Fonds consists of drafts of essays, novels, short fiction, and transcripts of poetry; photographs of the prairie and British Columbian scenes; correspondence; family certificates and financial records; publishing contracts and agreements; draft chapters of The North American Buffalo and The Canadian Buffalo Today; two copies of The North American Buffalo with annotations and microfilm copy; Roe’s articles of buffalo, agriculture, Shakespeare and Marlowe; variant drafts of Getting the Know-How; reference files including journals, brochures, and pamphlets; CPR time books and railroad operating booklets; maps, some drawn by Roe, of western Canada and the northern USA showing actual and proposed railway lines, the buffalo range, Indian trails and the extermination of the American bison; one audio tape of a 1971 interview with Roe by Naomi Radford.
Fonds consists of copies of government reports, minutes of meetings, notes of conversations with several fellow lobbyists including General McNaughton and Paul Martin, and correspondence received in response to his articles. The files gather much of what was written or published about the Columbia River Treaty between 1944 and 1968, and provide a unique chronology of the activities and strategies used to oppose it.
Collection consists of Treaty and protocol documents, and correspondence for the Minister's use. The correspondence Martin selected for inclusion in these volumes was limited to letters containing significant argument for and against the Columbia River Treaty.
Fonds includes the following series: theatre scrapbooks, 1941-1991; biographical material, 1939-1994; programs and printed material, ca. 1938-1986; photograph series, 1947- ca.1987; audio-visual media series, 1946-ca.1992; and theatre poster series, 1950-1978.