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UBC Faculty Publications Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1386
  • Collection
  • 1918-1985

The collection consists of off-prints and copies of articles and reports arranged alphabetically by faculty member name.

Dorothy Burnett bookbinding tools collection

  • RBSC-ARC-1773
  • Collection
  • [19-]

224 bookbinding tools and presses, ranging in age from 60 years old to 100 years old, used by Dorothy Burnett, the first independent craft binder to set up shop in Vancouver.

Burnett, Dorothy

WMST Administration series

Series consists of correspondence, proposals, reports, course evaluations, grades, budgets, and printed material about the proposal for and administration of the Women’s Studies undergraduate program.

Women’s and Gender Studies fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1551
  • Fonds
  • 1989-2012

Fonds consists of administrative records pertaining to the activities of the Women’s Studies Program, the Centre for Research in Women’s Studies and Gender Relations, and research papers put out by the Centre and related bodies. Records include correspondence, minutes, annual reports, publications, course lists, student activities, program advertisements, reviews, bound publications of working papers and conference proceedings.

University of British Columbia. Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice

Aboriginal Affairs and History series

This series consists of all materials Dr. Tester collected related to Aboriginal communities, comprising two series that Tester had labelled as “Aboriginal Affairs – Historical” and “Aboriginal History Documents.”
Some material in this series is related to Aboriginal child welfare but has been kept separate from the Aboriginal Child Welfare series due to how the creator filed it.

Indigenous Communities Research Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1486
  • Collection
  • 1858-2000

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.

School of Social Work fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1242
  • Fonds
  • 1929-2009

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, published materials, and other records documenting the programs and activities of the School of Social Work, its faculty, and its students. The records are arranged into the following series: General History, Buildings and Resources, Statistics, Admissions, Faculty, Reports, Students, Financial Assistance, "The School and the Community," Research Grants, Curriculum, Committees, Consortiums, Correspondence, Budgets, Symposia and Conferences, Conferences Attended, Miscellaneous, and Audio Visual.

University of British Columbia. School of Social Work

Marion Gilroy fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1350
  • Fonds
  • [1880], [1906], 1930-1980

The fonds consists of biographical information, writings, publications, course notes and assignments, course materials, minutes, reports, subject files, correspondence, slides, photographs, and audio reels of interviews about her book As We Remember It. The fonds consists of 8 series: Biographical, Speeches and Writings; Post-Secondary Studies; Saskatchewan; UBC School of Librarianship; Subject Files; Correspondence; Slides; and Audio Recordings.

Gilroy, Marion

Correspondence series

Series consists of an address book, incoming and outgoing personal correspondence and postcards, and miscellaneous correspondence directed to other correspondents.

Slides and Photographs series

Series consists of colored slides, black and white photographs and colored photographs of Marion Gilroy, the Gilroy family, North Central Saskatchewan Regional Library board members and employees, Dr. Helen Stewart, Marjorie Holmes and Muriel Foulkes.

Audio Reel series

Series consists of recorded oral interviews for the book As We Remember It. Interviews include Helen Gordon Stewart, Margaret Clay, Marjorie Holmes, C. K. Morrison, Muriel Ffoulkes and H. Norman Lister.

Saskatchewan series

Series consists of records pertaining to her time as supervisor of Saskatchewan Regional Libraries. The records include personal financial records, official correspondence, conference proceedings, annual reports, budget proposals, minutes of meetings, speeches and writings, and library publications.

Subject Files series

Series consists of transcripts of oral interviews for her book As We Remember It, biographies, book lists, reports on regional library systems in British Columbia and Quebec, and conference notes.

UBC School of Librarianship series

Series pertains to her tenure as an Associate Professor at the School of Librarianship in the 1960s. The records consist of personal financial records, minutes of faculty staff meetings, and course materials for the courses she taught.

Post-Secondary Studies series

Series consists of University of Toronto’s M.A thesis (1933), class assignments and syllabi from Columbia University (1936-1939) and finally, class notes and lists from the University of Chicago (1958-1959).

Women's Research Centre fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1332
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2000, predominant 1976-1997

The Women's Research Centre fonds consists of eleven series. The records deal with various aspects of women's lives and focus on racial, class, and gendered issues such as pay equity, women in the labour force, sexual harassment, immigration and the gendered effects of cultural transition, isolation, women's health and the Tobacco Industry, wife battering, sexual assault, and the strengths and weaknesses of women's shelters, women and the law, political responses to women's situation, and the development of strategies for changing women's lives. In addition, the Women's Research Centre fonds contains administrative records of the organization. Multiple-media records were created and used by the Women's Research Centre in the course of their research such as textual records, canvass banners, publications, maps, newspapers and newspaper clippings. Records created and used by the Women's Research Centre include the Women's Research Centre and BC Women's Studies Association constitution and mission statement, contracts, grant applications, project proposals, various research guides, surveys, statistics, various outlines, budgets, address lists, handwritten and typed notes, correspondence, facsimiles, discussion papers, extensive interdisciplinary manuscripts and abstracts created by members of the BC Women's Studies Association, extensive questionnaires and interview transcripts, drafts, reports, agendas, memos, briefs, meeting minutes, bulletins, press releases, various financial materials such as bills, receipts, expense claim forms, cheque stubs, invoices, and income and expense sheets, workshop registration and evaluation forms, membership application forms, newspapers, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, articles, books, log books, bibliographies, purchase orders, literature reviews, and maps.

Women's Research Centre

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

Kapocs series

Kapocs (“The Link”) is a newsletter created and distributed by alumni of the Sopron Division of Forestry to document the stories and activities of Sopron graduates. The contents of Kapocs are written almost entirely in Hungarian.

