Accession A1970-0017 - University of Toronto. Department of Alumni Affairs

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UTA 0025-A1970-0017


University of Toronto. Department of Alumni Affairs


  • 1910-1936; (predominant 1920-1936) (Creation)

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0.20 m of textual records (2 boxes)

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Records documenting the fundraising for, construction, dedication and management of the colonnade containing the memorial tablets to the fallen of World War I and the Soldiers' Tower. Included are the correspondence files of and the lists of names compiled by the University of Toronto Veterans' War Memorial Tablet Committee (1920-1935) and the correspondence files, minutes, and memoranda of two committees of the Alumni Federation. The War Memorial (later Soldiers' Tower) Committee corresponded with the architect, Sproatt and Rolph, and the official photographer, Pringle & Booth; managed the sale of photographs, cards and etchings; arranged the ceremonies for the dedication of the Tower (5 June, 1924); and assumed responsibility for updating the Roll of Service. The Muniments Committee worked with the architects on the completion of the Muniments Room in the Tower. There is also a scrapbook containing memorabilia.

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Restricted ; Subject to review under "Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act"

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