Department of Athletics and Recreation

Title: University of Toronto. Department of Athletics and Recreation fonds 

Date(s) of creation: 1900-1993

Physical description:   19.0 metres of multimedia records

Admin. history/Biographical Sketch
This department was established May 1, 1977 with the merger of the University of Toronto Athletic Association, Dept. of Physical Education - Men, Department of Athletics and Physical Education - Women and the University of Toronto Women's Athletic Association.
Scope and content:  

This fonds contains records documenting the administration of various athletic activities at the University.  Included are minutes of the Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Association, the Canadian Intercollegiate Harrier Union and various standing committees (1920s to early 1950s), game reports for rugger, skiing, soccer, squash, swimming, tennis, track, volleyball and other sports. Other records document the opening ceremonies of the Women's Athletic Building and Clara Benson and records of the Director.   Photographs include buildings such as Varsity Stadium, sporting team activities and individuals such as Bill Carruthers, J.R. Evans, Dick Brown, and Bruce Kidd.   Sound and moving image records include a collection of 92 films documenting various Varsity football games with other universities (1950-1974).

Access/Use: Restricted; subject to review under Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Finding aids: Finding aids available in Reading Room and include, among others, Guide to moving image records (1991)

Related records in a different fonds:

Accruals:   Further accruals are expected.

Corresponding accessions: A1979-0032, A1979-0058, A1982-0013, A1982-0043, A1983-0021, A1986-0008, A1986-0056, A1987-0027, A1989-0019, A1990-0029, A1993-0022, A1995-0006, A1996-0018, A1997-0015, A2001-0007