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United College Series
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Series consists of photographs of Wesmen individual athletes, coaches, teams, and games, as well as University of Winnipeg Athletics Department staff, facilities, and events. The photographs primarily portray Wesmen men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball. The photographs show the seasonal teams in those sports from many of the academic years the Wesmen has been in existence between 1967 and 2007, as well as portraits of individual athletes from those teams. The games portrayed are mostly a part of the Wesmen Classic; but also other tournaments, such as the Mizuno volleyball tournament; as well as the seasonal games in which the Wesmen participated through the sports governing bodies of which the University of Winnipeg was a part, notably U Sports (previously Canadian Interuniversity Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Athletic Union) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference. The series also contains a significant number of reproduced historical photographs, primarily from the University of Winnipeg Archives Special Collections, portraying the athletic teams and activities of Manitoba, Wesley, and United Colleges, as well as the University of Winnipeg, from 1900-1977.

Wesmen Athletics

The Crowe Affair

Series consists of documents concerning The Crowe Affair, a controversial case at United College in which a professor was dismissed over a letter he wrote to a colleague. Documents include papers, reports, and statements made during and after the official investigation; media, correspondence, and notes from the College related to the controversy and the student & faculty reactions; correspondence about the events, mostly conducted by the Dean of Residence Alf Longman; newspaper clippings gathered that mention the case; and several student papers. Series is arranged among two boxes into files sorted by documentary category.

United College

Minute Books

Series consists of minutes from the meetings of several administrative bodies and organizations of United College, including the Senate, student organizations, and other committees. Some of the records predate the 1938 formation of United College, when Manitoba and Wesley Colleges maintained an administrative co-operation called United Colleges; and some of them postdate the 1967 incorporation of the University of Winnipeg.

United College

Collegiate Division Students

Series consists of records of the Collegiate, the high school of Wesley College, United College, and the University of Winnipeg. Series is arranged into five files. The first contains annual student statistics and enrolment cards; the second, student examination statistics and letters sent to students and parents concerning exam results; the third, information packages published for students; the fourth, announcements of Collegiate events such as dances and reunions, and ephemera from the same, as well as valedictory addresses and a history of the Collegiate; and the fifth, records of the Collegiate student government, including constitutions and lists of participants.

United College

Financial Records, General Ledgers, and Journals

Series consists of ledgers recording the financial statistics of United College, including that of various administrative bodies, salaries, taxes, and other executive-level incomes and expenses -- but not day-to-day accounts such as sundries or student fees. Also includes a ledger detailing some demographic and academic statistics of the student body. Series is arranged chronologically.

United College

Financial Statements: Wesley, Manitoba and United College

Series consists primarily of annual financial statements for Manitoba, Wesley, and United College, respectively, as well as records and financial reports of the United College Graduate Association. Series is divided into two boxes. The first contains summary statements of income and expenditures for Manitoba and Wesley College as well as the Graduate Association records. The second contains detailed financial statements for Wesley and United College prepared by Chartered Accountants with a full account of revenue, expense, and assets such as investments, endowments, and property.

United College

Erwin and Eva King Memorial Fund

Series consists of records from the Erwin and Eva King Ministerial Memorial Fund, established from an initial private donation of $500 on 22nd January 1942. The Fund was meant to provide loans to students entering the ministry. Includes the initial terms of the donation, and correspondence between the faculty of United College, students, and the bank related to the dispensed loans and the Fund's status. Series is arranged chronologically.

United College

United College National Appeal Campaign

Series consists of records from the United College National Appeal Campaign, a fundraising drive conducted all over Canada to accomodate the lack of space and income against projected increases in student enrolment at United College. Records include research, reports, committee lists, and committee minutes related to the campaign's planning; reports, correspondence, internal memos, presentations, and records of pledges and donations during the campaign; as well as records from the Building Fund, a related fundraising campaign, and from the Principal Loan Fund, an account to give no-interest loans to students with emergencies. Series is arranged into eight boxes by the type of document they contain.

United College

Cash Books

Series consists of ledgers recording the financial activities of several bodies within United College, including student organizations and general accounts ledgers for the College. The latter record fees collected from students, expenses for sundries and scholarships, and the Building Fund, and are organized approximately biannually.

United College

Library Handbooks

Series consists of two handbooks for the United College Library, prescribing library policy for its staff with regards to conduct, procedure, and circulation.

United College

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