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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.

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

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.

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

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

Cole Harris fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1337
  • Fonds
  • 1958-2002

The fonds consists of records that Harris created and received during his student and professional careers. The records document his interests in, and involvement with, Canadian, North American, and European historical geography as a researcher and as a teacher. The fonds includes correspondence, reports, memos, clippings, published material, manuscripts, publishing contracts, conference papers, reviews, grant applications, project and dissertation proposals, notes, lecture material, photographs, slides, sketches and prints. The fonds includes six series, biographical; correspondence; course material; committees; SSHRC and projects, and reflect Harris filing system.

Harris, R. Cole

Ian McDonald collection

  • RBSC-ARC-1783
  • Collection
  • [1910?]-[before 2022]

The collection contains materials related to Ian McDonald's Master's thesis research on the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 213 “Class conflict and political factionalism: a history of Local 213 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, 1901-1961," and related to the activities of his father, Les McDonald, a trade union activist who belonged to Local 213 but was eventually suspended for leading the Lenkurt strike of 1966. Les McDonald was also a multi-sport athlete, and is credited with introducing the triathlon into the Olympics; some materials in the collection relate to Les McDonald's involvement in various sport and environmental organizations, as well as some of his personal papers. In addition to what he received from his father, Ian McDonald was also given papers by former IBEW Local 213 business manager Art O’Keeffe and Barry Sharbo, a board member of the Canadian Union of Electrical Workers (UE), as well as Alfie Huston, the former President of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 213 from 1985-1988, which are included within the collection.

The collection is largely comprised of newspaper and photocopied journal articles, correspondence between members of IBEW Local 213, legal documentation, newsletters and other printed ephemera related to IBEW Local 213.

The collection also contains sound recordings of interviews with numerous figures in IBEW Local 213 created by Ian McDonald during his thesis research. McDonald's thesis, submitted for the completion of a Master of Arts in History at Simon Fraser University, can be found in the Summit database: http://summit.sfu.ca/item/6361.

The collection also contains background materials accumulated by McDonald while writing his book “The Red Baron of IBEW 213”, including research articles, notebooks, consent forms, a draft royalty agreement, and a press marketing questionnaire.

McDonald, Ian

Fisheries Centre fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1336
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1992

Fonds consists of textual records that document the origins, development, and activities of the Fisheries Centre, particularly its predecessor programmes: the Institute of Fisheries and the Institute of Animal Resource Ecology. The records include correspondence, reports, financial statements, grant documentation, minutes and agendas, course outlines, and published materials.

University of British Columbia. Fisheries Centre

Department of Economics fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1335
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2002

Fonds consists of minutes of meetings and reports about the administration and activities of the department. The records are arranged in three series: Departmental minutes; Annual reports, Departmental reviews.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Economics

Basil Stuart-Stubbs fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1343
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2001, predominant 1964-1991

Fonds consists of published and unpublished works, subject files, correspondence, minutes, reports, sound recordings and a photograph relating to Basil Stuart-Stubbs' position as University Librarian and Director of the School of Librarianship (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) at UBC, his involvement with the UBC Press, and his academic interests and activities. Fonds has been arranged into the following nine series: Publications - General series (2001); Books and Booklets series (1966-1986); Published Articles series (1964-1991); Papers and Speeches series (1966-1990); Reports series (1969-1987); W. Kaye Lamb series (1988-1990); UBC Press series (1969-1985); Subject Files series (1975-1977); and UBC Senate Library Committee series (1969).

Stuart-Stubbs, Basil

Samuel Rothstein fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1342
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2003

The fonds consists of records that Rothstein created and received as student, teacher, librarian, researcher and administrator. It includes correspondence, reports, handwritten notes and drafts, talks and articles, both published and unpublished ones, minutes of various meetings, photographs, research projects, talks and articles and biographical information. The fonds is arranged into 12 series: UBC School of Librarianship, Accreditation, Course Materials, UBC Library, UBC Committees, External Committees, Correspondence, Personal, Talks and Articles, Publications, and Photographs.

