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W.C. Mainwaring fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1964

The fonds consists of photographs depicting scenery, towns, and homes in various locations in B.C. as well as portraits of the Mainwaring family.

Mainwaring, W.C.

Lydia Gruchy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893 - 2000

Fonds consists of the following record series: Family correspondence and other materials (1892-1995); Publications and manuscripts (1915-2000); Audio and video recordings (1985-1992); Florence Gruchy photographs (1933-1960); Lydia Gruchy family photographs (1917-1953).

Gruchy, Lydia

University Endowment Lands collection

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1989

The collection consists of a combination of materials relating to the University Endowment Lands collected over the years by the UBC Archives and documents donated to the Archives by Iva Mann, a long-time UEL resident and outspoken advocate for the designation of the area as parkland. The collection includes notes, printed material, reports, correspondence and clippings.

Edgar Wickberg fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1997

The fonds consists of records which document Edgar Wickberg's research on Chinese land tenure systems and rural society, and the history of Chinese communities overseas. Materials include research notes, correspondence, computer printouts, newspaper and magazine clippings, photocopies of both archival documents and scholarly articles, and file cards and notes stored in file card boxes. The series are Land Tenure (divided into sub-series by region), Rural Localities in China, Chinese in Canada, Chinese in the United States, and File Cards.

Wickberg, Edgar

UBC campus maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1912 - 1970

Collection consists of maps and plans of the University campus and of the University Endowment Lands (now Pacific Spirit Park). The collection was started by UBC Library and is now continued by the UBC Archives. The collection is arranged in several series. Maps are filed, depending on their dimensions, in either map cabinets or vertical files.

UBC Technical Committee on the Endowment Lands fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1982-2001

Fonds consists of textual materials which document the responsibilities and activities of the Technical Committee on the Endowment Lands, and includes correspondence, agendas and minutes, reports, and published materials.

University of British Columbia. Technical Committee on the Endowment Lands