The fonds consists of records relating to Pearkes' military career, 1933-1976; Pearkes' personal and family papers, 1918-1978; and reference material including newsletters, magazines and other publications, 1906-1985. Records include correspondence between Pearkes and the Royal Canadian Legion, citations and birthday congratulations, Information Documents on the George R. Pearkes Children's Foundation, and a file relating to Mrs. Blytha Pearkes' activities with the Wives of Progressive Conservative Members and Senators, including membership lists and correspondence. Fonds also includes publications collected by Pearkes, programmes for official functions, annual reports of the Union Club of British Columbia and a numerous photographs of his life as a soldier and politician.
The collection consists of Gordon Head Special W/T Station (Y Station) photographs. The photographs depict daily operation at the Listening station. Y Station was attached to HMCS Givenchy at HMC Dockyard, Esquimalt, a shore facility.
The collection consists of notebooks containing general orders for Swinley Camp (1800) and orders for Horsham Barracks (1807) of the British Army. Also included is a collection of photographs of British prisoners of war at Stalag VIIIB, Lamsdorf, Germany. Some were used as postcards and were sent through the Prisoners of War Post (Kriegsgefangenenpost) to their destinations in England.
The fonds consist of copies of records, documents and photographs in the possession of Major Penn's Grand-daughter Sarah Beynon. They relate to Major Penn's Medals and certificates in the Bruce Brown collection.
The fonds consists of the notes for Colonel Urquhart's history of the 16th Battalion, his personal diaries from 1914 to 1918, correspondence pertaining to his military career, annotated newspaper clippings, various speeches, and a program for a Canadian Expeditionary Forces' Re-union Dinner.
The fonds consists of photographs, booklets, pamphlets, and invitations collected by Brigadier Adam. It also includes ephemera from World War Two, as well as Brigadier Adam's fonds of newspaper clippings, Christmas cards, and correspondence during his term as Officer Commanding of the 25 Militia Group.
The fonds consists of a handwritten bio of Gooch, plus a typed transcription and carbon (possibly by Daphne Fiske). Also included are photocopies of Gooch's handwritten journal comprised of "A 'free run' in the balloon 'Vivid'" [October 18th 1909, 31 l.]. This account was published in The Malahat Review No. 11, 1969; and "Protagonists", his account of moving the artillery battery, of which he was the commanding officer, from England to Salonica and through the campaign there until his discharge [Oct 1915- Dec 1918, 131 l.]
Fonds consists of records relating to Clearihue's activities: McGill University, 1910-11; Oxford University, 1912-14; World War 1, 1916-18; Victoria College, 1948-63; Victoria College Development, 1945-56; University Development, 1959-66; University of Victoria, 1964-76; University of Victoria Foundation, 1973-76; Awards, medals and pins; Personal records, 1888-72; Travel ephemera, 1913-20; Photographs, 1908-1919; Scrapbooks and related material, 1909-1994; and microform of correspondence relating to Victoria College and University of Victoria, 1952-62.