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ACCESSION NUMBER: 19-001

TITLE 

Thomas H.B. Symons fonds. -- 1951-2017. -- 11.28 m. of textual records. 

BIOGRAPHY / HISTORY 

Thomas H.B. Symons was born at Toronto, Ontario on May 30, 1929, son of Harry Lutz Symons and Dorothy Sarah Bull. He was educated at Upper Canada College, University of Toronto (B.A. 1951), and Oxford University (B.A. 1953, M.A. 1957). He married Christine Ryerson on August 17, 1963 and with her had three children: Mary, Ryerson and Jeffery. Professor Symons has held many posts as an educator over the years, including Assistant Dean of Men, Trinity College and Instructor of History, University of Toronto 1953-55; and Dean, Devonshire House, University of Toronto 1955-63. However, his most notable post was as the founding President and Vice-Chancellor of Trent University, 1961-72. Symons has also held many presidencies, chairmanships and memberships in various organizations, mainly dealing with the topics of education, Canadian studies, native rights and human rights. From 1971 to 1973, Symons was the President of the Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples. He is the author of several reports and articles and has contributed chapters to many books including: "Political Education in Canada" 1988; "Archives Libraries and the Canadian Heritage" 1983; "A Century of Canada's Arctic Islands, 1880-1980" 1981; "A History of Peel County" 1967; and "Native Rights in Canada" 1970. Professor Symons resides in Peterborough, Ontario. (Taken from: "Canadian Who's Who, 1993." Toronto: University of Toronto Press Incorporated, 1993.) 

SCOPE AND CONTENT 

Fonds consists of personal and business correspondence, notes, reports, minutes, invitations, and other documents pertaining to the life and career of Thomas H.B. Symons. 

NOTES 

Custodial History: Fonds was in the custody of Thomas H.B. Symons before being donated to Trent University Archives in 2019. 

Condition: Excellent 

Immediate Source: Fonds acquired from Thomas H.B. Symons in 2019 via Robert Taylor-Vaisey. 

Fond Arrangement: Fonds was arranged while in the office of Thomas H.B. Symons and before being donated to Trent University Archives in 2019. A file list was supplied at the time of the donation and was used to facilitate creation of the finding aid. Folder headings and contents have been retained as received.

Restrictions: Permission of Thomas H.B. Symons and the University Archivist required. 

Accruals: This fonds along with 18-001, 82-001, 97-019, 01-003, 11-001, 15-006, and 17-004 is an addition to 78-003. 

Finding Aid

Series A -- Talks and Papers

Box: 1

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1: Talk to the National Conference of Canadian Universities, Twenty-seventh meeting held at McGill University, 30 May-1 June 1951
2: Dalton Camp’s suggestion, 7 January 1953
3: Notes for comments to a graduate seminar, University of Toronto, in response to a paper reviewing the book, The People of the Deer by Farley Mowat, 1954
4: Papers relating to Sherlock Holmes, 1954
5: A Report on Residence Requirements at the University of Toronto, December, 1956
6: “Devonshire House: fiftieth anniversary of the University residences on Devonshire Place,” (re: the college and residence) 1957
7: Birth of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan, 1958 -”Universities and the Commonwealth.” Address by Mr. Sidney Smith, Secretary of State for External Affairs, to the VIII Quinquennial Congress of the Association of Universities of the British Commonwealth. The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, 1 September 1958
8: “The Residence Hall and the University: an aspect of a liberal education,” by T. H. B. Symons and R. L. Watts, Queen’s Quarterly, 1958
9: “Are University residences beneficial academically?” Paper presented to the Thirty-third annual meeting of the National Conference of Canadian Universities, University of Ottawa, June 1957
10: Address of Dr. Claude Bissell, President of the University of Toronto, December, 1959, Ottawa
11: “Some notes on the Sixth Duke of Holdernesse,” (re: Sherlock Holmes), The Baker Street Journal v.9, n. 1, 1959
12: 667 Feature article by Harry Symons: “London tittered at Leacock when he came to speak But stayed to listen, laugh and Cheer.” in the Toronto Telegram, 3 April 1959
13: “Canada: reluctant satellite?” The Canadian Forum, September 1960.
14: "The University in Summer", A Report prepared for the Presidential Committee on Policy and Planning of the University of Toronto, 1960
15: “The Planning and operation of some new residential colleges at the University of Toronto: a report prepared for the Committee on Policy and Planning of the University of Toronto,” March 1961
16: Correspondence and archival bits re: the beginnings of Massey College, 1962-1974
17: “Should Cars go to College?” by T. H. B. Symons, Varsity Graduate, v. 10, n. 1, December 1962
18: “T. H. B. Symons,” The Twig: year book of the University of Toronto schools, 1962 (re: announcement that THBS chosen as the first president and vice-chancellor of Trent University), 1962
19: “Plan Provincial Aid for University Expansion,” The Globe and Mail, 8 February 1963
20: A Vision of Trent, by Terry Wills (reprint from the Peterborough Examiner), February 1963
21: Letter from the Hon. Leslie M. Frost, 24 September 1963
22: “Canada gets a quiet college,” by Arnold Edinborough, Saturday Night magazine, February 1964
23: Remarks at Trent University’s official opening ceremonies, 17 October 1964
24: “Couple make Nineteenth-Century House a Home for Canadiana,” by Mary Jukes, Globe and Mail, 4 November 1964
25: 539 News Release from 12 Noon, Thursday 5 March 1964. “Trent University Acquires 1,400-Acre Campus” Press release and related article, 1964
26: Article in The Canadian Aviation Historical Society Journal Winter, 1964; Vol.2, No.4, “H.L. Symons- Ace and Author”, by Sgt. Harry Creagen, 1964
27: Founding of the Department of History at Trent University, 1963-1965
28: “A Challenge to the Independent Schools,” an address to the Annual Conference of the Headmasters’ Association of Canadian Independent Schools, at Lakefield Preparatory School, 3 January 1965
29: “With the opportunity to start afresh, to pick and choose among the best of old and new ideas, three university presidents challenge the future,” by Karl Berger, Globe and Mail, 31 May 1965
30: The Canada Week Profile, “Trent’s Symons: Grafting the medieval to the modern,” Canada Week, 24 September 1965
31: Notes for comments in response to media inquiries, following an attack on the Crown in the Trent student paper, 1965
32: ‘Trent University: instant Oxford-style traditions,” by Warren Gerard, Globe and Mail, 16 May 1966
33: Fighting Men by the Honourable Leslie M. Frost with a foreword by Thomas H.B. Symons, President of Trent University, 1967
34: The First Three Years: a report from Trent University, Peterborough 1963-1966, June 1967
35: “Universities: individual equation,” Time magazine, 6 October, 1967 (re: THBS and the philosophy of education at Trent University). 6 October 1967
36: Rough notes assessing some of the consequences and values of the Confederation of Tomorrow Conference, Toronto, November 1967
37: A History of Peel County, to mark its centenary as a separate county, 1867-1967; “Acknowledgement to an Historian of Peel County, Dr. William Perkins Bull,” and “Introduction: Local history and the Canadian consciousness,” November 1967
38: Letter to The Right Honourable Lester B. Pearson, Prime Minister of Canada, regarding the Flag, 27 May 1964
39: “Proposals for an Ontario Cultural and Educational Exchange Program,” by Professor T. H. B. Symons, Spring, 1965, published in the Ontario Advisory Committee on Confederation, Background Papers and Reports (Queen’s Printer of Ontario, 1967), 1967
40: Notes to congratulate the Trent University Liberal Club on winning an award for their activities from their Party Association, 1967
41: Remarks at the opening of the Peterborough Kiwanis Music Festival, 30 March 1968
42: Brief article for The City and County of Peterborough: Past and Present on Trent University published by the Peterborough Historical Society, 1968
43: Notes for remarks at the Convocation for the Conferring of Degrees, Trent University, Spring 1968
44: Remarks on University Planning at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, September 1968
45: “T. H. B. Cat,” Arthur, v. iii, n. 2 September 1968
46: “Trent University Head Lindsay Club speaker,” Watchman Warder [Lindsay], 23 October 1968
47: “Watch Trent University: There was this protest over the President, see...” by Stuart Keate, Vancouver Sun, 16 November 1968
48: Comments at the Official Opening of the Peterborough Police Headquarters Building, 27 November 1968
49: Notes for an address to the Rotary Club of Peterborough, 6 January 1969
50: Notes for television interview with Walter Pitman, 27 March 1969
51: Address to the Junior Achievement Club of Peterborough, at their Fifth Annual Banquet, 14 May 1969
52: Notes for remarks to open the conference of the Ontario Geography Teachers’ Association at Trent University, 1 November 1969
53: Notes for remarks to welcome a meeting of the clergy of Peterborough to the University to consider the Nigeria-Biafra situation, 19 November 1969
54: Correspondence, notes and documents for an article on the Founding of the Native Studies programme at Trent University, circa 1969
55: Notes for remarks at the 109th annual convention of the Ontario Educational Association, circa 1969
56: Notes for remarks at the Convocation for the Conferring of Degrees, Trent University, 29 May 1970
57: “Don’t you find that the defeat has the air of victory?” an editorial on media coverage by English-speaking publications re: the Quebec election of 29 April, in the Journal of Canadian Studies, v. v, n. 2, May 1970. Reprinted in George A. Rawlyk, Canadiens, Canadians and Quebecois (Prentice-Hall, 1974); Correspondence with Professor Rowlyk and Rodney J. Anderson, re: editorial, May 1970
58: “The Obligations of history: a review of Native Rights in Canada,” in the Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada Bulletin, v. 11, n. 2, May, 1970; Native Rights in Canada, (Ed. D. Sanders), Toronto, 1970; a member of the Research Committee, commissioned to undertake the preparation of this study by the National Indian Brotherhood, the Canadian Metis Society, and the Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada. Revised second edition (ed. P.A. Cumming and N.H. Mickenberg), Toronto, 1972
59: Remarks to the Upper Canada College Assembly, informal meeting, 12 September 1970
60: "On Being a University President", address given by Dr. Claude Bissell, President of University of Toronto at their dinner meeting to members of the University Women's Club of Toronto, 1970
61: Remarks to the Trent University Liberal Club, 24 November 1970
62: “Receiving a degree not important, getting an education is--Symons,” by Eugene McGuckin, Peterborough Examiner, 9 January 1971
63: Minutes of the Meeting of the Working Committee to Plan and Prepare for the Policy Sessions of the 1971 Annual Meeting, September, February 1970-1971
64: Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada Mid-Term Board Meeting, resulting in the formation of an organizing committee to form the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada, held in the A.J.M. Smith Conference Room, Trent University, 19-21 February 1971
65: Ontario Advisory Committee on Confederation, re: Cultural amnesia, April 1971
66: Remarks of Professor T. H. B. Symons to the Parliamentary Press Gallery, Ottawa, regarding policy papers released by the Policy Co-ordinating Committee of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, 11 May 1971
67: Remarks at the Opening Session of the Ontario Department of Education Principal’s Training Course, Trent University, 5 July 1971
68: Notes for remarks to meeting of the Association of Commonwealth Universities Vice-Chancellors; Rough notes for remarks to Finance and General Purposes Committee of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Ghana, August-September 1971
69: Remarks delivered at Upper Canada College on Prize Day, 29 October 1971
70: Remarks to the Fall Convocation of Waterloo Lutheran University, 7 November 1971
71: Notes for remarks by T. H. B. Symons to the Progressive Conservative Youth Federation, at the Skyline Hotel, Ottawa, 4 December 1971
72: “Ontario’s Quiet Revolution: A Study of Change in the Position of the Franco-Ontarian Community,” in R. M. Burns, ed., One Country or Two? Montreal and London: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1971
73: Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, Press Release, “AUCC appoints Commission on Canadian Studies,” 28 June 1972
73a: Summary of the main points and recommendation of the Report of the Ministerial Commission on French Language Secondary Education. Press clippings: "A Job Well Done," Globe and Mail Dec. 1971; "The Calm Impartiality of the Symons Report," Le Devoir, Mar. 1972; "Minority schooling on Ontario Report," The Montreal Star, Mar. 1972; "The Great Franco-Ontarian Charter," Le Droit, Mar, 1972; Letter from J. G. M. Raymond, Vice-Chairman, Council on French Language Schools, “A great deal has been done since your report was published and a great deal of the credit is justly yours” 3 June, 1974; Ministerial Commission on French Language Secondary Education, Toronto: Queen’s Printer and Publisher, February, 1972. (T.H.B.S Commissioner).

Box: 2

Folder:

1: “Honouring President Symons,” The Trent Alumnus, Spring 1972
2: “A Sense of roots and a sense of history,” Remarks to the centennial year dinner, Trinity United Church, Peterborough, 15 March 1972
3: Remarks delivered at Ecole Secondaire Confederation Secondary School on the Official Opening of the school, 17 May 1972
4: Remarks to the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, McGill University (on the theme, “What can Canadian society reasonably expect of our universities and colleges?”), 29 May 1972
5: Letter and enclosures sent to the heads of Commonwealth Universities re: The Council of the Trent, and major restructuring of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Summer, 1972
6: Heritage Ontario, 1972: Language and Education; Remarks to the Congress Plenary at Heritage Ontario, Toronto, 4 June 1972
7: “Senate tribute to retiring chairman,” remarks by Professor Stuart Robson at the seventy-fourth meeting of the Trent University Senate, 24 May, 1972, reprinted in the Trent Fortnightly, 5 June 1972
8: Report of the Policy Advisory Committee, outlining activities of Mr. Stanfield’s Policy Advisory Committee during the period, 1 January, 1971, to 30 June 1972
9: Notes for a speech by Professor T. H. B. Symons, at the nominating convention of the Honourable George Hees, Brighton, Ontario, 18 September 1972
10: Notes for a speech to the Association of Canadian University Information Bureaus, Toronto, 31 October 1972
11: Some working notes on the Economy prepared for the Honourable Robert L. Stanfield, December 1972
12: Articles on William Ryerson and John Ryerson for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography, volume X, 1871 to 1880, 1972
13: Rough notes for a talk to the Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, Washington, D.C., 31 March 1973
14: Remarks to the Spring Convocation Ceremonies, York University, Winters and McLaughlin Colleges, by Professor T. H. B. Symons, Chairman of the Commission on Canadian Studies, 8 June 1973
15: Remarks to the Congress dinner at the Eleventh Congress of Commonwealth Universities, University of Edinburgh, 15 August 1973
16: Notes for remarks to a Seminar on Commonwealth University Co-operation, Edinburgh/Sussex; Rough notes for remarks as Past Chairman to the General Meeting of the Association of Commonwealth Universities at Edinburgh, September 1973
17: Rough notes for remarks to C.A.S.N.P. (Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples) Board after election of the new President, Ottawa, September 1973
18: Notes for the introduction of the Honourable Paul Hellyer, M.P., Peterborough, 26 November 1973
19: Notes for presentation to the Fortnightly Club, Peterborough, 1 December 1973
20: Notes for a talk on the role of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, 29 December 1973
21: Notes for Plenary Session of the First Canadian Conference on Multiculturalism, 1973
22: Reports to the John Graves Simcoe Foundation on Wolford Chapel, Devon, February 1974
23: Notes for remarks by Professor T.H.B. Symons to the General Meeting of the Progressive Conservative Association of Canada, Chateau Laurier Hotel, Ottawa, 17 March 1974
24: “Commission on Canadian Studies,” presentation given at Library Services Cross Borders, the Eighty-Fourth Meeting of the Association of Research Libraries, Toronto, 9-10 May 1974
25: Notes for the Introduction of Duff Roblin to the rally at the Lakehead Barn, 28 June 1974
26: Letter to Joe Copeman, Progressive Conservative National Headquarters, regarding the Progress Report on policy-related items, as Chairman of the Policy Advisory Committee to the Honourable Robert L. Stanfield, 29 June 1974
27: “Some notes on the Evolution of Language Policy in Ontario,” presented to the International Symposium on Federalism: the Contemporary Challenge, University of Ottawa, 2 October 1974
28: External Examiner on the Final Oral Examination for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy of Gwendoline Pilkington: A History of the National Conference of Canadian Universities, 1911-1961. Other Committee members include: Professor J.H. Munro, Professor C.T. Bissell, Professor G.E. Flower, Professor R.S. Harris, Professor H.M. McLuhan, Professor E.F. Sheffield, and Professor L.K. Shook, 10 October 1974
29: Invitation to participate in the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Teachers of English, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 18-22 August 1975
30: The Black Presence: a study of perception and the practice of discrimination against Blacks in Metropolitan Toronto (Ontario Human Rights Commission, 1975); Foreword by Professor Symons, 1975
31: Correspondence and fund-raising on behalf of the Peterborough Historical Society to restore and preserve Hutchison House, Peterborough, 1975
32: Notes for remarks to the Conference of Executive Heads of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, on “Patterns of Co-operation, their value and their trends,” 12 February 1976
33: Press summaries accompanying the release of To Know Ourselves, Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, circa 5 March 1976
34: “Hire Education in Canada: or risk losing this country by degrees,” by Norman Hartley, Weekend Magazine (Globe and Mail), 13 March 1976
35: “O Can-a-da, ignored and unknown land,” by Anne Gillis, Macleans, 5 April 1976
36: “To Know Ourselves,” transcript of T. H. B. Symons’ remarks presenting an informal overview of the Report of the Commission on Canadian Studies to the Ontario Arts Council Meeting, 6 May 1976
37: “Not enough attention to Canadian culture,” Ministry of Colleges and Universities, Ontario, Communiqué, May 1976
38: Proceedings, la conference canadienne de Développement social / Canadian Conference on Social Development, Skyline Hotel; THBS Chairman, Toronto, 13-17 June 1976
39: Notes for report to the Executive Committee of the Progressive Conservative Association on the work of the Policy Committee during Mr. Stanfield’s leadership, Toronto, 19 June 1976
40: Letter to Professor James Ham, Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto, re: Report requested by the President of the University of Toronto on the Higher Education Group in the U of T Graduate programme, 24 August 1976
41: Editorial, Journal of the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, v. 43, n. 1, September-October 1976, “Report of the Commission on Canadian Studies--To Know Ourselves,”by T. H. B. Symons, September 1976
42: “Report of the Commission on Canadian Studies -- To Know Ourselves,” Editorial by Dr. T.H.B. Symons, Journal of the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, September - October 1976
43: Letter to Professor D. L. Johnston, Dean of Law, The University of Western Ontario, regarding the total absence of any reference to teaching ability as one of the criteria for promotion to full Professor, 14 October 1976
44: Native People and Employment in the Public Service of Canada, with A.E. Belcourt et al., Impact Research: Published under the auspices of the Public Service Commission, Ottawa; October 1976 (T.H.B.S. consultant)
45: The Ontario Human Rights Code: Revised Statutes of Ontario, 1970: Chapter 318: as amended by 1971, Chapter 50, s. 63; 1972, Chapter 119 and 1974, Chapter 73, by the Ontario Human Rights Commission (Toronto: Queen’s Printer for Ontario), January 1977. Also in French and Spanish.
46: “Nationalism and Higher Education,” T. H. B. Symons, address to the Conference on Higher Education in Canada, sponsored by the Faculty of Education of the University of Manitoba to commemorate the University’s centennial year, Winnipeg, 5 February 1977
47: Remarks to the Spring Convocation of Laurentian University, Sudbury ON, 28 May 1977
48: Notes for remarks to the Second Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Archivists, 6 June 1977
49: “Canadian concerns in Higher Education,” Notes for an address to the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Fredericton, 7 June 1977
50: “What did Symons Say? A Retrospective Look at the Commission on Canadian Studies.” Canadian Issues, The Association for Canadian Studies, v.2, n.1, 1977. (Special Issue)
51: Life Together: A report on Human Rights in Ontario, Ontario Human Rights Commission, July, 1977; Life Together, Ontario Human Rights Commission, correspondence, notes and documents, 1975-1987
52: Report of Dr. T. H. B. Symons to the Directors of the Robert and Mary Stanfield Foundation, October 18 1977
53: Letter to Professor D. L. Johnston, Dean of Law, The University of Western Ontario, regarding the promotion of Professor Ian Hunter to Full Professor and responding to the lack of specific questions regarding the candidates teaching abilities in the Guidelines for External Referees, 18 November 1977
54: Talk to the Peterborough Historical Society: “The Local Foundations of Canadian Studies”, at the Centennial Museum, 20 September 1977
55: Book review by THBS of The Canadian Ethnic Mosaic: A quest for identity, Les Driedger, ed., in Canadian Ethnic Studies, v. X, n. 2, 1978
56: “The Canadian National Opportunity: the preservation of identity in a multi-cultural setting,” address to the Canadian Conference Forum, McMaster University, 3 February 1978
57: About Authors and Books, news release from McClelland & Stewart, re: Symons Report, 22 March 1978; “No Kinsey but still potent,” review in the Globe and Mail, 28 March 1978; “Any hopes for the lapdogs?” review in the Globe and Mail, 29 March 1978
58: Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Education of the Royal Society of Canada, April 1978
59: Talk to the Science Council of Canada, at the Sixty-Seventh Meeting of Council, Montreal, 15 June 1978
60: Notes for remarks by Dr. Thomas H.B. Symons to the Tenth Annual Assembly of Upper Canada College, 18 October 1978
61: Proposal for a Study of Police Education in Canada, December 1978
62: “Archives and Canadian Studies,” a chapter for the volume of Essays in honour of Dr. W. Kaye Lamb, edited by Dr. W. I. Smith, for the University of British Columbia Press, January 1979
63: THBS, Theme Speaker and Seminar Leader, OISE conference, “Teaching Canada for the ‘80s” 1-3 March 1979
64: “Some thoughts on the nature and value of National and Regional Atlases,” an address to the Seminar on National and Regional Atlases convened by the Pan-American Institute of Geography and History, Ottawa, 5 March, 1979; published later in Cartographica: the purpose and use of national and regional atlases, 1979; published in June, 1979, by the Instituto Panamericano de Geografia e Historia, Revista Cartographica, numero 35, Mexico, Junio, 1979
65: “Nationalism and Higher Education,” in Monographs in Education I: Issues in Higher Education. University of Manitoba, Spring, 1979

