Fonds consists of records created primarily by Bishop Edward Cridge, his daughter Ellen Laundy, and her daughter Helen Forbes documenting the activities of the Cridge-Laundy family, and their contributions to the Church of Our Lord, Protestant Orphan's Home, Female Infirmary and Royal Jubilee Hospital.
Fonds includes financial records, correspondence, and records of businesses such as the Belmont Tannery and Capital City Canning and Packing. Also included are records relating to executor activities, loans, real estate and property, mining and mineral claims, estates, clubs, and family.
Fonds includes correspondence and financial, building, and employment records. There are also advertisements and notices to customers, orders, shipping lists, stock inventories, catalogues and price lists. Also included are a variety of clippings, broadcasts, photographs, and artifacts.
Fonds consists of photographs taken mainly during John's career as a freelance photographer for Victoria Press, covering a wide variety of topics relating to everyday life and special events, mainly in Victoria.
Fonds includes minutes, scrapbooks, financial records, reports, bylaws, photographs and publications. Also included are minutes and cashbook of the British Columbia Board of Trade Building Association, an organization established in 1892 to fund construction of the Board of Trade building in Bastion Square.
Fonds consists of photographs and scrapbooks. The photographs include miscellaneous views of Victoria, the Dewdney and Irving families, Vancouver, Banff, the Rocky Mountains, and Prairie Indians. Also includes scrapbooks variously inscribed "Maggie Winter", "J.J. Randolph", and "Etta Evans".
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.
Fonds consists primarily of photographs of the Steele family. Also included is the autograph album of Minnie Rex (later Steele), as well as photographs of the Alexander (Sandy) Roberts family, and one page of minutes of the Beaux Arts society.
Fonds consists of photographic prints (some in albums), negatives, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, books, and other material relating to the Rattenbury family. Photographs include images of members of the Rattenbury family and their home Iechineel in Oak Bay; Victoria homes and other buildings.
Fonds consists mainly of photographs of the Williams family, views of Victoria, and group portraits of City Council. Also includes material about the Williams directory of British Columbia, as well as miscellaneous family documents.
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.