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Clayoquot Resource Centre fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR031
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1994

The fonds consists of the following series: message book, flyers and correspondence, trial lists, reasons for sentencing, trial summaries, arrestee information book, defence strategies, pamphlets, photographs, "Ron McIsaac's historical account of Clayquot Blockade" clippings scrapbook, and photocopies of Crown Authorities for Criminal Contempt of Court trials."

Clayoquot Resource Centre

Board of Park Commissioners (Nanaimo) fonds

  • CA NCAI 2007 036 C
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1953

Fonds consists of scrapbooks of clippings and photographs related to various parks and recreational facilities in Nanaimo.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Board of Park Commissioners

Ross family fonds

  • CA BOW MS 11
  • Fonds
  • 1955 - 1987

The fonds consists of the records of Alex and Helen Ross. It includes correspondence, financial records, paperwork from the Seniors Housing Cooperative and Bowen Island Historians, climatological data, and draft articles and correspondence relating to Alex’s work as a climatological observer for the Undercurrent newspaper.

Ross (family)

Nanaimo and District Fish and Game Protective Association fonds

  • CA NCAI 2005 027 A ; 2007 027 A
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1971, 2005

Fonds consists of records generated by the activities of the Nanaimo and District Fish and Game Protective Association. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Constitution and bylaws; 2) Minutes; 3) Correspondence; 4) Annual Reports and 5) Newsletters.

Nanaimo and District Fish and Game Protective Association

Nanaimo Recycling Exchange fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1990-1996

The fonds consists of records which document the development, administration and operations of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange and its predecessor, the Western Canada Wilderness Committee. The fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Administration; 2) Funding; 3) Personnel; and 4) 3Rs.

Nanaimo Recycling Exchange

Lavonne Huneck fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR333
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1995

The fonds documents Huneck's research relating to her involvement in government sponsored land-management decisions. The files reflect the organization and mandate of the various committees; and include minutes, reports, correspondence, press releases, clippings, and submissions from public and NGO groups. The fonds consists of the following series: Carmanah Community Committee (CCC); Carmanah Valley Forest Management Advisory Committee (CVFMAC); Forest Land Use Liaison Committee of British Columbia; Integrated Wildlife Intensive Forestry Research Program (IWIFR); Tahsis/Kwois follow-up Committee; Tsitika Follow-up Committee; and reference publication and reports. Reference material is arranged in alphabetical order by title. There is also reference material including publications and reports.

Huneck, Lavonne

Richard Mackie fonds

  • CA CMX 03.17
  • Fonds
  • [1901-1985]

The fonds consist of extensive research files on Hamilton Mack Laing, used in writing his book Hamilton Mack Laing: Hunter Naturalist. Included are primary research notes, interviews, correspondence, 1st draft of Laing manuscript. The fonds also consist of photographs taken by Hamilton Mack Laing of nature, his naturalist peers and his home in Comox.

Mackie, Richard, 1957-

Marine Environmental Science collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR151
  • Collection
  • 1928-2000, predominant 1962-1996

The collection consists of rare and difficult to obtain limited distribution documents relating to specific case studies, most of which have been printed and distributed by governments and industrial agencies. They generally contain environmental data, and may have interpretive sections. Some documents contain copies of government permits and associated correspondence. The collection is arranged in five primary research subjects: Pulp and Paper Mills, Toxicolocy, Victoria Sewage, Coast and Island Mines, and Regional Collections. Each subject is divided into case studies. Within each case study, documents are arranged in alphabetical order by author.

Maritime Museum of British Columbia chart collection

  • Fonds
  • 1775-1985

The collection consists of nautical charts created by over forty institutions, including the Canadian Hydrographic Service, the Admiralty Hydrographic Office, the U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office, the Danish Hydrographic Office, the London Board of Trade and the British East Indian Company. The largest number focus on waters around British Columbia, along with a number of surveys charting the coast of Alaska. The collection also includes charts, including Admiralty charts, of water of the United States, Europe, Africa, and Australia and New Zealand. The collection also contains LORAN charts, meteorological charts, fleet reviews and shipwreck charts.

Emlen Littel fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR083
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1993

The fonds consists of environmental subject files, which include reports, clippings, correspondence, and letters to newspaper editors.

Littel, Emlen

Ernie Taylor fonds

  • CA DMA CR-80
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1989

The fonds consists of personal papers related to Ernie Taylor's service in WWII; a history of and records related to the RCAF Station at Boundary Bay; research notes, field books and reports related to his BA and MA theses; reports and notes related to his employment with Canadian Wildlife Service; and photographs of Delta residents and landscapes. The fonds includes Taylor's B.A. Thesis "Winter Food Habits of the Ring Necked Pheasant in the Lower Fraser Valley", his M.A. Thesis "A Study on the Factors Affecting the Reproduction and Survival of the Ring Necked Pheasant in the Lower Fraser Valley", and a review for CWS titled "Wildlife and Recreation in Boundary Bay".

Taylor, Ernie W.

