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Leslie Upton fonds
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Correspondence series

Series consists of correspondence on various subject matter, including Upton's books on William Smith and Micmacs and Colonists and proposed book of essays on W.H. Siebert. Numerous correspondence is also interfiled with other series as well.

Leslie Upton fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1109
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1980

The fonds consists of student notebooks (1948-1957), which include student notebooks and essays; teaching notes (1957-1980), which consist of lecture notes on various subjects as well as files related to other academic activities; correspondence; writings, which contain drafts of both articles and books - published and unpublished; research materials, which include notes arranged in subject files, copies of historical documents as well as scrapbooks of newspaper clippings on Indians (1970-1978) and numerous articles by W.H. Siebert; and a miscellaneous series which includes reviews of Upton's work as well as files on Loyalist studies in Canada.

Upton, Leslie F.S.

Miscellaneous series

Series contains reviews of The Loyal Whig: William Smith of N.Y. and Quebec and files on the Loyalist Study Programme, Loyalist Studies in Canada and Bermuda.

Research Materials series

Series includes extensive subject files of notes, copied historical documents from the eighteenth and nineteenth century, for example, many loyalists and anti-loyalist tracts and polemics, as well as copies of essays and articles from colleagues, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings on First Nations (1970-1978), First Nations newspapers and microfilm. The series also contains several copied essays by W.H. Siebert and files pertinent to the collections of several museums and archives in Eastern Canada.

Teaching Notes series

The series contains extensive subject files relating to courses taught by Upton throughout his career. The series also includes material on teaching-related activities, such as files on hiring sessional lecturers, the lecture series: "Four Images of Canada," and a UBC Correspondence Course and Inter- disciplinary Workshop.

Writings series

Series contains drafts of articles and books, both published and unpublished, by F.L.S. Upton as well as related correspondence. The series includes subject files on Dictionary of Canadian Biography entries, book reviews and published articles written by Upton.