Manuscript biography of Geoffrey Murray Downton comprising Part I, birth to 1915 (author's narrative interposed with lengthy extracts from his diaries and letters); and Part III, reminiscences by Downton of period, 1918-1960. Essay describin...
Gimse, Marjorie, 1925-
Two form letters signed by King George V thanking McKenzie for his services during World War I.
Transferred by the Office of the Public Trustee, 1978.
Naval Service of Canada
Notes and typescript re: organization and activities of Royal Navy and Canadian Naval Service on Pacific coast, 1914-1918. Includes details of vessels in Esquimalt, submarines constructed in B.C., naval hospital, signalling school, Prince Rupert...
Naval Service of Canada
Neufeld, Peter, 1898-1918. Vanderhoof; Diarist.
Diary, written from author's sick-bed, chronicling daily activities of author's family and activities of Mennonite community in Winkler, Manitoba and Vanderhoof, British Columbia (1917-1918). Diary also contains commentary on European W...
Neufeld, Peter, 1898-1918
Nixon, Eleanor F. Saltspring Island, Victoria.
Correspondence from overseas by soldier and nurse's aide to Victoria; soldier's ration book; and assorted tags from war-related tag days.
Donated by Mrs. E.F. Nixon, Victoria.
Nixon, Eleanor F. Saltspring Island, Victoria
"Memoirs". Genealogical account of the Burkitt family and reminiscences of author's boyhood in London, England; account of author's apprenticeship at Salvation Army's Hadleigh training farm and of his emigration to Vancou...
Burkitt, William Adlard Theodore
Notification of award of the Imperial Service Medal, 27 July 1948; papers relating to his employment and service during World War I.
Personal papers of Ellanore Parker and Murney Pugh
Ellanore June Parker was born in Ireland ca. 1879. She graduated from Winnipeg General Hospital and in 1910 joined the first contingent of the Canadian Army Medical Corps as a nursing sister. As a First Lieutenant she went to France in January 1...
Parker, Ellanore June
Proctor, Arthur Percival, 1867-1934. Vancouver; Physician; Major, Canadian Army Medical Corps.
Christmas cards, invitations, programs, menus, etc., 1915-1924, issued by various military [CEF] and naval units including HMS Hood, HMS Repulse and HMS Adelaide. Also includes menu from SS Scandinavian.
Proctor, Arthur Percival
Record book of resumed lands under the Soldiers' Homestead Act, 1916
Record book of resumed lands under the Soldiers' Homestead Act, 1916. Arranged by Land District. Lists pre-emptions and land purchase applications canceled or resumed by the Crown during the European War (1914-1918). The reverted lands were...
British Columbia. Dept. of Lands
Reminiscences of Haegert's boyhood in Victoria, ca. 1910-1916, and of his experiences aboard whaling supply ships. Also contemporary accounts of his travels around the world as a wireless operator aboard freighters and trans-oceanic passenge...
Returned Soldier's Aid Commission records
Daily orders of Unit "J", Military Hospitals Command: No. XI District Depot Casualty Company and Hospital Section (Victoria, B.C. and Hastings Park, Vancouver, B.C.). Orders by Col. J.S. Harvey, commander. Also lists of B.C. men who se...
British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary
Returned Soldiers' Aid Commission
Returned Soldiers' Aid Commission Records. Documents of provincial government agency established in 1919 to assist with the resettlement of Canadian and Imperial war veterans. Papers include correspondence with various ex-servicemen's ...
British Columbia. Returned Solders’ Aid Commission
Richard McBride private and official correspondence
Private and official correspondence and papers of Sir Richard McBride, 1905-1917; confidential letterbook; correspondence between McBride, Borden and others concerning provincial, Dominion, and Imperial politics; correspondence concerning military...
McBride, Richard, Sir, 1870-1917
Rural district assessment forms and account books
Rural district assessment forms, 1906-1909, and various account books, including two from the Belgian Children's Relief Fund, 1916-1919, and one from Education Office, 1894-1897.
British Columbia. Dept. of Education
Scrapbook containing certificates, newspaper clippings, correspondence; newspaper clippings re art; receipt book re paintings and sales; files on paintings and sales; album of portrait sketches, 1921-1933; sketches and sketching aids.
Cunningham, Cecil Augustus de Trafford, 1897-1973
Shelford, Arthur. Wistaria; Farmer.
Reminiscences. Mr. Shelford emigrated to Canada in 1908 and settled at Ootsa Lake. He served overseas in World War I and then returned to his farm at Ootsa Lake where he remained until he retired to Victoria in 1966. Vol. 2 is a corrected and e...
Shelford, Arthur, 1885-1979
Sherman, Marian Noel (Bostock). Victoria; Physician, Humanist
Letters, 1901-1949, from family and friends, including letters from her parents, Senator and Mrs. Hewitt Bostock, written from Monte Creek, Ottawa and Europe, and from classmates serving in World War I; personal papers, testimonials, papers re Bos...
Sherman, Marian Noel (Bostock)
Thomas Frederic Harper Reed papers
Thomas Frederic Harper Reed (1878-1965) was a surveyor, Indian Agent and telegraph operator in Telegraph Creek, Atlin and Victoria.
Records include correspondence clippings and scrapbooks, regarding proposed construction of highways and railroads...
Reed, T.F. Harper
Wilson, Violet Henrietta. Victoria.
"Canada made us; the story of a family, 1776-1969." Reminiscences of her family and of her own life. Violet Wilson grew up in Edmonton, was educated in Toronto, served as a VAD in World War I and worked as an immigration officer in Glas...
Wilson, Violet Henrietta. Victoria