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Limners fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR440
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2008

Fonds documents the activities of the Victoria Limners Society from 1972-2008 and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records and society filings. It also contains records related to various group exhibits, including the Limners’ 25th anniversary exhibition in 1996, as well as records related to a book and video produced about the group. A small number of newspaper clippings, exhibition pamphlets, various editions of a booklet on the Limners Society artists and black and white photographs showing Limner members at exhibitions and meetings can be found in this fonds. This fonds has been arranged into into six series: 1) letters; 2) minutes; 3) financial records; 4) society filings; 5) 25th anniversary exhibition; and 6) publications and graphic materials.

Limners (Group of artists)

Elders Council for Parks in British Columbia / EKOS Communications video history collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR447
  • Fonds

Collection consists of video history interviews with park pioneers, as well as some events, created by EKOS Communications in partnership with the Elders Council for Parks of British Columbia [http://www.elderscouncilforparks.org]to commemorate the 100th anniversary of BC Parks in 2011.

The Elders Council is an independent society, whose members are retired parks system employees and conservation advocates who have dedicated a significant portion of their lives to parks and protected areas in BC. These interviews served as source material for the documentary BC Parks: Celebrating 100 Years of Recreation and Protection. [http://ekoscommunications.com/node/723]

EKOS Communications first launched in 2005 as ekostv.com with the goal of creating Canada's first independent new media channel. ekostv was re-envisioned in 2007 as EKOS Communications, Inc. which providing environmental education and communication services. Clients included Parks Canada, BC Parks, Natural Resources Canada, Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, Metro Vancouver, and Union of BC Municipalities. EKOS Communications’ services included project management, video production, audio production, web design and development, community animation, group process and facilitation, research and writing, communications strategy, communications consultation, environmental education, curriculum design, development and evaluation.

In December 2010, EKOS Communications Inc. dissolved and was re-formed as EKOS Communications under the sole proprietorship of creator, president and executive producer Rick Searle. As of April 2011, other chief officers of EKOS Communications included Creative Director/Writer Starr Munro, Editor/Shooter Richard Fulop, and Webmaster Prarie Blake. EKOS Communications’ stated mission is “to assist with the rapid advancement of ecological literacy and sustainability through environmental education and communication;” “Combining video, audio, animation, and print with new media innovations, EKOS Communications connects people more deeply with each other to work together for the betterment of the planet.”

Standard questions were used in most of the interviews and included dates of employment/association with BC Parks, parks worked in, greatest challenges, accomplishments and regrets, lessons learned, hopes for provincial park system today and mentors.

Interviewers included Rick Searle. Interviewees: Bob Ahrens, Victor Bopp, Bert Brink, Luc Campeau, Ric Careless, Jim Delikatny, Yorke Edwards, Ken Farquharson, Milt Goddard, Don Gough, Herb Green, Gordon MacDonald, Ed Mankelow, Ian McTaggart-Cowan, Tom Moore, Denis O’Gorman, David Stirling, Bob Williams and John Woodworth.

Robert Amos collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR461
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2010

Collection consists of brochures, catalogues, postcards, and posters amassed by Amos. Also included is scanned compilation of Amos’s Times Colonist articles. Ask archivist for information.

Amos, Robert, 1950-

Niela Miller fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR471
  • Fonds
  • 1983-2009

Fonds reflects Niela Miller’s public involvement in transgender education and counseling of the trans* community and “gender identity explorers.” Miller’s work, focused primarily in the United States, is represented here in the records of her workshops, presentations, and publications. Fonds consists of correspondence, notes, photographs, publications and reviews, brochures, graphic materials, audiocassettes, and other materials.

Fonds has been arranged into four series: Workshops and presentations; publications and clippings; photographs; and audio-visual.

Miller, Niela

David Hambleton fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR476
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1970

Fonds consists of architectural drawings of Hambleton's.

Hambleton, David, 1932-

Paul Phillips fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR478
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2006

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, ephemera, writings, and information related to heritage restoration.

