Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00001 - Sir Edmund Walker Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00001

Title

Sir Edmund Walker Papers

Date(s)

  • 1798-1924 (bulk 1864-1924). (Creation)

Level of description

Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

69 boxes and items (9.8 metres)

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Name of creator

(1848-1924)

Biographical history

Sir Edmund Walker was a Canadian banker, art collector and philanthropist, president of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, co-founder of National Art Gallery of Canada, Art Museum of Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, Champlain Society, and Chancellor of the University of Toronto.

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Scope and content

Collection consists of correspondence, drafts of speeches and writings, journals, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings and family papers.

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Conditions governing access

Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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  • English

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