Derek Ellis fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR046
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1997

The fonds consists of monographs, scientific articles, newspaper clippings, letters, slides, photographic prints, moving images, maps and other documents. The records are arranged in 3 series, reflecting Ellis's research and teaching interests: Environmental assessments, 1969-1997; Underwater Photography of salmon, 1957-1963; Arctic Research 1952-1967.

Ellis, Derek

Fraser Basin Council fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2003

The fonds consists of a study prepared by Jennifer Krotz, Bsc, titled "Shuswap and Mara Lakes Aquatic/Development Fringe Study". The goal of the study was to gather, organize and map, the available background information, to enable the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, senior Governments, and the community to incorporate environmental, economic, social and institutional values in land use practices on Shuswap and Mara Lakes. The study gathered other studies, reports, surveys, geo-referenced data, concerning fish habitat, wildlife habitat, foreshore/riparian habitat, water quality, hydrologic interactions, human activities, and historic/cultural sites. The study contains maps and lists.

Fraser Basin Council

Friends of Ecological Reserves fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR352
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1993

The fonds consists of 6 series: Khutzeymateen, 1981-1993; Ecological Reserves, 1972-1989; Reports, 1982-1996; Photographs, ca.1987; Audiocassettes, 1987-1988; Videos, 1987-1990. The Khutzeymateen series consists of correspondence, grizzly sanctuary proposals, maps, educational programming, press clippings, and office files. The Ecological Reserves series consists of maps and descriptions of B.C. reserves. The Reports series consists of reports on bear, timber, and ecological studies, management proposals, and other publications. The Photographs series consists of Khutzeymateen slides and prints. The Audiocassettes series consists of lectures. The Video series consists of videos about grizzlies in the Khutzeymateen and Canada, and wilderness issues.

Friends of Ecological Reserves

Harold Smiley fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964-1977

Fonds consists of correspondence, speeches, briefs, reports, articles, and newspaper clippings written and collected by Smiley during his activities as a member of STRRADA and the Salmon Arm Municipal Ratepayers Association while researching the water diversion scheme.

Smiley, Harold

U'mista Cultural Centre audio tape collection

  • Fonds
  • 1950-1995

The collection consists of sound recordings of Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwagiulth) songs, oral histories of Kwakwaka'wakw peoples (primarily at Alert Bay), and interviews relating to ethnobotany in the northern Vancouver Island area and to the Kwakwaka'wakw language.

University of Victoria Archives poster and notice collection

  • Collection
  • 1962-1995

This collection consists of posters and notices created primarily by University of Victoria Students' Society (Alma Mater Society) clubs and University of Victoria academic departments for the purposes of advertising meetings, events and courses, and to raise awareness about social, political and university issues.

Toyo Takata fonds

  • CA EMA V986.16;V989.19
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1905-1942]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Japanese Tea Gardens in Esquimalt, B.C. and of the Takata family.

Takata, Toyo, 1920-

Alan Chambers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1972-1978

The records document Chambers' activities in three research projects that all attempt to reconcile the conflicts between preservation and development interests in resource management. The first project is documented extensively. The last two projects offer only a glimpse into the response of the Nazko-Kluskus Indian Band to the issues raised in the Purcell study. These papers offer valuable evidence of the continuing conflict surrounding resource management and Indian land claims in B.C., and Chambers role in attempting to find a resolution. There are three series of records that correspond to these three projects. Because original order has been lost, it has been reconstructed with reference to the functions and activities of each project. Files within each series have been arranged in chronological order. Undated documents have been placed at the back of each file.

Chambers, Alan David, 1936-

Anthony Scott fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942-1990

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts and off-prints, lecture and course notes, and research files which reflect his professional activities of teaching, research and involvement with various government economic commissions.

Scott, Anthony, 1923-

Neck Point and Piper's Lagoon Parks collection

  • Fonds
  • 1993-1996

Collection consists of a scrapbook about Neck Point compiled by Annie Clark and a folder of photocopied newspaper clippings about Piper's Lagoon collected by Arnold Westaway.

New Westminster Parks and Recreation Department fonds

  • CA NWM IH 004.24
  • Fonds
  • 1927-2001

Fonds consists of five record series: Parks and Recreation Committee meeting minutes (1927-1998); financial records (1953-1968); parks photographs (1909-1954); plans and drawings (1934-2001); and news clippings and memorabilia (1968-1983).

New Westminster (B.C.). Parks and Recreation Dept.

Revelstoke Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-ca. 1980]

The collection consists of photographs of Revelstoke area (including Rogers Pass, Big Bend, Glacier, Arrowhead, Three Valley, and the Upper Arrow Lakes) depicting industry, forestry, transportation networks, sports and recreation, community events, individuals, and organizations.

Robert Warren Kelly fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1905

The fonds consists of photographs of scenes and railroad activity in the Selkirk Mountains and at Glacier and Rogers Pass.

Kelly, Robert Warren

Shuswap Nuclear Study Action Group fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1979-1985

The fonds consists of newsletters, correspondence, petition, newspaper clippings and the Secretary Jane Petchs logs. Unfortunately, the fonds contains only one set of minutes dated January, 1981.

Shuswap Nuclear Study Action Group

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