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UAA-1975-077

  • UAA-1975-077
  • Accession
  • [ca. 196-]

Intrafraternity Council booklet "Fraternities at the U of A" (1963/64 or 1964/65) and photographs of residences and Rutherford House with Fraternity symbol

Salon d'Histoire de la Francophonie Albertaine fonds

  • UAA-2019-013
  • Fonds
  • 1870 [photocopied 198-?] - 1986

Le fonds Salon contient divers documents relié aux origines et la création du Salon d’histoire de la francophonie albertaine, incluant informations d’employés, bulletins d’information, et autres. Le fonds contient des documents photocopiés et transcrits relié à l’histoire ancienne des francophones dans l’Ouest Canadien, tel que les journaux personnels de missionnaires. Le fonds contient aussi des brouillons de plusieurs textes publiés par le Salon, des procès-verbaux de réunions, des rapports, des reçus, des correspondances, des fiches d’abonnements, et informations sur les dépenses et planifications de divers activités et événements organisés par le Salon.

The Salon fonds contains various documents pertaining to the origins and creation of the Salon d’histoire de la francophonie albertaine, including employee information documents, information bulletins, and more. It contains some photocopied and transcribed documents related to the early history of Francophones in Western Canada, such as diaries of missionaries and newspaper excerpts. It also contains drafts of many texts published by the organization, meeting minutes, reports, receipts, correspondences, subscription slips, and the expenses and planning information for the various activities and events held by the organization.

Salon d'Histoire de la Francophonie Albertaine

Fur Trade Collection

  • FC 3207 F85
  • Collection
  • 1666 - 1871

This archival collection is composed of textual and graphic materials related to the Hudson's Bay Company, the fur trade in Canada, and early European settlement in Canada. The collection includes correspondence between high-ranking employees at Hudson's Bay Company fur trade posts, personal correspondence between settlers or Hudson's Bay Company employees and their families, and Hudson's Bay Company reports, proclamations, contracts, and others records. The involvement of Indigenous peoples in the Canadian fur trade is also described throughout this collection. With a few exceptions, most items within the collection were created during the early- to mid-1800s.

Keenlyside Fur Trade Collection

  • FC 3212 K44
  • Collection
  • 1676-1933

This archival collection contains a variety of documents pertaining to the fur trade and other political events in Canada between the years 1676 and 1933. Specifically, it contains printed material regarding the formation of the colony of British Columbia and its incorporation into Canada, as well as manuscripts that describe agreements and treaties made between the governments of the United States and Britain. The archive includes a wide range of business documents, including promissory notes, warrants, and other legal documents relating to payments and goods. It also contains a selection of Voyageur Contracts and documents pertaining to the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company.

William Pearce Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1858 - 1930

The William Pearce Fonds consists of records documenting the three phases of his professional life: federal surveyor and administrator (1874-1884); federal advisor for western development policy (1884-1904); and western consultant for the Canadian Pacific Railway (post-1904). Most of the records in the Pearce fonds were created in the region that was the focus of his career: the territory fomerly known as Rupert's Land and the North-West Territory, later to become the prairie provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. A small portion of the records document Pearce's activites during his retirment

Pearce, William

Heber C. Jamieson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1861 - 1961

The textual and photographic records in the Heber C. Jamieson fonds represent the research material gathered by Dr. Jamieson for use in speeches, teaching, or in his published works on the history of medicine in Alberta. They consist of correspondence, articles in typed or published form, bound volumes of the history and minutes of University medical clubs, news clippings, publications and photographs, which cover the period 1861 to 1961. Except for nine alphabetically arranged files of biographical information on pioneer doctors and nurses, the greater part of the collection, although in labelled folders, was in no apparent order. In many cases the relationship between doctor or nurse and hospital, or doctor or nurse and association or organization was so closely intermingled that separation into distinct groups would be impossible. To accomodate this situation, the records are divided into textual records and photographic records. Where possible similar subjects were consolidated and an index was created for information on people, institutions, and organizations.

Jamieson, Heber C.

Thurston Lacalli Marine Taxonomy Collection

  • Collection
  • 1865 - 1997

The collection consists primarily of journal offprints and photocopied articles bound into volumes according to subject matter. This material was collected as part of Professor Lacalli’s personal library on marine invertebrate reproduction and development.

Lacalli, Thurston

Georges Durocher fonds

  • UAA-2019-015
  • Fonds
  • 1869-2004 [predominantly 1904-1984]

Le fonds est constitué de documents variés sur différents supports tels que : des microfilms, des annales, des livres, des journaux, des revues, des annuaires, des extraits de livres, des biographies, des recueils de chants, des illustrations, des extraits de conférence, des notices historiques, des notes de recherche, des bulletins, des mémoires, des coupures d’articles, des carnets de voyage, des livrets publicitaires, des annonces publicitaires, des bribes d’histoire, des notes d’études, des articles publiés dans des journaux, des rapports de réunion, des ordres de jour, des statuts et règlements, des feuilles de renseignements, des formulaires, des poèmes, des négatifs de photos, des lettres, des cartes géographiques, des prospectus, des brochures, des interviews, les inventaires, des logos, des dépliants, les horaires de cours, un recueil des anciens collégiens mort au champ d’honneur pendant le 2e guerre mondiale, des feuillets liturgiques, liste des évêques d’Edmonton 1871-1973, des brochures des jeux du Commonwealth d’Edmonton 1976-1978, les horaires des émissions de Ici Radio-Canada pendant les jeux du Commonwealth d’Edmonton 1978, des bribes d’histoire de la communauté franco-albertaine, des albums souvenirs, des circulaires, des portraits historiques, des albums souvenirs, des conférences, des index, des cassettes audio.

The fonds contains various documents in different formats such as: microfilms, annals, books, journals, magazines, directories, book excerpts, biographies, songbooks, illustrations, conference excerpts, historical records, research notes, bulletins, memoires, newspaper clippings, travel journals, promotional booklets, advertisements, historical snippets, study notes, articles published in journals, meeting reports, agendas, statutes and rules, instruction sheets, forms, poems, photo negatives, letters, maps, prospectuses, brochures, interviews, inventories, logos, pamphlets, class schedules, a collection of the college alumni who died in the field of honor during the 2nd World War, liturgical leaflets, a list of bisophes in Edmonton from 1871-1973, brochures for the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton from 1976-1978, the broadcast schedule of Ici Radio-Canada during the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, notes on the history of the Franco-Albertan community, souvenir albums, conferences, indexes, and audio cassettes.

Durocher, Georges

Sir Samuel Steele Collection

  • 2008.1
  • 1870-1978

Contains correspondences, personal and professional papers, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, maps, financial and legal records, and AV materials. The collection is mainly comprised of records created by Samuel Steele, Marie Harwood Steele, Harwood Steele, and Flora Steele.

Explore the digital collection at http://steele.library.ualberta.ca/index.html

Macdonell, Albert Edward Cortland

Robert Bell collection

  • QE 22 B45 A4
  • Collection
  • 1872-1911

The collection contains correspondence, field notes, and receipts that pertain to Robert Bell. This collection is organized into two series. The correspondence in Series 1 are arranged by name of correspondent. Most correspondence are incoming letters to Dr Bell sent to the Geological survey headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, from locations across Canada . The field notes in Series 2 are arranged chronologically.

Bell, Robert

Roger Pocock Archive

  • FC 3216.3 P63 R64
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1991, predominant 1881 - 1931

The Roger Pocock Archive comprises records created by or about Roger Pocock. Records created and collected by Pocock were done so over the course of his life and reflect his travels, occupations, and correspondence. These records include his scrapbooks, diaries, letters, contracts, clippings, published materials, photographs, and postcards. Records about Pocock were mostly created posthumously and include biographies and documents about the Legion of Frontiersmen. The archive is arranged into three series: Personal Papers, Published/Printed Materials, and Photographs and Postcards.

