Ken Middleton Collection
- 1938-1986 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
9.0 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Ken Middleton began working at the District of Saanich with the Saanich Tax Department in 1947 and remained with the Municipality for 45 years. He was a member of the Saanich Special Events Committee for ca. 40 years including a number of years as Chairman. Ken Middleton served for over 25 years on the Saanich Civil Defence Program. He was also instrumental in the process to have the Saanich Coat of Arms sanctioned by the Queen’s College of Arms. In June 1992 he was recognized as a Freeman of Saanich. Ken Middleton was known as “Mr. Saanich”, and in May 2001 the outer courtyard of Saanich Municipal Hall was dedicated as “Middleton Plaza”. Ken Middleton died on October 31, 2003.
Donated in multiple accessions in 1989, 1990, 1993, and 1998 by Ken Middleton.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of records collected by Ken Middleton during his employment with the District of Saanich and includes correspondence, reports, booklets, bylaws, photographs, 1 tax ledger, 1 bound copy of the Municipal Act, and a BC Centennial flag.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
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No restrictions on access.
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Finding aid available.
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Related units of description
Accession number: 1989-021, 1990-010, 1998-001, 2012-023