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Faculty of Medicine fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1221
  • Fonds
  • 1943-2009

The fonds of the Faculty of Medicine includes records which document the administrative and operational activities, actions and interests of the Faculty. Such records pertain to the establishment and organization of the Faculty; the development and actions of the Facultys governing bodies and committees; the planning, development and construction of various Faculty buildings such as the University Hospital, the I.R.C. Centre, the Basic Medical Sciences buildings and the Health Sciences Centre. These records also refer to the use of regional hospitals as clinical teaching hospitals and to relations between the Faculty and the University at large; as well as, with other university medical schools, governments, medical and related professions, associations and societies, businesses and hospitals. The records within this fonds also pertain to the Facultys receipt of gifts and donations, its departmental / divisional research endeavors and it applications for, and receipt of, awards for professional distinction. Types of material found in the Faculty of Medicine fonds include: correspondence, working papers, minutes, photographs, newspaper clippings, memorandum, agendas, studies, internal reports and reviews, applications, protocols and surveys. The fonds has been arranged into the following series: Historical Material; Faculty Governance; Committees; General Office Files; Dean of Medicine; and Photographs.

University of British Columbia. Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Education fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1477
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1999

Fonds consists of records made and received by the Faculty of Education, with the bulk of the records originating from the Dean's Office within the Faculty of Education. The fonds documents the leadership role of the Office of the Dean (such as the Dean's Annual Report and Dean's Briefing Sessions) and the administrative role of the office (such as "Budget," "Employment," and "Reorganization"). The fonds also contains minutes and other documentation from the Joint Board of Teacher Education, 1963-1983, and the Tri-Ed Committee, from 1966-1982. Other documented activities include course development and syllabi; symposia, workshops and other special events; faculty research files; faculty committee files; documentation from various programs and departments that comprised the Faculty of Education (Undergraduate Studies, Elementary Education, etc.). Textual records are comprised of meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, reports, publications, and notes. Non-textual records include photographs, architectural plans and drawings, and audio and audio-visual material.
Fonds is arranged in the following series: Dean's Office Subject series, which also consists of the Dean's Office Education Subject sub-series and the Apple Classroom of Tomorrow sub-series; Committee series; Joint Board of Teacher Education series; Tri-Ed Committee series; Teaching Files series; Program and Department Files series; which also consists of the Field Office sub-series; Photographs series; and the 40th Anniversary series.

University of British Columbia. Faculty of Education

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)

History of Women at UBC Project fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1281
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1980

The fonds consists of indexes and research notes to sources of information about women at UBC, recordings of oral histories, and a photograph.

University of British Columbia. History of Women at UBC Project

Records relating to Music and Arts organizations series

Series consists of records relating to provincial and national music and arts organizations. They include correspondence between Dahlstrom and other organizations such as Canada Council, Canadian Music Council, Canadian Conference of the Arts, Northwest Pacific Conference of the Arts, Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Association, British Columbia Arts Board, British Columbia Touring Council, British Columbia Registered Music Teachers Association and the Trail branch. The records also include letters of appointment, certificates of incorporation, societies act for the Pacific Conference of the Arts, a constitution for the Pacific Conference of the Arts, petitions, and records relating to travel expenses. The records are arranged according to documentary form and content.
Title based on the content of the series. No original arrangement was apparent. The archivist created the arrangement of the series by bringing together the different documentary forms relating to the same arts and music organizations in one series.
Some records are in French. Records of the CFMTA are also in the fonds at the National Archives of Canada.

Personal correspondence series

Series consists of correspondence between Dahlstrom and friends, professional musicians, and music teachers from Canada and the United States and England. The main body of records consists of correspondence and telegraphs. Newspaper clippings, music programs, will, and photographs are also present and are treated as attachments to the main body of records. The records are arranged in alphabetical order according to the correspondent's surname. The original arrangement was not evident. Some records are in French.

Biographical material series

Series consists of records reflecting Dahlstrom's music activities in Canada and the United States in her capacity as a pianist, accompanist, music teacher, choir conductor, examiner, and adjudicator. The records consist of a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, passenger receipts, travel claim vouchers, thank you notes, correspondence, speeches, concert programs, histories of Canadian music, A Capella Singers promotional material, examination lists, material relating to music teaching, jury schedules, competition policies, letters of confirmation of exam schedules, and photographs. The records are arranged according to documentary form and content. The series is arranged according to the original titles of the folders created by Helen Dahlstrom.

