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Memorabilia and audio-visual material

Series consists of memorabilia (artifacts), photographic prints, transparencies and contact sheets relating to George, Ida, Fanny, Simon and Rosalie Halpern. Also includes four phonograph recordings primarily related to Ida Halpern's research into Pacific Northewest Indian music.

Personnel

Series consists of records arising from the hiring of house mothers and social workers for the East Enders Society hostels. Series includes correspondence, lists of applicants, letters of reference, job descriptions, social worker's reports, statistics on hostel guests, and other materials.

Service projects

Series consists of records arising from the Society's involvement in various projects serving women and other individuals in Vancouver's East End. These activities include projects operated primarily by the Society (such as the Hostel and the Women's Centre), projects in which Society members were actively involved (such as Franklin House and Renfrew Park Manor), and projects and groups for which the Society provided financial support (such as the Kettle Friendship Society and the Vi Fineday Family Shelter Society). Series includes correspondence, brochures, bulletins, requests for funds, proposals, receipts, thank-you cards, and other materials.

Subject files

Series consists of subject files created by the Department of Kinesiology relating to departmental activities such as course and program development, research, and assisting students in matters such as employment. Series includes reports and essays as well as program and course proposals and evaluations.

Facilities

Series consists of records relating to the physical facilities of the Department of Kinesiology. Series includes correspondence, memos, financial records, photographs and architectural plans.

Administration and organization records

Series consists of records relating to the administration and organization of the Port Coquitlam Area Women's Centre. Records reflect the establishment of the centre, its functions and activities, and its internal organization. Also reflects the structural relationship of committees, and members. Includes the constitution, by-laws, minutes from general meetings and from the steering committee, records of other centre committees, membership lists, policies and procedures, annual reports, and centre statistics.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence created and received by the Port Coquitlam Area Women's Centre in carrying out their objectives. Records reflect general correspondence relating to centre programs, requests for information, association with other feminist groups, and the like. Also includes correspondence files relating to specific issues and topics such as Wages for Housework, the National Film Board, and letters of support for the centre.

Executive Committee

Series consists of records of the Faculty Association's Executive Committee. Records reflect a wide range of issues affecting the faculty at Simon Fraser University as well as more routine matters. Includes directories, financial statements, agenda and minutes of committee meetings, correspondence, and sub-committee reports.

Standing and Ad Hoc Committees

Series consists of records of standing and ad hoc committees of the Simon Fraser University Faculty Association. Includes correspondence, policy statements, reports, briefs, articles, agenda, constitution, by-laws, proposals, financial statements, and architectural plans.

Committee records

Series consists of records related to a number of committees established to review issues affecting the activities of Athletics and Recreation. These committees include the Visiting Committee on Athletics; the Student Affairs Committee; the Athletic Review Committee; the Athletics and Recreational Advisory Committee; and the Committee on Secondary Physical Education. Predominant document types include correspondence, agendas and minutes, reports, and tabled supporting documentation.

Course files

Series consists of records documenting the content and evaluation standards of courses. Records include course outlines and descriptions, reading lists, class schedules, examination and assignment questions, and other documents.

Administrative files

Series consists of records relating to various administrative activities carried out by the department, including work study programs for students and an honorary degree nomination (Muriel Duckworth). Records include correspondence, proposals, and nomination documentation such as CVs, articles, and other background documentation.

Curriculum and instruction files

Series consists of records relating to the development and delivery of courses that constituted the Canadian Studies program including courses for the certificate in French Canadian Studies and a proposed French bilingual program. Records include correspondence, proposals, reports, course outlines, and other documents.

Biographical records

Series consists of records documenting the life of Patrick McTaggart-Cowan. Includes autobiographical notes, curriculum vitae, biography, a 1929 high school annual, school notes, honourary degrees, certificates, interviews, and articles about McTaggart-Cowan.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence created and received by Patrick McTaggart-Cowan in both his personal and professional life. Includes records that reflect his student days at UBC and Oxford, his professional life from when he first joined the Meteorological Service to when he retired from the Science Council in 1975, and correspondence after his retirement. Also includes correspondence relating to a number of projects, events or interests with which McTaggart-Cowan was concerned.

Financial records

Series consists of records relating to the personal finances of McTaggart-Cowan. Includes records that reflect income while serving in Newfoundland, household accounts, banking records, and purchases.

