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Gavin Dirom fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-1930

Fonds consists of eleven black and white photographic prints, of various sizes, showing Gavin Dirom and various other UBC rugby and track athletes and coaches.

Dirom, Gavin

George F. Curtis fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1999

The fonds consists of biographical material, copies of articles and talks by Curtis, as well as other miscellaneous records created by Curtis in various roles in the Faculty of Law and the University in general.

Curtis, George Frederick

George Moe fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1815 - 1958

Fonds documents G.G. Moe's professional activities as professor of agronomy and as a member of various university and agricultural committees, as well as his personal and family history. It consists of correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, course outlines, newspaper clippings, legal records, publications, notes, an autograph book, and photographs.

Moe, George Gordon

Gideon Rosenbluth fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1943-1986

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, and minutes which document Rosenbluth's involvement with various associations and committees including the UBC Board of Governors and the Canadian Economic Association. The bulk of the material consists of files from the 1960s when he was chairman of the Salaries Committee of the Canadian Association of University Teachers.

Rosenbluth, Gideon

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-

Harry Adaskin fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1924-1997

Fonds consists almost entirely of materials created or acquired by Harry Adaskin over the course of his life and career, and includes the manuscripts for his autobiographies, correspondence, scripts for radio broadcasts and lectures, newspaper clippings, concert programmes, photographs, films, and audio recordings. Also included are annotated copies of Adaskin's two autobiographies: A Fiddler's World (published in 1977), and A Fiddler's Choice (1982). Some correspondence addressed to his wife Frances after his death is also included. The fonds is organized in the following series: Autobiographies, Hart House String Quartet, Harry and Frances (Marr) Adaskin Concerts, "Musically Speaking" Scripts, New York Philharmonic Broadcasts, "Tuesday Night" Scripts, Miscellaneous Writings, Correspondence, and Audio Tapes. Autographed Photographs, Audio Discs, and Films.

Adaskin, Harry, 1901-1994

Harry Hawthorn fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1976

Fonds contains five series: Correspondence, Notes, and Reports (1947-1976); Indian Research Projects (1954-1967); Doukhobors (1948-1954); Northern Development Research (1972); Harry Hawthorn Project (19--); and Audio (1971) series.

Hawthorn, Harry Bertram

Helen Sonthoff fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944-2000

Fonds consists of personal correspondence, newspaper clippings and manuscripts; as well as, memorial tributes, cards and letters of sympathy pertaining to the passing of Sonthoff. The fonds is arranged in the following series: Correspondence, Essays and Criticisms and Memorial Tributes.

Sonthoff, Helen

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

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

Susan Wood fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1974-1980

The fonds consists of miscellaneous materials including correspondence (1974-1980), records arising from Wood's participation in the Pacific Northwest Review of Books, and copies of review articles (1977-1978). Also included is some material (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-

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

Warren family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1770-1983

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)

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