Pocock, Roger

Roger Motut fonds

  • UAA-2019-031
  • Fonds
  • 1882 - 2013

Ce fonds contient des rapports et documents, notes, reçus, journaux personnels, correspondence, cartes de voeux, certificats, documents légaux et successoraux, documents commémoratifs, des discours, photos de familles, records de service militaire, curriculum vitae, documents de conférences, brochures d'associations, des journaux, des bulletins et documents de réunions, des extraits de journaux et livres reliés a l'histoire de la famille Motut. Les matériaux sont des documents familiales et personnels relié au Dr. Roger Motut, son épouse Jeanne (Boisvert), et famille; le travail professionnel de Dr. Motut et son implication avec un variété d'associations tel que la Fédération Canadienne-française de l'Ouest, l'Association canadienne d'éducation de langue française, le Collège des Jésuites d’Edmonton, Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, ACFA (Association Canadienne-française de l’Alberta), Le Conseil de la vie française en Amérique, Société Radio-Canada, Société historique de la Saskatchewan, Collège Saint-Jean and Faculté Saint-Jean; ainsi qu'une variété de rapports et documents sur la littérature Canadienne-française, la culture, l'éducation, le language, et l'histoire; bilinguisme, l'histoire Métis, et une variété d'histoires de familles et individus Canadien-français.

Fonds contains Reports and papers, notes, receipts, personal journals, correspondence, greeting cards, certificates, legal and estate documentation, commemorative documents, speeches, family photos, military service records, curriculum vitae, conference materials, association brochures, journals, bulletins and meeting documentation, newspaper clippings and books pertaining to the Motut family history. Records include personal family documents relating to Dr. Roger Motut, his wife Jeanne (Boisvert), and family; Dr. Motut’s professional work and his involvement with various associations including Fédération Canadienne-française de l’Ouest, Association canadienne d'éducation de langue française, Collège des Jésuites d’Edmonton, Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, ACFA (Association Canadienne-française de l’Alberta), Le Conseil de la vie française en Amérique, Société Radio-Canada, Société historique de la Saskatchewan, Collège Saint-Jean and Faculté Saint-Jean; as well as various reports and papers on French-Canadian literature, culture, schooling, language and history; bilingualism; Métis history; and various histories of French-Canadian families and individuals.

Motut, Roger

Julian Mills fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886 - 1979

The Julian Mills fonds consists of 0.42m of mixed media material. This includes news clippings relating mainly to northern communities and transportation, correspondence, a series of handwritten reminiscences, certificates and other professional documents and approximately 450 photo images in the form of prints, 35mm negatives and glass plate negatives. There was little original order in the material

Mills, Julian

Reta Rowan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886 - 1979

The Reta Rowan fonds covers the years from 1940 to 1971. The material consists of correspondence, minutes, briefs, reports, publications, periodicals, newspapers, drawings, print and negative photographs. The books in the Reta Rowan fonds were listed on a separate inventory in 1977. Originally, the majority of the files were arranged in chronological order under the society's or association's title, while the remainder were filed by the organization's name or by subject, or left unlabelled. Mrs. Rowan's arrangement has been followed where possible but all unlabelled or loose files have been placed in the proper year or provided with a subject title.

Rowan, Reta

Stuart Duncan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1899-1945

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Stuart Duncan.

Stuart, Duncan

Educational ephemera collection

  • Collection
  • 1900-

This collection contains material related to the curricula, administration (including documents generated by departments of education and school boards), student life, and alumni activity of various educational organizations ranging from K-12 through post-secondary institutions.
The scholarly and creative output of students and faculty and not generally included here. Literary magazines – since they are often inextricably linked to student newspapers and yearbooks – stand as an exception. Some materials related to extra-curricular student societies and activities such as sports, drama, choirs, etc. will be described in other collections. Exceptions are made, however, for extra-curricular activities that do not possess an obvious home within other categories. For example, documents related to debating societies may be found here.
Categories of materials found here include:
• Yearbooks
• Student newspapers and other publications
• Handbooks and guides
• Alumni newsletters and reunion programmes
• Postcards
• Calendars
• Promotional pamphlets and brochures
• Programmes, dance cards, invitations etc. related to graduation ceremonies and other school-related social events
• Student directories and phonebooks
• Materials produced by and for home and school associations

C.W. Mathers fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1980-1900]

Photographs copied from an original album created by Edmonton photographer, C.W. Mathers. Included are photographs representing aboriginals involved in trading and hunting activities, as well as photographs of northern settlements such as Fort Chipewyan, Fort Smith, Fort Providence, Fort McPherson, and Fort Good Hope.

Mathers, C. W.

Gratien Allaire fonds

  • UAA-2019-030
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1991 [predominantly 1984-1991]

Le fonds est constitué de divers documents tels que des guides, des brouillons de documents de toutes sortes, des fiches de brouillon, des documents dactylographiés, des cartes, des annexes, des questionnaires, des brochures, des lettres, des formulaires, des factures, des photocopies des cartes d’appel et d’ébauche d’offre d’emploi, une liste de contacts, des notes dactylographiées de réunions, des formulaires d’information pour employés, les fiches de planification d’emploi, des demandes d’emploi, des horaires et descriptions de travail, un contrat de travail, une lettre de référence, des relevés de notes, des demandes de subventions, un mémorandum, des notes pertinentes de généalogies, des fiches de génération, des copies d’examens, des sondages d’enseignants, des notes de cours, des arbres généalogiques.

The fonds contains various documents such as guides, drafts of all sorts of documents, draft sheets, typewritten documents, cards, annexes, questionnaires, brochures, letters, forms, bills, calling cards, offers of employment, a list of contacts, typewritten notes from meetings, information forms for employees, employment planning documents, job applications, schedules and work descriptions, work contracts, a reference letter, a transcript, grant applications, a memorandum, pertinent notes on genealogies, generation documents, copies of exams, teacher surveys, class notes, and genealogical trees.

Allaire, Gratien

Edmonton Academy of Medicine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1902-1914

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Edmonton Academy of Medicine.

Edmonton Academy of Medicine

Chinese Experience in Canada Collection

  • FC 106 C5 C46
  • Collection
  • 1906 - 2015

This collection offers an expansive view of the experiences of Chinese immigrants to Canada, particularly in the Prairie Provinces. While many narratives of Chinese immigration to Canada focus on the construction of the CPR, the emphasis here is on the numerous and diverse roles that Chinese immigrants played in Canada's history. This collection explores the Chinese experience through immigration, entrepreneurship, schooling, and other elements of daily life. Among other things, it is made up of photographs, scrapbooks, business documents, personal correspondence, immigration records, magazines, books, phonograph records, and event programs. A great deal of credit is due to Helen Kwan Yee Cheung, who encouraged donations from the local Chinese community thus helping to build a uniquely community-based collection.

Association Canadienne française de l'Alberta fonds

  • UAA-2019-041
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1986 [predominantly 1929-1986]

Le fonds ACFA permet de retracer le développement de certains accomplissements dans la francophonie albertaine ; il offre en effet de nombreux témoignages sur les activités, religieuses, politiques, économiques, pédagogiques ou culturelles, dans lesquelles les Franco-albertains se sont impliqués au cours du 20e siècle. Il comprend des documents nationaux, provinciaux, régionaux et locaux. On y retrouve, en particulier, des papiers administratifs et financiers, des procès-verbaux, de la correspondance et des publications. Le fonds inclut aussi des documents sur le poste de radio CHFA et sur les journaux La survivance et Le Franco.

The ACFA fonds enables to trace back the development of accomplishments in the Franco-albertan community ; it contains several testimonies on activities, religious, political, economic, pedagogical or cultural, in which Franco-albertans were involved over the course of the 20th century. It also contains national, provincial, regional and local documents. In particular, there are administrative and financial documents, meeting minutes, correspondence, and publications. The fonds also includes documents about the CHFA radio station and the journals La Survivance and Le Franco.

ACFA

Lucien Auclair fonds

  • UAA-2019-027
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1986

Fonds contient des états financiers, des plans architecturaux, des procès verbaux, des documents constitutionnels, des listes des actionnaires, des lettres circulaires, des rapports, des listes et documents de comité, des bulletins, des organigrammes, de la correspondence, des programmes, des documents de recherche et conférences, des reçus, publicités, cartes géographiques, cartes de souhaits, budgets, notes, instructions, questionnaires, plans d'actions, pétitions, annuaires, mémoires, dépliants, catalogues, journaux, statuts et règlements, registres, invitations, livres, catéchismes, partitions de piano, revues, organes, et divers publications.

Fonds consists of financial documents, architectural plans, meeting minutes, constitutional documents, shareholder lists, circular letters, reports, committee lists and documents, bulletins, organizational chart, correspondance, programs, research and conference documents, receipts, advertisements, maps, greeting cards, budgets, notes, instructions, questionnaires, action plans, petitions, directories, memoirs, pamphlets, catalogs, journals, statutes and rules, registers, invitations, books, catechisms, piano sheet music, magazines, digests, and various publications.

