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Walter Harris fonds

  • CA UOFA UOFA 2012-027
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 2011

This fonds contains the records of the University of Alberta chemistry professor Dr. Walter Harris. He was instrumental in the modernization of the University’s successful Analytical Chemistry program. Dr Harris was acclaimed for his work in chemistry education, scientific research, and committee service.

The materials date from 1915 to 2011. The records predominately date after Harris began his career at the University of Alberta in 1946. The collection is rich in teaching materials, including a number of lectures written verbatim, an abundance of lecture slides and audio visual recordings of Walter Harris lecturing, as well as a significant amount of Dr. Harris’ research papers and supporting information. The fonds also incorporates materials related to the history of the Chemistry Department at the University of Alberta. In addition, it provides insight into Harris’ book publications with related correspondence, revisions and notes. The fonds is abundant in records relating to Harris’ work as a committee member including meeting minutes, agendas, committee reports, and correspondence.

This fonds contains an array of document types including such textual materials as notes, correspondence, talks, programs, pamphlets, articles, cards, course materials, announcements, books, and personal history information. It also contains yearbooks, plaques, certificates and newspaper clippings, as well as a variety of media types including photographs, slides, negatives, lantern slides, a 16mm film, reel-to-reel audiotapes, a VHS videocassette, a u-matic video tape, and a CD-ROM disk. The fonds geographically pertains predominantly to Canada with some materials created in the United States, and a few materials generated in countries abroad. The materials related to Europe are from international conferences or committee travels taken by Harris.

Harris, Walter Edgar

University Symphony Orchestra fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-924
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1970

Fonds consists of these series: I Annual reports ([1954]-1964). II Correspondence (1953-1965). III Executive (1955-1964). IV Financial ([1954]-1964). V Membership (1955-1964). VI Minutes ([1954]-1964). VII Photographs (1951-1970). Mainly annual concerts; includes the University Singers, conducted by Richard Eaton (18 images). VIII Programs (1951-1964). IX Publicity (1954-1964).

University Symphony Orchestra (University of Alberta)

Zinovii Shtokalko fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-2681
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1992

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Zinovii Shtokalko and dating from 1917-1992. The fonds consists of these series: I. Correspondence and personal documents (1946-1986) The series consists of correspondence, personal documents and other materials. II. Manuscripts (1917-1992) The series consists of manuscripts collected or created by Zinovii Shtokalko. III. Student Papers (1945-1948) The series consists of papers written by Shtokalko as a university student. IV. Musical arrangements (ca. 1952- ca. 1960) The series consists of reel-to-reel recordings and music scores created by Shtokalko.

Shtokalko, Zinovii

Writers' Club fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-928
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1927

Fonds consists of these series: I Correspondence (1926-1927). II Minutes (1919-1927). III Poems and stories (1919-1927). Includes work by Kemper Hammond Broadus and John Thomas Jones.

Writers' Club (University of Alberta)

Workshop West Theatre fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-2672
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1997

The fonds consists of administrative, production and play development records. Workshop West organized and labeled the records into their own series and categories before donating their files to the University of Alberta Archives. The fonds consists of these series: I Administration (1978-1995). Series consists of board minutes, committee communications, financial information, correspondence, company histories and other materials related to the day-to-day operations of Workshop West. II Development (1979-1994) Consists of playwrights' correspondence, subscription information, press releases, playwriting circles, and other materials related to Workshop West's development as a theatre. III Financial Records (1978-1994) Series contains financial statements, correspondence, operating grants, cultural grants and other materials relating to the financial operations of Workshop West. IV Fundraising (1979-1995). Consists of correspondence, company files, donor lists, benefit information and other materials related to Workshop West corporate and private fundraising. V Production Records (1978-1995). Series consists of production files, programmes, scripts (produced), scripts (not produced) and other materials related to Workshop West productions. VI Publicity (1978-1994). Consists of publicity files for Workshop West productions, advertising budgets, correspondence and other materials related to the promotion of Workshop West productions. VII Subscription (1978-1990). Series consists of materials related to building Workshop West's subscription base. VIII Miscellaneous (1981-1994). Includes folders on Theatre Space Research, the Gerry Potter collection consisting of his notes and desk diaries from 1981-1994, and other materials. IX Contracts (1978-1994). Series consists of contracts related to Workshop West productions as well as workshops, playwriting circles, and play readings. Also includes administration contracts. X Posters (1979-1994) Consists of posters related to Workshop West productions. XI Set Design Layouts (1989-1995) Series consists of floor plans, theatre plans, lighting plots and other materials related to the Workshop West's stage design.

