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Abner N. Garland collection

  • PR-0123
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1901-1970]

Fonds consists mostly of postcards showing scenes from many different countries and cultures.

Garland, Abner N., d. 1972

Ainslie James Helmcken collection

  • PR-0252
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1850]-1986

Collection consists mainly of photographs of Victoria people, places, and events and souvenir booklets.

Helmcken, Ainslie James, 1900-1987

Anne Freisinger collection

  • PR-0146
  • Collection
  • 1969-1977

Collection consists of Cecil Clark "Yesterday and Today" newspaper clippings.

Freisinger, Anne

Cholberg Shipyard collection

  • PR-0078
  • Collection
  • [between 1918 and 1923]

Fonds consists of photographs, technical drawings, and textual material relating to the Cholberg Shipyards and construction of the S.F. Tolmie.

Cholberg Shipyard

City directories

  • AC5
  • Collection
  • 1860-1999

The collection consists of city directories for Victoria, Vancouver Island, and British Columbia. The directories contain an alphabetical listing of residents (and occupations), businesses, government offices, churches, schools, and organizations,...

City documents

  • AC2
  • Collection
  • 1872-present

The collection consists of a wide variety of reports by and about the City of Victoria. These published and unpublished City documents (CDs) include neighbourhood plans, transportation studies, heritage reports, downtown studies, as well as econom...

Clipping files

  • AC4
  • Collection

The collection consists of newspaper articles and other related material about a wide variety of topics pertaining to Victoria over the years.

Elizabeth Mills Phipps collection

  • PR-0148
  • Collection
  • 1947-1977

Collection consists of scrapbooks of newspaper articles relating to local history.

Phipps, Elizabeth Mills (Betty), d. 1987

Ernest Hayward collection

  • PR-0119
  • Collection
  • 1899

Collection consists of family correspondence.

Hayward, Ernest Chesney, 1876-1933

Flora Johnston collection

  • PR-0167
  • Collection
  • 1887-1978

Collection consists of special edition newspapers and pamphlets pertaining to Royalty and war.

Johnston, Flora

Frederick Albert E. Manning collection

  • PR-0158
  • Collection
  • 1919

Fonds consists of photographs of the visit of the Prince of Wales to Victoria.

Manning, Frederick Albert E., 1911-1989

J.S. Helmcken (Jr.) collection

  • PR-0273
  • Collection
  • 1861-[194-?]

The collection consists mainly of photographs relating to Helmcken House, the opening of the Royal Jubilee Hospital, and the 15th Artillery Brigade CCF.

Helmcken, John Sebastian, Jr., b. 1896

James R. Findlay collection

  • PR-0160
  • Collection
  • 1896-1988

Collection consists mainly of photographs depicting Victoria scenes, streets, and buildings.

Findlay, James R.

Joanne J. Hughes collection

  • PR-0069
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1915-1925]

The collection consists of ten photographs of women who were school friends of Joanne Hughes' mother-in-law, Winifred Alice Hughes.

Hughes, Joanne J.

John F. Lamport collection

  • PR-0159
  • Collection
  • 1915

Fonds consists of photographs of the departure of the 48th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force.

Lamport, John F.

John Howard Arthur Chapman collection

  • PR-0096
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1900-1933]

Collection consists of photographs documenting the construction of the Johnson St. Bridge.

Chapman, John Howard Arthur, 1862-1942

Library

  • AC3
  • Collection
  • 1877-present

The collection consists of non-circulating publications dealing mainly with Victoria local history.

Miscellanea

  • AC1
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1850]-2005

The collection consists of single or small accumulations of photographs, textual records, maps, and other material donated and loaned to the City of Victoria Archives by private individuals, businesses, and organizations.

P.E. Wilkinson collection

  • PR-0257
  • Collection
  • 1952-1971

Collection consists of programmes and leaflets for church celebrations, Remembrance Day and army veteran celebrations, and rugby matches.

Wilkinson, Percival Edward

Parfitt family collection

  • PR-0181
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1910]-1989

Collection consists of photographs depicting the Parfitt family and buildings that Parfitt Brothers built.

Parfitt, James (family)

Rebecca ("Beth") Harvey collection

  • PR-0261
  • Collection
  • 1913-1919

Fonds consists of invitations to dances and other social events, as well as musical programmes.

Harvey, Rebecca

Todd Family collection

  • PR-0115
  • Collection
  • 1909-1980

Fonds consists mainly photographs documenting Albert Todd's 1910 automobile trip, as well as research material pertaining to his life and career.

Todd, Albert Edward, 1878-1928 (family)

Vernon Nixon collection

  • PR-0162
  • Collection
  • [194-]

Collection consists of photographic prints and postcards of tourist attractions in the Greater Victoria region.

Nixon, Vernon

Victoria Motor Company collection

  • PR-0090
  • Collection
  • [191-]

Fonds consists of photographs of the interior and exteriors of the company building, its employees, automobiles, and mascot.

Victoria Motor Company

Virginia Ferguson collection

  • PR-0218
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1900-1980]

Collection consists of records of Lim Yat, records of Honoria Mary Lefevre, photographs of Spring Ridge Housing Co-operative employees, photographs of demolished buildings, a pharmacist's journal, business cards, miscellaneous photographs, an...

Ferguson, Virginia

William Meed family collection

  • PR-0105
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1906-1910]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Meed family home and activities.

Meed, William (family)

William W. Cook collection

  • PR-0097
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1912-1920]

Collection consists of an album of postcards taken by the photographer Howard Chapman.

Cook, William W.