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James Delgado fonds
CA SFL MsC 123 · Fonds · 1964-2010

The fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Delgado since 1964. The fonds contains correspondence, personal records, photographs, slides, negatives, video recordings, audio recordings of interviews with Delgado, and files focusing on: projects (shipwreck and historic sites), expeditions, lectures and education, and writing. The fonds also focuses on Delgado’s work with the National Park Service in the US, his work with the Vancouver Maritime Museum and with the Institute for Nautical Archaeology. Records also focus on Delgado’s work on The Sea Hunters television program.

The fonds is divided into eleven series: Correspondence series (Personal correspondence sub-series, Outgoing correspondence sub-series, Incoming correspondence sub-series), Personal records series, Projects series (Miscellaneous projects sub-series, Maritime archaeology sub-series, S.S. Central America sub-series), Expeditions series, Sea Hunters series (Episode files sub-series, Photographs sub-series, Slides sub-series, Video recordings sub-series), Writing series (Books and publications sub-series, Reports sub-series, Correspondence sub-series, Article drafts sub-series, Published articles sub-series, Publicity and reviews sub-series), Newspaper clippings series, Lectures and education series, Audio recordings series, Images series (Photographs sub-series, Titanic images sub-series, Slides sub-series), and Video recordings series.

Delgado, James
Daryl Duke fonds
CA SFL MsC 120 · Fonds · 1940-2006

The fonds comprises records created by Duke from approximately 1946 to 2006. They are related to all aspects of Duke’s life and career. Among other types of records, the fonds includes: drafts of Duke's articles, essays and speeches; personal and production photographs; annotated working scripts of various television and film productions; personal and administrative correspondence; legal records, personal and administrative correspondence pertaining to the takeover of CKVU-TV; awards; personal notes; journals; press clippings featuring work by and about Duke; ephemera collected by Duke; and audio/visual material.

Series have been determined during archival processing and are primarily based on the various activities that Duke engaged in over his life and working career (see the Arrangement note below for more details about series arrangement). The series are: CKVU (1974-1991); CBC (1984-2005); Friends of Canadian Broadcasting (1994-2004); Banff Television Festival (1997-2004); Vancouver Awards Show (1987-1990); general business correspondence (1965-1990); personal correspondence (1948-2007); essays and articles (1940-2005); personal notes (1981-2005); personal journals (1945-2005); agendas (1977-1984); personal publicity (1960-2004); film and television works (1950-2000); speeches (1980-2004); research (1993-2003); ephemera (1946-ca. 1990); audio recordings ([ca. 1969-ca. 2002]); videocassettes ([ca. 1990-ca. 2002]); and photographs ([ca. 1940]-2006).

Duke, Daryl
CA LCM MSS 85 · Fonds · [1935-1945]

The fonds consists of 4 B.C. drivers' licences for George Stewart Matheson (1935-1938), 8 gasoline ration coupon books for George and Caroline Matheson [1939-1945], a Voter's Registration Certificate for Caroline (1940), and a Souvenir Membership for George Matheson from the Langley Agricultural Association for their Golden Jubilee Year (1942).

Matheson, George Stewart
Walter Reynolds Hall fonds
CA LCM MSS 6 · Fonds · 1912-1917, 1984

The fonds consists of copies made in 1984 of correspondence and land records, including articles of agreement, property conveyances, receipts, mortgages, deeds of land, and assessment notices of W.R. Hall concerning primarily land transactions involving George Henry Pratt, Alex Ritchie, George A. Jacobs, and Charles Reid dating back to 1898-1915, and 1947. There are original records from 1912-1917 documenting payments made by Walter Reynolds Hall to Rev. H.A. Burton and correspondence between Hall and Montgomery Ward & Co. from Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Hall, Walter Reynolds
CA LCM MSS 52 · Fonds · [1977]

The collection consists of personal histories and geneaologies of pioneer settlers in Langley, B.C., including Benjamin Boake, Samuel Edge, William Edge, Thomas Jones, A.L. Lazenby, and Henry West [1977].

John Work collection
CA LCM MSS 42 · Fonds · 1968-1969

The collection consists of a 1943 article about John Work of the Hudson's Bay Company from the "California Historical Society Quarterly", and three pieces of correspondence from Mrs. Vernon Starr of Anaheim California, with a Mrs. Umphrey (1969) and W.E. Ireland (1968), Provincial Librarian and Archivist in Victoria, B.C. Mrs. Starr is a descendant of Henry Wark of Langley, B.C., and her correspondence contains much of the geneaology of the Wark family and accounts of their activities in Canada.

Lewis W. Vaughan fonds
CA LCM MSS 41 · Fonds · 1904-1923

The fonds consists of personal receipts signed by David Vaughan (1904) and M.M. Peacock (1923), Road Tax Receipts for the Corporation of the District of Langley (1917-1918), and a Langley, B.C., Tax Demand (1917).

Vaughan, Lewis M.
Holding family fonds
CA LCM MSS 40 · Fonds · 19--

The fonds consists of stories told to Mrs. Jessie Alice Thompson (nee Holding) by her father relating to his boyhood in Australia and his youth in Fort Langley, B.C.

Holding (family)
William Hamilton Edge fonds
CA LCM MSS 38 · Fonds · [ca. 1879-1940]

The fonds consists of receipts from individuals, businesses, and governments issued to William Hamilton Edge.

Edge, William Hamilton
Dutcher family fonds
CA LCM MSS 34 · Fonds · 1896-1914

The fonds consists of an assortment of stocks belonging to Howard K. Dutcher, Ducane Dutcher, Neoma [?] Dutcher, and Alfred White or Kate White, of various companies in Alberta, B.C., and Washington State.

