Sub-series consists of various materials relating to special events and ceremonies associated with the TGH and organized by the Board of Trustees, including invitations, event programs and commemorative publications, guest lists, statements by event organizers and participants, correspondence.
File 1.6.1 contains materials deposited in a cornerstone box in April 1911 during a ceremony marking the start of the building of the College St. site of the TGH, including lists as of April 11, 1911 of TGH House Medical Staff, nursing staff (including student nurses), and honorary governors of the Board of Trustees; “A Brief Historical Sketch of the Toronto General Hospital, its Origin and its Progress…1818 to 1911”, a manuscript by A.F. Miller, TGH Secretary and Treasurer 1876-1917; a “List of Special Grants and Subscriptions to the new TGH Building Fund” 1905-1911; and an “Original Estimate of Cost of the new Buildings of the TGH” adopted by the Board of Trustees March 2, 1910.
File 1.6.11 contains a sketchbook commissioned by Toronto General Hospital and presented to Sir John M Gibson, Lt. Governor of Ontario, to mark the opening of its new buildings, designed by Darling & Pearson at 101 College Street, June 1913 to January 1914. Gold-stamped leather binding design, title page inscription, and six black-and-brown ink drawings by J.E.H. MacDonald depicting various TGH buildings.
File 1.6.12 contains a booklet on the Private Patients Building printed by Grip Limited, Toronto for W.G. Macfarlane Ltd. With decorative borders and cover by J.E.H. MacDonald and line drawings by Tom Thomson. Undated, but probably to commemorate opening of new TGH buildings, June 1913 to January 1914.
File 1.6.13 contains the menu and program for a dinner in honour of W.E. Gallie on the occasion of his retirement from the chair of surgery at the University of Toronto, 1947. Includes illustrations designed and drawn by Mabel Gill with the aid of R.I. Harris.
Toronto General Hospital. Board of Trustees