File 2008.3.1.016 - "Stoney Creek Woman" Album

Bridget Moran & Mary John Autographing copies of 'Stoney Creek Woman' Bridget Moran & Mary John at First Autographing Lieutenant Governor Lam Congratulating Bridget Moran Moran Receiving Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing Moran Giving Speech as Best Author of 1988 Bridget Moran & Mary John at First Autographing Bridget Moran Accepting Certificate of Merit Bridget Moran with Woman at University Women's Club Meeting Bridget Moran with Women at University Women's Club Meeting

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"Stoney Creek Woman" Album

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2008.3.1.016

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  • 1 file
  • 9 photographs : b&w and col. ; 26.7 x 18.1 cm or smaller

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(1923 - 1999)

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  • Photographs of Mary John and Bridget Moran autographing copies of Stoney Creek Woman at Woodward's book store (taken by David Mah May 27, 1989); Mary John and Bridget Moran at a book signing at Mosquito Books, Prince George, BC; His Honour David C. Lam congratulating Bridget Moran for her award winning book, Stoney Creek Woman; Bridget Moran receives the Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing from His Honour David C. Lam in Government House, May 12, 1989; Bridget Moran thanks the BC Historical Federation for recognizing her as Best Author of 1988; Mary John and Bridget Moran at their first book signing at Mosquito Books, Prince George, BC. (Nov. 12, 1988); Bridget Moran receives a Certificate of Merit from Don Sale and Naomi Miller of the BC Historical Federation Writing Competition Committee (May 13, 1987); Bridget Moran and an unidentified woman stand in front of a Prince George BC U.W.C. banner; Bridget Moran and two unidentified women stand side by side;
  • BC Book Prize medal (silver decal)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: "Book nominated again" (The Citizen, April 11, 1989)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: "City if focal point" (The Citizen, April 26, 1989)
  • Photocopy of book cover: Stoney Creek Woman Sai'k'uz Ts'eke: The Story of Mary John by Bridget Moran
  • Publisher's introduction to Stoney Creek Woman and a brief author's biography on Bridget Moran produced by Tillacum Press.
  • Letter from Christy Siegler, Talon Books Ltd. to Roseanne Moran re: Bridget's manuscript for Stoney Creek Woman (Sai'k'uz Ts'eke) (March 24, 1988)
  • Memorandum of Agreement between Mary John and Bridget Moran re: allocation of potential proceeds from the publication of Stoney Creek Woman; agreement witnessed by Winnifred Burnier(?)
  • Letter from Linda Field, Editor Pulp Press International to Bridget Moran informing Ms. Moran that Tillacum Library will be publishing Stoney Creek Woman (May 26, 1988)
  • Signed Author Contract between Arsenal Pulp Press Book Publishers Ltd. and Bridget Moran (June 3, 1988)
  • Letter from Brian Lam, Manager Pulp Press Book Book Publishers, to Bridget Moran which accompanied Author Contract (June 6, 1988)
  • Copy of letter from Bridget Moran to Brian Lam and Linda Field re: division of monies received from publication of book and other items pertaining to publication of Stoney Creek Woman (June 14, 1988)
  • Copy of first (?) cheques received by Mary John ($70) and Bridget Moran ($30) from Arsenal Pulp Press Ltd. (July 14, 1988)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: photo of George Sipos and his family standing outside of Mosquito Books bookstore (BC Bookworld, Winter 1988); excerpt from the School Bulletin newsletter re: launching of Bridget Moran's book Stoney Creek Woman (Nov. 2 1988)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: photo of George Sipos and Mayo Moran in a play (The Prince George Citizen, April 22, 1987)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: "Spread the word: It's funny" (April 24, 1987)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping featuring photograph of four young people including Roseanne Moran
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: advertisement for the book launch of Stoney Creek Woman at Mosquito Books
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: advertisement for the book signing for Stoney Creek Woman at Mosquito Books