Auclair, Lucien

UAA-1971-164

  • Accession
  • 1907-1966

Board of Governors minutes, reports, calendars.

Eugène Trottier fonds

  • UAA-2019-011
  • Fonds
  • 1907-2012 [predominantly 1955-1991]

Ce fonds présente les activités de l’ACFA, les services et la sécurité familiale contenues dans des rapports, des journaux, des ordres du jour, des annonces publicitaires, des listes et photos du personnel, des correspondances, des brochures, des conférences, des dépliants, des présentations, des procès-verbaux, des manuscrits, des livres, des annuaires, des notes pertinentes, des listes d’associés, des cartes d’affaires.

This fonds contains documentation on the activities of ACFA, the services and the familial security contained in reports, journals, agendas, public advertisements, lists and photos of staff, correspondence, brochures, conferences, pamphlets, presentations, meeting minutes, manuscripts, books, directories, pertinent notes, lists of associates, and business cards.

Trottier, Eugène

UAA-1969-126

  • Accession
  • 1908-1970

Accession consists of University of Alberta Calendars, 1908-1970.

Soeur Marie-Anne Plamondon fonds

  • UAA-2019-045
  • Fonds
  • 1908-2003 [predominantly 1985-2003]

Fonds contient des textes historiques, des arbres généalogiques, des obituaires, des photos, des manuscrits, des lettres, des cartes, des textes, des autobiographies, des articles de journaux, des paroles de chants et musique, et des itinéraires.

Fonds consists of historical texts, genealogical trees, obituaries, photos, manuscripts, letters, cards, texts, autobiographies, journal articles, song lyrics and music, and itineraries.

Plamondon, Soeur Marie-Anne

William Rowan Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1957

William Rowan's papers consist of correspondence, field diaries, sketches, research notes, teaching materials and observations in Zoology (especially in ornithology) from 1908 to 1957. The manuscripts of his published and unpublished books, and of his speeches and writings on scientific and social matters, are an important part of the papers. Professor Rowan pioneered research in migration patterns and corresponded with major scientific figures across North America, Great Britain, and the European Continent. Recognized as a talented scientific artist he designed the whooping crane stamp for the Canada Post Office in 1954. His zoological designs also originated from his work in the Canadian and international conservation movement. His speeches, radio talks and writing reflect his interest in world political matters and the nuclear age. The Rowan family members wrote often and at length to each other. Their letters include their observation of local, national and international affairs from 1908 to 1957.

Rowan, William

George J. Chapman Circus Collection

  • Collection
  • 1909-1991 (predominant 1970-1990)

The collection consists of published circus promotional materials (programs, posters, etc.), trade periodicals, records of several circus-related organizations that Chapman collected or was involved with, and miscellaneous material in a variety of media formats. The collection is divided into series by subject matter and media type.

Chapman, George James

Andrićiana - Ivo Andrić fonds

  • 96-165
  • Fonds
  • 1910s through 1990s

This collection contains manuscripts, private and official correspondence, diplomatic documents, photographs, and published works (collected and individual) by or about Ivo Andrić.

Andrić, Ivo, 1892-1975

Alexander Cameron Rutherford fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1910

The A.C. Rutherford fonds consists predominantly of incoming correspondence concerning his years as Premier of Alberta. The documents are typed and handwritten and are generally arranged in their original chronological order.

Rutherford, Alexander Cameron

UAA-1969-012

  • Accession
  • [1911-1968]

Accession consists photographs, prints, and negatives pertaining to the University of Alberta, accumulated by the Rare Books and Archives since 1963

Finley McInnes fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1911 - 1978

Fonds consists of records documenting the personal and professional lives of Finley McInnes. The predominant volume of records were created during McInnes's career as a member of the North West Moutned Police. He served most of his law enforcement career in the "Northen Services." His northern service includes numerous Arctic patrols where he set up stations at Pond Inlet, Pangnirtung. He worked significant portions of his career at Port Burwell , Nottingham Island, Aklavik, Port Burwell and the Nothern Ungava Peninsula. His law enforcement work in these locations generated the predominant protion of the graphic and textual material in the fonds. The fonds has been arranged into five series. The first series, Professional Services consists of 22 sub-series, each sub-series encapsulates a particular assignment or professional acitivity save for sub-series one (personal) and sub-series two (poems).

Fonds consists of records documenting the personal and professional lives of Finley McInnes. The predominant volume of records were created during McInnes's career as a member of the North West Mounted Police. He served most of his law enforcement career in the "Northern Services." His northern service includes numerous Arctic patrols where he set up stations at Pond Inlet, Pannier. He worked significant portions of his career at Port Burwell , Nottingham Island, Aklavik, Port Burwell and the Nothern Ungava Peninsula. His law enforcement work in these locations generated the predominant portion of the graphic and textual material in the fonds.

The fonds has been arranged into five series. The first series, Professional Services consists of 22 sub-series, each sub-series encapsulates a particular assignment or professional activity save for sub-series one (personal) and sub-series two (poems).

McInnes, Finley

William Tuomi Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1911 - 1982

The fonds consists of material collected and created by Bill Tuomi during his career as a social activist and member of the Canadian Communist Party. Materials include news clippings, correspondence, Communist party publications, arrest and detention documents, and other materials.

Tuomi, William

Chorale Saint-Jean fonds

  • UAA-2019-055
  • Fonds
  • 1914 - 2018

Fonds contient des documents relié à la Chorale Saint-Jean tels que des programmes, des extraits de journaux, des publicités de journaux, des pièces de musique, des feuilles de présences (et absences), listes de participants à la chorale, des opéras, des recueils de chants.

Fonds consists of records relating to Chorale Saint-Jean Choir including programs, newspaper clippings, newspaper advertisements, music scores, choir attendance sheets, choir participant lists, operas, and song books.

UAA-1969-028

  • Accession
  • 1915-1965

Miscellaneous papers from the University of Alberta: Papers, Reports, Calendars, New Trail

Walter Edgar Harris fonds

  • 2012-27
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 2011

This fonds contains the records of the University of Alberta chemistry professor Dr. Walter Harris. He was instrumental in the modernization of the University’s successful Analytical Chemistry program. Dr Harris was acclaimed for his work in chemistry education, scientific research, and committee service.

The materials date from 1915 to 2011. The records predominately date after Harris began his career at the University of Alberta in 1946. The collection is rich in teaching materials, including a number of lectures written verbatim, an abundance of lecture slides and audio visual recordings of Walter Harris lecturing, as well as a significant amount of Dr. Harris’ research papers and supporting information. The fonds also incorporates materials related to the history of the Chemistry Department at the University of Alberta. In addition, it provides insight into Harris’ book publications with related correspondence, revisions and notes. The fonds is abundant in records relating to Harris’ work as a committee member including meeting minutes, agendas, committee reports, and correspondence.

This fonds contains an array of document types including such textual materials as notes, correspondence, talks, programs, pamphlets, articles, cards, course materials, announcements, books, and personal history information. It also contains yearbooks, plaques, certificates and newspaper clippings, as well as a variety of media types including photographs, slides, negatives, lantern slides, a 16mm film, reel-to-reel audiotapes, a VHS videocassette, a u-matic video tape, and a CD-ROM disk. The fonds geographically pertains predominantly to Canada with some materials created in the United States, and a few materials generated in countries abroad. The materials related to Europe are from international conferences or committee travels taken by Harris.

Harris, Walter Edgar

UAA-1971-064

  • Accession
  • 1918

Faculty of Agriculture. First year class.

UAA-1995-099

  • Accession
  • 1919-1986

Consists of teaching and research material of G. A. Elliott's professorships at the University of Alberta and the University of Toronto. In addition to the above, the accession contains material and correspondence with his tenure at The Tariff Board of Canada.

Elliott, George Alexander

Campus Saint-Jean fonds

  • UAA-2019-032
  • Fonds
  • 1920-2008

Ce fonds inclus des matériaux qui provient de et qui sont relié aux évènements et l'histoire du Campus Saint-Jean, ainsi que de l'information et matériaux relié aux Oblats et divers organisations. Le fonds inclus la correspondence, des annuaires, des notices biographiques, des procès-verbaux, des journaux Le Franco et des extraits, des bulletins d'information (Le Saint-Jean, La Presse Active, etc.), des photographs, des négatifs photographiques, et des diapositives. Le fonds contient aussi beaucoup de matériel relié à la Chorale Saint-Jean et des concerts en française, qui inclus des programmes, des affiches, des articles de journaux et publicités, des CDs, et des photos.

