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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.

British Columbia Electric Railway Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1955

The fonds consists of the Langley Tram Power and Light By-law (1906), official correspondence of the BCER concerning the discontinuance of the Fraser Valley Interurban service (1949), and copies of the BCER's "The Buzzer" (1939, 1955).

British Columbia Electric Railway Company

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.

Langley-Surrey University Women's Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1967-1979

Fonds consists of seven series: handbooks series, 1976-1978; financial records series, 1972-1974; scrapbooks series, 1967-1978, which includes one scrapbook of newspaper clippings, handbooks, initiations, announcements, newsletters, and photographs; conferences series, 1967, which includes records created when the Club was initially organized; membership applications series, 1967-1979, activities series, 1971-1973, which includes records that document various interests and activities engaged in by members of the Club; and ephemeral series, which includes an undated constitution from the Cloverdale-Langley University womens Club, and an undated and unsigned certificate admitting the Langley-Surrey University Womens Club into The Canadian federation of University Women.

Langley-Surrey University Women's Club

Langholm fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1943-1969

Fonds consists of administrative records, 1943-1969, such as correspondence, financial records, and a floor plan. There are records created in 1968 and 1969 relating to the sale of Langholm. There is also a special report by Frederick Field and Co. created in 1949 that addressed the management of patients assets, a financial ledger from 1949-1968, and patient logs, which contain personal information, from 1943-1947, 1947-1951, 1951-1956, and 1957-1968. Included in the fonds are records from the Langholm Womens Auxiliary which include a 1960-1968 ledger book, and minute books from 1950-1954, 1954-1958, and 1959-1969. Additionally, there are minutes from the Langholm Committee from 1945-1949.

Langholm

Langley Centennial Museum oral history collection

  • Fonds
  • 1972-1990

The collection consists of sound recordings of interviews with pioneers and long-time residents of the Langley area, transcripts of interviews, genealogies of pioneers, and municipal correspondence concerning the Oral History project.

Township of Langley veterans collection

  • CA LCM MSS 1
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1970

The collection consists of programmes for civic functions held for veterans in Langley, B.C., in 1919, 1968, and 1970, and guestbooks with signatures of the veterans attending the 1968 and 1970 functions. Collection also includes a programme from the Langley Annual Memorial Day (1924).

Township of Langley Centennial collection

  • CA LCM MSS 10
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1973]

The collection consists of material relating to the centennial celebrations held in Langley, B.C. on April 26, 1973, including event schedules and programmes, council meeting agenda, and draft copies of a history of Langley to be placed in a time capsule. Collection also includes geneaologies of families of the original 1872 petitioners for incorporation, compiled by the 100th Anniversary Committee.

Wallsworth Cemetery fonds : 1964

  • CA LCM MSS 101
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1982]

The fonds consists of incomplete history notes on various people buried in Wallsworth Cemetery, Langley, B.C., a letter from Mrs. W.B. Dawkins to the Municipality of Langley regarding locating the cemetery and graves of pioneers in what used to be called Fernridge, B.C., and sketched maps of rural lots in Langley, B.C.

Wallsworth Cemetery

B.C. Provincial Police fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 103;MSS 104;MSS 105;MSS 234;MSS 235
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1954

The fonds consists of a 2-page manuscript "A Brief History of the B.C. Provincial Police", a daily journal (1899-1907) for an unidentified detachment of the British Columbia Provincial Police compiled by Otway Wilkie and describing police activities in the Fraser Valley, a journal (1937) compiled by Constable S.M. Millar of the Barkerville Detachment describing police activities in the Barkerville and Wells area, and a daily journal (1906-1911) of the New Westminster office, blank BCPP stationery, 2 copies of the BCPP Regulations (1924, 1937), and 2 issues of the "Shoulder Strap", the BCPP journal. Fonds also consists of detailed records of the BCPP's Langley, B.C. Police Department, primarily compiled by Police Chiefs Robert Macklin and C.Y. Robertson, including ledgers containing records of cases and dispositions (1924-1927, 1934, 1939-1942), Provincial Police Court records (1912, 1924-1925, 1942-1954), semi-annual reports to the Langley Board of Police Commissioners (1925, 1937-1939), minutes of the Langley Board of Police Commissioners (1912-1938), a 1935 citation for a medal awarded to R. Macklin by His Majesty the King, and a 1932 petition to the Police Commissioners of the Municipality of Langley requesting reconsideration in the matter of the Police Chief.

