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William and Margaret Tamboline family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-93
  • Fonds
  • [188-] - 1991

The fonds consists of articles, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous historical manuscripts about Tamboline family members and other people and events in the Ladner area. One series of clippings is organized in four scrapbooks. The fonds also includes photographs of family members and friends, and homes and activities of the Tamboline family.

Tamboline (family)

Whitworth family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-112
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1885]-1949

Fonds consists of correspondence and photographs created or received by Whitworth family members Isaac, Christiana, Leonie, Lillian, Fred, William, and Olive. Much of the correspondence is in the form of postcards.

Whitworth (family)

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

Vancouver-South Presbytery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1957-2006

Fonds consists of the following record series: Vancouver-South Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (1959-2006); Subject files of the Presbytery Secretray (1959-1973); Presbytery Secretary liaison with specific congregations (1957-1973); Correspondence of the Presbytery Secretary (1958-1975); Survey of nine churches in Vancouver-South Presbytery (1969-1973); and Presbytery Committee records.

United Church of Canada. Vancouver-South Presbytery

Tsawwassen United Church (Delta, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1982-2000

Fonds consists of Board and committee records (1983-2000); Annual reports (1982-2000); and Newsletters (1990-1997).

Tsawwassen United Church (Delta, B.C.)

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)

Terry Farrington collection

  • CA DMA CR-57
  • Collection
  • 1953-1959

This fonds consists of a collection of eight police ledgers or 'occurance books' dated between 1953 to 1959. They are detailed records of the police officers activities while on patrol duty and outline petty and serious criminal activities in Delta. The ledgers also record missing persons, requests for surveillance, general broadcasts to all officers, and weather. Records are arranged in one series and contain file level descriptions.

Terry Brennan collection

  • CA DMA CR-65
  • Fonds
  • 1797-[ca. 1970]

This fonds consists of records collected by Terry Brennan in his efforts to preserve the cultural heritage of Delta, particularly the lives of the pioneering families. Consequently, the records accumulated by Mr. Brennan represent several families, and activities, which contributed to the development of Delta. Three series have been identified according to types of creators -- Private Records and Municipal Records -- and by media -- Photographs and other graphic material. Private records include both business records (British America Cannery), and personal papers (T.E. Ladner, Terry Brennan). Municipal Records include marriage and court records.

T. Ellis Ladner fonds

  • CA DMA CR-63
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1868]-1990

Fonds consists of records relating to the publication of the book, "Above the Sand Heads". Records include T. Ellis Ladner's research notes and extracts from book reviews, materials collected and edited by T. Ellis Ladner's daughter, Edna Ladner, and shorthand notes for T. Ellis' father, Thomas Ladner. Records in this fonds document the early history of Delta. Fonds also includes an unpublished work of T. Ellis Ladner, "On and By the River: Early Days in British Columbia."

Ladner, T. Ellis

St. Mungo Cannery fonds

  • CA DMA CR-91
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1978, predominant 1933-1957

The fonds consists of 30 ledgers and 2.4 m of other textual records, including financial records, personnel records, legal records, fishermens' records and seine boat records.

St. Mungo Cannery (Delta, B.C.)

St. John's Strawberry Hill United Church (Delta, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1921-2009

Fonds consists of records from St. John's Strawberry Hill United Church. Records include Baptism, marriage, and burial records (1934-2009); Membership records (1934-2009); Board and committee records (1921-2009); Legal / Property records (1922-2005); Women's group records (1940-1995); Annual reports (1957-2009); Communications (1984-2009); and Church history (1944-2009).

St. John's Strawberry Hill United Church (Delta, B.C.)

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

Smith Wright fonds

  • CA DMA CR-61
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1910-ca. 1930

The fonds consists of photographs taken or acquired by Smith Wright, a farmer in Delta, mainly between 1900 and 1920. Many of the images document the farming operations of Smith and his brother William in the area south of 28th Avenue and west of 56th Street in west Delta. The images include May Day parades and celebrations, Lord Byng's visit to Delta in 1922, and scenes having to do with Smith Wright's activities in the community with his family. These include photographs of All Saints Anglican Church, school classes, beach scenes, and Ladner. The 230 prints and negatives consist of 107 unique images, because of overlap in loans made by the donor for copying.

