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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Union Literary Society Fonds

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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Union Literary Society Fonds

Fonds #

2006

Title

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Union Literary Society fonds

Dates of Creation

1893–1922

Extent

24 cm of textual records
1 photograph

Administrative History

The Society was constituted in 1893 after the Jackson Literary Society and the Literary Association joined together. Its object was the cultivation of literature, science, and oratory. In 1924, it was superseded by the Students' Parliament.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of constitution, 1893; minutes, 1893–1911, (including rough, 1893–1900), 1896, 1911–1919, 1919–1922; correspondence, 1907, 1922; song books; and correspondence file concerning repayment of a loan made by the Board of Regents to the Union Literary Society for the purchase of Indian relics, 1903–1913.

Notes

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

FINDING AIDS

Photographs are described in the photograph database.

Related Groups of Records in Different Fonds

See also Ephemera Collection and Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.) Students’ Parliament fonds.

Access points

  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Union Literary Society
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Societies, etc.

Subjects

  • College student government
  • Indians of North America—Antiquities
  • Student activities
  • Universities and colleges—Societies, etc.

Box/File List

Acc. No. Box File Title Date
1987.244V 1 1 Union Literary Society minute book 1919–1922
1 2 Union Literary Society/students’ Parliament of Victoria College minute book 1922–1929
1 3 Union Literary Society/students’ Parliament of Victoria College minute book [1924–1930]
1991.137V 1 1 Constitution n.d.
1 2 Minutes 1893–1900
1 3 Minutes (rough) 1893–1900
1 4 Minutes 1901–1906
2 1 Minutes 1907–1911
2 2 Correspondence 1907, 1922
2 3 Songbooks n.d.
1992.061V
/TR
1 1 Minutes 1911–1919
2000.133V 1 1 Correspondence re: Indian relics 1903–1913