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Bob Stewart fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953-2005

Fonds consists of records relating to Stewart's preaching; to his research and writing as a student and archivist; to his job as Host for First United Church (Vancouver); and to his lectures at the Vancouver School of Theology. Record series include: Sermons (1965-1999); Student papers (1966-1978); Speeches and articles (1983-2000); First United Church work (1980-1998); Archives communications (1986-1995); Personal correspondence (1976-1989); Denominational Studies lectures ([1992]-[1993]); Biographical material (1953-1995); and Photographs (1980-[2005?]).

Stewart, Bob

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

  • Fonds
  • 1887-1925

Fonds consists of records relating primarily to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, but also relating to successor congregations St. Andrew's United Church (1925-1927), and St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church (1927-1947). Fonds includes the following record series: Baptism, marriage and burial records (1889-1947); Membership records (1897-1903, 1927-1931); Board and committee records (1888-1930) Women's group records (1887-1932); Sunday school records (1888-1939); Youth group records (1912-1919); Annual reports (1891-1929); and Newsletters (1865-1871).

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

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

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1925

Fonds consists of records from Collingwood Methodist Church and Collingwood United Church. Record series include: Baptismal records (1910-1978), Marriage records (1920-1926), Burial records (1912-1987); Board and committee records (1911-1997); Records of other groups (1918-1970); Congregational financial records (1911-1998); Membership records (1910-1960); Women’s group records (1941-1995).

Collingwood Methodist Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

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

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1958

Fonds consists of Baptismal register (1890-1958), Marriage Register (1900-1958), and Burial Register (1949-1957); Board and committee records (1890-1898); and Membership rolls (ca. 1920-1950).

Zion United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

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

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1993

Fonds consist of records from the Chinese Unite Church, Vancouver, B.C. Records include: Baptism, marriage and burial records (1921-1983); Membership records (1954-1976); Board and Committee records (1918-1988); Sunday School records (1948-1960); Youth Group records (1963-1966); Correspondence/Subject files (1936-1980); Church history (1888-1981); Congregational financial records (1906-1939); Annual reports (1955-1985); and Photographs (1906-1993).

Chinese United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Anna Leith fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1960-1977

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, and reports relating to the various committees on which Anna Leith served during her career in the UBC Library system. In particular, the fonds contains material relating to the Woodward Library, the UBC Health Sciences Centre and the B.C. Medical Centre.

Leith, Anna

APEC Inquiry collection (various collectors)

  • Fonds
  • 1997-2001

The collection consists of exhibits, videotapes and documents collected for the PCC, correspondence and legal documents related to both the PCC and related legal actions, APEC Alert posters, information, pamphlets and ephemera, other material collected and created by Oppenheim with regard to the events surrounding APEC and the RCMP PCC, transcripts of the PCC proceedings, and a number of photographs.

Basil Stuart-Stubbs fonds

  • 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 (1982), UBC Press series (1969-1985), Subject Files series (1975-1977), and UBC Senate Library Committee series (1969).

Stuart-Stubbs, Basil, 1930-

Department of University Extension fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1972

The fonds consists of records generated by both the Dept. of University Extension (1936-1969) and its predecessor, the Extension Lectures Committee (1918-1935). It appears that the records were re-arranged to facilitate the writing of Gordon Selman's history of the Department, and the original order was lost. The fonds has been arranged into the following series: Extension Lectures Committee; Department annual reports; general
records; professional and vocational education; the humanities and summer school; evening classes, lectures and correspondence courses; supporting services; pamphlets, brochures and course material; and Selman's own research notes. The fonds also includes a large number of photographs primarily from the 1950s and 1960s which depict campus events as well as people and buildings, as well as audio recordings of lectures and other events.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of University Extension

Edgar Wickberg fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1997

The fonds consists of records which document Edgar Wickberg's research on Chinese land tenure systems and rural society, and the history of Chinese communities overseas. Materials include research notes, correspondence, computer printouts, newspaper and magazine clippings, photocopies of both archival documents and scholarly articles, and file cards and notes stored in file card boxes. The series are Land Tenure (divided into sub-series by region), Rural Localities in China, Chinese in Canada, Chinese in the United States, and File Cards.

Wickberg, Edgar

Edward Pretious fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1962

The fonds consists of records from the Fraser River Model Project (1949-1962) and the Vancouver Harbour and Burrard Inlet Model Project (1953-1956). The records of the two projects have been kept separate. Reports and memoranda which were issued as a series have been arranged in series order, but other items were filed arbitrarily under the two projects and have been maintained this way.

