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Abernethy Elevator Local #702 Collection

  • CA UMASC MSS 277
  • Collection
  • 1977 - 1985

The collection contains textual records of the history of Local #702 in Abernethy, Saskatchewan. Also included are correspondence between the United Grain Growers' head office regarding the historical sketches.

Abernethy Elevator Local #702

Richard E. Bennett fonds

  • CA UMASC Tc 43 (A.80-07, A.89-04)
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1989

The fonds consists of five audio cassettes of interviews conducted by University of Manitoba archivist Richard E. Bennett. Interviewees include: C.E. L'Ami (January 31, 1980); Margaret Hamilton Bach who speaks about the psychical research of Thomas Glendenning Hamilton (November 26, 1980); John D. Mundie, professor of business administration, and dean of the Asper School of Business who speaks about the Faculty of Management at the University of Manitoba (November 25, 1986); and poet Anne Marriott (1913-1997) who is interviewed at her home in North Vancouver, B.C., (February 14, 1989).

Bennett, Richard Edmond

David Bergen fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 257
  • Fonds
  • 1984-2008

The first accession (A.00-41) has been arranged into 4 series. They include biographical materials, manuscripts, reviews, and correspondence. The 2008 accession (A.08-79) has also been arranged into four series: prewriting and notes, drafts and manuscripts, newspaper clippings and reviews, as well as photographs and videocassettes. Included are notes, pre-writing, and drafts of Bergen's most recent works including The Retreat, The Time In Between, and The Case of Lena S. The fonds also contains correspondence, newspaper reviews of Bergen's novels, as well as photographs from the Giller Prize ceremony, among other records.

Bergen, David

Guy Richard Bisby fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS Sc 072
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1949

The collection contains correspondence on the classification of Manitoba fungi dating 1920-1949. Most of the letters to Bisby are from Canadian, American, and British mycologists commenting on specimens that he had sent them.

Bisby, Guy Richard

Jim Blight fonds

  • CA UMASC PC 128
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1900

The fonds consists of negatives depicting turn-of-the-twentieth-century farms in Manitoba.

Blight, Jim

Alexander Baran fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 221
  • Fonds
  • 1618-2004

The 2005 accession consists of biographical information, correspondence, research material from the Vatican, Viennese, Czech, and Hungarian Archives (photocopies), research material on Carpatho-Ukraine (Subcarpathia) region, material on his courses at the University of Manitoba, and UVAN (Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences) documentation. The tape collection consists of 8 audio-cassettes featuring recordings of Andrej Sakharov's visit to Winnipeg on February 17, 1989, audio recordings of Ukrainian-Canadian Conferences and Ukrainian visitors to Winnipeg. The 2008 accession consists of Reverend Baran's identification documents, education documents, travel documents, material on his awards and honors, his father's (Viktor Baran) diary, and a photograph collection consisting of 208 photographs depicting his childhood and 50 years of priesthood. Also included is a CD containing digital reproductions of items in the fonds.

Baran, Alexander

Dennis Cooley fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss 305
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960]-2008

The fonds consists of published and unpublished manuscripts of poetry, essays, book reviews, interviews, and articles. The fonds includes Dennis Cooley's CV's, awards, correspondence, conferences, and courses taught at the University of Manitoba. There are also minutes, reports and cultural events of the Manitoba Writer's Guild, Turnstone Press, and many journals from Dennis Cooley's professional travels.

Cooley, Dennis

Gordon S. Fahrni fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 25 (A.78-07, A.78-10, A.78-39)
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1995

The fonds contains some of Dr. Gordon S. Fahrni's personal and professional papers dating from 1924 to 1977. Included are Fahrni's genealogical table, a German translation of his father's biography, Christian Fahrni, his recollections of medicine and of the Manitoba Medical School (1906-1946), and an interview with Gordon Fahrni by Jean Morrison. Also included is a collection of offprints of his research papers.

Fahrni, Gordon S.

Elizabeth Feniak fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 324
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1992

The fonds consists of 10 series. They include: biographical information, articles and reports, student papers, Canadian Home Economics Association, Manitoba and National Committee on the Status of Women, University of Manitoba Home Economics Department, University Women’s Club, research material, a photograph collection, and a tape collection.