Accession includes materials from and relating to the events and history of Campus Saint-Jean with information and material relating to the Oblats and foundation Diverses, including correspondence, yearbooks, biographical sketches, meeting minutes, Le Franco newspapers and clippings, newsletters (including Le Saint-Jean and La Presse Active), photographs, negatives, and slides. Accession also contains extensive material relating to the Chorale Saint-Jean Choir and French language concerts, including programs, posters, newspaper articles and advertisements, CDs, and photos.

Faculté Saint-Jean

Ku Klux Klan Collection

  • HS 2330 K63 K58
  • Collection
  • 1920s to 1990s

This small research collection of printed ephemera documents some of the Ku Klux Klan’s activities to disseminate its beliefs and biases in favour of the white supremacy movement.

UAA-1971-083

  • Accession
  • [ca.1920]

Photograph of Campus depicts field and test plots, North Campus, (Saskatchewan Drive) from roof of Arts Building or Assiniboia Hall)

Ousmane Silla fonds

  • UAA-2019-017
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1989 [predominantly 1970-1979]

Ce fonds est constituée des correspondances, des mémos, des quittances, des articles académiques, des répertoires d’universités et d’Instituts, un plan d’action des parents des écoles francophones, des communiqués, des formulaires, des journaux, des publications, des revues, des ordres de travail, des transcriptions d’entrevues, des bulletins d’information, des publicités, des annuaires, des formulaires d’inscriptions, des pamphlets, des rapports, des règlements généraux, des bulletins de nouvelles, des procès-verbaux, des photos, des programmes de conférences, des listes d’ateliers, des programmes de conférences, des budgets, des tableaux, des bibliographies, des guides, des questionnaires, des dissertations, des demandes de subventions, des notes d’un discours, des adresses, des répertoires, des appels de communications, des tableaux statistiques, des enquêtes, des annonces publicitaires, des listes de récentes acquisitions, des catalogues, des factures, des références, un organigramme, des notes de recherche, un mémoire de maîtrise, un mémorandum.

This fonds contains correspondence, memos, receipts, academic articles, a repertoire of universities and institutes, a plan of action of parents from francophone schools, statements, forms, journals, publications, magazines, a work agenda, interview transcriptions, information bulletins, public advertisements, directories, registration forms, pamphlets, reports, general rules, news bulletins, meeting minutes, photos, conference programs, lists of workshops, budgets, tables, bibliographies, guides, questionnaires, dissertations, grant applications, speech notes, addresses, repertoires, calls for communication, statistics tables, inquiries, lists of recent acquisitions, catalogues, bills, references, an organizational chart, research notes, a master’s degree memoire, and a memorandum.

Silla, Ousmane

Générale fonds

  • UAA-2019-019
  • Fonds
  • 1922-2015

Fonds contient des matériaux reliés au militaire, l'histoire canadienne et française, les oblats, les archives française de l'UNESCO, le bilinguisme et le multiculturalisme, l'éducation française, le Centre d'études franco-canadiennes de l'Ouest (CEFCO), l'union des paroisses Saint-Anne et Saint-Joachim, le Centre de recherche en civilization canadienne-française (CRCCF), les calendriers 1982-1984 de la Faculté Saint-Jean, et la Société les Blés d'Or. Les matériaux inclut des rapports, tels que l'Alberta Archives Report, Documents de Travail, les Research Unit for French-Canadian Studies reports, et "Le Québec et les Communautés Francophones et Acadiennes du Canada"; correspondence; notices biographiques, des journaux et des extraits de journaux, bibliographies, et publications. De plus, il y a du matériel relié au Centre d'Expérience Préscolaire qui inclut des réponses de sondages (item 2), et un rapport final, des procès-verbaux, des budgets, et des règlements.

Fonds contains material relating to military, Canadian, and French history, the Oblats, UNESCO French archives, bilingualism and multiculturalism, French education, the Centre d'études franco-canadiennes de l'Ouest (Cefco), and the union of the Saint-Anne and Saint-Joachim parishes, the Centre de recherche en civilization canadienne-française (CRCCF), 1982-1984 Faculte Saint-Jean calendars, and La Société les Blés d'Or. Material includes reports, including the Alberta Archives Report, Documents de Travail, Research Unit for French-Canadian Studies reports, and "Le Québec et les Communautes Francophones et Acadiennes du Canada"; correspondence; biographical sketches; newspapers and clippings; bibliographies; and publications. Also included is material relating to the Centre D'Experience Prescolaire, including survey responses (item 2) and final report, meeting minutes, budgets, and bylaws.

Faculté Saint-Jean

Albert Lafrance fonds

  • UAA-2019-056
  • Fonds
  • 1923-2015

Ce fonds contient des documents et rapports financiers, des budgets, de la correspondence, des programmes de concerts et d'évènements, des catalogues d'inventaire, des filières audio (MP3), des horaires, des bulletins d'information, des pièces de musique, des coordonnées, des procès-verbaux et ordres du jour, des rapports de projet, des extraits de journaux, des dépliants, des cartes géographiques, des photos, et des pièces de théâtre.

This fonds contains dfinancial documents and reports, budgets, correspondence, concert and event programmes, inventory catalogues, audio files (MP3), schedules, information bulletins, sheet music, contact information, meeting minutes and agendas, project reports, journal clippings, pamphlets, maps, photos, and theatrical play manuscripts.

Lafrance, Albert

UAA-1972-120

  • Accession
  • 1923-1954

Office of the President, Committee on Affiliation. Minutes, correspondence, 1953-1954. Includes statistics, 1923 - 1954.
"Appointed by the Board of Governors to advise the President and through him the Board of Governors."

Faculty of Arts

Dorothy Livesay Archives

  • PS 8523 I95 Z46
  • Fonds
  • 1919, 1924-1974

Fonds reflect Dorothy Livesay's earlier work as a poet and consist of poetry manuscripts and typescripts, business correspondence, and typescript drafts of several publications. These records span from 1919 to 1974 and are arranged into four series: Poems: Typescripts and Manuscripts; Poems: Notebooks; Correspondence with Ryerson Press; and Publication Drafts and Author's Prints.

Livesay, Dorothy

Violet Archer fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2000

The Violet Archer fonds span a period of over seventy years, and provide a valuable record of the composing, research, teaching and life experiences of a noted University professor and internationally recognized composer of music. The Violet Archer fonds is unusually complete, with intact records that illustrate both professional and personal facets of her life. As noted in the introduction, the Archer records, except for her original compositions and scores, arrived at the University of Alberta Archives without much evidence of original order or organization. While her scores and musical compositions had been listed and numbered by James Whittle, Department of Music librarian at the University of Alberta, the remainder of her records was transferred in large boxes to the Archives from her home in Ottawa. Boxes were labeled as coming from her basement, piano bench, bookshelves, etc. but were pretty mixed in each box. A large volume of the textual records is comprised of correspondence, and while the correspondence tended to be boxed together, within any single box would be a range of letters spanning any number of years. Correspondence from the 1950's was interspersed with correspondence from the 1990's. Each letter appeared to be methodically opened with a letter opener, read, and returned to the envelope (even Christmas and birthday cards were returned to their envelopes). Other like records were often boxed together; teaching files in single boxes, and boxes containing books, others with sound recordings, etc., providing the only evidence of extant original order. The large volume of records received, however, essentially loose and unorganized, necessitated the imposing of order by the archivist. Two page series were determined, that of professional and personal papers, and several sub-series delineated within each of these two series. Series One Professional and Career-related papers, are the largest of the two series and are organized into several sub-series. The sub-series designations are based on the contents of the records, and often chronological in terms of order within each sub-series. Within Series One are student records (Archer as student); teaching records, chronicling her years on faculty at North Texas State College, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Alberta; correspondence files; composing records; and reference records. The sub-series are substantial in size, and provide a wealth of information about Archer's professional life. Within the correspondence files, there is outgoing and incoming chronologically arranged correspondence, letters with identified individuals, reference letters, correspondence with associations and organizations, and publishing project and music dealer correspondence. The composition and composing sub-series of records is further organized into performing rights organization records, music publishers contracts and correspondence, conference and workshop records, performances, honors and awards, and original Archer compositions. The sub-series of reference material is also extensive, and includes listings of the imprint, books, music by other composers, and a collection of sound recordings maintained by Archer. Of especial significance, are the files of original Archer scores and compositions. A significant number of her compositions are represented in these holdings, and provide evidence about the steps and processes involved in creating a piece of music from manuscript beginnings to a final published piece of music. Series Two, Violet Archer's personal papers, while much smaller in extent than Series One, provide a fascinating glimpse of the person behind the public persona of professor and composer. Her personal correspondence files, particularly the incoming and outgoing correspondence with her younger sister Carolyn, document the emotions, struggles, triumphs and challenges she faces as a woman functioning in a very male-dominated field and time period. Carolyn is the one person that Violet freely confides in, and she shares thoughts, feelings, and philosophies with her sister that are only touched upon in the other records housed in the fonds. Rounding out the personal records in Series Two are other correspondence files, financial records, insurance records, artwork, and a large photographic sub-series. The Violet Archer fonds provides numerous research opportunities. Students of music history, composition, and theory will find the records valuable, as well as individuals interested in researching a woman's career path in pre-and post-second world war North American society. There are records related to the music scene in both the U.S. and Canada, letters exchanged with well-known musicians, colleagues, writers and students; and many documents associated with the music publishing industry. The growth of the University of Alberta's music department is documented in the records, as is the growth of Canadian music organizations. The completeness, extent, and condition of the Violet Archer fonds ensure its strong informational and evidential research value.

