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Physical Science Center

Physical Science Center at the University of Alberta built to house three departments of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. The building officially opened May 24, 1961 and was designed by the Department of Public Works.

Physical Sciences Auditorium

Physical Sciences Auditorium with 400 sloping seats full of students. The auditorium was housed in a seperate wing to the North of the Mathematics-Physics building and was used for large lecture classes, special lectures and public meetings. A projection booth is also located at the back of the room.

Physics Machine Shop

Physics machine shop with wood and metal-working equipment to create materials for research and undergraduate laboratories. The machine shop was located in the basement of the physics-mathematics wing.

Harris and Friends in the Rockies

Harris and friends standing in front of a lake in the Rockies. Image found inside card from Audrey and Willard F Allen. Willard Allen was a friend and fellow chemistry teacher at the University of Alberta.

Staff Office Laboratory

Staff office laboratory in the Physical Science Center, with a Fisher zone refiner in the center of the image. Each staff room was accompanied by a private laboratory.

Machine Shop

Three Machinists operating tools in the machine shop. The shop was complete with wood and metal-working equipment to create materials for research and undergraduate laboratories. Included in the photograph is a lathes, jig saw, sheet metal bender, grinder, two drill presses, and a welding area. The machine shop was located in the basement of the physics-mathematics wing.

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.

1956 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are stapled onto unused pages in the book. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings until March, with the names of lodge officers being listed.

UAA-1971-115

  • Accession
  • [ca.1956]

Two post cards: one depicts the Dentistry / Pharmacy building and is referred to in the photo as "Medical Building." The second is a photo of the University Hospital. Both photos are B&W prints; 14 x 9 cm.

1955 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed.

Additionally enclosed is a postcard, from Ray Scott, General Secretary & Treaurer, signalling reciept of the lodge's annual report for 1954.

1953-1954 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the period, with the names of lodge officers being listed.

1952-1953 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book; additional notes are enclosed on loose yellow pages. One ballot for local lodge office elections is also included. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the period, with the names of lodge officers being listed.

UAA-1969-104

8 photographs of the Unversity Campus.
1) University of Alberta Det. 11 Field Ambulance (1916)
2) University of Alberta Summer School for Teachers, 1915
3) UofA Summer School for Teachers, 1916
4) UofA Company 196th O. (W.U.) Battallion C.E.F. Edmonton, Ablerta, June 22, 1916
5) Unidentified
6) Unidentified
7) Unidentified
8) Aerial view of campus, 1953

UAA-1970-120

Accession consists of financial estimates for the University of Alberta. Accession also contains materials for the Office of the Comptroller/Bursar.

Co-60 Gamma Ray

Co-60 gamma ray unit used in cobalt therapy, the use of gamma rays to treat medical issues such as tumors. The Physical Science Centre had a special "cave" built out under the basement with a Co-60 gamma ray unit for the initiation of radio chemical reactions. Slide found in box labeled AECL for the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. Slide likely used in lecture or public talk.

National Research Universal

National Research Universal, Atomic Energy of Canada United in Chalk River, Ontario. Harris spent one summer in Chalk River with R Betts on the isotopic separation of sodium-22 and sodium -24. Slide found in box labeled AECL for the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, likely used in lecture or public talk.

National Research Universal Reactor

National Research Universal reactor Atomic Energy of Canada United in Chalk River, Ontario. Harris spent one summer in Chalk River with R Betts on the isotopic separation of sodium-22 and sodium -24. Slide found in box labeled AECL for the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited likely used in lecture or public talk.

UAA-1973-197

Lecture notes, certificates, publications, correspondence and photographs

Gordon, Robert Kay

UAA-1971-102

Photographs predominantly depicting J.J. Ower, the Provincial Lab, and University Medicine related staff and scenes.

Ower, John James

UAA-1971-166

Accession consists of records pertaining to the Science Association, University of Alberta including correspondence and financial statements.

Science Association

1945-1946 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. Addtionally attached is a postcard from W. E. Jones, General Secretary and Treasurer, acknowledging the reciept of the lodge's 1944 annual reciept. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during 1945, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

UAA-1969-091

Accession consists of records from the Department of Extension including memorabilia and programmes, "Chipmunk".

