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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar’s Office Fonds

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar’s Office Fonds

Fonds #

2001

Title

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar’s Office Fonds

Dates of Creation

1831–2012

Extent

14.87 m of textual records
815 photographs
4 photograph albums
448 architectural drawings

Administrative History

The Bursar of Victoria University was the chief financial officer of the University and head of its business administration. From the mid 1940’s the Bursar also served as Secretary to the Board of Regents and gained responsibility for the management and overseeing of properties and buildings, maintenance and repair as well as auxiliary services such as food and catering, conference services and housekeeping.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of the records from the Upper Canada Academy  and the period when Victoria University (formerly  College) was situated in Cobourg – it includes records of the Academy Treasurer, John Beatty and of the Bursars/Treasurers, John Potts and George Cox. Subsequent records are from the Bursars of Victoria University: W.J. Little (1932–1951), W.C. James (1951–1963), F.C. Stokes (1963–1985), Larry Kurtz, (1985–2003), and David Keeling (2004–2009). Records are organized in the following series which document the activities and responsibilities of the office:

  • Introduction: Introduction to records in Accession 87.180V
  • Series 1: Annual reports,1858-1862, 1870-1874, 1934-1986
  • Series 2: Records relating to advertising and publicity, 1938-1979
  • Series 3: Records relating to alumni associations, 1921-1983
  • Series 4: Records relating to archives, 1953-2009
  • Series 5: Records relating to art holdings and artifacts, 1937-1988
  • Series 6: Records relating to the Book  Bureau, 1963-1997
  • Series 7: Records relating to buildings and grounds, 1892, 1922-2010
  • Series 7, Sub-series 1 Architectural and technical drawings, 1886-2010
  • Series 8: Records relating to committees, 1967-1986
  • Series 9: Records relating to events, 1931-1981
  • Series 10: Records relating to films, 1972-2004
  • Series 11: Records relating to fund-raising, 1854-1991
  • Series 12: Records relating to gifts to Victoria University, 1979-2002
  • Series 13: Records relating to government grants, 1952-1978
  • Series 14: Records relating to investment policy, 1976-1979, 2007
  • Series 15: Records relating to labour relations, 1967-2008
  • Series 16: Records relating to legal matters, 1872-2007
  • Series 17: Records relating to professional associations, 1937-1984
  • Series 18: Records relating to property, 1871-2009
  • Series 19: Records relating to publications, 1927-1972
  • Series 20: Records relating to residences and food services, 1913-1986
  • Series 21: Records relating to staff, 1932-2008
  • Series 22: Records relating to student assistance, 1958-1986
  • Series 23: Records relating to tennis, 1934-1998
  • Series 24: Records relating to Toronto School of Theology, 1969-1992
  • Series 25: Records relating to United Church of Canada, 1925-1984
  • Series 26: Records relating to war time administration and veterans, 1940-1950
  • Series 27: Records relating to general administration, 1846-2005
  • Series 28: Records relating to University of Toronto, 1972-2008
  • Series 29: Financial records, 1831-2009
  • Series 30: Records relating to health and safety, 1990-2012
  • Series 31: Records relating to the crest and coat of arms, 1924-1985

Notes

FINDING AIDS

Photographs are described in the photograph database.

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Restrictions

Certain files are restricted in accordance with the Victoria University Privacy Policy. Please contact the Archivist for more information.

Access Points

  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office
  • Victoria University (Cobourg, Ont.). Bursar's Office
  • Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.). Bursar's Office
  • Upper Canada Academy (Cobourg, Ont.). Treasurer
  • James, Wilfred C.
  • Little, William Jackson, 1890-1951
  • Stokes, Frederick Carson, d.2008
  • Beatty, John, 1782-1864
  • Potts, John, 1838-1907
  • Cox, George, 1840-1914
  • Kurtz, Lawrence R.
  • Keeling, David

subjects

  • Universities and colleges—Administration