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Geoffrey Riddehough fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1272
  • Fonds
  • [190-]-1994

Fonds consists of a variety of materials, but the focus is on the literary works of Geoffrey Riddehough and includes drafts, manuscripts, and publications of his poetry and short stories. The fonds also contains a number of academic essays, research materials on Joseph of Exeter, and papers that Riddehough presented to various groups. There is also correspondence of both a professional and personal nature. Fonds consists of 3 sous‐fonds and 14 series: Pegeen Brennan sous‐fonds, Lemuel Robertson sous‐fonds, Doreen Nalos sous‐fonds, Murray and Marian Cowie sous‐fonds, Personal Information series, Published Materials series, Manuscripts and Unpublished Materials series, Assorted Poems: Miscellaneous series, Assorted Short Stories: Miscellaneous series, Lecture Notes and Papers Presented series, Joseph of Exeter Research Materials series, Coursework series, Notebooks and Scrapbooks series, Diaries series, Expense Ledgers / Accounts series, Correspondence series, Photographs series, and Miscellaneous series.

Riddehough, Geoffrey B.

Kenneth F. Argue fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1256
  • Fonds
  • [190-?]-1989

Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, teaching materials, notes and manuscripts for speeches, and publications acquired by Kenneth Argue in his professional career, personal papers, clippings, and photographs. The photographs are of family members, and friends and colleagues from outside UBC. The materials are arranged in the following series: Publications and Speeches, Course Materials, Personal Papers, and Photographs.

Argue, Kenneth F.

Department of Athletics & Recreation fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1467
  • Fonds
  • [190-?]-2019, predominant 1990-2013

The records of the Department of Athletics and Recreation fonds are representative of the athletics side of the Department of Athletics and Recreation. While athletics and recreation fall under the same department, in practice, they operate independently of one another. Their textual records are also physically held at separate locations. Surviving records in the Department of Athletics and Recreation fonds are broadly representative of the achievements of UBC athletes and teams. Far less extensive, are the types of administrative documents produced or accumulated in the course of the day-to-day business of the department. Examples of records present in the fonds include programs, historical research, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, team rosters, scoresheets, profile write-ups, yearbooks, media guides, correspondence, agendas, training schedules, coaching handbooks, travel itineraries, and ephemera.
The Department of Athletics and Recreation fonds is arranged in the following series; Athletics photographs, Athletics History, Baseball, Basketball, Athletic Events (including Big Block, Hall of Fame, and Millennium Breakfast), Cross Country Track and Field, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Media & Promotions, Assorted Sports, Other Sports (which includes Skiing, Sailing, Tennis, Gymnastics, Rowing and Wrestling), Rugby, Soccer, Swimming and Volleyball.

University of British Columbia. Department of Athletics & Recreation

Coolie Verner fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1023
  • Fonds
  • 1550-1979, predominant 1700-1899, 1920-1979

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts for publications, articles, speeches and reports by Verner, minutes of meetings of UBC and government committees on which Verner sat, and map research materials, 1941-1979. The papers also include almost 200 photographs, mostly snapshots, of Verner, friends and colleagues dating from the 1920s to 1979 and over 400 historical maps of North America, the Arctic and Asia, 1550-19__. Professor Verner organized his files into three subject areas relating to his work and interests: Personal, ca. 1921-1979, Adult Education, 1940s-1978, and Cartography, 1949- 1979. This arrangement has been maintained. Files within the three series are organized into sub-series, the order reflecting as closely as could be ascertained the original order of the papers as set up by Verner. In some cases this was difficult to determine as the materials were received as separate accessions over a number of years. In most cases the files are identified as Verner labeled them.

Verner, Coolie

Philip and Helen Akrigg fonds TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DURING STORAGE UPGRADE PROJECT

  • UBCA-ARC-1086
  • Fonds
  • 1580-1999

Fonds consists of essays, articles, offprints, reviews, contracts, correspondence, a CV, a scrapbook, photocopies, maps, plans, notes, microfilm, and photographs about the personal lives and research of Philip and Helen Akrigg. Fonds contains two series: Research Collections (1580-1993) and Personal Material (1934-1999).

