- Manuscript Collection
- 1880 - ?
Notes, drafts and galleys of writings, notebooks, correspondence, art work, photographs, business records, family papers, printed appearances.
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Notes, drafts and galleys of writings, notebooks, correspondence, art work, photographs, business records, family papers, printed appearances.
Lawrence, Robert Gilford
Collection includes typescripts of his novels, published and unpublished, general and business correspondence, various articles, radio scripts, unpublished essays, plays, music reviews and magazine appearances. Tape recordings of his interviews with writers, such as Casals and Bertrand Russell. Photographs, including four of Hambleton during his interviews with CBC.
Papers consist of “birthday books”- albums created by Anna Pachner Klement for her grandson, Tomaš (Tomi), beginning at age two, when he was diagnosed with Sydenham’s chorea. Albums depict stories of a young boy and his adoring grandmother and the life of one Jewish family during the 1930’s. Two years after Tomi’s birth, Adolf Hitler came to power, and the albums begin to record the changing attitude towards Jews in Czechoslovakia. The last album was written in 1940 and in it Mrs. Klement describes how they are forbidden to go to the theatre or the movies. Also included in the family papers are photo albums, photographs, Anna Klement’s diaries, poems by Anna Klement, family papers including obituaries, marriage certificates, etc., and Olga Klement’s diaries as well as her art work, autobiography, correspondence, notebooks and betacam tapes.
Collection of drafts, working papers and research materials for his books: Zinger and Me, Going Grand, The Oxford Book of Canadian Political Anecdotes, and the Canadian Political Tradition. Includes drafts of unpublished novels Uproar and Elevation.
University College, student course notes including English Literature, Economic History, Latin and Psychology 1923-1926 as well as student notes from courses at the Ontario College of Education 1936-37.
Speirs, Norman Raeburn
Fonds consists of records created by both Ernest Findlar, professor of medicine at the University of Toronto. Includes research, drafts, correspondence, and material related to his service in WWI. Fonds also includes letters written by Gladys Aileen East (his wife) back home when she attended Alma College in the 1920s. Fonds also includes a family tree. See file list for more details.
Consists of 2 accessions
B1980-0022: Certificates and diplomas, notebook and examinations belonging to George Walter McFarlen relating to his early education as public school teacher, as a diploma student in civil engineering at the Ontario School of Practical Science and as Provincial Land Surveyor. Photoprints of members of McFarlen Family, and of the graduating class (?) of SPS c 1888.
B1982-0015: Genealogical information relating to the family of George and Ann McFarlen and their descendants in Canada, including George Walter McFarlen, SPS Dip.1888 (civil engineering); Thomas James McFarlen, SPS Dip. 1893 (civil engineering); Ruth Olive McFarlane, BA (philosophy) 1918 (Victoria); Arthur MacFarlane Toye, BASc 1925 (civil engineering); Walter Newton McFarlen, Arts (teacher's course), 1925-1926; Willena Hilda McFarlen, BA 1932 (Victoria); Deborah Ann McFarlen, BA, 1974 (Victoria), MA 1979; Claire Willena McFarlen, Arts 1980-1983 (University College); diary of George Walter McFarlen, 1926. Includes diary of George Walter McFarlen, 1926, and collection of articles on the McFarlens (1975-1981)
Consists of minutes of organizing committees, programmes, invitations, correspondence, and financial statements relating to the 92nd meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science held in Toronto in 1924.
