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2223 Quadra Street

Consists of application by City of Victoria to connect comfort station at 2223 Quadra Street to sewer.

Building permit applications

Series consists of a log of building permits issued by the City.

Includes information on the date and number of the permit, owner of the property, its legal description, and the street on which it is located. Also includes information on how many buildings are included in the permit, building material, number of storeys, number of rooms, purpose of the building, estimate of cost, and amount of fee paid.
This series was started in 1907. Although the City likely had a regular method of recording building permits before this time, the best existing source for annual lists of building permits issued from the early 1860s to 1907 is the local newspapers, copies of which are available in the Archives' reference room.

Victoria (B.C.). Public Works Department

Manzo Nagano family

Manzo Nagano (centre), wife Tayoko (right), oldest son Tatsuo George (standing at left) with his wife (seated), and younger son Teruo Frank (standing at right).

List of City properties for sale

Series consists of a published booklet describing properties being sold by the City of Victoria for non-payment of property taxes.

Victoria (B.C.). Land Department

Death and marriage notices collection

  • 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.

Benedict Bantly fonds

  • PR-0281
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1909-1921]

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)

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

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