Fonds AR034 - John Climenhaga fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

John Climenhaga fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1950-1983 (Creation)
    Climenhaga, John, 1916-

Physical description area

Physical description

1 m of textual records

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

John Climenhaga was born in Delisle, Saskatchewan. In 1949, he was appointed Lecturer in Physics at Victoria College, later becoming Assistant and Associate Professor. From 1958 to 1969, he served as Head of the Victoria College/University of Victoria Department of Physics, and continued as professor at the University of Victoria until his retirement in 1982. He was then named Professor Emeritus. Climenhaga served on several university committees, including the Faculty of Arts and Science Curriculum Committee, the Ad Hoc Committee on the Organization of the Faculty of Arts and Science, the Committee on Student Activities, the Committee on Double Degrees, the Faculty Association and the Faculty Board. From 1961 to 1972, he also served as executive member of the Vancouver Island Hockey League as the representative of the University of Victoria Vikings.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds consists of records pertaining to the University of Victoria's Faculty of Arts and Science, Joint Faculties, Faculty Association, Faculty of Graduate Studies, and various university committees and department head meetings. Records include minutes, notes, reports, student lists, committee recommendations, curriculum evaluation forms, and student registration statistics. Fonds includes copies of Climenhaga's curriculum vitae and some published articles. Fonds also includes records relating to the Vancouver Island Hockey League and its predecessor, the Esquimalt and District Amateur Hockey League, including correspondence, minutes, financial statements and rule books.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Inventory available with series and file level control.

Associated materials

Related materials


Alpha-numeric designations

BCAUL control number: UVICARCH-4

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area