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Department of Food Sciences fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1967-1968

The fonds consists of the miscellaneous correspondence and reports relating to the establishment of the Department of Food Sciences.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Food Sciences

Department of Psychology fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1990, predominant 1982-1990

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, and minutes of meetings relating to the activities and programs of the Department of Psychology, and photographs of Department Heads and prominent faculty members. Some records date from before the formation of the Department, when the psychology program was still part of the Department of Philosophy and Psychology. Also included are audio recordings of interviews (with typed transcripts) documenting the Department's historical development.
The material is arranged in six series: Administration, Departmental Committees, Departmental Programs, External Correspondence, Historical Files, and Oral History Project. The Historical Files series consists of textual records which document the Department's formative years, and photographs; they had been placed in a box and stored separately from the Department's other records until transferred to the Archives.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Psychology

Department of Slavonic Studies fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1993, predominant 1976-1990

Fonds consists of textual records created in the course of the Department's activities, as well as some published materials describing its programs. Fonds contains committee reports, correspondence, and subject files, as well as published materials describing its programs and correspondence of its faculty members including Michael Futrell, Barbara Hedt, Peter Petro, Ncholas Poppe, Irina Rebrin, Irina Reid and Chris Turner and Bogdan Czaykowski.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Slavonic Studies

Donald B. Fields fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1961-1966

The fonds consist of three series: Drafts and working papers directly related to the Royal Commission on Taxation, Drafts and working papers not directly related to the Royal Commission on Taxation, and Memorandums, correspondence and background information concerned with the Royal Commission and its Commissioners.

Fields, Donald B.

Dorothy Blakey Smith fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1978

The fonds includes the following series: correspondence, theses, speeches, lecture notes, printed materials, clippings, photographs, student memorabilia and manuscripts. Photographs are stored separately.

Smith, Dorothy Blakey

Douglas Harold Copp fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1908-1977, predominant 1968-1997

Fonds consists of textual and photographic materials primarily related to Copp's academic career and research, although a small amount of personal records are included. The fonds has been arranged into nineteen series: Academic Visits and Visiting Professorships Series, Associations and Memberships Series, Calcitonin Series, Colleagues and Personnel Series, Conferences, Symposia and Workshops Series, Correspondence Series, Curriculum Vita and Professional Biography Series, Financial Records Series, Honours and Awards Series, Lectures Series, Media Series, Medical Research Council Series, Osteoporosis Series, Personal Series, Photograph Series, Publications Series, Recommendations and References Series, Research Series, and UBC Department of Physiology Series.

Copp, Douglas Harold, 1915-

E.L. Watson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1979

Fonds consists of minutes of meetings, correspondence, reports, printed material, and publications pertaining to Watson's professional activities and affiliations. Fonds includes materials pertaining to the Engineering Science Leads Committee of the B.C. Agricultural Sciences Co-ordinating Committee (BCSCC) on which Watson sat for the period 1967-1978. Composed of representatives of the Provincial Ministry of Agriculture, Agriculture Canada, and the UBC Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, the Committee advised the Minister of Agriculture and allotted research funds for research projects within the province.

Watson, Ernest L., 1917-

Frederick H. Soward fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1984

The fonds consists of correspondence (1940-1984), articles and addresses by Soward (1926-1969), book reviews (1950-1965), collected articles and book reviews by others, and a collection of newspaper and magazine clippings. Also included are copies of a weekly column entitled "The Way of the World" that Soward wrote for the Vancouver Morning Star (1927-1929).

Soward, Frederick H.

Faculty of Graduate Studies fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1974

The fonds consists of records of the Executive Committee of Graduate Studies (1950-1968), the Committee on Graduate Studies (1964-1967), and the President's Committee of Academic Deans (1969-1974) as well as applications for graduate studies (1932-1951).

University of British Columbia. Faculty of Graduate Studies

Fraser River Hydro and Fisheries Research Project fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1961

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings and numerous reports generated between 1956 and 1961. Also included are several research papers relating to the effects of hydro-electric dams on fish populations. Many of these reports were produced by University of British Columbia faculty including Edgar C. Black and William S. Hoar.

Fraser River Hydro and Fisheries Research Project

George Van Wilby fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1925

Fonds consists of 370 black and white negatives taken between 1917 and 1924. The images are primarily of UBC students at the University's original Fairview campus. There are also shots of faculty members. As well as posed individual shots of students, there are many photographs of various student activities including the annual class picnic. Although most of the photographs are not identified they are very important for collectively documenting student life at the University in the late teen’s and early 1920s.

Wilby, George Van

Gertrude Watney fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1985

The fonds consists of biographical information about Watney, copies of her B.A. (1923), M.A. (1926) and Ph.D. (1933) theses, teaching material, correspondence, copies of publications and photographs.

Watney, Gertrude May, 1902-

Haweis family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1788-1957

The fonds consists of materials created, received or collected by various members of the Haweis family. The family members represented in the the Haweis family fonds include Lionel Haweis, his father and mother Reverend Hugh Reginald and Mary Eliza Haweis, sister Hugolin Haweis and brother Stephen Haweis and assorted other relatives.

