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George Moe fonds
Fonds · 1815 - 1958

Fonds documents G.G. Moe's professional activities as professor of agronomy and as a member of various university and agricultural committees, as well as his personal and family history. It consists of correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, course outlines, newspaper clippings, legal records, publications, notes, an autograph book, and photographs.

Moe, George Gordon
Music miscellany collection
UVICSP SC270 · Collection · ca. 1820

The collection consists of a 29x24 cm bound songbook containing 66 pp./33 l. of holograph music and lyrics in French, Italian and German from various composers including Beethoven, Weber. Paper watermarked 1819.

Philip James Dunn collection
UVICSP SC039 · Collection · 1821 - 1834

The collection consists of a sketchbook with drawings largely of churches, country houses, and other architectural subjects. It includes a few loose and pasted-in sketches at the back. There is a poem of unknown derivation under the first sketch in the book, preceded by an index to 62 sketches dated 1821-1824. Later sketches are pasted in or loose.

Dunn, Philip James
UVICSP SC290 · Collection · ca. 1825

The collection consists of a leather bound volume, consisting mainly of handwritten transcriptions of a selection of Rossini's works. They are taken from the operas "Italian in Algiers", "Tancredi", and "Otello". Also included is one selection from the Saverio Mercadante (1795-1870) opera "El Puerto Abandonada". All the words are translated into Spanish. The volume bears several labels of "Academia de Musica de J.N. Loretta."

Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868
Maria Edgeworth collection
UVICSP SC197 · Collection · 1827

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Mr. R. Hunter (publisher) concerning the proofs for a proposed edition of Edgeworth's “Little plays, warrented harmless.”

Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849
UVICSP SC198 · Collection · 1828 - 1859

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing autographs of English notables including Wellington, Peel, Palmerston, Disraeli, and George Cruikshank.

Costume plates collection
UVICSP SC179 · Collection · ca. 1830

The collection consists of 11 mounted leaves of pen and ink drawings copied from various sources, with holograph notations. The costumes are from 1400-1720.

Robert Seymour fonds
UVICSP SC390 · Fonds · 1830

The fonds consists of a volume of red leather with gold decoration. The title is printed in pencil on the inside of the front cover. There are thirty-nine clippings of the cartoons pasted in. A few have legends and another few are identified in pencil. Pasted to the front flyleaf is a holograph pass to the gallery of the House of Commons issued to Mr. Maude by Robert Ferguson on March 27, 1830.

Seymour, Robert, 1798-1836
Else Lübcke Seel fonds
UVICSP SC111 · Fonds · 1839 - 1973

The fonds consists of birth and marriage certificates, household accounts and naturalization papers; diaries and notebooks kept by Else Seel, including prose fragments, poetry, notes, draft letters to and about Ezra Pound, and ideas for stories and poems; carbon typescripts of works by Jim Clark and H.E. von Wittgenstein; music and lyrics written by Seel and others; coloured drawings of Else Lübcke, Gloria Seel, landscape scenes and copy of Emily Carr's "D'Sonoqua"; correspondence with family, friends and fellow writers, including Ezra and Dorothy Pound; photographs and photo albums of Else Seel with family and friends in Germany and Canada; transcripts and carbons of Seel's prose work, including stories in German and variant drafts of "Kanadisches Tagebuch" (Canadian Diary), and book reviews written by Seel; transcript drafts of German and English poems by Seel and translations by Seel of other poems; transcripts and clippings of Seel's published poems and prose and reviews of her work; German books on history and literature, musical scores, audio tapes of works read by Seel and others, and tape of family gatherings; scrapbooks of visits to California and mementos of Victoria.

Seel, Else, 1894-1974
Theodore Benning Monk fonds
UVICSP SC081 · Fonds · 1844 - 1959

The fonds consists of Monk's army service and course certificates and correspondence with the Monk family, records of the commander of the Gordon Head camp, and the Seattle liaison officer concerning the 5th Regiment and other army and business matters; personal records, including correspondence regarding a new Canadian flag, notes on the Monk family tree, insurance and investment records; photographs of Monk with officers and with Sir Arthur Currie, and drawings of proposed new flags for Canada.

Monk, Theodore Benning, 1884-1959
George Cruikshank fonds
UVICSP SC182 · Fonds · 1844

The fonds consists of a business card with Cruikshank's signatures on verso, plus an envelope addressed to him with a Cruikshank drawing on verso.

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
J. H. Ansley fonds
UVICSP SC139 · Fonds · 1846 - 1934

The fonds consists of four volumes of photographs, the first of which also contains drawings. The drawings commence in 1846 (done by family friend) and recommence in 1884 (done by JHA and friends). The final drawing seems to be 1890. The photographs cover the period 1884-1909. They begin in England and also cover Ireland, St. Helena, South Africa, and Scotland. Some have a military setting but some are scenic and social.

Ansley, J. H. (John Henry)
Charles Apps fonds
UVICSP SC143 · Fonds · 1847

The fonds consists of an indenture of Charles Apps as a whitesmith (ironmonger) for seven years, dated 1847. The document passed through various members of the family to the donor.

Apps, Charles
Robert Body fonds
UVICSP SC157 · Fonds · ca. 1849

The fonds consists of a notebook "Mrs. Newton's Book". It consists of a handwritten letter from Robert Body containing an account of his family's voyage to America and a description of their prospects as settlers there.

