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Avio Canadian capital punishment research collection : 1900-1925

  • CA UVICARCH AR273
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1987]

The collection consists of copies of Avio's articles on capital punishment; and photocopies of summaries of capital cases as prepared by the Remissions Services Office (Minister of Justice), which were submitted to Cabinet for consideration of clemency, on advice to the Governor General.

BC Project Research Group fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR020
  • Fonds
  • 1952 - 1987

The fonds includes the research records and documents of the research group created and collected in the course of the project, which include theses, essays, interviews, papers, articles, news paper clippings, press releases, statistics, reports, acts and bills, oral history interview transcripts and tapes, and other records relating to the subject area of the project. The files also include transcripts of interviews with B C politicians and government administrators and research material gathered from a number of sources. Subjects include aboriginal issues, economic development, education, energy, environment, health, labour, land use, the legislative process, federalism, forestry, political parties, public service, and women's experience. The fonds consists of the following series: Catalogue series,1978-1983, Data Bank series, 1952-1983, and Oral history interview series, 1964-1987. All files were assigned a Data Bank Number by project staff (DB No. 1-1058). Several unnumbered files have been assigned numbers by Archives staff (DB No. 1059-1066).

University of Victoria (B.C.). B.C. Project Research Group

Byron Johnson fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR074
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1964

Fonds consists of records documenting Johnson's political and business careers, including constitutions and bylaws of political organizations, trade agreements, political cartoons and clippings; business records including correspondence, daily journals, financial records and contracts; personal family correspondence and insurance records, Johnson's army diary, and records relating to Byron's father, Oliver Johnson; photographs of the Johnson family and of Johnson with his cabinet and colleagues; correspondence regarding Johnson's work with the RCAF; publications, including newsletters, magazines, journals, annual reports and copies of speeches, some of which are annotated by Johnson or contain photographs, articles or obituaries about him; records regarding the visit of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Victoria, October 1951, including invitations to functions and photograph album of the visit prepared by the Daily Colonist newspaper.

Johnson, Byron Ingemar, 1891-1964

Cordova Bay C.C.F. Club fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR038
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1962

The fonds consists of minutes (1952-1962), files of E.P. Thomas, Secretary, and P. Sinkinson, Treasurer, membership list, memos to members, press releases, ledger book (1952-1962), membership cards and receipts (1956-1960), canvasser's records (1956-1958), Treasurer's Reports (1961); correspondence (1962); and records relating to the Saanich and the Islands NDP Constituency Association and the Saanich Commonwealth Society.

Donald W. Munro fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR309
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1996, predominant 1972-1993

Fonds documents Munro's activities as a diplomat and Member of Parliament, personal research interests, and ongoing political concerns, and include correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts and research materials. Research subjects include Abortion, the Canada/Alaska Boundary Dispute, the Canadian Constitution, External Affairs, Eugene Forsey, the Middle-East, the National Debt, Sidney, B.C., and South Africa. The fonds consists of the following series: Member of Parliament speeches and other material (1972-1990); External Affairs correspondence, manuscripts and research (1955-1990); correspondence relating to research subjects and political concerns (1961-1996); research materials (1967-1995); manuscripts (1946-1993); and personal correspondence and other materials (1925-1993).

Munro, Donald Wallace, 1916-1998

Liberal Party of Canada "Thinkers" Conference fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR082
  • Fonds

The fonds consists of papers presented at the Liberal "Thinkers" Conference, including papers dealing with urban development, guaranteed annual income, poverty, collective bargaining, regional economic policies, family allowances, Canadian foreign and defence policies, Newfoundland resettlement program, bail, farm management, communications satellites, civil liberties, and freedom of information. Fonds also includes list of suggested readings and memo regarding proxy voting.

Mercy Anne Coles fonds : 1864

  • CA UVICARCH AR035
  • Fonds
  • 1864

The fonds consists of a typescript of Coles' 1864 diary, in which she describes various social activities connected with the conference, her travels to and from Quebec, and meeting people such as John A. MacDonald and Thomas D'Arcy McGee. Also included is a copy of a letter to Mrs. George Coles from Lady Bannerman, wife of Sir Alexander Bannerman, Governor of Prince Edward Island. The front of the manuscript is inscribed, "Mrs. Bruce Marr, Elmira, Ontario."

NDP Saanich North and the Islands Constituency Association fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR274
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1992

Fonds consists of the following series: Constitutions; Minutes, 1971-1992; Correspondence, 1963-1992; Elections, 1981-1991 (with 34 photographs); Finances, 1963, 1973-1991; General subject files, 1976-1992 (with 10 photographs); Publicity, 1981-1992; Pamphlets, 1933-1990 (including a copy of the Regina Manifesto, 1933). Includes 3 photographs of C.C.F. conventions held in Vancouver, 1958-1960.

New Democratic Party of British Columbia. Saanich North and the Islands Constituency Association

Neil Swainson fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR122
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1971

Fonds consists of research files on various people and government officials, including E. Davie Fulton; Swainson's typescript of "International Development of the Columbia River"; U.S. Committee minutes; Canadian Committee minutes; and file card notes.

Swainson, Neil Alexander, 1919-2009

Pearson left-wing politics pamphlet collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR275
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1948, 1965

Collection consists of 23 pamphlets from a variety of authors including: G.D.H. Cole, Frank Hanson, Sidney Hook, F.R. Scott, G. Bernard Shaw, and J.S. Woodsworth. Collection arranged in alphabetical order by author.

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