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Barry Larsen fonds

  • PR-0053
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1885-1900]

Fonds consists of photographs of Richardson Street, Craigdarroch Castle, and a paddlewheeler in the Inner Harbour.

Larsen, Barry

E. Edward Brockelbank fonds

  • PR-0170
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1971

Fonds consists of colour slides of depicting Victoria streets and scenes.

Brockelbank, E. Edward

Thomas Shanks McPherson estate fonds

  • PR-0255
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1895-1965]

Fonds consists mainly of family photographs and a copy of McPherson's will.

McPherson, Thomas Shanks, 1873-1962

Flumerfelt family fonds

  • PR-0064
  • Fonds
  • [190-?]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Flumerfelt family and their home on Pemberton Road.

Flumerfelt, Alfred Cornelius, 1856-1930 (family)

Martin W.E. Cave fonds

  • PR-0249
  • Fonds
  • 1913

Fonds consists of photographs of construction at the Royal Theatre.

Cave, Martin W.E.

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.

Jacob Funk fonds

  • PR-0210
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1937-1962]

Fonds consists of business records of the Columbia Rooms and the Island Steamship Company.

Funk, Jacob, d. 1990

Thomas Wilson Paterson fonds

  • PR-0240
  • Fonds
  • 1886-[ca. 1915]

Fonds consists of a commission to serve as Lieutenant Governor and other material.

Paterson, Thomas Wilson, 1852-1921

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.

John Vickers Gray fonds

  • PR-0198
  • Fonds
  • 1924

Fonds consists of photographs of major tourist attractions in and around Victoria.

Gray, John Vickers

Flora Ina Irvine fonds

  • PR-0215
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1926

Fonds consists mainly of school photographs.

Irvine, Flora Ina

Monteith family fonds

  • PR-0219
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1898-1988]

Fonds consists mainly of family photographs.

Monteith, William Banks, d. 1958 (family)

Thomas Arthur Beeching fonds

  • PR-0191
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870-1940]

Fonds consists of photographs of Beeching family members, friends, homes, and vacations.

Beeching, Thomas Arthur, d. 1937

Clarence Hoard fonds

  • PR-0101
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1935]

Fonds consists of photographs of the business interests of Clarence Hoard, including logging in British Columbia and the manufacture of silos.

Hoard, Clarence

Ethel Bruce fonds

  • PR-0013
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1966 (predominantly 1914-1966)

Fonds consists primarily of material related to Ethel Bruce's career as a journalist including newspaper clippings, concert and theatre programmes, invitations, pamphlets, maps, photographs, correspondence and picture postcards.

Bruce, Ethel, d. 1968

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

Lowe family fonds

  • PR-0023
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1987 (predominantly 1910-1934)

Fonds consists primarily of photographs of Victoria buildings and scenes.

Lowe, George, 1888-1978 (family)

Walls family fonds

  • PR-0028
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1945]

Fonds consists of photographs depicting Victoria and Vancouver Island scenes, the Walls family, World War I soldiers, and travels in California and England.

Walls, John Patmore, 1842-1925 (family)

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

Margaret E. Johnston fonds

  • PR-0055
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1978

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".

Johnston, Margaret Ellen, 1897-1987

Frances Armour fonds

  • PR-0081
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1945]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Cadboro Beach Hotel and the Old Charming Inn.

Armour, Frances

Miller family fonds

  • PR-0082
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1948

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of the family home and scenes around Victoria, and well as collected prints depicting various aspects of British Columbia.

Miller, Frank Gerard (family)

Ruth Veda Collis fonds

  • PR-0265
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 188-]-1998 (predominantly 1918-1970)

The fonds consist of personal and family records, real estate, financial, and legal records, photographs, and artwork.

