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Olga Reithaug fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-1985

The fonds consists of photographs depicting conventions or groups (CCF or CCYM), press releases, correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications and a brief historical outline of the Cooperative Commonwealth Youth Movement written by Olga Reithaug. The fonds shows the workings of the CCYM, the issues with which it involved itself, and its relationship with the CCF.

Reithaug, Olga

Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, Veterans of the International Brigades fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938, 1948, 1971-[1992?]

The fonds consists of records created by President Len Norris, including correspondence; published and unpublished reference materials covering a range of topics relating in some way to the Spanish Civil War and/or its veterans; a number of lists from various sources, bearing the names of members of the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion of the International Brigades, and a small number of official records of the "Mac Paps."

Veterans of the International Brigades. Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion

Malcolm Bruce fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1966

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, speeches and printed material of the Political Committee of the Labour Progressive Party (1957-1966) with various records relating to the League for Socialist Action, Revolutionary Worker's Party of America, Sparticus League, Socialist Workers Party, Canadian Socialist Educational League and American Committee for the 4th International.

Bruce, Malcolm

Briefs

Series contains briefs, surveys, and questionnaires relating to the Mike Apsey’s career in the forest industry. Material consists of news releases, communiqués, newspaper clippings, briefs, surveys and questionnaires dealing with B.C. forestry and Canadian forestry, the four Softwood Lumber disputes from 1982, 1986, 1991, and 2001, countervailing duty action briefs, and briefing notes concerning Canadian-U.S. wood products trade.

Correspondence and memorandum

Series contains correspondence, memorandum, and letters relating to Mike Apsey’s involvement in the forest industry. Materials consists of correspondence between lawyers, COFI members, the Prime Minister, Provincial Premiers, U.S. senators, and the Department of Commerce, and Mike Apsey in his capacity as COFI president.

Hearings and legislation

Series contains hearings, guidelines, and legislations related to forest industry issues. Material consists of forestry related legislation, hearing transcripts on US-Canada trade negotiations, on natural resource subsidies, regulations and guidelines on the US-Canadian Free Trade Agreement, Freedom of Information Act, Canada Treaty series, the Baucus Bill, and the Omnibus Trade Act, and others.

Minutes.

Series consists of minutes from COFI meetings, minutes of the Thirty-Ninth Meeting of the Western States Legislative Forestry Task Force, and minutes of legal proceedings.

Reports, articles, and publications.

Series contains reports, articles, and publications by Mike Apsey or relating to forestry issues in British Columbia, in Canada, and, to a lesser extent, the world. Material consists of journal articles, cost analysis reports and comparisons on stumpage costs, histories of the forest industry in Canada and the United States of America, surveys on different aspects of forestry including timber and logging, and studies.

Softwood lumber dispute.

Series contains records relating to the softwood lumber disputes (sometimes referred to as the "Lumber Wars") between Canada and the United States. Materials consists of executive summaries, transcripts of the proceedings, comments concerning importing softwood lumber into Canada, summary of statements, countervailing duty investigation procedures, the Commission's final determination, post-hearing submissions, and questionnaires. Also included is a painting by Bob McNamara, an Emily Carr University student, given to Apsey as his Lumbermen of the Year gift.

Photographs.

Series consists of photographs of Mike Apsey in various professional capacities. The series is arranged into two subseries: COFI president photographs and Dignitary photographs.

Glenn McPherson fonds

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1930-1998, predominant 1938-1985

This fonds consists mainly of records assembled by McPherson over the course of his professional career. Material documenting McPhersons wartime activities predominates. The fonds contains two sous-fonds. One of these includes a scrapbook and from McPhersons father, Ewan. The other contains research, correspondence and interviews conducted by Kay Alsop in the mid 1990s. Alsop, a prominent Vancouver journalist, intended to write a biography of McPherson but was never able to find a publisher for the book. Alsop therefore decided to donate some of her research files as part of the McPherson fonds. The Alsop Sous-Fonds contains important records which McPherson had given to her, particularly those documenting the decision to intern Japanese-Canadians.

