Edward Blake

Title:  Edward Blake fonds

Date(s) of creation: 1856-1908

Physical description:  0.39 metres of textual records

Admin. history/Biographical Sketch
Edward Blake was born at Bear Creek (now Mount Hope), County of Middlesex, Upper Canada on October 13, 1833.  Blake served as a member of the Senate (186?-1876) and Chancellor of the University of Toronto (1876-1900). He died in 1912.

Scope and content: 
Correspondence, notes, memoranda, and drafts of reports, primarily by and to Edward Blake in his capacity as a member of the Senate of the University of Toronto and Chancellor, relating to University matters, including the hiring of James Loudon as professor of Natural Philosophy in 1875 and the introduction of the science curriculum, the  rebuilding of University College following the fire of 1890, and the writing of the report of the joint Senate/Board of Trustees Committee on Revenues and Requirements (1891).  Also included are related acts, statutes, orders-in-council, financial reports and testimonials.

Access/Use: Open

Finding aids: Finding aid available in Reading Room

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Accruals:  Further accruals not expected.

Corresponding accessions: B1972-0013