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"You Can't Beat Fun" fonds

  • MSS 180 (A2003-059)
  • Fonds
  • 1940-2003

The collection consists of material related to both the 1940 and 2002 productions, including lyric sheets, musical scores, publicity and press exposure. Two video tapes record the 2002 performance.

"You Can't Beat Fun"

A. Bowerman fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS SC 073
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1897

The fonds consists largely of correspondence between A. Bowerman, W. A. Burman and H.L. Thompson of The Copp Clarke Co. Ltd. publishing company, and E.A. Blakely of the Manitoba Department of Education about the preparation and publication of a textbook on the flora of Manitoba for use in the public schools of the Province. In addition, there is an undated missive from the Department of Education, Manitoba, titled The Course of Agriculture - For the Public Schools of Manitoba.

Bowerman, A. (Allan)

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

A.R.G. (George) and Iris M. Owen fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 373, PC 328, EL 38 (A11-61)
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1959-2011

The fonds was arranged in part by the transferring agent according to specifications he provided. This particular fonds consists primarily of a typescript of Batcheldor’s “Macro-PK in Group Sittings: Theoretical and Practical Aspects”, as well as a brief biographical description created by Walter Meyer zu Erpen and a DVD containing a digitized version of the typescript.

Owen, A.R.G. (George)

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

Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 399
  • Fonds
  • 1967-2014

Fonds consists of correspondence, proposals, research papers, agreements, by-laws, constitutions and newspapers. The fonds documents the ACW's history, as well as its activities and functions, mainly in Manitoba, as they relate to conferences, education, affiliations, justice, administration, elections, health, sports, programs, events, youth, elders, economic development, governance, human rights, residential school experiences, among others.

Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg

Adolf and Julia Stadelmeir fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-1988

The fonds contains three series. The first is comprised of personal letters to Julia Stadelmeir from Adolf and Emmie, dating from 10 February 1940 to April 1943, as well as correspondence from various military, government officials and Members of Parliament to Julia Stadelmeir dating from 22 April 1943 to 29 February 1988 detailing her efforts to locate her husband. The second series contains newspaper articles detailing the activities of the No. 2 Tunneling Company of the Royal Canadian Engineers. The third contains various items relating to Adolf’s military service, and 18 envelopes without letters from Julia to Adolf marked “returned as undeliverable.”

Stadelmeir, Adolf Leonard

Aganetha Dyck fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 511 (A2014-111)
  • Fonds
  • 1975-2014

Consists of records relating to her art career, including correspondence, financial records, awards, photos, videos, research and documents concerning exhibitions.

Dyck, Aganetha

Agassiz Centre for Water Studies fonds

  • CA UMASC UA 044
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1983

The records detail the early interest in water research on the campus of the University of Manitoba, how the Centre came to be created, how it carried out its activities, and what the consequences of its activities were. The fonds includes terms of reference, research proposals, minutes, and correspondence related to the Centre's creation and operation. There are also progress reports, financial statements and general ledger accounts, along with a variety of published and unpublished reports, conference proceedings and discussion materials.

Agassiz Centre for Water Studies

Age and Opportunity Inc. fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS SC 138
  • Fonds
  • 1992-1995

The fonds consists of 10 life stories of varying length written in Tanya Lester's "Writing Your life Story" class at the Stradbrook Senior Centre. The life stories chronicle a variety of topics including left-wing political life in the 1930s, the difficulties of buying a house during the depression and the grief caused by the loss of a spouse. All narratives concern Manitoba and range chronologically from 1920-1994. The fonds also includes two of Tanya Lester's syllabi outlining the structure of the course.

Age and Opportunity Inc.

Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Study fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 299
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2007

The fonds is divided into nine series: administrative material, papers and presentations given by AIM co-investigators at various national and international conferences, material relating to the 1996 AIM interviews, material relating to the National Evaluation of the Cost-Effectiveness of Home Care, material relating to the 2001 AIM interviews, material relating to the 2005 and 2006 AIM interviews, material relating to the study’s involvement in international research on aging, publications of the study, including several theses, and a series of 28 posters used in presentations. Two audio cassette tapes containing recordings of Betty Havens speaking at conferences are included in Tc 140, and a 3.5-inch floppy diskette containing material relating to a diabetes literature review is included in El 10.

Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Study

Agricore Cooperative Ltd. fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 150
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2001; predominate 1998-2001

Agricore was formed on November 1, 1998, and ceased to exist only three years later with the creation of Agricore United on November 1, 2001. The fonds includes materials compiled by the two companies that merged to form Agricore, Alberta Wheat Pool (AWP) and Manitoba Pool Elevators (MPE). AWP and MPE materials include annual reports, policy reports, and policy manuals. However, the majority of the materials concern the creation and functioning of Agricore as a company during the three years it existed. Materials include annual reports, Agricore publications, policy manuals, news clippings related to Agricore, and other administrative materials that offer a glimpse into the day-to-day operations of one of Western Canada’s largest agribusinesses. In addition to traditional textual materials, the fonds includes a small collection of Agricore maps, assorted Agricore ephemera, and Agricore video and audiocassettes.

The photograph collection (PC 156) consists of 31 videotapes relating to Agricore and agricultural issues. Each videocassette constitutes its own sub-series.

The Agricore Cooperative Ltd. Tape Collection (TC 102) consists of 47 cassettes compiled by Agricore in the course of operations during the three years of its existence. Cassettes include recordings of media reports about Agricore and agriculture, Agricore communications to employees, Agricore conference calls, Agricore Annual meetings, Agricore radio ads, and other miscellaneous recordings.

MC 6 consists of 6 maps relating to Agricore. The maps have been divided into two sub-series, Manitoba Pool Elevator maps and Agricore maps.

Agricore Cooperative Ltd.

Agricore United Property Ledgers

  • MSS SC 182 (A2003-004)
  • Accession
  • 1900-1960

The fonds consist of 6 ledger books used by United Grain Growers in the management of their property in the three Prairie Provinces. The ledgers are generally organized by province, and then locale alphabetically. The buildings include elevators, warehouses and any other structure used by the company. Entries focus on the payment of mortgages and the cost of repairs and improvements.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

  • A2008-022
  • Accession
  • 1920-1985

The fonds consist of a small manuscript collection(MSS 268) relating to operating manuals for various grain elevator machinery. The map collection (MC 25) holds various blueprints of grain elevators and their components.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

  • A2008-072
  • Accession
  • 1942-1999

The fonds consist of a small manuscript collection (MSS 268) relating to Shares, Allotments, Dividends, Bonds, & Ledgers. The photograph collection (PC 226) consists of 5 VHS video cassettes of the United Grain Growers Video Magazine and 5 sheets of grower and producer lists.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

  • A2008-155
  • Accession
  • 1918-1952

The 2008 (A.08-155) accession consists of U.G.G. minutes and correspondence from the years 1918-1952.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

  • A2007-068
  • Accession
  • 1963-1971

The 2007 accession (A.07-68) contains publications and financial records of the United Grain Growers Ltd., as well as some annual reports of Public Press Ltd., a subsidiary of U.G.G.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

  • A2009-051
  • Accession
  • 1905-2006

Finally, the collection includes 1546 slides, 676 photographs, 31 sheets of negatives, 10 VHS tapes, 19 audiocassette tapes, 1 DVD, and 2 CDs, most of which document the activities (including annual meetings) of United Grain Growers Ltd.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

  • A2007-046
  • Accession
  • 1960-2007

The fonds consist of a small manuscript collection (MSS 268) containing a U.G.G. operation manual for elevator managers. The large photo collection (PC 226) contains photographs, slides, and slide scans of nearly every Agricore/U.G.G. elevator site throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta

Agricore United

Agricore United fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 268
  • Fonds
  • 1900 - 2007

The 2003 accession (A03- 04) consists of six ledger books used by United Grain Growers (UGG) in the management of their property in the three Prairie Provinces. The ledgers are organized by province and locations are organized alphabetically. Entries focus on the payment of mortgages and the cost of repairs and improvements.

The first 2007 and 2008 accessions (A07-46, A08-22, and A08.72) consist of a small manuscript collection (MSS 268) containing a UGG operation manual for elevator managers, operating manuals for various grain elevator machinery, blueprints, and material relating to shares, allotments, dividends, bonds, and ledgers. The large photo collection (PC 226) contains photographs, slides, and slide scans of nearly every Agricore/UGG elevator site throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, six VHS video cassettes of the United Grain Growers Video Magazine, and five sheets of grower and producer lists. In total, the photograph collection consists of 1773 blueprint slides, 8758 slides, 1250 photographs, 59 CDs featuring slide shows, and the six aforementioned video cassettes. The map collection (MC 25) holds various blueprints of grain elevators and their components. In total, the map collection consists of 351 blueprints.

The second 2007 accession (A07-68) contains publications and financial records of the United Grain Growers Ltd., as well as some annual reports of Public Press Ltd., a subsidiary of U.G.G.

