The fonds consists of the following series: General office files, 1966-86; Media releases, 1978-95; Newspaper clippings, 1957-88; Special lectures correspondence and posters, 1988-97; and Videocassettes of special events. Copies of videocassettes of special lectures have been catalogued with the Film Library collection.
The fonds consists of records relating to the preparation of the "Dictionary of Canadian English", the Survey of Canadian English, and the revised "Canadian Dictionary" (CD2). Sub-series include unpublished academic papers, budgets, correspondence, applications, protocols and manuals, seminar material, personnel records, survey, CD2 lexical lists and proofs, log books, newsletters and other publicity material, reports and correspondence regarding English phrasal verbs, specialized vocabularies and word lists.
University of Victoria (B.C.). Lexicographical Research Centre