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Fenwick family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1884-1955

Fonds consists of a collection of papers and photographs of the Fenwick family. The fonds includes correspondence, school certificates, newspaper clippings, watercolour paintings, a sketchbook, photographs and a photo album. It also includes correspondence from Margaret Barton. Fonds also includes papers and photographs of other members of the Fenwick family - Edwin and Edward Fenwick.

Fenwick (family)

Katy Madsen fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR088
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1995

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, clippings, photographs and hand-drawn maps that document Madsen's involvement in various environmental campaigns in the Okanagan region. Campaigns include: Bodega Head, 1962; Brent Mountain, 1961-92; Spotted Lake, 1978-89; Trout Creek, 1972-93; and Uranium, 1971-95. The fonds also includes several files on the Sierra Club, 1971-83; and the Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society, 1966-69; and 4 chalk drawings of landscapes.

Madsen, Katy, 1921-

Frederick Maurice McGregor fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR397
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1993

The fonds consists of two series: biographical and subject. The biographical series includes resumes, recommendations, certificates, pilot's licenses, schooling correspondence, interviews, memoirs, articles and portrait photographs.;The subject series includes correspondence, publications, reports, operational documents (TCA), pilots logs, and photographs relating to: B.C. Airways, ca. 1928-1933; B.C. Air Lines Ltd., 1956-1959; Canadian Airways Ltd.,1933-1938; Trans-Canada Air Lines Ltd. (Air Canada), 1937-1994; Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), 1954-1992, and B.C. Airlines Ltd., 1956-1960.

McGregor, Frederick Maurice

G.R. Newell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1963

The fonds consists of log books of the following vessels: Island Commander (1943), Forest Friend (1920-1923), and the sealing schooner. Viva (894). Fonds includes registers of Port of Victoria warden fees (1901-1947), agreement and account of crew of foreign-going ship Dorasieward (1891) and a dossier of G. R. Newell's survey of the Nancy Dee (1962-1963), which includes correspondence, notes, and sixteen photographs. Fonds includes a drawing of the HMY Britannia.

Newell, G.R.

Garden City United Church (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1925

Fonds contains the records of Garden City United Church, Wilkinson Road-Garden City Pastoral Charge, Wilkinson Road Methodist Circuit and Garden City Methodist Church. Records include Baptism, marriage and burial records (1944-2012); Membership records (1964-2012); Board and committee records (1915-2012); Legal and property records (1934-2012); Women's group records (1926-2012); Sunday school records (1924-1974); Youth group records (1915-1921); Records of other groups (1931-1969); Correspondence / subject files (1974); Financial records (1933-1983); Annual reports (1943-1997); Newsletters (1962, 1990-2001); Congregational histories (1989-2010); and Photographs (1914-2012).

Garden City Methodist Church (Victoria, B.C.)

Frank Nowosad fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR100
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1988

The fonds consists of research files relating to Nowosad's study of Richard Ciccimarra, including: correspondence; research notes and lectures; essays; biography manuscript files; publications; Ciccimarra writings; photographs of Ciccimarra's works; taped lectures by Robin Skelton and programmes on Ciccimarra; and audiocassettes of oral history interviews about Ciccimarra with Penny Auersperg (first wife), Stephie Wilson, Vicky Husband, Nicole Frechette, Robert DeCastro, Elza Mayhew, Colin Graham, Myfanwy Pavelic, Herbert Siebner, Karl Spreitz and others.

Nowosad, Frank

Congregation Emanu-El fonds

  • CA JHS A.2012.004
  • Fonds
  • 1851-2012

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records generated by Congregation Emanu-El including: textual records; photographs; moving images; sound recordings; ledgers; and scrapbooks.

The fonds is arranged into 22 series: Preschool and Hebrew School; Correspondence; Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia/Allan Klenman; Membership; Committees; Photographs and audio-visual; Publications; Restoration; Ben Levinson historical/archival files; Renovation (Matanah G’Dolah Project); Congregation Rabbi’s; Bar/Bat Mitzvah and conversion certificates; Jewish cemetery; Vancouver Island Jewish Community Directory (VIJCD); Financials; Holocaust Symposium; Board; Administration and operational records; Ephemera; Marriages and divorces; Scrapbooks; and Sylvester family.

