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Victoria Historical Collection

Fonds #

2173

Title

Victoria Historical Collection

Dates of Creation

1829–1981

Extent

1.32 m of textual records

Scope and content

Collection consists of various material relating to the history of Victoria University/College, which was previously unaccessioned, for which provenance could not be ascertained. This material was gathered together in this general historical collection, and is organized by general topics: General historical material, 1929-1941; The University Question and Federation, 1845-1927; Legislation, 1841-1981; University administration, 1836-1923; Finances, fundraising and property, 1842-1929; Collections management, 1844-1942; Committees, 1890-1904; Students, faculty and academic matters, 1843-1968; Articles, lectures and poetry, 1863-1928; Records of the Educational Society and Brantford District College Convention, 1869-1899; Correspondence, 1836-1935; and Illuminated manuscripts and documents, 1892-1951.

  • Series 1: General historical material, 1929-1941
  • Series 2: The University Question and Federation, 1845-1927
  • Series 3: Legislation, 1841-1981
  • Series 4: University administration, 1836-1923
  • Series 5: Finances, fundraising and property, 1842-1929
  • Series 6: Collections management, 1844-1942
  • Series 7: Committees, 1890-1904
  • Series 8: Students, faculty and academic matters, 1843-1968
  • Series 9: Articles, lectures and poetry, 1863-1928
  • Series 10: Records of the Educational Society and Brantford District College Convention, 1869-1899
  • Series 11: Correspondence, 1836-1935
  • Series 12: Illuminated manuscripts and documents, 1892-1951

Notes

 

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records were acquired from a variety of sources over the history of the Archives. Many were never accessioned, and some formed similar ’general’ collections, including 1990.046, 1990.047 and 1990.120. All these records are now gathered here in one general collection.

accession points

  • Victoria College (Cobourg, Ont.)
  • Victoria University (Cobourg, Ont.)
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)

subjects

  • College students
  • Educational fund raising
  • Universities and colleges—Administration
  • Universities and colleges—Faculty