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Views of British Columbia & Alaska

A book of printed drawings, by an unknown artist, of British Columbia and Alaska, published by M.W. Waitt & Co. booksellers in Victoria B.C. The book has a stylized red cover, and the spine is basically completely detached; the images are in decent shape, but the pages are coming apart at the seams.

M.W. Waitt & Co.

View on CPR Winnipeg to Vancouver 1887

An album of photographs by WM. Notman and Son, documenting travel between Winnipeg and Vancouver along the Canadian Pacific Railway. Mostly landscape photographs in the mountains, but also some cityscapes and buildings in Winnipeg. Also included is an original photograph order sheet from WM. Notman & Son from "3rd Series Manitoba & the North West" with pricing and titles. The album and photographs are in good shape, though some of the pages have separated from the binding.

Notman, William

[Universities & Colleges Conference records] (2 of 2)

File contains records relating to the Association of University and College Employees' participation in the Universities and Colleges Conference, dated October 25, 1977 to October 17, 1977. Topics discussed include the order of Local report presentations, the conference agenda, maternity leave and unemployment insurance, student employees, correspondence, and reports from CUPE Local 2081 (Camosun College), AUCE Local 4 (Capilano College), BCGEU Local 59 (BCIT), AUCE Local 3 (Notre Dame University), BCGEU Local 62 (Douglas College), Fraser Valley College Faculty and Staff Association, BCGEU Local 64 (Northwest Community College), BCGEU Local 63 (Northern Lights College), BCGEU Local 52 (Okanagan College), CUPE Local 1858 (Malaspina College), CUPE Local 1341 (Selkirk College), AUCE Local 1 (UBC), AUCE Local 2 (SFU), and CUPE Local 951 (UVIC).

[Universities & Colleges Conference records] (1 of 2)

File contains records relating to the Association of University and College Employees' participation in the Universities and Colleges Conference, dated October 15, 1977, September 1977, 1973, and October 1977. Topics discussed include the AUCE's contributions to the Universities and Colleges Conference, correspondence, reports from Locals and committees, statement from a provincial secretary/treasurer candidate, and a breakdown of finances. File also contains annotated copies of Bill 89 (Labour Code of British Columbia Amendment Act, 1977), Bill 82 (Colleges and Provincial Institutes Act), the Labour Code of British Columbia (1973), and a copy of CUPE's report for the Universities and Colleges conference.

[Union Steward materials]

File contains union steward materials, dated October 4, 1977 to October 16, 1977. Topics discussed include duties and responsibilities, handling a grievance, dealing with supervisors, closing comments, Local grievance meetings, copies of minutes, tips for stewards, grievance information, rights of stewards, arbitration, information and agendas for stewards seminars, and brief histories of AUCE and SORWUC. File also contains a audio cassette entitled "The Steward".

[U.B.C. Campus Community Alliance Records]

File contains records of the U.B.C. Campus Community Alliance, which consisted of representatives from AUCE Local 1, the Teaching Assistants Union, the Graduate Students' Society, the Alma Mater Society, the Co-operative Christian Campus Ministry, the Solidarity Coalition, and others.

File contains meeting minutes, correspondence, press releases, and other records of the U.B.C. Campus Community Alliance, which consisted of representatives from AUCE Local 1, the Teaching Assistants Union, the Graduate Students' Society, the Alma Mater Society, the Co-operative Christian Campus Ministry, the Solidarity Coalition, and others.. Records are dated November 7, 1983 to August 17, 1983. Topics discussed include Operation Solidarity and the Solidarity Coalition, political protests and picketing, scabs, a hunger strike, information on a press conference, and several agendas.

UBC Alumni Chronicle: The Unionization of UBC

File contains an issue of the UBC Alumni Chronicle, dated Spring 1975. Topics discussed include the UBC Alumni Association election, unionization of UBC, an article on sports and culture, a profile on Tom Wayman, alumni annual giving and a list of scholarships, campus news including coverage of MLA Day, Senate election results, the Alumni Travel Program, and a message from the president, a spotlight section with alumni news, weddings, births, and deaths, and a letters section with submissions from readers.

