The fonds consist of correspondence from 1935-1994; research from 1942-1987; published material from 1905-1996; oral history from 1983-1987; newspaper clippings from 1964-1994; and photographs from 1923-1985.
Stephen was an award-winning teacher; some of his own undergraduate lectures in history of science have been preserved. You can listen to them here.
Stephen Straker (1942-2004) was an historian of science at UBC for thirty years and the chief inspiration for the creation of the STS program. We honour his memory with an annual distinguished lecture.