Fonds AR012 - Aula Bell fonds

Open original Digital content

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Aula Bell fonds

General material designation

  • Architectural drawing

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code


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


  • 1977-2003 (Creation)
    Bell, Aula, 1923-2010

Physical description area

Physical description

1.3 m of textual records;2 sound cassettes;2 video reels

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

Aula Bell was born in Kalvia, Finland. She received a B.Ed and M.A. in psychology and linguistics at the University of Victoria in 1970 and 1982. During her studies, she developed the work of her supervisor, Professor John Downing, by constructing and implementing a test to assess the ability of children to hear phonemes. She taught for many years at Forest Park Elementary School in Nanaimo, promoting the use of phonemes as a tool to teaching reading skills.

Custodial history

Scope and content

Fonds consists of research data, research literature and index, testing kit and wooden blocks, presentation package and audio-visual tapes, subject files, Open Court wall charts, numerous articles and a booklet written by Bell entitled "Phonemes: A Parents Guide to Beginning Reading".

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

Preliminary box list available.

Associated materials

Related materials



Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number

Access points

Name access points

Control area

Description record identifier


Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion


Language of description

  • English

Script of description


Digital content (Master) rights area

Digital content (Reference) rights area

Digital content (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area