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Coordinating Council for War Work and Civilian Services in Greater Vancouver fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1138
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1948

Fonds documents the meetings and finances of the Council, particularly of its Board of Directors and its Auxiliary Section. Materials illustrate the projects undertaken by the Council, the collaboration between the Council and other war-related organizations in Vancouver, and the relationships between the Council’s Board of Directors and subordinate bodies. It consists of meeting minutes, assorted financial records, correspondence, and other material produced by the Council’s operations in Vancouver, B.C. during wartime.

Coordinating Council for War Work and Civilian Services in Greater Vancouver

School of Library, Archival and Information Studies fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1341
  • Fonds
  • 1956-2010

Fonds consists of correspondence, blueprints, minutes from Faculty, School Council and various committee meetings, handwritten notes, reports, draft proposals, public service announcements, flyers, course syllabi, curriculum revisions, class schedules, student lists, various publications of the School and its students, news clippings, display materials, photographs, slides, audio cassettes, a videocassette, a book and a medal. Fonds is arranged in 15 series: General History of SLAIS, Administrative, Faculty, Accreditation, School Committees, Courses, Students, Professional Associations, CLA Discovery '87, School Publications, Anniversaries, External Publications and Clippings, Audio Tapes, Photographs and Slides.

University of British Columbia. School of Library, Archival and Information Studies

Luciana Duranti fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1587
  • Fonds
  • 1974 - 2019

This collection consists primarily of records relating to Luciana Duranti’s career and professional endeavours throughout her UBC appointment, including InterPARES. This includes documents and correspondence for conferences, professional associations, teaching and various grant and research projects.

Duranti, Luciana

Leonard Angel fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1586
  • Fonds
  • 1960 - 2013

Fonds contains textual, photographic, and other graphic material related to Angel’s various creative endeavors, including poetry, playwriting, prose writing, and art. Material from plays includes scripts, correspondence, clippings, and ephemera from their production. The fonds contains drafts of his poetry, as well as clippings of select poems published in the Or Shalom Synagogue’s newsletter Keren Or. There is a wide range of material related to Angel’s scholarly and personal interests in religion, philosophy, and spirituality, including but not limited to published articles, material from meditation retreats led by Angel, and miscellaneous writing and correspondence on Judaism, Zen, and other religions and philosophies.
The fonds also contains his collected “black books,” sketchbooks spanning nearly thirty years that include notes and drawings of meetings, conferences, and personal events attended by Angel. Pen and ink portraits of individuals make up the majority of Angel’s sketches. Other personal records include diplomas and certificates, along with correspondence and a sample set of a card game developed by Angel.

Angel, Leonard

Foon Sien Wong fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1628
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1971

The fonds consists primarily of clippings and articles relating to international affairs, Chinese customs preserved in Canada, life in Vancouver's China Town and social and political problems confronted by Chinese Canadians. Further, the fonds also contains many complete copies of the Chinatown newspaper, The Chinese Voice; records related to Foon Sien Wong's Chinatown activities through the Vancouver Unity Association, the Canadian Centennial Planning Committee, and other related groups.

Wong, Foon Sien

Published Materials

Organized scrapbooks and folders of loose newspaper clippings covering a range of topics including, but not limited to, life in Chinatown, the Pacific War, enfranchisement of Chinese immigrants and their progeny in Canada, and the spread of McCarthyism and the containment doctrine around the globe. The scrapbooks include both English and Chinese articles about and/or authored by Foon Sien Wong.

The series also includes records from the Chinese Benevolent Association (全加中華總會館) and other Chinatown based fraternal organizations, as well as copies of the The Chinese Voice newspaper.

The Chinese Voice

An incomplete, yet substantial collection of a local Chinese Canadian newspaper, The Chinese Voice.

Personal records

Includes records and ephemera related to the personal life of Foon Sien Wong. Items include letters, event invitations, and twenty years worth of day calendar entries.

Political activism

The series includes records and ephemera related to the Canadian Citizenship Council, of which Foon Sien was a member.

Further, the series includes records of Foon Sien using media platforms to better inform Canadians about wartime developments between China and Empire of Japan.

Social activism and community engagement

Records and ephemera gathered by Foon Sien related to his activities as a member, executive, or board member of numerous social activist and goodwill organizations across Western Canada. Foon Sien was an executive of the City of Vancouver Re-Development Consultation Committee where he championed for the residents of Chinatown against developers looking to gentrify the neighbourhood. Foon Sien also acted as a chair of the Inter-Ethnic Committee representing the Chinese-Canadian immigrant group for the Centennial Celebration, which served the greater Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee efforts. Further, Foon Sien was also active in the Vancouver Civic Unity Association, was the president of Chinese Benevolent Association (全加中華會館), and was a member of the The Canadian Welfare Council, Chinese Canadian Citizens Association (中加友誼會), the Vancouver Film Council, and the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews. Lastly, the series contains records related to Foon Sien's teaching career.

Photograph Album 2

Album contains photoprints of Malcolm Lowry, his wife Margerie, and their friends, including Einar Neilson, Earle Birney, Reg Watters, A.J. Smith, Jimmy Craige, Joan Black, Dorothy and George Limpus, and Downie Kirk. Photographs are professional shots of Lowry and Margerie and scenic shots of places they visited, including Salt Spring Island, Victoria, Bowen Island, Dollarton, Vancouver, Harrison Hot Springs, San Fransisco, Curacao, the Panama Canal, Europe, and Iceland.

