Fonds PR-190 - Helen Elliott fonds

Some Saanich employees Saanich municipal employees Saanich employee Peggy Gillie[s] (Birkett) [in band uniform] Saanich employee Heather MacGillivray Saanich's World War II Bond Drive, 1944 (Municipal employees & police) Saanich Municipal employees Saanich Municipal employees standing in front of Police Department Myra Hodgson, Saanich employee, in uniform, World War II Myra Hodgson, Saanich employee, in uniform, World War II Annual Saanich picnic, Goldstream Flats
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Helen Elliott fonds


  • ca. 1916-198- (Creation)

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21 photographs, 0.2 cm of textual records, 0.2 cm of ephemera

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Helen Elizabeth Elliott was born in 1897 in Gainsborough, Assiniboia (Saskatchewan). She moved to Victoria in 1911 and began working for the District of Saanich in 1916 as a stenographer. Helen Elliott had a 39 year career with the Municipality, retiring as Chief Accountant and Assistant Comptroller in the 1950s.


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Donated in 1981 by Helen Elliott. The other records were transferred by the Clerk’s Office at an unknown date.

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Fonds consists of material relating to Helen Elliott’s work for the District of Saanich and includes photographs, correspondence, ephemera, news clippings, 2 certificates, and 2 ledgers.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Accession number: 1981-020, 2007-012, 1998-007

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