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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)

Doris Hackett fonds

  • PR-0168
  • Fonds
  • [191-]

Fonds consists of photographs of the 5th Regiment and medals won by Arthur Langley.

Hackett, Doris

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)

Joseph Wilson fonds

  • PR-0060
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1892

Fonds consists of financial records, correspondence, a diary, family estate records, partnership records, personal estate records, and a real estate journal.

Wilson, Joseph, 1806-1892

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)

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

Miscellanea

  • AC1
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1850]-2005

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.

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)

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

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

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 Orp...

Laundy, Thomas Herbert, 1865-1957 (family)

W & J Wilson Limited fonds

  • PR-0062
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1987

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,...

W & J Wilson

Lucy Anna Little fonds

  • PR-0093
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860-1970]

Fonds consists mainly of family photographs, scrapbooks, and correspondence related variously to the Little, Williamson, and Sutherland families.

Little, Lucy Anna, 1896-1977

Rout Harvey family fonds

  • PR-0211
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860-1890]

Fonds consists of family photographs.

Harvey, Rout, 1827-1905 (family)

William Wilson fonds

  • PR-0063
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1922 (predominantly 1880-1922)

Fonds includes financial records, correspondence, and records of businesses such as the Belmont Tannery and Capital City Canning and Packing. Also included are records relating to executor activities, loans, real estate and property, mining and mi...

Wilson, William, 1838-1922

Miller family fonds

  • PR-0082
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1948

Fonds consists mainly of photographs of the family home and scenes around Victoria, and well as collected prints depicting various aspects of British Columbia.

Miller, Frank Gerard (family)

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,...

Robert H.B. Ker fonds

  • PR-0048
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1925 (predominantly 1896-1925)

Fonds consists of photographs of unidentified people and places, postcards, and a map.

Ker, Robert Henry Brackman, 1895-1976

J.S. Helmcken (Jr.) collection

  • 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

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.)

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

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 co...

Victoria Chamber of Commerce

Rattenbury family fonds

  • PR-0035
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1978

Fonds consists of photographs, diaries, letters, certificates, newspaper clippings, books, agreements and scrapbooks relating to the families of F.M. Rattenbury, Eric Burton and Sara Grogan Rattenbury.

Rattenbury, Francis Mawson, 1867-1935 (family)

St. John's Anglican Church fonds

  • PR-0128
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1877

Fonds consists of a cash journal.

St. John the Divine Anglican Church (Victoria, B.C.)

Native Sons of British Columbia, Post #1 fonds

  • PR-0087
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1990

Fonds consists administrative, financial, operational, and membership records, as well as officers' files.

Native Sons and Daughters of British Columbia

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

Floyd, Johnston family fonds

  • PR-0099
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1866-1920] (predominantly 1895-1920)

Fonds consists of family photographs of the Floyd and Johnston families.

Floyd, James Sterling, 1867-1922 (family)

Henderson family fonds

  • PR-0088
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1950

Fonds consists of photographs, reminiscences, political files, certificates, and other material relating to the various activities of family members.

Henderson, Anton, Sr., 1853-1950

B.C. Funeral Company (Hayward's) Ltd. Fonds

  • 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.

Ethel Bruce fonds

  • PR-0013
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1966 (predominantly 1914-1966)

Fonds consists primarily of material related to Ethel Bruce's career as a journalist including newspaper clippings, concert and theatre programmes, invitations, pamphlets, maps, photographs, correspondence and picture postcards.

Bruce, Ethel, d. 1968

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)

S.A. Spencer fonds

  • PR-0106
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870-1885]

Fonds consists of commercial photographic portraits.

Spencer, Stephen Allen, 1829-1911

Thomas Arthur Beeching fonds

  • PR-0191
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870-1940]

Fonds consists of photographs of Beeching family members, friends, homes, and vacations.

Beeching, Thomas Arthur, d. 1937

Herbert George Lewis family fonds

  • PR-0142
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870-1900]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Lewis family and the Langford farmhouse.

Lewis, Herbert George, 1828-1905 (family)

City documents

  • 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 econom...

Fatt, Sutton family fonds

  • PR-0067
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1872-1916]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Fatt and Sutton families, soldiers, school children, Vancouver Island Steam Engine, and Gorge Park.

Fatt, Norman B. (family)

F. Morran Waller fonds

  • PR-0030
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1917

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the estate of Henry Waller, marriage certificates, agreement for sale of a lot in Victoria, and photographs of children.

Waller, Frederick Morran, 1916-1987

Rita Hughes fonds

  • PR-0046
  • Fonds
  • [1873?-192-]

Fonds consists of six piano scores of operas autographed "Miss Helmcken 1873," who is believed to be Catherine Amelia Helmcken (later McTavish), Also included is a photograph of Mrs. Harry Helmcken in a limousine in Beacon Hill Park.

Hughes, Rita Cecilia, d. 1964

Isabel Munn fonds

  • PR-0098
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1875-1920]

Fonds consists mostly of photographs of the Munn, Williams and Morrow families.

Munn, Florence Isabel

Walter Englehardt fonds

  • PR-0233
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1962

Fonds consists of records relating to Englehardt's term as a City employee, as well as his memberships in the James Bay Athletic Association and Vancouver Island Philatelic Society.

Englehardt, Walter

Coles, Howell and Company fonds

  • 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

Library

  • AC3
  • Collection
  • 1877-present

The collection consists of non-circulating publications dealing mainly with Victoria local history.

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

Joseph William Rowland fonds

  • PR-0141
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1921

Fonds consists of business records and correspondence.

Rowland, Joseph William, d. 1949

Maude Lendrum fonds

  • PR-0144
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-1915]

Fonds consists mainly of photographs depicting the Fell, Moss, Porter and Worthington families, and buildings in the Victoria region.

Lendrum, Maude, b. 1910

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

Jones family fonds

  • PR-0017
  • Fonds
  • [188-]-1966

Fonds consists of photographs of individuals and groups, as well as views of Victoria and various public and private buildings.

Jones, Henry Humphrey, 1858-1954 (family)

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

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

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