Box: 3

Folder:

1: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Letter to Clifford C. Pitt, re: University of Toronto -- OISE relationship, 26 October, 1979; and letter to Malcolm Levin, re: Mr. Walter Pitman, 9 August 1987
2: “Cultural Diplomacy: some thoughts on the current state of Academic and Cultural relations between Canada and the United Kingdom,” paper presented to Colloquium on British-Canadian relations, University of Leeds, England; Published as “Academic and cultural relations between Canada and the UK.” 28 October 1979
3: “Symons after Symons,” by Karen Loder, three years after the report from the Commission on Canadian Studies, Quill and Quire, October 1979
4: “Our Lady of the Snows wears a many-coloured coat,” an essay presented to the Fortnightly Club, Peterborough, 8 December, 1979. *MISSING*
5: Talk to the Upper Canada College Assembly, “Hopes for the 80s,” 1979
6: “Directions in Canadian Culture: Education,” paper presented to the Symposium on Directions in Canadian Culture, convened by Mount Allison University to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the University’s Programme in Canadian Studies and of the Davidson Chair in Canadian Studies, Sackville, 20 October 1979
7: “A Challenge to the Independent Schools,” address to the founding conference of the Canadian Association of Independent Schools, 13 November, 1979; A Jubilee Dinner in honour of the Canadian Association of Principals of Independent Schools for Girls and the Canadian Headmasters’ Association, Upper Canada College, 13 November 1979
8: “Public Response to the Symons Report,” a summary of responses to the Report and highlights of changes still to be made, circa late 1970's
8a: Presentation of the Jules and Gabrielle Léger Fellowship, 1979/1980
9: Talk to the University of Burdwan, India, “Modern Society and Human Rights,” January 1980 [paper itself not present]
10: Notes for discussion with the Prince of Wales, regarding assumption of the Chair of the International Board of United World Colleges, London, 7 February 1980
11: Notes for remarks at the University of Ottawa Forum for Ideas: The Challenge of Change at the panel on “Canadian Universities: are they centres for change or centres for resistance to change?” Fauteux Hall, Sunday 9 March 1980
12: ACUNS Occasional Paper No. 6. Re: The state of teaching and research about the North, presented at the Old Bridge Inn, Peterborough - 29 Apr 1980; Correspondence Re: ACUNS paper (at Old Bridge Inn) with the President and Executive Director of ACUNS - copy of paper attached; Program of the ACUNS annual conference held at Trent University, Peterborough - Apr 1980; bibliography: “Some Thoughts on the Current State of Teaching and Research about Northern Canada,” A paper presented to the Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies. Peterborough: ACUNS, 24 April, 1980; )“Some Thoughts on the Current State of Teaching and Research about Northern Canada,” in ACUNS Report, 1980; Grant, Shelagh D. “Artic Historiography: Current Status and Blueprints for the Future,” 22 May 1997
13: Ontario Arts Council, Conference Notice and Booklet about Archives and the Arts, 1980; Aikens, Jim. For the Record: A Guide to Archive Management. Toronto: Ontario Arts Council, 1980. (Makes reference to To Know Ourselves.); Ontario Arts Council News Release re: Archives and the Arts Conference, 23-24 May 1980
14: Letter by Tom McMillan, M.P., House of Commons, regarding the paperback abridgement of the Report of the Commission on Canadian Studies, The Symons Report, July 1980
15: Celanese Canada Inc., announcement of Dr. Thomas H.B. Symons as a Director of the Company, July 1980
16: “To Redress the Balance,” An address to the national conference of the Association for Canadian Studies, 8 June 1980
17: “Canadian named Chairman of International Board,” Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific Bulletin, September 1980
18: “The Arctic and Canadian Culture,” a paper presented to the symposium, A Century of Canada’s Arctic Islands, 1880-1980, convened by the Royal Society of Canada to mark the centenary of the transfer of the Arctic Islands to Canada, Yellowknife, NWT, 11-13 August 1980. Published later in Morris Zaslow, ed., A Century of Canada’s Arctic Islands, 1880-1980 (Ottawa: Royal Society of Canada, 1981); Correspondence re: “The Arctic and Canadian Culture.”
19: Notes for remarks to the Senate of the University of Lethbridge, at their Retreat, Waterloo Park, Alberta. 27 September 1980
20: Papers presented at the Conference on Financing Canadian Universities, 1981
21: Speaking of our Culture: Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee: Discussion Guide, Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee, Ottawa, 1981; Report of the Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee, with Louis Applebaum, Jacques Hebert et al, Department of Communications, Government of Canada, Ottawa, 1982; Summary of Briefs and Hearings, Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee, Department of Communications, Ottawa, 1982; Correspondence re: Thanks for copies of Speaking of Our Culture, 1981-1982
21a: Some Reflections on the Founding of Champlain College on the Fifteenth Anniversary of its Founding, 26 January 1981
22: “Cultural confrontations: prospects in the 1980s,” a paper presented to the Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series of Wilfrid Laurier University, 4 February 1981
23: Notes for remarks to the faculty and students of the University of Winnipeg on “Interdisciplinary and Canadian Studies,” 28 February 1981
24: Notes re: visit to China with Sir Douglas Logan, March-April 1981
25: Celanese Canada Inc. Press Release, announcing the formation of a new committee of the Board of Directors on social responsibility, to be chaired by Professor Symons, 12 May 1981
26: Election as Chairman of the Pearson College / United World College International Board of Directors, 1 April, 1980; Notes for reports to the Pearson College Board, 30 January 1979; 1 April 1980; 5 October 1981
27: “Applebert: the state of the Arts and Letters in Canada 30 years after the Massey Report,” talk to the Fortnightly Club, Peterborough, 21 November 1981
28: Guest lectures delivered in the Academic year 1980-1981
29: “Cultural diversity, Canadian identity, and Canadian federalism,” a paper presented to the Australia-Canada Colloquium on Public Policy in Two Federal Countries, The Australia National University, Canberra, 4 September 1981. Public Policies in Two Federal Countries: Canada and Australia, edited by R. L. Mathews (Canberra: ACU Press, 1982); Various correspondence, notes, and documents; Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand: aiding understanding among Pacific, 1981-1982

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30: Address by the Honourable Francis Fox to the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, Brock University, St. Catharines, 16 June 1981
31: Remarks to the Convocation of Dawson College, Montreal, 25 June 1981
32: International Council for Educational Development, Aspen Seminar, July, 1981, Aspen, Colorado on the Management of Higher Education in Federal Systems: notes for presentations on 6, 8, 9, 11 July 1981
33: “John Stevenson new Chairman of the Board: the Epitome of UCC comes home to roost,” Old Times, Autumn 1981
34: Entry for the Third Edition of America’s Wonderful Little Hotels and Inns, for Shaw’s Hotel, Prince Edward Island, October, 1981; Accompanying letter to Ms. Barbara Crossette, Editor, 1981
35: Book reviews of the Page Report - Reflections on the Symons' Report Oct/Nov 1981; Press release of Reflections - Secretary of State - 27 July 1981; 1 Copy of Reflections by James Page, 1981; Rosemary Sullivan, “A New look at Canadian studies programs,” Queen’s Quarterly 89.4 (1982) 839-841; Book review by Edward T. Silva, Higher Education, v. 11, n. 4 (July 1982); Letter from Norman Webster, Assistant Editor of the Globe and Mail, re: the Page Report, 24 February 1982; REFLECTIONS ON THE SYMONS REPORT: THE STATE OF CANADIAN Studies in Canada. A Report Prepared for the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada, by James E.Page Canadian Studies Program, Seneca College, President of the Association for Canadian Studies, 1981
36: Correspondence with Alan Bovory, General Counsel, Canadian Civil Liberties Association. re: stereotyping. December 1981
37: Nomination to be Director of the National Gallery, May 1981
38: Symons Medal for Canadian Studies, Royal Society of Canada: some correspondence re: the establishment of the Symons Medal, 1982
39: Notes for a toast to the daughters at the Havergal Father-Daughter Dinner-Dance, 26 January 1982
40: The Science Education of Women in Canada: a statement of concern, Science Council of Canada, January 1982
41: Guest lecture to the Canadian Studies Programme at Concordia University on the current state of teaching and research about Canada and a look ahead [talk missing], 8 February 1982
42: Guest lecture in Political Science 410: Ontario Political Studies, York University, on current developments in Human Rights [talk missing], 1 March 1982
43: Notes for lecture in Environmental and Resource Science 100: the scientific basis of environmental problems, Trent University, 12 March 1982
44: “The proper study of Canadians is Canada,” talk to the Annual Meeting of the Humanities Association of Canada, Ottawa; Notes for remarks by Francis Fox, Minister of Communications, 2 June 1982
45: C.A.S.E. (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education), International Assembly, Toronto, International Higher Education Day; Notes for remarks at the luncheon ceremony regarding the Distinguished Service to Higher Education Award; Notes for remarks to the Seminar 10 A.M. on “The International Connection.” 15 July 1982
46: “Promotes Canada,” article by Jim Hendry on THBS, Peterborough Examiner, 12 July, 1982
47: Documents regarding the Federal-Provincial Consultations on Post-Secondary Education, July 1982; News Release re: consultations; Opening statement by the Secretary of State; Statement of “National Objectives of Federal Programs that Support Post-Secondary Education”; Statement of “Principles Underlying Federal Support of Post-Secondary Education.” 1982
48: Correspondence with His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales re: Invitation to act as President of the Congress for the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and attend as a guest of the Association, the Congress Banquet, Metropole Hotel, Birmingham, 19 August 1982
49: “Archives and Canadian Studies,” Archivaria, v. 15, Winter, 1982-83
50: “The Linguistic challenge of the ‘80s: issues in bilingualism,” colloquium convened at Trent University. Proceedings of the colloquium sponsored by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, 10-11 September 1982
51: “The Significance and problems of cultural diversity in Canada,” a talk as visiting Professor in the interdisciplinary seminar of the Institute of Canadian Studies, Carleton University, 12 October 1982
52: Talk to the Scotts Plains Kiwanis Club [talk missing], Legion Hall, Peterborough, 14 October 1982
53: Notes for remarks at the opening ceremonies of the Armand Hammer United World College of the American West, New Mexico, United States, 28 October 1982
54: Notes for response to the toast, residence of the Canadian High Commission, 12 Upper Brook Street, 5 November 1982; with reference to the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Award, 1982
55: “Trent University: Making a case for ‘continuing excellence’” and “Canadian Studies program a drawing card,” by Julia Weston, University Affairs, November, 1982
56: Guest lecture to Cultural Studies 200, Trent University, December 1982
57: Remarks to the re-opening of Hawthorne Cottage, Brigus NF, Historic Sites and Monuments Board, 1982
58: Notes for talk to Canadian Studies 300, Trent University, on Ethnicity and Human Rights in Canada (Professor Jim Struthers), 17 January 1983
59: Remarks to the Convocation of Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 13 June 1983
60: Notes for the Marjorie Ward Lecture, “Canadian Studies: who cares?” St. John’s College, University of Manitoba -- as Scholar in Residence and Ward Lecturer, 17 March 1983
61: “Education in a Multicultural society: the Canadian experience,” notes for an address to the American Educational Research Association, Montreal 14 April 1983
62: “The Cultural Impact of Industrialization and Technological Innovation,” a paper presented to the Thirteenth Congress of Commonwealth Universities, The University of Birmingham, England, 15 August, 1983; “The Cultural Impact of Industrialization and Technological Innovation,” in Technological Innovation: University Roles. Birmingham: Commonwealth Universities in Congress, The Association of Commonwealth Universities, 1983; Folio - University of Alberta - "A New Learning Technique," June 1985; “Impelled into Experience: The United World Colleges,” by David Sutcliffe, Journal of Experiential Education, Spring 1985 (referencing THBS’ speech to the 13th Congress of Universities of the Commonwealth), 1983-1985
63: Second report of the Commonwealth Standing Committee on Student Mobility, Towards a Commonwealth Higher Education Programme: strategies for action, June, 1983
64: Reactions to Association of Commonwealth Universities paper, University of Birmingham, England, August 1983
65: “A Canadian perspective on the state of Canadian studies,” a paper presented to the British Library Colloquium on Canadian Studies, The British Library, London; British Library Publications: “1986 New Titles and Complete List, 17 August 1983
66: A Summary of Law and Learning (Report of the Consultative Group on Research and Education in Law to the SSHRC), ACS Occasional Paper no. 2 (with reference to Symons’ Report), November, 1983
67: “Back in touch: Rienzi Crusz’s poetry,” by Reshard Gool, dedicated to Tom Symons, The Toronto South Asian Review, v. 2, n. 1, 1983
68: Fortnightly Club talks, 1967-1983
69: Talk at the Conference Board of Canada of Canada's annual public affairs conference, 1983
70: Bronfman lecture at U.P E.I. 3 files, 1983-1984
71: “Human Rights and Peace: some Canadian priorities,” A paper presented to the Colloquium on Human Rights and Peace sponsored by the Canadian Human Rights Foundation with the assistance of the Department of the Secretary of State, Ottawa, 11 February 1984
72: Invitation to participate in the Ontario-Bordeaux Colloquium, Université de Bordeaux III, Nantes, France, February, 1984
73: Pierre, Gloria. “Some questions of balance- Will Canada be ready for the 1990s?” University Affairs, Vol.25, No.6, February, 1984; University Affairs, Feb. 1984, Vol. 25, No. 6, contains major English and French features about SQB at the time of its release. The cover story; Letter from Gloria Pierre, Editor of University Affairs, re: SQB, 18 May 1983
74: “The Duke of Rosedale.” Scott Symons. Toronto Life, March 1984
75: Talk to the Council for Education in the Commonwealth at the United Kingdom House of Commons, Grand Committee Room, on the Second Report of the Commonwealth Standing Committee on Student Mobility, 22 March 1984
76: Commonwealth Student Mobility: A Time for Action, Commonwealth Standing Committee on Student Mobility, Third Report, May, 1984; Conference on Ontario Universities (paper published by the Ontario Economic Council, Ontario Universities: Access, Operations and Funding, David W. Conklin & Thomas J. Courchene, Eds., Toronto, 1985
77: 1) "Ontario Universities in a Broader Context: the need for a national strategy in Canadian Higher Education Research." ; Conference on Ontario Universities (paper published by the Ontario Economic Council, Ontario Universities: Access, Operations and Funding, David W. Conklin & Thomas J. Courchene, Eds., Toronto, 1985; 2) Invitation to participate at Ontario Economic Council's conference, July 1984 & conference agenda; 3) Correspondence to Dr. David Smith, Principal, Queen's University, June 1986; 4) Letter from Francis R. Whyte, Director General Council of Ministers of Education, Re: Published article, Aug. 1989; 5) Distribution of correspondence, financial arrangements and other correspondence related to 1985 conference; 6) Rompkey, Bill. “Education: the need for a national strategy” De Novo, vol.2 no.2, Fall, 1986
78: Notes for remarks to the Freshmen of Peter Robinson College, 10 September, 1984 and 10 September 1993
78a: Opening paper, Canadian Bureau for International Education annual conference, 18 November, 1984; Correspondence from President of CBIE with Secretary of State, re: International student policy and the recommendations in TKO, November 1984

