Subseries contains material relating to an uncompleted book of correspondence between Louise de Kiriline Lawrence and Doris Huestis Speirs, tentatively titled, "A Special Affinity: The Correspondence of Louise de Kiriline Lawrence and Doris Huestis Speirs." It was to be co-edited Ainley and John Sabean. The subseries predominately consists of research material and correspondence relating to the writing and publishing of the book, correspondence between Lawrence and Speirs, and correspondence between Ainley and Speirs relating to travel and ornithology publication recommendations. It also contains archival reproductions of correspondence between Speirs and Roy Ivor and between Speirs and George Watson.
File consists of speaking notes for a presentation of Ainley's research for her Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded project, "Engendering Canadian Science: Biographies of Women Scientists"; an abstract for Ainley's article "British Scientists in Canadian fields: Catharine Parr Traill (1802-1899)"; and a draft section from "Creating Complicated Lives: Women and Science at English-Canadian Universities, 1880-1980."
File contains administrative material for Ainley's research project, "Re-explorations: science and environment in 19th and 20th century Canada and Australia." It consists of thematic analyses, correspondence relating to analyzing and organizing research, planning and research coding documents, summaries of her research, notes on Louise de Kiriline Lawrence, a short biography of Kata Dalstrom and other administrative material.
File consists of two copies of Ainley's Masters of Science Thesis "La Professionnalisation De L'Ornithologie Americaine, 1870-1979" (The Professionalization of American Ornithology, 1870-1979) for the University of Montreal. File includes the original copy of Ainley's thesis.
File consists of a consent form, transcript and audio recording from an interview with Alive V. Payne conducted for Ainley's "Critical Turning Points" research.
File consists if research materials and biographical information about Susan Allison, a pioneer the BC interior who worked with the indigenous of the region. File includes handwritten notes, photocopies from publications, and related correspondence.
File consists of photocopies correspondence between Margaret Morse Nice and Althea Sherman from the Margaret Morse Nice papers on a variety of ornithological and personal topics.
File consists of archival research records concerning Ainley's research on the American Ornithologists' Union. File includes, correspondence, archival reproductions, and photocopies.
File consists of two drafts of "American Ornithology at Present. A new Model for the Functioning of a Scientific Discipline" while Ainley was working towards her PhD and a letter to Dr. John Baglow from the Women and Work Program at Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
File consists of a consent form and transcript from an interview with Andrea von Schoening conducted for Ainley's "Critical Turning Points" research.
Item is an excerpt from a symposium on Kathleen Gough, at which Marianne Ainley presented a talk entitled on Kathleen Gough's career, that contains a short biography of Gough and some discussions about and presentations on the difficulties of Gough and other women in finding university employment
File consists of archival research materials concerning Canadian indigenous traditional knowledge. File includes list of Canadian archives, printed webpages on the topic, and related correspondence.
File consists of correspondence with requests for archival material and information on the salaries of professors. File also contains notes on William Rowan's salary and correspondence on the salaries of professors at Victoria University (now part of the University of Toronto).
File consists of correspondence relating to edits and drafts of Ainley's article, "Mabel F. Timlin, 1891-1976: A Woman Economist in the World of Men," submission information for the article, and a summary of an interview with Irene Spry.
File contains material about and by George Mercer Dawson. It consists of article excerpts, catalogue records, notes and search results.
File consists of correspondence, notes, booklets, lists and research requests relating to the Chemical Institute of Canada, their archives and the Women's Committee of the Chemical Institute of Canada. File also contains articles on women in chemistry and the history of chemistry.
File consists of a paper presented at the 6th Interdisciplinary Congress on Women in Adelaide, Australia in 1996 by Rajendra Prasad Jaiswal, entitled, "Sex Discrimination and Status of Women in Science and Engineering Professions in India"; an annotated article entitled, "On Occupation" by Andrews D. Carson; an article by Jeanne Inch and Monqiue Frize, entitled, "In Their Own Words: Stories by women engineers about themselves"; and a pamphlet from the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology.
File consists of academic and non-academic articles by Peta Tancred and others; a draft manuscript by Ainley, entitled, "Feminist Perspectives on Women, Science and Engineering in Canada"; correspondence; a description of the context of the interviews and research project conducted at Queen's University by Alison Bowe on female graduates of engineering; and a report from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) about the task force on women in the sciences and engineering.
File contains material by and about Anna Leighton. It consists of excerpts from articles and illustrations by Leighton, descriptions of projects, a bibliography, a catalogue record and a conference description.
File contains material by and about Antonia Mills. It consists of correspondence, Mills's curriculum vitae, catalogue records, printouts of search results, a short biography and descriptions of books and articles.