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Harold Allen fonds

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  • 1960-1979

Fonds consists of files relating to Allen's activities in the New Democratic Party, including federal conventions, 1960-1979; Waffle Movement [relating to the document "For an independent socialist Canada," also known as "The Waffle Manifesto" debated at the 1969 federal convention in Winnipeg] 1969-1971; Clippings, 1961-1972; Elections, 1966-1975; Committee for an Independent Canada, 1976-1977; Brief to the Royal Commission on Gasoline Price Structure, 1965; and NDP Speakers Notes and Policy Statement, 1961.

Allen, Harold Tuttle, 1902-1982

Ian Baird fonds

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The fonds consists of correspondence relating to political and personal matters from John G. Diefenbaker to Alex MacLeod Baird, 1966, and to Ian Baird, 1966-1977, with some letters signed by Diefenbaker's secretary on his behalf; clippings regarding Diefenbaker and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, 1959-1972; correspondence to Ian Baird from Lyle Kahl, MLA for Esquimalt (1978) regarding the Save the E and N Railway Committee; Victor A. Stephens, leader of the B.C. Progressive Conservative Party regarding the provincial election campaign (1978-1979), and from other Progressive Conservative politicians.

BC Project Research Group fonds

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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).

Mercy Ann Coles fonds : 1864

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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 Darcy 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."

Cordova Bay C.C.F. Club fonds

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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.

George Home fonds

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  • Fonds
  • 1960 - 1978

Fonds consists of records relating to the National Committee for the New Party (1960-1961), which was established to found a new social democratic part in Canada, and Home's records relating to the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Fonds includes minutes, reports and texts of speeches given by George Home, clippings, correspondence, policy statements, articles by T.C. Douglas, text of speech by Ed Broadbent, subject files on the Canadian political system and photographs of delegates at labour conventions.

Home, George

Byron Johnson fonds

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  • 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

Patricia Koster fonds

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The fonds consists of Koster's research material on Baptist Noel Turner; 18th century society and politics, women authors, and correspondence of Roger Manley; plus minutes of meetings of the University of Victoria English Department, 1972-1981.

Liberal Party of Canada "Thinkers" Conference fonds

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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.

James G. Ripley fonds

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  • Fonds
  • ca. 1940-1969

Fonds consists of copies of government reports, minutes of meetings, notes of conversations with several fellow lobbyists including General McNaughton and Paul Martin, and correspondence received in response to his articles. The files gather much of what was written or published about the Columbia River Treaty between 1944 and 1968, and provide a unique chronology of the activities and strategies used to oppose it.

Ripley, James G.

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