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



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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...

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

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.)

Lucas, Edwin G. 1897-. New Westminster.

Typescript entitled "In the footsteps of an Irish immigrant," containing an account of his life from childhood in Ireland. The Lucas family emigrated to Victoria, B.C. in 1913. Lucas worked as a laborer on PGE construction crews, and a...

Lucas, Edwin G. 1897-. New Westminster

Manuscript magazine, Boys Own Gazette

"Boys Own Gazette": manuscript magazine produced by students at Victoria High School, 1884. "Edited" by Edwin C. Smith and illustrated by T. Gore and T.G. Fox. The magazine consists of vignettes of school life, humorous anecd...

Victoria High School (Victoria, B.C.)

Manuscript magazine, The Leisure Hour

"The Leisure Hour": manuscript magazine produced for students at Victoria High School, April 1887, "Edited" by J. Boyd and Cary Pope. The magazine consists of vignettes of school life, reports of social events in Victoria, B....

Victoria High School (Victoria, B.C.)

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 ...

Provincial Secretary correspondence

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  • 1913

Correspondence replying to the invitation of the Premier and Executive Council to dine with the Captain and officers of H.M.S. "New Zealand."

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Minutes and other material

Series consists of records of Victoria Musical Art Society and Society's predecessor, Victoria Ladies' Musical Club. It includes minutes of general meetings, executive and directors' meetings, secretary and treasurers' reports....

Pence book and other material

Series consists of a pence book, postage account, and treasurer's report, Victoria Alliance, 1886-1888; minutes and newspaper notices of meetings, Blue Ribbon Temperance Society, 1888-1890.

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...

William A. Scott personal papers

Series includes subject files reflecting his interest in philosophy, civil liberties, local politics; correspondence, reports and diaries re life and work in China; family papers and correspondence.

Norris family papers

Series consists of personal correspondence, business papers, letters of introduction (many to federal government cabinet ministers), testimonials, newspaper dispatches and clippings, poems, sermons, memorial cards, inspirational notes, share certi...

Newcombe family papers

Correspondence, notebooks, subject files, accounts, annotated books, etc., of C.F. Newcombe and his son W.A. Newcombe, reflecting their interest in the ethnology, natural history and history of British Columbia. Newcombe family papers. The G.T. ...

Papers relating to Oliver, Gillespie and Graeme families

Records include material pertaining to three prominent Victoria families: the W.E. Olivers, the W.C. Wards, and the E.P. Gillespies The bulk of the textual records were produced by W.E. Oliver and are related to his career at the University of Edi...

Oliver, William Edgar

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 ...


The sub-series consists of oral history interviews about the history of Victoria and area, from ca. 1843 to ca. 1914.

George Mowat interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: George "Rebel" Mowat, a veteran tour guide, discusses the origins of Butchart Gardens; Mr. and Mrs. R.P. Butchart; Mr.Butchart's cement business; the variety of flowers; incid...

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