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Elsie Allan theatre collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR001
  • Collection
  • 1925-1980

The collection consists of material compiled by Elsie Allan concerning theatre in Victoria and other locations in B.C. and in England. The collection includes notebooks of annotated scripts, scripts of plays, announcements and notices of meetings of the Victoria Theatre Guild, programmes of amateur and professional performances in Victoria, New York, and England, and programmes of the British Columbia, Dominion, Kelowna, and Vancouver Island Drama Festivals.

Caravan Across British Columbia fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR016
  • Fonds
  • 1930

The fonds consists of a scrapbook relating to the Caravan Across British Columbia, an automobile caravan from Vancouver to Hazelton, B.C., in June, 1930. Scrapbook includes lists of expenses, newspaper articles and advertisements of the event, and several letters.

British Columbia. Bureau of Provincial Information. Caravan Across British Columbia

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.)

Kenneth Drury fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR045
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1954

The fonds documents Drury's journalism career, and consists of files relating to journalism, 1943-1958; subject files, 1944-62; the Empire Press Union, 1941, 1946; and the United Nations Conference on International Organization, 1944-45.

Drury, Kenneth

English Literary Studies Monograph Series fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR047
  • Fonds
  • 1987-1990

The fonds consists of correspondence, and manuscripts submitted for publication.

University of Victoria (B.C.). English Literary Studies Monograph Series

Chad Evans fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR049
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1991

The fonds consists primarily of drafts and research materials used to write his book "Frontier Theatre: A History of Nineteenth Century Theatrical Entertainment in the Canadian Far West and Alaska", published in 1982. Fonds includes musical scores and librettos, programs, photographs, scrapbook and four unpublished plays: "Murder Pattern," 1936; "Ascend as the Sun"; "Earth Song", by Herman Voaden; and "The Dragon", by Bertram Brooker.

Evans, Chad Arthur, 1951-

Byron Johnson fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR074
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1964

The fonds consists of records documenting Johnson's political and business careers, including constitutions and bylaws of political organizations, trade agreements, political cartoons and clippings; business records including correspondence, daily journals, financial records and contracts; personal family correspondence and insurance records, Johnson's army diary, and records relating to Byron's father, Oliver Johnson; photographs of the Johnson family and of Johnson with his cabinet and colleagues; correspondence regarding Johnson's work with the RCAF; publications, including newsletters, magazines, journals, annual reports and copies of speeches, some of which are annotated by Johnson or contain photographs, articles or obituaries about him; records regarding the visit of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Victoria, October 1951, including invitations to functions and photograph album of the visit prepared by the Daily Colonist newspaper.

Johnson, Byron Ingemar

Lesbianews fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR081
  • Fonds
  • 1989-

The fonds consists of newsletters.

Lesbianews

Malahat Review fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR089
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1983

The fonds consists of records of the Malahat Review (Issues 1 through 64) and includes typescripts of articles, short stories and poems submitted to the magazine; galley proofs, page proofs; minutes of meetings of the Malahat Review Editorial Board; general financial and administrative records relating to the magazine's founding by Robin Skelton and John Peter; correspondence of Skelton and Peter concerning submissions to the magazine, requests for submissions to special issues, the magazine's financial crisis in 1975 and appeals to subscribers for support; account books recording works submitted; photographs; press releases; newsclippings.

Malahat Review

Peter L. Smith fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR118
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1998

The fonds consists of the following series: Victoria College history files, including biographies, McGill years; UVic campus development files; UVic Committee files; UVic facts files; UVic history files, including athletics, biographies, clippings; Multitude of the Wise manuscript files; and Development of Gordon head Campus manuscript files. The history files include biographical material on: Thomas Cornett, Jeffree Cunningham, Percy Elliott, Walter Gage, Edward B. Paul, Russell Howard and Samuel Willis (Victoria College); and Hugh Farquhar, Harry Hickman, Willard Ireland, Howard Petch, Robert Petrie, David Strong, Malcolm Taylor, Robert Wallace and Robin Wood (UVic).

Smith, Peter L.

