Buildings and structures

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  • Buildings (eg. residences, commercial, factories, churches, community centres, jails, arenas, hotels)
  • Monuments, statues, shrines, etc.
  • Bridges, trestles
  • Building management
  • Construction
  • Note: DO NOT USE when records pertain to functions or activities carried out in/on a building or structure, unless the building and function are directly related (eg. hotels - provide accommodation)

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Abraham Rogatnick fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1435
  • Fonds
  • 1936-2009

Fonds consists of materials that document the personal and professional activities of Abraham Rogatnick and includes handwritten notes and notebooks on historical and architectural subjects, index cards, typewritten speeches, writings, correspondence, and photographs. There are four series: Notes and Architectural Sketches, Photographs, Notebooks and Binders, and Personal Materials and Writing.

Rogatnick, Abraham

Agricultural Engineering and Farm Building Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1172
  • Collection
  • 1953-1976

The collection consists of minutes, correspondence and reports arising from two committees on which Leonard Staley (Professor of Agricultural Mechanics) was a member, the National Committee on Agricultural Engineering and the Farm Building Standards Committee. The latter was formed in the early 1960s as a standing committee that contributed to the development of the National Building Code of Canada.

British Columbia Carpenters' Central America Solidarity Committee fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1696
  • Fonds
  • [between 1980 and 1990]

Fonds consists of slides, clippings, correspondence, and other documents related to the building of the Carpentry Training Centre in Nicaragua and the development of a carpentry training program. Included are documents related to the hiring of instructors and to financial and material donations to the project, as well as pamphlets from various organisations involved in solidarity efforts with Nicaragua, and materials providing background information about the political and socio-economic situation in Nicaragua during the 1980s.

British Columbia Carpenters' Central America Solidarity Committee

British Columbia historical postcard and photograph albums collection

  • RBSC-ARC-1059
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860-1939], predominant [ca. 1900]-1921

The collection consists of ninety-one albums of postcards and photographs pertaining to views and scenes mainly in British Columbia, but also including Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and the Yukon as well as Europe. The views of British Columbia include views of the Rocky Mountains, Vancouver, Victoria, Mayne Island, and Buttle Lake (pre-1911) as well as those of logging (Capilano Timber Co., 1917-1920), mining (Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power Co. and Consolidated Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Co.) railways (Canadian Pacific Railway, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway, and Great Northern Railway) and shipping. In addition, there are postcards and photographs of the Hudson's Bay Company Kamchatka Venture, 1921, U.S. Civil War portraits and New Zealand shipping.

Budd family fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1347
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1977

Fonds consists of textual records and photographs and includes legal documents, correspondence, statements of account, and newspaper clippings. The photographs show "The Gables" and are attached to a sheet of cardboard.

Budd (family)

B.W.W. McDougall fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1659
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1959

The fonds consists of photographs by McDougall of mining operations in Canada and the western United States as well as images of the construction of the Lion's Gate Bridge in Vancouver.

McDougall, B.W.W.

Campus and Community Planning fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1396
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2006

The fonds consists of feasibility studies, proposals, functional programs, reports, plans, proposals, lists, drawings, estimates, briefs, design guidelines and agreements generated by Campus and Community Planning between 1959 and 2006. It is arranged into the following six series: Proposals (1959-2006); Agreements (1967-1971, 1994); Projects Status Reports (1981-1983); Building Costs Analysis (1969-1986); Miscellaneous (ca. 1968-1997) and photographic images (1925, 1983, 1991-1996).

University of British Columbia. Campus and Community Planning

Campus Building Specifications Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1367
  • Fonds
  • 1907 - ?

The collection consists of thirteen bound reports (and two addenda) of building specifications - heating and ventilation, architectural, and plumbing - for the following buildings: Chemistry (additions), Biological Sciences (additions), Men's Residence (Block 3), University Social Centre and Faculty Club, International House, and the New Arts Building Group (later the Buchanan Building). The reports were each prepared by either the mechanical engineering consulting firm of C.W. Thomson & Company Ltd, the University's architects Thompson, Berwick & Pratt, or Fred Lasserre, Koyander & Wright - Associated Architects.

Canadian Tribute to Human Rights fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1750
  • Fonds
  • 1990-2009

The fonds includes correspondences between George Wilkes, a member of The Canadian Tribute to Human Rights board and representatives from 26 of the 73 language groups represented on the monument; translations of the words meant to be inscribed; and different design ideas for the individual plaques.