Collis, Ruth Veda, 1918-1999

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

Rotary Club of Victoria fonds

  • PR-0274
  • Fonds
  • 1913-2007

Fonds consists of 23 series of organizational records, including constitution and bylaws, charter, annual reports, minutes, correspondence, financial statements, membership records, club bulletins, project records, conference and events records, historical files, scrapbooks, photographs, and artifacts.

Rotary Club

Victoria Commonwealth Games Society fonds

  • PR-0074
  • Fonds
  • 1986-1995

Fonds consists mainly of textual records, photographs, and videos of the 1994 Commonwealth Games documenting the planning and hosting of the Games.

Victoria Commonwealth Games Society

Charles Staples fonds

  • PR-0194
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1985

Fonds consists of records and other material relating to cycling races.

Staples, Charles, d. 1990

Warner James Johnson Architects Planners fonds

  • PR-0271
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1956

Fonds consists of architectural plans of private residences, commercial buildings, and institutional buildings in Greater Victoria designed or altered mainly by Percy Leonard James and Hubert Savage.

Warner James Johnson

Cridge-Laundy family fonds

  • PR-0076
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1976

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.

Laundy, Thomas Herbert, 1865-1957 (family)

Roy Sin Twe Chan fonds

  • PR-0164
  • Fonds
  • 1917-[ca. 194-?]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Chan family and their home, North Ward schoolchildren, and the Chinese Presbyterian Church.

Chan, Roy Sin Twe, 1916-1998

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)

Cameron family fonds

  • PR-0014
  • Fonds
  • [187-?]-1922

Fonds consists of photographs of the Duncan Cameron family, views of Victoria, Frank Cameron in his early automobiles, and Agnes Deans Cameron's 1908 expedition to the Canadian north.

Cameron, Duncan E., d. 1884 (family)

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)

Richard Hamilton Muirhead fonds

  • PR-0039
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1984

Fonds consists mainly of photographs depicting Victoria streets, parks, buildings, and family members.

Muirhead, Richard Hamilton, d. 1979

Henry Saunders family fonds

  • PR-0041
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1978]

Fonds consists of photographs of unidentified people and gardens.

Saunders, Henry, 1837-1904 (family)

Peter Steele family fonds

  • PR-0045
  • Fonds
  • 1835-[195-?] (predominantly 1870-1950)

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.

Steele, Peter, Sr., 1845-1902 (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)

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.

John Savannah fonds

  • PR-0104
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1895-1925]

Fonds consists of commercial photographic portraits.

Savannah, John, 1868-1925

Kenneth McAllister fonds

  • PR-0114
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1955 (predominantly 1935-1939)

Fonds consists of commercial photographic portraits.

McAllister, Kenneth

John Frederick Krog fonds

  • PR-0121
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912-1917]

Fonds consists of mostly of photographs documenting construction work and the laying of pipe for the Sooke water supply.

Krog, John Frederick, 1887-1967

James R. Findlay collection

  • PR-0160
  • Collection
  • 1896-1988

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

Findlay, James R.

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

Ainslie James Helmcken fonds

  • PR-0267
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1983 (predominantly 1965-1983)

Fonds consists primarily of material pertaining to Ainslie Helmcken’s interest in researching and promoting Victoria’s history.

Helmcken, Ainslie James, 1900-1987

Helmcken family fonds

  • PR-0272
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1865]-1975

Fonds consists primarily of correspondence and photographs of three generations of the Helmcken family. The fonds also includes a scrapbook, certificates, family tree, and other material relating to the family’s private and professional activities.

Helmcken, John Sebastian, 1824-1920

Dave Hutchison fonds

  • PR-0051
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1979]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Victoria Oddfellows Hall, Fernwood Road, and coal scows in the Inner Harbour.

Hutchison, Dave

David Chuen-yan Lai fonds

  • PR-0209
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1986

Fonds consists of records documenting Lai's efforts at revitalizing Victoria's Chinatown.

Lai, Chuen-yan David

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, along with street addresses. Most issues also have a classified business directory section. From 1890 onward, the directories include a listing of residences and businesses by street.

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