Subjects - Community life

Langley Centennial Museum oral history collection

The collection consists of sound recordings of interviews with pioneers and long-time residents of the Langley area, transcripts of interviews, genealogies of pioneers, and municipal correspondence concerning the Oral History project.

Reference code

CA LCM

Date(s)

  • 1972-1990 (Creation)

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Langley Centennial Museum photograph collection

The collection consists of photographs of Langley, Fort Langley and area depicting individuals and families (including pioneers), schools, churches, railroad stations and other buildings, businesses, industry (particularly farming), and community ...

Reference code

CA LCM

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1880-1980] (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Langley Centennial Museum written history collection

The collection consists of 2 unofficial histories of Langley, B.C., one unidentifed and one by Mrs. A. Boardman (1967), and three letters pertaining to the township's efforts to sponsor a written history (1975-1976).

Reference code

CA LCM MSS 8

Date(s)

  • 1967-1976 (Creation)

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Fonds

Larry Williams photograph collection

The collection consists of photographs from 1880 to 1957. Includes Lytton citizens, graduation photos, building the highway, a Greyhound bus crash, buildings, sports, train wreck, and a B.C. Express sternwheel steamer on the Fraser River.

Reference code

CA LMA MS 19

Date(s)

  • 1880-1957 (Creation)

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Fonds

Leary family fonds

Textual records consist of legal records belonging to A.R. Leary including land deeds, mortgage papers, and fire insurance policies. The fonds also includes British Columbia history and geography textbooks, newspaper clippings, a June 3, 1948 issu...

Reference code

CA DMA CR-54

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Lesbianews fonds

The fonds consists of newsletters.

Reference code

CA UVICARCH AR081

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Little Flower Academy (Vancouver, B.C.) photograph collection

The collection consists of formal and informal photographs of the area, exterior and interior views of the buildings, staff and students, school activities, such as, graduations, sports events, receptions, and the like. There are large photographs...

Reference code

CA SSA

Date(s)

  • 1912-1913, 1927- (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Maple Ridge Museum photograph collection

The collection consists of photographs of scenes, events, industry and people in the Maple Ridge area, including the communities of Whonnock, Hammond, Haney, Port Haney, Yennadon, Websters Corner, Ruskin, Albion, and The Ridge.

Reference code

CA MRM

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1850-2001] (Creation)

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Margaret Arthur Berney fonds

Fonds consists of photographs of Margaret Berney's family and friends, students from King George V High School, May Day events, picnics, farms, etc.

Reference code

CA DMA CR-13

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Margaret Fougberg fonds

The fonds consists of the papers created and collected by Margaret Fougberg. Materials include correspondence and research notes, and predominantly relate to genealogy and local history. Research topics include the Collins family, the Smith fam...

Reference code

CA BOW MS 26

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Margaret Sage fonds

The fonds consists of one album of photographs taken by Sage between September 1945 and August 1946 at a relocation camp near Tashme, B.C. where she was a social worker. The photographs include general views of the scenery, individuals and groups ...

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Marjorie Hawker fonds

The fonds consists of photographs of the Coton family in Esquimalt, depicting the family's corner store, involvement with the church and music, interest in gardening, and military service. Fonds includes photographs of the waterfront, schools and ...

Reference code

CA EMA V987.2;V987.37;V990.10;V991.31

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Martha Taylor collection

The fonds consists of photographs of friends, family, farm scenes, cows, ferries, horses, parades, hunting scenes, an old motorcycle with children on it, etc. Most of the photographs are unidentified in terms of people and places.

Reference code

CA DMA CR-56

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1915-1920] (Creation)

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Maxwell family fonds

The fonds consists of photographs depicting farming in Lister, Creston Valley roads in winter, Canyon Street in 1909, stump blasting, various members of the Craigie and Maxwell families, and scenes of activities of general life in Creston. The fon...

Reference code

CA CRE 96-6-1

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Repository

May Day collection

The collection consists of material relating to May Day celebrations which was a key community event in West Vancouver from 1931 to 1971. The celebrations included installation of a May Day Queen, parades and other ceremonies. After 1971, the cele...

Reference code

CA WVAN 005

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May Ellingsen fonds

Fonds consists of ten photograph albums compiled and annotated by May Ellingsen. The albums contain both original and reproduced photographs of Cortes Island and nearby islands, including Twin Islands and Hernando Island. They are accompanied by c...

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McDonald family fonds

The fonds consists of photographs of Harry S. McDonald, the McDonald family and of events, scenes, and individuals in the Revelstoke area.

Reference code

CA RMA

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Meglaughlin family fonds

Fonds consists of the family photographs of Ted Meglaughlin and his wife, Sophie Zielski.

Reference code

CA WVAN 038

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Milton Parent oral history collection

The collection consists of 76 reel tapes and 56 cassette tapes of interviews with 233 pioneers of the Arrow Lakes area and 5 volumes of transcripts. An inventory of the oral history project includes the name and occupation of the interviewee, the ...

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Date(s)

  • 1970-1994 (Creation)

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Ministry and programs series

Series consists of six sub-series: A. Services, 1895-2004; B. Marriage, baptism, confirmation and burial, 1874-2008; C. Sunday School, 1924-1939, 1989; D. Missions and outreach, 1975-1999; E. Publications, 1930-2003; F. Fellowship gatherings, aft...

Reference code

CA COOL II

Date(s)

  • 1874 - 2008 (Creation)

Level of description

Series

Mission Women's Institute fonds

Fonds consists of minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial records, membership records, annual reports, awards, photographs, scrapbooks, guest book, newspaper articles, historical vignettes from 1910 to 1990, memorabilia, cookbook and MWI pi...

Reference code

CA MCA 1998 25

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Monds family fonds

The fonds consists of photographs of the Monds family and of Ralph Monds' community activities. Fonds includes various certificates and ephemera of the Monds family.

Reference code

CA MCA

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Morishita family collection

The collection consists of six series of papers, photographs and artefacts amassed by the Morishita family. The first series consists of papers and artefacts belonging to the patriarch of the family, Teiji Morishita. The second series consists o...

Reference code

CA JCN 2011.79

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Mount St. Angela fonds

The fonds consists of house chronicles, local council minutes, local accounts and visitations, and reference files.

Reference code

CA SSA

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Mount St. Mary Convent photograph collection

The collection consists of b&w images of the building, the chapel, staff, visitors, and various activities involving the residents. The Sisters kept particular photographs to record significant events.

Reference code

CA SSA

Date(s)

  • 1941-1990 (Creation)

Level of description

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