Akrigg, George

Doreen Walker fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1327
  • Fonds
  • 1660-1990, predominant 1920-1985

The fonds consists of hand-written notes as well as published articles relating to artists in Canada between the early 17th century and the late 20th century. The fonds also consists of copies of correspondence between artists, as well as Walkers own correspondence with artists and the artistic world in general, both inside and outside Canada. The fonds consists of the following series and is largely arranged in its original order. 1) Canadian Artists 2) Records relating to Dear Nan: Letters to Emily Carr, Nan Cheney, and Humphrey Toms 3) Photographs.

Walker, Doreen

English Literature Research Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1373
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1700-1714], 1961

The collection consists of records collected by Professor David Macaree in his research on early 18th Century English literature. It includes transcribed typed copies of the complete works of David Crawford (or Crawfurd) (ca. 1700); a copy of an article written by Macaree about Crawford (1961); and photocopies of early political pamphlets by Daniel Defoe (ca. 1700-1714).

Warren family fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1176
  • Fonds
  • 1777-1998

The fonds consists of family papers, genealogical material, manuscripts and correspondence documenting the history of the Warren family in England. Some of the family members represented in the fonds are Reverend Dawson Warren, Falkland G.E. Warren, and Charlotte Jackson. The fonds also includes biographical information about Harry Warren and copies of his publications to 1978.

Warren (family)

Logan Family fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1115
  • Fonds
  • 1785-1972

Fonds consists of correspondence, certificates, notes, photographs, printed materials, publications, diaries, minutes, financial materials, reports, the text of speeches, and manuscripts pertaining to Harry T. Logan and other members of the Logan Family. Fonds includes the diaries of John A. Logan, a pastor and Harry Logan's father. Fonds also includes Gwyneth Logan's work on the genealogy of the Logan family, as well as memorabilia from her university days and letters of condolence which she received on the death of Professor Logan.

Logan (family)

Haweis family fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1356
  • Fonds
  • 1788-1957

The fonds consists of materials created, received or collected by various members of the Haweis family. The family members represented in the the Haweis family fonds include Lionel Haweis, his father and mother Reverend Hugh Reginald and Mary Eliza Haweis, sister Hugolin Haweis and brother Stephen Haweis and assorted other relatives.

Haweis (family)

Norman A.M. MacKenzie fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1083
  • Fonds
  • 1802-2009

The fonds consists of several series including: Correspondence (189--1985); Family and Early Papers (1802-1992); Subject Files (1947-1977); Speeches, Articles and Publications; (1925-1974); Biographical Material (1908-1990, 2009); Canada Council (1950-1972), Canadian National Commission for UNESCO (1957-1974), Canadian Universities Foundation (1962/63), Canadian-American Committee (1957-1976), Carnegie Foundation (1951-1963), Centenary Council (1962-1969), Centennial Commission (1964- 1977), John and Mary Markle Foundation (1952-1971), Koerner Foundation (1962-1978), League of Nations Society (1926-1940), Nova Scotia Grants Committee (1962-1974); Massey Commission (1949-1956), Senate (1966-1968); Travels (1954-1978); University of East Africa Commission (1962-1963); Wartime Information Board (1942-1945); Financial Records (1928-1982); Printed/Published Material (1909-1982); and Photographs (1900- 1977). There is also the Margaret (Margie) Thomas MacKenzie sous-fonds.

MacKenzie, Norman A.M.

Charles W. Humphries fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1254
  • Fonds
  • 1804-2002

Fonds consists of materials which document and reflect Charles Humphries' involvement with the Historic Sites and Monuments Board, and the Provincial Heritage Advisory Board. The materials include correspondence, reports, minutes (published and unpublished), and agenda papers (published and unpublished). Research materials include typed notes from newspaper articles, photocopies of newspaper articles, papers, transcripts and photocopies from various Canadian and British archives, and copies of death and birth certificates. Fonds also includes some biographical materials. Fonds consists of the following seven series: Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, British Columbia Provincial Heritage Advisory Board, Biographical, Research Materials, Teaching Materials, Correspondence, and Published Materials.

Humphries, Charles W.

George Moe fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1070
  • Fonds
  • 1815-1958

Fonds documents G.G. Moe's professional activities as professor of agronomy and as a member of various university and agricultural committees, as well as his personal and family history. It consists of correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, course outlines, newspaper clippings, legal records, publications, notes, an autograph book, and photographs.