Special Convention on Affiliation (2 of 2)

File contains the Special Convention on Affiliation docket dated April 12-13, 1980. Records in the docket include an agenda, a list of delegates to the convention, minutes and list of delegates from the 6th annual convention (1979), a financial report, affiliation committee reports and members, reports on unions (ACIEBC, AUCE, BCGEU, CCU, CLC, CUPE, OTEU, SORWUC, UFAWU), and resolutions. File also contains several blank pages for notes, proposed amendments, and emergency resolutions

Special Convention on Affiliation (1 of 2)

File contains a photocopy of the Special Convention on Affiliation meeting minutes dated April 12-13, 1980. Topics discussed include affiliation with the CLC or other unions (CCU, SORWUC, BCGEU, CUPE, OTEU, etc.), reports from Locals and affiliation committees, and referendum wording, content, and procedures. File also contains a report to the Special Convention by the AUCE Provincial Executive

[Solidarity Coalition records]

File contains correspondence, news releases, reports, and other records dated June 26, 1984 to June 18 and 19, 1984. Topics discussed include Operation Solidarity and new labour legislation, per capita dues, the Solidarity Coalition, opposition to the government budget, rallies, an AMS (UBC Alma Mater Society) Special General Meeting, formation of a People's Commission for Policy Alternatives and their activities, employment proposals, trade union support actions including strikes and demonstrations, community programs, education, Expo 86, an Operation Solidarity bargaining conference and strategy discussion, the report of the public sector committee, the 1984 B.C. Conference on Human Rights, Local reports, recommendations from workshops, and communications reports. File also contains an information package from the Operation Solidarity 1st Annual General Meeting dated June 18 and 19, 1984, a copy of Operation Solidarity News Volume 1, Number 1, dated October 1984.

[Solidarity coalition records]

File contains records pertaining to Operation Solidarity (trade unions group) and the Solidarity Coalition (community group), dated December 1, 1983 to October 7, 1983. Topics discussed include strikes and negotiation, responses and opposition to Bill 2-3, Bill 11, Bill 26, and other government policies and legislation, correspondence, budget cuts, a copy of the AUCE Local 1 Solidarity Times, office equipment and costs, reports and summaries on potential legislative changes such as the Labour Code Amendment Act (Bill 28) and others, political protests, leaflets entitled "The Real Kerkhoff Story," and "B.C. Government Cuts Education Again," a news clipping on the Fraser Institute, and a Solidarity Coalition brief to the premier of B.C. dated October 7, 1983.

[Solidarity coalition newsletters, bulletins, and reports]

File contains newsletters, bulletins, and reports, dated October 1983 to May 1985. Topics discussed include an NDP Caucus Labour Report on legislation, activities of the CUPE Solidarity Committee, a summary of Bill 28 (Labour Code Amendment Act), International Women's Day, unemployment in BC, rallies and protests against government budgets and policies, military expenditures, poverty, socio-economic policy alternatives and a people's commission, the displacement of Tranquille residents, a lockout of the Theatre Employeess Union, human rights, Expo 86, education cuts and cuts to government programs, and logging on Meares Island. File also includes a copy of the Solidarity Times Volume 1, Number 1, from October 15, 1983, copies of the B.C. Report from July 1984 and November 1984, and 15 copies of Solidarity Coalition Bulletins from 1984-1985.

Snaps Regina Sask. Canada

Album of personal photographs of a woman presumably from Regina, Saskatchewan, which depicts her travels in British Columbia (including the Harrison Hot Springs, Victoria, and Vancouver) and Alberta with some friends.

[Unknown] (Authorized heading)

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (6 of 6)

File contains Local reports and a paper presented by the National Union of Students included in the sixth annual convention docket dated May 1979 to June 2-3, 1979. Records include draft and final versions of Local reports, correspondence and criticism related to Local 4 (Capilano), information on the SFU 18 and the history of Local 3 (NDU), and the National Union of Students policy paper from March 1979 entitled "Education: A system in chaos".

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (5 of 6)

File contains the sixth annual Convention Docket dated June 2-3, 1979. Records in the docket include an agenda, list of delegates, rules of order, minutes of the fifth annual convention (1978), a detailed provincial report including financial statements, detailed reports of Locals including information on the SFU 18 and the history of Local 3 (NDU), resolutions and amendments, and a National Union of Students policy paper from March 1979 entitled "Education: A system in chaos." File also contains the back cover of the docket which has been intentionally left blank, as well as a list of suggested additions, emergency amendments, and resolutions.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (4 of 6)

File contains a draft version of the sixth annual convention docket dated June 2-3, 1979. Records in the docket include an agenda, list of delegates, rules of order, minutes of the fifth annual convention (1978), provincial report including financial statements, reports of Locals and resolutions and amendments. File also contains handwritten drafts and notes used in preparing the docket.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (3 of 6)

