Fonds PR-0736 - William Middleton fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

William Middleton fonds

General material designation

  • textual record
  • graphic material
  • moving images
  • multiple media

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Level of description


Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1883-1935 (Creation)
    Middleton, William, 1865-1951

Physical description area

Physical description

6 cm of textual records and other material

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

William Middleton was born in England in 1865 and died in Victoria, B.C. in 1951. He worked as an artist, teacher and assistant architect in the BC Public Works Dept. between 1914 and 1931.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds consists of correspondence, certificates, photographs and paintings of William Middleton. The photographs consist of images of family members, postcards and views of Victoria and British Columbia, views of England, and of a trip to India. The fonds also includes some out-takes or fragments of the film "Out of the Land of Lilliput", a historical documentary produced by Home Oil Distributors Ltd. in 1935.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

  • No access restrictions apply.
  • Conservation restriction: material in cool or cold storage requires special retrieval and handling.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

An item-level description of the film item is available.

Associated materials

Related materials


No further accruals are expected.

General note

Archives code(s): MS-0761; 97909-4; 98207-45; 98305-33; F1982:09; PDP00546; PDP01922; PDP01302 - PDP1304.

General note

Accession number(s): 197909-004; 198207-045; 198305-033; F1982:09; PDP00546; PDP01302; PDP01303; PDP01304; PDP01922


Moving image originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

Physical description

Includes: 365 photographs, 5 paintings, and 1 film reel.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres