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Alumni Weekend 2015

A series of photographic images in the form of a newsletter documenting Alumni Weekend 2015; included are registration, barbeque lunch, the SLC building, and Archives and Special Collections. File also contains promotional materials including pamphlets, booklets, programs, and posters.

Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, 1931 Official Hockey Rules

The booklet with a red paper cover lays out the by-laws and regulations and the "Playing Rules of the Game" of amateur hockey in Canada with the officers of the national governing association and of each provincial association. Also included is :

  • A memorandum of agreement of the donated silver cup trophy donated by Sir H. Montegu Allan
  • A short history of the Allan Cup
  • Instructions for referees
  • Diagrams of the rink and goal net
  • The record of the cup champions from 1908 to 1930
  • The record of O.H.A. Memorial Cup champions from 1919 to 1930.

Canadian Red Ensign miniature flag

The miniature flag is a representation of the Canadian flag at the time capsule was installed. It is the British red ensign which features the Union Jack in the upper corner (the canton), while the shield of the coat of arms of Canada made it distinctly Canadian.

City of Toronto Municipal Handbook

This handbook is a reference book with historical, political, judicial, and general information on the City. Briefly, it includes a list of Toronto mayors from the first in 1834, William Lyon Mackenzie to William Stewart in 1931 ; photographs of the City's executive ; City department budgets ; election results ; fire department stations ; business license fees ; tariffs for taxicabs and livery cabs ; motor vehicle information ; statistics and general information, and much more.

J.W. Somers, City Clerk, signed his name across the tile page.

City of Toronto

Maple Leaf Gardens time capsule

The series consists of the following.

  • Four daily newspapers, September 21, 1931 : The Globe ; The Mail and Empire ; The Evening Telegram ; The Toronto Daily Star
  • A four-page, typewritten manuscript and envelope likely from the directors of Maple Leaf Hockey Club
  • A four-page stock prospectus
  • A miniature Canadian Red Ensign flag
  • An ivory elephant pendant with blue ribbon fragments
  • 1930-1931 Official Rule Book, National Hockey League (NHL)
  • 1930-1931 Ontario Hockey Association Rules (OHA)
  • 1931 Official Hockey Rules, Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA)
  • 1931 Toronto Municipal Handbook

Maple Leaf Gardens

Mattamy Centre Opening Weekend materials

File contains materials created for the opening weekend of the Mattamy Athletic Centre at what was once Maple Leaf Gardens. Included in the file is a commemorative hockey puck, an access pass to the President's reception, a ticket and program for the inaugural men's hockey game and an inaugural weekend ticket and program.

National Hockey League, Official Rule Book

The pocket-sized booklet with a light brown cover has 49 pages and was used as an easy reference guide to rules and penalties set out by the NHL for spectators. It includes past championships, divisional game statistics, hockey player statistics, and the NHL game schedule for the 1930-1931 season.

National Hockey League

Ontario Hockey Association rules book, 1930 - 1931

The OHA rule book does not have a table of contents or index; however, its contents include :

  • Lists of past and current officers from 1890 - 1930
  • List of championship teams for all three series - Senior, Intermediate, and Junior; the earliest being 1891
  • Lists of 1930-1931 Secretaries and Referees
  • Images of past presidents and other officers
  • An extensive review of the past 1929-1930 season, including game winners and team players
  • President's Address : OHA President Richard Butler's 41st annual meeting speech at the Royal York Hotel, November 1930
  • The Constitution of the Ontario Hockey Association and regulations and rules of competition and of the game
  • Images of trophies
  • Samples of forms
  • Schedule of games for the three Series, 1930-1931 season, including intercollegiate games in the Seniors Series.

Ontario Hockey Association

Series 53 boxset: midnight sun north-cape and the norwegian fjords

Item is a stereoscopic box set and comes with one collapsible black hoodless stereoscope and 53 silver gelatin stereographs of Midnight Sun North-Cape and The Norwegian Fjords. This object was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimensional image. The stereograph would be placed in the sliding card holder and adjusted to fit the user's vision until the two images overlap to mimic a three-dimensional effect. Associated with the Stella Polaris cruising ship. Written on object: Original Indupor Patent Made In Germany.

The pocket rotoscope stereoscope

Item is a novelty compact collapsible tinplate stereoscope given as a premium from cigarette brands. The cover of the object is built in the shape of a small book. It is detailed with green, gold and yellow floral designs. Once item is unlocked, a viewer with small lenses pops out parallel to a small folding card holder. The lenses slide in and out horizontally and the built in round topped frame move back and forth. Object was built like this to allow the user to focus. Stereoviews are 40 mm. Viewing lenses are 60 mm in focal length. This object was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimensional image. The stereograph would be placed in the card holder and adjusted to fit the user's vision until the two images overlap to mimic a three-dimensional effect.This stereoscope comes with 12 black and white silver gelatin stereographs of Victorian Celebrities.

Written on object : The Pocket Rotoscope The Rotary Photographic Co. Lo. 12 New Union St. London, E.C. Works, West Drayton, Midd With 12 Real Photographic Stereograms Views, Staturary, Celebrities, Children, Comic Scenes, Etc. Patented Ro. No. 442.342.

Tin stereoscope viewer (De Jong)

Item is a compact green tin stereoscope viewer adorned with a gold leaf and painted floral design. Item is collapsible. Manufacture's brand is stamped between viewer lenses. Item comes with two silver gelatin stereoscopes from the Pocket Rotoscope a different manufacture of stereoscope viewers and stereographs. Images show portraits of celebrity women from the 20th century. Both women wear Victorian style costumes. Dutch text written on object suggests that item was a promotional stereoscope for a Chocolate and Cocoa company. This object was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimensional image. The stereograph would be placed in the sliding card holder and adjusted to fit the user's vision until the two images overlap to mimic a three-dimensional effect.