Series consists of the records of the Board of Directors, arranged into seven sub-series: Correspondence, 1963-1988; Directors, 1969-1989; Protocol statements, 1981-1986; Meetings, 1966-1988, predominantly 1980-1988; Legal documents, 1964-1985; AGM reports and plans, 1966-1988; and Kipling photo bequest, [1966?]. Included within this series are records pertaining to the structure and membership of the Board; the incorporation of the Bastion Theatre Society and subsequent name change; reports, plans, and meeting minutes; and a photograph with an attached newspaper clipping on verso. Photograph features Rudyard Kipling with other thespians.
Series consists of materials generated by the Seaweed Inventory Project, a major research project conducted by Dr. Austin and Robert Adams, research assistant and colleague. In 1972 and 1974, the project launched a survey of the seaweed along BC coastal waters. The series is complete record of the research project and includes original data, vegetation maps, reports, films and photographs, correspondence, field notes, reference literature, and other materials reflective of the activities of the researchers and project outcomes. Series consists of four sub-series:
Series consists of financial records for the period of 1976-1988. Materials include account books, budgets, bank statements, operating plans, interim financial reports, petty cash, payroll, insurance records, records relating to taxation and charitable donations, and related correspondence.
Series consists of materials generated by the Victoria Phenology Project, a major research project conducted by Dr. Austin and colleagues from 1964-1986. The project studied intertidal marine algae (seaweed) and climactic conditions in Victoria and environs, including Ashlee Bay, McNeill Bay, Foul Bay (Gonzales Bay), Ogden Point, Ten Mile Point, Metchosin, Gordon Head, Private Bay, Harling Bay, Maynard Cove, and Cadboro Point.
Series consists of records relating to the general administrative operations of the Belfry Theatre. Includes annual reports, correspondence with the B.C. Arts Board, the B.C. Cultural Fund, the Canada Council and similar organizations, box office reports, and records relating to Canadian Actors Equity Association, fund raising, publicity and subscriptions.
Series consists of employment records, arranged into five sub-series: Positions, 1968-1988; Associations and unions, 1982-1988; Duties and wages, 1971-1988; Youth and volunteer programs, 1978-1988; and Actor and actress portfolios, 1985-1988. Included in this series are records pertaining to managerial roles and responsibilities; correspondence and agreements with theatre associations and unions; staff job descriptions and salaries; and volunteer activities and youth employment. Series also contains acting portfolios with curricula vitae and portrait photographs.
Series consists of materials related to Dr. Austin’s activities as a faculty member in the Department of Biology at the University of Victoria, including records pertaining to tenure and promotion, student projects, and teaching material.
Series consists of materials reflective of the education and outreach activities of the Bastion Theatre Company of British Columbia, arranged into five sub-series: Theatre school, 1965-1988; Theatre-in-education, 1980-1988; Outreach, 1977-1987; Youth tours, 1974-1985; and Photographs, 1968-1987. Included in this series are materials pertaining to the operation and marketing of the Theatre School; teaching manuals and correspondence pertaining to the Craigflower Schoolhouse Project, 1986-1987; outreach program materials; and photographs of youth productions. The Youth tours sub-series contains materials generated through the Theatre's youth tour program, the largest in Canada at the time, including itineraries, correspondence, teacher kits, contracts, show programs, feedback questionnaires, and scripts.