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Tessera fonds

  • F0211
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2006
The fonds consists of records relating to the editing, production and publishing of the Tessera journal including submissions, manuscripts, drafts and proofs, correspondence, advertising files, subscription files, financial records and grant files.

Tessera

The Gurkha Welfare Appeal (Canada) fonds

  • F0660
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2014, predominant 1973-2004
Fonds consists of textual records created and accumulated by Maj. Burke in his role as Secretary of the Gurkha Welfare Appeal (Canada). Files related to the operations of the GWA(C) in Canada include financial statement, reports, audits, meeting minutes. The fonds also contains copies of reports, meeting minutes, newsletters, and promotional material for the Gurkha Welfare Trust in the United Kingdom. Files related to the promotion of the GWA(C) in Canada also include photographs, souvenir items, post cards, and maps and other material related to Nepal tourism. Files related to the projects of the GWA(C) in Nepal, including the Area Welfare Centres, schools for the blind, bridges, and water projects, consist of records such as photographs, maps, and reports. The fonds also contains published material including booklets and pamphlets about the Gurkhas and a copy of a Ph.D. dissertation on Gurkha history. Fonds also contains two medals, a plaque, military lapel pins, and three videocassettes.

The Gurkha Welfare Appeal (Canada)

Theresa Burke fonds

  • F0556
  • Fonds
  • 1928-2012, predominant 1959-2011
Fonds consists of records created and accumulated in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s by Theresa Burke. These records document Burke's research, production and investigative work for "The fifth estate" documentaries airing from 1994 to 2012. Many of these records pertain to the following documentaries: "The trouble with Evan" (1994), "His word against history" (2000), "Terror" (2001), "Nightmare drug" (2002), "A state of denial : the Bill Sampson story" (2002), "Deathrow.com" (2003), "Death of a beauty queen" (2004), "The big break" (2005), "The Steven Truscott story: moment of truth" (2005), "You be the judge" (2005), "The lady vanishes" (2007), "The girl in Saskatoon" (2008), "Someone got away with murder" (2009), "Broken heroes" (2009), "The legacy of Brendan Burke" (2010), "The devil you know" (2011), "A question of innocence" (2011), "Diagnosis murder" (2012). Also included are research materials and manuscripts pertaining to Julian Sher's book, "Until you are dead: Steven Truscott's long ride into history" (2001), on which Burke worked as a research associate, as well as manuscripts and other materials relating to Ty Conn and Burke's book, "Who killed Ty Conn" (2000), co-authored with Linden MacIntyre. Records created and accumulated by Burke in the course of her research about the National Parole Board, the subject of witness protection, and the murder conviction of Mason Jenkins are also part of the fonds, as are a number of files relating to other miscellaneous research projects. Records pertaining to Burke's early career in public relations and marketing at Alliance Entertainment and Norstar Entertainment are included in this fonds, as are administrative records and training materials from the CBC, as well as Burke's personal journals, notebooks, letters and university essays. Records in this fonds are predominantly textual records and audiovisual materials arranged by project. These records include correspondence, interview transcripts, memoranda, copies of court transcripts and documents, copies of medical reports, journal articles, notes and notebooks, production materials, newspaper articles, contact lists, copies of police reports, prisoner records and legal documents, video cassettes (in multiple formats), audio cassettes, as well as computer disks and photographs.