Haweis (family)

Hector MacLeod fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964, 1972

The fonds consists of an undated autobiography entitled "Things I Remember", photographs and printed material from the opening of the MacLeod Building (1964) and materials related to his receipt of the McNaughton Medal (1972) for his "pioneering achievement in electrical engineering education in Western Canada".

MacLeod, Hector John, b. 1887

Helen Dahlstrom fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1929-1999, predominant 1968-1999

Fonds consists of records generated by Helen Dahlstrom's activities in her capacity as a pianist, accompanist, music teacher, choir conductor, examiner, adjudicator, and as a member of national, provincial and international arts and music boards. The records relate to personal and administrative daily activities concerning music and the arts mainly in western Canada but also to a lesser extent in the United States, England, France and Africa. The records consist of personal and administrative correspondence, newspaper clippings, concert programs, newsletters of music associations, bibliographies of chief Canadian composers, material relating to music teaching, histories of music associations and musicians, curriculum vitae, speeches, Canadian music sheets, jury lists and schedules of music examinations, music evaluation notes, financial records, grant proposals, promotional material, annual reports of music associations, minutes of meetings of music associations, and miscellaneous material. In addition to the textual records, the fonds consists of a small number of photographs. The records have been arranged into the following series: biographical material (1929-1993); personal correspondence (1940-1999); records relating to Canada Music Week committee (1970-1992); records relating to Music and Arts organizations (1968-1992); miscellaneous photographs (between 1970 and 1990).

Dahlstrom, Helen

Historical Society of the University of British Columbia fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1944

The fonds consists of copies of the Society's constitution, financial records (1935-1938), correspondence (1935-1939), papers (1920-1944) and programs (1921-1939).

University of British Columbia. Historical Society

Historical sound and moving image collection

  • Fonds
  • 1958-1990

Collection consists of recordings of a variety of UBC events including installations of university presidents, debates, social functions, building openings, meetings of campus student and administrative organizations, and speeches by visiting politicians and dignitaries. In addition, the collection includes recordings of student protests on campus. Specific provenance of items is unclear.

History of education research collection

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1909, 1948-1949

Collection consists of materials which deal with two different subject areas of interest to Sutherland. One consists of microfilm records relating to the establishment of the Macdonald Institute, which later merged with two other colleges to form the University of Guelph. The other series consists of photocopies of records assembled by Sutherland for various research projects on the history of education.

History of Women at UBC Project fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1979-1980

The fonds consists of indexes and research notes to sources of information about women at UBC, recordings of oral histories, and a photograph.

University of British Columbia. History of Women at UBC Project

Indian Education Resource Centre fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 1979

Fonds consists of correspondence, printed material, minutes, notes and reports documenting its various activities in the area of First Nations advocacy and education.

University of British Columbia. Indian Education Resource Centre

Information Services fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-1983

Fonds consists of the following series: Biographical Files (1945-1973), Subject Files (1939-1978), Annual Reports (1969-1974), UBC Publications Survey (1975-1977), Speeches - John B. MacDonald (1962-1967), Miscellaneous Subjects (1963-1983), Sound and Moving Images (1968-1983), and Photographs (1969-1980). The Miscellaneous subjects series includes materials pertaining to UBC's participation in "Habitat" (the 1976 United Nations Conference on Human Settlement), and the Commonwealth University Congress (1978).

University of British Columbia. Information Services

Institute of Pacific Relations fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1989, predominant 1950-1960

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, manuscripts, annual reports and financial records relating to the activities of the Institute of Pacific Relations, in particular William Hollandʹs varied roles as IPR Research Secretary, AIPR Executive Secretary, IPR Secretary‐General, and Editor of Pacific Affairs. Also included are court documents, transcripts, reports and publications relating to the investigations of the IPR and its staff completed by the United States government, including photocopies of F.B.I. files, reports of the McCarran Subcommittee, and publications of the Special Committee to Investigate Tax Exempt Foundations and Comparable Organizations.

Institute of Pacific Relations

Inter-Institutional Policy Simulator Project fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1969-1976

The fonds consists of alphabetically arranged subject files from the IIPS Office. Other material includes reports and publications growing out of the project.

Inter-Institutional Policy Simulator Project

International House collection

  • Fonds
  • 1953-1955

The collection consists of records relating to the establishment of International House at the University of British Columbia. The materials, generated between 1953 and 1955, provide background information about events leading up to the establishment of International House, particularly the negotiations with the Vancouver Rotary Club which donated $150,000 toward the project.

Jacob Zilber fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1950 - 2003

The fonds consists of personal and professional materials created and collected by Professor Jacob Zilber. The fonds consists of screenplays, manuscripts, drafts, notes, and correspondences relating to Jacob Zilber's published and unpublished materials. The fonds also includes biographical and autobiographical material, clippings, teaching records and course materials. It also contains manuscripts by students, materials related to musician and composer Michael Zilber, Department of Creative Writing administrative records as well as various UBC committee records.
The fonds is divided into five series: Manuscripts, Screenplays, Monologues series (1950-1999); Administrative and Teaching Materials series (1964-1989); Personal Materials series (1950-1997); Photographs series (1947-1989); and Audiovisual Materials series (196?-1985).

Zilber, Jacob

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