File contains Emergency Resolutions and amendments from the annual convention dated June 2, 1979. Topics discussed include solidarity with Quebec, membership, committees, duties of the provincial executive, conventions, post-secondary education, unemployment and cutbacks, opposing Bill C-22, supporting the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) and the SFU 18, student employment, and the newsletter. File also contains handwritten notes and drafts, and referred motions from June 2, 1979.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (2 of 6)

File contains the sixth annual convention docket dated June 2-3, 1979. Records in the docket include an agenda, list of delegates, rules of order, minutes of the fifth annual convention (1978), a detailed provincial report including financial statements, detailed reports of Locals including information on the SFU 18 and the history of Local 3 (NDU), resolutions and amendments, and a National Union of Students policy paper from March 1979 entitled "Education: A system in chaos." File also contains the back cover of the docket which has been intentionally left blank for emergency resolutions or amendments.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (1 of 6)

File contains meeting minutes and rules of order from the annual convention dated June 2-3, 1979. Topics discussed include amendments and resolutions, financial report and expenses, Local reports, support for the SFU 18, student employment, interactions with SORWUC, the newsletter, potential affiliation with the CLC, nominations, interest in changing the name of the organization (AUCE) to the University and College Employees Union (UCEU), student employment, and opposing Bill C-22 and Bill C-14. File also contains a piece of scrap paper with an AUCE embossed stamp.

[Shop steward handbook and Travel Club newsletter]

File contains an AUCE/SORWUC shop steward handbook and AUCE travel club leaflets. Topics discussed in the handbook include rights and responsibilities of stewards, leaves from work, how to process grievances, arbitration, definitions, and a sample grievance form. Topics discussed in the newsletters include detailed information on tours and travel packages to Las Vegas, Mexico, Alaska, Europe, etc.

Seventh Annual Provincial Convention (2 of 2)

File contains Local reports and other records dated June 18, 1980. Records include Local monthly reports from June 1979 to June 1980, Local annual reports to the 7th annual convention, a report from the British Columbia Students' Federation, reports from SORWUC, and reports from the Labour Advocacy and Research Association (LARA). Topics discussed include strikes, dues, negotiations, hiring, job descriptions, membership, student employment, communication, affiliation, supporting the SFU 18, union organizing, and labour standards for domestic and farm workers. File also contains copies of articles from the Province newspaper entitled "Home work down-graded" (March 10, 1978) and "They're slaves in the homes of the elite" (March 9, 1978)

Seventh Annual Provincial Convention (1 of 2)

File contains an annual provincial convention docket dated June 21-22, 1980. Records in the docket include an agenda, a list of delegates to the convention, minutes and list of delegates from the 6th annual convention, the affiliation committee report, minutes and list of delegates from the special convention on affiliation, CLC correspondence, executive reports, and budget and financial reports

[Scrapbook of 1992 strike]

File contains materials relating to the 1992 CUPE strike, including photocopies of articles and photographs (originals moved, see below) and news clippings dated February 20, 1992 to March 26, 1992. Topics discussed include background information on the strike, working conditions and wages, pay equity, negotiation, effects of the strike, scabs and strikebreakers, UBC student, administration, and faculty responses to the strike, a B.C. Supreme Court injunction limiting picket locations, the student sit-in at the president's office and related statement, and the end of the strike. File also contains an envelope of additional news clippings.

RBSC-ARC-1021-PH-048 to 125, 127 (small print - photograph storage)
RBSC-ARC-1021-PH-126 (medium print -photograph storage)

[San Francisco to British Columbia]

An album of photographs from throughout the United States and British Columbia. Predominantly the Western United States, but also a few from New York. The photographs are not in an order that suggest the itinerary of one long trip. They may represent travel photos from an individual from multiple trips.

[Unknown] (Authorized heading)

[Ritchie & Associates Records] (3 of 3)

File contains handwritten notes, press releases, reports, and other records dated August 12, 1985 to October 22, 1986. Topics discussed include background on and opposition to Ritchie and Associates (R & A) activities at UBC, greivances, statements from the president about R & A, work-to-rule, and the UBC work environment. File also contains a copy of the R & A final report on the UBC Audio Visual Services department from October 1985, and R & A presentation materials on Audio Visual Services from September 9, 1985.

