Title and statement of responsibility area
General material designation
- Multiple media
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Physical description area
The fonds comprises 21.4 metres of archival material:
10.8 meters of textual records
7.80 meters of related audio-visual materials including slides, photographs, VHS, cassette tapes and optical disks.
2.8 meters of over-size items: includes 2 paintings along with three 30" x 20" x 2" boxes of over-size materials (frames, plaques, awards and gifts)
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Scope and content
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.
The fonds is in very good condition - a few items noted as being subject to minor water damage.
Immediate source of acquisition
The materials was acquired directly from the Executor of the Estate - Dr. P. Prestwich.
The materials are arranged in accordance with media type and sequentially numbered by file. Audio-visual material have been removed the fonds and housed separately. The main textual material is arranged via the principle "respect des fonds". It has been retained in original order with the materials placed in archive acid-free folders and identified according to original titles where possible. The textual materials are numbered sequentially with each file described in a descriptive inventory. The A-V materials have been separated by media type and described via a separate A-V inventory. This full descriptive inventory is linked to the main inventory and captures where the A-V items were originally housed within the collection prior to removal.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
The textual materials are housed in the main collections area of RCRF. The Audio-visual materials are housed ion the Cold Room at RCRF.
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
The vast majority of the acquisition is open for research. Only two files comprising evaluations of individuals are identified in the descriptive inventory as being subject to disclosure at the discretion of the archivist.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
A comprehensive description to the file level has been developed by the UA Archives' staff including a descriptive inventory of AV and over-sized materials. The descriptive inventory is attached to this accession register and housed in the case file.
Subject access points
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Name access points
- Evans, Brian Llewellyn (Subject)
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Updated by M.Fraser 25 Feb. 2021.
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