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Bob Turnbull fonds

  • CA LMA MS 26
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1934

The fonds consists of photographs taken by Bob Turnbull and his father, W.H. Turnbull. Includes scenes and citizens of LYtton, Earlscourt Farms, and the building of the Trans Canada Highway [ca. 1924-1925]. Also includes Lytton Racetrack, and one framed photo of the girls softball team in 1933, with Nan Dwyer, Rose Dodge, Rose Wardell, Katie Keeble, Fanny Loring, Maureen Dwyer, and Toots Maynard.

Turnbull, Bob, 1912-

Billie Steele collection

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1996

Collection consists of researchers/visitors book for the Helen Dawe collection, correspondence, notes, photographs, brochures, calendars, newspaper clippings of people, places and events in Sechelt and District and the Sunshine Coast. Mrs. Steele was a very active member of the St. Mary's Hospital Society and her collection reflects this interest.

Bertha Reynolds fonds

  • CA DMA CR-71
  • Fonds
  • 1882-[ca. 1977]

The fonds consists of photographs and records of Bertha Reynold's family and her activities as teacher, secretary of the British and Foreign Bible Society, and historian for the Delta Museum Society. The fonds contains Delta Pioneer Record Sheets for 93 families in Delta, B.C. They list the names of Delta families and their members. Information includes: dates of births, location of birth, date of marriages, location of marriage, date of burial, location of burial, grandchildren, and reminiscences. Also included are newspaper articles containing additional information on some of the families, and photographs of family and street scenes, mostly in Delta. The fonds also contains miscellaneous records of Ladner families and a notebook of newspaper clippings of the Delta Board of Trade (1934-36). Family activities on the farm are documented in photographs. The fonds also consists of six notebooks containing minutes, clippings and literature pertaining to the British and Foreign Bible Society from 1936-1977.

Reynolds, Bertha, 1903-

Bell family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-4
  • Fonds
  • 1859-[ca. 1979]

The Bell family fonds is arranged in three sous-fonds: Edith Bell sous-fonds, Edward Bell sous-fonds, and Harry Bell sous-fonds. Edith Bell's records include diaries, scrapbooks and photographs of family and community events as well as records pertaining to her membership in various organizations including the Imperial Order Daughter of the Empire. Edward Bell's records consist of business papers, particularly land records and wills. Harry Bell's records are personal records related to the Bell family. Through photographs, cartographic material, and textual records, the records document not only the Bell family, but much of the community of Delta. Edith Bell's records provide insight into Delta social affairs and families, while Edward Bell's business records reveal economic and social change as it is documented in land transactions.

Bell (family)

Beatrice and William Cain fonds

  • CA DMA CR-70
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1980

The fonds consists of written and compiled histories about the people and institutions of Delta, particularly as they were in the 1970s when the Cains created their albums, scrapbook and informally published book on Delta. The scrapbook also contains information about the Cains' community activities.

Cain, Beatrice

Bates family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-2
  • Fonds
  • 1892-[197-]

The fonds consists largely of reference material, photographs, and memorabilia collected by Frances Bates as a result of her interest in Delta history and her participation in the founding of the Delta Museum. The fonds also contains records from the operation of the Bates' farm, and correspondence dealing with the expropriation of the farm by the provincial government for the Roberts Bank development. The fonds has been arranged in the following series: Frances Bates' history collection, Bates family farm records, and Photographs.

Bates (family)

Bailey Brothers Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1888-1900]

The fonds consists of photographs of scenes, streets, and group portraits in Vancouver, B.C., of Bailey Brothers Company and the firm of Bailey and Neelands.

Bailey Brothers Company

Atkey family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-3
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1914-1960

Fonds consists of photographs of scenes and people in and around the Ladner/Delta area (from ca. 1918-1923), students and teachers in the Delta Central School and Ladner Elementary School (ca. 1918-1923) and photographs of the Atkey family and friends. Fonds also includes one book, Webster's School and Office Dictionary (1914) and one pen and ink drawing by Ken Atkey.

Atkey (family)

Art Kent fonds

  • CA LMA MS 22
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1998

The fonds consists of correspondence, ephemera, and photographs highlighting Mr. Art Kent's life. Includes certificates for PCMR and the Ground Observer Corp; correspondence from 1949-1978, some of this concerning distribution of J.B. Brown's trunks; the financial report of the Ponderosa Water District; visitors books from Botannie Mountain Forestry Lookout; war savings stamp book; and 200 photographs depicting many Lytton citizens, buildings, ranching, celebrations, sports, centennial stagecoach, Lytton ferry, Botanie Lake dam, Tom Taverna, the building of the Trans Canada Highway, and a Greyhound bus accident; one 1918 copy of the Province newspaper, one 1947 liquor permit, and a wedding invitation from Glasgows.

Kent, Arthur George

Annie McVie fonds

  • CA EMA 993.53
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1985

The fonds consists of certificates and awards of recognition received by Annie McVie for her community work along with photographs of McVie and of buildings operated by the Victoria Senior Citizens Housing Authority.

McVie, Annie

Annabel Yates collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1939-1940]

Collection consists of a scrapbook, compiled by Annabel Yates, of Nanaimo people and places, and a mimeographed booklet titled "The History of Nanaimo 1852 to 1939". The booklet, compiled by members of Division One, Brechin Superior School, under the supervision of a teacher D.E. Brecenridge, contains illustrated historical articles with hand-drawn advertisements for local businesses.

Ann C. (A.G.) Rebagliati fonds

  • CA LMA MS 37
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1970-1980]

Fonds consists of personal records and research notes of Ann C. Rebagliati. Includes hand-written research notes on history of Lytton and family geneology, including parents Angelo and Concessa, siblings Mary, George, Louise, Marie A., John Carl, and Alonzo Joseph. Also includes 6 ration books, 1 certificate, 1 Canada West Publication, and 2 photographs.

Rebagliati, Ann C.

Andy Jackson fonds

  • CA HED 990.29
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1949]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting people and scenes of Hedley, B.C.

Jackson, Andy

Alexander Robinson Community Club fonds

  • CA MRM A.85.19
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1964, 1975-1980

The fonds consists of minutes, ledger (including membership list) and a copy of deed to property of the Alexander Robinson Community Club.

Alexander Robinson Community Club

Alexander Lockley fonds

  • CA EMA 987.10;V989.27
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910]-1942

The fonds consists of correspondence, certificates, invitations and ephemera of Alexander Lockley and photographs of Esquimalt events and of Mr. and Mrs. Lockley.

Lockley, Alexander

A.W. Phair fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886, [ca. 1900], [ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting people, streets, and buildings in Lillooet, B.C., and area.

Phair, A.W.

A.T. Garland fonds

  • CA KLA 990.12;988.70
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1892-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs taken by A.T. Garland of the Garland family and scenes and events in Kaslo and the Kootenay Lake area. Fonds includes various receipts relating to Garland's merchant business as well as correspondence to his son.

Garland, Alexander T.

A.E. Sage fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1945

The fonds consists of correspondence and manuscripts relating to the history of Armstrong and district.

Sage, A.E.

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