Collections

salishan Place by the River currently maintains a collection of over 9000 photographs, 2000 archival documents, 9000 objects, 500 works of art and 300 oral history recordings. 

This collection, spanning hundreds of years, is a wonderful window on the past and present life of our community.

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Fort Langley Harpers Weekly 1858
All collections

Search across our entire collection.

Photographs search

Our photo collection consists of almost 7,000 photographs from our archives.

Newspaper, The Daily British Colonist
Archives search

Our archival holdings include records and documents relating to our community, ranging from correspondence to minute books to maps.

Freeman Baskets
Artifact search

The artifact collection was started in 1928-29 by a voluntary organization. Today our collection continues to have a strong community focus.

Visual arts search

Our collection includes several hundred art works from local and Canadian artists.

Interior of Fort Langley looking south, Artist Edward Mallandaine
Oral history search

Oral histories are the stories of a community told by the people who experienced history first hand. Our collection has over 250 oral history recordings.