Feniak, Elizabeth

Joe Fisher fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 148
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2001

The Joe Fisher fonds consists of fourteen series: biographical, administrative, correspondence, research, writing, publications, artefacts, large format, images, large format graphics, reel-to-reel, audiocassettes, videocassettes, and electronic records. Personal records and books that have been inscribed to Joe Fisher comprise the biographical series. (Refer to the finding aid for a list of the books that were not kept). Proposals, contracts, book promotions, book reviews, financial, and other general and public life records form the administrative series. While the personal correspondence of Fisher is located in the biographical series, the correspondence series contains all other correspondence, including letters to readers, agents, publishers, and research inquiries. The general research in the research series is largely separated by book, while the notes and interviews are separated as they were found in the collection. The records in the writing series are categorized according to the form of the records: journals, manuscripts, editorial notes and drafts, poetry, and manuscript proofs. Publications are grouped in three main categories: newspaper articles, magazine articles, and books. The newspaper articles and books are sorted chronologically and the magazine articles alphabetically. The artefacts series consists of 5 plaques and a seal from Fisher's business, Bardo Publications Inc. The large format records, large format photographs, reel-to-reel, audiocassettes, and videocassettes series are stored according to their original order. The images series is separated by format: slides, negatives, and photographs. These latter series include 1313 photographs, of which 873 are colour and 440 are black and white, 261 negative sheets, 217 colour slides, 37 videocassettes, 11 audio cassettes, and 10 reel-to-reel audio tapes.

Fisher, Joe

Francis Anderson fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS SC 169
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1979

The fonds consists of Francis Anderson's typescript diary entries on loose-leaf.

Anderson, Francis

William Abraham Anderson fonds

  • CA UMASC PC 37
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1947

The fonds contains 38 glass plate negatives of scientists' portraits, which Professor Anderson used in his classes. They include Archimedes, Galileo, Benjamin Franklin, and Albert Einstein. The fonds also contains Anderson's obituary.

Anderson, William Abraham

Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss SC 134
  • Fonds
  • 1995-1996

The fonds consists of two documents created by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. The first is a printout of a document titled Towards A New Paradigm for Scholarly Communication - Discussion Paper prepared by the AUCC-CARL/ABRC Task Force on Academic Libraries and Scholarly Communication which was published in electronic form on the AUCC website, November 8, 1995. This document outlines the problems and opportunities facing academic libraries in regard to academic communication issues in the 1990's. The second document is a published brochure titled the Changing World of Scholarly Communication: Challenges and Choices for Canada and is the final report of the AUCC-CARL/ABRC Task Force on Academic Libraries and Scholarly Communication in November 1996.

Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada

Margaret Avison fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 64
  • Fonds
  • 1926-2009

The initial collection consists of several hundred unpublished poems written by Margaret Avison between 1935 and the late 1970s. The second accession, received in 1996, consists of correspondence from various literary associates between the 1950s and the mid-1990s. In several instances other writers and poets send samples of their work for Avison's comments. There is a lengthy correspondence between Avison and the American poet Fredrick Bock. The Collection includes two theses about the works of Margaret Avison and several of her unpublished essays and poems.

The third accrual consists of photographs, audiotapes, and material relating to Avison's work such as worksheets, manuscripts, published copies, and reviews. It also includes correspondence from the 1980s to 2001.

Avison, Margaret

A.H. Reginald Buller fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 184
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1944

1998-031 is comprised of glass lantern slides that Buller used for lectures and teaching.

2004-025 contains personal and professional correspondence of Dr. Buller’s. It also contains hand painted wall charts created by and under the direction of Buller for use in his classes and lectures.

2004-096 contains numerous objects used for scientific experiments and imaging by Dr. Buller. There are also numerous glass lantern slides which he used for lectures and teaching.

2005-095 is comprised of glass lantern slides that Buller used for lectures and teaching.

2007-062 contains an array of photographs, illustrations, and manuscripts relating to Buller’s research and publications. It also includes many of Buller’s notebooks from his own education at Mason Science College.

2008-062 contains personal correspondence of Buller’s with various parties, mainly from the early 1900s.

2013-113 one card catalogue by Office Specialty Manufacturing Company limited.

2013-134 involves Buller’s cremation and his remains. The urn is enclosed in the Tyndall stone monument in front of the Buller Biological Laboratories at the University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus. The plaque in this accession was previously installed at the Cereal Research Centre where Buller’s remains were held.

2013-143 consists of a wide range of ephemera and documents from Buller. It includes attendee pins and luggage tags as well as several maps, correspondence and drafts relating to Fungi of Manitoba, and Buller’s applications for several teaching positions from the early 1900s.

2014-003 consists primarily of lithographed wall charts purchased by Buller for teaching during his tenure at the University. There are also court records from a real estate dispute and a poem.

2014-120 consists of lantern slides which Buller used for his lectures and presentations.

2018-119 a filing cabinet for large format documents. Dr. Buller used this to store his wall charts.

2018-120 a filing cabinet for large format documents. Dr. Buller used this to store his wall charts.

2018-121 two furniture pieces from Dr. Reginald Buller which he used to store items.

Buller, A.H. Reginald

Canadian Institute of Actuaries fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss 113 (A.86-50)
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1975

The fonds consists of a collection of reports of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and its predecessor organization, the Canadian Association of Actuaries, dating from 1952 to 1975.

