Victoria Historical Collection

Series 5: Finances, fundraising and property

Title

Finances, fundraising and property

Dates of Creation

1842–1929

Extent

16 cm. of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of administrative records relating to university finances, fundraising and property, including financial statements, deeds and correspondence,1842–1929.

Notes

Related Groups of Records in Different Fonds

See also Bursar’s Office (Fonds 2001).

Related Groups of Records within the Same Fonds

See also Series 4 for other administrative records.

access points

  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Buildings and grounds
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Finance
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Fundraising

Box/File List

Acc .No. Box File Title Date
1987.057V TR 2 Victoria College contract to build Faraday hall 1876
2011.02V 6 1 Victoria College, to Maclean Strong (food and dry goods), accounts 1842–1845
6 2 Victoria College monthly account for the year 1844 with Mrs. Webster 1844
6 3 Victoria College,.to Gravely Jackson (chemicals and substances), accounts 1845–1846
6 4 Treasurer statements 1852–1857
6 5 Fundraising documents 1852–1918
6 6 Letter from the Auditor of Public Accounts in regard to Victoria and Regiopolis Colleges 1856
6 7 Deed of land from Town of Cobourg to Victoria College Mar 26 1857
6 8 Minutes, committee on plans of Victoria University 1888
6 9 Memoranda re: Victoria College Bill, 1844, letter from John Lake re: value of land to be leased to Victoria College 1889
6 10 Abstract of building accounts; abstract of tender n.d.; 1889
6 11 Methodist Book and Publishing House. Statement of notes cashed and returned 1889–1890
6 12 News clipping re: new college building 1890
6 13 John Wesley Centenary fund 1890–1891
6 14 Agreement between John Edward Berkeley Smith, Bursar of the University and Colleges at Toronto and the Board of Regents of Victoria University [lease] 1892
6 15 Victoria University dedicatory service 1892
6 16 Application for a loan to James Henderson 1893
6 17 To the alumni and friends of Victoria University, from Burwash 1893
6 18 H.A. Massey, deed of gift to Ontario Ladies College 1895
6 19 Deed of land for Fred Victor Mission, memorandum of independence 1896
6 20 Victoria College, accounts (food and dry goods) n.d.
6 21 Victoria College, accounts (food and dry goods) n.d.
6 22 Plan re: gymnasium n.d.
6 23 Building Committee, report of meeting re: repairs to President’s residence n.d.
6 24 List of information placed in cornerstone of new Emmanuel College residences n.d.
6 25 “Walter E.H. Massey’s will,” The evening telegram Dec 9 1901
6 26 Bell Telephone Co. of Canada Ltd,. letter to Chancellor re: a cable through university grounds 1901
6 27 Victoria College, receipts re: payments of interest and principal of Indian Relic Fund 1901–1919
6 28 “Victorian work of women: an historic record for the corner stone” 1902
6 29 Draft of inscription and list of contents of cornerstone of Victoria Women’s Residence (Annesley Hall) [1903?]
6 30 Chancellor, specifications for building for athletic ground and letter from R.A. Graydon, builder 1905
6 31 Letters concerning C.D. Massey’s subscription of funds for Departments of Elocution, English and French 1907
6 32 Offer by Lillian Massey Treble to erect Household 1907
6 33 Library, subscription of 50,000 by Andrew Carnegie 1907–1909
6 34 Canadian Bank of Commerce, savings bank pass-book 1908–1914
6 35 Men’s residence, letter from C.D. Massey 1909
6 36 Letters re: endowment fund subscriptions, by C.D. Massey 1909
6 37 Letters re: subscriptions to Library Building Fund by C.D. Massey 1909–1910
6 38 Victoria College Library, subscription and expense book 1909–1911
6 39 Library, subscriptions by C.D. Massey, letter from A. Eames, chairman of Library Building Committee 1910
6 40 Documents re: Carnegie Foundation [1910?]
6 41 Documents re: central heating plant 1910, 1912, 1916
7 1 Victoria University, salary lists, salary augmentations 1910–1912, 1917–1932
7 2 Accounts with Sproatt and Rolph and statement re: alterations to Victoria College Building 1911
7 3 Letters from the National Trust Co. re: treasureship of Victoria College 1911
7 4 J.H. Bull, letter to Chancellor Burwash re: scholarships 1912
7 5 National Trust Co. Ltd., letter re: mortgage of property of Robert Simpson Co. 1912
7 6 Documents with Dunnington and Grubbe re: trees and grounds 1913
7 7 Victoria University accounts, 20 Highview Crescent property 1914–1919
7 8 Receipt for installment of mortgage on 20 Highview Cr. 1917
7 9 Dean of Residence Vincent Massey re: overseas training company 1918
7 10 Victoria University accounts, time and mileage book 1918–1919
7 11 Letter from C.D. Massey to President Burwash re: Dean’s House 1919
7 12 Victoria College, salary list 1920–1921
7 13 Correspondence re: Elizabeth Morse Bequest 1921
7 14 Trust agreement, C.E. Armstrong et al. and J.R. Johnston et al. April 15 1929
7 15 Copy of trust agreement, Memorial Trust Fund, Class of 1928. May 1929
7 16 Faculty of Theology, campaign for Emmanuel 1929