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University of Toronto. Division of University Extension fonds

  • UTA 0083
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1979

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

University of Toronto. Devonshire House fonds

  • UTA 0268
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1997

This fonds contains 4 accessions from the University of Toronto Devonshire House. See accesion-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. Devonshire House

Hershell Ezrin fonds

  • UTA 1232
  • Fonds
  • 1947- 2017

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

Ezrin, Hershell

University of Toronto. Health Service fonds

  • UTA 0214
  • Fonds
  • 1941-2001

This fonds contains 2 accessions from the University of Toronto's Health Service. See accession-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. Health Service

University of Toronto. Hungarian Chair fonds

  • UTA 0125
  • Fonds
  • 1978-2004

This fonds contains 2 accessions from the Hungarian Chair. See accession-level description for details.

University of Toronto. Hungarian Chair

George S.N. Luckyj fonds

  • UTA 1493
  • Fonds
  • 1869-2001, predominant 1900-2001

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.

See accession-level descriptions for further details.

Luckyj, George S.N.

Daniel W. Lang fonds

  • UTA 1465
  • Fonds
  • 1957-2018

Personal records of Dr. Daniel W. Lang, professor, Department of Theory and Policy Studies, OISE/UT, and senior policy advisor to the president of the University of Toronto. Records include files relating to his activities as a senior administrator and policy advisor to University presidents James Ham, David Strangway, George Connell, Robert Prichard, and David Naylor. Files document projects, plans, financing, campus development, technology development, etc. Also includes records documenting his academic responsibilities relating to teaching, research and publication, as well as external consulting activities to various academic institutions and government bodies in Ontario and across Canada, particularly the Council of Ontario Universities and the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities.

Lang, Daniel W.

Henry G. Acres fonds

  • UTA 1003
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1903

Ink and watercolour drawings by Henry G. Acres as student in mechanical and electrical engineering at the Ontario School of Practical Science from 1900-1903. Each drawing is signed "H.G. Acres" and dated.

Acres, Henry G.

Elizabeth Josephine Allin fonds

  • UTA 1008
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1990

Correspondence, diaries, course notes, lecture notes, notes, manuscripts, publications, and photographs documenting the activities of Elizabeth Josephine Allin, Annie Theresa Reed and Kathleen May Crossley as students, staff and faculty in the Department of Physics, University of Toronto

Allin, Elizabeth Josephine

Margaret May Allemang fonds

  • UTA 1009
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2004

Personal records of Margaret Allemang, documenting her career as a researcher, historian and professor of nursing history at the University of Toronto, and as a promoter and preserver of nursing history, primarily through her oral histories with nursing sisters from World Wars I and II, the Margaret Allemang Centre for the History of Nursing, and the Canadian Association for the History of Nursing/Association Canadienne pour l'Histoire du Nursing (CAHN/ACHN), the latter two of which she was a co-founder. There are also files on other professional organizations, including the Canadian Nurses Association, Elderhostel, and the Conference on Nursing History and other nursing conferences. Included are correspondence, appointment books, minutes, administrative and teaching files, oral history interviews, research notes, manuscripts, reports, newsletters, addresses and audiotapes.

Allemang, Margaret May

Hart House fonds

  • UTA 0120
  • Fonds
  • 1870s - 2018

This fonds contains 72 accessions of records from Hart House, including the records of various clubs and groups. See accession-level descriptions for details.

University of Toronto. Hart House

University of Toronto. Office of the Vice-President and Provost fonds

  • UTA 0165
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1970s - 2014

This fonds contains 56 accessions of records from the Office of the Vice-President and Provost and its various vice-provostial and vice-presidential offices, including defunct or dissolved offices, as well as the Office of the Vice-President, University Operations. See accession-level description for details.

University of Toronto. Office of the Vice-President and Provost

University of Toronto. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Class of 1921 fonds

  • UTA 1875
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1995

Correspondence, lists of addresses, biographical sketches, newsletter, photographs and postcards documenting the activities of the Class of 1921, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. These records were compiled by Dean Maxwell (to 1968) and Merrill C. Stafford (1968-1995).

Photographs documenting the the Class of 1921, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, including group portraits of the 1st year class in 1917 as well as the 25th anniversary reunion. Members of this latter photo are identified. Also includes snapshots of members attending various reunions including a photo album for the 60th anniversary in 1981.

