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Alan Austin fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR006
  • Fonds
  • 1953 - 1997

Fonds consists of records related to Alan Austin’s activities as an educator and phycologist, including materials generated through major research projects and student projects, arranged into four series: 1. Seaweed Inventory Project; 2. Victoria Phenology Project; 3. Teaching and student material; and 4. Aquatic ecology projects. The Seaweed Inventory Project (SIP), in particular, is a valuable, detailed record and baseline survey of a substantial part of the coastline of BC, and the vegetation and biota (thus measurable on a global scale) supported at the time of the surveys done in 1972 and 1974. These data stand as a permanent record against which any coastal changes can be compared and measured. The sedentary, attached nature of coastal biota makes it particularly responsive to, and thus a sensitive indicator of changes in their environment. Forces of change include oil spills, toxic spills, runoff from land developments, marina construction, and natural catastrophic events. Series 1 has been arranged into four sub-series: SIP reports; SIP films and photographs; SIP correspondence and field notes; and SIP reference literature.

Austin, Alan

Ann Hansen fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR453
  • Fonds
  • 1973 - 2007

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.

Hansen, Ann, 1953-

W. Gordon Fields fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR054
  • Fonds
  • 1929 - 1978

The fonds consists of historical notes, student notes, PhD research data on squid and sardines (including photographic data), lecture notes by subject, and course notes; and files from: Victoria College Biology Department (1958-67), Victoria College Building Committee (1957-58), Victoria College Faculty Association (1952-63), Victoria College Board (1957-63), and Victoria College Faculty and Staff Association, (1949-55).

Fields, W. Gordon

Roderick Haig-Brown fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR063
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1974; predominant 1970-1972

Fonds consists of photocopied files relating to Haig-Brown's environmental concerns and sports fishing, 1967-1974; and his role as Chancellor of UVic, 1971-1972, which include references to the War Measures Act, CAUT censures, controversial firings by President Partridge and his subsequent resignation, academic assemblies, and convocations.

Haig-Brown, Roderick Langmere, 1908-1976

Ray Williston fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR002
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1984

Fonds consists of correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and maps relating to the Columbia River Treaty, 1950-1972, including the following series: Columbia River Treaty and projects, 1950-72; Other water and power projects, 1926-75 (including Skagit Valley, Fraser River, and water transfers); Lands and forests, 1956-76; BC Cellulose Co., 1976-78, 1984; and miscellaneous reference material. Inlcudes transcripts of the International Joint Commission Conference, 1959; and copies of the House of Commons Standing Committee on External Affairs, 19 March - 27 May, 1964.

Williston, Ray

Marine Environmental Science collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR151
  • Fonds
  • 1928-2000, predominant 1962-1996

Collection consists of rare and difficult to obtain limited distribution documents relating to specific case studies, most of which have been printed and distributed by governments and industrial agencies. They generally contain environmental data, and may have interpretive sections. Some documents contain copies of government permits and associated correspondence. The collection is arranged in five primary research subjects: Pulp and Paper Mills, Toxicolocy, Victoria Sewage, Coast and Island Mines, and Regional Collections. Each subject is divided into case studies. Within each case study, documents are arranged in alphabetical order by author.

Peter Newroth fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR147
  • Fonds
  • 1966-2002

Fonds consists of two series:Marine Plants, and Water Quality (Aquatic Plant Management Program). The series document Newroths output as a professional aquatic biologist who was often supported by a large team of co-workers. The Marine Plant series includes unpublished manuscripts and publications on the biology of the red algal Genus Phyllophora and other members of the Family Phyllophoraceae, and related PhD research data, reference files, photographs, field and laboratory notes. This material makes reference to extensive dried plant and light microscope slide collections (mainly of North Atlantic, and Pacific Northwest marine plants) deposited in the Biology Department, University of Victoria.

The Water Quality series documents the evolution and development of the provincial governments Aquatic Plant Management Program (APMP), an innovative and comprehensive preventive and management program. Included are Newroths publications (1978-1994), information on introduced or exotic nuisance aquatic plants and animals in British Columbia fresh water systems, and approximately 100 technical reports on BC water bodies published by the province. The reports on APMP control and monitoring projects are grouped by the following geographic areas: Okanagan Lakes, Kalamalka and Wood Lakes, Cultus Lake, Christina Lake, Brannen Lake, Mara Lake (Little Shuswap), Shuswap Lake, Southern Vancouver Island and Lower Fraser Valley.

Newroth, Peter Russell

Sierra Club of British Columbia fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR117
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2000

Fonds consists of the following series: Administration, newsletters and reports; Issues files, including Forestry; Research files of Jim Bonfonti, Rosemary Fox, Vicki Husband and Paul Senez; Site specific files, including Carmanah, Clayoquot Sound, Kemano, Khutzemateen, Meares Island, Robson Bight, South Moresby, Stein Valley, Tatshenshini, and Victoria watershed; and Wilderness Advisory Committee files.

Sierra Club of British Columbia

Claire Heffernan fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR067
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1990

Fonds consists of research files on aquaculture, UVSS, VIPIRG, Campus Green Plan, and the Gordon Head exhibit.

Heffernan, Claire

ORCA fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR306
  • Fonds
  • 1986-1996

Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, issues files, newspaper clippings, publications and articles related to protest groups, and environment, aquaculture, fisheries, forestry and mining issues.

ORCA

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