Rothstein, Samuel

Library fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1230
  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 2019

The fonds consists of records generated by the UBC Library and its branches and divisions, and includes correspondence (both internal and external), reports, minutes, memorandums, notes, budgets and other financial records, architectural plans and drawings, published materials, scrapbooks, publicity materials, photographs, and projects. The records are arranged in sous-fonds based on branches and divisions represented by the records. They are the Librarian's Office, Acquisition Division, Data Library, Extension Library, Gifts and Exchanges Division, Reference Division, Sedgewick Library, Special Collections Division, Woodward Library, PATSCAN, Fine Arts Division, Information Services, Technical Services, MacMillan Library, Science and Engineering Division, Binding Department, Crane Library, Koerner Library, Asian Library, the Reading Rooms Division, Facilities and Preservation, and Xwi7xwa Library. Also included are some records from the library of McGill University College of B.C., pre-dating the establishment of UBC and its Library.

University of British Columbia. Library

School of Library, Archival and Information Studies fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1341
  • Fonds
  • 1956-2010

Fonds consists of correspondence, blueprints, minutes from Faculty, School Council and various committee meetings, handwritten notes, reports, draft proposals, public service announcements, flyers, course syllabi, curriculum revisions, class schedules, student lists, various publications of the School and its students, news clippings, display materials, photographs, slides, audio cassettes, a videocassette, a book and a medal. Fonds is arranged in 15 series: General History of SLAIS, Administrative, Faculty, Accreditation, School Committees, Courses, Students, Professional Associations, CLA Discovery '87, School Publications, Anniversaries, External Publications and Clippings, Audio Tapes, Photographs and Slides.

University of British Columbia. School of Library, Archival and Information Studies

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

Edward Goodall fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1333
  • Fonds
  • [1956]

These sketches were commissioned for an article on UBC in the ILN, 22 September 1956 (pages 467-470). Some have captions or notes attached, and notes on the verso regarding those printed in the ILN. The Library acquired them in January 1991. The drawings include the UBC Library's interior, the Library from the outside, the exterior of the Science Building, view looking north from the top of the Science Building, Brock Hall, the War Memorial Gym, the Wesbrook building, and an experiment in a laboratory in the Science Building.

Goodall, Edward, 1909-1982

Association of Administrative and Professional Staff fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1334
  • Fonds
  • 1977, 1981, 1986-2003

Fonds consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, meeting notices and agendas, copies of agreements, newsletters, newspaper clippings and printed materials about issues and activities the Association was involved in and its administration. The records are arranged in seven series: Executive Meetings and Related Materials; Correspondence and Related Materials; Annual General Meetings; Extraordinary General Meetings; Newsletters and Related Materials; External Organizations; Subject Files.

Association of Administrative and Professional Staff

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

Blythe Eagles fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1025
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1986

Fonds consists of family histories, correspondence, reports, printed materials, photographs, notes, minutes, publications, building plans, reminiscences and other materials about Eagles' professional career and personal life. Fonds contains ten series: Biographical Information, Speeches, Publications by Eagles, Personal Correspondence/Subject Files, Research /Lecture Notes, Miscellaneous Personal Materials, Faculty of Agriculture Material, UBC History - General, Miscellaneous Printed Materials and Publications, and Photographs series. Fonds also contains three sous-fonds: L.S. Klink, Wilfred Sadler, and F.M. Clement sous-fonds.

Eagles, Blythe

UBC Professors Emeriti Oral History Project fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1362
  • Fonds
  • 1990

The fonds consists of 16 audio recordings. There is a transcript only for one interview Margaret Street. The following file list is arranged by tape number with a short summary of the tape contents provided by Ann Carroll.

