The fonds consists of materials that are reflective of the functions and activities of the Bastion Theatre Company of British Columbia, previously operating as the Bastion Theatre Studio and the Victoria Theatre Studio, arranged into eight series: Board records, 1963-1989; Employment records, 1968-1988; Education records, 1965-1988; Marketing records, 1965,1969, 1974-1988; Administrative records, 1963-1988; Financial records, 1963-1989; Fundraising records, 1965-1989; and Production records, 1965-1989.
The fonds consists of records documenting the administrative and operational activities of the Belfry Theatre, arranged into the following series: Financial records, 1976-1988; General files, 1976-1989; Show files, 1977-1987; Newsletters, 1981-1986; Programmes and pamphlets, 1976-1984; Graphic materials, 1981, n.d.; and Sound tape cassettes, 1981.
The fonds consists of manuscripts of poetry, 1969-74; research files relating to Richard Aldington (including copies of Aldington correspondence), 1912-86; research files relating to James K. Baxter, a New Zealand poet, 1968-76; correspondence with publishers, 1964-79; UVic course notes, 1981-1988; files of the Committee on Alternatives for British Columbia, 1983-85; and files of the UVic End the Arms Race Committee, 1983-86.
Fonds consists of music course outlines and examination papers (1950-1967), musical scores (1953-1956); programs, slides, and audio tapes of concerts at Victoria Normal School, Victoria College and the University of Victoria; and, historical outline of post-secondary music programs in Victoria, with photographs, text and original scores by Gaddes.
Fonds consists of the following series: Constitution, 1950-1981; Correspondence, 1959-1974; Financial ledgers, 1926-1960; Meeting files with minutes and reports, 1950-1983; Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and annual reports, 1935-1939; 1980-1989. The meeting files include financial statements.
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.
The fonds consists of photocopies of articles about theatre in Victoria, a photocopy of Lambert's "A History and Directory of Commercial Playhouses in Victoria, British Columbia from the Beginning to the Present Day", and correspondence relating to the publication of Lambert's work.
Fonds consists of records of the Malahat Review (Issues 1 through 64) and includes typescripts of articles, short stories and poems submitted to the magazine; galley proofs, page proofs; minutes of meetings of the Malahat Review Editorial Board; general financial and administrative records relating to the magazine's founding by Robin Skelton and John Peter; correspondence of Skelton and Peter concerning submissions to the magazine, requests for submissions to special issues, the magazine's financial crisis in 1975 and appeals to subscribers for support; account books recording works submitted; photographs; press releases; newsclippings.