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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.

Doris Hackett fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 168
  • Fonds
  • [191-]

The fonds consists of photographs and artifacts. The photographs are of the 5th Regiment. Artifacts consist of medals won by Arthur Langley as a member of the 5th Regiment.

Hackett, Doris L.

British Columbia Buildings Corporation fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 169
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1977-1980]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Legislative Precinct, Menzies Street and the 1100 block of Fort Street in Victoria.

British Columbia Buildings Corporation

Jones family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 17
  • Fonds
  • [188-]-1966

The fonds consists of photographs of the Spencer family, the Clay children, and Evelyn Jones' school or college classmates in Hamilton, Ontario, along with images of individuals and groups that are not identified. Various Victoria area views include images of the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York in 1901, a floating Japanese teahouse at the Gorge Park and the Exhibition Hall at Willows. There are several images of Orchard House, the Jones family residence, and other Victoria homes.

Jones (family)

E. Edward Brockelbank fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 170
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1971

The fonds consists of colour slides of a number of different sites throughout Victoria. Images depict the Lieutenant Governor's house and grounds, Legislative Precinct, totem poles, Victoria City Hall, Centennial Square, Bastion Square, Point Ellice House, Dallas Road sunsets, the Inner Harbour, and replicas of the ships SS Beaver and SS Bounty.

Brockelbank, E. Edward

Times Colonist fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 171
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920-1990]

The fonds consists of 15 series of records including news photographs [ca. 1920-1982]; staff photographs [ca. 1935-1980]; Victoria Times reporter's day book (1931-1969); Victoria Times library index (1925-1955); Colonist lithographers journal (1958-1962); Colonist lithographers ledger (1951-1978); Colonist printers journal (1958-1972); Colonist printers ledger (1958-1971); Victoria Press journal (1962-1978); Victoria Times time book (1948); internal staff newspapers (1961-1980); special edition newspapers (1951-1984); Bierman comic proofs [197-?]; and miscellaneous records [ca. 1934-1970].

Times Colonist (Firm)

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.

Scott family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 174
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1980

The fonds consists of photographs and miscellaneous certificates and clippings. The records relate to John R. Scott's service in the army during World War I, his work for the Legion of Frontiersmen during World War II and Martha Scott's work for the women's auxiliary to the Veteran's Hospital.

Scott (family)

Douglas Shepherd fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 176
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1975

The fonds consists of news reports and background research compiled during the 1975 municipal employee strike.

Shepherd, Douglas G.

Alfred J. Ferguson fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 177
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1939]

The fonds consists of photographs and artifacts. Photographs consist of images of members of the Ferguson family, schoolchildren, the 1919 visit of the Prince of Wales, the Chinese junk Amoy, and other images of the Greater Victoria region. Artifacts consist of a photo booklet of the 1939 Royal Visit and a postcard record of Victoria.

Ferguson, Alfred J.

Donaldson, Clay family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 178
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs and miscellaneous files. Photographs depict members of the Clay and Donaldson families, and family friends including Edgar Fawcett and family, Alexander Ross, Mary Jane Hamilton, Mrs. William Prout and Hattie Chapman. Miscellaneous files consist of photocopies of Alexander T. Woolsey Donaldson's Boys Brigade cards, an in memoriam card for Joseph Wilson, and records relating to Alexander Dawson Donaldson.

Donaldson (family)

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

Pauline family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 18
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1913

The fonds consists of photographs showing the Pauline and Fleming families and motoring excursions over the Malahat.

Pauline (family)

Matthew Hooper fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 180
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1891

The fonds consists of invoices from furniture and grocery stores.

Hooper, Matthew

Parfitt family collection

  • CA CVIC PR 181
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910]-1989

The collection consists of material collected as part of the Parfitt family 100-year anniversary and includes photographs, a brief history of the Parfitt family, and extracts from the diaries of Albert and Aaron Parfitt Jr. relating to building projects that Parfitt Brothers worked on. Photographs consist of images of the Parfitt family and buildings that Parfitt Brothers worked on.

Reginald Hincks fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 182
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1916-1949]

The fonds consists of theatre programmes, newspaper clippings and photographs all relating to theatre productions written or produced by Reginald Hincks.

Hincks, Reginald N.

Rudolph A. Williams fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 183
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-1945]

The fonds consists of photographs of military units in the Greater Victoria region.

Williams, Rudolph A.

Coles, Howell and Company fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 184
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1935

The fonds consists of agreements and correspondence relating to the development and subdivision of the Bradley-Dyne property located at Union Bay in the Saanich Inlet.

Coles, Howell and Company

Ethel Melinda Trewolla Fairfull fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 185
  • Fonds
  • 1887-[198-?]

The fonds consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, invitations, autograph book and miscellaneous records relating to the Fairfull, Olive and Watson families.

Fairfull, Ethel Melinda Trewolla

Ken Crabtree fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 186
  • Fonds
  • [193-?]

The fonds consists of photographs taken by Ken Crabtree's father Levi of Ken Crabtree boating in Gonzales Bay.

Crabtree, Ken S. (Kenneth S.)

Victoria Girls' Drill Team Reunion Committee fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 187
  • Fonds
  • 1987-1988

The fonds consists of minutes, membership lists, photographs, miscellaneous records and a reunion package.

Victoria Girls' Drill Team Reunion Committee

Norman Foster fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 188
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1952

The fonds consists of an album of photographs and postcards documenting Norman and Mary Foster's vacations to Los Angeles, Vernon, Revelstoke and Banff. Album also includes pamphlets and programmes acquired at various tourist sites.

Foster, Norman

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

William Penman fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 19
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1962

The fonds consists of photographs, postcards, diaries, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous printed material. The photographs show views of Manitoba; British Columbia, especially Victoria and Vancouver Island; travels in Banff, California and Boston; and pictures of Canadian military aircrew training during World War I in Ontario and Texas, probably taken by Robert Newton "Newt" Penman. The fonds includes William Penman's diaries and scrapbooks, one compiled during World War I by Alexander Cowie (d. 1930), a pioneer of the Comox Valley. Fonds includes postcards depicting places in Canada, the United States, the British Isles, and Jamaica.

Penman, William

Joseph Grant fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 190
  • Fonds
  • [1930?]

The fonds consists of negatives of photographs taken by Joseph Grant. Images consist of unidentified individuals at beaches, swimming scenes and the Hudson's Bay Company women's basketball team.

Grant, Joseph Henderson, d. 1956

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