Fonds consists of records documenting Johnson's political and business careers, including constitutions and bylaws of political organizations, trade agreements, political cartoons and clippings; business records including correspondence, daily journals, financial records and contracts; personal family correspondence and insurance records, Johnson's army diary, and records relating to Byron's father, Oliver Johnson; photographs of the Johnson family and of Johnson with his cabinet and colleagues; correspondence regarding Johnson's work with the RCAF; publications, including newsletters, magazines, journals, annual reports and copies of speeches, some of which are annotated by Johnson or contain photographs, articles or obituaries about him; records regarding the visit of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to Victoria, October 1951, including invitations to functions and photograph album of the visit prepared by the Daily Colonist newspaper.
Fonds consists of research files arranged in alphabetical order; a selection of file titles includes: Alternate energy, Clayoquot Resource Centre, Dube Symposium, Insecticides, Military, Seed banks, Tooth survey form, UVic-- Dangerous organisms, and Voice of Women. The newsletters and pamphlets have been transferred to the Voice of Women pamphlet collection.
The fonds consists of Koster's research material on Baptist Noel Turner; 18th century society and politics, women authors, and correspondence of Roger Manley; plus minutes of meetings of the University of Victoria English Department, 1972-1981.
The fonds consists of photocopies of articles about theatre in Victoria, a photocopy of Lambert's "A History and Directory of Commercial Playhouses in Victoria, British Columbia from the Beginning to the Present Day", and correspondence relating to the publication of Lambert's work.
The fonds consists of papers presented at the Liberal "Thinkers" Conference, including papers dealing with urban development, guaranteed annual income, poverty, collective bargaining, regional economic policies, family allowances, Canadian foreign and defence policies, Newfoundland resettlement program, bail, farm management, communications satellites, civil liberties, and freedom of information. Fonds also includes list of suggested readings and memo regarding proxy voting.
The collection consists of essays written by Loft's students, including David Holmes-Smith and Lorraine Brand, for Loft's education courses at the University of Victoria concerning the history of education in B.C. and the history of Victoria's churches.