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William and Bessie Armstrong fonds

  • CA SID P981.27;982.2-10;983-3;983-23;983-45;983-61;983-67;983-68
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1920

The fonds consists of letters of appointment to William Armstrong as Justice of the Peace, tax assessment notices, invitations and certificates, records relating to church participation, and correspondence written by Jim Armstrong from Europe during World War I. Fonds includes a map of Vancouver Island and an early subdivision plan for North Saanich used by William Armstrong. Fonds includes individual and family portraits of the Armstrongs.

Armstrong, William R.

Westminster Benevolent Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1947

The fonds contains records created or received by the Society in the course of carrying out its responsibilities. The fonds consists of two series: minutes and financial records.

Westminster Benevolent Society

West Vancouver Historical Society fonds

  • CA WVAN 028
  • Fonds
  • 1979-
 The fonds consists of material generated and collected by the West Vancouver Historical Society, who play a significant role in the preservation and promotion of local history in West Vancouver. The fonds includes records relating to the administration of the society, including policies, procedures, agendas, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, reports, newsletters, publications, as well as photographs, audio cassettes, video reels, and technical drawings. The fonds also consists of archival material donated by their members including historical essays, documents, photographs, and slides.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Executive records
Series 2: General and annual meetings
Series 3: Executive correspondence
Series 4: Policies and procedures
Series 5: Financial records
Series 6: Correspondence with other historical associations
Series 7: Membership
Series 8: West Vancouver Community Arts Council
Series 9: Society newsletter
Series 10: Public relations
Series 11: Gertrude Lawson house
Series 12: Ferry building
Series 13: Social events
Series 14: Publications about heritage planning and legislation
Series 15: Member donations of archival material

West Vancouver Historical Society

Wellington School Board fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1942

The fonds consists of accounts (1907-1934) and minutes (1933-1942). Fonds includes several letters of the Wellington Board of School Trustees.

Wellington School Board

Walter Meyer zu Erpen fonds

  • CA NCAI 1998 006 A ; 2007 019 A
  • Fonds
  • [198-]

The fonds consists of materials collected by Walter Meyer zu Erpen for his master's degree including research for a case study, "Towards an Understanding of the Municipal Archives of 19th Century British Columbia: A Case Study of the Archives of the Corporation of the City of Nanaimo, 1875-1904" and thesis: "Study of the Archival Record and Its Context: Meaning and Historical Understanding". The research notes are arranged alphabetically on index cards. Also includes photocopies of a report by Judge Eli Harrison on charges against Police Magistrate J.P. Planta, Bureau of Statistics Returns from Nanaimo, Assessment Rolls, 1895 & 1896, correspondence dated Jan 9, 1900, Wellington, from Theo Bryant re: nomination of E & N Railroad Conductor, J. W. Coburn (resident of Victoria) as Mayor of Nanaimo due to absence of any other nominees and correspondence to Col. Hon. James Baker (Provincial Secretary, Bureau of Statistics, Victoria) from R. E. Gosnell, (Secretary, Bureau of Statistics): Report of the Bureau of Statistics for the Municipalities of British Columbia, 1896.

Meyer zu Erpen, Walter J.

Village of Lions Bay photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1977-1994

The collection consists of photographs depicting various events and ceremonies in Lions Bay and the after effects of the Alberta Creek flood. The collection is composed of two series: Ceremonial photographs; and Alberta Creek flood photographs.

Village of Creston fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1973

The fonds consists of reports, school assessment rolls, correspondence, financial statements, general accounts, tax accounts, voters lists, trade licences, budget sheets, and planning documents.

Creston (B.C.)

Village of Alert Bay fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944-1979

The fonds consists of council minutes, bylaws (1946-1979), assessment rolls (1947-1958, 1960-1966), land titles (1946-1979), petitions, financial records, correspondence, business licences, foreshore leases, boats ledgers, and urban renewal studies. Fonds includes ledgers and other records of the Community Hall Cooperative Association and minutes of the Alert Bay Recreation Association.

