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Cecilia and Douglas Bullen interview
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CALL NUMBER: T1289:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Bullen talks about early Victoria; her mother's family, the Mouats; her father's family, the Helmckens; recollections about her grandfather John Sebastian Helmcken; social life at Helmc;ken House; family connections; family evenings; the family Christmas dinner; her father; memories of Victoria; building the Parliament Buildings; local characters; James Bay residents. TRACK 2: Mrs.; Bullen continues with her recollections of early Victoria; the Langford family; W.J. Macdonald's family; Bishop Cridge; musical life in Victoria; amateur theatricals; effect of the Klondike gold rush; downtown Victoria. Captain Douglas Bullen talks about performances by Colonel Peters; army songs; Christmas dinners with Mr. Justice Drake; and the history of the Esquimalt Marine Railway; the BC M;arine Railway; and Yarrows shipyards.; CALL NUMBER: T1289:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Bullen, interviewed in Helmcken House, discusses New Year's parties; she talks about the significance and location of various pieces of furniture; Rogers Chocolates; various rooms; the ;garden; Dr. John Sebastian Helmcken; Christmas celebrations; additions to the house; Dr. Helmcken's room; recollections of the Douglas property and Mrs. Dennis Harris, one of the Douglas daughters. T;RACK 2: Mrs. Bullen continues with her interview in Helmcken House; she discusses various items of furniture; memories of Dr. Helmcken; James D. Helmcken; Harry Helmcken; the garden; the orchard; the; mud flats; Dr. Helmcken's children; James Douglas Helmcken; the children's education; Dr. Helmcken's office and his appearance.;
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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975
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- Complete transcript on file.
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Accession number(s): T1289
Orchard ; VC-04/1-4
speaker: Cecilia Mary Bullen, speaker: Douglas Bushby F. Bullen, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen
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- Christmas--British Columbia
- Helmcken House (Victoria, B.C.)
- Klondike River Valley (Yukon)--Gold discoveries
- Parliament Buildings (Victoria, B.C. : 1898- )--History
- Railroads--British Columbia--Vancouver Island
- Schools--British Columbia--Victoria
- Shipyards--British Columbia--History
- Victoria (B.C.)--History
- Victoria (B.C.)--Social life and customs