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Sheila Robinson fonds

  • VF-427
  • Fonds
  • [1981]

The fonds consists of research materials generated for the author's contribution to the "Historical Atlas of Canada I".

Robinson, Sheila Patricia

Worker's Party of Canada fonds

  • VF-418
  • Fonds
  • 1922

The fonds consists of the minutes of the inaugural meeting of the party.

Worker's Party of Canada

Edith Hilda Skaife fonds

  • VF-416
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1913

The fonds consists of writings, correspondence, newsclippings, programmes, greeting cards and drawings gathered together in a scrapbook.

Skaife, Edith Hilda

A.W. Hewetson fonds

  • VF-414
  • Fonds
  • 1914

The fonds consists of a travel journal written by Hewetson during a business trip to British Columbia.

Hewetson, A.W.

Shelby Toderel postcard collection

  • VF-406
  • Fonds

The collection consists of black and white and colour postcards depicting scenes in Greater Vancouver and other B.C. locations.

F.H. Wollaston fonds

  • VF-404
  • Fonds
  • [1898?-190-]

The fonds consists of documents generated in the course of Wollaston's personal and prospecting activities in the Fairview-Similkameen (1898) and western Vancouver Island areas (1899), and his subsequent business activities in Victoria. Fonds includes diaries and accounts.

Wollaston, F.H., b. 1858

Willson Knowlton collection

  • VF-230
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1884

The collection consists of photocopies of legal and financial documents including receipts, promissory notes, orders, agreements which relate to the business transactions of Kwong Lee and Company, Sansum Copper Mining and the Grouse Creek Flume Company.

Knowlton, Willson Edmond, d. 1982

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

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

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

Anne B. Piternick fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1592
  • Fonds
  • 1963 - 2020

Fonds consist of published and unpublished works, correspondence, drafts, notes, and research materials related to Anne’s personal life, career, and her involvement with PACCE. Fonds also contain the George Piternick sous-fonds.

Piternick, Anne B.

Edwin Pulleyblank fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1591
  • Fonds
  • 1940-2013

Fonds consists of materials documenting Edwin Pulleybank’s life and career. Records include correspondence, manuscripts, article offprints, books, notebooks, rubbings of Chinese historical inscriptions, and personal items including photographs. They are arranged in the following series: Publications, Correspondence, Research, and General.

Pulleyblank, G. Edwin

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

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

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

David Whittaker fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1585
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1992; predominant 1961-1971

The majority of the material in this fonds relates to the research conducted by Whittaker while at UC Berkeley. This work includes studies of members of the Free Speech Movement, a series of student protests and acts of civil disobedience that took place during the 1964-65 school year. Other research focuses on profiling the nonstudent population at Berkeley circa 1965, as well as students cited as a result of protests and demonstrations in 1966. Research material includes survey and questionnaire drafts and responses, as well as notes, coding, and calculations. In addition to his research material, this fonds includes some drafts of papers published and/or presented by Whittaker, as well as correspondence with publishers and collaborators. Also included is a collection of annotated clippings, articles, and publications documenting and analyzing student activism throughout the 1960s and 70s, as well as some general professional correspondence and copies of papers presented at conferences throughout his career.

Whittaker, David

Brave New Play Rites fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1584
  • Fonds
  • 1989-2022

The fonds consists of video recordings of various plays featured in the festival, photographs from some festival events and records pertaining to the administration of the festival. Administrative records take the form of promotional programs and posters, meeting minutes, agendas, memorandum, calendars, budgets, reports, newspaper clippings, notes, correspondence, handbooks, and some play scripts.

Brave New Play Rites

William E. Willmott fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1583
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1966

Fonds consists of textual records, and includes written notes and typed transcripts from interviews conducted by William Willmott and two research assistants. Interviews were conducted with Jack Yee and Seto Yingshek, and with relatives and friends of H.Y. Louie. Also included is related correspondence, a membership register of a small Chinese association (written in Chinese), and a small notebook (contents written in Chinese).

Willmott, William E.

Zonia Sekora fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1582
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1955

Fonds consists of ephemera collected by UBC Alumus Zonia Sekora, including English Lit 100 & 101 exam papers, Mathematics 101, Notice of Admission, Frosh Orientation schedule, Panhellenic Rushing at UBC and miscellaneous ephemera, including non-UBC items.

