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Delta Heritage Society fonds

  • CA DMA CR-22
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1986

The fonds consists of the following: membership lists, newsletters, incorporation documents such as the constitution, AGM and board meeting minutes, applications for charitable registration status, annual reports, correspondence, presentations to Delta's city council about heritage homes and issues, financial records, receipt book, records relating to Patterson House and the Grauer farmhouse (purchased from the Bierens), notes and ephemera. Includes sample constitutions from other organizations such as the Delta Community Arts Council and the Heritage Preservation Society of New Westminster, as well as Heritage Trust brochures, newsclippings, minutes from the Heritage Canada Foundation, information materials such as a guide to restoring brick masonry, etc. Photographs consist of heritage buildings and homes in Delta such as Chung Chuck's home and office, the Delta Museum and Archives, etc.

Delta Heritage Society

Delta Heritage Inventory Survey - Phase One series

Series consists of records arising from the first phase of the Heritage Inventory Project conducted by the Delta Heritage Advisory Commission. The series is arranged into five subseries, each containing case files identified according to the function of the structure or area inventoried. These include: residential, religious, institutional, and commercial buildings, as well as conservation areas. Case files created in 1979 contain copies of Canadian Inventory of Historical Building forms, research materials such as copies of newspaper clippings and archival records, and photographs of the buildings. Subsequent files created in the later stage of the project (1982) are less comprehensive. The series also contains a subseries of administrative records such as Canadian Inventory of Historical Building forms, minutes, correspondence, and ephemeral material. A publication entitled "Delta Heritage Report" includes the Project's historical background, its purposes and methodologies, and the final inventory of heritage buildings and sites.

Delta Heritage Society

Reference material series

Series consists of materials created and collected by members of the Delta Heritage Advisory Commission in order to support their work. Records include notes, newsletters, reports, articles, newspaper clippings, brochures, correspondence, minutes, photographs, drawings, and other materials. The series has been arranged into 12 file level descriptions; Publications,newsletters and other materials; Articles,notes,and other materials; Transcriptions of newspaper articles, letters and other materials; Architecture of the Fraser Valley; Canadian Historic Sites; Delta Heritage Report; Articles, reports and other materials re: Delta History; School History; Deas Island Burrvilla restoration project; 1986 Delta Official Community Plan; Copies of Delta Heritage Advisory Commission ( 2 file level descriptions)

Delta Heritage Society

B.C. Heritage Conference (Dogwood Conference) series

Series consists of records arising from the 1983 B.C. Heritage Conference (also known as the Dogwood Conference), which was hosted by the Delta Heritage Advisory Commission. Records include pamphlets, notes, schedules, the text of a speech, audiocassette recordings of conference sessions (some with transcriptions), and other materials. The series has been arranged into 3 files levels: 1983 BC Heritage Conference Materials; Welcoming Speech 1983 BC Heritage Conference; Sound Recordings.

Delta Heritage Society

Heritage Inventory Survey - Phase Two - Barns series

Series consists of records arising from phase two of the Delta Heritage Inventory Project. The majority of the records are in the form of case files, which are organized according to area. Case files include B.C. Heritage Building Inventory Field recording forms, photographs, and in some instances, sketches illustrating building designs and site maps. The "Heritage Barn Report", which accompanies the case files, provides historical background, project methodology, and the inventory itself. The series also contains a slide binder corresponding with the report, as well as photograph negatives.

Delta Heritage Society