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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

Gerhart B. Friedmann fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR056
  • Fonds
  • 1960 - 1986

Fonds consists of records documenting Friedmann's interests and activities both on and off the University of Victoria campus. Fonds includes reports, correspondence, minutes of meetings and course outlines for new courses offered in physics (including the co-op programme), nursing, and social work, records of Senate and faculty committees, material relating to the resignations of University of Victoria Presidents Bruce Partridge and Malcolm Taylor and the appointment as President of Howard Petch, material relating to the University of Victoria Open Houses, and records (including constitutions, minutes financial records) relating to the Cadboro Bay Ratepayers Association and Community Plan, the Canadian Parents for French, the Vancouver Island Opera Society and the Victoria Symphony Society.

Friedmann, Gerhart Bruno

Hugh Farquhar fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR052
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of records documenting Farquhar's involvement in the early development of the University of Victoria, and his career as President. The fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence, 1971-75; Reports, 1960-84; Speeches, 1964-73; Publications and clippings, 1959-73; Ephemera, 1971-73; photographs, 1948-75.

John Climenhaga fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR034
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of records pertaining to the University of Victoria's Faculty of Arts and Science, Joint Faculties, Faculty Association, Faculty of Graduate Studies, and various university committees and department head meetings. Records include minutes, notes, reports, student lists, committee recommendations, curriculum evaluation forms, and student registration statistics. Fonds includes copies of Climenhaga's curriculum vitae and some published articles. Fonds also includes records relating to the Vancouver Island Hockey League and its predecessor, the Esquimalt and District Amateur Hockey League, including correspondence, minutes, financial statements and rule books.

Joseph Clearihue fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR032
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1976

Fonds consists of records relating to Clearihue's activities: McGill University, 1910-11; Oxford University, 1912-14; World War 1, 1916-18; Victoria College, 1948-63; Victoria College Development, 1945-56; University Development, 1959-66; University of Victoria, 1964-76; University of Victoria Foundation, 1973-76; Awards, medals and pins; Personal records, 1888-72; Travel ephemera, 1913-20; Photographs, 1908-1919; Scrapbooks and related material, 1909-1994; and microform of correspondence relating to Victoria College and University of Victoria, 1952-62.

Clearihue, Joseph Badenoch, 1887-1976

Joyce Clearihue fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR033
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1972

Fonds consists of certificates, gradesheets, correspondence and ephemera of Clearihue's school years and ephemera of her father, Joseph Badenoch Clearihue, and the University of Victoria.

Clearihue, Joyce Golding, 1927-

Peter L. Smith fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR118
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of the following series: Victoria College history files, including biographies, McGill years; UVic campus development files; UVic Committee files; UVic facts files; UVic history files, including athletics, biographies, clippings; Multitude of the Wise manuscript files; and Development of Gordon head Campus manuscript files. The history files include biographical material on: Thomas Cornett, Jeffree Cunningham, Percy Elliott, Walter Gage, Edward B. Paul, Russell Howard and Samuel Willis (Victoria College); and Hugh Farquhar, Harry Hickman, Willard Ireland, Howard Petch, Robert Petrie, David Strong, Malcolm Taylor, Robert Wallace and Robin Wood (UVic).