Archer, Violet

Annora Brown fonds

  • UAA-1983-116
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1982

Correspondence, scrapbooks, sketches, reviews, clippings, reference materials and photographs.

Brown, Annora

CKUA fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927 - ?

Fonds consists of materials related to CKUA radio.

CKUA

Henry Marshall Tory Fonds

  • 1968-9
  • Fonds
  • 1927

The H.M. Tory fonds consists of 12 series. They are concerned predominantly with his work as President of the University of Alberta. As the first President of the University, many of the records document the creation of facilites and faculties. To this end there is legislative documentation; financial correspondence and adminstrative files; design records including corrpesondence with architects and engineers; faculty and staff records for Medicine, Agriculture, Education, Law, and Pharmacy; library and laboratory planning records; Convocation and registrations records, University communications and affiliation files; student relations records; documents relating to the First World War and Khaki University.

Tory, Henry Marshall

Karl Clark Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927

The Karl Clark fonds consists of professional and private records. The professional records document Clark's work in oil sands research and his teaching and administrative work at the University of Alberta. The format is predominantly texutual and includes letters, minutes, a patent and publications. There are also some photographs in this series. The private records document Clark's family life and consists of letters, diairies, a scrapbook and photos of family life.

Clark, Karl

UAA-1969-129

  • Accession
  • 1928-1968

Accession consists of bound books of the Board of Governors, 1928-1968.

Board of Governors

Human Rights Institute of Canada fonds

  • UAA-2013-051
  • Fonds
  • 1928-2012

The Human Rights Institute of Canada fonds contains the records of the Human Rights Institute of Canada and its founder and president, Marguerite Ritchie. The Human Rights Institute of Canada is an independent, not for profit, non-partisan research group which conducts and promotes research into issues that impede equality for Canadians, as per the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with a specific focus on women’s equality. This Institute was founded by Ottawa based lawyer, Marguerite Ritchie, a former lawyer for the Department of Justice and Vice-Chair of the Anti-Dumping Tribunal. The fundamental premise of the Institute was to provide expert legal research to the Canadian people in the same way that the Department of Justice gives legal advice to the Government of Canada. As founder and President, Marguerite Ritchie set the tone for the Institute and this fonds also contains her papers from before she founded the Human Rights Institute of Canada.

The materials in this fonds date from 1934 to 2013. Materials from the Human Rights Institute of Canada are from 1973 to 2013, while legal research materials date back to the 1700s. The fonds pertains predominately to Canada, with some research on the United States of America (USA), Europe, the Soviet Union (USSR), the Middle East, and Africa. With the exception of United Nations conferences and research on Israel, most of the research on other nations and regions is for a point of comparison for rights, equality, and politics.

The fonds contains three types of materials: those of Marguerite Ritchie from her personal life and career before she founded the Human Rights Institute of Canada, those relating to the functioning of the institute, such as administrative records, and those relating to the work of the Institute produced mainly by President Marguerite Ritchie. Documents from the work of the Human Rights Institute of Canada is the largest portion of the fonds. Materials produced by the Institute were generated mostly by the projects it was involved with, including tracking issues over the course of years and its efforts to publicise its research in the media and the government. This fonds does not contain working papers of volunteers. Function based Institute records document the Human Rights Institute of Canada’s founding, its procedures, funding, support, and organisation. Materials of founder Marguerite Ritchie contain research from her work at the Department of Justice and the Anti-Dumping Tribunal, Anti-Dumping Tribunal procedures, her personal experiences facing sexism and gender discrimination while working for the federal government. It also includes her personal research on women’s issues which she began while working for the Department of Justice and which became a life-long passion.

The Human Rights Institute of Canada addresses issues of women’s equality, human rights, the United Nations and international law, Canadian laws and equality, the functioning of government, equality in the justice system, the relationship between the federal governments and the provinces, and funding and support for the Institute. Major projects the Institute worked on to address these issues include Persons Case II, Senate reform, the Meech Lake Accord and Charlottetown Accord, status equality for aboriginal women, the Expropriation of Nanoose Bay, the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples and the high arctic relocations, the Royal Commission on the Status of Women and following the development of the status of women, Quebec separatism, and the Official Languages Act and bilingualism. The most common document types are newspaper clippings, memorandum, correspondence, press releases, reports, legislation, House of Commons and Senate debates, committee minutes and proceedings from Parliament, promotional materials, and government publications. Newspaper clippings are mostly annotated with citations and marginalia. The fonds also contains a significant number of Dialogue magazines; Marguerite Ritchie was a long time contributor to this magazine, which publishes reader contributed articles on political and social issues from a variety of perspectives.

Ritchie, Dr. Marguerite E.

Edward Rogers and Mary Black-Rogers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1929-2000

This multiple media fonds consists of personal and professional correspondence; research and reference materials (original, printed, and photocopied); field and other notebooks; published and hand-drawn maps; microforms; audio and video tapes of individuals and research topics; computer disks and diskettes; drawings and sketches; and photographic negatives and prints. Records include the Sandy Lake, Red Lake, and Round Lake research projects, and the Metis genealogical study. Some of the material is the creation of Mary's husband E.S. Rogers, and some is their joint research.

Black-Rogers, Mary

William Elmer Adkins Fonds

  • Fonds UAA-1982-139
  • Fonds
  • 1929 - 1983

The William Elmer Adkins Fonds consists of 165 black and white photos in three albums. The fonds also includes three Oils Sands Project reports with illustrations, tehcnical charts and maps, and a 20 minute interview on audio tape.

Adkins, William Elmer

Jean-Marcel Duciaume fonds

  • UAA-2019-029
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1996

Ce fonds est constitué des manuscrits, des photocopies, des éditions critiques, des articles, des correspondances diverses, des lettres, des généralités, des photographies, des inventaires.

This fonds contains manuscripts, photocopies, critical editions, articles, diverse correspondence, letters, generalities, photographs, and inventories.

Duciaume, Jean-Marcel

Art gallery ephemera collection

  • Collection
  • 1930-

This collection contains various publications issued by art galleries, auction houses, and other institutions that exhibit and sell works of art. These materials have been divided into three categories: Annual reports and gallery journals, Advertising and promotional material, and Exhibition catalogues and guides. Also included here are materials related to exhibitions and other art-related matters issued by individual artists and institutions that are not generally involved in the display and sale of art. Such items are described in a fourth category, Unaffiliated artists and organisations.

UAA-2017-021

  • Accession
  • 1930-1966

Bound copies of Minutes of the Council of the Faculty of Dentistry from 1930-1966

Faculty of Dentistry

Alberta Institute of Agrologists fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1931-1989

Fonds consists of office files, correspondences, publications, minutes, and administrative documents related to the Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA).

Alberta Institute of Agrologists

Faculty Women's Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-1988

Audio recordings of oral histories from the Faculty Women's Club about Women in Sports and women's experiences in campus life in the early years of the University of Alberta. 33 tapes have been digitized.

Faculty Women's Club

Alan Emerson Cameron Fonds

  • 1969-160
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1933

The fonds consists of two leather bound photo albums. The photos were taken during Cameron's research field trips into northern Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. Cameron usually performed the trips for the Department of Mining Engineering with senior students. The first album, titled University of Alberta, 1915 -1938, was created for the Department of Mining Engineering. The second album, Field Trips, for Research Council of Alberta, were taken in 1921 and 1930. The photos remain in the arrangement Cameron created and the captions inform the descriptions for each photo.

