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Ryerson College fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1927

The fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Governors (1911-1926), the correspondence of the Board's secretary (1911-1926), minutes of the meetings of the Finance Committee (1911-1926), copies of academic calendars (1923-1927), and a copy of the college's act of incorporation (1912).

Ryerson College

St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-2018

Fonds consists of records from St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and Wesley Methodist Church. Records include Baptisms, Marriage and Burial registers (1914-2018); Membership records (1925-1996); Board and Committee records (1926-2014); Women's group records (1927-2006); Youth group records (1932-1983); Records of other groups (1954-2004); Special program records (1955-2014); Sermons (2005-2009); Correspondence/subject files (1929-2003); Worship service bulletins (1925-2005); Financial and property records (1906-2003); Annual reports (1953-2010); Communications (1955-2014); Architectural records (1958-1961); Reference material (1904-2008); General publications (1913-1993); Photographs (1916-1993); Sound and moving images (1975); and Guest registers (1920-1939).

St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Russell FitzGerald fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1951 - 1978

The fonds consists of records generated by Russell FitzGerald during the course of his adult life and includes journals, sketchbooks, art reproductions and originals, slides and photos.

FitzGerald, Russell

Wesley United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1933

Fonds consists of Baptismal register (1911-1932), Marriage registers (1903-1933), Burial register (1911-1932); Circuit register (1886-1901), Membership certificates (1909-1912); Official Board minutes (1875-1930), Trustee minutes (1888-1930); Ladies Aid minutes (1916-1923), Woman's Association records (1917-1927), Women's Missionary Society minutes (1890-1899, 1911-1921); Sunday School records (1886-1894, 1899-1924); Young Peoples Fellowship (1926-1932).

Wesley United Church (Vancouver, BC)

Westminster Hall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1927

The fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Management (1907-1925), the Senate (1907-1926), joint meetings of the Board and Senate (1906-1910), the Finance Committee (1915-1924), the Financial and Endowment Committee (1917-1918), the Building and House Committee (1917-1923), the Special Committee re: Dominion Trust Company Investments (1914), the Faculty (1912-1926), and the Students' Council (1914-1929). Also includes correspondence of the Board of Management (1911-1916), Treasurer's correspondence (1912-1925), legal correspondence (1914-1917), correspondence of Principal W.H. Smith (1926-1927), accounts books (1909-1915), accountant's report (1915), auditors reports (1919-1924), records of the library (1908-1921), records of the Women's Auxiliary (1908-1926), calendars (1911-1927), and other material.

Westminster Hall

Genni Hennessy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2002 - 2003

The fonds consists of records relating to Hennessy’s 2003 MA thesis titled The Spirit of Collaboration: Exploring Critical Pedagogical Principles in Transforming the Museum Through Space and Time. Hennessy was interested in the relationships that developed between community members and museum staff during the process of putting together the Museum of Anthropology’s exhibit The Spirit of Islam, which ran from October 2001 to May 2002. Her purpose was to document the kinds of collaborative processes that occurred as the exhibit planning progressed in order to identify a model from which other museums working with communities might benefit.

Hennessy, Genni

Ben William Leeson collection

  • Collection
  • Copied ca. 1972 (originally created ca. 1914)

The fonds consists of 16 photographic prints, some of which are hand-coloured, stamped “B.W. Leeson Quatsino, B.C.”, labelled on the front or back with explanatory information, or signed in ink. One print of a longhouse is stamped “The Leeson Collection Copyright 1914.” The photographic subject matter relates to British Columbia’s Kwakiutl First Nations and the British Columbia landscape. Also included is a copy of Susan Roper's Portraits of the Indians of Quatsino by Benjamin W. Leeson, produced by the Research Project on Early B.C. Photography at the Vancouver Public Library around 1972, and 23 duplicate slides which accompany it.

Leeson, B.W.

Norah L. Hughes fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1978

Fonds consists of records relating to Hughes' academic and pastoral work, as well as to her interest in the changing place of women within the broader church. Fonds contains three record series: Lecture notes [ca. 1960]; Preaching and speaking notes (1940-1978); and Reference materials (1927-1947).

Norah L. Hughes

James A. Taylor fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-2010

Fonds consists of records relating to Jim Taylor’s writing, editing, and broadcasting work, as well as his liaison with colleagues and family members. Fonds comprises the following record series: Correspondence – JAFT to WST (1945-1998); Published articles and resources (1967-2006); Early writings (1959-1980); Personal correspondence (1966-1986); Academic writings (1958-1967); Newsletters (1984-1994); Regular newspaper columns (2007-2009); Manuscripts for monographs (1996-2001); Reference: books written or edited by James Taylor (1981-2010). Documentary forms include correspondence, research notes, interview transcripts, draft and published versions of magazine articles, play scripts, and full manuscripts of books. Also included is a copy of each published book.

Taylor, James A.

Gordon C. How fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1978-2014

Fonds consists of textual and non-textual records created and received by Gordon How in his role as the Executive Director of the Vancouver Planning Committee for the Sixth Assembly of the World Council of Churches. Fonds includes the following series: Reports, correspondence, and publications (1981-2014); Reference material (1982); Objects (1983); Sixth Assembly photographs (1981-2011); and Commemorative collections (1978-2014).

How, Gordon C.

