Fonds 1897 - University of Toronto Students' History Collective fonds

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UTA 1897


University of Toronto Students' History Collective fonds


  • 2016-2019 (Creation)

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236 digital files (12 GB)

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Formed in 2016 as the University of Toronto History Society (UTHS), the University of Toronto Students' History Collective (UTSHC) is a club open to all undergraduate students at the University, who share an interest in the University’s history and in presenting a history that focuses on issues of importance to students. The club hosts a website, Facebook page, and Instagram account that curates and shares the history of the University of Toronto.

In March 2022, the University of Toronto History Society was renamed the University of Toronto Students' History Collective.

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Transferred from the Society's Executive Committee

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Fonds consists of promotional materials, budgets, planning files, grant applications, and draft website content for the University of Toronto Students' History Collective (UTSHC), documenting the activities of this undergraduate-led club. Also included are raw and edited video files of an on-camera oral history interview of Margaret MacMillan and an HTML file of the group chat amongst members from Facebook Messenger.

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  • Digital files must be accessed on a computer in the Archives Reading Room. Contact the Digital Records Archivist for more information.
  • Formats include image files (JPEG, PNG, and GIF), text files (PDF, Microsoft Word, HTML), and video (Quicktime and MPEG-4)

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  • A spreadsheet inventory listing of all digital files is available upon request.

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  • Added to AtoM by E. Sommers, Sep 2022




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