University of Toronto. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Class of 1921

William Houston fonds

  • UTA 1393
  • Fonds
  • 1883-2000

Included in this accession are the personal bound letter books belonging to educator, journalist and graduate of the University of Toronto William Houston. The two bound volumes date from Dec. 31 1883 to June 13 1891 and from July 6 1891 to Nov. 8 1895. The correspondence covers the period that Houston was a member of the University of Toronto Senate and Legislative Librarian. Also included are notes on Houston family history compiled by Mrs. Eila Hopper-Ross, grand niece of William Houston (ca. 1980s - 2000).

Fonds also includes 2 photographs: a portrait of William Houston ca. 1923 and a photograph of John Houston standing in front of the family home in Waterdorwn, 1937.

Also includes one piece of correspondence from John Houston to "cousin" Theresa McAfee (1935).

Houston, William

Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer. Office of the Camp Wardens fonds

  • UTA 1706
  • Fonds
  • 1919-2014

The fonds originated in Haultain’s office in the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Toronto, in his capacity as one of the Ritual’s proponents and as a key player in its creation. Although he did not attend any obligation ceremony except his own, Haultain served in numerous official capacities: as Secretary of the Seven Wardens (1930-1939); and as a Warden of Camp One (1926-1961), for which he was also the first chairman. He was also co-opted as a Corporate Warden (1939-1961). It is difficult to draw too fine a distinction between the records of the Kipling Ritual as a whole and those pertinent to Camp One as a subsidiary body of the Corporation of the Seven Wardens. In effect, the documents of the fonds are Haultain’s records of the Ritual first and then gradually emerge as the records for Camp One.

The research value of the records is significant regarding the origin of the Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer and the social interaction between the major figures responsible for its implementation and enfranchisement in Canada. The fonds includes substantial documentation about Haultain, Kipling, Fairbairn, Ross, and most of the major figures in the EIC. Also the records offer a fairly comprehensive portrait of the interactions between mining and engineering professionals between 1920 and 1950. The material is primarily of historical value and spans the creation of the Ritual, the development of the Camps and the efforts of the Wardens to control the text and dissemination of the Ritual. The material after the 1950s concerns mainly the day to day administration of the Ritual, the ordering of rings and the preparation of ceremonies in the Camps.

Most of the routine administrative documentation has been arranged in the first four series of the fonds, all of which also include some correspondence. Series 1 contains legal documents pertaining to the copyright and incorporation of the Ritual and the Wardens; Series 2 is for documents related to the drafting of the Book of Authority; Series 3 includes extensive meeting minutes for the Camp Wardens and for the Corporate Wardens; and Series 4 includes detailed financial reports and accounts. The correspondence in Series 5 includes a large number of copies and often conveys both outgoing and incoming mail. Series 6 contains primarily informal lists, ceremonial documents and various forms or texts used in actual ceremonies. Series 7 and 9 include documents that are primarily external to the main operations of Camp One, such as collected publications concerning the Ritual and correspondence with other camps. Series 8 contains the documentary record of the various attempts at historicizing the Kipling Ritual undertaken by the Camp and Corporate Wardens for the information of the obligated engineering community (see Note on arrangement).

Records after 1950 tend to be more related to the activities of Camp One than to the intricacies of the Corporation of Seven Wardens. Newer accessions are also less delineated than those of the first accession B1982-0023. Generally, most files created after 1965 will be found in Series 5. These more recent files often include minutes and other material rightfully belonging to other series, which, however, have been arranged in Series 5 to preserve the original chronological file order of the Camp One records and because there are typically many fewer records in these later accessions. The exception to this trend is in Accession B2009-0029, which includes comprehensive meeting minutes arranged as part of Series 3.

The fonds does not include the original Kipling letters, which were returned to the Kipling estate in 1960 at the request of Kipling’s daughter Elise Bambridge (1896-1976). The letters were added to the Wimpole Archive, which was deposited with the University of Sussex Library in 1978 on behalf of the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (UK). The ancient landmarks are kept by the individual universities affiliated with Camp One, as are the official obligation lists. The Book of Authority for Camp One is in Series 2. All of the ancient landmarks have historical origins. The original anvil for Camp One was donated by Fairbairn, but was lost in a fire in the Sandford Fleming Building at the University of Toronto in 1977. The current anvil used at the ceremonies at the University of Toronto has a cutting attached taken from the hatch coverfrom the sunken Ocean Ranger drilling platform. The 1935 ‘Peter Wright’ anvil used at the Ryerson University ceremonies have a sheared rivel attached taken from the failed Pont de Quebec. At the University of Ontario Institute of Technology the landmarks are a five-decades anvil from Windfields Farm and a chain from the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station.

Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer. Office of the Camp Wardens

Robert William McKay fonds

  • UTA 1626
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-1965

Fonds consists primarily of the academic and professional records of Robert William McKay and
is divided into five series:

  1. National Research Council,
  2. Manuscripts and publications,
  3. Reports,
  4. Education, and
  5. Employment.

Apart from materials from McKay’s time as a student at the University of Toronto, the fonds is
mostly devoid of personal records.

McKay, Robert William

Clarence Augustus Chant fonds

  • UTA 1132
  • Fonds
  • 1930

"One hundred astronomical lantern slides", prepared by C.A. Chant. Includes slides and accompanying handbook.

Chant, Clarence Augustus

William Glenholme Falconbridge fonds

  • UTA 1252
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1909

Fonds consists of 2 accessions:

B1975-0007: Correspondence, diplomas, certificates, accounts and memorabilia of Chief Justice,William Glenholme Falconbridge, former Registrar and member of the Senate, University of Toronto, relating to his early life as student at University of Toronto, and career as lawyer. Includes some correspondence of his parents, John and Sarah Falconbridge. (1 box, 1862-1909)

B1988-0009: Notices, reports, announcements signed by W. G. Falconbridge as Registrar of University of Toronto and relating to the activities of the Senate. Contained in bound scrapbook originally containing pages of 'University of Toronto Examinations 1858 Arts'. (1 box, 1871-1882)

Falconbridge, William Glenholme

Scott M. Eddie fonds

  • UTA 1236
  • Fonds
  • 1957-2008

This fonds consists two accessions of personal records of Prof. Scott M. Eddie, Department of Economics in the University of Toronto and University of Toronto at Mississauga. The records document his academic achievements predominantly during his more than 30 years with the University of Toronto specializing in European economic history. It includes professional correspondence with colleagues and personal records relating to his employment arrangements with the University of Toronto, manuscripts of published and unpublished scholarly works in English, Hungarian and German, teaching and research materials mainly in the form of grant applications. There are also records relating to his undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota and graduate work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This includes files relating to his PhD thesis (including a copy of the thesis) as well as class notes. In addition there are teaching files created during academic appointments to several American educational institutions such as Williams College and the University of Wisconsin in the mid-1960s and as visiting professor at Cambridge in England and other European institutions.

Eddie, Scott M.

Donald Bruce MacDonald fonds

  • UTA 1498
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1906

Scrapbook containing letter of appointment to the Ontario Royal Commission on the University of Toronto, 1906, and press coverage; photoprint of father, J.K. MacDonald.

MacDonald, Donald Bruce

Janet Cumming McLennan fonds

  • UTA 1552
  • Fonds
  • 1867 - ca 1942

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1965-0012: Scrapbooks (1888-1930) compiled by Janet Cumming McLennan as a memorial to her brother, Sir John Cunningham McLennan, professor of physics at the University of Toronto; correspondence; "A message to Youth" compiled by Janet C. McLennan (1941); certificates, diplomas and resolutions re Sir John Cunningham McLennan. Photographic reproductions. (8 boxes, 1867-ca. 1942) [Series 1 and 2]

B1993-0037: Manuscript by Arthur V. White, entitled "The McLennan laboratory: its initiation and purpose" (1936); copy of the Medical Research Council's (UK) Report on radium beam therapy research, 1934-37", with explanatory notes by Janet McLennan and copies of correspondence bound in; photo of J.C. McLennan in his lab (1928). (1 box, 1928-1938) [series 3 and 4]

McLennan, Janet Cumming

J.M.S Careless fonds

  • UTA 1122
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1997, pre-dominant 1964-1997

Fonds consists of 2 accessions:

B1998-0034: This accession consists of the professional records of James Maurice Stockford Careless and documents his career as a student, teacher, writer, and historian at the University of Toronto. Unfortunately, many of Professor Careless’ early records were destroyed or damaged in a flood at Sidney Smith Hall in 1958. As a result, this accession mainly documents Dr. Career’s later career. Most of this accession pertains to his research and writing, most notably, his work on Brown of the Globe. However, Professor Careless’ student, teaching, administrative, and professional activities are also documented. Types of records include student notes, professional correspondence, research notes, and draft manuscripts. No personal family records are contained herein. (15 boxes, 1852-1997)

B2001-0020: Typescripts for various publications written by J.M.S. Careless including 'Canadian Heritage', 'Ontario Frontier and Metropolis', 'Toronto to 1918', and 'Brown of the Globe'. [Found in series 6: Writings and research] (3 boxes, 1959-1989)

Careless, J.M.S (James Maurice Stockford)

Catherine Beaven fonds

  • UTA 1048
  • Fonds
  • [18--]

Pencil sketch of King's College by Catherine Beaven, daughter of James D. Beaven, professor of Theology at King's College 1843-1872.

