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Cordova Bay C.C.F. Club fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR038
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1967

The fonds consists of minutes (1952-1962), files of E.P. Thomas, Secretary, and P. Sinkinson, Treasurer, membership list, memos to members, press releases, ledger book (1952-1962), membership cards and receipts (1956-1960), canvasser's records (1956-1958), Treasurer's Reports (1961); correspondence (1962); and records relating to the Saanich and the Islands NDP Constituency Association and the Saanich Commonwealth Society.

Cordova Bay C.C.F. Club

H.H. Stevens fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR120
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1959

The fonds consists of correspondence between Stevens and Marinos Evanghelou Constantacatos, including copies of Constantacatos' "Money and Credit", Chapter 1, and "Money and Prices".

Stevens, H.H. (Henry Herbert)

Frank Snowsell fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR176
  • Fonds
  • 1954

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about the book burning controversy, and correspondence between Snowsell, the Mount View Parent Teacher Association, the Federal Minister of Justice, and George R. Pearkes.

Snowsell, Frank

NDP Saanich North and the Islands Constituency Association fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR274
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1960, 1963-1992

The fonds consists of the following series: Constitutions; Minutes, 1971-1992; Correspondence, 1963-1992; Elections, 1981-1991 (with 34 photographs); Finances, 1963, 1973-1991; General subject files, 1976-1992 (with 10 photographs); Publicity, 1981-1992; Pamphlets, 1933-1990 (including a copy of the Regina Manifesto, 1933). Includes 3 photographs of C.C.F. conventions held in Vancouver, 1958-1960.

New Democratic Party of British Columbia. Saanich North and the Islands Constituency Association

BC Project Research Group fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR020
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1987

The fonds includes the research records and documents of the research group created and collected in the course of the project, which include theses, essays, interviews, papers, articles, news paper clippings, press releases, statistics, reports, acts and bills, oral history interview transcripts and tapes, and other records relating to the subject area of the project. The files also include transcripts of interviews with B C politicians and government administrators and research material gathered from a number of sources. Subjects include aboriginal issues, economic development, education, energy, environment, health, labour, land use, the legislative process, federalism, forestry, political parties, public service, and women's experience. The fonds consists of the following series: Catalogue series,1978-1983, Data Bank series, 1952-1983, and Oral history interview series, 1964-1987. All files were assigned a Data Bank Number by project staff (DB No. 1-1058). Several unnumbered files have been assigned numbers by Archives staff (DB No. 1059-1066).

University of Victoria (B.C.). B.C. Project Research Group

Byron Johnson fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR074
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1964

The fonds consists of records documenting Johnson's political and business careers, including constitutions and bylaws of political organizations, trade agreements, political cartoons and clippings; business records including correspondence, daily journals, financial records and contracts; personal family correspondence and insurance records, Johnson's army diary, and records relating to Byron's father, Oliver Johnson; photographs of the Johnson family and of Johnson with his cabinet and colleagues; correspondence regarding Johnson's work with the RCAF; publications, including newsletters, magazines, journals, annual reports and copies of speeches, some of which are annotated by Johnson or contain photographs, articles or obituaries about him; records regarding the visit of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Victoria, October 1951, including invitations to functions and photograph album of the visit prepared by the Daily Colonist newspaper.

Johnson, Byron Ingemar

Patricia Koster fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR078
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1986

The fonds consists of Koster's research material on Baptist Noel Turner; 18th century society and politics, women authors, and correspondence of Roger Manley; plus minutes of meetings of the University of Victoria English Department, 1972-1981.

Koster, Patricia

Mercy Ann Coles fonds : 1864

  • CA UVICARCH AR035
  • Fonds
  • [Typed 198-?]

The fonds consists of a typescript of Coles' 1864 diary, in which she describes various social activities connected with the conference, her travels to and from Quebec, and meeting people such as John A. MacDonald and Darcy McGee. Also included is a copy of a letter to Mrs. George Coles from Lady Bannerman, wife of Sir Alexander Bannerman, Governor of Prince Edward Island. The front of the manuscript is inscribed, "Mrs. Bruce Marr, Elmira, Ontario."

Coles, Mercy Ann

Harold T. Allen fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR003
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1979

The fonds consists of files relating to Allen's activities in the New Democratic Party, including federal conventions, 1960-1979; Waffle Movement, 1969-1971; Clippings, 1961-1972; Elections, 1966-1975; Committee for an Independent Canada, 1976-1977; Brief to the Royal Commission on Gasoline Price Structure, 1965; and NDP Speakers Notes and Policy Statement, 1961.