Lexicographical Research Centre fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR146
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1983

The fonds consists of records relating to the preparation of the "Dictionary of Canadian English", the Survey of Canadian English, and the revised "Canadian Dictionary" (CD2). Sub-series include unpublished academic papers, budgets, correspondence, applications, protocols and manuals, seminar material, personnel records, survey, CD2 lexical lists and proofs, log books, newsletters and other publicity material, reports and correspondence regarding English phrasal verbs, specialized vocabularies and word lists.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Lexicographical Research Centre

Beryl Rowland fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR152
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1988

The fonds consists of 6 series: correspondence, 1961-1987, primarily Earle Birney; literary manuscripts, ca. 1954-1957, including fiction and plays; research, ca. 1962-1987; printed materials, ca. 1954-1988, primarily journal offprints and copies; indices, ca. 1962-1987. The indices consist of research card groups including: animals; slang dictionaries; women in medieval medicine; medieval medical books; symbolism; The Canterbury Tales, and miscellaneous subjects.

Rowland, Beryl

Jennifer Waelti-Walters fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR193
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1995

The fonds consists of four primary series: Michel Butor research files, Jeanne Hyvrard research files, French feminist writings research files, and French lesbian novels research files. The Butor series consists of correspondence, research files, works of Waelti-Walters, and reference material such as articles and clippings. The Hyvrard series consists of Hyvrard manuscripts, correspondence, research files, literary criticism and translations of Hyvrard. The feminist writings and the French lesbian novels series consist of drafts, primary sources, secondary sources, research notes, correspondence, and bibliographies. All the series contains some teaching files and reference material.

Waelti-Walters, Jennifer

Communications fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR206
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1997

The fonds consists of the following series: General office files, 1966-86; Media releases, 1978-95; Newspaper clippings, 1957-88; Special lectures correspondence and posters, 1988-97; and Videocassettes of special events. Copies of videocassettes of special lectures have been catalogued with the Film Library collection.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Communications

Erika Paterson fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR272
  • Fonds
  • 1988-1995

The fonds consists of 8 series: General files; Fringe productions, 1990 (by title); Interview Transcripts; Reviews (by city); International festivals; Scripts; Programmes of fringe festivals (by city); Programmes of individual productions (unsorted); Publicity for individual productions (unsorted); and Videocassettes of productions. Cities include: Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Winnipeg.

Paterson, Erika, 1956-

Archie H. Wills fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR394
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2004

The fonds consists of records relating to his career as a journalist and to his family life in Victoria. It has been arranged in two series, Autobiography and Writing. The Autobiography series consists of Archies autobiographical works, which document his service in World War I and his family life and career. It has been arranged into three sub-series: All in A Lifetime, My Life in the Army, and Travel. The Writing series consists of his published and unpublished work, and background material for it. The series shows his interest in making new generations of Victoria residents aware of their citys history and aware of World War I history. It has been arranged into two sub-series: Articles and Stories, and Broadcasts. Records include typed manuscripts, clippings of Archies published articles, photographs including photograph albums, diaries, scrapbooks, war medals, and ephemera.

Wills, Archie

CKOV fonds

  • CA KEL Add. MSS. 50
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1980

Fonds consists of records, published material, radio agreements and licensing, and other papers pertaining to Okanagan Broadcasters and CKOV radio station in Kelowna in particular. Includes: Okanagan Country magazine with feature stories on CKOV, J.W.B. Browne, and Jim Browne Jr.; CKOV publications, lexicon, and newspaper articles; CKOV history; radio rates and news broadcast; listener correspondence; Prospectus, Letter of Operation Details, Financial Records; lease and agreement papers; application for FM license; framed papers and certificates; "Imagine Please: Early Radio Broadcasting in B.C."; "Birth of Radio in Canada; Signed On"; "The C.A.B. Story"; "Canadian Radio Yearbook 1946"; minute books; corporation record book. Fonds also includes 7 photo albums and scrapbooks. See complete listing and description of the Jamie Browne file on document included in the file. Fonds has been arranged into 10 series. They include 1) CKOV history; 2) Legal documents 1931-1965; 3) Financial statements 1934, 1937, 1938, 1955, 1965; 4) Correspondence 1935-1941; 5) Minutes of staff meetings 1947-1949; 6) Radio scripts 1933, 1934, 1950; 7) Letters and poems from CKOV listeners 1956-1959; 8) March of Dimes and Rivers of Milk programs 1942; 9) Ephemera: 10) Audio Cassettes.

