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The Strand Fonds

Fonds #



The Strand fonds

Dates of Creation



7 cm. of textual records

107 photographs : b&w and col.

Administrative History

The Strand is the student newspaper of Victoria University. Its twenty-fifth anniversary was celebrated in 1983, however there were issues published from ca. 1955; a forerunner, Vic Strands, was published by the Victoria College Union Council, 1952-1954. The Strand is published during the academic year by a Board of Directors, and is mandated to purvey news about Victoria University, as well as topics of interest to the student community, and to furnish relevant editorial commentary.

Scope and Content

Fonds includes various records, 1983-1997, including constitution, correspondence and photographs used in publications.


Source of Supplied Title

Title taken from contents

Immediate source of acquisition

Records in accession 2011.09V were acquired from The Strand office in 2011.

Finding aids

Photographs are described in the photograph database


Further accruals are expected

Associated material

See also Victoria University Library for issues of The Strand

Related Groups of Records

See the Victoria College Union Council (Fonds 2004)

ACcess points

  • The Strand (Toronto, Ont.)
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Publishing


  • College student newspapers and periodicals
  • Student activities
  • Universities and colleges—Publishing

Box/File List

Acc. No. Box File Title Date
1991.174V 1 1 Constitution n.d.
2011.09V 1 1 Constitution n.d.
  1 2 Congratulatory letters on 25th anniversary (includes Northrop Frye, Goldwin French) 1983
  1 3 Cartoon drawings/advertising 1986–1995
  1 4 Letters to the editor 1994–1996
  1 5 Various correspondence 1994–1996
  1 6 Libel case 1997