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R.A. Brooks collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1940-1950]

Collection consists of 81 b&w photographic prints of the Brooks heads and one of the Vancouver airport.

Vancouver-South Presbytery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1957-2006

Fonds consists of the following record series: Vancouver-South Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (1959-2006); Subject files of the Presbytery Secretray (1959-1973); Presbytery Secretary liaison with specific congregations (1957-1973); Correspondence of the Presbytery Secretary (1958-1975); Survey of nine churches in Vancouver-South Presbytery (1969-1973); and Presbytery Committee records.

United Church of Canada. Vancouver-South Presbytery

David Martyn fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1973 - 2012

Fonds relates to David Martyn’s leadership of worship services at all of the congregations that he served. Includes records relating to his preaching as a student minister. Fonds consists of two record series: Sermons (1973-2012) and Memorial services (1977-1992).

Martyn, David

Terry Farrington collection

  • CA DMA CR-57
  • Collection
  • 1953-1959

This fonds consists of a collection of eight police ledgers or 'occurance books' dated between 1953 to 1959. They are detailed records of the police officers activities while on patrol duty and outline petty and serious criminal activities in Delta. The ledgers also record missing persons, requests for surveillance, general broadcasts to all officers, and weather. Records are arranged in one series and contain file level descriptions.

Doug Massey collection

  • CA DMA CR-155
  • Fonds
  • 1919-[ca. 1960]

The collection consists of maps and diagrams published by the Geological Survey of Canada about the geomorphology and tidal action at the mouth of the Fraser River (reproduced "to accompany a report by W.A. Johnson"), a hand painted canvas map about "Proposed New Fraser River Tunnel and North Arm Crossing", and a publication "The Tides and Tidal Streams" by the Department of Naval Service, Ottawa.

John McKee Allen family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-44
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1920]-1937

The fonds consists of cashbooks of J.M. Allen, a time book, correspondence and photographs of Delta scenes and the Allen family home.

Allen, John McKee

Bill Hasting's St. Mungo photograph collection

  • CA DMA CR-123
  • Fonds
  • 1983

The collection consists of slides and photographs of the Glenrose Cannery and St. Mungo Archaeological digs, and staff and drawings of the St. Mungo archaeological site. The material was used as a display at a talk on the archaeological digs given by W. Hastings in 1983.

Margaret Arthur Berney fonds

  • CA DMA CR-13
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1886-1973

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

Berney, Margaret, 1909-

Holly Elementary School collection

  • CA DMA CR-29
  • Collection
  • 1978-1979

The collection consists of 39 copy negatives with 93 matching slides of Delta pioneers, schools and historical locations in Delta, and five cassette tapes of interviews with Delta pioneers conducted by grade five students of Holly Elementary School in Delta. The collection is the result of a centennial year project called "Those Were the Days" carried out by the students under the direction of their teacher Mr. G. Johnson. Photographs include copies of historical images as well as contemporary portraits and scenes. A project list of the images is available. People interviewed for the project were: Murray Davie, Tony and May Lagemaat, Jean Atkinson, Bertha Reynolds, John and Warrena Nottingham, Edith Bell, Mrs. Ellis Telfer, Mrs. Albert Weaver, Ed Vidulich and Dominic Bussanich.

Canadian Federation of University Women-Delta/South Delta fonds

  • CA DMA DMA 152
  • Fonds
  • 1966-2009

The fonds consists of records created by the C.F.U.W.-Delta/South Delta. The fonds has been arranged into eight series: Constitutions & By-Laws; Membership; Annual Reports; Minutes of Meetings; Financial Reports; Correspondance; Publicity; Scrapbooks and Photographs.

Canadian Federation of University Women-Delta/South Delta

Ebba Bowing Neilson fonds

  • CA DMA CR-151
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1920-1977

Fonds consists of photographs of the Bowing family and their home on Westham Island, an aerial photo of the Neilson family farm and May Queen photos.

Neilson, Ebba Bowing

West Delta Scout Council fonds

  • CA DMA CR-67
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1990

Consists of two albums of newsclippings about boy scout activities in Delta. The first album spans from 1985 to 1987, covering Ladner and Tsawwassen troups and including a program from a Chief Scout Award Recognition Ceremony. The second album spans from 1988 to 1990, covering mostly cub scout and some girl guide events.

Boy Scouts of Canada. West Delta Scout Council

Terry Brennan collection

  • CA DMA CR-65
  • Fonds
  • 1797-[ca. 1970]

This fonds consists of records collected by Terry Brennan in his efforts to preserve the cultural heritage of Delta, particularly the lives of the pioneering families. Consequently, the records accumulated by Mr. Brennan represent several families, and activities, which contributed to the development of Delta. Three series have been identified according to types of creators -- Private Records and Municipal Records -- and by media -- Photographs and other graphic material. Private records include both business records (British America Cannery), and personal papers (T.E. Ladner, Terry Brennan). Municipal Records include marriage and court records.

South Delta Community Parks Association fonds

  • CA DMA CR-62
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1977

The fonds consists of one minute book documenting the functions and activities of the South Delta Community Parks Association from 1964-1977.

