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Horace Fowler fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1966

Fonds consists of clippings, brochures and photographs relating to Fowler's activities as a student at UBC. Also included are programmes from variety of UBC events including the inauguration of UBC buildings at Point Grey (1925). In addition, the fonds includes programmes of performances of the UBC Players' Club (1928-1935) and the UBC Musical Society (1923-1933).

Fowler, Horace Wesley, d. 1963

Ian Ross fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1969-1979, 1990

The fonds consists of two series - Publications and Arts I. The first includes original and copy edited typescripts for three of Ross's books: Lord Kames and the Scotland of His Day (1972), The Correspondence of Adam Smith (1977), and William Dunbar: A Critical Study (1981). The Arts I series consists of minutes, correspondence, reports and printed material arising from the establishment and assessment of the program.

Ross, Ian Simpson, 1930-

Institute of Oceanography fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1978

The fonds consists of miscellaneous files from George Pickard's office (1949-1974), including records from the Canadian Committee on Oceanography (1960-1972). The bulk of the records are composed of departmental files including correspondence, grant material, and financial records. There is also a comprehensive set of oceanographic log sheets containing data collected between 1951 and 1978.

University of British Columbia. Institute of Oceanography

International House collection

  • Fonds
  • 1950-1953

The collection consists of correspondence, printed material and clippings which document the early history of the International House movement on campus in the early 1950s. At that time, William Black was acting as faculty advisor to the International House Committee.

J.G. Brown fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1933

The fonds consists of a report of coordination efforts between the University of British Columbia Departments of Education and Agriculture (1917), Convocation programs (1926), miscellaneous Senate records relating to funding cutbacks (1931-1933) and materials from the Student Publicity Campaign (1931-1932).

Brown, J.G.

James D. Campbell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977-1979

The fonds consists exclusively of incoming correspondence from writer George Woodcock to Campbell in his role as co-editor of Atropos. With his letters, Woodcock also included four typescript poems and an essay on Simone Weil that were published in Atropos. Woodcock also sent Campbell at typescript copy of his unpublished play "The Floor of the Night".

Campbell, James D., 1956-

James E. Thornton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1971 - 2005

The fonds consists of biographical material (1993-2001), copies of Thornton's thesis (1967) and dissertation (1971), copies of his papers (published and unpublished), books, reports and reprints, as well as audio/visual material.

Thornton, James E., 1927-

Jan De Bruyn fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1954-1974

Fonds consists of correspondence and reports relating to de Bruyn's duties as a member of the Department of English at UBC. In addition, the fonds includes incoming personal correspondence from Roy Daniells (including verses), Earle Birney, Margaret Laurence, Dorothy Livesay and Ethel Wilson.

De Bruyn, Jan, 1918-

Jean Coulthard fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1898 - 1999

The fonds consists of Coulthard's incoming correspondence, financial records, biographical information, printed material and clippings documenting her involvement in the Canadian and International music communities as advocate, educator and composer. Also included are original manuscripts of Coulthard's compositions as well as published and unpublished sound recordings of performances of her work. In addition, the fonds contains scrapbooks assembled by Coulthard's mother, Jean Robinson Coulthard between 1898 and 1929, family photographs, and a photograph album compiled by her father, Dr. Walter Coulthard, depicting the Rossland area (ca. 1902).
Fonds arranged into two sous-fonds: Jean Coulthard sous-fonds and Coulthard family sous-fonds. Jean Coulthard sous-fonds arranged into ten series: Correspondence (1946-1998), Financial and Legal (1948-1998), Biography (1950-1998), Programmes (1943-1995), Publications (1955-1993), Press Clippings (1929-1994), Manuscripts (1945-199?), Sound recordings (1942-1995), Miscellaneous (1898-1995), and Photographs (1894-1975).

