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Includes research, notes and drafts for a biography of Sir Frederick Grant Banting (1891-1941) by Dr. George William Ross (d.1948), friend and colleague of Banting. Ross’ father was the fifth Premier of Ontario from 1899-1905, Sir George William Ross (1841-1914). Dr. G.W. Ross lost both his sons in World War II. The bulk of the material covers the 1920s to 1941, the year of Banting’s death. Banting’s letters to his mother, medical
This fonds contains 2 accessions from the University-Wide Committee. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. University-Wide Committee
This fonds from the Commission on University Government contains 3 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Commission on University Government
This fonds contains 1 accession of records from the Department of Modern Languages and Literature. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Modern Languages and Literature
This fonds contains 3 accessions of records from the Department of Molecular Genetics and its predecessors. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Molecular Genetics
This fonds from the Department of Photographic Service contains 1 accession. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Department of Photographic Service
This fonds from the Harry Cassidy Memorial Research Fund.
Harry Cassidy Memorial Research Fund
This fonds contains 1 accession form the Committee on Supplementary Income and Related Activities. See accession-level description for details.
University of Toronto. Committee on Supplementary Income and Related Activities
This first accession of Michelle Berry’s papers contains manuscript drafts of novels and books of short stories; early writing drafts; reviews written by Michelle Berry for the Globe and Mail, as well as reviews of her work; correspondence, and other material related to her life and work.
Personal records of Malcolm William Wallace, professor of English in and Principal of University College, consisting of personal and biographical material, drafts and copies of his writings and addresses, and material on the history and functioning of the University of Toronto and University College, from the opening of King’s College in 1843. Included is the University of Toronto Overseas Training Company’s “Record of Service” book, with a number of loose items, that Wallace compiled while second-in-command of the Company during World War I; his study for the Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences (Massey Commission); and the Alexander Lectures for 1950-1951.
Wallace, Malcolm William
This collection contains the notebooks, school work, and school records of Vernon G. Turner documenting his education at North Toronto Collegiate Institute (high school) and Maurice Cody Public School (elementary school) during the late 1930s and 1940s.
Turner, Vernon G.
Records documenting members of the Stacey family, including Charles Edward Stacey, his wife Pearl; his children, Charles Perry (C.P.) Stacey and Dorothy Brown; and C.P.'s wives, Doris and Helen.
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Stacey, Charles Edward
Fonds consists of the records of Prof. Eleanor Cook, including files relating to her early education, teaching, research and correspondence. Records include report cards, employment records, lecture notes, course syllabi and assignments, grants, addresses and talks, publication records, and personal and professional correspondence, including that with Northrop Frye and Alastair Fowler, Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh.
Cook, Margaret Eleanor Glen
Personal records of James E. Shaw, professor of Italian in the Department of Italian and Spanish at the University of Toronto from 1917 until his retirement in 1946.
Includes: correspondence, notebooks, notes, research materials, and subject card files.
Shaw, James Eustace
Consists of personal and biographical materials documenting the life and career of Prof. Thomas R. Loudon.