[Ritchie & Associates Records] (2 of 3)

File contains reports, bulletins, clippings, correspondence, and other records dated November 12, 1985 to October 22 and 24, 1985. Topics discussed include librarians' concerns with the Ritchie and Associates (R & A) review, the work-to-rule campaign, correspondence with the faculty association, other unions, and the president of UBC about R & A, legal information on implementing work-to-rule and strikes including copies of labour board rulings, grievances, and a schedule for MLA Day.

[Ritchie & Associates records] (1 of 3)

File contains clippings, correspondence, bulletins, and other records dated October 25, 1985 to November 21, 1985. Topics discussed include opposition to Ritchie and Associates (R & A) efficiency testing at UBC, the work-to-rule campaign, staffing and budget cuts, summaries of R & A final reports, legal information and background on R & A, grievances, an all campus unions meeting on contract negotiations and R & A, transcripts of CUE interviews with Vancouver Co-op Radio and the CBC on the topic of R & A, issues with campus mail delivery, and a memo on how librarians and library staff have been affected by R & A.

[Reports of UBC University Librarian to the UBC Senate]

File contains the Reports of the University Librarian to the Senate of the University of British Columbia, dated January 1979 and December 1979. The January report covers the year 1977-78, and includes information on collections development, physical and bibliographic access to collections, services, and appendices describing the size of the collections, collections growth, library expenditures, use of library resources, interlibrary loans, reference statistics, library organization, reading rooms, and the Senate Library Committee. The December report covers the year 1978-79, and includes themes and trends for the seventies and eighties, collections, divisions such as circulation, aquisitions, catalogues, etc., libraries such as the Woodward Biomedical Library, Sedgewick Library, Data Library, etc., and appendices describing the size of the collections, collections growth, library expenditures, use of library resources, interlibrary loans, reference statistics, library organization, reading rooms, and the Senate Library Committee.

[Publications, leaflets and other materials]

File contains several publications, leaflets, and bulletins, dated 1973 to 1974, including undated document entitled "Forming A Union" and clipping of 'How to Form A Union" from White Collar, a publication of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OTEU), AFL-CIO and CIC, Labour Code of British Columbia Act, A.U.C.E. informational leaflets, and Hospital Employee's Union Proposed Settlement. Topics discussed include forming a union, reasons to join the union, wages and negotiations. File contains a publication from the Office and Professional Employees International Union, a copy of the 1974 Labour Code of British Columbia, and several leaflets and reports.

[Provincial Health and Safety Committee] (2 of 2)

File contains a copy of "Perspectives for Health and Safety in British Columbia" by the B.C. Federation of Labour Compensation & Safety Committee. Topics discussed include industrial health, jurisdiction of the Worker's Compensation Board (WCB), on the job safety, negotiations in safety, adjudication and appeals, women and occupational health, and back injuries.

[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 Executive minutes (3 of 3)

File contains meeting minutes dated January 6, 1981 to December 3, 1981. Topics discussed include amendments to bylaws, correspondence, committee reports, grievances, union staffing and executive positions, financial statements, the Teaching Assistants Union (TAU) at UBC, job classifications and descriptions for computer operators, office expenses, university retirement policy, debts, taxes, sexual harrassment seminars, labour education programs, Local 5 CCU affiliation, wage differences between AUCE and HEU members at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), AUCE membership organization and participation, Local 1 relationship with Provincial Executive. File also includes computer operator job descriptions from UBC Employee Relations dated March 6, 1981.

Provincial Executive minutes (2 of 3)

File contains meeting minutes dated August 21, 1981 to November 28, 1981. Topics discussed include reports from Locals, grievances, charges against Local 5 and affiliation with CCU, correspondence, financial statements, per capita tax report, new executives, negotiations, strikes, development of an AUVE photo archive, communications with staff at the University of Victoria, supporting the Union of BC Indian Chiefs in opposing amendments to the Canadian constitution.

Provincial Executive minutes (1 of 3)

File contains Provincial Executive meeting minutes dated January 17, 1981 to July 17, 1981. Topics discussed include a protest of cutbacks at tuition fees at Capilano College, correspondence, reports of officers and representatives, reports of Locals, the affiliation referendum, the annual convention, financial statements, office business and hiring, bylaw and constitutional amendments, strikes, grievances, "Ban the Klan" demonstration, Local 5 affiliation with the CCU and related disciplinary charges. File also contains one half-filled spiral bound stenographer's notebook with handwritten notes on AUCE business.

