Material about Viola Pratt

Title: Material about Viola Pratt
Dates of Material:
[1948] - 1984
2.1 cm textual records
Scope and content

Series consists of materials regarding Viola Pratt's life and activities, including articles, tributes, pamphlets, an eulogy, and chronology of her life.

Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the fonds.

Finding aids

File list available (see below).


The series is stored in 1 box.

Box 1
Catalogues and pamphlets
14A Perth County Bibliography compiled by Lillian Morley[1948]

Pamphlet containing a partial list of Publications about the County of Perth and of those by writers at present or formerly residents of Perth; Viola Whitney Pratt listed

Addresses, articles, and tributes
14Ten More Years[1963?]

Typescript summary of the University Women's Club of Toronto's Fiftieth Anniversary gala, where Mrs. E.J. Pratt was President and Mistress of Ceremonies, and plans for organizing the Sixtieth Anniversary gala

110Articles about Viola Pratt1955 - 1984

Various articles in journals and newspaper clippings regarding Viola Pratt including: Vic Report, vol. XIII, no. 2, Vic Report, vol. XI, no. 3 (2 copies); pamphlet from International Reading Association Conference held on May 2, 1959, introducing special guest authors, in which Viola is included; newspaper articles from Toronto Star, June 13, 1983, Globe and Mail Sept. 9, 1984 (includes xerox copy), and an unlisted newspaper clipping regarding Viola's bird stamp collection; The United Church Observer, November 15, 1955, pp. 37; Quill and Quire, vol. XXII, no. 12, December 1956, pp. 14, regarding a reception in honour of authors, which included Viola as an honorary guest;

Includes invitation to Mrs. William Henry Clarke and Mr. Garrick Irwin Clarke's reception in honor of authors described in the Quill and Quire

112Convocation of Victoria University, May 2, 1956May 2, 1956

Typescript, carbon copy, of tribute to Viola Pratt upon conferring of honorary degree from Victoria University; includes a clipping of the tribute from a pamphlet with a photograph of Viola receiving the degree

116Addresses on and tributes to Viola Pratt1959, 1984

Photocopies of addresses on and tributes to Viola Pratt including: "Introduction of Dr. Viola Pratt" by Bessie McCamus (1959); Eulogy for Viola Leone Whitney Pratt delivered by Lila Laakso; memorial service leaflet for Viola; chronology of Viola Pratt