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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

Roland S. Young fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-2673
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1987, predominant 1950-1987

The fonds consists of personal papers, correspondence and financial documents of Dr. Roland S. Young. Fonds also includes reports, correspondence, published materials, research notes, and other documents that Dr. Young created or collected in his professional life. Fonds includes ca. 150 photographs of both a personal and professional nature.

Young, Roland S.

Sidney Martin Blair fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-876
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1981

Fonds consists of these series: I Alberta oil sands (1922-1966). Includes or relates to the Blair report; the First Oil Sands Conference, 1951; Karl A. Clark; references. II Canadian Bechtel Limited (1939-1981). Includes or relates to administration; business correspondence; personal correspondence; projects; publications; references. III Personal (1920-1981). Includes or relates to biographical material; Blair Consulting Services; correspondence; directorships; estates; family companies; finances; memberships; property; speeches. IV Photographs (1923-1979). Business, personal events and scenes of the oil sands area in northern Alberta (406 images). V Trinidad Leaseholds Limited (1928-1949). Includes or relates to administration; business correspondence; personal correspondence; reports; references.

Blair, Sidney Martin

Treaty 8 Tribal Association fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-920
  • Fonds
  • [1973-1974]

The fonds consists of materials created by the Treaty 8 Tribal Association. The fonds consists of this series: Fort St. John, B.C. community and district [1973-1974]. The series consists of 21 videotapes chronicling tribal activities and educational programs and interviews.

Treaty 8 Tribal Association (Fort St. John, B.C.)

Treaty Number Eight fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-921
  • Fonds
  • 1899

Fonds consists of this series: I Treaty No. 8 (1899). "Articles of a Treaty made and concluded... in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety-Nine between Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland by Her Commissioners the Honourable David Laird... James Andrew Joseph McKenna... Honourable James Hamilton Ross... of the one part; and the Cree, Beaver, Chipewyan and other Indians... by their Chiefs and Headmen, hereunto subscribed, of the other part...." Original printed copy, distributed to all signatories.

Treaty Number Eight

Tom Schwartzkopf fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-1008
  • Fonds
  • 1983

Fonds consists of this series: Universiade '83 Fencing events (1983). Includes blueprints, correspondence, handbooks, news releases, press kit, programs, signs and timetables gathered during Mr. Schwarzkopf's tenure as Media Centre Manager.

Schwarzkopf, Tom

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)

Universities Coordinating Council fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-802
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1989

Fonds consists of these series: I Committees (1921-1984).Includes Small Hospitals, 1927-1947; Native Studies, 1976-1980; Nursing Education, 1921-1984. II Accreditation and affiliation (1964-1982). Includes Colleges Committee. III Administrative records (1964-1984). Includes student affairs; finance; legislation; reports; membership. IV Coordinating Council (1964-1983). Minutes; agendas; reports; Executive; consortia of university presidents. V Professional Examinations - Administration (1913-1980). Includes Review Board, 1970-1980. VI Professional Examinations - Candidates (1912-1989). Includes applications, examinations, certificates, and correspondence for : Agrology (1949-1987); Architecture (1923-1975, 1982-1988); Chartered Accountancy (1917-1977); Dentistry (1912-1985); Dental Hygiene (1960-1986); Dietetics (1960-1970, 1986); Engineering (1920-1981); Homeopathy (1970-1971); Interior Design (1984-1988); Land Surveying (1913-1975); Law (1916-1989); Medicine (1912-1977); Nursing (1921-1984); Optometry (1920-1950); Osteopathy (1914-1918, 1931-1949); Pharmacy (1918-1976); Physiotherapy (1955-1987); Psychology (1960-1989); Social Work (1970-1989); Veterinary Medicine (1921-1979).

Universities Coordinating Council

University of Alberta Press fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-796
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1990

Fonds consists of these series: I Committees (1963-1981). Includes University Press Committee minutes, 1969-1981; University Publications Committee minutes, 1963-1970. II Correspondence (1968-1978). Includes Canada Council. III Publications (1969-1990).

University of Alberta Press

University of Alberta. Students' Union fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-2686
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1994

The fonds consists of materials created by the University of Alberta Students' Union from 1921-1994. The fonds consists of these series: I. Financial (1928-1991) The series consists of financial statements, auditor's reports, budgets and correspondence with auditors. II. Boards and Committees (1971-1990) The series consists of records from various Students' Union boards and committees including the Administration Board, the Building Services Board, the Executive Committee, and the External Affairs Board. Manuals (1966-1991) The series consists of manuals created by the student union and includes Constitution and By-Laws manuals and Building Policy manuals. Students' Council (1969-1994) The series consists of reports, correspondence, minutes, photographs and other materials related to the Students' Council. IV. 75th Anniversary (1944-1983) The series consists of photographs, scrapbook, and other materials related to the Students' Union involvement in the University's 75th anniversary celebrations. V. The Gateway (1925-1994) Consists of copies of the University of Alberta student newspaper, The Gateway. VI. Miscellaneous (1970-1994) The series consists of a variety of material related to the University of Alberta Students Union.

University of Alberta. Students' Union

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