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Minnekhada Regional Park collection

  • CA CCOQ C22
  • Collectie
  • 1979 - 2000

The fonds consists of ephemera and newspaper clippings related to the creation and use of Minnekhada Park.

Terry Fox Library

Don Cunnings fonds

  • CA CCOQ F12
  • Archief
  • 1948 - 2011

The fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Don Cunnings, documenting his involvement in sport and recreation in Coquitlam. The archivist arranged the fonds into two series. One series documents the activities of Cunnings during his tenure at the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department. The second series consists of personal and professional records accumulated by Cunnings, documenting his various professional positions for reference and posterity.

The records include photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, correspondence, recorded documentaries, two scrapbooks, and assorted textual records and ephemera.

Cunnings, Don

District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department records

The series documents the activities that Cunnings was involved with and led during his tenure at the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department and the development of the Department over time.

The series is arranged into thirteen files according to subject, and consists of textual records, photographs, ephemera, and newspaper clippings detailing sports, recreational programs and classes, parks and facility development, and events and initiatives undertaken by the Department, such as BC Summer Games, and Coquitlam Centennial celebrations.

Cunnings, Don

Miscellaneous

The file contains various newsletters, calendars, correspondence, obituaries, and ephemera Cunnings collected about the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department's activities.

A significant portion of the file consists of photographs depicting canoeing, archery, track and field, figure skating, swimming; groups such as the Kinsmen club and the City of Coquitlam Retirees Association; City events such as the celebrations of the City of Coquitlam's city status, BC Summer Games, and Centennial Celebrations; as well as development, programs, and activities the Department undertook in all of their parks. These include photographs of Blue Mountain Park, Brookmere Park, Burke Mountain Park, Burquitlam Park, Como Lake Park, Dogwood Park, Eagle Ridge Park, Mackin Park, Mundy Park, Poirier Street Park, Rivervew Park, Rochester Park, Town Centre Park (stadium and track), and Victoria Park. Also included are photographs of municipal, sports, and cultural buildings, including the Centennial Activity Centre, Coquitlam Sports Centre, the parks office, Place Des Arts, the Public Works yard, Social Rec Centre, and the Tennis Centre.

Cunnings, Don

Parks and Recreation Department

The file contains newspaper clippings, ephemera, forms, and an organizational chart that document the Parks and Recreation Department's classes, staff, and events. The file significantly pertains to the 1972-1973 Recreation Referendum.

Cunnings, Don

Parks, Playgrounds, and Sports Fields

The file consists of newspaper clippings and photographs describing activities undertaken by the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department in Coquitlam parks, playgrounds, and sports fields. The photographs depict several parks, including Mundy Park, Como Lake, Mountain View Park, Coquitlam River Park, Blue Mountain Park, and Riverview Park.

Cunnings, Don

Town Centre Park

The file documents the development of Coquitlam's Town Centre Park around Lafarge Lake, as well as Town Centre Park Stadium, Track, and "Cunnings Field." Records in the file include newspaper clippings, photographs, and one certificate.

Cunnings, Don

Hoy-Scott Watershed Society fonds

  • CA CCOQ F45
  • Archief
  • [194-?]-2021

The Hoy-Scott Watershed Society fonds consists of the records created and received by the Hoy-Scott Watershed Society and reflects its hatchery operations, salmonid enhancement and environmental stewardship programs, events, and environmental advocacy initiatives in the larger Coquitlam Watershed.

The fonds consists of administrative records, reports, correspondence, event planning files, newspaper clippings, newsletters, publications, plans, a scrapbook, promotional materials, and photographs documenting the activities of the Hoy-Scott Watershed Society and the operations of the Hoy Creek Hatchery in Coquitlam.

The fonds was arranged into four series by the archivist. See the Physical condition and Arrangement note below for more information.

Hoy-Scott Watershed Society

Programs and events

The series documents the various salmonid enhancement and environmental stewardship programs and events the Hoy-Scott Watershed Society (HSWS) organizes and maintains. A significant portion of the series consists of newspaper clippings HSWS maintained about their events and activities reported on in local newspapers. Additionally, it includes Creek and Trail Inspection Reports, feed records, accumulated thermal units, and trough data forms.

Photographs

The series consists of photographs predominantly depicting events held by the Hoy Scott Watershed Society, including Salmon Come Home, Salmon Leave Home, Fry Releases, Trail Clean Ups, and field trips. The series also documents the habitat of Hoy and Scott Creek during different seasons as well as construction, excavation, and changes to the hatchery and rearing ponds.

Record types include a scrapbook, silver gelatin negatives in large format cellulose acetate sheets, silver gelatin DOP prints, chromogenic colour negative film strips, slides, and prints.

Subject files

The series consists of Columbian Newspaper clippings, B&W photographs, press releases, and other assorted records arranged by subject. The files were created by Columbian staff members for reference purposes.

Columbian Company