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Contains hand-drawn illustrations, woodcut prints, woodcut engravings, rough sketches, and other illustrations used in book publishing.
Fonds consists of correspondence, subject files, articles, teaching files, research notes and other records documenting the professional life and work of Prof. Richard Simeon. This includes records relating to Prof. Simeon’s PhD thesis and early career, teaching, departmental and curriculum planning at Queen’s University and the University of Toronto, peer reviews, conference attendance, articles and books, and evaluations of student performance.
The fonds also includes significant coverage of Prof. Simeon’s research projects and advisory work, including work for the Forum of Federations, as the research coordinator for the Macdonald Report on Canada’s future, as adviser to Ontario Premiers, and as participant in the Renewal of Canada conferences. Research files cover issues of ethnicity and democratic governance, Canada-U.S. relations, and bilingualism in voluntary associations. Records also document Prof. Simeon’s work relating to constitutional development in post-apartheid South Africa.
Fonds also contains a significant number of electronic files, some transferred directly from Prof. Simeon’s computer, and some on disks. These files relate the range of activities documented throughout the paper records. Files from his computer have been organized into the same 9 series as the paper files. Disks have been kept in their own series (Series 10).
This fonds consists of 13 works of art depicting various zoological specimens. A series of 7 works of art are oil on canvas and framed. They are for the most part untitled works, depicting the origin of life, algae, and caterpillars, among others, and were originally produced for an exhibition in the late 1960s. An unframed series of 6 oil on canvas paintings were produced by the artist for the University’s new Zoology building which opened in 1965. They were not acquired by the Department and never exhibited in the building.
This accession also contains 14 digital photographs showing Irene Nosyk painting charts for the Department of Zoology as well as 43 digital scans of an original scrapbook documenting Nosyk's work at the University of Toronto.
Nosyk, Irene Romana
A collection of 15 pieces of World War II ephemera, originating from Canada, Great Britain, and the United States
Contains textual records that document the developmental phases and operation of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, and the administrative activities of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company and the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company Joint Board of Directors.
Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company
Correspondence, diaries, greeting cards, photographs, lists of contents of library, obituaries, letters of condolence, and other material documenting the lives of Crawford Brough (C.B.) and Kathleen (Kay) Macpherson and the professional activities of C.B. Macpherson as professor of political science at the University of Toronto. B2019-0044 includes correspondence (1943-1954) documenting their courtship and the early years of their marriage.
Macpherson, C. B.
The collection consists mainly of manuscripts and typescripts of Kennedy's published work.
Kennedy, W. P. M. (William Paul McClure)
Collection contains 65 Chinese and Polynesian menus mostly from the Toronto area, collected from around the 1950s to 1970s. Also includes some menus from Quebec and the USA.
Lee, Robert Bon
The collection consists of research materials for Irving's book The Social Credit Movement in Alberta, as well as correspondence, both personal and professional. Correspondents include William Aberhart and Ernest Manning. It also continues drafts and typescripts of his numerous articles, lecture notes and other teaching materials, and items relating to the television program Fighting Words.
Irving, John Allan
Includes early writings and drafts of published and unpublished material, extensive research, personal and business correspondence, and other material related to her books and publications.
Collection of notes, research materials, correspondence relating to her biographies - Hugh Maclennan: a writer's life (1981); Irving Layton: a Portrait, (1985) and Earle Birney: a Life (1994) as well as her annotated bibliography of MacLennan and her recently published memoir, No Previous Experience: a memoir of love and change, (1997). Drafts of articles in Chatelaine and Saturday Night, class notes and administrative correspondence for her teaching at Concordia and University of Toronto, 54 photographs,and audio and video tapes.
Includes Derek Walcott material acquired by Professor Susan Gingell at the University of Saskatchewan. This material was acquired from a former colleague in Commonwealth Literature who had received them from Martin Gray. Martin Gray worked directly with Derek Walcott.
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.
First accession contains correspondence, drafts of speeches and writings, journals, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings and family papers.