Moe, George

Alfred Parminter fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1378
  • Fonds
  • 1817, 1966, 1971

Fonds consists of three items that document some of Alfred Parminter's family history. One is a copy of a school exercise book, with exercises completed by hand, entitled "Practical Arithmetick" (1817), written by Samuel Bateson (Parminter's great-grandfather). The second item is an essay written by Sheila Young at James Graham College, Leeds, England (1966), chronicling the history of Farnley School in Yorkshire, where John Vye Parminter served as headmaster from 1875 to 1909. The third item is a copy of Alfred Parminter's Ph.D. thesis from Stanford University, "Effects of holistic vs. particularistic cognitive curricular content on the selection of instrumental activities of a sociocultural minority" (1971).

Parminter, Alfred Vye

Margaret Ormsby fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1142
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1996

The fonds consists of correspondence, drafts, essays, lecture notes, course outlines, clippings and research materials created and collected by Ormsby in her diverse roles as student, professor, researcher and author. Also included are records generated between 1957 and 1967 by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

Ormsby, Margaret

Wilson Duff fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1397
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1850-1880, 1960-1976

The fonds consists of articles, reports and government publications that were amassed by Duff and are related to land claims, government papers, treaties and matters related to First Nations communities. Included are records on councils, associations and committees, including meeting minutes, documents, educational materials, and media associated materials such as bulletins, First Nations newspapers, newsletters, and brochures of organizations.

Duff, Wilson

Angus family fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1064
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1970

The fonds consists of four series. The first consists of the papers of Henry Forbes Angus and include an autobiography, reports, memorabilia and photographs. The second series, which pertains to the career of Annie Angus, includes reports, speeches, and notes relating to her work in the Vancouver School Board, the Children's Aid Society of Vancouver, and the University of British Columbia. The third series consists of older family papers, including original letters to Henry Dunckley, who was editor of the Manchester Examiner and Times (1855-1889). This series also includes letters to William Angus, William H. Dunckley, and the diaries of Mary E. Angus. The final series is primarily composed of books and articles by Henry Angus relating chiefly to economics, immigration, and university government.

Angus (family)

Walter Sage fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1036
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1980, predominant 1976-1980

The fonds contains fourteen series: Organizational Affiliations (1921to1963), Articles and Reviews (1921to 1956), Correspondence (1876 to1980), Personal Material (1904 to1960), Addresses and Writings (1914 to 1959), Subject Files (1936 to1956), Printed Material (1855 to1965), UBC (1931 to 1952), Sage Family (1915 to 1971), Research Files (19‐‐), Miscellaneous Material (19‐‐), Publications Collected by Sage (19‐‐), Printed Materials Collected by Sage (19‐‐), and Photographs (1913? to 1964) series.

Sage, Walter Noble

Cooke family fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1276
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1987, predominant 1917-1987

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and publications created or collected by Beatrice Cooke and her husband, Albert. The fonds also consists of correspondence written and received by Albert's father, Rev. Walter A. Cooke, including correspondence with Emily Carr. The fonds also include correspondence, photographs, clippings, and biographical material created by or relating to the Brender á Brandis family, a family of artists and writers with which Albert and Beatrice Cooke were acquainted. Fonds consists of two series: Brender á Brandis family (1963-1987) and the Cooke family (1860-1981).

Cooke (family)

Lawrence Lowe fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1502
  • Fonds
  • 1860, 1939-2013

Fonds consists of academic and personal works of Dr. Lawrence Lowe, by himself or in collaboration with others. Also included are a collection of genealogical materials pertaining to the Burpee and Lowe branches of his family along with a copy of Lowe’s 1994 curriculum vitae.

Lowe, Lawrence E.

William Rose fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1010
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1968

Fonds consists of materials documenting the life and career of William Rose, and includes correspondence (1905-1967), diaries (1895-1939), drafts of manuscripts, articles, translations, poetry, lecture notes, published materials (including clippings), offprints, and photographs. Among these are several pieces written under his pseudonym Jan Rozycki. The records are arranged in the following series: Correspondence, Published Works, Reports, Notes, Notebooks, Diaries, Manuscripts, Translations, Reviews, Publications About Rose, Works by Others, Rose Family Records, and Photographs.

