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Alexander Cameron Rutherford fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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The Gateway fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1910-

Fonds consists of a records pertaining to the University of Alberta's independent student newspaper The Gateway.

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Edmonton Academy of Medicine fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1902-1914

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

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Office of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine fonds

  • Arquivo
  • [1920] -

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Office of the Dean in the Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Alberta.

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George Salt fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1915-1924

Fonds consists of records related to George Salt and his time at Crescent Heights Collegiate Institute and the University of Alberta, including notebooks, class photos, souvenir postcards, and other records.

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Henry Marshall Tory fonds

  • 1968-9
  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Karl Clark Fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Inger Riis fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1925-1929

Fonds consists of records relating to Inger Riis' time as a student at the University of Alberta.

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William Pearce Fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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

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Alan Emerson Cameron fonds

  • 1969-160
  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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J. W. Sinclair fonds

  • Arquivo
  • [ca. 1931-1933]

Fonds consists of records related to J. W. Sinclair, including photographs from northern Canada.

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Louis Auguste Romanet fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Stuart Duncan fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1899-1945

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Stuart Duncan.

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Torches Theatre

  • Arquivo
  • 1955-

Consists of records pertaining to Torches Theatre including production books.

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Department of Physiology fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1956-

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Department of Physiology at the University of Alberta.

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William Rowan Fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Heber C. Jamieson fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Department of Dairy and Food Science fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1924-1964

Fonds consists of records related to the history and operations of the Department of Food Science.

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Cecil Scott Burgess fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1891-1970

The C.S. Burgess fonds documents Burgess's administrative and professional activities from 1891 through 1971; he removed most remaining personal records before donating material to the Unviersity Archives. The records reflect Burgess's progess as a designer and the evolution of his design interests from his architectural articling and design studies in Scotland, England and his European study tours, to his professional consultation work and teaching in Canada beginning in Montréal and concluding with his tenure as a professor of architecture at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. A small portion of the records document Burgess's work as a private consultant for public and private groups across Alberta. The records include lecture and public speaking notes on art, history and design; professional correspondence; design portfolios in various media from both his student and professional periods; photographs predominantly of his professional work with some of private acquaintances; a collection of postcards, maps and other art and design related ephemera.

The C.S. Burgess fonds documents Burgess's administrative and professional activities from 1891 through 1971; he removed most remaining personal records before donating material to the Unviersity Archives. The records reflect Burgess's progess as a designer and the evolution of his design interests from his architectural articling and design studies in Scotland, England and his European study tours, to his professional consultation work and teaching in Canada beginning in Montréal and concluding with his tenure as a professor of architecture at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. A small portion of the records document Burgess's work as a private consultant for public and private groups across Alberta. The records include lecture and public speaking notes on art, history and design; professional correspondence; design portfolios in various media from both his student and professional periods; photographs predominantly of his professional work with some of private acquaintances; a collection of postcards, maps and other art and design related ephemera.

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Christopher X. Ringrose fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1971

Fonds consists of the records of Christopher Xerxes Ringrose, including his book of poetry, "Western Reunion."

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Department of Mineral Engineering

  • Arquivo
  • 1914-1973

Fonds consists of class photos, teaching slides, office files, and other records from the Department of Mineral Engineering at the University of Alberta.

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Dorothy Livesay archives

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

The archives 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.

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Paul Denis fonds

  • UAA-2019-028
  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Chinese Students' Association

  • Arquivo
  • before 1975

Fonds includes records pertaining to the Chinese Students' Association at the University of Alberta including issues of The Midway.

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Alexander Matejko fonds

  • Arquivo
  • [1966]-1978

Fonds consists of records related to Alexander Matejko's time as a professor of Sociology at the University of Alberta.

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Finley McInnes fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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).

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Sir Samuel Steele Collection

  • 2008.1
  • Arquivo
  • 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

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Barter Theatre fonds

  • UAA-2001-139
  • Arquivo
  • 1972 - 1978

The fonds consists of programs, press clippings, publicity notices, photos, slides, and show lists pertaining to the productions put on by Alberta Barter Theatre between the years 1972 and 1978. The records are in roughly chronological order according to their production.

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Héritage Franco-albertain fonds

  • UAA-2019-046
  • Arquivo
  • (1979- [?])

Fonds contient des récapitulations d'entrevues, des MP3s numérisés, des questionnaires, des rapports de recherche, des livres, des annales, des régulations, des inventaires, des catalogues, des protocoles d'ententes, des formulaires, des rubans audio, des cassettes audio, des PDFs, des disques compactes, et des transcripts (entrevues, recettes, rites de passage, chanson, descriptions de photos).

Fonds consists of interview summaries, digitized MP3s, questionnaires, research reports, books, annals, regulations, inventories, catalogs, agreement protocols, forms, audio tapes, audio cassettes, PDFs, compact discs, and transcripts (interviews, recipes, rites of passage, songs, descriptions of photos).

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Hugh M. Raup fonds

  • Arquivo
  • [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.

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Reta Rowan fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Julian Mills fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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

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Department of Clothing and Textiles fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1965-1979

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Department of Clothing and Textiles at the University of Alberta.

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Theatre Three Fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1971 - 1980

The fonds consists of clippings, press releases, correspondence, photos, slides cassettes and prompt scripts documenting Theatre 3's administrative and operating activities. The fonds is in roughly chronological order according to accumulation.

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University Bookstore fonds

  • Arquivo
  • [ca. 1957-1980]

Fonds consists of records related to the operations and history of the University Bookstore at the University of Alberta.

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C.W. Mathers fonds

  • Arquivo
  • [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.

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University Secretariat fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1969-1981

Fonds consists of records from the University Secretariat at the University of Alberta.

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Office of Community Relations fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1918-1981

Fonds consists of records related to the operations of the Office of Community Relations and the history of the University of Alberta.

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Annora Brown fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1926-1982

Fonds consists of the personal and professional papers of Annora Brown, and includes correspondence, scrapbooks, sketches, reviews, clippings, reference materials and photographs. The majority of the materials date from 1926 to 1982, and were donated in one accession (UAA-1982-116).

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Department of Computing Services fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1969-1982

Fonds consists of records related to the Department of Computing Services at the University of Alberta.

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Ernest C. Manning fonds

  • 1981-32
  • Arquivo
  • 1978 - 1982

Series illustrates the likeness of Ernest C. Manning from various sources, including newspaper articles, a cover of a biographical sketch by John Cashman, and a negative from the UAA. Series consists of 5 graphic materials that have been scanned and Photoshopped.

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J. Dewey Soper Fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1982

The J. Dewey Soper fonds consists of field books, photographs and illustrations, correspondence, and manuscripts. The material covers the years 1908 to 1981. The photographs document his Arctic expeditions for the Canadian government and his work as an officer of the Federal Wildlife Services Department and comprise predominantly the years 1920 to the early 1950s. The textual material more completely documents the span of his lifetime with diaries and field notes from the 1910s to his post 1960s research for the University of Alberta's Department of Zoology. Title is based on the content of the fonds. No further accruals are expected.

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William Tuomi Fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Lewis Herbert Thomas fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

Sidney Martin Blair Fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1983

The papers, covering the period 1895 to 1983, consist chiefly of biographical data, correspondence, diplomas and certificates, texts of speeches, reports, accounts, property and estate business, maps, sketch plans, blueprints, publications, and reference material. Dr. Blair had made notes about the contents of some folders and envelopes, but most of the labelling of files had been done either by one of his secretaries or by Mrs. Roughley as she was preparing to work on the project. While the file headings correctly identified the contents, there was very little order apparent in the arrangement of the files except in the case of the reports of Trinidad Leaseholds Limited, his speeches, and those files relating to Dr. Blair's memberships and directorships in various organizations, clubs and corporations. Photographs, both personal and business, constitute the fifth series and include photos of Dr. Blair, his family and friends, and projects and activities with which he was associated in his professional life.

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William Elmer Adkins Fonds

  • Fonds UAA-1982-139
  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Ceremonies and Protocol Office fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1919-1983

Fonds consists of records created or used by the Ceremonies and Protocol Office at the University of Alberta. The records relate to convocation ceremonies, the university's 75th anniversary, Universiade '83, and other events.

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Ivan Rudnytsky fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1940 - 1984

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

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Lucien Auclair fonds

  • UAA-2019-027
  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Association Canadienne française de l'Alberta fonds

  • UAA-2019-041
  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Institute of Law Research and Reform

  • Arquivo
  • 1968-1986

Fonds consists of the annual reports and other materials of the Institute of Law Research and Reform.

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Salon d'Histoire de la Francophonie Albertaine fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Department of Plant Science fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1915-1987

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Department of Plant Science at the University of Alberta.

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Canadian Encyclopedia fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1985 - 1987

The Canadian Encyclopedia fonds provide a comprehensive and detailed record of one of the largest and most important cultural undertakings in Canadian publishing history. The records are extensive, and detail the process involved in producing a large reference publication from the inception stage through to final publication. The fonds consist of approximately 13 metres of records, excluding illustrative material that is to be returned to the Archives at a later date. The material was donated to the University of Alberta Archives in 1986, and original order was subsequently disrupted in the re-boxing of records from binders, filing cabinets, and closets for transfer to the Archives. As well, some of the records were still active and being consulted in preparation for the second edition publication of The Canadian Encyclopedia. The volume of records has meant that the fonds will be arranged and described in three phases. Phase one, which this inventory represents, involved a complete overview of the entire fonds, the restoration, where possible, of original order, and the file level description of six of eight series. Within each of these series, sub-series designations were assigned to better organize and describe the records. Each series is further described in an introduction preceding the series listing. Original file titles, if they existed, were retained by the archivist in the description. A subject and name index is found at the back of the inventory to further assist in locating specific information. These records have tremendous research value. The administrative and financial records provide a complete business history of the project. Based on correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, and monthly reports, etc. the researcher is able to better understand how the publication was planned, produced, and delivered to the public. The internal operation of The New Canadian Encyclopedia Publishing Ltd. are revealed through the procedures manuals and internal instructions which outline operating practices, guidelines, and editorial methodology. The files also provide an original and comprehensive picture of the publishing business from a Canadian perspective. The article and entry files contain samples of work by top Canadian academic experts. Because the editors were constrained by space and subject limitations, not everything they received could be printed in the encyclopedia. The files complement the published record, indicating how articles were edited, categorized, and sometimes cut altogether. Material, not published in the Encyclopedia, is retained in the files. The records are in excellent physical condition and multi-media in composition. The series and file listings follow.

