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Research/Subject Files

 

Almanacs

Box 1: 1

Clog

Box 1: 2

Evans Index

Box 1: 3

General

Box 1: 4

Royal Society of Canada, "The Need of a Rational Almanac," 1908

Box 1: 5

Ancient monuments

Box 1: 6

Archaeo-astronomy, 1983-1984

Box 1: 7

Astrology, c. 1959-1973

Box 1: 8

Astronomical symbols, 1966

Box 1: 9

Automates, c. 1968

Box 1: 10

Bede, the Venerable

Box 1: 11

Book dealers

 

Book, history of (also history of printing)

Box 1: 12

Clapham, Michael, "Printing," ch. 15 of Singer, A History of Technology, vol. III

Box 1: 13

General

Box 1: 14

New Catholic Encyclopedia, McGraw Hill, c. 1967

 

Books of Hours

Box 1: 15

General

Box 1: 16

LeClerq & Cabrol, Dictionnaire d'Archéologie Chrétienne et de Liturgie

Box 9: 1

Oversize

Box 1: 17

Prymers - Edmund Bishop, Liturgica Historica

Box 1: 18

Psalters & Books of Hours / Prayer Books, New Catholic Encyclopedia and Catholic Encyclopedia, 1967

Box 1: 19

Richter, Louise, Chantilly in History and Art, "Tres Riches Heures de Richard Duc de Berry"

Box 1: 20

British Horological Institute, c. 1967

 

Calendar

Box 1: 21

Brantingham calendar, SB News-Press, 11 Jan. 1983

Box 1: 22

Cabrol, ed., Dictionnaire d'Archéologie Chrétienne et de Liturgie

Box 1: 23

"The Calendar - As It Is - And as It Might Have Been," c. 1981

Box 1: 24

Freeman-Grenville, The Muslim and Christian Calendars

Box 1: 25-26

General

Box 1: 27

Hooke, S. H., "New Years Day: The Story of the Calendar"

Box 1: 28

Hooke, S. H., Sociology of calendar

Box 1: 29

Jones, Sir Harold Spencer, "The Calendar," ch. 21 of Singer, A History of Technology, vol. III

Box 1: 30

New Catholic Encyclopedia, McGraw Hill, c. 1967

Box 1: 31

Philip, Alexander, The Calendar: Its History, Structure and Improvement

Box 1: 32

Wallace, Lewis A. R., The Luni-Solar Calendar, 1938

 

Calendar, Anglo-Saxon

Box 1: 33

Harrison, Kenneth, The Framework of Anglo-Saxon History

 

Calendar, Athenian

Box 1: 34

Mikalson, Jon D., The Sacred and Civil Calendar of the Athenian Year

 

Calendar, Aztec, Maya & Inca

Box 1: 35

General

Box 1: 36

Guerra, Francisco, "Aztec Science and Technology," 1969

 

Calendar, Chinese

Box 1: 37

Nakayama, Shigeru, "Characteristics of Chinese Calendrical Science," Japanese Studies in the History of Science, no. 4, 1965

 

Calendar, Japanese

Box 1: 38

de Garis, Frederic, for H.S.K. Yamaguchi, We Japanese

 

Calendar reform

Box 1: 39

1922

Box 1: 40

1924 - Enlistment of George Eastman

Box 1: 41

1928

Box 1: 42

1929

Box 1: 43

Achelis, Elisabeth, "Be Not Silent"

Box 1: 44

Achelis, Elisabeth - Miscellaneous (see also World Calendar Association)

Box 1: 45

Ashbaugh, Lewis E., "Simplifying the Calendar," New York Times, Sept. 8, 1929

Box 1: 46

"Calendar Reform - What Has Happened to It?" 1960-1963

Box 1: 47

"Catholic attitude... Mastrofini" - from Denis-Boulet

Box 1: 48

Eastman, George

Box 1: 49

Edwards Plan ( Collier's, Dec. 1946 - Kyle Crichton)

Box 1: 50

Fleming, Sandford, 1961-1979

Box 1: 51

Frick, Bertha, Calendar revision bibliography

Box 1: 52

General

Box 1: 53

Hertz, J. H., "The Battle for the Sabbath at Geneva," 1932

Box 2: 1

Journal of Calendar Reform (UCSC), 1932

Box 2: 2

Leaflet (A) - "The 13 Months Calendar...," c. 1931-1939

Box 2: 3

Leaflet "D.C." - "Adjustment of Half-Yearly, Quarterly and Monthly Statistics to 4-Week Periods"

