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Registrar's Office fonds

Call Number: Ua 13, Ua Sc 4, Ua Sc 12

Title: Registrar's Office fonds.

Dates: 1878-1968.

Extent: 1.27 m of textual records.

Administrative history: The Registrar was an honorary officer of the University from 1877 to 1907 when the position was made the first permanent, salaried official of the University. The Registrar's duties included the recording and preserving of the permanent academic records of students, administering rules of the Senate regarding exams, and observing the credentials of students applying for admission. The Registrar was also in charge of supervising all university publications and, as Secretary of Senate, was the official liaison between the Senate and the Board of Governors. By 1975, the Registrar's duties had expanded so considerably that they were divided up between the Student Records Office and the Admissions Office.

Scope and content: The fonds, primarily dating from 1900 to 1950, contains correspondence, registration statistics, records of graduates, and examination results.  UA SC 4 consists of a visitor's book used to record the signatures of notable visitors to the University of Manitoba.  Among the signatures in the book are those of King George V and Queen Mary (then the Duke and Duchess of York), Governor General Earl Grey, the Duke of Devonshire, Viscount and Lady Byng, and Sir Wilfred Laurier.  UA SC 12 consists of statistical information compiled for publication in the Canadian Annual Review.

Restrictions: Confidential material is restricted.

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.