Fonds AR287 - Western Canadian Universities Marine Biological Society fonds

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Western Canadian Universities Marine Biological Society fonds

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CA UVICARCH AR287

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  • 1965-1985 (Creation)
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    Western Canadian Universities Marine Biological Society

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3 m of textual records;151 architectural drawings

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The Western Canadian Universities Marine Biological Society was created in 1969. The objects of the Society are: to foster instruction and research in marine biology; to hold and operate properties and facilities of the society; and, to operate as a non-profit educational organization. The Society operates a research facility near the village of Bamfield on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

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The fonds was transferred to the University of Victoria from Simon Fraser University in 2000.

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The fonds consists of the following series: general correspondence (1968-1984); Management Council agenda, minutes and reports (1971-1985); committee agenda, minutes, correspondence, and papers (1969-1984); publications (1969-1980); grant applications and correspondence (1969-1980); budgets (1970-1985); reports (1968-1982); legal documents (1967-1983); members list (1974-1979); and job descriptions (1973-1982). Also included are architectural drawings for the Bamfield Marine Biological Station.

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western-canadian-universities-marine-biological-society-fonds-2

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2013-02-05

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  • English

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