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: advertisement for the book Stoney Creek Woman (BC Bookworld, Autum 1988)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: reporting on the success of the book launch of Stoney Creek Woman at Mosquito Books (School District #57 Bulletin, Nov. 23, 1988)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: advertisement for Pulp Press Book Publishers featuring Stoney Creek Woman (BC Bookworld, Winter 1988)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: news release for the book Stoney Creek Woman: The Story of Mary John (Pulp Press, Fall 1988; Spring 1989)
  • Letter from Bob Harkins to Bridget Moran re: his review of Stoney Creek Woman which aired on CJCI/620 on Dec.1, 1988
  • Copy of letter to June Higgins-Chan from George Sipos re: recommendation of Bridget Moran for the 1989 Jean Clark Local History Award. (Jan. 18, 1989)
  • Invitation to the Jean Clark Local History Award presentation (1989)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: "Indian insight offered" (The Prince George Citizen, Jan. 3, 1989)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: "Bridget still making history" (The Prince George Citizen, Jan. 20, 1989)
  • Letter from June Higgins-Chan, Chief Librarian Prince George Public Library, to Bridget Moran re: Ms. Moran's nomination for the 1989 Jean Clark Local History Award (Jan. 24, 1989)
  • Letter to Joan Jarmin, Prince George Public Library, from Brian Gardiner, MP Prince George-Bulkely Valley, re: invitation to 1989 Jean Clark Local History Award Presentation. (Jan. 30, 1989)
  • Letter of congratulations from "six woman NDP MLAs", Darlene Marzari, Anita Hagen, Lois Boone, Jan Pullinger, Anne Edwards and Joan Smallwood to Bridget Moran re: Ms. Moran's receipt of the Lieutenant-Governor General's prize for Stoney Creek Woman (April 13, 1989)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: advertisement for book signing of Stoney Creek Woman at Mosquito Books
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: Open invitation to all women to attend a Breakfast in celebration of International Women's Day, '89 featuring special guests including Bridget Moran. (March 11, 1989)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping featuring photograph of Bridget Moran standing beside a table of seated women at the International Women's Day breakfast (The Prince George Citizen, March 13, 1989)
  • Typewritten notice advertising a book signing by Bridget Moran and Mary John at the Whuneez Society
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: "Woman from Stoney Creek" (Kahtoo - The Voice of BC's First Nations, March 6, 1989)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: "Women's breakfast sold out"
  • Handwritten note to Bridget Moran from Bruce Northey re: inclusion of Stoney Creek Woman in a CNC course (Jan. 18, 1989)
  • Copy of newspaper clipping: "City author honoured" (The Prince George Citizen, March 21, 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Naomi Miller, Competition Chairman, BC Historical Federation re: submission of Stoney Creek Woman to the BCHF Competition for Writers of British Columbia History (Jan. 16, 1989)
  • Handwritten letter to Bridget Moran from Naomi Miller re: presentation of Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing, $300, and a Certificate of Merit (March 8, 1989)
  • Itinerary for BC Historical Federation "Journey into Yesterday"1989 conference at the Victoria Conference Centre
  • News release announcing Bridget Moran as the 1989 winner of the Sixth Annual Competition for Writers of British Columbia History for Stoney Creek Woman (March 15, 1989)
  • Information pamphlet on The Canadian National Institute for the Blind, National Library Division.
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Barbara Freeze, Manager Cataloguing & Acquisitions, The Canadian National Institute for the Blind National Library Division re: permission to transcribe into recorded sound and/or braille Stoney Creek Woman (June 7, 1990)
  • Handwritten letter to Bridget Moran from Winnie Thomson re: personal correspondence
  • Letter of thanks from retail clerk Midge Kim to Bridget Moran re: gift of Stoney Creek Woman (April 21, 1990)
  • Letter of thanks from Bruce and John for Bridget's work with a CNC Sociology class (April 2, 1990)
  • Note of congratulations to Bridget Moran from John Straus (?) (March 15, 1989)
  • Handwritten note featuring "Sai'k'uz Ts'eke" in Carrier
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Garry Hartley, Coordinator Curriculum Development and Implementation re: letter of congratulations for Stoney Creek Woman (May 15, 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Mike re: personal correspondence (1989)