University of British Columbia. UBC Professors Emeriti Oral History Project

Alumni Association fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1123
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2004, predominant 1954-1990

The fonds consists mainly of records generated by the Alumni Association in the course of its programs and activities and by its branches and divisions. The records are in the form of correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, manuscripts for The Chronicle, and some published materials. Also included in the fonds are materials of historical interest collected by Frances Tucker in the course of her research for a history of the Association published for its fiftieth anniversary in 1966; these consist of written notes, clippings and other published materials, scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, the first draft of her project, and index cards. Finally, the records of Harry Franklin, Executive Director from 1972 to 1979, are included; the files contain some Association records as well as Franklin's. Records stored in boxes 1-20 date from 1911 to 1966, and the rest date from 1955 to 1992. Because of the long time period between the accessions of these two bodies of records, and their different organization, they have not been physically integrated. Wherever possible, their original order has been maintained or restored. The fonds is arranged in the following series: Subject Files (1916-1966), Annual Reports (1946-1963), Board of Management (1951-1965), Committees (1935-1962, 1977-2001), Accounts (1945-1961), Fund-Raising (1946-1965, 1975-1989), Publications (1924-1959), Convocation (1939-1960), Boxing Day Ball (1946-1959), President's Correspondence (1953-1960), Branches (1946-1960, 1967-1989), Divisions (1953-1959, 1959-1987), American Alumni Council (1946- 1966), Alumni Association History Files (1911-1966), Executive Director's Files (1955-1991), Homecoming / Reunions (1973-1992), Student Affairs (1964-1982), Alumni Summer College (1981-1984), Communications (1955-1989), Cecil Green Park (1966-1990), Harry Franklin's Files (1967-1978), and Alumni Association Annual Dinner series (1996-2004).

University of British Columbia. Alumni Association

Media Relations fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1310
  • Fonds
  • [1966?]-2008

The fonds consists of two series: Photographic and Audiovisual. The photographs were created by Information Services and Community Relations and were transferred to the University Archives by the Public Affairs Office. The photographs are 35 mm negative format and digital-born photos on optical discs. The images document a wide variety of important people, events and activities at the University of British Columbia between 1980 and 1991.

The video and audio recordings ([1966?]-2008) are of events on campus both at UBC Vancouver and Okanagan, including the announcement of the Okanagan campus. The material includes copies of media clips, promotional videos, speeches, the visit of dignitaries such as the Dalai Lama and stock footage. The audiovisual formats include VHS, DVD, Umatic, Betacam sp and unknown optical disc formats. Sound recordings are made up of cassette tapes and compact disc digital audio (CD-DA).

Most of the materials in the original accession were created by Information Services and Community Relations, the predecessor agencies of Public Affairs.

University of British Columbia. Media Relations

W. Orson Banfield fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1546
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1922

Fonds consists of one file folder of materials collected or acquired by W. Orson Banfield during his time at UBC, including event programmes, correspondence, and a matriculation certificate; and six photographs documenting the 1922 Great Trek.

Banfield, W. Orson

Class of 1923 (Arts) fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1369
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1923, 1963, 1968, 1973

Fonds consists of the class minute book (1921-1923), photographs from the Great Trek, as well as materials from reunions held in 1963, 1968 and the 50th-anniversary reunion in 1973.

University of British Columbia. Class of 1923 (Arts)

Albert E. Richards fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1167
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1928

The fonds consists of correspondence, speeches, photographs, petitions, and clippings about the Student Publicity Campaign (1922/23). The fonds also includes copies of speeches delivered on other occasions, memorabilia from Richards' graduation in 1923 and other miscellaneous material.

Richards, Albert E.

Class of 1925 (Arts) fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1348
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1985

Fonds consists of records documenting the periodic reunions of the Class of 1925 (Arts) as well as memorabilia collected by class members. It includes correspondence, committee minutes, reports, published materials and clippings, and photographs.

University of British Columbia. Class of 1925 (Arts)

George Van Wilby fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1331
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1925

Fonds consists of 370 black and white negatives taken between 1917 and 1924. The images are primarily of UBC students at the University's original Fairview campus. There are also shots of faculty members. As well as posed individual shots of students, there are many photographs of various student activities including the annual class picnic. Although most of the photographs are not identified they are very important for collectively documenting student life at the University in the late teen’s and early 1920s.

Wilby, George Van

Cecil and Ida Green Lecture Series fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1359
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2003

This fonds consists of lists of lecturers, curriculum vitae, minutes, newspaper clippings and photographs; it is divided between administrative and lectures series.

University of British Columbia. Cecil and Ida Green Lecture Series

Michael Smith fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1329
  • Fonds
  • 1957-2000

The fonds consists of Smiths biographical information, speeches, correspondence, laboratory notes and research material, copies of publications, and slides and presentation materials.

