Photo of J.R.L. Starr with R.B. Steinhauer and W.H. Garnham

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

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

Series 5: Records relating to art holdings and artefacts

Title

Records relating to art holdings and artifacts

Dates of Creation

1937–2001

Extent

23 cm of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of lists of works of art owned by Victoria, with valuations; correspondence relating to insurance coverage and claims, arrangements for the loan of paintings for exhibition; correspondence with artists concerning exhibitions and commissions; and records relating to the Picture Loan Society and Portraits Committee. Series also consists of correspondence and lists relating to donations and loans of artefacts, including the machine gun of Thain W. MacDowell and records relating to the removal of the iron-creek meteorite from the Royal Ontario Museum to the Alberta Provincial Museum. Series also contains correspondence and other records relating to the commissioning of the design of the Prince Philip Medal in 1963.

access points

  • MacDowell, Thain Wendell, 1890—1960
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Art collections
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Artefacts

Subjects

  • College art museums
  • Antiquities

 

Box/File List

Acc No. Box File Title Date
1987.180V 3 15 Art Collection -Portrait: Chancellor Wallace May 1941–Jan 1942
3 16 Art Collection - Picture Insurance Nov 1937–Jan 1941
3 17 Art Collection - Picture Insurance June 1941–Nov 1950
3 18 Art Collection - Picture Insurance March–April 1970
3 19 Art Collection - Pictures owned by Victoria University (see also Archives file 3/11) March 1963–Dec 1972
4 1 Art Collection - Permanent Art Collection Dec 1975–Jan 1976
4 2 Art Collection - Permanent Art Collection Oct 1978–May 1979
4 3 Art Collection - Permanent Art Collection March 1979–May 1980
4 4 Art Collection - Permanent Art Collection Jan–April 1981
4 5 Art Collection - Permanent Art Collection Sept 1981–Sept 1982
16 18 Art Collection - Picture Loan Society Feb–March 1969
2004.037V 1 1 Art collection - Permanent 1962–1988
1 2 Art Collection - Portraits Committee 1975–1981
1987.180V 4 6 Artefacts - Totem n.d.
4 7 Artefacts - Lt. Col. T.W. McDowell gift of German machine gun) April 1949–Aug 1950
4 8 Artefacts - Royal Ontario Museum (list of items loaned by Victoria to R.O.M.) July 1968
  14 7 Artefacts - Meteorite - Iron Creek Feb-Dec 1972
  14 19 Artefacts - Prince Philip Medal Oct 1963–June 1964
1990.160V TR Artefacts - Correspondence re machine gun of Thain W. MacDowell (Missing) 1960–1986
2004.037V 1 3 Artefacts - Bell of St. Mary’s Arch 1992
1 4 Artefacts - Maryon Kantaroff Sculpture 1994–1996
2012.11V 1 10 Artefacts - Transfer agreement with Provincial Museum of Alberta [Iron Creek Meteorite] 2001