Fonds consists of a scrapbook (1923-1947 predominant) compiled by R.R.F. Sewell. Scrapbook includes newspaper clippings, magazine pages, Saanich facts, notices, ephemera, plans and photographs. Topics include poetry, cartoons, and satire; WWII; Saanich Municipality; elections; Union of BC Municipalities; Saanich War Memorial Health Centre and public health nursing; septic tanks, water works and water supply; Cadboro Bay; Mount Douglas; Craigflower School, McKenzie School, and McKenzie family; and taxation. Fonds includes published material including Union of BC Municipalities minutes and resolutions; Clovelly subdivision on Shoal Harbour real estate guide; reference material relating to municipal administration; provincial and federal board reports; and statistics. Fonds also includes R.R.F. Sewell's papers (1911-1941), with topics including Mattias Rowland property; administrative, financial and legislative documents; personnel lists; reference material; road paving records; correspondence with provincial and federal governments; and news clippings.
Fonds consists of papers and reports relating to Dr. Lai's community work, especially his work relating to Chinese heritage and Chinatown. Fonds includes materials from his time as Chair and member of the Saanich Heritage Advisory and Archival Committee, and to the Saanich Heritage Awareness Program in particular. Topics include Chinese-Canadian history, Chinatown, and D'Arcy Island. Includes correspondence, news clippings, articles, photographs, film negatives, colour slides, and posters. Fonds includes material in Chinese and English.
Collection consists of photographs of various subjects including: municipal buildings, equipment and employees; views of various Saanich locations and structures; and early Saanich residents. Textual material includes photocopied documents relating to schools, ledgers, and certificates. Collection includes a commemorative plaque from the former Gyro Park pavilion, a watercolor painting of the Gorge, 1880 and of the Colquitz General Store, ca. 1988, and a prayer book containing loose ephemera, photographs, and news clippings from the WWI years and relating to the Ireland and Riley families.
Fonds consists of material relating to the Chave and Scowcroft families and includes photographs, postcards, ephemera, yearbook, musical scores, drawing, and textual records. Fonds includes a souvenir of the opening of the new BC Parliament, 1898, and a programme for the memorial service for Queen Victoria, Victoria BC, 1901.
Fonds consists of correspondence, brochures and other ephemera, news clippings, scrapbooks, and photographic material relating to the Wooded Wonderland attraction that was located at Beaver Lake Park. Includes documents and other material relating to the establishment of the attraction, copyright & trademark, and marketing & promotion.
Fonds consists primarily of photographs relating to the Underwood family, 1920-1970. In addition to images documenting family activities and homes, fonds includes photographs taken both locally and overseas relating to the WWII service of brothers Leslie, Ernest, and Ghazi Underwood; letters written by Ernest Underwood from a POW camp; ephemera dating from the end of the war and relating to returning soldiers; and WWII news clippings. Fonds includes school year books, 1955-1985, from Royal Oak High School, Royal Oak Middle School, Claremont High School, and Mount Newton Junior High. Fonds includes scrapbook of items collected by Emily Underwood during WW2 while her husband Leslie, Sr. was overseas, newspapers and periodical issues.
Fonds consists of records relating to the Henderson family and includes postcards, photographs, certificates, correspondence, news clippings, and artifacts. Included in the fonds is a pre-WWI postcard album assembled by Anna Henderson before her marriage that documents her incoming correspondence from family and friends. Fonds is arranged into 5 series: Postcards, Ephemera, News Clippings, Photographs, and Artifacts.
Fonds consists primarily of records relating to the British Army Manoeuvres of 1912; WWI, and Owen Talbot Aspray's military service. Fonds includes photographs; postcards; a journal; diaries; notebooks; training materials; correspondence; news clippings; WWI service book and membership card; book; programmes of post-war commemoration services and reunions; reference material.
Fonds consists of material related to Roy Wootten’s work with Saanich. Fonds includes photographs of employees, events and structures in Saanich, including Saanich's parade floats and staff in costume; Saanich Coat of Arms; Remembrance Day Ceremonies, 1976. Fonds includes records relating to Roy Wootten's work on the Special Events Committee including including correspondence and other textual records; photographs of various parade floats; Les Passmore Freeman ceremony, 1975; planning reports on Beaver/Elk Lake; development for the Gorge/Portage Inlet; the Swan Lake-Christmas Hill Nature Centre; history of giant fir section on display at municipal hall; Coat of Arms; E&N Railway; newspaper clippings; misc. reports and publications; certificates; sound recording; ephemera and artifacts.