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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.

Faculty of Applied Science fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1998, predominant 1993-1998

The fonds consists of photographs, as well as reports and printed material relating to the Faculty's communications and public affairs programmes.

University of British Columbia. Faculty of Applied Science

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

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

Andrew Hutchinson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1965

Fonds consists of course materials, correspondence, subject files, reports, clippings, printed material, and index cards, relating to Hutchinson's work with the UBC Department of Biology and Botany. The fonds reflects his research interests which included studies of conifers, forest ecology and tree genetics, particularly of the Douglas fir; to a limited extent his personal life is also documented. The fonds also includes approximately 3,600 photographic negatives and prints (most black and white, some in colour), 1,200 lantern slides, and some transparencies. The photographs are mainly microscopic images of plants and trees in British Columbia, Mexico, Cuba, Florida and South Africa in the early part of the twentieth century. There is also a photograph album accompanying Hutchinson's report Grazing Lands in British Columbia. Finally, there are a number of maps, charts, and diagrams, which are listed and stored separately.

Hutchinson, Andrew Henderson

Alison Rice fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1976-2001

The fonds consists of lectures, papers, proposals, reports, correspondence, clippings, published materials, photographs and one audio tape relating to Rice's research and publishing activities, her work with various professional associations, and advocacy for the professional regulation of midwifery in B.C. The fonds also contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes and other administrative records from Rice's involvement with the Nurse Midwifery Service at Grace Hospital. The fonds has been arranged into the following series: Education (1980-1, 1993); Published Writing, Proposals, Lectures and Research Materials (1977-2002); Nurse Midwifery Service (1983-1991); Professional Associations (1976-1992); Professional Regulation of Midwifery (1978-1999, predominant 1987-1997); UBC Midwifery Degree Program (2000-2001) and Audio (1997).

Rice, Alison

Alice Borden fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1970

The fonds consists of correspondence, essays, diaries, financial records and notes created by Borden as both as a student and through her teaching career from kindergarten instructor through to university professor of early childhood education. Fonds contains administrative details about the establishment and operation of UBC's Child Study Centre and also includes minutes and reports from the Faculty of Education.

Borden, Alice Victoria

Albert Richards fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1921-1928

The fonds consists of correspondence, speeches, photographs, petitions, and clippings pertaining to the Student Publicity Campaign (1922/23). The fonds also includes copies of speeches delivered on other occasions, memorabilia from Richards' graduation in 1923 and other miscellaneous material.

Richards, Albert Edward

Academic Women's Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1973 - 1996

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes of the Association's Annual General Meeting and its Executive Committee, reports by the Association and other organizations, published materials, questionnaires, and copies of the AWA constitution and administrative history.

University of British Columbia. Academic Women's Association

Alden Barss fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1977

The fonds consists of textual records (including correspondence, reports, minutes and course materials), published materials, and photographs documenting the life and career of Alden Barss. The records relate to the teaching of horticulture; the development of the Department of Horticulture, the Faculty of Agriculture, and the University; Barss' involvement with the Anglican Theological College and the Anglican Church; his professional career; and his personal life. Some records were apparently collected and arranged by Barss in the course of writing a history of the Department of Horticulture.

Barss, Alden Forest, 1888-1980

1974 International Congress of Mathematicians fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1971 - 1974

The fonds consists of correspondence, programs, photographs, memorabilia and proceedings of the 1974 Congress. Also included in the fonds are some records of the Canadian Mathematical Congress, which served as official host for the event.

International Congress of Mathematicians (1974 : Vancouver, B.C.)

UBC Film Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1965 - 1968

Fonds consists of issues of the Film Society newsletter the “Daily Crimes” (1965-1966), an informational pamphlet about the Society (1968), and programmes published by Cinema 16 (originally a subsidiary of the Society) and the Vancouver Film Society (1965-1966).

UBC Film Society

Ronald Seal fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959 - 1979

Fonds consists of UBC course notes, written and organized by Ronald Seal for classes that he taught at UBC in Industrial Arts Teacher Training. Interspersed with these materials are Seal’s personal notes from his teacher training at the Normal School in Victoria in the 1930s.

