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The varsity

Toronto : Varsity Stock Co., [1880]-

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Title The varsity
Published Toronto : Varsity Stock Co., [1880]-
Identifier 8_06787
Subject University of Toronto -- Students -- Periodicals.
University of Toronto -- Étudiants -- Périodiques.
College student newspapers and periodicals -- Ontario -- Toronto.
Journaux et périodiques étudiants -- Ontario -- Toronto.
Notes Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 7, 1880)-
Title from caption.
Title varies slightly.
Title from title screen.
"A Weekly Review of Education, University Politics and Events."
"A weekly journal of literature, university thought and events."
Includes advertising matter.
Imprint varies.
Issues reproduced: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 7, 1880)-v. 1, no. 13 (Jan. 15, 1881); v. 1, no. 15 (Jan. 29, 1881); v. 1, no. 17 (Feb. 12, 1881)-v. 2, no. 2 (Oct. 21, 1881); v. 2, no. 4 (Nov. 4, 1881)-v. 2, no. 8 (Dec. 2, 1881); v. 2, no. 10 (Dec. 16, 1881)-v. 3, no. 4 (Nov. 11, 1882); special no. (Jan. 5, 1883); v. 3, no. 18 (Mar. 3, 1883); v. 3, no. 20 (Mar. 17, 1883); v. 3, no. 24 (Apr. 14, 1883); v. 3, no. 28 (June 2, 1883)-v. 4, no. 10 (Dec. 8, 1883); v. 4, no. 12 (Dec. 25, 1883)-v. 8, no. 20 (Apr. 7, 1888); v. 8, no. 22 (June 12, 1888)-v. 9, no. 19 (Apr. 6, 1889); v. 10, no. 1 (Oct. 7, 1890)-v. 10, no. 6 (Nov. 11, 1890); v. 10, no. 8 (Nov. 25, 1890)-v. 13, no. 1 (Oct. 11, 1893); v. 15, no. 1 (Oct. 9, 1895); v. 15, no. 6 (Nov. 13, 1895)-v. 15, no. 7 (Nov. 20, 1895); v. 15, no. 10 (Dec. 18, 1895); v. 16, no. 2 (Oct. 21, 1896)-v. 16, no. 4 (Nov. 4, 1896); v. 16, no. 6 (Nov. 18, 1896)-v. 16, no. 20 (Mar. 18, 1897); v. 17, no. 2 (Oct. 21, 1897)-v. 21, no. 5 (Nov. 12, 1901); v. 21, no. 7 (Nov. 26, 1901)-v. 24, no. 16 (Feb. 10, 1905); v. 24, no. 18 (Feb. 24, 1905)-v. 24, no. 20 (Mar. 25, 1905); v. 25, no. 7 (Nov. 16, 1905)-v. 25, no. 20 (Mar. 22, 1906); v. 26, no. 15 (Feb. 7, 1907); v. 27, no. 1 (Oct. 10, 1907); v. 31, no. 1 (Sept. 27, 1911)-v. 31, no. 60 (Mar. 13, 1912)
Still in production today: http://thevarsity.ca/
It is the second oldest student newspaper in Canada. William Lyon Mackenzie King was a member of its editorial staff. Other former staff: Barbara Amiel, Peter Gzowski, Michael Ignatieff, Naomi Klein, Bob Rae. Cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Varsity_%28newspaper%29
Not pub. during exams.
Issue for Mar. 26, 1881 (v. 1, no. 23) incorrectly numbered v. 1, no. 24.
Issues for Apr. 16-June 8, 1881 (v. 1, no. 26-27) incorrectly numbered v. 1, no. 27-28.
Issues for Jan. 13-June 8, 1882 (v. 2, no. 11-23) incorrectly numbered v. 2, no. 13-25.
Issue for June 10, 1884 (v. 4, no. 26) incorrectly numbered v. 4, no. 24.
Issue for Jan. 31, 1885 (v. 5, no. 14) incorrectly numbered v. 5, no. 41.
Suspended between Commencement no. (June 1889) and Oct. 7, 1890.
Issues for Jan. 20-Jan. 27, 1891 incorrectly dated 1890.
Issue for Oct. 22, 1901 (v. 21, no. 2) incorrectly numbered on cover v. 22, no. 2.
v. : ill., ports. ; 30-44 cm.
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