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David Flaherty fonds

  • CA BCA PR-2183
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2005

The fonds consists of the records of David H. Flaherty created throughout his professional and private life. They include project research files relating to his work with Canadian and international privacy issues during his time at the University of Western Ontario from 1972 to 1987; teaching and lecture files on early American history, and American and Canadian legal and constitutional history from his time at Princeton, the University of Virginia and the University of Western Ontario from 1963 to 1991; and his personal files including diaries, correspondence, photographs and subject files from 1949 to 2005, including those from his time as the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia. Within each series, the files are arranged roughly by date. The personal files have been divided by Flaherty into open and restricted files.

Flaherty, David H.

Clement Francis Cornwall fonds

  • CA BCA PR-1324
  • Fonds
  • 1862-[ca. 1906]

The fonds consists of Clement Francis Cornwall's diaries recording life at Ashcroft Manor and as a senator in 1872 in Ottawa. It also contains Cornwall's bench books from ca. 1891 to 1906.

Cornwall, Clement Francis, 1836-1910

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

Prince George Citizen fonds

  • CA FFG P991.9.1
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1968

The fonds consists of photographic images depicting the economical, industrial; commercial; retail; educational; organizational; political; social events and recreational developments within the City Of Prince George and the surrounding regional areas as special events unfolded through the course of a ten (10) year period in the Northern Interior of British Columbia. These images were taken in the format of news articles, advertisements and special events.

Prince George Citizen

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.

Citizens Assembly on Electoral Reform fonds

  • CA SFL MsC 87
  • Fonds
  • 2003-2004

The fonds consists of print submissions made by individuals to The Citizens Assembly on Electoral Reform, electronic records made by the CAER, video recordings of plenary sessions, interviews with CAER members, details of the BC-STV system, and animations of the procedure for the BC-STV, and a printed technical report.

Citizens Assembly on Electoral Reform

James Hawthornthwaite fonds

  • CA SFL MsC 47
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1911

Fonds consists primarily of incoming correspondence addressed to Hawthornthwaite in his capacity as a Member of the Legislative Assembly from his constituents and other residents of British Columbia. The fonds contains a file consisting of legislative bills, resolutions, and acts tabled during Hawthornthwaite's tenure in the Provincial Parliament and other records that Hawthornthwaite made or received in the course of his service to the people of Nanaimo, as well as published records of the legislative assembly of British Columbia for the years 1909 and 1910. The fonds also contains: a certificate for Hawthornthwaite's share in the Western Socialist Publishing Company which published The Western Clarion, the newspaper of the Socialist Party of British Columbia; a postcard depicting Joseph Mairs, one of Hawthornthwaite's contemporaries in the Socialist Party of Canada; and a copy of a book titled The changing order: A study of democracy, given to Hawthornthwaite by his friend Harry Sibble.

Hawthornthwaite, James

Langley Centennial Museum fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 96
  • Fonds
  • 1958-ca. 1976

The fonds consists of documents from the Langley Centennial Museum's formation, including Rules and Regulations, guides for accepting items in the Museum (1967), correspondence (1958-1976), Financial statements (1967), attendance records (1958-1968), details of School Educational Programmes, a list of attendees at the opening of the Art Gallery (1974), a book of donations of sound recordings (1975), indexes for the holdings of both the Langley Centennial Museum Archives and the Archives at Langley Municipal Hall in Murrayville, B.C. [1975], and a list of names on the 1924 Sharon United Church Quilt [1975].

Langley Centennial Museum

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

Langley School District fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 66;MSS 204
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1957, [1973]

The fonds consists of minutes and accounts books (1886-1906, 1907-1915), minute books (1934-1955), and accounts book (1928-1934) of the Langley School District. Fonds also includes the guest book (1911-1957) of the Fort Langley Elementary School, 2 brief histories of the Langley School District, and a list of Proposals for Langley Centennial Year submitted by the Teachers and Students of Langley Schools [1973], as well as a 1913 lease agreement between Roderick Cummings and the Langley School District Board of Trustees for land for a pumphouse (opposite Sharon United Church on 48th Avenue and Old Yale Road).

Langley School District

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.

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 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].

Aldergrove Customs Office fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 31
  • Fonds
  • 1919

The fonds consists of blueprints and specifications for construction of the Customs Office to be built in Aldergrove, B.C., dated 1919.

Canada. Aldergrove Customs Office

A.M. (Alexander) McDonald fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 26
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1887

The fonds consists of 3 municipal assessment receipts for the years 1885, 1886, and 1887.

McDonald, A.M.

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 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 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.

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 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.

Corporation of the Village of Lytton fonds

  • CA LMA MS 57
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1990

Fonds consists of documents pertaining to Village activites. Includes copies of the Letters Patent for the incorporation of the Village and boundary extensions, minutes and notes for the Celebrations '50', a celebration of the village's 50th anniversary, and early Council meeting minutes.

Lytton (B.C.)

Newgate Customs House fonds

  • CA FTST MS 44
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1938

Fonds consists of textual records of the Newgate Customs House from 1913-1938. Includes a register of power of attorney and a personnel record.

Canada. Newgate Customs House

East Kootenay Meteorological Office fonds

  • CA FTST MS 4
  • Fonds
  • photocopied 1996

Fonds consists of the photocopied registers from the meteorological stations at Tobacco Plains, 1896-1905; Elk River, 1906-1911; and Fruitlands, 1914-1915.

Canada. East Kootenay Meteorological Office

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