Fonds 2001 - Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office fonds

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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office fonds

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CA ON00357 2001

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  • 1831-2012 (Creation)
    Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Bursar's Office

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14.87 m of textual records
779 photographs
448 architectural drawings
4 photograph albums

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The Bursar of Victoria University was the chief financial officer of the University and head of its business administration. From the mid 1940’s the Bursar also served as Secretary to the Board of Regents and gained responsibility for the management and overseeing of properties and buildings, maintenance and repair as well as auxiliary services such as food and catering, conference services and housekeeping.

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Fonds consists of records from Upper Canada Academy and the period when Victoria University (formerly College) was situated in Cobourg - it includes records of the Academy Treasurer, John Beatty, of Bursars/Treasurers, John Potts and George Cox, and of Bursars W.J. Little (1932-1951), W.C.James (1951-1963), F.C. Stokes (1963-1985), Larry Kurtz, (1985-2003), and David Keeling (2004-2009) consists of the following series: annual reports,1858-1862, 1870-1874, 1934-1986; records relating to: advertising, 1949-1979; alumni associations, 1921-1983; archives, 1953-2009; art holdings, 1937-1988; artifacts, 1949-1996; Book Bureau, 1963-1997; buildings and grounds, 1892,1922-2010; committees, 1967-1986; corner stone, Cobourg, 1953-1955; events, 1931-1981; films, 1972-1985; fund-raising, 1854-1991; gifts to Victoria University, 1979-2002; government grants, 1952-1978; investment policy, 1976-1979; labour relations, 1967-2008; legal matters, 1872-2007; Iron Creek meteorite 1972, 2001; officers of Victoria University, 1939-1963; Prince Philip Medal, 1963-1964; professional associations, 1937-1984; property, 1871-2009; publications, 1927-1972; publicity, 1938-1952; residences and food services, 1913-1986; staff, 1932-2008; student assistance, 1958-1986; tennis , 1934-1998; Victoria theatre, 1969-2005; Toronto School of Theology, 1969-1992; United Church of Canada, 1925-1984; veterans, 1945-1950; Vic Teach in, 1981; war time administration, 1940-1946; general, 1846-2005; University of Toronto, 1972-2008 ; financial records, 1831-2006, records relating to the crest and coat of arms, 1924-1985.

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  • English

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Files are restricted subject to review under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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Further accruals are expected.

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Revised kes; 19 March 2012
Revised kw; 23 July 2012
Revised mb; 24 Feb 2016

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