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December 24, 1997 accrual

Series contains original drawings done by Ben Wicks for his syndicated single frame cartoon and for 4 books.
The syndicated cartoons date from January 1, 1997 to December 27, 1997. The books include "Born to Read and Write" 1996, "Life Insurance for Seniors" 1996, "Sure we're covered...Aren't we?" 1996, and "So you've got Cancer" 1997.
The series is divided into the following sub-series:
RG 959.002.001 Daily Cartoons
RG 959.002.002 Born to Read and Write
RG 959.002.003 So You've Got Cancer
RG 959.002.004 Sure, We're covered....Aren't we?
RG 959.002.005 Life Insurance for Seniors

Wicks, Alfred (Ben)

Florence Nightingale letter to Louise Darche

Letter written to Louise Darche from Florence Nightingale. Louise Darche was the superintendent of The New York City Training School for Nurses from 1888-1898. The two met when Miss Darche travelled to London in 1893. In the letter Florence Nightingale references Henry Bonham Carter, her first cousin and Secretary of the Nightingale Fund. The photograph (RG 946.02.02.02) was also referenced in the letter and was sent by Mr. Bonham Carter to Miss Darche.

Nightingale, Florence

Alumnae World War II scrapbook page 11

Front of page 11 has a typewritten list of items placed in the boxes sent to Nursing Sisters in Africa. Box recipients were C. Tavener, H. Pangman, C.J. Cuthbert, L. Jamieson. At the bottom of the page is the mailing costs for all of the boxes sent out for Christmas, 1943.

Back of page has content listing for civilian boxes sent which were sent to Helen Cunningham (class of 1923), and Mildred McMullen (class of 1926). Bottom of page has list of recipients of letters and airgraphs (same as those sent boxes).

Assignment photographs

Series consists of 7,278 photographic negatives or b&w prints created by Ryerson staff and students in the 1950's and 1960's. The photographs were taken for use in the student newspaper, "The Ryersonian" ; the academic course calendar ; the yearbook ; and other school publications. Contact prints for the majority of the collection are available for viewing in our reading room. Negatives are in the process of being scanned.

The photographic images are arranged according to subject :

  • Aerospace Technology
  • Anti-Cutback Rally (request from RG 95.1 box)
  • Architecture
  • Art Shows
  • Athletics
  • Awards
  • Barbers
  • Basketball
  • Bookstore
  • Business Administration
  • Campus - Old
  • Career College
  • Chemical Technology
  • Church Street
  • Circle K (Kiwanis)
  • Civil Technology
  • CJRT
  • Classroom Scenes
  • Clubs
  • Convocation
  • Convocation at Deer Park
  • Dances
  • Drama
  • Early Childhood Management
  • Eggy
  • Electrical Technology
  • Electronic Technology
  • Extension Department
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Fashion
  • Food Administration
  • Food Services
  • Football
  • Furniture and Interior Design
  • Gas Technology
  • Health Clinic
  • Health Inspectors
  • Hockey
  • Homecoming
  • Home Economics
  • Hotel, Resort, and Restaurant Administration
  • Howard Kerr Hall
  • Initiation
  • Instrument Control Technology
  • Journalism
  • Kerr Hall (Oakham House)
  • Library
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Medical Laboratory
  • Metallurgy Technology
  • Miscellaneous
  • Miss Ryerson
  • Music
  • Ontario Government
  • Parades
  • Photographic Arts
  • Picnics
  • Printing Management - Graphic Arts
  • Queens and Princesses
  • Radio and Television Arts
  • Registration
  • Remembrance Day
  • Retirement Dinner
  • RIOT
  • ROW
  • Ryerson Hall
  • SAC
  • Secretarial Science
  • Secretaries Luncheon
  • Soccer
  • Statue of Egerton Ryerson
  • Visitors to Ryerson
  • Works of Art on Campus

South campus buildings

South east section of old Normal School buildings. Construction debris can be seen in the foreground and a small piece of Howard Kerr Hall on the left in the background as well.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

North edge of Ryerson property

Vacant lot after building demolition. Piles of cinderblock, wood, and windows are left on site. North perimeter fence and trees are still intact. Gorries used car dealership is visible across Gerrard St. on the left side of the photo. Lot was former site of an on campus cafe, according to the photographer.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

North edge of Ryerson property

Vacant lot full of left over pieces of building after demolition on north end of campus. The Gorrie's Chevrolet building is clearly visible in the background through trees and fence.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Middle building on east side.

