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Archival description
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
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
Alex T. Stewart fonds
PR-0042 · Fonds · [1917-1928]

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of airplanes and Victoria scenery.

Stewart, Alex T.
Alexander family fonds
PR-0086 · Fonds · [ca. 1890-1967]

Fonds consists mainly of photographs the Thomas Alexander family.

Alexander, Charles, 1824-1913 (family)
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
Alfred J. Ferguson fonds
PR-0177 · Fonds · [ca. 1896-1939]

Fonds consists mainly of family photographs and other material relating to Royal visits.

Ferguson, Alfred J.
Allwood family fonds
PR-0022 · Fonds · 1921-1925

Fonds consists of photographs showing the construction of the Johnson Street Bridge, 1921-1923, and Eileen Allwood's reminiscences of the Pantages Theatre, 1919-1927.

Allwood, Frank Harold, 1889-1946
Amy K. Moffat fonds
PR-0137 · Fonds · [ca. 1884-1980]

Fonds consists of Moffat and Gilchrist family photographs and personal memoirs.

Moffat, Amy Kennilworth, 1897-1987
Anne Freisinger collection
PR-0146 · Collection · 1969-1977

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

Freisinger, Anne
A.O. Noel Wilkinson fonds
PR-0258 · Fonds · [ca. 1919-1945]

Fonds consists of First World War certificates and air raid defence records.

Wilkinson, A.O. Noel
Arion Male Voice Choir fonds
PR-0056 · Fonds · 1892-2014

Fonds consists of legal and financial records, concert-related materials, operational files, photographs, and history files.

Arion Male Voice Choir
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)
Bagshaw, Slater family fonds
PR-0092 · Fonds · [ca. 1890-1950]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Bagshaw family, local parks and beaches, and images of floatplanes in the Inner Harbour.

Bagshaw, George James, d. 1931 (family)
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
Bayliss Sign fonds
PR-0208 · Fonds · [193-]-1990

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of building signs.

Bayliss Sign
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
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.
Beatrice Shield fonds
PR-0157 · Fonds · 1921

Fonds consists of photographs of tourist sites and unidentified individuals in the Greater Victoria region.

Shield, Beatrice
Beaumont Boggs fonds
PR-0239 · Fonds · [ca. 1885-1925]

Fonds consists mainly of family photographs.

Boggs, Beaumont Thomas Frederick William, 1864-1943 (family)
Benedict Bantly fonds
PR-0281 · Fonds · [ca. 1910-1921]

Fonds consists of photographs of Bantly family members and friends, music students and street scenes.

Bantly, Benedict, 1878-1961
Benjamin Gates fonds
PR-0196 · Fonds · [ca. 1905-1915]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Gates and Palmer families, homes, friends, and Victoria scenes.

Gates, Benjamin, d. 1922 (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)
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.

Paterson, Bob
Bossi family fonds
PR-0140 · Fonds · 1852-1949 (predominantly 1875-1896)

Fonds consists of photographs of family and the Point Ellice Bridge disaster, and other material.

Bossi (family)
PR-0135 · Fonds · 1959-[ca. 1980]

Fonds consists of photographs and reports used in the calculation of property assessments of buildings.

British Columbia Assessment Authority
PR-0169 · Fonds · [ca. 1977-1980]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Legislative Precinct, Menzies Street, and Fort Street.

British Columbia Buildings Corporation
Bullen family fonds
PR-0155 · Fonds · [ca. 1895-1950]

Fonds consists of photographs depicting the Bullen family, their shipyard in Esquimalt, and the ships Princess Beatrice and Princess Louise.

Bullen, William Fitzherbert, 1857-1921 (family)
Burton family fonds
PR-0279 · Fonds · 1857-1940

Fonds consists of scrapbooks, notebooks, photographs, and other material relating to the Burton family, Walter Burton’s hunting and fishing excursions up Island, wildlife and birds, and Robert Paterson Fox’s involvement with the XI Hussars.

Burton, Walter F. (family)
C. Isabelle Goodwin fonds
PR-0248 · Fonds · 1905-[ca. 1931]

Fonds consists of family photographs.

Goodwin, C. Isabelle
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)
Campbell Studio fonds
PR-0108 · Fonds · 1918-1949

Fonds consists of photographs taken by the Campbell Studio and Claude Colpitts. Images depict the Foundation Company of B.C. Ltd. shipyards located in Victoria West, parades held in Victoria and other miscellaneous photographs of sporting groups, military personnel and others.

Campbell Studio
PR-0199 · Fonds · 1921-2011 (predominantly 1921-1994)

Fonds consists of a variety of organizational records, including constitution and bylaws, minutes, correspondence, financial statements, membership records, club bulletins, conference and events records, speeches, and photographs.

Capital City Executives Association
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)
Charles Hayward fonds
PR-0118 · Fonds · 1859-1937

Fonds consists of Hayward's 1862 diary, Hayward and Jenkinson ledgers, mining company records, and other material.

Hayward, Charles, 1839-1919
Charles Staples fonds
PR-0194 · Fonds · 1896-1985

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

Staples, Charles, d. 1990
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 collection
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.

Victoria (B.C.). Archives Division
City documents collection
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.

Victoria (B.C.)
City of Victoria fonds
CoV · Fonds · 1862-present

Fonds consists of records made or received by the City of Victoria's various departments and offices, including boards and agencies that report directly to the City.

Victoria (B.C.)
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
Clipping files collection
AC4 · Collection

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

Victoria (B.C.). Archives Division
PR-0184 · Fonds · 1875-1935

Fonds consists of agreements and correspondence relating to the development and subdivision of the Bradley-Dyne property located at Union Bay in the Saanich Inlet.

Coles, Howell and Company
PR-0163 · Fonds · 1896-[ca. 1920]

Fonds consists of family photographs and other material.

Chungranes, Constantine Demetrius, b. 1891
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)
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
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