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Women's Undergraduate Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1933

Fonds consists of minutes of meetings, reports, budgets, and correspondence documenting the activities of the Womenʹs Undergraduate Society during the 1932/33 school year.

University of British Columbia. Women's Undergraduate Society

Women's Research Centre fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964-2000, predominant 1976-1997

The Women's Research Centre fonds consists of eleven series. The records deal with various aspects of women's lives and focus on racial, class, and gendered issues such as pay equity, women in the labour force, sexual harassment, immigration and the gendered effects of cultural transition, isolation, women's health and the Tobacco Industry, wife battering, sexual assault, and the strengths and weaknesses of women's shelters, women and the law, political responses to women's situation, and the development of strategies for changing women's lives. In addition, the Women's Research Centre fonds contains administrative records of the organization. Multiple-media records were created and used by the Women's Research Centre in the course of their research such as textual records, canvass banners, publications, maps, newspapers and newspaper clippings. Records created and used by the Women's Research Centre include the Women's Research Centre and BC Women's Studies Association constitution and mission statement, contracts, grant applications, project proposals, various research guides, surveys, statistics, various outlines, budgets, address lists, handwritten and typed notes, correspondence, facsimiles, discussion papers, extensive interdisciplinary manuscripts and abstracts created by members of the BC Women's Studies Association, extensive questionnaires and interview transcripts, drafts, reports, agendas, memos, briefs, meeting minutes, bulletins, press releases, various financial materials such as bills, receipts, expense claim forms, cheque stubs, invoices, and income and expense sheets, workshop registration and evaluation forms, membership application forms, newspapers, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, articles, books, log books, bibliographies, purchase orders, literature reviews, and maps.

Women's Research Centre

Women's Athletic Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1933

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, and reports which document the activities of the executive and of various athletic clubs.

University of British Columbia. Women's Athletic Association

Wilson Duff fonds

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1850-1880, 1960-1976

The fonds consists of articles, reports and government publications that were amassed by Duff and are related to land claims, government papers, treaties and matters related to First Nations communities; records related to Indian Councils, associations and committees, including meeting minutes, papers, and educational materials; and media related materials such as bulletins of associations, First Nations newspapers, newsletters, and brochures of organizations.

Duff, Wilson

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

William Rose fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1861-1968

Fonds consists of materials documenting the life and career of William Rose, and includes correspondence (1905-1967), diaries (1895-1939), drafts of manuscripts, articles, translations, poetry, lecture notes, published materials (including clippings), offprints, and photographs. Among these are several pieces written under his pseudonym Jan Rozycki. The records are arranged in the following series: Correspondence, Published Works, Reports, Notes, Notebooks, Diaries, Manuscripts, Translations, Reviews, Publications About Rose, Works by Others, Rose Family Records, and Photographs.

Rose, William John

William Nicholls fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-2003

The fonds consists of biographical materials, conference proceedings, reports, articles, books, sermons, speeches, talks, committee reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a photograph and a video tape. The fonds consists of nine series: Biographical; Publications; Speeches, Addresses and Talks; Committees; London School of Economics; Vanier Institute of the Family; Subject Files, Miscellaneous and Video Tape.

Nicholls, William

William Messenger fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-2003

The fonds consists of correspondence, revisions, drafts, notes, theses materials, reviews, photographs and negatives pertaining to Messengers personal life, education, career, research and personal interests and the various publications that he was associated with. The fonds also includes game boards, notes, drafts and original word puzzles. Finally, the fonds contains the Ann Parshall Messenger sous-fonds.

Messenger, William Edmund, 1931-2003

William Griffith fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959-1994

Fonds consists of a variety of textual research material, including correspondence, reports (published and unpublished), minutes, course outlines, papers and notes relating to information about, and the teaching of, adult education in universities, colleges and correctional institutions in Canada, Australia and the United States.

Griffith, William, 1932-1996

William Gibson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1983-1993

Fonds consists of typescript manuscripts and copy-edited, galley or page proof versions of all five of Gibson's novels (to 1993) as well as several short stories. Of particular interest is the original manuscript for Gibson's first novel Neuromancer.

Gibson, William, 1948-

William E. Fredeman fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1999

The fonds contains materials which document William Fredeman's professional activities and his personal life. It consists of correspondence, reports, copies of articles, course materials, a journal, clippings, microfilms and photocopies of original manuscripts, written notes and other research materials, photographs, videocassettes, a set of index cards, and a metal seal bearing the logo of the Journal of Pre-Raphaelite & Aesthetic Studies. The materials are arranged in the following series: Colbeck Collection, JPRAS (Journal of Pre-Raphaelite & Aesthetic Studies), Emily Faithfull and the Victorian Press, Victorian Poetry, T.J. Wise and UBC Materials, Mosher Books, Correspondence, Subject Files, Miscellaneous, Microfilm, and Audiovisual Materials. The photographs and videocassettes are stored and described separately.

