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Gordon Priestman fonds

  • CA SAM MS 146
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The title of the fonds takes its name from its contents. The fonds is divided into two series and contains notebooks related to the writings of Gordon Priestman and studies related to the community’s development.

Gordon Priestman

Granite Trading Association

  • Fonds
  • 1915

The fonds is divided into 31 series and consists of minutes, correspondence, leases, plans, photographs, and samples of documentary artifacts related to the running of the co-operative.

Granite Trading Association

Frederick William Kerton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1916

Fonds consists of two letters from the British Columbia Deputy Provincial Secretary appointing Frederick William Kerton as 1) a Member of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the City of Courtenay, 28th August, 1915 and 2) a Member of the Board of Commissioners of Police for the City of Courtenay, 5th February, 1916.

Kerton, Frederick William

University Research Forests fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925 - 1986

The fonds consists of records chronicling the history and development of UBC's Research Forests at Point Grey, and Haney, and B.C.'s interior (Cariboo) region. The fonds includes correspondence, reports, proposals, financial records, maps, surveys, blueprints, photographs, and meteorological data. The records also contain information about the operation of the Summer Camp for forestry students (1948-1986).

University of British Columbia. Research Forests

University Endowment Lands collection

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1989

The collection consists of a combination of materials relating to the University Endowment Lands collected and acquired over the years by the UBC Archives. It includes notes, printed material, reports, correspondence, photographs, and clippings.

UBC subject file collection

  • Fonds
  • 1915-2000

The collection consists of materials acquired by Special Collections and the University Archives and maintained for purposes of historical research. It includes reports, correspondence, committee minutes, course materials, architectural and other drawings, newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, posters, brochures, and other published materials. The materials are arranged alphabetically by subject or name (e.g. organisations, University departments, events, buildings/places, and individuals).

UBC Press fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953 - 2015

The fonds consists of correspondence with both published and prospective authors, other university presses, distributors, agents and departmental staff, reviews and newspaper clippings pertaining to published material; minutes of meetings, and reports of financial standing; grant applications, and program and award descriptions. The fonds has been divided into the following series and sub-series: Correspondence (comprised of the following sub-series: Bill C.Y. Li; Jane C. Fredeman and Tony Blicq; Institute of Pacific Relations); Financial; Committees; Grants, Awards, and Programs; Administration and Organization; Other Publishers, Agents and Distributors; Published Works; and Reviews.

University of British Columbia Press

UBC Information Technology (IT) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1954-1996

The fonds consists of records that document the origins and establishment of the UBC Computing Centre as well as financial, technical, organizational, and administrative records through the time it was known as Computing Services and University Computing & Communications. It includes the CIPS Sous-fonds, and twelve series: Early Computing Centre Series; Pre-1969 Series; 1969-1978 Series; Systems Hardware Operations Committee Series (SHOC); Software Committee Series; Manuals and Technical Information Series; UBC Computing Centre Newsletter Series; 1979-1989 Alphabetical Series; 1973-1996 Chronological Series; UBC Computing Centre Documentation Series 1965-1991; Jim Tom’s Office Series 1986-1997, Miscellaneous Series 1972-1996; and Photograph Series.

University of British Columbia. Information Technology.

University of British Columbia Librarians and Archivists Association fonds

  • 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

Geoffrey Capes fonds : 1911-1961

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1961

Fonds consists of 56 diaries recording Capes' daily activities. Diaries contain a number of leaflets and programmes of events in the Courtenay area.

Capes, Geoffrey

Samuel Jackson Cliffe fonds

  • Fonds

Item 1: Diary of Sam Cliffe. July 11, 1862 to October 20, 1862. Records part of his time at sea aboard the Silistria.
Item 2: Consists of three sections of song books/poems, late 1800s.
Item 3: Hand-drawn map from Nanaimo River to Nanoose Harbour, late 1800s.

Cliffe, Samuel Jackson

Salmar Community Association fonds

  • CA SAM MS 144
  • Fonds
  • 1946

The title is based on the contents of the fonds. It is arranged into 23 series and contains photographs, minutes, correspondence, copies of newspaper clippings, renovation and expansion plans, and financials.

Salmar Community Association

Ta'Lana Twirlers Square Dance Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1979

The title is based on the contents of the fonds. The collection is divided into 12 series and includes minutes, newsletters, correspondence, and financial reports.

Ta'Lana Twirlers Square Dance Club

John and Elizabeth Jackson Family Fonds

  • CA SAM MS 141
  • Fonds
  • 1914

Title based on the contents of the fonds. The collection is arranged into five series and consists of certificates, correspondence, and photographs.

John and Elizabeth Jackson

Herald Family Fonds

  • CA SAM MS 140
  • Fonds
  • 1870

The title is based on the contents of the fonds. It is divided into 6 series and consists of correspondence, a school book, two pieces of original art, and receipts for running the farm.

Herald, Dr. Dundas

Robert E. McKechnie fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1944

Fonds consists of both personal and professional material. The personal material includes notes, poems, receipts, membership cards, newspaper clippings, certificates, and photographs, along with three bound volumes of handwritten notes from McKechnie’s McGill University course “Practice of Medicine”, dated 1888-1890. The professional material includes event programmes, speeches, certificates, newspaper clippings, and notes – most of these pertain to his involvement with McGill University and practice in Nanaimo.

McKechnie, Robert E.

Frank F. Wesbrook fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1881-1918, 1980

The fonds consists of diaries, photographs, articles, speeches and reports, and miscellaneous material, all of which document Frank F. Wesbrook’s personal and professional activities. Also included are a collection of off-prints of scholarly articles relating to a variety of medical topics that Wesbrook collected or in some cases wrote.

Wesbrook, F.F. (Frank Fairchild), 1868-1918

M.Y. Williams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1875 - 1973

Fonds consists of biographical notes, clippings, articles, early educational records, research notes, draft manuscripts, field notebooks, reports, publications, correspondence, lecture and course notes, maps, photographic prints, and slides pertaining to M.Y. Williams' professional and personal activities.

Williams, M.Y. (Merton Yarwood)

Elliot Weisgarber fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920 - 2002

The fonds consists of audio recordings of Weisgarber compositions or performances (1957-1999); musical scores, drafts and sketches (1941-1996); and research materials generated or accumulated by Weisgarber in the preparation of an unpublished biography of Aurelio Giorni, a manuscript entitled “Flute Music of Zen,” and an article "The Honkyoku of the Kinko-Ryu: Some Principles of its Organization" (1968). It also consists of the family and personal records, including correspondence, of Elliot, his wife Beth, and their family.

Weisgarber, Elliot

Warren family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977-1998

The fonds consists of family papers, genealogical material, manuscripts and correspondence documenting the history of the Warren family in England. Some of the family members represented in the fonds are Reverend Dawson Warren, Falkland G.E. Warren, and Charlotte Jackson. The fonds also includes biographical information about Harry Warren and copies of his publications to 1978.

Warren (family)

W. Peter Ward fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1966 - 2012

Fonds consists of personal and professional materials of Ward’s related to his career. The fonds is divided into four series: Project series (1980-2011); Publications and Conferences (1966-2012); Teaching Materials and Lecture Notes (1992-2011), and Correspondence series (1978-2001).

Ward, W. Peter

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