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Maple Ridge Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1850-2001]

The collection consists of photographs of scenes, events, industry and people in the Maple Ridge area, including the communities of Whonnock, Hammond, Haney, Port Haney, Yennadon, Websters Corner, Ruskin, Albion, and The Ridge.

Morse Family fonds

  • CA MRM 00091
  • Fonds
  • n.d.

1 zoology notebook with drawings composed by Dr. David Garnet Morse.

3 associated photographs have been added to the museum's graphic collection.

Morse, David Garnet

The People's Store fonds

  • CA MRM 00100
  • Fonds
  • 1937 - 1957

The fonds consists of various store inventories, correspondence, receipts, statements, invoices, and some ephemera.

People's Store (Webster's Corner, B.C.)

Fraser North Shore Highway Association fonds

  • CA MRM 00160
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1958

The fonds consists of minutes incorporating reports, correspondence and clippings of the Fraser North Shore Highway Association. Fonds includes minutes and correspondence of the Maple Ridge Board of Trade (1947-1948) and of the Highway Committee of the North Shore Boards of Trade (1948-1949).

Fraser North Shore Highway Association

Louise Poole fonds

  • CA MRM 00370
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1932-ca. 1972

The fonds consists of many records created during Louise Poole's time at Maple Ridge Senior High School. These records include her teacher evaluations, several photographs, grad programs, and some ephemera. There is a file of personal papers and there are several plays written by Poole. Fonds also contains family photographs and her 1934 M.A. thesis "L'orientalisme dans la poesie francasie due XIXe siecle."

Poole, Louise

Letters from Helen

Series consists of letters, photographs, and greeting cards, envelopes, and one postage stamp sent from Helen Waugh to Lawrence Broe between 1938 and 1947.

Lawrence Broe is referred to as "Larry" throughout the records in this series.

Letters - 1938

12 letters and 11 envelopes written by Helen Waugh to Lawrence Broe during the year 1938.

Broe, Lawrence

Helen in White

Photograph depicts Helen in a white or light-coloured outfit posing before bushes, hands in her pockets.

Verso bears a blue stamp: "WILL NOT FADE, 315, CRYSTAL FINISH"

Easter Card - 2

Easter card sent by Helen to Lawrence on unknown date.

Recto of greeting card depicts a couple among flowers with doves, accented with an attached pink ribbon bow. "Easter Greetings" is printed on a round disc of off-white satin, framed with silver foil and further gilt decoration. Remainder of greeting "to my Sweetheart" floats apart from the disc. Inner-left shows back of ribbon, pierced through one hole, and a colourful bouquet of flowers. Inner-right bears a pre-printed poem in black ink. Handwritten inscription in dark blue ink "Larry" and "Helen".

Verso shows black pre-printed text "35 ES 741 ; COPYRIGHT MCMXXXVII ; RUST CRAFT BOSTON, U.S.A."

Christmas Card - 3

Christmas card sent by Helen to Lawrence on unknown date.

Recto of greeting card depicts a holly branch against a green background, accented with a round cut-out window, showing gold foil bearing etched text "CHRISTMAS GREETINGS". A red satin bow is affixed to this cut-out. Gold foil extends past the edges of the paper. Inner-left shows a holly branch on green background, back of ribbon piercing through two holes. Black pre-printed greeting "Just For Your Own Dear Self Alone". Inner-right shows a black pre-printed poem against white background. Handwritten inscription in black ink "Larry Dear," and "Helen". Verso shows black pre=printed text "35 XD 9 COPYRIGHT ; RUST CRAFT BOSTON U.S.A."

The front of the envelope is damaged such that some text is missing. Remainder of text in top left "y :.2 N.Y." Round stamp in black ink reads "HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. ; DEC 16 ; 830 PM ; 1940". A blue 3-cent stamp featuring Thomas Jefferson is affixed to recto with black waves stamped across it. Handwritten address ink black ink "Mr. C.E. Haines, ; 821 Williams St. ; New Westminster ; B.C. ; Canada". Reverse bears more stamped waves in black and is sealed with a sticker depicting a poinsettia on gold background.

Christmas Card - 4

Christmas card sent by Helen to Lawrence on unknown date.

Recto of greeting card depicts white flower in relief against silver background, framed with red. A cut-out reveals a white ribbon and silver foil along the folding edge, with a cut-out star revealing silver foil which extends past the primary paper. Greeting in white "Lonesome for You at Christmas". Inner-left depicts white relief candelabra against red background. Back of white ribbon is affixed through slit in bottom third. Bunches of holly are stamped in relief against satin white background. Inner-right shows red-pre-printed poem against white background. Handwritten inscription in black ink "H."

Verso bears black pre-printed text "15x4000 COPYRIGHT ; RUST CRAFT BOSTON U.S.A."

Brown Envelope

Envelope received by Lawrence from unknown sender (but speculated to be from Helen).

Envelope recto shows handwritten addresses in black ink. Sender address: "410 King St W., ; Kitchener, Ont." Receiving address: "Dr. Broe, ; Hammond B.C." Black ink handwriting on bottom left: "Printed Matter". Two Canadian postage stamps for 2 cents are are affixed, depicting King George V (issued 1935). Verso is blank.

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