Canadian Tribute to Human Rights

Centre for Human Settlements fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1198
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1980, predominant May-June 1976

Fonds consists of a series of video tapes created during the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements in 1976. In addition, the fonds includes audio recordings of the meetings of the Co-ordinating Committee for Habitat '76 as well as recordings from a lecture series established following the conference.

University of British Columbia. Centre for Human Settlements

Doug and Joyce Cox Research Collection

  • CA OSC ARC 01
  • Collection
  • 1865-2008, predominant 1900-1999

Collection consists of the documentation of Cox’s career as an historian and author. The collection is comprised predominantly of photographic material. There are approximately 15,000 unique photographic images: prints in various standard dimensions (8"x10", 5"x7", 4"x6" and smaller, with some custom dimensions, predominantly in black and white; slide transparencies in black and white and colour; negatives, (120, 35mm, and 4”x5”) in black and white; digital photographs in black and white and colour contained on CDs and one hard drive.

Photographic coverage extends from the 1870s to approximately 2008, with the period 1900-1970s predominant. Original photographs by Doug Cox cover the 1970s through approximately 2008.

The collection also features audio cassettes containing sound recordings of interviews recorded in the 1980s and 1990s with associated transcriptions by Joyce Cox. Government documents (primarily Province of British Columbia, c. 1910-1960s) include topographical maps, tree farm license maps, mineral claims maps, taxation records, forestry examination sketches and other records.

Geography covered is predominantly the Shuswap, Okanagan, Similkameen, Boundary, Kootenay, Nicola and Thompson regions of British Columbia, with sparser coverage of outlying areas as well.

Themes treated include mining, ranching, forestry, agriculture and orchard cultivation, industry and infrastructure, landscapes and cityscapes, sports and recreation, community life, and family documentation.

Edward Goodall fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1333
  • Fonds
  • [1956]

These sketches were commissioned for an article on UBC in the ILN, 22 September 1956 (pages 467-470). Some have captions or notes attached, and notes on the verso regarding those printed in the ILN. The Library acquired them in January 1991. The drawings include the UBC Library's interior, the Library from the outside, the exterior of the Science Building, view looking north from the top of the Science Building, Brock Hall, the War Memorial Gym, the Wesbrook building, and an experiment in a laboratory in the Science Building.

Goodall, Edward, 1909-1982

Edwin Carter fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1116
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1957

The fonds consists of engineering and architectural plans of grain elevators, port facilities and related equipment in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Ontario; maps and plans of port properties and proposed developments in Washington and British Columbia; maps of railroads in Oregon; and regional maps of B.C. Subject files, correspondence, photographs and printed materials relating to other projects are also included. Photographs depict construction activities, workers, interiors and exteriors of grain elevators, and port facilities in Quebec, Ontario, B.C., and the northwestern U.S.

Carter, Edwin F.

Financial Services fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1478
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2010

Fonds consists of records produced by or for UBC Financial Services which document the University’s finances, including annual financial reports and statements, budgets, appraisals, and staff training. The records are arranged in four series: Financial Reports and Statements, Budgets, Appraisement, and Training Documentation.

University of British Columbia. Financial Services

Franco-Canadian Trust Company fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1201
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1950

The fonds consists of maps of British Columbia. The maps detail property which the company handled in the B.C. Interior and Vancouver Island.

Franco-Canadian Trust Company

Frank E. Buck fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1097
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1965

The fonds consists of correspondence, subject files and pamphlets arising from Buck's various interests (1920-1950). Buck organized most of his papers into subject files relating to his activities and arranged them in alphabetical order. The files, in many instances, contain correspondence, reports and memos. The fonds also includes maps, plans, and posters, as well as photographs.

Buck, Frank E.

Frank Hann fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1231
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1940

The fonds consists of photocopies of Hann's autobiography, reminiscences of Alberta and B.C., newspaper and magazine clippings (1910-1940), three unidentified letters (one dated 1930), and maps of Southeast England, Ontario (1912), Spain and Portugal. Scrapbooks in the collection contain clippings, printed material and correspondence on various topics. The fonds also includes photographs of classical art and architecture, buildings and monuments.