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1: Proposal for a biography of THBS, by Jeffrey Holmes, November 1984
2: “The Contribution of the Loyalist Heritage to the cultural diversity of Canada,” The Loyalist Gazette, v. xxii, n.; Correspondence with Sean Kane and Dale Standen re: final draft of paper; Correspondence with E.Chard, Editor of the Loyalist Gazette re: contribution of article, 2 December 1984
3: Some Questions of Balance, working copy, 1984
4: Report by the Chairman of the International Board, United World Colleges, First Annual Report, 1984-85
5: Comments on a proposal for a film portrait of Jack McClelland by Peter Wyman, for the National Film Board of Canada, 22 January 1985
6: “Conference of Independent Schools calls for less government regulation, more freedom to achieve excellence,” briefs submitted to the Shapiro Commission on Private Schools in Ontario, 29 January 1985
7: Response to questions from the Network Journal of United World Colleges, 5 February 1985
8: Comments of Professor Harry Arthurs re: TKO, 1985
9: Comments on a paper by Professor Joan Vastokas, “Native Art as Art History: meaning and time from unwritten sources,” to be published in the Journal of Canadian Studies, 28 March 1985
10: “Marching to the beat of 11 educational drummers,” by Mavor Moore, Globe and Mail, 25 May 1985
11: “Viewpoint: The Challenges facing the United World Colleges,” UWC Review, May 1985
12: TKO and the study of Religions in Canada, May 1985
13: “Trent: High achievers in a small setting: Fostering a real sense of belonging,” Toronto Star Saturday Magazine, 1 June 1985
14: Convocation address made to the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 14 December 1985
15: “The Way ahead: towards a new concept of internationality,” notes for remarks to the International Council of United World Colleges, Atlantic College, 20 June 1985
16: Commonwealth Student Mobility: a way forward, Commonwealth Standing Committee on Student Mobility, Fourth Report--July 1985
17: Ashbury College talk, August 1985
18: “Board committed to Health, Hygiene and Safety,” Celascope, Summer, 1985
19: Interview with Professor Tom Symons: the Chairman of the UWC International Board answers questions about his involvement with UWC, his views of the organization and its impact worldwide, United World Colleges Network Journal, September 1985
20: “A Teacher’s personal view of Dr. Symons’ visit to Ashbury,” Ashbury News, Fall 1985
21: Presentation of Honorary Degrees, 1985, Trent University, of the representatives of the three Midwife Universities, Queen’s: Ronald L. Watts; Toronto: George Ignatieff; Western: George Connell
22: John Fraser on United World Colleges, 1985
23: Report by the Chairman of the International Board, United World Colleges, Annual report, 1985-1986
24: Association of Commonwealth Universities, Annual Report, 1985-1986
25: “The Academic life: some thoughts on the art of teaching,” Old Times, (Round table session with Tom Symons, Roger Allen, Michael Carver, Paul Illidge, and Richard Life) January 1986
26: Highlights of activities. National Library of Canada. Presented to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, March 21 1986
27: “Canadian Postsecondary Education: the Cultural agenda,” paper presented to the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, University of Manitoba, 30 May, 1986; “Canadian Postsecondary Education: The Cultural Agenda,” in Monographs in Education XVI: Postsecondary Education in Canada : The Cultural Agenda I. University of Manitoba, Fall, 1986
28: THBS’ letter to Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, re: Higher Education and the Throne Speech, 23 September 1986
29: “Tom Symons -- Alumni Profile,” U.T.S. Annual Report, September 1986
30: Remarks on behalf of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, on the occasion of the installation of Dr. Harry E. Duckworth as the Tenth Chancellor of the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 23 October 1986
31: THBS appointed as Chairman of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board, August 1986
32: Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, press release re: Haida villages, 20 November 1986
33: “Community and Race Relations Committee of Peterborough,” by Pat Pannell, International Education Magazine, v. 2, n. 6, November-December 1986
34: “The Contribution of Investigatory Commissions to Political Education: a commentary,” a paper presented to the seminar on Political Education in Canada convened by the Institute for Research on Public Policy, at the House of Commons, West Block, 26-28 February 1987
35: Review of George S. Tomkins’, A Common Countenance: Stability and Change in the Canadian Curriculum, for the O. I. S. E. journal, Curriculum Inquiry, 1987
36: The Role of Folklore in Canadian Culture. Notes for remarks for the keynote address to the first Ontario Folklore Conference, convened by the Ontario Historical Society, York University, and Black Creek Pioneer Village, 6 March 1987
37: “Canada and Polar Science,” notes for an address on behalf of the Honourable Bill McKnight, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, to the Annual Meeting of the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto, 1 May 1987
38: Citation for the presentation of Pierre Juneau for the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at the Convocation of Trent University, Friday 29 May 1987
39: Comments re: David McRobert’s claims of extravagance at Trent University in the 1960's in a letter on adequate funding for higher education in Ontario to the Globe and Mail, May 1987
40: “The Second Generation: time for a new and critical look at Canadian Studies,” a paper presented to the International Conference on Canadian Studies sponsored by the ICCS and the Association for Canadian Studies, at McMaster University, Hamilton, 31 May - 2 June 1987

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1: Notes for Remarks at the 75th Anniversary of the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, marked by the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque, 3 June 1987
2: Remarks @ HSMBC ceremony commemorating the Partridge Island Quarantine Service, Saint John Harbour, NB, 2 July 1987
3: Notes for remarks at the unveiling of an Historic Sites an Monuments Board of Canada plaque in commemoration of the Prince William Streetscape, 1987
4: Notes on the occasion of Historic Sites and Monuments Board commemorating the Old Toronto Post Office, 1987
5: Notes / Talks re: Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee, 1986-1988, including “Canadian Postsecondary Education: the cultural agenda,” “History and membership of the Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee,” “Citation for the presentation of Louis Applebaum, O. C., LL. D., for the award of Fellow of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.” 1986-1988
6: Chairman’s remarks for the Royal Visit to Wanuskewin and designation of Wanuskewin Heritage Park as a national historic site with a plaque unveiling by Her Majesty, the Queen, 6 October 1987
7: “Citation for the presentation of Louis Applebaum, O. C., LL. D., for the award of Fellow of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education,” Fellow’s Night, OISE, 23 November 1987
8: Special patron: Pearson United World College of the Pacific, 1988
9: “Culture in the Commonwealth: some questions about the definition, variety, and diversity of culture, and the relationship of culture to education,” a paper presented to the Fourteenth Quinquennial Congress of the Association of Commonwealth Universities at the University of Western Australia, 8-12 February, 1988, Perth (See also March 1989); “Canadian Postsecondary Education: The Cultural Agenda,” in Monographs in Education XVI: Postsecondary Education in Canada : The Cultural Agenda I. University of Manitoba, Fall, 1986; Notes for remarks to the Congress Dinner at the fourteenth Congress of Commonwealth Universities, The University of Western Australia, 12 February 1988
10: Letter to Professor John O. Stubbs, President and Vice-Chancellor, Trent University, regarding planning for the physical development of the University, 8 September 1987
11: Bilingualism in Education: aspects of theory, research and practice, by Jim Cummins and Merrill Swain (1986), Reviewed for the Journal of Education Policy, August 1987
12: The Shield of Achilles: The Report of the Canadian Polar Research Commission Study, 31 May 1988. (T.H.B.S Chairman); Minister’s announcement of implementation of major recommendations of report, 10, Aug. 1988; Geography prof lands Arctic grant” Peterborough Examiner, 22 August 2003, and attached congratulatory letter, 1988
13: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating the distinctive role and historical significance of the de Havilland Beaver on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of de Havilland Aircraft Company in Canada, Downsview ON, 4 June 1988
14: Notes for remarks as Chairman to the opening of the meetings in Newfoundland of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, St. John’s, 22 June 1988
15: “Museum planning and leadership: in praise of imagination,” a paper presented to the 17th Annual conference of the Ontario Museums Association, Peterborough, 23 October, 1988; Published as “In Praise of Imagination,” Museum Quarterly, v. 17, n. 1, February 1989; More for Less: Inexpensive Innovation. 17th Annual Conference of the Ontario Museum Association. Peterborough, Ontario. 19-23 October 1988
15a: Speech at reception given by the Council of ACU on THBS' retirement as outgoing treasurer and former Chairman, at the Haberdashers Hall, London, England
16: “Culture in the Commonwealth,” Policy options politiques, v. 10, n. 2 (March, 1989). See also February 1988
17: Submission by the Conference of Independent Schools and the Select Committee on Education in Ontario, 13 September 1988
18: Speech by Akin O. Adesola, Vice-Chancellor Emeritus, University of Lagos, at the reception given by the Council of the Association of Commonwealth Universities in honour of Professor T. H. B. Symons, outgoing Treasurer and former Chairman, 3 November 1988, Haberdashers Hall, London, England
19: “The Nature and importance of Canada’s academic and cultural relations with Italy and the Mediterranean world,” a paper presented to the Opening Session of the Conference on Italy-Canada Research convened in Rome, 12-16 December, 1988, by the Canadian Academic Centre in Italy to mark its Tenth Anniversary; Correspondence re: Distribution of paper to various academics; Symons, Thomas H.B. THE NATURE AND IMPORTANCE OF CANADA’S ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL RELATIONS WITH ITALY AND THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD. Ottawa: Canadian Mediterranean Institute, 1989; Correspondence re: Distribution of paper to various academics, 1988
20: “Meeting Canada’s Geographic Information needs: a shared venture with the private sector,” Plan of action submitted to the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources, by the National Advisory Committee for the National Atlas of Canada, December, 1988
21: “Message from Dr. Thomas H. B. Symons, Chairperson, National Library Advisory Board,” National Library News, December 1988, v. 20, n. 12. [paper missing]
22: Report of the Canadian Polar Research Commission [report not included], 1988
23: Presentation of the Canadian Parks Service Heritage Awards, 1988
24: Notes for remarks as Chairman to the meetings of the Board, the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, in Ottawa, 24-25 February 1989
25: Notes for remarks made at the Fellows’ Dinner in Honour of Peter Robinson’s birthday, Peter Robinson College Dining Hall, 10 March 1989
26: “Canada and its social, cultural and historical development and current issues,” Association of Commonwealth Universities, 1989 Council Meeting (Canada Day), Concordia University, 5 April 1989
27: Notes for remarks to the Conference on the 5th edition of the National Atlas of Canada, “The Development and progress of the National Atlas Information System,” Ottawa, 19 April 1989
28: “The Past and Future of liberal education: the Trent experience,” Mount Allison University, Sackville NB, 28 April 1989
29: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the national historical significance and the 100th Anniversary of the Charlottetown City Hall on the occasion of its restoration and official re-opening, 1 July 1988
30: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating Sir John Beverly, Robinson, Bart., at Osgoode Hall, Toronto, 6 October 1988
31: Meeting Canada's Geographic Information Needs, 21 December 1988
32: A critique of the draft report, Human Rights Law and cognitive dissonance: towards a new framework for Canadian cultural policy, by Joy Cohnstaedt, April-May 1989
33: "Canadian Culture and Identity", presented to the International Studies and Overseas Programs, 23 May 1989
34: “Roots and Routes,” remarks at the opening of the Exhibit on Roots and Routes: Immigration to Peterborough, organized by the Community and Race Relations Committee of the City of Peterborough, Peterborough Centennial Museum and Archives, 4 June 1989
35: Commemoration of the Old City Hall, York County Court House, Toronto ON, by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, 7 June 1989
36: Remarks to the Twenty-fifth Anniversary Convocation of Trent University and citations for the presentation of Hugh Franklin Waddell and Walter George Ward for rhea degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa on Saturday, 21 June 1989
37: “Trip North completes 10-year tour,” Quill & Quire article re: National Library of Canada Advisory Board’s travels across Canada’s northern territories, July 1989
38: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating the Land Tenure Question in Prince Edward Island at the Brighton Compound, Charlottetown, 3 August 1989
39: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating Healey Willan at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 9 July 1989
40: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the Royal Alexandra Theatre, 7 September 1989
41: Notes for Remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating Sir Ernest MacMillan, at Massey Hall, Toronto, 18 August 1989
42: In commemoration of the Water Street Historic District, St John's, Nfld, 23 June 1989
43: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the Gooderham and Worts Distillery Complex in Toronto. 16 September 1989
44: Remarks to the dinner convened by the Advocates’ Society and Trent University to celebrate John J. Robinette on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of his call to the Ontario Bar, Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto, 23 October 1989
45: Notes for the introduction of the Honourable Mr. Dennis Patterson, Government Leader of the Northwest Territories, Northern Chair lecture series, 2 November 1989
46: Remarks accompanying the presentation to Professor Dawn Smith at the 25th Anniversary Dinner of Peter Robinson College, Trent University, 16 December 1989
47: Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific -- Information, 1990
48: “A Tribute to Sir Ian Gourlay,” United World Colleges, 1990
49: “The Significance of National Geographic information to Canada,” a paper presented to the Opportunities Seminar convened by the National Atlas Information Service of the Geographical Services Division, Surveys, Mapping and Remote Sensing Sector, of Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, Ottawa 31 January 1990