Schedules

Series consists of team schedules for both the intercollegiate athletic and recreation programs. Information recorded on the schedules include date of games/meets, opponents, host cities, and start times.

Workshop and course records

Series consists of records related to the operation of both athletic and recreation workshops and courses. Activities and topics documented include sports clinics; the establishment of a coaching specialist program; government fitness and training centres; the Task Force on Active Health Sciences and Leisure Studies; general education activity classes; the establishment of athletic credit courses; and sports camps and summer programs. Predominant document types include correspondence, clinic notes and handouts, reports, program postings, financial statements and recommendations, program rationales, course proposal forms, and course descriptions.

Senate Committees

The Senate operates through a system of standing and ad hoc committees. As of 2003, there are 24 Senate committees, but the number of committees has varied over time. Senate determines the membership and method of appointing or electing members to the committees. Most Senate committees have ex-officio administrators as chairs and only a few have Vice-chairs.

Standing committees with delegated responsibilities to perform duties on behalf of Senate usually report to Senate at yearly intervals. Temporary committees report to Senate by the date stated in the charge to the committee.

This series consists of records relating to the meetings and activities of the various Senate Committees.

Records include terms of reference; membership lists; and agendas, minutes, and supporting papers including correspondence, reports, briefs, course proposals, policies, statistics, lists, publications, drafts, notes, working papers and other documents.

Correspondence

Series consists of the personal and professional correspondence of Cunningham as well as miscellaneous documents apparently kept by Cunningham for their historical value in depicting the early years at SFU. Documents relate to such topics as the opening of the University, administrative and teaching matters, student protests, and the Friends of SFU (a U.S.-based fund-raising organization).

SFU Historical Essays

Cunningham asked several early faculty and other members of the SFU community to write down their recollections of the early years of the University. He had hoped that the University would produce a collection of essays to mark its 20th Anniversary. On the advice of an anonymous referee, the University decided against publishing the work. Cunningham considered other ways of producing the volume, but died before he could complete the project.

Series includes rough drafts and final drafts of essays selected for the volume by Cunningham. Essays are listed by individual author. Series also includes correspondence about the project, essays not selected for the proposed volume (submissions by Cunningham, G. Bursill-Hall, T. Finlayson, M. Gibbons, E. Harden, A. Hean, D. Roberts, W. Vidauer, and L. Wilson), and a collection of historical essays by Archie MacKinnon.

Artifacts

Series consists of a collection of artifacts accumulated by Patrick McTaggart-Cowan. Includes trophies, plaques, one print, and medals received by McTaggart-Cowan including the Order of Canada and Member of the British Empire. Series also includes a wooden replica of the university mace presented to McTaggart-Cowan in 1968.

Memorial

Series consists of records relating to Bennett's funeral arrangements, funeral service, memorial service and memorial fund. Included are lists, programs, a press release, letters, notes, newspaper clippings, a folder and pamphlets.

Canadian Federation of Deans of Management and Administrative Studies (CFDMAS) records

Series consists of records relating to Dean Stanley Shapiro's tenure as Chairman of the Canadian Federation of Deans of Management and Administrative Studies from 1988 to 1990 and departmental membership in the CFDMAS from 1987 to 1995. Records include correspondence, agendas, minutes, legal contracts, budget and financial working papers, reports and publications.

Director of Development

Series consists of records arising from the activities of the Director of Development. Series includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, manuals, promotional literature, photographs, and other materials.

General fundraising

Series consists of records arising from the administration of ongoing fund raising activities of the Development office, including annual fund drives. Series includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, promotional literature, and other materials.

Alumni Relations Office

Series consists of records produced by the SFU Alumni Relations Office, in support of the Alumni Association. Series includes the association constitution, minutes, correspondence and memoranda, brochures and other promotional material, and copies of alumni newsletters entitled The Bridge, Afterthoughts, the Alumni Journal, and AQ magazine.

Progressive Conservative Party

Series consists of records compiled by W.A.C. Bennett as an active member of the federal Progressive Conservative Party. Activities documented are election campaigns and the 1948 Yale by-election for which W.A.C. Bennett was a candidate. Included are lists, statements, notices, newspaper clippings, 1948 poll statements, a map, minutes, memoranda, newsletters, pamphlets, reports, manuals, and correspondence addressed to W.A.C. Bennett as secretary-treasurer of the Yale Conservative Association.

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