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
The fonds reflects Chelvanayakam’s career as a political leader of the Sri Lankan Tamil community, as well as documenting the daily operations of the Federal Party.
The fonds documents important political events in Sri Lanka from the 1950s to the 1970s and provides witness to the struggles faced by Sri Lankan Tamils.
The fonds also contains records relating to his family, background, and memorial material collected after his death by his wife, Emily Grace Chelvanayakam. The fonds is organized into three series and covers the periods of 1933-1937, 1939-1940, 1944-1988, with the bulk of the material being from the 1960s and 1970s.
Personal records include correspondence, personal items, financial and estate documentation, and other material. Professional records include office files, party records, correspondence, and documentation. Memorial material includes posters, newspaper clippings, and a book of condolences. The fonds is organized as follows:
Chelvanayakam, Samuel James Velupillai
Consists of sermons, lectures, addresses, correspondence and clippings related to Professor Charles Whitney Leslie's theological concerns, 1952-1960s.
Leslie, Charles Whitney
Consists of address by Professor Eugene Haanel to Victoria University Physics Class concerning the presentation of some scientific equipment, 1874.
Consists of diary of Francis Louis Barber's Mediterranean Cruise on the SS. Empress of Scotland, 1928.
Barber, Francis Louis
Fonds consists of published articles, 1898-1934, and typescripts, [n.d.], written by Dr. Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr on medical subjects; photographs. Also consists of a scrapbook (compiled by unknown) with photographic portraits of Dr. Starr and his wife (Annie Callander MacKay), a copy of the testimonial to Dr. Starr upon his retirement in 1933, tributes to him by friends and students after his death, copies of invitations he received to events at Buckingham Palace, newspaper clippings and articles.
Starr, Frederic Newton Gisborne
Consists of records, 1986-2006, relating to courses taught at Emmanuel College; includes syllabi, bibliographies, guidelines for presentations/evaluations, memoranda, essays, notes, correspondence, teaching material and learning exercises.
Redcliffe, Gary Lorne
Fonds consists of personal correspondence/subject files of Professor John Irving, 1948–1962.
Irving, John Allan
Fonds consists of correspondence, teaching notes and other records, 1947-1948; minutes and other records of the Senate Library Committee, 1955-1961, and Library Expansion Committee, 1957-1958.
Surerus, John Alvin
Consists of correspondence of Justice John James Maclaren concerning University of Toronto federation, 1884-1890.
Maclaren, John James
Fonds consists of lecture notes (photocopies, 1976); addresses, 1931, 1955; and published articles.
Fonds consists of copies of outgoing letters primarily relating to personal matters; includes copies of letters written by others after Rev. Potts' death, relating to his personal affairs.
Fonds consists of personal papers of John Ratcliffe Grant, 1942-1983, including his doctoral thesis on Ancient Roman History for Harvard University, 1946.
Grant, John Ratcliffe
Consists of manuscript of address to the alumni (1861); diploma from Trinity College, Dublin (1847); undated lecture notes/sermons of John Wilson.
Consists of a photocopy of a manuscript of Kingsley Joblin's memoirs. Joblin reminisces about his student days and teaching career at Victoria University, 1929-2003.
Consists of photocopy of a certificate regarding R.S. Kelly's teaching performance at Victoria College from President Rev. A. McNab, 1849. Also includes photocopy of manuscript titled "A Course of lectures on astronomy", 1851 (oversized).
Kelly, Richard Seymour
Fonds consists of notes, drafts and final version of biography of John Fletcher McLaughlin, [ca. 1972]; record of McLaughlin family; correspondence re McLaughlin scholarship, 1969-1970; family correspondence, 1913-1976; and photographs.
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
Conquering Lion Pictures
Fonds consists of nine series: Annual reports, announcements of activities, programmes, projects, bulletins, 1965-2007; Committee records, 1964-2001; Correspondence/subject files, 1964-2001; Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies, 1974-2018; Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium, 1967-1999; Renaissance and Reformation, 1964-2000; Records relating to infrastructure, 1976-2005; Records relating to programs, 1971-2010; and Records relating to library collections, 1977-2005
Victoria University (Toronto Ont.). Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies
Fonds consists of addresses and lectures notes by Samuel Nelles; clippings, eulogy and biographical information regarding Samuel Nelles and his family; photographs.
Consists of lecture notes.