Box 2: 4

Leaflet (Ge). - "To Honourable Members of the Monetary and Economic Conference," June 1933

Box 2: 5

Leaflet "G2" - "Charts Proving Different Percentage-Value for Each Day," c. 1933

Box 2: 6

Leaflet "H." - "Calendar Reform - Health Statistics Part" (suppl. to Pamphlet "D")

Box 2: 7

Leaflet "L." - "Fixed Calendar Benefits for Labour," c. 1933-1934

Box 2: 8

Leaflet (L.O.) - "Calendar Revision," June 1936

Box 2: 9

Leaflet "M." - "Leap-Year Calendar Errors," designed by C. F. Marvin

Box 2: 10

Leaflet "R." - "Calendar Reform - Its Religious Part"

Box 2: 11

Leaflet "Ry" - "Calendar Reform Will Help Railways," 1932

Box 2: 12

Leaflet "SUB" - "Charts Comparing Calendar-Caused Distortions"

Box 2: 13

Leaflet "U" - "League of Nations on Calendar Reform," 1931

Box 2: 14

Leaflet No. 1. - "The Calendar's Defects and Inconveniences"

Box 2: 15

Leaflet 1a - "The Calendar's Defects and Inconveniences"

Box 2: 16

Leaflet 2r - "Calendar Simplification... Religious Part of the Calendar"

Box 2: 17

Leaflet 3. - "Governments and Organizations Deceived about Calendar Reform," c. 1936

Box 2: 18

Leaflet (3a) - League of Nations Report, Litvinoff USSR, Jan. 25, 1937

Box 2: 19

Leaflet "4u" - "Extending Use of 4-Week Periods"

Box 2: 20

Leaflet 13 - "13 Periods of Four Weeks in Business," Oct. 1932

Box 2: 21

League of Nations, 1926

Box 2: 22

League of Nations, 1927

Box 2: 23

League of Nations, 1931

Box 2: 24

League of Nations, 1934

Box 2: 25

League of Nations, 1937

Box 2: 26

Leap Day, 1968

Box 2: 27

Pamphlet "A" - "Calendar Defects and How to Remedy Them"

Box 2: 28

Pamphlet "B" - "Calendar Reform"

Box 2: 29

Pamphlet (B.A.) - "Natural Solution of the Early Bible Ages of Man"

Box 2: 30

Pamphlet "C" - "Moses the Greatest of Calendar Reformers"

Box 2: 31

Pamphlet "D." - "Calendar Reform Report of the League of Nations Special Committee on Enquiry..."

Box 2: 32

Pamphlet "E." - "Winning Calendar Reform"

Box 2: 33

Pamphlet "F." - "Women's Cause in Calendar Reform"

Box 2: 34

Pamphlet "Fo" - "Women's Cause in Calendar Reform"

Box 2: 35

Pamphlet "G." - "Calendar Simplification Urged to Safeguard Economic Prosperity," with insert of leaflet "D-C."

Box 2: 36

Pamphlet (H.O) - "Humanity's Great Opportunity," 1933

Box 2: 37

Pamphlet (Hu.) - "Humanity: An Appeal for Unity by Use of the Same Weekly Day of Rest," 1933

Box 2: 38

Pamphlet "-P" - "60 Governments Internationally Preparing for Calendar Reform"

Box 2: 39

Pamphlet (R O) - "Religion's Great Opportunity"

Box 2: 40

Pamphlet "S" of calendar reform pamphlets

Box 2: 41

Pamphlet "W" - "The 7-Day Week and Weekly Day of Rest," 2nd edition, 1931

Box 2: 42

Pamphlet "X" - Pan. Am. Union 1924 & supplement 1922

Box 2: 43

Pamphlet "Y" - Royal Society of Canada, "The Need of a Rational Almanac," 1908-1909

Box 2: 44

Pamphlet "Z" - "Time to Fix the Year"

Box 2: 45

Pamphlet 1. - "World Crisis Speeds Calendar Reform," c. 1931-1933

Box 2: 46

Pamphlet 2. - "Calendar-Caused Difficulties Are Imposed on All Nations by 30 and 31-Day Months," c. 1933

