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Donald Cholmondeley fonds

  • CA EMA V988.5
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950]

The fonds consists of photographs of various scenes of Greater Victoria (ca. 1950).

Cholmondeley, Donald

St. Margaret's School fonds

  • CA STMARG SMS 2001-003;SMS 2003-012;SMS 2004-006;SMS 2004-009;SMS 2005-003
  • Fonds
  • 1908-

Fonds consists of records generated by St. Margaret's School in the performance of its function as an independent school for girls. The fonds includes, but is not limited to, prospectuses, address books, report cards, award and trophy records, student records and photographs. The fonds is arranged in 3 series which relate to the 3 campuses the school has occupied - Cook Street, Fort Street and Lucas Avenue. Each series includes records which document awards, buildings and property, education, fine arts, Girl Guides and Brownies, graduation, leisure activities, special events, sports, students and staff.

St. Margaret's School (Victoria, B.C.)

David Flaherty fonds

  • CA BCA PR-2183
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2005

The fonds consists of the records of David H. Flaherty created throughout his professional and private life. They include project research files relating to his work with Canadian and international privacy issues during his time at the University of Western Ontario from 1972 to 1987; teaching and lecture files on early American history, and American and Canadian legal and constitutional history from his time at Princeton, the University of Virginia and the University of Western Ontario from 1963 to 1991; and his personal files including diaries, correspondence, photographs and subject files from 1949 to 2005, including those from his time as the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia. Within each series, the files are arranged roughly by date. The personal files have been divided by Flaherty into open and restricted files.

Flaherty, David H.

Dan Frankham fonds

  • CA MMB P979.104-110
  • Fonds
  • 1923, 1979

The fonds consists of photographs of the crossing the line ceremony on the S.F. Tolmie under heavy seas, and other crew in general. Fonds includes certificate to Frankham in the ceremony and a sound recording of an interview with Frankham describing the voyage to Sidney, Australia, in 1922 aboard the S.F. Tolmie.

Frankham, Dan

Charles B. Hill-Tout fonds

  • CA MMB P1250
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1914

The fonds consists of photographs of the Victoria and Esquimalt area with an emphasis on naval ships and merchant shipping.

Hill-Tout, Charles Buckland

Jervis family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 154
  • Fonds
  • 1895

The fonds consists of an invitation to Mr. Jervis and family to attend the opening of the new Parliament Buildings in Victoria, B.C., February 10, 1895. Includes photograph copy of Buildings with a list of the Executive Council and the Members of Legislative Assembly elected 1896.

Jervis (family)

International Order of Odd Fellows, Columbia Lodge No. 2 fonds

  • CA BCA MS-0380
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1884

The fonds consists of minute books of the
Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Columbia Lodge No.
2 from 1870 to 1884. Columbia Lodge No. 2 is based
in Victoria, BC.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Columbia Lodge No. 2 (Victoria, B.C.)

Nation family fonds

  • CA FTST MS 30
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1907, 1983

Fonds consists of textual records of the Nation family from 1900-1907. Includes original correspondence to family members in England, 1902-1907, a draft typescript of the correspondence, 1900-1903, and a "bound" copy of the correspondence from 1900-1907 edited by Philip T. Nation in 1983. Bound copy includes notes, acknowledgments, and references.

Nation (family)

Smythe family fonds

  • CA OSOY MS 10
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1921, 1942-[after 1948]

Fonds consists of the textual records of Smythe family, Edward Sr. (Ted) and Edward Jr., from 1916-[after 1948]. Includes correspondence, certificates, logbook, map, historical calendar, publication, clippings, ephemera, and photographs.

Smythe (family)

Norman Turner fonds

  • CA MMB L982.2.1-13
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1964

The fonds consists of Turner's correspondence files as surveyor, including correspondence with the Department of Transport, Registrars of Shipping and others concerning surveying and tonnage specifications. Fonds includes correspondence and plans with Yarrows Ltd., plans by Raymond H. Richards, Naval Architect, and plans of the oil fuel float for the Royal Victoria Yacht Club. Photographs are general views of salvage of tugs and salvage operations. Painting is of the tug Sudbury II.

Turner, Norman

William O. Hughes fonds

  • CA MMB L979.17
  • Fonds
  • 1897

The fonds consists of the steamship and engineer's logbook for the sealing schooner Fawn as kept by W. Hughes for a sealing hunt in the Bering Sea (1897).

Hughes, William O., b. 1847

H. Ferdinand Sieward fonds

  • CA MMB L874
  • Fonds
  • 1898

The fonds consists of a log book of the sealing schooner Dora Sieward, owned and mastered by H.F. Sieward, detailing crew, activities on board and sealing catch (1898).