Fredeman, William E., 1928-1999

William C. Gibson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930 - 2009

The fonds consists of research material on a variety of medical and historical topics as well as research for a number of Gibson’s books and articles including his books about UBCʹs first president Frank F. Wesbrook, Ramon y Cajal, Sherrington, and his books New Endeavour and Old Endeavour. The fonds includes manuscripts of a number of Gibson articles and speeches as well as chapters from some of his books, records from Woodward Health Science centre and documents for the history of the Faculty of medicine, and related to Green College UBC and Oxford. Also included are records from the Agricultural Science Fund Committee (1967‐1974), School of Rehabilitation Medicine (1953‐1961), Master Teaching Awards Committee (1967‐1972), minutes from the Council of the Faculty of Medicine (1950‐1964), materials relating to Vancouver civic politics (1970‐1984), and correspondence with Sir Frederick Dainton (1980‐1983), Cecil Green, and Wilder Penfield among many others.

Gibson, William Carleton, 1913-

William A. McDill fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1936-1975

The fonds consists of course notes, exams, assignments, lab reports and essays generated by William McDill during his studies at UBC and the Royal Military College of Science in England; textbooks; and material from his professional life. The fonds has been arranged into three series: Biographical Information, Coursework, and Published Materials.

McDill, W.A.

Wilhelm J. Maier fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1976

Fonds consists of textual materials which document Wilhelm Maier's professional activities and interests, along with some related to his activites after his retirement. It includes technical manuals, journals and other publications, correspondence, technical diagrams, patent drawings, home workshop information, and correspondence school materials. Much of the material is written in German.

Maier, Wilhelm J., 1893-1986

Wilfrid Sadler fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893-1938

The fonds consists of correspondence, lecture notes, reference clippings, student notebooks, programs, newsletters, certificates, musical scores, receipts, pamphlets, and books produced and received by Wilfrid Sadler during his student days at Macdonald College and his professional activities as professor in the Department of Dairying from 1918. The Department of Dairying was part of the Faculty of Agriculture from 1916 to 1955.

Sadler, Wilfrid

Wilbert MacDonald fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1978

The fonds consists of manuscript material, including text and sketches, for an unpublished work by MacDonald entitled "Trees of Canada". In addition, the fonds includes 222 sketches of non-Canadian trees as well as two sketch books containing pressed leaves.

MacDonald, Wilbert Lorne, 1879-1966

Wilbert A. Clemens fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1963, predominant 1922-1963

The fonds consists of records relating to Clemen's research and his positions with the Pacific Biological Station of the Biological Board of Canada and the University of British Columbia, as well as material relating to the research activities of other scholars in the areas of oceanography, fisheries and zoology. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Academic papers (1923-1963), Correspondence (1932-1962), Course materials ([1939-1952]), and Subject files (1910-1960).

Clemens, Wilbert A., 1887-1964

Western Universities Battalion "D" Company collection

  • Fonds
  • 1916-1972, predominant 1916-1918

The collection consists of pamphlets, correspondence, addresses, menus, publications, diagrams, maps, and photographs assembled by members of the Western Universities Battalion, "D" Company.

Werner Cohn fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959-1993

The fonds consists of two series: Gypsy Research series and a Publications series consisting of copies of Cohn's publications. The first series includes material generated or collected by Cohn in the course of conducting research on Gypsies. It includes: audio taped interviews of Rom with notebooks containing description and analysis of the interviews; a computer-generated inventory of kinship ties among hundreds of North American Rom; a transcript of a New York trial (1962) of a Gypsy fortune teller; miscellaneous printed and published material about Gypsies collected by Cohn; and materials from a correspondence course for learning Romani (1969/70). The Publications series includes copies of articles by Cohn (1959-1993) and a bibliography of his works (1950-1993).

Cohn, Werner, 1926-

Watson Thomson research collection

  • Fonds
  • 1981-1982

The collection consists of a series of interviews carried out by Michael Welton with various friends and colleagues of Watson Thomson as part of his dissertation research for "To Be and Build the Glorious World: The Educational Thought and Practice of Watson Thomson, 1899-1946" (1983).

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

Warren family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977-1998

The fonds consists of family papers, genealogical material, manuscripts and correspondence documenting the history of the Warren family in England. Some of the family members represented in the fonds are Reverend Dawson Warren, Falkland G.E. Warren, and Charlotte Jackson. The fonds also includes biographical information about Harry Warren and copies of his publications to 1978.

Warren (family)

Walter Harrington fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1961-1980

Fonds consists of records documenting Walter Harrington's administrative and committee activities at the University, and includes correspondence, minutes, and reports. The records are arranged in three series: Safety, Security, and Fire Prevention Committee series, Library series, and CACUL Committee on Academic Status for Librarians series.

Harrington, Walter

Walter Hardwick fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946-1998

The fonds primarily consists of textual records, including correspondence, reports, minutes, and published materials which together document Walter Hardwick's political and academic careers. They are arranged in series and sub-series based largely on his areas of activity and interest. The series are Urban Planning, Urban Planning Publications, Vancouver City Council, Open Learning Agency / Knowledge Network, Ministry of Education, Vancouver Urban Futures Project, Sumas Waste Processing Plant Environmental Review, Personal Papers, Essays, Reports and Reprints, and Subject Files. Photographs of architects' models for False Creek and Granville Island are also included. The fonds also includes videotapes consisting mainly of interview footage.

Hardwick, Walter Gordon, 1932-2005

Walter H. Gage fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1978

Fonds consists of correspondence, biographical material, published papers, notes, financial materials, clippings, photographs, ceremonial documents, and notebooks pertaining to Gage's personal and professional activities.

Gage, Walter Henry, 1905-1978

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