Cameron, Alan Emerson

Donald Smith fonds

  • UAA-2019-020
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1986 [predominantly 1976-1986]

Le fonds contient la documentation recueillie pour l'article et par la suite de celui-ci (entre 1979 et 1986). Il comprend quelques originaux de lettres envoyées au professeur Smith, des coupures de presse de textes inédits et tirées de divers journaux et, surtout, des photocopies d'articles de périodiques et de journaux relatifs à la francophonie albertaine.

The fonds contains documentation collected for the purpose of the article and more (between 1979 and 1986). It contains a few original letters sent to professor Smith, clippings of unedited texts taken from various journals and, mostly, photocopies of articles from periodicals and journals related to Franco-Albertans.

Smith, Donald

Ewasechko Canadian Political Cartoon Collection

  • Collection
  • 1935-1996

The collection consists of published volumes of political cartoons and other volumes illustrated by cartoonists. While primarily Canadian, a few American and British cartoonists are also represented. There are also a few biographies of cartoonists and related (non-illustrated) examples of Canadian humour.

UAA-2019-001 (Robert Layton)

  • UAA-2019-001
  • Accession
  • 1935-1968

Textual records from Robert (Bob) Layton's years at the University of Alberta, including newspaper clippings, directories, programs, handbooks, playbills etc.

Layton, Robert (Bob)

UAA 2018-003 R.E. Folinsbee

  • Accession
  • 1938 - 1964

Comprises research notes, letters, tables, correspondence and sketches of RE Follinsbee.

Follinsbee R.E

L.H. Thomas Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939 - 1982

The Lewis H. Thomas fonds span a period of over forty years, and provide a valuable record of the research, teaching, and life experiences of a significant scholar and long-serving member of the University of Alberta's faculty. In his career as an archivist; professor; and researcher and writer of scholarly history, Dr. Thomas' papers encompass a wide range of topics related to the historical development of Western Canada. The source material and research files in this fonds include a wealth of archival documents, bibliographies, imprint items, and research notes on subjects related to the exploration, settlement, and growth of Western Canada, particularly the Prairie region. Dr. Thomas published extensively in this area, and his research files and lecture note material provide insight into the many subjects he lectured and wrote about. They provide insight also into the research methodologies and strategies that he applied in his own work. There is information related to his teaching career at both the Universities of Saskatchewan (Regina) and Alberta, and documents related to the Department of History at the University of Alberta, and Professor Thomas' position as chairman of this department. Among his papers are files of professional correspondence that contain letters written to colleagues, including many well-known Canadian historians, across the country. There is correspondence with graduate students whose work Dr. Thomas supervised, and letters of recommendation prepared by Thomas for these same students as they applied for grants or employment opportunities. Shortly before he died, L.H. Thomas wrote to a young writer that "the aspect of my work which has given me the greatest satisfaction is teaching, and associations with students." (See Accession #87-130-4) He supervised the work of six doctoral students, several masters' students, and sat as a member of many thesis supervising committees. As the long-serving Alberta representative on the National Historic Sites and Monuments Board, L.H. Thomas' papers contain a great deal of information about the workings of the board with particular reference to the naming of historic sites in Alberta and Northern Canada. L.H. Thomas' varied committee experience and affiliation with other national organizations and associations is well documented in the papers. As well, L.H. Thomas' experience as an archivist, and his life-long interest in promoting and encouraging the use of archival documents in historical research, is a subject touched upon frequently in his papers. He corresponds with archivists, writes about archival practice, and fills his source material files with items gleaned from archival holdings. Finally, researchers interested in the topic of Canadian socialism may find these records relevant. L.H. Thomas was himself a life-long supporter of socialist doctrine, and published articles on the CCF and Socialist movements. His last major work before his death was a transcription of a series of taped interviews with Tommy Douglas, and records related to this subject are included in the papers. The records are in excellent physical condition and have been arranged into four series: Early Records; University of Alberta Records; Research and Publication Records; and Associations, Committees and Boards Records. Within these broad series designations are sub-series that further organize the records. Where possible, the file titles provided by L.H. Thomas are retained. A brief description of each series is provided, followed by a detailed file listing. A subject and name index is found at the end of the inventory to assist in locating specific files.

Thomas, Lewis Herbert

Paul Denis fonds

  • UAA-2019-028
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1974

Fonds contient deux tomes biographiques, plusieurs éditions de la revue bimestrielle Vie française, et une lettre du Général de Gaule de 1940.

Fonds consists of two biographical tomes, several editions of the bimonthly magazine Vie française, and a letter from the General de Gaule from 1940.

Denis, Paul

UAA-1970-065

  • Accession
  • [ca.1940]

Accession consists of a framed photograph of A.C. Rutherford in Chancellors robes.

UAA-1969-033

  • Accession
  • 1940-1954

Accession consists of Faculty of Education files.

Faculty of Education

Ivan Rudnytsky fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940 - 1984

Fonds consists of personal and research papers of Dr. Ivan L. Rudnytsky.

Rudnytsky, Ivan

UAA-2017-003

  • Accession
  • circa 1940s

University of Alberta "Varsity Song Book", published by the Students' Union of the University of Alberta.

Students' Union

Hugh M. Raup fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca.1940-1979]

Hugh M. Raup's records relating to Arctic and northern research; included are field notes, aerial photographs, maps, drafts and manuscripts of published papers, plant lists, and photographs of research sites and surrounding areas.

Harvard Forest Archives

UAA-1969-110

  • Accession
  • 1942

Accession consists of records pertaining to University of Alberta Interim Committee.

Mixed Chorus fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944-1989

The University of Alberta Mixed Chorus fonds housed in the University Archives span a period of more than forty years, and provide a valuable record of a long-standing University organization (approaching its 60th anniversary of operation). The Mixed Chorus was, and remains, an active contributor to University society, as well as the broader surrounding community because of its annual province-wide concerts and related public appearances. The Chorus is significant to the history of the development of choral music in Alberta, and its individual members and directors contributors in their own right to the province's musical growth.

The records have been arranged and described in two broad series and several sub-headings, with a basic chronological order maintained within each series. The textual files provide information about the early years of the Chorus' existence, particularly the years from 1946 to about 1971. Files maintained by the executive and directors (Richard Eaton and James Whittle) are significant for the information they provide about the Chorus' yearly operations and activities. Information in the files after the Whittle years is sketchier, and more incidental in nature. The textual files include correspondence, clippings, some meeting minutes, membership lists, the organization's constitution, and evidence of the planning and fundraising required to orchestrate the annual UAMC Spring Tour.

Series 1 consists of the Executive/Director files with sub-series providing information about membership; social activities, commemorative/historical records, and publicity and promotion files. Correspondence to and from members of the executive was filed together (in the form of scrapbooks in the 1940's), with correspondence maintained by the Chorus director. Where possible, the original order of the files was maintained, while the series and sub-series titles were assigned by the archivist to reflect the record function.

Series 2 is the Performance-related records, comprised of printed programs, sound recordings, and photographs. As noted earlier, the sound recordings form the largest component of the Mixed Chorus fonds. They include both taped recordings (cassette and reel-to-reel) as well as disc recordings. The photographs, numbering over 1200 in quantity, include prints, negatives, and a few transparencies and contact sheets. While the photographs do vary in quality, they provide important documentation of Mixed Chorus performances, social activities, and tours. There are excellent images of the Chorus's 40th anniversary activities taken by Hal Kinsey, as well as the annual formal photographs of the Mixed Chorus. Various alumni have sent copies of their personal photographs to the Mixed Chorus executive, adding to the views of the annual Spring tours, and various Chorus social events.

The records do not extend beyond the 1980's, but future accessions from the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus are anticipated. The Mixed Chorus records provide a profile of an aspect of the non-academic life of the University of Alberta student community, as well as make a valuable contribution to musical/performing arts history documentation for both the University of Alberta, and the Province of Alberta.

Mixed Chorus

UAA-1970-067

  • Accession
  • 1945-1965

Accession consists of the University of Alberta's Chief Librarian's files.