Burke, Theresa, 1956-

Thomas A. Hockin fonds

  • F0116
  • Fonds
  • 1962-2014
Fonds consists of correspondence and subject files, ministerial files relating to Thomas A. Hockin’s activities as the Minister of State (Finance), constituency files, press releases, press clippings, research files, correspondence related to Cape Breton Development Corporation (DEVCO), memoranda to the Minister for International Trade, and chronological and subject correspondence relating to international trade. Accruals to this fonds consist of Hockin’s files from his work as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada, which discuss issues such as sales practices for mutual funds, industry standards and self-regulation, educational initiatives within the industry, and the impact of international events upon the market value of securities. Accession 2015-036 consists of files created by Hockin as Chair of the Expert Panel on Securities Regulation between 2007 and 2009, which include correspondence, research reports, documents on principles, regulatory models, and consultation with stakeholders, working notes, newspaper articles, and draft and final text of the panel’s report. This accession also includes notebooks kept by Hockin while serving on the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund from 2009 to 2013, containing his notes and personal reflections on global financial stability, income models, quota negotiations, risk management, global liquidity, and other areas of financial policy, as well as the IMF's relationship with countries such as Greece, Germany, and Portugal.

Hockin, Thomas A., 1938-

Thomas Adams fonds

  • F0252
  • Fonds
  • 1855
The fonds consists of a single, four page letter, dated 1855 November 16, addressed to Father, Mother, Brothers & Sisters, describing Thomas Adams' trip from Straffordville to Toronto in November, 1855.

Adams, Thomas, b. 1855

Tim Buck fonds

  • F0273
  • Fonds
  • 1965
The fonds consists of a copy of transcripts of taped interviews conducted by John Reynolds for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1964. The interviews were never broadcast. The material from these interviews and the transcripts formed the basis for Buck's memoir, 'Yours in the struggle,'and covers the rise of the Communist Party of Canada, Buck's relations with Communists in the Soviet Union and other places, and the denunciation of Stalin in 1956 at the 20th International Congress.

Buck, Tim (Timothy), 1891-1973

Toronto Dance Theatre fonds

  • F0146
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1997

Fonds consists of selected administrative and operational records of the Toronto Dance Theatre.

The fonds is arranged in the following series:

Toronto Dance Theatre

Toronto Telegram fonds

  • F0433
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1971, predominant 1939-1971

The fonds documents the journalistic activities of the "Toronto Telegram" and its predecessor, the "Evening telegram". The fonds includes photographs, scrapbooks and clippings.

This finding aid is a work-in-progress and will be updated as additional series are listed and indexed.

Toronto Telegram

True Davidson fonds

  • F0302
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1978
The fonds consists of literary and academic manuscripts collected or written by True Davidson, research files, political files, files related to the Bootmakers (Sherlock Holmes club), correspondence files, personal files, newspaper clippings, photographs, journals/yearbooks, and a scrapbook regarding True Davidson's years as the mayor of East York, as well as her black belt in karate.

Davidson, True, 1901-1978

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America fonds

  • F0438
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1978
The fonds documents the activities of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America and some of its locals for the period, 1941-1978.

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America

University Women's Club of North York fonds

  • F0160
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2011
The fonds consists of minutes, annual reports, newsletters, financial records, membership lists, reports, press clippings, briefs and submissions to governments, president's diaries, membership directories, committee reports, scholarship fund reports and correspondence regarding the club's activities, its involvement with York University, and its work to influence provincial and federal government policies on women's issues, education, social reform and the environment. Briefs and submissions deal with a wide range of topics that include fluorination of water, discrimination against women, teaching of French, family law reform, women and the Canadian constitution, early learning and child care, abortion and the Criminal Code, pornography, reproductive technologies, human rights, gun control, affordable housing, and health care.

University Women's Club of North York

V.A. (Tommy) Thompson fonds

  • F0097
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1979
Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, People or Planes (POP) Committee organizational files, and environmental and agricultural files related to efforts to stop the establishment of the proposed Pickering airport by the federal government.

Thompson, Victor A. (Victor Albert), 1920-

Vanier College fonds

  • F0019
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1987
The fonds consists of graduation photographs, 1970-1976; the records of the Vanier College Council, 1966-1979; and the minutes of the Vanier College Residence Council, 1974-1983.

Vanier College (Toronto, Ont.)

