Photo of Charter Day Convocation

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Board of Regents Fonds

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Board of Regents Fonds

Series 7: Records related to the Centenary

Title

Records related to the Centenary

Dates of Creation

1935-1937

Extent

20 cm of textual records
29 photographs

Administrative History

The Centenary Committee was established to organize celebrations for the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of Victoria University. The Illuminated address given to King Edward VIII by the University was returned to the University by the Windsor Castle Library in 1990.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of reports, correspondence and notes of the Centenary Committee as well as class lists, registration lists, clippings, pamphlets, and other material related to the Centenary, including an Illuminated address given to King Edward VIII by the University on the occasion of its centennial that expresses gratitude for the Royal Charter granted in 1836 and renews a declaration of loyalty to the Crown; it is signed by the Chancellor and the Board of Regents. Also consists of a letter from the Board of Regents to King George V.

Notes

FINDING AIDS

Photographs are described in the photograph database.

Related Groups of Records in Different Fonds

See also Ephemera Collection.

access points

  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Anniversaries, etc.

Box/File List

Acc. No. Box File Title Date
1987.069V 1 1 Correspondence, Reports, Accounts 1936–1937
1 2 Records Re:  Alumni reunion luncheon 1936
1 3 Reception Sub-committee:  Minutes, Reports  1936
1 4 Church service Sub-committee:  Minutes 1936
1 5 Registrations 1936
1 6 Scroll 1936
1 7 Publications prepared for Centenary Celebrations 1936
  1 8 Transcripts of addresses given at various functions including convocations 1936
1 9 Centenary Celebrations:  Alumni Registration package 1936
1 10 Clippings 1936
1 11 Clippings 1936
1 12 Clippings 1936
1990.132V  Illuminated Address to Edward VIII on the occasion of the Centenary of Victoria University 1936
1994.006V TR 1

Address of Congratulations to his Majesty the King (George V) on the celebration of the Jubilee of his accession

1935
1994.006V TR 2 Copy of Address sent to Edward VIII on the occasion of the Centenary of Victoria University 1936