Christopher Charles Love fonds

Fonds number


Name of Creator

Love, Christopher Charles

Dates of Material



Christopher Charles Love fonds

Source of title proper

Title based on the contents of the fonds.


2.40 m of textual records
107 photographs
8 photograph albums
1 scrapbook

Administrative History

Christopher Charles Love was born in England in 1911, and received a MA from the University of Cambridge in 1933. He emigrated to Canada the same year to teach Classics and be a housemaster at Bishop’s College School in Lennoxville, Quebec. During World War II, Dr. Love served in the Royal Canadian Navy, and following the war he studied at the University of Toronto, receiving his PhD in English in 1950. His teaching career at Victoria University began in 1949 and continued until 1977, when he became Professor Emeritus of English. Throughout his years of active teaching and beyond, Dr. Love was a prominent and popular member of the Victoria University community.
Dr. Love served as Senior Tutor, 1950–1961. Responsibilities of the Senior Tutor of Burwash Hall and the men’s residences included admissions to and continuance in the residences, supervision of the residences, including discipline, approval of social activities, and acting as a liaison to the Residence Council.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of the following series: Papers relating to Victoria University/University of Toronto, 1959–1998; General correspondence, 1951–1996; Papers relating to education and early employment, 1933–1984; Papers relating to literary activities, 1948–1992; and Personal papers/memorabilia, 1933–1997.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation / Gift
1989.083V [contains photographs]
1992.211V [contains photographs]
1998.106V [contains photographs]

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Administrators / Faculty personal papers