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Dr. Gordon Merritt Shrum papers

Sub-series consists of records made and received by Dr. Shrum in the course of his activities as Chancellor. Subjects and activities documented include planning and construction of the university, selection of architects (including the lead design firm Erickson Massey Architects), meetings of the Buildings and Site Committee, correspondence with various architects, speaking engagements, fundraising, and correspondence with external agencies. Record types include correspondence, meeting agenda and minutes, memoranda, reports, and transcripts of two interviews (with Clive Cocking and Peter Stursberg). Correspondents whose names appear in file titles are registered as Access Points.

Loans Division records

Series consists of records related to the activities of the Loans Division of the University Library and includes correspondence with the university community; policy development on loan procedures including on-line and external; annual reports, monthly Division activity reports, and turnstile statistics; Division meeting minutes; Division budget planning and financial working documents; reports including information on staff activities, workload, projects, the 24 hour Library opening experiment, and on the SHARE project with Okanagan College in Kelowna; interlibrary loans procedures between SFU and the University of British Columbia, progress reports and statistics; and participation in the B.C. Post Secondary Interlibrary Loan Network.

Records include correspondence, minutes, reports, questionnaires, statistics, policies, and financial working papers.

Off-campus issues files

Sub-series consists of records relating to the Centre's involvement in feminist issues of a more general nature extending beyond the SFU campus, including the portrayal of women in the media, abortion, homophobia, violence against women, gun control, immigration, sexual harassment, children's rights, and other topics. For a list of organizations included in the correspondence, see "Access points" below. Records include correspondence, notes, minutes, drafts, policies, news clippings, flyers, newsletters, and reports.

SFU-UBC Football

The second annual Shrum Bowl football game between SFU and UBC, played in Vancouver's Empire Stadium on October 21, 1968. Item was originally created by CBC as a kinescope film recording of a live television program. The game announcers were Jim Cox and Bob Smith.

Time Out For Football

Episdoe of the CBC program Time Out for Football, a show that featured professional football with an emphasis on the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. The episode of October 17, 1967 included a film feature that covered the first annual Shrum Bowl, a meeting between the football teams of SFU and UBC. The game took place on October 16, 1967 with SFU winning 32-13.

The film includes the following shots (descriptions taken from the CBC catalogue entry): UBC campus B-Roll shots; interview with Gordon Shrum; shots in UBC Thunderbird locker room, players suiting up and voiceover comments from players about SFU; UBC players at practice with assistant coach voiceover comments and head coach Frank Gnup shots and voiceover comments; SFU players suiting up in their locker room and with player voiceover comments on UBC and the game; SFU team practice at Burnaby campus with voiceover comment from coaches, including head coach Lorne Davies. The game highlight package includes the opening kickoff by SFU player Dave Cutler; UBC opening drive; an SFU interception; UBC running gains and a second SFU interception; SFU quaterback Holmes scores a touchdown; UBC's Vic Iwata fumbles and SFU recovers; Iwata takes the opening kickoff of the second half; UBC's Bellamy runs back an interception; Hardy completes a UBC pass to Bellamy; SFU penalized for pass interference; UBC run for their first touchdown; Ron Ritchie makes a long punt return for a UBC touchdown. The game ends, Gordon Shrum presents the trophy to SFU. Ted Reynolds thanks cameramen Roy Luckow and Bob Reid as well as film editor Frank Irvine and Bob Smith ('Hot Air' host) script and narration. Reynolds responds to a viewer's question re: NFL vs. CFL football, and draws a name for a draw. The kinescope includes an animated Fred Asher "biography" of Stephen Leacock, and a public service announcement on allergies. Show concludes with Ted Reynolds on phone with BC Lions coach Jim Champion in Ottawa re: the injury situation with various Lions players and preps for the upcoming game against the Ottawa Rough Riders.

UBC Project on Non Academic Women records

Series consists of notes, correspondence, memos, lists of names, questionnaires, and receipts related to Frances Wasserlein's involvement with a project to produce a history of the Dean of Women's Office at UBC, then known as the Women Students' Office.

University correspondence

Series consists of the Director's correspondence with other university departments. Activities and topics documented include development of the Arts Administration program within Continuing Studies, Faculty of Education meetings (reflecting the earlier Centre's administrative placement within this Faculty), reviews of program proposals by the University of British Columbia (included in correspondence with the Vice-President, Academic), the support campaign for the School (then the Centre for the Arts) in the face of large budget cuts in 1984-85, the School's participation in the university's Prison Education Program, and a study of the university Library's support of contemporary arts. Records include correspondence, reports, proposals, budgets and budget working papers, notes, bibliographies, CVs, mailing lists, questionnaires, reprints and other reference material.