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Maude Lendrum fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 144
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-1915]

The fonds consists of photographs and an architectural drawing. Photographs consist of images of the Fell, Moss, Porter and Worthington families, and of buildings in the Victoria region. The architectural drawing, drawn by Thomas Hooper, is of a building for A. Porter on Store Street.

Lendrum, Maude, 1910-

Meed family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 105
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1906-1910]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Meed family, including those of William Meed. Images depict the family house at 664 Dallas Road, fishing and picnicking at the Esquimalt Lagoon, Beacon Hill Park and the Parliament Buildings.

Meed (family)

Miller family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 82
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1948

The fonds consists of three series of records arranged by function and medium. They are as follows: family photographs, collected prints and Victoria Day Celebration Souvenir programme. The family photographs document the family at their home at 1206 Beach Drive, scenes of boating and fishing, trips and various scenes of Greater Victoria. The collected photographs depict various aspects of British Columbia including the Rocky Mountains, northern British Columbia, sealing expeditions, the opening of the Parliament Buildings, and various other scenes of early Victoria.

Miller (family)

Gladys Cook fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 189
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1988

The fonds consists of a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous correspondence and programmes and photographs documenting Gladys Cook's involvement in the Victoria Girls' Drill Team.

Cook, Gladys, d. 1987

Edward R. Walker fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 172
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1953

The fonds consists of colour slides. Images consist of Douglas Street from the roof of the Hudson's Bay Company, 800 block of Yates Street, the CPR ferry Chinook, the view from Mount Douglas, and the town of Duncan.

Walker, Edward R.

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

Flora Johnston collection

  • CA CVIC PR 167
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1978

The collection consists of newspapers and pamphlets. Newspapers consist of copies of the Daily Colonist, Victoria Times, Times-Colonist, News of the World, Family Herald and the Saturday Sunset. The majority of papers are special editions dealing primarily with royalty, royal visits, coronations, war and centennials. Pamphlets consist of items pertaining to royalty and war.

Floyd, Johnston family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 99
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1866-1920]

The fonds consists of family photographs of the Floyd and Johnston families, including those of James Sterling Floyd.

Floyd (family)

Dorothy Wilson fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 47
  • Fonds
  • [1936-1979]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Russian Ballet School, Dorothy Wilson, her daughters, her dancing pupils and scenes from a performance of Coppelia at the Royal Victoria Theatre in 1936; programmes of Song of Norway and Flora Dora, starring Wilson's daughter, Doreen; and an article on the Russian Ballet School by Leland Windreich.

Wilson, Dorothy

Duncan D. McTavish fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 263
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1950]

Fonds consists of photographs of scenes of Victoria taken by McTavish as an amateur photographer, and reminiscences of McTavish.

McTavish, Duncan Douglas

Gillespie, Hart and Company fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 224
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1972

The fonds consists of a cash journal, mortgage files, photographs of founding members, certificate and artifact.

Gillespie, Hart and Company

J.H. McConnell fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 20
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of unidentified groups and individuals, some in Victoria and others in unidentified places. One photograph shows J.H. McConnell in front of his store Sweeney-McConnell Ltd. and another shows the Hillside Baseball Team of 1902, J.H. McConnell Captain.

McConnell, John Humbert, d. 1963

James Bay Athletic Association fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 110
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1891]-1932

The fonds consists of photographs of the James Bay Athletic Association. Images depict athletic events, members of the Association and the JBBA clubhouses. Fonds also contains 10 copies of images lent to the archives for copying purposes and returned to the Association.

James Bay Athletic Association

James R. Findlay collection

  • CA CVIC PR 160
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1988

The collection consists of photographs, miscellaneous pamphlets and an artifact. Photographs consist of images of the Harrison Yacht Pond, Beacon Hill Park, Steve Fonyo, Rockland Avenue, Dallas Road, Cross' Stores, Hudson's Bay Company, and the Bank of Nova Scotia at Douglas and Yates Streets. Pamphlets include a Daily Colonist newspaper and bus timetables. Artifact consists of a flag from the 1988 B.C. Summer Games.

John Savannah fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 104
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1895-1925]

The fonds consists of portrait photographs of various identified and unidentified individuals. Photographs appear to have been primarily taken by John Savannah though some may have been taken by his son Edward.

Savannah, John

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

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)

Stanley Holland Okell fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 242
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1948

The fonds consists of photographs, books and pamphlets relating to Okell's period as an athlete at the Victoria West Athletic Association his service with the 67th Western Scots during World War I.

Okell, Stanley Holland

Victoria Chemical Company fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 85
  • Fonds
  • [1910?]-1931

The fonds consists of photographs of Frederick Moore, Robert Walley and the Victoria Chemical Company depicting the Victoria Chemical Works in the Victoria Inner Harbour, construction of the Canadian Explosives plant on James Island, employees of the Chemical Works, and family scenes on James Island.

Victoria Chemical Company

Victoria Commonwealth Games Society fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 74
  • Fonds
  • 1986-1995

Fonds consists principally of operational records which document the bidding for the games and planning and execution of facilities, sporting events, accommodation, transportation, food services, accreditation, security, ceremonies, cultural and entertainment events, communications, media relations, marketing and fundraising activities and protocol. The records are arranged in 247 series and consist primarily of textual documents of all sorts (correspondence, minutes, reports, planning files, etc.). A large image bank (Series 1) documents many aspects of preparation and execution of the games, and the CBC Host Broadcaster's file of videotapes (Series 2) represent the moving images and sounds of the games which were available to domestic and international broadcasters. Administrative records such as accounting, legal and personnel records were not turned over to the City Archives due to their confidential nature.

Victoria Commonwealth Games Society

Victoria E. Lemmax fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 37
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1927

The fonds consists of photographs of the Lemmax family, school groups at North Ward and Girls' Central School, Campbell's Drug Store and Beacon Hill Park (Maynard photos); school certificates belonging to Victoria Lemmax; school and pharmacy certificates belonging to James L. Lemmax IV; and ephemera.

Lemmax, Victoria Eleuthera

Victoria Motor Company fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 90
  • Fonds
  • [191-]

The fonds consists of photographs of the interior and exterior of the company, employees, automobiles, and the company's mascot.

Victoria Motor Company

Victoria West Lawn Bowling Club fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 217
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1969

The fonds consists of records of the Victoria West Lawn Bowling Association interfiled with the records of the Victoria West Brotherhood. Series include general files, correspondence, Victoria West Lawn Bowling Club management committee minutes, cash journal, ledger and membership applications.

Victoria West Lawn Bowling Club

Violet Folbigg fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 179
  • Fonds
  • [1919?]

The fonds consists of postcards written by Norman to his then fiancee in England, Violet, during his convalescence in Victoria. Postcard images depict the Inner Harbour and the 1919 visit of the Prince of Wales.

Folbigg, Violet

Walter Englehardt fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 233
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1962

The fonds consists of certificates, membership cards and correspondence relating to Englehardt's term as a City employee, his participation in centennial celebrations and his memberships in the James Bay Athletic Association and Vancouver Island Philatelic Society. Fonds also includes two invoices from the firm Englehardt and Company.

Englehardt, Walter

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