Alert Bay (B.C.)

Tubman family collection

  • CA MMB L1856
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1910

The collection consists of monthly time book for Estevan Point Lighthouse (1907) and Race Rocks Lighthouse (1909-1910), listing names of workers and hours by month.

Trout Creek Irrigation District fonds

  • 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

Trail Property Owners and Ratepayers Association fonds

  • CA TCA 1997-5
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1956

The fonds consists of records of the Trail Property Owners and Ratepayers Association, 1938-1956: constitution of the Association, minutes of meetings, lists of members, City Council minutes, bills and receipts, newsclippings, correspondence, index to correspondence (consisting of database files on disk and a hard copy printout), and miscellaneous items.

Trail Property Owners and Ratepayers Association

Township of Langley municipal taxation collection

  • CA LCM MSS 2
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1919, predominant 1906-1907

The collection consists primarily of correspondence to John Walter Berry (1868-1943), Municipal Clerk, requesting tax assessments for lots of land in the Township of Langley, B.C. (1905-1906). Collection also includes examples of official tax assessment forms (1907), court cases appealing tax assessments (1906), and assessment rolls from 1896 and 1902.

Township of Langley incorporation collection : 1872

  • CA LCM MSS 51
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1973]

The collection consists of copies of the original signatures of the 29 petitioners who requested the incorporation of the Langley and Derby district into a municipality on March 23, 1872, and typed lists of the petitioners' names [1973].

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).

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.

Township of Langley Municipal Recreation Commission fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 55
  • Fonds
  • 1959, 1977

The fonds consists of the Rules of Procedure of the Langley Municipal Recreation Commission (1959), a typewritten manuscript "Fort Langley, British Columbia, Canada" promoting the tourist attractions of Fort Langley, B.C., and a poster for the "15th Annual Langley Walk" on May 1, 1977.

Langley (B.C. : Township). Municipal Recreation Commission

Township of Langley Municipal Council petitions collection

  • CA LCM MSS 227
  • Fonds
  • 1912

The collection consists of a 1912 petition to Langley Municipality regarding street lights and other improvements in Fort Langley, B.C., possibly sponsored by the Fort Langley Board of Trade's Transport Committee.

Township of Langley Municipal Council fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 9
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1979, predominant 1895-1948, 1972-1979

The fonds consists of original minute books of Council meetings (1895-1948), typed minutes (1960-1979), handwritten notes (1953-1973), and typed notes based on newspaper accounts of Council meetings (1873-1914).

Langley (B.C. : Township). Municipal Council

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.

Township of Langley British Columbia Centennial collection

  • CA LCM MSS 60;MSS 87
  • Fonds
  • 1958

The collection consists of a Calendar of Events for British Columbia's Centennial Year Celebrations, including a list of events taking place in Langley Municipality, B.C., 2 commercial invitations to attend "British Columbia's 100th Birthday Party", signed by the Lieutenant Governor and Premier of B.C., and notes from a speech made by Mr. A.C. Hope, Chairman of the Langley Centennial Committee, on Sunday, April 27th, 1958, the "Centennial Day of Prayer". Collection also includes 3 promotional postcards outlining the history of Fort Langley, each in their original commemorative envelopes post-marked at Fort Langley, B.C., May 8th, 1958.

Timber and Forestry Branch fonds

  • CA FFG P996.6
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1935

The fonds consists of photographic black and white images chronologically depicting the British Columbia Forest Service practical procedures in road construction, land clearing; reconnaissance; reproduction; settlement; burn over lands and stands; waterways; water power; utilization and waste; types and stands; cut over land and stands; growth and yields; game; grazing; mills: portable; pulp; saw; and shingle.

British Columbia. Timber and Forestry Branch

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.

Sun Country Cablevision Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1984

The fonds consists of one series, a collection consists of 60 VHS videocassettes documenting Salmon Arm and Enderby community events and District of Salmon Arm Municipal Council meetings from 1991 through 2002.

Sun Country Cablevision Ltd.

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.

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