Includes 4 accessions:
B1973-0017: Constitutions, minutes, membership lists, press clippings and photoprints relating largely to Professor Loudon's activities as a coach with the University of Toronto Rowing Club and the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Rowing Club. (2 boxes and 13 folders, 1897-1932)
B1976-0003: Personal and biographical materials of Prof. Thomas R. Loudon including certificates, diaries, nots and legal papers, typescript of autobiography; general correspondence (1920-1958); subject files relating to Amateur Athletic Union of Canada, Canadian Legion, Canadian Olympic Committee, Madawaska Club Ltd., Toronto Flying Club, University Air Training Corps; speeches, addresses and writings; offprints of publications. Photoprints of T.R. Loudon with U. of T. rowing teams; tinted postcards of German locations, members of the Advisory Committee for Aerophysics, aerial photoprint of Go Home Bay and surrounding areas. (11 boxes and 21 oversized folders, 1904-1959)
B1982-0008: Photoprints of Thomas Loudon with the Gymnasium Club, Boxing Team, Rowing Club and flying instructor; correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts of addresses. (2 boxes, 1868-1965)
B1995-0024: Correspondence, memos, manuscripts, programs, poster, decals, press clippings and mementos documenting Professor Thomas Loudon's activities as an aeronautical engineer and an amateur rowing enthusiast, the latter with particular relation to the 8th Olympiad in Paris (1924). (1 box, 1919-1962)
Loudon, Thomas Richardson
Fonds consists of 4 accessions of records documenting Professor Drummond's academic career, from his years as a doctoral student at Yale to his final years as professor of economics at the University of Toronto. Personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts of both published and unpublished works including books, articles, papers and presentations, research materials and teaching materials document his contribution to the study of economic history relating to Canada and other commonwealth countries as well as Europe. Also includes some records relating to his administrative activities at the University of Toronto, which will be found in Series 5, 15, 16 and in correspondence contained in Series 2 and 3 of accessions B1995-0013 & B1996-0026.
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Drummond, Ian Macdonald
Personal records documenting the careers of Alexander Peter Cockburn and his children, Jean Elizabeth Munro, Harriet Macmillan Cockburn, James Roy Cockburn, Cecilia Catherine Cockburn, and Mary Barnfield. The records include diaries, certificates, legal documents, course notes and term papers, lecture notes, notes, medical case books, addresses, publications, blueprints, design drawings, photographs, lantern slides, sketches, trench and other military maps (First World War), press clippings and medals. The most extensive series record the activities of Alexander Peter Cockburn as president of the Muskoka and Nipissing Navigation Company; Harriet Cockburn as a medical doctor, especially relating to her service in Serbia during the First World War; Jean Munro's career as an artist in France; and Roy Cockburn's career as professor of engineering drawing in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, and his military service in the First World War with the Royal Engineers in France and with the Egyptian Expeditionary Force under General Allenby in Palestine.
Photographs include Cockburn family members at and near Muskoka and at Moose Factory, Ontario; James Roy Cockburn with the Canadian Officers Training Corps, University of Toronto Contingent, and on his First World War military service in the Middle East. Taken by Charles W. Willey; Farmer Bros.; Park Bros.; Topley Photography; Notman & Fraser; F.W. Micklethwaite; Swaine Photography; C. Raad, Jerusalem.
This small accession consists of both personal family papers documenting the Meek family as well as a small amount of professional records documenting T.J. Meek’s career. Professional records include some articles, correspondence, clippings, reviews of his work, memorabilia, and photographs. Family papers include early ancestral photographs as well snapshots, correspondence, family documents and memorabilia.
Meek, Theophile James
Fonds consists of records belonging to Cecil A. Wright, law professor and Dean of the Faculty of Law. Includes: correspondence with eminent individuals, politicians,and prime ministers ; notes taken while a student at Harvard Law school; speeches and addresses; reprints of articles; drafts of case studies; labour arbitration cases; and administrative files while he was with Osgoode Hall and the Faculty of Law.
Wright, Cecil Augustus
Fonds consists of notes by Augustus Edward Lang regarding the publication of "The History of Victoria College" [ca. 1926].
Lang, Augustus Edward
Fonds consists of sermons, lectures, addresses, correspondence and clippings related to Professor Charles Whitney Leslie’s theological concerns, 1952-1960s.
Leslie, Charles Whitney
Fonds consist of six bound and four unbound handwritten diaries dating from 1858 to 1921. The diaries also include newspaper clippings, letter seals, cards, correspondence, photographs, playbills, menus, militia directives, and illustrations of friends, outings, and women’s fashion.