University Librarian

Louis Auguste Romanet fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945

The Romanet papers consist of correspondence, notebooks and reports on the fur trade, and the manuscripts of Kabluk of the Eskimo including several revisions. When the collection was received by the Archives in 1972, only a small part was preserved in Louis Romanets own meticulous arrangement. Care has been taken to maintain these files in their original order; but it was necessary to sort and arrange the bulk of the collection to define Romanet's career. One of the journals he composed during his first winter in Canada exists only as a carbon copy on tissue sheets. It is so fragile that a transcription has been made for the use of researchers. The 860 photographs in the collection depict the Hudson's Bay Company's employees, trading posts, and stern-wheel steamships; the native population of Northern Canada including the Arctic Islands; and the Romanet family. Almost 100 of the photographs were collected from Government and Hudsons Bay Company sources to illustrate Kabluk of the Eskimo, although only sixteen were used in the published version. A descriptive inventory was prepared in 1975. This inventory was revised and reprinted in 1997, however, the physical arrangement of the fonds was not altered.

Romanet, Louis Auguste

Wilfred Watson Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 1998

The Wilfred Watson fonds span a period of over fifty years, and provide a wonderful record of the creative processes of a noted Canadian poet, playwright, teacher and literary theorist. Wilfred Watson was a writer brimming with ideas and his papers provide evidence of his creative endeavors; his numerous notebooks are filled with drafts of plays and poems, ideas for further development, excerpts from his own reading and study, sketches, and jottings about his daily activities. In addition to his notebooks, there are files of his writing drafts (encompassing the many genre he wrote in), very complete correspondence files, drawing files and sketchbooks, and supplemental material including sound recordings and photographs. The records arrived at the University of Alberta Archives in three separate deposits (the last deposit of records made after Wilfred Watson's death), with excellent listings and descriptions attached. The archivist brought the records in each of the three deposits together physically and intellectually, while retaining many of the original groupings adhered to in the first listings. The notebooks, for example, were kept chronologically by Wilfred Watson, so the notebooks from all three deposits have been pulled together and arranged in their original date order. Likewise, the correspondence in each deposit was arranged alphabetically by correspondent and in the comprehensive finding aid, all of the correspondence is together and arranged in alphabetical order. The series designations include the following eight series, and were arrived at by considering the contents of the records. Watson's notebooks are of particular research value as they provide so much information about Wilfred Watson's creative thought processes, as well as information about his teaching plans, readings, Department of English activities, and even a daily weather observation from his study window. The notebooks also held loose sheets of paper, and these have been removed for conservation purposes and placed in a separate file following the notebook they were retrieved from. The series of literary drafts and writing files is also very significant; often several different versions of a particular poem or even an entire play are present in the files. The writing files take on added significance since they provide evidence of, as Wilfred Watson was once described, "a prolific poet who publishes little." As Diane Bessai noted, Watson's plays, while given lively reviews in the daily press at the times of their first performances, "have not been widely produced since". His writing, particularly his later writing, was often considered controversial and experimetnal, and was not readily published or produced, so it is important that his work is preserved in his own archive. The correspondence files, particularly the letters between Wilfred Watson and Sheila Watson, provide another fascinating glimpse into these writers' minds. The Watsons, due to work and schooling circumstances, lived apart off and on over the years and their letters became their main link. Their letters, written regularly to one another, usually go beyond the ordinary to explore mutual ideas about writing, writers, literature, and projects they are working on in their own studies. A detailed series and file list follows, with further information provided about each of the eight series in the Wilfred Watson fonds. A subject/name index is included at the end of the inventory to assist in locating specific files.

Watson, Wilfred

UAA-2017-006

  • Accession
  • 1948

Creator is John Charles Grant (Rule Wynn and Rule Architects - Edmonton)

Grant, John Charles

UAA-2001-009

  • Accession
  • 1948 - 1996

Various textual materials related to the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus. Primarily consists of photographs, programs, and personal correspondence concerning the 1947-1948 cohort. Various lyrics sheets and booklets, and magazine articles about all aspects of choral, symphony, and opera music.

University of Alberta Mixed Chorus

Studio Theatre

  • Fonds
  • 1949-2009

The records in the Studio Theatre fonds span a period of more than forty years. They offer record of a long-standing and innovative working theatre deeply involved in the Edmonton arts community, as well as documenting an important component of the University of Alberta's drama department program. Studio Theatre has contributed immensely to the development of theatre in Alberta and Canada, as witnessed by the number of individuals working in theatre across the country who have participated and gained experience on the Studio Theatre stage.

The records have been arranged and described in six series, with a basic chronological order maintained within each series. There is information about almost every play produced on the Studio Theatre stage between 1949 and 1991. Information tends to be fairly skimpy for the earlier productions; a production file might only contain a program and review clipping. As the years progress, more and more information is included with the production file. Reports from technical crew heads, front of house reports, financial records and publicity clippings are routinely kept. The production books, described in Series III, often provide the most detailed and varied information about a production. These books are production scrapbooks, and include programs, reports, clippings, telegrams, related correspondence, photographs, set plans, cast lists, and much more. Almost all of the production books have a copy of the script, used by the director as a prompt script and annotated with movement blocking, directions, and notes. In some production books, the director has included a written commentary critiquing various aspects of the production; theme may also be discussed, and background research notes about the play and playwright included.

With over 4000 photographic images (prints, negatives, and contacts) represented in the fonds, it is possible to get a 'visual' sense of the productions. Many productions are represented by both 'official' and 'candid' shots, and there are views of actors, sets, and costumes. The photographs vary in quality of picture as well as physical condition of print. Also documented in the Studio Theatre records are production posters, costume designs and set plans. Again, a researcher may have to consult the production book (Series III) as well as the specific media listing (Series IV) to see all available documents in these areas.

Not represented very extensively in these records is administrative documentation; a researcher interested in Studio Theatre administration should consult the general drama department records. The administrative records that are available in this fond consist of the correspondence files described in Series I. Torches Theatre records are also fairly sketchy, consisting of production books for the years 1962-1969.

The Studio Theatre records are a valuable contribution to theatre history documentation at the University of Alberta, and the City of Edmonton. They provide a glimpse of the people involved in drama during a formative time for theatre development in Edmonton. Social history is revealed through the plays chosen for production at Studio Theatre, mirroring the issues and trends in the wider society. Classical and contemporary plays, some experimental and others quite traditional, are all a part of Studio Theatre's production legacy.

The records have been arranged and described as six series, and a detailed series and file list follows. A brief description is provided of each series, followed by the file listing. A production index is found at the end of the inventory to assist in locating specific files.

Because the Studio Theatre records were received at the Archives as several deposits over a period of years, there was a need to bring the records together intellectually to better aid researchers looking for as complete a picture as possible. A basic chronological arrangement was maintained, with series arrangements assigned by the archivist to reflect function and format of the records.

The records are in good physical shape. The bound production books tend to be somewhat fragile and archivally compromised because of their 'scrapbook' quality. The paper in the books is very acidic, and items have often been attached with glue and scotch tape. Newspaper clippings are taped beside photographs, and oversize plans folded to fit the books. The binding of the production books is good, however, and no attempt was made to remove affixed items from the books. The pages with attached photographs were interleaved with acid-free tissue paper. In the production show files, newspaper clippings were photocopied and originals removed, and photographs were separated from the textual file for separate storage and description. The photographs vary in quality, and physical shape and it is obvious that they were handled a lot in the course of choosing publicity shots, etc. Contact prints and 35mm negatives are available for many of the productions. Where possible, oversize items have been flattened and stored separately.

The Studio Theatre fonds span a period of more than forty years, and provide a valuable record of a long-standing and innovative working theatre in the Edmonton community, as well as documenting an important component of the University of Alberta's drama department program. Studio Theatre has contributed immensely to the development of theatre in Alberta and Canada, as witnessed by the number of talented individuals working in theatre across the country who have participated and gained experience on the Studio Theatre stage.

The records have been arranged and described in six series, with a basic chronological order maintained within each series. There is information about almost every play produced on the Studio Theatre stage between 1949 and 1991. Information tends to be fairly skimpy for the earlier productions; a production file might only contain a program and review clipping. As the years progress, more and more information is included with the production file. Reports from technical crew heads, front of house reports, financial records and publicity clippings are routinely kept. The production books, described in Series III, often provide the most detailed and varied information about a production. These books are production scrapbooks, and include programs, reports, clippings, telegrams, related correspondence, photographs, set plans, cast lists, and much more. Almost all of the production books have a copy of the script, used by the director as a prompt script and annotated with movement blocking, directions, and notes. In some production books, the director has included a written commentary critiquing various aspects of the production; theme may also be discussed, and background research notes about the play and playwright included.