Second accession contains 56 boxes and items. The documents consist of personal and business correspondence, articles and addresses, banking and legal documents, estate information, biography information, and other items. The correspondence relates to art and the National Gallery, De Grassi Point, geology, Japanese consul, The Champlain Society, the National Battlefields Commission, the Royal Colonial Institute, the Round Table, University College Alumnae Association Building Committee. There is a significant amount of correspondence from the Canadian Bank of Commerce, the University of Toronto, and the Royal Ontario Museum, and with many prominent individuals in Canada and worldwide as well as letters to Mary before and after they married and messages of condolence received by the family after the death of Sir Edmund Walker. Other documents in the collection relate to the Alexander, Buchan, and Morrow families; the Coronation of King George V and other special events; the Duke of Sutherland's Scheme (Imperial Colonization Corporation of Canada); the West Virginia Debt Settlement; and C. White Mortimer. The items are books, a lace handkerchief, a wooden drawer containing numerous calling cards, card index of pictures and art objects, a framed drawing of the coat of arms, Sir Edmund Walker's certificates and medal upon being admitted as a Knight of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, pieces of the fireplace from Long Garth, a silver vase, a silver bowl, a china plate with Walker crest and logo, and a fishing rod and net.
Walker, Edmund, Sir
Contains drafts of work; correspondence with various writers; photographs; files from 1982-1984 (re: Writer-in-Residence program, Massey College).
Typescript and copies of typescript of a Novellae by rabbinic scholar Singer (1855-1930).
12 notebooks of manuscript of Novellae by Singer
Singer, Rabbi Benjamin Wolf (Zeev)
Collection of research notes, interviews, and manuscript drafts relating to her first novel, Sulha, (Toronto, Key Porter Books, 1999),; photographs, tapes, cassettes and other material regarding research for Sulha, and her work as a world musician; tapes, films, videos, notes and draft scripts of her work as a maker of documentary radio programmes and films, and the interviewer of celebrated world figures (Pablo Casals, Moshe Dayan); correspondence (Dennis Lee, Leonard Cohen, Jack McClelland, Eli Wiesel), mainly 1972-1999.
This fonds contains 2 accessions from the Office of the Vice-President for Scarborough and Erindale Colleges. See accession-level descriptions for more details
University of Toronto. Office of the Vice-President for Scarborough and Erindale Colleges
This fonds contains 2 accessions from the Univerisity of Toronto's International Student Centre. See accession-level description for details.
Univerisity of Toronto. International Student Centre
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
Includes extensive materials related to Leonard Cohen’s early writing and publications, both poetry and prose, as well as some plays and television play scripts. There are multiple drafts of many poems from Cohen’s undergraduate years through his mid-late 20s, both typescript (many with holograph revisions) and holograph. There are similar drafts of prose: short stories, and prose fragments, from the same period. Many of these writings became the basis for Cohen’s publications. Also included are materials directly related to the publication of Let Us Compare Mythologies, The Spice Box of Earth, The Favorite Game, Flowers for Hitler, and The Death of a Lady’s Man, including typescripts, page proofs, and correspondence with publishers and literary agents. There is also correspondence with friends, mentors, and colleagues, as well as some fan mail from 1967-68. The materials span 1950-1968.
Fonds consists of the records from the Upper Canada Academy and the period when Victoria University (formerly College) was situated in Cobourg. It includes records of the Academy Treasurer, John Beatty and of the Bursars/Treasurers, John Potts and George Cox.
Subsequent records are from the Bursars of Victoria University:
W.J. Little (1932-1951)
W.C. James (1951-1963)
F.C. Stokes (1963-1985)
Larry Kurtz, (1985-2003)
David Keeling (2004-2009)
Ray deSouza (Present)
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office
Drafts and final manuscripts for his novels; correspondence including editorial correspondence for Anansi Press and correspondence relating to PEN Canada.
The collection consists of Donnell's drafts, proofs andgalleys of his published books, including Water Street Days (1989), China Blues 1992) and The Blue Ontario Hemingway Boat Race (1985). It also includes drafts and fragments of his unpublished poetry, as well as correspondence. Correspondence includes business and personal communications with publishers, other writers and friends, as well as teaching and grant applications. These papers also include printed appearances by Donnell and works by other writers, printed notices and ephemera, poems by students in Donnell's Master classes in poetry and short fiction at Ryerson and the University of Toronto, and some financial records.
Correspondence, administrative material and membership files (membership files are kept in unnumbered boxes arranged numerically by membership number.) Typescripts of several of the Society's publications and manuscripts of other works not published by the Society.
The collection includes miscelleaneous letters, notes and abstracts from sermons, recipes, and notes on religious subjects, as well as bound volumes on a variety of religious topics.
Collection of drafts and final manuscripts for his published and unpublished writings, correspondence; 170 photographs; family papers including correspondence from his sister Mary and his grandfather John Allen.
Collection of personal & business correspondence with authors,publishers, organizations, readers; minutes of the Canadian Authors Assoc.; manuscripts and typescripts of his writings and lectures as well as galleys and publicity for his books; clippings and scrapbooks of his columns and articles in the Globe & Mail and Saturday Night; 976 photographs of Canadian and international authors.
