Victoria's early history

Government Street, Victoria BC circa 1910Browse this collection

This collection includes a selection of early Victoria and Vancouver Island maps, books, pamphlets and ephemera, together with archival material drawn from the Sylvester fonds. Frank Sylvester was an early Jewish settler to Victoria, involved in the Fire Department and the negotiation of Labour Contracts.



See also:

  • Victoria's Victoria -- micro history studies by University of Victoria students
  • Early BC Maps -- maps from Hudson's Bay Archives, The British Columbia Archives and the B.C. Lands Survey Office