Musqueam IFF 1980s

File contains colonial records primarily related to the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nation. Records are xerox copies ranging in date from 1882 to 1992.

Faculty of Arts fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1217
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2012

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, and published materials created or acquired by the Office of the Dean of Arts in the course of the Faculty's administration. Also included are architectural plans of the Buchanan Building and other campus facilities. The records are arranged in the following series: Faculty of Arts Meetings, Heads & Directors Meetings, Committees, Budgets, Asian Centre, Museum of Anthropology, Space and Building Allocation, Statistics, Student Relations, Department and Programme Correspondence, Departmental Reviews, Faculty and Departmental Reports, UBC Non-Departmental Correspondence, General Correspondence, Development/Projects, Architectural Plans - University of British Columbia, and Architectural Plans and Drawings from the Dean of Arts Office.

University of British Columbia. Faculty of Arts

Tomas Bartroli fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1596
  • Fonds
  • 1957 - 1994

This fonds primarily reflects Bartroli’s research interests in the early exploration and settlement of the Pacific Northwest by Spain. Research materials include annotated articles, notes, and article and book drafts on the early Spanish presence in B.C. Drafts and notes from his books and articles also involve research and writing on the Northwest Coast's early British voyages and occupations. Notes and drafts from his research and writing on the Spanish language and Sancho Panza from Don Quixote, are included.

This fonds also contains correspondence, programs, clippings from his speaking engagements, newsletters, and administrative records from his time as a member of El Circulo, UBC’s Spanish club.

Bartroli, Tomas

Personal Correspondence

This series consists of incoming and outgoing personal correspondence primarily with other academics or archivists in the field from around the world. Some of these professionals include Terry Cook, Terry Eastwood, Richard Cox, Susan Hart, Trevor Livelton, Frances Fournier, Tom Nesmith, Angelika Menne-Haritz, Peter Horsman, Nancy McGovern, Johanne Pelletier, Martha Piper and many more. Additional correspondence relating directly to publication, guest lectures, grants, etc., can be found in the corresponding series and files.

Delgamuukw v. British Columbia Exhibit Archive

  • RBSC-ARC-1749
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1997

The Exhibit Archive consists of the evidence submitted by 51 Plaintiffs regarding the land claim area, and materials submitted by the Defense relating to the underlying title of the Crown to these lands. Textual records include correspondence, by-laws, land titles and drafts, research documents, affidavits, cross-examination transcripts, legal documents and reports, published material, genealogy charts, collections of sacred oral traditions, copies of records from the Hudson’s Bay Company and early settlers, written accounts of oral histories, trap-line data, expert testimonies of anthropologists, historians, linguists, biologists, and archaeologists, including all the background materials used by lawyers in the case. Other non-textual materials include maps and overlays, photographs, sound recordings of oral histories and songs, and audio-visual materials.

Delgamuukw Trial

Speaking Engagements series

This series includes newsletters, programs, newspaper clippings, and flyers that promote lectures and talks Bartroli gave. He spoke for a variety of academic and community organizations on European exploration in the Pacific Northwest, the politics and culture of Spanish-speaking countries, literature, and travel. Also included are correspondence, minutes, and promotional material for UBC’s Spanish club El Circulo, as Bartroli was a faculty member and frequent speaker for the club.

Research Material and Writing series

This series comprises annotated publications, notes and notecards, and typed and handwritten drafts for books and articles. A partial copy of Bartroli’s master’s thesis and his contributions to a proposal for the development of Nootka Sound as a historical site are included. Some book drafts and chapters do not have identifiable titles or dates.

Leah Edelstein-Keshet fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1586
  • Fonds
  • 1989-1996

This fonds consists of textual records from Edelstein-Keshet’s early years teaching at UBC, and is composed entirely of correspondence. Topics covered include her research, book and article reviews for various journals and societies, speaking engagements, faculty housing and tenure, and other administrative matters.

Edelstein-Keshet, Leah

Norman Epstein fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1593
  • Fonds
  • 1944 - 2022

Fonds consists of materials documenting Norman Epstein’s professional and personal life and interests, and includes correspondence, speaker’s notes, off-prints of Epstein’s professional articles, publications (including books), newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, and one CD. They are arranged in the following series: Professional Work, UBC, Speeches, Correspondence, Subject Files, and Photographs and Other Media.

Epstein, Norman

Eugen Ruus fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1590
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1997

This fonds contains drafts and blank copies of final exams for civil engineering courses Ruus taught while at UBC. Also included are notes, correspondence, and drafts relating to his various published papers and co-authored monograph.

Ruus, Eugen

John Calam fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1595
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 1982

Fonds consists of textual materials acquired or created by John Calam during his research into the early history of education in British Columbia, the origins of the UBC Faculty of Education, and the work of prominent educators and administrators in the province's education field. Some documents, presumably by Calam, include annotations and his perspective on those events and personalities.

Calam, John

Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1594
  • Fonds
  • 1982-2011

This fonds consists of material related to external departmental reviews for the CENES department. Records include dossiers compiled by the department; schedules, correspondence, and memos for the review process; and annotated reviews and reports. Some records date from when the department was still named the Department of Germanic Studies and Russian and Slavonic Studies.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies

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