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Department of Botany fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-268
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1975

Fonds consists of this series: Devon Island Research Project (1969-1975). Proposal; correspondence; reports; publication, 1977.

University of Alberta. Department of Botany

Meanook Biological Research Station fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-2687
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1990

The fonds consists of administrative materials created by the University of Alberta's Meanook Biological Research Centre between 1983-1990. The fonds consists of receipts, correspondence, day books, financial statements and other materials related to the day-to-day administration of the Meanook Biological Research Station.

Meanook Biological Research Station

Geoffrey Lester fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-2690
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1997, originals 1868-1997

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Geoffrey Lester and contains materials originally dating from 1868-1997. The fonds consists of this sous-fonds: Historical Atlas of Railways in Alberta (1868-1997) The sous-fonds consists of materials created or collected by Lester in the process of creating the atlas. The sous-fonds contains these series: A. Administrative (1984-1997) The series consists of research inquiries, expense listings, correspondence, funding files, and other materials relating to publication of the atlas. B. Research materials (1984-1997, originals 1868-1997) The series consists of news clippings, annual reports, maps, photographs, articles, and other materials related to Alberta railways. C. Publication (1984-1997) The series consists of checklists, specification sheets, drafts of various sections of the publication and other materials related to the creation and publication of the Historical Atlas of Railways in Alberta.

Lester, Geoffrey

Peter Murphy fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-2699
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1994

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Peter Murphy of the University of Alberta. The fonds consists of reports, proposals, conference materials, correspondence, personal papers, and other materials related to Dr. Murphy's participation in the Forestry profession.

Murphy, Peter

John Ralph Nursall fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-27
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1988

Fonds consists of these series: I Associations (1947-1988). Includes or relates to grants; memberships; publications; public lectures. II Councils, bureaus, advisory boards (1958-1986). Relates to Albertan and Canadian bodies, such as the Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program, the Edmonton Zoo, and the Fisheries Research Board of Canada. III Personal (1953- 1987). Includes annual reports; applications; book reviews; correspondence; research grants. IV Research projects (1964-1983). Relates to Alberta lakes, particularly Wabamun; includes field notebooks. V Topical files, research, publications (1955-1982). Arranged alphabetically by subject; includes 6 motion picture film reels and ca. 67 photographs relating to publications. VI University of Alberta (1956-1987). Relates to the Department of Zoology; programs at other universities; University of Alberta committees.

Nursall, John Ralph

Department of Geography fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-271
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1989

Fonds consists of these series: I Chair's office (1954-1969). II Professional congresses (1972- 1976). Includes organization of meetings; publications. III Publications (1969-1974). IV Research (1989). Tornado study project, by members of the Division of Meteorology.

University of Alberta. Department of Geography

Department of Zoology fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-276
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1986

Fonds consists of these series: I Examinations (1975-1977). II Photographs ([1949], 1975). Includes staff portraits; opening of Rowan Memorial Laboratory. III Publications (1923-1968). IV Reports (1952-1960). Alberta Biological Station research reports. V Sound recordings (1986). Memorial service for Professor D.M. Ross. VI Tundra conference [1968-1970]. Relates to the Conference on Productivity and Conservation in Northern Circumpolar Lands, Edmonton, 1969.

University of Alberta. Department of Zoology

Canadian Circumpolar Institute fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-279
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1989

Fonds consists of these series: I Advisory Committee (1961-1986). Includes Board of Directors; minutes. II Agreements (1985). Hokkaido University. III Alberta þ Government offices (1973- 1979). Includes grants and research proposals; Advisory Committee on the Boreal Institute and the Arctic Institute of North America (University of Calgary). IV Annual reports (1960-1974). Includes "Report of Activities" and "Review of Activities." V Arctic Summer School (1970-1984). VI Arctic Winter School (1976-1982). VII Boreal Circle Society (1968-1985). Includes speakers. VIII Canada þ Government offices (1966-1984). IX Conferences, institutes, seminars (1967- 1980). Includes proposed and presented events. X Field stations (1968-1984). Includes Meanook; Kananaskis. XI Grants (1961-1989). Includes correspondence with foundations. XII Interdisciplinary Studies (1968-1983). Includes Advisory Committee; institutes and centres. XIII Library (1960-1982). Includes liaison with other northern studies libraries; Northern Libraries Colloquy. XIV Memberships (1978-1985). Predominantly the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies. XV Northern Alberta Summer School (1975-1979, 1982-1983). Includes Fort Chipewyan, 1982-1983. XVI Planning and development (1959-1974). XVII Projects (1968- 1980). Includes Yukon and Arctic bibliographies; Northwest Territories Centennial; Alberta Oil Sands Environmental Research Program (AOSERP) oral histories. XVIII Publications (1973-1981). Includes correspondence for occasional publications series, nos. 1-15.

Canadian Circumpolar Institute

Devonian Botanic Garden fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-280
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1991

Fonds consists of this series: Publications and publicity (1960, 1976-1991). Includes Kinnikinnick, the newsletter of the Friends of the Garden, 1975-1991; annual report of the Microfungus Collection and Herbarium, 1988; Botanic Garden and Field Laboratory by James H. Whyte, 1960 and The Garden: A History of the University of Alberta Devonian Garden by Roger Vick, 1988; and miscellaneous brochures, pamphlets, press releases and publicity materials, ca. 1976-1989.

Devonian Botanic Garden

Reg D. Loomis fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-4
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1989

Fonds consists of these series: I Brief to Alberta Lands and Forests (1963). II Correspondence (1950-1960). To E.S. Huestis, Director of Forestry. III Memoirs (1987-1989). Interviews by Peter J. Murphy (7 sound tape cassettes). IV Memoranda [1953-1956]. Includes Canadian Institute of Forestry. V Reports (1915, 1924). Background reports on Cold Lake and Clearwater districts. VI Speeches (1956-1973). The records derive from Mr. Loomis' work with the Alberta Forest Service, 1950-1973; background papers from 1915 and 1924 are included.

Loomis, Reg D.

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