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Jack Wise fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR393
  • Fonds
  • 1955 - 1998 (predominant 1965-1992)

The fonds reflects Wise’s artistic inspirations, philosophical development, research interests, interactions with fellow artists and patrons, and relationships with galleries, art dealers, schools and arts organizations.

The fonds consists of correspondence, sales lists, exhibition catalogues and lists, photographs, clippings, sketches, poems and calligraphy, scrapbooks and notebooks, teaching materials, curricula vitae and biographical documents, publications, and seals and other objects used by Wise in his art practice.

Correspondents include Robert Amos, Pat Martin Bates, Pat Bovey, Brian Brett, Lin Chien-Shih, Stephen Cummings, Fleming Jorgensen, Stephen Gislason, Colin and Sheila Graham, Robin Hopper, Nick and Karin Koerner, Ramon Kubicek, Lobsang Lhalungpa, Chin-Shik Lin, Brian Longworth, Max Maynard, Avon Neal, Gary Lee Nova, Toni Onley, P.K. Page, Syn Richards, Martin Segger, Doris Shadbolt, Madeleine Shields, Robin Skelton, Huston Smith, Pete Trower, George Woodcock, and Myken Woods.

The fonds has been arranged into four series: art practice; biographical; publications and essays by others; and teaching. The art practice series consists of five sub-series: photographs; posters; exhibition catalogues; correspondence; prose, poetry and small works; and notebooks, scrapbooks and clippings.

Wise, Jack

Chester P. Lyons fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932 - 1988

The fonds consists of material relating to Lyons's work as a BC Parks developer, botanist, author, lecturer, independent documentary filmmaker, wildlife photographer, and world traveller. It includes a variety of textual records, moving images, photographic materials, sound recordings, and maps. The fonds has been arranged into six series: 1) published materials; 2) scripts; 3) field notebooks; 4) photographic materials; 5) audiovisual materials; and 6) miscellaneous records.

Lyons, Chester P.

Office of Evening Division fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR181
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1963

The fonds consists of miscellaneous correspondence, 1954-63; Pre-school correspondence, 1961-63; Dominion Bureau of Statistics reports, 1957-63; Report on History of Evening Division, 1948; Financial reports, 1949-63; and R.I.A and C.G.A., 1950-1963.

Victoria College (B.C.). Office of Evening Division

ORCA fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR306
  • Fonds
  • 1986-1996

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, issues files, newspaper clippings, publications and articles related to protest groups, and environment, aquaculture, fisheries, forestry and mining issues.

ORCA

Organ Committee fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR332
  • Fonds
  • 1964, 1978-1983, 1990

The fonds consists of: "The amusing history of the Clearihue Organ" by Erich Schwandt; Committee correspondence, 1978-83, 1990; Correspondence with Lorenzo Brisson, 1964; Correspondence with George Mayer; Architectural drawings of Georges Mayer, 1964; Architectural drawings of Simon Platt, 1978; Architectural drawings of Wade Williams, 1979; Photographs; Newspaper clippings, 1979-81; and the programme of the inaugural concert, 1981.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Organ Committee

Pacific Life Community fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR262
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1977

The fonds consists of annual files for the years 1975 to 1977. The records comprise a mission statement, correspondence, newsletters, essays, clippings and announcements.

Pacific Life Community

Paul George fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR337
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1987

The fonds documents George's efforts to preserve wilderness and wildlife endangered by logging interests on the Queen Charlotte Islands. The fonds includes correspondence, reports, scientific studies, public surveys, newsletters and maps. The files are arranged in the following series: Book research, Clippings, Correspondence, Crown Zellerbach, Forestry, Lyell Island, Queen Charlotte Islands, Rayonier, Reports and studies, South Moresby, Western Canada Wilderness Society, Island Protection Society, and Maps. The maps include extensive resource, wildlife, cultural, and topographic groupings: The Regional District of Skeena "A" 1973-1978; South Moresby Wilderness Proposal- ELUAC; Forest Service Maps, 1957-67; Forest company maps; Capability maps, and extensive National Topographic System maps.

George, Paul

Pearson left-wing politics pamphlet collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR275
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1948, 1965

The collection consists of 23 pamphlets from a variety of authors including: G.D.H. Cole, Frank Hanson, Sidney Hook, F.R. Scott, G. Bernard Shaw, and J.S. Woodsworth. Collection arranged in alphabetical order by author.

Peter Mannering fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR072
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1934-1997

The fonds includes the following series: theatre scrapbooks, 1941-1991; biographical material, 1939-1994; programs and printed material, ca. 1938-1986; photograph series, 1947- ca.1987; audio-visual media series, 1946-ca.1992; and theatre poster series, 1950-1978.

Mannering, Peter

Peter Russell Newroth fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR147
  • Fonds
  • 1966-2002

The fonds consists of two series:Marine Plants, and Water Quality (Aquatic Plant Management Program). The series document Newroths output as a professional aquatic biologist who was often supported bya large team of co-workers. The Marine Plant series includes unpublished manuscripts and publications on the biology of the red algal Genus Phyllophora and other members of the Family Phyllophoraceae, and related PhD research data, reference files, photographs, field and laboratory notes. This material makes reference to extensive dried plant and light microscope slide collections (mainly of North Atlantic, and Pacific Northwest marine plants) deposited in the Biology Department, University of Victoria. ;The Water Quality series documents theevolution and development of the provincial governments Aquatic Plant Management Program (APMP), an innovative and comprehensive preventive and management program. Included areNewroths publications (1978-1994),information on introduced or exotic nuisance aquatic plants and animals in British Columbia fresh water systems, and approximately 100 technical reports on BC water bodies published by the province. The reports on APMP control and monitoring projects are grouped by the following geographic areas: Okanagan Lakes, Kalamalka and Wood Lakes, Cultus Lake, Christina Lake, Brannen Lake, Mara Lake (Little Shuswap), Shuswap Lake, Southern Vancouver Island and Lower Fraser Valley.

