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Senate fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912 - 2005

The fonds consists of minutes of meetings, reports, correspondence and proposals created by the Senate and its various committees. In addition, the fonds includes materials relating to the election and appointment of individuals to Senate. Also included are minutes, correspondence, reports and other records created by affiliated agencies including the Committee of Military Education of McGill University College (1915), the U.B.C. Faculty Council (1927-1973), and the Executive Council of Convocation (1964-1965). Fonds is arranged in nine series: Senate minutes (1916-2005), Senate reports (1929-2010), Correspondence (1931- 1982), Senate elections (1912-1963), Board of Governors' approvals (1966-1983), Subject files (1915-1981), Affiliation of theological colleges (1921-1984), Senate committees (1915-1990), and External agencies (1915-1973).

University of British Columbia. Senate

Stephen Straker fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1994

The fonds consist of correspondence from 1935-1994; research from 1942-1987; published material from 1905-1996; oral history from 1983-1987; newspaper clippings from 1964-1994; and photographs from 1923-1985.

Straker, Stephen

Student Protest collection

  • Fonds
  • 1968-1970

The collection consists of Canadian Union of Students working papers and studies sponsored by the organization, and subject files dealing with issues such as Vietnam, the New Left, Social Action and assorted education topics.

University Extension collection

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1935, 1959-1982

Fonds consists of publications and brochures accumulated by Drew through his work with the UBC Department of University Extension and later Continuing Education. In addition, the fonds includes photographs and slides relating to Department of University Extension short courses.

University of British Columbia Librarians and Archivists Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1974-1994

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

Wilfrid Sadler fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893-1938

The fonds consists of correspondence, lecture notes, reference clippings, student notebooks, programs, newsletters, certificates, musical scores, receipts, pamphlets, and books produced and received by Wilfrid Sadler during his student days at Macdonald College and his professional activities as professor in the Department of Dairying from 1918. The Department of Dairying was part of the Faculty of Agriculture from 1916 to 1955.

Sadler, Wilfrid

Women's Research Centre fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964-2000, predominant 1976-1997

The Women's Research Centre fonds consists of eleven series. The records deal with various aspects of women's lives and focus on racial, class, and gendered issues such as pay equity, women in the labour force, sexual harassment, immigration and the gendered effects of cultural transition, isolation, women's health and the Tobacco Industry, wife battering, sexual assault, and the strengths and weaknesses of women's shelters, women and the law, political responses to women's situation, and the development of strategies for changing women's lives. In addition, the Women's Research Centre fonds contains administrative records of the organization. Multiple-media records were created and used by the Women's Research Centre in the course of their research such as textual records, canvass banners, publications, maps, newspapers and newspaper clippings. Records created and used by the Women's Research Centre include the Women's Research Centre and BC Women's Studies Association constitution and mission statement, contracts, grant applications, project proposals, various research guides, surveys, statistics, various outlines, budgets, address lists, handwritten and typed notes, correspondence, facsimiles, discussion papers, extensive interdisciplinary manuscripts and abstracts created by members of the BC Women's Studies Association, extensive questionnaires and interview transcripts, drafts, reports, agendas, memos, briefs, meeting minutes, bulletins, press releases, various financial materials such as bills, receipts, expense claim forms, cheque stubs, invoices, and income and expense sheets, workshop registration and evaluation forms, membership application forms, newspapers, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, articles, books, log books, bibliographies, purchase orders, literature reviews, and maps.

Women's Research Centre

Women's Undergraduate Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1933

Fonds consists of minutes of meetings, reports, budgets, and correspondence documenting the activities of the Womenʹs Undergraduate Society during the 1932/33 school year.

University of British Columbia. Women's Undergraduate Society

Conference of Learned Societies Committee of Arrangements fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1963 - 1965

Fonds consists of textual records created and acquired by the Committee on Arrangements in the course of its activities, and includes committee minutes, conference statistics, sample forms, and assorted printed material.

University of British Columbia. Conference of Learned Societies Committee of Arrangements

Gordon McGregor fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1978, 1985

Fonds consists of textual records, including a bound copy of McGregor's Ph.D. thesis (1978), manuscripts for an article (1985) and a conference paper (1985), and a black-and-white photograph (1980).

McGregor, Gordon

Arthur Evan Boss fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1925

Fonds consists of an album created by former UBC student Arthur Evan Boss. It contains over 560 small black and white photographs of which approximately the first half relate to UBC and were taken between 1917 and 1924. The 232 UBC images include many views of students and student life at the original Fairview campus. As well as posed individual shots of students, there are many photographs of various student activities including the annual class picnic. Although there is limited duplication of images already in the Archives, the photographs are, for the most part, unique and a large majority of them have captions with enough information for identifying individuals. Images in the second half of the album are largely undescribed and undated, and do not seem to relate to UBC.

Boss, Arthur Evan

L’Ordre du Radis Manifique fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1960 - 1977

The fonds consists of signed menus and meeting notices (1960-1972), membership lists (1961-1970), correspondence (1961-1977), undated poems written by Roy Daniells about Radish members, and miscellaneous documents.

L’Ordre du Radis Manifique

Abraham Rogatnick fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1936 - 2009

Fonds consists of materials that document the personal and professional activities of Abraham Rogatnick, and includes handwritten notes and notebooks on historical and architectural subjects, index cards, typewritten speeches, personal writings, correspondence, and photographs. There are four series: Notes and Architectural Sketches, Photographs, Notebooks and Binders, and Personal Materials and Writing.

Rogatnick, Abraham, 1923-2009

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.

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