Potter, William Arthur
Collection contains 14 Chinese and Polynesian menus from the Toronto area, collected from around the 1950s to 1970s.
Lee, Robert Bon
Personal records of Allan Griffin, Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Toronto. Includes notes and drafts for research and articles, correspondence with students and colleagues, notebooks from Griffin’s own education, teaching resources such as lecture notes, drafts and transparencies for addresses, and a large number of reprints of Professor Griffin’s publications.
Consists of papers, including photographs and scrapbook, of Carolyn Temple, 1929-1988, predominantly relating to Class of 1933 activities, mainly reunions.
This fonds contains 21 accessions. See accession-level descriptions for more details.
University of Toronto. Board of Governors
Fonds consists of correspondence (including records as Principal of Emmanuel College, 1932–1943; notebooks; notebooks, quotations and background material; sermons; prayers and essays; essays and essay notes; essays and addresses; orders of service, worship; Book of Praise material; Book of Common Order material; and lecture notes. Also included is a series of his son's personal letters (John Craig Davidson).
Fonds contains letters sent by Harold Morrey Smith to his family from military training camps in Ottawa, England and France during the period 29 June 1916 to 22 May 1919. There are some additional items such as a procedure manual for Signal Training (1918), dispersal certificate (1919 May 24), a small encased picture of Jesus Christ, and a student essay written for a Modern History course.
The letters provide an exceptionally clear and vivid picture of both the external and internal worlds of Harold Morrey Smith during the period of his military service. The world outside him is described in great detail: living conditions and social life in the military training camps; training methods and signalling techniques; excursions to towns and cities, and the social life he found outside the camps; religious services attended as well as movies, plays and musicals taken in.
The internal world of Harold Morrey Smith is pictured in as much detail. It is a world shaped both by the moral and religious outlook of Canadian Methodism, and by a broad education in the liberal arts. The mind of a future lawyer is suggested in descriptive passages that are precise and analytical in approach. Other passages, in which the writer's emotions are more visible, express moral and aesthetic opinions. In some instances it appears that the writer seeks to reassure his parents that their distant son is not falling prey to the common vices of military life. Nevertheless, the letters do explore in a frank and insightful way some of his feelings about his routinized existence and the moral complexity of the war he is training to fight. Other subjects discussed in the letters are his attitudes toward his promotion to higher rank, his desire to see "action", his unwillingness to commit himself to a romantic relationship during this period, as well his thoughts about religion, art, writing, and other more abstract topics. Throughout, his closeness to his family and his fondness for the Victoria College community as remembered in Toronto and experienced abroad are evident.
The letters are written in an unusually lucid and vigorous style, which makes their reading generally quite effortless in spite of all the descriptive detail. It is evident that Smith had definite ideas about composition and style, and that he invested a good deal of time in keeping up his correspondence and diaries (the existence of other letters and the diaries are not presently known). Researchers interested in the subjects addressed in the letters to his family are the ultimate beneficiaries of this substantial investment.
Smith, Harold Morrey
Fonds consists of financial record book of Middle House, 1954–1975; a minute book, 1952–1960; a collection of reminiscences by a resident from 1952–1954, an address to the members, 1996; and miscellaneous records from the 2000s.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Middle House
Fonds consists of the records of Larry Davies, the Director of the External Relations and Development Department, primarily outgoing correspondence as well as records documenting the relationship between the Department, alumni, and alumni groups such as the Alumni of Victoria College (AVC) and the Emmanuel College Alumni/ae Association. Records also document fundraising and development activities as well as the planning and hosting of events such as reunions and milestone celebrations.
Fonds contains lists of Permanent Class Executives of Victoria College, guest book and transcripts of addresses given at the Memorial Service held for Victoria University President A.B.B. Moore, promotional material, questionnaires, notes, lists, correspondence, research material, reports, financial records, annual reports, and photographs.
The fonds is made up of seven series: Series 1: Special Events and Celebrations; Series 2: Campaigns and Fundraising; Series 3: Records of the Director; Series 4: Records related to Victoria College Alumni; Series 5: Publications and Newsletters; Series 6: Records related to Emmanuel College Alumni; and Series 7: Photographs.
Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Office of Alumni Affairs & Advancement
Most aspects of Prof. Moggridge’s career are well documented in this fonds except for his role as a university administrator for which there are no records. Much of his published and unpublished works are documented in Series 3, 4, and 5 through drafts and correspondence. His significant role as editor, especially with respect to The Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes is extensively documented in correspondence found in Series 6.
