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Cridge Family (Edward Cridge, 1817-1913). Victoria.

Letter from Mary Cridge to her sister-in-law, Elizabeth, written from the Marquis of Bute [1855?]; letter from Harold W.H. Helby to Emily Carr, June 1944, in which he describes being in Victoria as a midshipman in 1882 and visiting the Cridge fami...

Cridge Family (Edward Cridge, 1817-1913). Victoria

Mount Baker Hotel. Oak Bay.

Letter from Lord Wenlock thanking the Manager of the Mount Baker Hotel on behalf of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall for his excellent arrangements, October 2, 1901; typed list of names (guest list) headed by the "T.R.H. The Duke and Duchess ...

Mount Baker Hotel Company (Oak Bay, B.C.)

Hunter, Gerald Ross, 1902-. Victoria.

Are we at the crossroads? [Reminiscences] Mr. Hunter was born in England, emigrated to Wynyard, Saskatchewan, moved to British Columbia in 1937 where he and his wife operated a motel on Kingsway in Vancouver, and then lived in the Fraser Valley an...

Hunter, Gerald Ross, 1902-. Victoria

Porter, Thomas. Victoria.

Letter to "Dear Sister" (sister in law) from "James Porter and Motherless Children" dated March 10, 1859, conveying the news of his wife's death and describing his purchases of land. The letter is written on lined paper o...

Porter, Thomas. Victoria

Menagerie and Museum. Victoria

Account book for menagerie, museum and saloon operating in Victoria, 1876-1882. Household expenses for the family operating the establishment are also included. The museum and menagerie may have been the one opened by Mr. Bristol on Government St...

Menagerie and Museum (Victoria, B.C.)

Macpherson, Donald B., 1899-1985. Victoria.

A "Kick" Astern, by Captain D.B. MacPherson: vignettes of early days in and around Victoria and on the British Columbia coast. Captain MacPherson grew up in the James Bay district of Victoria, went to sea on whale chasers and tugs, oper...

Macpherson, Donald B., 1899-1985. Victoria

Rogers, Mary Isabella. Vancouver.

Mrs. B.T. Roger's reminiscences of her journey to Victoria from England in 1885, and visits to Vancouver from Victoria including one made to see the arrival of the first transcontinental train.Presented by Mrs. Jane Gudewill (grand-daughter),...

Rogers, Mary Isabella. Vancouver

Leigh, William. Victoria; City Clerk.

Three letters relating to municipal elections in the City of Victoria. The first, 25 January 1872, is to the Registrar of the Supreme Court (Richard Woods) to notify him of the election of Richard Lewis as mayor; the second, 29 January 1872 (also...

Leigh, William. Victoria; City Clerk

Luney, Walter, 1881-1964. Victoria.

Drivers licenses issued to Walter Luney, Florence Augusta Luney and George Albert Hood at Victoria on 16 February 1925; these were the first drivers' licenses issued in British Columbia. Also included in this unit are a copy of permit number...

Luney, Walter, 1881-1964. Victoria

Cruickshank, Madelon, 1862-1937. Victoria.

Autograph book of Madelon Cruickshank (nee Derdinger) who emigrated from Alsace-Lorraine to Victoria ca. 1875. Her Aunt Sarah, Mrs. David Oppenheimer, gave her this book. Madelon later lived in Yale, B.C. and San Francisco before returning to Vi...

Cruickshank, Madelon, 1862-1937. Victoria

Taylor, Edward Drummond.

"A very gentle man: the Reverend George William Taylor, M.A., F.R.S.C., F.Z.S. 1854-1912 [a biography by his grandson]". The Reverend G.W. Taylor was an Anglican clergyman in Victoria and in the Nanaimo area (Gabriola Island, Cedar, an...

Taylor, Edward Drummond

Taylor family photographs

The file consists of two b&w photographs identified as members of the Taylor family taken ca. 189-? and 1 photograph identified as Mr. and Mrs. Deans taken ca. 1865.

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