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

Wilbert A. Clemens fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1340
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1963, predominant 1922-1963

The fonds consist of records relating to Clemens' research and his positions with the Pacific Biological Station of the Biological Board of Canada and the University of British Columbia and material relating to the research activities of other scholars in the areas of oceanography, fisheries and zoology. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Academic papers (1923-1963), Correspondence (1932-1962), Course materials ([1939-1952]), and Subject files (1910-1960).

Clemens, Wilbert A.

Subject files series

Series consists of subject files of notes, correspondence, papers, reports, clippings, publications, photographs, blueprints, and other material relating to areas of Clemens' research and his involvement in various projects and organizations. Includes material relating to his involvement with the Conservation Association of Canada, and his work at the University of British Columbia and as a Consultant to Staff for the International Pacific Salmon Commission.

Correspondence series

Series consists of correspondence relating mainly to Clemens' research, publications, and positions with the Biological Board of Canada (Fisheries Research Board of Canada) and the University of British Columbia.

Women and Sustainable Development: Canadian Perspectives Conference sous-fonds.

Sous-fonds consists of records documenting the planning and organization of the "Women and Sustainable Development: Canadian Perspectives" conference, including correspondence, reports, minutes, and published materials. It is arranged in two series: Conference Proposals and Miscellaneous Files.

Women and Sustainable Development: Canadian Perspectives Conference

Conference Proposals series

Series consists of records documenting the development of presentations and workshops for the Conference and includes written proposals submitted by prospective participants and related correspondence. The files are arranged according to an alphanumeric system based on the four themes of the Conference: Women and Connectivity (CO), Women and Creativity (CR), Women and Decision-Making (DM), and Women and Economics (E).

IBEW Local 213 papers

The subseries contains materials related to the activities of IBEW Local 213 between 1949 and 1991, predominantly between1949 and the mid-1970s, including affidavits, reports, correspondence and newspapers. Documented within the subseries is the internal conflict between the IBEW’s American leadership and trade union activists within Local 213, and attempts to unite IBEW Locals in British Columbia through a provincial council. Also contains numerous issues of IBEW Local 213’s newspaper, the 213 Live Wire, between the mid-1950s and mid-1970s, grievance reports and ephemera from the 100th anniversary of the first annual convention of the IBEW of America, celebrated in 1991.

Sustainable Development Research Institute fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1339
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1996, predominant 1991-1995

The fonds consists of records which document the origins of SDRI and reflect its activities during its first five years of existence, and includes correspondence, reports, minutes, financial records, and published materials. It is arranged in five series (Central Files, General Correspondence, UBC Correspondence, Subject Files, Research Projects) and one sous-fonds ("Women and Sustainable Development: Canadian Perspectives" Conference).

University of British Columbia. Sustainable Development Research Institute

Central Files series

Series consists of files originally kept in a numeric central filing system, and includes correspondence, reports, published materials, and minutes. File numbers range from 3.152 to 3.237, and from 4.75 to 4.120. Not all files are numbered, but they have been kept together based on their titles, contents, and their proximity within the boxes when they were transferred to the Archives.

Research and Other Projects series.

Series consists of records documenting the origins and early development of the Sustainable Development Research Institute, as well as the various programmes and research projects with which SDRI and its staff have been involved. It includes reports, correspondence, financial records, and minutes.

General Correspondence series

Series consists primarily of correspondence, together with related minutes and reports, and includes copies of outgoing correspondence from SDRI staff, and incoming correspondence from external (non-UBC) organizations. Files are arranged in alphabetical order.

Subject Files series

Series consists of reports and correspondence regarding various events, subjects and topics of interest to SDRI and its staff. Files are un-numbered and are not obviously part of the Central Files series, so they are arranged separately. Files are arranged in alphabetical order.

Department of Health, Safety, and Environment fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1338
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1996

The fonds consists of records which reflect the functions, programmes, and activities of the Department of Health, Safety, and Environment, and includes correspondence, reports, minutes, and published materials. It is arranged in the following series: Director's Files, Correspondence, Committees / Task Forces, and General Files. Some materials pre-date the establishment of the Department in 1985, primarily created by departmental and campus-wide committees.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Health, Safety, and Environment

Director's Files series

Series consists of the office files of long-time Department Director Wayne Greene, and includes correspondence, reports, minutes, and published materials. The original order and numbering system has been mostly retained. The series is organized in the following sub-series: Chemical Waste Process Facility, University Health and Safety Committee, Chemical Safety Committee, Radioisotope Safety Committee, Biosafety Committee, Environmental Programs Advisory Committee, and Emergency Report Task Force.

General Files series.

Series consists of records relating in a general sense to the functions, programmes, and activities of the Department, and includes correspondence, reports, and minutes. They are arranged alphabetically by subject, although the files in Box 10 are out of order, as they were acquired separately from Occupational Health and Safety.

Projects series

Series consists of pre-published and published articles, conference papers, essays, correspondence, photocopied maps, clippings, photographs, slides, sketches, notes, and proposals produced in conjunction with Harris' research, writings and exhibits on historical geography in Canada, United States, Indo-China, South Africa, and Europe; his examination of trends in geographical theory and scholarship; Harris' reviews of scholarly works on North American historical geography; and reviews of articles and books written by Harris.

Correspondence series

Series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, memos, clippings, reviews of pre-published and published material, dissertation proposals, conference papers, and contracts that document Harris' involvement with current, former, and prospective graduate and undergraduate students; national and international academic colleagues; professional associations; university, scholarship, and grant administrators; Canadian politicians; and publishers. The series contains three sub-series: Miscellaneous, Specific and Selected Graduate Students.

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