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Agnes Flett fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1965]

Fonds consists of photographs of a Legion banquet. Includes images of the unveiling of the "Bathtub Capital" sign and various people including Frank Ney, Janice Dorman, George Pearkes, and Jack Johnson.

Flett, Agnes

Barbara Brophy fonds

  • CA LMA MS 25
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1941

The fonds consists of photographs of the Postmaster Conventions in 1930, 1933, and 1941. Includes Mrs. B. Brophy, who was Lytton Postmistress from 1904 to 1948. Also includes a family portrait taken in 1904.

Brophy, Barbara

Delgamuukw Conferences fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR376
  • Fonds
  • 1997-1999

The fonds consists of three programs, and conference papers for 1998. Conferences include: "Calling people together: beyond the RCAP Report", Feb. 3-5, 1997; "We are all here to stay: the Delgamuukw judgment" Jan. 26, 1998; "Delgamuukw: one year after" Feb. 18-19, 1999. Also included are 10 audio cassettes of the conferences, which are numbered but not identified.

Delgamuukw Conferences (1997-1999 : Victoria, B.C.)

Delta Manor Exhibition Association fonds

  • CA DMA CR-26
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1939

The fonds consists of a minute book (1930-1939), reports, correspondence, annual programs (1930-1938), and copies of newspaper clippings.

Delta Manor Exhibition Association

Department of Biology fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR142
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1990

The fonds consists of the following series: Committees, Programmes, Planning, Open Houses, Land Acquisitions, and Buildings. Also includes plans for the construction of a marine science vessel, which was later named the "John Strickland."

University of Victoria (B.C.). Dept. of Biology

Enes Moscrip fonds

  • CA EMA 985.14;986.9
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1944

The fonds consists of photographs of the May Queen celebration at Memorial Park, Esquimalt, a Pro-Rec demonstration at the park and an awards ceremony.

Moscrip, Enes, 1928-

Ernest Burnett fonds

  • CA DMA CR-30
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1980

The fonds consists of one series of material created by Ernest Burnett in his capacity as mayor: in particular, as a member of the Delta Centennial Committee, which held its meetings in Council chambers. Mr. Burnett's copies of the Committee minutes constitute one series of the fonds. A second series of material includes material Mr. Burnett created as treasurer of the Delta Agricultural Society. This series includes financial statements (1950-1954), and racing programs for Paterson Park (1962-1968). The final series in this fonds consists of one file containing a program for the "Freedom Ceremony" celebrating Delta's 90th Anniversary (1969), and a promotional newspaper entitled "Delta Election '71 News". which promotes the "Delta Team" of municipal candidates including incumbent Mayor Dugald Morrison, Alderman Doug Watkins, Ernie Burnett, and Harold Savage.

Burnett, Ernest

Fred Taylor collection

  • Fonds
  • 1995-1997

Collection consists of correspondence and notes, compiled by Fred Taylor, related to the City of Nanaimo's acquisition of an old steam coal mine whistle from Air Chime Manufacturing Company. The coal mine whistle was blown every day in Nanaimo to announce shift changes and other mining related events. Includes a report on chain of title of various local mining companies and council minutes relating to Fred Taylor's role as negotiator of the whistle's return to Nanaimo. Also includes two photographs of Fred Taylor and Mayor Gary Korpan with whistle.

Canadian Association of African Studies Annual Conference (1976) fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR027
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1976

The fonds consists of administrative files relating to the organization of the 1976 Annual Conference of the CAAS and background material relating to the 1971, 1974 and 1975 conferences, including correspondence of Professor Edgar S. Efrat, invitations and membership lists; abstracts of papers and copies of papers resented at the 1976 conference); reports, journals and other publications relating to African countries and used as background information for the 1976 conference.

Canadian Association of African Studies Annual Conference (1976 : Victoria, B.C.)

Captain Cook Bi-Centennial Committee fonds

  • CA DMA CR-75
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1979

The fonds includes information on Delta's celebration of the Captain Cook Bi-Centennial in 1978 and the activities of the Captain Cook Bi-Centennial Committee. It includes grant applications, correspondence, minutes, reports, memos and one photograph.

Captain Cook Bi-Centennial Committee (Delta, B.C.)