Records relating to Canada Music Week committee series

Series consists of Dahlstrom's records relating to the Canada Music Week committee. Canada Music Week (CMW) is an annual nationwide festival sponsored by the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Association (CFMTA) to introduce and stimulate a keener appreciation of Canadian music to students, teachers, and audiences; to encourage and promote Canadian music, musicians, and music teaching; and to emphasize the significance of music in society. Introduced in 1959 during the silver anniversary of CFMTA, it has become a regular event on the last week of November since 1969. The Canada Music Week Committee has nine provincial and other branch chairpersons and a national chairperson. Dahlstrom became the third national chairperson in 1969. The Canada Music Week committee publishes a newsletter (since 1959 but regularly since 1969) with suggestions for activities and promotional material and administers the national music writing competition to stimulate interest in music composing among young Canadian musicians. Dahlstrom has edited special issues of the newsletter. During Canada Music Week, special events and programs take place in each community under the responsibility of individual centers throughout Canada. In addition, the CBC broadcasts student recitals, provides capsule biographies of Canadian composers and panel discussions and features Canadian music during the week. In 1985, the CFMTA and Waterloo Music Co-published The Canada Music week Silver Anniversary Collection a piano solo book by Canadian composers. This edition was compiled and edited by Dahlstrom and resulted from a juried competition. This series includes correspondence, drafts of the newsletter, writing competition material, biographical material relating to Canadian music, curriculum vitae, speeches, Canadian music sheets, grant proposals, promotional material, news releases, radio announcements, annual reports, financial records, minutes of annual and biennial meetings of chief officers of the Canada Music Week committee, and photographs. The records are arranged according to documentary form and chronological order.

Miscellaneous photographs series

Series consists of photographs by unknown photographer(s). These photographs were created for private and for promotional use. Many of the photographs were used to promote the 1975 CFMTA convention. The series includes photographs of Dahlstrom and unidentified persons and one of a comic strip. In addition to the graphic material, the series consists of one page. The textual record is a typewritten dialogue describing one of the photographs. The material is arranged according to the content of the photographs. No original arrangement was apparent. The photographs were scattered loosely amongst the fonds with no immediate relationship with other records from other series of the fonds. They were subsequently brought together in this series to facilitate their access.

Helen Dahlstrom fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1300
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1999, predominant 1968-1999

Fonds consists of records generated by Helen Dahlstroms activities in her capacity as a pianist, accompanist, music teacher, choir conductor, examiner, adjudicator, and national, provincial and international arts and music boards. The records relate to personal and administrative daily activities concerning music and the arts, mainly in western Canada and to a lesser extent in the United States, England, France and Africa. The records consist of personal and administrative correspondence, newspaper clippings, concert programs, newsletters of music associations, bibliographies of chief Canadian composers, material relating to music teaching, histories of music associations and musicians, curriculum vitae, speeches, Canadian music sheets, jury lists and schedules of music examinations, music evaluation notes, financial records, grant proposals, promotional material, annual reports of music associations, minutes of meetings of music associations, and miscellaneous material. In addition to the textual records, the fonds consists of a small number of photographs. The records have been arranged into the following series:
• Biographical material (1929-1993)
• Personal correspondence (1940-1999)
• Records relating to Canada Music Week committee (1970-1992)
• Records relating to Music and Arts organizations (1968-1992)
• Miscellaneous photographs (between 1970 and 1990)

Dahlstrom, Helen

Records Relating to Conferences and Annual General Meetings series

Series consists of correspondence, notices, programmes and agendas, registration forms, memoranda, invoices, rejected paper proposals, press releases and press clippings. The bulk of the records reflect activities directed toward the planning and organizing of annual general meetings and academic conferences that took place in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Canadian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1299
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1989

The fonds consists of records generated by executive members of CSECS during the first nineteen years of the organisation's existence. The records relate to on-going administrative activities in areas such as membership and finance, to operational activities such as meeting and conference organisation, and to fundraising activities in support of both of these. The records are arranged in the following series: constitution; membership; executive correspondence; grant applications; conferences and annual general meetings; newsletters; financial; related societies; academic exchange programme; publications.

