Victoria Historical Collection

Series 1: General historical material

Series Number


Dates of Material



General historical material


10 cm of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of records, 1829-1941, including addresses, correspondence and published material, of a general nature, relating to the history of Victoria College/University.


Box/File List

Identifier Title Date
1989.094V TR-1 Edwin C. Guillet scrapbook, "The Victoria College Manuscript Discoveries"
1989.150V TR-1 Constitution of the Theological Union of Victoria University
[ca. 1877]
2011.02V 1-1 News clipping. "Sir John at Cobourg. Address from the students at Victoria University"
2011.02V 1-2 Speech of John Wilson, Speaker of the House of Assembly on the Marriage Bill
2011.02V 1-3 Letter of support for establishment of Upper Canada Academy from [Mr?] Clapham, Quebec, to William Lord (Conference President), Upper Canada
Nov 18 1835
2011.02V 1-4 Reply of the Lieutenant-Governor to the address of the Wesleyan Methodist Church
Nov 29 1838
2011.02V 1-5 E. Ryerson, "Explanatory and practical observations at the opening of the college"
2011.02V 1-6 E. Ryerson. "Inaugural address on the nature and advantages of an English and liberal education"
2011.02V 1-7 Commencement address by John Dunbar (student)
2011.02V 1-8 Letter. E. Ryerson to the Church re: removal of Victoria to Toronto
2011.02V 1-9 Excerpt from the answer of the British Conference to the Address of the Canadian Conference, re: Victoria College
2011.02V 1-10 The Gazette of the University of Victoria College
2011.02V 1-11 Letter to Ryerson to write an article on the history of the college
2011.02V 1-12 "Extravagant expenditure in Toronto of the Upper Canada University endowment" by Rev. W.H. Poole
2011.02V 1-13 Address delivered before the alumni of the University of Victoria College, by Professor Wilson, A.M.
May 22 1861
2011.02V 1-14 Clippings from Journal of education for Upper Canada
2011.02V 1-15 Practical test of Christianity, a sermon delivered before the Theological Union of Victoria University, by Rev. Hugh Johnston
May 13 1883
2011.02V 1-16 Editorial in The Christian Guardian [?] typescript
May 23 1883
2011.02V 1-17 News clipping, "The new Victoria:. corner-stone laying" The Christian Guardian Supplement
2011.02V 1-18 Jubilee volume of the History of Victoria U, circulars
[ca. 1891]
2011.02V 1-19 News clippings re: discovery of historical records
2011.02V 1-20 Signatures, Cobourg pilgrimage
June 10 1932
2011.02V 1-21 "Two events of 1832" by Professor C.B. Sissons
2011.02V 1-22 The Cazenovia Seminary Bulletin [re: early Victoria History]
2011.02V 1-23 W.E. McNeill, "Queen's or Victoria: which was first?" [includes correspondence]
2011.02V 1-24 Proposal for a brief history of Victoria University
2011.02V 1-25 "Early Education in Upper Canada," S.F. Maine [student paper for A.J. Johnston]