Rose, William

Laurence Meredith fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1501
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1990

The fonds consists of records and ephemera pertaining to John Laurence Russell Meredith and his family from 1863 to 1990. Records and ephemera pertaining to his father’s life are of genealogical interest as they provide insight into who he was. Records pertaining to his sister’s death show the painstaking detail the family took in providing a meaningful burial for her. The UBC ephemera provides a glimpse into Laurence’s social life at UBC. The music and theatre programs show his interest in the arts from a young age. The photographs provide valuable information on who his family was, what Laurence liked to do, and the activities in which he participated. His diary, letters received by him, and a list containing the translation of various words and phrases of the language of the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nation provide insight into who he was as a person.

Meredith, Laurence

Mary Lousie Bollert fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1510
  • Fonds
  • [1865?]-1993

The fonds consists of four series – Personal Materials series, Bollert Family series, Artifacts series, and Photographs series. They feature correspondence to and from members of the Bollert Family, information and notes used in speeches on various subjects to various groups given by Mary Bollert, collected newspaper clippings relating to members of the Bollert family, as well as several personal diaries and notebooks. The documents focus on the immediate family of Mary Bollert and include records she collected. The fonds also consists of 512 photographs, many of them portraits of members of the Bollert family.

Bollert, Mary Louise

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.

M.Y. Williams fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1033
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1973

Fonds consists of biographical notes, clippings, articles, early educational records, research notes, draft manuscripts, field notebooks, reports, publications, correspondence, lecture and course notes, maps, photographic prints, and slides pertaining to M.Y. Williams' professional and personal activities.

Williams, M.Y.

Ethel Johns fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1004
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1967

Fonds includes correspondence, reports, minutes, notes, photographs, drafts of Johns' unfinished autobiography and related papers, and manuscripts of a considerable number of her articles and speeches the majority of which were published. Among the letters here included are those which Johns wrote to Eileen C. Flanagan during the period 1949-1967, and which the latter has donated.

Johns, Ethel

Robert E. McKechnie fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1144
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1944

Fonds consists of both personal and professional material. The personal material includes notes, poems, receipts, membership cards, newspaper clippings, certificates, and photographs, along with three bound volumes of handwritten notes from McKechnie's McGill University course "Practice of Medicine," dated 1888-1890. The professional material includes event programmes, speeches, certificates, newspaper clippings, and notes. The majority of these pertain to his involvement with McGill University and practice in Nanaimo.

McKechnie, Robert E.

St. John’s College UBC fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1535
  • Fonds
  • 1879-2015

Fonds consists of records reflecting the Johanneans’ activities, ultimately spanning approximately from 1879 to current, predominant 1990 to 2015. These records are arranged in roughly chronological order. Textual records in the collection primarily consist of books, journals, magazines, newsletters, newspaper clippings, rosters, materials pertaining to St. Mary’s, materials to the St. John’s College principals, and unbound materials.The collection is arranged into the following nineteen series: newsletters, journals, artifacts, stamps, magazines, world reunions, tickets, St. John’s College, rosters, CDs, DVDs, multimedia materials, photographs, negatives, St. John’s & St. Mary’s Institute of Technology, St. John’s College principals, Shanghai archives, unbound materials and books.

St. John’s College UBC

Garnett Sedgewick fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1001
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1954, 1980

Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, artifacts, publications, legal documents, notes, transcripts of lectures and broadcasts, examinations, certificates, and other miscellaneous items. Most of the material was created and collected by Sedgewick himself and a small amount was collected by friends including Robert apRoberts after Sedgewick's death.

Sedgewick, Garnett

Frank F. Wesbrook fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1293
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1918, 1980

The fonds consists of diaries, photographs, articles, speeches and reports, and miscellaneous material, all of which document Frank F. Wesbrook’s personal and professional activities. Also included are a collection of off-prints of scholarly articles relating to a variety of medical topics that Wesbrook collected or in some cases wrote.

Wesbrook, F.F.

