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Robert H. Clark fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1926-1954

The fonds consists of miscellaneous correspondence.

Clark, Robert Harvey, 1880-1961

Robert M. Clark fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1987

Fonds consists of studies, plans, reports, minutes, surveys, speeches, articles, and published materials pertaining to the Office of Academic Planning (1956-1975), the B.C. Forecasting Committee (1971-1981), the Vancouver Governmental Commission (1979), and the UBC Pension Board (1966-1986), notebooks from his research for an MA and PhD at Harvard. Fonds also includes collected material relating to pension plans and value-added tax and a wide variety of printed and published material pertaining to the broad topic of academic development (1958-1975).

Clark, Robert Mills, 1920-2007

School of Nursing fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918 - 1991

The fonds consists of records from the School of Nursing, most of which had been accumulated in the course of office administrative activity, and some of which had been collected for the purpose of writing a history of the School. The fonds is arranged in the following series: Office files (1942-1991), History of Nursing at UBC (1919-1965), School of Nursing Golden Jubilee (1969), Elizabeth McCann's project files (1980-1981), and Photographs (including scrapbook) (1940-1969).

University of British Columbia. School of Nursing

Sigma Tau Chi fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942-1950

The fonds consists of three bound minute books covering the period 1942-1950.

Sigma Tau Chi (Vancouver, B.C.)

Susan Wood fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1974-1980

Fonds consists of correspondence, review articles, and published materials. both general (1974-80) and in relation to her involvement with the SF issue of "Room of One's Own" (1979-80). There are also records arising from Wood's participation in the "Pacific Northwest Review of Books" and copies of review articles (1977-78). Also included are materials (predominantly printed) from "Crossing Frontiers", a 1978 conference which brought together Canadian and American literary scholars, historians and writers to discuss comparative literature from the two "wests".

Wood, Susan Joan

Sydney M. Friedman fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-2000

The fonds consists of six series: Correspondence, Illustrations, Administration, Lectures, Abstracts, Notes, and Drafts, Videotapes, and Publications. It includes textual materials in manuscript and published form, original illustrative artwork, and video recordings. Additional biographical information is included in folder 11-33.

Friedman, Sydney M., 1916-

Transportation management research collection

  • Fonds
  • 1954 - 1976

The collection consists of materials gathered by Karl Ruppenthal as course aids for subjects taught mainly at Stanford University as part of the Transportation Management Program. The bulk of the collection consists of copies of transportation industry publications, published regulatory decisions and reports and related documents, and transcripts of addresses and speeches by other individuals, along with related correspondence and newspaper and magazine clippings. There are no papers in the collection generated by Ruppenthal himself, apart from copies of letters requesting materials from corporations and regulatory bodies, and some written notes. The collection is organized in series based on the following broad subject areas: Pipelines, Civil Aeronautics Board, Ocean Transportation, Case Leads (case studies for the Stanford course Business 380), Consulting with Consultants (conference), Australian Travel Material, Emergency Board Reports, Noise and Environmental Pollution, Transportation Co-ordination and Consolidation, Transportation Economics and Regulations, Rail Mergers, Rail Transportation Labour, Skyliner (TWA employee newsletter), Roberts Bank Superport, and Air California.

William Messenger fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-2003

The fonds consists of correspondence, revisions, drafts, notes, theses materials, reviews, photographs and negatives pertaining to Messengers personal life, education, career, research and personal interests and the various publications that he was associated with. The fonds also includes game boards, notes, drafts and original word puzzles. Finally, the fonds contains the Ann Parshall Messenger sous-fonds.

Messenger, William Edmund, 1931-2003

William Ridington fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1965-1969

The fonds consists of field notes and transcripts of interviews with the Beaver Indians gathered between 1965 and 1969.

Ridington, William Robin

William Tansley fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916-1933

The fonds consists of handwritten and typed manuscripts of short stories [n.d.], a painting of a seascape (1933), and a scrapbook filled with assorted memorabilia gathered between 1916 and 1933.

Tansley, William

Women's Athletic Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1933

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, and reports which document the activities of the executive and of various athletic clubs.

University of British Columbia. Women's Athletic Association

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1950 - 2006

The fonds consists of agendas, brochures, correspondence, copies of legal documentation, memos, minutes, newsletters, notes, photographs, and proposals. The fonds consists of seven series: Administrative series, Curriculum series, Correspondence series, Faculty Affairs (General) series, Newsletter series, Legal series, Photographs series.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering fonds

David Aberle fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1897-1996; predominant 1940-1993

The fonds consists of material related to David Aberle's research activities, academic work and writing. It includes the notebooks and journals of his fieldwork beginning in 1940-41 and continuing through 1991. These consist primarily of fieldnotes and other notes made during and after those trips. The vast majority of this material relates to Aberle's work with the Navajo in Arizona. The fonds also includes notes, articles, data and codes relating to Aberle's research into kinship and language among the Navajo, Mongols and Athapaskans, and extensive research into Navajo cultural and economy. The fonds also includes correspondence on a variety of academic subjects, Aberle's teaching materials from UBC's Department of Anthropology and Sociology, his work, including a number of reports written as part of, the Navajo-Hopi land dispute. Finally, the fonds includes the research for and manuscripts of a number of Aberle's essays and articles, as well as chapters and appendixes of his books.

