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[Local 1 union contracts, handbook for university staff, and provincial constitution]

File contains the following bound booklets:

"Handbook for University Staff -- University of British Columbia -- revised March 1972";
"AUCE Local 1 Union Contract -- April 1, 1974 - September 30, 1975 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC";
"AUCE Local 1 Union Contract -- October 1, 1975 - September 30, 1976 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC"; and
"AUCE Provincial Constitution -- as amended June 1976".

[Local 1 union contracts]

File contains the following bound collective agreements:

"AUCE Local 1 (UBC) Union Contract -- October 1, 1976 - March 31, 1978 -- covering clerical & library workers at UBC";
"AUCE Local 1 (UBC) Union Contract -- April 1, 1978 - March 31, 1979 -- covering clerical & library workers at UBC";
"AUCE Local 1 (UBC) Union Contract -- April 1, 1979 - March 31, 1980 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC"; and
"AUCE Local 1 (UBC) Union Contract -- April 1, 1980 - March 31, 1982 -- covering clerical and library workers at UBC".

[Local 1 Strike Committee Records]

File contains press releases and clippings, strike bulletins, picketing materials, and correspondence, dated April 11, 1980 to April 29, 1980. Topics discussed include contracts, cost of living compared to wages, strike votes, negotiations, picketing, organizing the strike, AUCE financial information, Prince Charles' visit to UBC, contract committee activities, pay schedules, and a list of shop stewards.

[Provincial Health and Safety committee] (1 of 2)

File contains correspondence, meeting minutes, and photocopied sections of the collective agreement, dated October 16, 1980 to October 15, 1980. Topics discussed include committee nominations, inquiries about publications, meetings, health and safety, courses and seminars, women's health in the workplace, genetic screening, and nonionizing radiation. File also contains three Science for the People articles: "Danger: Women's Work" by East Bay SftP, "Industrial Genetic Screening" by Jon Beckwith, and "Nonionizing Radiation: Unsung Villain?" by Ross Flewelling.

[Provincial Affiliation Committee] (1 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes, news releases, bulletins, and correspondence dated October 9, 1979 to September 11, 1979. Topics discussed include affiliation, publishing a monthly bulletin, planning the convention, statements and open letters, keeping AUCE intact, referendum results, and a TSSU news release in favour of the CCU. File also contains a leaflet "the CCU and the CLC: Two very different Labour Centrals".

General correspondence (2 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated January 30, 1984 to June 12, 1984. Topics include union representatives and representation, education services, Operation Solidarity, sick leave, support of other unions and causes, office rentals, pension plans and employee benefits, Alcoholics Anonymous, seminars, anti-nuclearization activism, committee nominations, affiliation, human rights, subscriptions, status of women, dues accounting system, staff vacation, technological change, job descriptions, by-law amendments, UBC day care, union opposition, relations with UBC, opposition to Henry Kissinger's Vancouver visit, and management of library cutbacks.

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (2 of 3)

File contains incoming and outgoing correspondence dated April 1, 1985 to October 2, 1985. Topics include labour studies education and scholarships, advertisements for services and products, calls for civic engagement (cuts to social services, services for unemployed people, teacher's increment wage system, elections, Downtown Eastside evictions due to Expo 86, Supreme Court of Canada legislation, nuclear power, pensions), secession from AUCE and merger with CUPE, cooperation and coordination with other unions, union representatives and representation, CUPE official policy, financial restraint at UBC, women in the workplace, rights of women, status of women, job classification, Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, Expo 86, UBC financial audit, smoking in the workplace, and labour relations with UBC.

General correspondence incoming and outgoing (2 of 3)

File contains incoming correspondence dated April 10, 1986 to September 16, 1986. Topics include academic grants, legal representation, support of other unions and CUPE strikes, campus daycare, union participation, building maintenance, women's rights, sexual harassment, Worker's Compensation Board, seniority, video display servers and technological change, New Democratic Party, political engagement, United Way Campaign, labour education, pacifism, union finances, maternity leave, collective bargaining and agreements, retirement, health and safety at work, library funding, commonwealth relations, UBC staff salaries, violence against women, union representatives and representation, union dues, word processing education, UBC programs and services, sick leave, Operation Solidarity, abortion rights, student employment, United States war in Central America, and CUPE conventions.

Health and Safety minutes and correspondence (1 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes, correspondence, and other records of the Health and Safety Committee, dated January 17, 1985 to May 27, 1986. Topics include Department/Area/Building Safety (DABS) Committee chairpersons, health and safety investigations, safety committee terms of reference, hazards of photocopiers, seminars and courses, accident investigation, campus smoking policy, fire safety, chemical disposal, sick rooms, monthly accident and industrial disease report, lock-out procedure, protection of animals in emergencies, radioactive lines, occupational safety films, eye wash, safety glasses and shoes, formation of committee, genetic toxicology, safety signage, flammable liquids, traffic and security, chemical refrigeration, injury wage loss, toxic emissions, and committee budget.

[Local 2 Correspondence, publications, and other materials]

File contains records of AUCE Local 2 (Simon Fraser University), dated November 1974 to July 1977. Records include issues of Local 2 newsletter AUCE Anchor, press release dated July 25, 1977, broadside titled "SFU WEEP", booklet of provincial constitution and local by-laws, listings of constitution and by-law amendments, review conducted by the Labour Relations Board of British Columbia of Local 2's first arbitration award dated March 15, 1976, working documents of contract negotiations, full contract dated November 22, 1974, Local's contract demands, news clippings regarding contract negotiations from the Province and the Vancouver Sun dated June 6, 1975, report on AUCE Local 2 history written by Angela Hamilton and Perce Groves, and open letters regarding on SORWUC Local 1 negotiations dated July 1975.

[Local 3 correspondence, reports, and other materials]

File contains correspondence, reports and other materials of AUCE Local 3 (Notre Dame University; David Thompson University Centre) dated February 1974 to August 1978. Correspondence regards management and collective bargaining of David Thompson University Centre and Selkirk College, association with CUPE, elected officers and committee members, salary, management change of Notre Dame University and contractual severance benefits, certification, and per capita payments to the Provincial.

File also includes issues of AUCE Local 3 newsletter Bludgeon dated November 1975 to March 1977, conference report on Local 3's status, history of David Thompson University Centre, charter meeting minutes dated February 22, 1974, and application for certification of AUCE Local 3 certification dated February 28, 1974.

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.

Correspondence 1917-1926

File contains sporadic correspondence regarding sealing claims from 1917-1918, 1921-1922, and 1925-1926. Notable correspondents include Wilfrid Laurier; Ward Fisher, Deputy Minister of the Naval Service; the Deputy Minister of Justice; Fred A. McGregor, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin, Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Thomas Mulvey, Under Secretary of State; R.A. Sargent, barrister.

Re: memorial respecting the seizure of S.S. "Coquitlam"…

File contains declarations of eight individuals or organizations regarding compensation owed following the seizure of the steamer "Coquitlam" by the U.S. revenue cutter "Corwin" in 1892. Declarations request compensation for losses of seal skins, good shipped, legal fees, etc. Claimants include Cereno J. Kelley.

Vancouver Fishermen's Settlement Service fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1793
  • Fonds
  • 1943 - 1974

Contains the operational records of the Vancouver Fishermen's Settlement Services from 1943 to 1974. Records include annual and monthly financial summaries, meeting minutes, manager's reports, insurance agreements, and correspondence.

Vancouver Fishermen's Settlement Service

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