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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

David Chuen-yan Lai fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 209
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1986

The fonds consists of reports, supporting material to reports and newspaper clippings. Records document Lai's efforts at revitalizing Victoria's Chinatown.

Lai, Chuen-yan David, 1937-

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

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

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)

Charles Hayward fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 118
  • Fonds
  • 1862

The fonds consists of Charles Hayward's 1862 diary.

Hayward, Charles

Charles Staples fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 194
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1985

The fonds consists of records relating to cycling races held in Victoria and include newspaper clippings, photographs, cycling race programmes, a certificate from the National Radio Institute, reference letter, artifacts, and a scrapbook and postcard apparently from Joe Hancock, a competitive sprint cyclist.

Staples, Charles, d. 1990

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

Bob Matheson fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 207
  • Fonds
  • 1988

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

Matheson, Bob

British Columbia Funeral Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916-1973

The fonds consists of minute books, stock certificates, income tax returns, memoranda, articles of association and a valuation report of the B.C. Funeral Company.

British Columbia Funeral Company

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.

Campbell Studio fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 108
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1949

The fonds consists of photographs taken by the Campbell Studio and Claude Colpitts. Images depict the Foundation Company of B.C. Ltd. shipyards located in Victoria West, parades held in Victoria and other miscellaneous photographs of sporting groups, military personnel and others.

Campbell Studio (Victoria, B.C.)

City of Victoria fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1862-2000

Fonds consists of various series documenting all aspects of City of Victoria services and administration.

Victoria (B.C.)

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

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

Reginald Hayward fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 120
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1964

The fonds consists of family photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, invitations, vacation files, Provincial MLA files, copies of political speeches, records relating to Native Sons of British Columbia, records relating to the British Columbia Pioneer Society, records of Charles Hayward relating to the Lorindale mining claim on Texada Island, and miscellaneous records.

Hayward, Reginald

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.

Richard Muirhead fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 39
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1984

The fonds consists of photographs and a postcard showing views of Victoria, B.C., including Beacon Hill Park, the Empress Hotel, the Industrial Reserve, Victoria streets, British Columbia Electric Railway streetcars and employees, members of the Muirhead family and their homes in Victoria West.

Muirhead, Richard Hamilton, d. 1979

Rita Hughes fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 46
  • Fonds
  • [1873?-192-]

The fonds consists of six piano scores of operas autographed "Miss Helmcken 1873", who is believed to be Catherine Amelia Helmcken (later McTavish), eldest daughter of John Sebastien Helmcken and grandmother of Margo Jamieson. Also included is a photograph of Mrs. Harry Helmcken in a limousine at Beacon Hill Park.

Hughes, Rita Cecilia, d. 1964

Ross Anthony Lort fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 127
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1930]

The fonds consists of photographs. Images depict homes designed by the architectural firm of Maclure and Lort, a portrait of Samuel Maclure and a photograph of a watercolour painting of a Maclure designed home.

Lort, Ross Anthony

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.

S.A. Spencer fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 106
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870-1885]

The fonds consists of portrait photographs of unidentified individuals.

Spencer, S.A. (Stephen Allen), d. 1911

Siddall Dennis Warner Architects fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 125
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1962-1981]

The fonds consists of photographs and pamphlets. Photographs consist of images of construction sites, newly completed buildings and of streetscapes. Many of these images relate to the construction of the University of Victoria, Victoria Press Building, recreational buildings and private homes. Streetscapes include images of many downtown streets, buildings and aerial views.

Siddall Dennis Warner Architects

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

McKenzie family fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 153
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1936]

The fonds consists of photographs and textual material. Photographs depict the McKenzie children and David Leeming. Textual material consists of a list of places where Jim McKenzie has played his bagpipes, and a gift to Mayor Leeming by Walt Disney.

McKenzie (family)

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