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D.L. Raymond and E.L. Raymond fonds

  • CA MMB L981.88.1-6;P981.59.2
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1954

The fonds consists of journal of D.L. Raymond as midshipman serving on the HMS Malaya, including photographs (1922-1924); indenture and certificate of competency of E.L. Raymond; a guest book register from the HMCS Ontario (1953-1954); and photographs of naval ceremonies in Australia and New Zealand and of other naval activities.

Raymond, D.L.

Albert March fonds

  • CA EMA V990.8;990.13;M991.2
  • Fonds
  • 1896, [ca. 1920-1942]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Pioneer Street village (Esquimalt, B.C.) and of the Point Ellice Bridge disaster. Fonds includes a map relating to the expropriation of Esquimalt Village during World War II.

March, Albert

Canadian Memorial United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2008

Fonds contains records of Canadian Memorial United Church and its predecessors, Canadian Memorial Chapel and Sixth Avenue Methodist Church. Records include Baptism registers (1920-1982), Marriage registers (1918-1985), and Burial registers (1922-1987); Membership records (1924-1983); Session minutes (1931-1969), Stewards minutes (1931-1967), Official Board and Council minutes (1918-1996), Congregational Meetings minutes (1933-1996), Building Committee records (1922-1929); Correspondence (1934-1994); Church school records (1906-1981); Women's group records (1903-2008); Men's group records (1950-1980); Youth group records (1917-1975); Music program records (1950-1999); Annual reports (1926-2006); Building and property records (1922-1998); Financial records (1918-1933); Naramata Trek records (1956-1996); Communications (1962-1999); Col. George Fallis Collection (1917-1998); Anniversaries and special events (1928-2003); Historical writings and recordings ([1925?]-2003); Clergy sermons and biographical information (1962-1994); Scrap books (1929-1995); Portraits and architectural photographs (1915-1980); Realia ([195-?] and 1957); and Reference materials (1936-1986).

Canadian Memorial United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Charles A. Prosser fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1950-1980

The fonds consists of photographs of HMCS Oriole including ceremonies and group photographs and a folder containing information sheets on the HMCS Oriole.

Prosser, Charles A.

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

Archie H. Wills fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR394
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2004

The fonds consists of records relating to his career as a journalist and to his family life in Victoria. It has been arranged in two series, Autobiography and Writing. The Autobiography series consists of Archies autobiographical works, which document his service in World War I and his family life and career. It has been arranged into three sub-series: All in A Lifetime, My Life in the Army, and Travel. The Writing series consists of his published and unpublished work, and background material for it. The series shows his interest in making new generations of Victoria residents aware of their citys history and aware of World War I history. It has been arranged into two sub-series: Articles and Stories, and Broadcasts. Records include typed manuscripts, clippings of Archies published articles, photographs including photograph albums, diaries, scrapbooks, war medals, and ephemera.

Wills, Archie

Audrey Wylie fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1984

Fonds consists of photographs collected by Audrey Wylie that document aspects of the lives of various of her family members, including her father Sam Gilmore, her mother Gertie Gilmore (nee Kidd) and Gertie's sisters, her uncle Les Gilmore and her brother Boyd Gilmore. Photographs include images of her father and uncle during World War 1, and of her brother during World War 2. Also included are images of farming activities, of English School, and of lacrosse games.

Wylie, Audrey

27th Anti-Aircraft Regiment fonds

  • CA FAR 983.48
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1945

The fonds consists of a war diary.

Canada. Canadian Army. Anti-Aircraft Regiment, 27th

A. Thomas fonds

  • CA MMB L1137;P470;P3171-78;P4677
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1918

The fonds consists of Thomas' diary describing his trip across Canada to Halifax and his first few months in Halifax, 1918. Photographs are of ships and shipmates stationed in Halifax and of HM and HMC ships.

Thomas, A.

C.J. Bonner fonds

  • CA MMB L981.15.1-5
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1944

The fonds consists of professional certificates; notebooks consisting of written notes, stories, poems, and anecdotes aboard the Empress of Japan; a notebook on the beginning of World War II with engineering notes; engine notebook on SS Scandinavian; photographs of the Empress of Japan; and, ephemera.

Bonner, Clarence John Earnell, b. 1896

C.P. Clarke fonds

  • CA MMB P44
  • Fonds
  • 1910-[ca. 1915]

The fonds consists of photographs primarily of the HMCS Niobe, Halifax dockyards, the crew, the officers, and "before" and "after" photographs of new recruits.

Clarke, C.P.