Hann, Frank, b. 1893

Fraser River Model Project fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1150
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1963

Fonds consists of reports and printed material from the Fraser River Model Project (1948-1963) acquired from Dr. Pretious and the Applied Science Reading Room. The classification system is Pretious's own. The records were maintained in the order they were received.

Fraser River Model Project

Frederic Wood fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1030
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1973

The fonds consist of scrapbooks of clippings, correspondence, photographs, and programs relating to the Players' Club's activities and the Frederic Wood Theatre's construction.

Wood, Frederic

G. Vernon Wellburn British Columbia history collection TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DURING STORAGE UPGRADE PROJECT

  • RBSC-ARC-1607
  • Fonds
  • 1826, 1871, 1884, 1896

The collection consists of a letter from Sir John Franklin, Great Bear Lake, to Robert McVicar, 1826; a telegram from S.L. Tilley to Hon. Dr. Helmcken, April 1, 1871, referring to the admittance of British Columbia into Confederation, a document signed by Charles Dupont referring to a land transaction to what is now known as Vancouver, and an invitation to the opening of the new Parliament Buildings in Victoria, 1898.

Georgia Straight fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1211
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960]-1979

The fonds consists of photographs and negatives from the Georgia Straight newspaper photograph files, depicting demonstrations, conflicts, picnics, concerts, musicians, celebrities and other events and individuals.

Georgia Straight

G.F. Turner fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1565
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1912

The fonds consists of Turner's handwritten diary (1911-1912). Much of the diary refers to his construction activities and to the political events of the time. The diary is written in a copying book that interleaves an "onion skin"-type paper with regular paper to allow for the creation of a copy. In this instance the copies appear to have been sent to his family - the first entry is dated November 12-13, 1911 and is addressed to "Mother dearest & all."

Turner, George Frederick

H. Peter Oberlander fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1483
  • Fonds
  • 1943-2010

The fonds consists of personal and professional materials created and collected by H.Peter Oberlander. The fonds is divided into six series: Personal series (1943-2010); Teaching Materials series (1974-2007); Lectures, Conferences and Writings series (1950-2006); Professional Life series (1951-2010); Photographs series (1960-1995); Audiovisual Materials series (1975-2009). The Lectures, Conferences and Writings series is divided into five sub-series: Various Lectures, Conferences and Writings (1950-2008); Houser (1999-2001); Human Solidarity (1994-1998); World Urban Forum (2003-2006). The Professional Life series is divided into twenty-two sub-series: BC Place Citizens Advisory Committee (1981-1984); Various Professional Associations (1954-2009); Centre for Human Settlements (1976-2007); UBC / University of Jerusalem (1981-1996); Jerusalem Committee (1982-1991); Asia Institute of Technology (1988-1989); Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver (1987-1988); SCARP / UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (1952-1976); Vancouver Community College (1973-1975); Harry Seidler (1986); Vancouver School Board (1968-1976); Thompson, Berwick, Pratt and Partners (1965-2009); Sustainable Cities Foundation (1998-1999); Banff, Alberta Planning and Development (1961-1976); Hawaii Planning and Development (1966-1970); Community Planning Consultants Ltd. (1953-2009); United Nations Works and
Activities (1961-2009); Provincial and GVRD Government Works and Activities (1954-1971); Federal Government Works and Activities (1958-1975); Professional Works and Activities Collected by Dr. H. Peter Oberlander (1952-2010); Langara Applied Planning Assistant Program (2001-2002); Citizenship Judge (1998-2004).

Oberlander, H. Peter

Hanne Wassermann Walker fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1810
  • Fonds
  • 11 November 1887-[1986]

This fonds consists of documents, archival records, photographs, ephemera, and artifacts pertaining to the life and work of Hanne Wassermann Walker. These materials relate to several broad themes: health and fitness, travel, friends and family, immigration to North America, and art/photography. Hanne's collection provides a window into the early 20th century physical culture movement; the experience of Jewish Europeans in the lead-up to, during, and after World War II; and the landscapes of British Columbia between the 1940s and 1970s. The fonds is comprised of manuscripts and published materials, correspondence, government records, photographs (including negatives, metadata, and albums), and more. In addition to Hanne's extensive collection of letters, postcards, personal and official records, and assorted odds and ends (e.g. household receipts, business cards, recipes, etc.), the fonds also contains the records of her husband, George Dickson Walker.