With over 4000 photographic images (prints, negatives, and contacts) represented in the fonds, it is possible to get a 'visual' sense of the productions. Many productions are represented by both 'official' and 'candid' shots, and there are views of actors, sets, and costumes. The photographs vary in quality of picture as well as physical condition of print. Also documented in the Studio Theatre records are production posters, costume designs and set plans. Again, a researcher may have to consult the production book (Series III) as well as the specific media listing (Series IV) to see all available documents in these areas.

Not represented very extensively in these records is administrative documentation; a researcher interested in Studio Theatre administration should consult the general drama department records. The administrative records that are available in this fond consist of the correspondence files described in Series I. Torches Theatre records are also fairly sketchy, consisting of production books for the years 1962-1969.

The Studio Theatre records are a valuable contribution to theatre history documentation at the University of Alberta, and the City of Edmonton. They provide a glimpse of the people involved in drama during a formative time for theatre development in Edmonton. Social history is revealed through the plays chosen for production at Studio Theatre, mirroring the issues and trends in the wider society. Classical and contemporary plays, some experimental and others quite traditional, are all a part of Studio Theatre's production legacy.

The records have been arranged and described as six series, and a detailed series and file list follows. A brief description is provided of each series, followed by the file listing. A production index is found at the end of the inventory to assist in locating specific files.

Because the Studio Theatre records were received at the Archives as several deposits over a period of years, there was a need to bring the records together intellectually to better aid researchers looking for as complete a picture as possible. A basic chronological arrangement was maintained, with series arrangements assigned by the archivist to reflect function and format of the records.

The records are in good physical shape. The bound production books tend to be somewhat fragile and archivally compromised because of their 'scrapbook' quality. The paper in the books is very acidic, and items have often been attached with glue and scotch tape. Newspaper clippings are taped beside photographs, and oversize plans folded to fit the books. The binding of the production books is good, however, and no attempt was made to remove affixed items from the books. The pages with attached photographs were interleaved with acid-free tissue paper. In the production show files, newspaper clippings were photocopied and originals removed, and photographs were separated from the textual file for separate storage and description. The photographs vary in quality, and physical shape and it is obvious that they were handled a lot in the course of choosing publicity shots, etc. Contact prints and 35mm negatives are available for many of the productions. Where possible, oversize items have been flattened and stored separately.

Studio Theatre

UAA-2017-002

  • Accession
  • 1949 - 1999

1 pin from the University of Alberta Spring Convocation in 1949 and an pin from University of Alberta Fall Homecoming in 1999.

L'Amicale Saint-Jean fonds

  • UAA-2019-040
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2015 [predominantly 1949-1986]

Le fonds contient des documents administratifs de l'association et de la documentation relative au Collège et au Juniorat. On y trouve de la correspondence, des listes d'addresses d'anciens, des coupures de presses, de rapports financiers de l'Amicale, des photos, de dépliants, de nombreux exemplaires de journaux étudiants de plusieurs autres institutions du pays, ainsi que des albums souvenirs et des annuaires de quelques unes de celle-ci. Le fonds a été divisé en trois parties: 1) Dossiers administratifs, 2) journaux, 3) albums souvenirs et annuaires. Tout les documents sont des originaux. Les annuaires, prospectus et rapports annuels des années 1978 à 1988 ont été ajoutés par la suite.

Fonds consists of administrative documents of the association and documentation related to the Collège and Juniorat. It contains correspondence, lists of alumni addresses, newspaper clippings, financial reports of l'Amicale, photos, pamphlets, several issues of student journals from institutions across the country, and souvenir albums and registries (or yearbooks) of some of these. The fonds has been divided into 3 parts: 1) Administrative folders, 2) journals, 3) souvenirs albums and registries. All documents are originals. The registries, prospectus, and annual reports from the years 1978 to 1988 were added afterwards.

L'Amicale Saint-Jean

UAA-1970-073

  • Accession
  • 1950-1959

Accession consists of records pertaining to joint Committee to Co-ordinate University and High School Curricula and the Matriculation Study Committee: booklets and files.

Joel Martin Halpern Southeast Europe Collection

  • 96-164
  • Collection
  • 1950s to 2007

Collection includes material from the former Yugoslavia and other countries of the Balkans collected by the Donor between the 1950s and 2007.

Halpern, Joel M. (Joel Martin)

J. Peter Meekison fonds

  • Fonds 403
  • Fonds
  • 1950 - 1995

The Peter Meekison fonds document the professional career of an important teacher, researcher, and administrator who had a distinguished career with both the University of Alberta and the Provincial Government of Alberta for a period spanning nearly thirty years. His records contain material relating to both his teaching and administrative career at the University of Alberta, his work related to constitutional affairs for the Province of Alberta, and his role as a Commissioner on the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. The records, largely textual, have been arranged according to four fairly broad series. The first series contains records related to Professor Meekison’s academic pursuits, and include some of his student notes while in the Ph.D program at Duke University and his teaching and administrative files from the University of Alberta. Included with the UofA files are teaching and research files, Vice-President (Academic) administrative files, and files related to special projects, programs, and committees Dr. Meekison was committed to while at the University. The second series contains material related more generally to Peter Meekison’s professional career, which is relevant to both his research interests at the University, and his work with the Provincial Government. There are correspondence files, sorted into the Department of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs chronological files, general correspondence files, and ‘people’ correspondence files. As well, this series contains records related to Meekison’s involvement with various professional associations and committees, his speaking engagements and attendance at conferences and workshops, and his writing and publication activities. Subject reference files maintained by Professor Meekison are included in this series, as well as his personal appointment books. Series three consists of Peter Meekison’s Constitutional material and is arranged according to an original color-coded file scheme applied when the files were current. The color-coded files include reports, briefing books, transcripts, and issues files related to various First Minister meetings, and committee meetings surrounding the constitutional reform discussions. Many of these files were created while Peter Meekison was Minister of Alberta Federal and Inter-Governmental Affairs and relate to the amending of the Constitution Act in 1982. A set of coded files is included in this series which addresses non-Constitutional issues his Ministry was dealing with. In his capacity as constitutional adviser to the provincial government post 1984, there is material related to the Senate Reform Task Force meetings, and the constitutional committee work leading to the Meech Lake Accord discussions and the 1992 Charlottetown Accord. Included in this series are numerous constitutional background material files which provide further insight into the constitutional process and debate. The final series consists of very complete records retained by Peter Meekison in his capacity as a Commissioner on the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP). The Commission was struck in 1992, and Meekison appointed to it in 1993. Included in the records are meeting minutes and documents, Intervener Participatory Program (IPP) submissions to the Commission, reports prepared for and by the Commission; policy team records, and background and reference files. The records are in excellent physical shape and because of their completeness and the broad span of years represented, provide valuable insight into issues facing Alberta and Canada in the 1980’s and 1990’s, as well as documenting University activities during this period and earlier.

The J. Peter Meekison fonds consists of records related to Professor Meekison's academic pursuits and his career at the University of Albera; his professional activities encompassing his research and writing files; constitutional material including Senate Reform Task Force records and Meech Lake Accord; and records of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.

Meekison, J. Peter

Brian Llewellyn Evans fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1950-2014

The Dr. Brian Llewellyn Evan fonds is a very rich and diverse acquisition of materials depicting the life and primarily teaching and research career of Brian Evans. The fonds comprises a broad scope of records comprising mainly of textual materials reflective of his teaching, research travel and role as a professor of history, University administrative functions in various roles and his involvement with the Chinese Community in Alberta.

Evans, Brian Llewellyn

University of Alberta Library Standards Archive

  • AEU-SA
  • Collection
  • 1950s- 2000s (predominantly 1970s-2000s)

A list of superseded ANSI and ANSI-approved standards in print held University of Alberta Libraries Research and Collections Resource Facility (RCRF).

UAA-2004-021

  • Accession
  • 1952 - 2004

FGSR student files

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Arnold-Nitecki Africana Collection

  • Collection
  • 1953 - 1988

The collection consists of Cameroonian literary manuscripts collected by Arnold, research material about Cameroon and other African countries, teaching material on African art (collected by Nitecki), and a significant collection of slides and audio recordings. The collection is divided into series by subject matter and media type.

Arnold, Stephen H.

Department of Pediatrics

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1988

Fonds consists of records from the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.

Department of Pediatrics

UAA-1975-089

  • Accession
  • 1956-1966

Staff publications: J.W. Pearce (Physiology)

Department of Physiology

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