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Archives discrete item collection Victoria (B.C.)
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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.

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

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.)

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.)

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.

Members of the Songhees at the ceremony attending the transfer of the Songhees reserve to the provincial government, Victoria; Chief Michael Cooper standing at centre

Songhees at the April 4 ceremonies. Front row, left to right: Sam Qullamult (ca. 1835-1925), Mrs. Pelkie, Mary Freezie (wife of the late Charley Freezie, mother of James Fraser) and an unnamed man. Back row, left to right: Councillor Thomas George...

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