Body, Robert
Reginald Herbert Roy fonds
UVICSP SC104 · Fonds · 1850 - 2009

The fonds consists of records relating to Roy's university administrative activities and his research in aspects of military history, including Canadian history and Canada's involvement in World War I and World War II (particularly the Normandy campaign). Fonds includes photocopies of war diaries, files on various Canadian Army regiments and battalions (including the 31st Infantry Battalion, the 1st Battalion Regina Rifle Regiment, Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's), the Seaforth Highlanders, and the B.C. Dragoons), files on the Canadian Officers Training Corps UBC Contingent University of Victoria Detachment, files on Canadian defence and military policy, audio interviews with Canadian military officers, clippings and other material concerning South Africa and South-West Africa/Namibia, and material relating to the Fenians (1880-1881). Fonds also contains minutes, correspondence and reports relating to academic committees and associations (including the University of Victoria Alumni Association), records relating to the Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee of British Columbia Historic Commemorations Sub-Committee, and background material, notes and drafts for Roy's books. Fonds also consists of material collected by Roy including the papers (1943-1979) of John Laurie (RCAF Provost Marshall), Rev. E.G. Parker, and the Red Chevron Association of Vancouver Island. The fonds also consists of an audio cassette of music from the war years. The fonds also includes 46 issues of South African Soldier.

Roy, Reginald H., 1922-
Coatham family fonds
NWMA MSS 312 · Fonds · [ca. 1850]-1950

Fonds consists of a photo album that containing early portraits of Coatham family members; loose photographs, some of which are school class photos; an autograph book of Minnie Johnson, a document signed by the minister E. Robson, acknowledging the marriage between James Alexander Sivewright and Harriet Clarkson; two letters addressed to William Coatham; and newspaper clippings.

Coatham (family)
Ambrose Parsons collection
UVICSP SC276 · Collection · 1850

The collection consists of a leather bound manuscript (probably unpublished) with the page ends gilded. All of the contents are handwritten. The contents consist of a title-page; a dedicatory epistle to the Rev. R.W. Dibdin (4 pp., both sides); and the text (36 pp., rectos only). Inscribed on the flyleaf in pencil are the words ""Presumably the original MS and unique. It is probable that this is unpublished (not listed in NUC).

Parsons, Ambrose, 1815-1891
UVICSP SC030 · Fonds · 1850 - 1931

The fonds consists of holograph testimonials and letters of Dr. J. P. Cunningham and his son, Dr. H. H. B. Cunningham; British Army (42nd Division) orders to H. H. B. Cunningham, 1915-1920; army payslips, 1917-1921; personal account books, 1900-1922; army reports, 1916-1931; and memorabilia, 1893-1931.

Cunningham, H. H. B. (Herbert Hugh Blair)
Tom Hood collection
UVICSP SC229 · Collection · ca. 1850

The collection consists of a 1 page hls. T. Hood to Mr Strahan requesting a reply reguarding “a little volumne of verse.” Letterhead titled “Fun Office: 30 Fleet Street

Hood, Tom, 1835-1874
Congregation Emanu-El fonds
CA JHS A.2012.004 · Fonds · 1851-2012

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records generated by Congregation Emanu-El including: textual records; photographs; moving images; sound recordings; ledgers; and scrapbooks.

The fonds is arranged into 22 series: Preschool and Hebrew School; Correspondence; Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia/Allan Klenman; Membership; Committees; Photographs and audio-visual; Publications; Restoration; Ben Levinson historical/archival files; Renovation (Matanah G’Dolah Project); Congregation Rabbi’s; Bar/Bat Mitzvah and conversion certificates; Jewish cemetery; Vancouver Island Jewish Community Directory (VIJCD); Financials; Holocaust Symposium; Board; Administration and operational records; Ephemera; Marriages and divorces; Scrapbooks; and Sylvester family.

Congregation Emanu-El
Edward White family fonds
Fonds · 1852-1869

Fonds consists of records relating to the Rev. Edward White’s ministry in southern Ontario and British Columbia. Fonds also includes records relating to his son, J.H. White, and his family. Record series include: Diaries (1852-1918); Family correspondence (1862-1932); J.H. White family photographs ([1870?]-[1967]); and Reference materials (1852-1995).

White, Edward (Rev.)
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)
William Love fonds
UVICSP SC255 · Fonds · 1853 - 1856

The fonds consists of 21 pages of a 21 x 34 cm holograph notebook titled "Crimean Experiences by William Love" giving the author's recollections and reflections on the war (1853-1856).

Love, William, b. 1835
Church of Our Lord fonds
Fonds · 1854-2009, predominant 1874-1990

Fonds pertains to the operations, programs, and congregational, heritage and community activities of the Church of Our Lord from its founding in 1874 until the present. The fonds consists of six series:
I. Administration series, 1874-2009, 2.5 m of textual records (Vestry and Board minutes and other records, Annual Meetings, administrative files and financial records).

II. Ministry and programs series, 1874-2008, ca.2.5 m of textual records and photographs (worship services, marriages, baptisms, confirmations, burials, Sunday School, missions and outreach, publications, fellowship, gatherings and events)

III. Committees and groups series, 1920-2008, 65 cm of textual records (youth groups, women’s groups, the Missionary Guild, other committees and groups).

IV. Buildings and grounds series, 1974-2003, 1.5 m of textual records, architectural drawings and photographs (restoration and renovation planning and research, Restoration 125 Millennium Project and other projects).

V. Topical series, [ca.1880-ca.2000], ca.75 cm of textual records, photographs and print material (biography and subject files, collected Bibles, publications).

Church of Our Lord
Lewis Francis Bonson fonds
NWMA IH 2003.18 · Fonds · 1854-1877

Fonds consists of two files denoting aspects of Bonson’s military career both with the Royal Engineers as well as with the local militia.

Bonson, Lewis Francis