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[Widner film]

Footage. Painting of St. Ann's Academy, Victoria, ca. 1950s - circular shot of Victoria from roof, sign "J.T. Devlin & Co., General Painting Contractors" superimposed on view of St. Ann's. Beacon Hill Park - flowers and duc...

The Princess

Documentary. This film depicts a trip from Seattle to Victoria on the S.S. Princess Marguerite, and profiles the history of the ship -- and of her namesake, an earlier B.C. coastal steamship that was sunk during World War II while serving as a tr...

British Columbia. British Columbia Steamship Company (1975) Ltd.

Government buildings, Victoria BC.

The item is a black and white photograph probably taken by Charles Macmunn in 1897 or 1898. It is taken from Christchurch Cathedral in Victoria looking towards James Bay and shows the new Parliament buildings and the birdcage buildings.

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.

William T. Straith : scrapbook

The item consists of a photocopy made in 1975 of William T. Straith's scrapbook. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings that document Straith's career as Minister of Education and Provincial Secretary from 1947 to 1953. The scrapbo...

Straith, William Thomas, 1894-

Ann Blinkhorn records

The file consists of one letter from Catherine Penrice in England (1866) enquiring about friends in Victoria. It also contains 12 pages of poetry of a religious nature written or transcribed by Mrs. Blinkhorn (1840).

Pepin, Francois

"The election of Sir John A. Macdonald in the Victoria riding in 1878," prepared by Research Branch, Library of Parliament, Ottawa, in response to request by Allan McKinnon, M.P., Victoria B.C.Copy provided by the office of Allan McKinno...

Pepin, Francois

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.

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

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

Personal memoirs

"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

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-

Victoria and Esquimalt Railway Co.

In 1873, the Victoria and Esquimalt Railway was incorporated to build a railroad from Victoria to Esquimalt harbor, contingent upon the choice of the Pacific terminus for the Canadian Pacific Railway (BCS 1873, 23). In 1876, this contingency was ...

Victoria and Esquimalt Railway Co.

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