CKOV (Radio station : Kelowna, B.C.)

Gazette Printing Company fonds

  • CA BOU BM 988-007-072
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1940

The fonds consists of business correspondence of the Gazette Printing Company and other business records (including notices of assessment and accounts with the Workmen's Compensation Board, bills, and invoices), much of which relate to the operation of the Grand Forks Gazette newspaper. The fonds includes personal correspondence, legal documents, and reference material of Thomas A. Love, owner of the Gazette Printing Company.

Gazette Printing Company (Grand Forks, B.C.)

Edgar Dunning fonds

  • CA DMA CR-115
  • Fonds
  • 1830-1983, predominant 1930-1980

The fonds consists of Mr. Dunning's family and business records; records accumulated as a member of various community organizations; and documents, manuscripts, and photographs resulting from Edgar's work for the Delta newspaper, the Optimist, and his interest in Delta community events and history. Family records include correspondence and legal records regarding the property on 48th Avenue and Delta Street, as well as financial and educational certificates. A large series of memorabilia includes invitations and other ephemera, which Edgar accumulated as publisher and reporter for the Optimist and as active community member. Business records are largely from the Optimist printing business, and include examples of print products such as invitations, programs, letterheads, tickets, municipal reports, etc., which were printed for local people and businesses of Delta. A small series of Optimist newspaper records include lists of subscribers from the 1940s. The fonds includes a sample of Edgar's writings for the Optimist on historical topics, plus a larger group of manuscripts that have been edited by him in his capacity as editor of the Optimist and as an interested and knowledgeable local historian. The fonds also consists of minutes of meetings, correspondence, reports, etc. accumulated by Edgar as a member of the Delta Community Band, various centennial committees, the Delta Historical and Museum Society, and other organizations. Edgar is a talented amateur photographer, and his photograph collection reflects his work as a reporter and his interest in the people and events of Delta. The fonds has been arranged in the following series: Centennial committees records; Delta Community Band records; Other society and committee records; Family papers; Manuscripts; Memorabilia; The Optimist (newspaper) records; The Optimist (printers) records; Photographs; Reference files.

Dunning, Edgar, 1910-2010

Gerald A. Rushton fonds

  • CA MMB L445;P3738-3773
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1958

The fonds consists of photographs of Union Steamship vessels, ranging in date from 1891 to 1955 and Union Steamship newsletters (1956-1958).

Rushton, Gerald Arnold

Lytton and District T.V. Association fonds

  • CA LMA MS 10
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1979

The fonds consists of the administration records of the Lytton and District T.V. Association from 1971-1979. Includes minutes, correspondence, financial records and research notes regarding the operation of the association and the installation of T.V. satellites in the Lytton area.

Lytton and District T.V. Association

Herald Family Fonds

  • CA SAM MS 140
  • Fonds
  • 1870

The title is based on the contents of the fonds. It is divided into 6 series and consists of correspondence, a school book, two pieces of original art, and receipts for running the farm.

Herald, Dr. Dundas

John and Elizabeth Jackson Family Fonds

  • CA SAM MS 141
  • Fonds
  • 1914

Title based on the contents of the fonds. The collection is arranged into five series and consists of certificates, correspondence, and photographs.

John and Elizabeth Jackson

Gordon Priestman fonds

  • CA SAM MS 146
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The title of the fonds takes its name from its contents. The fonds is divided into two series and contains notebooks related to the writings of Gordon Priestman and studies related to the community’s development.

Gordon Priestman

Frank and Laura Marshall fonds

  • CA SAM MS 19
  • Fonds
  • 1939

The title is based on the contents of the fonds. It is divided into two series: correspondence and print samples.

Marshall, D. F.

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