Middle building in the Ryerson Hall complex of structures that made up the Normal School campus. Building faces east towards Church Street.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Parking lot

Cars , trees, and fencing along old property line. Building available in the background with O'Keefe and Ben Hur signs on it.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Heating plant

Large tree on the left side of the picture with cars in the foreground. On the right side of the photograph is a brick tower and building.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Construction pit at North end of property

Construction pit at North end of property looking towards the corner of Victoria and Gerrard Sts. Gorries Motors building visible on the right side of the photograph. Two men stand at edge of pit looking at it. Old building visible on left side of photo.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Ryerson Hall building

Ryerson Hall building obscured by tree. Howard Kerr Hall building visible in the mid-right side of the photograph.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Excavating for foundation

Excavation of property in preparation for foundation. Unit I of Howard Kerr Hall visible in the background and remnants of the North Normal School building on the right.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Ryerson Hall

Ryerson Hall building along Gould St. Egerton Ryerson statue has already been removed for storage and there is hoarding along the front of the building.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

South West corner of Howard Kerr Hall

Photograph taken looking east along Gould Street at Unit III of Howard Kerr Hall. Only the metal framework of the section is completed with some marble work along the base.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Construction scene inside quadrangle

Photograph taken from inside quadrangle looking east at the brick work being done on Howard Kerr Hall. Remaining Ryerson Hall building visible on the left side of the photo.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Clock - carillon tower building

Metal framework of centre section of Howard Kerr Hall South - which would eventually house the Principal's office and the Boardroom. Framework for clock-carillon tower is up as well. Framework obscured in photo by the Ryerson Hall building.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Clock - carillion tower building

Metal framework of centre section of Howard Kerr Hall South. Framework for clock-carillion tower is up as well. Photograph taken looking north east on Gould Street. Part of Unit I is visible in the far right corner.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Clock - carillion tower building

Metal framework of centre section of Howard Kerr Hall South. Construction workers and material visible around the base of structure. Part of Unit I is visible in the far right corner. Photo taken looking north east along Gould Street.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Demolition of middle building

Demolition of middle building. View of west end. Second story destroyed with exception of back wall and some interior wall fragments. Howard Kerr Hall East and Ryerson Hall visible in the background.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Demolition of middle building

Demolition of middle building. View of looking west. Second story destroyed with exception of back wall and some interior wall fragments. Parts of first story on east end are demolished. Howard Kerr Hall West visible in the background.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Middle building demolition

Demolition of middle building. View looking south west. Second story demolished at east end. Heating plant chimney visible in background.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Middle building demolition

Demolition of middle building. View looking north west. Second story of east end of building demolished. Howard Kerr Hall visible in the background.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Oakham House

View of Oakham House on Gould Street. Taken from in front of the old Normal School building. Kerr Hall East and O'Keefe House are visible at opposite edges of the photograph.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Quadrangle and Normal School facade

Howard Kerr Hall south wing with clock tower. Taken from inside the quadrangle, the facade from the old Normal School building stands across from it. Cars are parked around the outside of the quadrangle.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Howard Kerr Hall North and the quadrangle

Looking across the quad from Howard Kerr Hall East to the North section showing the driveway in from Gerrard Street. Cars are parked around the quadrangle. Eaton's College Street store is visible over top of Kerr Hall.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Staff lounge

Staff lounge with a dining table and chairs, lounge chairs and a fireplace in one corner.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Board of meters

Colour photograph of a board with 4 meters mounted on a board. What appears to be a pressure gauge runs up the middle of the board.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Looking south from roof of Howard Kerr Hall

Colour photograph looking south east from Howard Kerr Hall. Photograph taken from the roof of the building. The clock tower is in mid-ground, and the old CIBC building and another tower under construction are visible in the background.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Looking south from roof of Howard Kerr Hall

Colour photograph looking south east from Howard Kerr Hall. Photograph taken from the roof of the building. The clock tower is in mid-ground, and the old CIBC building and another tower under construction are visible in the background.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Construction site for Jorgenson Hall

Colour image of the construction site for Jorgenson Hall and the Podium building taken from the roof of Howard Kerr Hall. Image shows North end of site. Temperance Hall visible at the top of the image.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Quad construction

Colour image of the Quad with construction and landscaping work being done. Photo taken from Jorgenson Hall and also shows the area south east of the campus.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Bird of Spring sculpture

Colour image of the Bird of Spring Sculpture in its original location on Dundas Street. The sculpture is one of a series of 4 sculptures by the artist Etungat, and it and the Devonian pond on campus were created through funding by the Devonian Group of Charities.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

O'Keefe House

Colour image of the O'Keefe House residence. Saint George's Greek Orthodox Church is visible on the right side of the photo.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Howard Kerr Hall clock tower

Centre section of Unit III or Kerr Hall South featuring the clock/carillon tower. Workers are on the roof working on the tower. On the left side of the photograph "The Graduate sculpture" is visible above the entrance to the Quad.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Howard Kerr Hall bas-relief: scissors, thimble and thread

Bas-relief by Doris Pedery-Hunt featuring a large pair of scissors, a thimble, and a spool of thread. Featured on the south exterior Quad wall of Kerr Hall south. One of a series of 14 created to reflect the nature of Ryerson's programs at the time Howard Kerr Hall was constructed.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

Construction in Quad

Photograph taken from roof of Howard Kerr Hall looking north west. Shows construction debris and the demolition site fencing.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

View from Howard Kerr Hall looking south west

Photograph taken from the roof of Howard Kerr Hall looking south west. The partially demolished bell tower of Ryerson Hall is visible at the bottom and the Canada Life Insurance building is in the background.

Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

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