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1: Letter of Appeal, Otonabee Region Conservation Foundation, February 1990
2: Chair, Heritage Day Ceremonies, West Block of the Parliament Buildings, 19 February 1990
3: Commendation of Professor T. H. B. Symons by the Toronto Historical Board for his “vigorous encouragement and promotion of heritage preservation in Toronto” in his capacity as Chairman of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, Notes for acceptance speech, 29 March 1990
4: Notes for remarks to the staff of the National Library of Canada, on the occasion of THBS’ retirement from the Chairmanship of the National Library Advisory Board, 24 April 1990
5: “Demography, the Carapace of the Economy,” notes for remarks to the London Round Table of the World Economic Forum, London, England, 3 April 1990. See also September 1991
6: Notes for remarks at the dinner given by the Department of External Affairs in honour of the Advisory Committee on Academic Relations, Ottawa, 2 May 1990
7: “Community and diversity,” remarks to the 111th Annual Convocation of the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 29 May 1990
8: Keynote address at the Summer Conference of the Association of Atlantic Universities, Universite Sainte-Anne, “The role of Universities in the development of a National identity,” June 1990
9: Remarks at HSMBC Ceremony Commemorating HMCS Haida, 30 August 1990
10: Presentation to the Education Support Branch, Staff Retreat, on the current climate with respect to post-secondary education, Chaffey’s Locks, Ontario, 13 September 1990
11: Some notes for a talk on, “Some Questions about Canada’s Obligations in the North: Domestic and International,” Glendon College, York University, 27 September 1990
12: Heritage in the 1990s: Towards a Government of Canada Strategy, Conference sponsored by the Department of Communications and the Department of the Environment, Edmonton AB, 25-27 October 1990
13: Letters of congratulations to Members of Provincial Parliament following the 1990 Ontario election: The Honourable Bob Rae, Premier and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs; Ms. Melody Morrison, Office of the Premier; The Honourable Ruth Grier, Minister of the Environment, 1990
14: Notes for Remarks at the Special Program to mark the 20th anniversary of the Canadian Studies Program at the University of Waterloo. St. Paul’s College, University of Waterloo, 3 November 1990
15: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating Early Meteorology and the 150th Anniversary of Weather Observing in Canada, at the University of Toronto, 5 September 1980
16: The Commemoration of Parkwood, Oshawa, Ontario, 8 September 1990 [talk missing]
17: “A Statement of the Aims and Objectives of Upper Canada College,” November 1990
18: Notes for a talk at the Lady Eaton College Principal’s Lodge, Trent University, 23 November 1990
19: Address on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Toronto Historical Board on behalf of the Historical Sites and Monuments Board. 4 December 1990
20: Proposed article for the International Journal of Canadian Studies, Spring-Fall, 1990 [paper missing]
21: Correspondence with the Hon. Benoit Bouchard, P.C., M.P., Minister of Industry, Science, and Technology, 28 December, 1990. re: Statistics Canada and the state of official statistics in the United Kingdom and the United States; “Making a mockery of official statistics,” Globe and Mail, 1 August 1990, p. B6, 1990
22: Northern Science for Northern Society, Conference chaired by THBS, Yellowknife NWT, 1990 [remarks and additional information re: conference missing], 1990
23: “Vanier Seminar in Canadian cultural policy,” Trent Alumnus, v. 23, n. 2 (Spring, 1991). See also: Vanier file, 1984
24: The Diary of Andre Laurendeau: written during the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, 1964-1967, published in 1991
25: Notes for introduction of Dr. Fred Roots at the first lecture of the Northern Chair series “ The Arctic Regions in Science and World Politics,” Lady Eaton College, Trent University, 31 January 1991
26: Confederation Birthplace Commission, Interim Report, June 1991
27: Notes for meeting with Hon. Jean Charest, Minister of the Environment, Ottawa, 27 June 1991
28: Arrival of the Gaia to L’Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, remarks by Professor Thomas H. B. Symons, Chairman, The Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, 2 August 1991
29: Comments on a paper on “The Origins of the Canada Council: ‘The Most Generous Sugar Daddy Art Has Ever Known,’” for the Journal of Canadian Studies, August 1991
30: British North American Committee (BNAC) publication: "Demographic Currents: Trends and Issues that Face the US, the UK and Canada," by Richard S. Beous with a forward "Demography, the Carapace of the Economy," by THBS; September 1991
31: Commemoration of Queen’s University by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, Kingston ON, 28 October 1991 [talk missing]
32: Comments on a paper on “Church Union and Dissent on Prince Edward Island, 1925,” for the Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society, October 1991
33: “Powerful Memories, Powerful Dreams: Final Report of the Confederation Birthplace Commission.” October 1991
34: Letter to the Editor from R. Matheson, regarding guidance offered by Professor Symons, with sincere gratitude, Alumnus, Winter, 1992
35: Meta Incognita project documents, August 1991 - June 1992
36: Notes for the introduction of Dr. John H. Parker at the first lecture of the Trent University Norther Chair series on “Arctic Power: the path to responsible government,” Lady Eaton College, 22 January 1992
37: Profiles in Upper Canadian Legal History, 20 April 1992
38: Notes for guest lecture to Professor John Jennings’ History 235 class, Trent University, “The Nature and importance of public policy in Canada,” 1992
39: “The Greening of heritage: historic preservation and the environmental movement,” a paper presented to the opening session of Green Gutters and Gargoyles, the 1992 Provincial Conference of Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee of Ontario (LACAC), Peterborough, 11 June 1992
40: The Built and Natural Environments, Forging a Link by Tom MacMillan, presented to "Green Gutters and Gargoyles: Provincial LACAC Conference. Notes and Correspondence, 1992
41: LACAC Research, [by Lisa Barty], June 1992
42: Paul Guerin, Grade 12 student, on his impressions of Oxford, July 1992
43: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating Tryon United Church, Prince Edward Island, on the occasion of its 200th anniversary as a congregation, 2 August 1992
44: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the Thomson Building, Timmins ON, 19 August 1992; Letters of appeal to save the Thomson Building from demolition, 1995
44a: Remarks at the 25th Anniversary of Sir Sanford Fleming College, 12 September 1992
45: Briefing notes for suggested opening remarks to the National Workshop on the History of Women in Canada, Ottawa, 3-4 November 1992
46: “To Know Ourselves,” in Canadian Archives in 1992. Ed.Marcel Caya, Ottawa: Canadian Council of Archives, 1992. pp.62-70; Acknowledgements of the work of the Commission on Canadian Studies: "The initial stimulus came from ..."; "The report of the Symons Commission, entitled To Know Ourselves, is notable as the first effort to examine the state of archives in Canada."; "The impact of the recommendations of TKO cannot be overestimated ..."; Correspondence re: Canadian Archives in 1992 with Marion Beyea, Provincial Archivist, New Brunswick, November 1992
47: Notes for remarks at the ceremony of the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating Lionel Conacher at Lionel Conacher Park, Cottingham Square, Toronto, 31 May 1992
48: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the national historical and architectural significance of the Peterborough Armouries, 12 June 1992
49: Notes for Remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating Sam Langford at Weymouth Falls, Nova Scotia, 6 June 1992
50: Notes for Remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating the First Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada on the occasion of its 200th Anniversary at Navy Hall, Niagara on-the-Lake, 4 July, 1992, and for subsequent ceremony at Fort George commemorating the bicentennial of the landing of Lieutenant-Governor Simcoe, 1992
51: Notes for Remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the Former Geological Survey of Canada Building in Ottawa, on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Geological Survey of Canada, 6 May 1992
52: Mulholland Family Committee and Cairn: Some Correspondence and Documents, 1958-1990
53: The Symons’ Award 1992, ACU, presented to Dr. Walter Kamba of the University of Zimbabwe, October 1992
54: Remarks at HSMBC ceremony commemorating the first Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada, 4 July 1992
55: Remarks at HSMBC ceremony commemorating the Great George St District, Charlottetown, PEI, 28 August 1992

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1: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating Joseph E. Atkinson at The Toronto Star. One Yonge Street, Toronto, 4 September 1991
2: Fee and Pension Arrangements for Celanese Canada Board Members, July 1991
3: Remarks at HSMBC ceremony commemorating the Bernard Keble Sandwell, 3 May 1991
4: Remarks at HSMBC ceremony commemorating the Selkirk Settlers, August 1991
5: Notes for Guest lecture to History 235, Trent University, nd.
6: 75 Years and Counting: A History of Statistics Canada, foreword by THBS, 1993
7: Notes for remarks to the opening session of the semi-annual meeting of the Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust, Ottawa, 15 January 1993
8: National Workshop on the History of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, National Historic Sites Directorate, Canadian Parks Service, Hull, Quebec, 22-23 January 1993
8a: Election as Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
9: “In commemoration of Fairholm as a national historic site,” Historic Sites and Monuments Board, Tuesday, 10 August 1993
10: “What’s the University for?” Talk to the Robinson Symposium, Robinson College, Cambridge, 3 February 1993
11: Briefing notes for the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque unveiling ceremony commemorating the Burial Places of Former Prime Ministers, 11 March 1993
12: Canadian Studies Programs Review, York University: A Review of the Canadian Studies Programs in the Faculty of Arts at the York Steeles Campus, at Atkinson College, and at Glendon College, by Professor Patricia Smart (Carleton University) and Professor Thomas H. B. Symons, March 1993; Undergraduate Program Review: Canadian Studies Program, Glyndon College: report of the External and Internal Consultants, Professor James Struthers (Trent University) and Professor John Hutcheson (York University), March 2003
13: The Commonwealth's Treasure Trove, Cam, Michelmas Term, 1993
14: Remarks at HSMBC ceremony commemorating the Sharon Temple, 6 June 1992 - August 1992
15: Remarks at HSMBC ceremony commemorating Fort York, 18 September 1993
16: Remarks at HSMBC ceremony commemorating the national and historical significance of Grace Lockhart, 25 September 1993
17: Remarks at HSMBC ceremony commemorating the 1793 Upper Canadian Act against Slavery, 7 October 1993
18: “Canada: after the referendum,” some notes and documents for a talk to the Middle Common Room, Robinson College, Cambridge, 22 April 1993
19: Red Tory Blues: a political memoir, by Heath Macquarrie, dedication to THBS, August 1993
20: “Let the deed show,” remarks to the Festival of Friends Dinner arranged by the Foundation and Friends of Sir Sanford Fleming College to launch the college’s scholarship fund, 16 September 1993
21: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque at Mount Allison University, Sackville NB, 25 September 1993
21a: Remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an HSMB plaque commemorating the 1793 Upper Canada Act Against Slavery, 1 October 1993
22: Russell, Thomas N. Strength of Choice: A History of the Canadian Association of Independent Schools. Toronto: Canadian Association of Independent Schools, 1993. (Acknowledgement of T.H.B.S.); Correspondence with Robert Bedard, President of The Canadian Association of Independent Schools re: Thanks for copy of Strength of Choice, 1993
23: Polar Record articles, 1980-1994
24: Commemoration of the Birkbeck Building, Toronto, by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, 11 February 1994
25: “The Idea of the University: community, scholarship and learning,” notes for remarks at an informal evening at Catherine Parr Traill College, 24 March 1994
26: 1963: THBS and the founding of l’Universite de Moncton, 25 March 1994
27: Cover Headline: “Founding President T.H.B. Symons Retires”; “Tom Symons and Trent,” in TRENT, v.25, n.2, Spring, 1994
28: Introduction at the Statistics Canada employees of the year, 1993-94, May 1994
29: Remarks re: the acquisition of the George Back sketchbooks at the National Archives of Canada, 11 May, 1994, to the Annual General Meeting of Celanese Canada Inc., Montreal; and at a presentation ceremony at the National Archives, Ottawa, 6 April 1994
30: Opening and closing remarks to the Canada and Polar Science conference, 17-19 May 1994, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories; “Polar Science: the Canadian viewpoint,” and “The Way ahead: a conference summary and closing remarks.”; Canada and Polar Science: Proceedings of a conference sponsored by The Canadian Polar Commission, Yellowknife N.W.T. May 17-19 1994. Ed. John Stager, December 1994; Correspondence re: Conference, 1994
31: Data Liberation Initiative, Social Science Federation of Canada, 1994
32: Presentation of the Eminent Service Award of Trent University to Robert W.F. Stephenson at the Chancellor's Dinner, 3 June 1994
33: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating The Old Brewery Bay, Orillia, Ontario, 26 June 1994; Trent University Press Release: Leacock Festival Planned at Trent in September. 9 September 1970
34: “Statistically, the North is a national extreme,” News/North, v. 49, issue 9, re: Canada and Polar Science Conference, 4 July 1994
35: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating All Souls Chapel, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Cathedral Church of St. Peter’s, 24 July 1994
36: “Confederation Centre of the Arts: how it began,” The Guardian/Evening Post, 21 July 1994
37: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating Dalvay-by-the-Sea, Prince Edward Island, 10 August 1994
38: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating Province House, Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the occasion of its 175th anniversary, in the presence of Her Majesty, the Queen, 13 August 1994; Follow-up thank you to Her Majesty the Queen for her presence at the above event, 21 October 1994; Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada Pamphlet “Commemoration of Province House National Historic Site,” August 13 1994
39: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque commemorating the Annapolis County Court House, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, 14 August 1994
40: “Political space and economic space: Quebec and the Empire of the St. Lawrence,” by Ralph Heintzman, Journal of Canadian Studies, v. 29, n. 2 - Summer, 1994
41: Introductory essays for: Confederation Centre of the Arts, 1994-1995, and 1995-1996 season, membership brochures, and general information brochures
42: Celanese Millhaven Plant, 40th anniversary, September, 1994; What’s Happening? Celanese Millhaven Plant, December 1994; Commemorative Keepsake: Millhaven 1954-1994. Letter from T.H.B. Symons to Mr. Brian D. Pitts, Millhaven Site Manager, 7 September 1994
43: Notes for remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an HSMB plaque commemorating the original Terminal Building at the Toronto Island Airport, 3 September 1994
44: Notes for remarks to the Freshmen of Peter Robinson College, 9 September 1994
45: “Canadian Studies and the Canadian University in the Twenty-first century,” a paper presented to the St. John’s College Conference on Canadian Studies, on the Canadian University in the Twenty-first century, at the University of Manitoba, 14-16 October 1994. Later published in Research monographs in Higher Education, no. 3, The Canadian University in the Twenty-first Century (1996); Correspondence re: Conference; Conference Program; ”A tallywacking from Newfoundland” The Globe and Mail, March 10 1995

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1: “Canada and Polar science,” Polar Record, v. 30, n. 175, October 1994
2: Notes for commemorating Canada’s past: From Old Crow to New Bergthal, the Keynote address to the National Heritage Symposium on the Place of History / Les lieux de la memoire, Ottawa, 27 November 1994. Closing Remarks, 28 November 1994
3: Foreword, Ritchie’s catalogue, Bagnani Estate contents of Vogrie Auction, 12-15 December 1994; and “Gilbert and Stewart Bagnani: an appreciation,” Trent (Alumni magazine), v. 26, n. 2, Spring 1995
4: Remarks on Trent University’s 30 year anniversary, 1994
5: “The Current state of Canadian Heritage Studies in Canada and elsewhere: issues, roadblocks, and opportunities,” presentation to Frost Centre seminar, 26 January 1994
6: National Statistics Council - Chairman's Opening Remarks, May 1994
7: Adria, Marco. Peter Gzowski: An Electric Life. Toronto: ECW Press, 1994. (dedication to T.H.B. Symons); Correspondence with Marco Adria, Peter Gzowski: an Electric life, re: dedication to THBS, 3 January 1995
8: Canadian Educational Standards Institute (CESI) brochure, 1995
9: “Private lives and Public service,” talk to Ottawa’s Trent University alumni, 24 January 1995
10: Notes for the introduction of Professor Mary Ellen Turpel at the Northern Chair Lecture, Trent University, 7 March 1995
11: “Bowdlerizing,” letter to Tom Harper, Toronto Star columnist, 14 March 1995
12: Point-Counterpoint: “Looking ahead into the past” -- Canadian Studies and the Canadian University in the Twenty-first century, Journal of Canadian Studies, v. 30, no. 1, Spring 1995
13: HMSB ceremony commemorating Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, at Queen's Park, 4 June 1995
14: Commission on Commonwealth Studies -- News Release, 15 June 1995
14a: Official Opening of National Historic Site. Re-opening of Hawthorne Cottage, Newfoundland, 27 June 1995
15: Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), Synthesis, re: Commission on Commonwealth Studies, Summer, 1995
16: Notes for Remarks at the ceremony for the unveiling of an Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque commemorating the Sir John Johnson House in Williamstown, Ontario, 19 May 1995
17: “Les amis de la Banque de Rustico lancent une campagne de levée de fonds,” La voix Acadienne, par Jacinthe LaForest, 9 Aout 1995
18: “The Royal Society of Canada, the Conservation movement, and the Department of Canadian History,” Profile: newsletter of the Royal Society of Canada, v. 4, no. 1, Fall, 1995
19: Notes for the Closing remarks to the National Meeting on History and Commemorative Integrity, at the National Conference Centre, Ottawa, 10 November 1995
20: Public Meeting regarding Statistics Canada in Peterborough- Labour Force Survey December 1995
21: Invitation from the Honourable John Manley to serve a fourth term as Chairman of the National Statistics Council, 19 June 1995
22: Induction of Professor Symons into the Crescent School Wall of Fame, 1996
23: Briefing notes for Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada unveiling ceremony commemorating the Former Port Perry Town Hall, Port Perry, Ontario, 11 May 1996
24: Commemoration of Maplelawn, Ottawa, by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, 15 May 1996
25: Commemoration of the Chapel of St. James-the-Less, Toronto, by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, 4 June 1996
26: Learning from Each Other: Commonwealth Studies for the 21st Century, report of the Commission on Commonwealth Studies, June 1996
27: Remarks: Sir John A. Macdonald portrait by Robert Harris, presentation to Confederation Centre, July 1996
28: Commemoration of St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Charlottetown, by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada: some correspondence, notes and documents, 8 August 1996
29: Rogers Cable TV interview, Trent University series, 25 September 1996
30: “Some Questions about Canada’s obligations in the North: domestic and international,” lecture by THBS, Senate Chamber, York Hall, Glyndon College, York University, 27 September [1996?] [talk missing]
31: Introduction of the Honourable Jean Charest, during his visit to Trent University, October 1996
32: Notes for remarks at the end-of-term dinner, Peter Robinson College, (during the Faculty strike) 1 December 1996
33: Talk to students and faculty, Glyndon College, York University, 30 January 1997 [talk missing from file]
34: “How Canadian Studies contributes to Canadian citizenship,” lecture given as a part of Chair of Studies in Canadian Citizenship and Human Rights, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB, 18 February 1997
35: “Educating the Commonwealth about the Commonwealth,” in The Future of the Commonwealth: A Golden Opportunity. Edinburgh: The Royal Commonwealth Society, 1997
36: Remarks as Chairman, to the National Statistics Council; Notes for the introduction of Mme Michèle Jean, Deputy Minister of Health, to the National Statistics Council; Notes for remarks, 10th Anniversary Dinner of the National Statistics Council, Ottawa, 24 April 1997
37: Notes for remarks at Christopher Greene’s retirement evening, 10 May 1997
38: Commentary, “A socially responsible company,” in Esprit, v. 8, n. 3 (Fall 1997) May 1997
39: “Commonwealth Studies in the curriculum,” talk to the Council for Education in the Commonwealth Annual General Meeting and Conference, Learning about the Commonwealth, at the British Council, London, 24 June 1997
40: Address to the Annual Meeting of the Council for Education in the Commonwealth, June 1997
41: Review of the draft for A History of the Vote in Canada, May 1997
42: Letters of congratulations to re-elected Members of Parliament. Including: Bill Graham, M.P.; Jean Augustine, M.P.; Peter Adams, M.P.; The Honourable Jane Stewart, P.C., M.P.; The Honourable Ron Duhamel, P.C., M.P.; The Honourable Jean Charest, P.C., M.P.; Albina Guarniéri, M.P.; The Honourable Paul Martin, P.C., M.P.; The Honourable John Manley, P.C., M.P.; The Honourable David Collenette, P.C., M.P.; The Honourable Herb Gray, P.C., M.P.; The Honourable Arthur Eggleton, P.C., M.P.; The Honourable Ethel Blondin-Andrew, P.C., M.P.; Elsie Wayne, M.P., July 1997
43: Report to the Meta Incognita Steering Committee, May 1997
44: “Tom Symons: Soaring to the Highest Order of Canada,” by LeeAnne Lavender, Prime Time, v. 4, n. 8, November 1997
45: “National Statistics Council of Canada, Outside Perspectives enrich Agency’s Work,” reprint from @Stat Can, weekly electronic newsletter of Statistics Canada employees, 1998
46: Notes for remarks at the 25th Anniversary celebrations of the Canadian Studies Programme at Trent University, Kaos Cafe, Peterborough, 7 April 1998
47: Press release from the Royal Society of Canada, The Place of History book launch, 14 October 1997; Heritage Canada Foundation, The Royal Society of Canada, The Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. Invitation to Book Launch for The Place of History, Annex Room, Conference Centre, Ottawa, 14 October 1997; Letter from Fredrik S. Eaton re: Obtaining a copy of The Place of History, 14 October 1997
48: Notes for report on the Meta Incognita project to the Iqaluit community, 8-9 November 1997
49: Critique of the British North American Committee draft paper on the “Special relationship” of Canada, the U. K., and the U. S., April 1998
50: National Library News, re: the Governor General’s International Award for Canadian Studies, 1998
51: Dedication to THBS, in Sean Kane’s, Virtual Freedom, 1998
52: Remarks on the occasion of the presentation of the Governor General’s International Award for Canadian Studies, May 1998
53: “Canadian Studies awards for two close associates of the National Library,” by Gwenneth Evans, National Library News, October 1998
54: Giving the Past a Future: a conference on innovation in teaching and learning history, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, Montréal, Quebec. Special acknowledgement and presentation to The Hon. Pauline Marois, Former Minister, ministère de l’Education du Québec, and Dr. Thomas Symons, 29-31 January 1999
55: Nordicity and Canadianity, 2 February 1999
56: T.H.B. Symons, “Trent at Thirty-five.” Peterborough Examiner. Reprinted on the “View from Trent” website; Correspondence with Robert Campbell re: “Trent at Thirty-five,” 23 April 1999
57: “Thomas Symons: educator; First President put stamp on Trent,” sketch of THBS in Peterborough Examiner’s “They made a difference” feature, 26 May 1999
58: Remarks at the Meta Incognita book launch, Royal Geographical Society, London, June 1999
59: Election of THBS as an Honorary Life Member of the Albany Club Toronto, June 1999
60: Founding President leads parade, 1 July 1999. Peterborough Canada Day Parade Awards Presentations, 12 July 1999
61: Notes for remarks, by video, on behalf on the National Statistics Council, to a farewell reception for Bruce Petrie on his retirement, Simon Goldberg Conference Centre, Ottawa, 16 September 1999
61a: Toast to the Chancellor and the Colleges
62: Remarks at the launch of the Save the Market Hall appeal, at the Market Hall, Peterborough, 28 September 1999
63: Remarks to the final 59th meeting, Social Responsibility Committee Board, Celanese Canada, 1999
64: Web module: Meta Incognita project 1990-1999, September 1999