British Columbia Provincial Police

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.

Langley Agricultural Association fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 112
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1939

The fonds consists of a minute book (1922-1939) of the Langley Agricultural Association Women's Auxiliary, which supported the activities of the Langley Agricultural Association.

Langley Agricultural Association

John F. Leonard fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 127 - MSS 145
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1974

The fonds consists of originals of Leonard's operetta scores for musical productions at John Oliver School (Vancouver) and Langley High School. Fonds includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photograph album, and ephemera relating to Leonard's musical productions.

Leonard, John F.

Engelman family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 15
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1926]

The fonds consists of 4 mostly unfilled receipt books from M. Engelman General Store, Otter, B.C.

Engelman (family)

Sperling United Church fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 157
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1953, 1974

The fonds consists of correspondence, location plan, plan for hall, and blueprint, original deed (1953), and indenture (1974) pertaining to the church hall at Sperling in the Langley, B.C., area.

Sperling United Church (Langley, B.C.)

Township of Langley elections collection

  • CA LCM MSS 16
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1982

The collection consists of voters' lists for the Township of Langley, B.C. (1900-1982), lists of candidates in municipal elections (1900), and notices of municipal elections (1903).

Hope and Farmer Real Estage Agents fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 160
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1907, 1916

The fonds consists of a promotional brochure regarding land availability in the Langley B.C. area ca. 1907, which includes a sketched birds-eye view of the area showing land plots, scenic photographs, and brief descriptions of local facilities and industries. Fonds also include a booklet listing the Prize Lists Regulations for the Aldergrove Agricultural Association's Patriotic Exhibition, held at Aldergrove, B.C., on September 15th, 1916.

Hope and Farmer Real Estate Agents

Bush family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 165
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1918

The fonds consists of a Methodist Sunday School card for Frances Sidney Bush (1916) and a Methodist Sunday School Cradle Roll card for William John Bush (1914), Certificates of Life Membership for Mr. and Mrs. S.J. Bush of Briercrest, Sask., 2 certificates from the Canadian Society of the Red Cross, one from the Manitoba and Saskatchewan auxiliary of the Canadian Bible Society, and one from the Saskatchewan Grain Growers' Association (1917-1918).

Bush (family)

Hopkins family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 165;MSS 146
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1917

The fonds consists of 2 land deeds: Crown sale to Charles Hopkins, Township of Bentinck, Province of Canada, 1856; and transfer of land from Levi Hughes to Samual Hopkins, Township of Bentinck, 1872. The fonds also includes 8 B.C. Public Schools Rolls of Honour Certificates awarded to Edith, Herbert, Earl Levi, David and James Hopkins (1890-1909), military exemption record for David Hopkins, and Langley Municipal tax receipt (1898) to Lewis Hopkins.

Hopkins (family)

Froggatt family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 166
  • Fonds
  • 1896-ca. 1917

The fonds consists of 4 baptismal certificates from Christ Church Wellington for Harry Christopher Froggatt (1896), William Charles Froggatt (1898), Louisa Maria Froggatt (1899), and Annie Kathlenn Froggatt (1900), and a French postcard from private W. Froggatt to his brother Harry Christopher with an embroidered army badge on the front (ca. 1917).

Froggatt (family)

Isabella Hutcheon fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 169
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1891

The fonds consists of one diagram book for sewing patterns by Isabella Hutcheon, including handwritten notes and sketches for pieces such as a chemise, a pair of drawers, and a nightdress.

Hutcheon, Isabella

McAdam family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 17
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1910

The fonds consists of land deeds and Agreements for Sale of Land from Eliza Jane McAdam (1909), and an Agreement between John Maxwell and James Hossack, and Gilbert Laird (1910).

McAdam (family)

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