Sieward, H. Ferdinand, b. 1854

Frederick V. Longstaff fonds

  • CA MMB L816;L1221
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1957

The fonds consists of photographs of HMC and HM ships, Commander Hose, sealing schooners and other ships and views. Fonds includes articles written by Longstaff and newsclippings.

Longstaff, Frederick Victor

Victoria Sealing and Trading Company Ltd. fonds

  • CA MMB L485
  • Fonds
  • 1896

The fonds consists of an accounting ledger (1896) of the Victoria Sealing and Trading Company detailing purchases of vessels from William Munsie, payments of ships' crews and costs of sundries.

Victoria Sealing and Trading Company

George Edwards fonds

  • CA MMB L4
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1919

The fonds consists of certificates of service for the Royal Navy (1894-1909), Certificate of Service in the Naval Service of Canada (1910-1912), and a Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve Certificate (1917-1919). Fonds includes a letter of reference and volunteer sign-up sheet, demobilization certificate, station cards, and two postcards of unidentified people and objects.

Edwards, George, b. 1877

Josiah F. Gosse fonds

  • CA MMB L378;L836
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1900

The fonds consists of partial log book from the SS Tees (1899-1900), signed by J. Gosse as master, and account ledger for payment of crew and outfitting of hunters for the sealing schooner Otto for 1898.

Gosse, Josiah F.

Charles Grant fonds

  • CA MMB L3237
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1912

The fonds consists of Grant's papers as able seaman and hunter in sealing vessels operating out of Victoria, B.C. Fonds includes items such as wages for seal skins, itemized list of purchases for sealing trips, correspondence, and lists of vessels, position and dates of service.

Grant, Charles

James S. Clark fonds

  • CA MMB L29.1-5
  • Fonds
  • 1882-[ca. 1905]

The fonds consists of plans for a new type of lifeboat (which won the Anthony Pollock Prize, 1900) and for a cargo ship, plans for launching Spanish cruisers (1905), yacht hull plans, principal dimension sheets for 13 ships built by Barrow Shipbuilding Company, and a book of plans of ships built between 1880 and 1905 by Barrow Shipbuilding, Vea Marquia Cadiz, and Mitsabishi Shipbuilding (Japan).

Clark, James Stewart

Royal Marine Hospital fonds

  • CA MMB L2512
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1878

The fonds consists of a hospital register or log of admitted patients to the Royal Marine Hospital, Victoria, 1874-1878, listing name of patient, country of origin, ship, age, admitted date, discharged date, and number of days hospitalized.

Royal Marine Hospital (Victoria, B.C.)

Richard Prowse fonds : 1871-1879

  • CA MMB L2430a-e
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 19--]

The fonds consists of certificates of service and two letters of recommendation, one signed by Governor Musgrave. Fonds includes a photograph of Royal Marines Light Infantry.

Prowse, Richard

Joseph B. Clearihue fonds

  • CA MMB L2040a-c;L2041a-k
  • Fonds
  • 1905, [ca. 1916]

The fonds consists of documents relating to the stranding, floating and subsequent sale of the sealing schooner Florence M. Munsie of Victoria, B.C. (1905), including correspondence between Hans Blakstad, owner William Munsie and Lloyd's Insurance Agents. Fonds also contains documents relating to the 1916 Royal Commission on the claims made by Pelagic sealers.

Clearihue, Joseph Badenoch

H.E. Beckwith fonds

  • CA MMB L1778
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1875

The fonds consists of account books of the costs of building the vessel Herman which was used to service the Race Rocks Lighthouse and includes the loss and recovery of the Herman from Tacoma Mill, Puget Sound, 1873.

Beckwith, H.E.

L.B. Hampton fonds

  • CA MMB L1694
  • Fonds
  • 1940

The fonds consists of the engineering log book for the vessel the Salvage King en route Victoria to Liverpool, England.

Hampton, L.B.

E.G. Beaumont fonds

  • CA MMB L1131a-p
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1962

The fonds consists of logbooks of the motor yacht Discovery Isle written by Captain Beaumont and a photograph of the yacht.

Beaumont, Ernest Godfrey, 1876-1967

J.M. Newcombe fonds

  • CA MMB L1130
  • Fonds
  • [ca 1910-1914]

The fonds consists of photographs of dredges, tugs and ships, with some notes. Fonds includes correspondence and invoices (1913-1914) regarding the dredge Ajax.

Newcombe, J.M.

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