F-174 Mark Winston fonds
Series descriptions


Series F-174-1
Family, education and career records

1955 - 2006
69 cm of textual records
131 photographs

Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to Mark Winston's family and his academic and employment career and includes personal correspondence with family and friends; elementary and high school report cards and university transcripts; student employment correspondence and records; Simon Fraser University career records and curriculum vitae; research and teaching awards; published media stories about Winston's research; and childhood photographs of Winston, his family, friends, as an academic at SFU, and annual photos of his research students nicknamed the "Swarm Team."

Records include correspondence, transcripts, reports, research notes, application forms, certificates, publications and photographs.

Source of title

Title is based on the contents of the series.

Other notes

General note: photographs are located in sub-series 7 and include 35 digital photographs (tiff and jpeg formats).

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Series F-174-2
Correspondence

1971 - 2006
50 cm of textual records

Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to Mark Winston's correspondence

throughout his academic career and includes correspondence sent and received as a graduate student in French Guiana, a young academic writing to other universities about his pre-SFU research; and as a SFU professor responding to colleagues, the general public, organizations, and government agencies.

Source of title

Title is based on the contents of the series.

Arrangement

The files in this series are arranged alphabetically according to the original filing system of the creator. Letters have been filed by the recipent/sender's last name.

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Series F-174-3
Teaching records

1977 - 2007
1.52 m of textual records
59 photographs
9 moving images
2 textile artifacts

Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to Mark Winston's position as a professor of Biological Sciences at Simon Fraser University and includes course-related correspondence, lecture notes, handouts and exams; the Knowledge Network "Bees and Beekeeping" televised course written and delivered by Winston; the Bee Masters course offered to the public; graduate student supervision files; and two SFU Apiculture "Heavenly Honey" t-shirts. Also included are lecture notes for one pre-SFU course taught by Winston.

Records include correspondence, working papers, reports, certificates, photographs and audio-visual materials.

Source of title

Title is based on the contents of the series.

Restrictions

Some files in this series are restricted. Please see the file list for this series and consult the reference archivist for more details.

Access to the moving images in sub-series 5 is restricted for preservation reasons due to the age and fragility of the storage medium on which they are stored (video reels, U-matic and VHS tapes). The Archives will provide access only through digitization of the originals. As of October 2012, none of the videos had been digitized. Consult the reference archivist for more information about access these records.

Other notes

Physical description: photographs are located in sub-series 2, file 18 (slides) and sub-series 3, file 2 (prints); moving images are located in sub-series 5 and include originals and copies on 8 video reels, 19 U-matic tape videocassettes, and 1 VHS videocassettes; aretefacts are located in sub-series 2, file 1.

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Series F-174-4
Research records

1970 - 2006
3.65 m of textual records
19 MB of textual records (electronic)
87 photographs
40 sound recordings
14 moving images
2 multiple media documents

Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to Mark Winston's scholarly research and publications and includes research notes and working papers on apiculture and biology; work with artist Aganetha Dyck; newspaper and journal articles appearing in "Bee Culture," "The Vancouver Sun," "The Globe and Mail," "New York Times," and appearance on National Public Radio in the United States; research notes, drafts and published versions of scientific manuscripts; books authored by Winston; speeches and overheads used at local, national and international conferences and presentations; and television interviews and media stories about Winston's research.

Records include correspondence, working papers, reports, contracts, interviews, publications and audio-visual materials.

Source of title

Title is based on the contents of the series.

Restrictions

Access to all analog sound recordings and moving images is restricted for preservation reasons due to the fragility of the storage medium (film reel, videocassette, audio cassette). The Archives will provide access only through digitization of the originals. As of October 2012, only one of the moving image documents (item F-174-4-6-0-0-14) exists in digital form. Please consult the reference archivist for more information about accessing these records.

Other notes

General note locations of special media:

* Textual records in electronic form are located in sub-series 5, file 16.

* Photographs are located in sub-sub-series 4-2 (files 6 and 8) and sub-sub-series 5 (file 24); the latter includes 16 digital photographs (jpeg format).

* Moving images are located in sub-series 6 and include 1 film reel and 13 videocassettes (VHS).

* Sound recordings are located in sub-sub-series 4-1 (3 recordings) and 4-6 (37 recordings) and include 39 audio cassettes (38 in microcassette format) and 2 digital files (aiff format).

* Multiple media documents are located in sub-series 1, file 43 and are stored on optical discs (CDs).

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Series F-174-5
Grant and funding records

1980 - 2007
64 cm of textual records

Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to Mark Winston's research grants while at Simon Fraser University and includes applications and correspondence with his graduate students and local, provincial, and national granting agencies such as SFU Special Research Projects, the BC Honey Producers Association, the Science Council of BC, Killam Foundation, NSERC, the National Research Council, Agriculture Canada, and companies including Monsanto and Bayer.

Records include correspondence, reports, budget and financial working papers, applications and contracts, and brochures.

Source of title

Title is based on the contents of the series.

Access points

Names:

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Series F-174-6
Consulting records

1981 - 2006
18 cm of textual records
3 moving images

Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to Mark Winston's role as an expert in the field of apiculture and includes correspondence with law firms, businesses, the news media, and work with film and television production companies reviewing scripts and "bee wrangling" on set.

Records include correspondence, contracts and invoices, reports, scripts and storyboards, and audio-visual materials.

Source of title

Title is based on the contents of the series.

Restrictions

Some files in this series are restricted. Please see the file list for this series and consult the archivist for more details.

Access to the moving images is restricted for preservation reasons due to the fragility of the storage medium (VHS videocassette). The Archives will provide access only through digitization of the originals. As of October 2012, none of the material has been digitized. Please consult the reference archivist for more information about accessing these records.

Other notes

Physical description: includes 3 VHS videocassettes.

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Series F-174-7
Apimondia '99 Conference

1991 - 2000
56 cm of textual records
78 photographs

Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to Mark Winston's role as Program Chair for the Apimondia '99 conference held in Vancouver, BC in 1999 and includes correspondence with the Organizing Committee, presenters, vendors, and conference and hotel venues; promotion and local news publicity annoucements; contracts and budget papers; volunteer supervision; and conference program packages.

Records include correspondence, working papers, reports, minutes, conference proceedings, publications, slides, and photographs.

Source of title

Title is based on the contents of the series.

Other notes

Physical description: photographs include 20 slides (file 42) and 58 digital photographs in the form of a pdf (file 43).

Access points

Names:

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Series F-174-8
Professional organizations

1981 - 2006
73 cm of textual records

Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to Mark Winston's correspondence with, and participation on, local, national and international apiculture organizations. For the complete list of organizations, please see the sub-series list below. Records include correspondence, working papers, agendas, minutes, reports, grant applications, newsletters and publications.

Source of title

Title is based on the contents of the series.

Restrictions

Files in this series are marked 'pending review' must be reviewed by an archivist prior to release, and as a result of the review, access restrictions may apply. Please see the file list for this series and consult the archivist for more details.

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