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Academic Robes: Their Usage and History

  • RC0730
  • Collection
  • 1916

The compilation on academic robes by McNairn has eight chapters: Academic Finery; The Code for British Hoods; Oxford Robes; Cambridge Robes for Doctors and Graduates (a pamphlet by A. G. Almond); Robes In Other Universities; Cap and Gown in America (a pamphlet by Gardner Cotrell Leonard published in 1896); American System of Academic Robes; College Colours, an article by McNairn published in the University of Toronto Varsity, 19 November 1901.

McNairn, W. Harvey

Arthur N. Bourns fonds

  • RC0131
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1972

The fonds consists predominantly of correspondence.

Bourns, Arthur N.

Ben F. Meyer fonds

  • RC0106
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1997

There have been five accruals. The fonds consists of: correspondence; journals and diaries; notebooks and notes; courses and course related material; manuscripts, typescripts and published material; personal documents; material by others; electronic material, moving images and sound recordings.

Meyer, Ben F.

Bertram Neville Brockhouse fonds

  • RC0176
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2003

The fonds contains: correspondence; conferences; offprints, typescripts, and proofs; McMaster University; journals, awards, travel, photographs, realia; Nobel Prize; manuscripts, typescripts and graphs; offprints, works by otheres, blueprints; teaching and administration, personal documents; graduate students.

Brockhouse, B. N.

Milos Novotny fonds

  • RC0745
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1987

The fonds consists of manuscripts of Novotny's research including his thesis and twelve chapters from an unidentified work, lecture notes from classes at Champlain College, and a small amount of correspondence.

Novotny, Milos

Richard Allen fonds

  • RC0705
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1995

The second accrual (23-1996) consists of files from Allen's office in Queen's Park, covering the period 1982-1995. By and large this accrual consists of reports, briefs, news releases, press clippings, photocopies of internal memos, communiques, and printed matter. The original material consists of daily journals, correspondence to and from Allen to constituents and colleagues in the New Democratic Party, correspondence to and from federal cabinet ministers, holograph or typescript versions of speeches and notes. Frequently, incoming and outgoing correspondence is one of multiple copies. Original order has been maintained as much as possible in the arrangement of this accrual. The titles that appear on the files are the original titles. The series and subseries are organized in an attempt to reflect the career of Richard Allen: Series 1: in opposition 1982-1990; Subseries: Hamilton; education; Francophone affairs; Community and Social Services & Office of the Disabled; personal and administrative. Series 2: minister and member of government, 1990-1995. Subseries: Meech Lake and post-Meech Lake; Minister of Colleges & Universities; Minister Responsible for the Ontario Training & Adjustment Board; Minister of International Trade; Minister of Housing; Minister's administrative files. Series 3: sound recordings and videocassette, 1989-1995. It should be noted that a chronological arrangement within the sub-series has been attempted, in order to trace the prolific political endeavours of Allen. Box numbering in this accrual is sequential with the previous accrual. The third accrual (24-2000) consists of administrative files reflecting Allen's political activities sukch as council minutes, reports, election results, press releases and promotional materials. The accrual also contains files relating to GO-ALRT and the Canadian Porcelain Project.

Allen, Richard

Stelio Cro fonds

  • RC0161
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1976

The fonds consists of a photocopy of the manuscript of Descripcion de la Sinapia Peninsula en la Tierra Austral: A Classical Utopia of Spain (1975) with related reviews and correspondence; also negatives and prints of parts of the manuscript, the original of which is at the Fundacion Universitaria Espanola.

Cro, Stelio

Chester W. New fonds

  • RC0743
  • Fonds
  • [1956-1959]

The fonds consists of New's research materials for his book on Brougham including microfilms of Brougham correspondence held by the University of London, the British Museum, and the Library of Congress, microfilm printouts, research notes and a small amount of correspondence concerning the book, and a draft preface for the book.

New, Chester W.

T.J. Kennett fonds

  • RC0537
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1991

The fonds consists of offprints of his scientific papers, a typed list of his publications to 1966, and a photocopy of one page of proofs. The offprints have arranged in alphabetical order by journal title.

Kennett, Terence James

Colin Lock fonds

  • RC0709
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1996

The fonds consists of correspondence, lab notebooks, research material, and scientific reprints of the majority of publications.

Lock, Colin

Thomas Russell Wilkins fonds

  • RC0353
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1943

The fonds consists of correspondence, scrapbooks containing news clippings about Wilkins, research notes, typescripts and photographs of experiments, and published articles.

Wilkins, Thomas Russell

David Paul Gagan fonds

  • RC0769
  • Fonds
  • 1972 [1981]

The fonds consists of two series. One series contains correspondence, submissions, photographs (both used and not used) and issue files for Canada: An Historical Magazine. The other series contains microfilms of historical research materials that Gagan used for his book, Hopeful Travellers: Families, Land and Social Change in Mid-Victorian Peel County, Canada West (c 1981). The microfilms include: Canada West census for Peel and Oxford counties, 1851; Ontario census for Peel and Cardwell counties, 1871; Peel County, Chinguacousy township, copy books of deeds, Vols. 1-13, 1820-1877; Toronto township., Vols. 1-9, 1807-1871; Toronto, Gore, Albion, and Caledon townships, abstract index of deeds, villages and farms; Brampton School Board minutes, 1873-1875; Chinguacousy township council minutes book, 1858-1867 and 1875-1887; Caledon township council minutes, 1861-1869 and 1873-1906; Caledon township Board of Health minutes, 1884-1894; Toronto township council minute books, 1844-1854 and 1873-1887; Toronto Gore township council minutes, 1857-1861, 1871-1881, 1882-1895; Mould Board Association minutes, 1888-1892; marriage registers undated; Peel county wills, 1867-. Several of the microfilms are not identified. One reel of microfilm, Denison and John A. Macdonald papers are related to the magazine.

Gagan, David Paul

Denis Martin Shaw fonds

  • RC0117
  • Fonds
  • 1935-2003

The fonds primarily deals with Shaw's professional activities, but also includes personal material.

Shaw, Denis M.

Duncan Alexander MacGibbon

  • RC0108
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1972

The fonds consists primarily of material related to MacGibbon's working life.

MacGibbon, Duncan Alexander

Edward Togo Salmon fonds

  • RC0112
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1985

There have been four accruals. The first accrual consists of offprints of Dr. Salmon's many articles, his degrees and awards. There is also one letter from Cesare Canessa to Arthur J. Evans of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, dated 6 December 1893. This accrual was supplemented by eight books from Dr. Salmon's library which have been catalogued. The second accrual contains articles, reviews, speeches, correspondence, awards, photographs and other documents. The third accrual is Salmon's Cambridge University thesis. The fourth accrual contains seven letters from Salmon to Eric D. Tappe.

Salmon, Edward Togo

Ian D. Spenser fonds

  • RC0390
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1992

There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of newspaper clippings and correspondence with individuals such as Lincoln Alexander and Jean Sauve regarding research funding, grants and science policy issues important to Dr. Spenser. There is also correspondence pertaining to library acquisitions made possible through the assistance of Dr. Spenser, some printed materials relating to McMaster University and newspaper clippings. The second accrual consists of his doctorial thesis (1952) and offprints of his published works, numbered 1-136. The third accrual consists of photos and ephemera from Spenser's trips to Japan.

Spenser, Ian D.

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