Stole is made of red felt and is embroidered with a bead floral design. Each side measures approximately 60 cm. Crease likely acquired the stole in the 1860s while he traveled with Supreme Court Judge Matthew Baillie Begbie on a circuit throughout British Columbia, and it was presumably passed down to several family members. A plate accompanies the stole, which reads:
"The stole was presented to the Law Library by Miss Laura Lindley Roff, class of 1984. She told us that it had been presented to her great grandfather, Mr. Justice Crease, when he was on circuit in the interior of the province. Miss Roff told us that she had been told that the Aboriginal people thought the black judicial robes were dull and needed brightening."
The fonds consists mainly of manuscript, correspondence, and photographs relating to the book "James Joyce in Paris: His Final Years". Included are a typescript "On Photographing Joyce" with holo. notes; Freund's photographs with a typescript list of those not included in the book; Carleton's typescript and her typescript translation of the preface; a dummy copy for the book; galley proofs; a paste up of the title page; and a few photos and sample text. Also included are: a newspaper account of the book in "Le Figaro"; a holograph preface written by Simone de Beauvoir; release letters from people included in the book, among them Henry Miller.
The fonds consists of records relating to Hopper’s work and research as an artist; his teaching materials and outlines as an instructor for the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (M.I.S.S.A.); and drafts and manuscripts as a writer. The fonds also includes his research notes, slides, press clippings, correspondence, lecture notes, awards, photographs, and glaze samples.
The collection consists of photocopies of a bio of Edward Philip Leacock, dated 2000, mostly concerning his life in Canada 1879-1894, together with a map of southern Manitoba. Also included are photocopies of 4 Leacock letters to his family in England, a photocopy of an article about "Stephen Leacock's Remarkable Uncle" from the Beaver, Dec 1986, and a photocopy from a Parks brochure for Saskatchewan.
The collection consists of 25 photographs including: photographs of Harry H. Watson and Edward E. Leason, Government House and the Parliament Buildings, logging, ranching and agriculture, fishing, M.V. Princess Charlotte in the Drydock (Esquimalt), and various scenic shots including 1 of a golf course (Victoria?).
This fonds consists of handwritten correspondence from 1844-1884 between Archibald Galbraith and his family. The content of the correspondence from 1844-1855 mainly concern Archibald Galbraith's experiences fighting in India, and the correspondence from 1857-1884 are focused on his later family life. There are also typewritten transcription copies of the correspondence. The fonds also includes two photographs, one depicting Archibald Galbraith and one depicting his daughter, Flora McDonald. There are newspaper clippings from three editions of Glasgow Herald’s Saturday Extra in August 1971, which ran a series on the correspondences and experiences of Archibald Galbraith; and a clipping from an unidentified newspaper describing the Battle of Chillianwallah in the Second Sikh War.
The fonds consists of manuscripts of Wilson’s writings to date, his published and unpublished novels, and screen plays including various drafts of Murder on The Canadian, Vancouver Nightmare and The Kootenay Kidnapper. The fonds also consists of Wilson’s personal papers including contracts and correspondence with his publishers, research notes, study guides, scrapbooks, photograph albums, promotional materials, school tour materials, notebooks and awards.