Victoria (B.C.)--Social life and customs



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Achille Stevens interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [1962?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Achille Stevens talks about his emigration from England to British Columbia in 1907; meeting Sir Wilfred Laurier on the journey; his train trip across Canada; first impressions of Canada...

Alfred and Jessie Ferguson interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Alfred and Jessie Ferguson RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1982-07-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Alfred and Jessie Ferguson tell tale about pulling cougar inside out. Tale about shooting wolf with bent barrel. Tale of hunting geese wi...

B.C. folio : Empress Hotel, no. 1

SUMMARY: "BC Folio" was a series of weekly programs that featured items of interest to BC listeners, including interviews with British Columbians of diverse backgrounds. "BC Folio" was broadcast from 1971 to 1;976 on the Pacifi...

B.C. folio : Empress Hotel, no. 2

SUMMARY: "BC Folio" was a series of weekly programs that featured items of interest to BC listeners, including interviews with British Columbians of diverse backgrounds. "BC Folio" was broadcast from 1971 to 1;976 on the Pacifi...

Best of Emerson, no. 23

SUMMARY: "Best of Emerson" is a twice-a-week series (Monday and Friday) that ran from July 2 to September 28, 1962. In this series Vancouver's provocative conversationalist, John Emerson, discusses unusual asp;ects of Vancouver hist...

British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Victoria Branch records

Records of the Victoria Branch of the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BCSPCA), 1909-1943 and 1952-1980. The collection consists of minutes, committee reports, financial statements, annual reports and clippings.

British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Victoria Branch

Catherine Maclure interview

CALL NUMBER: T0715:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss Catherine Maclure, daughter of Samuel Maclure, talks about her early life in Victoria; the Maclure family; grandfather Maclure; family farm in Matsqui; grandmother ...

Cecilia and Douglas Bullen interview

CALL NUMBER: T1289:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Bullen talks about early Victoria; her mother's family, the Mouats; her father's family, the Helmckens; recollections about her grandfather John Sebast...


Letters from the Reverend Eber Crummy, Methodist minister in Vancouver, Red Deer, and Carberry, Manitoba, to his wife and his daughter Margaret; memorabilia of his son William's career at Wesley College, Winnipeg, and letters of sympathy on h...

Crummy (family)

Correspondence and other material

Kathleen Agnew was a Victoria philanthropist and socialite. This collection consists of cards, invitations, programs, etc. which reflect a variety of social functions in Victoria. It also includes correspondence, graphologists character analysis...

Agnew, Kathleen, 1880-1967

Correspondence and other material

Correspondence, annual reports, minutes and financial papers; research files, reports, briefs and surveys produced by the association and dealing with alcohol and the community; published reports collected as reference materials.The Greater Victor...

Greater Victoria Association on Alcoholism


Diaries, February 28, 1904 - March 10, 1905, and August 11 - December 22, 1909. The diaries describe Gelsthorpe's journey from Malta to Esquimalt, where he was employed at Dockyard; his life there from April 19, 1904 to February 28, 1905; hi...

Gelsthorpe, Frank

Diaries and birthday books

Diaries of Mary Crease, 1867-1868; birthday books of Mary Crease, Susan Reynolds Crease and William Arthur Ward.

Crease (family)

Diary and other material

Diary, 1939, with a few entries from later years. Photographs (mostly of Panama, Mexico, Ghent, and groups on decks of ships) transferred to Visual Records (accession 197902-2).

Beaumont, Ernest Godfrey, 1876-1967

Diary, certificates and other material

Series consists of daily diary, 1913-1938, noting weather, national and sporting events; certificates, Victoria and District gardeners' Association; school report cards, Ethel Tatham, Quadra School, ca. 1910-1915, and Laura Tatham, Tolmie Sch...

Douglas Hunter interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Douglas Hunter talks about his family coming to Victoria in 1884, and his grandfather, John Robson, who was editor of the "British Columbian", "Colonist", and &quo...

Duke Ackerman interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Duke Ackerman : Christmases in Victoria, Manila, and Guam, and during the Depression RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-12-12 SUMMARY: Duke Ackerman was born in 1900 on Michigan St., James Bay, Victoria. Family backgroun...

Empress Hotel : [interviews by Jurgen Hesse]

CALL NUMBER: T1325:0001 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), [ca. 1972-1973] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Jergen Hesse talks to Norman Levi, BC Rehabilitation Minister, about his experiences in the Bengal Room and as guest; guest Don McLean; comments on hotel; Joe Za...

Eric R. Thomson interview

CALL NUMBER: T1660:[0006? - 0009?] SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Evening chats with Eric R. Thomson (cont'd) RECORDED: Hopkins Landing (B.C.), 1974 & 1975 SUMMARY: In a series of interviews recorded by his grandson, Eric R. Thomson of Hopkin...

Eva Gillan interview

PERIOD COVERED: ;1912;-;1920 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1962-03-30 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In an interview with Imbert Orchard, Mrs. Eva Gillan speaks about her arrival in Victoria from England in 1912, and her first impressions. She is a well known sin...

Faith Grant and Felicity Graham interview

CALL NUMBER: T3524:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): A prominent Victoria physician PERIOD COVERED: 1906-1945 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1978 SUMMARY: TRACK 1 & 2: Dr. Forrest Leeder is described by his daughter Faith Grant and granddaughter ...

Flora Hamilton Burns interview

CALL NUMBER: T1286:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-05-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss Burns talks about Emily Carr's early years in James Bay; the Richard Carr family and house; recollections of the Carr family; Emily's art education;...

Frances Morrison interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-26 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Frances Morrison, nee Cox, recounts her early years; her family's arrival in Victoria in 1875, and her father's farm work in Victoria and later as lighthouse keeper at Cape ...

Francis Grattan records

Correspondence inward (2 letters) pertaining to Francis Grattan's appointment to the Victoria Little Symphony Orchestra, and to the guest appearance of G. Huntley Green with the orchestra; music programmes of the Victoria Little Symphony Orch...

Grattan, Francis, d. 1945

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