Congregation Emanu-El

Agnes Deans Cameron fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR023
  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1911

The fonds consists of one black paper photograph album comprised of photographs taken during Cameron's travels up the Mackenzie River with her niece, Jessie Cameron Brown, May to September, 1908, and photographs taken during Cameron's trip to Britain, 1909-1911. Some Canadian photographs were published in Cameron's book "The New North: Being Some Account of a Woman's Journey Through Canada to the Arctic" (1910).

Cameron, Agnes Deans

Groos family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1895-1896, [ca. 1951-1955]

The fonds consists of family photograph album (1895-1896) belonging to Mrs. Groos' mother Mrs. Pooley; plans and photographs of the vessel Elissa; photographs of the vessel Balclutha before and after restoration; correspondence to Commander Groos regarding history of the HMCS Shearwater from G.C. Ethridge; correspondence, documentation and registry records relating to the barque Elissa, purchased by Groos.

Groos (family)

H. Ferdinand Sieward fonds

  • CA MMB L874
  • Fonds
  • 1898

The fonds consists of a log book of the sealing schooner Dora Sieward, owned and mastered by H.F. Sieward, detailing crew, activities on board and sealing catch (1898).

Sieward, H. Ferdinand, b. 1854

Provincial Normal School oral history interview collection : 1978

  • CA UVICARCH AR338
  • Fonds
  • Digitized 2006

The collection consists of nineteen interviews with instructors and students discussing their experiences while at the PNS. Interviewees include: Margaret Dunn Beckwith, George and Winnett Brand, Dr. Harold Campbell, Mrs. Kay Christie, Benjamin Crawford, Norman and May Forbes, Jack Fouracre, Helen Fulton, Dorothy Germaine, John Gough, Olive Wilson Heritage, Marjorie Hoey, Laurette Holdridge, Wilfrid Johns, Alfred Loft, George Love, Sylvia McKay, Eleanor Piggott, and Percy Wilkinson.

St. Ann's Academy (Victoria, B.C.) scrapbook collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1879] - 1976

The collection consists of scrapbooks put together by various sisters through the years, recording religious subjects, clergy, significant events, or items of interest to the sisters and students at St. Ann's Academy. Sister Mary Theodore took a keen interest in history and was predominantly responsible for the creation of most of the scrapbooks.

St. Joseph's Hospital (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1875-1994

The fonds consists of house chronicles; local council minutes; local accounts; Board of Management minutes; financial records (including those relating to gifts, loans, property issues, accounts, contracts, and buildings); guest books; correspondence; records relating to the Chapel; historical monographs; biographical material and subject files. Many of the records document the formation of the South Vancouver Island Hospital Society and the subsequent transfer of St. Joseph's Hospital (later Victoria General Hospital) by the Sisters of St. Ann to that society.

St. Joseph's Hospital (Victoria, B.C.)

St. Joseph's School of Nursing (Victoria, B.C.) photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1981

The collection consists of graduation photographs: portraits of individuals and groups; some entrance classes, images made in connection with hospital work, a graduation film. Les Spencer negatives are available for many of the photographs, as they arrived in the archives with a number code, corresponding to the photographic print. Most of the collection is from records compiled by the alumnae of the School of Nursing. The Les Spencer fonds contains negatives of the School of Nursing and of St. Josephs Hospital. The Feniak fonds, for conservation purposes, has been incorporated into the class series. The Margaret Sangster fonds remains intact.

Peter Mannering fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR072
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1934-1997

The fonds includes the following series: theatre scrapbooks, 1941-1991; biographical material, 1939-1994; programs and printed material, ca. 1938-1986; photograph series, 1947- ca.1987; audio-visual media series, 1946-ca.1992; and theatre poster series, 1950-1978.

Mannering, Peter

Limners fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR440
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - 2008

This fonds documents the activities of the Victoria Limners Society from 1972-2008 and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records and society filings. It also contains records related to various group exhibits, including the Limners’ 25th anniversary exhibition in 1996, as well as records related to a book and video produced about the group. A small number of newspaper clippings, exhibition pamphlets, various editions of a booklet on the Limners Society artists and black and white photographs showing Limner members at exhibitions and meetings can be found in this fonds. This fonds has been arranged into into six series: 1) letters; 2) minutes; 3) financial records; 4) society filings; 5) 25th anniversary exhibition; and 6) publications and graphic materials.

