Timeline

1933 - 1968

1950s

Canadiana Building
  • facade of building
1950s

Sigmund Samuel, who has been an important donor as well as a collector in his own right, pays for a building to house the fine and decorative art and rare books that he has donated, as well as the...

1950s

My Father's Home
  • two men in storage area with bird skins
1950s

My father, C. H.

1950s

Absorbed
  • a boy draws in the gallery
1950s

This is one of my favourite images. We don't have a date or a name. To me, it conveys perfectly the connection with objects that we can foster. 

1950s

My Three Things
  • CIBC tower 1930
1950s

When I was a kid, I was lucky to live close enough to the ROM to visit it on my own. And I did, frequently.

1940s

Evolving Governance
1940s

A new Royal Ontario Museum Act increases the size of the Board of Trustees and moves the control and budget entirely to the University of Toronto as a department.