Seal, Ronald

Arthur Evan Boss fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1925

Fonds consists of an album created by former UBC student Arthur Evan Boss. It contains over 560 small black and white photographs of which approximately the first half relate to UBC and were taken between 1917 and 1924. The 232 UBC images include many views of students and student life at the original Fairview campus. As well as posed individual shots of students, there are many photographs of various student activities including the annual class picnic. Although there is limited duplication of images already in the Archives, the photographs are, for the most part, unique and a large majority of them have captions with enough information for identifying individuals. Images in the second half of the album are largely undescribed and undated, and do not seem to relate to UBC.

Boss, Arthur Evan

L’Ordre du Radis Manifique fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1960 - 1977

The fonds consists of signed menus and meeting notices (1960-1972), membership lists (1961-1970), correspondence (1961-1977), undated poems written by Roy Daniells about Radish members, and miscellaneous documents.

L’Ordre du Radis Manifique

University Lectures Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-2003

The fonds consists of minutes of committee meetings, financial reports, correspondence, curriculum vitae, lists of lectures, newspaper clippings from the Ubyssey and the Vancouver Sun, posters, speeches, songs, photographs and an audio tape. This fonds also contains records of the Dal Grauer Lecture Series. The fonds is arranged in five series: Administrative, General Lectures, J.V. Clyne Lectures, Audio Tape and Photographs.

University of British Columbia. University Lectures Committee

University Research Forests fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925 - 1986

The fonds consists of records chronicling the history and development of UBC's Research Forests at Point Grey, and Haney, and B.C.'s interior (Cariboo) region. The fonds includes correspondence, reports, proposals, financial records, maps, surveys, blueprints and photographs. The records also contain information about the operation of the Summer Camp for forestry students (1948-1986).

University of British Columbia. Research Forests

Leslie Upton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1980

The fonds consists of student notebooks (1948-1957), which include student notebooks and essays; teaching notes (1957-1980), which consist of lecture notes on various subjects as well as files related to other academic activities; correspondence; writings, which contain drafts of both articles and books - published and unpublished; research materials, which include notes arranged in subject files, copies of historical documents as well as scrapbooks of newspaper clippings on Indians (1970-1978) and numerous articles by W.H. Siebert; and a miscellaneous series which includes reviews of Upton's work as well as files on Loyalist studies in Canada.

Upton, Leslie F.S.

UBC Summer Session Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1928-1929, 1941-1994

Fonds consists of minutes (1965-1989), copies of the Bulletin (1941-1975), drafts of constitutions and by-laws, financial records (1968-1994), photographs and printed material. Also included are correspondence, reports and schedules relating to S.S.A. sponsored concerts and film festivals.

University of British Columbia. Summer Session Association

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

Thea Koerner House Graduate Student Centre fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1962-1981

Fonds consists of records which document the administration of the Centre, including the records of the Management Committee (1962-70) and the Board of Directors (1971-81), and include minutes, reports, and correspondence.

Thea Koerner House Graduate Student Centre

Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1974

The fonds comprises the business records of Sharp & Thompson – later Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners – dating from 1912 to 1974. The records consist of signed contracts, specifications, minutes, correspondence, quotations, financial statements, reports, signed Forms of Tender, memoranda, photographs and architectural drawings. They document the planning for and construction of the University of British Columbia buildings designed and overseen by the architectural firm, and also document the architectural firm's activities on buildings in Vancouver, the province of British Columbia and elsewhere. Some of the files represent unsuccessful bids on jobs. There are original, blueprint and ozalid architectural drawings in this collection. The drawings of University buildings consist mainly of original drawings and blueprints. The drawings of buildings in Vancouver and elsewhere are few in number and are mostly ozalid reproductions.

Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners

Watson Thomson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1969

The fonds consists of correspondence (1937-1968), manuscripts and drafts for books and articles, copies of radio talks (1937-1955), speeches (1943-1957), printed material, clippings and two scrapbooks (1937-1965).

Thomson, Watson

Otis J. Todd fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1962

The fonds consists of copies of Todd's articles (1915-1952), Todd family genealogies and a handwritten travel journal and accompanying photograph album from a trip to Europe, Egypt and Greece (1923).

Todd, O.J. (Otis Johnson)

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