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University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services Series
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Manuscripts, publications, and addresses

This series is a largely complete record of Professor Allemang's writings that, for the most part, resulted in publication. Her literary oeuvre was not a large one, but it contains a number of firsts. Her doctoral thesis was one of the earliest dissertations in clinical nursing and the first such study of Canadian institutions. Her research project in conjunction with Toronto Western Hospital, The experiences of eight cardiac patients during a period of hospitalization in a General Hospital (1960) was the first patient care study of its kind conducted in Canada.

Publications

Reprints and journal articles by authors other than Harold A. Innis.

University of Toronto administration

This series contains correspondence and notes relating to Hollander’s appointments and activities on various university committees including the Tenure Appeals Committee, the School of Graduate Studies Graduate Academic Appeals Board and Applications and Memorials Committee and the Department of Economics Chair Search Committee. It also contains records relating to the Department of Economics Graduate Committee, especially relating to various departmental reviews throughout the late 1980s.

Books

This series consists of drafts and research notes relating to each of Hollanders major works which are individually described in the sub-series descriptions.

Professional activities

This series consists of records dealing with Howson’s professional activities. The series includes correspondence and minutes from various committees, correspondence and notes on refereed articles and books, conference materials, and various work and correspondence with academic journals and economic organizations. This series also includes several files of correspondence with colleagues and students which have been kept separate from Howson’s other correspondence, presumably because her communication with certain colleagues and graduate students was much more extensive and ongoing, and was directly related to various professional activities. The series is arranged chronologically except for the correspondence, which has been left in its original order at the end of the series.

Teaching

This series consists of Professor Howson’s teaching materials. The series consists of materials used for undergraduate and graduate-level economics courses which Howson taught at both the University of Toronto’s Scarborough and St. George campuses. The files in this series contain lecture notes, syllabi, problem sets and tests, and some correspondence with students regarding assignments. This series has been arranged by course title, an arrangement which also represents the chronology of the courses taught by Howson. The class materials for each course typically cover multiple years, however there are some files which relate to a specific section or year, which has been indicated in the file title. This series also contains student affair files which are restricted.

Correspondence

This series contains correspondence from 1898-1950. Baillie was a professor of Marine Biology at the UofT. The correspondence in this series is mainly with family and friends while Baillie was stations in England during WWI, but also contains pre-war correspondence from Baillie to his parents, written while he was assigned to a marine biological station at St. Andrews, New Brunswick. There is also correspondence between Baillie and his son, while his son served overseas in WWII.

Correspondence files

Correspondence between Cinader and members of the international medical and university communities documenting mainly the business of various institutes, conferences, research projects. Also some matters relating to the Faculty of Medicine and the Institute of Immunology. Files are arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.

Committee and association files

Records document Cinader's involvement in various committees both within the Faculty of Medicine and within the larger medical community. Included are files on the Council of the Faculty of Medicine, the Institute of Immunology, , Clinical Immunology Coordinating Committee, the Ethics Committee, various committees of the World Health Organisation. Also included in this series is a paper written by Cinader about the history of the International Union of Immunological Societies entitled The Origins and Early Years of IUIS.

International conference and symposiums

Records relating to the various international conferences on immunology attended by Cinader, mainly correspondence, conference programmes, papers and conference overviews. Documents Cinader's active involvement in the international medical and health community. Included are files on the 6th International Congress on Immunology held in Toronto in 1986 and of which Cinader was a key organiser.

Correspondence

In this series the researcher will find correspondence, largely but not exclusively of a professional nature, including letters on Professor Falls’ teaching, research, writing and getting his work into print. There are also some letters relating to administrative activities at the University of Toronto and others documenting his activities in professional organizations, including some requests for speaking engagements. At the end of the series are a number of files of letters on refereed grant applications and project evaluations, along with letters of reference arranged alphabetically.

Teaching files and lecture notes

Professor Falls kept detailed lecture notes throughout his career, along with supporting course outlines, memoranda, correspondence, notes, test and examination questions, and appraisals of his students work both in the classroom and in field work. For the latter, songagrams are often included in the files on bird songs and field notes are usually present; there are also a few detailed research reports by students. Selected student essays have also been retained.