Fonds consists of 2 accessions
B1994-0001: Papers of Charles Kent Duff, student of engineering from 1914 to 1918 and research assistant in Electrical Engineering in the 1920s and 1930s under H.W. Price. Includes correspondence as a student, a lecture given to a class of Harold Innis', who, during their student days, was a roommate of Duff's. Also includes graduation diploma and 1 graduation photograph, along with his C.V. from the 1950s. (3 boxes, 1914-1955)
B1999-0020: Includes: Diary and related photo album covering a large part of Duff's work in China as a teacher at a mission (1921-1924, 1926) - photo album also contains photos after 1926 when he left China, documenting travels throughout England and Ontario. A second photo photo album covers his student days at the University of Toronto 1914-1918, while he was at the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Also includes biographical items detailing his work with H.W. Price in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and with the Hydro-electric Commission of Ontario including photographs of an automatic regulator designed by Price and Duff. (3 boxes, 1914-1968)
Duff, C. Kent
Architectural drawings covering W.E. Young's years as a student in the Faculty of Applied Science. Included is one submitted in his unsuccessful bid for the Darling and Pearson Prize in 1934.
Young, William Edward
Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B1983-0036: Annotated copy of Prof. Taylor's book, "Environment and Nation: geographical factors in the cultural and political history of Europe. University of Chicago Press, 1946. 2nd revised edition. See also material in the Rare Book Library.
B1986-0107: 5 Maps of physical features of Australia and one of the forest of Lyons, France. ca. 1919
Taylor, Thomas Griffith
Correspondence, notes, brochures, press clippings, and publications documenting Professor Douglass' career as a speech - language pathologist; includes an audiotape of the "Song of Thanksgiving", n.d., written and sung by one of his students.
Douglass, Ernest (“Van”)
Consists of course notes and text books relating to modern languages and history, as well as programmes and notices.
Hough, Edythe Elmira
This fonds contains 35 accessions
A2008-0006: Official Convocation Roll Book 2007 consists of Diplomas Upgraded to Honours, In Absentia Graduates, Spring and Fall Convocations. User copy available.
A1992-0011: Amendments to convocation rolls for 1988 as recorded in January, 1989, and for 1991 as recorded in January, 1992.
A1992-0017: Official Convocation roll book
A1993-0005: Official Convocation roll book and changes processed in 1992. Unofficial printed set in print room.
A1994-0005: Convocation Roll for the year 1993 and approved changes from 1952 to 1993; Unofficial printed set in print room
A1995-0002: Amendments to the Convocation Roll book vols. 1969 to v.1996 processed in 1997. No changes were made in vols. 1970-1977; 1979-1981; Convocation Roll Book 1997.
A1996-0002: 1995 convocations and changes from 1956-1995; lists of diplomas upgraded to honours and in absentia graduates included. Unofficial printed set in print room.
A2002-0002: Official changes to Convocation Roll Books processed in the year 2001 relating to vols from 1970 to 2000 including re-issued diplomas in Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) and Juris Doctor (JD) for graduates in 1939 -2000.
Official University of Toronto Convocation Roll Book for 2001 with amendments. NB: Trinity College programme was not received.
A1997-0001: Convocation Roll Book for 1996. Unofficial printed set in print room.
A1998-0002: Amendments to the Convocation Roll book vols. 1969 to v.1996 processed in 1997. No changes were made in vols. 1970-1977; 1979-1981; Convocation Roll Book 1997.
A1999-0002: Convocation Roll Book 1998 and amendments as recorded in February 1999 with reference to rolls 1973 to 1998.
A2000-0002: Amendments processed in 1999 to Convocation Roll vols. 1970 to 1998 and Convocation Roll Book 1999.
A2001-0008: Amendments processed in 2000 to Convocation Roll volume 1969 to vol. 2000.
A2001-0020: Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings and statistical data prepared for "Student Statistics" publications, for the federal and provincial governments, university officials, academic divisions, other institutions on various categories relating to students, teaching staff, alumni, women, enrolment, withdrawal and other data required to allocate university entitlement to operating grants, basic income unit and fees. Some statistical data relate to information from 1843.
A2003-0001: Official Convocation Roll consists of Amendments (1952-2001), Diplomas Upgraded to Honours (1982-2002), In Absentia Graduates, Spring and Fall Convocations (2002).
