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Elwood Stanley Gropp fonds

  • PR-0220
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1973

Fonds consists of photographs and other material relating mainly to Gropp's work for the City of Victoria and its employee association.

Gropp, Elwood Stanley

Victor Edward Mitchell fonds

  • PR-0227
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1965]

Fonds consists of family photographs depicting homes, friends, vacations, theatre productions, and places of employment.

Mitchell, Victor Edward

David Sutton fonds

  • PR-0232
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920]-1938

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of Cholberg Shipyard employees and reunions of former members of the 103rd Battalion.

Sutton, David

Walter Englehardt fonds

  • PR-0233
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1962

Fonds consists of records relating to Englehardt's term as a City employee, as well as his memberships in the James Bay Athletic Association and Vancouver Island Philatelic Society.

Englehardt, Walter

Lily Wilson fonds

  • PR-0235
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920-1940]

Fonds consists of family photographs mainly depicting buildings.

Wilson, Lily (family)

Dorothy L. Durrant fonds

  • PR-0244
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1973

Fonds consists of photographs of May 24 parades and Miles for Millions marches held in Victoria.

Durrant, Dorothy L.

Martin W.E. Cave fonds

  • PR-0249
  • Fonds
  • 1913

Fonds consists of photographs of construction at the Royal Theatre.

Cave, Martin W.E.

John Lawrence Hafer fonds

  • PR-0251
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1910]

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of Boys Central School and Ludwig Hafer's machine shop.

Hafer, John Lawrence, 1900-1988

Louise B. Anderson fonds

  • PR-0253
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1897-1907]

Fonds consists of a scrapbook about prominent businessmen, politicians, buildings, and the Royal family.

Anderson, Louise B.

Henry King fonds

  • PR-0259
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1955-1968]

Fonds consists of reminiscences.

King, Henry

Women's Canadian Club of Victoria fonds

  • PR-0266
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1995

Fonds consists of organizational records documenting the structure, membership, finances, and activities of the Club.

Women's Canadian Club

BC Assessment Authority fonds

  • PR-0269
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1998 (predominantly 1977-1998)

Fonds consists of photographs created by the BC Assessment Authority to assist with the assessment of property values. The photographs are mainly of residential properties located within the boundaries of the City of Victoria.

British Columbia Assessment Authority

B.C. Funeral Company (Hayward's) Ltd. Fonds

  • PR-0270
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1974

Fonds consists of operational records relating to the funeral business including correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, and cemetery records.

B.C. Funeral Company Ltd.

Times-Colonist fonds

  • PR-0264
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1983

Fonds consists of glass plate negatives and 4x5 and 35mm black and white safety film negatives taken by staff and free lance photographers for the Daily Colonist and the Victoria Daily Times, The Express and the Times-Colonist newspapers. The negatives date from approximately 1938 to 1991.

The negatives relate to the following subjects: news events; scenes of the city and surrounding area including buildings, city streets, and views; some up-island locations including Duncan, Nanaimo and Ladysmith; commercial and industrial activities such as store fronts and interiors, and manufacturing operations; sporting events; military personnel and activities; war effort activities; recreational activities; school and church activities; transportation and shipbuilding as well as individual and group portraits which appeared in the “Society” section. The latter include anniversary, wedding, christening and engagement portraits.

Times-Colonist

Bob Paterson collection

  • PR-0284
  • Collection
  • 1945-1988

Collection consists primarily of photographs of streetcars, rail cars, and buses around Victoria. Also includes a small number of transportation-related magazines.

Death and marriage notices collection

  • PR-0285
  • Collection
  • 1901-1939

Collection consists of death and marriage notices clipped from the Victoria Daily Times newspaper from 1901-1939. Includes an index for the notices as well for as a limited number of biographical entries from other sources.

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 economic and social profiles, surveys, and architectural proposals.

Janet Bowden fonds

  • PR-0029
  • Fonds
  • 1904-[192-?] (predominantly 1904-1912)

Fonds consists of photographs of family and friends, houses, and coastal scenes, including Janet and Martin Grainger, houses on Samuel Island and in Esquimalt, and views of the Gulf Islands. Textual material consists of a copy of Martin Allerdale Grainger's book, Woodsmen of the West.

Bowden, Janet, d. 1976

F. Morran Waller fonds

  • PR-0030
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1917

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the estate of Henry Waller, marriage certificates, agreement for sale of a lot in Victoria, and photographs of children.

Waller, Frederick Morran, 1916-1987

Frederick Elworthy fonds

  • PR-0031
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1930]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Elworthy family and views of Victoria.

Elworthy, Frederick Barrington, Sr., 1854-1927 (family)

Lillian Shandley fonds

  • PR-0034
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1985

Fonds consists of miscellaneous family records and artifacts relating to Mrs. Shandley and her family.

Shandley, Lillian Rose, 1897-1993

Arthur J. Garesche fonds

  • PR-0007
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1911

Fonds consists of photographs showing scenes and events, mainly in Victoria, and the Garesche family.

Garesche, Arthur John, 1860-1952 (family)

Payne family fonds

  • PR-0008
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

Fonds consists of photographs of the farms of Harold and Gerald Payne and the Bradley-Dyne family on Saturna Island as well as scenes of North Saanich.

Payne, Gerald Fitzroy (family)

Chambers, Todd family fonds

  • PR-0012
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1935

Fonds consists primarily of glass plate and nitrate negatives, the majority of which are images of individuals and family groups, including members of the Chambers and Todd families.