Varpu Lindstrom fonds

  • F0558
  • Fonds
  • 1887-2012
Fonds consists of Lindstrom's professorial and scholarly research files throughout her career, as well as records documenting her academic activities. Research files pertain to her publications and monographs such as "Defiant Sisters : A Social History of Finnish Immigrant Women in Canada, 1890-1930" (both the English and Finnish editions), and "From Heroes to Enemies : Finns in Canada, 1937-1947," as well as book chapters, articles, papers, presentations and lectures, and her involvement with the National Film Board production "Letters from Karelia," and subsequent research. The research files span the activities of Finnish and Finnish-Canadian organizations across the political spectrum, such as the Finnish Organization of Canada (left wing), and Loyal Finns in Canada (right wing). Records include oral history interviews (audio cassettes and transcripts), research notes, clippings, a significant and extensive number of photograph and letter collections passed down through generations of Finnish Canadians, diaries, correspondence, publication drafts, academic and professorial notes, microfilm of Finnish language newspapers published in Canada and archival records, financial records of Finnish-Canadian organizations such as newspapers and post-World War II relief funding bodies, scrapbooks, photocopies of rare and unusual documents such as two volumes of a Soviet register of Finnish War Crimes, a list of persons found in the mass grave at Karhumaki, and Soviet lists of North American Finns who journeyed to Karelia to help build a socialist utopia there, academic and professorial files, publicity files, files pertaining to her work with the School of Women's Studies, and her own papers as a university student. The fonds also includes letters written by Lindstrom as a newly-arrived teenaged immigrant to Canada to her best friend in Finland; many of these letters were published in Finnish with English translation in 'Letters from an immigrant teenager' in 2012.

Lindstrom, Varpu, 1948-2012

Vincent Vaitiekunas fonds

  • F0210
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1993
Fonds mainly consists of material relating to Vincent Vaitiekunas career as a film maker and includes production notes, scripts, correspondence and film reels.

Vaitiekunas, Vincent

Virginia McDonald-Evans fonds

  • F0352
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1986
The fonds consists of Virginia McDonald-Evans' records pertaining to her activities as a scholar and includes her correspondence; research materials; course files; essays, briefs and speeches; book drafts; bibliographic cards; and printed material.

McDonald, Virginia, 1928-.

Virginia Rock fonds

  • F0600
  • Fonds
  • 1926-2014, predominant 1962-2006
Fonds consists of material related to Virginia Rock's research for her doctoral dissertation and other academic writing pertaining to the Twelve Southern Agrarians. Records include research notes and index cards, photocopies of newspaper clippings, book reviews, literary criticism, journal articles, and photocopies of material written by or about the Southern Agrarians regarding their lives and work, as well as their correspondence with Rock. The fonds also contains Rock's personal and professional correspondence, drafts of Rock's final dissertation and articles, records concerning her involvement with the Canadian Women's Studies Association, as well as materials pertaining to Rock's work as a professor at York University, including information about Stong College, syllabi, course kits and reading lists, information about symposiums she attended, and items relating to her work as an instructor and advisor for the Graduate Women's Studies Programme. Also included in the fonds are records pertaining to Rock's experience teaching American literature as a Fulbright visiting professor at Jagiellonian University in Krakow between 1962 and 1964. These records, which include photographs, correspondence and memorabilia, document Rock's activities while in Poland as well as her return visits to Poland in later years and her general interest in the country. An issue of the Polish magazine "Ameryka," featuring an article about Virginia Rock, has been added to Special Collections; an English translation is available in the fonds.

Rock, Virginia J., 1923-2015

Waves fonds

  • F0442
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1988, predominant 1972-1987
The fonds consists of records pertaining to the administration and publication of the literary magazine "Waves".

Waves

Wayne Ray fonds

  • F0389
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1993, predominant 1952-1987
The fonds consists of records relating to the Canadian Poetry Association, League of Canadian Poets and the HMS Press, as well as personal papers and manuscripts of Wayne Scott Ray.

