Fonds 1955 - Murray Alexander Wilton fonds

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UTA 1955


Murray Alexander Wilton fonds


  • 1929-1999 (Creation)

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0.39 m of textual records (3 boxes)
3 photographs

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Murray Alexander Wilton graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1932. For many years, as an Alumnus, he was active in the University of Toronto Athletic Association including the Advisory Board and the T-Holder's Association. He held various positions on both bodies and was involved in organizing events, writing reports, and maintaining membership lists.

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Personal records of Murray Alexander Wilton document his student years at University of Toronto and his subsequent involvement in the University of Toronto Athletic Association (UTAA). Student papers include: course lecture notes, essays and exams for courses mainly in economics, accounting, finance as well as some general Arts courses such as English, History and Psychology. Professors whose courses are documented included A.F.W. Plumptre (Political Economy), Vincent Bladen (Political Economy), Gilbert Jackson (Commerce and Finance), W.S. Ferguson (Accounting) and S.S. Cassidy (Social Science). There is also one photograph 1931-32, House Committee of Hart House. These student records date from 1929 to 1932.

From the mid 1960s to the early 1990s, Wilton was very active on both the UTAA Advisory Board and T-Holder's Association. Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, agenda and notes document his activities on these two bodies. Of particular note is a 1968 report Wilton wrote for the Advisory Board regarding the role and influence of the UTAA Advisory Board. There is also one photograph of one of the UTAA committees circa 1965. These records date from 1961-1993 with the bulk of them dated from 1967-1973.

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  • Original description by Harold Averill, 2008
  • Added to AtoM by E. Sommers, June 2023




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