Box 2: 47

Pamphlet 3 - "Calendar Simplification," June 1, 1930

Box 2: 48

Pamphlet 4 - "Calendar Complications in Asia"

Box 2: 49

Pamphlet 13/12. - "13 Months or 12?" 1933

Box 2: 50

Pamphlet 28. - "Nature's 28-Day Month is the Easiest and Best for All Humanity"

Box 2: 51

"Progress" for IFCL illustration, Pan. Am. Bulletin, 1928

Box 2: 52

Roster of companies using 13 month calendar, 1933

Box 2: 53

Rothé, Walter - Universal Calendar, Look Magazine, Dec. 1964

Box 2: 54

United Nations, 1947

Box 2: 55

Vajda, Geza

 

Canada

Box 9: 2

Farley, Atlas of B.C. xeroxes, UCSB Map Room

Box 2: 56

General

Box 2: 57

Sage, W. N., Seminar Outline in British Columbian History

Box 2: 58

Stow, Mary Catherine, The Opening of the Northwest for Settlement, 1776-1787

Box 2: 59

Yukon

Box 2: 60

Cathedrals - Europe, France

Box 2: 61

Century, Decade

Box 2: 62

Chronology

Box 2: 63

Classification Systems

 

Clocks

Box 2: 64

Civil - England by place

Box 2: 65

Civil - Europe by place

Box 2: 66

Ecclestiastical - England by place

Box 2: 67

General

Box 2: 68

Medieval - White, Lynn, Medieval Technology and Social Change

Box 2: 69

Michel, Scientific Instruments...

 

Clocks and watches

Box 2: 70

Clock and watch makers

Box 2: 71

History of

Box 2: 72

Modern

Box 2: 73

Museums

Box 3: 1

Museums (cont.)

Box 3: 2

Cosmology

 

Cotsworth, Moses Bruines

Box 3: 3

1884, 1895 - Genesis of the proposal; DCD text

Box 3: 4

1907-1920 B.C. (British Columbia)

Box 3: 5

1970s rediscovery of Cotsworth

Box 3: 6

Beating the sun, cheating the sun, 1969

Box 3: 7

Biographical notes, who was who, Canadian Observer, Canadiana, etc., Ackerman

Box 3: 8

"British Columbia: Its Supreme Advantages"

Box 3: 9

Calendar Follies, 1924

Box 3: 10

Calendar illustrations - Muslim, Hindu

Box 3: 11

Calendar reform pamphlets, 1927

Box 3: 12

Calendar Secrets - press releases (copies from Library of Congress), December 1934

Box 3: 13

"Canada's Improving Climate," British Columbia Magazine, vol. 8, no. 9, Sept. 1912

Box 3: 14

Changing Climate (CC) pamphlet, 1934

Box 3: 15

Climate

Box 3: 16

"Continuous Glacial Period," Aug. 1906 - Leeds

Box 3: 17

Cotsworth, Moses Bruines

Box 3: 18

Crisis in B.C. (from BC Archives), 1917

Box 3: 19

The Crisis in B.C. - Ministerial Union

Box 3: 20

Davidson, Andrew - Silbury Hill

Box 3: 21

DCD's drafts = Westerners

Box 3: 22

Early years, formative years

Box 3: 23

Glaciers, wandering poles, memoir and ties to ancient monuments

Box 3: 24

Ice ages - materials about

Box 3: 25

Jottings - introduction draft

Box 3: 26

MBC Christmas greetings and biography, 1934 or 1935, from Library of Congress

Box 3: 27

Origin of Leap Day, 1932

Box 3: 28

Outline by periods, intro.

Box 3: 29

Photographs, 1980-1981

Box 3: 30

Pyramids, obelisks, henges, and other ancient monuments

Box 3: 31

Pyramids, obelisks, ... - materials - gen. about

Box 3: 32

"Some Defects of the Municipal Government," from B.C. Magazine, 1912

Box 3: 33

Standard Time (BC Archives), n.d.

