collection F2064 - David Thorburn Symons fonds

Zone d'identification

Cote

CA OTTCA F2064

Titre

David Thorburn Symons fonds

Date(s)

  • 1890-1906 (Production)

Niveau de description

collection

Étendue matérielle et support

1 cm of textual records

Zone du contexte

Nom du producteur

(1862-1952)

Notice biographique

David Thorburn Symons, lawyer, was born on 9 September 1862 in Toronto, Upper Canada. He was the son of John Symons and Isabel Thorburn. He attended Upper Canada College and Trinity College, Toronto, where he obtained a B.C.L. in 1886. He was called to the bar in 1884, was made King’s Counsel in 1908 and practised as a member of the firm of Kingstone, Symons & Kingstone. He was elected chairman of convocation of Trinity College in 1901. In 1931 Symons was elected Chancellor of the Diocese of Toronto and held that position until 1949. Symons also served as Vice-President of the Bishop Strachan School for a number of years.

He married Frances Rebecca Bond (b. 1874) in September 1901 and they had six children: David Martin, John Thorburn, Katharine Patricia, Beatrice Mary and Isabel Frances.Their youngest son, Douglas Bond Symons, died in 1943 while serving with the Royal Navy in the Second World War.

David Thorburn Symons died on 14 May, 1952 and Frances Rebecca Bond died on 13 October, 1954.

Histoire archivistique

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Unknown

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

The fonds contains correspondence between members of Trinity College on issues of importance to the College (correspondents include A.H. Young, E. L. King, and Provost Macklem) and printed circulars on the topic of federation with the University of Toronto.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation

Accroissements

None expected

Mode de classement

Arranged by the archivist

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Conditions d’accès

No restrictions on access

Conditions de reproduction

Public Domain

Langue des documents

  • anglais

Écriture des documents

Notes de langue et graphie

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

Instruments de recherche

Finding Aid attached

Instrument de recherche téléversé

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Mots-clés - Genre

Identifiant de la description

ottca-f2064

Identifiant du service d'archives

OTTCA

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