Beaven, Catherine

Lewis Horton Brooks fonds

  • UTA 1085
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1925-1928

Snapshots depicting student life on campus during Brooks' time in the Faculty of Medicine. Includes images of the centenary parade in 1927, activities at Hart House, Devonshire House, Varsity Arena, and the Medical Building. Four duplicate negatives can be found in box 002P.

Brooks, Lewis Horton

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 1230 fonds

  • UTA 1119
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1988

Files relating to union certification, contract/memorandum of agreement, applications of union membership, minutes of meetings, membership list, grievance case files, subject files, newsletters.

B2019-0032 includes a folder with memos, newsletters, strike bulletins, and newspaper clippings related to the 20-day strike by library workers in 1975.

Canadian Union of Public Employees. Local 1230

William Robert Moggridge fonds

  • UTA 1583
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1944

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, bank statements and receipts and song sheets of the Essex County Branch of the Alumni Federation of the University of Toronto; constitution of the University of Toronto Alumni Club of Perth County. Also includes a photograph of the executive of the Industrial Chemical Club of the U of T, 1930-1931.

Moggridge, William Robert

Gerald M. Craig fonds

  • UTA 1184
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1988

Fonds consists of 2 accessions:

B1984-0003: Book reviews, articles for newspapers, notes, correspondence, obituaries and other items found interleaved in books from the library of Gerald Marquis Craig, professor of history. Most of these reflect Professor Craig's interest in American political and social issues (1 box, 1944-1982).

B1989-0003: Files assembled for the writing of the first (1827-1906) of a two-volumed history of the University of Toronto (project abandoned) (2 boxes, 1823-1988)

Craig, Gerald M.

Robert A. Rosevear fonds

  • UTA 1721
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1978

Records relating to Professor Rosevear's years with the Faculty of Music including correspondence, faculty committee minutes and agenda including the Faculty Council, announcements, programs, newsletters. Most of the records are arranged chronologically in the following series: Faculty (general) and Faculty Council; Band and concerts, Royal Conservatory and University of Toronto; Buildings; Miscellaneous committees.

Included is documentation on the Faculty of Music, general administration, the University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the University of Toronto Concert Band, and a scrapbook on the Royal Conservatory Opera.

Rosevear, Robert A.

Innis Family fonds

  • UTA 1412
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1987

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

Innis, Harold Adams

James Bruce Falls fonds

  • UTA 1257
  • Fonds
  • [193-]-2004

Personal records of Bruce Falls, documenting his life as a student and his academic career as a zoologist at the University of Toronto. Included is correspondence, files on professional organizations, on Professor Falls administrative work, his lecture and research notes, drafts of manuscripts and publications, addresses, and photographs.

Falls, James Bruce

Banting Research Foundation fonds

  • UTA 1032
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1980

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

Alexander Brady fonds

  • UTA 1079
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1884-1985

Fonds consists of 2 accessions

B1986-0018: Personal records of Alexander Brady, consisting of addresses, correspondence and diaries; course and lecture and research notes; administrative files (Department of Political Economy) and subject files; maps, monographs, and photographs, relating primarily to the application of political theory to the evolution of the British and Commonwealth political systems. (253 boxes, ca. 1884-1985)

B1988-0008: Correspondence, notes, pamphlets, press clippings, reports, lecture notes, addresses and manuscripts documenting Alexander Brady's interest in Canadian economic, industrial and constitutional development, modern political thought, and Commonwealth relations. (14 boxes, 1911-1979)

Brady, Alexander

Bernhard Cinader fonds

  • UTA 1138
  • Fonds
  • 1944-2000

Fonds consists of 14 accessions:

B1976-0034: Correspondence, minutes, memoranda and reports relating to Dr. Cinader's activities as president (1969-1974) of the International Union of Immunological Societies.Included are files on the 1st - 4th International Congresses of Immunology. (7 boxes, 1960-1974)

B1977-0009: Correspondence, minutes, financial records, and other material relating to the 2nd International Immunological Congress at Brighton, England, July 22-26, 1974; files on the European Congress for Immunochemistry; abstracts from the 1975 European Immunology Meeting held in Amsterdam. (1 box, 1971-1975)

