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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

Abner N. Garland fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 123
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1901-1970]

The fonds consists of postcards and photographs. The postcards are arranged by subject in albums, and show scenes from many different countries and cultures. The photographs are of Abner N. Garland as a child and other unidentified individuals.

Garland, Abner N., d. 1972

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

Alex T. Stewart fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 42
  • Fonds
  • [1917-1928]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting Alex T. Stewart beside his Curtiss JN4 "Jenny" at Camp Borden, Ontario; passengers lined up beside a Ford Tri-motor before B.C. Airways' inaugural flight from Seattle to Victoria in 1928; and a view of McNeill Bay from the Gonzales wireless station.

Stewart, Alex T.

Alexander Roberts fonds : [ca. 1890-1910]

  • CA CVIC PR 52
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1979]

The fonds consists of photographs showing the Roberts family, various Victoria scenes, and the Nickel Plate Mine at Hedley, B.C.

Roberts, Alexander Cross

Alexander family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 86
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1967]

The fonds consists of photographs and miscellaneous records. The photographs are primarily of Thomas Alexander and his family (including Barton E. Alexander) and include portraits of family, school children, and buildings. Miscellaneous records consist primarily of pamphlets, notes on the Alexander family, a Christmas card, and a postcard to the family.

Alexander (family)

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.

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)

Amy Moffat fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 137
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1884-1980]

The fonds consists of photographs and a photocopy of Amy Moffat's written memoirs. Photographs consist of images of the Moffatt and Gilchrist families, including those of William Law Gilchrist.

Moffat, Amy 1897-1987

Anne Freisinger collection

  • CA CVIC PR 146
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1977

The collection consists of Cecil Clark "Yesterday and Today" newspaper clippings, numbered from 1-801.

Arion Male Voice Choir fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 56
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1993

Fonds consists of the following 24 series: constitution and by-laws (1893-1976); general supplies [19-?]; minutes (1908-1979); record of attendance (1970-1992); accounts (1907-1912); book of revenue (1928-1965); budget (1931-1932); cash book (1930- 1967); current account register sheet (1974-1982); day book (1959-1967); financial statements (1949-1983); records relating to grant applications (1974-1977); concert tickets (1949-1967); correspondence (1927-1979); general operational files (1901-1935); guard books (1899-1973); miscellaneous operational files (1893-1967); photographs [ca.1950]; programmes (1893-1967); records relating to Arion Club- Orpheus Club reunion (1912-1913); records relating to ticket sales (1977-1981); records relating to visit to the United Kingdom (1973); annual general history files (1893-1993); newspaper clippings (1893-1992).

Arion Male Voice Choir

Arthur J. Garesche fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 7
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1911

The fonds consists of photographic prints and negatives showing scenes and events, principally in Victoria, including the Parliament Buildings, construction of the Causeway and the Empress Hotel, the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York (1901), the Garesche Block, early automobiles and Dr. Garesche and his family.

Garesche, Arthur John

Bagshaw, Slater family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 92
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1950]

The fonds consists of photographs of the various members of the Bagshaw family (including Arthur L. Bagshaw), their occupations, visits to various local parks and beaches, and images of floatplanes in the Inner Harbour of Victoria.

Bagshaw (family)

Barry Larsen fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 53
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1885-1900]

The fonds consists of photographs of a house in Victoria owned by C.W. Jenkinson; Craigdarroch Castle; and the paddlewheeler R.P. Rithet in the Inner Harbour (Victoria).

Larsen, Barry

Bayliss Sign Limited fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 208
  • Fonds
  • [196-]-1990

The fonds consists of photographs of signs on buildings. Photographs are arranged into three series including alphabetical files [196-] and miscellaneous signs [ca. 1980-1991] and staff photographs [ca. 1960-1980].

Bayliss Sign Limited

Beatrice Shield fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 157
  • Fonds
  • 1921

The fonds consists of photographs of tourist sites and unidentified individuals in the Greater Victoria region. Sites depicted include Beacon Hill Park, the Inner Harbour, the Gorge and the W.J. Pendray home at 309 Belleville Street.

Shield, Beatrice

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

Benjamin Gates fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 196
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1905-1915]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Gates and Palmer families, family residences, family friends, Gladstone Street, Willows Beach, and other sites in Greater Victoria.

Gates, Benjamin, d. 1922

Blenkinsop family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 77
  • Fonds
  • 1907-[1972?]

The fonds consists of photographs and one recognition form recognizing service in the Canadian expeditionary forces in World War I. The majority of the photographs are stored in photo albums and document Hubert Blenkinsop's early life in England, his time spent on a farm in the Chilco region of British Columbia, his service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I, and his married life and family. Later volumes of the photo albums were presumably compiled by Winsome Blenkinsop and document holidays, vacations, places of residence, parades, buildings and construction sites in Victoria.

Blenkinsop (family)

Bob Matheson fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 207
  • Fonds
  • 1988

The fonds consist of photographs of buildings in Victoria and Vancouver.

Matheson, Bob

Bossi family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 140
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1949

The fonds consists of four series of records: photographs, bankbook of C. Bossi, miscellaneous records and artifacts. Photographs consist of portraits of Bossi family members (including Giacomo Bossi) and the Point Ellice Bridge collapse. Miscellaneous records consist of a letter of introduction and death certificate cards. Artifacts include a wallet, purse and contents, and a ring.

Bossi (family)

British Columbia Alpine Plant Growers Association fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 173
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1933

The fonds consists of minutes and correspondence of the society. Correspondence consists of one letter relating to the resignation of a member of the society.

British Columbia Alpine Plant Growers Association

British Columbia Assessment Authority fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 135
  • Fonds
  • 1959-[ca. 1980]

The fonds consists of photographs and reports used in the calculation of property assessments of buildings. The buildings and properties depicted have since been demolished or redeveloped. Locations include B.C. Forest Products at 371 Gorge Road East, Dalziel Box Company at 2800 Bridge Street, Oakland Fisheries Limited at 630 Montreal Street, Ogden Point Grain Elevator and freight shed, Revelstoke Lumber at 449 Gorge Road East, Rock Bay Apartments at 440 Bay Street, Somersby Woodworkers at 440 Hillside Avenue, Stewart and Hudson Limited at the 400 block of Gorge Road East, VIP Soap Products at the 500 block of John Street, and Willett Automotive at 2940 Douglas Street. In addition, the fonds includes a number of photographs of houses, apartments and businesses located at the addresses of 642 Burnside, 650 Burnside, 1140 Chapman Street, 344 Cook Street, 376 Cook Street, 516 Dallas Road, 532 Dallas Road, 973 Fort Street, 603 Frances Street, 20-22 Menzies Street, 310 Michigan Street, 324 Michigan Street, 328 Michigan Street, 334 Michigan Street, 1061 Southgate Street, 1065 Southgate Street, 423 Superior Street, the 400 block of Kingston Street, the corner of St. Lawrence and Huron Streets, the corner of Dock and Dallas Streets, and an empty lot on Superior Street.

British Columbia Assessment Authority

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

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