A2004-0004: Official Convocation Roll 2003 consists of Diplomas Upgraded to Honours, In Absentia Graduates, conferring of degrees in the Spring and in the Fall Convocations including conferment of honorary degrees, the installation of the 31st Chancellor and the graduation ceremony in Hong Kong. Some copies are annotated; User copy in the Print Room.
A2005-0009: Official Convocation Roll consists of Diplomas Upgraded to Honours, In Absentia Graduates (01), Spring (02-03) and Fall Convocations (04). User copy in the print room.
A2006-0009: Official Convocation Roll Book 2005 consists of Diplomas Upgraded to Honours, In Absentia Graduates, Spring and Fall Convocations. User copy available.
A2007-0001: Official Convocation Roll Book 2007 consists of Diplomas Upgraded to Honours, In Absentia Graduates, Spring and Fall Convocations. User copy available.
A2009-0004: Amendments to Convocation Roll Books vols. 1982 to 2007 processed from January to December 31, 2008 ; the changes are listed by the year of graduation.
A2009-0005: Official Convocation Roll consists of In Absentia graduates, Diploma Upgraded to Honours, Undergraduate and graduate faculties, affiliated colleges and federated universities, Asia Pacific [Hong Kong], Spring and Fall convocations. User copy available.
A2010-0004: Official Convocation Roll consists of In Absentia graduates, University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate faculties, affiliated colleges, and federated universities. User copy available.
A2011-0001: Amendments to Convocation Roll Books vols. 1962-2010 processed from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2010. The changes are listed by the year of graduation to facilitate filing.
A2011-0003: Official Convocation Roll consists of In Absentia graduates, University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate faculties, affiliated colleges, and federated universities. User copy available.
A2014-0016: Official Convocation Roll consists of In Absentia graduates, University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate faculties, affiliated colleges, and federated universities. User copy available.
A2014-0017: Official Convocation Roll consists of In Absentia graduates, University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate faculties, affiliated colleges, and federated universities. User copy available.
A2014-0018: Official Convocation Roll consists of In Absentia graduates, University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate faculties, affiliated colleges, and federated universities. User copy available.
A2015-0001:Amendments to Convocation Roll Books vols. 1967-2014 ( 1967-2014) processed from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. The changes are listed by the year of graduation to facilitate filing.
A2015-0013: Official Convocation Roll consists of In Absentia graduates, University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate faculties, affiliated colleges, and federated universities. User copy available.
A2016-0010: Official Convocation Roll consists of In Absentia graduates, University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate faculties, affiliated colleges, and federated universities.
A2017-0007: Amendments to Convocation Roll Books 2016
A2018-0001: Amendments to Convocation Roll Books 2017
A2018-0008: Official roll (unbound) 2017
A2019-0024: Convocation Roll Books, In Absentia Graduates, Diplomas Upgraded to Honours from 2000, and Convocation Roll Books Amendments Processed in 2013.
University of Toronto. Office of Convocation
Handwritten notes, drawings and syllabi belonging to Norman Found. Includes shorthand notes of Gwendolyn Barker. Both students were undergraduates at Victoria College.
Documents belonging to Merwin Malcolm who was the project manager for Stone Webster, the company hired to construct Robarts Library. Records relate to the design and building of Robarts Library and include progress photos, design photos and drawings, correspondence, reports and plans.
Photoprints of the Architectural Club and Engineering Society, as well as photos of architectural students at Gull Lake.
Roberts, Herbert Horace
Correspondence, clippings and memorabilia relating to the social activities of Rous while in 4th year general course in Arts at Trinity College.
Rous, Joyce Katharine
Nine-two coloured slides document the grounds and landscaping at 93 Highland, the official residence of the University of Toronto President. They were taken while Ray was a grounds keeper in the Physical Plant Department and include views of a retaining wall construction, a slope reconstruction, the rock garden, the greenhouse potting shed and the conservatory. In addition there is one landscape drawing of the rock garden done by Ray. Also included are 75 b&w and colour photographs showing the University of Toronto Bookstore move to the Koefler Centre in 1985 as well as various images of physical plant staff members at work.