Deacon, William Arthur
Dafoe, Frances Helen
This collection contains an indexing of selected unpublished materials related to the music theorist and philosopher Viktor Zuckerkandl (1896–1965). Included are descriptions of digitized correspondence, manuscripts, and miscellanea. The three archives that hold the physical media are cross referenced (ONB, Eranos, St. John’s).
Fonds consists of records documenting the professional and personal life of analytic philosopher and professor, Dr. Ian Hacking. Records primarily focus on the academic and publishing activity of Dr. Hacking from the early 1980’s to 2010. The material reflects the broad and diverse interests of Dr. Hacking in his work, as well as his exchange with scholars in diverse fields. Records include correspondence, manuscripts and drafts of written works, reprints, lecture notes, and extensive subject files. Additionally, correspondence, press clippings, and photographs chronicle Dr. Hacking’s professional and academic achievements.
Fonds also documents aspects of Dr. Hacking’s personal and family life. These include diaries and notebooks of Dr. Hacking, birth and marriage certificates, drawings by his children, family snapshots, as well as correspondence, photographs and copies of records from the Hacking and MacDougall families.
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Personal records of James E. Till, consisting primarily of correspondence, honours and awards, teaching materials, research and administrative files, manuscripts and addresses (including slides), interviews, and photographs, documenting Dr. Till's career as a professor of medical biophysics at the University of Toronto and as a cancer specialist. Includes files on the Centre (later Joint Centre) for Bioethics and the Department of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto, the Canadian Cancer Society and the Ontario Cancer Institute /Princess Margaret Hospital.
Till, James E.
This fonds contains 4 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
Collection consists of concerts by faculty members, students, student ensembles, and guest artists, at one of the Faculty of Music theatres (Walter Hall and MacMillan Theatre), and at other University venues.
University of Toronto. Faculty of Music
This fonds contains 33 accessions from the University of Toronto Press
University of Toronto Press Incorporated
This fonds contains 9 accessions of records from the Royal Conservatory of Music. See accession-level descriptions for details.
Royal Conservatory of Music
This fonds contains 2 accessions from the David Dunlap Observatory. See accession-level descriptions for details.
David Dunlap Observatory
Fonds consists of material related to Teach-in's organized by the International Forum Foundation and held at the University of Toronto.
1965 – Revolution and Response
1966 – China: Coexistence or Containment
1967 – Religion and International Affairs
1968 – Exploding Humanity: Crisis in Numbers
Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, memoranda, notes, financial records, programs, publicity and press coverage, audiotapes of pre-Teach-in lectures (1967), speeches, a colour film of Secretary General U Thant's address to the Third International Teach-in (1967), photographs and publications.
International Forum Foundation
This fonds from Upper Canada College contains 2 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
Upper Canada College
This fonds contains 1 accession;
A1992-0013: Includes one bound volume of minutes of the Biblical Club from 1908 to 1917 as well as an undated members list.
University of Toronto. Biblical Club
Fonds contains 1 accession.
A1983-0047: Minutes and correspondence for the Women's Building Advisory Committee (1921-1965); the Falconer Hall Advisory Committee (1952-1959), Benson Building Advisory Committee (1958-1959) and building plans (1937-1956); photoprints (colour and b&w) and colour slides of construction of Women's Athletic Building (1958-1959); colour slides of informal views and portraits of women faculty. Thesis by Zerada Slack (1934) on "The development of physical education for women at McGill University" (mfm).
University of Toronto. Board of Governors. Women's Building Committee
This fonds consists of 1 accession.
A1986-0038: Consists of correspondence, reports, submissions and evaluations, and minutes of meetings relating to the acquisition of a supercomputer.
University of Toronto. Centre for Large Scale Computation
This fonds contains 1 accession.
A1978-0064: Contains lecture notes on epidemiology (some by Harding Le Riche), mostly for second year students, with material from other universities relating to second year courses in preventive medicine and public health
University of Toronto. Division of Community Health
This fonds contains 2 accessions.
A1973-0042: Contains six bound and one looseleaf volumes of minutes of meetings of the combined Departments of German (1916-1959, 1966-1972), with some correspondence relating thereto.
A1974-0025: Contains memoranda and correspondence relating to curriculum and petitions (1958-1972); minutes of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (1961-1963, 1967-03-22); term text translations (1960-1964) and examination results (1965-1966).
University of Toronto. Department of German