Box 3: 34

"Two Pamphlets on Monetary Reform," 1933

Box 3: 35

"The Way to Peace" (BC Archives), 1940

Box 3: 36

Yorkshire - "The Most Interesting District in England"

Box 3: 37

Yorkshire ref. maps: Acomb, Willtoft; notes on Bruines family

Box 3: 38

Miscellaneous

 

Daylight Savings Time

Box 3: 39

General

Box 3: 40

U.S. Uniform Time Act - Act, hearings and reports, 1966

Box 3: 41

Days

 

Exhibits

Box 3: 42

Inventing Standard Time, Smithsonian exhibition catalog

Box 3: 43

"Marking Time" (Special Collections)

Box 3: 44

Huntington, Ellsworth, Civilization and Climate, 3rd edition, 1924

Box 3: 45

Misericords (choir stalls)

Box 3: 46

Monday Holiday Law

 

Months

Box 3: 47

Della Robbia Roundels, Victoria and Albert Museum

Box 3: 48

General

Box 3: 49

Occupations of the Months

Box 3: 50

Occupations of the months, Kraus, c. 1964-1986

Box 3: 51

Plate tectonics

Box 3: 52

Seasons

Box 3: 53

Standard Time

Box 3: 54

Stonehenge

 

Sundials

Box 3: 55

Anglo-Saxon

Box 3: 56

Ecclesiastical

Box 3: 57

General

Box 3: 58

U.S.A.

 

Time

Box 4: 1

Biological

Box 4: 2

Čapek, Milič, "Time," and G. J. Whitrow, "Time and Measurement," from Philip Wiener, ed., Dictionary of History of Ideas, vol. 4

Box 4: 3

Comte, August, System of Positive Polity

Box 4: 4

Definitions

Box 4: 5-8

General

Box 4: 9

History of

Box 4: 10

Holder, William, A Discourse Concerning Time

Box 4: 11

International Society for the Study of Time

Box 4: 12

Marking Time - "Clocks, Calendars, and Governments"

Box 4: 13

Measurement of

Box 9: 3

Oversize

Box 4: 14

"Philosophy of Time," Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Box 4: 15

Stewart, Charles, "The Joints of Time," Atlantic Monthly, 1926

Box 4: 16

"Time," International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Box 4: 17

Time Museum, Rockford, Ill.

 

Time in Literature

Box 4: 18

Glasser, Richard, Time in French Life and Thought

Box 4: 19

"With the Literature of Time..."

Box 4: 20

Watches

Box 4: 21

Week

Box 4: 22

White, Lynn, Jr., Medieval Religion and Technology, c. 1978

Box 4: 23

World Calendar Association, Inc.

Box 4: 24

Wright, George Frederick, 1838-1921

Box 4: 25

Year

Box 4: 26

Zodiac

Box 4: 27

Miscellaneous

 

UCSB

Box 4: 28

Old newspaper clippings about UCSB library, 1975-1978

Box 4: 29

Charles F. A. Voysey: Architect - Exhibition catalog, University Art Galleries, 1970

Box 7: 1

"Old UCSB pictures - 1st unit library"

 

Time Bibliography

Additional Note

Card files (3 boxes).
Box 6: 1

Bibliography, A-K (box 1)

Box 6: 1

Bibliography, L-Z (box 2)

Box 7: 2

Subjects (box 3)

Box 7: 3

Misc. cards

Box 7: 4

Picture Postcards

Additional Note

Mainly time-related cards with images such as books of hours, clocks, and sundials, as well as others such as cathedrals, illuminated manuscripts, and libraries - most in color and most European.
 

Slides

Additional Note

Color, most European, time- and travel-related, 4 carousels and 2 small slide boxes.
Box 7: 5

Notecards separated from Carousel III

Box 8: 1

Carousel I, "Time," Dec. 1970 - England, France: sundials, clocks, cathedrals, castles, Roman structures, etc., c. 1967-1970

Box 8: 2

Carousel II, "Time, England Trip," Dec. 1970 - England: sundials, clocks, churches and other buildings, gardens, etc., c. 1967-1970

Box 8: 3

Carousel [III], "Time & English Pictures" - England, France: clocks, churches, etc., c. 1966-1970

Box 8: 4

Carousel IV, "Time" - France, England, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium: clocks, sundials, churches, etc.

Box 8: 5

"Time, Cotsworth stuff at UBC"

Box 8: 6

Library slides

 

Microfilm

 

Frick, Bertha - Calendar reform bibliography, Columbia, DCD, 1947