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CA DMA CR-29 · Collection · 1978-1979

The collection consists of 39 copy negatives with 93 matching slides of Delta pioneers, schools and historical locations in Delta, and five cassette tapes of interviews with Delta pioneers conducted by grade five students of Holly Elementary School in Delta. The collection is the result of a centennial year project called "Those Were the Days" carried out by the students under the direction of their teacher Mr. G. Johnson. Photographs include copies of historical images as well as contemporary portraits and scenes. A project list of the images is available. People interviewed for the project were: Murray Davie, Tony and May Lagemaat, Jean Atkinson, Bertha Reynolds, John and Warrena Nottingham, Edith Bell, Mrs. Ellis Telfer, Mrs. Albert Weaver, Ed Vidulich and Dominic Bussanich.

David Martyn fonds
Fonds · 1973 - 2012

Fonds relates to David Martyn’s leadership of worship services at all of the congregations that he served. Includes records relating to his preaching as a student minister. Fonds consists of two record series: Sermons (1973-2012) and Memorial services (1977-1992).

Martyn, David
CA DMA DMA 152 · Fonds · 1966-2009

The fonds consists of records created by the C.F.U.W.-Delta/South Delta. The fonds has been arranged into eight series: Constitutions & By-Laws; Membership; Annual Reports; Minutes of Meetings; Financial Reports; Correspondance; Publicity; Scrapbooks and Photographs.

Canadian Federation of University Women-Delta/South Delta
Fonds · 1958-2009

Fonds consists of records from Royal Heights United Church and Oak Avenue-Royal Heights Pastoral Charge. Records include Membership lists (1969,1983); Session minutes (1959-1980), Stewards minutes (1959-1970), Stewards building fund and budget campaign (1962), Unified Board minutes and organizational diagram (1986), Congregational meeting minutes (1985), Building Committee minutes, correspondence, architectural drawings and reports (1985-1987), Building Committee contracts (1980-1986), Building Committee correspondence (1985-1987), Building Committee building inspection (1962), Building Committee financial records (1985-1986), Pastoral Relations Committee minutes and reports (1969); United Church Women records (1961-1990); Sunday School register (1967-1969); As One That Serves minutes and reports (1960-1964); Canadian Girls in Training program materials (1985-1987); Congregational profile (1969), Single Point Charge proposal (1983); Annual reports (incomplete) (1963-1997); Architectural records (1962-1986).

Royal Heights United Church (Delta, B.C.)
Fraser Presbytery fonds
Fonds · 1958-2008

Fonds consists of the following record series: Fraser Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (1959-2006); Correspondence of the Presbytery Secretary (1963-2003); Subject files of the Presbytery Secretary (1958-2004); Presbytery Secretary - church closures and mergers (1984-1996); Division and committee records (1958-1963 ; 1991-2002); and Financial records (1972-1983).

United Church of Canada. Fraser Presbytery
Terry Farrington collection
CA DMA CR-57 · Collection · 1953-1959

This fonds consists of a collection of eight police ledgers or 'occurance books' dated between 1953 to 1959. They are detailed records of the police officers activities while on patrol duty and outline petty and serious criminal activities in Delta. The ledgers also record missing persons, requests for surveillance, general broadcasts to all officers, and weather. Records are arranged in one series and contain file level descriptions.

R.A. Brooks collection
Collection · [ca. 1940-1950]

Collection consists of 81 b&w photographic prints of the Brooks heads and one of the Vancouver airport.

Fonds · 1921-2009

Fonds consists of records from St. John's Strawberry Hill United Church. Records include Baptism, marriage, and burial records (1934-2009); Membership records (1934-2009); Board and committee records (1921-2009); Legal / Property records (1922-2005); Women's group records (1940-1995); Annual reports (1957-2009); Communications (1984-2009); and Church history (1944-2009).

St. John's Strawberry Hill United Church (Delta, B.C.)
CA DMA CR-133 · Collection · 1910-1916

The collection consists of 22 photographs that show in a variety of detail the operation and structures of a shingle mill and logging railroad in North Delta in the early part of the 1900's. The collection includes photographs of the owner, Wesley Thompson, his family, and mill workers. The donor also provided photocopies of clippings and genealogical information about the Thompson family, which are located in the Archives Reference files under Wesley Thompson.

Delta Shingle Mill
CA DMA CR-33 · Fonds · 1902-1950

The fonds consists of records created by Simeon Fisher during the course of owning and operating Fisher's Drug and Book Store. There are several wholesale invoices as well as nine large prescription invoice ledgers and correspondence between Mr. Fisher, local residents and National Drug Co. where he purchased wholesale drugs for his pharmacy. These records cover the years between 1902 and 1948 when his business was in operation. The fonds is arranged in three series: Correspondence; Prescription Invoices; Drug Invoices.

Fisher's Drug and Bookstore (Delta, B.C.)
CA DMA CR-93 · Fonds · [188-] - 1991

The fonds consists of articles, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous historical manuscripts about Tamboline family members and other people and events in the Ladner area. One series of clippings is organized in four scrapbooks. The fonds also includes photographs of family members and friends, and homes and activities of the Tamboline family.

Tamboline (family)
Chorlton family fonds
CA DMA CR-11 · Fonds · ca. 1910-193-

The fonds consists of 136 photographs, some loose, most mounted in a photo album. The photographs include scenes of farming, travel, family, and livestock.

