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 These published and unpublished City documents (CDs) include neighbourhood plans, transportation studies, heritage reports, downtown studies, as well as economic and social profiles, surveys,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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
Fonds consists of 19 series of organizational records, including incorporation documents, constitution and bylaws, minutes, annual reports, membership records, conferences and events records, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
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.
This collection consists of a variety of original and copied documents on a number of topics pertaining to Victoria over the years. These documents, which were brought together by the City's first Archivist, Ainslie Helmcken, include programmes, menus, correspondence, booklets, newspaper clippings, and receipts.
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.
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, and other material.