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Langley Centennial Museum historical collection

  • CA LCM MSS 97
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1956]

The collection consists of an essay (missing the title page and the first 11 pages) on the history of Langley, B.C., including topics Beaver Women's Institute, County Line Community Association, a map of a portion of the township, a list of pioneers, brief histories of Aldergrove, the Mennonites, important local families, churches, and schools, and comments on municipal libraries and industries.

Langley Centennial Museum fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 96
  • Fonds
  • 1958-ca. 1976

The fonds consists of documents from the Langley Centennial Museum's formation, including Rules and Regulations, guides for accepting items in the Museum (1967), correspondence (1958-1976), Financial statements (1967), attendance records (1958-1968), details of School Educational Programmes, a list of attendees at the opening of the Art Gallery (1974), a book of donations of sound recordings (1975), indexes for the holdings of both the Langley Centennial Museum Archives and the Archives at Langley Municipal Hall in Murrayville, B.C. [1975], and a list of names on the 1924 Sharon United Church Quilt [1975].

Langley Centennial Museum

West Langley Community Hall Association fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 95
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1997

The fonds consists of an essay, "History of West Langley Community Hall, 1934-1980" by Mrs. Bessie Tregunna (1981), the Hall's membership book (1948-1996), certificates of the Association's incorporation (1947) and dissolution (1997), a guest book from the opening of the new hall (1977), re-registration documents of the Association and its By-laws and amended Constitution (1982), receipt books (1992-1996), a plan of the site for the new Hall (1976), and the official seal of the West Langley Community Hall.

West Langley Community Hall Association

Fort Langley Restoration Society fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 91
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1965

The fonds consists of ledger listing members and their dues (1953-1956), lists of past Reeves, Councillors and officials from the Township of Langley, B.C., correspondence, receipts, cancelled cheques, and bank statements of the Fort Langley Restoration Society, 2 copies of a 1965 articles on the Fort's restoration, a copy of "Interesting Facts about Fort Langley" (1954), and a copy of "Fort Langley on the Fraser River beneath the Golden Ears" (undated).

Fort Langley Restoration Society

Township of Langley Municipal Council fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 9
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1979, predominant 1895-1948, 1972-1979

The fonds consists of original minute books of Council meetings (1895-1948), typed minutes (1960-1979), handwritten notes (1953-1973), and typed notes based on newspaper accounts of Council meetings (1873-1914).

Langley (B.C. : Township). Municipal Council

Township of Langley 50th Anniversary collection

  • CA LCM MSS 89
  • Fonds
  • 1923

The collection consists of 2 typewritten copies of a history of Langley municipality, B.C., entitled "Our Fiftieth Anniversary", and 2 draft copies of a brief history of Fort Langley, B.C. (1923).

Reverend A.M. Grant fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 88
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1920

The fonds consists of correspondence from Alex Agee, missionary in Langley, B.C., from 1893, to E. Leslie Pidgeon of Augustine (Presbyterian) Church in Winnipeg, missionary in Langley from 1896 (1919), 2 Annual Reports of the Langley Presbyterian Church prepared by A.M. Grant (1918, 1920), a copy of a sermon by Reverend A. Dunn preached at Port Haney, B.C., in 1902, and letters from Alexander Dunn to W.F. Gold in Edmonoton on his time in Langley Prairie, B.C. (1919).

Grant, A.M., Reverend

George Stewart Matheson fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 85
  • Fonds
  • [1935-1945]

The fonds consists of 4 B.C. drivers' licences for George Stewart Matheson (1935-1938), 8 gasoline ration coupon books for George and Caroline Matheson [1939-1945], a Voter's Registration Certificate for Caroline (1940), and a Souvenir Membership for George Matheson from the Langley Agricultural Association for their Golden Jubilee Year (1942).

Matheson, George Stewart

Langley Centennial Museum written history collection

  • CA LCM MSS 8
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1976

The collection consists of 2 unofficial histories of Langley, B.C., one unidentifed and one by Mrs. A. Boardman (1967), and three letters pertaining to the township's efforts to sponsor a written history (1975-1976).

M.J. Thorpe fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 7
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1970-1975]

The fonds consists of notes, rough drafts, and correspondence of M.J. Thorpe relating to a proposed book on the history of Langley Municipality.

Thorpe, M.J.

Otter District Farmers' Institute fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 67
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1973

The fonds consists of minutes of general meetings (1922-1943), minutes of Directors' and Board meetings (1940-1968), and minutes of annual and other meetings (1943-1973) of the Otter District Farmers' Institute, as well as a poster commemorating the institute's 50th Anniversary (1972), which lists the names of founding members, and former secretaries and presidents.