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1: “The State of Canadian Studies at the Year 2000: some observations,” a paper written for the 35th anniversary of the Journal of Canadian Studies, April, 2000; Twelve additional files, including background research materials and documents relating to individual programmes at McGill University, University of Calgary, Mount Allison University, University of Toronto, University of Guelph, University of Ottawa, University of Waterloo, Concordia University, University of British Columbia, College Universitaire de Saint-Boniface, York University; Correspondence with Robert Campbell, Editor, re: Request that THBS write an article for the 35th anniversary edition of the Journal of Canadian Studies, 7 May 1999-2000
2: Otonabee College Programs and Events, 1999
3: Letter from Dr. James Orbinski, 1999
4: Notes / remarks re: the Peter Robinson Award, 6 August 2000
5: Notes to introduce Dr. Alex Himelfarb, Deputy Minister of Heritage, at the National Statistics Council dinner, 13 April 2000
6: Media Release, “National Heritage Advisory Board will ensure historical accuracy of Founders’ Hall”, 25 May 2000; Contact List for National Historical Advisory Committee re: Founders’ Hall, 2000
7: Notes for remarks at the retirement of Professor John Wadland from the Frost Centre Chair, Trent University, June 2000
8: Notes for a talk to Cultural Studies 424 seminar, “Designing an ideal university,” 12 October 2000
9: Notes for remarks at the BSF dinner, Zurich, to thank BSF/TJB hosts; to thanks Board Secretary, G.Z. , 7 December 2000
10: Founders Day 2001, Commemorating the Founding of Peter Robinson College and Catharine Parr Traill College on 25 January 1964. Including a reprint of a News Release, “Trent University Establishes Two Town Colleges,” 25 January 1964
11: Confederation Lecture Series, Prince Edward Island, thanks to Dr. Edward MacDonald, 3 March 2001
12: 5TI Golden Anniversary Dinner, Trinity College, 1 June 2001
13: Notes to welcome / introduce Joe Martin, President, Canada’s National History Society, Marchbanks, 18 June 2001
14: Comments on Professor Richard de Neufville’s draft chapter on International differences in the planning and operation of airports -- i.e., the interaction of culture and technology, 18 June 2001
15: Dedication to THBS in the second printing of Sean Kane’s, Virtual Freedom, September 2001
16: Notes for remarks to the Canadian Studies Conference to mark 25 years of Canadian Studies at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, The Pearson Building, Ottawa, 15-16 October 2001
17: Some thoughts for the Brisbane conference on Commonwealth Studies at the University of Queensland, Australia, 4 September 2001. Rescheduled, 28 February 2002
18: The Future of Commonwealth Studies conference, London, England, September 2001 (rescheduled due to September 11), 2002
19: Convocation address, St. John’s College, University of Manitoba, 4 November 2001
20: Collection of Bata talks and papers, 1999-2001
21: Correspondence from the National Archivist. Requesting mediation re: the issue of access to the historical census records, October 2001
22: Briefing materials prepared for the visit of the Prince of Wales to Canadian National Historic Sites in 2001
23: The Charlottetown Guardian, re: 2002 Premier’s Award for Tourism won by Shaw’s Hotel, 8 April 2002
23a: Notes for remarks presenting George Anderson, Deputy Minister, Intergovernmental Affairs, to the National Statistics Council, Ottawa; Notes for remarks to the National Statistics Council on the occasion of the presentation to the Chief Statistician, Dr. Ivan Fellegi, of the Outstanding Achievement Award of the senior Canadian Public Service, Ottawa, 25 April 2002
24: Talk to the Royal Commonwealth Society of Canada, Toronto, May 2002
25: Letter to Bonnie Patterson re: mismanagement of funds, 2001
26: Notes for remarks to new students from the Peterborough area going to the University of Toronto, 26 August 2002
27: Linking of Encyclopedia of Music in Canada with Historica, September 2002; Minutes of AGM, 19 September 2002
28: University of Toronto Alumni Association Reception, Peterborough, to mark the 175th Anniversary of the University of Toronto. Some notes and documents, 8 October 2002
29: Notes for remarks in Washington, D.C. on Human Rights and Disability, at a meeting of the British North American Committee, 20 October 2002
30: Conference on “The Development of the Commonwealth, 1952-2002: a review of current research,” Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London; Chair’s notes for opening remarks, 28 November 2002
31: Talk to the Royal Statistical Society, London, England, June 2002
32: Talk to the Royal Commonwealth Society of Canada, at their National Meeting, Toronto, 2002 [talk missing]
33: “Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics,” reflections on 17 years as Chair of the National Statistics Council to the Second Thursday Group, 9 January 2003

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1: THBS receives the Order of Ontario, 5 February 2003
2: Remarks by Mike Izzo: “A Message of Congratulations to Professor Symons on Receiving the Order of Ontario,” and THBS’ response, Traill College, 14 February 2003
2a: Chairman’s Opening Remarks, National Statistics Council, 24-25 April 2003
3: Opening remarks as Chairman at the founding conference of the Association for Commonwealth Studies on, “The Health of the Commonwealth,” University of King’s College, Halifax NS, 26 May, 2003; Notes for introduction of Sir Andrew Burns, British High Commissioner to Canada, Halifax, 26 May 2003; “The Health of the Commonwealth,” Commonwealth News and Information Service, Issue 136, 21 May 2003; “Network set up after 7-year inertia,” The Times Higher Education Supplement, 30 May 2003
4: Correspondence with Mike Johnston re: My Student Loan, 5 November 2003; Further correspondence with Mike Johnston re: Screening of the film at the Gordon Best Theatre, 5 March 2004
5: Interview with Professor Donald Wright of Brock University in connection with his work on Donald Creighton
6: Frank, Issue 418, 16 December 2003. re: Reference to Professor Symons as “a Trudeau lefty type,” 2003
7: Remarks at the launch of Phase One of the William Perkins Bull Digital Collection, 11 June 2002
8: Appointment to the Board of Parc Downsview Park Inc., December 2002
9: Correspondence re: Traill Ale for the Trent Soul by, Shantel Ivits. 2003
10: “Viewpoint: Common Good.” Examiner; Re: The 15th Conference of Commonwealth Ministers of Education in Scotland, 27 October 2003
11: Stafford Hotel. Some correspondence, notes and documents re: Reception to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Tom's first visit to the Stafford Hotel, 2003
12: Archivaria, Number 56, Fall 2003: Index to Archivaria Numbers 1 to 54, 1975-2002
13: Stafford Hotel: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Reception to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Tom’s first visit to the Stafford Hotel with his Aunt Caroline, Saturday, Stafford Hotel, St. James’ Place, London, England, 1 March 2003
14: Information, notes and material for the Times Higher Education Supplement article, 2003
15: Visit of Professor Modris Eksteins and launch of Professor Carolyn Kay’s book: Art and the German Bourgeoisie, Alfred Lichtwark and Modern Painting in Hambourg 1886-1914
16: Correspondence with Ms. Sally Webber, President of Yukon College, re: Invitation to be the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony at Ayamdigut Campus, Whitehorse, 21 January, 2004; Further correspondence regarding the establishment of a Symons Award in Circumpolar Studies, 8 September 2004
17: Founding of the Trent University Art Collection, 1963. “Trent University Art,” Trent Times. February 2004
18: Cogeco Cable film: “Truly Local People: You Never Know Who Lives Next Door.” First presented 15 February 2004;” Symons, Bowskill are Truly Local People,” Peterborough Examiner 12 February 2004
19: Designation of Marchbanks, 361 Park Street North, as a Heritage Site, 16 February 2004
20: Correspondence with Beth O’Reilly re: Summer Explorations in Canadian Culture 2004. 24 February 2004
21: Invitation and Talk to Open the Undergraduate Canadian Studies Conference, Producing Canada: Nation(s) in a New Light. Trent University, 5 March 2004
22: Correspondence with H.E. John Ralston Saul re: the projection of Canada abroad and To Know Ourselves. 31 March 2004
23: Unveiling of the Turner Collection, 361 Park Street North, Peterborough; 7 April 2004
24: Designation of the Confederation Centre of the Arts as a National Historic Site, 2004
24a: Chairman’s Opening Remarks, National Statistics Council, 22-23 April 2004
24b: Canada’s Place in the World. Summer Explorations in Canadian Culture, 30 June 2004 and 27 August 2005
25: Correspondence with, and draft letter for, Premier Binns of Prince Edward Island, 1 July 2004
26: Notes for remarks on film celebrating the 90th birthday of Tom Bata, at Prague Castle, 17 September 2004
27: “The Future is Now” Remarks to the Graduation Ceremony of Yukon College, Whitehorse, 6 June 2004. See also correspondence, January 2004
28: Notes for talk given to Trent Alumni at Whitehorse, June 2004
29: Notes for remarks at the re-opening of Sadleir House, Saturday, 4 April 2004
30: Correspondence with Knut Kitching, October 2004
31: “Stories from the Trent of the 60s” by Graham Weeks, October 2004
32: Notes for remarks at the launching of the Thomas Bata Trail, 12 September 2004
33: General notes on convocation, 2004
34: Traditions and Transformations: Graduate Students' Conference in Canadian Studies at Carleton, 1-2 October 2004
35: Correspondence re: The Formation of Sadleir House, November 2004
36: “A proposal to the Historica Foundation for a great new initiative in civics”: Notes for remarks reporting for the Curriculum Advocacy Committee to the plenary meeting of the Historica Foundation, 6 November 2004
37: Symons Lecture I, 8 November 2004. Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, some correspondence, notes and documents, 2004
38: Speech from the Throne, 2004 Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island re: inaugural Symons Lecture on the State of Canadian Confederation, 2004
39: Letter to Minister Responsible for Statistics Canada, The Honourable David Emerson re: budget constraints, 7 January 2005, and his reply, 21 January 2005
40: Some correspondence and comments about the Vanier Seminar, 2005
41: Correspondence with Dr. Ivan P. Fellegi, Chief Statistician of Canada, re: resignation as Chairman of the National Statistics Council, February 2005
42: Correspondence re: re-appointment to the Council of the Historica Foundation. March 2005, and continuation as Chair of the Curriculum Committee, 2005
43: Some correspondence, notes for remarks, and documents re: The Bagnani Symposium, Catharine Parr Traill College, March 2005
44: “Leaders and Legends: 175 Old Boys who’ve made a difference” Old Times 175th Anniversary Issue, Winter/Spring, 2005
45: Correspondence with, and article from, Harry Hobbs: “Tom Symons A Tribute” 26 April 2005
46: “Scandal in the library: None of Canadian History is innocent” by John Fraser, Globe and Mail, re: Paper Talk by Brendan Edwards, 18 June 2005
47: Participation in a tribute to Catherine Hennessey, P.E.I., 4 June 2005
48: The Thomas H.B. Symons Seminar Series in Graduate Student Research at Trent University. July 2005
49: Memo re: Statement of the Commonwealth Secretary General on “UK Government Betrayal over Commonwealth Institute site.” 22 July 2005
50: Honorary Citizen of the Yukon, August 2005
51: Remarks, programme, and documents re: designation and commemoration of Shaw’s Hotel, P.E.I., as a National Historical Site. August 2005
52: Form letters conveying recommendations to government for Board/Commission and similar appointments, Autumn 2005
53: Appraisal notes for the Institute of Commonwealth Studies Review Committee, the School of Advanced Study of the University of London. October 2005
54: “Canada: A Just Society?” Symons Lecture II, The Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, some correspondence, notes and documents, 9 November 2005
55: Notes for remarks at the Dinner in honour of Chief Justice Roy McMurtry following the Second Annual Symons Lecture, 9 November 2005, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 2005
56: Designation of the Confederation Centre of the Arts as a National Historic Site, 8 November 2005
57: “Canada: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly”, a Canadian Studies undergraduate conference organized by Portage, March 2005
58: “Some Invitation” The Examiner. Monday 19 December 2005. Re: Invitation for Frank Sinacorrie a University of PEI student, to attend a dinner celebrating the second annual Symons lecture in Charlottetown, 2005

