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Talks and Lectures

Subseries consists of the text of talks and lectures given by Weller as well as related material such as notes.

Articles and Chapters

Subseries consists of copies of all the articles and chapters Weller authored or coauthored arranged chronologically. Files include related material such as drafts and correspondence regarding the publication of the article or chapter. The files in this subseries were originally numbered to correspond with the articles listed in Weller's CV.

Dissertation

Subseries consists of material related to Weller's doctoral dissertation at McGill University, including versions of his proposal, chapters, outtakes, correspondence with his committee and notes pertaining to interview contacts and creating a questionnaire.

Other Publications

Subseries consists of publications written or coauthored by Weller not encompassed by the other subseries, including reviews of articles, letters to the editor, and a research report.

External Affairs

Subseries consists of correspondence relating to the Department of External Affairs and international relations issues in general. Includes news releases and correspondence about the Trident nuclear submarine base in Bangor, WA; international aid; federal disaster relief, especially in regard to flooding in northern BC; the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA); the Canada Israel Committee; human rights issues; the Law of the Sea Conference and maritime boundaries; and the Turkish invasion of Cyprus.

Political Parties

Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to political parties, especially the Liberal Party of Canada. Records include newspaper and magazine clippings, newsletter, brochures and pamphlets, meeting minutes, questionnaires, reports, news releases, speeches, and lists of election results. Includes correspondence regarding the Progressive Conservative Party, the Communist Party of Canada, the National Liberal Party, and provincial Liberal parties. Most records and correspondence relate to the Liberal Party and include mention of Liberal Party activities and meetings, the official language policy, election strategies, fundraising and donations to the Liberal Party, Campagnolo’s 1979 re-election campaign, political debates, youth caucus events, Liberal appointments, Liberal associations in northern BC, and Liberal conventions.

Elections

Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to federal and provincial elections. Records include newspaper clippings, reference material, candidate lists, campaign pamphlets, and reports. Includes correspondence regarding by-elections, electoral processes, and voting legislation.

"Scientists vs. Government Experts: The wood buffalo controversy, 1920-1991"

Subseries contains research materials related to a talk given by Ainley and Tina Crossfield at the 7th Kingston Conference of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association in Ottawa, Ontario in 1991, entitled, "Scientists vs. Government Experts: The Wood Buffalo Controversy, 1920-1990." The material appears to have been in the process of being developed into a publication. Subseries consists of articles, including an edited article entitled, "Scientists vs. Government Experts: The Wood Buffalo Controversy, 1920-1991." Subseries also includes photocopies of correspondence, photocopied transcripts of House of Commons proceedings, Microfiche Report Series #104: "Dual Allegiance: the history of wood buffalo national park," notes, and a publication.