Ray, Wayne

Wenona Giles fonds

  • F0713
  • Fonds
  • 1975-2004, predominant 1982-1995
Fonds consists of research material created and collected by Wenona Giles as part of her anthropological studies of Portuguese migrant women in London, United Kingdom, and Toronto, Canada. Fonds includes, field notes, interview transcripts, questionnaires, reports and other collected research material.

Giles, Wenona

William A. Packer fonds

  • F0559
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1976, predominant 1958-1959
The fonds consists primarily of records relating to the Harry Crowe dispute, but also includes others pertaining to Packer's academic career and personal life. Records have been arranged in the following series:

Packer, William A., 1919-1998

William Clark fonds

  • F0669
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1875
Fonds consists of nine handwritten notebooks containing the sermons written by William Clark for services held in several locations throughout Canada West (later Ontario), including Blenheim, Burford, Plattsville, Port Dover, and Toronto. The sermons created during the 1870s were written in Baldwinsville and Greenpoint, which were likely communities on Long Island, New York. Each sermon begins with a title and the underlying biblical text, and often include the numbers of the hymns sung during the service.

Clark, William Warner

William Greer fonds

  • F0185
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1980
The fonds mainly consists of William Greer plans, memos, correspondence and architectural drawings about York University.

Greer, William

William Kilbourn fonds

  • F0338
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1994
The fonds consists of William Kilbourn's records pertaining to his activities as scholar and researcher, and as alderman in the City of Toronto. The fonds includes his research and subject files, his City Hall files and personal files.

Kilbourn, William

William Moyer Swartley fonds

  • F0422
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1979, predominant 1947
The fonds documents William Moyer Swartley's academic career and research activities in the field of psychology. The fonds also includes personal records.

Swartley, William Moyer

William Wicken fonds

  • F0568
  • Fonds
  • 1992-2008
Fonds consists of project files created by William Wicken through his work as researcher and expert witness in projects and legal cases involving Mi'kmaq treaties, and their rights to hunt, fish, and trade. The files include correspondence with counsel for the Crown and the defense, reports on Mi'kmaq society and land treaties based on original research using archival and published documents, legal and historical opinions on the interpretion of treaties and unexhausted rights under section 35 of the Canadian Constitution, and reproductions of documents used in provincial and appeal courts in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Some files deal with issues of governance, and negotiations with the federal departments of Indian and Northern Affairs, and Fisheries and Oceans. Other files contain information on aboriginal title research involving the Mi'kmaq of Gaspe and Prince Edward Island. The fonds also includes Wicken's research notebooks from 1994 to 2002, and his daily appointment books from 1993 to 2007. The fonds offers considerable information on research into aboriginal land titles in Atlantic Canada and Quebec, and the major role played by professional historians in addressing issues of legal rights and cultural identities.

Wicken, William Craig, 1955-

Winters College fonds

  • F0020
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1989, predominant 1967-1980
The fonds consists of Graduation photographs, 1971-1986; the records of the Canada in the Forties symposium, 1979; and the records of the College Council, 1969-1980.

Winters College

Women, social justice, and Canadian trade unions collection

  • F0494
  • Collection
  • 1973-2006
Collection consists of publications, policy statements, research reports, conference and educational documents, and newsletters accumulated by Professor Linda Briskin in the course of her research on women and equity in organized labour in Canada. The documents were published by or about local, provincial, and national organizations, including the Canadian Labour Congress, provincial federations of labour, Canadian and United Auto Workers, Canadian Air Line Employees' Association, Canada Employment Immigration Union, the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, the Committee for Cleaners' Rights, International Ladies Garment Workers Union, Metro Labour Council, Union of Provincial Government Employees, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation, Public Service Alliance of Canada, United Steelworkers of Canada, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, and the Windsor Hospital Clerical Workers Union of Canada. The collection deals with equity in collective bargaining units, including issues of sisterhood and solidarity, education, human rights, anti-racism, aboriginal issues, affirmative action, violence against women, and the impact of technological change.