It is clear that Prof. Moggridge’s expertise in the field of economic history and Keynes was widely sought after in the number of reviews, referee and comments he was routinely asked to do. Many of these are documented in Series 8 and 9.
Finally his teaching role is well documented in the lectures for most of the courses he taught at different times in his career including early courses at Scarborough College. These are found in Series 10
Moggridge, Donald E.
Interviews conducted by Elspeth Chisholm of various individuals for the CBC programme "Innis of Canada: A Study of a Scholar" (1972).
Subject files containing correspondence, reports, financial statements, and minutes of committee meetings; files re,employment issues, pensions, workplace policies and UTSA history. Includes President Mel Martin office records; Executive Council minutes; Board of Representatives minutes. Finances Internal; membership list, grievance case files.
University of Toronto Staff Association
A small notebook which contains a course syllabus and handwritten lecture notes for a course on obstetrics from 1914-1914. The item belonged to Archie B. McCallum who attended the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine.
McCallum, Archie B.
Fonds consists of manuscripts, notes, outlines, bibliographies, research material and other records for Emmanuel College course regarding missions, 1932-1941 (Box 1); and manuscript of "The expansion of Christianity: a history of missions," [193-?] (Box 2).
Wallace, Edward Wilson
Fonds consists of various diaries, journals, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs/negatives, regarding travel, careers, school, and life. Includes documentation about travel to China, Europe, World War I, Go Home Bay and the Madawaska Club (cottage community associated with the University of Toronto).
Fonds has been divided into four series: 1 - Paul Anthony Wilson Wallace; 2 - Edward Wilson Wallace, Jr; 3 - Muriel Joy Wilson Wallace; 4 - Photographs.
Wallace, Paul Anthony Wilson
Fonds consists of material relating to Kathleen Parlow's personal life and her musical career, including photographs, correspondence, daybooks, sheet music, concert programs, press, and personal material.
Fonds consists of manuscript music; radio music and children's pieces; correspondence with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Canadian Music Centre (CMC), Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council, performers, representatives of performing organizations, friends, colleagues, friends, colleagues, students; press notices and reviews; programs; Polish community activities; notebooks and journals.
Fonds consists of records created by John Beckwith during his career, predominantly relating to his compositions. Materials include sketches, drafts, final copies, texts, performance records, and related correspondence for most of his works, as well as programs and press notices, and other personal and professional documents. Records include correspondence with other musicians, both personal and professional; materials created through his work with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; lecture notes from his time at the University of Toronto and other presentations; and documents pertaining to his various awards and honours.
Fonds consists of the compositions, recordings, and papers of Derek Holman, a former professor at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. The fonds contains manuscript scores and parts by Derek Holman, including original compositions, arrangements and realizations, juvenilia, and sketch materials; audio and video recordings of Holman’s compositions and performances; papers and photographs from Holman’s work with various choirs and churches (including at the University of London, University of Toronto, University of Trinity College, Bishop-Strachan, Royal School of Church Music, St. Simon’s, Concord Singers, Croydon Bach Society, Grace Church-on-the-Hill, and the Canadian Children’s Opera Company); and, Holman’s personal papers, including awards, certificates, degrees, and notebooks.
The UTSC Photographic Services fonds covers the years of approximately 1964 and 1966 to 2008. The collection represents an invaluable visual history of the University of Toronto Scarborough campus and is made up almost entirely of photographic materials – negatives, contact sheets, slides, and prints.
Photographs in the collection from the 1970s to 1994 are attributed to David Harford and photographs from 1994 onward are attributed to Ken Jones. Photographs cover a broad range of subjects, such as the buildings and grounds of UTSC, campus events, faculty, staff, students, and much more.
Material is arranged into the following series:
• Series A: Slides
• Series B: Negatives and Contact Sheets
• Series C: Photographic Prints
Subject terms include:
Academic Resource Centre
African Studies program
Alumni and alumnae
Andrews, John, 1933-
Applied Microbiology program
Architectural models and drawings
Architecture and recreation
Art History program
Arts and Administration Building
Arts and crafts movement
Arts Management program
Athletics and recreation
Baird/Sampson Associates, Architects
Ball, John L.
