College, Lahore (1908); and biographical sketches and tributes. Includes convocation address "Western University London" n.d.
Brett, George Sidney
Records of the Banting Research Foundation, consisting of letters patent and bylaws, correspondence, annual reports, financial records, minute books, applications for grants, research reports, publications, subject files, and other material.
Banting Research Foundation
Fonds consists of 3 accessions:
B1973-0012: Consists of microfilm copies (35mm) of Robert Gill's scrapbooks, including program notes, press clippings, and photographs relating to theatre productions in Canada and the United States, particularly at Hart House Theatre and Pittsburgh Playhouse. The accession is described in Series 5. (10 reels, 1929-1967)
B1977-0046: This accession consists of various materials donated by the family of Robert Stanton Gill following his death. It largely chronicles his career as theatre director of Hart House Theatre as well as his involvement in other theatre houses in the United States and Canada. The accession is comprised of four series (1-4). (11 boxes, 1879-1967)
B1995-0028: Two notebooks belonging to Robert Gill, Director of Hart House Theatre, containing notes on 1) lecture notes (1966-1967) and course outlines for a class (1971-1972) and notes on actors; 2) notes on University of British Columbia Opera (1959), Hart House Theatre Summer School (1963?, 1964), course outlines for lectures (1955-1965, 1962-1963), and other notes. This accession is described in Series 6
Gill, Robert Stanton
The Susan Howson fonds consists of correspondence, lecture notes and materials, drafts of papers and conference talks, student interactions, and various files documenting Howson’s career at the U of T. The fonds has been divided into the following series; Articles and Papers, Professional Activities, General Correspondence, and Teaching.
Manuscripts, publications, articles, minutes, correspondence and reports documenting Sheffield's career as a professor of higher education. Also records relating to his education and consultancy positions.
Records document the activities of Selwyn Pieters, an African-Canadian part-time student, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology in 1997. Included are records relating to his academic standing, student papers, lectures given in his final years, invitations, awards, memberships and participation in student groups. He was a student representative on the Academic Board of Governing Council, 1993-1998.
Course notes, laboratory notes, engineering drawings, term papers and examination questions in electrical and civil engineering, compiled by Charles Stewart Phelps and Edward Nelson Howard while students at the University of Toronto and by Phelps subsequent to his graduation; notices regarding student activities.
Phelps, Charles Stewart
This accession consists of approximately 789 black and white photonegatives, mostly measuring 3"x4" or 4"x5". Having been commissioned by the University, the images are mainly documentary, serving as a visual record for the University of campus people, places and events. Within this 'official' record are a variety of subjects, including:
-buildings and grounds
-conferences and seminars
-people (including students, faculty, visitors to campus, etc.)
Herb Nott Photography
This fonds contains 2 accessions.
A1990-0026: Contains a summary of academic papers presented by the faculty at staff meetings, 1933-1937; Staff meeting outlines and list of those in attendance, 1938-1967.
A1991-0025: Contains minutes of staff meetings 1927-1933; minutes of the Advisory Board 1909-1965; Pathological reports ca.192--1961, reports on research 1953-1958 and Diagnosis notebook, 1918; George Mannings thesis and notebook, 1937-1940; reprints 1910-1919.
Also included in this accession are records of the Faculty of Medicine including Examination results, 1937-1955; minute books of the Committee on Post Graduate Studies, 1919-1937, Library Committee, 1949-1954, of the Committee of Heads of Clinical Departments 1921-1932 and other special committees 1928-1944.
Photographs and lantern slides documenting the departmemt of Pathology and Bacteriology.
University of Toronto. Department of Pathology
71 engineering drawings (on 15"x22" drafting paper and linen), 3 lettering cards and 3 practice sheets compiled by Edward Harrison while a student in civil engineering in the Ontario School of Practical Science; 2 photoprints, including the last graduating class (1906) of the school.
Text and drawings related to Snaith's undergraduate thesis in Civil Engineering entitled "The Construction Plant, Equipment and Structures of the Niagara Power Development Scheme of the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario", 1920, as well as a copy of his graduate thesis in Mechanical Engineering, "The Productive Capacity of Woodworking Machines", 1923. Additional records from Snaith are held by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Department.
Records in this fonds document some of Dr. Spencer's peace activities including her participation in the Canadian Pugwash Group, the Helsinki Citizen's Assembly and Science for Peace as well as her attendance at some conferences and meetings. However, many of her activities, especially relating to the 1980s disarmament movement and her consultative roles are not evident in these records. Also this accession only provides a sampling of her talks and publications. There is however complete drafts and notes for her textbook as well as early versions for works still in progress. Finally, Dr. Spencer's notes and papers as a student of sociology at University of California Berkeley are also preserved in this accession.
These records will be of interest to anyone researching the Canadian and international peace movements and themes such as disarmament, peace advocacy, Canadian international affairs and the role of non-governmental organizations. It also may be of interest to those researching the teaching of these topics within the discipline of sociology. Finally, Prof. Spencer's student notes offer a glimpse of what was being taught at Berkeley in the mid 1960s (then the top department of sociology in the U.S.) . They would be of interest to anyone studying that institution and the history of sociology as an academic discipline.
