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Floyd, Johnston family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 99
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1866-1920]

The fonds consists of family photographs of the Floyd and Johnston families, including those of James Sterling Floyd.

Floyd (family)

Isabel Munn fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 98
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1875-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Munn, Williams and Dowler families, and school report cards.

Munn, Isabel

William W. Cook fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 97
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912-1920]

The fonds consists of an album of postcards taken by the photographer J. Howard Chapman. Album also contains several photographic prints.

Cook, William W.

J. Howard Chapman fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 96
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1933]

The fonds consists of lantern slides and negatives documenting the construction of the Johnson Street Bridge and the Gorge Bridge in Victoria.

Chapman, J. Howard

Daughters of England Benevolent Society, Princess Alexandra Lodge No. 18 fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 95
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1907

The fonds consists of a minute book (1893-1895); incorporation certificate (1893); pamphlets (1894-1899); membership applications (1906-1907); and correspondence of the Grand Lodge (1907).

Daughters of England Benevolent Society. Princess Alexandra Lodge No. 18 (Victoria, B.C.)

Gower family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 94
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Gower family (including W.J. Gower), the family residence, the Ladysmith area and of the businesses where William J. Gower worked.

Gower (family)

Lucy Anna Little fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 93
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860-1970]

The fonds consists of family photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and miscellaneous family files. Photographs include images of the Little, Williamson and Sutherland families, family friends, vacations and houses. Scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets and other miscellaneous items. Correspondence includes letters from friends and family. Family files include genealogical research, estate files, newspaper clippings and other related records.

Little, Lucy Anna

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)

Robilliard family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 91
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1956]

The fonds consists of two series of records, including records of John J. Robilliard: family photographs and miscellaneous postcards. Photographs consist of Robilliard and Jeune family portraits, and images of the Victoria Machinery Depot and the Victoria Steam Laundry Company.

Robilliard (family)

Victoria Motor Company fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 90
  • Fonds
  • [191-]

The fonds consists of photographs of the interior and exterior of the company, employees, automobiles, and the company's mascot.

Victoria Motor Company

Reginald J. Dove fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 89
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1957

The fonds consists of photographs and a scrapbook documenting the construction of Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria.

Dove, Reginald J.

Henderson family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 88
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1950

The fonds consists of family records (including those of Anton Henderson and Anna Matilda Todd) relating to the various activities of family members. Series include photographs of family members at home, work and school; diary and reminiscences of Anton Sr.; aldermanic files; correspondence; school and wedding certificates; artifacts; and miscellaneous historical materials including pamphlets and newspaper clippings of Victoria families and houses.

Henderson (family)

Native Sons of British Columbia, Post No. 1 fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 87
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1990

The fonds consists of thirty-six series of records, arranged for descriptive purposes under five general functional headings: general administration; financial; operational; membership; and officers files. Series include minutes of the Grand Post Annual General meeting (1907-1985); minutes of the Grand Post Executive Committee (1923-1982); minutes of Post No. 1; minutes of Post No. 6 (1914-1919); correspondence of the Grand Secretary (1960-1985); correspondence of the Recording Secretary (1902-1979); constitution and bylaws (1902-1936); records of the Constitution Revision Committee (1967-1972); records relating to ceremonies and rituals (1877-1947); records of the Building Committee (1908); records relating to the Society of British Columbia Pioneers (1871-1905); memberships dues ledgers (1914-1942); membership dues cashbook (1902-1922); membership dues receipts (1904-1964); membership dues deposit book (1920-1921); invoices (1919-1969); yearly receipts and disbursements (1905-1982); statements of accounts (1919-1970); general receipts (1919-1925); cheque registers (1920-1965); cancelled cheques (1919-1970); newsclippings (1865-1981); published works (1914); projects and reports (1900-1987); guest book (1966-1975); notices of meetings (1947-1975); social acknowledgments ([ca. 191-]-1989); photographs ([ca. 1870-1990]); membership registers (1914-1935); membership and attendance lists (1899-1990); registration certificates (1913-1919); membership applications (1914-1935); records of J. Sullivan (1967-1979); records of R.G. Creech (1967-1987); and records of E.E. Protheroe (1972-1979).

