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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 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.

Jason Allard fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 155
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1957

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing assorted newspaper and journal clippings pertaining to the history of British Columbia and Fort Langley, B.C., letters of condolence regarding the death of Allard's son in battle during World War I, and some articles written by Allard himself.

Allard, Jason Ovid, 1848-1931

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)

Cameron family fonds : 1874, 1890, 1924

  • CA LCM MSS 178
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1977]

The fonds consists of 3 B.C. Public Schools Roll of Honour Certificates awarded to Annie Cameron (1890) and Elizabeth Cameron (1890) of Langley Prairie, B.C., and Magnus Lloyd Smith (1914) of Milner, B.C. Fonds also includes 2 copied newspaper clippings pertaining to Mr. and Mrs. Alex Cameron and the old Langley Post Office (1924), and a handwritten marriage certificate from 1874 for Alex Cameron and Harriet Roberts from East Williams, Ont.

Cameron (family)

Michaud family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 179
  • Fonds
  • 19--

The fonds consists of a brief history of the Michaud family's settlement in the Langley, B.C., area, family trees, newspaper clippings, and pictures of family members. Fonds also includes a brief history of the Langley Catholic Parish, which was first held in the Michaud house in the 19th century.

Michaud (family)

Phoebe Fulton fonds : 1901

  • CA LCM MSS 198
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied ca. 1990]

The fonds consists of a diary (1901) of Phoebe Fulton describing community events and daily activities in and around the Fernridge District of Langley, B.C., at the turn of the century, and containing genealogical information from 1861 to 1931.

Fulton, Phoebe

Baker family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 201
  • Fonds
  • 1914, 1931-1932

The fonds consists of a certificate of competence as a master steamer awarded to Alonzo Baker, who crewed on the Beaver between 1905 and 1914, and a Baker marriage licence (1931) and will (1932).

Baker (family : Langley, B.C.)

Alfred Pepin fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 203
  • Fonds
  • 1961

The fonds consists of a copy of a letter and manuscript relating to T.A. Pepin.

Pepin, Alfred E.

Westover family fonds : [189-]

  • CA LCM MSS 208
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1989]

The fonds consists of 8 pages of Westover family history, including a record of service, family group records and photographs.

Westover (family)

Murdoch Kirby fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 21
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-1890]

The fonds consists of Kirby's correspondence with his sister, Agnes, in England.

Kirby, Murdoch

Shortreed family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 211;Coll. 221
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1947, predominant 1892-1909

The fonds consists of correspondence (1892-1909), receipts and legal records (including will, deed of land, mortgage, and letter of probate) of the Shortreed family. Fonds also includes Shortreed family photographs (1880-1947) and a scrapbook of music compiled by Laura Shortreed, ca. 1926.

Shortreed (family)

Ellen Pattenden fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 217
  • Fonds
  • 1926-ca. 1929

The fonds consists of one B.C. driver's licence for Ellen Pattenden (1927), one B.C. Electric Railway Company, Westminster Branch, commuter ticket book (ca. 1929), and one municipal tax statement from Langley Municipality, B.C., to Ellen Pattenden (1926).

Pattenden, Ellen

George T. Allan fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 22
  • Fonds
  • 1841

The fonds consists of Allan's correspondence and journals written at Fort Vancouver (Washington State) in 1841.

Allan, George T.

Alfred Trattle fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 229
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1953, predominant 1939-1946

The fonds consists of 3 ration books issued to Alfred and Edna Trattle, and 4 meat tokens issued between 1939-1945. Also included is Alfred Trattle's 1912 baptismal certificate, a 1940 consignment agreement for Trattle and Wolstenholm for tires and tubes, and a 1952-1953 safe driving identification card issued to Alfred Trattle.

Trattle, Alfred

Fred Cox fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 230
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1946

The fonds consists of one invitation to Fred Cox to a 1946 Welcome Home for returned soldiers in Langley, B.C., one decal, "Gasoline Ration A", and 3 gasoline and ration coupon books (1945-1946).

Cox, Fred

McCrimmon family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 238
  • Fonds
  • 1894, 1896

The fonds consists of 2 B.C. Public Schools Roll of Honour Certificates for Jena McCrimmon (1896) and Etta McCrimmon (1894).

McCrimmon (family)

Isabel Mary Matheson fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 239
  • Fonds
  • 1921, 1922

The fonds consists of The Associated Board of Music and Royal College of Music exam results for Isabel Mary Matheson (1921, 1922), pupil of Miss J.A. Michaud at Langley Prairie, B.C.

Matheson, Isabel Mary

Len and Isabella Rowlatt fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 255
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1972

Fonds consists of 6 series: announcements series, 1917-1971, which includes birth, marriage, and death announcements; diary series, 1972, which includes a diary of Len Rowlatts daily activities; fiscal records series, 1919-1972, which includes pension records, ration books, Turners Dairy Ltd. milk counts, mortgage records, bank correspondence, a victory bond certificate, savings bonds, Fraser Valley Milk Producers Association annual statements, agricultural subsidy records, and bank books; legal records series, 1874-1972, which include deeds and information regarding property, funeral records, birth certificates, a marriage certificate, and records related to the Rowlatt will; correspondence series, 1913-1972, which includes correspondence from Len s fiance Effie and correspondence sent to both Len and Isabella from family, including family in England, and friends; and ephemeral series, which includes recipes and an airline and rail pass stub from Lens 1969 trip to England.

Rowlatt, Len

Spence family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 27
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1939-1945]

The fonds consists of 10 ration books issued to various members of the Spence family of Coghlan, B.C. [ca. 1939-1945].

Spence (family)

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].

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