Canadian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies

Formation and Early History of CSECS series

Series consists of a summary of minutes of a meeting held at Victoria College, University of Toronto (6 May 1970) to consider establishing a society for the advancement of 18th-century studies in Canada. It also includes minutes of meetings and correspondence created in the first year of CSECS's existence on its creation, organization and funding options. Finally, it includes draft copies of constitutions and minutes of meetings created during the first three years.

Grant Applications and Related Records series

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, application forms of funding agencies, lists of funding agencies, financial statements and brochures. The records reflect activities directed toward securing grants from public and private funding agencies for general operating funds and the funding of annual general meetings and conferences.

Executive Correspondence series

Series consists of correspondence of executive members reflecting a range of CSECS's administrative and operational issues and activities, including funding and financial administration of meetings and conferences, administration of membership lists and collection of fees, grant applications and general revenue.

Players' Club Alumni fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1395
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1958

Fonds consists of minutes (1951-1955), records of productions (primarily financial) (1934-1963), and miscellaneous other records generated by the Players' Club Alumni.

University of British Columbia. Players' Club Alumni

Frederic Wood fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1030
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1973

The fonds consist of scrapbooks of clippings, correspondence, photographs, and programs relating to the Players' Club's activities and the Frederic Wood Theatre's construction.

Wood, Frederic

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

Documentaries series

Series consists of records relating to Kendall's production and direction of various documentary projects, including The Lost Pharoah (1980), On to the Bay (1980), Hard Oil (1981), Hi-Tech Culture (1996), Nature Walk (1996-1997), and Ribbons of Steel (1999). Includes scripts, filming schedules, correspondence, notes, research material, promotional material, commentary, and agreements.

Feature films series

Series consists of records about films created, proposed, and/or directed by Kendall. Scripts, revisions, notes, correspondence, proposals, applications, research material, reports, production boards and schedules, audiotapes, video cassettes, film reels, interpositive film transfers, and textless backgrounds. Films include Boots (n.d.), Ice (1973), Con Game (1976), Tala (1976), Bearhunt (1978), Cadillac Girls (1993), Love and Death on Long Island (1996), Kayla (1999), Mr. Rice's Secret (Exhuming Mr. Rice) (2000), and incomplete projects Streetkids (ca. 1983), Diamond Knight (1988), Hockey Bat Harris (1989), FBI: Negotiator (2005), and The Great Goose Caper (2006).

Episodic productions series

Series consists of scripts, proposals, shooting schedules, budgets, agreements, design sketches, call sheets, and other records relating to Kendall's direction of television series on an episodic basis. Includes material relating to episodes of The Adventures of the Black Stallion, Beachcombers, Beast Wars, Just a Kid, Kid Zone, Liberty Street, Madison, Neon Rider, Paper Route, ReBoot, Animal Miracles, Beyond Belief, Caitlin’s Way, Just Deal, Mentors, Myth Quest, New Addams Family, and Baby Pinsky.

Film Festivals series

Series consists of correspondence, programs, and viewer’s opinion forms from various film festivals highlighting Kendall’s feature films, Kayla and Exhuming Mr. Rice.

Nicholas Kendall fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1297
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2005

The fonds consists of videotapes, films, prints, scripts, notes, shooting schedules, correspondence, proposals, research material, audio tapes, and other records pertaining to Kendall's involvement in various film, television drama and documentary productions. The fonds is arranged according to type of production into the following four series: Feature films, Episodic productions, Documentaries, and Film Festivals.

Kendall, Nicholas

Ian Slater fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1485
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1998, 2003

Fonds consists of material documenting Ian Slater's writing career. It includes 80 5 ¼ inch computer floppy disks containing different versions in digital format of Slater's works of fiction dating from 1981 to 1998. All digital manuscripts were originally typed in plain-text format on DOS 3.1 or 3.2. The fonds also includes a heavily-annotated copy of the second (2003) edition of Slater's Orwell: The Road To Airstrip One.