Allen, Harold Tuttle, 1902-

Ian Baird fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR008
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1987

The fonds consists of correspondence relating to political and personal matters from John G. Diefenbaker to Alex MacLeod Baird, 1966, and to Ian Baird, 1966-1977, with some letters signed by Diefenbaker's secretary on his behalf; clippings regarding Diefenbaker and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, 1959-1972; correspondence to Ian Baird from Lyle Kahl, MLA for Esquimalt (1978) regarding the Save the E and N Railway Committee; Victor A. Stephens, leader of the B.C. Progressive Conservative Party regarding the provincial election campaign (1978-1979), and from other Progressive Conservative politicians.

Baird, Ian, 1947-

James G. Ripley fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR109
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-1969]

The fonds consists of copies of government reports, minutes of meetings, notes of conversations with several fellow lobbyists including General McNaughton and Paul Martin, and correspondence received in response to his articles. The files gather much of what was written or published about the Columbia River Treaty between 1944 and 1968, and provide a unique chronology of the activities and strategies used to oppose it.

Ripley, James G.

Liberal Party of Canada "Thinkers" Conference fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR082
  • Fonds
  • 1969

The fonds consists of papers presented at the Liberal "Thinkers" Conference, including papers dealing with urban development, guaranteed annual income, poverty, collective bargaining, regional economic policies, family allowances, Canadian foreign and defence policies, Newfoundland resettlement program, bail, farm management, communications satellites, civil liberties, and freedom of information. Fonds also includes list of suggested readings and memo regarding proxy voting.

Liberal Party of Canada. "Thinkers" Conference (1969 : Harrison, B.C.)

George Home fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR070
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1978

The fonds consists of records relating to the National Committee for the New Party (1960-1961), which was established to found a new social democratic part in Canada, and Home's records relating to the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Fonds includes minutes, reports and texts of speeches given by George Home, clippings, correspondence, policy statements, articles by T.C. Douglas, text of speech by Ed Broadbent, subject files on the Canadian political system and photographs of delegates at labour conventions.

Home, George

Donald W. Munro fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR309
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1996, predominant 1972-1993

The fonds documents Munro's activities as a diplomat and Member of Parliament, personal research interests, and ongoing political concerns, and include correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts and research materials. Research subjects include Abortion, the Canada/Alaska Boundary Dispute, the Canadian Constitution, External Affairs, Eugene Forsey, the Middle-East, the National Debt, Sidney, B.C., and South Africa. The fonds consists of the following series: Member of Parliament speeches and other material (1972-1990); External Affairs correspondence, manuscripts and research (1955-1990); correspondence relating to research subjects and political concerns (1961-1996); research materials (1967-1995); manuscripts (1946-1993); and personal correspondence and other materials (1925-1993).

Munro, Donald W.

Helen Christie Riel Rebellion collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR339
  • Collection
  • 1857-1954, predominant 1885

The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings on the Riel Rebellion, including several maps and political cartoons. Also included are three loose clippings regarding Helen's father,1857; Fish Creek casualties, 1935; and an obituary of her youngest brother, 1954. Most clippings are undated, and the source not noted. The clippings are pasted into a copy of Canada Under the National Policy. The volume is inscribed, "Helen Christie, April 4th 1875."

Ann Hansen fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR453
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 2012

The archival fonds consists of the following series: Direct Action-related clippings, correspondence, ephemera and notes; legal correspondence; pre- and post-parole correspondence, ephemera, notes and writings by others; correspondence received during incarceration; prison records (supplied to Hansen under an Access to Information request); Direct Action chapter drafts and related materials; and RCMP surveillance transcripts (closed until 2072).

Subject matter of the mixed clippings and correspondence series includes: anti-nuclear/anti-cruise missile activism, court proceedings, Elizabeth Fry Society, environmental issues, indigenous peoples issues, international activism, pornography, anti-pornography/anti-snuff films, prison-industrial complex, sexual assault, Red Hot Video, the Vancouver Five trial matters and sentencing, women’s rights.

Correspondence received during incarceration series includes: correspondence from Brent Taylor, Janice Bear Neudorf, and various supporters and publishers; series also includes 1 box of previous sealed letters from other members of the Vancouver Five, primarily Brent Taylor.

Hansen, Ann