Publications About Langley

These books - along with unpublished papers, manuscripts and reports - can be found in the Museum's Resource Library and are available during regular Museum hours. 

Places of Her Heart: The Art and Life of Barbara Boldt
Nothing Without Effort
Frail Memorials: The Cemeteries of Langley
Langley's Heritage
Roads & Other Place Names  in Langley BC
From Prairie to City: A History of the City of Langley

Publications about Langley and Langley People

All publications listed below - along with unpublished papers, manuscripts and reports - can be found in the Museum's Resource Library and are available during regular Museum hours.

The following books may also be purchased at the Museum:

  • Nothing without Effort, by Warren Sommer (2008)
  • Places of Her Heart, The Art and Life of Barbara Boldt, by Jane Watt (2013) 
  • Frail Memorials: The Cemeteries of Langley, by Warren Sommer (2005) 
  • Langley's Heritage: A Listing of Heritage Resources Second Edition 1999 (under revision) 
  • Roads & Other Place Names in Langley B.C by Maureen Pepin (1998)

The Langley Centennial Museum also publishes a series of occasional papers relating to the people and places in Early Langley. Currently, available titles in the series are:

  • The Berry Family: Belmont Farm ed. K.J. Watt (2006) 8 pp.
  • The Blair Family: Langview Farm ed. K.J. Watt (2006), 12 pp.
  • The McKay Family: A Glen Valley Farm ed. K.J. Watt (2006) 12 pp.

The following books are available for consultation in the Museum's Resource Library:

  • From Prairie to City: A History of the City of Langley by Warren Sommer (1999)
  • Langley 125: A Celebration by Warren Sommer and Kurt Alberts (1998)
  • The Fort Langley Journals, 1827-30 edited by Morag MacLachlan (1998)
  • The Hospital on the Hill, A History of the Langley Memorial Hospital by the Hospital Committee (1997)
  • The Place Between, Aldergrove and Communities by Alder Grove Heritage Society (2 volumes, 1993; 2001)
  • The Fraser Valley: A History by John Cherrington (1992)
  • 1990 and Counting: A History of Sharon United Church by the Sharon United Church (1989)
  • The History of the West Langley Community Hall by Besie Shuman (out of print) (1981)
  • The Langley Story by Donald Waite (1977) (out of print)
  • The Legends of Langley, Langley Centennial Committee, 1958 (out of print)
  • Fort Langley, Outpost of Empire by Bruce McKelvie (1947) (out of print)

More Information

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