Slater, Ian

Department of English fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1262
  • Fonds
  • 1940-2013

The fonds consists of six series which contain the following: student publications, curriculum offerings and course descriptions, handbooks, examinations, faculty information, committee meetings, interdepartmental memoranda and correspondence, meeting reports and annual reports, elections, curriculum revisions, reading lists, a “departmental bible,” departmental newsletters and bulletins, departmental meeting minutes, council policy and membership, reorganization proposals, and task force information, notable alumni ephemera, and the UBC Medal for Canadian Biography All records are the results of activities that took place within the Department of English from 1940 to the early 2000s.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of English

William Herbert New fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1296
  • Fonds
  • 1904-2018

The fonds consists of records which document William New's publications, lectures, and other activities between 1947 and 2018. Most of the series are based on published works written or edited by New. The remaining records relate to other projects, prizes, awards, papers, conferences, correspondence, or professional interests. Collectively, these records reflect New's various roles as professor, public speaker, editor, author, and poet.

New, William Herbert

Reference Books series

The series consists of correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, notes, lists, contributor forms and printed material related to reference books such as guides and bibliographies authored by New. Works represented include Malcolm Lowry: A Reference Guide (1978), select essays in the Dictionary of Literary Biography (1986-2002), Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada (2002), and Janet Frame: An Enumerative Bibliography to 1990.

Assorted Author series

Series consists of correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, photocopied articles, and other printed material concerning an assortment of authors, poets, and playwrights, including significant materials on Frances Brooke, Dave Godfrey, Kendel Hippolyte, Mistry Rhinton, Alice Munro, and Jessie Simie.

Office Files series

The series consists of material related to New's position as a professor in the Department of English at UBC and finances. Includes personal calendars, staff directories documenting his activities, 1997-2002 and various grant applications.

Conferences, Projects, and Papers series

The series consists of records, including correspondence, notes, draft papers, photographs and ephemera, relating to New's participation in or responsibility for various projects, conferences, committees, and papers.

Commonwealth Literature Series

The series consists of records such as correspondence, notes, and drafts of bibliographies relating to Commonwealth literature and New's involvement in several Commonwealth literature projects, including the Commonwealth Poetry Anthology, The Journal of Commonwealth Literature and the Commonwealth Encyclopedia.

Unpublished Works series

The series consists of manuscripts, correspondence, organization notes, and records related to works that have not yet been published. Works represented in this series include Cedar box Camera, Body Language, “After Thoughts,” “Tourist Overboard,” “The B-Lock,” Green Man, Catapult and Ketchup, Ordinary Ghosts, “The Red-Letter Rainbow,” and The Room with a View.

Correspondence series

The series consists of correspondence generated by New in his position as professor of English at UBC and as Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The correspondence relates to various subjects, including New's involvement in various professional organizations, requests for references, publishing firms, and correspondence with other academics that New met while attending conferences. Includes general correspondence files, and correspondence files are arranged topically by New with mixed subject file material.

Poetry series

The series consists of manuscripts, correspondence, organization notes, and records related to poetry authored by New. Works represented in this series include Riverbook and Ocean (2002), Science Lessons (1996), Raucous (1999), Strait Home (1999), Halfway Home in the Rain (1993), Stone/Rain (2001), Night Room (2003), Touching Ecuador (2006), Underwood Log (2004), Along a Snake Fence Riding (2007), The Rope-Maker’s Tale (2009), YVR (2011), New and Selected Poems (2015), Neighbours (2017) as well as assorted individual poems not collected under titles.

Scholarships, Prizes, and Awards series

The series consists of records of various scholarships, prizes, awards, and other types of recognition that have been received by New or in which he has been involved. In addition, there are records about stipulations and general information about these decorations.

Teaching Materials series

The series consists of teaching notes and course materials used and developed by New during his career. The material relates to English and Commonwealth Literature and Geography classes New teaches and includes course outlines, descriptions, reference materials, and index cards with literary information.

Miscellaneous series

The series consists of general correspondence and includes personal materials, teaching aids, records about a Canadian literature correspondence course taught by New, talks given by New, and other miscellaneous materials he collected.

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