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Delta Agricultural Society fonds

  • CA DMA CR-16
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1994

Fonds consists of the original constitution and Crown Grant of the Society, minutes, financial and other records of the Society and of related Associations. The fonds is arranged in seven series: Constitution, Legal papers, Minutes of meetings, Financial records, Delta Driving Park Association records, Delta Trotting and Pacing Association records, Photographs, and Programmes.

Delta Agricultural Society

Minutes of meetings

Consists of the original minutes of the Delta Agricultural Society's board meetings and general meetings from 1888 to 1994. Includes names of elected officers, motions, some financial statements for the later years, etc.

Delta Agricultural Society

Photographs

Series consists of photographs of harness races, race track, grandstand and other facilities at Paterson Park, members of the Society, and horses, drivers and owners of horses who raced at Paterson Park.

Delta Agricultural Society

Programmes

Series consists of programmes published by the Delta Agricultural Society for stock shows and agricultural fairs held at the Ladner Fair Grounds (Paterson Park). Programmes contain lists of rules and regulations, categories, and prize amounts for entries.

Delta Agricultural Society

Awards

Series consists of an award relating to members of the Delta Agricultural Society during it's tenure, specifically included in this series is the Chicago World's Fair award presented to Jubilee Farm in 1893 for their exhibit of 'Black Tartarian Oats.' Accession included in this series is: 2011-014.

Delta Agricultural Society

Legal papers

Consists of the original crown grant designating the northeast portion of the northwest quarter of Section 35 of Township 5 to the Delta Agricultural Society.

Delta Agricultural Society