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Elders Council for Parks in British Columbia / EKOS Communications video history collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR447
  • Fonds
  • 2000; 2006-2008

Collection consists of video history interviews with park pioneers, as well as some events, created by EKOS Communications in partnership with the Elders Council for Parks of British Columbia [http://www.elderscouncilforparks.org] to commemorate the 100th anniversary of BC Parks in 2011.

The Elders Council is an independent society, whose members are retired parks system employees and conservation advocates who have dedicated a significant portion of their lives to parks and protected areas in BC. These interviews served as source material for the documentary BC Parks: Celebrating 100 Years of Recreation and Protection. [http://ekoscommunications.com/node/723]

EKOS Communications first launched in 2005 as ekostv.com with the goal of creating Canada's first independent new media channel. ekostv was re-envisioned in 2007 as EKOS Communications, Inc. which providing environmental education and communication services. Clients included Parks Canada, BC Parks, Natural Resources Canada, Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, Metro Vancouver, and Union of BC Municipalities. EKOS Communications™ services included project management, video production, audio production, web design and development, community animation, group process and facilitation, research and writing, communications strategy, communications consultation, environmental education, curriculum design, development and evaluation.

In December 2010, EKOS Communications Inc. dissolved and was re-formed as EKOS Communications under the sole proprietorship of creator, president and executive producer Rick Searle. As of April 2011, other chief officers of EKOS Communications included Creative Director/Writer Starr Munro, Editor/Shooter Richard Fulop, and Webmaster Prarie Blake. EKOS Communications™ stated mission is "to assist with the rapid advancement of ecological literacy and sustainability through environmental education and communication; Combining video, audio, animation, and print with new media innovations, EKOS Communications connects people more deeply with each other to work together for the betterment of the planet."

Standard questions were used in most of the interviews and included dates of employment/association with BC Parks, parks worked in, greatest challenges, accomplishments and regrets, lessons learned, hopes for provincial park system today and mentors.

Interviewers included Rick Searle. Interviewees: Bob Ahrens, Victor Bopp, Bert Brink, Luc Campeau, Ric Careless, Jim Delikatny, Yorke Edwards, Ken Farquharson, Milt Goddard, Don Gough, Herb Green, Gordon MacDonald, Ed Mankelow, Ian McTaggart-Cowan, Tom Moore, Denis Gorman, David Stirling, Bob Williams and John Woodworth.

Debby Yaffe interview / Women's Studies collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR430
  • Collection
  • 2009

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, Everywoman's 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."

Yaffe, Debby

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

Victoria Women's Building Society fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR190
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1985, 1993-1995

Fonds consists of newsletters, announcements and invitations, constitutions, correspondence, reports, research, VWBS history, and minutes.

Victoria Women's Building Society

Victoria Women's Centre fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR191
  • Fonds
  • 1975

Fonds consists of correspondence and workshop handouts relating to the conference, and newspaper clippings and photographs of the 1975 International Women's Day March in Victoria.

Victoria Women's Centre

Western Canada Wilderness Committee, Victoria Branch fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR241
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1996

Fonds consists of the research files of the Victoria branch office, including project files, subject files, and posters.. The project files include reports, correspondence and newsclippings on: Carmanah, Kitlope, Khutzeymateen, Meares Island, South Moresby, Strathcona, Tatshenshini, Tsitika-Robson Bight. The subject files include the following titles: Forestry, Bears, Environment, Fisheries, Parks (Sooke), Pollution, and Water (G.V.W.D.).

Western Canada Wilderness Committee. Victoria Branch

Norman Nawrocki fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR489
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2013

The fonds reflects Norman Nawrocki’s interest and participation in the anarchist movement and numerous activist organizations, as well as his role at Open Road and his career as a musician and sex educator. Fonds includes newspaper clippings, journals, newsletters, monographs, photocopied and printed articles, pamphlets, leaflets, correspondence, notes, audiocassette tapes, posters, and ephemera.

The fonds has been arranged into four series: Collected publications and documents, Correspondence, Audiocassette tapes, and Posters.

Nawrocki, Norman

Max Maynard fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR443
  • Fonds
  • 1932-2010

Fonds reflects Maynard’s artistic processes and practices, his personal life, pedagogy, his relationships with friends, family, fellow artists, galleries and various institutions, as well as the activities of the Max Maynard Trust. The fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, contact sheets, negatives, notes and writings, and various ephemera.

Correspondents include Susan Witt, Marjorie Swann, Margaret Maynard, Rona Jones (Maynard), Paul Jones, Joyce Bethel (Maynard), Frederick Brand, Jack Shadbolt, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Winchester Galleries, Maltwood Gallery, and Bau-Xi Gallery.

The fonds has been arranged into six series: Personal documents, Correspondence, Photographs, Publications and clippings, Writings, and Max Maynard Trust.

Maynard, Max, 1903-1982

Rose MacAulay collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC258
  • Collection
  • 1938

The collection consists of a postcard to D. George Esq. and mentions books published by each author.

Macaulay, Rose, Dame

Maurice Maeterlinck collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC261
  • Collection
  • 1906

The collection consists of a holograph signed postcard dated May 8, 1906 to Alfred Sutro, translator of Maeterlinck's Life of the Bee (1901).

Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949

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