Sekora, Zonia

George Bluman fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1581
  • Fonds
  • 1965-2018

The fonds consists almost entirely of textual records relating to George Bluman’s professional career from 1965 to 2018, including his administrative involvement at UBC at-large as well as within the Math Department, along with his secondary education studies and published mathematics books. It also includes records of his organizational involvement and participation in conferences, education initiatives, and workshops. Materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, newspaper and magazine clippings, and some printed material from conferences.

Bluman, George

Lois and Ralph Cudmore Fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1580
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1940

The fonds contains essays, lab notes, class notes and theses created and acquired by Lois and Ralph during their time as post-secondary students. The fonds is divided into two series: Ralph Cudmore’s Student Records and Lois Cudmore’s Student Records. The archivist arranged the records of Lois and Ralph by chronological order and course name where applicable.

Cudmore, Lois

Volkoff Family fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1577
  • Fonds
  • 1906-2019

Fonds consists of records documenting the history of the Volkoff family, in particular the life and career of George Volkoff. It includes manuscripts, correspondence, research notes, academic records and other official documentation, certificates, published items, photographs (black and white prints of various sizes, black and white 35mm negatives, and digital scans from original prints), memorabilia, and digital media. The fonds is arranged in the following series: Personal – George and Olga Volkoff, Research and Reports, Published Articles, Volkoff Family History, and Photographs.

Volkoff, George

Sopron Division of Forestry Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1576
  • Collection
  • 1965-2021

The collection consists of materials collected or acquired from various sources that document the history of the Sopron Division of Forestry and its alumni. In addition, it includes a set of the Kapocs Sopron alumni newsletter.

Sopron Division of Forestry

Helen Cook fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1575
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1928

Fonds consists of a hard-cover autograph book, inscribed on the frontispiece “Helen A. Cook – June 1924 – Anyox, B.C.”. It is filled with inscriptions by Cook’s friends from her times at St. George’s School (1925), North Vancouver High School (1926), U.B.C.(1927), and the Provincial Normal School or “PP.N.S. (1928). In addition to signatures, there are poems, literary quotes, small watercolours, and sketches.

Cook, Helen

Eileen Keel fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1574
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1940, 2015.

Fonds consists of nine pages of handwritten excerpts from Eileen Keel’s diary covering the school years 1938/39 and 1939/40, and one page of photocopied prints depicting the UBC campus during this period and Keel’s graduation.

Keel, Eileen

Department of Philosophy fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1573
  • Fonds
  • 1988-1990

Fonds consists of records documenting a review of the Department of Philosophy in 1988 and the Department’s response to that review, and the development of a five-year plan for the Department (1989-90).

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Philosophy

Stephen Sheppard fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1572
  • Fonds
  • 1982-2017

Fonds consists of records documenting Stephen Sheppard’s professional and academic activities while he was at UBC. They include textual records (correspondence, reports, written notes, data sets, and published materials), audio-visual recordings, photographs, and digital media. The records are arranged in the following series: Aesthetics And Sustainability (sub-series Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, and Articles for Publication), Visual Resource Management, Multi-Criteria Analysis, Local Climate Change Visioning, and Forest Management Research (sub-series CALP UBC research publications, Local UBC studies, North Cowichan Community Forest, Clayoquot Reference Materials, and General).

Sheppard, Stephen

TRIUMF (Tri-University Meson Facility) fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1571
  • Fonds
  • 1966-2016

Fonds consists of records documenting the administration of TRIUMF and includes Board of Management minutes and meeting dockets, committee minutes, and reports. Also included are reports and published proposals documenting the origins and ongoing development of TRIUMF. The records are arranged in the following series: Board of Management, Finance Committee, Audit Committee, and Reports.

TRIUMF (TRI-University Meson Facility)

Hilda Symonds fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1570
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1996

This fonds is arranged into three series that track Symonds' various roles as an urban planning professional. The Urban Education/Teacher in the City series contains records created or received by Symonds while she served in the Continuing Education department at UBC, including her seminal effort to publish The Teacher and the City. The second series, Commissions and Committee Work, details Symonds' service on the Vancouver City Planning Commission and other planning-related committees she chaired or participated in for both the local B.C. context and internationally. The final series, Planning Publications, Speeches, and Writings, focuses on writings or pieces created by Symonds or publications she set aside for her purposes. These date from the early beginnings of her urban planning career in the 1950s to well after her retirement in 1983. The records included in the fonds are correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, journal articles, newspaper clippings, brochures, memoranda, reports and invitations.