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1: Canada's Place in the World. Summer Explorations in Canadian Culture. 27 August 2005
2: Appointment to the Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services Board, Fall, 2005
3: Shaw's Hotel is a National Historic Site, 6 August 2005
4: Notes and correspondence from the Academic Awareness Social at Traill College, 31 January 2006
4a: “From Far and Wide: Which Canada? Reflections on Imagination, Nature and Community” The third annual Canadian Studies undergraduate conference, Trent University, Correspondence; programme; notes for remarks, 10-12 February 2006
5: Correspondence with Sarah Milroy of the Globe and Mail re: “What’s a dead white guy doing in the middle of our gallery?” An article about the new First People’s Gallery at the ROM. 21 January 2006
6: Correspondence re: Founding the Trent Legacy Society. 6 February 2006
7: Appointment to the Board of the Ontario Heritage Trust, February 2006
8: “Two Likely Lads.” A foreword to The Wartime Letters of Leslie M. and Cecil G. Frost, by Dr. Rae Fleming, 1915-1920
9: Articles and Items re: Higher Education, fall 2006
10: Correspondence with Peter C. Newman re: “Hudson’s Bay, U.S.A.” Globe and Mail, 18 February 2006
11: Some correspondence, notes and documents re: The Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research, August 2006
12: Report of the Panel appointed by the Government of Canada to review some of the programmes and expenditures of Statistics Canada, Ottawa, November 2006
13: Some further correspondence re: 2004 Designation of the Confederation Centre of the Arts as a National Historic Site, August 2006
14: Toast/remarks at the Retirement Dinner honouring Sylvia Sutherland, Peterborough’s longest-serving Mayor. 15 September 2006
15: Peterborough-Lakefield Community Police Service Business Plan, 2007-2009
16: Correspondence and photographs re: Installation of Robert Campbell as President of Mount Allison University, Fall, 2006
17: Oriel College: Canadian Reception for the Provost Sir Derek Morris, the University Club, Toronto; some correspondence, documents and notes for remarks, 19 September 2006
18: Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Alliances and Coalitions Project Conference, November 2-5 2006, Trent University: Remarks at the Opening, correspondence and documents, 2006
19: Correspondence from and to President, Japan Society for Science Education, December 2006
20: Annotated copy of Chapter 12: Political Culture in Canada by Dr. David V.J. Bell, 8 December 2006
21: Note to Peterborough Historical Society’s Bulletin Editor Chris Omerod, 27/11/06 re: The Governor General and Rubidge Hall, 2006
22: Correspondence with Prince of Wales re: concern for the environment; January 2007
23: Election as Acting Chair of Parc Downsview Park, January 2007
24: Re-appointment to Police Services Board, January 2007
25: Notes for remarks/presentation to: Smith/Ennismore/Lakefield Council re: Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board and Police, June 2007
26: Proposal for a “next phase agenda” for history and heritage related projects at the Confederation Centre for the Arts. Correspondence with the Chair, The Fathers of Confederation Trust, January 2007
27: Notes for review and report to the Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board re: complaint of the Peterborough Police Association about the conduct of a member of the Police Services Board, 9 January 2007
28: Correspondence, notes, and documents re: End of Chairmanship of the National Vision Task Force, 9 February 2007
29: Remarks, notes, correspondence and research material for the Commemoration of the National Historic Significance of the Cox Terrace, Peterborough, with an Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada Plaque, 15 September 2007
30: Some correspondence, notes, and documents from the Media Kick-Off Event for Doors Open Peterborough 2007 at Catharine Parr Traill College, 24 September 2007
31: Correspondence with the Manager, Human Rights and Conflict, Trent University, 20 September 2007
32: Meeting with Trent-Severn Waterway, Curve Lake First Nation Community Centre, 10:30 a.m.: remarks of T.H.B.S., 3 October 2007
33: Appointment to the Trent-Severn Waterways Commission, April 2007
34: Correspondence re: The McKeough Letters with Darcy McKeough, April 2007
35: Article by Denise Chong: “Searching for a Race-Neutral Ground,” re: a certain white-haired old gentleman, in Literary Review of Canada, Vol. 15, No.3, April 2007
36: Trent Severn Waterways, May 2007
37: The British North American Committee: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: The Ottawa Conference, October 2007
38: “Canada: Who? Why? How?” The fourth annual Trent-Carleton Graduate Student Conference, Catharine Parr Traill College, 9-10 November 2007
39: Notes for remarks at retirement event honouring Pauline Mills, December 2007
40: “Portrait of a Lady.” Joan Harting Barham, re: The Brenda Bury portrait of Mary Symons, Holiday 2007
41: Some documents re: The Conference of the Association for Commonwealth Studies, E461 Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, 20-23 May 2007
42: Notes for the 60th Anniversary of the Stephen Leacock Medal, Orillia, July 2007
43: “Tom Symons: Well-earned respect,” in Our People: Famous in their Fields, A Peterborough Examiner Magazine, Summer, 2007
44: Peterborough Lakefield Police Association. Annual Report, 2007
45: Notice from Treasury Board to Thomas Symons, Acting Chairman, Parc Downsview Park Inc., of decision to approve the Park’s Corporate Plan for 2007-08 to 2011-12
46: Some notes and documents in preparation for a talk that was to be given at “Interrogating Canada”, a Canadian Studies undergraduate conference organized by sic, formerly Portage, 8-9 February 2008
47: Some correspondence, notes, remarks, and documents re: the 20th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Educational Standards Institute, 23 January 2008
48: Letter to the Honourable Jean Charest, Premier Ministre, 19 March 2008
49: Notes for remarks at Peterborough Lakefield Police Association Retirement Evening, 18 January 2008
50: Correspondence re: death of Police Services Dog Max- who was much beloved and respected. 31 March 2008
51: Canadian Bureau for International Education Video: Professor T.H.B. Symons and the Founding of the Commonwealth Scholarship Programme. March 2008
52: Correspondence with Premier Jean Charest. 19 March - 14 April 2008
53: Some correspondence and documents re: Oldest Commonwealth University outside of the United Kingdom, 21 March 2008
54: “An Extraordinary Symons Lecture” delivered by Dr. Ian Wilson, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Innis College, University of Toronto, 28 February 2008
55: DVD created to honour the retirement of Professor John Wadland, John Wadland: Tribute to a Teacher, Mentor, Friend, 26 April 2008
56: Chartering Banquet of the lots Omicron Chapter of the Zeta Phi Fraternity, Oxford University, London. Some notes for remarks, correspondence and documents, 3 May 2008
57: Swearing in of new Peterborough-Lakefield Chief of Police, 15 August 2008
58: Notes for remarks following the funeral of Tom Bata at 44 Park Lane Circle, Toronto. September 2008
59: Induction into Peterborough Pathway of Fame, 13 September 2008
60: Downsview Park Legacy Award, 2008
61: Notes for remarks at launch of Doors Open Peterborough 2008
62: Start of the Otonabee (Region) Conservation Foundation 40th Anniversary, 2008
63: Response to Fathers of Confederation Building Trust. November 2008
64: Notes for Remarks at the BNAC Dinner, Ellis Island, N.Y. 18 October 2008
65: Notes for Remarks introducing the Hon. Michael Wilson at BNAC Dinner at the United Nations. N.Y. 17 October 2008
66: Notes for Remarks on Canada in Brief, Fall 2008
67: Remarks of Professor Emilia Angelova receiving the Symons Award for Teaching Excellence, Trent University, March 2008
68: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada. Post-Doctoral Research Fellows Roundtable. Ottawa. Presentation by Professor Thomas H.B. Symons, 6 June 2008
69: Letter on the Retirement of Dr. Ivan Fellegi from the post of Chief Statistician of Canada, 1 May 2008
70: The T.H.B. Symons Seminar Series on Graduate Student Research arranged by the Graduate Students’ Association Gala 2008: some correspondence, notes, and documents. Remarks; 2015
71: Companion of the Order of St. Crispin, 2008. Bata Shoe Museum, 2008
72: Mount Allison Conference on Canadian Studies February 2009
73: A Note to Bernadine Dodge June 2009 at the time of her retirement as archivist, 2009
74: The 2009 Ontario Heritage Conference Peterborough, 29-31 May: Honorary Conference Chair: Opening remarks, Introduction of Dr. David Bell; Programme; some correspondence and documents, 2009
75: Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services: some documents and notes for remarks re: Retirement of the Deputy Chief, Ken Jackman, June 2009
76: THBS remarks on the death of Dr. Gilbert C. Monture, O.B.E. 1896-1973 (Slim Monture) Great grandson of Chief Joseph Brant a Mohawk from the Six Nations Reserve, Brant County. Served on Trent board 1965-1973
77: Re: establishment of the Prince of Wales Prize for Municipal Heritage Leadership in Canada, nd.
78: Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services: some documents re: Opening of the Police Station. Time Capsule letter; Ceremony Programme; Notes for Remarks, May 2009
79: Remarks at the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Official Opening of Lady Eaton College, Trent University, on the occasion of the unveiling of a carving of the Grant of Arms from the Canadian College of Heralds, Saturday, 24 January 2009
80: Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan: Endowment Fund and related information and materials, 2009
81: Appointment as Vice-Chairman of the Ontario Heritage Trust, 8 September 2009
82: Police retiree remarks, October 2009
83: Remarks for Delivery at the Dedication of the John E. Leishman Courtyard, Champlain College, Trent University, 18 October 2009
84: Unveiling of the provincial plaque commemorating the Hungerford Smallpox Epidemic of 1884 on Thursday, October 22 2009
85: Retirement Dinner in honour of Chief Terrance McLaren, M.O.M., The Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board, 26 June 2008
86: A Note About Bill Kimball (Remarkable contribution to Peterborough’s Market Hall Program). 24 November 2009
87: Heritage Matters. Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2010. Contains notice of Professor Symons’ appointment as Vice-Chairman of the Trust), 2010
88: Notes for remarks at the Canadian Embassy, Washington, D.C; at the reception and tour for the British North American Committee, 17 October 2009
89: Correspondence and telephone discussion with Adele Weder re: biography of Ron Thom, nd.
90: It is Time for a Substantial Re-think of the Purpose and Structure of University Education: a Foreword to the Ashley Lectures, 2010: On Liberal Education and The Value of University Residential Colleges, 2010

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1: T.H.B.S.: foreword for the Business Plan for the Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services, 2010-2012
2: Notes for remarks introducing the Honourable Michael Wilson to the British North American Committee Dinner at Massey College, 23 February 2010
3: Ontario Heritage Trust: Board of Directors Lunch, Remarks and toast, 25 February 2010
4: Some notes and correspondence re: Thomas J. Bata Lecture Series on Responsible Capitalism, 25 February 2010
5: Gilbert and Stewart Bagnani: Remarks at the Opening of Bagnani Hall, Traill College, Trent University, 10 March 2010
6: Notes for Panel for remarks responding to presentation of Dr. Donald Markwell, as Ashley Fellow, on the Value of Residential Colleges, Trent University. 2 February 2010
7: Notes for post-dinner remarks to the Symons/Bull family. Albany Club, Toronto. 30 January 2010
8: The Honourable Tom McMillan’s summary of the role played and the work done by Mr. Stanfield’s Policy Advisory Committee. 20 October 2010
9: From Executive Director, SEAL (Standards in Excellence and Learning in Canada) re: role of THBS in founding of SEAL and CESI. 25 October 2010
10: Speaking notes for Professor Thomas H.B. Symons, Chair of the Ontario Heritage Trust, for the launch of Doors Open Peterborough. St. John’s Anglican Church, Guild Room, 118 Hunter Street West, September 20 2010
11: Correspondence with Dianne Lister, Vice-President, External Relations and Advancement, Trent University, re: Contribution to fund for Symons Award for Teaching Excellence at Trent University in memory of Paul Rexe. 2 September 2010
12: Notes for remarks at the Lincoln Alexander Legacy Fundraiser. Sunday, 12 September 2010
13: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: the Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board and the Long-Gun Registry. September 2010
14: Notes for remarks to the Trent University Association of Retired Persons (TUARP) 27 October 2010
15: Remarks at the Annual Inspection and Dinner of the Auxiliary Unit of the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service Board recognizing Ten Years of Auxiliary Policing at the Navy Club, 12 November 2010
16: "The Challenge Facing Local Historical Societies". Address to the Peterborough Historical Society, Friday, 19 November 2010
17: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: THBS and the creation of a Catholic College in Peterborough. 2010. (See also files: 712-714)
17a: Canada's Constitutional Monarchy. Symons draft. December 6 2010
18: Symons Lecture 2010: A Smart and Caring Nation: A Call to Service. Address of His Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C., C.M.,C.O.M., Governor General. Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 8 November 2010
19: Notes for remarks at the Gala Dinner Honouring Professor Thomas H.B. Symons. Held at Massey College, Friday, 17 June 2011
20: Foreword to A Peterborough Cop and His Guardian Angel. February 2011
21: Remarks to the Opening Plenary of the Annual Meeting of the Ontario Police Association, 25 October 2010
22: “The Valley of the Trent as a National Heritage Region” Remarks to the Opening Session of The Trent-Severn Heritage Network Conference convened by Parks Canada at the Canadian Canoe Museum, Peterborough, Ontario, 25 March 2010
23: Expanding Horizons. Address to the Opening Plenary Conference of the Ontario Land Trust Alliance. Peterborough, Ontario, 28 October 2010
24: Service on Frost Centre Board, 2010
25: Review of the Manuscript of Nathan Tidridge book, November 2010
26: The Professor: A poem by Mike Johnston, 2010
27: Re: Jon Grant’s book, Running Life’s Rapids, correspondence and extract re: Trent University, 2010
28: Statement by the British-North American Committee on Issues Concerning Effective Corporate Governance. 26 August 2010
29: Invitation to visit H.M.C.S. Fredericton, docked at Toronto, September, 2010
30: Appreciation to Tom Symons, 24 November 2010, "A Transformational Period", Retirement remarks, 2010
31: Ontario Heritage Trust: Commemoration/Provincial Plaque, Pendarves – Cumberland House. 7 December 2010 at the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite, Queen’s Park, 2010
32: Foreword: The Landscapes of Confederation: Charlottetown, 1864, September 2010
32a: Notes for remarks at the book launch of the Landscapes of Confedration, 1864, Legislative Chambers, Province House, Charlottetown, Tuesday, 7 September 2010
33: Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust: Retirement as Director /Appointment as Governor, June – July 2010
34: The Public History Course, Trent University, July 2010 and July 2011. Professor Michael Eamon, 2010-2011
35: The Charlottetown Conference in Perspective, 2010
36: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: review of Laurentian University: A History, Edited by Matt Bray. For Ontario History, 2011. (See also file 717)
37: Tom Symons: Remarks in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario by Jeff Leal, M.P.P., 23 February 2011
38: Ontario Heritage Trust: Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards, Queen’s Park, Toronto, 25 February 2011
39: Polish Heritage in Ontario Project, Spring, 2011
40: Notes for remarks at the Inauguration of the Michael Townsend Walkway, at Hutchison House, the Peterborough Historical Society, 21 June 2011
41: Invitation from Dr. Charles Omole, May 2011
42: Unveiling and presentation of a portrait of Sir Robert Peel by Professor Thomas H.B. Symons, former Chair of the Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board, Peterborough Police Station, 31 March 2011
42a: Formal announcement of plans for the First Parliament Site, Wednesday, 8 June 2011
43: The Evergreen Foundation / Don Valley Brick Works, 2011
44: Premiers' Gravesites Program. Commemoration of The Honourable Leslie Miscampbell Frost, Lindsay, 25 November 2011
45: Ontario Heritage Trust: Launch of Heritage Week 2011. Great Hall, Champlain College, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, 18 February 2011
46: Notes for Remarks to the Leaders’ Round Table convened by Parks Canada Trent Severn Waterway Field Unit and Trent University, at the Great Hall, Champlain College, 20 January 2011
47: Ontario Heritage Trust: Remarks for the Presentation of Heritage Recognition Awards, Town of Georgina, 26 April 2011
48: Ontario Heritage Trust: Remarks at the Plaque Unveiling marking the 100th Anniversary of Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, 23 September 2011
49: “Understand the past – affect the present”, column in the Kemptville Advance re: To Know Ourselves, by Kerry Badgley, 16 June 2011
50: Ontario Heritage Trust: Speaking notes and related documents for Professor Thomas H.B. Symons related to the kick-off event for Doors Open Peterborough, Peterborough Memorial Centre, 19 September 2011
51: Ontario Heritage Trust: Remarks and related material from the Dialogue on the Diaspora – a Black Heritage Expo, St. Lawrence Hall, Toronto, 30 November 2011
52: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for remarks and related material from the Launch of the UNESCO Slave Route Project: Itineraries of African Canadian Memory, at the Harriet Tubman Institute, York University, Downsview, Toronto, on Tuesday, 23 August 2011, designated by UNESCO as an International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition in the year designated by UNESCO as the International Year for People of African Descent, 2011
53: Ontario Heritage Trust Premiers’ Gravesites Program: Commemoration of the gravesite of the Honourable Leslie M. Frost, Premier of Ontario, 1949-1961, at Lindsay, 25 November 2011
54: Founding of Sacred Heart College, 2011. (See also file 668)
55: “The Proper Study for a Free Society”. Notes for Remarks at the Installation of Michael Koerner as Chancellor of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Ontario, 5 October 2011
56: Appointment as Honorary President of the Peterborough Historical Society, January 2011
57: Film about the War of 1812: its impact and significance, Fall, 2011
58: Informal talk at 60th Anniversary Reunion of Class of 51; Trinity College, University of Toronto, 27 May 2011
59: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: arrangements for the launch of Tom Symons: A Canadian Life and associated events, 2011
60: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: publication of Tom Symons: A Canadian Life, June 2011
61: Remarks of the Honourable Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism and Culture, at the Dinner at Massey College in honour of Professor Symons on 17 June 2011
62: Remarks of His Worship, The Mayor of Peterborough, Daryl Bennett, at the Dinner at Massey College in honour of Professor Symons on 17 June 2011
63: Remarks of the Honourable David Jenkins, Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island, at the Dinner at Massey College in honour of Professor Symons, 17 June 2011; Letter from the Premier of Prince Edward Island, the Honourable Robert Ghiz, sent for this occasion, 2011
64: Ontario Heritage Trust. Chair message on heritage matters, 2011-2012 MISSING
65: Department of History, University of Toronto, 2012