Reginald Robinson collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1945]

The collection consist of photographs Robinson took of Aboriginal Australian peoples, small placards with descriptions of tribal items and customs, and two articles and a photograph regarding a Hobby Show Robinson participated in in 1947.

J. Lewis Sangster fonds

  • CA NWM IH 2011.30
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1950

This fonds consists of photographs and postcards taken or collected by J. Lewis Sangster during his time spent in New Westminster, during his time traveling and during his time spent overseas during World War I. Sangster developed a large number of the photographs himself, in a small cellar in his home that was converted into a darkroom. The fonds has been divided into three series based on content: Sangster Family, Military, and New Westminster Subjects. Included in the Military series, there is a collection of Canadian Official postcards published by the British newspaper The Daily Mirror, which Sangster collected during his time serving in World War I. The family series consists of photographs taken by Sangster of his family members, as well as pictures that Sangster received from extended family members.

Sangster, J. Lewis

Stuart Carson collection

  • Collection
  • [194-]

The collection consists 76 negatives and 9 photographs from the 1940s. It includes scenes around Prince Rupert during the Second World War such as gun placements, artillery on boats, soldiers, ship building at the dry dock, Hays Creek, CN Park, downtown views, fish boats, family, and a concert.

Carson, Stuart

Royal Canadian Legion, Cowichan Branch No. 53 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919 - 2007

The fonds consists of membership application files, Legion Newsletters, 2 scrapbooks, plans of the Legion building on Trunk Road, films on the Legion activities and photographs.

Royal Canadian Legion, Cowichan Branch No. 53

Lieutenant Colonel B.A. Clemons fonds

  • CA FAR 988.138
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1970

The fonds consists of letters, minutes of the Ladies Committee Military Ball, and programmes relating to activities associated with the 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

Clemons, B.A.

Lifton family fonds

  • CA MMB L981.53.1-30
  • Fonds
  • 1856-1923

The fonds consists of papers including W.H. Lifton and G.H. Lifton's Certificates of Service; memorial record of G.H. Lifton, pamphlets and reference material relating to the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve and the Royal Canadian Navy. Fonds includes photographs of activities in the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve.

Lifton (family)

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.

Pacific Coast Militia Rangers Association (Nanaimo) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946-1947

Fonds consists of membership applications from twenty-seven local men to the Pacific Coast Militia Rangers Association. Application forms include the applicant's full name and address and country of origin, weapons owned by applicants and a signed oath of allegiance.

Pacific Coast Militia Rangers (Nanaimo) Association

Patrick Mowat fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

Fonds consists of a thirteen-page typed manuscript written by Patrick Mowat in 1969. It relates his memories of training and serving in World War I as a member of the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles and the 8th Brigade Light Trench Mortar Battery in northern France and Belgium. Fonds also consists of 5 laser print copies of photographs of Patrick Mowat and the 30th B.C. Horse.

Mowat, Patrick

Phillips family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1882-1941]

The fonds consists of papers pertaining mainly to George "Laddie" Phillips' naval career. Fonds includes a large photograph collection, sketches, watercolour, books, and brochures.

Phillips (family)

Pullen family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1827-1955

The fonds consists of log book of W.J.S. Pullen on the HMS Falcon (1855) and Cyclops (1856-57), with an extract from the Master Attendant and Conservator of the Port [Bombay] to the Commissioner of Salt and Opium (1860). Fonds includes photographs of HM ships, whalers, St.Paul's Church (Esquimalt, B.C.), and fishing boats at Masset, B.C. Fonds also includes an oil painting of W.J.S. Pullen, partial plans for HMS North Star, Porcupine and Termagant, "The Pullen Records" (transcriptions of historical records concerning W.J.S. Pullen and T.C. Pullen in their expeditions to the Arctic) and ephemera, including a typed history of the SS Beaver.

Pullen (family)

R.V. Stevenson collection

  • CA FAR 987.153;990.321
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1974

The collection consists of minutes of Battery Commander meetings, reports, training plans, nominal rolls, memos, and daily orders relating to the 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

Reed D. Robertson fonds

  • CA EMA V988.14
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1935, [ca. 1939]

The fonds consists of photographs of Lampson Street School and military personnel on parade in Esquimalt, B.C.

Robertson, Reed D., 1958-

Royal Canadian Navy Flag Officer Pacific Coast fonds

  • CA MMB L417;L900;L913;L1152
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1965

The fonds consists of guest books from the Admiral's House (1946-1958), a visitors book (1955-1957), an album of the Royal Canadian Navy Presentation of Queen's Colour (1959) and the Golden Jubilee Dinner (1960), and ephemera.

Canada. Royal Canadian Navy. Flag Officer Pacific Coast

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