Smith, Michael

Caroline Astell fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1328
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1970

Fonds consists of 20 lab notebooks (1966-1970) containing notes from Caroline Astell’s Ph.D. studies. The notebooks include the results of her studies with Michael Smith in the area of oligonucleotides beginning about May 1968.

Astell, Caroline

Doreen Walker fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1327
  • Fonds
  • 1609-1990, 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

Department of Poultry Science fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1326
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1980

Fonds consists of six series: Correspondence; Purchase Orders; Poultry Farm Sales Records; Research/ Research Funding; Seminars; and Miscellaneous Records. The Correspondence Series consists of three sub-series: a) General Correspondence; b) Correspondence with Business / Government; c) Interdepartmental Correspondence.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Poultry Science

Macdonald Report on Higher Education in British Columbia collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1325
  • Collection
  • 1962-1963, 1979

Most of this collection was assembled by William Tetlow of the UBC Office of Institutional Analysis and Planning, and consists of President MacDonald’s initial proposal to the Board of Governors and Senate as well as minutes and reports arising from the work of the Committee on Higher Education (1962/63). In addition, there are also copies of numerous briefs presented by community groups from throughout the province. Also included are copies of documents related to the Report, compiled by the President’s Office and sent to Simon Fraser University to help the SFU Archives document the origins of their university, and maintained as a potentially useful historical resource.

Sydney M. Friedman fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1324
  • Fonds
  • 1940-2000

The fonds consists of six series: Correspondence, Illustrations, Administration, Lectures, Abstracts, Notes, and Drafts, Videotapes, and Publications. It includes textual materials in manuscript and published form, original illustrative artwork, and video recordings. Additional biographical information is included in folder 11-33.

Friedman, Sydney M.

Donald B. Fields fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1323
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1966

The fonds consist of three series: Drafts and working papers directly related to the Royal Commission on Taxation, Drafts and working papers not directly connected to the Royal Commission on Taxation, Memorandums, correspondence and background information concerned with the Royal Commission and its Commissioners.

Fields, Donald B.

Patricia Carney fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1322
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2008, predominant 1980-1993

The fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, minutes, memoranda, personal notes, diaries, photographs, videos and an assortment of ephemera created or collected by Carney over her years in federal politics. The fond consists predominantly of materials reflecting Carney's political life. Records from her years in the Official Opposition (1980-1984) and in government (1984-1988) consist of parliamentary reports, minutes from Neighbourhood Nights and correspondence from constituents. The majority of materials reflect Carney's tenure as Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources (1984-1986), and Minister of International Trade (1986-1988). For dates during the evolution of both the Atlantic and Western Accords, these records include correspondence between Carney and provincial premiers, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and provincial Ministers of Energy. Records from the FTA include a copy of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, correspondence with Simon Reisman, Finance Minister Michael Wilson, Mulroney, and other Cabinet Ministers. FTA materials also include correspondence and newspaper clippings from the tenth anniversary of the FTA. The records also include copious handwritten notes from Carney's participation on the Priorities and Planning Committee of the Cabinet. The fonds also includes records from State Visits of the Prince and Princess of Wales and American Vice-President George Herbert Walker Bush to Expo 86, as well as State Visits by President and Mrs. Reagan of the United States and President and Mrs. Mitterrand of France. The fonds also contains records documenting Carney's career as a Senator, including a series dedicated to the Task Force on Barriers to Women in the Public Service. Also, the records contain a series of Carney's School of Community and Regional Planning teaching materials as well as limited amounts from both her private life and her career as an economic journalist.
The 2011 accrual (Boxes 47-60) consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal notes, reports, photographs, tapes and videos created collected by Carney during her time as a Senator. There is also further material regarding the reception of her autobiography and material from the operations of Gemini North.

