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Jack Krog fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 121
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912-1917]

The fonds consists of photographs of Jack Krog's work and family. The majority of photographs document construction work and the laying of pipe for the Sooke water supply. Family photographs depict the Krog family in Beacon Hill Park and horse racing at Willow Race Track.

Krog, Jack

Jessie Gordon fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 122
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Gordon family (including D. Marshall Gordon), Gordon family residences, family friend Jean Roberts, and many unidentified individuals.

Gordon, Jessie

Abner N. Garland fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 123
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1901-1970]

The fonds consists of postcards and photographs. The postcards are arranged by subject in albums, and show scenes from many different countries and cultures. The photographs are of Abner N. Garland as a child and other unidentified individuals.

Garland, Abner N., d. 1972

Linn Gale fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 124
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920-1969]

The fonds consists of general files and photographs. General files are arranged alphabetically in subject files and consist of correspondence, letters to newspaper editors, newspaper clippings, maps, plans, and research notes relating to city history, planning issues, parks, and the history of Victoria. Photographs consist of images of Victoria taken from a variety of vantage points including the Parliament Buildings, Cadboro Bay, and the Victoria Golf Course.

Gale, Linn A.

Siddall Dennis Warner Architects fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 125
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1962-1981]

The fonds consists of photographs and pamphlets. Photographs consist of images of construction sites, newly completed buildings and of streetscapes. Many of these images relate to the construction of the University of Victoria, Victoria Press Building, recreational buildings and private homes. Streetscapes include images of many downtown streets, buildings and aerial views.

Siddall Dennis Warner Architects

Friendly Help Society fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 126
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1933

The fonds consists of minute books (1895-1920) and a board of directors list (1932-1933).

Friendly Help Society (Victoria, B.C.)

Ross Anthony Lort fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 127
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1930]

The fonds consists of photographs. Images depict homes designed by the architectural firm of Maclure and Lort, a portrait of Samuel Maclure and a photograph of a watercolour painting of a Maclure designed home.

Lort, Ross Anthony

Trio Studio fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 129
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1918]

The fonds consists of postcards and photographic prints. The postcards depict scenic views of Vancouver Island and troop debarkations to Europe during World War I. The photographs consist of military scenes during World War I.

Trio (Firm)

Ethel Bruce fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 13
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1966, predominant 1914-1966

The fonds consists primarily of the records of Ethel Bruce including newsclippings, concert and theatre programmes, invitations, pamphlets, maps, photographs, correspondence and picture postcards. These papers document Miss Bruce's career as a writer for the Victoria Daily Times and the Daily Colonist, especially in her role as music and theatre critic, her extensive travels, social activities, family relations and her work in organizations such as the Women's Institute. A small portion of the fonds consists of the records of Ethel Bruce's sister, Maude Bruce, primarily correspondence inward.

Bruce, Ethel

Leeming Brothers Limited fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 130
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1906

The fonds consists of three series of records relating to the operations of the ship the SS Oscar. Series include a daily journal, agreement and miscellaneous files.

Leeming Brothers Limited

Irene A. Dyson fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 131
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1914-1950]

The fonds consists of photographs of Irene Dyson's father, George Arthur Allen, identified and unidentified Victoria City policemen, and a float in a May 24th parade.

Dyson, Irene A.

George N.Y. Simpson Studio fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 132
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1919-1935]

The fonds consists of images of buildings, houses, school children, theatre groups and scenic views. The photographs were presumably created by an unidentified photographer whose business was purchased by Simpson Studio. The majority of photographs were taken in Victoria however there are also images from Comox and other areas of Vancouver Island.

George N.Y. Simpson Studio

Kroeger family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 133
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1914

The fonds consists of photographs of the Kroeger family, Spiritualist picnics and theatrical troupes, and the Kroeger upholstery shop at 53 1/2 Fort Street in Victoria.

Kroeger (family)

Stamford family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 134
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1916]-1961

The fonds consists of 7 copy prints and 1 donated photograph. Images are of the Stamford family, the Stamford residences at 1328 Clover Avenue and 334 Michigan Street, and miscellaneous images of Cordova Bay, Brentwood Bay and the cement works at both Tod Inlet and Butchart Gardens.

