Segger, Martin, 1946-

Identity area

Type of entity


Authorized form of name

Segger, Martin, 1946-

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence



Martin Segger was born in Ipswich, England, in 1946. He immigrated to Saskatchewan with his parents in 1957 and moved with them to Port Alberni, B.C., in 1959. He holds a degree from the University of Victoria and an M.Phil. from the Warburg Institute, University of London. He worked as a museologist and cultural historian at the National Museum of Canada and the British Columbia Provincial Museum. He now lectures in art history at U. Vic. and since the late 1970's has been the Director of the Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery.

Segger has presented papers on architecture and art at conferences and published a number of books, including Walking Tours of Old Victoria (1971), City of Victoria Conservation Report (1975), This Old House (1979), The British Columbia Parliament Buildings (1979), Victoria: A History in Architecture, 1843-1929, with photographs by Douglas Franklin (1979), and The Buildings of Samuel Maclure: In Search of Appropriate Form (1986).

Segger has worked with a number of heritage organizations. He has been Chairman of the City of Victoria Heritage Advisory Committee, a member of the B.C. Heritage Advisory Board, a Director of the B.C. Heritage Trust, and a Governor of the Heritage Canada Foundation. In addition, Segger has branched out into politics, being elected Alderman of the City of Victoria for the first time in 1987. In November 1990 he was re-elected as Alderman for another three-year term and has worked hard to preserve heritage buildings in Victoria.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Subject access points

Place access points


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used



Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion




Wikidata ID: Q105530869

Maintenance notes


  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places