Symonds, Hilda

Chris Marchant fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1569
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1984; predominant 1976-1984.

The fonds consists of field notebooks, reference materials and a forestry report written by Marchant. Of particular note to UBC is Marchant’s research in the summer of 1979 on the botany of the cliffs at Point Grey.

Marchant, Chris

Hans Ronimois fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1568
  • Fonds
  • 1945 - 1977

Fonds consists of documentation of Hans Ronimois’ personal and professional life. Included is documentation of his first wife’s grave (in Swedish), his Canadian citizenship certificate dated 1961, CVs, publication lists, lecture notes, newspaper clippings, and a typescript copy of the first chapter of a report written by Ronimois titled Soviet Economic Organization (1951).

Ronimois, Hans

G.W.H. Norman fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1567
  • Fonds
  • 1923, 1976

Fonds consists of a “transit book” – a bound notebook used by Hal Norman for notes and measurements taken during his Surveying course in 1923 – and three maps of UBC’s Fairview and Point Grey campuses, hand-drawn in 1923 and plotted in 1976.

Norman, G. W. H.

No Man Is An Island fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1566
  • Fonds
  • 2014

Fonds consists of documentation of the No Man Is An Island project and includes interview transcripts, correspondence, and consent forms of interviewees, in paper form. Also included is a USB stick containing digital transcripts and audio files from the interviews.

No Man Is An Island (research project)

Ann Micou fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1565
  • Fonds
  • 2003 - 2007

The fonds consists of seven incoming letters from Jane Rule to Ann Micou dating from 2003 to 2007. The last letter is dated October 8, 2007, and was written a little over a month before Jane Rule’s death. The fonds also includes four CD’s featuring Jane Rule reading a selection of her short stories including “House,” “A Chair for George,” “Seaweed & Song,” “You Cannot Judge a Pumpkin by the Smile Upon His Face,” “A Migrant’s Christmas,” “If There is No Gate,” “Home Movie,” “Blessed are the Dead,” and “Dulce.” Apparently, the recordings were produced in a small number for distribution to family and friends. The fonds also includes a copy of a videotape entitled Fiction and Other Truths: A Film About Jane Rule (Eds. Lynne Fernie, Aerlyn Weissman).

Micou, Ann

Margaret McLean fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1564
  • Fonds
  • 1961, 1965

Fonds consists of newspaper clippings about Homecoming 1961, and programmes documenting 1965 graduating class events and activities.

McLean, Margaret

Robert A.J. McDonald fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1563
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - 2019

The records relate primarily to McDonald's professional teaching, writing and research work and, to a much lesser extent, are records about his personal life. The course teaching materials include outlines and syllabi, lecture notes, class handouts, newspaper clippings, website printouts, and other materials used to develop course content. Records relating to McDonald's writing include typescript drafts, off-prints, handwritten notes, conference papers, and correspondence. The most extensive records relate to McDonald's research. They include newspaper clippings and other published items, copies of articles annotated by McDonald's, handwritten index cards with notes and citations, correspondence, and audio recordings of interviews, music and speeches. Finally, records related to awards and recognition received include curriculum vitae, certificates, correspondence and McDonald's Killam Teaching Award from 2000.

McDonald, Robert A. J.

Helen McCrae fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1562
  • Fonds
  • 1961 - 1972

Fonds consists of two Senate reports from 1961 and 1962 relating to fraternities and sororities on the UBC campus and a copy of McCrae's speech on sororities during a Panhellenic workshop in 1972.

McCrae, Helen

Erhard Luft fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1561
  • Fonds
  • 1941 - 2018

The fonds contains correspondence, drafts of Luft’s books and papers, mathematical proofs and notes of Luft’s concepts, notes on the work of other mathematicians work, work records about Luft’s time at UBC, records created while Luft was a student, and ephemera. It consists of the following series: Correspondence, Scholastic years in Germany, Teaching and Work Records, Mathematics Department, Luft Papers, Proofs and Notes, and Ephemera Series.