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1: The Fife and Drum: Publication of remarks at the official opening of the Ontario Heritage Trust Parliament Interpretive Centre, 2012
2: Robert W.F. Stephenson, 8 July 1948 – 12 February 2012
3: Ontario Heritage Trust: Presentation of the Heritage Community Recognition Program Award to members of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Heritage Committee, City Council Chambers, 21 February 2012
4: Notes for remarks to the Otonabee College Scholars Brunch, Holiday Inn, Peterborough, 22 January 2012
5: Ontario Heritage Trust Premiers’ Gravesites Program: Commemoration of the gravesite of the Honourable John P. Robarts, Premier of Ontario, 1961-1971, at the Cathedral Church of St. James, Toronto, 1 March 2012
6: Sacred Heart College, Peterborough: “The pursuit of critical knowledge, enquiry and thought”. Notes for remarks at the Inaugural Convocation of Sacred Heart College of Peterborough. Sacred Heart of Peterborough, 208 Romaine Street, Peterborough, Ontario. Friday, 3 February 2012
7: Ontario Heritage Trust: proposed notes for remarks at the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards, Queen’s Park, Toronto, 24 February 2012
8: Correspondence with Louis Cauz re: his article on Rockspring in Canadian Thoroughbred, June/July 2012, Queen’s Plate Preview Issue, 2012
9: United World Colleges: A Remarkable Initiative in International Education, 2012
10: Notes and Correspondence re: Creation of the Heritage Canada Foundation Council of Advisors and invitation to serve on the inaugural Council, July 2012
11: Ontario Heritage Trust: Huron-Wendat Mantle Site, Curse of the Axe documentary, Summer, 2012
12: Notes and correspondence re: the creation of a Vice-Regal heritage awards concept, 2012
13: Diamond Jubilee Conference on the Crown: Notes for remarks and related correspondence and documents. Government House, Regina Saskatchewan, 26-28 October 2012
14: Remarks at Alumni House at the Robert W. F. Stephenson Memorial and presentation of the Robert W.F. Stephenson Prize for Excellence in Student Governance, Trent University, 8 July 2012
15: Trent University 50th Anniversary World Conference on Canadian Studies, 2012
16: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for remarks at the unveiling of a Provincial Plaque to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hart House, University of Toronto, 15 June 2012
17: Trent Magazine, Spring 2012, 43.2. Marilyn Burns, “The Many Legacies of Professor Thomas H.B. Symons”, 2012
18: T.H.B.S.: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2012
19: Notes for Remarks to the Peterborough Historical Society at the 175th Anniversary of Hutchison House, 3 June 2012
20: Note for Remarks at Police Appreciation Night in honour of the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service. Hosted by the Knights of Columbus at Bishop Doyle Hall, Hunter Street, Peterborough, Wednesday, 16 May 2012
21: Advisory Committee of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals. Requested by Dean Del Mastro, M.P., and Jeff Leal, M.P.P., to review nominations and make recommendations for Peterborough area recipients. May 2012
22: Ontario Heritage Trust: Chairman’s Message for Heritage Matters: “Ontario’s Quiet Revolution”, May 2012
23: Correspondence re: Thesis of Kerry Lake on Lighthouses and Grain Elevators; Frost Centre, Trent University, August 2012
24: Some correspondence, notes and documents re: the 100th Anniversary of Crescent School, and contribution to the Centennial Edition of Crescent School: Past and Present, Fall, 2012
25: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for Remarks at “A Country Affair II”. A gathering to benefit The Lincoln M. Alexander Legacy Fund at the Ontario Heritage Trust. At the home of Dawn Bennett and Matt Certosimo, Caledon East, Ontario, 23 September 2012
26: Some correspondence, notes and documents re: Trent University Strategic Management Agreement (SMA) Submission, September 2012
27: Some correspondence, notes and documents re: the visit of Helen Forsey to Trent University to discuss her book on the late Eugene Forsey, former Chancellor of Trent University, November 2012
28: Remarks to accompany film presentation at Dinner honouring Derek Oland in New Brunswick; filmed at March banks, 29 August 2012
29: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for remarks at TIFF Opening Night at the Elgin-Winter Garden Theatre Complex, 6 September 2012
30: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for remarks at the unveiling of a Provincial Plaque to commemorate the Dale Estate, The Rose Theatre, Brampton, Ontario, 12 September 2012
31: Elizabeth Wilson, 2011
32: Ontario Heritage Trust: Chairman’s Message for Heritage Matters, “Defending a Nation”, February 2012
33: Ontario Heritage Trust: Chairman’s Message for Heritage Matters, Agriculture edition, October 2012
34: Notes for remarks at the Artifact Repatriation Ceremony for artifacts pertaining to the life and career of Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe, President of the Executive Council (Acting Lieutenant Governor) of Upper Canada, 1812-1813. Queen’s Park, 27 September 2012
35: Launch of the Trent University Legacy Campaign, 29 September 2012: agenda, notes for remarks, 2012
36: Reception and dinner at Marchbanks to celebrate the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws to be conferred upon Ralph Heintzman by Trent University, 7 June 2012
37: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Owen Kane’s application to Cambridge University, November 2012
38: Comment to go on the cover of Soldiers of Song by Jason Wilson, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Fall, 2012.
39: Ontario Heritage Trust: Chair’s Message for Heritage Matters, 2011-2012
40: Correspondence re: Development of Education Data Programme, Statistics Canada, September 2012
41: Reviews of Tom Symons: A Canadian Life, 2012
42: Ontario Heritage Trust: “Ontario’s Human Rights Code and the work of the Ontario Human Rights Commission: A great heritage in need of review and revision at appropriate intervals”. Notes for Remarks at the Human Rights Dialogue hosted by the Ontario Heritage Trust and the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Hart House, University of Toronto, 18 October 2012
43: Ontario Heritage Trust: Chair and Executive Director’s Message for the Annual Report, September 2012
44: Symons Lecture 2012: correspondence, notes, and documents – David Suzuki, 16 November 2012
45: Exchange of notes with the Governor General re: Lord Grey’s Cup, November-December 2012
46: T.H.B.S.: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2012
47: Confederation Centre of the Arts: correspondence, notes, and documents re: The Symons Trust Fund, 2012
48: The John A. Macdonald Project in Prince Edward County: some correspondence, notes, and documents, 2011-2013
49: Remarks at 35th Anniversary of the Opening of Hutchison House. Peterborough. 26 May 2013
50: Ontario Heritage Trust: Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre – 100th Anniversary and Gala Event, 2013: some correspondence, notes, and documents, 2013
51: Trent University: Request from Seth Adema to access Symons Papers re: CASNP at the Trent University Archives, May 2013
52: Correspondence re: THBS and the Canadian ratification of U.N. agreements on Human Rights, April 2013
53: Reception to Honour the Founding President of Trent University Dr. T.H.B. Symons and his wife Christine, hosted by Dr. John and Cynthia Hucks, 16 May 2013
54: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Linwood Barclay, Alumni Writer-in-Residence, Lady Eaton College, November 2013
55: Sacred Heart College: A Great and Worthwhile Endeavour: Remarks to the Trustees, Staff and Students of Sacred Heart College, Sacred Heart of Peterborough, Saturday, 9 March 2013
56: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: the Journal of Canadian Studies and Project MUSE, July 2013
57: Some notes for remarks, correspondence, and documents re: a celebration of Prince Edward: Duke of Kent, by Nathan Tidridge. Fanningbank, Prince Edward Island, 2 August 2013; review of and ongoing support for the book, 2013
58: Trent University: correspondence, notes, and documents re: Ron Thom Travelling Exhibit and “Afterword: Ron Thom and Trent” in Exhibit Catalogue, 2013
59: Trent University: Architectural Heritage – Notes for remarks at the Opening of Mad Men on the Otonabee exhibit; correspondence with Rob Tuckerman re: Trent’s furniture; general correspondence re: Trent’s architectural and material heritage, including an article by Lisa Rochon, nd.
60: Correspondence, notes, and documents re: 2013 Cundill Prize in History at McGill University – service as member if the Jury and subsequent donation of books to Sacred Heart College of Peterborough, 2013
61: Trent University: On-going Office activities of the Founding President and Vanier Professor Emeritus, February 2013; revised February 2015
62: Trent University: Notes for Remarks at a celebration of the life and legacy of alumnus Paul Delaney, 1 March 2013. (Delivered on behalf of THBS by Robert Taylor-Vaisey)
63: Trent University: Correspondence re: Origins of the Trent Presidency, May 2013
64: Trent University: Correspondence, notes for remarks, and documents re: Installation as an Elder by the Department of Indigenous Studies, 14 May 2013

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1: Trent University: Graduate Class, Department of History, History 5110H: “Memory, Space, and Power” with/guest lecturer of Professor Olga Andriewsky, April 2013
2: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for Remarks at the unveiling of a Premiers’ Gravesites Program plaque in honour of Thomas Laird Kennedy, 25 March 2013
3: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes fore Remarks at the presentation of the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards, Queen’s Park, 22 February 2013
4: Ontario Heritage Trust: Re-appointment to Board and as Chair, March 2013
5: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for Remarks at the Media Launch event for Doors Open Peterborough, Canadian Canoe Museum, 26 April 2013
6: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for Remarks at the Launch of Heritage Week, 2013 at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, 15 February 2013
7: Ontario Heritage Trust: Chair’s Message for Heritage Matters, “Painted Ontario”, February 2013
8: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for Remarks at the Bicentennial Commemoration of the Burning and Occupation of York, 1813, Parliament Interpretive Centre, 28 April 2013
9: Re: Foreword for Cradling Confederation, 2013, author: Professor Edward MacDonald, 2013
10: “A Commonwealth of Learning” A Preface to Universities for a New World on the centenary of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, 2013
11: Bata Archives Project, 2013
12: Sacred Heart College: correspondence with the Papal Nuncio, 1 February 2013
13: Correspondence re: project to review Stephen Leacock Medal winning books, 2013 (Dick Bourgeois-Doyle)
14: Nexus Commonwealth Award: nomination of Roy Marshall, April 2013
15: Nathan Tidridge re: Ontario History Curriculum, 2013
16: Perkins Bull Collection: correspondence, notes, documents, and event material pertaining to the creation and opening of the Perkins Bull Hospital Exhibit, “All the Comforts of Home” at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum, and Archives (PAMA), 13 April 2013
17: Association for Canadian Studies: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Introduction and Interview for Canadian Issues marking the 40th Anniversary of the Commission on Canadian Studies; Planning 150 Conference, Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, 26 June 2013
18: Rustico, Prince Edward Island: some correspondence, notes, and documents, October 2013
19: Trent University: Remarks at the 45th Anniversary Celebration of the Official Opening of Lady Eaton College, Friday, 27 September 2013
20: Forty years on: Some reflections on the work of the Commission on Canadian Studies, revised, 8 May 2013
21: Trent University Health Degree Proposal, January 2013
22: Ontario Heritage Trust: Chair’s Message for Heritage Stewards, 2013
23: Ontario Heritage Trust: Appreciation and recognition of the pioneering heritage work of Dr. Harold Kalman, January 2013
24: Trent University: Correspondence re: research by Professor Dale Standen on the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada and access to the Symons Papers at the Trent University Archives, July 2013
25: Correspondence with John Bentley Mays, The Globe and Mail, re: Yorkville, June 2013
26: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Excerpts from THBS in ‘Instincts to lead:’ on leadership, peace, and education by Dr. Don Markwell, July 2013
27: Correspondence and notes re: Floreat Tridentum! And much more by David Gallop, October 2013
28: Ontario Heritage Trust: Chair’s Message for Heritage Matters, “Ontario’s Theatre Heritage”, September 2013
29: Trent University: Remarks and arrangements for the Visit of the Director of the Canadian Institute in Greece, 30 September 2013
30: Symons Lecture 2013: Notes for Remarks at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, Dinner concluding the Symons Lecture Events, 10 October 2013
31: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Minister Chan’s gift to mark the occasion of the Symons’ 50th Wedding Anniversary, October 2013
32: Ontario Heritage Trust: Correspondence re: the Plaque unveiling to commemorate the Battle of Moraviantown, 4 October 2013
33: Correspondence re: The Orenda by Joseph Boyden, October 2013
34: Trent University Alumni Awards Ceremony, 9 November 2013
35: Correspondence with Dr. Dominique Marshall, Chair, Department of History, Carleton University re: article on the history of Oxfam and the Indian-Eskimo Association, 2013
36: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Graduate Reference for Rebecca Love’s application to the University of Cambridge, 2013
37: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Tom and Christine Symons’ 50th Wedding Anniversary, 17 August 2013
38: Ontario Heritage Trust: some correspondence, notes for remarks, and documents re: The Huron Wendat First Nation Thonnakona Reburial Project and Associated Banquet, 4 September 2013
39: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Work of Richard Theoret, graduate student, Laurentian University, in the Symons Papers, concerning Franco-Ontarian issues and events, Fall, 2013
40: Message to be read on the occasion of Robert Taylor-Vaisey’s 65th birthday celebration, Saturday, The David Duncan House, Don Mills, 7 December 2013
41: Life Together. Second Coming, 2012-2013
42: Ontario Heritage Trust. Chair's message for Heritage Matters, February 2013
43: Correspondence with Trent Alumnus Brian Henley, March 2013
44: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Trent University 50th Anniversary, 2014
45: Correspondence with author Charles Foran re: Mordecai: The Life and Times, January 2014
46: Ontario Heritage Trust: “Remembering the First World War: Ontario in Transition” Notes for remarks at the Launch of Heritage Week 2014, Canadian Forces Base Borden, Juno Beach Mess, 14 February 2014
47: Massey College: The Thomas H.B. Symons Bursary Award in Canadian Studies, March 2014
48: Ontario Heritage Trust: Presentation of the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards, 21 February 2014
49: National Statistics Council: Endorsement of the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics by the United Nations General Assembly, January 2014
50: “To Know Ourselves: Archives” Remarks to the Canadian Archives Summit: “Towards a New Blueprint for Canada’s Recorded Memory” Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. Also includes material re: subsequent publication of Summit proceedings, 17 January 2014
51: Symons Teaching Award, Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Reception in honour of the 2014 recipient, Dr. Mark Dickinson, 12 June 2014
52: Trent University 50th Anniversary: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: interview for video to commemorate the 50th anniversary, May 2014
53: Invitation from the Peterborough Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee to write the Foreword to a book of essays in honour of Martha Kidd, June 2014
54: Remarks at the dinner following the installation of Bishop McGrattan as Bishop of the Peterborough Diocese, 23 June 2014
55: Ontario Heritage Trust: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: the presentation of Heritage Community Recognition Program Awards to Christ Church Museum Community Museum Management Committee and the Trent Valley Archives Registry Indexing Project Volunteers, Township of Selwyn, 22 April 2014
56: Correspondence, notes, and documents re: 2014 Cundill Prize in History at McGill University – service as a member of the Jury, 2014
57: Trent University: some general correspondence, notes, and documents re: 50th Anniversary planning and celebrations, 2014
58: The National Vision Committee of the Confederation Centre of the Arts, THBS, Founding Chair, 2003-2014
59: Trent University: correspondence and notes for remarks re: celebration of Paul S.B. Wilson’s 75th birthday, 23 January 2014
60: Ontario Heritage Trust: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Chair’s Message, “Ontario 1914”, for the February 2014 edition of Heritage Matters, On the eve of war: Ontario in 1914
61: Doors Open Peterborough: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Media Launch Event, 23 April 2014
62: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: interview for video to commemorate the 50th Anniversary, May 2014
63: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Presentation of the Symons Medal to His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, 20 May 2014
64: Correspondence with Zander Sherman, author of The Curiosity of School, Spring, 2014
65: United World Colleges: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: the 2014 UWC Day event hosted by the Symons at Marchbanks, Peterborough, September 2014
66: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Installation of Dr. Leo Groarke as the eighth President of Trent University, 22 September 2014
67: Ontario Heritage Trust: correspondence and notes for remarks for the unveiling of a Provincial Plaque commemorating Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, 6 November 2014
68: Trent University 50th Anniversary: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Reception in Honour of the cast and crew of Trent@50: In Story and Song, hosted by the Symons at Marchbanks, Peterborough, 10 November 2014
69: Symons Lecture 2014: some correspondence, notes, and documents – Stephen Lewis, 21 November 2014
70: Ontario Heritage Trust: correspondence, notes, and documents re: Chair’s Message for the December, 2014 edition of Heritage Matters, Conservation at Work: Understanding Macdonnell-Williamson House, 2014
71: The Collegiate Way: correspondence, notes, and documents, 2014-2015
72: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: The T.H.B. Symons Archival Project, 2015
73: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Establishment of “The Tom and Christine Symons Lounge” at Rubidge Retirement Residence, formerly known as “The Crypt” at Rubidge Hall, Trent University, 2015
74: Trent University: correspondence re: Inspire – Creating Positive Outcomes Report, 2015
75: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: “Reconciliation in Canada: The Way Forward”, held at Massey College, 7 January 2015

