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Harold Bennett Fonds

Fonds #

2106

Title

Harold Bennett fonds

Dates of Creation

1915–1971

Extent

18 cm of textual records
13 photographs

Biographical Sketch

Harold Bennett (1890–1973) was a graduate of Victoria College in Classics; he later served Victoria as Professor, 1932–1973, Registrar, 1935–1949, Principal, 1944–1959, and briefly as Acting President, 1949–1950.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of speeches, addresses, lecture notes, degrees, memorabilia, correspondence, 1915–1971, of Harold Bennett; verse exercise by John Charles Robertson, 1929.

Notes

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Finding aids

Photographs are described in the photograph database.

Access points

  • Bennett, Harold, 1890–1973
  • Robertson, John Charles, 1864–1956

Subjects

  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Speeches, addresses, etc.

Box/File List

Acc. No. Box File Title Date
1988.103V 1 1 Lecture notes on classical epic n.d.
1 2 Lecture notes on Augustan Age n.d.
1 3 Correspondence 1942–1959
2 1 Personal correspondence and convocation address (Laurentian U) 1968–1971
2 2 Verse exercise by J.C. Robertson to Mrs. G.J. Blewett 1929
2 3 Speeches n.d.–1949
2 4 Speeches 1950–1956
2 5 Speeches 1951–1965
2 6 VWA Miscellanea 1923–1935
2 7 Memorabilia [felt letter; other material relocated to photographs and ephemera] n.d.
3os 1 University of Toronto Honorary Degree, L.L.D.; Chicago Ph.D. 1921–1969
3os 2 Honorary Degree, D. Litt., Laurentian; U of T B.A. n.d. 1915
2011.11V 1os 1 Certificate of appreciation for service as Acting President 1959