The arrangement of the files in this series is chronological within each course number as laid out in the ‘Biology’ and ‘Zoology’ sections of the Faculty of Arts (later Arts and Science) calendars and the School of Graduate Studies calendars. The main exceptions are lecture notes that cover broad areas and thus more than one course and lectures delivered by individuals other than Falls himself. Most of the zoology courses relate to some aspect of ecology. The most thoroughly documented course is ZOO 223 (ecology) which became ZOO 323 (animal ecology) in 1974.

Alpha/numeric courses, ie. 1a to 3z, are general undergraduate courses and single and double digit courses, ie. 4 to 31, are honours courses. With the revamping of the curriculum in the late 1960s a new system of course numbers was introduced, BIO 100, ZOO 200, etc. followed often by letters such as F (fall term), S (spring term),Y (full year) and H (summer course).

Speeches and public talks

Consists of drafts and final versions of speeches and public talks, conference programmes and attendee lists, rough notes, related correspondence, secondary sources including newspaper clippings, and workshop materials related to speeches and public talks given by Eichler throughout her career.

Trips

This series document Dr. Evans’ trip to the Peoples’ Republic of China in 1973 and another trip to China and Japan in 1975. These files contain correspondence, diaries, notes and briefing notes and memorabilia. There is also a file on a proposed trip to Nepal in 1995.

Legal case files

This series documents legal cases Dr. Mastromatteo was involved in, usually in the form of providing testimony as an expert witness. All of the cases in this series are related to workplace illnesses and injuries.

Record types include reports, medical records, correspondence, papers, transcripts, court documents and notes.

Academia and teaching materials

This series documents some of Professor Bay’s academic and associated activities. It includes teaching material (reading lists, syllabi, lectures, and exams) and his work within academia (committee work, appraisals and references, and departmental involvement) at the various universities where he taught. The files on “referees and appraisals” at the University of Toronto include references for academics and students and comments on books and articles forwarded to him for his input. Also included are files on the proposal to abolish the death penalty in California and, in particular, the attempt to stop the execution of convicted murderer and rapist, Caryl Chessman; and copies of "Key List Mailing: Selected Documents of Current and Lasting Interest in the Civil Rights Movement", a biweekly publication produced by the San Francisco Regional Office of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

Additional material related to academia and teaching material may be located in the correspondence series. Material related to his research in addresses and publications is located in the publications series. Material related to his involvement in professional associations can be found in the professional association series.

Personal life

This series consists of personal items belonging to Professor Skilling, including address books, photographs and slides, an identification card, and his marriage certificate issued in Czechoslovakia (with corresponding Canadian documentation).

The photographs have been organized according to portraits, personal and family life, early school, professional life, and slides. The majority of the photographs are annotated and dated on the verso, and the slides are numbered and dated. Two photographs in “Professional life” [B2012-0005/001P(04)] that are not annotated or dated show Professor Skilling receiving an honorary degree (LL.D) from the University of Toronto in 1982. He is flanked by President James Ham and Chancellor George Ignatieff.

There are four newspaper clippings related to Professor Skilling. The first is a congratulatory message, possibly published in a newsletter issued by the West United Church, about Skilling having won The Gundy-Doran scholarship [dated between 1929-1934]. The second clipping is a photograph of Skilling and his Harbord Collegiate institute junior basketball team [ca. 1928-29]. The third clipping is an article entitled “Viet Nam situation called threat to unity” [1966]. Skilling is quoted and discussed at length in the article. The final clipping is a profile (in English) on H. Gordon Skilling, published in The Prague Post in 1994.

Northwest Territories trip/FEARO

This series documents Dr. Mastromatteo’s role in the Federal Environmental Assessment Review for the Kiggavik uranium mine project. The first section of this series contains feasibility assessments, environmental assessments, and reports from both the project sponsors and the Government of Canada. The second section of this series contains the reports, publications, minutes, correspondence, and memoranda of the Federal Environmental Assessment Review team.

