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WX Ranch fonds
Fonds · 1934-1979

The fonds consists of cash sales books and account books for the farm and other properties (including Sinclair, Canoe and Lakeshore) under the management of Don Raven.

WX Ranch
William H. Ladner fonds
CA DMA CR-113 · Fonds · 1870-1887

Fonds consists of a ledger and photocopies of William Ladner's crown grants to land in Delta. The ledger was used for several purposes between 1870 and 1887 which reflect some of the several roles William played in the community: farmer, school district trustee, and police magistrate. The ledger contains copies of minutes of meetings of Trenant School District trustees held in 1874, the earliest existing records for the Delta school district.

Ladner, William Henry
Fonds · [Photocopied 1991]

The fonds consists of a volume in which are recorded the accounts (1872-1904) of William Cartwright and the personal diary of daily activities (1882-1883) of Mary Cartwright. Volume also includes some poems and recipes. The original use of the volume appears to be the 1869 accounts of a general store, possibly the Horne Store. The accounts record many purchases by Chinese and Indians. Newsclippings (1913-1941) have been pasted over parts of the early 1869 accounts.

Cartwright, William
Fonds · 1904-1918

The fonds consists of minutes of the Revelstoke Turf Association and the Western Turf Association. Minute book also includes minutes of the Revelstoke Agricultural Society (1909-1912).

Western Turf Association (Revelstoke, B.C.)
Victor B. Harrison fonds
Fonds · 1917-1918

The fonds consists primarily of applications, affidavits and correspondence regarding granting of crown grants to Nanaimo-area residents. Applications were processed in 1917, but include information about early settlers and the social aspects of their lives.

Harrison, Victor B.
CA DMA CR-66 · Fonds · ca. 196--197-

The fonds consists of slides relating to the history of Variety Farm Training Centre including residence, farm work, greenhouse, chicken house, etc.

Variety Farm Training Centre
Fonds · 1953, 1971, 1975

Fonds consists of a copy of the constitution (1953); a copy of a five-year lease from the City (1971); an exhibition prize book (1975); a blank entry form, and a newspaper clipping about history of the association.

Vancouver Island Exhibition Association
United Farmers Limited fonds
CA MRM A.80.1 · Fonds · 1915-1929

The fonds consists of a shareholders ledger which contains details of the company's liquidation.

United Farmers (Port Haney, B.C.)
Fonds · 1916-1977

The fonds consists of minutes, bylaws, receipts, financial statements, balance sheets and reference files. Fonds includes records of the Trout Creek Water Users' Community.

Trout Creek Irrigation District
Thorndale Hatchery fonds
CA LCM MSS 241 · Fonds · 1941-1954

The fonds consists of the correspondence of the Thorndale Hatchery, predominantly between 1941 and 1949, including letters of appreciation, advertising proposals, lists of breeders supplying the hatchery, and breeding schedules and records, as well as a 1945 letter transferring ownership of the Queen Hatchery, A. Woodgate, Manager, to J.H. Mufford, and a 1945 40th Anniversary letter with the history of the hatchery. Fonds also includes the Minutes of the Seventeenth Annual Convention of the Canadian Federation of Hatchery Associations, Western Section, held in Winnipeg, Man., September 21-24, 1954, and minutes of the monthly meetings of the B.C. Baby Chick Cooperative Association, held in Cloverdale, B.C., for October and November, 1950.

Thorndale Hatchery
Thomas Tyner fonds
CA FFG 990.04 · Fonds · 1912-1926

The fonds consists of correspondence regarding ginseng growing as well as a preemption certificate.

Tyner, Thomas, b. 1886
CA DMA CR-64 · Fonds · 1869-1983

The fonds consists largely of correspondence and financial records that pertain to Thomas Ladner's business ventures in salmon canning and farming. Thomas Ladner's correspondence April 28, 1892 to November 11, 1896 (of which this archives holds photocopies) is made up of letters sent to Robert Paterson Rithet, Ladner's agent and business partner in the Victoria Canning Co. Ltd. The financial records largely concern Thomas' farming operation, of which the ledger of 1919-1924 provides the most complete documentation. Also included in the fonds are historical notes written by Leon Ladner and Yvonne Killam about the Thomas Ladner family, and photographs of Thomas Ladner, his immediate family and descendants, his farm, and Ladner family friends and activities.

Ladner, Thomas Ellis
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
Sydney R.D. Bayne fonds
Fonds · 1934-1959

The fonds consists of Sydney Bayne's farm diaries (1935-1959), farm account book for the Bayne Farm at Beaver Creek (1934-1954), and military records. Fonds includes climatological registers (1934-1958) of the Canadian Meteorological Service Alberni Station, later known as the Beaver Creek District Climatological Station.

Bayne, Sydney Richard Dunkerley
Swanwick family fonds
Fonds · 1917-1945

The fonds consists of World War I records, road foreman records, correspondence related to poultry courses, income related correspondence, records of production, discussion papers, certificates, bank books, blank forms and prize tags.

Swanwick (family)
CA SUM 992-23 · Fonds · 1925-1980

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, financial statements, membership lists, correspondence, newsletters, records of the show committee, and reference material.

Summerland Horticultural Society
CA DMA CR-79 · Fonds · 1902-1914

The fonds consists of two order books (1902) of R.J.Stokes for the Delta Meat Market, and two day books (1906-1908, 1912-1914) from the Stokes and Cullis Meat Market.

Stokes and Cullis Meat Market (Delta, B.C.)
Stirling family fonds
Fonds · 1910-1946

The fonds consists of seven series of material relating to C.J.R. Stirling's land purchases, and farming activities, his provincial exhibition awards, passports for family members, memorabilia for Mrs. Frances Stirling, Elvira Stirling, Ethel Stirling, and Gordon Stirling.

Stirling (family)
Stanley R.S. Bayne fonds
Fonds · 1899-1935

The fonds consists of Stanley Bayne's farm diaries (1899-1935) and farmers account book (1925-1926). Entries in diary after Stanley Bayne's death in 1933 made by his son, Sydney Bayne. Fonds includes Dominion meteorological registers (1900-1933) for the Alberni Station of the Canadian Meteorological Service completed by Stanley Bayne.

Bayne, Stanley R.S.
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
Seed Savers fonds
Fonds · 1995-2006

Fonds consists of one spiral notebook containing minutes and information on participants and publicity for future Seed Savers' events, a duotang containing financial records, and two 3-ring binders containing membership lists, newsletters, correspondence, laser photographs and newspaper clippings documenting the club's activities.

Seed Savers
Sarah Louise Wright fonds
CA NCAI 1998 007 A · Fonds · 1892-1941

The fonds consists of records relating to Louise Wright's schooling in Ontario, her career at Brandon College and Tranquille Sanatorium, and her fruit growing interests in Naramata. Fonds includes personal correspondence; education certificate, college notebook, and autograph book; tax records; business records relating to her Naramata property; pamphlets providing dietary information; and, ephemera. Included in the fonds are two paintings done by Wright in 1894 and 1896. Fonds is arranged in 5 series: 1) Personal correspondence; 2) Educational records; 3) Financial records; 4) Reference material; and, 5) Artwork.

Wright, Sarah Louise