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Account book

Account book containing entries about loans, insurance, exchanges of gold dust and "gold eggs". The keeper of the accounts was acting as an agent and banker for Chinese who wished to send remittances back to China.

Address and order book

The item consists of a hardbound “order book” that appears to have been created in about 1914. There is no date written in the volume, but searches in the vital statistics index have turned up records that indicate it was created after April 1914...

Archibald McKinlay Diary Part 1

File consists of one diary of Archibald McKinlay, the first of two. The diary spans November 3, 1876 to February 9, 1877 and documents McKinlay's travels to reserves as reserve commissioner and includes copies of correspondence, basic census ...

McKinlay, Archibald, 1811-1891

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

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

Gillan, Dennis O. London, England.

Clippings, performance announcements, and photocopies of photographs pertaining to the musical career of Eva Hart. Original photographs transferred to Visual Records accession 197811-28.Presented by Mr. Gillan, London, England 1978.

Gould, Cecil Edwin John. Wartime housing in Victoria, B.C.: direct federal government intervention in housing and subsequent alternations to standardized design.

Wartime housing in Victoria, B.C.: direct federal government intervention in housing and subsequent alternations to standardized design. 1977. xiii, 204 leaves: illus., maps. Thesis (M.A.), University of Victoria, 1977. Vita. Bibliography: ...

Gould, Cecil Edwin John, 1931-

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

Johnson, Winslow. Victoria.

Letter to "Uncle Frank" dated Victoria, December 16, 1878, describing living conditions and employment prospects in Victoria.Purchased from Mabel Goodie, White Rock, 1980.

Johnson, Winslow. Victoria

Kroeger, Martin Adolphus. Victoria.

"My Memories" and "My voyage to South America on the M/S 'Caliche', July 1929:" Mr. Kroeger emigrated with his family from England to Edson, Alberta, in 1911 and subsequently lived in California and Victoria (where h...

Kroeger, Martin Adolphus

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

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

Maynard family photographs

This file contains reproductions of two photographic prints depicting portraits and views of Maynard family members (Harry Hatherly MacDonald) and residences (Croft family home). The photographs are taken by a photographer(s) whose identity is not...

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