Briskin, Linda

Wyndham Lewis Collection

  • F0584
  • Collection
  • 1913-2003
Collection consists of archival material included in the Wyndham Lewis Collection. Consisting of batches of letters from Lewis' widow, Anne Wyndham Lewis (Froanna), news clippings on various aspects of Lewis' public activities (book reviews, criticism, artwork, obituaries), and promotional material relating to his publications (publishers' advertisements, inserts, and other ephemera).

Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957

York Community Connection fonds

  • F0021
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1986
The fonds consists of the records relating to York Youth Connection, 1975-1984.

York Community Connection

York University Alumni Association fonds

  • F0029
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1988
The fonds consists of the records of the Council of the York University Alumni Association, 1964-1988.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Alumni Association

York University Archives calendar collection

This collection describes courses and stipulates requirements for attaining academic qualifications. The calendar collection documents admission requirements, academic expectations, and standards for the completion of degree requirements. The collection consists of course calendars, mini-calendars and handbooks issued by faculties and departments. The collection is extensive though incomplete.

York University Archives and Special Collections

York University Archives ephemera collection

  • F0168
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1960-1996]
The collection includes ephemera such as announcements of conferences, seminars, and exhibits; newsletters from various university offices and colleges; public reports; guides and handbooks; press releases; bulletins; posters; etc. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the name of the office which created the ephemera.

York University Archives and Special Collections

York University Archives manuscript collection

  • F0478
  • Fonds
  • [before 2012]
Fonds consists of a scrapbook containing letters and autographs from men and women such as W.L. Courtney, J.M. Wilson, F. Max Muller, Sir John Burke, W.J. Courhope, E. Curtius, John Cam Hobhouse, Admiral J. Jervis, B. Jowett, A.H. Sayce, and W.A. Wright; poems by Federico Garcia Lorca, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Wilson Pugsley MacDonald; press clippings for the Mid-Canada Development Conference; a bound manuscript by E.B. Sorge; letters written by Robert White Creeley, Dennis T. Patrick Sears, Edith Sitwell, Arthur S. Hamilton, Eugene A. Moxley, Arthur Chute Dent, Esther and Abraham Rattner, Francis Turner Palgrave, Robert Taylor, and Clement King Shorter; the will of William Crysall; the journal of Florence Alice Sitwell; sketches by Arthur S. Hamilton; a scrapbook of photographs and letters by Frederick H. Evans; a short essay on Roy Campbell by John Gawsworth; a Kingston Preparative Meeting of Men Friends minute book; a L'Académie française medal; a silk screen poster for The Escstasy of Rita Joe ; a manuscript of “Apollo Tree” by Miriam Waddington; and a list of Livingston and similar names from 1871 Census of Ontario.

York University Archives and Special Collections

York University Archives theatre programs collection

  • F0429
  • Collection
  • 1934-1994
The collection covers both performing arts and the cinema and is arranged in several series: 1. Dance companies; 2. Theatre and drama companies; 3. Cinema and film societies; 4. Musical performances; 5. Souvenir programs; 6. Film programs.

York University Archives and Special Collections

York University Art Gallery fonds

  • F0030
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1988, predominant 1967-1985
The fonds consists of correspondence and financial records of the York University Art Gallery. The first series consists of correspondence with artists concerning shows, with other galleries in Canada and the United States, with publications, art schools, artists' organizations, and with other university departments, organized alphabetically or chronologically. The second series consists of financial records, (including budgets, invoices, records of purchases); guest books and attendance records and surveys; exhibition flyers, catalogues and schedules; minutes of the University Arts Committee (1973-1979) and the Art Advisory Committee (1968-1972) and documentation concerning exhibitions, including 'Re: Union: selected York MFA alumni, 1976-1985'.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Art Gallery

York University Centre for Continuing Education fonds

  • F0036
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1972
The fonds consists of the records of the Office of the Director of the York Centre for Continuing Education, 1965-1972.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Continuing Education

York University Centre for the Support of Teaching fonds

  • F0039
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1983
The fonds consists of the York University Centre for the Support of Teaching records of the Educational Development Office. Development of Teaching Skills Programme, 1975-1983.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for the Support of Teaching

York University Computing and Network Services fonds

  • F0477
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1982, 1993-2007
Fonds consists of digitized photographic prints and negatives, as well as audiovisual recordings, film and video taken by members of York University's Computing and Network Services, as part of their responsibilities as the university's official photographers and videographers in the 1960s through the early 2000s.