The second 2008 accession (A08-155) consists of U.G.G. minutes and correspondence from the years 1918-1952.

The first 2009 accession (A09-51) consists of material collected by the United Grain Growers library. Following the 2001 merger of UGG and Agricore, the library was donated, along with other archival material, to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections. The collection has been divided into series and sub-series, and includes records related to acts, by-laws, and amendments (of federal, international, and private bodies) and records about UGG personnel. It includes various publications (including those of the UGG, the federal government, the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, Manitoba Pool Elevators, and the Canadian Wheat Board).

The A09-51 accession also includes records relating to various commissions and inquiries, including the Royal Commission on Railway Transportation in Canada and the Royal Commission on Transportation, as well as various submissions of the UGG to different commissions and inquiries. The collection contains bound copies of UGG annual reports and UGG News; various reports and submissions by the UGG and by other private and government bodies; and a large series of records related to transportation, including records related to the Western Grain Transportation Act, the Crow Benefit (Crow's Nest Agreement), the Producer Payment Panel, and the Gilson Report.
Finally, the A.09-51 collection includes 1546 slides, 676 photographs, 31 sheets of negatives, 10 VHS tapes, 19 audio cassette tapes, 1 DVD, and 2 CDs, most of which document the activities (including annual meetings) of United Grain Growers Ltd.

The second 2009 accession (A09-58) consists of memoranda, correspondence, and other materials relating to the election, estate shares, charter, and by-laws of the United Grain Growers Board of Directors; correspondence and materials relating to various UGG-related monographs and publications (including "T.A. Crerar: A Political Life" by J.E. Rea, and "The First Fifty Years" and "I Was There" by R.D. Colquette, UGG News, and UGG Annual Catalogs); reports and memoranda relating to contracts with the Canadian Wheat Board; transcripts, minutes, delegate reports, and resolutions of annual meetings; materials relating to UGG work with liaison organizations and organizations in support of co-operative initiatives; contracts and by-laws relating to UGG subsidiaries, including United Feeds Ltd., Public Press Ltd., and Grain Growers Export Co. Ltd.; publications and correspondence relating to UGG 50th, 75th, and 80th anniversaries; stock certificates and shareholder cards; newspaper clippings; and financial ledgers.

The A09-58 accession also contains a slide collection showcasing photos of various grain elevators, terminals, and technology, as well as historic photos related to agriculture and farm cooperatives.
Finally, the A.09-58 accession features five audio recordings of UGG radio shows and promotional material.

The 2011 accession (A11-57) consists of a UGG financial ledger from the years 1919 to 1935.

The 2012 accession (A12-101) consists of a few textual records, and photographs of grain elevators in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

The 2013 (A13-53) accession donated by Viterra consists of a large manuscript collection dominated mainly by U.G.G records. These include annual members meetings, news releases, press clippings, and bound copies of transcripts; U.G.G local annual meeting reports as well as correspondence within local town boards; Agricore United annual members meetings, spring update newsletters, and resolutions committees; Agricore United advisory group reports, cards/plaques and local board grants; material relating to U.G.G. local boards including meetings, grants, expenses, local board handbooks, local board histories and changes to or re-organization of local boards. A small portion of the collection is made up of Agricore Cooperative meetings, delegate newsletters/updates, district advisory committees and communications; files dedicated to the U.G.G/Agricore Cooperative merger are included; and lastly, various U.G.G research materials such as credit vouchers, U.G.G news, grain publications, share dividends, U.G.G acts, by-laws and charters, resolutions and station header file listings. In total, the photograph collection consists of 24 slides, 24 VHS cassettes, 11 digital camcorder tapes, 4 DVCAM tapes, and 8 DVDs. The TC collection is made up of 73 audio cassettes. The map collection includes 5 maps, consisting of U.G.G operating elevator points and prairie grain handling sites as well as Agricore United grain and CPS facilities. Lastly, the EL collection inludes a Saskatchewan Wheat Pool data cartridge, Agricore United floppy disk and 10 CD's.

Agricore United

Aileen Garland fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 33
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1975

The collection consists of several hundred research note cards with collected data on the origin and location of place names to settlements, townships, lakes, rivers, forts, islands, creeks, and other geographical sites in Manitoba.

A separate set of note cards provides English translations to many of the Indian names. Some publications on Manitoba place names are included in the collection as well as a few of the writer's own historical essays on Manitoba sites and history. The collection also includes the author's biographical essay on Arnold Brigden.

Garland, Aileen

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