Carney, Patricia

Harry Adaskin fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1321
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1997

Fonds consists almost entirely of materials created or acquired by Harry Adaskin throughout his life and career. It includes the manuscripts for his autobiographies, correspondence, scripts for radio broadcasts and lectures, newspaper clippings, and concert programmes, photographs, films, and audio recordings. Also included are annotated copies of Adaskin's two autobiographies: A Fiddler's World (published in 1977), and A Fiddler's Choice (1982). Some outside correspondence addressed to his wife Frances after his death is also included. The fonds is organized in the following series: Autobiographies, Hart House String Quartet, Harry and Frances (Marr) Adaskin Concerts, Musically Speaking Scripts, New York Philharmonic Broadcasts, Tuesday Night Scripts, Miscellaneous Writings, Correspondence, Audio Tapes, Autographed Photographs, Audio Discs, and Film.

Adaskin, Harry

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

B.C. Binning fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1041
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1991

The fonds consists of material relating to the foundation and early development of the Department of Fine Arts and other university-related committees and activities in which Binning participated, including the Fine Arts Committee, the Festival of Contemporary Arts, and the development of Nitobe Gardens. It consists of the following series: Biographical Material (1949-1976); Correspondence (1947-1972); Lectures, Articles and "Outside Work" (1948-1968); Committees (1947-1966); Fine Arts Program (1954-1964); Festival of the Contemporary Arts (1961-1971); Subject Files (1946-1958); and Teaching Materials (1949-1971).

Binning, B. C.

Gordon Adaskin fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1320
  • Fonds
  • [1961]

The fonds consists of eleven audiotapes, comprising over four hours of interviews with well-known Canadian artists, including B.C. Binning and Jack Shadbolt. The fonds consists of a single audiotape series, arranged alphabetically. In these interviews, Adaskin examines each artist's unique creative process through probing and often unorthodox questions.

Adaskin, Gordon

University of British Columbia Librarians and Archivists Association fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1318
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2000

Fonds consists of materials created or received by the UBC Librarians and Archivists Association in the course of its activities, and includes correspondence, reports, minutes, and written notes. It is arranged in four series: General, Salary / Collective Bargaining Committee, Travel Grants Committee, and Subject Files.

University of British Columbia. Librarians and Archivists Association

James E. Thornton fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1317
  • Fonds
  • 1967-2020

The fonds consists of biographical material (1993-2012), copies of Thornton's thesis (1967) and dissertation (1971), copies of his papers (published and unpublished), books, reports and reprints, as well as audio/visual material.
Included in the biographical material is a self-published autobiography, entitled "Telling My Life Story - ... a journey of discovery".

Thornton, James E.

B.C. Midwifery Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1443
  • Collection
  • 2004

Meagan Davies part of the midwifery collection consists of 22 DVDs of interviews conducted throughout B.C.

Abra Palumbo collected printed papers kept about the midwifery movement in the 1970s and 80s in B.C. Most of the materials are official forms, manuals, or articles utilized by the midwifery movement.

University Campus and University Endowment Lands Maps and Plans Collection

  • UBCA-ARC-1312
  • Fonds
  • 1970

The collection consists of maps and plans of the University campus and the University Endowment Lands (now Pacific Spirit Park). The collection was started by UBC Library and is now continued by the UBC Archives. The collection is arranged in several series. Maps are filed in either map cabinets or with vertical files, depending on their dimensions. Please see the finding aid for an inventory of maps.

Ceremonies Office fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1307
  • Fonds
  • 1931-2014

The fonds consists of records generated through the various activities of the Ceremonies Office. Included in the fonds are administrative records (1964-1984) as well as records that document the activities associated with Congregation (1950-2006), building openings (1951-1986) and numerous functions sponsored by the University (1962-1995). The fonds also include information about honorary degree recipients, congratulatory greetings to Presidents K. George Pedersen (1983), David Strangway (1985) and various other ceremonial activities. There are also audio recordings of special events around the University campus. For additional information, see Series Descriptions.

University of British Columbia. Ceremonies Office

Harry Hawthorn fonds

  • UBCA-ARC-1049
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1976

Fonds contains five series: Correspondence, Notes, and Reports (1947-1976); Indigenous Peoples of BC Research (1954-1967); Doukhobors (1948-1954); Northern Development Research (1972); Harry Hawthorn Project (19--); and Audio (1971) series.

Hawthorn, Harry

Robert A.J. McDonald fonds

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

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

McDonald, Robert A. J.

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