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Langley Centennial Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1980

The collection consists of maps and plans primarily of the Langley area and of the Fraser Valley including townsite maps, lot plans (including Hudson's Bay Company farm lots), and other land use maps of Langley, Fort Langley and area, topographic maps, and road and street maps.

Fort Langley Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1923-1959

Fonds consists of four series: minutes of meetings series from the Fort Langley Womens Institute, from the Flower Show Committee of the Fort Langley Womens Institute, 1923-1928, and from the South Fraser District Board of Womens Institutes of which the Fort Langley Womens Institute was a part of, 1923-1944; correspondence, 1929-1959, between members of the Institute, the Institute with other Womens Institutes, and with the general public; ephemeral series which includes an handbook and poems; and the activities series, 1940-1944, which includes records that document the Fort Langley Womens Institutes participation in agricultural training programmes and V Bundles (also known as British Bundles).

Fort Langley Women's Institute

Langley Centennial Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-1980]

The collection consists of photographs of Langley, Fort Langley and area depicting individuals and families (including pioneers), schools, churches, railroad stations and other buildings, businesses, industry (particularly farming), and community groups and events.

Fort Langley Board of Trade fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 106
  • Fonds
  • 1912, 1947

The fonds consists of a minute book with minutes for a 1912 meeting of the Langley Board of Trade's Transport Committee, discussing street lighting, dredging the Fraser River, and closing the Salmon River to navigation. The fonds also consists of a souvenir programme for an "Indian Potlatch" held by the Board in 1947.

Fort Langley Board of Trade

Township of Langley cemeteries collection : 1895-1930

  • CA LCM MSS 11
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied ca. 1976]

The collection consists primarily of municipal cemetery regulations and correspondence to Fort Langley Cemetary regarding burial plots (1895-1930), and lists of people, including birth and death dates, interred in Langley, Murrayville, Fort Langley and Aberdeen cemeteries.

Percy Worrall fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 174
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950-1965]

The fonds consists of a ring-bound book and loose notes of historical interest on topics including roads in Fort Langley, B.C., and people living in and around the Fort Langley and Salmon River Flats, B.C., areas during 1919 and 1920, an assortment of original poetry by Percy Worrall, a personal letter to Mr. Herbert Morgan (1967), and a photocopy of the Worrall family tree from 1835-1966.

Worrall, Percy

Mary Quirolo fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 260
  • Fonds
  • 1995-1996

Fonds consists of seven series: heritage investigation permit records, 1995-1996; park opening, 1996; shovel tests, 1996; photographs series, 1995-1996, which includes images from the site and of the excavation; excavation units field records; 1995-1996, detailing field units 1-11; background information, 1995-1996, predominantly supplied by the GVRD including drafting information, surveyors reports, traces, historical information, and copies of aerial photographs; and daily notes, 1995-1996 which includes Fort-to-Fort trail construction notes, notes related to work with Ducks Unlimited, general daily notes which also record employee hours, and some plans and location guides.

Quirolo, Mary

Martin family collection

  • CA LCM MSS 29
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1978

The collection consists of a Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve Service Certificate for Luke John Martin (1920), a programme from the Maple Ridge-Langley Ferry opening (1957), a biography of James Murray Yale (1776-1871) who was the third Chief Factor of Fort Langley, B.C. (1960), a history of Fort Langley, a programme from the 1953 Langley High School Students' Council presentation of "H.M.S. Pinafore", a copy of the Fraser Valley Flood Record produced by the BCER's "Family Post" (1948), a history of Langley written for the township's 50th anniversary in 1923, and copies of extracts from the township of Langley Council Minutes from December 30, 1895, to April 1, 1899 [ca. 1978].

Holding family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 40
  • Fonds
  • 19--

The fonds consists of stories told to Mrs. Jessie Alice Thompson (nee Holding) by her father relating to his boyhood in Australia and his youth in Fort Langley, B.C.

Holding (family)

Township of Langley Douglas Day collection

  • CA LCM MSS 47
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1979

The collection consists of assorted material relating to Douglas Day festivities in Langley, B.C., including programmes, invitations, banquet menus, maps of Fort Langley's grounds, fact sheets about the history of the Fort, lists of invitees, and descendants of pioneers.

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.

Walter Reynolds Hall fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 6
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1917, 1984

The fonds consists of copies made in 1984 of correspondence and land records, including articles of agreement, property conveyances, receipts, mortgages, deeds of land, and assessment notices of W.R. Hall concerning primarily land transactions involving George Henry Pratt, Alex Ritchie, George A. Jacobs, and Charles Reid dating back to 1898-1915, and 1947. There are original records from 1912-1917 documenting payments made by Walter Reynolds Hall to Rev. H.A. Burton and correspondence between Hall and Montgomery Ward & Co. from Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Hall, Walter Reynolds

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).

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