Pretious, Edward Sinclair, 1904-

Frederic Wood fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1973

The fonds consists of six scrapbooks of clippings, correspondence and programs relating to the activities of the Players' Club and the construction of the Frederick Wood Theatre.

Wood, Frederic Gordon Campbell

George J. Spencer fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1965

Fonds consists primarily of Spencer's incoming and outgoing professional correspondence (1925-1965). This correspondence provides significant information about Spencer's research at the University as well as the study of entomology in British Columbia. In addition, the fonds also includes copies of student examinations (1924-1955), recommendations (1936-1959) and printed material.

Spencer, George J.

J. Lewis Robinson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939 - 2004

The fonds consists of biographical material that documents Robinsonʹs distinguished career, his publications, as well as information about the historical development of UBCʹs Department of Geography.

Robinson, J. Lewis, 1918-

James Richards fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1967-1979

The fonds consists of assorted annual reports from departments in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences (1969-1977), records from the Curriculum and Calendar Committee (1967-1977) and material relating to research projects (1973-1979).

Richards, James Frank, 1936-

Juda Quastel fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1987

The fonds consists of records documenting Juda Quastelʹs activities as a scientist from 1917 to 1987. Series include biographical information; correspondence; presentations and lectures; scientific research, notes, and data; written reports, published and unpublished materials; photographs, slides, glass plates, and audiovisual material. Collectively, these records reflect Quastelʹs various scientific roles as researcher, professor, author, and public speaker. Some records (i.e. particular correspondence and photographs) also reveal Quastelʹs personal life as husband and father.

Quastel, Juda

Michael Smith fonds

  • 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

Pacific Affairs fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1978 - 2006

Fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, contracts, and reports. The records document the administration of Pacific Affairs, in particular the editorial functions, and are arranged in the following series: Editorial Files, Contracts, Correspondence, Subject Files and Production Files.

Pacific Affairs

Players' Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916-1958

The fonds consists of minute books, membership lists (1916-1937), photographs, plays, financial records, programs, and play announcements (1916-1954), scrapbooks (1916-1944), and ephemera.

University of British Columbia. Players' Club

Registrar's Office fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907 - 2003

The fonds consists of records dating from 1907 to 2003, which provide a unique source of information particularly about student‐related matters such as grades, university admission, graduation and examinations. In addition to records generated by the Registrarʹs Office itself, there are also Faculty records (1915‐1921) which were probably maintained by the Registrar who served as the secretary to Senate. The records have been largely retained in their physical order in which they were acquired ‐ as a result, records from different series are often inter‐filed together, making it difficult to distinguish them with any accuracy. The records on microfilm include correspondence, student registration cards, academic records, and information on scholarships and bursaries dating from 1913 to 1968. The Registrarʹs Office also collected copies of student examinations. In 1993 copies of student examinations from 1915 to 1969 were microfilmed and the originals destroyed.

University of British Columbia. Registrar's Office

Ridington family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1889-1945

The fonds consists of material generated by John Ridington and other members of the Ridington family and includes correspondence (1904-1987), diaries (1917-1980), Ridington family history, and photographs.

Ridington (family)

Stuart J. Schofield fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1905-1952, predominant 1905-1948

Fonds consists of correspondence (1914-1945), journal offprints (1914-1922), manuscripts, minutes, reports, notes, diaries, clippings, army memorabilia, maps, photographs and biographical information pertaining to Schofield's personal and professional life.

Schofield, Stuart James

Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1974

The fonds comprises the business records of Sharp & Thompson – later Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners – dating from 1912 to 1974. The records consist of signed contracts, specifications, minutes, correspondence, quotations, financial statements, reports, signed Forms of Tender, memoranda, photographs and architectural drawings. They document the planning for and construction of the University of British Columbia buildings designed and overseen by the architectural firm, and also document the architectural firm's activities on buildings in Vancouver, the province of British Columbia and elsewhere. Some of the files represent unsuccessful bids on jobs. There are original, blueprint and ozalid architectural drawings in this collection. The drawings of University buildings consist mainly of original drawings and blueprints. The drawings of buildings in Vancouver and elsewhere are few in number and are mostly ozalid reproductions.

Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners

UBC campus maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1912 - 1970

Collection consists of maps and plans of the University campus and of 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, depending on their dimensions, in either map cabinets or vertical files.

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