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Arctic Explorers collection
UVICSP SC144 · Collection · 1855 - 1869

The collection consists of two letters from Belcher in 1855 and two from McClintock in 1869. The first Belcher letter is concerned with the Minié rifle, and the second with personal matters. The first McClintock letter is concerned with charts and exploration of the west African coast. He mentions Belcher in this regard. The second letter is about personal matters.

Gooch family fonds
UVICSP SC049 · Fonds · 1855 - 1934

The fonds consists of letters from Percy ("Jack") Gooch to his parents in England, sent from his postings in England, the Crimea and India, regarding army life and the Crimean War. The fonds includes correspondence of Mrs. Edith Stephenson and other family members regarding personal and business matters.

Gooch family
Henry Labouchere collection
UVICSP SC224 · Collection · 1856 - 1857

The collection consists of 4 hls. Ker Baillie Hamilton (1856-57) from Antigua to Henry Labouchere, M.P. Secretary of State for the Colonies. Further letters are written by Governor C. J. Bayley pleading the case of Mr. F. Whitley concerning colonial securities for public officers, plus earlier letters from Whitley to Robert Lowe, M.P. and from Adderley and Francis to Whitley.

Taunton, Henry Labouchere, Baron, 1798-1869
Davys Family Fonds
Fonds · 1856-2000

Consists of a multitude of photographs picturing various scenes, some correspondence, two hand written books on metallurgy presumably belonging to Montague S. Davys, a taxation notice and some receipts for mining shared that M. S. Davys once owned.

Davys Family
Stallworthy Family fonds
CA UBCMOA 139 · Fonds · 1856-1925

The fonds reflects the religious work and family history of Rev. George Stallworthy and his descendants. The fonds consists of correspondence and drawings related to the family's time in the South Pacific; 20 photographic portraits of family members; sermons, article reprints, and correspondence related to George Burnett Stallworthy's religious work and life; and a scrapbook containing memoranda, correspondence, photographs, clippings, pamphlets, genealogical research, and other ephemera from the Stallworthy family up to 1925.

The fonds is arranged into files based on the content and medium of the records.

Stallworthy Family
Preston family collection
UVICSP SC072 · Collection · 1857 - 1945

The collection consists of two manuscripts:-- "The Fathers' Indian Mutiny Letters, 1857 - 1859" which consists of Xeroxed, typed transcripts of letters from J. H. Wyatt, writing from India, to his wife, Jane, "Jeanie" in Aberdeen. There are 77 letters plus a note: "Maude's Battery at the Relief of Lucknow 25 Set. 1857. By Lt. Col. M.E.S. Laws. OBE. M.C. R.A. (ret'd.) Taken from the R.A. Journal, July, 1953", 6 pp. The second is "Military Memories: Part I. First World War,1914-19; Part II. Mesopotamia, Egypt, Turkey, 1919-23; Part III. Royal Air Force, 1923-28; Part IV, Second World War 1938-1945 by W. F. A. Preston, Major late Royal Artillery, Newmarket, Ontario, 1965." 137 pp.

Preston family
Destrube family fonds
UVICSP SC033 · Fonds · 1857 - 1919

The fonds consists of correspondence regarding World War I, 1915-1919, mostly letters and postcards from Georges Destrube in France, with a few from other family members and friends (some are in French). The subject of the letters is mostly about army life/war and the untimely deaths of Guy and Paul Destrube. Also included are clippings from "The Illustrated London News", from 1857 and 1870.

Destrube (family)
Ballard family fonds
NWMA MSS 004 · Fonds · 1857-1935

The fonds consists of records created by or pertaining to the Ballard family including records of the Scott and Morrison families. There are four series: family records, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Ballard family
General administration files

Series consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, instruments of consecration, notes, printed material, clippings, legal records, property records, financial records, histories, manuscripts, cemetery records, photographs, cartographic records, architectural records. Includes subseries of parish files.

