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UTSC Archives Legacy Collection
Beginning in 2011, the UTSC Library maintains a local collection of archival holdings covering the period from 1960s forward. This collection complements the archival holdings at the university's official repository, the University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services (UTARMS), and is particularly rich in student ephemera such as playbills, posters, and early and unofficial publications.
UTSC Photographic Services Collection
The UTSC Photographic Services fonds covers the years of approximately 1964 to 2018. The collection represents an invaluable visual history of the University of Toronto Scarborough campus and is made up almost entirely of photographic materials – negatives, contact sheets, slides, prints, and digital photographs. Photographs in the collection from the 1970s to 1994 are attributed to David Harford and photographs from 1994 onward are attributed to Ken Jones. Photographs cover a broad range of subjects, such as the buildings and grounds of UTSC, campus events, faculty, staff, students, and much more.
Scarborough Oral Histories Collection
The Scarborough Histories Collection is drawn from multiple cross-disciplinary projects and cross-institutional partnerships, and are stewarded by the University of Toronto Scarborough Library. If you would like to contribute or learn more about these collections, please contact Christine Berkowitz at chris.berkowitz@utoronto.ca.
Scarborough Data Collection
A collection of census-derived data that are Scarborough-specific, created by Workstudy student Rubina Shaik in Winter 2019. If you are interested in contributing to our collection of data to support Scarborough-based research, contact digitalscholarship@utsc.utoronto.ca.
Harley Spiller Menus Collection
UTSC's collection of menus collected by Harley Spiller. Harley Spiller (1960- ) moved to New York after college in 1981 to pursue a career in the museum field. Hailing from Buffalo, NY and a graduate of Northwestern University, the self-described “meat and potatoes” Spiller was promptly introduced to the diverse cuisine of New York City. Spiller first began collecting Chinese menus on his nightly walks up and down the streets of the Upper West Side, where he lived, beginning a collection that grew through donations from those who heard of his collection (The biggest single donor of his collection is Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman, Queens College professor) and purchases from eBay.
Doris McCarthy fonds
Doris McCarthy (1910-2010) was a celebrated Canadian artist, author, teacher, and UTSC alumna. The Doris McCarthy fonds and 213 pieces of her artwork were donated to the University of Toronto Scarborough in 2011 by the estate of Doris McCarthy. There are many treasures within the fonds that speak to her influence as a pioneer for women in Canadian art and as a national cultural icon. Biographical highlights in the fonds include over five decades of correspondence between McCarthy and her best friend, Marjorie Beer (née Wood); diaries written by McCarthy between the ages of 12 and 90; personal artifacts and keepsakes; photographs of her family, life and travels dating back to the late 19th Century; and draft manuscripts of McCarthy's autobiographical publications.
Gunda Gunde Manuscripts
This is the digitize manuscript collection of the 15th-century Ethiopian monastery at Gunda Gunde (Tigray Province).  The expedition to photograph the Gunda Gunde collection was sponsored by the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library at St. John's University, Collegeville, MN. 
Animal Empire Collection
The Animal Empire collection consists of material found in the Dan Bender Zoo collection. The collection consists of movie posters, ads, trading cards, postcards, books, magazines and journals, related to Frank Buck (Frank Howard Buck (1884-1950), a renowned American hunter, animal collector, film director, actor author and producer. The collection also consists of material related to zoo displays and architecture, catalogues and books related to zoo and animal collecting, photographs off various zoo related animals found in different parts of America and a board game.
Digital Tamil Studies
This collection stewards documents and recordings related to the Tamil Digital Studies Project, a UTSC based initative to develop an intellectually focused digital content hub that will encourage Tamil studies scholarship, and enable collaboration with faculty members for the purpose of mentoring and teaching skills that relate to best practices involved in the building and use of digital archival materials. This initative also seeks to promote the intersection of Tamil computing and scholarship, and the development of the DIgital Tamil Studies community.
Workshop Assets Collection
A collection of materials used in library workshops.