Canadian Institute of Actuaries

J.W. Carter fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 98
  • Fonds
  • 1986

The fonds consists of a three-page history of the Bison Building, which once stood on the campus of the University of Manitoba. It was written by J.W. Carter for the Department of Private Funding. The building was originally built as a double hangar for the Royal Canadian Air Force. It was moved to the University of Manitoba in 1948 and served for a short while as Students' Union Building, after which it was rechristened the Bison Building.

Carter, J. W.

Stefan Carter fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss 164 (A.02-53)
  • Fonds
  • 1955-2001

The fonds consists of Dr. Carter's reviews and book chapters, abstracts and letters to the editor, and original research articles from refereed publications.

Carter, Stefan A.

Isabella Cooper Coates fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 123
  • Fonds
  • 1879

The fonds consists of a copy of Isabella Cooper Coates diary.

Coates, Isabella Cooper

Alice Cameron Brown fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss 105, Pc 105 (A.93-29, A.93-30, A.93-32, A.93-40, A.93-42, A.93-53, A.93-83, A.94-19, A.94-31, A.01-57)
  • Fonds
  • 1919-2000

The fonds consists of journals, correspondence, original manuscripts, published works, poetry, plays, short stories, novels, memoirs, certificates, newspaper clippings, personal documents, and photographs.

Brown, Alice Cameron

Alison (Campbell) Hermon fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss 296, Pc 245 (A.07-38, A.09-12, A.10-82)
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1974

The fonds contains textual, photographic and digital records. The textual records include handwritten and typewritten correspondence relating to séances and spirit communication between family members. The photographs are black and white and color images of members of the Campbell and Hamilton families. The digital records consist of one compact disc of scanned images of family members and another compact disc with scanned copies of minutes relating to the Sylvia Barber séances (A.10-82). There are 32 physical photographs and 277 digital photographs comprising the photograph collection.

Hermon, Alison

Lois Brockman fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss 284 (A.05-106)
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1972

The fonds consists of typed correspondence, outlines, drafts, and hand-written notes all pertaining to the writing process and research for Child Development: Selected Readings (1973).

Brockman, Lois M.

William Hamill Dunlop fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 32
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1948

The fonds consists of twelve pocket diaries for the years 1922, 1927, 1932-1934, 1936-1940, and 1947-1948. The diaries contain notes about work completed on the railway. A 1935 Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees seniority list for CPR's Portage and Brandon divisions, receipts and a photograph of two women are also included in the fonds.

Dunlop, William Hamill

Vernon Leroy Dutton fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 49, Pc 38
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1944

The fonds consists of three manuscripts of student summer theses in Engineering titled: A Treatise on plain and reinforced concrete arches, by Andrew Mar in 1926; A Study of ductility and its relationship to stress concentration in a simple single-pin connection, by D.H. Maclean in 1944; and The Internal combustion engine, by Lawrence Labow in 1931. PC 38 includes four photographs depicting substation equipment of electrically operated coal docks.

Dutton, Vernon Leroy

W.E. Gladstone fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 17
  • Fonds
  • 1863

The fonds consists of one letter from W.E. Gladstone to George Grub, A.M. (1812-1892) dated June 22, 1863, London. George Grub is the author of An ecclesiastical history of Scotland: from the introduction of Christianity to the present time (1861). In the letter, Gladstone demonstrates considerable support for Mr. Cheyne's work in the Church.

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart)

John Thompson Fisher fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 93 (A.84-30)
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1914

The fonds consists of one letter and a pamphlet entitled Canada at Kansas detailing guests of the convention.

Fisher, John Thompson

Nandor Fodor fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 118 (A.92-24)
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1935

The fonds consists of copies of correspondence, notes detailing what happened at sittings, and photocopies of articles.

Fodor, Nandor

Lillian Gibbons fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 105 (A.81-06, A.88-14)
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1980

The fonds consists of issues of the Winnipeg Tribune, some with annotations and notes made by Lillian Gibbons, programs, pamphlets, menus, and correspondence.

Gibbons, Lillian

Samuel Hooper fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 181 (A.79-34)
  • Fonds
  • 1908

The fonds consists of two documents. The first is a preliminary specification of the material and labour to be used in the erection of an Engineering & Mechanical Building for the Agricultural College of the University of Manitoba, dated May 1908. The second document is a memo detailing the changes proposed to the first document, dated June 1908.

Hooper, Samuel

Charles M. Hovey fonds

  • CA UMASC Mss 290 (A.08-50)
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1968

The fonds contains two portfolios of textual records relating to the work of Civil Engineering Professor Charles Hovey. Included is correspondence to and from Hovey, applications for grants and institutional procedures, blueprints and drawn diagrams of engineering models, as well as newspaper clippings, a history of the Mansur family name, and receipts and legal documents conferred to him.

Hovey, Charles Mansur

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