The fonds is separated into 13 series. They include: C.V., articles, MSS chapters ; book reviews, University of Manitoba Committees, University of Manitoba material, research grants, manuscript assessments, conferences, publisher's correspondence, correspondence, student correspondence, Royal Society of Canada , research material, photographs & electronic records.
Collection consists of two ledger-sized scrapbooks of theatre-related clippings from Winnipeg newspapers from 1914 to 1927 and one smaller scrapbook listing, alphabetically, the people profiled in J. B. McGeachy’s “I First Saw” column in the Winnipeg Free Press from 1921-1929.
The fonds consists of Dr. Joan Finkle de Peña’s manuscripts, articles and lecture notes pertaining to her academic teaching career at St. Louis University, and the University of Manitoba. The fonds also consists of material pertaining to her research in Puerto Rico when she was a graduate student, as well as a her academic research work with her studies of the Inuit of the North, during her tenure as a faculty member with the Department of Anthropology, University of Manitoba. In addition there are textual records pertaining to her involvement with various national and international professional associations, including the Sigma Xi Scientific Society. The collection also contains a total of 4624 photographs, 90 negatives, and 1,125 photo slides.
Fonds contains one hockey goaltender stick used by Art Puttee while goalie for the Canadian hockey team (the University of Manitoba Grads) that won the 1931 World Championships in Krynica, Poland. Handwritten on one side of the handle is the text, "Winners of Turnbull Cup (Manitoba Champ), Abbott Cup (Western Canada Champ), Ross Robertson Memorial Cup (Canadian Champ). Played 21 games, won 17, tied 3, lost 1." On the outer edge of the handle is the text, "Total goals - for 113 - against 36." Other side of the handle has Art Puttee's signature. Signatures of other players are partially visiable across other parts of the stick; legible names include Doupe, Murdoch, and Chapman.
Interview, taped 25.05.1990 at studio of Portage Community Cable, Protage la Prairie, during Annual General Meeting of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Conference of the United Church of Canada, of Bishop John Selby Spong (Episcopal/Newark, New Jersey), author of "Living In Sin?"
This U-matic tape contains two episodes of the Coming Out! cable access tv program produced by the Winnipeg Gay Media Collective:
Interview with Christie Philcox, on being a young lesbian, just out. (Interview on Cut 2 is Christie’s mother). Taped December 4, 1991. Cut 2: Interview with Michele Rozierem mother of a lesbian and member of the local Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays chapter. Taped August 30, 1992.