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Dr. Kenneth P. Caple papers

Series consists of records made and received by Dr. Kenneth P. Caple in the course of carrying out the duties of Chancellor. It includes correspondence and rolls of congratula.

Jack Diamond papers

Series consists of records made and received by Jack Diamond in the course of carrying out the duties of Chancellor. It includes correspondence and memoranda.

Departmental history

Series consists of records relating to the establishment of the department and its history. It includes proposals, reports, and a history of the department by Kristine Andersen (1985).

General Administrative and Office Files

Series consists of the main administrative files of the Society from about 1932 to 1973. During this period, a central office filing system was in place where each file category was assigned a unique alpha-numeric code. The alphabetic code was used to represent the broad category or subject area while the numeric code represented a division of the main category.

Researchers should be aware that the files are not arranged according to strict chronological and alphabetical order within or between subseries, and therefore the entire file list for the subseries below should be reviewed to determine the existence of all files on a particular subject.

Client Case Files

Series consists of client case files. Each case file contains personal information about individual clients, as well as a detailed log of the Society's involvement with the client, such as conversations and settings of interviews, analysis, notes, significant facts and/or statements made during the interview. Correspondence with various organizations are also included in the file folder. The arrangement of the files is in a rough alphabetical order.

In the case of some clients, file folders were not created. Instead, loose documents, usually comprising a 'Face Sheet' and attached sheets providing details of the Society's involvement with the client have been stapled together. These loose documents are clustered in groups and inter filed with foldered case files, arranged in their own rough alphabetical order.

A separate grouping of client case files have been labeled "Miscellaneous" and are broken down in alphabetical order. These files have been kept separate from other client case files.

In view of the rough alphabetical order of the client case files and the separate grouping of miscellaneous files, it will be necessary for researchers interested in a particular individual to review a number of different boxes in order to determine the existence of a particular file.

Museum of Archaeology

The Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology officially opened on December 15, 1979. Series consists of records relating to the Museum. It includes correspondence, reports, and posters.


Series consists of records relating to various professional associations, including the Archaeology Society of B.C., the Canadian Archaeological Association, the American Anthropological Association, and the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. It includes correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, and reports.

Departmental files

Series consists of records relating to the administrative and operational activities and responsibilities of the department. These activities include relations with other departments of the university, other universities, colleges, high schools, governments, organizations, and corporations. Also documented are activities relating to enrollment, undergraduate and graduate student curricula, administrative systems and procedures, departmental policies, transfer credits, bursaries and scholarships, public relations, teaching, facilities and research. The series includes correspondence, copies of Senate minutes detailing appointments, and memoranda. For a partial list of correspondents, see Access Points below; names have been registered as access points if they appear in file titles.

Canadian Council of University Chemistry Chairmen

Series consists of materials relating to the participation of the Department Chair in the Council. It includes agenda, minutes, correspondence and reports. Department Chair C.W. Jones served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Council from 1982-1985, and as Council Chair from 1985.

Inward to the Bones: Georgia Okeeffe's Journey with Emily Carr

Fonds consists of records relating to Braid's work writing poems written from the perspectives of Georgia Okeeffe and Emily Carr. Originally entitled The String Bean and the Pea as her thesis submission for a Master of Fine Arts at UBC, the work was later retitled Inward from the Bones. Records include notes, drafts, comments from Sandy Shreve, Sharon Fowler and George McWhirter.

Appointment calendars

Series consists of appointment calendars kept by Braid. The calendars document meetings with colleagues, friends, family, medical and other appointments, and other day-to-day events.

Writing and teaching projects

Series consists of records relating to many different writing projects in which Braid was involved, including Poetry in Transit, Poetry Train, Prosody group, Sex Death and Madness writing group, League of Canadian poets, The Fish Come in Dancing, CBC Ideas, Victoria School of Writing, and the Vancouver Industrial Writers Union, among other projects.


Series consists of daily diaries, notebooks, dream diaries, and travel diaries kept by Braid over a period of nearly 50 years. The diaries capture her reflections on various events in her life and in the world, the progress of her writing, and relationships with her family, friends, and others.


Series consists of publications in which Braid's writing has appeared.


Series consists of records relating to the Association's work with other organizations, government agencies, and with other Women in Trades groups. Activities documented include a national conference in 1980 and participation on a number of advisory committees, among them the Advisory Committee on Training and Employment of Women (ACTEW), established by the Provincial Apprenticeship Board in 1981; the Women's Advisory Committee on Training Access (WACT), an ad hoc group formed in 1983 to lobby for revisions to the Training Access (TRAC) learning modules used by vocational institutes; the Women's Employment and Training Coalition (WETC); and the Women's Skills Development Society. Series includes correspondence, minutes, reports, briefs, newsletters and course-related materials.

Outreach and advocacy

Series consists of records relating to the promotion of women's entry into trades occupations, gathering and dissemination of information about women and trades, and advocacy around specific cases, issues, and events, including sexual harassment and affirmative action. Activities documented include questionnaires circulated on women in trades in 1980 and 1985; speaking engagements and presentations; and an outreach project aimed at high-school students, undertaken in conjunction with the Pacific Vocational Institute and the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) in 1984-1985. Series includes correspondence, briefs, speeches, questionnaires, graphic materials and photographs, as well as published reference materials.

Education and training

Series consists of records relating to the Association's work documenting and promoting women's access to education and training in trades and technology. Files reflect its concerns with apprenticeships and vocational programmes; activities relating to the Pacific Vocational Institute, later reorganized as the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and the position of Women's Advocate there; and participation in seminars and public forums on training, the workplace, and women's employment opportunities. Series includes correspondence, briefs, course and program outlines, and some government publications.

Reference files

Series consists of documents retained by the Association for reference purposes. It includes press clippings, publications, and compilations of resource information.

Master's thesis interviews

Series consists of documents relating to interviews with tradeswomen and others conducted by Kate Braid throughout British Columbia in the course of research for her Master of Arts thesis at Simon Fraser University. Series includes audio cassettes, transcripts, notes, and correspondence.

General office files

Series consists of records relating to the broad mandate of Facilities Management and its many activities, including the planning, construction and maintenance of physical plant and grounds, and the planning and delivery of services to the University. It includes meeting agenda and minutes, certificates, contracts, correspondence, copies of deeds, lists, maps, memoranda, plans, and reports.

Radiation safety

Series consists of records related to radiation safety in the facilities of the Department. It includes memoranda, policy and procedure documents, and reports.


Series consists of correspondence and related materials received and sent by the School Director. It includes brochures, memoranda, questionnaires, and annual and other reports. Names that appear in file titles as correspondents or subjects are listed below under Access Points.

Subject files

Series consists of records relating to various subjects, including the B.C. Police College, distance education, the Isaac Ray Memorial Lectures, and Law Foundation grants. It includes correspondence, memoranda, reports and statistics. Names that appears in file titles as correspondents or subjects are listed below under Access Points.


Series consists of various publications of the School promoting its programs. It includes brochures, pamphlets, and reports.

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