Provincial Executive minutes (1 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes dated January 19, 1980 to June 24, 1980. Topics discussed include strikes, student employment, wages, reports from Locals, convention and referendum planning, update on the SFU 18, financial reports, providing financial support to Locals and other organizations, correspondence, convention on affiliation with other groups (CLC, CUPE), office equipment, negotiation and mediation, grievances, emergency resolutions, the B.C. Student Federation, the CAIMAW strike, and childcare issues.

Provincial Executive minutes

File contains meeting minutes dated January 15, 1977 to August 20, 1977. Topics discussed include Local reports, correspondence, convention planning and resolutions, financial and committee information, negotiations and arbitration, maternity leave issues, purchasing office supplies, interactions with other unions (SORWUC, BCGEU, CLC), strikes, and constitutional amendments. File also contains the minutes of the 1977 Annual AUCE Convention.

Provincial Executive minutes

File contains meeting minutes dated January 8, 1982 to June 5, 1982. Topics discussed include reports from Locals, interactions with CUPE, executive elections, strikes, B.C. Federation of Labour Convention, correspondence, interactions with SORWUC and the United Bank Workers, the AUCE convention, financial reports, affiliation with other labour organizations (CCU), contract negotiations, secession of Locals 4 and 5, office business, and committee reports. File also contains handwritten notes dated June 5, 1982.

Provincial Executive minutes

File contains executive meeting minutes dated March 4, 1978 to December 2, 1978. Topics discussed include correspondence, letters of support and donations to other unions and workers' groups, strike actions and negotiations, financial reports and decisions, Local reports, organizing a teaching assistant and support staff union (TSSU) at Simon Fraser University (SFU), discussions on student work study employment, participation in an International Women's Day parade, the UIC Maternity Leave report, newsletter, presentation from the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). File also contains one blank charter from the Canadian Labor Union, and the Special AUCE Executive Meeting Re: 1978 AUCE Convention Agenda dated April 28, 1978.

Provincial Executive minutes

File contains meeting minutes dated January 13, 1979 to December 15, 1979. Topics discussed include reports from Locals, the arrest and support of SFU 18 picketers, financial reports, expense compensation, contracts and negotiations, the Essential Services Disputes Act, UIC Maternity leave and benefits, a UIC information seminar held by AUCE and the Labour Studies program at Capilano College, planning the 1979 convention, correspondence, current strikes and discussion around students crossing picket lines at SFU, potential affiliation with other groups (CLC, CUPE, BCGEU), newsletter business, offering support for CCCA (Concerned Citizens for Choice on Abortion), changing the name of the Association of University and College Employees to the Union of University and College Employees, interactions with SORWUC in regards to an outstanding loan and other communication and support issues.

[Provincial Executive correspondence-- to members]

File contains correspondence, dispatches, newsletters, and reports, dated November 27, 1980 to October 22, 1980. Topics discussed include election and referendum results, affiliation, the newsletter, financial support, constitutional amendments and resolutions, picketing, reports from Locals, the annual convention, budgets, AUCE history, unemployment insurance, AUCE logo, the SFU 18, and strikes. File also contains three AUCE Local 7 (University of Victoria) newsletters.

[Provincial Constitution and policies and procedures]

File contains one copy of Association of University & College Employees Provincial Constitution and Provincial Policies & Procedures as amended at the sixth annual convention June 1979.

File contains one copy of Association of University & College Employees Provincial Constitution and Provincial Policies & Procedures as amended at the sixth annual convention dated June 2-3, 1979. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, information on the provincial executive and officers, nominations and elections, provincial committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures, rules of order, affiliations, student employment, education, and resolutions of support.

[Provincial constitution and other material]

File contains 2 copies of Association of University & College Employees Provincial Constitution, Provincial Policies & Procedures as amended May 1979. Subject to revision at Convention — UBC — June 1979. Local 1. Executive Copy. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, the role of the provincial executive, committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures and bylaws. File also contains the AUCE policies and procedures.

[Provincial Constitution and meeting minutes]

File contains the provincial constitution and founding convention meeting minutes dated August 20, 1973 to August 29, 1973. Topics discussed include organizing clerical and library workers at B.C. colleges, committee nominations and formation, elections, objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, autonomy, duties of executive and officers, the annual convention, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, and procedures and bylaws.

[Provincial Constitution]

File contains a provincial constitution dated September 25-26, 1982. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, information on the provincial executive and officers, nominations and elections, referendums, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures, and bylaws.

[Provincial Constitution]

File contains two copies of the provincial constitution dated June 1976 to June 1979. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, the role of the provincial executive, committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures and bylaws.

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