Luft, Erhard

Ellen Jaffe fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1560
  • Fonds
  • 1996 - 2001

Fonds consists mainly of correspondence between Ellen Jaffe and Jane Rule, written between 1996 and 2001. The first series follows a letter Jaffe wrote to Rule in appreciation of the TVO film Fiction and Other Truths about her life and work. The rest of the letters deal with Jaffe asking to use quotes from the film in her book Writing Your Way and her visiting Rule on Galiano Island in 2001 to give her a copy of the book. The folder also includes a copy of Jaffe’s book, with the quotes from Jane Rule bookmarked.

Jaffe, Ellen

History of Medicine in BC Collection/ John H. MacDermot (collector)

  • UBCA-ARC-1559
  • Collection
  • 1962 - 1973

The collection consists of records documenting John MacDermot’s proposed History of Medicine in British Columbia, and includes correspondence, written notes, minutes, clippings, completed survey forms, and written and typed manuscripts.

MacDermot, John H.

Laurenda Daniells fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1558
  • Fonds
  • 1938 - 2004

The fonds consists of records made and received by Laurenda Daniells in her professional and personal life. The fonds documents her involvement and participation in conferences, and various professional archival associations, such as ACA, SAA, ARMA, etc., and Vancouver Historical Society. Also included are records of Laurenda’s time with the UBC’s Faculty Association and her research on university archives policy and copyright. The fonds contain incoming and outgoing correspondence to family, friends, and colleagues from other organizations. Textual records are memorandums, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, programmes, proposals, notes, drafts, papers, proposals, surveys, newspapers, a speech by Daniells, correspondence, and photographs.
Fonds is arranged in the following series: Committees and Conferences series; Faculty Association series; Archives Policy and ACA Survey series; Copyright in Institutions series; Vancouver Historical Society series; Personal Materials series; and Photographs Series.

Daniells, Laurenda

George Bulhak fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1557
  • Fonds
  • 1945

Fonds consists of the handwritten manuscript for George Bulhak’s book U.B.C. Panorama, published in 1945. Included are photographs and sketches by Bulhak intended for inclusion in the book and U.B.C. President N.A.M. MacKenzie’s handwritten “Foreword.” The manuscript was written in what was originally a bound ledger – isolated ledger entries can be found on the otherwise blank back pages, indicating that it may have been left as surplus at Burhak’s place of employment when he used it for his manuscript.

Bulhak, George

David Breen fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1556
  • Fonds
  • 1978 - 2002

The fonds consists of records about Dr. Breen’s precedent-setting suit against Hancock House Publishing and Edwin Gould for copyright infringement of his doctoral thesis. These documents include court filings, notes, and rulings related to the lawsuit. The fonds also consist of records and materials related to the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) protests of 1997, including Dr. Breen’s involvement, with both formal and informal documentation and complaints filed with the commission.

Breen, David

Joan Anderson fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1555
  • Fonds
  • 1993

Fonds consists of documentation of the “Racism: Breaking the Silence” workshops, organized by the UBC Multicultural Liaison Office and its Director, Dr. Joan Anderson. Included are recommendations arising from the first workshop (March 1993), President Strangway’s keynote address at the second workshop (June 1993) and Dr. Anderson’s response.

Anderson, Jean

Agricultural Undergraduate Society fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1554
  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1918

Fonds consists of a bound, hand-written minute book for the 1917-1918 school year and a typewritten proposed constitution and by-laws dated March 1949.

University of British Columbia. Agricultural Undergraduate Society fonds

Bob Hindmarch Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1553
  • Collection
  • 1951 - 2012

The collection consists of twenty-two UBC Football programs collected by Bob Hindmarch from 1951-1992. The file also contains an article by Athletics Historian Fred Hume on Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip's first football game and a short biography of Dr. Bob Hindmarch.
The second box was donated separately. The greatest extent of materials includes photographs. Also included is a folder of research materials, including newspaper clippings a VHS on Thunderbirds in China, 1974. As well as a DVD of the BC Hockey Hall of Fame, 2012 and a Hall of Fame Hockey Plaque presented to Hindmarch on that occasion.

Hindmarch, Bob

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