Fonds - John Conway fonds

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John Conway fonds

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  • 1947 - 2013 (Creation)
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    Conway, John S., 1929-2017

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11.05 m of textual records
16 photographs

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(1929-2017)

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Born in London, England, John S. Conway received his degrees, B.A., M.A., and PhD. at St. John's College, Cambridge. He began teaching at the University of Manitoba in 1955 and remained there for two years teaching history and international relations. He came to UBC in 1957 and his areas of specialization include international relations, German history, church and society and holocaust studies.

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The fonds consists of minutes, reports, correspondence and published material generated by various organizations with which Conway has been associated. Records represented in the papers include Student Christian Movement (1956-2013), World University Service of Canada (1957-2009), United Nations Association (1959-1990), Canadian Council for International Cooperation (1967-1978), Canadian University Service Overseas (1961- 1991), Vancouver Refugee Council (1985-1989), Canadian Institute of International Affairs (1971-78, 1987-2000), Tibetan Refugee Aid Society (1985-1989), and Canadian Cross Roads International (1966-1990), among others. Other administrative records include material from the Faculty of Arts (1968-1991) and the Department of History (1958-2009). The papers include records from the William G. Murrin Fund Committee (1979-1993) which allocates funding to religious organizations at UBC. John Conway's professional correspondence (1963-2001) is also included.

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The records have been acquired by the University Archives from John Conway in several accessions, and are arranged in the order they were received.

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BCAUL control number: UBCARCH-115

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