Greater Victoria Disarmament Group fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR279
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1997

The fonds consists of VICD minutes, accounts, reports, correspondence and notices, 1978-1983; GVDG/VPC constitution, minutes (1983-1997), annual accounts, (1983-1997), Peace/Earth Walks (1982-1997), correspondence (1983-1997), subject files (1978-97), displays, presentations and newsletters.

Greater Victoria Disarmament Group

Langley Centennial Committee (1967) fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 258
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1967

Fonds consists of seven series: minutes of meetings, 1964-1967; permanent projects, 1964-1965, that includes correspondence, reports, and financial records created in the course of determining what types of permanent projects would be coordinated by the Committee to commemorate the centenary including the opening of Williams Park in 1967; awards and events, 1966-1967, which include records related to various award and event functions designed to celebrate the centennial including records that document the processing of applications from, procurement of, and awarding of the centennial pioneer medallions, the activities surrounding bringing Russian gymnasts to Langley, and the centennial dinner; financial records, 1964-1966; creation records, 1964, which include records that document the establishment of the committee; ephemeral, 1965-1967, which includes stationary, an invitation, and the published report regarding the construction of the library; and correspondence, 1966-1967.

Langley Centennial Committee (1967)

Lytton and District Centennial Society fonds

  • CA LMA MS 3
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1969

The fonds consists of records of 1966/67 Lytton and District Centennial Society from 1964-1969. Includes Administration records, minutes, correspondence, informational records, centennial project records, ephemera, publications (Lytton, a Story in Pictures), photographs and research on the film "Winds of Chance."

Lytton and District Centennial Society

Harry Vogel fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1992

The fonds consists of photographs of the Rites of Passage Exhibition in Mission and of the restoration of the Mission Museum taken by Vogel.

Vogel, Harry

Horace Draper fonds

  • CA EMA V989.32
  • Fonds
  • 1955

The fonds consists of photographs of the swim of Bert Thomas across the Strait of Juan de Fuca, July 8, 1955.

Draper, Horace, 1925-

L.A. Campbell fonds

  • CA TCA 1964-1
  • Fonds
  • 1944

The fonds consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the proposed 1944 visit to Trail by Princess Alice and the Earl of Athlone.

Campbell, L.A.

Pitt Meadows Day collection

  • CA PMM A1980.0011;A1987.0001;A1996.0001;A1997.0018;A1998.0002;A1998.0006;A1999.0013
  • Fonds
  • 1938-ca. 1990

Collection consists of an 8 mm silent film of 1950s and 1960s Pitt Meadows Day celebrations as well as a VHS copy of the same. This collection also contains several photographs of Royal parties and various events surrounding the day. Also in the collection are records created by the Pitt Meadows Day Committee including two cash books for the years 1959 to 1989, minutes from 1970 to 1979 and miscellaneous papers for the 1980s and early 1990s, correspondence, programs, and ephemera.

Praxis-Nexus Conference fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR153
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1996

The fonds consists of abstracts of presentations, minutes, budget and funding, correspondence, posters, programme and 2 videocassettes of presentations.

Praxis-Nexus Conference (1996 : University of Victoria, B.C.)

Margaret McEwen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922

Title based on the contents of the fonds and is divided into 3 series consisting of correspondence, autograph books, and memorabilia.

McEwen, Margaret

Women for Women in Afghanistan fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR348
  • Fonds
  • 1999-2000

The fonds consists of educational reports, photographs, and a program for a dinner held March 9, 2000 in conjunction with the Status of Women Action Group.

Women for Women in Afghanistan. Victoria Branch

BC Book Prizes fonds

  • CA SFL MsC 122
  • Fonds
  • 2006-2009

The fonds consists of promotional materials, most notably full-colour posters, surrounding the shortlisting and adjudication of potential winners and the subsequent selection and celebration of winners of the prestigious prizes. Also included are media clippings and press releases surrounding the event.

BC Book Prizes

President's Office fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR148
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1995

The fonds consists of 8 sub-series: Advisory Boards, 1969-1982; Assistant to the President, 1966-1973; Commonwealth Games, 1987-1994; Executive Council, 1973-1990; General Office, 1960-1994; President's Meetings, 1980-1990; Special Events, 1975-1980, and Investigation into the Future Use of Royal Roads, 1991-1995.

University of Victoria (B.C.) President's Office

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