Chorlton (family)
Edgar Dunning collection
CA DMA MSS DE970-6-169;MSS DE981-34;MSS DE981-77;MSS DE981-81;MSS DE1984-160;MSS DE1985-044;MSS DE1987-006;MSS DE1989-034;MSS DE1987-006 · Fonds · 1902-1982

The collection consists of a wide variety of material relating to Delta. It includes leaflets, tickets, memberships cards, raffle tickets, voters' lists, photographs, programs, and booklets. The photographs depict Delta people and places. Also included are records of the Delta Community Band, some records of the Ladner Optimist and the Delta Centennial Committee.

Ernest Burnett fonds
CA DMA CR-30 · Fonds · 1950-1980

The fonds consists of one series of material created by Ernest Burnett in his capacity as mayor: in particular, as a member of the Delta Centennial Committee, which held its meetings in Council chambers. Mr. Burnett's copies of the Committee minutes constitute one series of the fonds. A second series of material includes material Mr. Burnett created as treasurer of the Delta Agricultural Society. This series includes financial statements (1950-1954), and racing programs for Paterson Park (1962-1968). The final series in this fonds consists of one file containing a program for the "Freedom Ceremony" celebrating Delta's 90th Anniversary (1969), and a promotional newspaper entitled "Delta Election '71 News". which promotes the "Delta Team" of municipal candidates including incumbent Mayor Dugald Morrison, Alderman Doug Watkins, Ernie Burnett, and Harold Savage.

Burnett, Ernest
Ethel Mowat fonds
CA DMA CR-100 · Fonds · 1886-1981

The fonds consists of records and photographs that document the activities of Ethel's parents, children and husband, and collections of photographs, taped and transcribed interviews, historical notes, and records accumulated in her function as member of various organizations, author of a memoir "From Dawn to the Twilight Years", and local historian. The fonds contains miscellaneous records of the I.O.D.E. and the Delta Museum and Archives, and photographs of members of the I.O.D.E. and Dugout committee. The fonds holds a collection of Mowat family photographs used in Ethel's memoir; a collection of records and photographs, largely belonging to the McKee family, found at the McKee House prior to its renovation as a Senior Citizen's Centre; and a collection of taped and transcribed interviews with Ethel and Sid Mowat, and others conducted by Ethel with local residents, including Bob Trim and Rosetta Saga.

Mowat, Ethel
CA DMA CR-75 · Fonds · 1978-1979

The fonds includes information on Delta's celebration of the Captain Cook Bi-Centennial in 1978 and the activities of the Captain Cook Bi-Centennial Committee. It includes grant applications, correspondence, minutes, reports, memos and one photograph.

Captain Cook Bi-Centennial Committee (Delta, B.C.)
CA DMA CR-25 · Fonds · [ca. 1870]-1960

This collection consists of photographs of several generations of the Ladner family.

CA DMA CR-26 · Fonds · 1930-1939

The fonds consists of a minute book (1930-1939), reports, correspondence, annual programs (1930-1938), and copies of newspaper clippings.

Delta Manor Exhibition Association
Delta Symphony Society fonds
CA DMA CR-27 · Fonds · 1971-1984

The fonds consists of one series of scrapbooks comprised of correspondence, newspaper clippings, promotional materials, album covers, press releases, pamphlets and photographs. The scrapbooks are organized chronologically, documenting the annual activities and achievements of the Delta Youth Orchestra.

Delta Symphony Society
CA DMA CR-102 · Fonds · [Copied 1980]

The collection consists of copy prints and negatives created and assembled by Ken Young as a research project which he did as a student at the University of British Columbia. The collection consists of copies of original photographs taken of the Delta area of British Columbia between 1880 and 1950, including buildings and street scenes in Ladner, Port Guichon, Westham Island, and Annieville, as well as some scenes of Victoria. The collection includes photographs of family homes, barns, businesses, ferries and boats, as well as formal portraits, social scenes, and photographs of people at work fishing, farming, and in the milk and fish canneries. Also included are family trees, correspondence, and clippings.

CA DMA CR-44 · Fonds · [ca.1920]-1937

The fonds consists of cashbooks of J.M. Allen, a time book, correspondence and photographs of Delta scenes and the Allen family home.

Allen, John McKee
CA DMA CR-123 · Fonds · 1983

The collection consists of slides and photographs of the Glenrose Cannery and St. Mungo Archaeological digs, and staff and drawings of the St. Mungo archaeological site. The material was used as a display at a talk on the archaeological digs given by W. Hastings in 1983.

Whitworth family fonds
CA DMA CR-112 · Fonds · [ca. 1885]-1949

Fonds consists of correspondence and photographs created or received by Whitworth family members Isaac, Christiana, Leonie, Lillian, Fred, William, and Olive. Much of the correspondence is in the form of postcards.

Whitworth (family)
Bates family fonds
CA DMA CR-2 · Fonds · 1892-[197-]

The fonds consists largely of reference material, photographs, and memorabilia collected by Frances Bates as a result of her interest in Delta history and her participation in the founding of the Delta Museum. The fonds also contains records from the operation of the Bates' farm, and correspondence dealing with the expropriation of the farm by the provincial government for the Roberts Bank development. The fonds has been arranged in the following series: Frances Bates' history collection, Bates family farm records, and Photographs.

Bates (family)