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
Collection of 8 pamphlets relating to University of Toronto with mss annotations by James Patton. Pamphlets included are: "The university question considered: by a graduate" (1845), "Wesleyan conference memorial on the question of liberal education in Upper Canada, explained and defended by numerous proofs and illustrations, by a committee".(1860), "University reform. Report of the resolutions adopted at a great public meeting of the inhabitants of Kingston..." (1861), "Address before the select committee of the Legislative Assembly appointed to inquire into the management of the University of Toronto..." by Daniel Wilson (1860), "Report of the commissioners appointed to enquire into the expenditure of the funds of the University of Toronto, and into the state of its financial affairs..." (1862), "University reform defended: in reply to six editorials of the 'Globe' and 'Leader'..." by a committee of the Wesleyan Conference (1863), "Defence of the plan of University reform proposed by the Senate of the University of Toronto..." (1863), "Statutes of the University of Toronto, 1857".
Papers of William Van Der Smissen, Professor of German, University of Toronto, consisting of photographs of trips to Europe and various family events; also, an annotated copy for further editions of Professor Van der Smissen's translation of Faust and an album of press reviews; and, a scrapbook of cartoons by du Maurier.
van der Smissen Family
Letter from J.C. Aikins to his brother, W.J. Aikins, 6 March, 1865, regarding proposals for the establishment of the faculties of medicine and law in the University of Toronto. Portrait of Moses Henry Aikins, taken by Notman & Fraser. Obituary of Moses Henry Aikins, 1921.
Personal records of George Brown, including personal and professional correspondence, course notes (?), lecture notes in Canadian and American history, including mimeographed ones prepared for the Prisoner of War camps in Canada during World War II (1943-1944); research notes, drafts of articles and offprints; bibliography cards; glass-plate negatives and card index to photographs.
Brown, George Williams
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
Course notes and textbooks belonging to Clara E. Clinkscale when she was a student in the Faculty of Arts at University College (BA 1912); problem sets, experiments and exam papers from the years she taught in the Department of Physics during the Second World War.
Clinkscale, Clara Elland
Guest book, with photographs and correspondence pertaining to her retirement from the Department of Home Economics Education, Ontario College of Education (1964-65); tribute following her death (1980).
Contains notebooks, assignments and a textbook of Lachlan Taylor Burwash, who studied Mining Engineering at the School of Practical Science from 1893-1897. Included are Applied Chemistry (1893); Applied Chemistry II (1894?); Physics (1894); Dynamics and Kinematics (1894); Constructive Design and Surveying (1895). Also three general notebooks (1889, 1894, 1895) and assignments and a textbook from Book-keeping (1891).
Burwash, Lachlan Taylor
These records pertain to the educational and professional life of N.J. Turnbull. They consist primarily of material related to N.J. Turnbull’s time as a student at the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Toronto, including class notes and assignments. There are also materials generated as a result of employment—both as a summer student during his university studies as well as following his graduation—which consists primarily of field notes and reports. There are also several photographs that pertain to N.J. Turnbull's career, including 432 photographs of the Royal Commission on Forestry relating to Newfoundland and Labrador in 1954.
Also included in these records are a collection of logging reports produced by John Fulton Turnbull, N.J. Turnbull's father. These reports relate predominantly to J.F. Turnbull’s position of District Forester of the North Bay Ontario Forestry Branch and the Annual Reports generated as a result.
Turnbull, Norman John
Posters advertising the following theatrical productions: "Comedy of Errors", "The Coventry Christmas Play", "Man's desire and fleeting beauty", "Dr. Faustus". Accompanying material: theatre programmes for these plays and for "The death of Herod".
