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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.)

Orville J. Rognon fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1917

The fonds consists of glass plate negatives of the military, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and people and scenes of Vancouver and Victoria. Some of the photographs are by V. Vinson.

Rognon, Orville J.

Congregation Emanu-El fonds

  • CA JHS A.2012.004
  • Fonds
  • 1851-2012

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records generated by Congregation Emanu-El including: textual records; photographs; moving images; sound recordings; ledgers; and scrapbooks.

The fonds is arranged into 22 series: Preschool and Hebrew School; Correspondence; Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia/Allan Klenman; Membership; Committees; Photographs and audio-visual; Publications; Restoration; Ben Levinson historical/archival files; Renovation (Matanah G’Dolah Project); Congregation Rabbi’s; Bar/Bat Mitzvah and conversion certificates; Jewish cemetery; Vancouver Island Jewish Community Directory (VIJCD); Financials; Holocaust Symposium; Board; Administration and operational records; Ephemera; Marriages and divorces; Scrapbooks; and Sylvester family.

Congregation Emanu-El

St. Ann's Academy (Victoria, B.C.) scrapbook collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1879] - 1976

The collection consists of scrapbooks put together by various sisters through the years, recording religious subjects, clergy, significant events, or items of interest to the sisters and students at St. Ann's Academy. Sister Mary Theodore took a keen interest in history and was predominantly responsible for the creation of most of the scrapbooks.

William McFarlane Notman fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1871-1904]

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs depicting ships and scenes of New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria.

Notman, William McFarlane

John Keenlysides Congregation Emanu-El collection

  • CA JHS A.2012.017, A.2013.018
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1864

Fonds consists of material documenting early BC Jewish history. Fonds is arranged into two series: Congregation Emanu-El manuscripts; and Letters from Abraham Blackman to his brother Morris, Jewish merchants in colonial British Columbia.

Keenlyside, John

Henry Whittaker fonds

  • CA VPL 35967-36252
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-1960]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting Vancouver panoramas, Victoria Harbour, animals, children, ferries, farming, and various B.C. towns.

Whittaker, Henry, b. 1886

Chinese Canadian Picture Project fonds

  • CA VPL 48169-48442;50421-50504
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1972

The fonds consists of photographs of social events in Chinese-Canadian communities in Vancouver and Victoria. Many of the earlier photographs were created by the Chinatown News newspaper of Vancouver.

Chinese Canadian Picture Project

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.)

Annie McVie fonds

  • CA EMA 993.53
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1985

The fonds consists of certificates and awards of recognition received by Annie McVie for her community work along with photographs of McVie and of buildings operated by the Victoria Senior Citizens Housing Authority.

McVie, Annie

Edwards Brothers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1900, 1920-1931

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs of early Vancouver (1888-1900) and Victoria as well as portraits and photographs of B.C. towns (1920-1931).

Edwards Brothers

Mount St. Angela fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959-

The fonds consists of house chronicles, local council minutes, local accounts and visitations, and reference files.

Mount St. Angela (Victoria, B.C.)

Mount St. Mary Convent photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1941-1990

The collection consists of b&w images of the building, the chapel, staff, visitors, and various activities involving the residents. The Sisters kept particular photographs to record significant events.