B1977-0024: Correspondence, minutes, questionnaires, and reports documenting Professor Cinader's activities as president of the Canadian Society for Immunology and the International Union of Immunological Societies, and with the 1st International Congress of Immunology held in Washington, DC in 1971. Series I:International Union of Immunological Societies Series II: International Congress of Immunology (1st : 1971 : Washington, DC); Series III:International Union for Immunology; Series IV:Canadian Society for Immunology. (6 boxes, 1965-1972)

B1979-0063: Correspondence with biologists and immunologists, and articles and research reports relating to Cinader's post at the Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine at the University of London; also material re his appointment to the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. (2 boxes, 1949-1958)

B1980-0002: Correspondence, position papers, and statements relating to the science policy of the federal government (Joe Clark), 1979, and to lobbying for science policy during the 1980 Canadian general election campaign. (1 box, 1979-1980)

B1980-0018: Records relating to the campaign for "A Science Policy for Canada" (1976-1980) and to the World Health Organization's "Expanded Programme of Research; Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction," including its task force on immunological methods for the regulation of fertility (1980-1984).The latter records document, in part, Dr. Cinader's activities as visiting professor and WHO consultant at the Institute for Research in Reproduction of the Indian Medical Research Council in Bombay. (4 boxes, 1976-1984)

B1983-0014: Records of Dr. Cinader's visit to the USSR, 1975; the 4th European Immunology Meeting in Budapest, 1978; the Workshop on the Immunogenetics of the Rabbit, Bethesda, Maryland, 1978; and the 19th Symposium on Biological Models, Brno, Czechoslovakia, 1980. (2 boxes, 1974-1980)

B1983-0026: Correspondence, minutes, notes, programs, conference proceedings, and publications documenting Dr. Cinader's involvement with World Health Organization task forces and research centres relating to immunology and with the Canadian federation of Biological Sciences. (5 boxes, [197-] - 1982

B1989-0037: Correspondence files entitled "The growth of immunology in Toronto--scientific linkages", including Dr. Cinader's contribution to Pauline Mazumdar's book on the history of immunology; also files on the 6th International Congress of Immunology held in Toronto in 1986. (2 boxes, 1967-1987)

B1990-0038: Preliminary information on the 6th International Congress of Immunology held in Toronto in 1986; further files on the "growth of immunology in Toronto--scientific linkages". (1 box, 1979-1988)

B1992-0015: Correspondence between Dr. Cinader and members of the international and university communities, documenting the activities of various institutes, conferences, and research projects relating to immunology; correspondence relating to Dr. Cinader's activities in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, including the Institute of Immunology, the Clinical Immunology Co-ordinating Committee and the World Health Organization; records relating to international conferences on immunology, including the 6th International Congress on Immunology (1986, Toronto), of which Dr. Cinader was a key organizer. (4 boxes, 1967-1992)

B1996-0017: Correspondence memoranda, notes, drafts of addresses and articles, lecture notes, grant applications and conference files documenting Dr. Bernhard Cinader's activities as an immunologist at the University of Toronto and in connection with numerous national and international immunological organizations. (26 boxes, 1949-ca. 1992)

B2001-0023: Records document the career of renown immunologist Bernhard Cinader of the Department of Immunology in the Faculty of Medicine.Series include biographical files, correspondence, reports, conference files, lectures and addresses, research data and photo albums. (6 boxes, 1970-1995)

B2002-0008: 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. (2 boxes and 1 item, 1944-1997)

Cinader, Bernhard

Laurel Sefton MacDowell fonds

  • UTA 1276
  • Fonds
  • [196-]-2014

These records document the academic career of Professor Laurel Sefton MacDowell, a labour and environmental historian and professor at the University of Toronto. The records consist of personal and biographical information (including MacDowell's time as an undergraduate and graduate student at the U of T), her lecture notes and syllabi for courses taught at U of T, York, and McMaster, her publications and research, her professional activities (both inside and outside academia), and general correspondence.

Sefton MacDowell, Laurel

Gilbert Edward Jackson fonds

  • UTA 1425
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]-1958

The fonds consists of the personal papers of Gilbert Edward Jackson, a former professor of economics at the University of Toronto. Compiled from inventories of three accessions, the fonds documents Mr. Jackson’s career, participation and achievements as an economist, consultant and professor in Canada and England, during the early 1920s to late 1950s, with the greatest emphasis being on the mid 1930s to early 1950s. Arranged chronologically by function, the fond is divided into ten series. They include: Personal material, related to various activities, accomplishments and events that occurred in Mr. Jackson’s private life; Teaching activities; Manuscripts written by Mr. Jackson; the Canadian Tariff Board; the National War Labour Board; the National Selective Service Advisory Board; Other Federal Government research and reports; the Bank of England; his consulting firm, Gilbert Jackson & Associates; and Photographs.

