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William Wood fonds
UVICSP SC127 · Fonds · 1866 - 1894

The fonds consists of Wood's private diaries of daily activities and spiritual thoughts and correspondence from family members relating to family and social life.

Wood, William
Charles Gladstone fonds
Fonds · [ca. 1888-1895]

Fonds consists of a diary. It appears the diary was written by Josephine Gladstone between 1888 and 1895. The content of the diary includes: Bible references, notes on events, money annotations, stories, songs, personal annotations, and transcription of correspondence written/received by Josephine and her relatives. The correspondence includes several letters to and from missionary G. Hopkins.

Gladstone, Charles, d. 1955
JEH fonds
CA FTST MS 27 · Fonds · 1886-1895

Fonds consists of a diary written by JEH from 1886-1895.

JEH
Emily Robertson fonds
UVICSP SC289 · Fonds · 1896

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to an unnamed cousin. In the letter, she mentions her book “Letters and Papers of Andrew Robertson” ed. Emily Robertson.

Robertson, Emily
Ann Lowden Gordon fonds
Fonds · 1894 - 1896

The fonds consists of photocopied and transcribed letters between the sisters and their mother, a manuscript and newspaper clippings, and divided into three series.

Gordon, Ann Lowden, 1865-1941
Joaquin Miller fonds
UVICSP SC366 · Fonds · ca. 1897

The fonds consists of a b/w photograph of Joaquin Miller.

Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913
Anonymous fonds
UVICSP SC190 · Fonds · 1898

The fonds consists of a diary that contains the rather irregular entries made by a man of twenty-five years, employed by the Countess of Carnarvon as a tutor for her son Aubrey Nigel Henry Molyneaux Herbert (1880-1923), prior to Aubrey's going up to Oxford. Aubrey later served as a Member of Parliament for South Somerset. His daughter, Gabriel, was the second wife of Evelyn Waugh. The diary commences in April at Porto Fino, Liguria, and later records trips to Wiesbaden, Cologne, and London. He then begins it again in the French countryside. The diary ends in July.

E&N Railroad collection
UVICSP SC421 · Collection · 1899

The collection consists of 1 concert brochure.

Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Company
Kruger family fonds
CA OSOY MS 3 · Fonds · 1853-1900

Fonds consists of the textual records of the Theodore Kruger family from 1853-1900. Includes correspondence, financial records, legal records, personal documents, and ephemera.

Kruger (family)
UVICSP SC357 · Collection · ca. 1900

The collection consists of a photograph album in an Japanese decorated lacquer case, done in the accordion manner. The two figures on the case have ivory heads inset. The album contains fifty 9.5 x 7.5 black and white photographs taken during the early part of the Boxer Rebellion, commencing in June 3 1900. It includes pictures of the destruction houses, larger buildings, railway lines, the capture of Chinese prisoners and various English, German and Japanese troops. Each photograph has its own typeset legend underneath

Cowell & Wallinger fonds
CA FTST MS 45 · Fonds · 1895-1900

Fonds consists of a ledger recording individual East Kootenay assays from 1895-1900.

Cowell & Wallinger (Firm)
Ernest Dowson collection
UVICSP SC035 · Collection · ca. 1889-1900

The collection consists of transcripts of poems with holographic revisions and notes; correspondence from Dowson to Henry Davray, John Lane, Charles Sayle, Leonard Smithers, and Victor Plarr; copies and typed transcripts of letters from Dowson to John Lane, Conal O'Riordan and Henry Davray, and of letters from R.H. Sherard to O'Riordan about Dowson, after his death.

Dowson, Ernest Christopher, 1867-1900
Sarah Purser fonds
UVICSP SC288 · Fonds · ca. 1900

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter from William O'Brien which contains a pen and ink cartoon; together with a handwritten letter from Walter Osborne, containing two pen and ink drawings.

