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Climatological Station (Tillicum) fonds

  • PR-111
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1980, predominant 1958-1980

Fonds consists of records relating to the Climatological Station at Victoria-Tillicum and weather observation in general, and includes climatological station registers and temperature graphs, memos and other textual records, ephemera, news clippings, research notes, sketches, reports, books, manuals, and reference material. Fonds is arranged into 8 series: Climatological Data, Correspondence, Ephemera, News Clippings, Research Notes, Reports, Published Material, and Artifacts.

Climatological Station (Tillicum)

Girling fonds

  • PR-126
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1901-1953]

Fonds consists of records relating to Anne Alice Girling’s photography and to the Girling family of Swan Lake. The fonds includes glass plate and film negatives; photographs; cameras, accessories, drawing, manuals, and photography instructional books (one inscribed by Anne Girling's brothers in 1905 and the other awarded to Annie from Woolwich Polytechnic in 1907). Fonds includes a camera manual for the No. 3 Folding Pocket Kodak 1912 and a photographic print of Alice Mary Girling that was found in one of the books as a bookmark.

Girling, Anne Alice

Gordon Head Junior High School fonds

  • PR-128
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1963

Fonds consists of Gordon Head Junior High School class and staff photos and school yearbooks.

Gordon Head Junior High School

Jim Askey fonds

  • PR-137
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1916-1960

Fonds consists of records relating to the Askey and Fieldhouse families, the Gorge and Carey areas of Saanich, and Greater Victoria history in general. Fonds includes photographs, postcards, books, a map, and an autograph book. Fonds also includes George Askey's WWII air raid precaution helmet.

Askey, Jim

Nellie McClung collection

  • PR-150
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2001

Collection consists of books written by McClung, as well as photographs, personal correspondence to McClung, and ephemera collected by family friends. The collection is arranged into 4 series: Books, Correspondence, Ephemera, and Photographs.

McClung, Nellie

Thomas and Maude Hall fonds

  • PR-155
  • Fonds
  • 1906-2006

Fonds consists of correspondence, ephemera, reports and other textual records, publications and photographs relating to Thomas and Maude Hall, Stranton Lodge, Knockan Hill Park, and The Friends of Knockan Hill Park Society. The fonds is arranged into 8 series: Correspondence, Ephemera, Reports, Restoration File, Volunteer File, Saanich Heritage Foundation File, Publications, and Photographs. Fonds also includes a leather briefcase, a reproduction photo album, and a fabric sample.

Hall, Thomas and Maude

Peter Scott Collection

  • PR-223
  • Fonds
  • 1926, 1971

Collection consists of a dictionary belonging to Reeve Arthur J. Ash; and photographs of workers pouring concrete median barriers for the Pat Bay Highway, 1971.

Scott, Peter

Bruce Lowther Collection

  • PR-250
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1869-2006]

Collection consists of books on British Columbia-History. Includes newspapers from Victoria, Seattle, Vancouver, and London (England) which are primarily special editions from the end of WWI and WWII, and from the City of Victoria Centennial in 1962. Other material includes audio recordings of the program "Ideas" (June 1996) re: Victoria in 1890. Includes photographs found inside some of the books.

Lowther, Bruce

Rick and Frances Blake fonds

  • PR-270
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2012

The fonds consists of records primarily relating to Rick and Frances (nee Gibson) Blake's school years and Rick Blake's involvement in school sports teams. Schools include Mount View, Mount Newton, Colquitz, James Island, Mount Douglas, Doncaster, and Cedar Hill. The fonds includes records relating to James Island, where Frances Blake's father Frank worked for 25 years, and a 1937 Mount View High School graduation diploma for her mother, Minnie Youell.

Blake, Rick

David Chuen-Yan Lai fonds

  • PR-277
  • Fonds
  • 1974 - 2010

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.

Lai, David Chuen-Yan

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