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Langley Days Society fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 257
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1986

The fonds consists of 11 series: annual reports, 1977-1981, created in order to meet guidelines of the Society Act under which The Langley Days Society was incorporated; programmes which includes both published programmes, 1975-1984, and records created in the course of preparing the programes,1973-1983; newspaper clippings, 1981-1983; ephemeral, 1975-1980, includes certificates prepared for Society members, stationary, tickets from the various Langley Days events, a ribbon, and pins; constitution and by-laws, 1974-1982, which include records related to the creation and adjustment of the constitution and by-laws of the Society; correspondence, 1975-1985, which includes copies of sent and received correspondence from the Society with members of the public regarding the coordination of Langley Days, correspondence with the Langley municipal government regarding grant applications and municipal support, and correspondence regarding the registration of the strawberry mascot under trademark and patent law; minutes of meetings which includes both minutes of meetings from the Langley Chamber of Commerce committee that organized Langley Days prior to the creation of the Society, 1974, minutes of meetings from the Society, 1975-1985, and records created in preparation for a 1986 meeting to discuss the assets of the Society and perhaps dissolution; fiscal records which includes budget and budget preparation records from 1976-1982, financial statements, 1980-1984, grant applications 1981-1984, ledger books, 1975-1982, insurance records, 1982-1983, and records related to legal dispute related to finances between the Society and Edgelow, 1978; membership records, 1983-1985; and scrapbooks, 1975-1982.

Langley Days Society

Langley Senior Resources Society fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 264
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1999

Fonds consists of the following series: financial records series, 1985-1994, Seniors Strawberry Ball records series, 1987-1989, and Senior of the Year series, 1989-1999.

Langley Senior Resources Society

Langley Centennial Committee (1967) fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 258
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1967

Fonds consists of seven series: minutes of meetings, 1964-1967; permanent projects, 1964-1965, that includes correspondence, reports, and financial records created in the course of determining what types of permanent projects would be coordinated by the Committee to commemorate the centenary including the opening of Williams Park in 1967; awards and events, 1966-1967, which include records related to various award and event functions designed to celebrate the centennial including records that document the processing of applications from, procurement of, and awarding of the centennial pioneer medallions, the activities surrounding bringing Russian gymnasts to Langley, and the centennial dinner; financial records, 1964-1966; creation records, 1964, which include records that document the establishment of the committee; ephemeral, 1965-1967, which includes stationary, an invitation, and the published report regarding the construction of the library; and correspondence, 1966-1967.

Langley Centennial Committee (1967)

Langley Centennial Committee (1958) fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 259
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1959

Fonds consists of two series: financial records, 1957-1959, and correspondence, 1957-1958.

Langley Centennial Committee (1958)

Lake Cowichan School Reunion Committee fonds

  • CA KSM MG33
  • Fonds
  • 1964

The fonds consists of 3 series relating to the 1964 reunion. These include correspondence; financial records and reunion weekend information.

Lake Cowichan School Reunion Committee

Ladner May Day Committee fonds

  • CA DMA CR-53
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1957], 1996

Fonds consists of correspondence, financial records, some programmes and minutes of meetings relating to the Ladner May Day Committee from ca 1957-1959. Fonds also includes two photograph albums showing the 100th May Day celebrations in 1996.

Ladner May Day Committee

L.A. Campbell fonds

  • CA TCA 1964-1
  • Fonds
  • 1944

The fonds consists of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the proposed 1944 visit to Trail by Princess Alice and the Earl of Athlone.

Campbell, L.A.

Kaslo Jubilee Association fonds

  • CA KLA 988.32
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1953

The fonds consists of correspondence, insurance records, publicity, budget estimates, and reports relating to organization activities for the Kaslo Diamond Jubilee.

Kaslo Jubilee Association

Kamloops May Day Committee fonds

  • CA KMA 86.43.3
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1950

The fonds consists of minutes and correspondence of the committee relating to the organization of May Day celebrations.

Kamloops May Day Committee

June and Dick Leahy fonds: 1960

  • Fonds
  • [Reprinted 2001]

Fonds consists of images of the 1960 fire that razed most of Chinatown. June Leahy, who took all the colour slides, used one of the earliest SLR Pentax cameras while Bill Leahy, who took most of the black and white photographs, used a Leica camera. The photographs of the day after the fire were taken by June. The Leahys were friends with RCMP Staff Sergeant Earle Sarsiat who notified Bill Leahy of the fire; the Leahys were on site soon after the fire was reported.