Otter District Farmers' Institute

Langley School District fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 66;MSS 204
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1957, [1973]

The fonds consists of minutes and accounts books (1886-1906, 1907-1915), minute books (1934-1955), and accounts book (1928-1934) of the Langley School District. Fonds also includes the guest book (1911-1957) of the Fort Langley Elementary School, 2 brief histories of the Langley School District, and a list of Proposals for Langley Centennial Year submitted by the Teachers and Students of Langley Schools [1973], as well as a 1913 lease agreement between Roderick Cummings and the Langley School District Board of Trustees for land for a pumphouse (opposite Sharon United Church on 48th Avenue and Old Yale Road).

Langley School District

Glen Valley Dyking and Drainage District fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 65
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1935

The fonds consists of an account book (1909-1932), minute books (1901-1935), and financial records of the Glen Valley Dyking and Drainage District, earlier known as the Glen Valley Dyking District.

Glen Valley Dyking and Drainage District

Belmont Superior School fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 64
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1916

The fonds consists of the Visitors' Book (1914) and 3 Registers of Pupils (1912, 1916, 1912-1916) from the Belmont Superior School, Murrayville, B.C.

Belmont Superior School

Murrayville Elementary School fonds : 1907-1961

  • CA LCM MSS 63
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1984]

The fonds consists of the Visitors' Book (1907-1961) and Register of Pupils for Division II (1916) for the Murrayville Elementary School.

Murrayville Elementary School

Township of Langley British Columbia Centennial collection

  • CA LCM MSS 60;MSS 87
  • Fonds
  • 1958

The collection consists of a Calendar of Events for British Columbia's Centennial Year Celebrations, including a list of events taking place in Langley Municipality, B.C., 2 commercial invitations to attend "British Columbia's 100th Birthday Party", signed by the Lieutenant Governor and Premier of B.C., and notes from a speech made by Mr. A.C. Hope, Chairman of the Langley Centennial Committee, on Sunday, April 27th, 1958, the "Centennial Day of Prayer". Collection also includes 3 promotional postcards outlining the history of Fort Langley, each in their original commemorative envelopes post-marked at Fort Langley, B.C., May 8th, 1958.

Township of Langley Municipal Recreation Commission fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 55
  • Fonds
  • 1959, 1977

The fonds consists of the Rules of Procedure of the Langley Municipal Recreation Commission (1959), a typewritten manuscript "Fort Langley, British Columbia, Canada" promoting the tourist attractions of Fort Langley, B.C., and a poster for the "15th Annual Langley Walk" on May 1, 1977.

Langley (B.C. : Township). Municipal Recreation Commission

Township of Langley churches collection

  • CA LCM MSS 53
  • Fonds
  • 1968, [1977]

The collection consists of brief typewritten histories of Langley, B.C. and area churches, including Derby Church (Anglican), St. George's Anglican Church, Church of the Redeemer, and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church [1977], a pamphlet on Reverend William Burton Crickmer, pioneer minister at Derby, B.C. in 1859 and Yale, B.C. in 1860, and a 1968 register of people who attended Fort Langley churches prior to 1910, with signatures, names, and dates of church attendance.

Township of Langley pioneers collection

  • CA LCM MSS 52
  • Fonds
  • [1977]

The collection consists of personal histories and geneaologies of pioneer settlers in Langley, B.C., including Benjamin Boake, Samuel Edge, William Edge, Thomas Jones, A.L. Lazenby, and Henry West [1977].

Township of Langley incorporation collection : 1872

  • CA LCM MSS 51
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1973]

The collection consists of copies of the original signatures of the 29 petitioners who requested the incorporation of the Langley and Derby district into a municipality on March 23, 1872, and typed lists of the petitioners' names [1973].

Township of Langley railways collection

  • CA LCM MSS 50
  • Fonds
  • 1915, [1971]

The collection consists of a timetable for the Canadian Northern Pacific Railway, Port Mann to Hope, from 1915, a copy of an article from an English newspaper on the launch of its bonds by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1871 [1971], and an undated list of railroads which ran through Langley, B.C., at one time.

Williams family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 5
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1912

The fonds consists of a cashbook (1905-1912) for the Williams family sawmill operations.

Williams (family)

Langley Memorial Hospital fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 48
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1965

The fonds consists of assorted annual reports of the Langley Memorial Hospital in Langley, B.C., the hospital's Constitution and By-laws (1946, 1953), and programmes of the opening ceremonies of the new hospital (1965) and floor plans for the new hospital.

Langley Memorial Hospital

James McKie (McKee) fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 44
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1871

The fonds consists of a Royal Navy Service Certificate of James McKie (McKee) detailing service aboard HMS Nile and HMS Challenger between 1860 and 1871.

McKie, James

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