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PR-0287 · Fonds · 1921-1998

The fonds consists of minutes, membership lists, financial records, subject files, show catalogues and newsletters of the Victoria Horticultural Society and its predecessors, the Victoria and District Cottage Gardeners Mutual Improvement Association and the Victoria and District Gardener's Association.

Victoria Horticultural Society
William Andrew Mulcahy fonds
PR-0286 · Fonds · [ca. 1867-1929]

Fonds consists of glass plate negatives of unidentified adults and children (presumably members of the extended Mulcahy family), William Mulcahy during his employment with the B.C. Electric Railway, streetcars, street scenes, and buildings. Also includes a scrapbook of clippings pertaining to the City of Victoria council that belonged to Frank Campbell, a tobacconist.

Mulcahy, William Andrew, 1883-1955
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.

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
R.L. Pocock fonds
PR-0282 · Fonds · [ca. 189-?]-[193-]

Fonds consists of glass plate and nitrate negatives taken for the Daily Colonist newspaper and the photographer’s private use. The images date from between the 1890s and 1930s and include images of the Pocock family and friends, WWI military groups, buildings (including Fire Halls), sports events (including the VIAA swim team and the Victoria Golf Club), city and street views, as well as images of China and the interior of British Columbia.

Pocock, R.L., 1874-1943
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
Grogan family fonds
PR-0280 · Fonds · 1892-1922

Fonds consists of George Grogan’s journal (and Grogan family history), family photographs (including images of Rathgilbert Ranch, Mt. Tolmie), Kathleen Sara Grogan’s prayer book, and a copy of the book Of the Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis.

Grogan, George (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)
Dilworth family fonds
PR-0278 · Fonds · [186-?]-1948

Fonds consists primarily of photographic prints of John and Elizabeth Dilworth and their children, as well as their extended families, the Dilworths and Mawhinneys.

Dilworth, John (family)
PR-0276 · Fonds · 1921-[198-]

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.

Victoria Business and Professional Women's Club
Mouat family fonds
PR-0275 · Fonds · 1852-1932

Fonds consists primarily of personal records of the family, including correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook, a school exercise book, and published material. The fonds also includes William Alexander Mouat’s business records.

Mouat, William Alexander, Capt., 1821-1871
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
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
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
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 (Firm)
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.
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-0268 · Fonds · 1931-1988 (predominantly 1953-1988)

Fonds consists mainly of project files, operational records, photographs, and Jaycee Fair files.

Victoria Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees)
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
PR-0266 · Fonds · 1909-1995

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

Women's Canadian Club
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
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
Duncan D. McTavish fonds
PR-0263 · Fonds · [ca. 1900-1950]

Fonds consists of photographs of scenes of Victoria and reminiscences.

McTavish, Duncan Douglas, 1882-1967 (family)
PR-0262 · Fonds · [ca. 1902]-1941 (predominantly 1902-1920)

Fonds consists photographs of family in Cape Scott, berry picking in Gordon Head, and teaching in the interior of British Columbia.

Amsden, Petra Caroline Hansine
PR-0261 · Collection · 1913-1919

Fonds consists of invitations to dances and other social events, as well as musical programmes.

Harvey, Rebecca
W. Allan Fraser fonds
PR-0260 · Fonds · [ca. 1906-1925]

Fonds consists of family photographs and images of a doctors' picnic.

Fraser, William Allen
Henry King fonds
PR-0259 · Fonds · [ca. 1955-1968]

Fonds consists of reminiscences.

King, Henry
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
P.E. Wilkinson collection
PR-0257 · Collection · 1952-1971

Collection consists of programmes and leaflets for church celebrations, Remembrance Day and army veteran celebrations, and rugby matches.

Wilkinson, Percival Edward
Tourist Auto Camp fonds
PR-0256 · Fonds · [ca. 1922]

Fonds consists of a visitor register and photograph of the Auto Camp.

Tourist Auto Camp
PR-0255 · Fonds · [ca. 1895-1965]

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

McPherson, Thomas Shanks, 1873-1962
PR-0254 · Fonds · [ca. 1906-1912]

Fonds consists of photographs of family members and homes.

Michaelis, Gustav, d. 1930 (family)
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.
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
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
Wynne Shaw fonds
PR-0250 · Fonds · [193-?]

Fonds consists of photographs of Wynne Shaw and Russian Ballet School students and productions.

Shaw, Wynne, d. 1985
Martin W.E. Cave fonds
PR-0249 · Fonds · 1913

Fonds consists of photographs of construction at the Royal Theatre.

Cave, Martin W.E.
C. Isabelle Goodwin fonds
PR-0248 · Fonds · 1905-[ca. 1931]

Fonds consists of family photographs.

Goodwin, C. Isabelle
Empress Hotel fonds
PR-0247 · Fonds · 1910

Fonds consists of a hotel register.

Empress Hotel
Frances Ann Brown fonds
PR-0246 · Fonds · [ca. 1880]-1967

Fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, teaching records, and other material.

Brown, Frances Ann, 1876-1967
Lillian S. Smith fonds
PR-0245 · Fonds · 1896-1935

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of soldiers boarding ships for Europe and 1916 snow scenes in Victoria.

Smith, Lillian S.
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.
Horace Plimley fonds
PR-0243 · Fonds · 1905-[ca. 1971]

Fonds consists mainly of family photographs, the Plimley auto dealership, Professor Wicken's children's orchestra, and early automobiles.

Plimley, Horace
Stanley Holland Okell fonds
PR-0242 · Fonds · 1906-1948 (predominantly 1906-1926)

Fonds consists of photographs and other material relating to the Victoria West Athletic Association and the First World War.

Okell, Stanley Holland, 1888-1986