Edward Marion Chadwick
Fonds consists mainly of records related to the production of the musical comedy/operetta Saints Alive! (1949) for which Ronald Bryden (later a theatre critic and academic) wrote the libretto and Keith MacMillan wrote the music during their time at Trinity College. Included are copies of the script, libretto, and score; MacMillan’s scrapbook about the show, with his annotations on the script; lists of cast members; programs and reviews. As well, there is a script and parts of the handwritten music manuscript for another collaboration by MacMillan and Bryden: the one-act musical comedy What – No Crumpets! (1947). The fonds includes other creative writing by MacMillan from his Trinity days.
Consists of records relating to the life and practice of Dr. Fred Parker of Stratford, Ontario.
Fonds consists primarily of research notes and typescript drafts of biographies and histories that Reed was either engaged in writing or was annotating. Fonds also contains photographs and printing plates with photographs and illustrations used in his book A History of Trinity College 1852-1952.
Fonds consists of records and personal ephemera collected by Lloyd during her years at Trinity College and after graduation. Materials include scrapbooks with pasted-in materials, a diploma and class composite, programmes and informational booklets, photographs, felt crests, hats, and a St Hilda’s blazer.
Alice Rosamond Lloyd
Fonds consists of administrative records of the Senior Common Room including agendas and minutes from general and committee meetings, communications from various secretaries to members, membership lists, newsletters, financial documents, and event information. Fonds also includes various versions of the SCR constitution and by-laws.
Senior Common Room
Includes drafts and proofs of The Tree of Life [Der Boym Fun Lebn]; Bociany [a novel about life in a Polish shtetl] and Of Lodz and Love; Survivors [translated from the Yiddish by Goldie Morgentaler]; address and daybooks; most of the printed manuscript of Briv tsu Abrashn; Bird of the Ghetto; correspondence with family, friends, authors, editors and publishers, including Isaac Bashevis Singer, printer and publisher Israel London, Elaine Kalman Naves, and other material related to the life and work of author Chava Rosenfarb.
This fonds contains 13 accessions from the University of Toronto Archives and Records Management services. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services
Manuscripts, proofs, correspondence, writing for academic journals, teaching files and other material related to his life and work as a Jungian analyst and psychotherapist.
Stephenson, Craig E.
This fonds from the Students' Administrative Council consists of 8
accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Students' Administrative Council
This fonds from the University of Toronto's Department of Psychiatry contains 6 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of Psychiatry
This fonds contains 25 accessions from the Faculty of Nursing. See accession-level descriptions for details.
University of Toronto. (Lawrence S. Bloomberg) Faculty of Nursing
This fonds contains 3 accessions from the Department of Anthropology. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Department of Anthropology
Slides of Philosopher's Walk which Bill Hicks took for a student project while he was a student in the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
Records assembled by Henry W. Mickle relating to the attempt in 1897 to form a University Battalion, and of subsequent attempts, through the President's Committee on Military Training, to form an Officers' Training Corps; file on 50th anniversary reunions of the Class of 8T2, University College. Included is correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, petitions, and background reports and regulations.
Mickle, Henry Walter
Fonds consists of 5 accessions
B1972-0005: Consists of correspondence, memoranda, proposed agreements, comments and notes regarding research projects, amongst which the infrasizer. Also includes press clippings, obituaries, invitation cards, Engineering Society Lecture Committee files, lecture and lab notes, articles, patents, as well as publications (11 boxes, 1911-1966)
B1977-0011: Film and photographs related to milling and refining methods of minerals used more than likely for course instruction in Mining Engineering. (1 box of photos, 20 reels of film, 1922-1949)
B1982-0021: Consists of correspondence, press clippings, memoranda and list of graduates of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, as well as addresses, articles and poems (2 boxes, 1910-1958)
B1983-0033: Consists of clippings on, and articles by Haultain. Also includes a publication and photographs (3 boxes, 1932-1978).
B1993-0031: Two photographs of Prof. Haultain at work, from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (2 items, 193-?).
