The collection consists of plans and specifications re alterations made to the James Foreman house, 1000 Terrace Avenue, Victoria BC, designed by Samuel Maclure. The accrual also includes original house specifications.
Item is an album consisting of 39 photographs, mostly gem tintypes. Images are of men, women, and children, some of the men and women are wearing hats. The last page of the album is inscribed with E.J. Roset 1870.
Portrait of a man, a child, and a woman. The man and woman are sitting while the child stands. Photograph was likely taken between 1839 - 1860 based on the usage of the daguerreotype photographic process and the hair and clothing style of the people in the photograph.
The fonds consists of correspondence between Stephen Cummings and various west coast artists including Chung Hung, Chien Shih, Ann Kipling, Helen Goodwin, Toni Onley. Also includes letters from Pierre Coupey, Bill Goede, Ann Hardy, Nini Baird, Dave Gilhooly.
The collection consists of aircraft de-icing research papers and wartime aeronautical reports: Visits to Miscellaneous Aeronautical Establishments in the British Zone; Luftfahrtforschunganstalt Herman Goring Volkenrode, Brunswick; Visits in American and French Zones: Aircraft and Aircraft Engines; Report on Visit to Aerodynamische Versuchsanstalt Gottingen; Wartime Aeronautical Research and Development in Germany; Further Investigation of the Possibility of Preventing Ice Formation on the Propellers of Aircraft by Utilization of Exhaust Heat; Progress Report on Aircraft De-Icing Research; Thermo-Electric Airscrew De-Icing; State of the Canadian Aircraft Industry.
Fonds documents David Lai’s work in Victoria, including the restoration of Chinatown and the twinning of Victoria with Suzhou, as well as other heritage projects in the community. Also included are documents related to awards and appointments Lai received throughout his career.