Phillips, Paul, 1933-2012

David Lai fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC556
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2015

Fonds documents David Lai’s work in Victoria, including the restoration of Chinatown and the twinning of Victoria with Suzhou, as well as other heritage projects in the community. Also included are documents related to awards and appointments Lai received throughout his career.

Lai, David Chuenyan, 1937-

Richard Roskell Bayne collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC131
  • Collection
  • 1864 - 1884, 1994-2007

The collection consists of 735 items, the majority of which are drawings and watercolours produced by Bayne on a European sketching tour in 1864-65 made possible by the Soane Medal award in 1864. Bayne spent four months in France (August-December 1864), sketching Romanesque and Gothic churches at Amiens, Soissons, Noyon, Angers, Toulouse, and along the Loire. Bayne travelled to Spain where he spent three months (Jan. - March 1865) documenting sites in the Pyrenees he believed would soon be lost to warfare and neglect, recording stained glass windows and other architectural details of Gothic and Romanesque structures, and visiting sites with important Moorish architecture. Bayne's Spanish work is the most comprehensive of the collection. He also made careful notations on his drawings and sketches with a complete numbering system, identification of the city, structure and facade, and the date of the work. From Spain, Bayne travelled to Naples where he spent about a week in Sicily. He went on to Greece and Turkey for a month (April - early May 1864), apparently going from Athens to Salonica and south to Constantinople. Many of the drawings are missing from this series, but show his interest in Byzantine churches and Islamic architecture in Greece and Turkey. He returned to Naples for a four month tour of Italy (May - August 1864). The collection includes a few drawings from Pompeii, panoramic views of Rome, architectural drawings of Renaissance and Medieval structures from Rome, Venice, Milan, Florence, Pisa, and Assisi, and sketches of architectural details such as stained glass in Assisi and the Baptistery doors in Florence. In September, 1864, Bayne was in Germany, but only a few of these drawings remain. The information about them is limited as they are dated or numbered, but the sites are not recorded on most. After Bayne accepted a position with the East India Railway Company in 1866, he moved to Calcutta, India. Part of the collection includes sketches he made on tours in India, and illustrates Muslim and Hindu structures in Benares, Delhi, Allahabad, Madras, Ahmadabad, Bombay, Brindabun, Chitor, Moorabad, and Calcutta. At least four structures in India are attributed to Bayne: the East India Railway offices (1881-84), the Huseinabad Clock Tower at Lucknow (1881-85), the Mayo Memorial Hall at Allahabad (1879), and the Thornhill and Mayne Memorial Library at Allahabad (1878). The presentation drawing for the latter structure is included in the collection as a donation from the Port Alberni Historical Society. The other items in the collection include a photograph of Bayne, several covers of his original European notebooks, and two certificates, one of which commemorates his achievement in passing the Voluntary Architectural Examination in 1864 with distinction, and the second certifying his election as an Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Bayne, Richard Roskell, 1827-1901

University of Victoria (B.C.). Institute for Dispute Resolution fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR450
  • Fonds
  • 1987-2010

Fonds consists of documentation regarding the creation of the IDR’s MA in dispute resolution, annual and other reports, paperwork for extending the IDR’s mandate, institute newsletters, correspondence, videotaped lectures, and videos and publications produced by the IDR.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Institute for Dispute Resolution

Max Maynard fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR443
  • Fonds
  • 1932-2010

Fonds reflects Maynard’s artistic processes and practices, his personal life, pedagogy, his relationships with friends, family, fellow artists, galleries and various institutions, as well as the activities of the Max Maynard Trust. The fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, contact sheets, negatives, notes and writings, and various ephemera.

Correspondents include Susan Witt, Marjorie Swann, Margaret Maynard, Rona Jones (Maynard), Paul Jones, Joyce Bethel (Maynard), Frederick Brand, Jack Shadbolt, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Winchester Galleries, Maltwood Gallery, and Bau-Xi Gallery.

The fonds has been arranged into six series: Personal documents, Correspondence, Photographs, Publications and clippings, Writings, and Max Maynard Trust.

Maynard, Max, 1903-1982

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