York University Convocation Office fonds

  • F0041
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1996

The fonds consists of records of the York University Convocation Office and includes correspondence with faculties and colleges regarding graduates, ceremonies, delinquent students, convocation programmes, some financial material, invitations and honorary degrees and citations. It also includes of scripts for the convocation ceremonies, citations, and installations of new Chancellors. In addition there are convocation addresses for the period 1961-1986 and there are also copies of diplomas from the several faculties. The fonds is organized in three series: Correspondence and papers relating to Convocation, 1979-1982; Order of Convocation (scripts), 1961-1996; and Programmes, 1961-1996.

Convocation office files are arranged by year of convocation and then alphabetically within each year. Scripts and programmes are arranged by date of convocation.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Convocation Office

York University Department of Instructional Aid Resources fonds

  • F0050
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1987, predominant 1968-1973
Fonds contains video recordings of York University convocations (1972-1975), faculty and department seminars and lectures, and conferences.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Dept. of Instructional Aid Resources

York University Dept. of Campus Planning fonds

  • F0046
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1980
Fonds consists of the records of the Director's Office (1959-1967), including correspondence, development planning materials, plans, and reports concerning the early planning and development of the university.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Dept. of Campus Planning

York University Faculty Association fonds

  • F0025
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1990, predominant 1975-1989
The fonds consists of the records of the York University Faculty Association (YUFA) Chairperson, 1980-1984; the Librarians' Chapter, 1976-1985; and the Joint Grievance Committee, 1979-1984. Other series consist of Minutes, 1961-1986; Correspondence and papers, 1962-1989; Financial records, 1968-1985; Reports, 1967-1974; Printed material, 1964-1987; Ballots, forms, and opinion polls, 1973-1987.

York University Faculty Association (YUFA)

York University Faculty of Administrative Studies fonds

  • F0054
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1999
The fonds consists of the records York University Faculty of Administrative Studies, specifically records of the Office of the Dean, 1965-1981; the Faculty Council, 1965-1992; and the Undergraduate Business Council, 1970-1972. Also includes Research Programme Working Papers authored by Schulich School of Business Professors.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Faculty of Administrative Studies

York University Libraries fonds

  • F0066
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2016, predominant 1966-2016
Fonds consists of the records of the York University Librarian, 1959 1985; Associate University Librarians, 1970-1996; the Assistant Director for Collection Development, 1962 1979; the Assistant Director for Technical Services, 1960 1978; the Libraries Business Officer, 1968 1973; the Catalogue Department, 1964 1979; the Circulation Department, 1980; the Reference GEAC Bibliographic Database Task Force, 1981 1983; the Systems Management Committee, 1980 1981; the Library Operating Committee, 1976 1989; the Ad hoc Lounge Committee, 1983 1984; the Library Council, 1977 1985; the Librarians' Group, 1983 1986; the Bibliographers' Office, 1979-1982.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Libraries

York University Office of the Advisor to the University on the Status of Women fonds

  • F0120
  • Fonds
  • [197-]-[198-]
The fonds consists of Operational files for the office of the advisor; correspondence, reports, minutes and other files related to the Presidential Committee to Review the Salaries of Full-Time Faculty Women (1975-1976), the Task Force on the Status of Women at York (1975, 1984), the Women's Studies program, the Employment Equity Committee, the Affirmative Action Committee, and Taking the Initiative Conferences; reports and research on women's issues such as maternity leave, daycare, sexual harrassment, violence against women, pay equity, and women's education; and published material dealing with the status of women at the University.