Band (Instrumental group)
Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolution program
Bissell, Claude Thomas, 1916-2000
Bladen, Vincent Wheeler
Business Administration program
Campbell, D. R. (Ralph)
Canadian 20th century Catalogs
Cellular and Molecular Biology program
Centre for French and Linguistics
Ceremonies and celebrations
Certificate in Business program
Choir (Musical group)
Classical Studies program
Co-Op Management program
Computer Science program
Computers and technology
Conferences and symposia
Department of Arts, Culture and Media
Department of Biological Sciences
Department of Computer and Mathematics
Department of English
Department of Historical and Cultural Studies
Department of Management
Department of Philosophy
Department of Physical & Environmental Sciences
Department of Psychology
Department of Social Sciences
Diamond and Schmitt Architects
Diaspora & Transnationalism Studies
Diefenbaker, John G., 1895-1979
Doris McCarthy Gallery
Environmental Science program
Events - Performances
F.B. Watts Memorial Lecture
Global Asia Studies program
Greene, Edward Brodhead, 1855-1950
Ground breaking ceremonies
Highland Creek Valley (Ont.)
Integrative Biology program
International Development Studies
Kung, Hans, 1928-
Kuwabara, Payne, McKenna, Blumberg Architects
Laurence, Margaret, 1926-1987
Lewis, Stephen, 1937-
Lieutenant Governors--Ontario Linguistics program
Literature and film studies program
MacKenzie, Lewis, 1940- Management Wing
McCarthy, Doris, 1910-2010
Media Studies program
Mental Health Studies program
Mirvish, Ed, 1914-2007
Montgomery Sisam Architects Moriyama & Teshima
Music & Culture program
New Media Studies program
Old Biology Building
Onley, David C.
Pearson, Lester B., 1897-1972
Physics and Astrophysics program Plumptre, A. F. W. (Arthur FitzWalter Wynne), 1907-1977
Scarborough College Council
Scarborough College Student Council
Scarborough College. Gallery Science Wing
Social Sciences Building Sociology
Students and libraries
Students and teachers
Students--Athletics and recreation Students--Drama
Students--Literary collections Students--Music
Students--Political activity Students--Scholarships, fellowships, etc. Students, Graduate
Students, part time
Suzuki, David, 1936-
Theatre & Performance Studies program
Thompson, R. Paul, 1947-
Toronto Transit Commission Transportation
Trudeau, Pierre Elliott, 1919-2000
University of Toronto at Scarborough. Gallery
University of Toronto. Scarborough Campus.
Women's and Gender Studies program UTSC Library
Women's and Gender Studies program
University of Toronto. Scarborough Campus. Photographic Services.
Fonds consists of digital images of the 211 page music instruction manual.
Fonds consists of the administrative records of New Music Concerts (NMC), from its first concert in 1972 to 1998. Records consist of administrative and financial records, including correspondence with composers, performers, and concert venues, budgets, grant applications, and board meeting minutes; concert planning documents, including touring records; and promotion and publicity documents, including programs, brochures, posters, reviews, advertisements, and press releases. The fonds also includes select audio and video recordings of NMC concerts.
New Music Concerts
Fonds consists of Emmy Heim's lecture notes for the Toronto Conservatory of Music (TCM) and Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto (RCMT), correspondence, programs, posters, and a photograph. The correspondence includes letters from E.G. Dentay, Margaret G. Skipworth (Lady Margaret Hall), and Victor Zuckerkandl.
Fonds consists of the personal and professional papers of Elizabeth Benson Guy, including correspondence, photographs, programs, reviews, press notices.
Fonds consists of the personal and professional papers of Greta Kraus, including correspondence, photographs, programs, and some materials relating to the Kraus family.
Records in this fonds document Prof. Prentice’s career from his early years as a graduate student up until his retirement in 1995 with special emphasis on the 1960s to the mid 1980s. The bulk of the records (Series 1, 4, 5 and 6) focus on his pioneering research in physics and the various scientific collaborations in which he took part. These records, that include correspondence, notes, minutes of meetings and agenda of associations, papers and addresses not only document Prof. Prentice’s career but reveal much about the international co-operation among scientist in the world of experimental particle physics. They also document the various associations, committees and groups that facilitated this co-operation. Series 2, 3, 9 document his role as a teacher and faculty member of the Department of Physics. Records relating to his own education can be found in Series 7 while his activities as a social activist are documented in Series 8.
Prentice, James D.
Records of Prof. Lorna Marsden documenting her career as sociologist, feminist, administrator and teacher in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto.