Fonds CR-63 - T. Ellis Ladner fonds

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T. Ellis Ladner fonds

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  • [ca. 1868]-1990 (Creation)
    Ladner, T. Ellis

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27 cm of textual records
16 photographs
6 maps

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T. Ellis Ladner (1871-1958) was born in New Westminster, B.C., and grew up in Delta. In his teens, he started work in one of the first salmon canneries in Delta and continued in that industry until he was thirty. In 1901, he went to the USA and worked in various western locations for the Southern Pacific Railway. He married Gertrude Richards in 1909 and they moved back to Vancouver and finally settled in Burnaby in 1918. In Burnaby, Mr. Ladner served on the Municipal Council.

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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 Fonds also includes an unpublished work of T. Ellis Ladner, "On and By the River: Early Days in British Columbia."

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BCAUL control number: DMA-278

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