Victoria (B.C.)--History



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Leo Vivian interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-]-02-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Leopold Vivian recalls arriving in Victoria from Cornwall in 1896; working at various jobs on ships such as on the "Tartar", which went to Alaska during the Klondike days i...

Living memory : A child's view of old Victoria

SUMMARY: This program comprises some random impressions of growing up in Victoria at the turn of the 20th century. Voices heard include: Mrs. Ford, Mrs. Robertson, Major Montieth, Mrs. Hood, Mr. Walter Engelhardt, Mr. Justice J.B. Clearihue, Mrs. ...

Living memory : Bishop Cridge

SUMMARY: Bishop Edward Cridge -- the Hudson's Bay Company chaplain at Fort Victoria and founder of the Church of Our Lord -- is recalled by his grandson, Cecil Laundy, and by Cecilia Bullen.

Living memory : Days of the Royal Navy

SUMMARY: This program is a collection of memories about the Royal Navy, and the prominent part it played in the life of Victoria from the 1850s to 1910. Voices heard include: Mrs. Madge Muskett, Mrs. Hood, Mr. Hiscocks, and Major Monteith.

Living memory : McBride's submarines

SUMMARY: In this episode, Major Kirkpatrick-Crockett recalls the preparations to defend Victoria and the B.C. coast at the outbreak of World War One, and an incident involving two submarines purchased by the B.C. government.

Living memory : Mrs. Butchart and her gardens

SUMMARY: This program features recollections of the interesting personality who created the world famous landmark called Butchart Gardens. Voices heard include Mr. George Mowat and Miss K. Agnew.

Living memory : Premier McBride

SUMMARY: This episode looks at the career and character of Premier Richard McBride, as recalled by his private secretary, Miss Lottie Bowron.

Living memory : The old doctor

SUMMARY: In the first episode, Dr. John Sebastian Helmcken, the famous old Hudson's Bay Company doctor and politician, is recalled by two of his grandchildren -- Duncan McTavish and Cecilia Bullen.

Living memory : The sealing fleet

SUMMARY: The days of sealing along the coast of British Columbia, recalled by seal hunter Max Lohbrunner. Includes references to Captain Alex McLean, the model for the character of Wolf Larsen in Jack London's "The Sea Wolf".

Living memory : series 3 : Victoria in living memory

The sub-series consists of episodes from the third series of "Living Memory", a CBC Vancouver radio program about people and places in British Columbia history, based on oral history interviews recorded by Imbert Orchard. Four series ai...

Lottie Bowron interview

CALL NUMBER: T1288:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss Bowron recalls her arrival in Victoria about 1902 and her first impressions of Victoria. She talks about her work for Sir Richard McBride in 1904; his appear...

Madge Muskett interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Muskett, granddaughter of Sir Henry Crease, talks about her girlhood in Esquimalt; Constance Cottage; the village of Esquimalt; growing up in Victoria; summer camping; the Royal Navy...

Major George Sissman interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Major George Sissman (88 years old) describes coming to Victoria in 1903 on transfer from Halifax while in the British Army, life in the Army, his first impressions of Esquimalt, social life,;...

Margaret Clay interview

CALL NUMBER: T1323:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-05-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss Clay discusses her impressions of Emily Carr; incidents; visits to Emily by Jack Humphrey and George Clutesi; Victoria's attitude to Emily; reaction to E...

Margaret Cunningham and Willy Palmer interview

CALL NUMBER: T0799:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Margaret Cunningham and Mr. Willy Palmer recall incidents from their early years on Salt Spring Island. Mrs. Cunningham discusses her family background; her f...

Marion Crossley interview

CALL NUMBER: T4277:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Marion Crossley : family history RECORDED: Burnaby (B.C.), 1987-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Marion Crossley was born Marion Lee in 1907, and she discusses her ancestors coming to Victoria around 1850. TR...

Matilda Alexander interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-30 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Matilda Alexander recalls that her mother came from Puerto Rico, Spain, and her father was from Kingston, Jamaica; she talks about her early schooling; early Victoria in 1870s and 1880s; ...

Max Lohbrunner interview

CALL NUMBER: T1650:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Reminiscences of B.C. sealing industry RECORDED: [location unknown], [1962?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Max Lohbrunner describes how sealing began in Victoria in 1869, how he fished out of Victoria when he...

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