  • Letter to Mary [John] and Bridget [Moran] from Val Bjarnason re: appreciation for Stoney Creek Woman (May 26, 1989) ; carbon copy response to Val Bjarnason from Bridget Moran (May 31, 1989)
  • Copy of letter to Hon. Dim Campbell, Minister Responsible for Indian and Northern Affairs from John Matters (?) re: newly published Stoney Creek Woman (Feb. 3, 1989)
  • Letter to Mary [John] and Bridget [Moran] from Joy Inglis re: Stoney Creek Woman (April 9, 1989); carbon copy response to Joy Inglis from Bridget Moran (April 19, 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Bob Strain, Vice Principal Malaspina Elementary School re: thank you for her class reading (Feb. 24, 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Molly Beley re: Stoney Creek Woman ; carbon copy response to Molley Beley from Bridget Moran (June 16, 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Susan re: Stoney Creek Woman (May 24, 1989); carbon copy response to Susan (June 6, 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Betty Clements re: Stoney Creek Woman (Jan. 23, 1989)
  • Card written to Bridget Moran from Rosemary and John McInnis re: congratulations for winning award for 6th Annual History Competition (May 26, 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Mike Gardiner, School District 48, Howe Sound, re: Stoney Creek Woman (Feb. 20, 1989)
  • Press release from Tillacum Library for Stoney Creek Woman: The Story of Mary John. (Winter 1989)
  • Newspaper clippings: "City is focal point" (The Citizen, April 26, 1989), "From the Small Presses" (book review from The Feminist Bookstore News, vol.11, no.6, March/April 1989), Book review of Stoney Creek Woman from Books in Canada (May 1989), "Mary John's life portrait of Carrier community" (Pacific Tribune, April 10, 1989)
  • Open letter from George Sipos, Mosquito Books, to BC Book Prizes, West Coast Book Prize Society re: regional significance and impact of Stoney Creek Woman (Feb. 7, 1989)
  • News release for BC Book Prizes Short List announcement featuring Bridget Moran's Stoney Creek Woman up for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize (April 5, 1989)
  • Newspaper clippings: Advertisement for the BC Book Prize nominations, "Book nominated again" (The Citizen, April 11, 1989), "City author given medal" (The Prince George Citizen, May 15, 1989)
  • Event program for the BC Book Prizes Fifth Annual Gala Awards Evening (May 13, 1989)
  • Chief's Mask Bookstore (Vancouver) advertisement for book launch for Stoney Creek Woman
  • Newspaper clipping: "Living-room chats spawn a runaway bestseller" (Vancouver Sun, April 1989)
  • Pulp Press release: Recent bestsellers: Stoney Creek Woman (summer 1989)
  • Newspaper advertisements: Woodward's Books book signing event for Stoney Creek Woman (April 29), Notice for Woodward's Books book signing event for Stoney Creek Woman (April 29), Woodward's Books book signing event for Stoney Creek Woman (May 27)
  • Newspaper cut-out: "Canada Council grant to professional artists" overview; photocopy of Bridget Moran's grant application form to the Canada Council submitted April 27, 1989)
  • Letter from Robert Richard, Awards Officer for the Canada Council, to Bridget Moran informing her that her grant application was accepted and monies will be awarded (Aug. 2, 1989)
  • The Canada Council Grant Notification (Aug. 2, 1989)
  • Invitation and handwritten notes pertaining to 60th wedding anniversary of Lazare and Mary John (June 11, 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Coralee Davis, Goold 'Pioneer' Memorial Library Librarian, re: invitation to do a public reading from Stoney Creek Woman (Nov.1, 1989)
  • Newspaper clipping: "Bob Harkins: Our Town" (PG. This Week, Oct. 4, 1989)
  • Notecard from Sharon Lundquist, Houston Public Library to Bridget Moran re: renumeration and thanks for reading from Stoney Creek Woman.
  • Newspaper advertisement from Mosquito Books featuring book signing event and celebration of 1 year publication date for Stoney Creek Woman.
  • Letter from Harry Rankin, Q.C. to Bridget Moran re: thanks for a copy of the book (Nov. 24, 1988)
  • Envelope addressed to "Bridget-Famous Writer-Moran" from "Mayo-Infamous Student-Moran (1989)
  • Advertisement of Pulp Press award winning publications featuring Stoney Creek Woman (B.C. Bookworld, Summer 1989)
  • Newspaper clipping: "Stoney Creek runs deep" (B.C. Bookworld, Summer 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from L. Ann Goard re: Stoney Creek Woman (Dec. 11, 1989)
