UTSC Archives Legacy Collection

Bladen Library stacks/shelves
Photograph shows the Bladen Library, empty of books, in preparation for demolition to build the Academic Resource Centre. Inscribed on back: Summer 2002. Rows of empty shelves as Bladen Libary is emptied before construction. Photo by Ken Jones. Photograph is in good condition.
Bladen library site with Principal Joan Foley
Principal Joan Foley tours the site of the new library, under construction. Inscribed on Post-It on reverse: 1981 Photograph has adhesive residue on back.
Bladen Library & book boxes
Preparing to shelve library books. Inscribed on back: (l) Marla Miller, Librarian, (m) Jean Deavitt, STL College Librarian. LG - 14. Photograph has yellowing.
Bladen Library & book boxes
Preparing to shelve library books. Inscribed on back: Inside new Bladen Library. (l) Marla Miller, (m) Jean Deavitt, (r) College Librarian, John Ball. G-13. circa 1982. Photograph has yellowing, surface grime, dents & loss (pin holes).
Bladen Library - books placed on top of shelves
Staff person shelving books on stacks in library. Inscribed on back: books are shelved on top of shelves as well as on the shelves. Inscribed on front: Library 4. Photograph has yellowing, surface grime, dents & adhesive residue (on back).
Student & staff with computer, Scarborough College
Multimedia tools on computer in library lab. Inscribed on back - student being shown 3-D computer image 1980s. 30% Photograph has surface grime & adhesive residue on back.
Construction of Scarborough College: Bladen Library, south view
Bladen Library under construction. Inscribed on back: Southern exposure of new Bladen Library / March 1982. LG-11 Photograph has yellowing, cockling, scratches & loss (pin holes).
Students in Computer lab, V.W. Bladen Library, Scarborough College
A computer lab was integral to library services. Inscribed on back - W.W. Bladen Library Computer Lab 1987 Photograph has adhesive residue on back.
Janice Crichton-Patterson with student, Scarborough College
Computer instruction for library services such as research. Inscribed on back - 1990s Janice Crichton-Patterson, Lirbrarian instructing a student. Copyright U-9 Photograph has scratches.
Principal Joan Foley at Vincent W. Bladen library opening event, in Meeting Place, Scarborough College
Stage Party & guests on stage. Joan Foley at podium, President Ham, Mayor Gus Harris & Margaret Birch seated. Inscribed on back - Official opening Mar 15, 1982. Photograph has yellowing & cockling.
President James Milton Ham at Vincent W. Bladen library opening event, in Meeting Place, Scarborough College
UofT president Ham at podium. Inscribed on back - 87%. Photograph has yellowing, ink stain & cockling.
Portrait of V.W. Bladen, opening of library, Principal Joan Foley, UofT President James Milton Ham, Margaret Birch, MP and Scarborough Mayor Gus Harris. Scarborough College
Inscribed on back - copyright THE MIRROR not to be reproduces without permission. Vincent Bladen Library, Principal Foley, President Ham, Margaret Birch and Mayor G. Harris. Photograph has yellowing, creases, flaking, scratches, abrasions & cockling.
Principal Joan Foley at Vincent W. Bladen library opening event, in Meeting Place, Scarborough College
Joan Foley at podium. Inscribed on back - Official opening March 15, 1982. Photograph has yellowing & cockling.
President James Milton Ham at Vincent W. Bladen library opening event, in Meeting Place, Scarborough College
UofT president Ham at podium & Joan Foley, Margaret Birch & Mayor Gus Harris seated. Photograph has yellowing, dents & cockling.
Margaret Birch, MP. at Vincent W. Bladen library opening event, in Meeting Place, Scarborough College
Margaret Birch at podum facing guests at opening ceremony. Photograph has yellowing & cockling.
Circulation desk, Vincent W. Bladen Library, Scarborough College.
Patrons & staff at circulation desk in library. Inscribed on back - V. W. Bladen Library Circulation Desk 1982 Photograph has yellowing, cockling, surface grime, ink stain, creases & adhesive residue on back.
Principal Joan Foley at Vincent W. Bladen library opening event, in Meeting Place, Scarborough College
Stage Party & guests on stage. Joan Foley at podium,President Ham, Mayor Gus Harris & Margaret Birch seated. Inscribed on back - Opening ceremony March 15, 1982. Photograph has yellowing & cockling.
Portrait of V.W. Bladen presented by his daughters at opening of library, Scarborough College
Photograph shows Vincent Bladen's daughters unveiling his photograph at the opening of the V.W. Bladen Library at UTSC. Inscribed on back - copyright THE MIRROR not to be reproduced without permission. Vincent Bladen Library, 3 daughters of the late Vincent W. Bladen Photograph has yellowing, surface grime, scratches & cockling.
Margaret Birch, MP, Vincent W. Bladen library opening event, Meeting Place, Scarborough College
Stage Party & guests at opening ceremony. Margaret Birch at podium & Joan Foley seated. Photograph has yellowing & cockling.
Demolition of Bladen Library for construction of ARC building
Photograph shows the demolition of the Bladen Library, where the second UTSC Library was located, in order to make way for the Academic Resource Centre (ARC). The ARC is the location of the current UTSC Library. Inscribed on back: Bladen Library demolished - September 2002. Photo by Ken Jones. Photograph has loss (pin holes).