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Celu Amberstone fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC622
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2019

Fonds documents Celu Amberstone's writing career. Records consist of poetry, playscripts, children's prose, notes for readings, publishing contracts, review clippings, correspondence, and acceptance and rejection letters from publishers and editors. The fonds also includes a proof copy of The Dreamer's Legacy by Celu Amberstone, and House of Commons Special Committee on the Disabled and Handicapped publication, "Native Population: Follow-up Report" (1981), which features a profile of Amberstone/Barbara Smith.

Amberstone, Celu, 1947-

Caroline White fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC621
  • Fonds
  • 1983-2006

Fonds consists of Caroline White's research towards her M.A. thesis, "Re/defining gender and sex: educating for trans, transsexual, and intersex access and inclusion to sexual assault centres and transition houses" (Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 2002). Her research touches on discrimination, activism, violence, women-only spaces, gender theories, critical race theory, disability studies, and legal cases. Material includes research papers, articles, committee documents, zines, pamphlets, clippings, and correspondence.

White, Caroline

Dana Beyer fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC616
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2019

Fonds consists of textual records and objects documenting Dr. Dana Beyer's LGBTQ activism, political campaigns, and medical research. Series consists of material from original accession, and is arranged into four subseries: activism records, political campaign records, DES research material, and ephemera.

Beyer, Dana, 1952-

Aiyyana Maracle fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC536
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2016

The fonds documents Aiyyana Maracle life and work as performance artist and writer, creator of and participant in arts festivals, her committee and conference work, scholarship, teaching, Six Nations land rights activism, transgender visibility and health projects, and personal activities. Records consist of textual records, graphic material, analog and digital sound and video recordings, and objects. Objects are comprised of garments, masks, accessories, animal bones and skins, and miscellaneous objects used in performance art and art installations. The fonds is arranged into ten series: performance art, visual art, writing, scholarship, conferences and committees, Six Nations activism, two-spirit and transgender material, notebooks and loose notes, personal records, and bibliographic records.

Maracle, Aiyyana, 1950-2016

Ann Hansen fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR453
  • Fonds

The archival fonds consists of the following series: Direct Action-related clippings, correspondence, ephemera and notes; legal correspondence; pre- and post-parole correspondence, ephemera, notes and writings by others; correspondence received during incarceration; prison records (supplied to Hansen under an Access to Information request); Direct Action chapter drafts and related materials; and RCMP surveillance transcripts (closed until 2072).

Subject matter of the mixed clippings and correspondence series includes: anti-nuclear/anti-cruise missile activism, court proceedings, Elizabeth Fry Society, environmental issues, indigenous peoples issues, international activism, pornography, anti-pornography/anti-snuff films, prison-industrial complex, sexual assault, Red Hot Video, the Vancouver Five trial matters and sentencing, women’s rights. Correspondence received during incarceration series includes: correspondence from Brent Taylor, Janice Bear Neudorf, and various supporters and publishers; series also includes 1 box of previous sealed letters from other members of the Vancouver Five, primarily Brent Taylor.

Margaret Peterson fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR445
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1997

The fonds reflects Margaret Peterson’s artistic processes and practices, research interests, pedagogy, her relationship with Howard O’Hagan, and her relationships with friends, patrons, fellow artists, galleries and various institutions.

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, biographical documents, diaries and notebooks, financial and business-related documents, grant applications, teaching materials, unpublished poetry and manuscripts, exhibition catalogues, clippings and publications, drawings and small artworks, painting materials, objects collected by Peterson, and various ephemera.

Correspondents include Howard O’Hagan, Elza Mayhew, Glenn Wessels, J. Russell Harper, Jean Varda, Dorothy and John B. Grover, Joy Ling, Walter Askin, Robert and Sarah Amos, Helen Anderson, R.W. Peterson, Ellen Charlotte Peterson, and Jane Hanks.

The fonds has been arranged into five series: Biographical, Art Practice, Publications, clippings and collected ephemera, Teaching, and Howard O’Hagan Materials.

Peterson, Margaret, 1902-1997

Carol Cross/BC Women Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR442
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1997

Fonds reflects Carol Cross’s art process as well as her interest and involvement in the women’s movement. Fonds consists of Cross’s two handmade books: “In Their Words” and “Ten Historical BC Women”, as well as accompanying exhibition materials and related correspondence and ephemera.

Correspondents include Mary Billy, Andrea Trudel, and Michelle Benjamin.

Cross, Carol

South Island Women in Trades and Technology fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR436
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2005

Fonds consists of a variety of SIWITT conference minutes and correspondence from 1992-2004, incorporation records from 1985-2005, conference evaluations, financial records, and some photographs. Fonds also includes plans for public events, group outings, lobbying action correspondence, and recruitment. There are also organization newsletters, newspaper clippings, tape cassette and VHS recordings of conferences, speeches, interviews and a recruitment VHS.

South Island Women in Trades and Technology Society

Debby Yaffe interview / Women's Studies collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR430
  • Collection

Item consists of sound recordings of Debby Yaffe discussing her childhood, schooling and family life in California, including gendered family roles, expectations of femininity in the 1950s, university, marriage and life in Europe, her feminist consciousness raising experience in London, teaching high school in London, the differences between English and American societies, sex discrimination, radical feminist activities, restructuring of sexual relationships, life in Canada and involvement in the Women's movement in Victoria, Status of Women Action group, Everywomens Books, disordered eating as feminist issue, work as a fitness instructor, abortion rights, impact on feminist awareness of the December 6, 1989 killings at École Polytechnique in Montréal, radical feminism, women's lives in Canada and England, life as a lesbian, resisting dominant domestic relationship constructs, teaching Women's Studies, feminist theory, and the Victoria Women's Movement Archives.

The Debby Yaffe interview was conducted by Joy Fisher as a research project in the course History 358A, "Women in Canada," taught by Dr. Lynne Marks, which covered histories of women in Canada from the era of New France to the present. Fisher"s resulting essay is entitled "Riding the Wave/ Watching the Wave: A Second Wave Feminist Talks about Gender Ideologies and her Life."

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