Within the fonds, a cross over among these series exists as the research Mr. Jackson completed for himself was also utilized for assignments produced for other consulting economists and firms. For instance, the research that was completed to write submissions to the Canadian Tariff Board (Series 4) was also utilized to publish articles located in Series 3 (Manuscripts) and Series 9 (Gilbert Jackson & Associates). Related topics can also be found in Series 5 (National War Labour Board) through Series 7 (Other Federal Government research and reports, as they document the extensiveness of Mr. Jackson’s involvement and research completed for the Federal Government of Canada between the late 1920s to 1950s. Although the material within the series are for different Boards, this cross over among the series documents Mr. Jackson’s involvement and active role within the world of Canadian economics during the mid twentieth century.

Although Mr. Jackson taught at the University of Toronto for roughly 15 years, only a small amount of records exist in the fonds that document his teaching career. The records that do exist in Series 2, (Teaching activities) provide a brief overview of the themes covered and issues addressed during his lectures delivered in the 1950’s. However, additional documents related to Mr. Jackson’s academic career at the University of Toronto can be found in Series 3 (Manuscripts), the correspondence in Series 8 (Bank of England), and Series 9 (Gilbert Jackson & Associates) as the records within the files highlight his relationships, activities, teaching and mentoring of graduate students who attended the University of Toronto.

This fonds will be of great interest to researchers studying the financial condition of Canada and England during the Great Depression and First and Second World Wars. An individual who sharpened the minds of the youth at the time, Gilbert Jackson’s fonds documents the ideologies that shaped the economic world of today, as “it has been said that half the leading economists in Canada today studied under him” [1]

NOTES

  1. “Gilbert Edward Jackson”. Wed. 17 Jun. 1959. Newspaper clipping in case file B2004-0026.

Jackson, Gilbert Edward

James Arnold Dauphinee fonds

  • UTA 1199
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1983

The papers of James Arnold Dauphinee are a particularly fine representation of their type. Highly intelligent and inventive, Dr. Dauphinee had an international reputation in his field, pathological chemistry. He maintained a broad range of other interest, from music to philately, and was known to play the occasional game of golf. He was something of a packrat but, fortunately, also a meticulous record keeper. His papers are of value to the reader from a number of perspectives. A history of the Department of Pathological Chemistry could not be written without reference to them. Dr. Dauphinee's files cover the years 1934-1972 and he also preserved some of the papers of his predecessor as head, Andrew Hunter. The Department is not well represented elsewhere in the holdings in the University Archives.

Dr. Dauphinee was very interested in new developments in research. After his return from military service during World War II, he became deeply involved in the study of the effects of radiation on the human body. His papers are a rich resource for this pioneering work, as they are for the work he began as a medical student on arginase and the functioning of the liver and carried on throughout the rest of his life. Dr. Dauphinee wrote numerous scientific papers, many of which were published. Some very interesting ones exist in draft form only, but contain his evolving ideas on problems being studied. He also believed in the wider dissemination of information, and was much in demand as a speaker. His papers contain many of his addresses and document his enthusiastic support of organizations such as the Royal Canadian. Institute.

He was also keenly interested in professional development and the maintenance of high standards in his discipline. He belonged to a large number of professional associations and devoted much energy to some of them, including the I College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The qualities evident here and in his research were also reflected in his relationship with his patients. His concern for their well-being is evident in his extensive patient files and in the records he kept while on active service during World War II.

Dauphinee, James Arnold

Black (Davidson) Family fonds

  • UTA 1084
  • Fonds
  • 1871-2011

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

Innis Communications Corporation fonds

  • UTA 1411
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1969]-1983

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, financial statements, memoranda, articles, reports, legal documents and manuscripts relating to the project to publish Harold Adams Innis' unfinished manuscript as the "History of Communications".

Innis Communications Corporation

University of Toronto. University College fonds

  • UTA 0213
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1820s - ca. 2000

This fonds contains 19 accessions from University College. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

University of Toronto. University College

University of Toronto. Faculty Association fonds

  • UTA 0291
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1976

This fonds contains 1 accession from the University of Toronto's Faculty Association. See accession-level description for details.

University of Toronto. Faculty Association

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