William Houston fonds

Title: William Houston fonds

Dates of creation: 1883-2000

Physical description: 0.13 metres of textual and graphic material

Scope and content: Included in this accession are the personal bound letter books belonging to educator, journalist and graduate of the University of Toronto William Houston.  The two bound volumes date from 31 December 1883 to 13 June 1891 and from 6 July 1891 to 8 November 1895.  The correspondence covers the period that Houston was a member of the University of Toronto Senate and Legislative Librarian.  Also included are notes on Houston family history compiled by Mrs. Eila Hopper-Ross, grand niece of William Houston (ca. 1980s - 2000).  There are also 2 photographs - one each of Willam and John Houston - and one piece of correpondence from John Houston to "cousin" Theresa McAfee (1935).

Finding Aids: None

Access: Open ; No photocopying of letterbooks for conservation reasons.

Accession number: B2004-0002