Department of Extension

1944 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1943 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1942 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1941 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1940 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

Additionally enclosed is a small handwritten note, badly faded, relating to the Aug. 15th meeting.

1939 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. The typewritten text of several resolutions passed by the lodge are also pasted inside the book. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1938 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. The typewritten text of several resolutions passed by the lodge are also pasted inside the book. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

Harris in Trail, British Columbia

Harris standing on a hill in Trail, British Columbia. Caption reads "Trail and CMS". The image was likely taken the summer after Harris' third year at University when he worked at Consolidated Minning and Smelting as a general labourer in the phosphate fertilizer plant. Slide used in personal presentation.

1937 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1936 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1935 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by attendence lists for meetings, which are glued onto unused pages in the book. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1934 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed, while the pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

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.

1933 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed, while the pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1932 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed, while the pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1931 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Additionally, appended with paperclips, are the text of several resolutions passed by the lodge, as well as a letter on proposed regulations on firing pools for railway employees in Winnipeg. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed, while the pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge,

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.

1930 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. The blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed, while the pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1929 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Notes are accompanied by a Feb. 14 financial secretary's monthly report, which is glued onto an unused page in the book. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

UAA-1973-147

Photographs of Debating Society (1915-1916), Freshman Class (1915-1916), Graduating Class (1918) and Convocation (1929)

1928 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Accompanying the notes are a number of monthly reports by the financial secretary, pasted on unused pages. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1927 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Accompanying the notes are a number of monthly reports by the financial secretary, pasted on unused pages. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1926 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Accompanying the notes are a number of monthly reports by the financial secretary, pasted on unused pages. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1925 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Accompanying the notes are a number of monthly reports by the financial secretary, pasted on unused pages. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1924 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1923 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. Attendence lists for various meetings during the year are also enclosed, as loose sheets. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1922 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. Attendence lists for various meetings during the year are also enclosed, as loose sheets. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1921 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. Attendence lists for various meetings during the year are also enclosed, as loose sheets. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

1920 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for the entire year. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

Enclosed loosely in the book are a variety of documents, including handwritten notes, correspondence, a reciept from Clark-Leatherdale Co. Ltd. Funeral Directors, internal union forms, and a number of lists recording attendence at various meetings during the year.

Circulars and Notices of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen

Assorted documents circulated by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. These include:

  • A Sept. 24, 1920 letter, from W. S. Sloane, clarifying the terms of the Chicago Joint Working Agreement with regards to the membership of associated organizations.
  • A Sept. 1, 1920 letter from A. H. Hawley, on winding-down of the Army and Navy fund, and giving instructions on the disposal of remaining funds, which were provided on an enclosed cheque.
  • An official circular, dated Nov. 20, 1920, on the need to leavy a new special General Assssment on members.
  • The October bulletin from the Brotherhood's Office of President, dated, in pencil, Nov. 30, 1920. The bulletin details ongoing deliberations by the United States Labor Board.
  • An official circular, dated July 28, 1919 issued by the Brotherhood's Office of the Assistant President, and Organizing Department. The circular details and discusses recent changes to the organization's constitution.
  • An official circular, dated Aug. 20, 1919, on a special action taken by the Brotherhood's 28th convention, to provide a war-related waiver, allowing members a longer period to apply for changes to their beneficiary status.
  • An official circular, dated Dec. 23, 1920, issued by the Brotherhood's Office of the President. The circular details and discusses recent changes to the organization's constitution, to accomodate member furloughed from work because of economic downturn.
  • A letter, dated Dec. 24, 1920, and addressed to the Bortherhoods of Locomotive Engineers and Railroad Trainmen, in addition to that of the Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, from the respective heads of these organizations, which forewarns against activities by the International Workers of the World.

1918 Meeting Minutes

Handwritten meeting minutes for the Northern Lights Lodge, No. 127, for 1918; the last entry, however, is dated Jan. 1919. Additionally, the blue-colored pages at the front of the book record the officer's roll-call for meetings during the year, with the names of lodge officers being listed. Attendence lists for various meetings during the year are also included, either as loose sheets or gluded to the inside covers. The pages near the end of the book feature a handwritten membership list for the lodge.

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