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Transferring the Stone

The file consists of a series of videos documenting the "Transferring the Stone" ceremony that commemorated the transfer of stone from the AOH Celtic Cross at Grosse Ile, Quebec to Coquitlam, B.C. The ceremony was held at Place des Arts on October 5, 2009. Grosse Ile served as a quarantine station during the Irish migrations in the late 1840s and the stone represents the struggles faced by Irish immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries. It was placed at the altar of Our Lady of Fatima Parish Church.

Photographs

The series includes 25 digital photographs (jpg) taken by members of the Burquitlam Community Association (BCA) in 2004. The photographs depict local landmarks as well as a BCA meeting held in November, 2004.

Burquitlam Community Association

Alain Boire collection

  • CA CCOQ C10
  • Collection
  • 2000 - 2016

The collection consists largely of research materials and notes created in the preparation of Boire's book "With Hearts and Minds" published in 2016. The remainder of the collection consists of materials collected by Boire from Caisse Populaire Maillardville Credit Union, as well as accumulated material pertaining to Boire’s involvement in several community initiatives, such as the Maillardville Residents' Association, Maillardville revitalization and planning, and Place Maillardville.

Materials include correspondence, photographs, administrative records, interviews, reports, handwritten notes, clippings, advertising and professional materials, newsletters, research materials, prints, postcards, ephemera, a map, embossing seals, a lid from a glass milk bottle, and other documents. The collection also includes a manuscript copy of “With Hearts and Minds”.

Boire, Alain Joseph

Newsletters and bulletins

The series consists of newsletters and bulletins created by the Burquitlam Lions Club, as well as newsletters and publications issued by Lions Club International and District 19 Governors from 1998 to 2011.

Burquitlam Lions Club

Burquitlam Community Association fonds

  • CA CCOQ F44
  • Fonds
  • 1997-2006

The fonds consists of the operational records of the Burquitlam Community Association, including minutes, agendas, correspondence, and documents related to programs, projects, and committees. The fonds also includes photographs of the Burquitlam neighbourhood and a Burquitlam Community Association meeting from 2004.

Burquitlam Community Association

Coquitlam Heritage Society Administrative records

The series consists of administrative records including minutes relating to the Coquitlam Heritage Society as well as minutes, reports, and correspondence relating to the development and renovations of Mackin House and Heritage Square. The series also includes plans for the restoration of Mackin House from 1993.

Coquitlam Heritage Society

Coquitlam Heritage Society collection

  • CA CCOQ C4
  • Collection
  • 1990-2013

The collection consists of material accumulated by the Coquitlam Heritage Society over the course of its existence. The collection includes the following: records related to Fraser Mills (later the Canadian Western Lumber Company, then Crown Zellerbach) including ledger books, journals, statements, photographs, and various other records; records related to the lumber industry in Coquitlam; photographs of historic Coquitlam; glass plate negatives by W.J. Moore and Richard Broadridge; material related to the administration of the Coquitlam Heritage Society itself; and miscellaneous records related to Coquitlam's history

Coquitlam Heritage Society

Correspondence

The file consists of a thank you note from the co-director of the Olympics of the Mind Tournament.

Reunion Records

The series consists of records relating to reunions attended and/or organized by Tim Kernighan including a reunion of students who attended Como Lake Middle School, a reunion of students who attended Lord Baden-Powell Elementary School, a Boys Scouts reunion, and a reunion of residents of Hailey Street.

Coquitlam 100 Years collection

  • CA CCOQ C6
  • Collection
  • 1988-1991

The collection consists of approx. 640 photographic prints used for the "Coquitlam 100 Years: Reflections of the Past" publication produced by the District of Coquitlam in 1991. The collection also includes the transcripts of interviews used in the publication as well as the administrative files of the Pioneer Tales of Coquitlam Committee and various publications and pamphlets used for contextual information for the book.

Pioneer Tales Book Committee

Crime Prevention and Community Policing Committees

The series consists of records relating to Russell Hellard's participation on the Crime Prevention Committee and later the Community Policing Committee. Hellard was Chairman of the Crime Prevention Committee from 1989-1991 and was Chairman of the Community Policy Committee from 1992-1994. A re-direction dictated from the RCMP in Ottawa changed Crime Watch to Community Policing Committees. Records include Annual Reports, committee meeting minutes, Chairman's reports, notes, and photographs. Records also pertain to the establishment, inauguration, and management of the Tri-City Community Crime Prevention Services Centre, and the activities of police officer Eric Chan, who founded the program.

Pioneer Tales Book Committee photographs

The series consists of records produced and accumulated as part of Craig Hodge's duties on the Pioneer Tales Committee Book Committee. The series includes photographs in the form of copy negatives and prints, as well as some original prints, and assorted documentation.

1986 Heritage Inventory files

The series includes working files related to properties in the Maillardville area that were assessed for heritage value by external contractors in 1986. The files include photographs taken by the assessors, a copy of the typed assessment of each property, and related documents added by Planning and Development staff over the years. Related documents include copies of land titles maps, permit applications, copies of reports to Council, correspondence, copies of Bylaws, engineering reports, copies of assessment cards, copies of news clippings, and colour photographs.

Foundation Group Designs Ltd.

Assorted School Records

The collection consists of records accumulated by Shyla Seller during her time as a student at Parkland Elementary School, Como Lake Junior Secondary School, and Centennial High School.

Record types include yearbooks and annual directories, report cards, certificates, photographs, and a newspaper clipping.

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