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Roland Banyard fonds

  • PR-0025
  • Fonds
  • 1887-[197-?]

Fonds consists of photographs of Vancouver Island coastal scenes and maps of Greater Victoria and southwestern British Columbia.

Banyard, Roland

John Barnsley fonds

  • PR-0024
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1916]

Fonds consists of photographs of the Barnsley family, home, and business and some business records.

Barnsley, John, d. 1924 (family)

Lowe family fonds

  • PR-0023
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1987 (predominantly 1910-1934)

Fonds consists primarily of photographs of Victoria buildings and scenes.

Lowe, George, 1888-1978 (family)

Allwood family fonds

  • PR-0022
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1925

Fonds consists of photographs showing the construction of the Johnson Street Bridge, 1921-1923, and Eileen Allwood's reminiscences of the Pantages Theatre, 1919-1927.

Allwood, Frank Harold, 1889-1946

Hudson W. Blake fonds

  • PR-0021
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1923

Fonds consists of photographs of relatives and friends of Hudson Blake's father William Alfred Blake. Group photos include classes at Oaklands School, lacrosse teams and Canadian Army units (World War I).

Blake, Hudson W.

John Humbert McConnell fonds

  • PR-0020
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

Fonds consists of one album containing photographs of mainly unidentified groups and individuals.

McConnell, John Humbert, d. 1963 (family)

William Penman fonds

  • PR-0019
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1962

Fonds consists of photographs, picture postcards, diaries, scrapbooks and miscellaneous printed material. The photographs include views of Manitoba, and Victoria and Vancouver Island; travels in North America, and Canadian military aircrew training during World War I. Also includes a scrapbook compiled by Alexander Cowie of Langford during World War I.

Penman, William, 1878-1962

Pauline family fonds

  • PR-0018
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1913

Fonds consists of photographs showing the Pauline and Fleming families and motoring excursions over the Malahat.

Pauline, Frederick, 1831-1918 (family)

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)

Thomas Rodney Cusack fonds

  • PR-0016
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1893-1920]

Fonds consists of photographs showing Thomas Cusack and others in early automobiling scenes as well as Victoria people, businesses, and ceremonies.

Cusack, Thomas Rodney, 1869-1925

Muriel Evans fonds

  • PR-0015
  • Fonds
  • [1911?]-1968 (predominantly 1911-1945)

Fonds consists mostly of certificates, books, pamphlets, photographs, and a report related to Muriel Evans's work as a fingerprint expert, and her first aid and civil defence work during World War II.

Evans, Muriel

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)

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

Chambers, Todd family fonds

  • PR-0012
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1935

Fonds consists primarily of glass plate and nitrate negatives, the majority of which are images of individuals and family groups, including members of the Chambers and Todd families.

Chambers, Arthur Hyde, Sr., 1852-1935 (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

Robert Douglas MacLachlan fonds

  • PR-0010
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1964 (predominantly 1909-1930)

Fonds consists of photographs of unidentified people, soldiers (World War I) and Victoria and Nanaimo scenes, as well as a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings of MacLachlan's advertisement for his brokerage business and other material.

MacLachlan, Robert Douglas, 1883-1969

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)

Payne family fonds

  • PR-0008
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

Fonds consists of photographs of the farms of Harold and Gerald Payne and the Bradley-Dyne family on Saturna Island as well as scenes of North Saanich.

Payne, Gerald Fitzroy (family)

Arthur J. Garesche fonds

  • PR-0007
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1911

Fonds consists of photographs showing scenes and events, mainly in Victoria, and the Garesche family.

Garesche, Arthur John, 1860-1952 (family)

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.)

Helmcken reference files

  • AC6
  • Collection
  • [187-]-1983

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.

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.

Clipping files

  • AC4
  • Collection

The collection consists of newspaper articles and other related material about a wide variety of topics pertaining to Victoria over the years.

Library

  • AC3
  • Collection
  • 1877-present

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

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 economic and social profiles, surveys, and architectural proposals.

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.

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