York University (Toronto, Ont.). Office of the Advisor to the University on the Status of Women

York University Pollution Probe fonds

  • F0026
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1973
The fonds documents the activities of the York University chapter of Pollution Probe for the period 1969-1973. It includes correspondence with members and the central organization, some financial records, reports, subject files, newsletters from other Pollution Probe chapters, newspaper clippings, photographs and posters.

York University Pollution Probe

York University Transport Centre fonds

  • F0028
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1984
The fonds consists of the technical reports deriving from research projects sponsored by the Joint Programme in Transportation of the York University Transport Centre.

York University Transport Centre

York University historical collection

  • F0450
  • Collection
  • 1885-2006, predominant 1970-2006
The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, genealogical charts, family histories, newspaper clippings, publications and related material detailing the history of the site on which the Keele Street campus of York University now stands; correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to the search for the grave site of Peter Erlin Kaiser and a photocopy of his Last Will and Testament; a genealogy and a history of the Kaiser family of Ontario (1933); copies of articles on the Palatine settlements in York County and Upper Canada; a publication, 'An account of the Boynton family and the family seat of Burton Agnes,' (1914); material on the Smith family (Hoover relations), correspondence seeking information from descendants of the Hoover family with responses, Hoover genealogies and material on the Troyer family genealogy (Hoover descendants); biographical material on York pioneers, correspondence, archaeological reports, copies of campus and survey maps and of architectural renderings of the Hart, Hoover, and Stong buildings on the University campus; obituary notices for the last surviving member of the Stong family who lived on the property, a copy of a genealogy of the family and a photocopy of a history of the church that was located on the property (by T.E. Kaiser);a newspaper article concerning Hart House, a building on the York campus which was relocated there in the 1930s from King Township, material related to the 40th anniversary celebrations of York University in 1999 and the York University Faculty Association strike of 1997, as well as other material details of which are available in the finding aid. Accession 2009-019 includes an album of presentation photographs taken by Panda Associates showing Founders College, Steacie Science Library, the Farquharson Life Sciences Building, Burton Auditorium and the Central Utilities Building likely during the 1960s, as well as photographs and textual material regarding the dedication of the Scott Library on 30 October 1971.

York University Archives and Special Collections

York University photograph collection

  • F0091
  • Collection
  • 1904-1991
The University photographic collection consists of photographs of individuals, university officials, faculty, students, sports teams, personalities, and campus buildings, including Glendon Hall.

York University Archives and Special Collections

Yvonne Vera fonds

  • F0697
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2015, predominant 1985-2005
Fonds consists of records pertaining to Yvonne Vera’s activities as a prominent African writer of English fiction and as a student and teacher of English literature while in Canada. Records include finished copies, typescripts and drafts of published and unpublished works; copies of articles written by and about Vera; personal and professional correspondence; personal memorabilia. Fonds includes a selection of books both by and belonging to Vera and a copy of the Vera biography, “Petal Thoughts,” by Ericah Gwetai. The fonds consists of items created and accumulated together by Vera and Jose, as well as mementos brought from Zimbabwe by Vera.

Vera, Yvonne

Zdenka Volavka fonds

  • F0132
  • Fonds
  • [197-]-1999
Fonds consists of Zdenka Volavka records accumulated and created over the course of her professorial career. The majority of files consist of annotated photocopied material obtained through interlibrary loans (the card catalogue indexing this material was prepared by Zdenka's long-time assistant, the late Charlotte Carrol). Files also contain material related to her involvement at York University and her research on the kingship and royal ritual in Ngoyo, Africa.

Volavka, Zdenka

bill bissett fonds

  • F0266
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2002
The fonds documents bissett’s activities as a poet, visual artist, musician and editor.

bissett, bill, 1939-

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