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Edgar Dunning collection

  • CA DMA MSS DE970-6-169;MSS DE981-34;MSS DE981-77;MSS DE981-81;MSS DE1984-160;MSS DE1985-044;MSS DE1987-006;MSS DE1989-034;MSS DE1987-006
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1982

The collection consists of a wide variety of material relating to Delta. It includes leaflets, tickets, memberships cards, raffle tickets, voters' lists, photographs, programs, and booklets. The photographs depict Delta people and places. Also included are records of the Delta Community Band, some records of the Ladner Optimist and the Delta Centennial Committee.

Davie family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-99
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1987

The fonds consists of correspondence relating to Murray Davie's agricultural activities, and copies of records of the Delta Agricultural Society and Delta Co-Operative Breeders Society shares book (1929). The fonds contains photographs of Davie and Savage family members in portraits and participating in farm and community activities, as well as photographs of farms, barns, prize animals, and local scenes.

Davie (family)

George Wallace collection

  • CA DMA CR-96
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1963

The collection consists of a cash book (1945-1963) of the Delta Manor Co-Operative Association, cash book and subscription register (1930) of the B.C. Co-Operative Feed Pool, agreements between farmers and the Pool, and correspondence between shareholders and the Pool and the Egg Co-Operative and the Pool. The collection also includes two programs from the Delta Centennial Banquet (1958).

British Columbia Waterfowl Society fonds

  • CA DMA CR-9
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1967

The fonds consists of three files: the first being contracts, plans, pamphlets and loose papers related to the building of the Reifel Bird Sanctuary; the second being the constitutions of the British Columbia Waterfowl Society and the Pacific Flyway Waterfowl Association; and the third being minutes of the B.C. Waterfowl Society from 1962 to 1967.

British Columbia Waterfowl Society

Lower Fraser River Crossing Improvement Association fonds

  • CA DMA CR-88
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1960

The fonds consists of minutes of meetings (1948-1960), constitution and by-laws, membership lists, financial records, correspondence, reference material, plans for the Deas Island Tunnel Cairn, agendas, announcements, programs, and a speech given by George Massey in 1948 ("Why the Lower Fraser River Crossing Improvement Association was formed").

Lower Fraser River Crossing Improvement Association

Westham Island Gun Club fonds

  • CA DMA CR-85
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1975

The fonds consists of minutes of general annual meetings (1925-1975), correspondence, gun permits, membership lists, and a report on the Westham Island pheasant survey (1966).

Westham Island Gun Club

Trevitt family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-82
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1985

The fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, World War II memorabilia, marriage and baptismal certificates, financial records, and genealogical notes belonging to members of the Trevitt and Gillanders families. The fonds also consists of correspondence related to the establishment of the Trevitt marina at Deas Slough, and minutes (1975-1977), financial records and correspondence of the Delta Historical and Museum Society. The fonds contains photographs of Trevitt and Gillanders family members and friends, local scenes, farms and buildings, and various social activities, as well as photographs and postcards from John Robert Trevitt's time in the service. The fonds is arranged into 6 series: 1) Edna Trevitt's World War II memorabilia; 2) Gay and John Trevitt's personal records; 3) John Trevitt's military service records; 4) Deas Slough marina records; 5) Gay Trevitt's records from the Delta Historical and Museum Society and other community commitments, and; 6) Photographs.

Trevitt (family)

Ladner Dugout Committee fonds

  • CA DMA CR-78
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1945

The fonds consists of a minute book, correspondence, financial records, guest books, and the War Charities Act registration form for the Ladner Dugout. The fonds is arranged into 3 series: Minutes of meetings, Administrative records, and Guest books.

Ladner Dugout Committee

Delta Chapter, I.O.D.E. fonds

  • CA DMA CR-77
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1972

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings describing the activities of the IODE from 1950 to 1972.

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire. Delta Chapter

Captain Cook Bi-Centennial Committee fonds

  • CA DMA CR-75
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1979

The fonds includes information on Delta's celebration of the Captain Cook Bi-Centennial in 1978 and the activities of the Captain Cook Bi-Centennial Committee. It includes grant applications, correspondence, minutes, reports, memos and one photograph.

Captain Cook Bi-Centennial Committee (Delta, B.C.)

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-

Boy Scouts of Canada, First Ladner Pack fonds

  • CA DMA CR-7
  • Fonds
  • 1916, 1934-1942

The fonds consists of a Boy Scouts "Troop Record Book" in which are recorded the names of the members of two patrols of a Ladner scout troop and its financial records for 1916. Reverend Garbett was its leader. A gap occurs in the book until 1934 when the troop is reconstituted as the 1st Ladner Boy Scout Troop. The Troop Record Book records members' attendance and fees paid until 1942. The fonds also includes receipts for membership and applications for membership, 1938-1939; and records of boys' names and addresses and tests passed, 1935-1938.

