Fonds 1816 - John H. Sword fonds

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UTA 1816

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John H. Sword fonds

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  • 1952-1985 (Creation)

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2.21 m of textual and graphic records (3 boxes and 2 items)

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(1915-2001)

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University administrator and acting University President 1971-72

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B1998-0024: 27 photoprints of a party celebrating Moffat Woodside's return to teaching on 13 May, 1968. The party was hosted by John H. Sword, Acting President, at 93 Highland Avenue. Photos taken by Jack Marshall and Co. Ltd. 13 May 1968

B1999-0002: 1 photograph of the Commmonwealth delegates associated with the University of Ife taken at the Palace of His Highness in Nigeria, 1971; included in the photo are John Sword, D. Carlton Williams and Mrs. Williams. 1 aerial photograph of the University of Toronto campus taken ca. 1970-1971.

B2001-0012: Personal records of John H. Sword, university administrator and acting University President 1971-72 documenting events and his activities. Included is one file of miscellaneous correspondence and another of awards and recognitions for Sword . University related files include one on the Library Oral History Project which he administered, one on the tributes to Harold Innis, and others on recognitions for Frances Ireland, F.C. A. Jeanneret and Sidney Hermant. There is also a copy of Sword's paper entitled "Democratization of Universities, 1960-1974: some Commonwealth comparisons" and a copy of a paper given to him "The History of CUSO" [Canadian University Students Overseas]. Also included are photographs documenting Sword at various University events from 1967 to 1978, mainly photographed by Robert Lansdale. Also a photo album on the retirement party for Sarah McCausland.

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B1998-0024

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B1999-0002

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B2001-0012

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