Correspondence

This series consists of personal correspondence between Professor Skilling and his family, friends and colleagues. Most of it is from the last 20 years of his life and relates primarily to his interest in central and east European affairs. Some of the correspondence is arranged chronologically – especially the letters covering the years 1991-2001. Also arranged chronologically and grouped separately are postcards and greeting cards with extensive messages for the years 1939-2001 (a few of the latter have photoprints attached). There are a few letters from Skilling to his parents and Sally from the 1940s, also correspondence with Derek Paton, a former student, and especially with his old Czech friends, Jelka and Olga Haningerova and Vilem Precan. There are also small files of correspondence on the Jan Hus Fund and the issue of public lending rights.

Journals and appointment books

In August of 1941, as Gordon Skilling left United College in Winnipeg for his first academic appointment in the United States, he began to keep a detailed journal of his activities. This journal was continued for the next fifteen years, until June of 1956, and covers the crucial period during which he established himself academically and became recognized as an authority on the Soviet Union and countries behind the Iron Curtain, especially Czechoslovakia.

It was an exciting and challenging time for him; the University of Wisconsin had a reputation as a dynamic liberal institution of higher learning. He arrived, however, just as the United States’ entered World War II amid a rising fear of communism (in spite of the need for co-operation with the Soviet Union, which Skilling advocated), both of which had an impact on the university and on him. From May 1943 until the end of the War, he was back in Canada as director of the CBC’s European short-wave radio broadcasts in its new International Service. On returning to Madison, he discovered a university in decline and his own position in doubt – he was denied promotion to associate professorship and tenure. So, in 1947 he left to accept an assistant
professorship at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. He spent the summer of 1948 in Czechoslovakia, his first visit since 1939, where he witnessed first-hand the establishment of communist rule in the country and which he described in detail in his journal. Back in the United States a fellowship enabled him to study and research at Columbia. In 1950 he returned to Czechoslovakia to research the emerging system of communist rule there and to experience it through the new bureaucracy, the political show trials, and the constant stream of propaganda. In 1951 he was promoted to full professor in his department and was also given leave to return to the Russian Institute at Columbia for the 1952-1953 academic year. He found, however, that the anti-communist hysteria of the McCarthy era had an impact on his scholarly activities – two of his books were turned down – and on him personally. In 1955 he was questioned by an agent of the US immigration service, had to appear before a state anti-subversive committee. Shortly after the journal ends, Skilling’s green card was cancelled and he
was not permitted to leave the country, even for his brother Andy’s funeral, until he was issued a new visa in June 1958.

The remainder of the series consists of a broken run of appointment books and calendars for the following years (with number of copies in brackets): 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1989, 1991 (2), 1992 (2), 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 (2), 2000 (2), and 2001. The entries, though cryptic, provide the researcher with an overview of Professor Skilling’s activities at any one point or over a period of time.

Diaries and travel journals

Gordon Skilling began keeping diaries when he was a boy; the earliest includes accounts of trips to New York City and Montreal respectively in February and October 1921. These diaries, which described later trips to the United States and to Muskoka, continued until 1932, the entries between 1928 and 1932 being intermittent.

There is a gap of 36 years before the next journal begins. Between 1958 and the end of his life, Professor Skilling kept travel journals, relating especially to Czechoslovakia and other destinations in Eastern Europe. These are arranged chronologically, are often accompanied by supporting correspondence, programs and other items picked up along the way, and by photographs (see Series XI). The journals are usually described as ‘notebooks’, though many are in diary format. Professor Skilling often combined the diary format, with dated entries, with notes on what he had seen and with whom he had met, either in the same notebook or separately. These journals should be consulted in conjunction with the relevant chapters in his autobiography, The education of a Canadian, which helps put them in perspective.

Research files

Over the years, Professor Skilling assembled a large number of research files which contained a great variety of material, including notes, correspondence, press clippings (especially from Czechoslovak, other Eastern European newspapers, and Canadian newspapers written in Czech), photocopies of articles, pamphlets, and books.