South Delta Community Parks Association

Roy York collection

  • CA DMA CR-109
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1961

Collection consists of an A.R.P. record book; a workbook and information for setting up a Welfare Centre Operation, annotated by W. Roy York; and three pamphlets dealing with the civil defence programme in 1960/61.

Richmond-Delta Holstein 4-H Calf Club fonds

  • CA DMA CR-1
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1977

Fonds consists of a Junior Leadership record book, a Secretary's record book for Richmond Delta Holstein 4-H Calf Club (with Hazel Wilson's name on it) and newspaper clippings about the 4-H Club.

Richmond Delta Holstein 4-H Calf Club

Phyllis Tolman fonds

  • CA DMA CR-59
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1937

The fonds consists of photographs of students at King George V High School, Delta Central School and one May Day photograph.

Tolman, Phyllis

Nick Ardanaz collection

  • CA DMA CR-94
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1981

The collection consists of seven identical blueprints of the municipality of Delta produced by the Corporation of Delta in 1961. The blueprints include all roads in Delta, as well as inserts of Ladner, North Delta, and South Delta. The majority of the collection, however, is concerned with Kennedy School and includes miscellaneous papers, class photographs, and oral records and photographs of Kennedy School's fiftieth anniversary.

Nelson family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-55
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1958

Consists of photographs of Ladner scenes such as the old municipal hall (now the Delta Museum and Archives), farm threshing scenes, cenotaph, ferry, Tsawwassen and Vancouver scenes. Includes an army photograph with David Nelson in it and a map of coast of British Columbia. Textual materials include a poem, monthly time book, receipt and a CPR marconigram.

Nelson (family)

Margaret Wayte collection

  • CA DMA CR-98
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1890-1960

The collection consists of photographs of members of the Whiting, Love, Brandrith, Skinner, Foote and Gunn families. Also includes photographs of Boundary Bay school classes and Skinner's Service Station, as well as one tintype of two boys possibly around 1890. Textual records include a letter from Thomas Gunn to his uncle Hugh Gunn, and a letter by F.J. Brandrith.

Lord family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-72
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1865-1920]

The fonds consists of two Lord family photograph albums. Photographs include cartes de visite. Also included is an obituary for William Booth and a genealogy of May's descendants.

Lord (family)

Ken Young photograph collection : [ca. 1880]-1947

  • CA DMA CR-102
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1980]

The collection consists of copy prints and negatives created and assembled by Ken Young as a research project which he did as a student at the University of British Columbia. The collection consists of copies of original photographs taken of the Delta area of British Columbia between 1880 and 1950, including buildings and street scenes in Ladner, Port Guichon, Westham Island, and Annieville, as well as some scenes of Victoria. The collection includes photographs of family homes, barns, businesses, ferries and boats, as well as formal portraits, social scenes, and photographs of people at work fishing, farming, and in the milk and fish canneries. Also included are family trees, correspondence, and clippings.

John Landysheff fonds

  • CA DMA CR-104
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1979

The fonds consists of submisions and briefs, correspondence, minutes, landscape plans, and reference material generated by Mr. Landysheff's interest in promoting better community parks and recreation facilities for Delta. The fonds also includes Mr. Landysheff's original registers of meteorological observations taken at Pebble Hill, Tsawwassen, as well as publications from and correspondence with the Meteorological Branch. The fonds also includes memorabilia and writings by Mr. Landysheff on topics related to his work in the sugar beet industry, and to his interests in the history and welfare of his adopted country. The fonds has been arranged in four series: Weather observation materials; Community campaign and project materials; Writings; and Memorabilia.

Landysheff, John Joseph, b. 1893

Jessie Reagh Belcher fonds

  • CA DMA CR-47
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1905-1993

Fonds consists of textual and photographic material related to the Reagh family. The textual material consists of two papers regarding genealogical research conducted on Jessie Belcher's family. The first is entitled "The Wassell Family", was written by Wassell Randolph, with a forward added by Jessie Belcher, as well as a page indicating references to her mother's family. The second, which investigates the life of Elizabeth Wedgwood Hawksworth, Jessie Belcher's great-great-great paternal grandmother, was written by Mrs. Belcher herself and is entitled "Who Are You?". Another manuscript entitled "Reflection of Delta Central School" records Mrs. Belcher's memories of Delta Central School and includes anecdotes about teachers, classmates, and school activities. Mrs. Belcher attended the school in the 1930s. The textual records also contain advertising material including monthly calendars from Fisher's Drug And Book Store (1923), envelopes from Ladner United Sunday School, Mc & Mc Department Stores, the Ladner Studio, and a greeting card from Home Oil Distributors Limited. Another file contains greeting cards, an invitation to the opening of the No. 18 Elementary Flying Training School, Boundary Bay, and a name tag for a Graduate Dance for the Air Force, which Jessie Reagh attended in 1941. The tag is "part of wing of plane which cracked up on Sea Island." The file also contains a "Coronation 1937", a booklet prepared by the Department of Education and presented to elementary and high school children in the province. Jessie Reagh wrote an inscription in the centre of the booklet which includes the names of her teachers and classmates. Also included in the textual material are two books, "The New Canadian Hymnal" (1922), and the "Canadian Reader" (1931). The photographs include seven black and white photographs related to the Reagh family.

Belcher, Jessie Reagh, 1924-

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