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Lieutenant Colonel Henniker fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 214
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915-1918]

The fonds consists of photographs of the 103rd Battalion "Timber Wolves" and a postcard to Henniker relating to the 1916 snowfall in Victoria.

Henniker, Lieutenant Colonel

Flora Ina Irvine fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 215
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1926

The fonds consists of photographs and artifacts. Photographs consist of images of Flora Irvine as a student at North Ward School and as a finalist of the Victoria City Typing Championships. Artifacts consist of a brochure and business card regarding health coffee.

Irvine, Flora Ina

Thomas A. Johnston fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 216
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1923

The fonds consists of general files from the office of Thomas A. Johnston. Records include correspondence, reports and agreements, with the majority of the records relating to either Johnston's work with the Grand Trunk Pacific Transfer Company or his efforts in opening a match factory in Victoria.

Johnston, Thomas A. (Thomas Ardies)

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

Virginia Ferguson collection

  • CA CVIC PR 218
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1980]

The collection consists of records of Lim Yat, records of Honoria Mary Lefevre, photographs of Spring Ridge Housing Cooperative (Fernwood) employees, photographs of demolished buildings, a pharmacist's journal, business cards, miscellaneous photographs, Greater Victoria street maps and a Canadian Customs pamphlet. Records of Lim Yat consist of architectural sketches, a photograph of 1619-1629 Store Street, and Provincial Exhibition diploma and map. Records of Honoria May Lefevre consist of a scrapbook and photographs documenting her singing engagements. Demolished buildings photographs document houses on Bee Street and Foul Bay Road where the Oak Bay Recreation Centre now stands. The pharmacist journal is of unknown provenance and consists of a list of customer names and their prescriptions. Miscellaneous photographs consist of images of the Gorge, a delivery truck and the Pied Pipers musical group.

Monteith family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 219
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1898-1988]

The fonds consists of family photographs, school annuals and report cards, miscellaneous records and books. Family photographs consist of images of the Monteith family (including William Banks Monteith), friends, St. Michael's University School students and scenes of Victoria. School annuals consist of magazines and annuals from Oak Bay High School and Victoria College. Report cards are from John Monteith's years at Oak Bay High School. Miscellaneous records consist of business cards, newspaper clippings and other ephemera collected by the Monteith family. Books consists of histories of St. Michael's University School and the Union Club of British Columbia.

Monteith (family)

Allwood family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 22
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1925

The fonds consists of photographs showing the construction of the Johnson Street Bridge, 1921-1923 (many taken by Howard Chapman); programs and newspaper articles on Victoria musical revues and performers and one photograph; a poster for the comic opera "The Boy"; and Eileen Allwood's reminiscences of the Pantages Theatre, 1919-1927.

Allwood (family)

Elwood S. Gropp fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 220
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1973

The fonds consists of photographs, Victoria City Hall Employee's Association No. 388 negotiating material, City Hall quarter century file and longtime service certificate, cartoon sketches of City Hall staff, newspaper clippings and Gropp family cash journal. Newspaper clippings document Gropp's career as a sanitary inspector and his league bowling play.

Gropp, Elwood S.

Victoria Iron Works fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 221
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1896

The fonds consists of outward correspondence in a letterpress copybook.

Victoria Iron Works

Elsie B. Richards fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 222
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1952

The fonds consists of a cash journal (1934-1950); ledger (1924-1942); estate records of Arthur Coles, G.S.M. Warlow, Marian Allan and Albert Henry Hall (1889-1952); register of land transactions (1929-1933); J.C. Richards estate cash journal (1928-1951); Sarah Richards' estate cash journal (1947-1952); and correspondence (1947).

Richards, Elsie B.

George Y. Lee fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 223
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1972

The fonds consists of general files, photographs, Hong Yuen and Company cash journal, and school yearbook. The general files were received in no discernible order. The records have therefore been tentatively arranged into the following categories: business records, real estate transactions, personal and educational records, graphic material, and documents in Chinese. Photographs consist of images of the Lee family, friends and businesses.

Lee, George Y., b. 1893

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

Hinton Electric Company fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 225
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1913

The fonds consists of a monthly summary of accounts.

Hinton Electric Company

Drake, Jackson and Helmcken fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 226
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1913

The fonds consists of a ledger (1890-1899) and memorandum book (1911-1912).

Drake, Jackson and Helmcken (Firm)

Victor Edward Mitchell fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 227
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1965]

The fonds consists of photo albums of the Victor and Helen Mitchell families. Photographs depict family homes, friends, relatives, family vacations, theatre productions, and places of employment.

Mitchell, Victor Edward

Morris H. Kersey fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 228
  • Fonds
  • 1934-[ca. 1945]

The fonds consists of photographs, newspaper clippings and a menu documenting the Morris Kersey Coffee Shop and peanut butter and nut manufacturing operations.

Kersey, Morris H.

Thetis Park Nature Sanctuary Association fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 229
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1994

The fonds consists of minutes of executive meetings (1956-1993); minutes of general meetings (1958-1993); minutes of annual general meetings (1959-1994); and newsletters (1975).

Thetis Park Nature Sanctuary Association

Lowe family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 23
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1987, predominant 1910-1934

The fonds consists of photographs and postcards, newsclippings, and a leaflet for the memorial service for Elsie Tucker Lowe. The photographs include views of Victoria taken from the roof of the Parliament Buildings; Coronation Day, 1911; the Gorge; the Clover Point area; the Five Sisters Block and Spencer's Store fire, 1910; St. Mary's Hall, Oak Bay; the Pemberton Block under construction in 1910; the Clover Point Boathouse under construction; the Vancouver Island Life Boat Association's sports fishermen and their catches; various hips; and miscellaneous Victoria and Vancouver Island scenes.

Lowe (family)

Victoria African Violet Club fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 230
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1988

The fonds consists of photo albums (1964-1988), minutes (1975-1988), show and exhibition records (1982-1988), display signs [198-?], and constitution (1981-1984). Photo albums contain primarily photographs but also newspaper clippings, programmes, newsletters and other ephemera.

Victoria African Violet Club

Burns Club of Victoria, B.C. fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 231
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1980

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, annual dinner programmes, miscellaneous records, published books, song cards and certificates.

Burns Club of Victoria, B.C.

David Sutton fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 232
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920]-1938

The fonds consists of photographs and programmes. Photographs consist of images of Cholberg Shipyard employees and reunions of former members of the 103rd Battalion. Pamphlets consist of a dance card of a Navy League of Canada dance and a menu for a 103rd Battalion reunion banquet.

Sutton, David

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

Francis Thomas Styles Sehl fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 234
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1878-1900]

The fonds consists of photographs of Elizabeth Kezia Sehl and a published volume of pictures of Victoria.

Sehl, Francis Thomas Styles

Lily Wilson fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 235
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920-1940]

The fonds consists of photographs. Images depict the family house at 80 Howe Street, a boarding house on Haultain Street run by Lily Wilson's mother, Burnside School girls field hockey team, an unidentified house and girls in costume outside the Girls Central School.

Wilson, Lily

John Christian fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 236
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1908-1920]

The fonds consists of copy negatives taken from loaned photo albums. Photo albums were created by Gladys Maude Cameron and John Christian. The majority of images are of unidentified individuals and places with many other images depicting the Christian and Cameron families and scenes of Victoria.

Christian, John, d. 1933

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