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Associate Vice-President (Academic) fonds

  • Fonds 2001-60
  • Arquivo
  • 1971-1988

Records of the Office of the Associate Vice-President (Academic). Included are proposals and projects related to Native education; proposals and projects of the University/Community Special Projects Fund; documents of Native Affairs at the University of Alberta, of the Universities Coordinating Council ad hoc Native Studies Committee, and of University collections and exhibits. Furthermore, the fonds contains briefing packages, and correspondence of the School of Native Studies, University of Saskatchewan deliberations on Indian Languages and related publications.

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Department of Pediatrics

  • Arquivo
  • 1956-1988

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

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Department of Classics fonds

  • Fonds 27
  • Arquivo
  • 1908 - 1988

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Department of Classics at the University of Alberta.

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Gloria Strathern fonds

  • Arquivo
  • [1982-1988]

Fonds consists of writing and research materials of Gloria Strathern.

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Theresa Alta Iddings fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1900-1988

Fonds consists of records collected and created by Theresa Alta Wilton (née Iddings), from the University of Alberta Class of '24.

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Department of Sociology fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1960-1988

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta.

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Mixed Chorus fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Department of Entomology fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1922-1989

Fonds consists of materials pertaining to the Department of Entomology at the University of Alberta.

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Edmonton Science Fiction and Comic Arts Society Archives

  • Arquivo
  • 1976 - 1989

The archives consist of records and publications of the ESFCAS, including correspondence, financial documentation, artwork, advertisements, and other ephemera. While predominately textual, the archives contain 10 photographs and several audio cassette recordings of interviews with science fiction writers and of science fiction events. A few textual items are in Russian.

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Ousmane Silla fonds

  • UAA-2019-017
  • Arquivo
  • 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.

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Alberta Institute of Agrologists fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1931-1989

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

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R. B. Charlton fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1989

Fonds consists of records related to R. B. Charlton and his work with the Department of Geography and the Division of Meteorology at the University of Alberta.

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James McPherson Parker fonds

  • 1991-001
  • Arquivo
  • 1990

The James M. Parker fonds consists of 85 black and white photographs and one metre of textual material documenting the professional activities and historical research interests of James M. Parker.

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Assiniboia Community Housing Cooperative fonds

  • Arquivo
  • 1966-1990

The Assiniboia Community Housing Cooperative (ACHC) fonds document the history and function of the Cooperative, and its predecessor, the Campus Co-operative Association. The records span the years from the inception of the Co-operative in 1967, through its existence 21 years later when the records to that date were deposited with the University of Alberta Archives.

The records, largely textual, required a fair amount of sorting when received at the Archives. Papers were removed from binders, and duplicate records disposed. There was a lot of duplication of records, as individual executive members along with each ‘house’ in the Cooperative maintained a set of minutes, audited financial statements, policies and procedures manuals, along with forms for completing maintenance checks and house inventories. As well, the collection was weeded of financial ephemera (invoices, returned cheques, bills, etc) since summary financial records existed. An original listing provided by a then member of the ACHC aided the arrangement and description process.

The records have been sorted into ten series, including: the Cooperative Movement; Executive Committee Records; Minutes (Board and General); Financial Records; Membership Records, Property Management Records; Property Expansion Records; Legal Advice Records; Historic Records; and the Newsletter (The Cooper). Some of the series are very small, while others like the Financial records series and Property Management records series are necessarily arranged into sub-series to better organize the material. There is a complete set of minutes from the 1960s through to January of 1987. Membership records are particularly complete for the mid-1970s to the early 1980s; earlier membership records, particularly for the 1960s, are sketchier. The records are in good physical shape.

The Assiniboia Community Housing Cooperative records reflect an interesting alternative to standard student housing arrangements available on the University of Alberta campus in the mid-1960’s. It was, writes Rod Olstad in a 1988 Gateway article, “the first organized, yet unofficial, co-ed housing at the U of A.” Principles of democracy were essential to the Cooperative, with their elected executive, membership votes on all matters of house policy and operation, and safeguards to protect individual members from potential financial liability, etc. Co-op members were instrumental in lobbying the University in 1973 to abandon plans to demolish much of the low-cost housing in the North Garneau neighbourhood, demanding instead that this housing be retained and renovated to ensure that low-cost, alternative housing was available for students.

The ACHC records can also be viewed as a part of the larger national Co-operative housing movement emerging in the same period. The unique living arrangement that is the Cooperative, with its accompanying problems and triumphs, is well documented in these records.

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