Coulthard, Jean, 1908-

John Dennison fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1962-1980

Fonds consists of a variety of research material, including reports (published and unpublished), minutes, papers, and notes relating to the development of community colleges and adult education in British Columbia (1962-1980), including materials relating to Selkirk, Douglas, Capilano, and Okanagan Colleges. Also included are studies, notes and papers related to Dennison's involvement with the Capilano College Council (1969-1973), and a first draft of UBC President John D. Macdonald's "Report on Higher Education in British Columbia".

Dennison, John David, 1929-

John F. Howes fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953-1990, predominant 1962-1989

The fonds consists of a curriculum vitae, incoming and outgoing correspondence, lecture notes, course syllabi, speeches and papers, book reviews, lists of Howes publications, surveys, application forms for grants and academic leaves, research notes, committee minutes, photographs and architectural drawings. The fonds consists of 10 series: Personal Records, Correspondence, Course Materials, Conferences and Seminars, Asian Studies Department, Book Reviews, Professional Papers, Research Materials, Subject Files and Photographs. The records were organized according to either Howes original filing system or to its overall contents.

Howes, John Forman, 1924-

Karl Terzaghi research collection

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1997

Gathered by a former student and colleague, Charles F. Ripley, this research collection includes three series relating to Terzaghi including; biographical materials, publications and professional reports. The reports series includes information about the British Columbia projects with which Terzaghi was involved. The research collection also includes copies of publications by Ralph B. Peck and J.D. Mollard.

Kathleen Gough fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1990

The fonds consists of material related to Kathleen Gough's research activities. It includes the notes of her Ph.D fieldwork in Kerala, India, 1947-1949 and her return in 1964, as well as those from her major fieldwork in the Tanjore District of Southeast India in 1950-1953, and then again in 1974. These consist primarily of fieldnotes and other notes made during and after those trips. While much of the material can be located under either the "Kerala" (1947-1949, 1964) or "Tanjore District (1950- 1953/1976)" series headings, similar and related material can also be located under both the "Miscellaneous" and "Lectures and other Notes" series headings. The fonds also includes a number of maps of various locations in Southeast India as well as well as several geneologies. Finally, the fonds also includes several manuscripts of Gough's numerous essays as well as the complete manuscript to her last book "Political Economy in Vietnam" (1990).

Gough, Kathleen

Landscape Architecture Program fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1980-1991

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings and other materials documenting the history of the program, promotion of the program and the profession, and the creation of the Research and Development Fund as well as the 1985 fight to save the program from university budget cuts.

University of British Columbia. Landscape Architecture Program

Laurence Ricou fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1999

The fonds consists of Ricou's correspondence during his teaching careers at the University of Lethbridge and UBC. The fonds also includes records relating to his involvement with the Association of Canadian University Teachers of English (ACUTE), book reviews, negotiated grants, Literary History of Canada, Canada research fellowships and a summer course taught on the writings of Malcolm Lowry. The fonds also contains research information pertaining to the life and work of Canadian author Patricia Blondal.

Ricou, Laurence R., 1944-

Leon M. Zolbrod fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1975]

Fonds consists of an annotated manuscript of Zolbrod's translation of the Japanese classic "Ugetsu Monogatari" ("Tales of Moonlight and Rain").

Zolbrod, Leon M., 1930-

Library Assistants' Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964 - 1975

Fonds consists copies of the constitution, minutes (1965-1975), correspondence (1965-1975), membership records (1967-1974), accounts and financial reports (1966-1973) and various newsletters and reports. A subject series is also present.

University of British Columbia. Library Assistants' Association

Logan family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1785-1971

Fonds consists of correspondence, certificates, notes, photographs, printed materials, publications, diaries, minutes, financial materials, reports, the text of speeches, and manuscripts pertaining to Harry T. Logan and other members of the Logan Family. Fonds includes the diaries of John A. Logan, a pastor and Harry Logan's father. Fonds also includes Gwyneth Logan's work on the genealogy of the Logan family, as well as memorabilia from her university days and letters of condolence which she received on the death of Professor Logan.