Ronnie Tessler fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1986 - 1987

The fonds consists of photographs created by Ronnie Tessler from 1986 to 1987 documenting a canoe project by the Nisga’a carver Norman Tait. The project was abandoned in the summer of 1987, and the canoe was left uncompleted. The photographs depict models for the canoe, transportation of the log for the canoe to the Museum of Anthropology, ceremonies performed throughout the project, and various stages of work on the canoe and model. Additional photographs from the same period depict a totem pole raising at Capilano Mall in North Vancouver and portraits of Les Baker, a model Tait wanted to use for a “white man” mask.

Tessler, Ronnie

1974 International Congress of Mathematicians fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1971 - 1974

The fonds consists of correspondence, programs, photographs, memorabilia and proceedings of the 1974 Congress. Also included in the fonds are some records of the Canadian Mathematical Congress, which served as official host for the event.

International Congress of Mathematicians (1974 : Vancouver, B.C.)

Albert Richards fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1921-1928

The fonds consists of correspondence, speeches, photographs, petitions, and clippings pertaining to 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 Edward

Alden Barss fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1977

The fonds consists of textual records (including correspondence, reports, minutes and course materials), published materials, and photographs documenting the life and career of Alden Barss. The records relate to the teaching of horticulture; the development of the Department of Horticulture, the Faculty of Agriculture, and the University; Barss' involvement with the Anglican Theological College and the Anglican Church; his professional career; and his personal life. Some records were apparently collected and arranged by Barss in the course of writing a history of the Department of Horticulture.

Barss, Alden Forest, 1888-1980

Alice Borden fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1970

The fonds consists of correspondence, essays, diaries, financial records and notes created by Borden as both as a student and through her teaching career from kindergarten instructor through to university professor of early childhood education. Fonds contains administrative details about the establishment and operation of UBC's Child Study Centre and also includes minutes and reports from the Faculty of Education.

Borden, Alice Victoria

Barbara Schrodt fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1984

Fonds consists of Schrodt's PhD thesis and related research materials as well publications written and collected by Schrodt.

Schrodt, Barbara, 1929-

Charles A. Rowles fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-1980, predominant 1954-1979

Fonds consists of records generated by the Department of Soil Science in the course of its administrative and academic activities, and by Dr. Rowles relating to his academic, professional, and personal activities. They contain information regarding the administration of the Department; courses offered by the Department; committees with which Dr. Rowles was involved, in particular those which he chaired; his extension courses, workshops, lectures, and other outside activities; and some personal correspondence.

Rowles, Charles A.

Department of Pathology fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1951 - 1992

Fonds consists of textual records documenting the programmes and activities of the Department of Pathology, and the Departmentʹs relationships with other organizations. These records include minutes, correspondence, course outlines and related materials, and reports. The records are arranged in the following series: Minutes, Department Head, Courses, Buildings and Facilities, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and General.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Pathology

Department of Visual and Performing Arts in Education fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1976-1990

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, and published materials such as programs and flyers, and documents the programs and activities of the Department. It is arranged in the following series: General Administration, Meetings (with sub- series: Department and Committees), Department Programs (with sub-series: Art Education (ARTE) and Music Education (MUED)), and “Quarterly Quorum”. The Art Education sub- series includes records which pre-date the establishment of the Department and document the Art Education program during the late 1970's.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Visual and Performing Arts

Elvi Whittaker fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1989-1996

Fonds consists of Dr. Whittakers records as a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Social Science Federation of Canada (SSFC). It includes records of the meetings of various committees, councils and panels in which Ms. Whittaker attended as well as records of various issues and topics related to SSFC activities. Fonds consists of minutes, pamphlets, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings and publications.

Whittaker, Elvi

Garnett Sedgewick fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1880-1954, 1980

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, artifacts, publications, legal documents, notes, transcripts of lectures and broadcasts, examinations, certificates and other miscellaneous items. Most of the material was created and collected by Sedgewick himself, and the rest was collected by friends including Robert Roberts after Sedgewick's death.

Sedgewick, Garnett Gladwin, 1882-1949

Gladys Wright fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1923, 1980

Fonds consists of a hand-written account of Gladys Wright's memories of the UBC Fairview campus. Also included are seven heavily-annotated textbooks (copies of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, The Merchant of Venice, Coriolanus, Twelfth Night (2 copies), Julius Caesar, and Othello) used in Garnett G. Sedgewick's English courses. The latter document teaching and note-taking methods from the 1920's, in particular those methods practiced in Sedgewick's classes.

Wright, Gladys

John A.E. Parnall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1983

Fonds consists of photocopies of the wills of Emily Carr (1945) and Ira Dilworth (1954), regarding the ownership of Carrʹs copyright. The fonds also includes correspondence (1967‐1983) from artist Gordon Smith addressed to John Parnall and his family, as well as printed material regarding Smith.

Parnall, John A.E.

Leslie Upton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1980

The fonds consists of student notebooks (1948-1957), which include student notebooks and essays; teaching notes (1957-1980), which consist of lecture notes on various subjects as well as files related to other academic activities; correspondence; writings, which contain drafts of both articles and books - published and unpublished; research materials, which include notes arranged in subject files, copies of historical documents as well as scrapbooks of newspaper clippings on Indians (1970-1978) and numerous articles by W.H. Siebert; and a miscellaneous series which includes reviews of Upton's work as well as files on Loyalist studies in Canada.

Upton, Leslie F.S.

M.Y. Williams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1875 - 1973

The fonds consists of biographical information, clippings and articles, family histories, copies of publications (1912-1965), field notebooks/diaries (1903-1966), reports (1934-1968), manuscripts/research notes, correspondence files, maps and photographs.

Williams, M.Y. (Merton Yarwood)

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