This accession comprises the entire fonds of personal letters of Mrs. Elspeth Clark to her mother, Mrs. Isabella Bertram Fripp, dating from embarkation by ship with her two children, Edwin and Shirley, in July 1940 until May, 1944, shortly before their return to England. The letters written on a weekly basis describe travel conditions aboard ship and overland to Toronto, and details regarding day to day life of herself and her children as guests of the CBOC in Toronto. Details of daily life include living conditions, children’s schooling (Edwin at U.T.S. and Shirley at Bishop Strachan) illnesses and other medical needs, summer camps, and Mrs. Clark’s work with the Red Cross, Hart House, and the War Guest Mothers’ Club, among others. In addition to the letters from Mrs. Clark are also the occasional enclosed letters of her children, Edwin and Shirley, to their grandmother. Additional notes by her son, E.F. clarify context of some information such as her memoir. Letter log books (1940-1949) provide dates, to whom sent and summary of contents of each letter. The log books also include lists, name and addresses and other notes relating to their stay in Toronto. Also included are photographs documenting Mrs. Clark, her children and other people relating to their stay in Canada.
Clark, Elspeth Steuart
Papers of Mary Wrightman, consisting of files relating to her graduation (B.A., 1914), her retirement from the Library, invitations to various official university functions, the centenary of the University College, and the 50th and 60th anniversary reunions of the Class of IT4; Includes a photograph of Clara Cynthia Benson, Professor of Food Chemistry, n.d.
Wrightman, Mary Hazel Cornelia
The records in this fonds consist of a single accession and appear to be all that have survived documenting the academic life of Prof. Joseph Stanley Will. Originally received by the Rare Book Department (MS Collection No. 33) of the University of Toronto Library after Prof. Will’s death in 1964, they were transferred to the University Archives in 2004. They appear to have been part of a larger purchase of Prof. Will’s collection of 16th century books mainly on France. The papers consist of some correspondence and a few manuscripts and other personal papers. By far the bulk of the Fonds consist of card files compiled during the many years he researched Protestantism in France in particular and French literature in general. Unfortunately, the original arrangement of these card files was disturbed and some cards are not in any apparent order. Apart from the manuscript for what appears to be the first four chapters of the unpublished Volume I, no other manuscripts for Prof. Will’s other works are contained within this accession.
Will, J.S. (Joseph Stanley)
Three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and nine picture books about the Dionne Quintuplets.
Walker, Norma Ford
Complete set of course notes taken by George Sidford Tatham (PharmB 1911) during his undergraduate years at the Ontario College of Pharmacy,1910-1911; includes examination papers in chemistry and botany and for Ontario College of Pharmacy, 1910.
Tatham, George Sidford
Correspondence and accounts of William Stacey and family; includes correspondence of Mary Adams to her daughter Maria Stacey and letters of sisters of William Stacey.
Stacey (William) Family
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1976-0043 (Series 1): Correspondence, reports and brochures relating to the University of Toronto Faculty Pension Fund. Includes correspondence of Prof. M.A. Mackenzie, Dept. of Mathematics as well as Prof. Sheppard. (1 box, 1922-1954)
B1981-0001 (Series 2-4): Records relating to Prof. N.E. Sheppard's career as an actuary and professor in Dept. of Mathematics, including notebooks on actuarial science, U. of T. Athletic Association, Hart House activities, Dept. of Mathematics correspondence, questions for exams in actuarial science, 1950, 1952, 1960. (1 box and 1 folder, 1923-1972)
Sheppard, Norris Edward
Consists of 2 accessions
B1986-0101: Portrait of Robert Scollard, Archivist, St. Michael's College. June 1982
B1988-0006: Interview with Father Robert Scollard conducted by Ann Maclean for the Toronto Area Archivist Group newsletter. Topics covered include the establishment of the St. Michael's College Archives, types of holdings in the Archives, Fr. Scollard's contribution's to the history of St. Michael's and his involvement in the Toronto archival community. 7 November 1987.
Contains meeting minutes (1924-1941, 1957-2003), correspondence (1924-1982), subject files for various members of the Club, collected articles given or presented to the Club by various doctors, files pertaining to banquet dinners, and several photo albums of Club events and anniversaries.
Toronto Medical Historical Club (TMHC)
These black and white photographs depict the University of Toronto campus and its buildings. Included are unique images of houses along St George St. as well as several winter campus scenes, aerials and elevated views. They were collected by Eric Aldwinckle, who, although best know as a war artist, illustrated Morley Callaghan's book The Varsity Story, as well as several covers and inside drawings for the Varsity Graduate. The photographs in this collection may have been collected to support his work in this capacity.
Aldwinckle , Eric
Offprints of 39 articles, book reviews, critical commentaries, and addresses and lectures by E.L. Fackenheim, Professor of Philosophy in the U. of T.
Fackenheim, Emil Ludwig
Personal records of Cope Weir Schwenger (M.D. 1948; D.P.H. 1954) documenting his career as a professor in the School of Hygiene (1959-1975) and the Faculty of Medicine (1975-1990). Schwenger had a distinguished career as a specialist in public health, preventitive medicine, and gerontology.
Consists of curriculum vitaes, personal and professional correspondence, research notes on unpublished materials, publications, addresses, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and photographs.
Also includes framed etching, "University of Toronto, 1870"
Schwenger, Cope W.
Manuscript material from the Harry R. Abbott Memorial Library of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, including RCDS letterbook (1868-1872); course notes, diary, and expense book of Jeremiah Shunk (1877-1889); minute book of the Royal Dental Society (1896-1906); Typescript of "Eminent dentists I have met" by T. C. Trigger (1934); and ledger of Toronto dentist, N. Pearson (1894-1898).
Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Harry R. Abbott Memorial Library
Personal records belonging to various members of the Ross and Lowrey families, but primarily William Wrighton Eustace Ross and Mary Evelyn Lowrey (Ross), documenting their education at the University of Toronto, including certificates, student handbooks, research papers, and diaries. Also includes some related family photographs.