Limners (Group of artists)

Douglas Franklin fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR428
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2000

The fonds consists primarily of photographic prints, negatives and contact sheets of historic buildings and properties - preparatory material for Franklin’s co-authored publications on Victoria’s architecture. The fonds is arranged in four series: photographs - Victoria: A History in Architecture, 1843-1929; photographs - Exploring Victoria’s Architecture; architectural drawing - East School elevation (Lord Strathcona School), Vancouver, BC, 1897; and publications and printed matter.

Franklin, Douglas

William McFarlane Notman fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1871-1904]

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs depicting ships and scenes of New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria.

Notman, William McFarlane

Church of Our Lord fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1854-2009, predominant 1874-1990

Fonds pertains to the operations, programs, and congregational, heritage and community activities of the Church of Our Lord from its founding in 1874 until the present. The fonds consists of six series:
I. Administration series, 1874-2009, 2.5 m of textual records (Vestry and Board minutes and other records, Annual Meetings, administrative files and financial records).

II. Ministry and programs series, 1874-2008, ca.2.5 m of textual records and photographs (worship services, marriages, baptisms, confirmations, burials, Sunday School, missions and outreach, publications, fellowship, gatherings and events)

III. Committees and groups series, 1920-2008, 65 cm of textual records (youth groups, women’s groups, the Missionary Guild, other committees and groups).

IV. Buildings and grounds series, 1974-2003, 1.5 m of textual records, architectural drawings and photographs (restoration and renovation planning and research, Restoration 125 Millennium Project and other projects).

V. Topical series, [ca.1880-ca.2000], ca.75 cm of textual records, photographs and print material (biography and subject files, collected Bibles, publications).

Church of Our Lord

John Keenlysides Congregation Emanu-El collection

  • CA JHS A.2012.017, A.2013.018
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1864

Fonds consists of material documenting early BC Jewish history. Fonds is arranged into two series: Congregation Emanu-El manuscripts; and Letters from Abraham Blackman to his brother Morris, Jewish merchants in colonial British Columbia.

Keenlyside, John

Norah L. Hughes fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1978

Fonds consists of records relating to Hughes' academic and pastoral work, as well as to her interest in the changing place of women within the broader church. Fonds contains three record series: Lecture notes [ca. 1960]; Preaching and speaking notes (1940-1978); and Reference materials (1927-1947).

Norah L. Hughes

Nation family fonds

  • CA FTST MS 30
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1907, 1983

Fonds consists of textual records of the Nation family from 1900-1907. Includes original correspondence to family members in England, 1902-1907, a draft typescript of the correspondence, 1900-1903, and a "bound" copy of the correspondence from 1900-1907 edited by Philip T. Nation in 1983. Bound copy includes notes, acknowledgments, and references.

Nation (family)

Maritime Museum of British Columbia ships plans collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1986

The collection consists of ship's plans predominantly of vessels on the West Coast of Canada, including ships constructed and repaired at shipyards of Yarrows Limited (Esquimalt, B.C.) and the Victoria Machinery Depot. Many of the plans were received from these two firms. The collection includes plans of Canadian Pacific Princess and Empress ships.

Mary Macdonald fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR357
  • Fonds
  • 1919

The notebook consists of lecture notes for a Household Science course taken at the Summer School for Teachers, Victoria B.C. The notebook includes detailed notes about sewing, including sample patterns and embroidery samples; and notes on cookery, housewifery and cleaning, including several basic recipes.

Macdonald, Mary

Metropolitan United Church (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1997

Fonds consists of the records of Metropolitan United Church and its predecessors, Pandora Street Methodist Church and Metropolitan Methodist Church. Records include Baptism registers (1859-1996), Burial records (1884-1997), Marriage records (church) (1868-1950), and Marriage records (civil) (1906-1996); Board and committee records (1991); Annual reports (1957-1996); and Newsletters (1990-1992).

Metropolitan United Church (Victoria, B.C.)

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