McPherson, Glenn

Gordon Price fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1969-1983

The fonds consists of subject files which Price assembled through his freelance writing for the publication, Forestalk. Composed of clippings, reports, articles, speeches, etc., the material pertains to various facets of the forest industry in British Columbia.

Price, Gordon, 1949-

Grace MacInnis fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1987

The fonds consists of correspondence, printed material, video and audio cassettes, photographs, notebooks, diaries and speech material reflecting the political career and personal life of MacInnis.

MacInnis, Grace, 1905-

Graham Spry fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1933, 1958, 1962

The fonds consists of files relating to activities of the Canadian Radio League, the first Alan B. Plaunt Memorial Lecture, 1958 and other materials on the origins of public broadcasting in Canada.

Spry, Graham

Gulf of Georgia Canning Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-1972

The fonds consists of office records from the Gulf of Georgia Cannery and records from the Canadian Fishing Company which relate to the Cannery. The fonds also includes can labels, technical drawings, catalogues and architectural plans of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery (1934-1943).

Gulf of Georgia Canning Company

H.R. MacMillan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1898-1978, predominant 1930-1965

The fonds consists of correspondence that spans the years 1898 to 1978, with the bulk of the material from 1930 to 1965. Fonds also includes transcripts, press clippings, notebooks, reports, minutes and publications. The fonds reflects the overlap of personal and corporate interests in MacMillan's life. Correspondence regarding UBC, Canadian and foreign business and personal contacts, his relationship with community groups and memberships he held, as well as his family history is included.

MacMillan, Harvey Reginald

Elizabeth Lane fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1979-1982

The fonds consists of materials pertaining to the activities of the Advisory Committee on Cultural Policy and the Federal Cultural Policy Review Committee. Included are briefs, files, press clippings and committee publications.

Lane, Elizabeth

Energy and Chemical Workers Union Local 614 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1943-1983

The fonds consists of minutes, financial and office files of the Energy and Chemical Workers Union Local 614 and its predecessors, the United Oil Workers Union Local 3, the Oil Workers International Union Local 614, and the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union Local 16-614. The fonds also includes correspondence and agreements of Imperial Oil Ltd. relating to the initial unionization of workers at the Ioco Refinery, Ioco, B.C. (now Port Moody, B.C.), 1943-1946.

Energy and Chemical Workers Union. Local 614 (Port Moody, B.C.)

Ephraim Weber fonds

  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The fonds consists of typed and handwritten manuscripts of short stories and poems.

Weber, Ephraim

Ewing Buchan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1889

The fonds consists of a bound volume of 35 letters to Ewing Buchan from dealers in the sterling exchange stating their pleasure or criticism with the sample sheet sent to them about a new edition of Buchan's Exchange Tables. Correspondence comprises letters sent from banking institutions and brokerage firms in Toronto, New York, Montreal, Yarmouth, Halifax, Hamilton and Windsor, N.S.

Buchan, Ewing

F.W. Trounce fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1919
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920-1930]

The fonds consists of Trounce's photographs and negatives of landscapes. Includes some portraits.

Trounce, F.W.

Federation of British Columbia Naturalists fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1972-1978

The fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Directors, annual general meetings, spring and fall meetings, Vancouver Island regional meetings as well as circulars, memoranda, and reports, 1973-1978.

Federation of British Columbia Naturalists

Federationist Publishing Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1936-1945

The fonds consists of the company minute book (1936-1945) for the Federationist Publishing Company.

Federationist Publishing Company

Fisherman Publishing Society fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1532
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1983

The fonds consists of correspondence, a scrapbook, minutes, historical collections including ships' logs and the Harry Allison papers. Fonds includes photographs of the Fisherman Publishing Society, depicting labour and union activity, fish and fishing vessels, and the men and women who worked in the fishing industry.

Fisherman Publishing Society

Foon Sien Wong fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1971

The fonds consists primarily of clippings and articles relating to international affairs, Chinese customs preserved in Canada, life in Vancouver's China Town and social and political problems confronted by Chinese Canadians. The fonds also includes correspondence as well as printed and published material.

Wong, Foon Sien, d. 1971

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