Purser, Sarah, 1848-1943
Arnold Petrie Watson fonds
UVICSP SC321 · Fonds · 1902

The fonds consists of a visa issued by the British Foreign Office. It has a stamp from the Consulate General of Turkey, on the verso, to allow the bearer to enter Egypt and Palestine. It is signed by the Foreign Secretary, Lord Lansdowne, and by the bearer.

Watson, Arnold Petrie
UVICSP SC314 · Collection · 1891 - 1902

The collection consists of two handwritten autograph notes, one with a quotation from "The Dancing Girl", and a typed letter, signed, to Mr. Connell, asking him to send "the little play" to Mrs. Tree.

Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917
Florent Schmitt fonds
UVICSP SC297 · Fonds · 1902

The fonds consists of a handwritten score of "Musique Intimes: 1. Cloitre" by Schmitt. At the end, it is signed with the place (Montreux) and date. In pencil, on the top left hand corner beside the title, is the inscription "a Maurice Ravel" (1875-1937). There is also an ink inscription on the top right hand corner (in French) signed by Emile Verhaeren (1855-1916).

Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958
Judge Mulvena fonds
UVICSP SC400 · Fonds · 1883 - 1903

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings plus a folder with loose clippings, re Irish political situation, both in the U.K. and in North America.

Mulvena, Henry Walter
Mary Henderson collection
UVICSP SC372 · Collection · 1884 - 1903

The collection consists of clippings about the theatre from various publications, mostly London newspapers. Also included are 44 leaves of handwritten entries about plays attended (1884-1888). It is not known who compiled the volume.

Henderson, Mary, 1920-1996
W. S. Davidson collection
UVICSP SC362 · Collection · 1899 - 1904

The collection consists of photographs and postcards from Africa, South East Asia, China, Japan, and Korea. Those items from China and surrounding countries appear to be from about the time of The Boxer Rebellion. Only one photograph is dated ( a Korean one -1899). Also included is a copy of the "Gaelic Roller". The S.S. Gaelic appears to have been an American vessel on a journey from Honolulu to the Philippines. The ship's 'paper' has as its editors J. S. MacNider (Shanghai), Grant Wallace (Evening Bulletin, San Francisco), and H. J. Whigham (Morning Post, London). They have signed the front page. The copy is a holograph paste-up version.

Davidson, W. S.
CA DMA CR-125 · Fonds · [ca. 1894-1905]

The fonds consists of 37 mounted photographs from an album, as well as 5 loose photographs. The photographs were likely taken by Edward Fawcett between 1894 and 1902 when members of the Fawcett family were establishing themselves in British Columbia. The photographs consist of family members and homes, friends and recreational outings in Victoria, Delta and Vancouver; interior and exterior shots of the Victoria drugstore; and scenes of travelling through the mountains by train. Several photographs show early activities and scenes in Ladner, particularly the winter flood of 1895.

Fawcett, A.E.
UVICSP SC261 · Collection · 1906

The collection consists of a holograph signed postcard dated May 8, 1906 to Alfred Sutro, translator of Maeterlinck's Life of the Bee (1901).

Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949
CA BCA PR-1324 · Fonds · 1862-[ca. 1906]

The fonds consists of Clement Francis Cornwall's diaries recording life at Ashcroft Manor and as a senator in 1872 in Ottawa. It also contains Cornwall's bench books from ca. 1891 to 1906.

Cornwall, Clement Francis, 1836-1910
Edward B. Paul fonds
CA UVICARCH AR285 · Fonds · 1904 - 1906

The fonds consists of copies of a letter book of outgoing correspondence, 1904-1906, and typed transcripts of the letters. The letter book consists of Paul's outgoing correspondence, primarily to the Principal and Registrar of McGill University, the B.C. Superintendent of Schools, and Victoria College students and faculty.

Paul, Edward B.
MacKay and Currie fonds
Fonds · 1903-1906

The fonds consists of one series that contains correspondence.

MacKay and Currie (Firm)