Boy Scouts of Canada. Ladner Pack, 1st

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

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

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

Ladner Lawn Bowling Club fonds

  • CA DMA CR-52
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1986

The fonds consists of records of the Ladner Lawn Bowling Club and the Ladner Ladies Lawn Bowling Club, including minutes, financial and legal papers, miscellaneous papers and photographs.

Ladner Lawn Bowling Club

Ladner District Girl Guide fonds

  • CA DMA CR-51
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1985

This fonds consists of four series: 1. Financial Records (1968-1985), 2. Record Sheets (1970-1983), 3. Scrapbooks (1974-1984), and 4. Miscellaneous (1954).

Girl Guides of Canada. Ladner District

Kinsmen Club of Ladner-Tsawwassen fonds

  • CA DMA CR-50
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1995

The fonds consists of minutes, programs, correspondence, club bulletins, photographs, histories, newsclippings and other textual material related to the community service activities and the administration of the Kinsmen Club of Ladner-Tsawwassen. Fonds includes records pertaining to the planning and construction of Kinsmen House, the Kinsmen Water Park and Mountain View Park playground as well as other records pertaining to other charitable activities. Fonds also includes records pertaining to the administration of the Club and its relationship with other Kinsmen bodies on a provincial and national basis. Included in the fonds are membership rosters of Kinsmen Clubs in British Columbia and the constitution and by-laws of the Association of Kinsmen Clubs. The fonds has been arranged into thirteen series: President's Correspondence; General Correspondence; President's Reports; Club Bulletins; Construction Projects; Minutes; Constitution and By-laws; Programs; Memberships; Publications; Speeches; Publicity; and Histories.

Kinsmen Club of Ladner-Tsawwassen

Kinette Club of Ladner-Tsawwassen fonds

  • CA DMA CR-49
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1992

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing photographs, newsclippings, programs, president's reports, club budgets and ephemeral items pertaining to the charitable and social activities of the Kinette Club of Ladner-Tsawwassen. Social functions involving the Kinsmen Club of Ladner-Tsawwassen are also documented in this scrapbook. Fonds also includes a copy of the Club's constitution and two loose photographs.

Kinette Club of Ladner-Tsawwassen

Freda Hayman fonds

  • CA DMA CR-36
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1972

The fonds consists of four series: research notes made about Delta's history by Freda Hayman while she was a docent at the Delta Museum and Archives; Delta Museum and Archives records such as minutes and agendas from meetings; personally collected papers such as William McKenzie's booklets, music books, etc.; and photographs of students, teachers, family and friends.

Hayman, Freda

Fraser Wetlands Habitat Committee fonds

  • CA DMA CR-34
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1994

The fonds consists of three series: Organization Files, Issues Files, and Administrative Records. The fonds is comprised primarily of subject files containing correspondence, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets, and newsletters documenting the efforts to preserve the wetland habitat in the lower Fraser Valley.

Fraser Wetlands Habitat Committee

F.V. Delta Cooperative Association fonds

  • CA DMA CR-31
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1954

The fonds consists of two series: minute books (1919-1954); and financial records.

Fraser Valley Delta Cooperative Association

Ernest Burnett fonds

  • CA DMA CR-30
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1980

The fonds consists of one series of material created by Ernest Burnett in his capacity as mayor: in particular, as a member of the Delta Centennial Committee, which held its meetings in Council chambers. Mr. Burnett's copies of the Committee minutes constitute one series of the fonds. A second series of material includes material Mr. Burnett created as treasurer of the Delta Agricultural Society. This series includes financial statements (1950-1954), and racing programs for Paterson Park (1962-1968). The final series in this fonds consists of one file containing a program for the "Freedom Ceremony" celebrating Delta's 90th Anniversary (1969), and a promotional newspaper entitled "Delta Election '71 News". which promotes the "Delta Team" of municipal candidates including incumbent Mayor Dugald Morrison, Alderman Doug Watkins, Ernie Burnett, and Harold Savage.

Burnett, Ernest

Delta Symphony Society fonds

  • CA DMA CR-27
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1984

The fonds consists of one series of scrapbooks comprised of correspondence, newspaper clippings, promotional materials, album covers, press releases, pamphlets and photographs. The scrapbooks are organized chronologically, documenting the annual activities and achievements of the Delta Youth Orchestra.

Delta Symphony Society

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