Wassermann Walker, Hanne

Information Office fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1225
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1978, predominant 1951-1969

The fonds consists of mimeographed master copies of news releases issued by the Information Office and its predecessor and successor in their roles as a public relations agencies. Also included are photographs depicting various UBC related persons, buildings and events.

University of British Columbia. Information Office

Infrastructure Development fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1487
  • Fonds
  • 1998 - 2003

Fonds consists of records documenting the functions and activities of UBC Infrastructure Development and older records documenting those functions, development and management of institutional facilities within the former units of UBC Utilities and Campus Planning and Development. Records include correspondence, technical diagrams, meeting minutes and information, strategic planning reports, news clippings, consultation documents.
Records related to development projects were kept in their original order in the Project Files and Development series. However, other documents had no discernible order and were arranged into the other series presented.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Infrastructure Development

Insurers' Advisory Organization, Pacific Region fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1272
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1964

The fonds consists of minutes, financial records, inspection records, printed material, constitutions, by-laws, and correspondence of the association. Also included are rate manuals for fire and auto insurance, cannery inspection records, the University Endowment Lands properties and the Royal Canadian Navy at Esquimalt. In addition, maps of cities and towns in B.C. relate to the inspection reports of buildings in those centres.

Insurers' Advisory Organization of Canada. Pacific Region

International House Collection (Stanley Read)

  • UBCA-ARC-1125
  • Collection
  • 1953-1955

The collection consists of records relating to the establishment of International House at the University of British Columbia. The materials, generated between 1953 and 1955, provide background information about events leading up to the establishment of International House, particularly the negotiations with the Vancouver Rotary Club which donated $150,000 toward the project.

James Barclay fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1024
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1904]-1956

The fonds consists of photographs, mainly pertaining to Barclay's activities in China (1900s-1920s), Oregon (1920s), and B.C. (1930s-1950s) as well as related correspondence, memorabilia and clippings.

Barclay, James Bow, 1903-1964

Jessie Miller fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1378
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1935]

The fonds consists of Miller's slides of missionaries, hospitals, and houses in Japan, including street scenes of Tokyo.

Miller, Jessie

John Boyd fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1045
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1901

The fonds consists of receipts, cashbooks, and daybooks of Cottonwood House and Cold Spring House kept by John Boyd, covering the period 1885-1901.

Boyd, John

John Cooper Robinson collection

  • RBSC-ARC-1757
  • Collection
  • [1870] – [1955]

Fonds consists of over 4,600 photographic prints, negatives, glass lantern slides, and postcards, the majority of which were either taken or collected by Robinson. Many of the photographs relate to Robinson’s work as an Anglican missionary in Japan in the 1890’s through the 1920’s. These photographs document a unique time in the Japan’s history: the Meiji-Taisho period when the country was transitioning away from being a feudal society and beginning to open up to the West. This collection is one of the few comprehensive records of this time period. Subject matter of the photographs includes everyday life, work, and scenery in Japan, as well as the lives and works of missionaries.

Also included in the collection are photographs from Canada and the Robinson family’s travels around the world, as well as reproductions of missionary and religious texts or graphics.

While many of the photographs were taken by Robinson, others were taken by his children, professional photographers, or unidentified individuals.

The fonds also includes 10 maps of Japan used during Robinson’s missionary work, some with annotations of proposed Canadian jurisdictions in Japan.

Robinson, John Cooper

John Neill fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1164
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1975

The fonds consists of records generated by various university committees (1949-1973) relating broadly to campus development. Topics include botanical garden policy, buildings and grounds, campus development and planning, landscape development, totem poles, and university housing.

Neill, John

Karl Terzaghi Research Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1344
  • Collection
  • 1912-1997

Gathered by a former student and colleague, Charles F. Ripley, this research collection includes three series relating to Terzaghi including; biographical materials, publications and professional reports. The reports series includes information about the British Columbia projects with which Terzaghi was involved. The research collection also includes copies of publications by Ralph B. Peck and J.D. Mollard.

Land and Building Services fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1500
  • Fonds
  • 1991-2003

Fonds consists of records documenting the functions and activities of the Department of Plant Operations and the office of the Associate Vice-President Land and Building Services and includes correspondence, reports, minutes, clippings and other published materials, and audio-visual recordings.

