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Victoria E. Lemmax fonds

  • PR-0037
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1927

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of the Lemmax family and school-related photos and certificates.

Lemmax, Victoria Eleuthera, 1898-1991

Noel F. Lang fonds

  • PR-0038
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1978]

Fonds consists of textual records relating to Noel Lang and Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway station names, as well as family photographs.

Lang, Noel Frederick, 1889-1967

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)

Dorothy Wilson fonds

  • PR-0047
  • Fonds
  • [1936-1979]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Russian Ballet School and programmes.

Wilson, Dorothy

Gwen Hall fonds

  • PR-0050
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1949

Fonds consists of photographs of Gwen Hall and friends.

Hall, Gwen

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

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

Winnett A. Brand fonds

  • PR-0054
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1945

Fonds consists of photographs showing a class at Girls' Central School, classes of Chinese students at Kings Road School, and the second kindergarten class in Victoria, 1945.

Brand, Winnett A.

Victoria Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • PR-0057
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1995

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.

Victoria Chamber of Commerce

William E. John fonds

  • PR-0059
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1993 (predominantly 1966-1971)

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.

John, William E., 1924-2000

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.

McDonald family fonds

  • PR-0009
  • Fonds
  • [1920-1930]

Fonds consists of photographs of the family and their homes on McPherson (now Raynor) Avenue and Langford Street.

McDonald, Michael (family)

George Harvey fonds

  • PR-0011
  • Fonds
  • [1863-1968]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Harvey home, family, servants, and Indian cairns.

Harvey, George John, 1859-1937

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)

Robert Taylor Williams fonds

  • PR-0032
  • Fonds
  • 1824-1954 (predominantly 1882-1934)

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of the Williams family, views of Victoria, and group portraits of City Council. Also includes material about the Williams directory of British Columbia, as well as miscellaneous family documents.

Williams, Robert Taylor, 1849-1934 (family)

Fletcher family fonds

  • PR-0033
  • Fonds
  • [188-?]-1983

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of the Fletcher Bros. music store as well as Victoria businesses, homes, and people.

Fletcher, Thomas W., d. 1927

Rattenbury family fonds

  • PR-0035
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1982

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.

Rattenbury, Francis Mawson, 1867-1935 (family)

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

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

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

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

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

Reginald Hincks fonds

  • PR-0182
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1916-1949]

Fonds consists of photographs and other material relating to theatre productions written or produced by Reginald Hincks.

Hincks, Reginald N.

Gladys Cook fonds

  • PR-0189
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1988

Fonds consists of a scrapbook and other material pertaining to the Victoria Girls Drill Team.

Cook, Gladys, d. 1987

Stewart Monumental Works fonds

  • PR-0192
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1917-1966]

Fonds consists of correspondence and photographs of headstones.

Stewart Monumental Works

Victoria Canada-China Friendship Association fonds

  • PR-0206
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1989

Fonds includes minutes, correspondence, newsletters, photographs, and a videotape of a ceremony held in remembrance of Jean Ewen in China.

Victoria Canada-China Friendship Association

Robert Matheson fonds

  • PR-0207
  • Fonds
  • 1988

Fonds consists of photographs of buildings in Victoria and Nanaimo.

Matheson, Robert

Thomas Ardies Johnston fonds

  • PR-0216
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1923

Fonds consists of records relating mainly to the Grand Trunk Pacific Transfer Company and a match factory in Victoria.

Johnston, Thomas Ardies

Victoria Iron Works fonds

  • PR-0221
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1896

Fonds consists of outward correspondence.

Victoria Iron Works

Gillespie, Hart and Company fonds

  • PR-0224
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1972

Fonds consists mainly of a cash journal, mortgage files, and business photographs.

Gillespie, Hart & Company

Hinton Electric Company fonds

  • PR-0225
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1913

Fonds consists of a monthly summary of accounts.

Hinton Electric Company

Victoria African Violet Club fonds

  • PR-0230
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1988

Fonds consists of photographs, meeting minutes, show and exhibition records, and other material.

Victoria African Violet Club

Francis Thomas Styles Sehl fonds

  • PR-0234
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1878-1900]

Fonds consists of photographs of Elizabeth Kezia Sehl and a published volume of pictures of Victoria.

Sehl, Francis Thomas Styles

Fleming Bros. fonds

  • PR-0238
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1930]

Fonds consists of photographs depicting buildings, people and scenery around Victoria and Vancouver Island.

Fleming Bros. (firm)

Beaumont Boggs fonds

  • PR-0239
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1885-1925]

Fonds consists mainly of family photographs.

Boggs, Beaumont Thomas Frederick William, 1864-1943 (family)

Fair family fonds

  • PR-0241
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1910]

Fonds consists of family photographs.

Fair, David, Sr., d. 1936 (family)

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.

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

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

Victoria Chemical Company Limited fonds

  • PR-0085
  • Fonds
  • [1910?]-1931

Fonds consists of photographs depicting the Victoria Chemical Works at the Inner Harbour, construction of the Canadian Explosives plant on James Island, employees of the Chemical Works, and family scenes on James Island.

Victoria Chemical Company Limited

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)

William J. Gower fonds

  • PR-0094
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Gower family and family residence, the Ladysmith area, and of the businesses where William J. Gower worked.

Gower, William J.

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

John Savannah fonds

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

Fonds consists of commercial photographic portraits.

Savannah, John, 1868-1925

Kathleen M. Paulin fonds

  • PR-0070
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1925]

Fonds consists of photographs of Paulin family and friends.

Paulin, Kathleen M.

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

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)

Ross Hocking fonds

  • PR-0079
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1953 (predominantly 1924-1933)

Fonds consists mainly of photographs and newspaper clippings documenting Hocking's athletic endeavors as a tennis player, lawn bowler and basketball player.

Hocking, Ross V., 1906-2003

Robert C. King fonds

  • PR-0080
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1980

Fonds consists mainly of photographs documenting royal visits, Chinatown, the Temple Emmanuel, a Freedom of the City Ceremony, and the ferry Princess Marguerite.

King, Robert C.

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