The fonds consists of personal and professional materials created by William C. Wonders between 1944-1989. The fonds consists of these series: I Advisory boards and committees (1973-1989). Relates in part to the Alberta Historic Sites Board; Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names. II Associations, conferences (1958-1989). Includes clippings, correspondence, newsletters, notices and travel records relating to Alberta, Canadian and international associations and conferences. III Book Reviews (1960-1986). IV Correspondence (1965-1987). V Education (1944-1954). Includes clippings; maps; notes; theses. VI Memorabilia (1952-1981). Includes Arctic plants; lectures; logbook; olive wreath from honorary degree ceremony at Uppsala University. VII Personal (1948-1989). Includes annual reports; biographical files; correspondence. VIII Photographs (1972). Collected for monograph entitled "The North" (56 images). IX Publications (1955-1989). X Radio talks (1954- 1975). XI Research projects and materials (1951-1989). Relates to The Atlas of Alberta, Native land claims, Scandinavian homesteaders, and Scotland. Includes grant applications, clippings. XII Teaching (1952-1986). Includes notebooks. XIII Television talks (1968-1974). XIV Universities other than Alberta (1967-1988). Includes lectures and papers delivered. XV University of Alberta (1953-1988). Relates in part to the Boreal Institute for Northern Studies; the Department of Geography.