In their original order as received by the Archives, there were no discernible series, so the files have been arranged in the following broad categories: Building Projects, Business Plans, Cliff Erosion, Committees, Comprehensive Community Plan, Electoral Area “A” Governance, Official Community Plan, Land and Building Services – Subject Files, and Audiovisual Materials.

University of British Columbia. Land and Building Services

Northwest District Council of Carpenters fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1410
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1982

The fonds consists of minute books for Carpenters' Locals 1735 (1922-1977) and 1081 (1953-1972) and the Piledrivers' Local 1549 (1944-1954). The fonds also includes correspondence, subject files, collective agreements and financial records from the union offices in Prince Rupert and Kitimat/Terrace.

Northwest District Council of Carpenters

Office of Budget and Planning fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1232
  • Fonds
  • 1952-2003, predominant 1961-1984

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports (both published and unpublished), statistics, written notes, and minutes. Some records pre-date the establishment of the original Office of Academic Planning. The fonds also includes records of the Anti-Inflation Board and reports issued by British Columbia Post-Secondary Enrollment Forecasting Committee (BCFC). It is arranged in 6 series: Subject Files (1975-89), Student Statistics Reports (1952-85), Institutional Analysis and Planning Reports (1974-84), Budget Analyses (1976-83), Anti-Inflation Board (1976-78), BCFC Reports (1972-84), and Budgets (1961-2003). Most files from the Subject Files series have, on the folders, initials corresponding to either the name of the office where they opened (IAP, BAP, or BPSM) or the name of former director William L. Tetlow (WLT); these initials were retained as part of the file title.

University of British Columbia. Office of Budget and Planning

Peter Moogk collection

  • RBSC-ARC-1759
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1867-2004, predominant 1870-1960]

The collection comprises records acquired by Peter Moogk about aspects of British Columbia’s history, including the British Columbia Electric Railway Company’s interurban train lines (predominantly from 1909-1958), and photographic representations of persons (especially white settlers, from 1870-1960), places, events and activities in the province.

The collection includes five series: British Columbia Electric Railway Company Records, Portraits of Persons in British Columbia, Photos of places, streets, and architecture in British Columbia, Photos of events and activities in British Columbia, and British Columbia ephemera.

Records relating to the first series, British Columbia Electric Railway Company Records, include: photographs; postcards; original BCER documents, such as union agreements and timetables; BCER employee publications; transit tokens; signs and posters from within Vancouver streetcars; and a copy of a CJOR radio script.

Records relating to the second series, Portraits of Persons in British Columbia, include: photographs and handwritten notes by Moogk about Vancouver photographers operating from 1858-1920.

The focus of the third series, Photos of places, streets, and architecture in British Columbia, is photographs of structures and places of British Columbia, notably building exteriors and interiors, and street views from 1880-1959.

The fourth series, Photos of events and activities in British Columbia, includes photos of notable events and public activities(predominantly dating 1911-1941), as well as everyday life, and also includes handwritten and photocopied information on the provenance of the photos and activities depicted.

The fifth series, British Columbia ephemera, is mostly paper ephemera representing the variety of business and activity in the province from 1890 to 1990, and includes menus, theatre programs, business correspondence, and Chinese textbooks as well as some photographic materials.

Physical Plant fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1235
  • Fonds
  • 1926-2001

The fonds consists of reports and studies generated by Physical Plant and/or Plant Operations for various buildings and facilities between 1968 and 1983, and correspondence, reports, committee minutes, and published materials from UBC Utilities 1958-2001. The records in this fonds relate to both Physical Plant and its later title Land and Building Services.

University of British Columbia. Office of Physical Plant

President's Office fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1194
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2020