  • Recommended readings list for Junior Secondary students including Stoney Creek Woman listed as recommended non-fiction literature (New listings, Language Arts, Dec. 14, 1989)
  • Award: 1989 "The Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize" to Bridget Moran for Stoney Creek Woman; and handwritten note from Brian Lam
  • News release from Tillacum Library for Stoney Creek Woman (Pulp Press, Spring 1990) ; newspaper clipping announcing pending publication of Judgement at Stoney Creek (BC Bookworld, Summer 1990)
  • News release from Tillacum Library for Stoney Creek Woman (Pulp Press, Spring 1990)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Russ re: Stoney Creek Woman (Oct. 5, 1990)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Linda L. Field re: personal correspondence (March 5, 1990)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Elizabeth Woods, Blackburn Junior Secondary School, re: thank you for class visit (April 30, 1989)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Learners' Event Committee, College of New Caledonia, re: author visit (May 4, 1990) ; Open invitation to "The Community Adult Education Day" at the College of New Caledonia (May 4, 1990)
  • Letter from Storefront Alternative Education to Bridget Moran re: thank you for class visit; clipping from the Storefront Alternative Education Program Review 1989-1990 re: Life Skills and a visit from Bridget Moran and Mary John
  • Brochure: "Travel with a BC Book" published by The Canadian Book Information Centre featuring Stoney Creek Woman
  • Page 3 from Bulletin (vol.6, no.13, Nov. 21, 1990) featuring the Stoney Creek Woman - Teacher's Guide.
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Emma and Lloyd re: personal correspondence and thank you for copy of Stoney Creek Woman (Oct. 1)
  • Note card to Bridget Moran from Delores re: personal correspondence and thank you for a copy of Stoney Creek Woman
  • "Stoney Creek Woman: Teacher's Guide" by Mayo Moran, published by Tillacum Library (Vancouver)
  • Note card of thanks from Alternate Education Students to Bridget Moran re: visit to Stoney Creek (?) (June 18, 1990)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Lois Boone, MLA Prince George North, re: nomination of Bridget Moran to City's Advisory Committee. (Jan. 24, 1990)
  • Paystub for guest speaker honorarium of $125 paid to Bridget Moran for speaking to CNC Forestry students along with Mary John. (March 30, 1990)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Vera Robertson re: thank you for copy of Stoney Creek Woman
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Tina MacPherson re: personal correspondence and thank you for a copy of Stoney Creek Woman (Sept. 16, 1990)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Debbie Hartley re: letter received from author Christie Harris re: Stoney Creek Woman (Aug. 29, 1990) ; copy of letter to Debbie Hartley from Christie Harris re: Stoney Creek Woman (July 29, 1990)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Kathi Hughes, Alternative Education Advisor Duchess Park Secondary School, re: thank you for gift of Teacher's Guide for Stoney Creek Woman and for permission to reprint the guide (Dec. 10, 1990)
  • Letter from Eugenia John to Bridget Moran re: Stoney Creek Woman (Jan. 28, 1991)
  • Review of Stoney Creek Woman in the Canadian Book Review Annual, 1989
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Bill Graham re: request for permission to use a portion of one of Mary John's stories as one of the titles in a series of publications called Tales of Northern BC (Jan. 15, 1990)
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from Sandra Davis, English instructor Prince George Secondary School, re: thank you for hosting a workshop on March 1, 1991 District Professional Day (May 3, 1991); clipping from Pro-D day workshop offerings.
  • Letter to Bridget Moran from M.F.K. Linely, Superintendent of Schools Grand Forks School District No. 12, re: purchase order request for a copy of Stoney Creek Woman for use in district office; copy of open letter issued to Curriculum Departments re: Teacher's Guide for Stoney Creek Woman ; Pulp Press Ltd. press release re: Stoney Creek Woman: Teacher's Guide by Mayo Moran
  • Original newspaper clippings
  • Original newspaper clippings still adhered to sticky back album pages.

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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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