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Yukon research materials

File consists of research materials related to indigenous in the Yukon possibly for Ainley's book "Re-explorations: new perspectives on gender, environment and the transfer of knowledge in 19th and 20th century Canada and Australia." Material largely consists of photocopies, printout, and publication by the Yukon Archives as well as catalogue listing from UNBC library and the Yukon Public Library and various heritage organization in the Yukon.

Yukon 2002

File consists of slides depicting a visit to Yukon Territory in 2002, including Dawson City.

Women in university science education in Canada - 1920s and 1930s

File consists of research materials concerning women enrolled in scientific disciplines at Canadian universities in the 1920s and 30s. Research is primarily concerned with the percentage of scholarships and other funding that was awarded to women. Some documents pertain to the work of Miss A. Tweedie in the Chemistry Department of the University of Manitoba. The research materials consist of annotated photocopies, handwritten notes, and 3 overhead transparencies.

Women in science and engineering research

Subseries contains materials relating to Dr. Ainley's research on women in the fields of science and engineering. Ainley dedicated much of her career to this topic, which resulted in a number of publications. Subseries includes material relating to the submission and editing of Ainley's chapter, "Marriage and Scientific Work in Twentieth-Century Canada: the Berkeleys in Marine Biology and the Hoggs in Astronomy" in "Creative Couples in the Sciences" about the experiences of two scientific couples: Edith and Cyril Berkeley and Frank and Helen Hogg. Materials for this publication include correspondence, edited manuscripts, permissions form templates and a call and instructions for submissions. This subseries also includes research material for a review of Margaret Gillett and Ann Beer's book, "Our Own Agendas: Autobiographical Essays by Women Associated with McGill University," including notes, correspondence and short biographies of women from McGill University. Subseries also contains research on Canadian women in science including photocopied archival materials from various Canadian universities. This subseries also contains materials relating to Ainley's book, "Creating complicated lives: women and science at English-Canadian universities, 1880-1980" and Ainley's chapter, "Soaring to New Heights: Changes in the Life Course of Mabel McIntosh" in "Great Danes." Subseries consists of research relating to women in the Royal Society of Canada and on individual women scientists and engineers. Research materials consist of photocopies of published and archival research materials, correspondence, and applications for grans and ethics reviews. This subseries also contains approximately 80 overhead transparencies from presentations.

Women in Geology 1992 excerpt part 2

Item is an excerpt from a presentation on women in geology with a presentation by Barbara Sheriff, a professor from the Department of Geological Sciences from the University of Manitoba, on successful female geologists in England, Canada and the United States; a presentation by Heather Jamieson, a professor in geology at Queen's University; an introduction by Ellen P. Metzger, a professor in geology from San Jose State University; Elizabeth Its, a professor at Clarkson University who spoke about her research in Saint Petersburg, Russia; an introduction by [Janice Regan?] a professor in geophysics and astronomy from Queen's University; and a group workshop discussion about problems related to fieldwork and how they can be reduced.

Women in Geology 1992 excerpt part 1

Item is an excerpt from a presentation on women in geology with a presentation by Linda Scott on the role of women in the private sector scientific community and a workshop on families where both persons have professional roles.

Women in Geology

Item is two radio programs on women in geology broadcast on CBC's program Wild Rose Country, one of which interviews Marianne Ainley, originally broadcast on May 21, 1993 and May 25, 1993.

Women faculty at University of Toronto

File consists of research materials and notes on women faculty at University of Toronto, including handwritten notes, photocopied articles, newspaper clippings, archival materials, U of T publications, and related correspondence.

Women and work strategic grant

File consists of records related to the Women and Work grant application for Ainley's chapter on "Women and Scientific Work in Canada. III. "Women's Work in Government and Industry, 1890-1990." File includes application forms, research proposals, and related correspondence.

Women and science articles

File consists of articles written on the history of women working in science, including a publication by Ainley, entitled, "Multiple Connections: Feminist Perspectives on an Integrated History of Canadian Science."

Wives in science

File consists of research materials related to wives in science, including an interview with [Joan Hochbaum]. File also includes photocopied archival and secondary research materials and a pamphlet for a university symposium.

Williston Lake and Lake Babine

File consists of slides depicting Teapot Mountain, Bear Lake, UNBC campus, Lake Babine, Log Lake, West Lake, Pineview, Eskers Provincial Park, Williston Lake, and a moose.

William Rowan research

File consists of research materials concerning ornithologist William Rowan. File includes photocopied published and archival research materials, publications, handwritten notes, photographs, and related correspondence.

Welding Ruston Diesel Engine in Power House

Photograph depicts an unidentified individual wearing a welding helmet, and kneeling behind large bearing cups of one of the Ruston Hornsby diesel engines that turned the generators in the power house on the Cassiar plant. Door, bulletin board, and miscellaneous supplies in background.

Various speaking notes

File consists of speaking notes for a speech made by Ainley on December 6, 2000 at a memorial for the Ecole Polytechnique Massacre in Montreal, Quebec; Ainley's retirement speech speaking notes; and 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."

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