Fonds AR313 - Ceremonies and Special Events fonds

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Ceremonies and Special Events fonds

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  • Textual record
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  • 1959-2013 (Creation)
    University of Victoria (B.C.). Ceremonies and Special Events

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ca. 12 m of textual records and photographs

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In 1963, responsibility for ceremonies and special events was assigned to the President's Committee on Ceremonies and Special Events. In 1968, an office was formed which reported initially to Community Relations, and then to VP Development. In 1994 responsibility was shifted to the Office of the University Secretary and then to the Vice-President External Relations in 2003.

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The fonds consists of files documenting convocation ceremonies, official openings of buildings, installations of Presidents, honorary degree recipients, annual events such as retirees' recognition and long service awards, and committee minutes.

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Records must be reviewed by an archivist prior to release. The records in the fonds are university records subject to British Columbia's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Access restrictions may apply to records containing personal information or confidential information.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2013-02-05; revised May 2024-JM.

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  • English

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