Stamford (family)

British Columbia Assessment Authority fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 135
  • Fonds
  • 1959-[ca. 1980]

The fonds consists of photographs and reports used in the calculation of property assessments of buildings. The buildings and properties depicted have since been demolished or redeveloped. Locations include B.C. Forest Products at 371 Gorge Road East, Dalziel Box Company at 2800 Bridge Street, Oakland Fisheries Limited at 630 Montreal Street, Ogden Point Grain Elevator and freight shed, Revelstoke Lumber at 449 Gorge Road East, Rock Bay Apartments at 440 Bay Street, Somersby Woodworkers at 440 Hillside Avenue, Stewart and Hudson Limited at the 400 block of Gorge Road East, VIP Soap Products at the 500 block of John Street, and Willett Automotive at 2940 Douglas Street. In addition, the fonds includes a number of photographs of houses, apartments and businesses located at the addresses of 642 Burnside, 650 Burnside, 1140 Chapman Street, 344 Cook Street, 376 Cook Street, 516 Dallas Road, 532 Dallas Road, 973 Fort Street, 603 Frances Street, 20-22 Menzies Street, 310 Michigan Street, 324 Michigan Street, 328 Michigan Street, 334 Michigan Street, 1061 Southgate Street, 1065 Southgate Street, 423 Superior Street, the 400 block of Kingston Street, the corner of St. Lawrence and Huron Streets, the corner of Dock and Dallas Streets, and an empty lot on Superior Street.

British Columbia Assessment Authority

Moichi Kosaka fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 136
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1915]

The fonds consists of copies of loaned photographs. Images consists of the Kosaka family, family residence on Tillicum Road, and scenes of whaling in British Columbia.

Kosaka, Moichi

Amy Moffat fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 137
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1884-1980]

The fonds consists of photographs and a photocopy of Amy Moffat's written memoirs. Photographs consist of images of the Moffatt and Gilchrist families, including those of William Law Gilchrist.

Moffat, Amy 1897-1987

Percival Edward George fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 138
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1982

The fonds consists of seven series of records: correspondence (1945-1982); scrapbooks (1910-1972); press photographs (1939-1951); transcript of oral history interview (1974); correspondence regarding the Canadian Federation of Mayors (1950-1971); and records relating to the Roman Catholic centenary in Victoria (1946).

George, Percival Edward

Lim Li Bang fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 139
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1960]

The fonds consists of miscellaneous files, photographs, artifacts and a plan. Miscellaneous files have been loosely ordered under the following topics: Gim Fook Yuen Company, sausage business, Lim Fook murder attempt, Kue Hing Company theatrical troupe and miscellaneous documents. Photographs consist of 7 original images and 18 copies of loaned images pertaining to the Lim Bang family. Artifacts include paper, storage boxes and rice bottles. Plan consists of a lot plan to a property in Sidney.

Lim, Li Bang

Cameron family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 14
  • Fonds
  • [187-?]-1922

The fonds consists of photographs of the Duncan Cameron family; views of Victoria, including the Inner Harbour and Beacon Hill Park; Frank Cameron in his early automobiles; and an album of photographs of Agnes Deans Cameron's 1908 expedition to the Arctic.

Cameron (family)

Bossi family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 140
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1949

The fonds consists of four series of records: photographs, bankbook of C. Bossi, miscellaneous records and artifacts. Photographs consist of portraits of Bossi family members (including Giacomo Bossi) and the Point Ellice Bridge collapse. Miscellaneous records consist of a letter of introduction and death certificate cards. Artifacts include a wallet, purse and contents, and a ring.

Bossi (family)

Joseph William Roland fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 141
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1921

The fonds consists of a ledger, correspondence and company shares. The ledger relates to bar, grocery and general merchandise accounts at possibly the Burnside Hotel. The correspondence relates to the rental of the Louvre Hotel at 515 Johnson Street in Victoria.

Rowland, Joseph William, d. 1949

H.G. Lewis family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 142
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870-1900]

The fonds consists of seven photographs of the Lewis family (including Herbert George Lewis and Mary Lewis) and the Langford farmhouse.

Lewis (family)

Mary T. Casilio fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 143
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1936-1944]

The fonds consists of photographs of female baseball and basketball teams.

Casilio, Mary T.

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