The fonds consists of correspondence relating to political and personal matters from John G. Diefenbaker to Alex MacLeod Baird, 1966, and to Ian Baird, 1966-1977, with some letters signed by Diefenbaker's secretary on his behalf; clippings regarding Diefenbaker and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, 1959-1972; correspondence to Ian Baird from Lyle Kahl, MLA for Esquimalt (1978) regarding the Save the E and N Railway Committee; Victor A. Stephens, leader of the B.C. Progressive Conservative Party regarding the provincial election campaign (1978-1979), and from other Progressive Conservative politicians.
The collection consists of a copy of typed letter from Senator John F. Kennedy to James Hoffa responding to Hoffa's analysis of Kennedy's labour-management reform bill (#S. 1555), 1p. with copy of typescript "Inaccuracies in Hoffa... Analysis of the Labour-Management Reform Bill," 3pp. Printed copy of Hoffa's analysis of the bill, 2pp. Copy of Tls from Hoffa to Kennedy referring to "labor-baiters" and "union-busting " in context of the bill, 1p. Copy of typed "Response to Senator Kennedy's Defense of the Anti-Labour Provisions of the Kennedy Bill," 26pp. Copy of typed "The Hot Cargo Bank Would Make Every Teamster an Involuntary Strike Breaker," 5pp.
Fonds documents Drury's journalism career, and consists of files relating to journalism, 1943-1958; subject files, 1944-62; the Empire Press Union, 1941, 1946; and the United Nations Conference on International Organization, 1944-45.
The fonds consists of papers presented at the Liberal "Thinkers" Conference, including papers dealing with urban development, guaranteed annual income, poverty, collective bargaining, regional economic policies, family allowances, Canadian foreign and defence policies, Newfoundland resettlement program, bail, farm management, communications satellites, civil liberties, and freedom of information. Fonds also includes list of suggested readings and memo regarding proxy voting.
The fonds consists of materials relating to Ackleberg's research on the anarchist movement in Spain and the anarchist women's organization Mujeres Libres. Material includes photocopied articles, ephemera, notes and journals, photographic prints and slides, interviews on audio cassette, correspondence and newspaper clippings.
The fonds consists of a typescript of Coles' 1864 diary, in which she describes various social activities connected with the conference, her travels to and from Quebec, and meeting people such as John A. MacDonald and Thomas D'Arcy McGee. Also included is a copy of a letter to Mrs. George Coles from Lady Bannerman, wife of Sir Alexander Bannerman, Governor of Prince Edward Island. The front of the manuscript is inscribed, "Mrs. Bruce Marr, Elmira, Ontario."
Fonds consists of the following series: Constitutions; Minutes, 1971-1992; Correspondence, 1963-1992; Elections, 1981-1991 (with 34 photographs); Finances, 1963, 1973-1991; General subject files, 1976-1992 (with 10 photographs); Publicity, 1981-1992; Pamphlets, 1933-1990 (including a copy of the Regina Manifesto, 1933). Includes 3 photographs of C.C.F. conventions held in Vancouver, 1958-1960.
New Democratic Party of British Columbia. Saanich North and the Islands Constituency Association
Fonds consists of research files on various people and government officials, including E. Davie Fulton; Swainson's typescript of "International Development of the Columbia River"; U.S. Committee minutes; Canadian Committee minutes; and file card notes.
Collection consists of 23 pamphlets from a variety of authors including: G.D.H. Cole, Frank Hanson, Sidney Hook, F.R. Scott, G. Bernard Shaw, and J.S. Woodsworth. Collection arranged in alphabetical order by author.