Poculi Ludique Societas
Administrative records of the Canadian Council of Library Schools (1969-1983) and of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (1972-1977, 1982-1983).
Canadian Council of Library Schools
Records of the Office of Institutional Research of the Council of Presidents of Universities of Ontario (CAMPUS), consisting of correspondence, notes, graphs and tables, reports and transparencies.
Council of Presidents of Universities of Ontario
Fonds consists of 5 accession:
B1976-0006: The records relate to the first and second drafts of the Battery. (5 items, 1916)
B1984-0001: The records consist of account books, financial statements, registers, scrapbooks, publications, press clippings and photographs. (5 boxes, 1915-1982)
B1984-0010: The records consist of: draft lists, minutes of meetings, publications, photographs and related material (6 boxes, 1916-1983).
B1988-0033: Correspondence, manuscript, programs and photographs (1 box, 1933-1982)
B1995-0043: Postcard of the 67th Varsity Battery. (1 item, ca. 1916)
Canada. Canadian Army. 67th (Varsity) Battery Association
Video cassette of Dunlap Family home movie of the Royal Visit of Japanese Prince and Princes Takamatsu at their home, 93 Highland Ave., May 1931. VHS format
Consists of a "mentioned in despatches" certificate (1919), B.E.F. Army Orders (1918), an American Association of Anatomists citation (1957), and a plaque from UCLA (1970), all relating to J.C.B. Grant.
Grant, John Charles Boileau
Consists of correspondence (1966-1972), reports and notes on medical education and on the Presidential Committee on Hospital-University Relations (1959-1960), papers and addresses (1960-1973). Also includes publications (1939-1947).
Hamilton, John Drennan
Files relating to the activities of the U of T Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (UCAM) collected by Marion Wyse, a member of its steering committee, 1982 November-1983 June. Consists of membership list, steering committee minutes, correspondence, flyers, notes, constitution, press clippings and print material.
University of Toronto. Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Plays in manuscript and typescript, articles, clippings, reviews and photographs pertaining to theatre in the French language.
Drafts of writings about Korea and translations of Korean texts; commonplace books, diaries, correspondence, family papers, photographs, his collection of manuscripts, photographs, printed appearances.
Gale, James Scarth
Collection consists primarily of material related to the British writer and poet Kenneth Hopkins. It includes correspondence Hopkins wrote in the 1960s to Franklin Gilliam, who at the time was proprietor of the Brick Row Book Shop, as well as a number of original Hopkins manuscripts from the late 1920s and early 1930s.
Collection of lecture notes and miscellaneous material relating to the philosophy of Sankara, a seventh century Hindu philospher. The lectures were delivered by Miss B.S.A. de Branconiere, also identified as 'Guru Sahasrara Satchitananda,' to the student members of the Oriental Literature Society of California. She is described as "an accredited Messenger from the Sankaracharya School of Philosophy, France." The collection also contains an Esoteric Dictionary which was compiled by Mary Elizabeth Gilmore in the mid-1950s. The Dictionary contains definitions of philosophical and literary terms drawn from the lectures. It appears Gilmore gathered and arranged the lectures in their present form sometime in the mid-1930s.
Gilmore, Mary Elizabeth
Collection of six drawings in pencil, signed, by Goodall that were commissioned by the Illustrated London News for its series on famous Canadian universities and schools, including the University of Toronto. His drawings appeared in the May 6, 1961 issue.
This fonds contains 2 accessions.
A1986-0042: Contains administrative files of successive chairmen of the department
A2017-0034: Contains PhD student files for the years 1998-2006
University of Toronto. Department of Political Science
This collection of papers from the famed Toronto bookseller includes administrative records from his shop Village Books, including invoices, correspondence, book lists, as well as individual files related to the running of the store and the publishing arm of Village Books. It also contains material related to Ahvenus’ work as an appraiser, correspondence with various Canadian authors, a travel diary from 1993-94, and books, many of them signed and inscribed by the authors.