Fonds 0252 - University of Toronto Communications fonds

Identity area

Reference code

UTA 0252

Title

University of Toronto Communications fonds

Date(s)

  • 1895-2005 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

52.67 m of textual and photographic records, audio and film recordings, publications and objects (182 boxes, approx 500 items)

Context area

Name of creator

(ca. 2000s - 2016)

Administrative history

Strategic Communications and Marketing is the current name of the UofT office responsible for managing the University’s brand and developing and disseminating strategic messaging that supports the University’s dual mission of world-class research and teaching. - from http://universityrelations.utoronto.ca/sc/

The office was started in 1920 as part of the University of Toronto's Department of University Extension and Publicity. In 1947, the department split to form the Department of University Extension, and the Department of Publicity. In 1958, the department was renamed the Department of Information, and again renamed in 1971 to the University News Bureau. In 1974 the name was changed to the Department of Information Services, and in 1984 the Department of Communications. In the 1990s, the department was renamed the Department of Public Affairs, and in the 2000s, became Strategic Communications and Marketing.

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(1984-ca.1990s)

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Name of creator

Name of creator

(1958-1974)

Administrative history

Name of creator

(ca. 1990s -ca. 2000s)

Administrative history

Name of creator

(1971-1974)

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Name of creator

(1947-1958)

Administrative history

Established when the Department of University Extension and Publicity split to form two separate departments in 1958.

Name of creator

(ca. 2016 - current)

Administrative history

University of Toronto Communications is the latest name of the department responsible for communications and publicity.

Name of creator

(1977-1984)

Administrative history

Established in 1977 and merged with the Office of Public Relations to form the Office of Public and Community Relations in 1984

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

This fonds contains 52 accessions for the University of Toronto Communications, and its predecessors. See accession-level descriptions for more details.

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