Newroth, Peter

Port Alberni Pollution Campaign collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR014
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1970

The collection consists of photographs, newspaper articles and advertisements, and letters documenting the campaign of 1966, while Bigg was the Advertising Editor of the Twin Cities Times. Items have been arranged in numerical order by Bigg.

Port Hardy Ferrochromium Review Panel fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR105
  • Fonds
  • 1990

The fonds consists of the following series documenting the proceedings: Proceedings, Volumes 1-22; Reference documents, 1-30; Reference files, Summary of argument of concerned residents of the North Island, and Exhibit documents.

Port Hardy Ferrochromium Review Panel

President's Committee on the Need for an Art Gallery fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR249
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1973

The fonds consists of Minutes, 1972; Correspondence, 1972-73; and draft final and minority reports, 1973.

University of Victoria (B.C.). President's Committee on the Need for an Art Gallery

President's Advisory Committee on Research Support fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR239
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1968

The fonds consists of two series: Committee records, and Questionnaires. The Committee records include minutes, drafts, and supplementary material relating to the preparation of the final brief. The questionnaires document grants received between 1960 to 1967 by UVic faculty members; they are arranged alphabetically by departments and individual faculty members, and include departmental summaries of the results.

University of Victoria (B.C.). President's Advisory Committee on Research Support

President's Task Force on the College System fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR245
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1972

The fonds consists of minutes, notes and correspondence of the committee.

University of Victoria (B.C.). President's Task Force on the College System

Principal's Office fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR183
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1963

The fonds includes the following: Correspondence, 1908-1970; Reports, 1906-1961; Clippings, 1913-1974; Financial Records, 1911-1964; Lists, 1908-1947; Affiliation, 1902-1923; and Examinations, 1944-1946. These records illustrate the functions of the Principal's Office in relation to its service to the students, faculty, and administration of Victoria College.

Victoria College (B.C.). Principal's Office

Provincial Normal School fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR329
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1956

The fonds consists of principal's files of correspondence, curriculum material, financial records, memorabilia, staff biographies and reports, 1915-1956; examination marks, 1915-56; class photographs, 1924-1941; and Anecho year book, 1922-56.

Provincial Normal School (Victoria, B.C.)

Provincial Normal School oral history interview collection : 1978

  • CA UVICARCH AR338
  • Fonds
  • Digitized 2006

The collection consists of nineteen interviews with instructors and students discussing their experiences while at the PNS. Interviewees include: Margaret Dunn Beckwith, George and Winnett Brand, Dr. Harold Campbell, Mrs. Kay Christie, Benjamin Crawford, Norman and May Forbes, Jack Fouracre, Helen Fulton, Dorothy Germaine, John Gough, Olive Wilson Heritage, Marjorie Hoey, Laurette Holdridge, Wilfrid Johns, Alfred Loft, George Love, Sylvia McKay, Eleanor Piggott, and Percy Wilkinson.

Ray Williston fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR002
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1984

The fonds consists of correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and maps relating to the Columbia River Treaty, 1950-1972, including the following series: Columbia River Treaty and projects, 1950-72; Other water and power projects, 1926-75 (including Skagit Valley, Fraser River, and water transfers); Lands and forests, 1956-76; BC Cellulose Co., 1976-78, 1984; and miscellaneous reference material. Inlcudes transcripts of the International Joint Commission Conference, 1959; and copies of the House of Commons Standing Committee on External Affairs, 19 March - 27 May, 1964.

Williston, Ray Gillis

Registrar's Office fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR184
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1963

The fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence, 1919-63; Accounts, 1920-50; Faculty minutes and circulars, 1960-63; Press releases, 1934-62; Registrar's note book and scrapbook, 1930-63; Reports, 1946-63; Statistics, 1950-63; Department of Veteran's Affairs correspondence, 1945-61; United States Department of Veteran's Affairs, 1946-51; U.B.C., Correspondence and Reports, 1937-1960; Scrapbook, 1951-1956; and Examination marks, 1921-63.

Victoria College (B.C.). Registrar's Office

Reid Elliott fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR371
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1973

The fonds consists of documentation and correspondence relating to his Ph.D thesis; correspondence relating to his translations of two Russian articles, including "Slavery among the Indians of North America" by U.P. Averkieva; seven typescript articles by Reid; two published articles by Reid; newspaper clippings relating to Victoria College; and two Graduation Ball dance cards from Victoria College, 1961.

Elliott, G. Reid

Richard Powers fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR106
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1992

The fonds consists of Department of Political Science files, 1968-92; Teaching files, 1966-86; Correspondence, 1966-88; Faculty Club, 1971-89; Faculty Association, 1966-81; University Committees; Research files; and Political Science course files, 1966-92.

Powers, Richard

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