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Winston C. Lucas fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR196
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of 7 letters of Mary Lou Williams to Winston Lucas asking his assistance in distributing her new LP record recently released by Decca Record. Williams was a black jazz pianist and arranger-composer, who is often regarded as the only significant female instrumentalist in jazz. She was an important "swing" pianist with a distinctively understated, legato manner based on subtly varied stride and boogie-woogie bass patterns. She was also a major exponent of postwar modern jazz, and advanced the careers of many younger magicians.

Women Against Pornography, Victoria Branch fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR197
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1985

Fonds consists of correspondence, "Bad Trick Sheet" newsletters, reports, clippings, petitions, questionnaires, a "Women as Animals" file depicting women in advertising, and a script for a slide show entitled, "Erotica: A Feminist Exploration." Files arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Women Against Pornography, Victoria Branch

Women for Women in Afghanistan fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR348
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of educational reports, photographs, and a program for a dinner held March 9, 2000 in conjunction with the Status of Women Action Group.

Women's Conference Committee fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR174
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of conference packages given to each delegate, including conference programme, biographies of recognition awards recipients, names of conference attendees, and blank evaluation forms. Also included in original material used for producing the art exhibit catalogue in 1993.

Wood family collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC465
  • Collection
  • 1875-2008

The collection consists of mss, photographs, correspondence, clippings, prints. Mostly concerned with Zillah Hobart's W.W.I experience in Russia. She was the mother of Connla Wood (husband of B. Anne Wood). Also consists of documents relating to the family of Zillah Cicely Nita May (Hobart) Wood, 1894-1967. Also consists of documents relating to Connla T. Wood, son of Zillah Cicely Nita May (Hobart) Wood.

Wood (family)

World War I Map collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC474
  • Collection
  • 1910-1918

The collection consists of 23 First World War ordnance maps produced by the United Kingdom War Office.

World War I scrapbook collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC324
  • Collection
  • 1914 - 1919

The collection consists of two volumes. The first volume is hardcover and contains clippings from Toronto newspapers. Some of the text extends into the 1930s but all of the photographs are from 1914-1919. The second volume is unbound. Its clippings are from an unknown source. Included with this volume are some loose clippings from the same sources, together with newspapers from Hamilton and Toronto.

World War I sketchbook collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC325
  • Collection
  • 1917 - 1918

The collection consists of 123 pen-and-ink drawings and watercolours titled: Sketches of the War : France/Belgium in 2 volumes and is dedicated in a pasted in letter: "To my Daughter Adele." The sketches vary from satirical cartoons to more detailed and naturalistic renditions. They are often accompanied by an ironic title and are often signed with the artist's initials, "J.M." The artist's satirical targets include the officers and high command of both combatant sides; the disjuncture between reported and actual events, and the death of civilians as a fact of modern warfare.

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