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Vincent Rickard collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC627
  • Collectie
  • 1973 - 2009

The collection consists of cut books documenting print-maker Rickard's work to produce prints by First Nations artists from British Columbia.

Rickard, Vincent

Diane Pinch fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC612
  • Archief
  • 2019

The fonds consists of research notes and interviews relating to Diane Pinch's book: "Passion & Persistence: Fifty Years of the Sierra Club in British Columbia".

Pinch, Diane, 1955-

John F. Colby fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC561
  • Archief
  • 1965-1993

The fonds consists of documents relating to the career of John F. Colby, covering his work as a collector, curator, consultant, and zookeeper at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Sealand of the Pacific, Seattle Marine Aquarium, Sea World, and several other animal parks across Canada and the United States. The collection includes personal and professional correspondence; a scrapbook on orca captures; field notes on collection expeditions, information on rearing animals and professional experiences; professional contracts; writings; and newspaper clippings. Major topics in these papers include the 1973 Pedder Bay orca capture, the illness and death of Sealand’s white whale, Chimo, in 1972, and the development and expansion of marine and aviary exhibits at animal parks.

Colby, John F.

Edward Griffin fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC559
  • Archief
  • 1956 - 2006

The fonds consists of documents relating to the career of Edward “Ted” Griffin, covering his work as founder and manager of the Seattle Aquarium, his experience as an orca capturer, and his writing ventures with magazine articles and a full-length book. The collection includes personal and professional correspondence, drafts of publications, documents regarding Washington State’s marine mammal legislation, publications written by Griffin or featuring him, financial reports, research notes and reports, and promotional material surrounding Namu. Major topics covered in these papers include the passage of the marine mammal capture ban in Washington in 1971, the capture and ensuing stardom of Namu, Griffin’s book, Namu: Quest for the Killer Whale, aquarium research and planning, and marine mammal research. Forms of materials include correspondence, reports, publications, manuscripts, clippings, and photographs.

Griffin, Edward

Okamoto family fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC505
  • Archief
  • 1909-1942

The fonds consists of photographs and documents relating to the Okamoto family’s experiences in British Columbia.

Okamoto (family)

Queen Charlotte Island Historical Photograph collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC484
  • Collectie
  • 1986

The collection consists of an album of photographs taken of Queen Charlotte Island and other locations in British Columbia. The album includes 85 colour photographs and over 20 pieces of related ephemera tipped in.

John Ker fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC481
  • Archief
  • 1938-1940

The fonds consists of Jack Ker's notes re photographs in the Timber and Forestry Branch Photograph collection (SC449). The fonds also consists of a biographical summary of Ker as a B.C. coast forest ranger in the 1940s, and further anecdotes about his experiences.

Ker, John

Timber and Forestry Branch photograph collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC449
  • Collectie
  • 1913-1939

The collection consists of b&w photographs mounted on both sides of pages (removed from an album?). Most pages contain several photographs. Photographs are numbered and captioned.

British Columbia. Timber and Forestry Branch

Audrey Alexandra Brown fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC335
  • Archief
  • 1867-1987

The fonds consists of manuscripts published and unpublished, which include juvenilia, poetry and story drafts, and the author's annual holograph gatherings of completed poems. The fonds includes public addresses, children's stories, periodical off prints, page proofs of A Dryad in Nanaimo, reviews, family and biographical items, photographs, certificates, recordings of poems set to music, a printers plate, biographical material, and correspondence. Correspondence includes 34 letters from former Prime Minister Robert Borden. Artwork often accompanies juvenilia verse and later children's stories; the media used include: ink on paper illustrations, pencil sketches, and watercolour drawings. Newspaper clippings include the author's columns, stories and poems. Also included are photocopies of 60 letters written by Audrey Brown to Professor Pelham Edgar (1929-47). The originals are in the Pelham Edgar collection at Victoria University, Toronto. The fonds also consists of: newspaper clippings and biographical material re Audrey Alexandra Brown and her family; correspondence between Brown and Pelham Edgar; correspondence between Brown and Earle Birney; correspondence from Martin Burrell to Pelham Edgar re Brown; manuscripts by Brown.

Brown, Audrey Alexandra, 1904-1998

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