Chambers, Arthur Hyde, Sr., 1852-1935 (family)

Thomas Rodney Cusack fonds

  • PR-0016
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1893-1920]

Fonds consists of photographs showing Thomas Cusack and others in early automobiling scenes as well as Victoria people, businesses, and ceremonies.

Cusack, Thomas Rodney, 1869-1925

Jones family fonds

  • PR-0017
  • Fonds
  • [188-]-1966

Fonds consists of photographs of individuals and groups, as well as views of Victoria and various public and private buildings.

Jones, Henry Humphrey, 1858-1954 (family)

William Penman fonds

  • PR-0019
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1962

Fonds consists of photographs, picture postcards, diaries, scrapbooks and miscellaneous printed material. The photographs include views of Manitoba, and Victoria and Vancouver Island; travels in North America, and Canadian military aircrew training during World War I. Also includes a scrapbook compiled by Alexander Cowie of Langford during World War I.

Penman, William, 1878-1962

John Humbert McConnell fonds

  • PR-0020
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

Fonds consists of one album containing photographs of mainly unidentified groups and individuals.

McConnell, John Humbert, d. 1963 (family)

Hudson W. Blake fonds

  • PR-0021
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1923

Fonds consists of photographs of relatives and friends of Hudson Blake's father William Alfred Blake. Group photos include classes at Oaklands School, lacrosse teams and Canadian Army units (World War I).

Blake, Hudson W.

William E. Gardner fonds

  • PR-0036
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1946

Fonds consists of photographs showing Captain William Gardner and various ships.

Gardner, William Edward, 1870-1947

Henry Saunders family fonds

  • PR-0041
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1978]

Fonds consists of photographs of unidentified people and gardens.

Saunders, Henry, 1837-1904 (family)

Alex T. Stewart fonds

  • PR-0042
  • Fonds
  • [1917-1928]

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of airplanes and Victoria scenery.

Stewart, Alex T.

Donald B. MacPherson fonds

  • PR-0044
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1986

Fonds consists of reminiscences and photographs of whaling and tugboating.

MacPherson, Donald B., 1899-1985

Rita Hughes fonds

  • PR-0046
  • Fonds
  • [1873?-192-]

Fonds consists of six piano scores of operas autographed "Miss Helmcken 1873," who is believed to be Catherine Amelia Helmcken (later McTavish), Also included is a photograph of Mrs. Harry Helmcken in a limousine in Beacon Hill Park.

Hughes, Rita Cecilia, d. 1964

Alexander Roberts fonds

  • PR-0052
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1979]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Roberts family, various Victoria scenes, and the Nickel Plate Mine at Hedley.

Roberts, Alexander Cross, d. 1974

Joseph Wilson fonds

  • PR-0060
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1892

Fonds consists of financial records, correspondence, a diary, family estate records, partnership records, personal estate records, and a real estate journal.

Wilson, Joseph, 1806-1892

Fatt, Sutton family fonds

  • PR-0067
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1872-1916]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Fatt and Sutton families, soldiers, school children, Vancouver Island Steam Engine, and Gorge Park.

Fatt, Norman B. (family)

Blenkinsop family fonds

  • PR-0077
  • Fonds
  • 1907-[1972?]

Fonds consists of mainly of photographs documenting Hubert Blenkinsop's early life in England, his time spent on a farm in the Chilco region of British Columbia, his service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War, and his married life and family.

Blenkinsop, Hubert Weyman, d. 1973 (family)

Spencer family fonds

  • PR-0083
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]-1968

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of Spencer family members and their home.

Spencer, David, 1837-1920 (family)

Alexander family fonds

  • PR-0086
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1967]

Fonds consists mainly of photographs the Thomas Alexander family.

Alexander, Charles, 1824-1913 (family)

Native Sons of British Columbia, Post #1 fonds

  • PR-0087
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1990

Fonds consists administrative, financial, operational, and membership records, as well as officers' files.

Native Sons and Daughters of British Columbia

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

John J. Robilliard fonds

  • PR-0091
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1956]

Fonds consists mainly of photographs depicting the Robilliard and Jeune familes, the Victoria Machinery Depot, and the Victoria Steam Laundry.

Robilliard, John J., 1879-1959 (family)

Lucy Anna Little fonds

  • PR-0093
  • Fonds
  • 1828-1978

Fonds consists of family photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and miscellaneous family files pertaining to the Little/Williamson/Sutherland families in Victoria and Montreal, as well as the Freemans and Lincolns of Massachusetts. Photographs include images of family and friends, vacations, horses, soldiers during the war, and the First Nations village at Alert Bay. Scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, dance cards, and other miscellaneous items. Correspondence includes letters from friends and family. Family files include genealogical research, estate files, newspaper clippings, and records documenting Lucy’s involvement with the Red Cross.

Little, Lucy Anna, 1895-1977

Isabel Munn fonds

  • PR-0098
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1875-1920]

Fonds consists mostly of photographs of the Munn, Williams and Morrow families.

Munn, Florence Isabel

M. Leo Sweeney fonds

  • PR-0102
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1971

Fonds consists of photographs textual records relating the Sweeney family and business.

Sweeney, Michael Leo, 1886-1977 (family)

William Meed family collection

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

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

Meed, William (family)

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