Native Sons of British Columbia. Victoria Post No. 1

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)

Victoria Chemical Company fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 85
  • Fonds
  • [1910?]-1931

The fonds consists of photographs of Frederick Moore, Robert Walley and the Victoria Chemical Company depicting the Victoria Chemical Works in the Victoria Inner Harbour, construction of the Canadian Explosives plant on James Island, employees of the Chemical Works, and family scenes on James Island.

Victoria Chemical Company

Leonard Frank fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 84
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]

The fonds consists of photographs, many of which are arranged in a photo album. The photographs document forestry practices on Vancouver Island, and scenes of the Malahat Drive on the Island Highway.

Frank, Leonard

Spencer family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 83
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]-1968

The fonds consists of photographs, a family tree, artifacts and a Golden Jubilee publication for the David Spencer Ltd. Department Store. Photographs depict family groups, portraits of family members and the family residence.

Spencer (family)

Miller family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 82
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1948

The fonds consists of three series of records arranged by function and medium. They are as follows: family photographs, collected prints and Victoria Day Celebration Souvenir programme. The family photographs document the family at their home at 1206 Beach Drive, scenes of boating and fishing, trips and various scenes of Greater Victoria. The collected photographs depict various aspects of British Columbia including the Rocky Mountains, northern British Columbia, sealing expeditions, the opening of the Parliament Buildings, and various other scenes of early Victoria.

Miller (family)

Frances Armour fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 81
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1945]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Cadboro Beach Hotel, Old Charming Inn and their surrounding areas.

Armour, Frances

Robert C. King fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 80
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1980

The fonds consists of photographs and textual records relating to Victoria, B.C. Photographs document the 1980 Royal Visits of Prince Charles and Princess Alexandra, changes to Chinatown and Fisgard Street, restoration work on the Temple Emmanuel at Blanshard and Pandora, a Freedom of the City Ceremony, the ferry Princess Marguerite and the official unveiling of the plaque commemorating the Royal Canadian Navy. The textual material consists of the trip itineraries of Prince Charles and Princess Alexandra.

King, Robert C.

Payne family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 8
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of photographs of the farms of Harold and Gerald Payne and the Bradley-Dyne family on Saturna Island as well as scenes of North Saanich. It also includes images of fishing, presumably in the Gulf Islands, sea bird eggs and travels in the British Isles, Europe and Rhodesia.

Payne (family)

Ross Hocking fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 79
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1953

The fonds consists of photographs, newspaper clippings and a programme to the Ice Capers of 1953. The photographs and newspaper clippings document Hocking's athletic endeavours as a tennis player, lawn bowler, and basketball player.

Hocking, Ross

Cholberg Shipyard fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 78
  • Fonds
  • [between 1918 and 1923]

The fonds consists of prints, negatives, technical drawings and textual material relating to Cholberg Shipyard and the construction of the S.F. Tolmie. The photographs document the employees and the ships constructed at the Shipyard. The technical drawings consist of plans of a "Four Masted Sailing Schooner", while the textual records document the construction and voyages of the schooner S.F. Tolmie. Fonds includes records of Captain Fred E. Burch relating to the voyages of the S.F. Tolmie.

Cholberg Shipyard

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)

Cridge, Laundy family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 76
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1976

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, autograph books, appointment books, monographs, records relating to the Church of Our Lord, British Columbia Protestant Orphans' Home annual reports, Female Infirmary minute book, Female Infirmary financial accounts, miscellaneous records relating to the Female Infirmary, Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital Pioneer Days notes, and artifacts. The records, created primarily by Bishop Edward Cridge, his daughter Ellen Laundy (nee Cridge), and her daughter Helen Eirene Forbes (nee Laundy), document the activities of the Cridge-Laundy family, and their contributions to the Church of Our Lord, Protestant Orphans's Home, Female Infirmary and Royal Jubilee Hospital.

Cridge (family)

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