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Alan Austin fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR006
  • Fonds
  • 1953 - 1997

Fonds consists of records related to Alan Austin’s activities as an educator and phycologist, including materials generated through major research projects and student projects, arranged into four series: 1. Seaweed Inventory Project; 2. Victoria Phenology Project; 3. Teaching and student material; and 4. Aquatic ecology projects. The Seaweed Inventory Project (SIP), in particular, is a valuable, detailed record and baseline survey of a substantial part of the coastline of BC, and the vegetation and biota (thus measurable on a global scale) supported at the time of the surveys done in 1972 and 1974. These data stand as a permanent record against which any coastal changes can be compared and measured. The sedentary, attached nature of coastal biota makes it particularly responsive to, and thus a sensitive indicator of changes in their environment. Forces of change include oil spills, toxic spills, runoff from land developments, marina construction, and natural catastrophic events. Series 1 has been arranged into four sub-series: SIP reports; SIP films and photographs; SIP correspondence and field notes; and SIP reference literature.

Austin, Alan

Andy Bigg Port Alberni Pollution Campaign collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR014
  • Collection
  • 1966-1970

Collection consists of photographs, newspaper articles and advertisements, and letters documenting the campaign of 1966, while Bigg was the Advertising Editor of the Twin Cities Times. Items have been arranged in numerical order by Bigg.

Port Alberni Pollution Campaign

Audrey Alexandra Brown fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC335
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1987

The fonds consists of manuscripts published and unpublished, which include juvenilia, poetry and story drafts, and the author's annual holograph gatherings of completed poems. The fonds includes public addresses, children's stories, periodical off prints, page proofs of A Dryad in Nanaimo, reviews, family and biographical items, photographs, certificates, recordings of poems set to music, a printers plate, biographical material, and correspondence. Correspondence includes 34 letters from former Prime Minister Robert Borden. Artwork often accompanies juvenilia verse and later children's stories; the media used include: ink on paper illustrations, pencil sketches, and watercolour drawings. Newspaper clippings include the author's columns, stories and poems. Also included are photocopies of 60 letters written by Audrey Brown to Professor Pelham Edgar (1929-47). The originals are in the Pelham Edgar collection at Victoria University, Toronto. The fonds also consists of: newspaper clippings and biographical material re Audrey Alexandra Brown and her family; correspondence between Brown and Pelham Edgar; correspondence between Brown and Earle Birney; correspondence from Martin Burrell to Pelham Edgar re Brown; manuscripts by Brown.

Brown, Audrey Alexandra, 1904-1998

BC Project Research Group fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR020
  • Fonds
  • 1952 - 1987

The fonds includes the research records and documents of the research group created and collected in the course of the project, which include theses, essays, interviews, papers, articles, news paper clippings, press releases, statistics, reports, acts and bills, oral history interview transcripts and tapes, and other records relating to the subject area of the project. The files also include transcripts of interviews with B C politicians and government administrators and research material gathered from a number of sources. Subjects include aboriginal issues, economic development, education, energy, environment, health, labour, land use, the legislative process, federalism, forestry, political parties, public service, and women's experience. The fonds consists of the following series: Catalogue series,1978-1983, Data Bank series, 1952-1983, and Oral history interview series, 1964-1987. All files were assigned a Data Bank Number by project staff (DB No. 1-1058). Several unnumbered files have been assigned numbers by Archives staff (DB No. 1059-1066).

Bastion Theatre Company of B.C. fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR010
  • Fonds
  • 1963 - 1989

The fonds consists of materials that are reflective of the functions and activities of the Bastion Theatre Company of British Columbia, previously operating as the Bastion Theatre Studio and the Victoria Theatre Studio, arranged into eight series: Board records, 1963-1989; Employment records, 1968-1988; Education records, 1965-1988; Marketing records, 1965,1969, 1974-1988; Administrative records, 1963-1988; Financial records, 1963-1989; Fundraising records, 1965-1989; and Production records, 1965-1989.

Bastion Theatre Company of British Columbia

Brian Brett fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC384
  • Fonds
  • 1935 - 2019

The fonds consists firstly, of correspondence from many well known writers such as Margaret Atwood, Doug Beardsley, bill bissett, George Bowering, Marilyn Bowering, Robert Bringhurst, Barry Callaghan, Lorna Crozier, William Deverell, Timothy Findley, John Glassco, Robert Harlow, David Homel, Patrick Lane, Dennis Lee, Charles Lillard, Dorothy Livesay, Susan Musgrave, John Newlove, Sharon Olds, Michael Ondaatje, P.K. Page, George Payerle, Al Purdy, Joe Rosenblatt, Jane Rule, Jane Urqhuhart, and Sean Virgo. It is arranged in alphabetic series. Secondly, there are prose and poetry manuscripts. These are roughly divided into poetry and prose, with some large sections of late drafts intact. Thirdly, there are materials relating to the Writer's Union of Canada, Writers in Electronic Residence, political press clippings, material about his libel trial, and miscellaneous printed material.

Brett, Brian

Caravan Across British Columbia collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR016
  • Collection

The fonds consists of a scrapbook relating to the Caravan Across British Columbia, an automobile caravan from Vancouver to Hazelton, B.C., in June, 1930. Scrapbook includes lists of expenses, newspaper articles and advertisements of the event, and several letters.

George Barker collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC009
  • Collection
  • 1931 - 1977

The collection consists of: Barker's correspondence (1934-1964); news clippings (1933-1968); sketches (1963-1965); holographs and transcripts of essays (1937-1969); notebooks; holographs and typescripts of poetry (1954-1970); contracts (1933-1964); marked proofs; a heavily annotated copy of Elizabeth Smart's A Bonus (1977), and an annotated copy of Aristotle's Poetics etc., which Barker used for reviewing Ezra Pound's XXX Cantos.

Barker, George, 1913-1991

Michael Bigg collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR014
  • Fonds
  • 1990-1994

Collection consists of subject files documenting Michael Bigg's efforts to protect Robson Bight killer whales and their habitat; and Andy Bigg's campaign to stop MacMillan-Bloedel from damaging the whales habitat by logging in the Tsitika Valley.

Bigg, Michael Andrew, 1939-1990

Roger Bishop fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR015
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of records documenting Bishop's career as Head of the Department of English at the University of Victoria and the events surrounding the tenure crisis of the mid-1960s, as well as his activities on various university committees and off-campus organizations. Fonds includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, copies of legislation relating to education, addresses, speeches and essays, booklets, broadsides, college calendars, newsclippings and genealogical material on the Bishop family.

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