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Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR030
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1979

The fonds consists of lists of death and burial records of Chinese persons in Victoria, BC, 1902-1923; Chinese deceased in Canada, 1937; leave permits issued to the Chinese Hospital in Vancouver, Victoria, and other areas of B.C., 1908-1909; donation and fundraising records, subscription booklets, records of income and expenditures, receipts, Free Miners Certificates, national bonds, 1884-1912; population data; correspondence from the Commander in Shanghai, 1932; minutes of the Chinese Public School; correspondence regarding donations for victims of famines, droughts, and floods in China, and booklets recording donations; records of the Chinese Hospital, including report books on patients, doctor order books and consultation forms, 1956-1976.

The death and burial records series, 1902-1923 consists of: medical certificates of death for Chinese persons in Victoria, BC; and burial permits for Chinese persons in Victoria, BC, including permits issued by the Chinese Benevolent Cemetery Company.

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Victoria, B.C.)

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

Evelyn Hammond fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR065
  • Fonds
  • 1992-1996

The fonds consists of material documenting Hammond's work as a Court Monitor including: clipping files on court cases, filed by date; general clipping files, by subject; and case books arranged by name of offender and date plus an extensive pamphlet collection on family violence and sex crimes. The case books include unidentified court coding, and colour coding.

Hammond, Evelyn

Harman and Company fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR066
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1970

The fonds consists of legal advice on a variety of subjects and includes files on general correspondence, land tenure and zoning changes, academic freedom, and the Dean of Women. Also included are minutes of the University Development Board, 1961-65.

Harman and Company

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.)

Victoria Status of Women Action Group fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR119
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1995

The fonds consists of office logs, a daily record of events, 1972-1992; Downtown Women's Place Project file, 1992-1993; posters, 1987-1994; pamphlets, 1972, 1987, 1990; and several newsletters: Victoria Status of Women News, 1972-1990; Times Feminist, 1991-1995; Waves, 1978-79; and Women's Centre and Transition House News, 1974.

Status of Women Action Group. Victoria Chapter

Chilly Climate Committee fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR140
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1995

The fonds includes the preliminary report, related departmental minutes, letters of support, student posters, fund-raising for the legal defence fund, and clippings documenting response to the report.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Chilly Climate Committee

Faculty Women's Caucus Oral History Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR145
  • Fonds
  • 1997

The fonds consists of 16 audiocassettes and transcripts of interviews with the following members of the Faculty Women Caucus: Marilyn Callahan, Radhika Desai, Jean Dey, Monika Langer, Hester Lessard, Margie Mayfield, Norma Mickelson, Phoebe Noble, Clare Porac, Alison Preece, Christine St. Peter, Judith Terry, Paddy Tsurumi, Jennifer Waelti-Walters, Barb Whittington, and Margo Young. Tapes and transcripts arranged in alphabetical order.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Faculty Women's Caucus. Oral History Project

David Ricardo Williams fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR155
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1990

The fonds consists of research material and correspondence relating to Williams' books on legal history. The files are arranged in 11 series: "Matthew Baille Begbie" series, "Duff: a life in the law" series, William Gosse on "Duff" series, "Just lawyers: seven portraits" series, "With malice aforethought" series, "Mayor Gerry: the remarkable Gerald Grattan McGeer" series, "100 Years at St. Peter's Quamichan" series, "A history of Vancouver's Terminal City Club series, "Trapline outlaw: Simon Peter Gunanoot" series, Correspondence, and Miscellaneous transcripts.

Williams, David Ricardo

Joint Advisory Committee on Faculty Women's Issues fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR164
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1991

The fonds consists of Chairs files, 1987-91, including minutes, correspondence and issues; Advisor's files, 1975-90, including correspondence and reference material about equity issues; and a member's file, 1987-91, including correspondence and reports.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Joint Advisory Committee on Faculty Women's Issues

Victoria Rape/Assault Centre fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR189
  • Fonds
  • 1977 - 1982

The fonds consists of minutes, a small pamphlet collection, the booklet Rape, several copies of a lesbian newsletter, Rag, and miscellaneous material.

