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Community Relations fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944-1991

The fonds consists of minutes, agendas, financial statements, reports, surveys, publications, news releases and transcripts relating to activities and programs of Community Relations. Also included are subject files containing information concerning UBC organizations. Fonds is organized into twelve series: Office administration, Subject files, Media relations, Campus tours, Films and scripts, Donors and financial aid programmes, Congregation, Faculty and external CV's (biographical information), Central file series, President's report on the Health Sciences, photographs and UBC 75th Anniversary projects.

University of British Columbia. Community Relations

Convocation fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890, 1912-1960

The fonds consists of the minutes of the "first" Convocation of UBC held in 1890, minutes of Convocation (1912-1960), election information and programs (1912) and printed material. The minutes and one letter from the 1890 meeting have been placed with the official records of Convocation properly constituted in 1912.

University of British Columbia. Convocation

Cooke family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1860-1987, predominant 1917-1987

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and publications created or collected by Beatrice Cooke and her husband Albert. The fonds also consists of correspondence written and received by Albert's father, Rev. Walter A. Cooke, including correspondence with Emily Carr. In addition, the fonds includes correspondence, photographs, clippings and biographical material created by or relating to the Brender a Brandis family, a family of artists and writers with which Albert and Beatrice Cooke were acquainted. Fonds consists of two series: Brender a Brandis family (1963-1987) and Cooke family (1860-1981).

Cooke (family)

The Corporation fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1994-2004

The fonds consists of research material (1997-2002); correspondence (1994 to 2003); pre-production (1997-2001); production from 1997-2003; post-production (2000-2002); audio/video tapes (1997-2004); and photographs (2000-2001). The series have been separated into film related terminology to retain the integrity of the filming process.

The Corporation

Danilo Aguzzi-Barbagli fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959-1994

The fonds consists of lectures (1961-1987) and publications (1961-1989) by Aguzzi-Barbagli. It also includes a series of correspondence with Paul Oskar Kristeller (1959-1994) and some miscellaneous research materials.

Aguzzi-Barbagli, Danilo, 1924-1995

Department of Administrative, Adult and Higher Education fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1996

Fonds consists of reports, memos, evaluations, agendas, outlines, minutes, information and correspondence relating primarily to the Adult Education program at the University of British Columbia. An accrual in box 8 consists of files relating to the period when the adult education program restructured to become the formal Department of Administrative, Adult and Higher Education.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Administrative, Adult and Higher Education

Department of Creative Writing fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1969-1976

Fonds consists of worksheets prepared by students in the Department of Creative Writing. Each worksheet is essentially a small magazine, with poems and short stories by students and notices of interest to them. The frequency of the worksheets varies, as does their size (between 10 and 40 pages). They are filed according to their issue numbers within each year.

University of British Columbia. Dept. of Creative Writing

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-

Esther Birney fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1943-1999

The fonds consists of correspondence with family, friends and with Earle Birney (1952-1994). It also includes articles, notes and miscellaneous papers. In addition there is a file of correspondence generated by Earle Birney to other correspondents.

Birney, Esther

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 Arts fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1950 - 2003

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, and published materials created or acquired by the Office of the Dean of Arts in the course of the administration of the Faculty. Also included are architectural plans of the Buchanan Building and other campus facilities. The records are arranged in the following series: Faculty of Arts Meetings, Heads & Directors Meetings, Committees, Budgets, Asian Centre, Museum of Anthropology, Space and Building Allocation, Statistics, Student Relations, Department and Programme Correspondence, Departmental Reviews, Faculty and Departmental Reports, UBC Non-Departmental Correspondence, General Correspondence, Architectural Plans - University of British Columbia, and Architectural Plans and Drawings from the Dean of Arts Office.

University of British Columbia. Faculty of Arts

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

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