Donald MacKay fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1016
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1983, predominant 1943-1983

The fonds consists of records from International House (1955-1963) and the Board of Trustees of the International House Association (1953-1963) as well as assorted printed material generated by International House. The Collection also includes a scrapbook of early advertising memorabilia (1895-1900), a history of UBC's Department of Psychology, collected material pertaining to the Axis powers during World War II and an unidentified diary.

MacKay, Donald

Claude Dolman fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1048
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1976, predominant 1936-1976

The fonds comprised of two series of records. The first series, History of Medicine at UBC (1936-1976), contains correspondence, memoranda, and reports relating to the proposed establishment of an Institute of Preventive Medicine (1936-1940). It also includes records associated with the preparation and execution of the Medical Education survey (1946), correspondence and reports relating to the Department of Bacteriology and Preventive Medicine (1951-1955), and a history of the UBC Medical School (1976). Records of the Royal Society of Canada comprise the second series. A large portion of this material reflects the efforts of the Society to participate in the formulation and implementation of a national science policy beginning from the mid-1960s through to the early 1970s.

Dolman, Claude

Chinese Canadian Research Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1071
  • Collection
  • 1885-1996

The collection includes 18 series: Administrative / Office Project Files (1971-1979); Chinese Organizations (1915-1972); Chinese Times (1914-1972); Scrapbooks (1961-1963); Miscellaneous Headlines, Notes, and Clippings (19--); Research Files (1885-1978); E.C. Mark Papers (ca.1940-1974); Chinese Benevolent Association (1933-1969); Financial Ledgers (19--); Chinese Community Research Project Survey (1974); The Chinese World (19--); Interviews with Leaders (19--); Newspapers, Periodicals, and Printed Material (1913-1979); Theses and Papers (1941-1978); Articles and Books (1931-1977); Photographs (ca.1918-1978); Microfilm and Audiotape (1973-1976); and Miscellaneous Restricted Material (19--) series.

Laura Holland fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1408
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1956

Fonds consists of biographical material, diaries, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia. Of particular interest is the large volume of letters written by Holland to her mother from June 1915 to July 1917 from overseas.

Holland, Laura

Jean Coulthard fonds TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DURING STORAGE UPGRADE PROJECT

  • UBCA-ARC-1068
  • Fonds
  • 1888-2000

The fonds consists of Coulthard's incoming family and general correspondence, correspondence from noted English composer Elizabeth Poston, financial records, biographical information, printed material and clippings documenting her involvement in the Canadian and International music communities as an advocate, educator and composer. Also included are original manuscripts of Coulthard's compositions and published and unpublished sound recordings of her work performances. The fonds also contain scrapbooks assembled by Coulthard's mother, Jean Robinson Coulthard, between 1898 and 1929, family photographs, and a photograph album compiled by her father, Dr. Walter Coulthard, depicting the Rossland area (ca. 1902).
Fonds are arranged into two sous-fonds: Jean Coulthard sous-fonds and Coulthard family sous-fonds. Jean Coulthard sous-fonds was organized into the following series: Correspondence (two sub-series, Coulthard-Poston Correspondence and Family Correspondence), Financial and Legal, Biography, Programmes, Publications, Press Clippings, Manuscripts, Sound recordings, Miscellaneous, Photographs, Performance Notes and Remarks, Musical Education and Workshops, Inspirations, Journals and Date Books, and Audio Visual.

Coulthard, Jean

Samuel Laycock fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1080
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1971, predominant 1916-1971

Fonds consists of textual records and other materials created or acquired in Samuel Laycock's life and career and includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, photograph albums, diaries, course materials, published materials, and personal memorabilia. It is arranged in the following series: Writing, Personal, Correspondence, Subject Files, "The Family Life and Sex Education Information Service" (OTENA series), Educational Research Institute of British Columbia (ERIBC series) Survey, Publications, Photographs, and Memorabilia.

Laycock, Samuel

Indigenous Communities Research Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1486
  • Collection
  • 1888-2000

The collection consists of research materials collected by Frank Tester and Glenn Drover. A large part of the fonds consists of newspaper clippings from the 1980s and 1990s related to Canadian and international Indigenous issues. Also included are copies of British Columbia provincial statutes and regulations dealing primarily with local First Nations issues, reports, and other materials documenting Indigenous communities' history in British Columbia and throughout Canada, focusing mainly on child welfare issues.