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1: Trent University: “The Idea of a University”. Notes for remarks to the Your Trent Student Symposium, Bagnani Hall, Catharine Parr Traill College, 31 January 2015
2: Ontario Heritage Trust: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Chair’s message, “Ontario: a culture enriched by its sporting traditions”, for the February, 2015 edition of Heritage Matters, Play, Endure, Inspire. Ontario’s sport heritage, 2015
3: Correspondence with Harvey McCue re: “Rich country – poor nations”, February 2015
4: Some correspondence, notes for remarks, and documents re: Canadian launch of Universities for a New World, Massey College, University of Toronto; Includes a “Personal Foreword” by Professor Symons, 4 February 2015
5: Trent University: correspondence, notes, and documents re: 10th Anniversary of Peter Gzowski College and related celebration, 7 February 2015
6: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering, 27 February to 1 March 2015
7: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: 3 Minute Paper event and invitation to present the Awards, 13 March 2015
8: Association for Canadian Studies: “John A. Macdonald: A Founder and Builder”. Article for the Summer 2015 edition of Canadian Issues/Themes Canadians, April 2015
9: Trent University: Notes for Remarks at the Presentation of the 2015 Alumni Awards at the dinner, Celebrating 50 Years of Philanthropy: A Celebration of Time, Treasure and Talent, Champlain College Great Hall, 18 April 2015
10: Ontario Heritage Trust: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Doors Open Peterborough, 2015; Notes for remarks at the Media Launch event, 23 April 2015
11: Trent University: Notes for remarks to the Spring College Dinner and Trent Graduate Students’ Association Alumni Networking Event, Catharine Parr Traill College, 27 April 2015
12: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: visit of representatives from the Association of Yale Alumni, May 2015
13: Notes for remarks to the annual Dentonia Luncheon, Crescent School, Toronto, 8 May 2015
14: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: “Contesting Canada’s Future”. An international conference on Canadian Studies, 21-23 May 2015
15: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: the launch of Imprinting Britain, Dr. Michael Eamon, Hobbs Library, Sadleir House, 24 May 2015
16: Photographs from the presentation of the Honorary Diploma at and by The Pig’s Ear Pub, Peterborough, 4 June 2015
17: Trent University Symons Teaching Award: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Reception in honour of the 2015 recipient, Dr. Margaret Hobbs, 11 June 2015
18: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: The School for the Study of Canada, 2015
19: Symons Lecture 2015: correspondence, notes, and documents – Paul Gross – 9 November 2015
20: United World Colleges: Message on the Occasion of Pearson College’s 40th Anniversary Founder’s Day Celebration, 9 August 2015
21: Historic Sites and Monumnents Board of Canada. Selected phrase and remarks re: Heritage, nd.
22: Heritage talk materials, nd.
23: Colleges talk materials, nd.
24: Commonwealth Talks and Papers, Consolidated, nd.
25: Symons Trust Fund for Canadian Studies: Notes for remarks to the meeting of the Trustees for the Symons Trust to “support and enhance the Study of Canada” based at Trent thanking members and welcoming new Chair and new Secretary, 28 January 2016
26: Trent University: Establishment of the Thomas J. Bata Scholarship, 2016
27: Victorian Order of Nurses (VON): Member of the Patient and Family Advisory Council, 2016
28: “Trent University: Alumni Rescue”, March 2016
29: To Know Ourselves: The State of Archives in Peterborough County. Meeting at 470 Water Street, County Council Chambers, 4 April 2016
30: Oriel College: Obituary Notes for the Oriel Record: Dr. Ronald Lampman Watts, 2016
31: Book Launch for The Cowboy Legend, John Jennings, at Marchbanks, 14 April 2016
32: CBIE: Some correspondence, notes, and documents re: 50th Anniversary Celebration, 2016
33: Symons Teaching Award, Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: Reception in honour of the 2016 recipient, Professor Joel Baetz, 9 June 2016
34: Champlain College: Notes for remarks for the 50th Anniversary High Table Dinner, Friday, 9 September, 2016; Champlain Alumni Garden, October 2016
35: Correspondence re: Walking the route of Rice Lake’s sunken railway – “the great hike”, August 2016
36: National Trust for Canada: some correspondence, notes and documents re: presentation of the Gabrielle Léger Medal to Professor Thomas H.B. Symons by The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, at the Awards Ceremony of the annual Conference of the National Trust, “Heritage Rising”, the Scottish Rite, Hamilton, Ontario, 21 October 2016
37: Bagnani Trust: some correspondence, notes and documents re: preparation of the Foreword by Professor Symons to the book about Gilbert Bagnani by Dr. Ian Begg, 2015-16
38: Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, “Storyteller-in-Chief”: some correspondence, notes and documents re: “Age is Honour: An Ontario Vignette” contributed to the project to gather and share stories that express Ontario’s identity in Canada as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Confederation, August 2016
39: Trent University: correspondence with James Forrester re: Research on Robertson Davies and Trent, Fall, 2016
40: Notes for Remarks at celebration of Ron Robinson’s 50th Anniversary as a Chef at Roland’s, Peterborough, 13 November 2016
41: Peel Art Gallery, Museum, and Archives (PAMA): Correspondence, notes, and documents pertaining to the ongoing assembly of material pertaining to William Perkins Bull, October 2016
42: Trent University Archives: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: the ongoing assembly of the Symons Papers, 2016
43: Some notes re: Sonja Bata for Sarah Hampson at the Globe and Mail, November 2016
44: The Canadian Jay, December 2016
45: Symons Medal and Lecture, Charlottetown, PEI, 4 November 2016
46: Remarks for Heritage Week 2016, 17 February 2016
47: Trent University: some correspondence, notes, and documents re: the late Gene McKeiver, January 2017
48: Ontario Heritage Trust: Article on Homer Watson for Heritage Matters, February, 2017 edition. 19 January 2017
49: Ontario Heritage Trust: Notes for remarks delivered at the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards, Queen’s Park, Toronto, 17 February 2017
50: Sir Sandford Fleming College: Correspondence, notes, and documents regarding the 50th Anniversary of the College and related events and celebrations, 2017
51: Some correspondence, notes, documents, and remarks delivered at the Places of Faith Workshop hosted by the National Trust for Canada and the Peterborough Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee, Trinity United Church, 25 February 2017
52: Ontario Heritage Trust: “Homer Watson: Ontario’s Pioneer Artist” in Heritage Matters, February 2017
53: Trent University: correspondence, notes, and documents for remarks as part of the panel discussion, Challenges that Face the 21st Century Collegiate University, Catharine Parr Traill College, 8 November 2017
54: Sacred Heart. Remarks at farewell lunch for Bishop, 9 February 2017
Series: B - Associations
Subseries: Expense statements showing the cost of supporting a Chair position. Note additional files in this series also in box 38

Box: 17

Folder:

1: Expense statements/accounts for: Association of Commonwealth Universities, 1985-1988
2: Expense statements, Celanese Canada, 1987-1989
3: Expense statements, Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, 1988-1991
4: Expense statements, Arctic, 1988
5: Expense statements, National library Advisory Council, 1990
Subseries: Canada – Federal. Alphabetical by association
Box: 17a
Folder:
1: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Arctic Institute of North America, 1998-2007
2: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Universities and Colleges Canada 1979
3: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Universities and Colleges Canada 1979
4: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Universities and Colleges Canada 1979
5: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Canada Council. Applications, nd.
6: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Confederation Centre for the Arts, nd.
7: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Confederation Centre for the Arts, nd.
8: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Confederation Centre for the Arts Board meeting, June 30 2016
9: Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust. Semi-Annual meeting February 9-11, 2017
10: Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust. Annual General Meeting, July 13-15 2017
11: Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust. Annual General Meeting, July 17 & 18 2015
12: Official Opening of the Provincial House Sales Outlet, June 1986
13: Official Opening of the Provincial House Sales Outlet, June 1986
14: Official Opening of the Provincial House Sales Outlet, June 1986
15: Positive Historic Sites and Monuments Board recommendation awaiting commemoration, 1988
16: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Meta Incogita. Articles for Trent Polar Record and Polar Record, 1991-1992
17: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Meta Incogita, 1990-1993
18: Statistics Canada talk, 2017
Subseries: Canada-Provincial. Alphabetical by association

Box: 18

Folder:

1: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, 2016
2: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Some board papers, annotated, March 2017
3: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. November 2016 to January 2017
4: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. February 2017
5: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. February 2017
6: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Board meeting, December 11 2015
7: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Board meeting, June 2017
8: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Board meeting, February 24 2017
9: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Board meeting, March 24 2017
10: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Board meeting, May 26 2017
11: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Board meeting, October 20 2017
12: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Board meeting December 8 2017
13: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. 2016
14: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. Board meeting June 30 2016
15: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust, March to August 2012
16: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust September, October 2012
17: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust November 2012
18: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust December 2012
19: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust January to August 2013
20: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust September to December 2013
21: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust January 2014
22: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust Executive Committee 19 October 2015
23: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust 2016
24: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust Executive Committee September to December 2016
25: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust February to June 2014

Box: 19

Folder:

1: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust, July to August 2014
2: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust September to December 2014
3: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust January to August 2015
4: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust September to December 2015
5: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Heritage Trust 2016
6: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Human Rights Commission 1975-1976
7: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Human Rights Commission January to August 1977
8: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Human Rights Commission September 1977
9: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Human Rights Commission October 1977
10: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Human Rights Commission November 1977
11: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Human Rights Commission December 1977, January 1979
12: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Human Rights Commission January 1978
13: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Human Rights Commission February 1978
14: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Ontario Human Rights Commission March to December 1978
Subseries: Canada-Local and municipal. Alphabetical by association
15: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Peterborough Historical Society, nd.
16: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Peterborough Historical Society, nd.
Subseries: Commonwealth. Alphabetical by Association
17: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association for Commonwealth Studies 2007
18: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Commonwealth Universities 1972-1975
19: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Commonwealth Universities 1976
20: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Commonwealth Universities January to August 1977
21: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Commonwealth Universities September to December 1977
22: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Commonwealth Universities February to May 1978
23: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Commonwealth Universities June to August 1978
24: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Commonwealth Universities September to December 1978
25: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Honorary Treasurer 1974-1981
26: Royal Statistical Society, 1990-1992
Series: C - Memberships and Subscriptions

Box: 20

Folder:

1: Memberships and subscriptions inactive as of 2019 showing THBS broad range of information sources, 2019
Series: D – Honourary awards and other degrees
Box: 21
Folder:
1: Honourary degree files, nd.
2: Honourary degree files, nd.
2a: Honourary degree files, nd.
Series: E – Universities and Colleges
Subseries: Universities and Colleges – Canada
3: Cape Breton College, 1972-1982
4: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Queen's sesquicentennial, 1991
5: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Queen's sesquicentennial, 1991
6: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Queen's sesquicentennial, 1991
7: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Queen's sesquicentennial, 1991
8: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Sacred Heart College, 2013-2016
9: University of the Arctic (6 files)
10: University of Canada North, 1971
11: University of Toronto. Devonshire House, 1966-1971
Subseries: Universities and Colleges – Commonwealth
12: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Visiting Fellow position and some donations to Robinson College, Cambridge, 1993
13: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to sabbatical at Clare Hall, Oxford, 1991
14: University and Polytechnical Grants Committee of Hong Kong. Report for the 1985-1988 Triennium
15: Visiting Professorship, 1974-1975
16: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Oriel College, Oxford, nd.
Subseries: Universities and Colleges – International
17: Correspondence, materials and drafts for the introduction of Kurt Hahn and the United World Colleges with other Founding Figures, nd.
Series: F – Subject Files

Box: 22

Folder:

1: Bank of Montreal, 1973-1993
2: Banting, nd.
3: Bury, Mrs. Brenda. THBS retirement portrait, nd.
4: Canadian Universities, nd.
5: Currier, Joseph Merrill, nd.
6: Dutch clock, nd.
7: Judge Jeffrey’s portrait, nd.
8: Negroes in Nova Scotia, nd.
9: Prince Charles, 1992
10: Royal Flying Corps – Harry Symons
11: Think Tanks, nd.
12: Think Tanks, nd.
13: Think Tanks, nd.
14: Think Tanks, nd.
15: Think Tanks, nd.
16: Think Tanks, nd.
17: Think Tanks, nd.
18: Think Tanks, nd.
19: Think Tanks, nd.
20: University governors
21: Statistics

Box: 23

Folder:

1: The Scientific Tradition in Canada, nd.
2: The Scientific Tradition in Canada, nd.
3: The Scientific Tradition in Canada, nd.
4: The Scientific Tradition in Canada, nd.
5: The Scientific Tradition in Canada, nd.
6: The Scientific Tradition in Canada, nd.
7: The Scientific Tradition in Canada, nd.
Series: G – Thomas H.B. Symons
8: Curriculum vitae - 1987-1991
9: Curriculum vitae – French, nd.
10: Curriculum vitae - early cv's, nd.
11: Curriculum vitae - short cv's -- caption bios, nd.
12: Curriculum vitae – 2001
13: Curriculum vitae – 2001
14: Curriculum vitae – 2001
15: Curriculum vitae – 2001
16: Curriculum vitae – 1994, 1988-1989
17: Curriculum vitae – various, nd.
18: Curriculum vitae – 1988-1989
Series: H – Commonwealth people

Box: 24

Folder:

1: Association of Commonwealth Universities, 2005, 2007. See also Box 38 (Box 24 needed to be split due to the original weight of the box.)
Series: I Chronological Correspondence

Box: 25
Subseries: Personal Dead Files, 2012-2016
Subseries: Chronological Files, nd.

Box: 26

1: 1966-1972
2: Chronological correspondence – January 1975
3: Chronological correspondence – February 1975
4: Chronological correspondence – March 1975
5: Chronological correspondence – April 1975
6: Chronological correspondence – May 1975
7: Chronological correspondence – June 1975
8: Chronological correspondence – July 1975
9: Chronological correspondence - August - September 1975
10: Chronological correspondence, 1977
11: Chronological correspondence - Ontario Human Rights Commission, 1978
12: Chronological correspondence – January 1978
13: Chronological correspondence – February 1978
14: Chronological correspondence – March 1978
15: Chronological correspondence – April 1978
16: Chronological correspondence – May 1978
17: Chronological correspondence – June 1978
18: Chronological correspondence – July 1978
19: Chronological correspondence – August 1978
20: Chronological correspondence – September 1978
21: Chronological correspondence – October 1978
22: Chronological correspondence – November 1978
23: Chronological correspondence – December 1978
24: Chronological correspondence, 1987
25: Chronological correspondence, 1988-1992
26: Chronological correspondence, 1994-1999
27: Chronological correspondence, 2000
28: Chronological correspondence, January – July 2001
29: Chronological correspondence, August – December 2001
30: Chronological correspondence, 2004
31: Chronological correspondence, January – August 2005
32: Chronological correspondence, September – December 2005
33: Chronological correspondence, January – August 2006
34: Chronological correspondence, 2007
35: Chronological correspondence, 2008
36: Chronological correspondence, 2010
37: Chronological correspondence, PCVS, 2011
38: Chronological correspondence, January – August 2011
39: Chronological correspondence, September – December 2011

Box: 27

Folder:

1: Chronological correspondence, 2012
2: Chronological correspondence – January 2013
3: Chronological correspondence – February 2013
4: Chronological correspondence – March – July 2013
5: Chronological correspondence – August – December 2013
6: Chronological correspondence – January – February 2014
7: Chronological correspondence – March 2014
8: Chronological correspondence – April 2014
9: Chronological correspondence – May 2014
10: Chronological correspondence – May 2014
11: Chronological correspondence – June 2014
12: Chronological correspondence – June 2014
13: Chronological correspondence – June 2014
14: Chronological correspondence – July 2014
15: Chronological correspondence – July 2014
16: Chronological correspondence – July 2014
17: Chronological correspondence – July 2014
18: Chronological correspondence – August 2014
19: Chronological correspondence – August 2014
20: Chronological correspondence – September 2014
21: Chronological correspondence – September 2014
22: Chronological correspondence – September 2014
23: Chronological correspondence – October – December 2014

Box: 28

Folder:

1: Chronological correspondence, 2012
2: Chronological correspondence – January 2013
3: Chronological correspondence – February 2013
4: Chronological correspondence – March – July 2013
5: Chronological correspondence – May 2015
6: Chronological correspondence – June 2015
7: Chronological correspondence – July 2015
8: Chronological correspondence – August 2015
9: Chronological correspondence – September 2015
10: Chronological correspondence – October 2015
11: Chronological correspondence – November 2015
12: Chronological correspondence – November 2015
13: Chronological correspondence – December 2015
14: Chronological correspondence – December 2015
15: Symons Lecture and Medal: left intact, 2016
16: Symons Lecture and Medal: left intact, 2012-2015
17: Symons Lecture and Medal: left intact, 2014
18: Symons Lecture and Medal: left intact, 2013-2015
19: Chronological correspondence – January 2016
20: Chronological correspondence – January 2016
21: Chronological correspondence – January 2016
22: Chronological correspondence – February 2016
23: Chronological correspondence – February 2016
24: Chronological correspondence – February 2016

Box: 29

Folder:

1: Chronological correspondence – March 2016
2: Chronological correspondence – March 2016
3: Chronological correspondence – April 2016
4: Chronological correspondence – April 2016
5: Chronological correspondence – April 2016
6: Chronological correspondence – May 2016
7: Chronological correspondence – May 2016
8: Chronological correspondence – May 2016
9: Chronological correspondence – June 2016
10: Chronological correspondence – June 2016
11: Chronological correspondence – June 2016
12: Chronological correspondence – July 2016
13: Chronological correspondence – July 2016
14: Chronological correspondence – August 2016
15: Chronological correspondence – August 2016
16: Chronological correspondence – August 2016
17: Chronological correspondence – August 2016
18: Chronological correspondence – September 2016
19: Chronological correspondence – September 2016
20: Chronological correspondence – October 2016
21: Chronological correspondence – October 2016
22: Chronological correspondence – November 2016
23: Chronological correspondence – November 2016
24: Chronological correspondence – November 2016
25: Chronological correspondence – December 2016
26: Chronological correspondence – December 2016

Box: 30

Folder:

1: Chronological correspondence – January 2017
2: Chronological correspondence – January 2017
3: Chronological correspondence – February 2017
4: Chronological correspondence – February 2017
5: Chronological correspondence – February 2017
6: Chronological correspondence – March 2017
7: Chronological correspondence – March 2017
8: Chronological correspondence – March 2017
9: Chronological correspondence – April 2017
10: Chronological correspondence – April 2017
11: Chronological correspondence – April 2017
12: Chronological correspondence – May 2017
13: Chronological correspondence – May 2017
14: Chronological correspondence – May 2017
15: Chronological correspondence – June 2017
16: Chronological correspondence – June 2017
17: Chronological correspondence – June 2017
18: Chronological correspondence – July 2017
19: Chronological correspondence – July 2017
20: Chronological correspondence – August 2017
21: Chronological correspondence – August 2017

*Note: Box 31 not present

Box: 32

Folder:

1: Chronological correspondence – September 2017
2: Chronological correspondence – September 2017
3: Chronological correspondence – September 2017
4: Chronological correspondence – October 2017
5: Chronological correspondence – October 2017
6: Chronological correspondence – October 2017
7: Chronological correspondence – November 2017
8: Chronological correspondence – November 2017
9: Chronological correspondence – November 2017
10: Chronological correspondence – December 2017
11: Chronological correspondence – December 2017
12: Chronological correspondence – Upper Canada College – Symons Price, 1972-2005
13: Chronological correspondence – PEI – Symons Medal, 2012-2016
Series: J – Miscellaneous files not captured earlier
14: Notes and documents relating to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund. November 2016
15: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Sacred Heart College. 17 June 2017
16: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Sacred Heart College 4 March 2017
17: Notes, documents and correspondence relating to Sacred Heart College 10 Dec 2016
18: Policy Research in the North. 2006, 2014
19: Miscellaneous files not captured earlier, nd.
20: Miscellaneous files not captured earlier, nd.
21: Miscellaneous files not captured earlier, nd.
22: Miscellaneous files not captured earlier, nd.
23: Miscellaneous files not captured earlier, nd.
24: Miscellaneous files not captured earlier, nd.
25: Miscellaneous files not captured earlier, nd.
26: Miscellaneous files not captured earlier, nd.

Box: 33

Folder:

1: Press clippings. 2016 on top. 2017 on bottom. Annotated with directions for distribution for some, 2016-2017
Series: K – Thomas H.B. Symons

Box: 34

Subseries: Diaries, nd.

Box: 35

Subseries: Reference cards, tracking people, and bibliographic references, nd.

Box: 36

Subseries: Reference cards, tracking people, and bibliographic references, nd.

Box: 37

Subseries: Reference cards, tracking people, and bibliographic references, nd.

Series: H - Commonwealth people: Association of Commonwealth Universities, 2005, 2007. See also Box 24 (Box 24 needed to be split due to the original weight of the box.