Fonds UBCA-ARC-1301 - Walter Hardwick fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Walter Hardwick fonds

General material designation

  • Textual record
  • Photographic material
  • Moving images

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

UBCA-ARC-1301

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1946-1998 (Creation)
    Creator
    Hardwick, Walter

Physical description area

Physical description

3.7 m of textual records
7 photographs : b&w
7 video tapes

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1932-2005)

Biographical history

Walter Gordon Hardwick was born in 1932, and beginning in 1950, attended UBC, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Minnesota. He first joined UBC's Department of Geography in 1960. Until his retirement in 1997, he taught courses in urban studies, urban geography, and political geography. He also headed the "Vancouver Urban Futures" survey project from 1971 to 1974. A second related project was called "Choosing Our Future" in the late 1980s; these projects served as a basis for urban planning in the Greater Vancouver Regional District and inspired the district's "Livable Region" strategy.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds primarily consists of textual records, including correspondence, reports, minutes, and published materials which together document Walter Hardwick's political and academic careers. They are arranged in series and sub-series based largely on his areas of activity and interest. The series are Urban Planning, Urban Planning Publications, Vancouver City Council, Open Learning Agency / Knowledge Network, Ministry of Education, Vancouver Urban Futures Project, Sumas Waste Processing Plant Environmental Review, Personal Papers, Essays, Reports and Reprints, and Subject Files. Photographs of architects' models for False Creek and Granville Island are also included. The fonds also includes videotapes consisting mainly of interview footage.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Acquired in two accessions. The first, consisting of the bulk of the fonds, was acquired directly from Dr. Walter Hardwick in 1998; the second, consisting of some additional reports and essays, came from the UBC Department of Geography in 2001.

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Online Finding Aid
Please see the finding aid for a list of files.

Uploaded finding aid

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area