Fonds · [ca. 1858-2000]

The collection consists of documents and photographs intentionally assembled collection of discrete items documenting the following areas: the occupational pursuits of B.C. and Yukon Jewry; the organized religious life of Jews in B.C.; leisure activities; and the membership and good works of organizations formed to aid and represent the Jewish community, such as the National Council of Jewish Women. There is also a wide range of individual and family portraits, and photographs of headstones.

Ray Webber collection
UVICSP SC379 · Collection · 1859 - 1875

The collection consists of an hls of Paul von Holtei (1875) and an hls Friedrich Schiller 1780 (copy 1859).

Webber, Ray
Fonds · 1859-1925

Fonds consists of records from Wallace Street United Church Wallace Street Methodist Church and Nanaimo Wesleyan Methodist Church. Records include Baptismal records (1903-1928), Marriage records (1900-1928), Burial records (1903-1928); Official Board minutes (1912-1925); and Sunday School records (1859-1933).

Wallace Street Methodist Church (Nanaimo. B.C.)
Henry Haffenden fonds
UVICSP SC221 · Fonds · 1859

The fonds consists of a notebook. It contains handwritten notes, principally on English grammar.

Haffenden, Henry
Estate files
NWMA C1 · Series · 1860-1956, predominant 1910-1930
Part of Alfred W. McLeod Ltd. fonds

Series consists of records that pertain to the business and personal activities of the subjects of the files. Each estate file has its own unique collection of records. The original provenance of these records was the subjects of the files. Subsequently these records were used by another party in the course of settling these subjects’ estates. Series contains three boxes of files. These files include deeds, correspondence, invoices, receipts, insurance policies, investment certificates, contracts, indentures, and other records. The series includes several files pertaining to early Sikh residents.

F.J. Hart and Co.
Subfonds · 1860-1956, predominant 1910-1930
Part of Alfred W. McLeod Ltd. fonds

Sub-fonds consists of records that pertain to the business and personal activities of the subjects of estate files. Each estate file has its own unique collection of records. The original provenance of these records was the subjects of the files. Subsequently these records were used by another party in the course of settling these subjects’ estates. Series contains three boxes of files. These files include deeds, correspondence, invoices, receipts, insurance policies, investment certificates, contracts, indentures, and other records. Included are several files pertaining to early Sikh residents.The sub-fonds contains one series.

F.J. Hart & Co.
Collection · [ca. 1860]-1993

The collection consists of fire insurance maps, railway maps, subdivision plans of the regional district and the City of Parksville, land use maps, Ministry of Highway maps, military and nautical maps, and aerial mosaics of Parksville and other areas within School District 69.

District 69 Historical Society
Petitions and consecrations

Series consists of instruments of consecration. Includes petitions and consecrations for Cowichan Cemetery; Nanaimo, St. Paul; North Saanich, Holy Trinity; Quamichan, St. Peter; Saanich Cemetery; Sandwick, St. Andrew; Victoria, Christ Church Cathedral; Victoria, St. James, James Bay; Victoria, St. John the Divine; Victoria, St. Luke, Cedar Hill; Victoria, St. Paul, Esquimalt and naval cemetery.

Katie Lacey fonds
CA OSOY MS 2 · Fonds · 1860-1964

Fonds consists of the personal records of Katie Lacey. Includes correspondence, personal writings, research materials, notes, and graphic material.

Lacey, Katie
Rufus Arthur Coleman fonds
UVICSP SC025 · Fonds · 1860 - 1975

The fonds consists of records of Rufus Coleman relating to his research on the works of John Townsend Trowbridge, including copies of Trowbridge correspondence, photograph of Trowbridge with Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), off prints of articles written by Coleman about Trowbridge, notes and copy of Coleman's Ph.D. dissertation.

Coleman, Rufus A.
Charles Feinberg collection
UVICSP SC437 · Collection · 1860 - 1875

The collection consists of two framed portraits of Walt Whitman donated by Charles E. Feinberg. 1) Print from original wood engraving by W.J. Linton, 1875. 9 X 13.5 cm. Framed. 2) Frontispiece portrait, 1860, printed from copper engraving. Painting by Charles Hine. 10 X 11 cm. Framed.

Feinberg, Charles E., 1899-1988