Leahy, June, 1917-

John Haugen collection

  • CA LMA MS 52
  • Fonds
  • 1999

Collection consists of a binder containing 18 pages. Includes the wedding stories and photos of 17 local couples who married or met in Lytton in the last millenium, dates from 1943-1995.

Jervis family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 154
  • Fonds
  • 1895

The fonds consists of an invitation to Mr. Jervis and family to attend the opening of the new Parliament Buildings in Victoria, B.C., February 10, 1895. Includes photograph copy of Buildings with a list of the Executive Council and the Members of Legislative Assembly elected 1896.

Jervis (family)

Janet Spalding Morrison fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 93
  • Fonds
  • 19--

The fonds consists of a poem composed by Janet Spalding Morrison to the King on his visit to Canada, and a newspaper article regarding the Royal communication in return to J.S. Morrison.

Morrison, Janet Spalding

Interior Provincial Exhibition fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1993

The fonds consists of ledgers, minutes (1911-1930), correspondence, financial records, entry forms, and prize lists (1909-1993).

Interior Provincial Exhibition

Ian Clark fonds

  • CA KMA 87.41
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1939]-1962

The fonds consists of moving images on film of industry, events, ceremonies, and recreational activities in Kamloops and area.

Clark, Ian George

Horace Draper fonds

  • CA EMA V989.32
  • Fonds
  • 1955

The fonds consists of photographs of the swim of Bert Thomas across the Strait of Juan de Fuca, July 8, 1955.

Draper, Horace, 1925-

Harry Vogel fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1992

The fonds consists of photographs of the Rites of Passage Exhibition in Mission and of the restoration of the Mission Museum taken by Vogel.

Vogel, Harry

Harry Wright Bullock fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1892-1900]

The fonds consists of Bullock's glass plate negatives depicting people, events and scenes of Salt Spring Island in the 1890s.

Bullock, Harry Wright

Gwen Poirier fonds

  • CA EMA V990.28
  • Fonds
  • 1989

The fonds consists of photographs of the Buccaneer Day Parade in 1989.

Poirier, Gwen

Great Snow and Earth Water Race Society fonds

  • CA WMA 1992-16
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1987

The fonds consists of a constitution, a manual "How to operate an annual multi-section relay race", and newspaper articles. Fonds also includes a scrapbook depicting races and participants.

Great Snow and Earth Water Race Society

Greater Kamloops Centennial 1958 Committee fonds

  • CA KMA 68.22
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1958

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, scrapbook and ephemera of the local 1958 centennial committee.

Greater Kamloops Centennial 1958 Committee

Garibaldi Olympic Development Association fonds

  • CA WMA 93.02
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1972

The fonds consists of constitution and bylaws, minutes, correspondence, reports, and planning files (including plans for facilities) of the Association. Fonds includes copies of proposals and reports of the Association submitted to the Canadian Olympic Association and records relating to the cooperative efforts of the association and the Garibaldi Lifts Ltd.

Garibaldi Olympic Development Association

Fred Taylor collection

  • Fonds
  • 1995-1997

Collection consists of correspondence and notes, compiled by Fred Taylor, related to the City of Nanaimo's acquisition of an old steam coal mine whistle from Air Chime Manufacturing Company. The coal mine whistle was blown every day in Nanaimo to announce shift changes and other mining related events. Includes a report on chain of title of various local mining companies and council minutes relating to Fred Taylor's role as negotiator of the whistle's return to Nanaimo. Also includes two photographs of Fred Taylor and Mayor Gary Korpan with whistle.

Frank J. Ney fonds

  • CA NCAI 1993 008 A
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1992

The fonds consists of records documenting Ney's many roles and activities in government (as Mayor of Nanaimo and MLA), in local business, and with local community groups in Nanaimo. Fonds includes Ney's personal appointment books, correspondence (including some as Mayor of Nanaimo and as MLA), legal documents, and speeches; MLA files; records created and accumulated by Ney as Chair of the Nanaimo Centennial Committee, 1967, (including records of the Empire Day Celebration Committee, 1958), as Chair of the Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society, as President of Great National Land and Investment Corp., and as President of Nanaimo Realty Ltd.; and, photographs depicting Ney's participation in political and community activities and in land and real estate development. Fonds is arranged in six series: 1) Personal records; 2) MLA records; 3) Nanaimo Centennial Committee; 4) Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society; 5) Great National Land and Investment Corporation; and, 6) Photographs.

Ney, Frank J.

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