The fonds consists of records that reflect the myriad of activities included under the President's Office. Records relating to the university's founding in its earliest days include records of the early days of Medicine at UBC. Records relating to First Nations Peoples are present, including the teacher training program and "Native Indian Students at UBC." Documents relate to faculties and departments, including Applied Sciences, Arts, Commerce, Forestry, Graduate Studies, VP Finance, Administrative Services, VP Faculty and Student Affairs, Dean of Women, Agricultural Sciences, Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine, and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Also present are records related to Women at UBC, - including reports on the Status of Academic and Non-Academic Women - Senate Committees and the Board of Governors. Personnel records related to employees, salaries, agreements with Provincial and Territorial Governments and affiliated organizations with UBC, finances, the many UBC committees, advisory groups and records related to the founding of UBC institutes, foundations, centres and the Faculty Club. Records also relate to teacher evaluations, student discipline, budgets, appointments, new programs, legal opinion, the awarding of grants and scholarships. Subject files present include the Downtown Eastside and the President's Task Force to renew sports services. There are also records related to the University Endowment Lands and the planning and development of land and buildings at UBC. Records include agreements, agendas, applications, minutes, manuals, correspondence, memorandums, evaluations, reports, summaries, subject files, statistics, speeches, policies, procedures, pamphlets and academic plans.

University of British Columbia. President's Office

Ralston Family Fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1455
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1914-2003

The fonds predominantly consists of the Household Accounts series, which includes documents supporting the daily activities of the Ralston family from 1956-2003, including bank statements, life insurance documents, receipts, correspondence, and three photographs of Mollie. The Income Tax Files series consists of tax returns and supporting documentation for the years 1965-1996. The fonds also contains a Construction and Upkeep of House series with files related to the construction of the Ralston’s house on West 28th Avenue in Vancouver, built in 1969. The Educational Notes series includes notes written by Keith, Mollie, Bruce and Delia during their grade school and university educations, and includes notes from 1935 to the 1970s.

Ralston Family

Red Cedar Shingle and Handsplit Shake Bureau fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1687
  • Fonds
  • 1904 – 1989.

Fonds consists of administrative and operational records of the Red Cedar Shingle and Handsplit Shake Bureau, maintained by the B.C. office (formerly the British Columbia Division). Records include correspondence, circulars, incorporation documents, clippings and other textual records, as well as a number of photographs. Fonds is arranged into three series: Administrative files, Certigrade activities bulletins and other circulars, and Advertisements and literature.

Red Cedar Shingle and Handsplit Shake Bureau

School of Architecture fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1238
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1993

Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, committee minutes, budget and other financial records, clippings, course materials, drawings, and photographs. The records document the evolution of the School of Architecture, its activities and programmes, and its relations with other architectural institutions and professional bodies. They are arranged in the following series: Historical Files, Building of Fine Arts Centre / Lasserre Building, Director's Files, Possible Closure of School, Director Search, UBC Library Bookplate Competition, Course and Programme Materials, and Scrapbooks. The fonds also includes three sous-fonds (sub-groups): the papers of former director Douglas Shadbolt, records of the Architectural Undergraduate Society, and the papers of former student Peter Cotton.

University of British Columbia. School of Architecture

School of Community and Regional Planning fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1527
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2010

The fonds consists mainly of Centre for Human Settlements materials and a few files from the rest of the School of Community and Regional Planning. The records are arranged into the following series: Administration, CHS, General History, and International Activities, Correspondence, and Projects. CHS is further divided into the following sub-series: Administration, CIDA Library, Conferences, Seminars, Response, Correspondence, General History, Projects, Publications, and Reports.

University of British Columbia. School of Community and Regional Planning

Thea Koerner House Graduate Student Centre fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1384
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1981

Fonds consists of records which document the administration of the Centre, including the records of the Management Committee (1962-70) and the Board of Directors (1971-81), and include minutes, reports, and correspondence.

Thea Koerner House Graduate Student Centre

Thomas Hooper fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1314
  • Fonds
  • 1912

Fonds consists of a large coloured, bird's-eye sketch of the campus and 2 bound volumes containing plans and descriptions for the individual buildings.

Hooper, Thomas

Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1105
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1974

The fonds comprises the business records of Sharp & Thompson and later Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners, dating from 1912 to 1974. The records consist of signed contracts, specifications, minutes, correspondence, quotations, financial statements, reports, signed Forms of Tender, memoranda, photographs and architectural drawings. They document the planning and construction of the University of British Columbia buildings designed and overseen by the architectural firm. Also, They document the architectural firm's activities on buildings in Vancouver, the province of British Columbia and elsewhere. Some of the files represent unsuccessful bids on jobs. There are original, blueprint and ozalid architectural drawings in this collection. The drawings of University buildings consist mainly of original drawings and blueprints. The drawings of buildings in Vancouver and elsewhere are few in number and are mostly ozalid reproductions.

Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners

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