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1973 - 2007 (Creation)
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2.20 m of textual records and other material
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Series documents academic research undertaken, predominately, while Ainley was a professor of women's studies at the University of Northern British Columbia and after her retirement. It contains research material from projects in Ainley's main areas of research, the history of ornithology and the history of early and contemporary women scientists, as well as research on the relationship between early women scientists and Aboriginal peoples. The series is arranged into eleven subseries: American Ornithologists’ Union centennial history monograph; Louise de Kiriline Lawrence and Doris Huestis Speirs correspondence monograph; Scientists vs. government experts: The wood buffalo controversy, 1920-1991; Field work and family: North American women ornithologists, 1900—1950; Marriage and scientific work in twentieth-century Canada: the Berkeleys in marine biology and the Hoggs in astronomy; Catharine Parr Traill; Critical turning points: women engineers within and outside the profession; McGill University women’s biographies; Re-explorations: new perspectives on gender, environment and the transfer of knowledge in 19th and 20th century Canada and Australia; Mabel F. Timlin; and Creating complicated lives. Series consists of photocopies of articles; correspondence; bibliographies; draft and published versions of articles, conference proceedings and monographs; interviews; transcripts; recordings of conferences; statistical data; questionnaires; consent, submission and other forms; pamphlets and other material from conferences; and notes.
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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.
Material related to this research also appears in 2002.14.4
Includes: 106 audio cassettes, 3 videocassettes, 2 photographs and 1 computer disk.
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