Workshop West Theatre

William Towrie Cutt fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-977
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1982

Fonds consists of these series: I Biographical (1970-1981). Includes an obituary; a review. II Correspondence (1941-1982). Mainly with publishers. III Draft manuscripts ([ca. 1950]-1979). IV Galley proofs (1970-1973). V Photographs (1916-[196-]). Relating mainly to Manitoba (14 images). VI Short stories (1942- 1958). VII Student essays (1941-1950). Includes criticism by F.M. Salter. VIII Workbooks [ca. 1964]. Most of the records relate to the writing of Mr. Cutt's books for children.

Cutt, William Towrie

William Rowan fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-955
  • Fonds
  • [1986]-1965

Fonds consists of these series: I Art (1908-1957). Includes sketchbooks; Christmas cards; correspondence. II Biographical, personal (1902-1962). Includes or relates to awards; biographical articles; Unitarian Church; conferences and invitations; memberships; education; health; financial affairs; obituaries; tributes. III Career (1909-1957). Includes teaching appointments and duties at Bedales School and the Universities of Alberta and Manitoba. IV Conservation (1916-1957). Includes Delta Waterfowl Research Station; federal and provincial game laws; fish and game associations; reference materials. V Correspondence (1900-1965). Family; colleagues; students. VI Major manuscripts (1930-1957). As the Crow Flies, Beloved Wilderness, The Last Chapter, The Riddle of Migration. VII Model railway, Jasper, Alberta (1936-1950). A pet project of Dr. Rowan's; includes correspondence, notes, photographs and sketches. VIII Music (1927-1955). Includes support for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the University Mixed Chorus, and the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. IX Photographs [1896-1957]. Rowan family and colleagues; animals; birds; plants. X Projects (1917-1957). Museums; zoos; postage; game stamps. XI Public affairs (1911-1957). Relates to the peace movement, the United Nations, education and other issues; includes addresses, lectures, correspondence, letters to the editor, memorabilia, reference materials. XII Publications (1913-1963). Includes correspondence; book reviews. XIII Research (1908- 1957). Includes or relates to cycles, migration, ornithology; enquiries; field notes; funding sources. XIII Speeches, radio talks (1914-1957). Mainly on conservation; cycles; migration.

Rowan, William

William Pearce fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-35
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1930

Fonds consists of these series: I Agriculture and forestry (1886-1929). Includes bulletins; correspondence; memoranda. II Calgary (1884-1929). Relates mainly to city administration; educational institutions; parks; planning; services. III Commissions (1894-1921). Relates mainly to the Railway Rates Commission; the Economic and Development Commission. Includes data from 1867. IV Department of the Interior (1881-1929). Relates mainly to correspondence with other officials of the Department. V Historical (1902-1928). Includes correspondence, draft manuscripts and research material (some from 1875-1912) collected for a history of the Canadian North-West. V Irrigation (1890-1927). Includes or relates to general irrigation matters; North-West Irrigation Act; irrigation projects; irrigation associations; private irrigation correspondence; maps. VI Letterbooks (1883-1891). Relates to general business matters; land claims. VII Miscellaneous (1889-1926). Includes clippings; publications. VIII Mountain parks (1887-1925). Relates to their establishment; draft regulations regarding publicity; protection of the Rocky Mountain parks. IX Natural resources and industrial development (1887-1928). Relates in part to coal, gas, oil, petroleum and water power. X Personal and family (1883-1928). Relates to business investments; church matters; education; employment; family matters; finances; health; legal affairs; politics; real estate. XI Personal correspondence (1885-1929). XII Photographs (1858-1902). Persons and places in western Canada; collected, not created by Mr. Pearce (105 images). XIII Settlement (1880-1927). Includes or relates to the Department of the Interior; Canadian Pacific Railway Company; personal files; maps. XIV Statistics (1912-1926). Relates mainly to municipal finances on the prairies; a comparison of certain demographic, social, and economic features of northern and southern Alberta. XV Surveys (1878-1928). Includes or relates to career papers; Department of the Interior; Canadian Pacific Railway Company; surveyors associations; legislation; history of surveys; maps. XVI Transportation (1884-1930). Relates mainly to railways; roads; navigable rivers and lakes.

Pearce, William

William John Eccles fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-984
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1963

Fonds consists of this series: Draft manuscripts (1957-1963). Working copies of Frontenac: the Courtier Governor and Canada Under Louis XIV.

Eccles, William John

William H[enry] McCardell, Jr. fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-13
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1980

Fonds consists of these series: I Biographical materials [1944-197-]. Includes newsclippings about W.H. McCardell Sr. II Columns [1945?-197-]. III Correspondence (1916-1980). Personal and professional letters. IV Diaries [1939-1946]. Forest ranger and war diaries. V Photographs [193- - 197-]. Includes personal photographs; aerial surveys and views of forests, animals, railroads, roads (354 images). VI Poetry [193-]. VII Reference materials [1944-1959]. Mainly brochures and clippings relating to the subjects of Mr. McCardell's columns. Includes some notes on the items.

McCardell, William H[enry], Jr.

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