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University of British Columbia Library Rare Books and Special Collections Series
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Diaries in the form of letters

Series consists of two cloth bound volumes containing diaries in the form of letters. Many letters are written to Dante and others to friends or relatives such as Bertha, Sally, Loraine and Roy. Some letters appear to be drafts of business corresp...

Reports authored by Frank Charnley.

Consists of published reports authored by Frank Charnley on the subjects of fisheries, mathematics, and progress reports of the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo and the Pacific Fisheries Experimental Station in Prince Rupert. Several reports ...

Printed material - CCF

Series consists of printed material, including pamphlets and flyers, pertaining to the ideals and activities of the Co-operative Commonwealth Association and its members.

Printed Materials

Series contains flyers, pamphlets and newsletters produced by the W.I.L.P.F. Most of the publications were created by the Vancouver branch, but others were produced in other Canadian cities and also Geneva, Switzerland. The series also contains co...

Administrative Materials

Series consists of information regarding the history and regulations of the Technocracy Movement, study manuals, correspondence, general mailings, newsletters, activities calendars, cover letters, public speaking guides, lecture transcripts, writi...

Inverness Cannery School

Series consists of records relating to a school operated by Inverness Cannery. Includes correspondence, school order forms, reports on annual general meetings, applications for position of teacher, school receipts, and monthly reports prepared for...

Newspaper clippings

Series consists of newspaper clippings collected by Dorothy Shepherd, relating to her husband's political career. Includes clippings concerning the activities of the CCF (and later the NDP) party in British Columbia.

Directorship files

This series consists of papers and correspondence relating to the various companies in which Frank H. Brown held a position on the board of directors.

Publisher’s ledgers series.

This series contains photocopies of the ledgers made and retained by the publishers of the various books written by Roderick Haig-Brown. The sheets list monthly or quarterly sales of each book, as well as details of royalties paid out.

Subject files

Series contains material collected by Jack Scott relating primarily to other communist, socialist, leftist, or social justice organizations and arranged by subject either by Jack Scott or by his acquaintances following his death. The groups repres...

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

Series contains records of Co-operative Commonwealth Federation electoral statistics, party by-laws, conferences, and circulars. Further, the series also contains copies of the CCF News, the party newspaper.

Legal documents.

Series contains records relating to legal proceedings and questions relating to the Council of Forest Industries. Material consists of judgements from the Supreme Court of British Columbia and a detailed description of reasons for the judgements a...

Regulations and legislation

This series consists of copies of various fishing or water related regulations and statutes adopted or in development. The Bills include; Bill C-2 (the administration and development of certain fishing and recreational harbours in Canada); Bill C-...

Early administrative files

The series consists of a wide variety of records pertaining to the early years of the FVOA. The records contained in this series are a product of general administration of the association, member meetings, initiatives undertaken in cooperation wit...


Series consists of minutes for several political organizations in which Shepherd was involved. Includes some minutes of regular and executive meetings of the Provincial Council of the CCF, 1939 to 1947; minutes of the South Westminster CCF Club, 1...


Series consists of various unrelated . reports accumulated by Shepherd relating to provincial and municipal affairs. Includes several reports pertaining to dyking and drainage.

Photo Album

Series consists of 2 photo albums which parallel the diaries and correspondence of Janet Jenkins. Trevor Jenkins compiled a photo-by-photo list of the contents of each album, and these lists have been kept with the albums.

Appointment books

Series documents Shimizu’s personal and professional appointments from 1935 until 1962. The series consists of photocopies of original appointment books.

Series A On-to-Ottawa 1935

Series consists of material related to the relief camp worker’s strike and the On-to-Ottawa Trek. It also includes evidence used in the Regina Riot Commission which followed the Trek, and legal statements drawn up on behalf of participants in the ...

Yukon election materials

This series contains materials relating to Tom’s campaign as a candidate for the Labour-Progressive Party in the June 11, 1945 Federal Election. Included in the series are statistical and informational campaign materials, correspondence, and publi...


Series contains of publicity records relating to British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Materials consist of practice notes on forest conservation, a statement prepared by the Forest Service for the British Empire Forestry Conference i...

