Fonds 2184 - Murray A. Cayley fonds

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CA ON00357 2184


Murray A. Cayley fonds


  • 1919-1922 (Creation)

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6 cm of textual records
1 photograph : b& w.

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Biographical history

Murray A. Cayley was a Victoria College Graduate, Class of 1922. He was a member of the Victoria College Dramatic Society, Victoria College Male Quartet, and served on the executive of the Victoria College Choral and Glee Club and the Victoria College Orchestra, becoming President in his final year.

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Acquired from Murray A. Cayley Jr. in 2008.

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The fonds consists of a scrapbook assembled by Murray A. Cayley that focuses mainly on the activities of the various musical and dramatic clubs of which he was a member. It includes newspaper clippings, posters and announcements, and programmes for concerts and plays. The scrapbook also contains many ephemera items from his time at Vic, including programmes and invitations for the Freshman and Senior Receptions, Senior Dinners and Graduating Class Dinners as well as Admit to Lectures cards, class schedules, and Hart House membership cards.

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The scrapbook pages have been removed from the original binder. Newspapers are frail and require care when handling.

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