Victoria Rape/Assault Centre

Women Against Pornography fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR197
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1985

The fonds consists of correspondence, "Bad Trick Sheet" newsletters, reports, clippings, petitions, questionnaires, a "Women as Animals" file depicting women in advertising, and a script for a slide show entitled, "Erotica: A Feminist Exploration." Files arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Women Against Pornography (Victoria, B.C.)

Women's Centre fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR225
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2000

The fonds consists of office files and include budget, minutes, agendas, communication logs, policy files, posters and Women's Centre history. Also included are subject files which entail educational and activist undertakings relating to rallies, eating disorders, date rape, violence against women, women's rights, December 6 memorial vigil and racism.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Women's Centre

Avio Canadian capital punishment research collection : 1900-1925

  • CA UVICARCH AR273
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1987]

The collection consists of copies of Avio's articles on capital punishment; and photocopies of summaries of capital cases as prepared by the Remissions Services Office (Minister of Justice), which were submitted to Cabinet for consideration of clemency, on advice to the Governor General.

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.

Barbara Ann Roberts fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR342
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1998

The fonds consists of sixteen series: university employment; 1977-1996; university teaching, 1974-1988; grant applications, 1980-1995; publications, 1975-1997; conference papers, 1978-1991; presentations, 1980-1997; unpublished papers, 1975-1995; Gertrude Richardson research, 1985-1996; Leicester Peace Society research, 1992-1993; women's movement, 1983-1996; peace movement, 1986-1997; miscellaneous correspondence, 1979-1998; family correspondence, 1987-1997; illness and death, 1998; photographs, 1986-1993, and Canadian women peace activists oral history interviews, 1987-1989. The university employment series includes curricula vitae, job applications, and self evaluation files which document Roberts employment history and her publications and committee work, etc. The university teaching series includes course outlines, take home exams, and student handouts which shed light on her approach to teaching. The grant applications and publications series together provide an overview of the range and direction of Roberts' research interests. While most of the series are based on record type, the Gertrude Richardson research and Leicester Peace Society Research series are arranged by subject and contain correspondence and grant applications; the Gertrude Richardson Research series also contains conference papers. The Women's movement and Peace movement series both contain correspondence, although some correspondence pertaining to them will be found in the miscellaneous and family correspondence series. While the miscellaneous and family correspondence series consist almost entirely of inward correspondence, both contain a few printouts of e-mail correspondence or letters from Roberts which shed light on her daily life and research projects. The Canadian Women Peace Activists series contains interviews about and with Canadian women who were peace activists before 1960.

Roberts, Barbara Ann

Women for Women in Afghanistan fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR348
  • Fonds
  • 1999-2000

The fonds consists of educational reports, photographs, and a program for a dinner held March 9, 2000 in conjunction with the Status of Women Action Group.

Women for Women in Afghanistan. Victoria Branch

Rikki Swin Institute transgender collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR421
  • Fonds
  • 1943 - 2003

The Rikki Swin Institute transgender collection consists of the following fonds: Rikki Swin Institute fonds, Ari Kane fonds, International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE) fonds, and the Virginia Prince fonds. The IFGE fonds includes material from Betty Ann Lind and Merissa Sherrill Lynn.

Kane, Ari

Stephanie Castle fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR422
  • Fonds
  • 1982 - 2002 (1993-2002 predominant)

Fonds consists of: copies of Zenith Digest and material relating to the administration of the Zenith Foundation; the Foundation’s participation as an intervener in the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal regarding Synthia Kavanagh and the Correctional Service of Canada; and copies of the following publications:
The Partnership, by Stephanie Castle
Shadows in the City, by Stephanie Castle
Tales from Cascadia - Volume One, by Stephanie Castle
A Tale of Two Wives, by Stephanie Castle
Prisoner of Gender, by Katherine Johnson & Stephanie Castle
As Much as Me?, by Margot Roberts

Castle, Stephanie

David Barbarash fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR427
  • Fonds
  • 1971 - 2003

The fond reflects Barbarash’s activities relating to anarchism generally and the animal rights movement specifically, and consists of: articles, brochures and pamphlets, clippings, court documents, correspondence, personal notes, and subject files. Subjects include: animal rights, ALF, Earth First!, legal proceedings, logging, marijuana legalization, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), pro-gun lobby, trophy hunting, and the Vancouver 5.

Barbarash, David