Aberle, David

B.C. Midwifery Collection

  • Collection
  • 1977-1985, 2004

Collection consists of 22 DVDs of the interviews, and other materials described in the Abra Palumbo sous-fonds.

Joy Coghill fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1941 - 2012

Fonds consists of notes, manuscripts, drafts, awards, degrees, pamphlets, correspondence, notes, note-cards, scripts, programs, pamphlets, posters, forms, degrees, cards, certificates, and photographs.

Coghill, Joy

Mary J. Morehart fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 2006

Fonds consists of textual material related to the teaching and academic work of Morehart at UBC, as well as personal research and publications. There are also materials from Morehart’s personal life, including artwork, which consists primarily of several canvas boards and other flat materials, and personal correspondence. Materials include handwritten notes, printed documents, publications, photocopies of publications and articles, original artwork, journals, and the contents of several binders. Folder names are primarily taken from original folders. There are eight series: Artwork, Correspondence, Miscellaneous, Personal, Photographs, Research Materials/Articles, Sceattas Research Materials and Writings, and Teaching/Lecture Materials.

Morehart, Mary J.

D.C. McKechnie fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977, 1987

Fonds consists of a typewritten narrative of McKechnie’s and classmate George Gilchrist’s 1919 hiking trip through the Bridge River region, and two photocopied 1977 articles about his dog-sled journey from Hudson Bay to Cambridge Bay in the western Arctic.

McKechnie, D.C.

Muriel Grant fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916 - 1919

Fonds consists of a scrapbook created by Muriel Grant, with newspaper and magazine clippings and event programmes attached to the pages.

Grant, Muriel

Sybren Henrik de Jong fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940 - 1977

The fonds consists of personal and professional materials created and collected by Sybren Henrik de Jong. The fonds is divided into four series: Publications (1940-1975); Lectures and Course Notes (1944-1975); Projects (1955-1966); and Professional Life (1960-1977).

De Jong, Sybren Henrik

Jean Wilson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1976 - 2011

The fonds consists of incoming correspondence primarily from writer Jane Rule (1976-1983) and to a lesser extent from her partner Helen Sonthoff. It also includes copies of miscellaneous articles and columns by and about Jane Rule collected by Jean Wilson.

Wilson, Jean

Elitha Peterson Productions - “Champions for Change” fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2004 - 2006

The fonds consists of textual documents and audiovisual materials that relate to the filming and production of “Champions for Change”. The textual materials includes synopsis and scripts, tape logs, shot lists, transcripts and interview transcripts. A number of the tapes (including #3, #9, #10, #16, #17, #20 and #21) are not transcribed. The audiovisual materials are 26 video tapes which include master copies of the three part series “Champions for Change”, the master dub tape, as well as additional footage of interviews with key individuals. The individuals interviewed include Chantal Benoit, Jeff Adams, Chantal Petitclerc, B. MacPherson, Kristine Bacharach, Travis Engen, Dan Gangier, Eric Gagnon, and Rebecca Borneman. The tapes also include stock footage and B-roll shots.

Elitha Peterson Productions - "Champions for Change"

The Nature of David Suzuki fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977 - 1997

Fonds consists of audiovisual material created or compiled during production of the film. It consists largely of interviews with Suzuki, members of his family and associates, filmed presentations by Suzuki, video clips from the CBC program, "The Nature of Things", and film of Suzuki and family members in various locations in British Columbia, Ontario and elsewhere. There are also stock shots and newscast clips related to environmental issues, and a copy of Suzuki’s debate with Philippe Rushton on the question of race and genetics.
The content of this fonds is housed on several different video and audio formats: Betacam SP, Hi-8, VHS, U-Matic tape (¾ in.), reel audio tape (¼ in.), audiocassette tape and DAT audio tape. Much of this audio and video material was used in the production of the final "cut" of the documentary, and content is represented across several of these formats, with audio content found in both audio and video formats. The larger volume of the content was recorded in the field (especially on Hi-8 and Betacam SP tape) and subsequently copied to VHS tape for editing. Detailed investigation of the VHS tapes against the Hi-8 and Betacam SP tapes will reveal whether the entire content of the latter has been copied to the former in all instances.
The original order of the content was preserved by format and the finding aid is organised on this principle. In addition, a second "intellectual" ordering of the content is provided as an appendix to the file listing: in that document the set of time-coded VHS tapes that were used for editing purposes have been utilised as the central feature of the fonds. It is hoped that this will permit researchers to see relationships that exist between the several formats.

The Nature of David Suzuki

Warren family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977-1998

The fonds consists of family papers, genealogical material, manuscripts and correspondence documenting the history of the Warren family in England. Some of the family members represented in the fonds are Reverend Dawson Warren, Falkland G.E. Warren, and Charlotte Jackson. The fonds also includes biographical information about Harry Warren and copies of his publications to 1978.

Warren (family)

Frank F. Wesbrook fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1881-1918, 1980

The fonds consists of diaries, photographs, articles, speeches and reports, and miscellaneous material, all of which document Frank F. Wesbrook’s personal and professional activities. Also included are a collection of off-prints of scholarly articles relating to a variety of medical topics that Wesbrook collected or in some cases wrote.

Wesbrook, F.F. (Frank Fairchild), 1868-1918

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