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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

L. Alfred Kerley fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 237
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915-1918]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting the Victoria Fire Department. Images depict members of the department, fire trucks, and members of the Fire Department basketball team.

Kerley, L. Alfred

Fleming Bros. fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 238
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1930]

The fonds consists primarily of copies of loaned images taken by the Fleming Bros. studio. Images depict buildings, people and scenery around Victoria and Vancouver Island.

Fleming Bros.

Beaumont Boggs fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 239
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1885-1925]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Boggs family, the family residence at 1133 Catherine Street, and a survey party under the direction of J. Pemberton working in the Dease Lake region of British Columbia.

Boggs, Beaumont

John Barnsley fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 24
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1916]

The fonds consists of photographs and a file of bills, cancelled cheques, receipts, and correspondence belonging to John Barnsley. The photographs show family members in Victoria and Prince Rupert; the Barnsley country home Langford Lodge; early automobiles; interiors and exteriors of Barnsley's Sporting Goods and Gunsmiths; and miscellaneous views taken in the Victoria area.

Barnsley, John, d. 1924

Thomas Wilson Paterson fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 240
  • Fonds
  • 1886-[ca. 1915]

The fonds consists of a marriage licence, the commission to serve as Lieutenant Governor, two ceremonial trowels and a photograph of the Paterson family home at 3150 Rutland Road.

Paterson, Thomas Wilson

Fair family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 241
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1910]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Fair family and of either David or David A. Fair driving a Tally-Ho carriage in Beacon Hill Park.

Fair (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

Horace Plimley fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 243
  • Fonds
  • 1905-[ca. 1971]

The fonds consists of photographs and musical programmes. Photographs depict Horace Plimley, the Plimley family, the Thomas Plimley auto dealership, Professor Wicken's children's orchestra and early automobiles. Musical programmes relate primarily to Professor Wicken's children's orchestra performances.

Plimley, Horace

Dorothy L. Durrant fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 244
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1973

The fonds consists of photographs of May 24 parades and Miles for Millions marches held in Victoria. Durrant family members are in several of the photographs.

Durrant, Dorothy L.

Lillian S. Smith fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 245
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1935

The fonds consists of photographs and pamphlets. Photographs consist primarily of soldiers boarding ships for Europe and 1916 snow scenes in Victoria. Pamphlets relate primarily to royalty and the opening of the Parliament Buildings.

Smith, Lillian S.

Frances Ann Brown fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 246
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-1967

The fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, teaching records, certificates, newspaper clippings, centennial pioneer records, cash journal, financial records and miscellaneous records.

Brown, Frances Ann

Empress Hotel fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 247
  • Fonds
  • 1910

The fonds consists of a hotel register for June 2, 1910 - August 4, 1910.

Empress Hotel (Victoria, B.C.)

C. Isabelle Goodwin fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 248
  • Fonds
  • 1905-[ca. 1931]

The fonds consists of family photographs. Images depict Arthur C. Pike on a ship near Prince Rupert, the David Spencer Company choir and baseball team, Sara Pike's Red Cross group, and postcards of the Victoria Fire Department.

Goodwin, C. Isabelle

Martin W.E. Cave fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 249
  • Fonds
  • 1913

The fonds consists of photographs of construction workers and excavation work at the site of the Royal Theatre.

Cave, Martin W.E.

Roland Banyard fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 25
  • Fonds
  • 1887-[197-?]

The fonds consists of photographs and maps, most of which probably originated with the Canadian Hydrographic Service. The photographs include views of three girls on Willows Beach, including the future Alfred Banyard; a wrecked barge in Tahsis Inlet; Coast Guard ships and boats; the West Coast of Vancouver Island, including Tofino airport tower and hydrographic surveying scenes; Bamberton; early wireless radio rooms; lighthouses and light ships; and the demolition of Ripple Rock. Fonds includes British military map of Greater Victoria, a map of southwestern B.C., and a hydrographic chart of Pender Harbour.

Banyard, Roland

Wynne Shaw fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 250
  • Fonds
  • [193-?]

The fonds consists of photographs of Wynne Shaw and Russian Ballet School students and productions.

Shaw, Wynne, d. 1985

John Lawrence Hafer fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 251
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1910]

The fonds consists of photographs of Lawrence Hafer as a student at Boys Central School and of his father Ludwig Hafer in a staff photograph of the Albion Iron Works and in his business L. Hafer Machinist (previously known as the Victoria Novelty Works) at 150 Government Street (now 1420 Government).

Hafer, John Lawrence

Ainslie James Helmcken fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 252
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1983, predominant 1965-1983

Fonds consists of 11 series of records. Series include book manuscript ([196-?]); material for film (1971-1972); manuscripts ([196-?]); correspondence (1966-1983); Hollywood Cricket Club photographs (1936); research notes ([196-?]); speeches ([196-?]); time line notes ([196-?]); driver education proposal (1965-1966); miscellaneous ([ca. 1975-1982]); and published articles (1966-1968).

Helmcken, Ainslie James

Louise B. Anderson fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 253
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1897-1907]

Fonds consists of a scrapbook of newspaper and magazine clippings. Clippings document prominent businessmen, politicians, buildings and the Royal family.

Anderson, Louise B.

Michaelis family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 254
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1906-1912]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Michaelis family and residences.

Michaelis (family)

Thomas Shanks McPherson estate fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 255
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1895-1965]

Fonds consists of photographs of Thomas Shanks McPherson and his family, a copy of McPherson's will and brochures for Queen Alexandra Solarium for Crippled Children and the Salvation Army.

McPherson, Thomas Shanks

Tourist Auto Camp fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 256
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1922]

Fonds consists of a visitor register and photograph of the Tourist Auto Camp. Visitor register include the following data points: date, owner of car, street and number, city, destination, route, number in party, make of car, length of stay, and notes.

Tourist Auto Camp (Victoria, B.C.)

P.E. Wilkinson collection

  • CA CVIC PR 257
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1971

Collection consists of programmes and leaflets to church celebrations, Remembrance Day and army veteran celebrations and rugby matches.

A.O. Noel Wilkinson fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 258
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1919-1945]

Fonds consists of certificates of recognition for Noel's service in the First World War and air raid defence records including training books and field notebooks.

Wilkinson, A.O. Noel

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