A selection of these research files has been retained in this series; the material not kept was turned over to members of the Skilling Seminar for their use. The files are grouped into several subject areas, following Professor Skilling’s arrangement and, for the most part, his file descriptions. The emphasis in selection was on original notes, heavily annotated items, correspondence, memoranda, drafts of papers and addresses, and material from conferences and seminars.

The first research area is on Czechoslovakia generally (1966-2000), with its files on the country’s political culture and political reform, political activists, and conferences [box 031]. The latter include the International Political Science Association roundtable in Zagreb in 1985, ‘Ten years after’ conference in Prague (1999), and the Forum 2000 conference in the same city. There is also material on the breakup of Czechoslovakia. Accompanying these files are two boxes [036, 037] of index card notes – one on Czech politics and one a bibliography of Czech politics.

The second category of files [boxes 033-034] consists of material gathered by Professor Skilling for his numerous writings about Tomas Masaryk, including his T. G. Masaryk: Against the current, published in English and Czech in 1994. The first part consists primarily of general writings about Masaryk, along with accompanying notes, correspondence, etc. The arrangement in the latter portion is by subject areas, of which the principal ones are: ‘the Slovak questions’, ‘the Jewish question’, ‘religion’, ‘the women’s question’ and ‘foreign policy’. Accompanying these files is a index card box of entries on Masaryk generally, on his writings, on works about him and on searches to be carried out [box 038, 038a and 038b].

The final category [box 035] relates to Vaclav Havel. In it is correspondence between him and Professor Skilling and copies of letters to Vilem Precan, along with files of interviews, addresses, and honours bestowed; Havel’s visits abroad (including the University of Toronto in 1990); his writings (with notes by Skilling), and material documenting his involvement with Charter 77.

Oversized material has been removed from /034(10) and (12) to /003(04), and from box 034(27) to box 003(05).

A poster has been removed from /035(23) to folder .(02).

Photoprints have been removed from /032(04) and (05) to box 009P(12).

Personal files

Includes files on:

  • Currculum vitae and biographical information ( -1992)
  • Correspondence
  • Poetry
  • Appointments (1927-1948)
  • Canadian citizenship (1953)
  • Education, University of Toronto (1949-1953)
  • Appointments (1953- )
  • Retirement (1983)
  • Honours and awards (1961-1990)

Publications

Series consists of a number of offprints and publications by Rappaport and others.

Professional organizations: general

Dr. McCulloch was involved with a number of Canadian, American and other international professional organizations. This series contains files mainly dealing with his involvement with the AIDS Steering Committee of the Royal Society of Canada. Other organizations include American Association for Cancer Research, Canadian Institute of Academic Medicine, International Society for Experimental Hematology, the Japan Prize, and the Royal Society.

Files include correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, etc.

Addresses

In addition to his responsibilities as medical researcher, faculty member and author, Dr. McCulloch also was in demand as a speaker by many organizations. Among the sponsors of these talks and addresses were the CBC –TV program “The nature of things”, numerous national and international organizations for the study of cancer and haematology, Royal Society of Canada, and other universities. In the late 1980s many of this addresses dealt with AIDS research. Files in this series contain correspondence relating to the addresses given and/or drafts of the addresses themselves.

Manuscripts and publications

This series consists of unpublished and published manuscripts written by Judith Teichman over the course of her career. Includes: materials related to Teichman’s books (including copies of the books themselves) notably Social Democracy in the Global Periphery: Origins, Challenges, Prospects (Cambridge University Press, 2007), The Politics of Freeing Markets in Latin America (University of North Carolina Press, 2001), Privatization and Political Change in Mexico (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996), and Policymaking in Mexico: From Boom to Crisis (Allen and Unwin, 1988); journal articles; reviews; reports; workshop presentations; interviews; conference addresses; newspaper and magazine articles. Also includes: grant applications; correspondence with publishers; research related index cards detailing first and second books on Mexico.

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