Logan (family)

Margaret Prang fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1968-1979

The fonds consists of photocopied research material relating the following individuals - Clifford Sifton, George Foster, Robert Borden, R.B. Bennett, W.S. Fielding, T.A. Crerar, A.K. Cameron and Charles A. Dunning. Also included are minutes, agenda papers and reports from the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada on which Prang served from 1973 to 1979.

Prang, Margaret E., 1921-

Marion Lake Project fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1963-1975

The fonds consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, research notes and photographs dating mainly from 1963 to 1972. The records relate to the administration of the project, including affiliation with the Canadian Committee of the International Biological Program (1967-1973); case study records on biological productivity research (1963-1972); and the Marion Lake book (draft) by Dr. Ian Efford (1972-1974).

University of British Columbia. Marion Lake Project

Michael Bullock fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925 - 2006

The fonds consists of a variety of materials, but the focus is the creative writing of Michael Bullock, in many genres. Represented in collections are prose and poetry, both published and unpublished, along with hundreds of individual works, covering not only poetry and prose poems, but academic essays, autobiographical accounts, and plays, as well as a prodigious amount of notes. The fonds also contains material relating to Bullock's work as a translator, and includes a variety of genres translated into English from the original French, German, or Italian. The fonds also includes correspondence of both a professional and personal nature. Dating from 1935, the correspondence illustrates well the business life of a professional writer, yet also contains a wealth of personal correspondence that helps to solidify Bullock's stature as a writer both locally and internationally. Interesting figures such as Marcel Bealu, Max Frisch, and Joy Kogawa are intermingled with less well-known artists, friends, and family in the correspondence, and provide valuable commentary, over nearly 70 years, into the creative path chosen by Bullock. The fonds consists of 20 series and a single sub-series: Assorted Poems, Collected Poems, Prose (including Lotte Bullock Sub-Series), Plays, Essays and Criticism, Artwork, Works in Translation, Correspondence, Notes, Reviews, Melmoth Vancouver, Photographs, Audiotape Recordings, Diaries Series, Biographical Notes, Conferences, Lectures, and Readings, Promotional Material, Financial Records, Published Material, and Miscellaneous.

Bullock, Michael, 1918-2008

Otis J. Todd fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1962

The fonds consists of copies of Todd's articles (1915-1952), Todd family genealogies and a handwritten travel journal and accompanying photograph album from a trip to Europe, Egypt and Greece (1923).

Todd, O.J. (Otis Johnson)

Philip and Helen Akrigg fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1580-1993

Fonds consists of essays, articles, offprints, reviews, contracts, correspondence, a CV, a scrapbook, photocopies, maps, plans, notes, microfilm, and photographs pertaining to the personal lives and research of Philip and Helen Akrigg. Fonds contains two series: Research Collections (1580-1985) and Personal Material (1934-1988).

Akrigg, George Philip Vernon, 1913-2001

Philip G. Haddock fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-1991

The fonds consists of general correspondence (1937-1991), personal correspondence files (1950-1985), and miscellaneous personal records. Fonds also includes lecture notes, outlines and other materials relating to courses taught by Haddock at University of Washington, University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University (1954-1982). In addition, the fonds contains records of his participation with the UBC Speakers Bureau (1976-1987) and subject files. Fonds includes: Biographical Information, General Correspondence (1937-1991), Personal Correspondence Files (1950-1985), Miscellaneous Personal Records, Course-Related Records (1954-1982), and Subject Files.

Haddock, Philip G., 1913-

Phrateres, Theta Chapter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1991

The fonds consists of scrapbooks constructed by members of the Theta Chapter of the Phrateres and from some of the sub-chapters to document their activities. Scrapbooks are composed of clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and drawings relating to various charitable and social events sponsored by the organization. The records also include minutes from Theta Chapter and Presidents' and Social Reports. Other materials include membership lists, a guest book for an alumni tea, and handbooks for the UBC Theta Chapter and for the University of Washington chapter.

Phrateres. Theta Chapter

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