Wright, Smith

Royal Heights United Church (Delta, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1958-2009

Fonds consists of records from Royal Heights United Church and Oak Avenue-Royal Heights Pastoral Charge. Records include Membership lists (1969,1983); Session minutes (1959-1980), Stewards minutes (1959-1970), Stewards building fund and budget campaign (1962), Unified Board minutes and organizational diagram (1986), Congregational meeting minutes (1985), Building Committee minutes, correspondence, architectural drawings and reports (1985-1987), Building Committee contracts (1980-1986), Building Committee correspondence (1985-1987), Building Committee building inspection (1962), Building Committee financial records (1985-1986), Pastoral Relations Committee minutes and reports (1969); United Church Women records (1961-1990); Sunday School register (1967-1969); As One That Serves minutes and reports (1960-1964); Canadian Girls in Training program materials (1985-1987); Congregational profile (1969), Single Point Charge proposal (1983); Annual reports (incomplete) (1963-1997); Architectural records (1962-1986).

Royal Heights United Church (Delta, B.C.)

Roy York collection

  • CA DMA CR-109
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1961

Collection consists of an A.R.P. record book; a workbook and information for setting up a Welfare Centre Operation, annotated by W. Roy York; and three pamphlets dealing with the civil defence programme in 1960/61.

Richmond-Delta Holstein 4-H Calf Club fonds

  • CA DMA CR-1
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1977

Fonds consists of a Junior Leadership record book, a Secretary's record book for Richmond Delta Holstein 4-H Calf Club (with Hazel Wilson's name on it) and newspaper clippings about the 4-H Club.

Richmond Delta Holstein 4-H Calf Club

R.A. Brooks collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1940-1950]

Collection consists of 81 b&w photographic prints of the Brooks heads and one of the Vancouver airport.

Phyllis Tolman fonds

  • CA DMA CR-59
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1937

The fonds consists of photographs of students at King George V High School, Delta Central School and one May Day photograph.

Tolman, Phyllis

Nick Ardanaz collection

  • CA DMA CR-94
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1981

The collection consists of seven identical blueprints of the municipality of Delta produced by the Corporation of Delta in 1961. The blueprints include all roads in Delta, as well as inserts of Ladner, North Delta, and South Delta. The majority of the collection, however, is concerned with Kennedy School and includes miscellaneous papers, class photographs, and oral records and photographs of Kennedy School's fiftieth anniversary.

Nelson family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-55
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1958

Consists of photographs of Ladner scenes such as the old municipal hall (now the Delta Museum and Archives), farm threshing scenes, cenotaph, ferry, Tsawwassen and Vancouver scenes. Includes an army photograph with David Nelson in it and a map of coast of British Columbia. Textual materials include a poem, monthly time book, receipt and a CPR marconigram.

Nelson (family)

Margaret Wayte collection

  • CA DMA CR-98
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1890-1960

The collection consists of photographs of members of the Whiting, Love, Brandrith, Skinner, Foote and Gunn families. Also includes photographs of Boundary Bay school classes and Skinner's Service Station, as well as one tintype of two boys possibly around 1890. Textual records include a letter from Thomas Gunn to his uncle Hugh Gunn, and a letter by F.J. Brandrith.

Margaret Arthur Berney fonds

  • CA DMA CR-13
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1886-1973

Fonds consists of photographs of Margaret Berney's family and friends, students from King George V High School, May Day events, picnics, farms, etc.

Berney, Margaret, 1909-

Lord family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-72
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1865-1920]

The fonds consists of two Lord family photograph albums. Photographs include cartes de visite. Also included is an obituary for William Booth and a genealogy of May's descendants.

Lord (family)

Ken Young photograph collection : [ca. 1880]-1947

  • CA DMA CR-102
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1980]

The collection consists of copy prints and negatives created and assembled by Ken Young as a research project which he did as a student at the University of British Columbia. The collection consists of copies of original photographs taken of the Delta area of British Columbia between 1880 and 1950, including buildings and street scenes in Ladner, Port Guichon, Westham Island, and Annieville, as well as some scenes of Victoria. The collection includes photographs of family homes, barns, businesses, ferries and boats, as well as formal portraits, social scenes, and photographs of people at work fishing, farming, and in the milk and fish canneries. Also included are family trees, correspondence, and clippings.

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