Industrial Operations Reduction

Series made by creator that contains industrial, business, and international operations records and correspondences that relate to either reduction in specified products or cost of operation reduction methods in specific areas of the company.


The series consists of a hand-drawn map depicting areas 11, 44, and 46 and is dates 14/8/36. However, it appears that the date may have been added at another time.

Incoming letters

Series consists of incoming correspondence related to Delafield's interests in theatre, literature, and Charlotte Yonge. Series also includes a general box list of items in the Delafield fonds. The series is arranged alphabetically according ...


The series consists of letters received by Bruce Woodsworth from the Northern Rhodesian government, his employer, co-workers, friends, and family. In addition to this, there are three outgoing letters from Bruce Woodsworth.


The series consists of non-native personal tax notices, notice of assessment, income tax receipts, bank credits, notices of posted cash, a hand-written list of expenses, invoices for meal, requisition lists for various companies (one of which has ...

Written material - draft manuscripts

This series contains drafts of books and essays written by Tom McEwen. Included in the series are drafts for a Labour History of Canada, “Prison Bars”, “Vignettes of the Red Army”, “Aviation Day in the U.S.S.R.”, “”Maoism – Now a Shameless Auxilia...


The series consists of a torn piece of paper containing the address of Mrs. Bruce Woodsworth along with a small, hand-written sentence, and a newspaper clipping from an African paper.

Subject files

Series consists of files of correspondence, notes, and printed material pertaining to various subjects, such as agriculture, fisheries, and education, assembled by Shepherd.


Series contains of records related to different projects undertaken by the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Materials consist of correspondence requesting films about the forestry and lumber industry, a discussion of caption for ...

Hearing and legislation.

Series contains hearings, guidelines, and legislations related to forest industry issues. Material consists of forestry related legislation, hearing transcripts on US-Canada trade negotiations, on natural resource subsidies, regulations and guidel...

Activism collections

In addition to being involved in many political and social justice movements, Adams also avidly collected items related to those causes. This series contains three subseries: the leftist literature collection; the poster collection; and the button...


Series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to his activities as a member of logging unions, 1937-38, and his input and opinions on Myrtle Bergren’s book, <u>Tough Timber</u>, on the history of the loggers of Briti...

Scrapbook Series

Consists of scrapbooks with newspaper clippings, photographs, public and private correspondence and other paraphernalia which document three distinct periods of McPherson’s career. The original order has been maintained and the original titles are...

Corporate records

Series contains administrative materials generated by Western Forest Products and its subsidiaries, including MacMIllan Bloedel, Rayonier Canada Ltd., Weyerhaeuser, and Canfor Corporation. The series is divided into three subseries: Meeting Agenda...


Series consists of five scrapbooks with newspaper clippings and brief articles about timber and lumber related issues including articles on pulp and plywood, news about shingle mill fires, information about the Truck Loggers’ Association, railway ...

Subject Series

Contains files with correspondence, personal handwritten notes, legal documents and other material from McPherson’s working life. The series has been organized with the same three distinct periods of employment as McPherson organized his scrapbooks.

Biographical material

Series consists of biographical material concerning Shepherd. Includes newspaper clippings regarding his career and featuring photographs of him, a circular printed for his re-election campaign in 1945, and a photograph of Shepherd with three unid...

Newspaper clippings

Series consists of newspaper clippings, both loose and in scrapbooks, collected by Shepherd. Includes clippings of articles pertaining to Shepherd's career, including clippings concerning his political campaigns and speeches given by him, cli...

Tree farm licences

Series contains material on the various tree farm licenses owned and operated by Western Forest Products and their predecessors. Material covers the lifecycle of involvement the forestry company had with the tree farm license from application to f...

Lumber and Sawmill Workers’ Union (IWA Local 1-71)

Contains correspondence, meeting minutes and convention documents related to the LSWU including the merger of the union with the IWA. Also includes documents related Johnson’s activities within the LSWU including his arrest in 1937.

Field circular

The series consists of three field circulars received by Bruce Woodsworth dated 1937; one from the Anglo-American Corporation and the other two from the Rhokan Corporation Limited.

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