Victoria Historical Collection

Series 4: University administration


University administration

Dates of Creation



10 cm. of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of records relating to the general administration of the university, 1836–1923, including correspondence, reports, and the original draft of the Charter of Upper Canada Academy.


Related Groups of Records within the Same Fonds

See also Series 5 for records relating to finances, fundraising and property.

access points

  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Administration

Box/File List

Acc .No. Box File Title Date
2011.02V 5 10 Original draft of Charter of Upper Canada Academy with amendments and annotations 1836
5 11 Letter to Rev. Egerton Ryerson from W.S. Conger informing him of his appointment to the office of Principal, Victoria College Sept 3 1841
5 12 Proceedings of the Victoria College Board’s special meeting on the “University Bill” Oct 24 1843
5 13 Victoria College. Inventory of property 1845
5 14 Address to the members and friends of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Canada in behalf of Victoria College 1851
5 15 Letter requesting statistics for Victoria College from Governor General’s Secretary to M. Richey, College President July 11 1851
5 16 Address of the Conference in behalf of Victoria College 1852, 1854
5 17 Annual report of the President of Victoria College 1858–1859
5 18 Minutes of Committee on Insurance and two letters from Queen Insurance Co. to Lachlin Taylor 1868
5 19 Letter and transcription of statue re: election of alumni representatives to the Senate 1879
5 20 Subscriptions to the Ryerson Chair, correspondence and lists 1885–1886
5 21 Resolution of Committee on College Agency, Niagara Conference 1887
5 22 Victoria College. Letters to Dr. N. Burwash from Mrs. W.C. Henderson re: her son; Senator W.C. Sandford re: Mr. Workman; R. Irving Walker re: Board meeting; C.S. Eby, Tokyo; J.J. Maclaren re: petition opposing changed name of [?] committee; Dr. D.A. Black re: Senate meeting; Globe Printing re: advertising account; Examination paper, Pope; Receipt from J.J. [Croshanks?]; E.B. Harper seeking help in obtaining an honorary degree; G.C. Workman, in Leipzig re: funds; James Clarke re: travel insurance; Senator W.E. Sanford re: meeting of Regents; Report of Committee on Resolutions; Order of Business for Senate; Bay of Quinte Conference; stations of Ministers and Probationers; République Française announcement of Congress in 1889 1888–1889
5 23 Reports re: Cobourg outbreak of diphtheria and sanitary state of College buildings 1889
5 24 Mr. J.W.L. Forster’s letter to Dr. Potts re: Colonial Conference 1896
5 25 Senate. Memo to Premier re: University Bill of 1901 n.d.
5 26 Memo re: University of Toronto [1905?]
5 27 N. Burwash. Old letters kept for samples of signature 1905–1912
5 28 F.H. Wallace. Power of attorney in favour of Mary Wilson 1909
5 29 Dean of Residence. Correspondence with Imperial Munitions Board 1918
5 30 University of Toronto Alumni Association. Letter to Prof. Langford and certificate re: loan to G.F. Hammer 1920
5 31 Regional College of social and religious surveys held in Knox College Mar 1 1923