The collection also incorporates materials collected by Glenn Drover, former Director of the School of Social Work (1983-90). Drover was an accomplished scholar and a dedicated advocate for social justice in Canada and globally. He was recognized for his lifetime contributions to Canadian social work when the annual national social worker award was named the Glenn Drover Award for Outstanding Service. He worked with the Cree in the North, with youth in New York City, people in various countries of Africa and Asia, and various social welfare programs.

History of Education Research Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1375
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1909, 1948-1949

Collection consists of materials which deal with two different subject areas of interest to Sutherland. One consists of microfilm records relating to the establishment of the Macdonald Institute, which later merged with two other colleges to form the University of Guelph. The other series consists of photocopies of records assembled by Sutherland for various research projects on the history of education.

Ridington family fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1303
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1987

The fonds consists of material generated by John Ridington and other members of the Ridington family and includes correspondence (1904-1987), diaries (1917-1980), Ridington family history, and photographs. Also included is a collection of bound copies of John Ridington’s articles and speeches (1911-1944).

Ridington (family)

Leonard Klinck fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1050
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1969

The fonds consists of copies of speeches (1918-1944), notes from eastern trips (1930-1942) during which Klinck recruited personnel for the university, biographical material (1914-1957), subject files, memorabilia, photographs, and a small amount of material generated after Klinck's death.

Klinck, L. S.

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

Convocation fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1201
  • Fonds
  • 1890, 1912-1960

The fonds consists of the minutes of the original Convocation of UBC held in 1890, minutes of Convocation (1912-1960), election information and programs (1912) and printed material. The minutes and one letter from the 1890 meeting have been placed with the official records of Convocation properly constituted in 1912.

University of British Columbia. Convocation

Wilfrid Sadler fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1135
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1938

The fonds consists of correspondence, lecture notes, reference clippings, student notebooks, programs, newsletters, certificates, musical scores, receipts, pamphlets, and books produced and received by Wilfrid Sadler during his student days at Macdonald College and his professional activities as a professor in the Department of Dairying from 1918. The Department of Dairying was part of the Faculty of Agriculture from 1916 to 1955.

Sadler, Wilfrid

David Aberle fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1462
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1996; predominant 1940-1993

The fonds consists of material related to David Aberle's research activities, academic work and writing. It includes the notebooks and journals of his fieldwork beginning in 1940-41 and continuing through 1991. These consist primarily of field notes and other notes made during and after those trips. The vast majority of this material relates to Aberle's work with the Navajo in Arizona. The fonds also includes notes, articles, data and codes relating to Aberle's research into kinship and language among the Navajo, Mongols and Athapaskans, and extensive research into Navajo culture and economy. The fonds also includes correspondence on a variety of academic subjects, including Aberle's teaching materials from UBC's Department of Anthropology and Sociology. His work includes several reports written as part of the Navajo-Hopi land dispute. The fonds includes research notes for many of Aberle's essays and articles, as well as chapters and appendixes of his books.

Aberle, David

Mabel Gray fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1076
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1974, predominant 1925-1945

The fonds consists of the following series: correspondence (1916-1972), speeches (1926-1935), writings (1920-1962) and miscellaneous material (1898-1974).

Gray, Mabel F.

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.

Dorothy Maud Somerset fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1171
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1991

The fonds consists of correspondence from 1929 to 1990; biographical data/information from 1921 to 1991; literary works from 1938 to 1984; photographs from 1898 to 1984; interviews and talks/speeches given from 1942 to 1984; newspaper clippings from 1920 to 1990; newsletters and theatre souvenirs from 1922 to 1987.

Somerset, Dorothy Maud

John Davidson fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1009
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1987

The fonds consists of biographical material (1901-1987), teaching material (1899-1948), publications (1913-1949), lectures (1919-1945), journals/notebooks (1911-1948), correspondence/ subject files (1912-1962), Vancouver Natural History Society material (1927-1941), printed material and photographs (1919-1949).

Davidson, John

McGill University College of British Columbia fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1231
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1929

The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records, minute books, and enrollment books created during the establishment and development of McGill University College of British Columbia. The fonds is comprised of three series based on the office of origin: Vancouver College, The Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning in British Columbia, and McGill University College of British Columbia.

McGill University College of British Columbia

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