Dutcher (family)
Martin family collection
CA LCM MSS 29 · Fonds · 1920-1978

The collection consists of a Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve Service Certificate for Luke John Martin (1920), a programme from the Maple Ridge-Langley Ferry opening (1957), a biography of James Murray Yale (1776-1871) who was the third Chief Factor of Fort Langley, B.C. (1960), a history of Fort Langley, a programme from the 1953 Langley High School Students' Council presentation of "H.M.S. Pinafore", a copy of the Fraser Valley Flood Record produced by the BCER's "Family Post" (1948), a history of Langley written for the township's 50th anniversary in 1923, and copies of extracts from the township of Langley Council Minutes from December 30, 1895, to April 1, 1899 [ca. 1978].

Spence family fonds
CA LCM MSS 27 · Fonds · [ca. 1939-1945]

The fonds consists of 10 ration books issued to various members of the Spence family of Coghlan, B.C. [ca. 1939-1945].

Spence (family)
CA LCM MSS 255 · Fonds · 1874-1972

Fonds consists of 6 series: announcements series, 1917-1971, which includes birth, marriage, and death announcements; diary series, 1972, which includes a diary of Len Rowlatts daily activities; fiscal records series, 1919-1972, which includes pension records, ration books, Turners Dairy Ltd. milk counts, mortgage records, bank correspondence, a victory bond certificate, savings bonds, Fraser Valley Milk Producers Association annual statements, agricultural subsidy records, and bank books; legal records series, 1874-1972, which include deeds and information regarding property, funeral records, birth certificates, a marriage certificate, and records related to the Rowlatt will; correspondence series, 1913-1972, which includes correspondence from Len s fiance Effie and correspondence sent to both Len and Isabella from family, including family in England, and friends; and ephemeral series, which includes recipes and an airline and rail pass stub from Lens 1969 trip to England.

Rowlatt, Len
Isabel Mary Matheson fonds
CA LCM MSS 239 · Fonds · 1921, 1922

The fonds consists of The Associated Board of Music and Royal College of Music exam results for Isabel Mary Matheson (1921, 1922), pupil of Miss J.A. Michaud at Langley Prairie, B.C.

Matheson, Isabel Mary
McCrimmon family fonds
CA LCM MSS 238 · Fonds · 1894, 1896

The fonds consists of 2 B.C. Public Schools Roll of Honour Certificates for Jena McCrimmon (1896) and Etta McCrimmon (1894).

McCrimmon (family)
Fred Cox fonds
CA LCM MSS 230 · Fonds · 1945-1946

The fonds consists of one invitation to Fred Cox to a 1946 Welcome Home for returned soldiers in Langley, B.C., one decal, "Gasoline Ration A", and 3 gasoline and ration coupon books (1945-1946).

Cox, Fred
Alfred Trattle fonds
CA LCM MSS 229 · Fonds · 1912-1953, predominant 1939-1946

The fonds consists of 3 ration books issued to Alfred and Edna Trattle, and 4 meat tokens issued between 1939-1945. Also included is Alfred Trattle's 1912 baptismal certificate, a 1940 consignment agreement for Trattle and Wolstenholm for tires and tubes, and a 1952-1953 safe driving identification card issued to Alfred Trattle.

Trattle, Alfred
George T. Allan fonds
CA LCM MSS 22 · Fonds · 1841

The fonds consists of Allan's correspondence and journals written at Fort Vancouver (Washington State) in 1841.

Allan, George T.
Ellen Pattenden fonds
CA LCM MSS 217 · Fonds · 1926-ca. 1929

The fonds consists of one B.C. driver's licence for Ellen Pattenden (1927), one B.C. Electric Railway Company, Westminster Branch, commuter ticket book (ca. 1929), and one municipal tax statement from Langley Municipality, B.C., to Ellen Pattenden (1926).

Pattenden, Ellen
Shortreed family fonds
CA LCM MSS 211;Coll. 221 · Fonds · 1880-1947, predominant 1892-1909

The fonds consists of correspondence (1892-1909), receipts and legal records (including will, deed of land, mortgage, and letter of probate) of the Shortreed family. Fonds also includes Shortreed family photographs (1880-1947) and a scrapbook of music compiled by Laura Shortreed, ca. 1926.

Shortreed (family)
Murdoch Kirby fonds
CA LCM MSS 21 · Fonds · [ca. 1880-1890]

The fonds consists of Kirby's correspondence with his sister, Agnes, in England.

Kirby, Murdoch
CA LCM MSS 208 · Fonds · [Photocopied 1989]

The fonds consists of 8 pages of Westover family history, including a record of service, family group records and photographs.

Westover (family)
Alfred Pepin fonds
CA LCM MSS 203 · Fonds · 1961

The fonds consists of a copy of a letter and manuscript relating to T.A. Pepin.

Pepin, Alfred E.
Baker family fonds
CA LCM MSS 201 · Fonds · 1914, 1931-1932

The fonds consists of a certificate of competence as a master steamer awarded to Alonzo Baker, who crewed on the Beaver between 1905 and 1914, and a Baker marriage licence (1931) and will (1932).

Baker (family : Langley, B.C.)
Phoebe Fulton fonds : 1901
CA LCM MSS 198 · Fonds · [Photocopied ca. 1990]

The fonds consists of a diary (1901) of Phoebe Fulton describing community events and daily activities in and around the Fernridge District of Langley, B.C., at the turn of the century, and containing genealogical information from 1861 to 1931.

Fulton, Phoebe