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Toronto Normal School

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  • Fonds
  • 1916-1926

Records, books, and graphic material related to the Toronto Normal School.

Toronto Normal School

(Ottawa) Normal School composite class photograph 1892

Sepia tone photograph of the 1892 Normal School graduating class,which includes the donor's (Hugh Brown) mother. Research on the building and several of the individuals depicted in the bottom portion of this photograph lead the Archives to be...

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Normal School Literary Society At Home dance card

The file contains a small dance programme with space for 12 dances and an accompanying pencil with which the cardholder penciled-in her dance partner for each dance. Four dance types are pre-set, for example the Rye Waltz. Music was provided by Ho...

Toronto Normal School

Normal-Model School Boys Championship Cup (Photograph)

The Normal-Model School Boys Championship Cup (1938) was loaned to the Ryerson archives in 1987 for one year. Upon its return in 1988, a photograph was taken of the cup and this record group was created. The original trophy is no longer in the cus...

Toronto Normal School

Reta Willmot - handwritten note books

3 note books containing handwritten lesson plans and notes on early childhood education instruction. The books are filled with many small illustrations in addition to the handwritten notes.

Toronto Normal School

Normal School Certificate : Emily Stowe, 1854

Three photostats of the Normal School For Upper Canada First Class certificate qualification of Emily H. Jennings, as reproduced from a photocopy held by Hudson Stowe, her grandson. The photostats were reproduced by the Ryerson Media Centre. See G...

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Normal School Graduating Class photograph 1901-1902

sepia-toned photograph of a graduating class of the Toronto Normal School. There are 21 individuals in the photograph including two individuals who appear to be senior officials and Donalda Jean Cruickshank, the donor's grandmother, who is se...

Toronto Normal School

Toronto Normal School Hand-Bell

Brass hand-bell with black wooden handle belonged to Dr. James Carlyle, the fourth Head master of the Boys Model School (1858-1871) and Mathematical Master of the Toronto Normal School (1871-1893).

Illuminated Manuscript - James Carlyle's Retirement

Manuscript contains four pages and measures 28cm x 32cm. It is bound in leather and inscribed, "To James Carlyle, Esq., M.D.Toronto". The manuscript was presented to Dr. Carlyle by the "Old Model Boys" upon his retirement in 18...

Toronto Normal School

Stained Glass Pieces: The Normal School

File contains pieces of stained glass of different shapes, sizes, and colours. The pieces are probably from windows of the auditorium in the Normal School building(s).

Toronto Normal School

Sculptured Stone: The Normal School

File contains a 150 kilogram-plus slab, measuring approximately one metre long and a half a metre wide and thick, from the Normal School Building. The stone may have hung on the upper level of a section of the building but the exact location is un...

Toronto Normal School

Kathleen Maude Shearman Normal School autograph book

Kathleen Maude Shearman of Hamilton attended the Toronto Normal School in 1887 (Second Session). This autograph book contains the signatures, verses, or sketches of most of her classmates, as well as some signatures after her Normal School student...

Toronto Normal School

Print: Ontario Normal College Graduates 1905-1906

Sepia tone composite print of the graduates of the Ontario Normal College (possibly the Normal School in London or the "Ontario Normal School" in Hamilton* ). Mounted on a 43cm x 51cm board. Placed in a 50 cm x 65 cm frame. There is a re...

Toronto Normal School

Toronto Normal School - Harry Couse Donation

John Gordon Lawrence Monkman was an ancestor of Harry R. Couse, brother-in-law of Phyllis Couse, who taught in the School of Early Childhood Education from the mid-1960s to 1988.This small collection consists of: John Monkman's teaching certi...

Toronto Normal School

Program of Lectures in the Normal School for Ontario

"Programme of Lectures in the Normal School for Ontario (Forty-Sixth Session, August to December, 1871). The 1871 document may suggest a possible return by John Monkman to the Normal School to upgrade his qualifications.

Toronto Normal School

Tremaine's Map of the County of York - non original copy.

1 copy of Tremaine's Map of the County of York, Canada West, Toronto, Compiled and Drawng by Geo.R.Tremaine from actual surveys, published by Geo. C. Tremaine 1860. This item does not date back to 1860 but is a modern copy (date unknown). Map...

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Toronto Normal School year pin

Toronto Normal School year pin. Two piece pin is attached by a gold chain. One of the pieces is usually a two number year denoting the year of graduation of the recipient.Small plaque shaped base with "TNS" in black around a gold lamp of...

Birks Ellis Ltd.

Letter: From Egerton Ryerson To A. McGregor

One letter written on the letterhead of the Department of Public Instruction for Upper Canada and dated September 1, 1853. It is addressed to A. McGregor, Esq., Treasurer, County Perth, Stratford.

Ryerson, Egerton

Print: Egerton Ryerson

File contains 2 photographic prints of Egerton Ryerson, one is framed and the other is not. One print was originally framed and the frame matting was inscribed with "The Rev. Egerton Ryerson, D.D., 1803-1882, Founder of the Educational System...

Normal School printing plate

One block printing plate showing the Toronto Normal School and the park area surrounding it. The plate was used to create illustration in the booklet "Toronto Normal School 1847-1957". Also included is a print made from the plate.

Normal School Stained Glass Window sections

Two pieces of stained glass window believed to be from the upper section of the long windows in the Normal School auditorium. One piece is triangular with clear, green and red glass and the second piece is red, orange, yellow, and green clover shape.

Normal School Frosted Window Panes

A window pane with design and decorations from the Normal School building. The pane was probably located at the front (south) of the main building according to photographs. The design shows a crest, a cross, three maple leaves and leaves in the c...

Oak filing cabinets

Originally used in the Department of Education offices, the three oak filing cabinets are various sizes. One is a standard single cabinet, one is double, and one has narrow drawers.

Toronto Normal School plate

Small cream coloured ceramic plate with pattern around rim of plate in brown. Centre of plate has what looks iris's and cherry blossoms surrounding picture of the Normal School main building in brown as well.

Primavesi & Sons

Natural philosophy, Part I

One copy of 'Natural philosophy, Part I : including statics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, dynamics, hydrodynamics, the general theory of undulations, the science of sound, the mechanical theory of music, etc. designed for the use of normal and g...

Ontario Teacher's Manuals

File contains a collection of Ontario Teacher's Manuals published between 1915 and 1925. Some of the volumes include marginalia, inserts and other markings.Books in this file include:Ontario Teachers' Manuals - GeographyOntario Teachers&...