Miscellaneous Photos

UBC alumnus and philanthropist Helen E. Belkin accepting UBC Hall of Fame honours on behalf of her late husband Jim Harmer in 1994.

Also in this photo are, from left to right, Chancellor Bob Lee and VP Student Academic Services K. D. Srivastava.

For more information on Jim Harmer, see his UBC Sports Hall of Fame profile.

Gordon Shrum, President Douglas T. Kenny, and UBC QB Danny Smith celebrate UBC’s 1978 Shrum Bowl Victory.

See their UBC Sports Hall of Fame profiles: Gordon Shrum and Danny Smith

For more information on this series of football rivalry games between the UBC Thunderbirds and the SFU Clan, visit this page here.

For 1967 to 2009 game results, see this Shrum Bowl History file, provided by UBC Thunderbird Football Association.

To read a history of the Shrum Bowl, see this article from SFU’s student newspaper The Peak.

Evelyn (née Story) Lett, a 1916 UBC hockey player and co-author of UBC’s initial constitution, performs ceremonial face-off at a 1995 Thunderbird hockey game.

This was featured in the February 22, 1995 issue of The Ubyssey. This issue isn’t available in UBC Open Collections.

To listen to an interview by Joan Pilcher with Evelyn Lett, click this UBC Archives Audio Recordings Collection link.

To view Evelyn’s UBC In Memoriam page, visit this link.

Popular UBC Football coach Frank Gnup surrounded by his players including (#18) Stan Knight, (#11) QB Barry Carkner, and (3rd from the right, back row) Arnie Smith, Fall 1961.

Arnie Smith was recently featured in a photograph alongside President Santa J. Ono in the Spring 2017 issue of Trek Magazine (page 32).

For Frank Gnup’s UBC Sports Hall of Fame profile click here.

To read a short article on Frank Gnup from The New York Times, click this link.
(Please note: As of summer 2018, these TimesMachine links no longer display scanned images of archived articles; only subscribers can view them. Go to the bottom of our Historical Resources page for tips on accessing The New York Times and their archives, TimesMachine.)



Japanese Canadian Honorary Degree Ceremony, May 30th 2012

Top L to R: Fred Hume, Steve Tuckwood, Carrie Watts and Deb Huband from UBC Athletics with early 1940s Varsity athletes (left to right) Nori Nishio (rugby), X, and Takako Nikaido (basketball).

The Honorary Degree Ceremony for Japanese Canadian Students of 1942 is available on YouTube.




Fred Hume with Mary and Tosh Kitagawa.

Mary, with help from her husband Tosh, was responsible for leading the campaign which called on UBC to grant honorary degrees to 76 Japanese Canadian students, whose studies were interrupted during World War II when they and their families were sent to internment camps.




Fred Hume with Nori Nishio, one of the UBC Japanese students who played on the UBC rugby team before his studies were interrupted by internment.



The grand opening of the UBC Sports Hall of Fame in the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre on April 12th, 2012.



UBC Sports Hall of Fame inductees Fred Hume (Builder) and Marilyn Kinghorn (née Peterson) (Multi-Sport). To view Fred’s Hall of Fame profile, click here. For Marilyn’s profile, click here.

Program schedule for the Chinese Canadian Stories & Japanese Canadian Student Tribute Celebration Event held on November 9th, 2012. To view photos from this event, visit the album on Flickr.

Bowen Zhang’s winning piece “Heroes of Chinatown-Vancouver Chinese Students Soccer Team 1933” had assistance from Fred Hume and UBC Rare Books and Special Collections. A video of Zhang’s acceptance speech is available on The Jack Webster Awards website.

Chinese Canadian Stories is an online digital archive containing stories, photographs, videos, newspaper articles, video games, and resources for classroom use. People are welcome to contribute by having their photos, videos, and stories archived. The Chinese Students Soccer team’s story is featured on this website, and it includes photos from UBC RBSC’s Chung Collection.

The Japanese Canadian Student Tribute awarded 76 students honorary degrees. The Tribute also involves UBC Library collecting and archiving the stories of the students. The 1942 Japanese Canadian UBC Students Fund is open for donations, which goes toward supporting research in the UBC Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies program.


Photos supplied by Fred Hume, UBC Athletics Historian
Post last updated: July 17th 2018