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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.

Donald MacKay fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1895-1983, predominant 1943-1983

The fonds consists of records from International House (1955-1963) and the Board of Trustees of the International House Association (1953-1963) as well as assorted printed material generated by International House. The Collection also includes a scrapbook of early advertising memorabilia (1895-1900), a history of UBC's Department of Psychology, collected material pertaining to the Axis powers during World War II and an unidentified diary.

MacKay, Donald Copeland Gibson

Doreen Walker fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1660-1990, predominant 1920-1985

The fonds consists of hand-written notes as well as published articles relating to artists in Canada between the early 17th century and the late 20th century. The fonds also consists of copies of correspondence between artists, as well as Walkers own correspondence with artists and the artistic world in general, both inside and outside Canada. The fonds consists of the following series and is largely arranged in its original order. 1) Canadian Artists 2) Records relating to Dear Nan: Letters to Emily Carr, Nan Cheney, and Humphrey Toms 3) Photographs.

Walker, Doreen, 1920-

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

Dorothy Maud Somerset fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900 - 1991

The fonds consists of correspondence from 1929 to 1990; biographical data/information from 1921 to 1991; literary works from 1938 to 1984; photographs from 1898 to 1984; interviews and talks/speeches given from 1942 to 1984; newspaper clippings from 1920 to 1990; newsletters and theatre souvenirs from 1922 to 1987.

Somerset, Dorothy Maud

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-

Douglas Hayward fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1958-1999

The fonds consists of two series biographical information and Do-It-Yourself Chemistry / Home Chemistry. The former includes information about Hayward including articles, CV, copies of publications and a list of his patents. The second series consists of material relating to the development of the Do-It-Yourself Chemistry program. It includes copies of newspaper columns, list of schools visited, samples of thank you letters from students, DIYC publications, photographs showing Hayward with students in various classrooms, and cassette recordings of his CFMI radio show and other interviews.

Hayward, Douglas, 1910-

Douglas T. Kenny fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1974-1983

The fonds consists of copies of speeches delivered by Douglas T. Kenny (1974-1983), appointment books (1974/75, 1980-1983) and an undated file of psychology notes.

Kenny, Douglas T.

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-

Earle Birney fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1952, 1961

The fonds consists of the original typescript and proofs of Trial of a City and drafts and page proofs of "Turvey". The manuscripts date from 1948 to 1952. Also included is some correspondence between Birney and Stephen Vicinczey, along with a poem that Birney submitted to Vicinczey’s magazine "Exchange".

Birney, Earle, 1904-1995

Earle D. MacPhee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1976

Fonds consists of reports, printed materials, publications, conference proceedings and programs, correspondence, minutes, memoranda, and contracts pertaining to MacPhee's personal and professional life. Fonds is arranged in seven series: Biographical Information, MacPhee Family Genealogy, General Scottish History, Books and Articles by MacPhee, Banff School of Advanced Management, and History of the Faculty of
Commerce and Business Administration series. The latter series includes materials relating to the history he prepared for the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration in 1976.

MacPhee, Earle Douglas

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

Edward Goodall fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1956]

The fonds consists of sketches which were commissioned for an article on UBC in the Illustrated London News (ILN), 22 September 1956 (pages 467-470). Some have captions or notes attached, and notes on the verso regarding the printed in the ILN. They were acquired by the Library in January 1991.

Goodall, Edward, 1909-

Edward Pretious fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1962

The fonds consists of records from the Fraser River Model Project (1949-1962) and the Vancouver Harbour and Burrard Inlet Model Project (1953-1956). The records of the two projects have been kept separate. Reports and memoranda which were issued as a series have been arranged in series order, but other items were filed arbitrarily under the two projects and have been maintained this way.

Pretious, Edward Sinclair, 1904-

Eileen Flanagan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1984

The fonds consists of 15 incoming letters from Ethel Johns (1948-1950, 1961-1965). In 1919, Johns was appointed to the dual position of Director of Nursing Services and Education at Vancouver General Hospital and coordinator of the newly-established program of nursing at UBC. Under her guidance the five-year program leading to the B.Sc. (Nursing) was established. The fonds also includes biographical information and records relating to various awards presented to Flanagan including an honourary doctorate from McGill University (1977).

Flanagan, Eileen Constance, b. 1896

Elitha Peterson Productions - “Champions for Change” fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2004 - 2006

The fonds consists of textual documents and audiovisual materials that relate to the filming and production of “Champions for Change”. The textual materials includes synopsis and scripts, tape logs, shot lists, transcripts and interview transcripts. A number of the tapes (including #3, #9, #10, #16, #17, #20 and #21) are not transcribed. The audiovisual materials are 26 video tapes which include master copies of the three part series “Champions for Change”, the master dub tape, as well as additional footage of interviews with key individuals. The individuals interviewed include Chantal Benoit, Jeff Adams, Chantal Petitclerc, B. MacPherson, Kristine Bacharach, Travis Engen, Dan Gangier, Eric Gagnon, and Rebecca Borneman. The tapes also include stock footage and B-roll shots.

Elitha Peterson Productions - "Champions for Change"

Elliot Weisgarber fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 2002

The fonds consists of audio recordings of Weisgarber compositions or performances (1957-1999); musical scores, drafts and sketches (1946-1996); and research materials generated or accumulated by Weisgarber in the preparation of an unpublished biography of Aurelio Giorni and an article "The Honkyoku of the Kinko-Ryu: Some Principles of its Organization" (1968).

Weisgarber, Elliot

Elvi Whittaker fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1989-1996

Fonds consists of Dr. Whittakers records as a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Social Science Federation of Canada (SSFC). It includes records of the meetings of various committees, councils and panels in which Ms. Whittaker attended as well as records of various issues and topics related to SSFC activities. Fonds consists of minutes, pamphlets, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings and publications.

Whittaker, Elvi

Engineering Undergraduate Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1961-1964

Fonds consists of a scrapbook of prize-winning models created between 1961 and 1964 and sponsored by the Association of Professional Engineers of B.C. presented to the Engineering Undergraduate Society.

University of British Columbia. Engineering Undergraduate Society

English literature research collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1700-1714], 1961

Collection consists of materials used by David Macaree in the course of his research on early 18th Century English literature. It includes transcribed typed copies of the complete works of David Crawford (or Crawfurd) (ca. 1700); a copy of an article written by Macaree about Crawford (1961); and photocopies of early political pamphlets by Daniel Defoe (ca. 1700-1714).

Enrolment Services fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1997- 2002

The fonds consists of reports and background material arising from the Student Services Review (1998) and minutes from the Student Services (1998-2000) and Enrolment Services (2001-2002) Management Committee meetings.

University of British Columbia. Enrolment Services

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

Ethel Johns fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1967

Fonds includes correspondence, reports, minutes, notes, photographs, drafts of Johns' unfinished autobiography and related papers, and manuscripts of a considerable number of her articles and speeches the majority of which were published. Among the letters here included are those which Johns wrote to Eileen C. Flanagan during the period 1949-1967, and which the latter has donated.

Johns, Ethel

Faculty Association of the University of British Columbia fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1999

The fonds consists of records generated by the Faculty Association in pursuit of its mandate to promote the welfare of the Faculty and the University of British Columbia. The records were organized according to a number of filing schemes, which were mainly alphabetical in nature, and constantly changing. Lack of consistency in the arrangement of the records impeded access. Accordingly, the archivist after, analyzing the records, has grouped the files into fifteen identifiable series. The original file titles have been retained.

University of British Columbia. Faculty Association

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