Haultain, Herbert Edward Terrick
While Richard Lee’s career as anthropologist spans some 40 years, the records accessioned as B2007-0018 documents mainly his early career, particularly his research on the !Kung San bushmen in the Kalahari. Included are research records, field notes, correspondence, papers, manuscripts, photographs and sound recordings found in several series of records. As well, there is a fair amount of documentation on the Kalahari Research Group itself. This was a group of mainly American anthropologists, of which Richard Lee was an early member.
Prof. Lee’s publishing activities is documented only to a limited degree, again during his early career from 1963 to 1975 (Series 4). Of significance is the manuscript for his acclaimed The !Kung San: Men and Women and Work in a Foraging Society. For researchers interested in the history of anthropology as a profession both in Canada and the United States, there are several files on the American Anthropological Association (Series 5) and the activist group Anthropologists for Radical Political Action. Finally, his early teaching career at Harvard University, Rutgers University and the University of Toronto from 1972 to 1975 is documented in Series 6.
A further accession of records (B2012-0012), includes continuation material in the existing series. The addition of two series, includes his student notebooks from his own university education here at the University of Toronto and at University Berkley (Series 8) and grant proposals and related paperwork (Series 7).
Lee, Richard B.
Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence and papers relating to Margaret Atwood and the book Margaret Atwood: Vision and Forms.
Castro, Jan Garden
The collection includes original paintings of Canadian flora and mushrooms by Chamberlin, and subscription books for her book Canadian Wild Flowers (1868 and 1869 editions). Most of the paintings have not been reproduced. It also contains original paintings and photographs of Canadian flora and other subjects by Chamberlin's daughter, Geraldine Moodie, an album of pressed plants by Moodie, and an album of pressed ferns by Catherine Parr Trail.
Diaries and autobiography containing commentary on political and economic affairs.
Collection consists primarily of material relating to China from the late 19th century to early 20th century. The bulk is photographs taken by Robert John Davidson, a Quaker missionary in Western China for 35 years beginning in the 1890s, and include some rare and unique photos of life in China at the turn of the 20th century. It also includes various papers, including missionary travel itineraries, of the Davidson family.
Collection includes six leaves from four different medieval manuscripts.
This fonds consists of 1 accession.
A1986-0046: Files of the Chair consist of a log, minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports and press clippings; contains also files relating to the J. George Collection and Art Walk '84.
University of Toronto. Art Committee
Fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts and transcripts of archival material and accumulated by Fred T. Flahiff, professor of English at the University of St. Michael's College. Includes research materials and manuscripts related to Flahiff's biography of author Sheila Watson, "Always Someone to Kill the Doves: A Life of Sheila Watson", and his role as executor of her estate and custodian of her personal papers.
Includes five series:
Flahiff, F. T. (Frederick Thomas)
Henri J.M. Nouwen was a close friend of Jean Vanier and was invited to join the L'Arche Trosly-Breuil and was an active member of their community from August 1985 to May 1986. His experiences at Trosly-Breuil are published in his work, "The Road to Daybreak". The fonds consists of eleven audio cassettes of lectures and retreats given by Nouwen. The fonds also contains one compact disc of photographs of various subjects, including Nouwen. The records range in date from 1985 to 2008.
The Fonds has been organized into two series:
L'Arche Trosly-Breuil (Association)
The collection contains editorial correspondence, typescripts, translations and galley proofs for a variety of Contact Press publications. Among the works covered in the editorial files include Octavio Paz's Sun-stone, Margaret Atwood's The Circle Game (winner of the Governor-General's award), Anne Hebert's Le tombeau des rois, Alan Grandbois' Selected Poems and Gaston Miron's La vie agonique. It also includes a typescript of Miller's unpublished selection of poems, Afterimages.
Collection consists of account books recording purchases made by customers at Robert Henry Dee's store in Stamford, Ont. Also included are various bills and receipts recording business transactions.
Dee, Robert Henry
Collection of papers of the family and descendents of Philip De Grassi (1793-1877). Letters of Charles Gordon Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond (1791-1860), and other members of his family (1812-1836), mostly to Philip De Grassi.
De Grassi, Philip